Richmond Rec Center

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Parents love the summer day camp, afterschool and Tiny Tots programs at this dynamic neighborhood Rec Center. Popular ping-pong tables and special community events are two more reasons to visit the only municipal gym in the Richmond District.

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Monday

Operating Hours: Closed

There are no Classes at this time

Tuesday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
1…2…3… Ready Ages 10 mos - 3 yrs 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Tot 5 & Under Early Child Recreation TBA TBA 03/17 05/12

This non-instructional playtime is for toddlers 8 months to 3 years. Caregivers will be able to bring the little ones to an indoor playground setting with push toys, hula hoops, tunnels and other gross motor skill activities. Through interactive play children will develop motor skills and social skills.

Class is lightly monitored by staff.

No class 3/31.

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Dance – Seniors Tap - Intermediate 10:30 am 12:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 03/24 05/26

A variety of courses designed for the more mature adult. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. Improves posture, balance and flexibility through basic dance movement and routines.

Are you one of those people who danced when you were young? Or did you always want to learn how? Here’s your chance. It’s not too late to join in the fun and learn new routines. Good music, good fun and a good workout too. This is an intergenerational tap dance group. Volunteer led program.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 12:00 pm 3:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Martial Arts – Karate Kidz: Little Kickers Little Kickers - Ages 4-5 3:00 pm 4:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Tot 5 & Under Sports - Alternative Edumir Carroll 03/17 05/19

Kids will learn movements taken from various traditional and functional martial arts. This class DOES NOT teach fighting techniques or combat. Little Kickers will provide young participants basic knowledge and the foundation to grow in martial arts. This class is perfect for tots who want to be exposed to different movements other than in mainstream sports. Registrants must be at least 4 years old at the beginning of the course to participate. Students will have the opportunity to purchase a uniform and belts for an extra fee.

No class 3/31.

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Martial Arts – Karate Kidz: Little Kickers Little Kickers - Ages 4-5 4:15 pm 5:15 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Tot 5 & Under Sports - Alternative Edumir Carroll 03/17 05/19

Kids will learn movements taken from various traditional and functional martial arts. This class DOES NOT teach fighting techniques or combat. Little Kickers will provide young participants basic knowledge and the foundation to grow in martial arts. This class is perfect for tots who want to be exposed to different movements other than in mainstream sports. Registrants must be at least 4 years old at the beginning of the course to participate. Students will have the opportunity to purchase a uniform and belts for an extra fee.

No class 3/31.

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Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports Girls Volleyball - Beginning 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Amanda Tugwell 03/17 05/05

Learn to set, assist and block. Approach the net and spike that ball! Please wear t-shirts or short sleeves and shorts. If participant has own knee guards, please bring them. More advanced classes will teach students where to be on the court at all times when plays are developing.

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Pilates – Adult Adult Pilates- All Levels 5:45 pm 6:45 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 03/24 05/12

Pilates is a body conditioning routine that seeks to build flexibility, strength, endurance, and coordination without adding muscle bulk. In addition, Pilates increases circulation and helps to sculpt the body and strengthen the body’s core or ‘powerhouse’ (torso). People who do Pilates regularly feel they have better posture, are less prone to injury, and experience better overall health. Drop-ins welcome at Eureka Valley, Richmond, and Upper Noe Recreation Centers for a charge of $10/class. *All courses taught by certified instructors*

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Martial Arts – Karate Kidz Beginning - Ages 6 - 11 5:30 pm 6:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Youth, Tweens & Teens Exercise & Fitness TBA TBA 03/17 05/19

Karate originated in the Okinawan Islands of Japan and has branched out into many different styles. Karate Kidz is a structured class that teaches formalized, sequenced movements which represent offensive and defensive postures known as Kata.

Students will also learn kicking, punching, blocking and other open hand techniques. Students will have the opportunity to purchase a uniform and belts for an extra fee.

No class 3/31.

