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Seniors Series: Staying active in Pleasanton

Tennis, tai-chi, swimming and more: Residents stay fit and healthy with the activities Pleasanton has to offer

Sharron Lindsey teaches a water aerobics class primarily attended by seniors at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center. (Photo by Erika Alvero)

Pleasanton seniors choose many different arenas to move their muscles, from fitness classes at the local senior center to casual tennis matches with friends. Some exercise alone, while for others, community is critical to staying active.

This photo essay spotlights some of the ways that local seniors like to move.

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Posted by Tennis bum
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 10, 2018 at 9:41 am

We play tennis twice/week at the Livermore Valley Tennis Club. Our group has the following ages: 72, 79, 81 and two 88 year olds. One of the 88 year old players just returned from heart bypass surgery!

We play doubles and rotate the fifth player in when we have five.


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