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

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Richmond Open Gym 9:00 am 4:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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
Richmond Open Gym 9:00 am 5:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Seniors Intermediate Senior Tap 9:00 am 10:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 08/18 12/29

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.

Intermediate level tap dancing with knowledge of basic steps covered with combinations.

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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 08/25 10/13

This non-instructional playtime is for toddlers 10 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.

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Dance – Seniors Tap - Advance Performers 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 08/18 12/29

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.

Advance performance level tappers continue to work on routines with performance choreography. Must have previous intermediate knowledge of tap techniques. Volunteer led.

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

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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 TBA TBA 09/01 10/20

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.

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Martial Arts – Karate Kidz Beginning - Ages 6 - 11 5:30 pm 6:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Youth, Tweens & Teens Exercise & Fitness John Austin 09/01 10/20

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.

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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 08/18 10/06

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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Fitness – Adult Adult Workout 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Rosa Rankin 08/18 10/06

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.

Richmond Open Gym 9:00 am 12:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Yoga – Hatha Yoga - Gentle Hatha 9:30 am 10:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Torrey Mansur 08/19 10/07

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 9:00 am 10:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 08/19 12/30

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 is 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. No class 11/11.

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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 08/26 10/14

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.

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Dance – Seniors Tap - Advance Performers 10:00 am 11:15 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 08/19 12/30

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.

Advance performance level tappers continue to work on routines with performance choreography. Must have previous intermediate knowledge of tap techniques. Volunteer led. No class 11/11.

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Yoga – Adult Prenatal Yoga 10:45 am 11:45 am Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Torrey Mansur 08/19 10/07

Yoga is an ancient practice used for developing strength and balance between mind and body. These classes will build your knowledge and skill in addition to teaching fundamental poses which will increase your flexibility, enhance muscle tone, and improve coordination. Please bring your own mat. Drop-ins welcome at Eureka Valley, Richmond, and Upper Noe Recreation Centers for a charge of $10/class. *All courses are taught by certified instructors.*

This is an all levels class, no prior yoga experience is necessary. By facilitating deep breathing and building strength and stamina, a yoga practice can help prepare pregnant women for labor.

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Ballroom Dancing – Adult Open Ballroom 12:30 pm 2:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Adult 18+ Dance & Theater TBA TBA 08/19 12/16

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

Open dance time, led by a volunteer. No class 11/11.

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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.

Richmond Open Gym 2:45 pm 8:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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 09/02 10/21

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. =

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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 08/19 10/07

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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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.

Richmond Open Gym 9:00 am 5:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Music – Seniors Senior Sing 1:00 pm 4:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Music & Creative Writing Dorian Carbone 08/20 12/24

This class is great for anyone who wants to sing, plays an instrument or has a desire to do both. Students bring songs to class they would like to work on as staff rotate, we will tackle whatever is needed to make this happen. Some of our past topics have included the circle of fifths cord construction and intervals. We currently have ukulele, guitar and flute but your are welcome to bring other instruments into the group. No class 11/26.

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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 08/20 10/08

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*

Sign Up!

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 08/28 10/16

This non-instructional playtime is for toddlers 10 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.

Sign Up!
Ballroom Dancing – Adult Open Ballroom 12:30 pm 2:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Adult 18+ Dance & Theater Richard Peng 08/21 12/18

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

Open dance time, led by a volunteer. No class 11/27.

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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.

Richmond Open Gym 2:45 pm 8:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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
Richmond Open Gym 9:00 am 4:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Cooking – Youth, Tweens & Teens Future Chefs 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Youth, Tweens & Teens Food & Nutrition Matthew Fast 09/05 10/24

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.

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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 08/22 10/10

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

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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.

Cooking – Youth, Tweens & Teens Future Chefs 12:30 pm 2:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Youth, Tweens & Teens Food & Nutrition Matthew Fast 09/05 10/24

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.

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Dance – Seniors Senior Belly Dance 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Senior Adult Dance & Theater Robin Lovejoy 08/29 11/28

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. No class 7/4 & 7/25.

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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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