Board of Directors
President Matthew Duarte
Vice President Frank Gorman
Secretary John Bragg
Member Larry Minor
Member Steve Simpson
General Manager Dean Wetter
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Simpson Center

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305 E. Devonshire
Hemet, CA 92543
(951) 929-5607
HEALTH FAIR- First Monday of February, April, June, August, October & December from 10am-12 noon.
LIFE STREAM- First and Third Monday of the Month from 12 noon-5:00pm
SOBER SENIORS- Meet weekly on Tuesdays from 12:30pm-2:30pm
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOBILE HEALTH CLINIC-2nd Friday of the Month. For more information call (951) 486-5765

The Park at a Glance
Gymnasium - No
Restrooms - Yes
Fitness Trails - No

Upcoming Events

Classes - Children's Classes & Activities
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Young Chefs [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
$10.00 per Class
Instructor: Laurie Harding - Ph: 951-293-8859

Young Chefs is a step by step instructional class on cooking and using the kitchen. This class is not only designed to help youth prepare meals, use kitchen safely but will also help youth take a more active role. So come join the fun and meet new friends. Please call and confirm with instructor to ensure the proper amount of supplies are ordered.

Instructor: Laurie Harding- 951-293-8859

Day: Thursdays br>
Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Fee; $10 per class (all materials included for 3 course meal.)

Location: Simpson Center
Classes - Dance Classes
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Easy Intermediate Line Dance [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
$4.00 per Class
Instructor: Lois Daggs - Ph: (951) 654-2328

This popular style of dance is great exercise, and lots of fun! Line dancing is good for everybody ages 8 to 88. If you can walk, you can line dance! There are slow and fast dances, polkas, and cha-cha, even a Charleston! No partner is necessary, so don’t be left out when you hear the beat. These are ongoing classes; you can join at any time. Register and pay at class.


AGE: All Ages

DAY: Fridays

TIME: 10:00 - 11:30a.m.

LOCATION: Simpson Center

FEE: $4.00 per class
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa EEK Fitness Music Class [ MORE INFO ]

ALL Ages
$5.00 per Class
Instructor: Erica - Ph: 951-375-6906

EEK Fitness music class is a program for all Special Needs of all ages. This class incorporates dancing, singing and instrument play. This is a Fun environment for all to enjoy. So please come in and check us out and join in the fun. EEK also offers other programs such as art, floor hockey, basketball and much more. For more information contact (951) 375-6906 or


DAY: Wednesday

TIME: 5:30pm – 6:30 pm (Youth)

6:30pm-7:30 pm (Teen/Adult)

FEE: $5.00 per class

Scholarships are available

LOCATION: Simpson Center - 305 East Devonshire Ave. Hemet CA, 92546 (951)929-5607**

Classes - Educational Classes
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Hemet Ukulele Strummers [ MORE INFO ]

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Do you like to play a Ukulele, Acoustic Guitar or Amplified Base? Then come play with us! This group is looking for additional members to join. Beginners are welcome. For more information on our group please contact Gerri at (951) 926-9999.

Age: Adults

Day: Mondays

Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free

Classes - Fitness/Excerise Classes
11:45 AM - 12:45 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Chair Yoga [ MORE INFO ]

$3.00 per Class
Instructor: Sue Bouk - Ph: (951) 929-5607

Do you enjoy Yoga!-But can’t get on the floor, then this is the perfect class for you. All the benefits of yoga but done on a chair. Class is taught by long time Valley instructor Sue Bouk. This class is the perfect break from your busy day and a great way to exercise with low impact. The class will feature stretching and strengthening using classic yoga techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your towel. This class is ongoing, register with instructor at time of class


AGE: Adult

DAY: Fridays

TIME: 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

FEE: $3.00 per class

LOCATION: Simpson Center
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa GERI-FIT® Strength Training Workout for Older Adults [ MORE INFO ]

50 and older
See Event Description for Fee Info
Instructor: Georgie Scibetta - Ph: 951-634-7763

Improve strength, balance, and overall health in this 45 minute, evidence based strength training group exercise class. No aerobics or floor work. Most exercises are performed seated in a chair with little to no impact. We are geared to meet you at your level and elevate your overall wellbeing. Bring a set of 2 or 3 pound dumbbells, a stretch band, and water. Classes are taught by Georgie Scibetta, certified Geri-Fit instructor and personal trainer.

