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IT’S HERE! THE SUMMER 2012 CAMPS & AQUATICS GUIDE!

Summer is only a few months away! Be prepared, before it sneaks up on you! We have everything you need to keep your kids entertained, educated and having fun the entire summer! Just tear it out and start your planning! Register early, spaces fill up fast!

SPRING & SUMMER ACTIVITY GUIDES ALL-IN-ONE!

Times are tough. We have decided that one reduction we can easily make is combining our Spring & Summer Activity Guides! This catalog houses all activities from April through August! HOLD ON TO IT! We think it would look lovely on your coffee table.

COMMUNITY NOTES CITYWIDE NEWSLETTER

Re d w o o d C i t y ’s C o m m u n i t y Newsletter can be found on Pages 4 and 5. You can read about an exciting new project coming to Downtown, get a link to the State of the City Address, gain an easy tool for disaster preparedness, and find out which library is tops in the state!

FACEBOOK.COM/ RWCPARKS @RWCPARKSANDREC

Register Online Today!

ADULT CLASSES..............................38-48 Arts & Crafts............................................................... 38-40 Computers.............................................................. 41, 47 Culinary & Wine........................................................... 42 Dance...................................................................... 43-44 Dog Training................................................................. 47 Foreign Language......................................................... 46 Music & Singing............................................................ 45 Photography................................................................. 39 Special Interest........................................................46-48 ADULT FITNESS AND WELLNESS......50-56 Gym & Fitness Center Information............................... 55 Jazzercise...................................................................... 54 Martial Arts (JuJitsu, Tai Chi, etc.)................................. 56 ADULT SPORTS................................56-58 Classes..................................................................... 56-57 Leagues........................................................................ 58 ADULTS 50+ PROGRAMS..................60-66 PRESCHOOL/TOTS...........................12-18 Art & Enrichment......................................................... 14 Dance...................................................................... 16-17 Gymnastics................................................................... 17 Lil’ Learners Preschool.................................................. 12 Music............................................................................ 15 Parent Ed ..................................................................... 13 Soccer..................................................................... 18, 32 Sports Classes............................................................... 18 TEENS ONLY....................................36-37 YOUTH & TEEN................................19-37 Arts & Enrichment...................................................23-24 Kids Nights.................................................................... 19 Martial Arts.................................................................. 28 Music....................................................................... 24-26 Dance...................................................................... 27-28 Sandpiper Youth Club & K-Play Info.............................. 22 Sports Classes..........................................................29-32 Spring Break Camps.................................................20-21 Youth Sports Program..............................................33-35 REGISTRATION INFO.............................6-7 COMMUNITY INFO AND EVENTS City Facilities................................................................. 10 Community Youth Sports Directory.............................. 33 Downtown Events................................Look to your Left! Fair Oaks Information..................................................... 8 Human Services.............................................................. 9 Music in the Park............................................ Back Cover Park Guide.................................................................... 67 Picnic Reservations....................................................... 67 San Mateo County Fair................................................. 49

RedwoodCity.Org/Parks

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HOW TO ENROLL... ONLINE

Residents March 21 11:00am Non-Residents April 4th 11:00am st

Log on to: www.redwoodcity.org/parks Go to “online registration” You will need to set up an account and receive approval. Approvals are processed Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm You may then log on and register 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

MAIL-IN

Residents Starting Now Non-Residents April 4th • Payment can be made by check or credit card. (Mastercard or Visa) • Please do not send cash Red Morton Community Center

• Pre-registration (3 days prior to the start date at the latest) is required for all classes! In-class registrations will not be accepted. • For Registration information call 780-7311. • Register early! Many classes fill before their start dates. • Classes may be cancelled if there is low enrollment. • All registrations are taken on a first come first serve basis. • Mail In & Fax In receipts will be mailed. We will not call you to confirm your registration. • Waiting lists will be established if a program is full. If a space becomes available we will contact you. You will not be charged for the class unless you are enrolled. If you wrote a check for several classes and you are put on the waitlist, the remaining balance of your check will be automatically credited to your account for future use in our programs. If you would like a refund, please contact the department at 650.780.7311.

REFUND & CREDIT POLICY- CLASSES ONLY

1120 Roosevelt Ave.

Summer Camp & Aquatics policy is in the Summer Camp Insert

Redwood City, CA 94061

• If a class is cancelled by the department, a full refund will be issued.

FAX-IN

Residents Starting Now Non-Residents April 4th • Payment can be made by credit card only (Mastercard or Visa) Red Morton Community Center 650.364.9980

WALK-IN

Everyone April 4th • Payment methods: cash, check or credit card (Mastercard or Visa) • Registration Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm at Red Morton Center Mon-Thurs 12-8pm & Fridays 10am-6pm at Sandpiper

HOW TO READ OUR CLASS LISTINGS Fee Non-Fee # of classes | | | $65 / $50 NR • 12 cl 03.401 Tu 1-4pm 6/14-9/5 no 7/5 RMCC | | | | | | Class# Day Time Date Omit Location* *locations abbreviation descriptions can be found on page 10

LES PODEMOS ATENDER EN ESPAÑOL Nosotros tenemos empleados bilingues en inglés y español disponible para ayudarle a seleccionar e inscribirse en las actividades. Llame a (650)780-7311 o visita al Centro Comunitario Red Morton, 1120 Roosevelt Ave, Redwood City.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

• Spring & Summer CLASS Cancellations made 1 week prior to the class start date will receive a refund less the $5 cancellation fee. See Summer Insert for camp & aquatics policy • Students who wish to withdraw from a class less than one week prior to the start date will receive a department credit which may be applied to any future recreation department activity, less the $5 cancellation fee. SINGLE DAY WORKSHOPS CANNOT BE REFUNDED AT THIS TIME. See Summer Insert for camp & aquatics policy • A $5 per class cancellation fee will be charged for processing refunds for Spring & Summer CLASSES - not camps & swimming. See Summer Insert for camp & aquatics policy. • In general, no refunds or credits will be issued after the class begins. • Students who are dissatisfied with a program for any reason must fill out a program evaluation prior to receiving a credit so we can make the class better in the future. Credits and refunds will be evaluated on a case by case basis by the program supervisor. This policy applies to our fee based recreation programs and not to: Adult sports leagues, building/facility rentals & fees, food concessions, special events, recreational (open) swimming, aerobics and fitness passes, trips and class materials fees.

RESIDENT STATUS

Any person with a home Redwood City mailing address is considered a resident. A Redwood City P.O. Box or business address will not be taken as proof of residency. A non-resident is someone who lives in another city. We have reinstated Non-resident class fees.

SENIOR ASSISTANCE - NOW AVAILABLE

The Senior Discounted Fee is no longer applicable to general recreation classes. However, if you are 60 & over and are a resident of Redwood City, you may apply for financial assistance . Classes held directly at the Fair Oaks Community Center and the Veterans Memorial Senior Center do not apply and remain at special rates. If you have a suggestion for classes at the Senior Center, please contact Bruce Utecht at 650.780.7306.

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

Activity Registration Form Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services The City’s Liability Waiver and Photo Release portion must be signed by all parent/ guardians or participants 18 and over. Registrations with unsigned waivers will not be processed. Thank you!

1. PRIMARY CONTACT (Adult)

Fax Number: 650.364.9980

COMPLETE ENTIRE FORM

Mr. / Ms./ Mrs.______________________________________________________________ Gender (circle) M F Street Address ___________________________________________________________________________________________ City________________________________Zip___________________Email Address____________________________________ Home Phone (____)__________________Work Phone (____)___________________ Cell Phone (____)____________________ Emergency Contact_____________________________Relationship (grandparent, friend, etc.)_____________________________ Emergency Daytime Phone (_____)_________________Emergency Evening Phone (_____)_____________________________

2. ACTIVITY REGISTRATION PARTICIPANT’S NAME

First & Last (1 line per participant)

DATE OF BIRTH GENDER (mm/dd/yy)

(circle)

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M F Do you have any special needs that require specific accommodations so you can fully enjoy one of our classes or facilities?

CLASS NAME

CLASS #

CLASS #

1st Choice

2nd Choice

FEE

Total Fees $________________ I wish to donate to the Youth Scholarship Fund + $_______________

If YES, please check here.

Less Credit on Account - $________________ TOTAL $________________

3. PAYMENT CREDIT CARD Card #_______________________________________________ Exp. Date_____________ Signature X________________________________________________________________

CHECK Payable to: CITY OF RWC $15 returned check fee

CASH

Name on Card (print)_________________________________________________________

4.

LIABILITY WAIVER & PHOTO RELEASE

The undersigned agrees to indemnify and hold harmless, the City of Redwood City, Its Council, Officers, Boards, Commissions, Agents and Employees for any loss or liability which results or is alleged to have resulted from my participation in this program. I/we agree to allow use of my/our photograph in program publicity. I have read and fully understand these policies.

Signature__________________________________________________________________________ Date____________________ Self Parent Guardian

FAIR OAKS COMMUNITY CENTER 2600 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City 94063 (650)780-7500

FAIR OAKS COMMUNITY CENTER

CENTRO COMUNITARIO FAIR OAKS

Serving the Broader Redwood City Community

Serviendo la Comunidad de Redwood City y sus Alrededores

The Fair Oaks Community Center is a multi-service facility offering a variety of services to the broader Redwood City Community. Services are offered by a combination of City staff and representatives from public and private non-profit agencies. Although hours vary by particular program, the general service hours are: Mon/Wed 8:00am-11:00am; 1:00-4:00pm Tues 8:00am-11:00am; 3:00-4:00pm Thurs 8:00am-11:00am; 3:00-4:00pm Fri 8:00am-11:00am*; 1:00-4:00pm *8am-11am only on the 2nd Friday of the month Services are available in Spanish and English. The following types of services are available: • • • • • • • • • • • •

Child Care and Pre-School Crisis Intervention Education Food Programs Shelter Holiday Toy and Book Program Housing Assistance Immigration and Citizenship Information and Referral Legal Services Senior Services including breakfast and lunch programs, computer classes, exercise classes, art classes, and other activities. Translation and Forms Assistance

For more information, call 780-7500. • Art Classes • Computer Classes • Exercise Classes • ESL/Citizenship Classes • Spanish Classes • Tai Chi Classes • Yoga Classes

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El Centro Comunitario Fair Oaks es un centro que ofrece una variedad de servicios a la comunidad de Redwood City y sus Alrededores. Los servicios están ofrecidos por personal de la ciudad y representantes de diferentes agencias públicas y sin fines de lucro. El horario de trabajo varia por programa, pero las horas de servicio general son: Lunes, Miercoles 8:00am-11:00am; 1:00-4:00pm Martes 8:00am-11:00am; 3:00-4:00pm Jueves 8:00am-11:00am; 3:00-4:00pm Viernes 8:00am-11:00am; 1:00-4:00pm* *Unicamente de 8am-11am el 2do viernes cada mes. Los servicios están disponibles en Inglés y Español. Ofrecemos los siguientes tipos de servicios: • Guardería y Pre-Kinder • Ayuda para personas en Crísis • Educación • Programas de Comida • Albergues • Programa de Juguetes y Libros para Navidad • Asistencia relacionado con Vivienda • Asistencia con Inmigración y Ciudanía • Información y Referencias sobre diferentes servicios en el area • Servicios Legales • Servicios para Mayores de Edad incluyendo programa de desayuno y almuerzo, clases de computación, ejercicio, arte, y otras actividades. • Traducciónes y Ayuda con Formularios Para más información, llame a 780-7500. • Clases de arte • Clases de computación • Clases de ejercicio • Clases de Ingles y Ciudanía • Clases de Español • Clases de Tai Chi • Clases de Yoga

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

Estamos aqui para servirles, se habla español. The following public or non-profit human service providers are available at the Fair Oaks Community Center. Se habla Español Please call (650) 780-7500. ALANON (SPANISH SPEAKING)

Meets Tues and Thurs 7:00-9:00pm

COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER

A bilingual, multi-cultural pre-school. Call (650)780-7515.

CORA

Provides counseling and advocacy on domestic violence. For more info call (650) 312-8515 or (800) 300-1080.

COMMUNITY RESOURCE PROJECT

Utility bill assistance to San Mateo County residents. Available weekly at Fair Oaks Community Center. Appointments: (650) 598-9247

EL CONCILIO OF SAN MATEO COUNTY/ NUESTRO CANTO DE SALUD

The mission of Nuestro Canto De Salud is to build a coalition which embraces the spirit and culture of the people to identify health issues and make informed decisions in culturally sensitive ways which will improve individual, family and community health. In addition to health screenings and health education, activities include exercise and dance classes. Call (650) 780-7514.

FAIR OAKS ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER/PENINSULA FAMILY SERVICE

Health screening, computer lab, Yoga, Tai Chi, Soul line dance, fitness classes, watercolor and lunch and breakfast program. Family Service also provides information and referral. Call (650) 780-7525

PENINSULA FAMILY SERVICE

Elder talk- provides counseling services to older Adults. Call (650) 403-4300 x4905 for more information.

H.I.P. HOUSING / HOMESHARING

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

(English Speaking) Meets 1st and 3rd Weds, 7-9pm

PENINSULA CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER (PCRC)

The mission of the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC) is to promote positive collaboration and active engagement by residents in the communities we serve. Services include training individuals to communicate and solve problems together, facilitating group and community meetings, and public participation skill building. PCRC also assists in the resolution of conflicts with mutually acceptable agreements. PCRC recruits, trains, and supports community volunteers to provide an array of services. Call (650) 513-0330 and visit the PCRC website at http://www.pcrcweb.org/ Address: 1660 S. Amphlett Blvd. #219, San Mateo CA 94402.

PENINSULA HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA FREE PET “FIXES” FOR LOW-INCOME PET OWNERS.

2nd and 4th Thursday each month. Pets accepted from 8-9am on a first come first served basis. Call (650) 340-7022, x387.

REDWOOD CITY CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Child care for working parents. Fees based on family income. Child must be 1-5 years old. Call (650) 780-7520.

SAN MATEO COUNTY JUVENILE PROBATION

Provides counseling, advice, & orientation to concerned parents about their children. Call (650) 363-4243.

SAN MATEO COUNTY MOBILE HEALTH VAN

Need a roommate? Consider sharing a home. Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm. To schedule an appointment, call (650) 348-6660 Mon-Fri or (650) 780-7511, Tues & Thurs.

Drop-in health services, every Tuesday, 10am-2pm. Call (650) 5732346 for more information and schedules for other locations.

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

The program provides assistance to crime victims who have suffered physical injury or the threat of injury as the result of a violent crime. Our program provides assistance to eligible victims and/or their family members for out-of-pocket expenses resulting from violent crimes. Advocates are available to meet with victims by appointment or on a drop-in basis at Fair Oaks Community Center on Fridays between 9am-12pm. Call (650) 599-7479 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Information on human services available in San Mateo County for residents of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks. Monday through Friday. Call (650) 780-7500 for exact hours and more information. ASSISTANCE WITH PUBLIC BENEFITS NOW AVAILABLE

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE

Offers legalization, immigration and naturalization assistance. No appointment necessary on Mondays only, 9am-12pm and 1pm4pm, on a first come, first serve basis. (650) 780-7530.

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SAN MATEO COUNTY

Housing Clinic available Friday mornings at the Fair Oaks Community Center for landlord/tenant and other housing law issues. Call (650) 558-0915 to schedule an appointment. LIBRE Clinic assisting individuals and families that are having problems with public benefits like Medi-Cal, Food Stamps, CalWORKS, and social security. Available 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 3-7pm. Call (650)558-0915 to schedule an appointment.

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SAN MATEO COUNTY VICTIM CENTER

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL- HOMELESS FOOD PROGRAM

Redwood City Area Conference provides food and other services to single homeless adults. Mon-Fri, 1:15-2:15pm.(650) 343-4405.

VISION AND COMPROMISO – NETWORK OF COMMUNITY PROMOTERS

Offers trainings for Community Workers/Promoters, leaders, and agency representatives on physical, emotional, and mental health; alternatives for physical activity and exercise for the family; literacy classes in Spanish. Also promotes community events to promote access to education, culture, financial well-being, health, and healthy living. (650) 780-7516.

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OUR FACILITIES COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES BUILDING (CAB)

1400 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94061 (650) 780-7250 Amenities Include: • Classrooms • Department Offices • Facility Rentals • Park Information

RED MORTON COMMUNITY CENTER (RMCC)

1120 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94061 (650) 780-7311 Amenities Include: • Aerobics • Classes • Fitness Center • Gymnasium • Facility Rentals • Teen Program • Registration • Phil Shao Memorial Skate Park

FAIR OAKS COMMUNITY CENTER (FOCC)

2600 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City, CA 94063 (650) 780-7500 Amenities Include: • Human Services • Fair Oaks Senior Center Programs • Facility Rentals

SANDPIPER COMMUNITY CENTER (SCC)

797 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065 (650) 780-7323 Amenities Include: • Conference Room • Aerobics • After School Program • Facility Rentals • Classes • Multi-Purpose Room with stage

VETERANS MEMORIAL SENIOR CENTER (VMSC) 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94061 (650) 780-7270 Amenities Include: • Senior Programs • Fitness Center • Theater • Nutrition Program • Accessible Recreation • Facility Rentals • Senior Services

ADDITIONAL PHONE NUMBERS Department Administration Registration Information Senior Center & Activities Park Information Teen Activities Fair Oaks Human Services Accessible Recreation Childcare Coordinator

780-7250 780-7311 780-7270 780-7250 780-7342 780-7500 780-7343 780-7336

EMAIL US

Have questions? Email us at recreation@redwoodcity.org

WANT TO TEACH A CLASS?

Visit our home page at www.redwoodcity.org/parks and click on “Contact us / teach a class” to download our instructor application.

REDWOOD CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

(650) 780-7018 The Downtown Library is located at 1044 Middlefield Road, across from the City Hall. Metered parking is available adjoining the building.

LIBRARY HOURS

Monday-Thursday 10am to 9pm / Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 10am-5pm / Sunday 12-5pm

COMMUNITY LIBRARIES

Fair Oaks Library 2510 Middlefield Road (650) 780-7261

Schaberg Library 2140 Euclid Ave (650) 780-7010

Redwood Shores Library (RWS) 399 Marine Parkway (650) 780-5740

LIBRARY PHONE NUMBERS

Customer Service 780-7018 Project READ 780-7077 Telephone Renewal 638-0399

LIBRARY ONLINE

Access the library from home or work at: www.redwoodcity.org/library Find activities, the library catalog, your library record, specialized electronic databases and more.

Class Locations may be listed in abbreviated form for each course. Please note the initials next to each location title.

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LIL’ LEARNERS PRESCHOOL

SPANISH IMMERSION LIL LEARNERS PRESCHOOL

Age 3-5 This program is designed for children to develop social, cognitive, and physical skills in a stimulating and warm environment. Teachers implement a child-centered philosophy to create a curriculum responsive to all the children in the group. Children will be introduced to a variety of Pre-K concepts including language, math, art, science, music and movement. By creating an environment that balances teacher directed and unstructured activities, children will develop independence, confidence and a positive sense of the world around them. Children must be toilet trained and developmentally ready to be separated from their parents. Please be prepared to bring snacks for the class 1-2 times per session. Please call 780-7311 for more information. You must register at Red Morton Community Center Location: Red Morton Community Center Pre-Kindergarten (4-5 years) 4 by November 1, 2012

Mon/Wed/Fri

9am-12pm

$275 per month

Little Tots (Age 3-4 years) Must be 3 years old & potty trained to register for this class Tues/Thurs 9am -12pm $197 per month

PRE-K LUNCH BUDDIES (4-5 YEARS)

Age 3-5 Research shows that total immersion is the best way for children to develop a long lasting foundation in the Spanish language. 90% of instruction will be in Spanish and 10% in English. The classes are designed to spark and maintain children’s interest in Spanish by engaging them in creative and enjoyable cultural activities such as dancing, singing, literature, art and games. Through immersion, children will learn the Spanish language naturally and easily as they master basic pre-school skills. Children must be toilet trained and developmentally ready to be separated from their parents. Please be prepared to bring snacks for the class 1-2 times per session. Pre-Kindergarten (4-5years) 4 by November 1, 2012

Mon/Wed/Fri

1pm -4pm

$275 per month

Little Tots (Age 3-4 years) Must be 3 years old & potty trained to register for this class Tues/Thurs 1:30 -4pm $197 per month

Add an additional hour to your child’s class. Please send a lunch to school with your child. After lunch, activities will be available.

Mon/Wed/Fri

$92 per month

Registration for the 2012-2013 school year begins May 1st. Priority registration is given to current preschool families. Families must provide age verification with your initial registration. Acceptable proof of age can be one of the following: Birth Certificate or passport. Please call 780-7311 for more information. You must register at Red Morton Community Center

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INFANTS & TOTS DISCOVER YOUR BABY Infants 1-14 months + parents with Lee Fernandez, M.A. in Infant & Toddler Development, Certified Montessori Preschool Teacher, Resources For Infant Educators (RIE) Associate, 40 years experience as a parent educator. Discover your baby in a peaceful, safe play setting that encourages babies to become attentive, active and curious explorers. Parents are the natural experts, observing and learning from their own child, other participants, and from an experienced parent educator. Focus on what your child can do. Balance baby’s needs and your own. Tune in to your unique child and family circumstance. Read baby’s cues, discover when to intervene or more importantly, when not to. Enjoy your child’s unfolding developmental process. Learn how to create an optimum home environment without expensive toys or gimmicks. For more info contact leefernandez@comcast.net. Bring a small blanket or quilt to put your baby on. Location: RWS Library

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE Parents-to-be & parents with babies: birth to 24 months with Bill Austin-White Want to be a baby whisperer? Stop guessing what your baby is trying to tell you. Baby Sign Language gives babies the opportunity to communicate long before they can verbalize their wants and needs. Signing with babies accelerates language acquisition, reduces frustration, enhances a child’s self esteem, and deepens the bond between parent and child. Fun activities and songs will show you how easy it can be to integrate more than 30 basic signs into your everyday routine and jump-start your child’s verbal skills. You are welcome to bring your baby, but it is not required. Materials Fee: $8 per family. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. $31 / $37 NR ($43/$51 NR per couple*) • 1 class 03.265

Tu

12:30-2pm

4/3

RMCC

03.266

Tu

10:30am-12pm

6/19

RMCC

03.255 Tu

10:30am-12pm 4/3-5/8

6 cl $70/$83NR

*Couples use 03.263 to register for class on 4/3

03.256 Tu

10:30am-12pm 5/15-6/19

6 cl $70/$83NR

and 03.264 for class on 6/19

ABRACADABRA KIDS Age 4-6 with Parent with Wertman the Wizard Hocus Pocus- Abracadabra! Welcome to your first magic class! Students are introduced to magic through simple “selfworking” magic tricks which the junior magicians get to take home. Simple magic tricks may further develop fine motor skills, self confidence, interest in magic books and ignite creativity. This is a parent participation class. Each child receives a magic wand, Magician’s Assistant Certificate and simple tricks they have learned. Lab Fee: $4 to the wizard at class. Optional $3.50 for wizard hat. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 03.244

F

3:30-4:40pm

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5/11

The Redwood City Mothers Club is a growing family of mothers of infants and young children who live in Redwood City and surrounding communities. Our members enjoy a range of fun activities both with our kids and on our own, too! Visit us at www.rwcmc.org for more info or to join! Baby Boot Camp Stroller Fitness on page 52

1 day $19/$22NR RMCC

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ART

PRESCHOOL PICASSOS

MY FIRST ART CLASS

Age 18 mos-5yrs with Parent with Celebrate Art Unleash the inner Picasso in your little artist! Every class we will paint, draw, stamp, glue, use playdough and more! Children are encouraged to experiment, learn and be creative in this fun openstudio class. This class introduces and reinforces age-appropriate preschool art skills like gluing, cutting and beading and ends with a short story time. Themes are always changing at our studio so you can take this class again and again! Location: Celebrate Art, 1023-B Chestnut, Redwood City 94063

Age 18 mos-4yrs with Parent with My First Art Class Staff A multi-media experience not to be missed. Explore 5 art stations each week where making a mess is part of the process! You have fun; we clean up! Glitter, glue, painting, collage, playclay we do it all. Art projects continue to change all year long! Process rather than product is emphasized. Projects are age appropriate with the children having the freedom to explore materials at their own pace and in their own way. The class ends on a musical note with singing and dancing and having too much fun. Parental participation is required. Lab Fee: $10 payable to instructor at 1st class.

