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It's the Fall Season and we are looking forward to a great line-up of classes and activities!

Wine Cork Pumpkins, Wreaths, Elegant Napkin Folding, Dickens, An Autumn Walk in the Woods, Dance Sampler, Ghosts, Meditation, Gratitude, Wine, Thanksgiving, Book Love, all awaits you this Fall at San Diego Oasis!


We have just released a Fall 2019 Supplemental Catalog that features classes from October 15 through December 15.  Stop by one of our main locations (Lifelong Learning and Wellness Centers and the Escondido Senior Center) to pick up your copy.   We designed this supplement chronologically; we'd love to hear your feedback on how you like the layout.

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San Diego Oasis is a unique educational program for people

who want to learn and be productive throughout life.

We are leaders in healthy aging through lifelong learning, healthy lifestyles and volunteer opportunities, and are changing the way people think about aging.

Enjoy classes and activities to stimulate your mind, cultivate your skills and use your experience. If you are not already a member, we invite you to join Oasis.

View our September - December 2019 catalog to see all the exciting opportunities for San Diego seniors at our Lifelong Learning Center and Wellness Center at Grossmont Center Mall and our Escondido Center.

We hope you enjoy perusing the pages to find classes that pique your interest and keep you engaged. 


Class highlights

You can register online for Oasis classes.

Here are some examples of classes you'll find at our centers and around town:

Arts - drawing, watercolor, digital photography, painting, Zentangle, mosaics, knitting, jewelry design

Business, Financial & Legal - wills and estate planning, investments, long term care, reverse mortgages and emergency preparedness

Computers & Technology - Facebook and other social networking sites, iPad apps, smart phones, genealogy, online safety, Androids, digital music, Windows 10 and WiFi

Exercise & Dance - better balance, bone-building fitness, strength training, soul line dancing, Zumba Gold, Tappercize, Pilates, Qigong, yoga, back pain relief

Health & Wellness - brain fitness, meditation, pain management, aromatherapy, healthy habits

History & Humanities - current events, local and world history, global affairs, religion, philosophy, mythology, architecture, art & music history, science

Language & Literature - poetry, creative writing, book clubs, French, Spanish, Lectores en Español

Personal Development and Enrichment - spirituality, men's group, women's issues, Mah Jongg, Poker, grief support,

Theatre & Music - acting, guitar, folk music, comedy, film and TV

Travel - Day trips, walking tours, extended travel and travelogue presentations


Interested in volunteering?

You can give back to help children and adults in our community.

See all our volunteer opportunities to use the skills and experience you have developed over a lifetime.


From the Director

Welcome to San Diego Oasis!


Our team is thrilled to share with you our newest and most expansive catalog yet. At your request, our science and history sections are broader and deeper than ever, and you can find Oasis programs in more locations throughout our communities.

Every year, over 5,300 older adults are engaged with Oasis one way or another. Oasis members are actively learning something new, stimulating their minds, working their limbs, making fast friends and having fun! In addition, Oasis members are spending time in the community helping at-risk elementary school children improve their reading skills and build their self-esteem. 

We can't wait for you to visit!

Warm wishes,
Simona Valanciute
President & CEO