San Diego Oasis at Rancho Bernardo is now open for business! Sign up for classes by visiting our Classes page and using the Filter by Location function to find Lifelong Learning, Wellness, and Innovation Center classes.

RB Second Floor

About our Facility

Our newest location in Rancho Bernardo is an intellectual, fitness, creative, and social hub that brings each of these elements together in a beautiful, safe, and convenient location:

Assembly Hall for presentations with renowned speakers and special events. The hall can hold 310 banquet-style and 400 lecture-style. This room, as well as all other classrooms, is available for business meetings and special events! Contact Events Manager Christine Yoakley for more information.

Beautiful Classrooms for peer-to-peer learning and exchanges through a myriad of compelling and relevant topics, most with ample natural lighting.

Shamily’s Kitchen & Social Lounge for hands-on experiences in cooking creations and to encourage socialization, friendship and engagement.

Oasis Innovation Center (OIC), a visionary concept that will feature current technology trends. You can also schedule 1:1 sessions. Click here>>

Art Studio for inspirational arts and crafts work.

Health and Wellness Center for exercise and dance, and health-related classes where members can feel the music and enjoy movement with their peers.

Resource Center where seniors can access a wide variety of useful information.

Game Room, home to the Bridge Club of North County and other game-related classes such as Mah Jongg.

Outdoor Patio for zen meditation, outdoor dining and friendly relaxation.

Accessibility through easy access from the I5 freeway and Ample Parking.

Grand Opening

You dreamed with us, you celebrated with us, now you can support a mission we know is important to you!

We had an amazing day as we welcomed Mayor Todd Gloria, Dr. Ken Druck, Marni Von Wilpert, San Diego City Council Member, Jordan Marks, County Assessor, Robin Kaufman, Rancho Bernardo Community Council, a representative from Joel Anderson’s office (District 2 Supervisor) and North San Diego Business Chamber and Poway Chamber of Commerce….and over 1,200 attendees!

If you missed this momentous day in our history, please enjoy browsing through the event photos and enjoy watching the Grand Opening Video.

Thank You to our Grand Opening Sponsors

Thank You to our Sponsors

Mark and Maria Allan

$100K Matching Gift Challenge ThermometerMatching Gift

Through the generosity of our Board Member and Vice Chair, Mark Allan and his wife Maria, we have an OPPORTUNITY TO DOUBLE DONATIONS between now and the end of the year, up to a value of $100,000.

Double your impact today! CLICK HERE>>  Select “Rancho Bernardo Expansion” under Area of Designation.

You can also help us create a welcoming environment at our new location by checking out our Wish List. Browse the list here>> From affordable paper clips and notepads to essential dishes and silverware, you’ll find a wide range of items that can make a big difference. Your support means the world to us as we settle into our new space. Thank you for shopping and helping us create a thriving community.

Naming Opportunities Available!

Rancho Bernardo Oasis is our very first forever home, a building we own instead of renting. Thus, we are offering naming opportunities – for a list, please click here and contact to discuss details.

​Other ways to support our Mission:

  • Add a donation to your registration form when you sign up for classes.
  • Browse our Amazon Wish List for basic staples that we need in our new location.
  • Replace something with a donation (nail salon, fancy coffee, or lunch at a restaurant are just a few ideas).
  • Donate a vehicle you no longer use or want to replace.
  • Become a monthly donor. Small monthly amounts add up to significant yearly amounts!
  • Consider becoming a Legacy Circle member.
  • Endow a program (Love music? Love cooking? Love history or humanities? We have many opportunities!).
  • Take advantage of our Events/Rental spaces. Contact us for more information.
  • Visit our Donate page to learn more and see other ways to support our mission.

Contact us to talk about your level of interest! There is a way for everyone to be a part of building the programs that we offer (and you can designate where you want your donation to go!). Contact Simona Valanciute:

Campaign Chairs

Eileen Haag HeadshotEILEEN HAAG
Eileen Haag published community newspapers for more than 20 years and has provided consulting services to a variety of clients. After the Witch Creek fires of 2007, she chaired the RB United Coalition to help Rancho Bernardo recover and rebuild after losing more than 300 homes.

She has chaired the Board of Directors at Casa de las Campanas, a continuing care retirement community, the Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation and has served on the Board of the Poway Center for Performing Arts Foundation.

Barbara has been named a Salvation Army Woman of Dedication, a Soroptimist Woman of Distinction, and has been inducted into the Rancho Bernardo Hall of Fame. Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Rancho Bernardo News.

BBarbara Warden HeadshotARBARA WARDEN
Barbara Warden was a San Diego City Councilmember who also served as Deputy Mayor and represented the city on SANDAG. Her community service began in Rancho Bernardo on the board of the RB Chamber and the Bank of Rancho Bernardo. Warden was named one of “50 people to watch” in 2003 when she led the Downtown San Diego Partnership. Her bio includes President of the Holiday Bowl, trustee of CSUSM, Palomar Hospital Foundation, Super Bowl committee and the Century Club.

Warden and Haag started a community newspaper, the Bernardo News, in 1971 It was designed to develop an open communication among all neighborhoods and cover local news. Warden and her husband Richard have lived in RB since 1970. They proudly claim 2 sons and 4 grandsons.

Construction Partner | BSD Builders

Architect | Matt Teichner, Material Design 

Interior DesignKelly K. Aljibury, NCIDQ, LEED AP, WELL AP

Experts Committee | Linda Stouffer Wallis | Wayne Davis, AIA

Entrance | Directional signs are up!

Exterior View of Rancho Bernardo Building

Two stories of lecture hall, classrooms, fitness center and more

Raising awareness that Oasis is coming soon

View of Outdoor Patio

Beautiful garden area awaits just steps from the second floor

View from Second Floor of Rancho Bernardo Building

Enjoy gorgeous views from the second floor

View of Upper Parking Lot-Web

View of Upper Parking Lot

Outdoor Space on Upper Level

Beautiful Outdoor Space

Aerial View of Rancho Bernardo Building

Convenient Freeway Access

Rancho Bernardo Renderings of Assembly Hall and Wellness Center | Final Design Subject to Change

Assembly Room-2 Updated

Assembly Hall | Lecture Set-up

Assembly Room-1 Updated

Assembly Hall | Banquet Set-up

Rancho Bernardo Rendering-Wellness Center

Wellness Center

Rancho Bernardo Rendering-Wellness Center

Wellness Center