03.209

M

10-10:45am

4/9-6/11

9cl

$120

no 5/28

03.210

M

11-11:45am

4/9-6/11

9cl

$120

no 5/28

03.211

W

10-10:45am

4/11 - 6/13

10cl $135

18 mos-3yrs

03.201

Tu

9:30-10:30am

4/3-5/29

no 5/15

03.212

W

11-11:45am

4/11 - 6/13

10cl $135

18mos-4yrs

03.202

Tu

10:45-11:45am 4/3-5/29

no 5/15

03.213

W

5:30-6:15pm

4/11 - 6/13

10cl $135

03.214

Th

10-10:45am

4/12 - 6/14

10cl $135

03.215

Th

11-11:45am

4/12 - 6/14

10cl $135

03.216

F

10-10:45am

4/13 - 6/15

10cl $135

03.217

F

11-11:45am

4/13 - 6/15

10cl $135

03.218

Sa

9:30-10:15am 4/14 - 6/16

10cl $135

Location: RMCC $95 / $113 NR • 8 CLASSES

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT WORKSHOP Age 2-6 with an adult Show Mom how much she means to you! This year give her a special handmade gift, wrapped in paper you made and of course, a special one-of-a-kind card! Adult participation required. Location: Celebrate Art, 1023-B Chestnut, Redwood City 03.219

Su

10-11am

5/6

1cl

$20

FATHER’S DAY GIFT WORKSHOP Age 2-6 with an adult Dads are special too! Make your dad a special one of a kind art piece. We will use paint and mixed-media to create a unique piece your dad will cherish for years to come! Adult participation required. Location: Celebrate Art, 1023-B Chestnut, Redwood City 03.220

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MUSIC tots

MUSIC TOGETHER infants through 4 years SIBLINGS UNDER 8 MONTHS ARE FREE!

with Mo Music, www.momusic.org Mo Music is excited to offer nationally acclaimed, Music Together, a parent-child music and movement program. During class, you will sing, dance, and play instruments to songs. These fun activities are developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers to participate in regardless of their own musical ability! Tuition includes class materials, two professionally recorded CDs and a beautifully illustrated song book so you can continue making music at home. Make up classes can be scheduled online at

SATURDAY HANDS-ON MUSIC! Age 3-5 with adult (2yr olds admitted w/ instructor permission) with Jennifer Henderson, M.A. Music, and award-winning professional flutist Hands-On Music! teaches beginning music reading, writing, performance and listening skills. Through songs, games and specially-created activities, children begin learning the process of creating and performing music. World and ethnic music, instruments, and famous composers and musicians are included, complete with mini-videos of performances and great musicians. Above all, Hands-On Music! teaches enjoyment and love of music and inspires children’s rock-solid confidence in their own ability and potential as musicians. Children must attend with parent or adult companion. Lab fee: $15 payable to instructor at 1st class. Location: RMCC NO CLASS 5/26 03.267 Sa

10:30-11:15am

4/7-6/2

8cl

$149/$169NR

03.268 Sa

10:30-11:15am

6/30-7/28

5cl

$95/$113NR

03.269 Sa

10:30-11:15am

8/4-9/1

5cl

$95/$113NR

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www.momusic.org. Visit our website for teacher bios. For a free preview class, contact momusicoffice@yahoo.com $199 / $219 NR • 10 CLASSES Siblings 8 months and older $115/$135 NR TEACHER: Carl Nickolas 03.246

Tu

3:30-4:15pm

4/3-6/5

10 cl

RMCC

03.247

Tu

4:30-5:15pm

4/3-6/5

10 cl

RMCC

TEACHER: Shy Rachman 03.248

W

9:30-10:15am

4/4-6/6

10 cl

RMCC

03.249

W

10:30-11:15am

4/4-6/6

10 cl

RMCC

$165 / $185 NR • 8 CLASSES Siblings 8 months and older $92/$111 NR TEACHER: Carl Nickolas 03.250

Tu

3:30-4:15pm

7/3-8/21

8 cl

RMCC

03.251

Tu

4:30-5:15pm

7/3-8/21

8 cl

RMCC

TEACHER: Shy Rachman 03.252

W

9:30-10:15am

7/11-8/29 8 cl

RMCC

03.253

W

10:30-11:15am

7/11-8/29 8 cl

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DANCE tots

CLASSES BY DANCE FORCE DANCING TOGETHER Age 1½-3 with Adult This class is designed to give children the beginning elements of dance in a fun, comfortable, and creative learning environment. The instructor will guide you through both listening and moving activities, and dances to get you both dancing around hand in hand. We will use props, sing songs, let the children explore the dance space, and have fun! Adult participation required.

TINY TOTS BALLET

SPRING WEDNESDAYS 4/11-5/30 • 8 CLASSES Code

PRINCESS PRE-BALLET

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Age

Day Time

Fee

Location

03.279 Dancing Together!

1½-3yrs

W

9:35-10:05am

$89/$106NR

RMCC

03.280 Ballet & Tap

3-5yrs

W

10:15-11am

$99/$118NR

RMCC

03.281 Creative Dance 2-3yrs “Pirates & Princesses”

W

11:05-11:35am $89/$106 NR

RMCC

03.282 Creative Dance 3-5yrs “Pirates & Princesses”

W

11:40a-12:25p

$99/$118NR

RMCC

03.283 Ballet & Tap

4½-6½yrs W

3:35-4:35pm

$103/$123NR CAB

03.284 Ballet & Tap

3½-5½yrs W

4:40-5:40pm

$103/$123NR CAB

03.285 Princess Pre-Ballet

3-5yrs

W

5:45-6:30pm

$99/$118NR

CAB

03.286 Tiny Tots Ballet

2-3yrs

Sa

10:30-11am

$89/$106 NR

RMCC

03.287 Princess Pre-Ballet

3-5yrs

Sa

11:05-11:50am $99/$118 NR

RMCC

03.288 Hip Hop Boogie

4-7yrs

Sa

11:55a-12:40p

$99/$118 NR

RMCC

Age

Day

Time

Fee

Location

03.289 Dancing Together!

1½-3yrs

M

10-10:30am

$80/$95NR

SCC

03.290 Princess Pre-Ballet

3-5yrs

M

10:30-11:15am $87/$103NR

SCC

03.291 Ballet & Tap

4-6yrs

M

11:15a-12:15p

$92/$109NR

SCC

SUMMER

MONDAYS 6/18-7/30 • 7 CLASSES Code

Class

WEDNESDAYS 6/20-8/8 • 7 CLASSES No 7/4 03.292 Tiny Tots Ballet

2-3½yrs

W

3:30-4pm

$80/$95NR

CAB

03.293 Ballet & Tap

4-6yrs

W

4-5pm

$92/$109NR

CAB

03.294 Princess Pre-Ballet

3-5yrs

W

5-5:45pm

$87/$103NR

CAB

SATURDAYS 6/16-7/28 • 7 CLASSES

PRE-SCHOOL DANCE NEW Age 3-5 This is a great beginner class to introduce your child to ballet, creative movement, and beginning jazz steps. They will learn individual steps, across the floor movement, & combinations. Your child will use props while dancing to fun children’s music. Children will perform on last day of class.

Class

SATURDAYS 4/14-6/2 • 8 CLASSES

BALLET & TAP Age 3-4 & 5-7 This class is 60 minutes and has it all! Your child will be introduced to ballet, tap, and beginning jazz steps. They will learn individual steps, across the floor movement, & combinations. Your child will use dance props and also play fun dance games. Children will perform in class on the last day of class. Ballet & Tap shoes required. Parents wait outside of the classroom.

Age 3-5 & 4-7 Bounce, Jump, & Spin! Your child will love this energetic and action packed class. They will learn basic hip hop dance moves to fun kid’s music while building confidence, coordination, and rhythm. Movement games, using their imagination, and being creative is all apart of this great class. Kids will perform on last day of class. Parents wait outside of the classroom.

Ages 2-3 & 3-5 Pretty Princesses and Playful Pirates come together to explore movement and space by using props, singing familiar songs and dancing. Children will use their imagination as we embark on many wonderful dance adventures.(Adults wait outside of the classroom.)

Age 2½-3½ Magic Wands, Flowers, & Tutus! Children will be introduced to ballet, creative and free movement, learn ballet steps, use props, sing songs and begin to understand dance terminology. Parents can stay for the first class & will be invited in for a preview at the mid-point of the session & the last class date. All other class dates we ask parents to wait outside the classroom Age 3-5 Calling all Princesses! In this magical princess themed class, they will learn ballet, creative dance, individual steps, across the floor movement and dance combinations. While dancing to their favorite princess music they will use fun props like scarves, magic wands, & more. All dancers will perform in class, on the last day of the session. Parents wait outside of the classroom.

HIP HOP BOOGIE

CREATIVE DANCE NEW “PIRATES & PRINCESSES”

03.295 Tiny Tots Ballet

2-3½yrs

Sa

10:30-11am

$80/$95NR

RMCC

03.296 Princess Pre-Ballet

3-5yrs

Sa

11-11:45am

$87/$103NR

RMCC

03.297 Hip Hop Boogie

4-7yrs

Sa

11:45a-12:30p

$87/$103NR

RMCC

03.238 Creative Dance 2-3yrs “Pirates & Princesses”

Sa

10:30-11am

$48/$57NR

RMCC

03.239 Princess Pre-Ballet

3-5yrs

Sa

11-11:45am

$52/$62NR

RMCC

03.240 Preschool Dance

4-6yrs

Sa

11:45a-12:30p

$52/$62NR

RMCC

SATURDAYS 8/4-8/25 • 4 CLASSES

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MORE DANCE

GYMNASTICS ARISTA’S JUMP START GYMNASTICS

Walking - 6 years Come join the fun! Help build your child’s confidence through movement and positive encouragement. Building motor skills through tumbling, climbing, jumping on the trampoline, bar skills, and balance beam. Along with a variety of ball sports, scooter boards, ribbons, and parachute games. Parent participation required for all morning classes. The Siblings class in an opportunity for a wider age group to be together. You do not have to be a “sibling” to sign up.

BALLET/TAP COMBO NEW Age 3-4 with Angela Torres Toes, taps and tots! This is a great class for your tiny dancer to learn and grow in a creative and positive environment. We will learn tap steps, ballet positions, dance terminology, and fun routines! Experience the joy of dance with Miss Angie! We will have an in class performance on the last day of class. Parents may watch the first and last class. Tap and ballet shoes required. Location: RMCC

SPRING

Location: RMCC Gym Age

Code

Day

Time

Dates

Classes Fee

Walking to 2yrs

14.216

W

9-9:40am

4/11-6/6

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 4/18

14.217

F

9-9:40am

4/13-6/8

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 4/20

2 years

14.218

Tu

9:50-10:30am

4/10-6/5

9 cl

$127/$147NR

14.219

F

9:50-10:30am

4/13-6/8

9 cl

$127/$147NR

14.220

Sa

9:50-10:30am

4/14-6/9

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 5/26

14.221

Tu

10:40-11:20am

4/10-6/5

9 cl

$127/$147NR

14.222

W

10:40-11:20am

4/11-6/6

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 4/18

14.223

F

10:40-11:20am

4/13-6/8

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 4/20

14.224

Sa

10:40-11:20am

4/14-6/9

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 5/26

14.225

Tu

2:30-3:15pm

4/10-6/5

9 cl

$131/$151NR

Walking- 4yrs 14.226 SIBLINGS 14.227 CLASS

Tu

9-9:40am

4/10-6/5

9 cl

$127/$147NR

Sa

9-9:40am

4/14-6/9

8 cl

$113/$133NR no 5/26

3-5 yrs

$65 / $77 NR • 6 CLASSES 03.270 F 1:45-2:30p 4/6-5/18 no 4/20 03.271 F 2:45-3:30p 4/6-5/18 no 4/20 03.272 F 1:45-2:30p 6/1-7/13 no 6/29 03.273 F 2:45-3:30p 6/1-7/13 no 6/29 $55 / $65 NR • 5 CLASSES 03.274 F 1:45-2:30p 7/20-8/24 no 8/3 03.275 F 2:45-3:30p 7/20-8/24 no 8/3

Age 4-6 TUMBLING

SUMMER

Location: First Methodist Church, 2915 Broadway, Redwood City Age

Code

Day

Time

Dates

Classes Fee

Walking to 2yrs

14.228

M

9-9:40am

7/9-8/20

7 cl

$95

14.229

F

9-9:40am

7/13-8/24

7 cl

$95

2 years

14.230

Tu

9:50-10:30am

7/10-8/21

7 cl

$95

14.231

W

9:50-10:30am

7/11-8/22

7 cl

$95

14.232

F

9:50-10:30am

7/13-8/24

7 cl

$95

14.233

M

10:40-11:20am

7/9-8/20

7 cl

$95

14.234

W

10:40-11:20am

7/11-8/22

7 cl

$95

14.235

F

10:40-11:20am

7/13-8/24

7 cl

$95

14.236

M

9:50-10:30am

7/9-8/20

7 cl

$95

14.237

Tu

10:40-11:20am

7/10-8/21

7 cl

$95

Walking- 4yrs 14.238 SIBLINGS 14.239 CLASS

Tu

9-9:40am

7/10-8/21

7 cl

$95

W

9-9:40am

7/11-8/22

7 cl

$95

3-5 yrs

Age 4-6

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PRESCHOOL SPORTS LITTLE HOOPERS

tots

MOMMY / DADDY & ME SOCCER Age 2-3½ with Kidz Love Soccer Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated to teaching children the world’s most popular sport within a nurturing, recreational environment. A variety of activities designed around the game of soccer will be played each week. As you and your child participate in our fun age appropriate activities, your child will be developing their large motor skills and socialization skills. KLS class status hotline (888) 372-5803.

Age 3½-5 with 1 on 1 Basketball www.1on1basketball.com This unique class introduces the game of basketball to youngsters in a fun, non-competitive environment where players will improve their motor skills, build confidence, and learn the basic fundamentals of the game. Our coaches have been specifically trained to teach basketball to preschool age children using smaller balls and lower hoops. Come out and PLAY! 03.298 Th 10:15-11am 4/12-6/7 9 cl $140/$160NR RMCC

Marlin Park no 5/28 13.200

M

13.201

M

5:30-6pm

4/9-6/4

5:30-6pm

6/25-8/13

$86/$102NR

TINY TOTS BASEBALL ACADEMY

8cl

$86/$102NR

Age 3-5 with Mike Roza, Sequoia High School Baseball Coach Play Ball !! Your child will have fun, while learning how to play baseball. Class instruction includes Hitting,Fielding, and Throwing the ball. Designed to improve hand-eye coordination, while in a non-competitive environment. We use whiffle balls , big whiffle ball bats to make it easy for them to hit, and soft balls to throw and field. Sign up and reap the benefits, that puts a smile on there face. Professional Instruction!! For more info,visit www.pitchingacademy.com Location: Red Morton Park Mcgarvey Field

8cl

Red Morton Park no 5/26

class held on grass area by Valota Rd. 13.202

Sa

4-4:30pm

4/14-6/16

9cl

$97/$115NR

13.203

Sa

4:35-5:05pm

4/14-6/16

9cl

$97/$115NR

13.204

Sa

4-4:30pm

7/7-8/25

8cl

$86/$102NR

13.205

Sa

4:35-5:05pm

7/7-8/25

8cl

$86/$102NR

MOMMY AND ME HORSEMANSHIP CLASS Age 2½-5 with parent/caregiver A series of 3 classes designed to introduce the smallest member of your family to spending some quality time with mom (or dad) on and around horses. As a group, you'll be introduced to safety, ground manners and get comfortable around horses. We'll teach you all about their special equipment, help you groom and tack up one of our horses and ride as your favorite parent tags along! Download the liability forms/application at www.springdown.com before the first session. Location: SDEC 725 Portola Road, Portola Valley 03.230

Tu

10-11:30am

5/8-5/22

3 cl $225

Springdown

PRE-KARATE 1A & 1 PK1A Age 4-5 / PK1 Age 5-7 with Sensei Robert Terada, Hakua Kai Karate,3rd degree black belt This class is designed for both boys and girls and will emphasize hand-eye coordination, body awareness, social interaction, and Karate concepts. It builds confidence, motivates your child to learn and increases attention span. Karate Gi (uniform) may be purchased from instructor. Questions? Contact Sensei Terada’s voice mail 650.218.1678 or terada@hakuakai.com 2-2:45pm

4/14-6/9

9cl

PK1A 15.287 Sa

2-2:45pm

6/23-8/11 8cl

PK1

15.288 Sa

2:50-3:35pm 4/14-6/9

PK1

15.289 Sa

2:50-3:35pm 6/23-8/11 8cl

9cl

03.277

W

11-11:45am 4/11-5/2 4 cl $77/$92 NR

PARENT & ME / TOT BEGINNING ICE SKATING Age 2½-5 with Nazareth Ice Oasis Staff Ice skating is a confidence building sport that is challenging and rewarding. These classes will give you a fun introduction to basic ice skating skills including forward and backward skating and stopping. Skate rental and practice time are included on the day of the lesson only. Location: Nazareth Ice Oasis, 3140 Bay Road, RWC PARENT & ME (AGE 2½-5) 03.221

Sa

11:45am-12:15pm 4/28-6/9

6 cl $84 no 5/26

03.222

Sa

11:45am-12:15pm 6/30-8/4

6 cl $84

6 cl

$84

TOT (AGE 3-5) 3:30-4pm

$103/$123NR

03.224

Sa

11:45am-12:15pm 4/28-6/9

6 cl

$84 no 5/26

$93/$111NR

03.225

W

5:20-5:50pm

5/9-6/13

6 cl

$84

$103/$123NR

03.226

Tu

3:30-4pm

6/19-7/31

6 cl

$84 no 7/3

$93/$111NR

03.227

Sa

11:45am-12:15pm 6/30-8/4

6 cl

$84

03.228

W

5:20-5:50pm

6 cl

$84

PK1

15.290

Th

5-5:45pm

4/12-6/7

9cl

$103/$123NR

PK1

15.291

Th

5-5:45pm

6/21-8/9

8cl

$93/$111NR

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11-11:45am 4/9-4/30 4 cl $77/$92 NR

Tu

@ SCC No 4/26, 5/31 - makeup class will be at RMCC, Sat 5/26, 6/2

18

M

03.223

@ RMCC PK1A 15.286 Sa

03.276

4/17-5/22

7/11-8/15

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YOUTH KIDS NIGHTS!

The “S” Logo denotes classes held in Redwood Shores

With Recreation Staff

BOY’S NIGHT OUT: SUPER SPORTS FRENZY Grades 1-5 Calling all boys! Do you think you have what it takes for a night of non-stop sports action? If so, then the Super Sports Frenzy Night is for you! Join us for an evening of everything sports! Challenge is the name of the game and the prize is FUN! Don’t worry about dinner, pizza and drinks are included. 30.200

F

6:00-9:00pm 4/20

$20

SCC

GAME AND PUZZLE NIGHT FOR THE KIDS Age 5-12 with Mary Albitz, owner, Jigsaw Java Parents get a night out while your kids get fed, learn new games and learn how to put puzzles together quicker. Pizza, popcorn and hot chocolate included. Location: Jigsaw Java, 846 Main St. Redwood City 10.295

Sa

6-9pm

4/7

$25

Jigsaw Java

10.296

Sa

6-9pm

5/5

$25

Jigsaw Java

10.297

Sa

6-9pm

6/9

$25

Jigsaw Java

10.298

Sa

6-9pm

7/7

$25

Jigsaw Java

10.299

Sa

6-9pm

8/4

$25

Jigsaw Java

SANDPIPER MOVIE NIGHT END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR FUN! Grades 1-5 1st-5th graders, throw on your pajamas and get ready for a night of FUN FUN FUN! We’ll make ice cream sundaes, compete in wacky relays and end the night with popcorn and BIG SCREEN MOVIE! To make this slumber party complete, we’ll provide pizza and drinks. Don’t forget your pillow and sleeping bag so you’re comfy during the movie! SYC kids can stay through from 5:30pm on. 30.203

6:00-9:00pm 6/1

$20

SCC

GIRLS NIGHT OUT - SPA NIGHT Grades 1-5 Girls get ready for a night of beauty, glamour and the princess treatment. The night will include magnificent manicures and awesome jewelry making! What girl’s night would be complete without ice cream and a movie?! After our beauty treatment, we’ll finish the night off with a BIG SCREEN movie showing. Girls Rule! (Pizza and drinks included). SYC kids can stay through from 5:30pm on. 30.202

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6:00-9:00pm 5/4

$20

SCC

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SPRING BREAK CAMPS

SPRING ADVENTURE CAMP Grades 1-5

with Recreation Staff Everyday will be an adventure! This week campers will enjoy action packed games, cool cooking projects, crafts, a field trip to Malibu Castle Golf & Games (Tuesday), a walking field trip to the Senior Vet’s theater for a kid friendly movie (Friday), and much more! Each day your child should wear good play sneakers, bring a lunch, jacket and come ready to PLAY! Sign up for the whole week or individual days. Post Care available from 3-5pm. Location: RMCC Type

Code

Full Week Monday Tuesday

Days

Time

Date

Fee

Post Care

Fee

30.252 M-F

8am-3pm

4/2-4/6 $201/$221NR 30.258

$80 /$95 NR

30.253 M

8am-3pm

4/2

$50/$60 NR

30.259

$18 /$22 NR

30.254 Tu

8am-3pm

4/3

$50/$60 NR

30.260

$18 /$22 NR

Wednesday 30.255 W

8am-3pm

4/4

$50/$60 NR

30.261

$18 /$22 NR

Thursday

30.256 Th

8am-3pm

4/5

$50/$60 NR

30.262

$18 /$22 NR

Friday

30.257 F

8am-3pm

4/6

$50/$60 NR

30.263

$18 /$22 NR

SPRING BREAK IN THE SHORES! Grades 1-5

with Recreation Staff If you’re ready to spring into some fun, then Camp Spring Break in the Shores is exactly what you’re for! Come enjoy a week filled with fun games, awesome arts and crafts all based around a springtime theme. Campers should bring a sack lunch every day and wear sneakers. Post Care available from 3-5:30pm. Location: SCC

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Type

Code

Days

Time

Date

Fee

Post Care Fee

Full Week

30.240 M-F

8:30am-3pm 4/2-4/6 $200/$220NR 30.246

$80 /$95 NR

Monday

30.241 M

8:30am-3pm 4/2

$55/$65 NR

30.247

$25 /$30 NR

Tuesday

30.242 Tu

8:30am-3pm 4/3

$55/$65 NR

30.248

$25 /$30 NR

Wednesday 30.243 W

8:30am-3pm 4/4

$55/$65 NR

30.249

$25 /$30 NR

Thursday

30.244 Th

8:30am-3pm 4/5

$55/$65 NR

30.250

$25 /$30 NR

Friday

30.245 F

8:30am-3pm 4/6

$55/$65 NR

30.251

$25 /$30 NR

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MIKE ROZA SPRING BREAK BASEBALL CAMP Age 6-12 with Mike Roza, 15 years Professional instruction, Varsity Pitching Coach at Sequoia High School, Serra High Hall of Fame,for bio & questions visit www.pitchingacademy.com or call 650-324-9805 and staff. This baseball school’s one of the Top Programs in Northern California. With Mike Roza the Pioneer of Professional Instruction. Camp is designed for beginners through experienced players Players will be grouped by age and ability in small group format with lots of individual attention. Our defensive and offensive drills are proven and used daily in camp. Learn the fundamentals of infield, outfield, pitching, hitting, bunting running the bases, and have fun playing games. Parents don’t miss this! Campers should bring Baseball Bat, Baseball , Glove, hat, cleats, shoes, sunscreen, lots of water, snacks, and a big lunch! Location: San Carlos at Highlands Field 2600 Melendy or 206 Aberdeen, San Carlos, 94070 16.201

M-F

9am-3pm

4/2-4/6

$225 /$245NR

AYSO UK INTERNATIONAL SOCCER CAMPS REDWOOD CITY AYSO REGION 1! Age 5-14 With solid grounding in AYSO’s philosophies and coaching programs, AYSO Soccer Camps
work with kids on skills and activities appropriate to their age and skill level. AYSO Soccer Camps are conducted by the best nationally and internationally qualified coaches recruited and trained by UK International Soccer Camps. The AYSO Soccer Camp curriculum has been developed by AYSO in conjunction with some of the highest-level camp trainers in the country, and is approved by AYSO National. Camp will focus on individual attention to ball skills, as well as fun games to put those skills into practice and develop teamwork. Players are encouraged to express themselves in order to develop confidence and individual creativity on the field. Please bring: A soccer ball with your name on it, Shingaurds, plenty to drink, sunscreen and a snack. If you are attending the full day camp you will also need to bring lunch. Location: Red Morton Park, McGarvey Field 16.200

M-F

9am-3pm

4/2-4/6

$225 /$245NR

SOCIETY SKATEBOARDING SPRING BREAK CAMP Age 5-12 with Society Skateboarding Staff Skateboarding camps are a great place to get skateboarding lessons, challenge yourself to become a better skateboarder and learn new tricks, make new friends and build self-confidence. Enjoy this awesome sport with a focus on skateboarding safety, fundamentals, technique as well as balance and coordination.. Each session will consist of skateboarding lessons, snack time, game time and playtime. Helmets are required and safety pads are strongly recommended. Parents must sign waiver form with registration. Location: Generations Indoor Skatepark 2811 San Carlos Ave, San Carlos 16.202

M-F

1-4pm

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SANDPIPER YOUTH CLUB

SANDPIPER YOUTH CLUB

(MON - FRI)

Grades 1 - 5 with Sandpiper Recreation Staff, Director: Telisha Brent If you want to be a part of a fun after school club, then the SYC is for YOU! We will play games, sports, do crafts, learn life skills, watch movies, have special visitors, and more! Children will also have homework time during the program. Sandpiper Youth Club Staff are courteous, professional and most important... fun! Come check us out! MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT 120, so sign up early! (Due to the growth of this program and the number of children, the discipline policy will be closely monitored for your child’s safety and enjoyment). Sandpiper Elementary Students have first priority. We will accommodate all Sandpiper School minimum days. Payment Plans are available, strict rules apply. Priority registration is given to continuing students.

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K-PLAY FOR KINDERS!

(TUES & THURS)

Sandpiper Kindergarteners Kindergartners! Now is your chance to experience your OWN fun afterschool club! Play games, make crafts and projects, work together and get your energy out! This pilot program will run prior to Sandpiper Youth Club from 12:30-2:30pm. Our experienced staff pick children up from class and walk them to Sandpiper Community Center. Come Play!

