News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

City of Irvine to Host 6th Annual Senior Fitness Expo
Expo promotes senior health, well-being and access to resources
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077

IRVINE, CA (June 9, 2014):  The City of Irvine will host the 6th annual Senior Fitness Expo on Friday, June 27 from 9 a.m.-noon at Rancho Senior Center. This free event will provide adults, age 50+ with opportunities to learn how to improve their well-being through exercise, mental health, health screenings, nutrition presentations and fitness demonstrations. A wide variety of health and fitness vendors will be available to answer questions.  

“Our goal is to provide education and resources for active older adults to get fit and stay healthy,” said Lydie Gutfeld, Senior Services Program Coordinator. “This Expo is part of the City’s Senior Services Strategic Plan, which is an affirmation of Irvine’s long-held commitment to a healthy community.” 

Fitness demonstrations will include Mind Fitness, MELT, Zumba Gold, Yoga and Tai Chi. Nutrition demonstrations will include simple tips and tricks for healthy cooking, and there will be opportunity drawings throughout the day.    

For more information, call 949-724-6817 or visit

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 250,384, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit