North Oakland Senior Center

The North Oakland Senior Center is located in the beautifully restored former University High School. Annual events at the Center include holiday dances, birthday parties, and flea markets. There are weekly salsa, swing and line dancing classes, along with activities such as Tai Chi and blood pressure screening. The facility has rooms available for public rentals.

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Membership Information

Membership costs are $12 once a year. This fee helps to support program costs.


  • Pool Table
  • Computer Lab
  • Landscaped Senior Patio with Public Art Sculpture
  • Coffee Canteen (10:00 - 3:15)

Health Services

  • Health Clinic
  • 2 x weekly massage
  • Sharing Our Stories for Men (support group sponsored by Crisis Support)

Legal Services

  • HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program)
  • Free legal consultations by appointment

Reserving a Senior Center

The North Oakland Senior Center is available for private rentals during non-senior center hours primarily weekends and evenings. Our large multipurpose room accommodates up to 175 people with banquet tables/200 theatre-style. Our small classrooms are not available for private parties, but may be used for small meetings or break-out rooms for conference-type events. All rental arrangements are made by appointment only. Please call for more information. Follow this link to reserve the North Oakland Senior Center.

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North Oakland Senior Center

Map image for North Oakland Senior Center, located at 5714 Martin Luther King Jr Way in Oakland, CA 94609
5714 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Oakland, CA 94609

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