SANDPIPER YOUTH CLUB

K-PLAY

(1st - 5th graders) with Sandpiper Youth Club Staff. Telisha Brent, Director

Kindergartners with Sandpiper Youth Club Staff

SCHOOL DAYS ONLY Monday-Friday 2:45-5:30pm & Wednesdays 12:30-5:30pm

SCHOOL DAYS ONLY Tues/Thurs 12:30-2:30pm

Session

Dates

Code

Fee

4

3/19-6/8

44.303

$557

+1 Child $501

Holidays

Session

Dates

Code

Fee

Holidays

4/2-4/6, 5/28

4

4/10-6/7

44.304

$237

4/3, 4/5

FALL REGISTRATION INFO

Registration for the Fall 2012 Session of SYC will begin June 1st this year! Registration is taken on a First Come First Serve basis. You can solidify your space for the year by signing up for the first session, only. Registration will begin on JUNE 1, 2012 online at www.RedwoodCity.org/SYC MEET THE STAFF + FUN DAY IN THE SHORES! FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION Facebook.com/SandpiperCenter

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Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

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ARTS & CRAFTS CHILDREN’S CARTOONING Age 6-12 with Young Rembrandts Staff There’s no better way to get a jump on spring than with our fun Young Rembrandts cartoon class. Your student will be exposed to the excitement of drawing anime characters. These drawings will delight our students as they learn how to draw dynamic figures and action-filled scenes. Your funny bone will be tickled when you see the humorous, floral-inspired personas created in our flower characters lesson. And we’ll have an enormous amount of fun as we draw cartoon animals of all shapes and sizes. Sign up today! Lab Fee: $10 payable to instructor at 1st class. 4-5pm 4/11-5/2

4 cl

$85/$101NR

CAB

11.217 W

4-5pm 5/9-5/30

4 cl

$85/$101NR

CAB

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11.216 W

PLAYING WITH PASTELS NEW CHILDREN’S DRAWING Age 6-12 with Young Rembrandts Staff It’s spring time and that can only mean one thing: SPRINGTIME FUN WITH YOUNG REMBRANDTS! If you think your student is a budding vehicle designer, he or she will love our motorcycle lesson. Learning to draw organic shapes and adding color patterns will be the focus as our artists create an eye-catching humming bird illustration. And our students will be challenged as they draw and shade a seemingly realistic portrait using color pencils. Sign up today! Lab Fee: $10 payable to instructor at 1st class. 11.214 Th 3:30-4:30pm 4/12-5/3

4 cl

$85/$101NR CAB

11.215 Th 3:30-4:30pm 5/10-5/31 4 cl

$85/$101NR CAB

GLASS FUSING FUN FOR KIDS NEW Age 7-14 with Laurel Street Arts In this class we encourage kids to play with glass (following strict safety guidelines). They’ll learn how to create beautiful works of glass art by layering colorful glass pieces, stringers, noodles, and rod dots. Lab Fee: $20 including tax, for supplies and firing Location: Laurel Street Arts, 733 Laurel Street, San Carlos 11.207

M

4-5:30pm

4/16

1 cl

$10

11.208

Th

4-5:30

5/10

1 cl

$10

11.209

Tu

4-5:30

6/5

1 cl

$10

Age 5-7 with Celebrate Art Colored chalk, pastels and oil pastels will be the drawing materials of choice in this color filled class. Kids will blend and mix colors, and hone their drawing skills while having fun in this creative and sometimes messy class! Artists will create wonderful works of art to treasure for years to come! Location: Celebrate Art, 1023-B Chestnut, Redwood City 11.205

Tu

4-5:30pm

4/10- 5/29

8cl

$215

PAINTING TRADITIONS NEW Age 7-11 with Celebrate Art In this hands-on painting class we will look at important European and American paintings as a background for our own work. Students will use acrylics, watercolor and mixed-media on paper and canvas board to create their own works of art based on historic examples. Location: Celebrate Art, 1023-B Chestnut, Redwood City 11.206

W

4-5:30pm

4/11-5/30

8cl

$215

MOSAICS FOR KIDS Age 7-14 with Laurel Street Arts Kids will learn how to create a mosaic project of their own! They’ll make a beautiful picture frame using pre-cut glass, seashells, and marbles. Each child will take home a finished mosaic frame ready for a picture. Lab Fee: $15 including tax, for supplies and firing Location: Laurel Street Arts, 733 Laurel Street, San Carlos

CLAY FOR KIDS Age 7-14 with Laurel Street Arts Come have fun with clay! In this class, kids will get their hands dirty and make exciting clay projects like animals, masks, monsters, and more. Kids will get to choose from dozens of colors to glaze their pieces. Includes all materials. Lab Fee: $30 including tax, for supplies and firing Location: Laurel Street Arts, 733 Laurel Street, San Carlos

11.212

M

4-5:30pm

4/23

1 cl

$10

11.213

Th

4-5:30pm

5/24

1 cl

$10

PAINT, PUZZLES AND PROJECTS Age 8-12 with Sharon Chan-Parodi Learn the basics of art: color, texture, shading, lines and perspective with time to do homework, practice your art or play games. Location: Jigsaw Java, 846 Main St. Redwood City

11.210

Tu

4-5:15pm

4/17-5/15

5cl

$100

11.201

Tu/W

3:30-5:30pm

4/17-4/25

4cl

$60

11.211

W

2-3:15pm

4/18-5/16

5cl

$100

11.202

Tu/W

3:30-5:30pm

5/8-5/16

4cl

$60

11.203

Tu/W

2-4pm

6/12-6/20

4cl

$60

11.204

Tu/W

2-4pm

7/10-7/18

4cl

$60

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ENRICHMENT BEGINNING GAME DESIGN NEW

YOUNG STORYTELLERS- THE BASICS

Age 8-14 with Freshi Media Beginning Game Developers work in pairs to conceive, design and build their own original computer game from scratch. Everything created for their game is original to the team—the characters, the action, the background, the music and the format. Participants learn the fundamental game elements and build a single platform game that can be shared with friends on-line. Every team completes a game by the end of the program. Their games will be posted on the www. freshimedia.com website and/or can be downloaded on a personal thumb drive on the last day of the program. Please note: Software and final games are for PC only, but Mac users can play the games through the website. Lab Fee: $20 payable to instructor at 1st class.

Age 6-9 with Lekha School of Creative Writing Staff

10.220

W

3:30-5pm

4/4-6/6

$133/$153NR 8 cl

RMCC

Nourish your child’s imagination in Lekha School of Creative Writing’s Young Storytellers-The Basics class. Students will learn methods to overcome writer’s block and start writing their own original stories and poems. All instructors are published authors with experience teaching. no 5/28 10.208

M

4-5pm

4/9-6/4

$120/$140NR

8 cl

RMCC

AN EVENING OF MAGIC Age 7-11 with Wertman the Wizard Sim Sala Bim! Welcome to an evening of discovering the art of Magic! Learn how to ‘read a mind’. Designed for students and parents with little or no previous conjuring background. Potential magicians explore the art of magic through a variety of simple magic tricks in an encouraging and enjoyable environment. Each child receives a magic wand, Magician’s Assistant award, several manufactured magic tricks and materials to perform tricks that can be done with household items. Lab Fee: $3.50 to the wizard at class. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 10.224

F

6-8pm

5/11 1 day $19/$22NR RMCC

MUSIC RHYTHM & AFRICAN PERCUSSION NEW FOR KIDS! Age 8-15 with Hope Izabelle, a gifted drumming teacher who has been sharing her skills and knowledge with children and adults in private and group lessons, youth camps & drum circle facilitation.. These fun and rewarding classes are designed for children to discover the rhythm that surrounds them and to integrate it into their lives, by learning to lead as well as to work together as a team. Through a series of songs, games, stories and music, students will be introduced to basic rhythmic & percussive techniques, including measure, tempo, Call & Response, the Rumble, the Pulse/Beat, and much more. Many aspects of the rich culture of West African will also be explored in these interactive and innovative lessons. Drums provided. Location: CAB 19.205

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W

3:30-4:30pm

4/11-5/16 6 cl $71/$84NR

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

GROUP PIANO CLASSES Age 6-9 with Svetlana Tuchinsky, B.M., MA Education & 13 yrs experience Small group classes in which the students learn about music and the keyboard. The goal is not only to teach the fundamentals of playing the piano, but to provide a FUN, enjoyable musical experience. Students are grouped according to their age and ability and meet once a week for a 50 minute class. Each student has access to a piano or keyboard. Other activities include music oriented games, EZ music theory, ear-training. Lab Fee: $25 payable to instructor at 1st class. LIMITED ENROLLMENT. Classes with 3 children will be reduced to 35 minutes. Location: CAB Piano 2 18.211 Tu 4-4:50pm

4/10-5/29 8cl $162/$182NR

Piano 3 18.212 Tu 5-5:50pm

4/10-5/29 8cl $162/$182NR

Piano 5 18.213 Tu 6-6:50pm

4/10-5/29 8cl $162/$182NR

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

MUSIC SUZUKI MUSIC INSTRUCTION WITH JENNIFER HENDERSON

Jennifer Henderson, M.A. Music, and award-winning professional flutist, is a professional musician with over 30 years of experience specializing in teaching young children’s music. She is a certified Suzuki Early Childhood Education and flute instructor who studied in Japan with Dr. Suzuki, the founder of the method. Her master’s degree in music is from Washington University. She has taught university and conservatory music and developed Suzuki programs in four states, as well as teaching in Jamaica and Japan.

SUZUKI FLUTE

KINDERJAM: THE BAND NEW

NO CLASS 5/26 18.201 Sa

11:30am-12:15pm 4/7-6/2

8cl $149/$169NR

18.202 Sa

11:30am-12:15pm 6/30-7/28 5cl $95/$113NR

18.203 Sa

11:30am-12:15pm 8/4-9/1

Age 3-12 Genuine Suzuki Flute instruction offered by an internationallyrecognized instructor. Jennifer Henderson studied in Japan with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki, founder of Suzuki Method and Toshio Takahashi, founder of the Suzuki Flute School. In Suzuki Flute, children take small steps to build skills and play. Parents or adult companions accompany young children to keep home practice on track, and to give young learners encouragement. Daily listening to a CD of repertoire is strongly encouraged, to enable children to learn repertoire even before they learn to play. Children eight and older may attend without parent or adult companion. However, parent/ companion participation is very strongly encouraged to ensure children’s success. Instruments and music must be purchased separately- for info about instrument rental and/or purchase and music please call Jennifer at 415.584.4453. Lab fee: $20 payable to instructor at 1st class. Location: RMCC

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Age 5-12 Kinder-JAM is a workshop to teach kids to play music together. No prior experience in music is required. Using rhythm instruments and recorders, the group will learn simple improvisatory skills and experience, on a beginner’s level, what it is like to play in a band. Participants will learn how to start and stop together, how to speed up and slow down, how to apply a rhythm to a chord progression and how to share musical ideas. We will watch videos of famous music groups (jazz ensembles, orchestras, soloists with backup bands) to see how they work together to create music. · How to start and stop together and keep a steady beat · How to play simple rhythms to accompany a song · Simple approaches to improv · Beginning recorder · Elementary music reading and (optional) writing · And more! No experience necessary! Location: RMCC

NO CLASS 5/26 18.207

Sa

9:45-10:15am

4/7-6/2

8cl

$125/$145NR

18.208

Sa

9:45-10:15am

6/30-7/28

5cl

$80/$95NR

18.209

Sa

9:45-10:15am

8/4-9/1

5cl

$80/$95NR

5cl $95/$113NR

PLAY THE RECORDER! Age 5-12 Play the Recorder! teaches beginning playing skills on soprano recorder. Children learn basic music reading and writing skills with songs and games, along with training in ensemble and performance skills. All students are accompanied by parent/companion, who carefully observes and learns along with the children in order to supervise home practice. Class includes videos and recordings of recorder performers and performances as an inspiration for young players plus coloring sheets, games and materials for learning. 5 year old Children must attend with parent or adult companion. Lab fee: $20 payable to instructor at 1st class. Location: RMCC NO CLASS 5/26

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18.204

Sa

9:15-9:45am

4/7-6/2

8cl

$125/$145NR

18.205

Sa

9:15-9:45am

6/30-7/28

5cl

$80/$95NR

18.206

Sa

9:15-9:45am

8/4-9/1

5cl

$80/$95NR

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MUSIC PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS

with MusicArt Studio Half-hour private sessions with a professionally trained guitarist or pianist. Master the skills of the piano or guitar with one-on-one attention. Guitar lessons can be electric or acoustic guitar, and even bass. All skill levels are welcome. One child per half hour.

PRIVATE GUITAR LESSONS Age 8-16

4/9-5/7

5/14-6/18

6/25-7/23

7/30-8/27

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes no 5/28

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

2:45-3:15pm

18.214

18.219

18.225

18.231

3:20-3:50pm

18.215

18.220

18.226

18.232

3:55-4:25pm

18.310

18.221

18.227

18.233

4:30-5pm

18.216

18.222

18.228

18.234

5:05-5:35pm

18.217

18.223

18.229

18.235

5:40-6:10pm

18.218

18.224

18.230

18.236

4/10-5/8

5/15-6/12

6/26-7/24

7/31-8/28

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

2:50-3:20pm

18.237

18.241

18.245

18.249

3:20-3:50pm

18.238

18.242

18.246

18.250

5:10-5:40pm

18.239

18.243

18.247

18.251

Age 7-16 with MusicArt Studio Learn the basics of playing guitar. We’ll teach you to read music and soon you’ll be playing familiar tunes. Intermediate students will be given alternate assignments according to their skill level. Each student will be provided with a guitar to take home for the duration of the session. Lab Fee: $10 for book, payable to instructor at 1st class.

5:45-6:15pm

18.240

18.244

18.248

18.252

$108 / $128 NR • 5 CLASSES

Mondays

youth

@ CAB

Tuesdays @ SCC

BEGINNING GUITAR (GROUP LESSONS)

PRIVATE KEYBOARD AT SANDPIPER Age 6-17

19.201

Tu

4-5pm

4/10-5/8

SCC

19.202

Tu

4-5pm

5/15-6/12

SCC

4/13-5/11

5/18-6/15

6/29-7/27

8/3-8/31

19.203

Tu

4-5pm

6/26-7/24

SCC

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

$182/$202NR 5 classes

19.204

Tu

4-5pm

7/31-8/28

SCC

2:50-3:20pm

18.253

18.259

18.265

18.271

3:25-3:55pm

18.254

18.260

18.266

18.272

4:00-4:30pm

18.255

18.261

18.267

18.273

4:35-5:05pm

18.256

18.262

18.268

18.274

5:10-5:40pm

18.257

18.263

18.269

18.275

5:45-6:15pm

18.258

18.264

18.270

18.276

Fridays @ SCC

PRIVATE SINGING LESSONS Age 9-Adult with the staff at The Latimerlo Studio, successfully creating great singers since 1998! Private singing lessons are the key to singing with a powerful, beautiful voice. Let the staff at the Latimerlo Studio take you to the next level! Be sure to impress at your next audition and performance. Lab Fee: $10 payable to instructor at 1st class. $185 / $205 NR • 4 CLASSES ($140/$160NR • 3 CLASSES 6/18-7/2)

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Day Time

Location

4/9-4/30

5/7-6/4 no 5/28 6/11-7/2

7/9-7/30

8/6-8/27

M

2:15-3pm

CAB

18.277

18.282

18.287

18.292

18.297

M

3-3:45pm

CAB

18.278

18.283

18.288

18.293

18.298

M

3:45-4:30pm

CAB

18.279

18.284

18.289

18.294

18.299

M

4:30-5:15pm

CAB

18.280

18.285

18.290

18.295

18.200

M

5:15-6pm

CAB

18.281

18.286

18.291

18.296

18.300

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

DANCE, TUMBLING & BATON TUMBLING Age 4-9 with Arista’s Jump Start Gymnastics Children will work on tumbling skills, strength and flexibility. Your child’s confidence will grow in this positive, n o n - co m p et i t i ve e nv i ro n m e nt . Beginner and Intermediate Boys and Girls are welcome! $131/$151NR • 9 CLASSES Code

Day Time

Dates

Location

Age 4-6

14.225

Tu

2:30-3:15pm

4/10-6/5

RMCC

Age 6-9

14.210

Tu

3:30-4:15pm

4/10-6/5

RMCC

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Age

FIT KIDS JAM BALLET/TAP COMBO Age 5-7 with Angela “Angie” Torres Come learn to dance in this fun and positive environment! This creative class introduces children to a combination of both tap and ballet. Children will learn tap steps, ballet positions, dance terminology, and how to count music! Tights, leotard, and tap & ballet shoes are required. An in-class performance will be held on the last day of class. Location: RMCC Dance Studio

Ages 8-13 with Community Street Jam Like most concerned parents, you’re probably wondering how to best help your child develop both academically and physically. Recent research shows that a student’s physical fitness is associated with better academic performance. So if you need a fitness program that offers high quality with each student’s safety in mind, CSJ provides fun and engaging classes. See improved confidence, increased self-esteem and a better mental attitude in as little as six weeks. All fitness levels are welcome. Location: Community Street Jam 849 Veterans Blvd Redwood City 12.209

W

3:30-4:30pm

4/4-6/13

11cl

$132

12.201

F

3:45-4:45pm

4/6-5/18

$65/$77NR no 4/20

12.202

F

3:45-4:45pm

6/1-7/13

$65/$77NR no 6/29

12.203

F

3:45-4:45pm

7/20-8/24

$55/$65NR no 8/3

12.204

F

4:45-5:45pm

4/6-5/18

$65/$77NR no 4/20

BATON CLASSES

12.205

F

4:45-5:45pm

6/1-7/13

$65/$77NR no 6/29

12.206

F

4:45-5:45pm

7/20-8/24

$55/$65NR no 8/3

Age 5-12 with Karla Hubbell Come give it a twirl! Learn basic baton twirling skills while having fun. Improve eye-hand coordination, dexterity, rhythm, and grace. Baton 2- Must have teacher recommendation. Performing Opportunities available.

HIP-HOP Age 8-13 with Community Street Jam Staff Is your pre-teen stuck on the couch? Does she need a positive and healthful activity to help deal with homework stress or physical changes? CSJ provides a wonderful environment for youth to learn the latest dance moves in a safe space. No hype, just nurturing instructors that will give each student that self confidence to become better dancers. Our hip hop classes for youth are taught with age appropriate music and routines. No dance experience is required, just a can-do attitude and regular attendance. Location: Community Street Jam, 849 Veterans Blvd. Redwood City 12.207

Sa

10-11am

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4/7-6/9

10cl

$120

BATON 1 10.263

Tu

4-5pm

4/3-4/24

4cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

10.264

Tu

4-5pm

5/1-5/29

5cl

$55/$65NR

CAB

10.265

Tu

4-5pm

6/5-6/26

4cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

10.266

Tu

4-5pm

7/17-7/31

3cl

$33/$39NR

CAB

10.267

Tu

4-5pm

8/7-8/28

4cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

10.268

Tu

5-6pm

4/3-4/24

4cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

10.269

Tu

5-6pm

5/1-5/29

5cl

$55/$65NR

CAB

10.270

Tu

5-6pm

6/5-6/26

4cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

10.271

Tu

5-6pm

7/17-7/31

3cl

$33/$39NR

CAB

10.272

Tu

5-6pm

8/7-8/28

4cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

BATON 2

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MARTIAL ARTS JU-JITSU / KARATE / ESCRIMA Age 4+ (or upon instructors approval) with Sensei Stephen Tuazon, 5th degree Black Belt in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu & Kosho Ryu Kenpo Karate . Student of Professor James Muro, over 30 years of experience. Your child will learn discipline, focus and respect as well as how to defend themselves. As they build their bodies, they will also build their minds. This course covers Karate (kicking and punching), Jujitsu (grappling and body throws) as well as Escrima (weapons training). Uniforms may be purchased from the instructor for $28. Questions? Please call Sensei Stephen Tuazon (650)787-3735 or email stephen.tuazon@sbcglobal.net. Location: SCC

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$108/$128NR • 10 CLASSES 4/9-5/9

5/16-7/2 no 5/28, 5/30, 6/11, 6/13

7/11-8/13

15.200

15.203

15.206

INTERMEDIATE 5-12 yrs M/W 5-6pm

15.201

15.204

15.207

ADVANCED

15.202

15.205

15.208

Class

Age

Day

Time

BEGINNING

4-8 yrs

M/W 4:15-5pm

6-18 yrs M/W 6-7pm

TAE KWON DO

PRE-KARATE 1A & 1

Age 6-18 with Debra Kadner This Korean martial art program incorporates both modern sport with the traditional art, emphasizing respect, discipline, and a positive attitude towards learning. Students develop endurance, strength, speed, flexibility, and balance; skills that are essential to all athletics. Since this program began in 1997, Ms. Kadner has provided students the opportunity to compete at local tournaments and achieve black belt certification through the World TaeKwonDo Federation. Students are welcome to try the first class for free. Instructor permission is required for Black Belt Training and Sparring classes. Visit www.MetroTKD.org to learn more.

PK1A Age 4-5 / PK1 Age 5-7 with Sensei Robert Terada, Hakua Kai Karate,3rd degree black belt This class is designed for both boys and girls and will emphasize hand-eye coordination, body awareness, social interaction, and Karate concepts. It builds confidence, motivates your child to learn and increases attention span. Karate Gi (uniform) may be purchased from instructor. Questions? Contact Sensei Terada’s voice mail 650.218.1678 or terada@hakuakai.com

BLACK BELT TRAINING Age 8+ For classes focused on Olympic-style sparring and black belt training, instructor permission required.

OLYMPIC-STYLE SPARRING Age 8+ For classes focused on Olympic-style sparring and black belt training, instructor permission required. Location: RMCC

SPRING no 5/28 Age 6-8

15.270

M/W 3:30-4:30pm 4/9-6/4

$145/$165NR

Age 9-18 15.271

M/W 4:30-5:30pm 4/9-6/4

$145/$165NR

Blackbelt 15.272

M/W 5:30-6:30pm 4/9-6/4

$45/$53NR

Olympic

M/W 5:30-6:30pm 4/11-5/30 $45/$53NR

15.273

PK1A 15.286 Sa

2-2:45pm

4/14-6/9

9cl

PK1A 15.287 Sa

2-2:45pm

6/23-8/11 8cl

PK1

15.288 Sa

2:50-3:35pm 4/14-6/9

PK1

15.289 Sa

2:50-3:35pm 6/23-8/11 8cl

9cl

$103/$124NR $93/$111NR $103/$124NR $93/$111NR

@ SCC No 4/26, 5/31 - makeup class will be at RMCC, Sat 5/26, 6/2 PK1

15.290

Th

5-5:45pm

4/12-6/7

9cl

$103/$124NR

PK1

15.291

Th

5-5:45pm

6/21-8/9

8cl

$93/$111NR

PRE-KARATE 2 Age 7-12 with Sensei Robert Terada, 3rd degree black belt This class is designed for children who have completed 3 or more sessions of PK-1 or have instructors approval. Children will work on refining their skills at a more advanced level. New students may be admitted, but only with prior approval from the instructor. Questions? Contact Sensei Terada’s voice mail 650.218.1678 or terada@hakuakai.com No 4/26, 5/31 - makeup class will be at RMCC, Sat 5/26 6/2

SUMMER M/W 3:30-4:30pm 6/18-8/22 $155/$175NR

15.292 Th

5:50-6:35pm 4/12-6/7 9cl

$103/$124NR SCC

Age 9-18 15.275

M/W 4:30-5:30pm 6/18-8/22 $155/$175NR

15.293 Th

5:50-6:35pm 6/21-8/9 8cl

$93/$111NR

Blackbelt 15.276

M/W 5:30-6:30pm 6/18-8/20 $50/$59NR

Olympic

M/W 5:30-6:30pm 6/20-8/22 $50/$59NR

Age 6-8

28

@ RMCC

15.274

15.277

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

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Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

SPORTS

GROUP SKATEBOARDING 101

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Age 5-12 with Society Skateboarding Staff Learn to skate or refine your skills from the Society experienced skateboarding instructors at the Red Morton skate park. Skateboarding safety, fundamentals, and technique will be covered in this class. The students will learn to enjoy this sport to the fullest with a focus on balance, coordination, and skateboarding etiquette. Take advantage of the 10% discount on all safety gear at Society with registration on 625 Laurel Street, San Carlos CA 94070, (650) 596-8182. @ PHIL SHAO MEMORIAL SKATE PARK (RED MORTON) 16.203

Sa

11am-12pm

4/7-5/5

5 cl

$100

16.204

Sa

11am-12pm

5/12-6/9

5 cl

$100

@ GENERATIONS INDOOR SKATEPARK 2811 SAN CARLOS AVE, SAN CARLOS

Sign up for classes through us once or twice per week and then schedule them directly through Society. You can go once a week or twice a week! Call 650.596.8182 to schedule. Frequency

Days

Available times Date Range Fee

Once per week MTuThFr 16.205 W

3-4pm/4-5pm

4/9-5/7

$100

1-2pm/2-3pm

4/9-5/7

$100

Twice per week MTuThFr 16.206 W

3-4pm/4-5pm

4/9-5/7

$180

1-2pm/2-3pm

4/9-5/7

$180

Once per week MTuThFr 16.207 W

3-4pm/4-5pm

5/14-6/11

$100

1-2pm/2-3pm

5/14-6/11

$100

Twice per week MTuThFr 16.208 W

3-4pm/4-5pm

5/14-6/11

$180

1-2pm/2-3pm

5/14-6/11

$180

INTRODUCTION TO FENCING

with Jay Choi, certified U.S. Fencing Coach Age 6-12 Learn how to fight with swords in a fun and safe setting. With a focus on fun fencing and games, every fencer walks away from this class with a smile on their face. Our fencing classes include general fitness, footwork, bladework, bouting, hand-eye coordination drills and games. Lab Fee: $20 payable to instructor at 1st class for equipment rental. Location: Peninsula Fencing Academy, 835 E San Carlos Ave., Ste B, San Carlos

YOUTH BOXING FITNESS (NON CONTACT) Age 8-17 with Peninsula Boxing & Fitness You don’t’ have to be a boxer to get a boxing workout. Our classes challenge youngsters in a fun and exciting way combining music, movement, and motivation. Children and teens increase cardiovascular fitness, lose weight, elevate energy levels, enhance muscle tone, build confidence and self esteem, and reduce stress all at their own pace. Learn stance, footwork, and striking technique employing explosive punch and kick combinations on heavy bags for a super cardio total body conditioning workout. Interval training is introduced to build lung capacity and increase heart rate for high calorie burn. Sharpen skills and develop stamina with punch mitt routines. Do various partner drills and fun strength exercises for cooperative interaction among students. Conclude with cool down and flexibility. $36 fee for gloves and hand wraps. Location: Peninsula Boxing & Fitness, 2860 Spring St. #1, RWC SESSION 1 16.209

