Staying active is great for the body and mind, which is why it’s such a top priority for many people aged 55 and up. As a result, today’s active adult communities offer a variety of options to keep residents looking and feeling their best, at every stage of life. Here are five of the best communities in the Inland Empire where residents can stay fit and healthy with convenient on-site amenities.
Sun City Apple Valley - Apple Valley
Sun City Apple Valley combines affordable prices with the active lifestyle Sun City developments are known for. Development at this gated 55+ community began in 2004 and is ongoing. Upon completion, it will be home to 1,700 single family residences.
With two well-appointed clubhouses, it’s easy to stay active with neighbors. The Aspen Clubhouse, which is 22,000 square feet, features a state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as an indoor lap pool and spa. Outdoors, amenities include two lighted tennis courts, six bocce ball courts, two resort-style pools, and a horseshoe pit. There are also walking and biking trails to explore the community’s grounds.
The Mariposa Lodge is an 8,000 square-foot recreation facility that offers more options for staying active. It’s equipped with a fitness center, aerobics studio, outdoor lap pool and spa, two tennis courts, and three bocce ball courts.
Four Seasons at Beaumont - Beaumont
For those seeking an active lifestyle in a luxurious setting, Four Seasons at Beaumont is an excellent choice. This high-end 55+ community has a great selection of new and resale homes available. Currently, plans call for a total of 1,923 single family homes and attached homes.
Residents are served by two separate recreation centers where they can embrace a shared active lifestyle with neighbors. The Lodge, a 25,000 square-foot facility, serves as the focal point of Four Seasons at Beaumont. This recreation center has an outdoor pool, two tennis courts, two pickleball courts, two bocce ball courts, a basketball court, and miles of walking and biking trails.
The Salon at Four Seasons gives residents access to an aerobics and dance studio and a fitness center. There is also an additional exercise room at the Summit clubhouse. With regular exercise classes and fitness meet-ups, it’s easy to connect with like-minded fitness lovers.
Terramor - Corona
Terramor is one of the Inland Empire’s newest communities that appeal to today’s active adults. Development started in 2017, and upon completion, this gated 55+ community will be home to 585 single family residences.
The Terrace Club, a 20,000 square-foot amenity complex, cultivates an active lifestyle. This impressive recreation center has a gym and wellness center, saunas, an indoor pool, and an outdoor resort-style pool and spa. Additional outdoor amenities include tennis courts, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, and trails that wind through parks and natural spaces.
Sun Lakes Country Club - Banning
Sun Lakes Country Club is a well-established community that caters to active adult lifestyles. Situated in the San Gorgonio Pass area, it enjoys a quiet location away from big-city congestion. This gated 55+ community consists of 3,300 condos and single-family homes.
Residents of Sun Lakes Country Club stay active with an impressive lineup of amenities and three clubhouses. The Main Clubhouse has a fitness center, outdoor pool, three pickleball courts, walking and biking trails, and an 18-hole championship golf course. The smaller North Clubhouse also has a fitness center, an outdoor pool, two tennis courts, three bocce ball courts, and an 18-hole golf course. The community’s third clubhouse, which is available exclusively for residents of Sun Lakes Country Club, has an additional fitness center, swimming pool, and six tennis courts.
The Colony - Murrieta
The Colony’s fitness-focused amenities and prime location make it a popular 55+ community in the Inland Empire. It is home to 1,501 single family residences that range in size from 1,757 to 2,100 square feet.
The Colony’s well-equipped clubhouse allows residents to stay healthy and socialize with like-minded neighbors. This central clubhouse has a fitness center, an outdoor resort-style pool and spa, two tennis courts, three pickleball courts, and bocce ball courts. There are also walking and biking trails where residents can explore the scenic grounds, lakes, and ponds throughout the community. Those who prefer to stay active while playing golf will enjoy the on-site 18-hole California Oaks Golf Course.