Please call 951-634-7763 to register by phone, or by email: for further information. If you are a Medicare Advantage member you may qualify for free classes through Silver&Fit.

INSTRUCTOR: Georgie Scibetta 951-634-7763

AGE: 50 and over

DAY: Tuesday - Friday

TIME: 8:45-9:30 AM

FEE: $48 per person each 8-class term, or $120 for all 3 terms (Saves $24)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Old School Aerobics [ MORE INFO ]

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Instructor: Susan Connell - Ph: 805-751-5705

If you enjoy good music and choreograph moves that you can learn quickly and easily, then old-school aerobics is the class for you. You will learn basic moves that burn calories and tone your muscles. Aerobic exercise is fun, stimulating, satisfying. This class will help you manage your weight and shape your body. While you workout- expect to smile. Joining an aerobic exercise class is a wonderful way to improve your figure. Suzann is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and ZIN member.

Instructor: Suzann Connell 805-751-5705

Age: Adult

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Location: Simpson Center

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Personal Training for All Ages [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
See Event Description for Fee Info
Instructor: Georgie Scibetta - Ph: 951-634-7763

Did you know that you lose one pound of muscle each year after the age of 50? If you’re not lifting weights you need to start now! Learn strength training techniques from a certified personal trainer to help gait, balance, strength, stamina, and flexibility. These private lessons will help build muscle, lose fat, and help you gain an overall sense of wellbeing. Bring a towel, water, and get ready to build strength and confidence. All equipment will be provided or you can bring your own set of dumbbells. Each session is 30 minutes long by appointment only.

TRAINER: Georgie Scibetta


DAY: Call for Appointment (951) 634-7763

TIME: 30 minute session

LOCATION: Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire, Hemet, CA

FEE: $35 per person each 8-class term, or $110 for 4 prescheduled sessions (saves $30)
5:55 PM - 6:55 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Zumba [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
$5.00 per Class
Instructor: Laura G. Doleza - Ph: 951-663-1361

Zumba (Zoom-Bah) is a popular fitness program inspired by Latin and International dances. Are you interested in burning over 500 calories in an hour, while having a party? Zumba is exercise in disguise, it will get your heart pumping, de-stress you, energizes and helps you build endurance.

It provides an amazing core workout while working on other parts of the body as well. You won't need to know how to dance, there are usually 3 or more steps that you'll repeat with each dance and the more you do it the easier it will become to master. Both men and women of all ages participate in this workout and all bring their own flavor and style.
So... "Ditch the workout and join the party!!"

INSTRUCTOR: Laura G. Dolezal – (951) 663-1361


DAYS: Monday and Tuesday

TIME: 5:55pm-6:55 pm

FEE: $5.00 per class per person

LOCATION: Simpson Center
Classes - Health & Leisure Classes
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa ACBL Bridge [ MORE INFO ]

$5.00 per Class

Do you enjoy Bridge? If so bring a partner and join us in competitive Bridge. If you have the passion for Bridge this is the place to be! Join us every Monday and Thursday at the Simpson Center. You must have a partner to sign up. For more information or to register please contact Bill Wellman at (951)652-2759 or Karen McComb at (951)658-6413.

Days: Monday & Thursday

AGE: Seniors

Time: 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location: Simpson Center

FEE: $5.00 per class (Partner needed)
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Hemet Senior Deaf Club [ MORE INFO ]

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Instructor: Gail - Ph: 951-602-5319

Come join the fun with the Hemet Senior Deaf Club. This is an opportunity to come socialize and have some fun and meet new friends. They welcome any and all deaf people to their group in hope of getting inbound and mobile deaf people out and functioning in a fun and safe environment.