Tu

5-6pm

4/3-5/22

8 cl

$85

16.210

W

5-6pm

4/4-5/23

8 cl

$85

16.211

Sa

10-11am 4/7-5/26

8 cl

$85

SESSION 2 16.212

Tu

5-6pm

6/12-7/10 5 cl

$55

16.213

W

5-6pm

6/13-7/11 4 cl

$45

16.214

Sa

10-11am

6/16-7/14 5 cl

$55

16.220 Tu

3:45-4:45pm

4/3-5/8

6 cl

$102

PFA

16.221 W

3:45-4:45pm

4/4-5/9

6 cl

$102

PFA

16.222 Th

3:45-4:45pm

4/5-5/10

6 cl

$102

PFA

16.223 Tu

3:45-4:45pm

5/15-6/19

6 cl

$102

PFA

16.215

Tu

5-6pm

7/17-8/14 5 cl

$55

16.224 W

3:45-4:45pm

5/16-6/20

6 cl

$102

PFA

16.216

W

5-6pm

7/18-8/15 5 cl

$55

16.225 Th

3:45-4:45pm

5/17-6/21

6 cl

$102

PFA

16.217

Sa

10-11am

7/21-8/18 5 cl

$55

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SPORTS ICE SKATING

with Nazareth Ice Oasis Staff 650.364.8090 Skate rental and practice time are included on the day of the lesson only. Gloves/Mittens recommended (loaners available). Please arrive 15 minutes before class. Location: Nazareth Ice Oasis, 3140 Bay Rd. Redwood City, California 94063

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YOUTH BEGINNING ICE SKATING Age 6-12 Ice Skating is a confidence-building sport that is challenging and rewarding. These classes will give you a fun introduction to the basic ice skating skills, including skating forward, backward and stopping. Skate rental and practice time are included on the lesson day. $84 • 6 classes

16.250 Tu 4-4:30pm

4/17 -5/22 6 cl $84

16.251 Tu 4-4:30pm

6/19-7/31 6 cl $84 no 7/3

16.252 W 5:20-5:50pm

5/9-6/13

16.253 W 5:20-5:50pm

7/11-8/15 6 cl $84

16.254 Sa 11:45a-12:15p

4/28-6/9

6 cl $84 no 5/26

16.255 Sa 11:45a-12:15p

6/30-8/4

6 cl $84

6 cl $84

YOUTH BEGINNING ICE HOCKEY SKILLS Age 6+ This class teaches basic ice hockey skating skills. Will learn hockey skills but will not use sticks, pucks or wear equipment. Skaters must have taken a beginning ice skating class before registering for this class. 16.256 W 5:20-5:50pm

5/9-6/13

6 cl $84

16.257 W 5:20-5:50pm

7/11-8/15 6 cl $84

16.258 Sa 11:45a-12:15p

4/28-6/9

6 cl $84 no 5/26

16.259 Sa 11:45a-12:15p

6/30-8/4

6 cl $84

BEGINNING ICE SKATING MINI SESSION Age 5-13 with Nazareth Ice Oasis Learn the basics of ice skating in a one week mini session -- improve your skills quickly with five 30 minute lessons in one week. There is an hour of practice time from 10:30-11:30 each day after the lesson, and skate rental is included. Location: Nazareth Ice Oasis, Ice Oasis, 3140 Bay Rd. RWC

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16.260

M-F

10-10:30am

4/2-4/6

$70

16.261

M-F

10-10:30am

6/11-6/15

$70

16.262

M-F

10-10:30am

7/9-7/13

$70

16.263

M-F

10-10:30am

7/30-8/3

$70

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CRAZY ABOUT HORSES DAY MINI CAMP

with Springdown Equestrian 650.851.1114 Age 6+ Love horses? Here is your chance to spend a day with one of 50 well-trained school horses, learn about safety and handling horses, tacking and grooming your horse, and of course ride! Enjoy a live demonstration and hands on activities. It is the perfect introduction to learning about horses and all in a day to get your boots wet. Download the liability forms/application at www.springdown.com/ camps prior to camp day. Due to the physical limitations of our horses, rider’s weight should not exceed 225 pounds. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. Location: 725 Portola Road, Portola Valley 16.265

Sa

10am-2pm

5/19

1 day

$125

Springdown

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TENNIS TENNIS AT YOUR SERVICE

QUICKSTART TENNIS

TERRIFIC TINY TENNIS

Age 8-10 Kids will enhance their skill development with special compression tennis balls on the “60 ft. court”. Play to learn!

INDIVIDUAL TENNIS LESSONS

16.226

Sa

1-2pm

3/31-5/19

16.227

MW

4-5pm

6/18-7/11*

Age 5-7 Children play FUN activities and games with low compression tennis balls on the “42 ft. court” that will enhance their skill development in a success oriented environment. Small group lessons, only 2-6 students! We recommend the 23” to 25” rackets.

16.228

MW

4-5pm

7/16-8/8

$84 / $100 NR • 8, 40 MIN LESSONS

$84 / $100 NR • 8, 40 MIN LESSONS

*no 7/4 (makeup Fri, 7/6)

YOUTH NOVICE/ LOW INTERMEDIATE TENNIS Age 11-14 Develop the essential techniques with emphasis on control, depth, and direction on the “78 ft. court” with regulation tennis balls. Lessons will also incorporate basic strategy and tactics.

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Taught by the staff of Stanford Tennis Coach John Whitlinger and USPTA Professional Tom Sarsfield. Enjoy top-flight instruction from the staff of Whitlinger & Sarsfield Tennis. Youth & adult classes of 3-8 students will consist of eight hours of instruction. Classes of 2 students will be converted into 4 hours of lessons. Students provide own rackets. IMPORTANT: In case of rain, contact the Recreation dept. at 650.780.7311 within the hour before scheduled starting time for class status or check with the instructor at the court. NO POSTPONEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE INITIATED BY THE INSTRUCTOR OR BY THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT. Unless notified to the contrary, make up lessons will be forwarded to the next normal meeting day and time. However, Fridays (for weekday lessons) or Sundays (for weekend lessons) may be used at the instructor’s discretion. NOTE: If an earlier class is postponed due to rain, all the following classes may also be postponed that day even if the courts become dry. Location: Red Morton Courts #1-2, 1400 Roosevelt Ave.

16.232

Sa

2-2:40pm

3/31-5/19

16.233

MW

3:20-4pm

6/18-7/11*

16.234

MW

3:20-4pm

7/16-8/8

*no 7/4 (makeup Fri, 7/6)

Learn new strokes or improve your old ones through individualized lessons based on your needs. All ages, beginners to advanced. Call the Redwood City Parks and Rec Dept. at (650)780-7311 or visit WhitlingerSarsfieldTennis.com for contact information to make arrangements. Location: Mezes Park Ct. #1 (instructor priority at all times) Red Morton Park Ct. #1 (Saturdays 9am-9pm) Fee: $55 per hour or $150 for three one hour lessons (Add $5 per hour for each additional person). All checks payable to the “City of Redwood City”. Check and registration form must be given to the instructor at the time of your lesson. Visit WhitlingerSarsfieldTennis.com for more information.

$84 / $100 NR • 8, 40 MIN LESSONS 16.229

Sa

11am-12pm 3/31-5/19

16.230

MW

5-6pm

6/18-7/11*

16.231

MW

5-6pm

7/16-8/8

*no 7/4 (makeup Fri, 7/6)

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SOCCER

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WWW.KIDZLOVESOCCER.COM

KIDZ LOVE SOCCER

Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated to teaching children the world’s most popular sport within a nurturing, recreational environment. A typical session experience includes age appropriate activities: skill demonstrations, fun games, and instructional scrimmages. Young soccer enthusiasts experience soccer fun in a safe, non-competitive environment. Kidz Love Soccer…”Where the score is always FUN to FUN!” Shin guards are required after the first meeting. KLS class status hotline (888) 372-5803 TOT SOCCER (3½-4YRS)

Tot Soccer is a great way to introduce your child to the exciting sport of soccer. Young children will develop large motor skills while having fun running and kicking just like the big kids! Shin guards are required after the first meeting. PRE-SOCCER (4-5YRS.)

Children will have fun and learn the basic techniques of the game while building self-esteem and learning to follow instructions in a nurturing teaching environment. Shin guards are required after the first meeting. SOCCER 1 (5-6YRS)

Players will learn dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, age-specific defense, etc. Fun skill games are played at every session, and every participant will have a ball at his or her feet. Shin guards are required after the first meeting.

MARLIN PARK

Neptune Dr. & Cringle Dr., Redwood Shores 4/9-6/4 $86/$102NR 8 classes no 5/28

6/25-8/13 $86/$102NR 8 classes

Class

Day Time

Pre-Soccer (age 4-5)

M

3:25-4:00pm

13.207

13.210

Soccer 1 (age 5-6)

M

4-4:45pm

13.208

13.211

Tot-Soccer (age 3½-4)

M

4:45-5:15pm

13.209

13.212

RED MORTON PARK

1400 Roosevelt Ave., RWC 94061 4/12-6/7 $97/$115NR 9 classes

6/28-8/16 $86/$102NR 8 classes

10-10:30am

13.213

13.219

Th

10:30-11:05am

13.214

13.220

Pre-Soccer (age 4-5)

Th

3:15-3:50pm

13.215

13.221

Soccer 1 (age 5-6)

Th

3:50-4:35pm

13.216

13.222

Tot-Soccer (age 3½-4)

Th

5:30-6:00pm

13.217

13.223

Skills & Scrimmages (age 7-10) Th

4:35-5:20pm

$104/$124NR 9 classes 13.218

$94/$112NR 8 classes 13.224

4/14-6/16

7/7-8/25 $86/$102NR 8 classes

Class

Day

Time

Tot-Soccer (age 3½-4)

Th

Pre-Soccer (age 4-5)

Class

Day

Time

Soccer 1 (age 5-6)

Sa

2:30-3:15pm

13.225

13.229

Tot-Soccer (age 3½-4)

Sa

4:00-4:30pm

13.226

13.230

Pre-Soccer (age 4-5)

Sa

4:30-5:05pm

13.227

13.231

Skills & Scrimmages (age 7-10) Sa

3:15-4:00pm

$104/$124NR 9 classes 13.228

$94/$112NR 8 classes 13.232

SKILLS AND SCRIMMAGES (7-10YRS.)

Kidz 7-10 years of age will enjoy advanced skill building: dribbling, passing and shooting in a team play format. Each class we will play games to build individual skills and small-sided scrimmages that emphasize application of finer technical points. This is the perfect bridge from our Soccer 1 classes for those who are aspiring to the next level. All levels of skill are welcome to learn and enjoy the world’s most popular sport! Each participant will receive a soccer jersey. Shin guards are required after the first meeting.

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$97/$115NR 9 classes no 5/26

RAIN-OUT HOTLINE 1.888.372.5803 Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS PROGRAM JUNIOR GIANTS BASEBALL 2012

T-Ball (Age 5-7): Players will be assigned to a team and there will be Skills Days to start the season and then game days. A schedule, Jr. Giants Jersey, and hat will be provided at the Parent Orientation on June 13th at 6pm at Red Morton Community Center. 8-10 Year Old Division: This program is machine pitch and games will be on Mon/Weds at 4:30pm or 6pm. Practices times will be determined by the coach’s availability, but will be after 4pm, M-F. Practice will begin the week of June 20th. A schedule, Jr. Giants Jersey, and hat will be provided at the Parent Orientation on June 13that 6pm at Red Morton Community Center. The season will run from June 30th-August 9th, 2012. COACHES MEETING

PARENTS MEETING

PRACTICE DATES

SEASON

T-BALL DAYS/TIME

AGE 8-10 DAYS/TIME

6/30-8/9

T/TH Skill Days M/W 4-5pm Machine Pitch Games: Games: 4:30pm or 6pm 4 or 5pm

LOCATION

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REGISTRATION

For more detailed information visit www.teamsideline.com/redwoodcity

JR. GIANTS BASEBALL - FREE PROGRAM Registration Deadline 5/31

Mon 6/11 6pm @ RMCC

Wed 6/13 6pm @ RMCC

6/18-6/29

Selby Lane School

Community Youth Sports Directory REDWOOD CITY GIRL’S SOFTBALL LITTLE LEAGUE /YOUTH BASEBALL RWC Parks, Recreation and Community Services supports the City’s Little League programs LEAGUE

Girl’s Softball League for ages 5-16 by providing fields and sponsoring the City Wide Tournament; however, it does not conduct Register online at www.rcgsl.org or pick registrations, collect fees, or organize teams. You should contact the individuals listed below up form at Red Morton Center Steve for each league’s sign-up dates and fees: Chandler 650.703.3505 steve@rcgsl.org

LEAGUE

R.C. National POP WARNER FOOTBALL Highlanders AND CHEERLEADING Call (650)216-7249 / www.rc49ers.com R.C. American Belmont/Shores REDWOOD CITY AFTER SCHOOL RWC Pony/Colt

SPORTS

CONTACT

Scott Sammons Sean Barstad Maria Pimentel Mike Davies Rick Mazzoni

PHONE

274-2241 366.1269 464.9890 281.9577 771.0876

EMAIL / WEB

RCNLL1@yahoo.com or RCNLL.com sean.barstad@gmail.com/www.highlandersll.org RCAmericanLL@netscape.net, eteamz.com/RCALL

BRSLL.org rjmazzmgr@yahoo.com

Erin Niemeyer at 780-7335. Coaches YOUTH SOCCER Needed! eniemeyer@redwoodcity.org Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department supports the City’s soccer

SHERIFF’S ACTIVITIES LEAGUE

Brian Mansell (650) 346-0884

programs by providing fields and sponsoring the events. However, it does not conduct registrations, collect fees, or organize teams. You should contact the individuals listed below for each league’s sign-up dates and fees:

RWC AYSO SOCCER

LEAGUE

Fall season (August-November) For info Juventus Sport Club call 364-AYSO or visit www.ayso1.org Madera Roja Soccer Club PENINSULA BOXING & FITNESS Year round amateur competition for ages RWC AYSO 8-34. Contact: Nick Bellafatto Bel/RWS AYSO 650-290-1920 www.peninsulaboxing.org Gryphons Soccer Club Belmont United

CONTACT PHONE WEB

Ray Bolanos Anna Maciel Eduardo Carillo Andy Moore Greg Snow Matt Zucca Jair Campos Savario Ferme

415.778.1357 361.1963 364.0554 575.3091 N/A 346.7033 207.2706 224.8171

www.juventussportclub.org maciel65@msn.com ayso1.org ayso108.org gryphonssoccer.com belmont.united@gmail.com

FIELD CONDITION HOTLINE 780-7389 Register Online Today!

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AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS

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SPRING/SUMMER SPORTS 2012

visit www.teamsideline.com/redwoodcity for detailed information. Provided by the Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, in collaboration with the Sheriff’s Activities League, the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and supported by the Redwood City Police Activities League. League Overview: • Students must participate for the school they attend. • Forms will be available at Red Morton Center and at the schools. • Cost: $50.00 • Practices are typically after school based on coaches availability. • League games are typically 2 times/week (Monday-Thursday 4, 5 or 6pm). • Games will be played at MIT, Kennedy, Red Morton, Hawes, Fair Oaks and the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula depending on the sport. • For sports at Clifford, Garfield & Fair Oaks Schools, please contact the Sheriff’s Activities League at 650.599.1693. • For sports at Hoover School, Please call Dennis Alaba at the Boys & Girls Club at 650.587.9369. • For sports at all other Redwood City schools, contact Erin Niemeyer at 650.780.7335 for more information.

SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

JUNIOR DRIBBLERS BASKETBALL

Girls and Boys Entering 6th-9th Grades Players must attend Evaluation Day to be placed on a team. Teams will be balanced by talent to ensure a competitive league. Each team will play 8 league games, with every player guaranteed 20 minutes of playing time per game. League jerseys will be provided. Appropriate attire must be worn. Shorts, Shirts, and Basketball Shoes. Location: Red Morton Community Center/Kennedy Season: June 18th-August 8th, 2012 Mandatory Player Evaluation Day: June 18th, 2012 @ RMCC 6th /7th Grade Boys and Girls 5-6pm 8th /9th Grade Boys and Girls 6-7pm Practice Dates/Times: (4, 5, or 6pm based on coach’s availability.) Boys: 6/18, 6/20, 6/25, 6/27, 7/4, 7/11, 7/18 Girls: 6/19, 6/21, 6/26, 6/28, 7/5, 7/17, 7/24 Games (4, 5, or 6pm): Boys: Mon/Weds. 7/9-8/10 Girls: Tues/Thurs. 7/10-8/9 FEE: $75 • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 8TH Grades

Code

Season

Boys

6th/7th

46.306

6/18-8/8

Girls

6 /7

th

46.307

6/18-8/8

Boys

8th/9th

46.308

6/18-8/8

Girls

8th/9th

46.309

6/18-8/8

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Volunteer Coaches Needed! MANDATORY coaches meeting on Thurs, June 14th @ 6pm and training on Sun, June 17th from 9am-12pm at Red Morton.

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2nd/3rd Grade Boys & Girls This is an instructional program designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of basketball. The class format will include practices and games. A schedule will be provided to you on the first day. Games will be at 4pm or 5pm. Participants should arrive at Red Morton Center at 3:30 pm on April 23rd. A game schedule will be given to you on the first day of class. Participants must wear appropriate attire and tennis shoes. Please bring water. Fee: $50 Registration Deadline Coaches Meeting Season/Days/Times Games

3/23/12 Wednesday, 4/11 @ 6pm At Red Morton 4/23/12-5/30/12 at RMCC M/W 4-5:15pm (Skill/Practice Days) 4 or 5pm (1 hour in length)

Fall After School Sports. Forms will be available for Flag Football, Cross Country, Street Hockey, Volleyball, and Golf on August 1st, 2012. Please visit our website at teamsideline.com/redwoodcity Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS YOUTH SUMMER INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE (2 DIVISIONS-8-10 AND 11-14 DIVISION) Boys & Girls, Ages 8-14 This is a coed indoor drop-in soccer program with in-house rules designed to encourage playing good quality, fast paced, soccer. If there are enough registrants, this will be converted to a small league where participants will play (2) 20 minute games each Sunday. Game length is up to 20 minutes long with no half time. Players will be placed on a team of 6-8 players, with 6 on the field at one time. (Free substitution, no game stoppage required.) SHIN GUARDS REQUIRED! CONTACT: Michael Maylan 650.743.0420 Age 8-10

46.310

Su

2-4pm

6/24-8/5

$35/$42NR

RMCC

Age 11-14 46.311

Su

2-4pm

6/24-8/5

$35/$42NR

RMCC

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Registration Deadline 6/15

YOUTH AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS- GOLF PROGRAM Redwood City Parks & Rec and Emerald Hills Golf Course, in partnership with Hook A Kid on Golf, is offering a 3-Part Youth Golf Program. All classes are taught at Emerald Hills. Each Clinic is a separate class and classes must be taken in order. Both the Tee and Green Level Clinics must be completed in order to participate in the Challenge Golf League. Participants of the Tee Level Course receive a starter set of Golf Clubs they can keep. Classes offered Mondays & Saturdays. For more information, contact Chris Raddie at 650.368.7820. Scholarships/Payment Plans are available for those who qualify. Contact Erin Niemeyer at 650.780.7335 for more information. Registration forms are available at www.teamsideline.com/ redwoodcity and at Red Morton Community Center. Any forms turned in after the registration deadline will be subject to a nonrefundable late fee in the amount $20.00 per participant & all non-refundable shipping charges that apply. REFUND POLICY-Full refunds will not be given after the deadline date due to the non-refundable equipment needed to be ordered at that time. Refunds after the deadline date will be minus the cost of equipment & shipping costs. (Amount to be refunded Tee-$50/$60 (own clubs)/Green-$125/Challenge-$75.)

CHALLENGE GOLF LEAGUE

Spring Registration Deadline: March 16, 2012 Ages 8-15 Each participant will be placed on a team of 4 and compete in 5 tournaments. In addition, participants will get one free round during each week of the league. Participants will also receive a Handbook, Bag tag, Tee Pack, and Divot Repair Tool. (The first league day will have a 30 minute Parent Orientation to begin the class.)

READY, SET, RUN

The Ready, Set, Run program is a character-building running program that nays.org trains children ages 8-13 to participate in the Redwood City 4th of July FUN RUN. Participants will receive 12 weeks of running instruction, a training manual, t-shirt, and enrollment into the Redwood City 4th of July Fun Run. Topics Covered: Proper physical training and nutrition, goal-setting, confidence, peer pressure, self-esteem, respecting authority, etc. MANDATORY PARENT ORIENTATION: MARCH 29TH @ 6PM RED MORTON CENTER. Location: Stulsaft/Sequoia HS/Kennedy) If you’re interested coaching, please contact Erin Niemeyer at 780.7335. FEE: $50 • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 16TH Age

Code

Days

Time

Dates

Boys

8-10

46.241

M/W

4-5:30pm

4/9-7/4

46.234

M

3:45-5:15pm 4/16-5/14

$100/$120NR

Boys

11-13

46.242

M/W

4-5:30pm

4/9-7/4

46.235

Sa

1pm-2:30pm 4/21-5/19

$100/$120NR

Girls

8-10

46.243

M/W

4-5:30pm

4/9-7/4

Boys

11-13

46.244

M/W

4-5:30pm

4/9-7/4

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teens

TEENS GRADES 5 THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL ARE WELCOME! SPRING HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 3:00-8:00pm (Fri 6pm) / Saturdays: 12:00 - 6:00pm SUMMER HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 12:00-8:00pm / Fridays & Saturdays: 12:00 - 6:00pm Summer dates run Monday, June 11 through Friday, August 17. FEE: $10 per year or $1 per day drop-in

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SNACK DAY Bring your appetite! Join us for some good eatin’! Teens will be cooking and serving different snacks every Monday. Cooking begins at 4:00pm

Open Recreation Hang-out and chill in the teen center! We have the latest video games, lounge area and some fun rec. activities.

TOURNAMENT DAY Each week join us as we choose a Game Challenge! It may be teen’s vs staff, or teens vs. teens. You will never know until you show. Prizes awarded to winners each month.

Open Recreation Hang-out and chill in the teen center! We have the latest video games, lounge area and some fun rec. activities.

MOVIE DAY Come kick back and enjoy newly released DVDs on our 53” flat screen TV. Movies start at 4:00pm every Friday so don’t miss out.

Are you looking to host a teen party? If you are, then we have the perfect place for you! The Teen Center at Red Morton Community Center will be available for rental from 6-9pm every Friday and Saturday. You will be provided with one of our Teen Supervisors to help facilitate your party and full use of all recreation equipment:

Pool table & foosball table 50” flat screen TV (Cable TV) Video Games (X-box & Arcade Games) In house music system for dancing DVD for movies Tables for food and refreshments Outside patio for BBQ (Only offered if available) GYM for sports (Only offered if available)

Cost: $100 per hour • Refundable Deposit: $200.00 Call 650.780.7311 for more info or to reserve.

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TEEN CENTER SATURDAY AFTERNOON TRIPS Red Morton Teen Center offers monthly teen trips! You must be a member of the teen center to participate. Spend one Saturday each month exploring the Bay Area. All trips will be on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited to 14 teen center members. Prices will very with the cost of each destination. All trips will depart and return to Red Morton Community Center. Permission slips are trip specific and can only be picked up from the Teen Center. For more information call Mark Yasuda (650) 780-7316. MONTHLY TRIPS: March 17th Mall and Movies April 21st Sky High Sports May 19th Rocket Boat

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TEENS BABYSITTING WORKSHOP Age 12-18 with Muffie Calbreath In this class, you will learn about Infant & Child CPR, First Aid, edible art, how to care for a baby, nutritious snacks, earthquake and fire protection, child abduction, self defense and more. Join us for an exciting and important class. Upon completion of all classes, students may be added to the Rec. Center’s Babysitting list for 1 year. To get a Certificate of Completion and be included on the list, you must be on time, attend all classes for the entire time and do the work required. Lab Fee: $8 payable at 1st class. 40.203 Sa

9am-12pm 4/28-5/12

$44 / $52 NR

3 cl RMCC Teen Rm

DRIVER EDUCATION CLASSROOM Age 15+ Economic Driving School #2430 Driver Education is a LIFE SKILL class covering numerous topics related to being a safe driver and pedestrian. Students learn best through effective classroom instruction with a credentialed teacher maximizing the benefits of teacher-student interaction, discussion, video analysis, and instant feedback. This Calif. State required course is needed to obtain a driver’s instruction permit. Class does not include behind-the-wheel instruction. Students must attend all sessions in order to receive a state completion certificate. Students should bring a sack lunch. If you have questions, check out www. economicdrivingschool.com All instructors are credentialed teachers.

40.210 Tu 3-4pm 7/10-7/31 4cl $50/$59NR RMCC

40.201 M-Th 8:30am-4pm 6/11-6/14

teens

BALLROOM DANCING FOR TEENS! NEW Age 13-17 with Patricia Jeung Get ready for that special 15th Birthday Party or Cotillion! Learn the basics of ballroom dancing! No one should miss out on the fun of being on a dance floor where you can experience the exhilarating feeling of flowing across the room to beautiful music.

$134/$154 NR 4 days CAB

ONLINE DRIVER EDUCATION

HEY TEENS! We have many classes in dance, singing, fitness, and sports available for you! Check out our Adult & Youth sections, many classes accept teens - just check the age limit under the class title!