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Volleyball – Adult Women's Volleyball - Intermediate 6:30 pm 9:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Adult 18+ Sports Jack Situ 03/17 05/19

A fun team sport to get your heart racing and your legs moving!

Teams will be created from the list of registrants. Drafting of new players will be held on the first week of the session. For more information please contact: Marcus Steinback: marcus.steinback@sfgov.org , (415) 866-4622.

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Cooking – Adult Home Cooking 101 6:30 pm 8:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Adult 18+ Food & Nutrition Zach Enea 03/17 04/21

Learn new recipes and share your cooking secrets with others.

The kitchen is the heart of any home; bringing together family, friends and loved ones around the dinner table. In this hands-on class, Chef John will teach you proper food handling, fresh ingredient selection, meal planning and proper cooking techniques to easily prepare delicious meals like Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken, Wild Rice with Cranberries and Caramelized Onions, and of course delicious desserts. By learning some simple but effective techniques you will be able to prepare delicious and memorable home-cooked meals and spend more time with your family and less time in the kitchen!

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Fitness – Adult Adult Workout 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Rosa Rankin 03/24 05/12

If you don’t believe exercise can be fun, then you haven’t experienced these classes where together we’ll find the motivation and inspiration to get in shape and stay in shape. Improve your cardiovascular fitness and increase your flexibility and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome. Drop-ins are welcome for $10/class.

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Wednesday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 12:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Seniors Tap - Beginning 9:00 am 10:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 03/25 05/27

A variety of courses designed for the more mature adult. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. Improves posture, balance and flexibility through basic dance movement and routines.

Are you one of those people who danced when you were young? Or did you always want to learn how? Here’s your chance. It’s not too late to join in the fun and learn new routines. Good music, good fun and a good workout too. This is an intergenerational tap dance group. Volunteer led program.

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Yoga – Hatha Yoga - Gentle Hatha 9:30 am 10:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Torrey Mansur 03/25 05/13

Gentle Hatha incorporates restorative and standing postures into a slow, meditative, calm practice. This class is great for beginners or advanced students and will help stimulate and relax the body through mind-body awareness.

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Dance – Seniors Tap - Intermediate 10:00 am 11:15 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 03/25 05/27

A variety of courses designed for the more mature adult. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. Improves posture, balance and flexibility through basic dance movement and routines.

Are you one of those people who danced when you were young? Or did you always want to learn how? Here’s your chance. It’s not too late to join in the fun and learn new routines. Good music, good fun and a good workout too. This is an intergenerational tap dance group. Volunteer led program.

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Stepping Stone 2: Specialty Classes – Tot Picasso Ages 2 - 3.5 yrs 10:15 am 11:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Tot 5 & Under Early Child Recreation TBA TBA 03/18 05/13

This second of four series of classes will emphasize on the process of art and not the product. Tots will explore various mediums and create great works of art! Adult Participation is required.

No class 4/1.

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Ballroom Dancing – Adult Open Ballroom 12:30 pm 2:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Adult 18+ Dance & Theater Evan Hong 03/18 05/27

Glide your partner across the dance floor during these fun and recreational ballroom dancing courses.

Open dance time, led by a volunteer. No class 4/1.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 2:45 pm 3:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Basketball – Tasters Choice Girls in Sports – Instructional Ages 5 - 8 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Al Mattocks 03/18 05/06

This program is designed to give girls instructional skills in basketball. Girls will learn how to dribble, pass, shoot, while making new friends. Girls in the 9-14 year age range will practice 3 on 3 scrimmage skills.

No class 4/1.

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Basketball – Tasters Choice Girls in Sports – Instructional Ages 9 -14 5:30 pm 7:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Al Mattocks 03/18 05/06

This program is designed to give girls instructional skills in basketball. Girls will learn how to dribble, pass, shoot, while making new friends. Girls in the 9-14 year age range will practice 3 on 3 scrimmage skills.

No class 4/1.

