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A Center for the NEXT Generation

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The Ed Brown Center for Active Adults (formerly the Joslyn Senior Center) was named after local community activist Ed Brown, who retired to Rancho Bernardo after a lengthy career in Corporate America. He and several others spearheaded the movement to build Rancho Bernardo Community Park with its Recreation Center and the building that now houses the Ed Brown Center and the Rancho Bernardo Tennis Club. The Center was completed in 1989 and renamed in Ed’s honor in 2009 to thank him for his generous support and his long-time commitment to our community.

The mission of the Ed Brown Center for Active Adults is to connect and engage
the people of Inland North County by providing the highest quality of unique programs,
services and recreational activities.

We serve nearly 400 active members in addition to providing services for the community-at-large, and we plan to improve and expand these services in a fiscally responsible manner so that the Center will remain a vital part of Inland North County for years to come.

The Ed Brown Center is a gathering place for those who wish to participate in a variety of activities — both active and sedentary. It’s a place to meet friends and share the experiences of a lifetime — a place that gives everyone a chance to stay healthy, active and connected to life.


The Ed Brown Center for Active Adults — We’re Here for Good!



Classes held Monday through Saturday — see monthly calendar for details

Reception Desk open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Board of Directors


Lynn Wolsey


Lynn is a community volunteer, working with many area nonprofits, and has been Acting Executive director of the Ed Brown Center for the past ten years.

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Valerie Brown


Valerie is a well-known figure around Rancho Bernardo, serving in leadership roles in every organization from Girl Scouts to Spirit of the 4th! She is a past Director of EBC, and we're delighted to have her back!

Juanita Hawkins


An EBC member since 1993, Juanita is the Center's Membership Liaison. She is also an avid Padres fan, and rarely misses a home game!

Tim Rohane


Tim has an impressive 25-year background in the areas of Financial Analysis and Project Management, with expertise in Financial and Administrative Operations for a variety of companies as well as the the U.S. Navy. He's currently hard at work putting EBC on a firm financial footing.

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Jim Lassiter


Jim is a retired home improvement contractor and still works part time in the window and door replacement field.  He enjoys pickleball, swimming, gym workouts, music, dancing, and people.

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Bret Geernaert


Bret is a Real Estate Associate with Coldwell Banker in Rancho Bernardo. He "gives back" to his community through Sunrise Rotary, the Poway Chamber of Commerce and his service on the EBC Board of Directors.

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Greg McMullen


Greg was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He has been a sales representative for Humana for 15 years, serving the senior population with Medicare solutions and other financial services. He and his wife, Andrea, moved to San Diego in 2000. The McMullens serve their parish community in Carmel Valley, as well as serving at homeless shelters in downtown San Diego. 

Getting Here:

I-15 Northbound

  • Exit at West Bernardo/Pomerado Road and turn left

  • Cross over the freeway, then continue on West Bernardo Drive to first traffic light

  • Turn right into RB Community Park and continue to the second building on your left (next to tennis courts


I-15 Southbound

  • Exit at West Bernardo/Pomerado Road and turn left

  • Follow West Bernardo Drive to first traffic light

  • Turn right into RB Community Park and continue to the second building on your left (next to tennis courts)


Our Address:

18402 West Bernardo Drive

San Diego CA 92127

(inside Rancho Bernardo Community Park)

Phone: (858) 487-9324

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