Ventura Townehouse

Activity Programs

At Ventura Townehouse, we offer our residents numerous social and recreational options, clubs, travel and entertainment.


We host frequent entertainment, at least three performances weekly. Our wide selection of guest entertainers includes dancers, magicians, and musicians in a range of styles, including classical guitar, jazz clarinet, country western, big band and Dixie Band.

Fitness Programs

Our fitness expert will assist you in developing a program to meet your specific goals. Specially designed fitness programs for all ability levels include cardio, weight and circuit training, sit and fit, and nature walks.


Line dancing, croquet, bocci ball, shuffleboard, putting practice on the green, ping pong and Wii Bowling are on site, golf and tennis are just minutes away.

Religious Discussions & Services

We provide transportation to local churches and synagogues, and offer weekly Bible study, vespers and mass on site. Our learning opportunities and services will stimulate both your mind and heart.


Join our outings for shopping, the farmers’ market, museums, the symphony and plays at the Rubicon and Ojai Theaters. For a simple getaway, try a scenic ride to the beach for a picnic and a pleasant stroll along the promenade. And be sure to check the calendar for the outing of the week.

Arts & Crafts

Bring out your inner artist. Join us for jewelry making, painting, watercolor, origami, ceramics, block printing and much more.

Food Club

Share your favorite recipes, then sit back and relax while we do the cooking. Be a part of the soon to be published Townehouse Cookbook.

Sewing Circle

Join an afternoon circle of knitting, crocheting, quilting or embroidering.

Crafts Club

Enjoy an afternoon of leather working, model building, whittling and wood burning projects.

Book Club

What’s your genre, mystery, biography, classics or fiction? Help us choose a book and join the lively discussion among friends in the library.

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.

James Broughton

Journal Making

You don’t have to be an artist or an author… all you need is to express your inner child. Find pictures, poems or anecdotes and bring them to life. Just come, open your mind to new experiences and let your creativity soar.

Postcard & Letter Writing

Write to family and friends… and/or find a pen pal. Or write to editors of newspapers, government officials or companies, letting them know how you feel about issues.

News Updates

Discuss and debate top news stories, local, national and international.


Frequent guest speakers from the local community include experts on art, music, health, safety and other timely topics.

Word Games

Stimulate your mind and join us for an exciting hour of word games. Challenge yourself in this memory-enhancing program.

Board Games

Grab a board and join us for the best Bingo in town, twice weekly with cash prizes.

Card Games

Join in for a serious game of Poker or Bridge, or a lighthearted round of Rummy or Kings in the Corner.

Happy Hour

Celebrate with gusto at our twice monthly Happy Hour with your choice of beverage, including wine, whiskey sour, margarita or something more exotic, along with hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Enjoy yourself, party and relax among friends.

Movies & TV

Full cable programming and daily movies are streamed to our residents’ rooms for when they are ready to wind down and relax. Twice weekly, specialty movies are screened in our in-house theater, followed by animated discussions.