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Alternative Recreation – Youth Intro to Fencing for Juniors 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Youth, Tweens & Teens Alternative Recreation Al Carter 03/18 05/20

Juniors learn the art of Fencing. A truly elegant sport that has historical roots dating back to the 12th Century and has been featured at every one of the modern day Olympic games. Kids learn discipline, keep fit, and learn to strive to achieve excellence in a respectful & safe environment. All the equipment is provided. Kids should dress in athletic clothing and bring water. For more information call Don Franklin at 831-6810. No class 4/1.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 7:30 pm 8:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Fitness – Adult Adult Workout 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Rosa Rankin 03/25 05/13

If you don’t believe exercise can be fun, then you haven’t experienced these classes where together we’ll find the motivation and inspiration to get in shape and stay in shape. Improve your cardiovascular fitness and increase your flexibility and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome. Drop-ins are welcome for $10/class. No class 4/15

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Thursday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 3:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Music – Seniors Senior Sing 10:00 am 2:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Music & Creative Writing Dorian Carbone 03/26 05/28 Sign Up!
Petite Bakers – Tots Petite Bakers - Ages 3 - 6 10:00 am 11:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Tot 5 & Under Food & Nutrition Matthew Fast 03/19 05/21

This class teaches tots the art of baking in a fun and energetic setting. Learn the basics of baking, while learning how to

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Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports – League Richmond Rec Team 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Kanisha Burdeen 03/19 05/07

Intermediate girl volleyball players between 10 and 14 years old can join this fun and exciting spring league! The day and time listed are for practice times; games will be held on Saturdays at Palega Recreation Center (1st half) and Upper Noe Recreation Center (2nd half) starting March 21. Outside teams are also welcome to participate in the league games on Saturdays. Contact Amanda at amanda.tugwell@sfgov.org for more information.

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Pilates – Adult Adult Pilates- All Levels 6:15 pm 7:15 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 03/26 05/14

Pilates is a body conditioning routine that seeks to build flexibility, strength, endurance, and coordination without adding muscle bulk. In addition, Pilates increases circulation and helps to sculpt the body and strengthen the body’s core or ‘powerhouse’ (torso). People who do Pilates regularly feel they have better posture, are less prone to injury, and experience better overall health. Drop-ins welcome at Eureka Valley, Richmond, and Upper Noe Recreation Centers for a charge of $10/class. *All courses taught by certified instructors*

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Friday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
1…2…3… Ready Ages 10 mos - 3 yrs 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Tot 5 & Under Early Child Recreation TBA TBA 03/20 05/15

This non-instructional playtime is for toddlers 8 months to 3 years. Caregivers will be able to bring the little ones to an indoor playground setting with push toys, hula hoops, tunnels and other gross motor skill activities. Through interactive play children will develop motor skills and social skills.

Class is lightly monitored by staff.

No class 4/3.

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Ballroom Dancing – Adult Open Ballroom 12:30 pm 2:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Adult 18+ Dance & Theater Richard Peng 03/20 05/29

Glide your partner across the dance floor during these fun and recreational ballroom dancing courses.

Open dance time, led by a volunteer. No class 4/3.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 2:45 pm 4:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Personal Development – Youth, Tweens & Teens Girl's Teen Leadership 4:00 pm 6:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Youth, Tweens & Teens Personal Development TBA TBA 03/20 05/22

Girls ages 11 -17 will engage in activities and exercises that will help them discover and develop their self confidence and leadership skills. Includes exploration in effective communication, public speaking, entrepreneurship and create and assist with planning their own Girls Only 2 day camping trip.

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Basketball – Fundamentals 4:30 pm 6:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports TBA TBA 03/20 05/15

Learn the many aspects of basketball including skills development, physical conditioning, game-time scenarios, and philosophy.

No class 4/3.