Age 15+ Economic Driving School #2430 This Online Drivers Education Course is approved by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Reading, flash graphics, video’s, and quizzes will prepare the reader to pass the written DMV test. The course is very easy to use. You simply log into the web site, enroll, and you can begin immediately! For more information about the course and to register go to: http://www.economicdrivingschool.com/online When registering make sure you complete the question that says: “How did you hear about us?” by choosing “Activity Guide.” Enter code: 7311 / Fee: $68.50

Do you feel too old for camp, but are you too young to work? Check our summer camp insert for information on our Leadership in Training (L.I.T.) and Junior Lifeguard Programs! Have tons of fun, meet new friends, get great experience and get a jump-start on finding a summer job when you turn 16!! ARE YOU 16 or older? Check out our Summer Jobs in the Summer Insert! Register Online Today!

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ADULT ENRICHMENT ARTS & CRAFTS OPEN STUDIO

MULTI-MEDIA PAINTING

with Reza Bahrami This exciting popular class is for intermediate to advanced painters. Class will include composition and drawing using oils, acrylics, watercolor and other media. Instruction is conducted at the student’s own pace. Participants may bring their supplies to the first class or wait to obtain guidance from the teacher. 21.201 Tu

10am-12pm 5/8-6/5

$37/$43NR

5 cl

CAB

BASICS OF ART FOR ADULTS

with Sharon Chan-Parodi

adults

Learn the basics of art: color, texture, shading, lines, and perspective. Class fee includes coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water and light snacks. Location: Jigsaw Java, 846 Main St. Redwood City 21.202

W

5-7pm

7/25-8/29

$125

6 cl Jigsaw Java

STAINED GLASS

with Frankie Meyer, instructor & creator for over 30 years. Her work has been commissioned for commercial sites and private residences. Create your own stained glass window or many other possible projects - for yourself, or as a gift. The instructor will guide you through simple step-by-step demonstrations, using both leaded and copper foil techniques. All ability levels are welcome! Lab Fee: $5, payable to the instructor at 1st class. No 5/28 21.210 M

9am-12pm 4/2-4/30

5 cl $114 / $134NR CAB

21.211 M

9am-12pm 5/7-6/4

4 cl $92 / $109NR

CAB

INTRO TO MOSAICS

with Laurel Street Arts staff In this class, you’ll design and create your own art glass mosaic. Have fun and learn new skills whether you plan on making larger projects in the future, or just want to experiment with a new craft. You’ll learn about designing mosaics, different types of glass tesserae, cutting tools, adhesives, and grouting your finished project. Students will design and create a plaque for interior display. No art or mosaic experience necessary. Lab Fee: $55 lab fee payable to the instructor. Location: Laurel Street Arts, 733 Laurel St, San Carlos 94070 21.226

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Th

6:30-8:30pm 4/5-4/26

4 cl

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$75

Laurel St.

NEED A SPACE TO WORK?

Are you creative? Our uninstructed art group shares a large studio space that can accommodate all sorts of arts and crafts. We offer a wonderful facility with excellent light, plentiful table space, and great amenities all for a reasonable fee. The group includes artists who are working on paintings in oil, acrylic, and watercolor, on drawings, collage, beading and scrapbooking. Each week we share our love of art and art history, an informal exchange of ideas, and even some nibbles! Bring your supplies, join us and be creative! 21.240

Tu

1-4pm

4/3-6/5

10cl $30/$33NR

CAB

FUSED GLASS 101

with Laurel Street Arts staff Learn to make beautiful fused glass art the easy way! Use the precut components of our glass fusing center, learn how to cut your own glass, and assemble 2 easy projects. In this workshop you’ll make a 6” plate or bowl and a pendant, we’ll show you how to assemble pieces using glass blanks, stringers, frit, and pieces of sparkling dichroic glass. Our instructor will fuse and slump your pieces in our kilns. You can pick them up in two weeks and enjoy! All materials included, no art or glass experience needed. Lab Fee: $50 lab fee payable to the instructor. Location: Laurel Street Arts, 733 Laurel St, San Carlos 94070 21.227

Th

6:30-8:30pm

5/17

1 cl

$25

Laurel St.

21.228

M

6:30-8:30pm

5/21

1 cl

$25

Laurel St.

21.229

M

6:30-8:30pm

6/4

1 cl

$25

Laurel St.

SEWING WORKSHOP: OLD THREADS FROM NEW THREADS

with Anne Grannis We will explore a variety of useful and fun tips to repurpose, recreate and reuse some of this cloth into useful and decorative items. A garment made out of a beautiful fabric, can be remade into something completely different. Instructor will supply some patterns and supplies. You bring to class something you can’t throw away and we’ll get creative. You will leave class with loads of ideas and some unique items. All levels are welcome but a basic knowledge of sewing is helpful. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 21.230

Tu

6-8pm

4/24-5/1

2 cl

$65/$77NR

SCC

21.231

Tu

6-8pm

6/5-6/12

2 cl

$65/$77NR

SCC

21.232

Tu

6-8pm

7/24-7/31

2 cl

$65/$77NR

SCC

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ARTS & CRAFTS JEWELRY MAKING TECHNIQUES COLD CONNECTIONS

BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

with Marty Rose Springer, owner of Writing With Light, teacher for 13 years. In this fun, hands-on introduction to digital photography, we will work to understand the camera’s menus and modes, metering, focusing, filters, the flash, light, color and basic composition which will prepare us for portraiture, night shooting and printing activities in class. This class covers basic photographic concepts to enhance hands on knowledge of the camera and computer. Also included is a one hour private printing workshop the weekend of 5/19 (Spring), 7/28 (Summer). Bring your camera, instructional manual, fully charged battery and extra batteries to the first class. Lab Fee: $40 to instructor at 1st class. Weekend of 5/19 (Printing Workshop) 21.260 Tu 7-9:30pm 4/3-5/22 9 cl $150/$170NR RMCC @BURGESS COMMUNITY CENTER, 701 LAUREL, MENLO PARK Weekend of 7/28 (Printing Workshop) 21.261 Tu 7-9:30pm 6/12-7/31 9 cl $150

Burgess Rec

21.262 Th 7-9:30pm 6/14-7/26 8 cl $150/$170NR RMCC

W

6:30-9pm 6/6-6/13

$110/$130 NR

Age 13+ with Anne Grannis Students will be introduced to several hands on techniques in clay that will enhance their creativity in making ceramic art. All workshops includes the materials used to make the object in class along with tea and coffee. Take one workshop or take them all, your choice. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. $40 / $47 NR • 1 CLASS Exploring Textures

21.233

F

10am-1pm

4/13

VMSC

Slab Boxes

21.234

F

10am-1pm

4/20

VMSC

Successful Tiles

21.235

F

10am-1pm

4/27

VMSC

Faces/Masks

21.236

F

10am-1pm

5/4

VMSC

2 cl

CAB

JEWELRY BASICS NEW METALS & STONES

with Gayton Arrigotti, Moss Beach Artworks You will gain a large overview of basic metal working techniques in this class. We will work with sterling silver, copper, brass, and nickel silver metals. Sawing, filing, and drilling, polishing, riveting soldering and stone setting techniques will be demonstrated as we go along. Tools will be supplied. Lab Fee: $45 payable to the instructor at 1st class. These are project oriented classes and each session carries over to the next session. 21.205

W

6:30-9pm 5/2-5/30

$215/$235 NR

5 cl

CAB

JEWELRY MAKING TECHNIQUES SEA GLASS AND SOLDERING WORKSHOP

with Gayton Arrigotti, Moss Beach Artworks LEARN TO SOLDER, MAKE BEZELS, & SET STONES OR SEA GLASS You will make a pendant AND ring as time permits. Sterling Silver will be the metal used. Soldering experience is helpful but not necessary. BRING SEA GLASS IF YOU HAVE ANY. All tools and materials supplied. Bring strong eyeglasses if necessary. Lab Fee: $40 payable to the instructor at 1st class. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. These are project oriented classes and each session carries over to the next session. 21.206 Sa

9:30am-4:30pm

7/7 $145/$165NR

ECO FRIENDLY HOLIDAY GIFTS: CANDLES

SERIES OF CERAMIC WORKSHOPS

Register Online Today!

21.207

adults

INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY

with Marty Rose Springer, owner of Writing With Light, teacher for 13 years. Advance your skills and passion of digital photography. Find support for your independent projects, inspiration for moving forward with your own work, and deepen your understanding of the camera, computer, and printer. The class will be set up in a workshop mode and will meet each Thursday with a one weekend workshop to be decided at the first class. You must have completed Marty’s beginning digital photography class to enroll in this class.

with Gayton Arrigotti, Moss Beach Artworks Learn how to make rivets and join multi layered mixed metals. Riveting is a cold joining method, no heat is applied during the process. This is a useful skill for many jewelry makers, whether hobbyists or professionals, because it is inexpensive, and a relatively easy technique which provides a method of creating jewelry pieces with multiple dimensions without soldering. The design will be a project piece for the purpose of learning the skills taught. Demonstrations of the process and samples will be available for your thoughts All tools & materials supplied Lab Fee: $45 payable to the instructor at 1st class. These are project oriented classes and each session carries over to the next session.

1 cl RMCC

NEW

with Lori Stoia Learn how to make your own candles using natural waxes such as soy and beeswax, which are better for you and the environment. Topics will also include the basics of candle making from materials to burn times. All techniques learned in this class will make great gifts, to keep for yourself or to sell. Each student will make and take home a container candle, rolled beeswax candle votive candles and a handout on how to make their own candles at home. Lab Fee: $20 (cash) payable to the instructor. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 21.208 Sa

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8/18

$33/$39NR

650.780.7311

1 cl CAB

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ARTS & CRAFTS KNITTING with Marilyn Hung

CREATE A FELTED BAG IN CROCHET!

KNITTING BEGINNERS 1

This class is ideal for the complete beginner, and teaches the basics – casting on, binding off, knit, purl, and stockingette stitches. Lab Fee: $20 payable at 1st class for all class supplies needed. 21.212

Tu

6:45-8pm 4/3-5/1

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

KNITTING BEGINNERS 2

After reviewing the skills taught in Beginners 1, we’ll learn beginning pattern reading skills, shaping techniques (increases and decreases), basic combination stitches, such as rib and stockingette stitches, and some quick and easy methods of assembling and finishing knitted projects. Lab Fee: $25 payable at 1st class for all class supplies needed. 21.213

Tu

6:45-8pm 5/15-6/12 5cl

$65/$77NR

In this class we’ll learn the basics of sweater construction and design, and advanced beginner pattern reading skills. Lab Fee: $25 payable at 1st class for all class supplies needed for the project. First time participants will complete the class project. Repeat participants may select their own project, with the help of the instructor, and purchase their own materials. Tu

6:45-8pm 6/26-7/24 5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

adults

KNITTING ADVANCED BEGINNERS 2

This class builds on the skills and techniques taught in the previous class. We’ll learn more advanced pattern reading skills, finishing techniques to achieve a “hand-made”, not “home-made” look to your knitted projects, and the skills needed to complete a handknitted, long-sleeved, buttoned jacket. Lab Fee: $30 payable at 1st class for all class supplies needed for the project. First time participants will complete the class project. Repeat participants may select their own project, with the help of the instructor, and purchase their own materials. 21.215

Tu

7:30-8:30pm 5/15-6/12

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

21.216

Tu

7:30-8:30pm 6/26-7/24

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

KNITTING INTERMEDIATE 1

In this class we’ll learn more advanced combination stitches, cable, and lace techniques. Lab Fee: $25 payable at 1st class for all class supplies needed for the project. First time participants will complete the class project. Repeat participants may select their own project, with the help of the instructor, and purchase their own materials. 21.217

Tu

7:30-8:30pm 5/15-6/12

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

21.218

Tu

7:30-8:30pm 6/26-7/24

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

KNITTING INTERMEDIATE 2 / ADVANCED Class participants at the Intermediate and Advanced level will select their own project, with the help of the instructor, and purchase their own materials.

40

21.219

Tu

7:30-8:30pm 5/15-6/12

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

21.220

Tu

7:30-8:30pm 6/26-7/24

5cl

$65/$77NR

CAB

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

21.221

Th

6:30-8:30pm 5/3

$30/$35 NR

1 cl

RMCC

21.222

Th

6:30-8:30pm 8/30

$30/$35 NR

1 cl

RMCC

CAB

KNITTING ADVANCED BEGINNERS 1

21.214

NEW

Age 12+ with Jennifer Williams, Moonlit Circus Felted bags are on-trend, functional, and fun! In this class you will either learn to crochet OR enhance your skills, and begin crocheting a bag that you design in class. The mystery of the felting process will be revealed, and you will complete your bag at home. You will be amazed at the professional quality of your clutch, mobile device cover, tote, or purse! Take either class, or sign up for both and make two different bags. Crochet beginners or experienced welcome. Students must bring: 1-2 balls of Patons Classic Wool; size H crochet hook or Yarn and hook are available for purchase. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE.

These classes are offered at the VMSC. Students must register with the instructor on the first day of class. No online or mail-in registration. For more information, please call (650) 780-7270.

AFTERNOON QUILTING

with Barbara Hall The beloved art of quilting has long been recognized as an important cultural and historical art form. If you’ve always wanted to create a quilt, but didn’t know where to start, this is the class for you! Make new friends, share stories, and learn the basic techniques needed to create the quilt of your dreams. Open to beginning and advanced students, this class is for all ages and skill levels. For information, please call Barbara 650.345.1920. Location: VMSC $80 • 9 classes (preview is FREE) Mon 1:30-4:30pm 3/26-5/21 Spring Preview: Monday 3/19, 2pm

EVENING QUILTING

with Kathy Henderson If you’ve always wanted to take on the peaceful hobby of quilting but didn’t know how to start, this is the class for you. Learn various piecing, quilting, and appliqué techniques. Choose from projects presented or bring your own to work on. Open to beginning and advanced students. Make new friends, share stories, and join the growing quilting community! Sewing machine and basic sewing supplies required. Materials not included. For information, please call 650.780.7270. Location: VMSC $80 • 9 classes (preview is FREE) Mon 6-9pm 4/16-6/18 no 5/28 Spring Preview: Monday 4/9, 6pm

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COMPUTERS About Lynn Pesonen Lynn Pesonen has been teaching in the Bay Area since 1996 helping thousands to learn valuable computer skills to be used at work and/or at home by offering quality training in a friendly, relaxed and professional environment while understanding the importance of clear, accurate and patient instruction.

COMPUTER CLASS FACTS - PLEASE READ •

The instructor, Lynn Pesonen will hand out a take-home class manual and will collect a Lab Fee at class (see listing for amount).

NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE.

Bring your own laptop if you’d prefer otherwise laptops will be provided with two persons per computer.

All classes will be held at the CAB

HANDS-ON BEGINNING COMPUTER CLASS WINDOWS, EXCEL, WORD

HANDS-ON MICROSOFT OUTLOOK

Tired of asking family and friends for help? We’ll begin discussing the different parts of the computer and how to navigate Windows beginning with the Start Menu. You’ll learn how to create spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel and word-processing using Microsoft Word. Code

Day

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

20.201 M

6:30-8:30pm

4/23-5/7

$120/$140NR $30

20.202 M

6:30-8:30pm

7/16-7/30 $120/$140NR $30

HANDS-ON DIGITAL PHOTO/SCANNER & PHOTOSHOP

Code

Day

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

20.203 M

6:30-8:30pm

5/14-5/21 $105/$125NR $30

20.204 M

6:30-8:30pm

8/13-8/20 $105/$125NR $30

HANDS-ON MICROSOFT WINDOWS

Do you know where your files go when you save or download them? Take the mystery out by learning how to organize your files by creating folders, how to save your files in the appropriate folder, move and delete files, plus how to back files up externally. Code

Day

20.205 M

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

6:30-8:30pm

6/4

$45 / $53 NR

$20

HANDS-ON MICROSOFT EXCEL - NEXT STEP

Have you been using Excel to its potential? Become proficient and improve the way you use powerful tools to analyze and communicate your data. You’ll discover how to quickly and efficiently create graphs, wrap text, merge and center cells, freeze columns and rows, plus more. Code

Day

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

20.206 M

6:30-8:30pm

6/11

$45 / $53 NR

$20

20.207 M

6:30-8:30pm

8/6

$45 / $53 NR

$20

Register Online Today!

Code

Day

20.208 M

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

6:30-8:30pm

6/18

$45 / $53 NR

$20

HANDS-ON MICROSOFT WORDMAIL MERGE

Accomplish your mailings quickly and easily using mail merge in 6 easy steps. You’ll create a customized name and address list and merge the list to print onto letters, labels and envelopes so each is personalized. Code

Day

20.209 M

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

6:30-8:30pm

6/25

$45 / $53 NR

$20

adults

You have photos you need scanned or have taken with your digital camera, now what? Learn how to organize your photos and how to edit your pictures with PhotoShop Elements. The concepts you learn will allow you to enhance and preserve great photos.

Get organized using the Calendar to add, delete, track appointments and invite co-workers to meetings; setup Reminders, manage the To-Do List; plus set up and manage an address book in the Contacts section.

HANDS-ON POWERPOINT

Learn to design and enhance your slide show presentations. We’ll work with presentation designs, bulleted lists, inserting photos and clip-art, applying animation effects and how to run the presentation with ease. Code

Day

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

20.210 M

6:30-8:30pm

7/2

$45 / $53 NR

$20

20.211 M

6:30-8:30pm

8/27

$45 / $53 NR

$20

HANDS-ON MICROSOFT PUBLISHER

Learn how to create newsletters, invitations, flyers, cards and more with Microsoft Publisher. You’ll work with a pre-designed template to learn how to modify the design and content. With the skills you learn you’ll create impressive publications. Code

Day

20.212 M

Time

Date

Fee

Lab Fee

6:30-8:30pm

7/9

$45 / $53 NR

$20

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CULINARY & WINE WINE TALK

NEW

Age 21+ with Kay Cadei Newby, Certified Sommelier, 10 years of wine industry experience, and French Wine Scholar. What is all that wine talk anyway? Oaky, minerally, earthy, fruity, tannic...what does it all mean? How do I choose my wines? How do I know if I’ll Like them? Will they go wiith my food? Join Kay Cadei Newby, certified Sommelier, for a class that will help you to demystify the abundant adjectives that are bandied about and give practical advice about tasting, buying, pairing with food, and most importantly, getting to know your own palate so you can choose wines to have on hand for entertaining or for your own pleasure.

CUISINES OF THE WORLD WORKSHOPS

Chef Steve will take your skills to the next level as you hone your culinary passion. You will learn basic to advanced techniques that will help you become a star in your own kitchen!

His expertise from global adventures and his culinary industry background brings to you classes that are fun, informative, and entertaining. We promote creativity and originality as you refine and enhance your own cooking skills. Along with culinary techniques we will cover knife skills, proper food safety and sanitation procedures as an integral part of the class. The innovative approach of this class takes total immersion to a new level, with a culinary class that covers not only essentials of the cuisine, but also the culture and culinary history of our topics.

During three interactive sessions, we’ll evaluate wines, identify components of wine, learn about the aroma wheel, rate wines, pair wine with food, and learn to buy wines that are available in any price range. Our final class will be held at the popular Martins West Gastropub on Main Street in Redwood City. Lab Fee: $20 payable at 1st class.

We will also discuss ingredient sourcing, prepare ahead shortcuts, and final meal hints. So bring your partner or friend and join us for fun while educating yourself with innovative techniques that includes plating and presentation skills and usually concludes with a sit down meal of our creations. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. All Culinary Classes are on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30pm at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center.

1st & 2nd Mondays: RMCC 3rd Monday: Martins West, 831 Main Street RWC

Cost per student is $39 plus a $10 materials fee paid to instructor on the day of class.

$185/$205NR • 3 CLASSES

TUESDAYS • 6:30-8:30PM $39 / $46 NR - 1 CLASS

M

6:30-9pm

4/16-4/30

28.224

M

6:30-9pm

5/14-6/4

no 5/28

adults

28.223

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Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

Theme

Code

Date

Easter Dinner Traditional Sides & Desserts

28.201

4/3

The Island of Jamaica

28.202

4/10

Homemade Fresh Cheese Workshop

28.203

4/17

Special O’Cajun and Creole

28.204

4/24

Mexican Cooking Essentials

28.205

5/1

French Sauces 101

28.206

5/8

Thai Classics

28.207

5/15

Memorial Day Picnic Favorites

28.208

5/22

Summer Salads and Ceviche

28.209

5/29

Homemade BBQ Sauces and Grilling

28.210

6/5

Vietnamese Summer

28.211

6/12

A Day in Italy

28.212

6/19

Let’s Do Dim Sum

28.213

6/26

All American Picnic Favorites

28.214

7/3

Flavors of Morocco

28.215

7/10

Traditional Ethiopian

28.216

7/17

Chicken Workshop

28.217

7/24

Grilling Fish and Veggies

28.218

7/31

Sushi for Two

28.219

8/7

Wonderful Soufflés

28.220

8/14

Healthy and Fun Lunches

28.221

8/21

Summer Squash Extravaganza

28.222

8/28

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DANCE

BALLROOM DANCING

with Patricia Jeung Learn the basics of ballroom dancing! No one should miss out on the fun of being on a dance floor where you can experience the exhilarating feeling of flowing across the room to beautiful music. Fees listed are per couple 22.201 W 7:30-8:45pm

4/4-5/9

6cl $70/$83NR CAB

22.202 Sa 10:15-11:30am 4/7-5/12 22.203 W 7:30-8:45pm

6cl $70/$83NR VMSC

5/30-6/27 5cl $65/$77NR CAB

22.204 W 10:15-11:30am 6/2-6/30

5cl $65/$77NR VMSC

HULA/TAHITIAN NEW

with Community Street Jam Staff Hula is the art of conveying a story through graceful movement of the hands, arms, hips and feet. This class is an introduction to Hula basics with Tahitian included and is ideal for those who want a light and relaxing form of exercise. Location: Community Street Jam, 849 Veterans Blvd. Redwood City 22.211

M

6:30-7:30pm 4/2-6/11

10cl

$120

no 5/28

BELLY DANCE- MOVES AND GROOVES!

22.208

Tu

8-9pm

4/3-5/1

5 cl

$47/$55 NR

RMCC

22.209

Tu

8-9pm

5/8-6/12

6 cl

$55/$65 NR

RMCC

22.210

Tu

8-9pm

6/19-7/24

6 cl

$55/$65 NR

RMCC

BELLY DANCING FOR EVERYONE Age 13+ with Marie Soderlund director of the Red Desert Dance Company, a local fixture for the last 10 years at the 4th of July Parade. Come build your knowledge of this magical dance form as well as your stamina and other benefits from this low impact exercise. Each session begins with a warm-up and ends with a cool down along with different styles including traditional, tribal fusion, veil and more. Everyone receives attention to posture and form and Marie explains the moves in a variety of ways making it enjoyable for all levels. A resource list will be handed out at class. Wear comfortable pants such as yoga pants and a hip scarf of some sort. Yalla, happy dancing! 22.243

W

8-9pm

4/11-5/16

6 cl

$55/$65 NR

RMCC

22.244

W

8-9pm

5/23-6/13

4 cl

$38/$45 NR

RMCC

22.245

W

8-9pm

7/11-8/1

4 cl

$38/$45 NR

RMCC

22.246

W

8-9pm

8/8-8/29

4 cl

$38/$45 NR

RMCC

Register Online Today!

22.224

M

8-9pm

4/2-5/21

7cl $75/$89NR no 4/16

22.225

M

8-9pm

6/4-7/9

6cl $65/$77NR

22.226

M

8-9pm

7/16-8/27

6cl $65/$77NR no 8/6

ADULT TAP - INTERMEDIATE

NEW

with Angela “Angie” Torres This intermediate tap class is perfect for the tapper who has a few years experience or has had just a few lessons! We will begin each class with a fun tap warm up and across the floor combinations. We will learn and complete a fun routine at the end of each session. Stay sharp and in shape in this upbeat tap class! Tap shoes required. Location: RMCC 22.227 M 12:45-1:45pm 4/2-5/21

7cl $75/$89NR no 4/16

22.228 M 12:45-1:45pm 6/4-7/9

6cl $65/$77NR

22.229 M 12:45-1:45pm 7/16-8/27 6cl $65/$77NR no 8/6

ADULT JAZZNEW BEGINNING & BEG/INTERMEDIATE

adults

Age 16+ with Malia DeFelice www.bellydancer.net Learn to Belly Dance! Appropriate for first time beginners. No experience necessary! Experience the magic of this ancient dance form. Benefit from an amazing low impact workout while de-stressing to the sounds of exotic drum rhythms and mysterious melodies. Malia DeFelice has taught Belly Dance to women of all ages, sizes and shapes for decades. Through her easy to understand format, you will l learn how to master slow, medium and fast paced steps, including Shimmies, traveling steps and Undulations. Class materials are given to each student including a step vocabulary describing 37 basic belly dance steps as well as instructions to make simple costuming. Practice music and sparkly hip scarves are available for purchase.

