There are many ways to learn the sports, train or get connected in Sonoma County.
Local Gyms Offering Senior Rate Memberships
|24 Hour Fitness||Santa Rosa||707-542-9600|
|24 Hour Fitness||Rohnert Park||707-536-0048|
|24 Hour Fitness||Petaluma||707-789-9050|
|Fusion Fitness||Santa Rosa||707-542-4500|
|Powerhouse Gym||Santa Rosa||707-284-4664|
|Airport Club||Santa Rosa||707-528-1228|
|Energy Health Center||Cotati||707-795-0400|
|Energy Health Center||Windsor||707-837-0400|
General Fitness & Sport-Specific Instruction
Sonoma County Family YMCA Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities. At the Y, it’s not about the activity you choose as much as it is about the benefits of living healthier on the inside as well as the outside.
Sonoma County Family YMCA – 1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (707) 545-9622
Santa Rosa Badminton Club Offers play at various standards from beginning/recreational to “A” flight, and regularly plays all three events (singles, doubles and mixed). Shuttles and stringing are available.
Santa Rosa Boys and Girls Club All sessions are open play and are $6 adults, $3 juniors (under 18) contact Stan Bischof for updated schedules firstname.lastname@example.org
Analy Legends, Sebastopol
Open to every level of play. Typically play Saturdays at Analy High School 6:30 – 9 am and Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Twin Hills Elementary School 6:30 – 8:30 am. Various skill levels and ages participate. Please bring both light and dark shirts and you will be required to sign a hold harmless waiver. For more information contact the organization at: email@example.com
Other Drop-In Games
Please let us know if you are aware of a drop-in game in your community.
To learn the sport or connect with other Bocce Ball players, start with the Sonoma County Bocce Federation.
Many wineries have bocce courts. Practice on one of four courts at Francis Ford Coppola Winery. First come, first serve basis and balls are available for use at the Guest Service Desk.
A great group to start with is the Santa Rosa Cycling Club where you will find all levels of riders.
Pickleball has found its way to Sonoma County. It’s a simple paddle game played using a special perforated, slow-moving ball over a tennis-type net on a badminton-sized court. Drop-in Pickleball is held at the following times and places. The cost is only $3 and there is no need to sign up. Just show up with athletic shoes and a smile. Pickleball enthusiasts will be on hand to help those just learning the game! More info: (707) 838-1260
Pickleball Training Options:
Finley Park, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa
Everyday around 9 a.m.
Mon & Thu at 10 a.m. for beginners
Hiram Lewis Park, 9680 Brooks Rd S, Windsor
Wednesdays around 5 or 6 p.m.
Lucchesi Park, 320 North McDowell, Petaluma
Please call in advance to confirm play 707-696-7415
The largest facility for Table Tennis in Sonoma County is used by the <ahref=”http://www.srttclub.com/” target=”_blank”>Santa Rosa Table Tennis Club and is located in Rohnert Park. Open Tuesday evenings from 7-10 pm and Friday evenings from 7 -10 pm. All ages welcome.
Finley Senior Center 2060 West College Ave, Santa Rosa Tuesday , Wednesday and Friday 1-4pm
Petaluma – Cavanagh Gymnasium located at 426 8th St 11-1 Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Sebastopol Grange 6000 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol Thursdays 10am-2pm
Senior Centers are great places to play Table Tennis (Ping Pong) and provide drop-in programs. In Santa Rosa, the Bennett Valley Senior Center, and the Sebastopol Senior Center.
Alan Gulick from the North Bay Table Tennis Academy www.thepingpongguy.com check this website for updated schedules or to contact about private lessons.
If you know of public (in addition to private clubs) opportunities to learn, practice and play tennis in Sonoma County, let us know.
Callinan Sports & Fitness Center, 5405 Snyder Lane
Every Wednesday night from 7 – 9:30
Open Gym Volleyball