Welcome to Rossmoor
A peaceful, active Senior community only minutes from Walnut Creek.
Rossmoor is a small gated community on Walnut Creek. The laid-back lifestyle and peaceful atmosphere have attracted a large community of active retirees who see Rossmoor as the ideal place to enjoy their golden years. Rossmoor's friendly atmosphere makes everyday life easier for its active retiree community.
Rossmoor offers all the necessary amenities to care for and pamper its residents. A private security company provides service 24 hours, seven days a week. They are responsible for monitoring the entrance, patrolling the streets of Rossmoor, and responding to emergency and non-emergency calls from residents. In addition, Rossmoor has its bus transportation service, library, and even an adult education program.
What to Love
- A relaxed downtown feel
- A wide variety of recreational options for the retirees
- Conveniently close to Walnut Creek and surrounding towns
- An education program mainly focused on Seniors
Rossmoor and its active community stand out as one of the first senior-oriented communities in the country. Unsurprisingly, many seniors come from other states to make their new home in Rossmoor. They are drawn to the wonderful weather, beautiful rural areas, and peaceful lifestyle this gated community has to offer.
Rossmoor has an impressive 200 clubs and organizations of various kinds. These clubs and organizations range from politics to arts and crafts, dance, fitness, reading, writing, sports, cooking, etc. Residents can also get involved in many volunteer activities to help the community.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
at 1010 Stanley Dollar Drive is the place to go for a great meal in Rossmoor. This restaurant offers a cozy and warm atmosphere, with unbeatable views of the golf courses. The menu is full of healthy and delicious options inspired by modern American cuisine. You can enjoy a filet mignon, salmon, or a salad. They also have an open bar and a dining patio option.
at 2291 Olympic Blvd brings authentic Tuscan flavor to your table. This family-owned restaurant specializes in Haute Italian cuisine, so pizzas and pasta are a must if you eat here. Il Pavone is the closest thing to a piece of Italy in the Bahia area; its classic and sober atmosphere recalls the Sicilian restaurants of the '50s that have provided so many unforgettable evenings to seniors.
Rossmoor Diner is the go-to restaurant for a delicious meal without going far. The ambiance of this place is very reminiscent of vintage cafeterias where you can get a milkshake and burger; it is this vintage charm coupled with the great food that draws so many residents to this place.
Things to Do
Rossmoor has two golf courses for the enjoyment of its residents. Dollar Ranch
is an 18-hole, 72-par course with beautiful views and a friendly atmosphere. On the other hand, Creekside
is a 9-hole 36-par course and the most recommended for a quick getaway. Rossmoor also has four golf clubs: the Happy Hackers, Women's 18-hole, Women's 9-hole, and the Men's Golf Club.
Rossmoor also has tennis courts; The Rossmoor Buckeye Tennis Facility
is a sports complex with eight courts for the enjoyment of all residents. Tennis lovers gather here regardless of their level; amateurs and people with a professional background can come to play and enjoy the warm weather and fresh air of Rossmoor.
The Rossmoor Farmer's Market is the place for freshly picked vegetables, seasonal fruits, and animal-sourced foods of the highest quality. Many locals are dedicated to growing their food and promoting a lifestyle based on healthy eating.
Rossmoor is served by The Acalanes Adult Education Center, which offers a varied educational program for Seniors. Rossmoor residents can learn about literature, finance, languages, computers, and more.