ADULT TAP - BEGINNING

with Angela “Angie” Torres Beginning Adult Tap Have you always wanted to tap but never had the chance to try it? Then this is the class for you! No experience necessary, just come ready to learn and have fun! We will warm up with basic tap steps and learn fun combinations and routines. Tap dancing is not only good for the body but the brain as well! Stay sharp and build muscle! Tap shoes required. Location: RMCC

with Angela “Angie” Torres Want to stay in shape without having to go to the gym? Come dance the calories away in a relaxed and friendly environment! In this upbeat jazz class we will learn fun routines while combining the classic styles of jazz with stretching, muscle building, and an energetic cardio workout. Bring a friend and join the fun! Jazz shoes recommended. Location: RMCC BEGINNING 22.230

M

2-3pm

4/2-5/21

7cl $75/$89NR no 4/16

22.231

M

2-3pm

6/4-7/9

6cl $65/$77NR

22.232

M

2-3pm

7/16-8/27

6cl $65/$77NR no 8/6

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE 22.233

Th 8-9pm

4/5-5/17

6cl $65/$77NR no 4/19

22.234

Th 8-9pm

5/31-7/12

6cl $65/$77NR no 6/28

22.235

Th 8-9pm

7/19-8/23

5cl $55/$65NR no 8/2

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DANCE ADULT BALLET

with Community Street Jam Staff Always dreamed of dancing ballet but never had the chance? Do it now! Our Adult Ballet is gentle and low impact. A class for beginners designed to strengthen the whole body and lengthen the muscles as well as improve posture. You will learn the basics of ballet in a relaxed setting without the attitude. Learn this beautiful form of dance because it’s never too late! Form fitting clothing and ballet shoes are recommended. Location: Community Street Jam 849 Veterans Blvd. Redwood City 22.220

W

10-11am

4/4-6/13

11cl

$132

22.221

Sa

10-11am

4/7-6/9

10cl

$120

HIP-HOP BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE

with Community Street Jam Staff Do you feel left out at parties? End up hugging the wall instead of that hottie? Our adult Hip Hop classes will help build your confidence to make you a star at the club, office or school party. If you have a favorite song on the radio, you’ll learn your favorite dance moves in a friendly and inviting atmosphere. No hype…just lots of fun and also a great workout. Dance routines are broken down in an easy to understand format with the pace set for the group. Think no more…. enroll and start working on your dance dreams. Location: Community Street Jam, 849 Veterans Blvd. Redwood City BEGINNING 22.212

Tu

6:30-7:30pm 4/3-6/12

11cl

$132

10cl

$120

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE

adults

22.213

M

6:30-7:30pm 4/2-6/11

no 5/28

WEST AFRICAN CARDIO DANCE

with Community Street Jam Staff

For beginners and danced to live drumming, this is a complete cardio workout through traditional West African music and dance. An electrifying, full body experience that will have you moving every inch of your body to high energy, ritualistic beats sure to burn up not only your imagination but those extra calories. Come fire up your metabolism and have a joyous, stress-releasing session.

Location: Community Street Jam, 849 Veterans Blvd. Redwood City 22.214

Th

7:30-8:30pm

4/5-6/14

11 cl

$132

BEGINNING LINE DANCING

PAY FEE OR $7 DROP-IN

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Th

7-8:15pm

4/5-5/10

6 cl

$35

CAB

22.216

Th

7-8:15pm

6/7-8/16

10 cl $55

CAB

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

Beg 22.236 M

6-7pm

4/2-4/23

4 cl

$40/$47NR

CAB

Int

22.237 M

7-8pm

4/2-4/23

4 cl

$40/$47NR

CAB

Beg 22.238 M

6-7pm

4/30-5/21

4 cl

$40/$47NR

CAB

Int

22.239 M

7-8pm

4/30-5/21

4 cl

$40/$47NR

CAB

Beg 22.240 M

6-7pm

7/2-7/30

5 cl

$45/$53NR

CAB

HOT SALSA PARTNER ROUTINE NEW

with Vera Quijano

For couples who completed BOTH the beginner and intermediate level courses and would like to learn an entire intermediate level salsa routine with the OPTION to perform! Performance NOT required. Fee is per couple. 22.241 M

with Cathy Dacumos Learn fun, easy line dances to a variety of music types. No prior experience necessary. No partner needed. Dances learned one week are reviewed in subsequent weeks. Wear comfortable shoes. $7 drop-in fee, or save money by signing up for the entire session. 22.215

SALSA DANCING Age 13+ with Vera Quijano This popular class is for men, women and teens to learn the basics of salsa dancing including partner work with turn patterns and stylization. Meet new friends, get a good workout, and have a great time all in one night. This popular class is designed for beginners with little or no dance experience. The intermediate class is for students who have already completed the beginning series or have former dance experience. For more information, go to www. revolutionize.us.

no 7/5

7-8:30pm

7/2-7/30

5 cl

$80/$95NR

CAB

DAYTIME LINE DANCING

with Cathy Dacumos Come and join us for a fun-filled hour of line dancing. The class is for the beginner dancer and will feature many popular beginning –level dances. No prior experience is necessary for beginner class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Students must register with instructor on day of class. No online/mail-in registration. For more info, please call (650) 780-7270. $6 Drop In Fee • on-going (no 5/28, 9/3) Beginning M 9-10:15am Easy Intermediate M 10:15-11:30am

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MUSIC PRIVATE SINGING LESSONS

RHYTHM & AFRICAN PERCUSSION NEW

Age 9-Adult with the staff at The Latimerlo Studio, successfully creating great singers since 1998! Private singing lessons are the key to singing with a powerful, beautiful voice. Let the staff at the Latimerlo Studio take you to the next level! Be sure to impress at your next audition and performance. Lab Fee: $10 payable to instructor at 1st class. Location: CAB

Age 16+ with Hope Izabelle, a gifted drumming teacher who has been sharing her skills and knowledge with children and adults in private and group lessons, youth camps & drum circle facilitation.. These fun and rewarding classes are designed for students to discover the rhythm that surrounds them, and to integrate it into their lives, by learning to lead as well as to work together as a team. Through games and music, students will be introduced to basic rhythmic & percussive techniques, including measure, tempo, Call & Response, the Rumble, the Pulse/Beat, and much more. Several rhythms will be covered and many aspects of the rich culture of West Africa will also be explored in these interactive and innovative lessons. Drums provided. Location: CAB

$185 / $205 NR • 4 CLASSES ($140/$160NR • 3 CLASSES 6/18-7/2) Day Time

4/9-4/30 5/7-6/4 6/18-7/2 7/9-7/30 8/6-8/27 no 5/28 3 cl

M

2:15-3pm

18.277

18.282

18.287

18.292

18.297

M

3-3:45pm

18.278

18.283

18.288

18.293

18.298

M

3:45-4:30pm 18.279

18.284

18.289

18.294

18.299

M

4:30-5:15pm 18.280

18.285

18.290

18.295

18.200

M

5:15-6pm

18.286

18.291

18.296

18.300

18.281

22.249

W

4:30-5:30pm

4/11-5/16 6 cl $72/$85NR

BASIC UKULELE

with P.A. Moore, member of the Silicon Valley Ukelele Club Challenge your brain and your fingers. Find out if the Uke is for you. Learn 5 chords and 10 songs in this fast-paced introductory course. Loaners will be available for the class. Tu

7-9pm

5/22

1 cl

$28 / $33 NR

RMCC

22.248

Tu

7-9pm

7/17

1 cl

$28 / $33 NR

RMCC

adults

22.247

Help your community while embracing challenging, exciting project based volunteer opportunities! We need your skills and expertise to make our Senior Center the best that it can be. See below for our current needs and please call (650) 780-7274 for more information. CURRENT NEEDS: • Instructors: Teach a group in your area of expertise! • Gift Shop: Sales Associate • Bingo Volunteer: Collaborate with other volunteers in overseeing of our Big Game Bingo to help insure a smooth and successful program. This commitment is either Sunday afternoons or the 1st & 3rd Wednesday evenings. • Snack Shop Volunteer Register Online Today!

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LANGUAGE SPANISH I & II

FRENCH GRAMMAR & CONVERSATION FOR BEGINNERS

Age 15+ with Juliet G�mez, M.A. Spanish, teacher for 9 years !Aprenda español! Come and learn Spanish in this fun class while you learn about the art and culture of Latin America and Spain. This course will focus on the systematic building of grammar and vocabulary with an emphasis on conversation. See supply list for textbook info. SPANISH 1 (BEGINNING) 27.201

Tu

6-7pm

4/10-5/15 6 cl

$75/$89NR

RMCC

27.202

Tu

6-7pm

6/5-7/10

$75/$89NR

RMCC

6 cl

SPANISH II (INTERMEDIATE & ADAVANCED) 27.203

Tu

7:05-8:05pm 4/10-5/15 6 cl $75/$89NR RMCC

27.204

Tu

7:05-8:05pm 6/5-7/10

6 cl $75/$89NR RMCC

NEW Age 16+ with Hope Izabelle, a gifted teacher who lived in France for over fifteen years and tutors all levels of French. French speaking and grammar the easy way, covering grammar fundamentals, as well as learning to speak & communicate in basic French! The instructor lived in France for over fifteen years and has tutored all levels of French. Completely bilingual, she gives students the savoir-faire to understand French in a fun and rewarding way. During these classes, we will explore the French language and its culture, through interactive games and specific learning techniques, designed to get you speaking everyday French in no time. Please bring a notebook and pen to class and be prepared to take notes. 27.205

W

6-7pm

4/11-5/16 6 cl $78/$92NR

RMCC

27.207

W

6-7pm

7/11-8/15 6 cl $78/$92NR

RMCC

SPECIAL INTEREST RE-ENTERING THE WORKFORCE? NEW

with Dr. P.A. Moore, adjunct faculty at Menlo College and teaches courses on Business Communication. After being out of work for a while, being a mom or being laid off, it’s hard to get back into the job search. Our no stress workshop will discuss looking online versus networking, plus a consideration of part time or volunteer work to build skills and confidence. Bring your old resume to be updated, or develop a new one during the workshop. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE.

adults

25.201

F

10am-12pm

4/27

1 cl

$18 / $21 NR

RMCC

STAND UP AND SPEAK! NEW

RAISING BACKYARD CHICKENS

with P.A. Moore, who has two hens, Lucy and Ethel, in her backyard and has been teaching for the past 20 years on a variety of subjects. It’s time to think “Spring Chickens.” Get your chicks now and by summer they will be producing eggs for you and fertilizer for the garden. Learn the basics of raising your own flock and what you need to get started. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. Location: CAB 25.210

M

7-9pm

5/14

1 cl

$28 / $33 NR

RMCC

25.211

W

7-9pm

7/11

1 cl

$28 / $33 NR

RMCC

CHICKEN FARMER MEET-UP NEW

with P.A. Moore, who has two hens, Lucy and Ethel, in her backyard and has been teaching for the past 20 years on a variety of subjects. You have your hens, your run and the coop. You also have lots of questions and lots of tips to share. Join other chicken farmers for an information sharing event. Participants can visit instructor’s hen house after class. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 25.212

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Sa

10am-12pm

4/21

1 cl

$13 / $15 NR RMCC

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

with Dr Patricia Moore, who has taught speech, drama and debate and is currently adjunct faculty at Menlo College If you are often called on to speak and want to improve your style, here’s your chance. This fast paced workshop will help improve your presentations. Learn to vary your pitch, volume and speed to keep your audience with you, plus recognize the importance of eye contact with your audience. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 25.202

Th

7-9pm

4/26

1 cl

$28 / $33 NR

RMCC

IMPROV COMEDY BOOT CAMP TERRY’S BACK!

with Terry Sand “Improvisational Comedy Bootcamp” will pump up you sense of humor. You will learn to play improv games, perform scene work, and put on a show by the end of the day. No more excuses. You deserve to have more laughter in your life. Motivational speaker, comedian, and improv teacher, Terry Sand returns to the Red Morton Community Center after a couple of years of intense laughter therapy. She is ready to bring improv back to RWC and wants you to get over yourself, get to class, and have the best time ever! Warning: Improv is addictive and may cause wonderful side effects to your morale. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 25.203

Sa

10am-4pm

6/23

1 cl

$90/$107NR

CAB

25.204

Sa

10am-4pm

7/21

1 cl

$90/$107NR

CAB

25.205

Sa

10am-4pm

8/25

1 cl

$90/$107NR

CAB

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SPECIAL INTEREST INTERNET & HTML BASICS + NEW BUILDING A SIMPLE WEBSITE

YOU’RE ON THE AIR HOW TO REALLY MAKE IT IN VOICE-OVERS!

with Such a Voice, Lisa Foster VOICE-OVERS are hot today! You don’t have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly doesn’t hurt! With such notable talent as Morgan Freeman, Glenn Close, and Alec Baldwin lending their voices to commercials, films, and videos, one would think that it would be next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! You’ll learn about an exciting, new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full or part-time business! Lisa Foster will discuss the voice-over business as a whole, the numerous opportunities, the incredible income potential, and will discuss the all-important “demo” and how to have it produced. You’ll step up to the mic and do some practice recording, and best of all, you’ll hear the results! NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 7-9pm

6/21

$44/$52NR

1 cl

RMCC

BEGINNING DOG OBEDIENCE (DOGS 4 MONTHS +) Family Members Age 11+ with Paige Tyson. Questions about class content? Call 209.532.6269 Beginning: In this class, your dog is taught to sit, down, stay, come, heel and easy (walking nicely at the end of the leash without pulling). The dog is taught to move freely and easily with the collar, so one day you barely have to use it. The dog is also taught to perform things and to willingly do or not do things, not just be prevented from doing them. Verbal and/ or physical praise from owner is given. This builds a relationship between owner and dog. Any specific problems you are having will be addressed and cured in class or by a lifestyle change at home. You will need a 6 foot leather leash. Instructor will supply the nylon collar. Intermediate: This class will instruct students in off-leash control. This is done with the addition of a 30 foot long line. ALL Dogs must have current rabies and distemper vaccinations. A 6 foot leather leash is required. Special nylon choke collar included in fee. Minimum owner age is 11 years old. Location: behind the VMSC Building

$80/$95NR • NO 7/4 25.217

W

7-8:15pm

4/11-5/2

4 cl

RMCC

25.218

W

7-8:15pm

6/20-7/18

4 cl

RMCC

25.219

W

7-8:15pm

7/25-8/15

4 cl

RMCC

FUN PART-TIME JOBS

with Dan Tilles Get paid to dine out (with your guest!), express your opinion, go shopping, be in a movie, share your hobby, sample food and beverages, work-out, go to the movies and more! No special education or training required. Instructor Dan Tilles has done them all and will tell you who hires and why, how to apply, how much they pay and everything else you need to know to make money having fun. A handout includes names and how to contact companies for these jobs. Also: work scams to avoid and ways to protect yourself. This class is for all ages. Lab Fee: $1 payable to instructor. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 25.220

Th

7-9:30pm

SELLING ON

5/24

$24/$28NR

1 cl

RMCC

THE BASICS

with Robert Robillard, certified ebay teacher Want to begin selling on eBay? Make a part to full time living selling on eBay! Learn: Introduction to eBay; eBay/Paypal Security; Set up an eBay account; Researching items; Create eBay listings that attract buyers; Improve listings with better descriptions and photography; Pricing strategies to maximize profit; Using Paypal; Monitoring sales; Drop Shipping tips ; and I Sold It. Now what? Avoid the mistakes that many new eBay sellers make. Find other resources to help your business grow! Students should have a basic knowledge of the computer - Word, etc. NO REFUNDS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE. 25.221

Sa

9:30am-12:30pm

5/19

$55/$65NR

RMCC

25.222

Sa

9:30am-12:30pm

6/16

$55/$65NR

RMCC

Beg

25.213

W

6-7pm

5/16-6/20

6 cl $98/$117NR

25.223

Sa

9:30am-12:30pm

7/21

$55/$65NR

RMCC

Int

25.214

W

7-8pm

5/16-6/20

6 cl $98/$117NR

25.224

Sa

9:30am-12:30pm

8/18

$55/$65NR

RMCC

Beg

25.215

W

6-7pm

7/11-8/15

6 cl $98/$117NR

Int

25.216

W

7-8pm

7/11-8/15

6 cl $98/$117NR

Register Online Today!

adults

25.206 Th

with Hope Izabelle, a gifted teacher who has been a webmaster for many companies, and taught people how to use, update, organize & create websites for over 10 years. This course will give students a simple and easy way to create websites, as well as a general understanding of the underlying concepts of web management & creation. After covering the basics on how the web functions and the interwoven pieces that it’s comprised of, we will use this knowledge as a foundation to create a simple web site. Please bring a notebook & pen to take notes. Students can also bring a laptop running with an internet browser but not obligatory. If students bring their laptop, they should have a Google/Gmail account and a basic understanding of how to use their computer.

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SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES AT THE VMSC These classes are offered at the VMSC. Students must register with the instructor on the first day of class. No online or mail-in registration. For more information, please call (650) 780-7270.

FAST TRACK RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP

with Nicole Boulanger Are all your relationships the way you’d like them to be? IF NOT, this workshop is for you! In this workshop, you’ll be learning simple rules to create good relationship with Partners, Lovers, Children, Relatives, Friends, Customers, Colleagues… and Bosses. In a few hours you’ll discover How-to: easily establish rapport with people you meet, be attentive to signals people send and respond to them, understand and avoid miscommunication. Next, is to create incredible relationship with the people you love. This information is a practical application based on the new technology of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) mixed with ancient wisdom… NLP is the result of the study and modeling of excellence. Location: $55 PER STUDENT/ $90.00 PER PAIR Register in class M 5:30-7:30pm

4/2-4/16

$35 PER STUDENT Register in class M 5:30-7:30pm

A 6-week Healthier Living Workshop, in which two peer leaders facilitate this Stanford University developed program. If you are an adult with a chronic condition or you live with someone with a chronic condition this program will help you learn healthier living techniques such as: goal setting, problem solving, better communication, physical activity, healthy eating, dealing with emotional issues, deep breathing, and muscle relaxation. As a result you will learn to better manage your chronic conditions leading to a higher quality of living. Includes the book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” and a relaxation CD. Space is limited to 12 people. Requirements: Adults with a chronic condition. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED THROUGH PARKS & RECREATION 25.225 M 10am-12:30pm 4/16-5/21 3cl FREE VMSC Rm 20

LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S DEMENTIA FOR CAREGIVERS

with Michael Vargas, MSW-Case Management Coordinator at Catholic Charities CYO-San Carlos Adult Day Services. For more info visit www.cccyo.org/sancarlosadultday, email mvargas@cccyo.org or call 650.592.9325 to register. This program is designed to provide informal caregivers (family members and friends) with the knowledge, tools and strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Topics covered include: communication; changes in relationships and behaviors; ensuring safety and providing personal care; preparing for future care needs; and coping strategies for caregivers. Caregivers who enroll in this class should plan to attend both sessions (May 3 and May 10). This class is not designed for persons with dementia, or their paid caregivers working in home care or residential care. This class is a collaboration between the Alzheimer’s Association and Catholic Charities CYO San Carlos Adult Day Services and is offered free of charge with generous financial support from the Sequoia Healthcare District. Th

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4/30-5/21 3cl VMSC Rm 20

3cl VMSC Rm 20

LET’S LIVE WELL!

adults

FEEL GOOD WORKSHOP….IN SPITE OF GRIEF

with Nicole Boulanger www.mindhealthcoaching.com You may have lost friends, loved ones, your health, money, a job or a pet. Through this workshop, you can learn to better deal with any kind of grief and, maybe, even transform the sense of loss into empowering rich memories that can help you appreciate your life more. This workshop may significantly alter your way of thinking and how you perceive present moments, past memories and future events. You may feel yourself becoming more resourceful, happier, expressing more joy and laughing more. Each person will experience the effects of this workshop differently, and positive results are the goal.

9:30-11:30am

5/3-5/10

3cl FREE

VMSC, Sunset Room

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Fitness & Wellness

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GYMTONE FITNESS:

EARLY MORNING FITNESS!

with Silvano A. Vial, Fitness Instructor and Founder/ Developer of the “Gymtone® Fitness Bar”. Ways Of Wellness, Inc. Join the most complete Cross-Training Fitness Program available: GYMTONE® Fitness. This is truly a unique class, which concentrates on helping you achieve your optimum health potential. Body toning, strength building, flexibility, aerobic, and balancing exercises are emphasized. We invite you to come visit us free of charge, and see how this program could fit your needs. No workout on 5/28, 7/4, 9/3 Location: RMCC $157 / $177 NR COME AT EITHER TIME 26.201 M-F 6-7:15am 4/2-6-29 M-F 7:30-8:45am 26.202 M-F 6-7:15am 7/2-9/28 M-F 7:30-8:45am

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ADULT RUNNING DAY CAMP Age 18+ with Bay Area Running Camp - former Stanford Women’s Cross Country Coach Dena Evans, Crystal Springs Uplands School Cross Country / Track & Field Coach Albert Caruana, and Staff Join us for our second summer on the beautiful trails in Portola Valley. We’ll run in small groups on soft surfaces, and hear from excellent clinicians about nutrition, injury prevention, running form, and much more! Adult campers receive delicious catered dinner each evening, and a pair of New Balance shoes is included with your registration. Take a few days and kick-start your running for the upcoming season or goal event. Bay Area Running Camp - Next Year Begins Here! Location: Woodside Priory School, 302 Portola Rd, Portola Valley, CA 94028 26.203

M-F 5:30-8:30pm

7/23-7/27

5 days $350/ $400 after April 1st

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FITNESS POWER YOGA

with Kristine Tom This dynamic yoga class combines flow based movement and breath with an emphasis on strengthening the entire body. This class is ideal for those that want a more active style of yoga, we will also combine traditional elements of breath, mindfulness and balance throughout the practice. Some yoga experience preferred but not necessary. Please bring a Yoga mat. 26.224

W

6-7:15pm

4/4-6/13 11cl $124/$144NR RMCC

EXTRA GENTLE YOGA

Karen Stepp, Yoga Alliance RYT 200 Relax, refresh and renew. In this class we will use the power of yoga to relax the mind and body so that we can more easily deal with the stress of our daily lives. By moving slowly in and out of poses, taking time to connect to our breath and our experience we can develop an inner sense of peace and calm. This gentle class is suitable for beginners and anyone who wants to reduce stress. We will learn breathing techniques, postures and enjoy wonderful relaxations. Bring a mat, a towel and an empty stomach. Location: Redwood Shores Library 399 Marine Pkwy. 94065 26.204

M 5:45-7pm 4/2-6/11

10cl $105/$125NR no 5/28

26.205

M 5:45-7pm 6/18-8/20 10cl $105/$125NR

SLOW FLOW YOGA

Karen Stepp, Yoga Alliance RYT 200 Classic Hatha Yoga as taught in India. Recharge, refresh and rejoice in a safe, non-competitive environment. This series is suitable for beginners or advanced yogis and features postures, breathing practices, deep relaxation and meditation. Wear loose clothing, have an empty stomach and open mind. Bring a yoga mat and a blanket or firm pillow. Yoga practice will help you to develop and maintain strength, flexibility, and peace of mind. Location: Redwood Shores Library 399 Marine Pkwy. 94065 26.206

M 7-8:30pm 4/2-6/11

26.207

M 7-8:30pm 6/18-8/20 10cl $115/$135NR

10cl $115/$135NR no 5/28

YOGA

Tu

9cl

$104/$124NR no 5/28

26.221 M 10:30-11:30a 6/18-8/27 10cl $115/$135NR no 7/9

YOGALATES

with Monique Story Yogalates is a combination of traditional Yoga postures, Pilates, lots of stretching and relaxation. This class is a great total body workout that improves posture, increases strength (including core and back) and enhances flexibility as well as balance. It’s a terrific stress reliever and helps to detox your body. You will leave feeling transformed, rejuvenated and energized. All ages, body types and fitness levels welcome. Please bring a Yoga mat. No 7/4, 7/11, 7/14 26.216 W 6-7:15pm

4/11-6/13 10cl $115/$135NR

CAB

26.217 Sa 9-10:15am 4/14-6/16 10cl $115/$135NR

RMCC

26.218 W 6-7:15pm

CAB

6/20-8/29 9cl

26.219 Sa 9-10:15am 6/23-9/1

$104/$124NR

10cl $115/$135NR

RMCC

STRENGTH TRAINING

12 CLASSES 26.208

26.220 M 10:30-11:30a 4/9-6/11

fitness

with Betty Coleman Yoga is the only type of exercise that lets you feel as if you are working with your body rather than against it! This class will help you build strength, tone muscles, increase flexibility, improve endurance, and leave you feeling invigorated and relaxed. Simple, easy to follow back exercises will be presented. Betty Coleman’s class is designed for beginning and continuing students. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.

THE WHOLE BODY METHOD

with Monique Story Join the Ballet Fitness workout craze that’s transforming bodies. This class is a fusion of ballet conditioning, strength training and Pilates. With the use of light weights and ballet barre, you will develop long, lean muscles, gaining definition in all the major muscle groups, as well as improve posture and core strength. Whether you want to look better, feel better, or help increase bone density...this class is for you! Come have fun with us getting healthy and strong. Great for guys too! Please bring a Yoga mat & towel. Location: RMCC Dance Studio

6-7pm

4/3-6/19

$89/$106NR CAB

11 CLASSES • No 5/17 26.209

Th

5:45-6:45pm

4/5-6/21

$82/$97NR

CAB

26.210

Th

9:30-10:30am 4/5-6/21

$82/$97NR

VMSC

10 CLASSES 26.211

Tu

6-7pm

6/26-8/28

$75/$89NR

CAB

26.212

Th

5:45-6:45pm

6/28-8/30

$75/$89NR

CAB

26.213

Th

9:30-10:30am 6/28-8/30

$75/$89NR

VMSC

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with Monique Story We will create a home workout using hand weights. You will learn to do safe and effective exercises to help strengthen and tone all muscles groups as well as increase bone density to help prevent Osteoporosis. An additional benefit can be weight loss. Our class will start with a gentle cardio warm up and end with stretching. Please bring: 3 to 5 pound hand weights for woman and 7 to 9 pounds for men and a mat. Please bring a Yoga mat. Location: RMCC 26.222 Sa

RedwoodCity.Org/Parks

10:30-11:30a 5/12-5/26 3cl $55/$65NR

650.780.7311

RMCC

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FITNESS HULA HOOPING FOR FITNESS & FUN

with Brenda Major, Fun to Be Fit, cert. personal trainer & weight management coach, certified Hoop Dance teacher Level I and Level II Combination Classes Hula hooping is a great way to get in shape and have fun doing it!! You will work out your body while learning upper and lower body hooping combinations. Oversized hoops designed for exercising are provided and also for sale. Give this awesome workout a try!! Location: RMCC

BABY BOOT CAMP PRE & POST NATAL Parents of Babies 6 weeks + with Christy Doyle

TUES / THURS / FRI @9:30AM RED MORTON PARK

fitness

Sign up through Baby Boot Camp online: babybootcamp.com or call 650.823.0119 for more information Baby Boot Camp stroller-based fitness classes are designed specifically to help moms get fit. It takes the place of a personal trainer at a time in your life when you need one more than ever. Classes combine strength-training exercises with cardiovascular drills. The stroller, resistance tubes (and even your child) are used as an integral part of the workout! The structure of all Baby Boot Camp classes follows the guidelines set by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Council on Exercise. Pregnant moms must have a note from their healthcare provider indicating that they have been cleared for exercise. Postnatal moms must be 6 weeks postpartum (8 if delivered by cesarean section).