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Open Gym Basketball 6:15 pm 8:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Operating Hours: 9am to 5pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Skateboarding – Youth, Tweens & Teens Basic Skateboarding 9:30 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Alternative Recreation Daynin Gordon 03/21 05/16

Know the difference between an Ollie and a Nollie? In this beginning course, participants will learn ground basics such as pushing & stopping then progress to advanced skills such as nose and tail stalls, “dropping in,” and kick turns. Participants must have own equipment. Helmets are mandatory for all participants. Other safety gear recommended. Drop ins are welcome at $10/class. For rainout information, please call: 415-666-7020. No class 4/4.

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Cooking – Youth, Tweens & Teens Future Chefs 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Youth, Tweens & Teens Food & Nutrition Matthew Fast 03/21 05/30

Learn to measure, mix, and cook delicious treats and meals.

Wanna be the next Julia Child? Got a little Rachel Ray in ya? Well if you don’t and want some, Future Chefs is for you. You will learn new cooking skills and techniques as you create fun culinary delights! Drop-ins are welcome at $12/class provided space is available. Please notify program coordinator of any dietary restrictions: don.franklin@sfgov.org. No class 4/4 & 5/23.

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Shape Up – Seniors Low-Impact Aerobics 10:00 am 11:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Exercise & Fitness Rosa Rankin 03/28 05/16

Classes for mature adults, designed to promote general health and fitness through various types of physical exercise.

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Martial Arts – Adult Muay Thai Fitness 11:00 am 12:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Marco Gardner 03/28 05/30

Bring out the best within yourself. You will develop mental focus and clarity, greater power and reflexes, higher mental awareness, inner confidence, and self defense skills. Martial Arts provides an ideal forum to manifest body, mind and spirit into the direct action needed to take control of your life. Adults of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities are welcome.

This is a pure fitness class that incorporates mostly Muay Thai kicking/punching pad work with other mixed martial arts drill work. This class is NOT a cardio kickboxing class. This class will focus on increasing cardio endurance and strengthening core muscle groups by intensive calisthenics drills. If you

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Cooking – Youth, Tweens & Teens Future Chefs 12:30 pm 2:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Youth, Tweens & Teens Food & Nutrition Matthew Fast 03/21 05/30

Learn to measure, mix, and cook delicious treats and meals.

Wanna be the next Julia Child? Got a little Rachel Ray in ya? Well if you don’t and want some, Future Chefs is for you. You will learn new cooking skills and techniques as you create fun culinary delights! Drop-ins are welcome at $12/class provided space is available. Please notify program coordinator of any dietary restrictions: don.franklin@sfgov.org. No class 4/4 & 5/23.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym Basketball 12:15 pm 4:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Seniors Senior Belly Dance 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Senior Adult Dance & Theater Robin Lovejoy 03/28 05/23

A variety of courses designed for the more mature adult. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. Improves posture, balance and flexibility through basic dance movement and routines.

The ancient form of belly dance has been practiced for thousand of years and remains exceptionally popular throughout the world. Belly dancing tones muscles, is energized, and can be learned by people of all fitness levels. During the class, we will cover moves such as the Egyptian shoulder shimmies and undulations. Over the course of the session you will learn the fundamentals of the dance which we will put into a fun combination. There’s no better way to burn calories and stay in shape by dancing! Please wear comfortable dance oriented clothes and shoes for the class.

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Sunday

Operating Hours: Closed

There are no Classes at this time

Facility FAQ

About the Facility: Richmond Rec center includes a full indoor basketball court, ping pong hallway, kitchen, and one multipurpose room with mirrors and window doors looking out to the basketball courts.

Renting the Facility: The multipurpose room is available for rental through our permits and reservations office. You can contact them by calling 415-831-6800.

Directions: The recreation center is located at 251 18th Ave between California St & Clement St

Bus Routes:  #1 - California -- 19th Ave. and California stop; walk 1/2 block north along 19th to the playground.

For More Information:

Email: mike.xavier@SFGOV.ORG

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