For more information contact Gail at (951) 602-5319 TTY assisted.

AGE: 55+

DAYS: 3RD Wednesday of the month

TIME: 9:00 am -3:00 pm

DUES:Call Gail for more information in regards to Dues.
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Senior Game Room [ MORE INFO ]

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Instructor: 951-929-5607

Come in and join us! Our senior game room has everything you need to have a fun and relaxing day. We offer cards, board games, puzzles, ping pong and much more. For those just wanting to relax we offer movies, books, magazines, and a comfortable space for you. So come on in and bring a friend. For more information, contact us at 929-5607.

AGE: Seniors

DAY: Monday through Friday

TIME: 8:00am- 7:00pm (subject to change)

LOCATION: Simpson Center


12:30 AM - 2:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Sober Seniors [ MORE INFO ]

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Sober Seniors meets weekly.

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Age: Seniors
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Widowed Persons Association of California [ MORE INFO ]

Widows/ Widowers
See Event Description for Fee Info
Instructor: WPAC - Ph: (951)658-8657

When you are ready to get back into doing things, we would like to invite you to join our group of widows and widowers for some fun that gives people, like yourself, things to do and people to do it with. So please come out and join us for meetings and social events! For more information please call 658-8657.

AGE: Widows/Widowers

DAY: 2nd Friday of the Month



LOCATION: Simpson Center

Classes - Infant/Toddler Pre-School Classes
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Messy Monkey's Parent & Me [ MORE INFO ]

5 and under
See Event Description for Fee Info
Instructor: Missy Galloway - Ph: 951-654-1505

Come out and get a little messy with a very creative staff at Valley-Wide Simpson Center. There will be arts & crafts, snack & a story each week. Children and adults can socialize in a safe, fun environment. Bring a friend and join in the fun! Returns October 4, 2016

INSTUCTOR: Missy Galloway & Keri Price

DAY: Tuesdays! Returns 10/4/16!

TIME: 10:00am- 11:30am

LOCATION: Simpson Center

FEE: $3.00 per family + 50c each additional guest
Classes - Martial Arts Classes
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Traditional T'ai Chi Ch'uan [ MORE INFO ]

Adult (Mature Child)
$35.00 per Month
Instructor: Matthew Rand - Ph: 951-665-8503

T’ai Chi Ch’uan is a sophisticated Chinese exercise for health and self defense. Students begin by learning slow, graceful, rhythmic movements. For the purpose of self defense, the movements become lightning fast. This
class will focus on the basic training of T’ai Chi Ch’uan and provide a strong foundation for learning self defense and weapons. All levels are welcome.

Instructor Matthew Rand has been practicing T’ai Chi Ch’uan for over 20 years. He received his education by studying with Grandmaster
Tung Kai Ying for 17 years.

INSTRUCTOR: Matthew Rand

Wednesdays: 10:00 – 11:00 am
AGE: Adult*(mature child
w/ parent participation)

LOCATION: Simpson Center

FEE: $35.00 per mo.
Special Events
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Free Senior Health Fair [ MORE INFO ]

See Event Description for Fee Info

First Thursday of April, June, August, October & December.

Location: Simpson Center

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
12:00 AM - 6:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Life Stream Blood Drive [ MORE INFO ]

All ages
See Event Description for Fee Info

Save a life, donate blood.
Life Stream will be at the Simpson Center the first and third Monday of each month.

Days: First and third Monday of the month

Time: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: Simpson Center

For more information, please call Donna at (951) 929-5607.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Riverside County Mobile Health Clinic [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
See Event Description for Fee Info

The Riverside County Mobile Heath Clinic comes every 2nd Friday of the month.

For more information, please call 951-486-5765.
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