26.241 M

6:30-7:30pm

6/4-7/2 5 cl

$65 / $77 NR

26.242 M

6:30-7:30pm

7/9-8/6 5 cl

$65 / $77 NR

STEP & SCULPT NEW with Community Street Jam Take this hard to find Step class and feel rejuvenated. Each class will alternate strength training exercises with step routines that will work all major muscle groups. A balanced workout is always recommended and most beneficial. Step & Sculpt will keep you moving with lots of fun music and easy to learn cardio routines to help you achieve faster results. Community Street Jam is Redwood City’s Premier Fitness, Dance & Performance Academy. We know how to take it back, with the hippest routines! Location: Community Street Jam, 849 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City 26.243

Sa

9-10am

4/7-6/16

11 cl

$149

The classes below are offered at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center. Students must register with the instructor on the first day of class. No online / mail-in registration.

PERSONAL TRAINER

Prefer more one-on-one attention when it comes to a fitness regime? If so, sign up for appointments with certified fitness instructor Scott Lohmann (650) 823-1225. This dedicated personal trainer will help design a personal workout plan tailored for you that will increase your endurance and improve your muscular strength. Great Value! $65 an Hour / (Senior 62+) $59 an Hour

GENERAL CONDITIONING FOR OLDER ADULTS

Improve your strength, flexibility and balance. Class will include a full spine support workout to improve lower back and abdominal strength in an effort to prevent or reduce lower back pain. Group class open to people of all levels of function. Instructed by Certified Fitness Instructor, Scott Lohmann. For more info call 650.823.1225. Location: VMSC Sequoia Room On-Going

Wednesdays

12:30-1:30pm

$5 Drop In Fee

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR OLDER ADULTS

The focus of this class is to increase strength and muscle mass. Benefits include increased bone density to prevent osteoporosis, increase metabolic rate to decrease body fat and improve balance. Instructed by Certified Fitness Instructor Scott Lohmann, who will design individualized programs based on the goals and limitations of every person in the class. For more info call (650) 823-1225. Location: VMSC Adaptive PE Room On-Going

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Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

Fridays 2-3pm $5 Drop In Fee

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

FITNESS

RECREATIONAL BOXING FITNESS

TRX CLASSES NEW

with Luis Torres, certified TRX trainer, owner of Fithab Personal Training Learn how to leverage gravity and your body to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability with the TRX Suspension Training System. This innovative tool helps you build lean muscle, boost your metabolism, tighten your core and increase endurance. You will get a great workout in just 30 minutes. Class 1: Upper Body and Core Workout Class 2: Lower Body and Core Workout Class 3: Total Body Blast no workout 5/28 & 7/4 (Monday & Wednesday Participants can make-up these classes at another class time with instructor approval) LOCATION: RMCC AEROBICS ROOM FEE: $105 / $125 NR • 7 SESSIONS Class Type Day

Time

4/9-5/21

6/4-7/9

7/16-8/27

Upper

M

6:15-6:45am

26.244

26.256

26.269

Lower

M

6:50-7:20am

26.245

26.257

26.270

Time

4/10-5/22

5/29-7/10

7/17-8/28

Class Type Day Tu

10:30-11am

26.246

26.258

26.271

Upper

Tu

11:10-11:40am 26.247

26.259

26.272

Time

4/11-5/23

5/30-7/11

7/18-8/29

Class Type Day

SESSION 1 26.225

Tu

7-8pm

4/3-5/22

8 cl

$85

26.226

W

7-8pm

4/4-5/23

8 cl

$85

26.227

Sa

9-10am 4/7-5/26

8 cl

$85

SESSION 2 • NO 7/4

Upper

W

6:15-6:45am

26.248

26.260

26.273

Lower

W

6:50-7:20am

26.249

26.261

26.274

26.228

Tu

7-8pm

6/12-7/10 5 cl

$55

26.229

W

7-8pm

6/13-7/11 4 cl

$45

26.230

Sa

9-10am 6/16-7/14 5 cl

$55

Total

W

Class Type Day

2:30-3pm

N/A

26.262

26.275

Time

4/12-5/24

5/31-7/12

7/19-8/30

Upper

Th

10:30-11am

26.250

26.263

26.276

Lower

Th

11:10-11:40am 26.251

26.264

26.277

Upper

Th

2:45-3:15pm

26.252

26.265

26.278

Lower

Th

3:20-3:50pm

26.253

26.266

26.279

Time

4/13-5/25

6/1-7/13

7/20-8/31

Class Type Day Upper

F

6:15-6:45am

26.254

26.267

26.280

Lower

F

6:50-7:20am

26.255

26.268

26.281

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Lower

with Peninsula Boxing & Fitness You don’t have to be a boxer to get a boxing workout. Our high intensity classes challenge individuals in a fun and exciting way combining music, movement, and motivation. Increase cardiovascular fitness, lose weight, elevate energy levels, enhance muscle tone, build confidence, and reduce stress. Learn stance, footwork, and striking technique employing explosive punch and kick combinations on heavy bags for a super cardio total body conditioning workout. Do interval training to build lung capacity and increase heart rate for high calorie burn. Sharpen skills and develop stamina with punch mitt routines combined with strength exercises that focus on core stability. Conclude with cool down and flexibility. $36 fee for training gloves and protective hand-wraps. Location: Peninsula Boxing & Fitness 2860 Spring St. #1, RWC

SESSION 3 26.231

Tu

7-8pm

7/17-8/14 5 cl

$55

26.232

W

7-8pm

7/18-8/15 5 cl

$55

26.233

Sa

9-10am 7/21-8/18 5 cl

$55

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JAZZERCISE

JAZZERCISE - REAL RESULTS. PURE FUN.

Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully effective 60-minute total body workout. Every Jazzercise group fitness class combines dancebased cardio with strength training and stretching to sculpt, tone and lengthen muscles for maximum fat burn. Choreographed to today’s hottest music, Jazzercise is a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. Start dancing yourself fit and change the shape of your body today! All ages, levels, and sizes welcome. Classes are ongoing. Start anytime. Every Jazzercise class combines cardio moves to enhance endurance and burn mega calories , strength training to define muscles and strengthen your core, and stretching to increase flexibility. Through the use of handheld weights and resistance tubes, you will get a total body workout while blasting fat, and having fun! You’ll feel comfortable once you step into class. Jazzercise is a very welcoming and non-competitive environment. Instructors and customers are friendly and helpful, and the moves are simple enough for everyone to follow.

When you love your work-out, results come easy!

Jazzercise.com

JAZZERCISE

JAZZERCISE STEP

The original dance exercise phenomenon! Each 60-minute workout is a fusion of dance and muscle toning movements choreographed to today’s hottest music, including Top 40, jazz, country, funk, and classics. Our instructors make all the routines fun and easy-tofollow. Every class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights, and stretching. Weights and mats provided at the center.

Jazzercise’s trademark choreography and music are specially adapted to create an original step aerobic class that’s anything but routine. Our instructors keep this class fun and easy-to-follow. The low-impact, high intensity workout is a great way to add variety to your personal fitness program. Every class includes a gentle warm up, 30-40-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights, and a stretch finale. Steps and weights are provided at the center. For all fitness levels.

PM Classes at Sandpiper Community Center (SCC) 797 Redwood Shores Parkway, RWC

Classes at Red Morton Community Center 1120 Roosevelt Ave., RWC Drop-in or Call 650.458.8190 or 650.367.9566 email: jazzercise.rwc@comcast.net

AM Classes at Dance Mode Studio (DMS)

767 Industrial Road (near Holly Street and HWY 101)

Drop-in or Call 650.454.9672 email: shores_jazzercise@yahoo.com

Easy Fitness Ticket $49 (monthly electronic transfer) 6-Week Pass $99 Joining Fee $49 Childcare available for a small fee for classes marked with an

Easy Fitness Ticket $45 (monthly electronic transfer) 8-Week Pass $119 Joining Fee $49 ($15 with 12 month EFT)

RED MORTON CLASS SCHEDULE

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SANDPIPER/DMS CLASS SCHEDULE Time

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Jazz DMS

6:00am 9:00am

Jazz DMS

6:00pm

Jazz SCC

Jazz DMS Jazz DMS

Jazz SCC

Jazz SCC

Fri

Sat

Sun

Jazz DMS Jazz DMS

Jazz SCC

Jazz DMS

Time

Mon

Tues

Wed

8:00am

Jazz

Step

Jazz

9:00am

Step *

Jazz *

Step

4:45pm

Jazz SCC

Jazz

Thurs

Jazz *

Fri

Sat

Jazz

Step

Step *

Jazz

* Sun

Jazz

Jazz

5:45pm

Jazz

Jazz

Jazz

Jazz

6:50pm

Jazz

Jazz

Jazz

Jazz

EARLY MORNING STEP AEROBICS & STRENGTH TRAINING With Rumi Asano Step by Jazzercise is a low-impact, high intensity workout that combines aerobic fitness training along with strength training, muscle toning and stretching. Easy to follow routines are done to today’s current music. Perfect for those who need to get their exercise training done early. Burn mega calories, while you increase your endurance and sculpt and tone muscles and core. Steps and weights are provided at the center. This class runs in 2 month sessions. Customers are also welcome to attend the Saturday 8:00 am Step class if desired for no additional fee. Any questions, contact Carla Hickman at 650-367-9566.

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26.298

Tu/Th

6:30-7:30am

4/3-5/31

18 cl

$150

RMCC

26.299

Tu/Th

6:30-7:30am

6/5-8/2

18 cl

$150

RMCC

REGISTER THROUGH PARKS & RECREATION for these classes only.

Fitness Center Schedule

Red Morton Community Center 1120 Roosevelt Avenue Redwood City, CA 94061 (650) 780-7311

We will be closed on: 5/28, 7/4, 9/3

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-10:00pm Friday 7:30am-8:00pm Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm

RED MORTON FITNESS CENTER INFORMATION The Red Morton Fitness Center has a variety of cardio and exercise equipment to fit your needs: Treadmills, Power Rack, Free Weights, Exercise Bicycles, Universal 3 Station Mini Gym, Elliptical Trainer, Stairmasters, Leg Press, Ab Trainer, Lockers, Showers, and a Wall-Mounted Color T.V.

C H EC KO NEW UT OUR F EQ U I I T N E S S PME N T!

ADULT GYM AND FITNESS CENTER RATES Adult

Per Visit

Drop-In (one time)

$3.00

5 visit card (good for 3 months)

$12.50

$2.50

10 visit card (good for 3 months) $25.00

$2.50

25 visit card (good for 3 months) $50.00

$2.00

50 visit card (good for 6 months) $87.50

$1.75

YOUTH AND TEEN GYM AND FITNESS CENTER RATES

Drop-In activities are available for youth & teens. Youth membership includes use of the gym and teen center for young people ages 6 to 15 years old. Participants ages 16 & 17 pay a higher fee that includes use of the fitness center. Membership card required. No refunds will be given for unused cards. Youth 6-15

Teen 16-17

Drop-In (one time)

$1.00

$1.00

1 Year Membership

$10.00

$15.00

WINTER GYMNASIUM SCHEDULE JANUARY - MARCH

The following programs are open to men and women age 18 and over, unless otherwise indicated. All participants will need to check in at the facility’s front counter to pay for individual visits or to have their multi-visit card validated for entry. Bring your own equipment or check out balls and racquets from the gym supervisor’s office located in the gym. Please wear appropriate shoes. No hard or dark soled shoes will be permitted. Schedule subject to change. Multi-use cards are available for purchase at the front reception counter. They can be used for entry to Drop-in Gym and the Fitness Center. Please estimate your usage and purchase the type of card appropriately. No refunds will be given for unused cards. FOR INFO CALL 780-7311 or visit us at RedwoodCity.org/Parks CLOSED: 5/28, 7/4, 9/3

Monday

Tuesday

Open Gym 11:30am2:30pm

Open Gym 11:30am2:30pm

Open Gym 11:30am2:30pm

After School Sports 3:30-7pm

After School Sports 3:30-7pm

Adult Open Volleyball 7-10pm

Adult Sports League 7-10pm

Register Online Today!

Wednesday Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Open Gym 11:30am2:30pm

Open Gym 11:30am2:30pm

Open Gym 11:30am4:30pm

After School Sports 3:30-7pm

After School Sports 3:30-7pm

After School Sports 3:30-7pm

Open Gym 7-10pm

Adult Sports League 7-10pm

RedwoodCity.Org/Parks

Sunday

fitness

ADULT ACTIVITIES ARE AGES 18 & UP.

Closed to the Public

650.780.7311

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MARTIAL ARTS & SPORTS CLASSES TAI CHI CHUAN WHOLE BODY MOVEMENT

with Linda Scheer, M.S. Vocational Rehab, practicing Tai Chi since 1988 and teaching since 1995. Tai Chi Chuan is a soft, internal energy martial art, promoting balance, health, and relaxation. The class covers Chi Kung warm-ups, the Tai Chi stance and principles, the short and long integrated forms and applications, and partner movement. The individual begins learning the basics and the form. Partner movement happens only when the student is comfortable with it and is approached without force. Standing massage may be included in order to relax you into the Tai Chi mindset, but it is purely optional. Wear comfortable clothing. Talk with instructor prior to registering in the Intermediate class. DROP-IN: $15 PER CLASS Beg 24.208 Tu 6:50-7:50pm

4/3-5/29

9 cl

$113/$133NR

RMCC

Int

4/3-5/29

9 cl

$113/$133NR

RMCC

6/12-8/28

10 cl $125/$145NR

RMCC

10 cl $125/$145NR

RMCC

24.209 Tu 5:30-6:30pm

Beg 24.210 Tu 6:50-7:50pm

no 7/3, 8/14

Int

24.211 Tu 5:30-6:30pm

6/12-8/28 no 7/3, 8/14

ADVANCED TAI CHI LONG FORM & SAN SHOU PARTNER FORM

(see Below for registration info.) This class is for the student who wants to develop and further their own individual Tai Chi practice. The class is a small-group setting which provides focused individual attention and instruction. $175 for a consecutive 8-week session or $25 drop-in. For price and registration, contact the instructor, Linda Scheer at 408-295-9439 or email linda@xs.com. Location: VMSC Goldstar Room $175 • The fee is for a consecutive 8-week session or $25.00 drop-in. Advanced Tu 3:50-5pm ongoing

INTRODUCTION TO FENCING

with Jay Choi, certified U.S. Fencing Coach Age 13+ Learn how to fight with swords in a fun and safe setting. With a focus on fun fencing and games, every fencer walks away from this class with a smile on their face. Our fencing classes include general fitness, footwork, bladework, bouting, handeye coordination drills and games. Lab Fee: $20 payable to instructor at 1st class for equipment rental. Location: Peninsula Fencing Academy, 835 E San Carlos Ave., Ste B, San Carlos 24.201

Tu

7-8pm

4/3-5/8

6 cl

$102

24.202

F

6:45-7:45pm

4/6-5/11

6 cl

$102

24.203

Tu

7-8pm

5/15-6/19 6 cl

$102

24.204

F

6:45-7:45pm

5/18-6/22 6 cl

$102

PLAY HORSESHOES!

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JUJITSU / KARATE / ESCRIMA Age 15+ (or upon instructors approval) with Sensei Stephen Tuazon, 5th degree Black Belt in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu & Kosho Ryu Kenpo Karate. Student of Professor James Muro, over 30 years of experience. This course covers Karate (kicking and punching), Jujitsu (grappling and body throws) as well as Escrima (weapons training). You will get a balanced approach to martial arts. Environment is friendly and emphasis is put on how to defend yourself. This is a safe fun way in which to learn self defense. Uniforms may be purchased from the instructor for $38. Questions? Please call Sensei Stephen Tuazon (650)787-3735 or email at stephen.tuazon@sbcglobal.net. NO 5/28, 5/30 6/11, 6/13

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24.220

M/W 7-8pm 4/9-5/9

10cl $108/$128NR SCC

24.221

M/W 7-8pm 5/16-7/2

10cl $108/$128NR SCC

24.222

M/W 7-8pm 7/11-8/13 10cl $108/$128NR SCC

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

Free - Fun - Good Exercise Players meet at pits located next to Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave, Redwood City FREE LESSONS AVAILABLE Contact Edward Moore, 650-368-9538 or iameam@pacbell.net FREE DEMO! Try pitching horseshoes for fun and exercise. The Red Morton Club members will give a free class on how to hold the shoes, different types of pitching styles and the basic rules. “Loaner” shoes available. All ages welcome, men and women. Practice pits available after the demonstration. Instructor: P.A. Moore Date: Friday June 15 Time 10 am to 12 noon Location: Horseshoe Pits, CAB

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

SPORTS CLASSES ICE SKATING CLASSES

TENNIS AT YOUR SERVICE

Age 15+ at Nazareth Ice Oasis, 3140 Bay Road, Redwood City 650.364.8090 ext. 16

Age 15+ Enjoy top-flight instruction from the staff of Stanford University Tennis Coach John Whitlinger and USPTA Professional Tom Sarsfield. Youth and adult classes of 3-8 students will consist of eight hours of instruction. Classes of two students will be converted into four hours of lessons. Students provide own rackets. IMPORTANT: In case of rain, contact the recreation dept. at 780-7311, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm, within the hour before scheduled starting time for class status or check with the instructor at the court. If at any time the instructor is absent, report to the next scheduled lesson for makeup date. NO POSTPONEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE INITIATED BY THE INSTRUCTOR OR THE REC. DEPT. Unless notified to the contrary, make up lessons will be forwarded to the next normal meeting day and time. However, Fridays (for weekday lessons) or Sundays (for weekend lessons) may be used at the instructor’s discretion. NOTE: If an earlier class is postponed due to rain, all the following classes may also be postponed that day even if the courts become dry.

BEGINNING ICE SKATING

Ice skating is a confidence building sport that is challenging and rewarding. These classes will give you a fun introduction to basic ice skating skills including forward and backward skating and stopping. Skate rental and practice time are included on the day of the lesson only. Gloves/ mittens recommended. Please arrive 15 minutes before class. 24.212 W 6:20-6:50pm

5/9-6/13

6 cl $84

24.213 W 6:20-6:50pm

7/11-8/15 6 cl $84

24.214 Sa 10:45a-11:15p 4/28-6/9

6 cl $84 no 5/26

24.215 Sa 10:45a-11:15p 6/30-8/4

6 cl $84

BEGINNING ICE HOCKEY SKILLS Age 6+ This class teaches basic ice hockey skating skills. Will learn hockey skills but will not use sticks, pucks or wear equipment. Skaters must have taken a beginning ice skating class before registering for this class.

NOVICE/ LOW INTERMEDIATE TENNIS

Develop the essential techniques with emphasis on control, depth, and direction. Lessons will also incorporate basic strategy and tactics. $84 / $100 NR • 8, 40 MIN LESSONS 24.223

Sa

9-10am

3/31-5/19

RMCC Tennis Courts #1-2

24.216 W 5:20-5:50pm

5/9-6/13

6 cl $84

24.224

MW

7-8pm

6/18-7/11*

RMCC Tennis Courts #1-2

24.217 W 5:20-5:50pm

7/11-8/15 6 cl $84

24.225

MW

7-8pm

7/16-8/8

RMCC Tennis Courts #1-2

24.218 Sa 11:45a-12:15p 4/28-6/9

6 cl $84 no 5/26

24.219 Sa 11:45a-12:15p 6/30-8/4

6 cl $84

*no 7/4 (makeup Fri, 7/6)

INTERMEDIATE/ HIGH INTERMEDIATE TENNIS

BEGINNING GOLF LESSONS Age 16+ with Emerald Hills Golf The Beginner Adult Golf Class covers all the basic fundamentals of the game of golf. Students will learn proper techniques in stretching, GASP (grip, alignment, stance, and posture), chipping, and putting. This class is designed so that at the end of the class, students will know and understand the workings of the game and be able to enjoy all of its pleasures. Location: 938 Wilmington Way, Redwood City 94062 24.235

Sa

10-11am

4/7-5/5

5cl

$100

24.236

Sa

10-11am

5/12-6/9

5cl

$100

24.237

Sa

10-11am

6/16-7/14

5cl

$100

24.238

Sa

10-11am

7/21-8/18

5cl

$100

For players who are consistent on medium paced shots but needs to develop more spin, power, and/or variety. Basic to advanced shots, strategy and tactics will be introduced and reinforced by performance enhancing drills. $84 / $100 NR • 8, 40 MIN LESSONS 24.226

Sa

10-11am

3/31-5/19

RMCC Tennis Courts #1-2

24.227

MW

8-9pm

6/18-7/11*

RMCC Tennis Courts #1-2

24.228

MW

8-9pm

7/16-8/8

RMCC Tennis Courts #1-2

*no 7/4 (makeup Fri, 7/6)

INDIVIDUAL TENNIS LESSONS

Learn new strokes or improve your old ones through individualized lessons based on your needs. All ages, beginners to advanced.

Location: Mezes Park Ct. #1 (instructor priority at all times) Red Morton Park Ct. #1 (Saturdays 9am-9pm)

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Call the Redwood City Parks and Rec Dept. at (650)780-7311 or visit WhitlingerSarsfieldTennis.com for contact information to make arrangements.

Fee: $55 per hour or $150 for three one hour lessons (Add $5 per hour for each additional person). All checks payable to the “City of Redwood City”. Check and registration form must be given to the instructor at the time of your lesson. Visit WhitlingerSarsfieldTennis.com for more information.

Register Online Today!

RedwoodCity.Org/Parks

650.780.7311

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REDWOOD CITY ADULT SPORTS

Come join the Adult Sports “HUB” on the Peninsula. We offer leagues in Basketball, Softball and Volleyball, with many different skill levels to choose from. Team Managers who would like to put a team into the Redwood City Leagues should contact Eric Newby at (650) 780-7317, or email at enewby@redwoodcity.org. Manager packets will be available on the website one month before each season is to begin. Our sports league web site is www.quickscores.com/redwoodcity. You will find schedules, standings and game scores.

BASKETBALL LEAGUES

SOFTBALL LEAGUES Our 2012 Softball Program continues to lead the Peninsula by offering the widest variety of softball divisions around. Men’s Slow Pitch, Men’s Modified Fast Pitch, Women’s Slow Pitch, and also Coed Slow Pitch will be offered this year. We work hard to provide the best Softball Fields in the area, including our: Field Turf Softball Diamonds We will “PLAY” when others will rain out. Redwood City’s weather was voted “Climate Best by Government Test”, so you’ll be playing year round in T-shirts and shorts. Whether you have a beginner team, or a top level C team, you’ll find a league that will fit your level of play. Come play with the best, and experience why we have over 120 teams playing softball in Redwood City each season! Winter (January –March)

6-8 Games

*Men’s C’s and D’s (Tuesdays) *Coed D-1 & D-2 (Thursdays) *Modified C-1 & C-2 (Fridays) Spring-Summer (April – August) 12 Games *Men’s C-1 & D-1 *Men’s C-2 & D-2 *Men’s C-3 & D-3 *Men’s C-4 & D-4 *Modified Men’s C-1 & C-2 *Men’s D-5 & E-1

(Mondays) (Tuesdays) (Wednesdays) (Thursdays) (Fridays) (Sundays)

*Women’s WC-2 (Tuesdays) *Women’s WC-1 (Wednesdays) *Coed D-1 (Thursdays) *Coed D-2 (Fridays) *Coed D-3 (Sundays) Fall (September - November) *Coed D-1 *Coed D-2 *Coed D-3 *Coed D-4 *Coed D-5

6 Games (Thursdays) (Fridays) (Wednesdays) (Tuesdays) (Sundays)

*Modified C-1 & C-2 (Fridays)

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SOFTBALL UMPIRES NEEDED

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Are you tired of that same old part time job that you have? Do you want to make more money – working outdoors, and having fun? If so, become a softball umpire. You’ll stay active, meet new people, and work nights. Training will be provided at no cost, and you can adjust your schedule to the nights that you are available. How can you pass up an opportunity like that up? If you would like more information – please contact Carl Mitchell at the Peninsula Sports Officials Association office at: 650-8722245, Become part of the Blues Crew.

Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide

The Adult Basketball leagues are once again in “Fast Break Mode”. Games are played on Thursday nights at the Red Morton Community Center Arena, on a FULL sized College basketball court. No Middle School-sized courts here. It’s wide open in Redwood City. We will use 2 Quality Basketball Officials and we use a “Shot Clock” during our Spring –Summer Leagues. Where else can you get that level of play? This league will fill up quickly, so be sure to get your paperwork in early. Space is limited. Fall-Winter (October – February)

12 Games

Men’s Open C’s (Thursdays) Spring (March – June)

6 Games

Men’s Open C’s (Thursdays)

COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES Our Adult Coed Volleyball league continues to dominate as well. We have 2 full sized volleyball courts, with quality Referees and scorekeepers. These leagues are a great way to meet new people, get exercise, and have some fun along the way. Game times are 7pm, 8pm and 9pm. Leagues will fill up quickly. Fall-Winter (October – February)

12 Games

Coed C League (Tuesdays) Coed D League (Tuesdays) Spring (March – June)

6 Games Coed C League (Tuesdays) Coed D League (Tuesdays)

FREE AGENT SPORTS LISTS Are you looking to play on a Softball, Volleyball, or Basketball team, but do not have a team to play on? If so, this year we have added a new “FREE AGENT FORM”. We do not place individuals on specific teams, but will provide a place where teams can go to find additional players for their teams, should they need people. Free Agent Forms can be downloaded at : www.quickscores.com/redwoodcity You will be required to complete the entire form, including what sport you would like to play, age, level of ability, positions you play, and a current photo of you. The form will be kept on file in the Sports Commissioner’s office, and only be used as a guide for Team Managers. If you have been placed on an old Free Agent list in the past, you must complete the new form for 2009. Incomplete forms will not be processed. Another way to find a team is to go to the games directly, and ask the managers. We’ll do our best to find a team for you to play on.

