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Senior Centers

The City of Tacoma owns and operates two senior activity centers, Beacon Activity Center in the downtown area and Lighthouse Activity Center on the east side. The centers provide a comprehensive array of programs designed to improve and maintain health, stimulate learning, and provide socialization, recreational, and volunteer opportunities for people age 60 and older.

Beacon Activity Center
(253) 591-5083

Lighthouse Activity Center
(253) 591-5080

The two senior activity centers are also meal sites where nutritious lunch is served at noon, Monday through Friday.

Beacon Menu
Lighthouse Menu

Free van transportation is available to both activity centers for seniors living in the city limits of Tacoma. The Center Supervisor of the activity center closest to you can help you register for van transportation.

Center News

Beacon Newsletter
Lighthouse Newsletter
Beacon Center Activity Calendar
Lighthouse Center Activity Calendar

Closure Policy

There are times when the centers will be closed due to unforeseen circumstances.  The Center Closure Policy provides more information on when a closure will occur.

Center Policy


         Beacon Senior Activity Center Rules

         Beacon Senior Activity Center Van Rules

         Lighthouse Senior Activity Center Rules

         Lighthouse Senior Activity Center Van Rules  


Contact Information


Senior Centers


Vicky McLaurin

Program Manager

(253) 591-5058



Beacon Activity Center

 415 S. 13th Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

 (253) 591-5083


Lighthouse Activity Center

5016 A Street
Tacoma, WA 98408 
(253) 591-5080


Volunteer Opportunities

Aging and Disability Resource Center
(253) 798-4600
(800) 562-0332