Wellness Centers & Community Programming

Peaceful Cairn

Mono County Behavioral Health invites all community members to visit our wellness centers in Walker or Mammoth Lakes. These centers host a variety of free activities each week, including yoga, support groups, arts and crafts, and youth programs. Additional free programming is available in Bridgeport and Benton. 

Sierra Wellness Center 

181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes

 

Walker Wellness Center 

107655 Highway 395 in Walker

 

2024 Summer Calendar (June -August)

Benton Wellness 

 
Benton Social + Games 

Last Thursday of the Month
5:30-7:00 pm
Benton Community Center, 58869 Hwy 120
Everyone is welcome at this free family-friendly alcohol free community potluck. Mono County Behavioral Health will provide the main. If you are able and willing please bring a dish to share, not required. We will eat dinner and then play a few rounds of bingo.

Upcoming Dates: January 25, 2024, February 29, 2024, March 28, 2024, April 25, 2024, May 20, 2024, June 27, 2024, July 25, 2024, August 29, 2024, September 26, 2024, October 24, 2024, December 5, 2024.

 

Bridgeport Wellness  

Mindful Hiking

Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at Memorial Hall
Start the day with a mindful hike and connect with nature and yourself. Bring walking shoes, water, sun protection, bug protection. Limited availability for transportation, pre-registration required

Clubhouse Live

Thursday
June 6, 2024 & August 22-August 29, 2024
3:00-4:30 PM
June 20, 2024-August 15, 2204
3:00-5:00 PM
Memorial Hall It is a conscious, safe, and brave space for students. Limited enrollment availalbe. Register with Tajia at trodriguez@mono.ca.gov.
 

Journaling 

Thursdays
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Park, weather dependent
Learn about the different benefits and types of journaling and how it can help your mental health. Practice various forms and figure out what resonates with you personally.

Bridgeport Social 

2nd Friday of each month
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alternating Locations between Memorial Hall and Bridgeport Indian Colony CC
Please join Mono County Behavioral Health for a community potluck. We will provide the main, if you are able and willing, please bring an appetizer, side, or dessert to share (not required). 

Memorial Hall (73 North School Street): March 8, 2024, May 10, 2024, July 12, 2024, September 13, 2024, November 8, 2024
Bridgeport Indian Colony: April 12, 2024, June 21, 2024, August 9, 2024, October 11, 2024, December 13, 2024

 

 

Chalfant Community Programming 

 
Yoga

Thursday 
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Chalfant Community Center
123 Valley Road
Join instructor Lauren Robinson, owner of Sierra Shanti Yoga Studio in Bishop, for a free community yoga class. Adults and mature teens of all levels and abilities are welcome. Chair yoga pose options are offered. Dress comfortably and bring a mat or towel. Brought to you by Mono County Public Health Tobacco Education and Social Services. For more information call (760) 924-1770.

 

Crowley Lake Wellness

Pilates with Props

Tuesday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Crowley Community Center
Classic Pilates matwork with a contemporary twist. Mobilize, lengthen and strengthen the whole body with emphasis on core stability.

Yin & Yoga Stretch

Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Crowley Community Center
Yin yoga, a passive practice, focuses on opening the hip joints and spine for increased range and more effective movement.
 

 

Mammoth Lakes Wellness

Yoga and Guided Meditation

Tuesday & Thursday
1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Sierra Wellness Center
Yin yoga, a passive practice, focuses on opening the hip joints and spine for increased range and more effective movement. 

Convivio en Familia

Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 pm
Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4
Uacute;nase a nosotros para una noche de juegos familiar. Pase la noche jugando, riendo y ganando premios.

Open Space Hang

Wednesday (No Group 3/27/24)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
Join us for a sober evening of games, music, and community.

Clubhouse Live

Friday
June 7, 2024 - June 14, 2024: 3:30-5:00 pm
June 21, 2204-August 16, 2024: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Aug 23, 2024 - Aug 30, 2024: 3:30-5:00 pm
Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
Free drop-in program for middle and high school aged students to hang out, eat some snacks, go on adventures, and play games.

Sunday Senior Doughnut Drop-In 

Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Various Locations Join us for coffee, a light breakfast, community, and conversation on Sunday mornings.
 
 

First Sunday: Looney Bean
Second Sunday: Stellar Brew
Third Sunday: Black Velvet Coffee
Fourth Sunday: Mammoth Coffee Roasters

 
LBGTQIA+ Monthly Potlucks Temporarily on hold. 

3rd Sunday of the Month
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
Community discussion, gather, meet, support, and eat!

2024 Dates:  January 21, 2024, February 18, 2024, March 17, 2024, April 21, 2024, May 19, 2024, June 16, 2024, July 21, 2024, August 18, 2024, September 15, 2024, October 20, 2024, November 17, 2024, December 16, 2024.

 

 

Walker Wellness

Mindful Hiking

Tuesday & Thursday
7:30 am-11:00 am
Walker Wellness Center, 107655 Highway 395, Walker, CA
Meet at the Walker Wellness Center before departing for our hiking destination. Join David for a mindful hike to reconnect with nature and yourself.

Chair Yoga

Tuesday & Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Walker Senior Center, 399 Mule Deer Road, Walker, CA
Light yoga, gentle stretching, and meditation.

Kids Ukulele 

Wednesday
Session 1: June 5, 2024-July 17, 2024
Session 2: July 24, 2024 - August 28, 2024
2:00-3:00pm pm
Walker Wellness Center, 107655 Highway 395, Walker, CA
Introduction classes for kids 8 and older. Limited availability. Register with Betty at bhathaway@mono.ca.gov

Parent Project

Wednesday
Summer Session: June 5, 2024-August 14, 2024
4:00-4:45 pm
Walker Wellness Center or Zoom
Walker Wellness Center, 107655 Highway 395, Walker, CA
Support and guidance for parents. To register please contact Betty at bhathaway@mono.ca.gov.

Trauma Yoga 

Tuesday
3:00-4:00 pm
Walker Wellness Center, 107655 Highway 395, Walker, CA
Light stretching and yoga with Ms. Betty.

Walking Group

Thursday
9:00-10:00 am
Walker Park
Join Kama for a walk and talk about anything on your mind.

Bingo at the Senior Center

Alternate Fridays
12:30-1:30 pm
Walker Senior Center, 399 Mule Deer Road, Walker, CA
Join Kama for lunch and a card or dice game every Thursday at the Senior Center.

Kids Art Program

Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Walker Wellness Center, 107655 Highway 395, Walker, CA
Join Kama for some fun arts and crafts for all ages.

Walker Community Garden 

Limited plots available
Grow your own vegetables, fruits, plants, flowers with your free community garden plot. Contact David (dhathaway@mono.ca.gov to reserve your space today.

Walker Social Potluck- Last Friday of Every Month 

5:00-7:00 pm
Walker Wellness Center, 107655 Highway 395, Walker, CA
Join MCBH at the Walker Wellness Center for a FREE community dinner/potluck.
 
Upcoming Dates: January 26, 2024, February 23, 2024, March 29, 2024, April 26, 2024, May 24, 2024, June 28, 2024, July 26, 2024, August 30, 2024, September 27, 2024, October 25, 2024, December 6, 2024.

 

More Information

For more information on Wellness Center activities and how to access them, please call 760-924-1740.

Updated 7/16/24

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2024 Benton Social Calendar
2024 Summer Wellness Calendar - Mammoth Lakes
2024 Summer Wellness Calendar - Benton Chalfant
2024 Summer Wellness Calendar - Bridgeport
2024 Summer Wellness Calendar - Walker