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ADAPTIVE EDUCATION ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLASSES

with Barbara McCarthy and Scott Lohmann A fitness program designed for individuals of all levels of ability including those with limitations and disabilities. The long term goal is to increase the level of function and wellness, focusing on cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and balance, including adaptive yoga, fall prevention, and sport-related fitness. Instructors will design and implement individualized exercise programs for all students. Personal fitness goals will be evaluated periodically. $8 dropin available. For more information, please call 650-368-7732 Location: VMSC, Adaptive PE Room SESSION 1: MWF $100 / TuTh $65 MWF 9-10:30am/10:30am-Noon Tu/Th 9-10:30am/10:30am-Noon/1:30-3pm SESSION 2: MWF $160 / TuTh $110 no 7/4, 7/5, 7/6, 8/1, 8/2, 8/3 MWF 9-10:30am/10:30am-Noon Tu/Th 9-10:30am/10:30am-Noon/1:30-3pm

3/19-5/25 3/20-5/24

6/4-8/24 6/5-8/23

ACTIVE ADULTS EVENING WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

with Scott Lohmann, Certified Personal Fitness Instructor This unique exercise program focuses on weight loss, core training and injury prevention. Class includes on-going consultation with a personal fitness instructor who will plan a personal fitness regime tailored for your specific needs. Personal trainer will also monitor your progress and provide valuable tools and information for continued fitness success! For more information, please call (650) 823-1225. Location: Adaptive PE Room, 711 Nevada Street Th

7-8pm

3/22-5/24

10 cl

$75 or $8 drop-in

Th

7-8pm

6/7-8/23

10 cl

$75 or $8 drop-in

no 8/2

SIT & BE FIT with Cindy Chu This course is designed to achieve a total body workout of aerobic, strength, and flexibility training through the use of a chair and stretch bands. A majority of the class will be conducted while seated in the chair with additional exercises in the standing position. Balance, coordination, and core strength will also be covered. Location: VMSC, Redwood Room F

9-10am 3/23-6/8

10 cl $50 or $6 drop-in no 3/30, 4/6

F

9-10am 6/15-8/17

10 cl $50 or $6 drop-in

BACK CARE with Cindy Chu This course is designed for individuals who would like to improve their back health. Students will participate in flexibility training and a progressive exercise program to build musculature that contributes to core and back health. Proper body mechanics and correct postural education will also be covered. Exercises will be performed standing up and lying down on mats. Location: VMSC Game Room Tu

11am-12pm

3/20-6/12

12 cl $60 or $6 drop-in no 4/3

Tu

2-3pm

6/19-9/4

12 cl $50 or $6 drop-in

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ACCESSIBLE RECREATION AFTERNOON PROGRAM

The Redwood City Accessible Recreation Program is offering a Monday-Friday Afternoon Program for individuals with differing abilities ages 8 and up. The Program will be divided into age appropriate sub-groups. The Program opens at 2PM and pick-up time is 6PM in the Sequoia Room of the Veterans Building in Red Morton Park. Early Bird programming may also be available for additional fee. For more details or to sign up, please contact Christina Coronado at (650) 780-7343. 2-6pm • Each day is $130 per month MON Get Moving adaptive fitness & health

TUES Local Adventures Day Trips to local destinations.

WED At The Movies Enjoy a film on our new TV!

THURS Mix It Up Arts & crafts activities

FRI Bowling Test your bowling skills at Bel Mateol!

EVENING FITNESS CLUB

Have fun while exercising in our evening Fitness Classes every Tuesday Night. Scott Lohmann, certified personal fitness instructor will lead participants in safe, individually tailored work-outs. On-going

Tu

7-8pm

$20/month or $5 drop-in Adaptive PE Room

CHEF CLUB

Designed for teens and adults ages 14+ with differing abilities, this club is perfect for anyone who has an interest in planning and cooking healthy meals. Each week participants will plan a meal from start to finish and enjoy the fruits of their labor! After dinner, participants will engage in social activities. To register, please call Christina at (650) 780-7343. On-going

Th

6-9pm

$69/month

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COLLEGE OF ADAPTIVE ARTS

The College of Adaptive Arts offers certificate, diploma and community action programs to adults with differing abilities Visit collegeofadaptivearts.org for more information. Cost is $300 for first class, and an additional $50 for each subsequent class. To register for Fall Classes, e-mail or call Pam at Pamelalindsay@ hotmail.com or 408-489-0380. The world is your stage…let your future shine! Become a CAA student - there’s a seat waiting just for you.

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VETERANS MEMORIAL SENIOR CENTER 1455 MADISON AVENUE, REDWOOD CITY

ADULTS 50+

The Veterans Memorial Senior Center is dedicated to the health & wellness of older adults by enhancing the body, mind and spirit. Some of the current programs offered are: Senior Services: Provides patrons and family members with information, support & referrals. 650.780.7274 Nutrition Program: Offers home-style meals TWTh for a low cost of $5.00. Take-Out Too! 650.780.7259 Classes / Programs: A wide range of classes/programs specific to older adults. 650.780.7270 Special Events: Dances, Socials, Festivals and More! Special Events Hotline 650.780.7264

FAIR OAKS ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER PENINSULA FAMILY SERVICE 2600 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD, REDWOOD CITY, CA (650) 780-7525 The program goal is to assist those people attending the center with tools to maintain their independence in the community via case management, social programs, well-balanced meals, exercise, transportation, and much more! The center is open from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. For more info call (650) 780-7525.

SENIOR AFFAIRS COMMISSION 2012 MEETING SCHEDULE   All meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1pm at alternating locations. May 10th Veterans Memorial Senior Center June 14th

Fair Oaks Senior Center

July 12th

Veterans Memorial Senior Center

August 9 th

Fair Oaks Senior Center

TRANSPORTATION TO THE SENIOR CENTER The Veterans Memorial Senior Center offers transportation to and from the Senior Center Tues/Wed/Thurs. The cost is FREE round-trip within Redwood City. For further information or to request an application, please call (650) 537-2969.

Support your senior community by purchasing affordable handcrafted items, greeting cards, snacks and more at the Arbor Gift Shop. Call (650) 780-7338 for info. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-2:30pm ALSO OPEN DURING BINGO GAME HOURS!

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Special Events!!

Thursday, April 19, 2012 • 11:30am INVITATION ONLY, For VMSC Volunteers

Honorary Veterans Luncheon Friday, May 25, 2012 • 12:00 noon FEE: $7.00, $5.00 for Veterans

Patriotic BBQ

Friday, June 29, 2012 • 12:00 noon FEE: $7.00

BEG & INT WATERCOLOR PAINTING with Guy Magallanes Experience the magic of watercolor in a fun and challenging class, designed for beginners and seasoned watercolor students. In this fast paced class, you will learn to transfer a line drawing, and paint with the techniques taught right in front of your eyes. Instructor posts the weekly class progression on his website for student’s reference. Students must register with instructor on the first day of class. $70 + $10 LAB FEE Fri

9am-12pm

5/11-6/22

7 cl

VMSC

WRITING CLUB Want to be creative? Writing allows individuals to look into the past and create meaning from it. In addition, it gives the writer, and the reader, new perspectives about life events. Come join the Writing Club to share your own stories. Class acts as a supportive, encouraging environment for self expression with helpful suggestions. Everyone welcomed. Students must register with instructor on the first day of class. Thurs

9:30-11:30am

On-Going

Goldstar, VMSC

Suggested Donation of $5 three times a year Support senior programs by embracing the classic game of Bingo! Everyone age 18+ is welcome! Call (650) 780-7381 for information or to volunteer.

CASH PRIZES AWARDED ATM machine is available. Call 650.780.7381 for info. SUNDAYS: doors open at 9am Early Bird@ 12:00pm Regular Game @ 12:30pm 1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAYS: doors open at 4pm Regular Game @ 6:30pm

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Volunteer Appreciation

ADULT ENRICHMENT

CRAFTS SOCIAL CLUB (ON-GOING & FREE!) Bring your art / crafts / hobby project to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center. An opportunity to work on your project, demonstrate your skills and socialize with new friends. Everyone welcomed. Students must register with instructor on the first day of class. Mon

1-3pm

On-Going FREE

Sunset Room, VMSC

UKULELE FOR ADULTS AGE 18+

For the complete beginner or those who want a full review of the basics. Expect to learn basic chords and strums and try picking out a tune from tablature or notes. Upon completion you can join our ongoing Intermediate Strummers. To sign up for either class call or e-mail Nancy Solomon, 650-366-2954 or nsnancysolomon@yahoo.com, fee is $100 per 8 week session.

Beg Wed 10-11am 5/16-6/27 7cl

$88

Beg Wed 10-11am 7/18-9/5

8cl

$100 VMSC

Int

$50/mo

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VMSC COMPUTER EDUCATION SPRING 2012 QUARTER: APRIL - JUNE Classes are held at the Community Wellness Center, 711 Nevada Street - Redwood City

How to register ONLINE: Log on to: www.redwoodcity.org/parks and go to “Online Registration.” MAIL-IN: Send Registration Form (on page 5) to: Red Morton Community Center 1120 Roosevelt Ave. Redwood City, CA 94061 FAX-IN: Send Registration Form (on page 5) to:

ADULTS 50+

Red Morton Community Center (650) 364-9980

WALK-IN: Registration Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm at Red Morton Community Center

CLASS

DAY

TIME

(Prerequisite: Previously taken Photoshop Elements 6 or higher classes)

Mon

9:30-11:45am

Windows 7 Basics- Morning code: 88.224

Wed

9:30-11:45am

Windows XP & 7 Basics-Afternoon code: 88.225

Thurs Fri

Beyond Adobe Photoshop Elements

4/9-6/18

FEE INSTRUCTOR $35

Iby Heller

4/11-6/13

$35

John Matthews

1:00-3:15pm

4/12-6/14

$35

Betty Merrill

9:30-11:45am

4/13-6/15

$25

Al Brown

code: 88.222

User’s Group Forum code: 88.226

DATES no 5/28

Free*

Computer Lab code: 88.230

Tues & 12:45-2:45pm (Prerequisite: Enrollment any of our computer Wed classes)

4/10-6/13

registered in another computer class

Sonya Basegio, Joe Carr, Al Montisano, Joe Zucker

For additional information call (650) 780-7270 Visit our Web Page for class descriptions: http://www.redwoodcity.org/parks/adults50/computers.html

CLASSES ARE DESIGNED FOR PC USERS, NOT APPLE / MAC USERS

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PROGRAMS AT THE VMSC LOW INTERMEDIATE & INTERMEDIATE TAP DANCING

with Cheryl McNamara This class will get you moving! Includes warm-up, basic tap steps, rhythmic moves that will sizzle with high-energy fun and short combinations giving you a chance to “shine”. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes (tap shoes are optional). Students must register with instructor on the first day of class. No online / mailin registration. For more information, please call (650) 780-7270. Location: VMSC Theatre

Thurs

10:30am-12pm

4/12-6/14

10cl

$50

Thurs

10:30am-12pm

6/28-8/2

10cl

$30

ACTIVE ADULTS CIRCUIT TRAINING NEW

with Scott Lohmann and Jill Mongiello

Circuit training is an efficient and challenging form of conditioning. It works well to improve strength, endurance, and coordination. This class will combine weight training, balance, and cardiovascular work in a group setting format. We will use stability balls, hand weights, medicine balls and resistance bands to target your arms, legs, chest and core. Location: Adaptive PE Room, 711 Nevada

$75 FOR 10 CLASSES, OR $8 DROP-IN

Tues

2:30-3:30pm

6/5 - 8/21

10cl

WELLNESS & GENTLE YOGA with Orlene Chartain Wellness: Guest speakers and round table discussions on awareness, nutrition, hydration, emotional eating, stress management, relationships, balance and more. Gentle Yoga: Gentle and easy, this class is a wonderful way to strengthen, stretch and relax. You will learn and practice basic Yoga postures, relaxation and breathing techniques. Own mat is recommended. Wear comfortable clothes. Students must register with instructor, Orlene Chartain, directly at class. For info call: 650.346.8273 Location: VMSC Wellness Mon 9-10am

On-Going $5 Drop-In

Yoga

On-Going $5 Drop-In

Mon 10-11:15am

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CHAIR EXERCISE (ON-GOING & FREE!) with Marie Hubbell Come for fun and fitness. It is the perfect class for those who may have physical limitations. Strengthen and tone muscles while sitting. Students must register with instructor on the first day of class. Location: Sequoia Room, Wellness Center Tues & Fri

9:25-10:30am Free

Ongoing

MORNING FITNESS (ON-GOING & FREE!) with Marie Hubbell Start your morning with a free eye-opening exercise class that combines stretching, conditioning, low-impact aerobics and even a little country line dancing! Students must register with instructor on the first day of class. Location: Sequoia Room, Wellness Center Wed

9-10am

Free

Ongoing

CHI KUNG EXERCISE FOR HEALTH with Ming Wu The purpose of Chi Kung is to learn how to generate, conserve, and channel “Chi” (internal energy) for health and longevity. The Chi Kung exercises help to generate, channel, conserve, store and direct the energy into the body for achieving optimum health. Location: Wellness Center, Sequoia Room (VMSC)

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MORNING WALKS (ON-GOING & FREE!) Get up and get out! Meet a group of dedicated walkers for a stroll through Red Morton Park. Walkers leave at 9am from the VMSC lobby. Call 780-7270 for more info or drop by!

ANNUAL FITNESS GYM MEMBERSHIP Looking for a gym to join? Try VMSC--we have free weights, machines, treadmills, and an elliptical trainer. Multi-tier memberships available that include personal training and group classes. To enroll, you will need to complete paper work and attend an orientation class. Call (650) 823-1225 for more information.

$100 • 10 CLASSES / $10 DROP-IN ($80SR/$8 DROP-IN)

Mon

11:30am-12:30pm

4/9-6/18

VMSC no 5/28

Mon

11:30am-12:30pm

6/25-8/27

VMSC

YANG STYLE TAI CHI FOR HEALTH with Ming Wu The aim of Tai Chi is to foster a calm and tranquil mind through the precise execution of exercises. The practice of Tai Chi can in some measure contribute to being able to better stand, walk, move, run, etc. Yang Style Tai Chi is the most commonly practiced style. Call 650.780.7270 for info. Location: VMSC, Sequoia Room $100 • 10 CLASSES / $10 DROP-IN ($80SR/$8 DROP-IN) Th

11:30am-12:30pm

3/29-5/31

VMSC

Th

11:30am-12:30pm

6/7-8/9

VMSC

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ONGOING PROGRAMS AT THE VMSC WEEKLY MOVIES Enjoy Friday afternoon FREE flicks at the Vets Theatre! Call (650) 780-7270 for the latest film information. HOT LUNCH PROGRAM Enjoy home-style lunches cooked on-site TuesdayWednesday-Thursday at an affordable cost of $5.00! For more information or to make a reservation, please call (650) 780-7259. SONGBIRDS SENIOR CHOIR People of all ages are welcome to join this wonderful group of singers. Join us on Fridays at 10:45AM and sing old and new songs while meeting fantastic people. This is a volunteer / free program. If interested call Edith at (650) 364-2508.

ADULTS 50+

SENIOR SERVICES The Senior Center offers a wide variety of senior services including: Information & Referral, Loan Closet for Medical Equipment, Tax Preparation Services, Health Insurance Counseling, Blood Pressure Screening & Health Education Seminars, Driver’s Safety Programs, AND MORE. Call (650) 780-7274 to obtain any of these services. TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY) Join this fun and supportive group! TOPS is a great way to take off a few pounds and improve your overall health. Join us on Thursdays at the VETS at 6PM to weight-in or join us at 6:30PM for a meeting. Cost is only $24 a year or $2 a month! Game Room. For more information, call (650) 368-5926 BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING 1st Tuesday of the month 9-11AM at the VMSC, Goldstar Room, 11am-12pm Adaptive PE Room. FREE. Call (650)780-7274 for more info. HAIRCUTS, MANICURES, PEDICURES Enjoy low-cost pampering at the VMSC on Thursdays compliments of Linda Washington. Please call Linda at (650) 322-5787 to make your appointment! PHOTO VISION CLUB If you enjoy the art of photography, please join our FREE club! Call Bruce at (650) 368-7834 for more information.

SAMTRANS SENIOR MOBILITY PROGRAM A Mobility Ambassador can help you with many transportation-related issues, including planning a trip using public transit, finding a driver safety class, and learning about alternatives to driving such as community shuttles. Ambassadors also give educational presentations, conduct group and one-on-one rider training, and organize group training trips on transit to interesting destinations. To learn more about the Mobility Ambassador Program, to schedule an appointment with an Ambassador, or to volunteer, contact Jean Conger at 650-508-6362, or email us at Ambassador@samtrans.com.

H EA R I N G LO S S A S S O C I AT I O N O F A M E R I C APENINSULA CHAPTER (FORMERLY SHHH) Learn how to thrive even with a hearing loss. Meet 1st Monday of every month at 1:30pm at the VMSC, Goldstar Room. Questions & Answers, Refreshments and Friendships! For more information, call Marjorie at (650) 593-6760. CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR? If you haven’t found it here, check out the Sequoia Adult School for more classes and programs for adults. www. adultschool.seq.org or call (650) 306-8866.

PING PONG Social group of dedicated ping pong players. Join us Thursdays from 1:30-3:30pm at the VMSC, Redwood Room. SENIOR SPOKES BIKE CLUB Have a passion for bike riding? We ride every Monday at 10AM. Call Nancy Francis (650) 321-3302 to join us!

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ON GOING PROGRAMS AT FAIR OAKS 2600 MIDDLEFIELD RD., REDWOOD CITY, 94063 Classes and services are free or low cost. Please call 7807525 for more info.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE TEST 4 th Tuesday of each month from 11:30am-12:30pm. A case manager will be present with the nurse. (Bilingual). Diabetes monitoring 4 x a year. HOLIDAY PARTIES Spring Fling Party: April 12th: @ 10:30am Mother’s Day: May 10th@10:30am Father’s Day: June 14th @ 10:30am Patriotic Celebration: July 12 @ 10:30am Hawaiian Party: August 16 @ 10:30am For more information, (650) 7807525. Celebrate your birthday on the month you were born the last Friday of each month. Please call to make a reservation 650 780-7525.

HEALTHY BREAKFAST Come join us for a delicious, healthy breakfast Tuesday through Friday at 10am in the multipurpose room.

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GARDEN CLUB Do you like to garden? Plant, nurture and harvest organic vegetables and flowers at our raised garden beds in Redwood City. Friday at 10am. Volunteers are needed to water other mornings during the week.

obligations? Call for an appointment. Ask for Richard Arthur- bilingual (650) 780-7525. 60+, Se habla espanol.

W E E K LY S PA N I S H - S P E A K I N G SUPPORT GROUP led by a trained volunteer from La Esperanza Vive, one of the programs of the Peninsula Family Service Peer Counseling Program. Meets every Monday @ 11:15-12:30. A prescreening is done prior to joining the group. For more info, call (650) 780-7525.

PENNY BINGO Feeling lucky? Looking for a lively time? Then join our bingo group. Each card costs a penny per game. Games are held in the multipurpose room. Mon-Fri: 10-11:45am.

BILINGUAL CASE MANAGEMENT Bilingual information and referral, advocacy and outreach services for seniors and their families. Are you having problems with health care? Housing? We are also a resource for diabetes education. Transportation? Inhome care? Understanding letters and

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HAIR CUTS BY ROSA We provide Hair cuts @ $7 each- every other Tuesday. Please call 650 780- 7525.

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HOT DELICIOUS LUNCH Tired of your own cooking, washing dishes and dining alone? Join us for Hot Tasty Lunch Monday-Friday 12pm. Meals are nutritious, balanced and low in fat and salt. The meals are compliant with the new federal guidelines. For persons 60 years and older (and spouse), $2.50 donation requested. Younger guests are $6.00.

FREE GLUCOSE TESTING testing once a month from 9:30-10:30 am. Please abstain from eating prior to the test. ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER LOUNGE Come and enjoy a cup of coffee, play a game or chat with friends. The lounge is open from 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday.

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Questions? Call (650) 780-7525 SOUL LINE DANCING Thursday at 10am. No cost for those 55 and older.

SENIOR PEER COUNSELING Senior Peer Counseling is a free counseling service for San Mateo County residents age 55+. Separate program in Spanish.

ADULTS 50+

The Counseling offers a 1-on-1 service provided by trained older adult volunteers who offer emotional support, guidance, and empathy to older adults. Senior Peer Counseling is available in English, Spanish, Tagalog and Mandarin and to the LGBT community. Please call (650) 403-4300, extension 4389.

RELAXATION AND GUIDED IMAGERY FOR HEALTH Learn easy relaxation techniques that quiet mind and body. Reach your own resources... Through Guided Imagery, you can: • Go back in time...better your present state of health based on memory of past strengths. • Reprogram your subconscious to make your life easier (e.g. transform scary anxiety into more manageable states.) And much more. This class is free. Wednesdays 10:15-11:45am

SECOND HARVEST BROWN-BAG Each Friday, “Second Harvest Food Bank” prepares and donates a grocery bag of food to low income older adults in the community. You may come to the center to pick up your food. Preregistration is required. Please call (650) 780-7525 for more information.

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“STRONG FOR LIFE” sponsored by Stanford University Thursdays at 12:45pm. A program designed to help strengthen your muscles, improves energy, less stiffness in joints & muscles and improves balance. This program can be done in a seated position. TOTAL BODY FITNESS Instructed by Foothill College Free for Older Adults. Tuesdays at 11:30 am. TAI-CHI instructed by Sequoia Adult School Participants 54 and younger, $2.00 per session. Call 780-7525. Mon & Weds 12:30pm. YOGA (BEG.) Instructed by Sequoia Adult School. Open to all. Participants 54 and younger $2.00 per session. Wed 9-10am & Fri 8:45-9:45am. For info (650) 780-7525. LOW IMPACT EXERCISE Instructed by Foothill College FREE for seniors. Tuesday & Thursday at 9:00am.

LANGUAGE

SPANISH CLUB If you are interested in learning Spanish as a second language, we invite you to join our small group. Spanish club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm. Walk-ins are welcome. ESL Class If you are interested in learning the basic fundamentals of English as a Second Language, we invite you to join our small group. The class offers a basic entry level education to get you started. ESL Class meets on Fridays at 1pm. Walk-ins are welcome.

PERFORMING ARTS

BALLET FOLKLORICO Learn the fundamentals of Latin Folklorico Dance using basic movements & techniques. Wednesdays 11am. EL CANTO CLUB Join us in singing together Latin folk songs usually with accompaniment. Drop-in. Tuesdays 12:30pm.

COMPUTERS

Come join us in our lab and learn to Google, surf the Internet or email friends and family around the world. Open Wednesday and Friday from 1:00-3:00 pm, a knowledgeable tutor will be on hand to help. A $2.00 donation per session is suggested.

Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services

REDWOOD CITY PARK & PICNIC INFORMATION 2012 PICNIC RESERVATIONS - YEAR ROUND Nine of Redwood City’s beautiful parks (in blue text) have picnic areas to reserve year-round. Residents can reserve dates any time during the season, Non-Residents can reserve tables up to 3 months in advance only. The cost is only $20 per table (an extra $20 fee for non-residents). Reservation requests may be made online at redwoodcity.org, by calling 780-7327 or by e-mail at picnics@redwoodcity.org. Park availability & area photos can be accessed online.

City Parks & Locations

Acres

Andrew Spinas Park 2nd Ave./Bay Road

1.46

Dolphin Park Turks Head/Quay Lane

2.36

Dove Beeger Park Whipple Ave./Circle Road

1.00

Fleishman Park Locust St./McEvoy St.

0.63

Garrett Park 3600 Block Glenwood Ave.

6.9

Hawes Park Hudson St./Roosevelt Ave.

1.59

Hoover Park Woodside Rd./Spring St.

10.18

Jardín de Niños Middlefield Rd./Chestnut St.

0.31

Linden Park Linden St./Park St.

0.22

Maddux Park Maddux Dr./Kensington Rd.

0.62

Mariner Park Tiller Lane/Bridge Parkway

6.25

Marlin Park Neptune Dr./Cringle Dr.

11.15

Mezes Park Warren St./Standish St.

1.67

Palm Park Hudson St./Palm Ave.

0.90

Red Morton Park 1120 Roosevelt Ave.

31.74

Sandpiper Park Redwood Shores Pkwy & Egret

11.07

Shannon Park Davit Lane/Shannon Way

1.87

Shore Dogs Park 1300 Block Radio Road Shorebird Park Marine Parkway/Island Drive Stafford Park King St./Hopkins St. Stulsaft Park 3700 Farm Hill Blvd. Wellesley Crescent Park Edgewood Rd./ Arlington Rd. Westwood Park Westwood St./Briarfield Ave.

0.69 3.68 1.62 42.06 0.75 0.25

Playground

Grass Area

Picnic Area

BBQ Pits

Tennis Courts

Basketball Courts ½ COURT

½ COURT

Ball Fields

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