Pt Defiance Ruston Senior Center Services


Wellness Programs



  • Beach Ball Volleyball
  • Dog Walking in the Park
  • Line Dance *
  • Martial Arts
  • Pickleball
  • Sing-along
  • Strength and Balance *
  • Tai Chi
  • Tap Dance
  • Yoga *
  • Bingo
  • Brain Games
  • Cribbage
  • Mahjong
  • Mexican Train Game
  • Ping Pong
  • Pinochle
  • Spades
  • Apple User Groups
  • Drawing Class
  • Guitar Lessons
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • Smart Phone
  • Piano Lessons (Beginning) * +
  •  Spanish (Beginning)










Community Services

Nutrition/Health Screening


    • AARP Driver Safety *+
    • Community Garden
    • Income Tax Assistance +
    • Income Tax Preparation (February through April 15) +
    • Room Rentals
  • Food Rescue (Food Bank)
  • Ice Cream Socials
  • Lunches provided by Catholic Community Services (Monday-Thursday) *
  • Acupuncture *
  • Blood Pressure Testing
  • Diabetes Screening / Glucose Testing
  • Book Library *
  • Clothing Bank *
  • Video Library

AARP Income Tax Preparation is currently available to the community. It is a free service offered on Fridays and Saturdays, February 1 through April 15. Appointments required. Call (253) 756-0601. 

Tax Assistance is provided on a limited basis throughout the year by appointment. 


 * Nominal Fee
+ Appointments / Registration Required

Our full calendar is located under the “newsletter/calendar” tab.  Call the Senior Center (253 756-0601) for more information.  

The Pt. Defiance~Ruston Senior Center and its staff does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or any other protected status, in any of its activities or operations.  These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers, vendor services, and participant participation.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members, staff, participants, volunteers, vendors, and clients.

We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination within the Senior Center against any person on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation gender identity, gender expression or any other protected status.