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 Start Time End Time Course Location Age Group Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Simply Fun (Tot Gym for Littlest Tots) 10:00 am 11:30 am Ages 1 - 5 Gymnasium Early Child Recreation 03/25 05/13

Play-based learning in an indoor environment. Often referred to as our ‘indoor playground’, tots will practice both large and fine motor skills in this fun-filled and action-packed class. Silly songs, story time and art activities supplement toys, climbing apparati, and things on wheels. Adult participation is required.

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Dance – Seniors 10:30 am 12:00 pm Tap - Intermediate Auditorium Dance & Theater 03/18 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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Richmond Rec Open Gym 12:00 pm 4:00 pm Basketball Gymnasium Open Gym 04/06/2014 04/12/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Martial Arts – Karate Kidz: Little Kickers 3:00 pm 4:00 pm Little Kickers - Ages 4-5 Auditorium Sports - Alternative 03/18 05/13

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.

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Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Girls Volleyball - Beginning Gymnasium Sports 03/18 05/13

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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Martial Arts – Karate Kidz: Little Kickers 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Little Kickers - Ages 4-5 Auditorium Sports - Alternative 03/18 05/13

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.

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Pilates – Adult 5:45 pm 6:45 pm Adult Pilates- All Levels Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/18 05/06

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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Volleyball – Adult 6:30 pm 9:00 pm Women's Volleyball - Intermediate Gymnasium Sports 03/18 05/20

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 6:00 pm 8:00 pm Pastry Arts 101 Kitchen Food & Nutrition 03/18 05/13

Learn new recipes and share your cooking secrets with others.

Put down the boxed cake mix and pre-made cookie dough! This class will teach you the skills and techniques you need to create your own delicious home baked pies, cookies, muffins and biscuits, breads, cakes and more! We will cover basic measuring, mixing techniques, ingredient selection, Mise en Place, and production of the baked goods. This class is taught by a professional Pastry Chef who will help take the fear out of baking by teaching you the skills needed to understand the principals of baking and pastry arts.

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Wednesday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Start Time End Time Course Location Age Group Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Richmond Rec Open Gym 9:00 am 12:00 pm Basketball Gymnasium Open Gym 04/06/2014 04/12/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Yoga – Adult 9:30 am 10:30 am Adult Yoga- All Levels Dance Room Exercise & Fitness 03/19 05/07

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.*

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Dance – Seniors 9:00 am 10:00 am Tap Dance - Beginning Auditorium Dance & Theater 03/19 05/28

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.

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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Tot Picasso 10:15 am 11:00 am Ages 2 - 5 years Kitchen Arts & Crafts 03/26 05/14

Creative expression is the focus of this class. Emphasis is on the process, not the product. Tots will explore various mediums and create great works of art! Adult participation is required.

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Dance – Seniors 10:00 am 11:15 am Tap - Intermediate Auditorium Dance & Theater 03/19 05/28

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.

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 2:45 pm 3:30 pm Basketball Gymnasium Open Gym 04/06/2014 04/12/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Tasters Choice Girls in Sports – 3 on 3 Basketball League 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Ages 5-9 Gymnasium Sports 03/19 05/14

You learned the skills, now put your newfound basketball knowledge into play! Girls have the opportunity to play 3 on 3 games each week in appropriate divisions based on skill level. This league is for individual sign ups only – no team registration. Registrants will be divided into teams each week based on age and ability. Sign ups open online at sfreconline.org at 10am on 1/27.

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Tasters Choice Girls in Sports – 3 on 3 Basketball League 5:30 pm 7:00 pm Ages 10-14 Gymnasium Sports 03/19 05/14

You learned the skills, now put your newfound basketball knowledge into play! Girls have the opportunity to play 3 on 3 games each week in appropriate divisions based on skill level. This league is for individual sign ups only – no team registration. Registrants will be divided into teams each week based on age and ability. Sign ups open online at sfreconline.org at 10am on 1/27.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym 7:15 pm 8:30 pm Open Gym 03/31/2014 04/05/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Fitness – Adult 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Adult Workout Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/19 05/07

Drop-ins are welcome for $10/class.

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Thursday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Start Time End Time Course Location Age Group Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Richmond Rec Open Gym 9:00 am 3:30 pm Basketball Gymnasium Open Gym 04/06/2014 04/12/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Music – Seniors 10:00 am 11:30 am Senior Sing - Voice Training Auditorium Music & Creative Writing 03/20 05/29

Come all voices! We are looking for people who know they can sing, and also those who think they cannot! This course focusses on developing breath, tuning, your tone, and expanding the musicality of your voice. We will run through our warm-up routine for the first half of class and during the second half, start learning and practicing new techniques for improving our singing.

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Music – Seniors 12:00 pm 2:00 pm Senior Sing - Performance Group Auditorium Music & Creative Writing 03/20 05/29

The opportunity you’ve been waiting for! A performance group for Seniors! This class is for all performance levels from novice to expert. We will play with music as our script, focusing on a repertoire of blues, show tunes, classics, and folk music. Over the course of the Summer we will weave our favorite pieces into a 30-40 minute performance. The group will hold a show at the end of the session for friends and family to attend. Ideally the group will expand to perform at other Rec Park events as the year continues.

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Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Girls Volleyball - Intermediate Gymnasium Sports 03/20 05/15

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.

Sign Up!
Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Girls Volleyball - Advanced Gymnasium Sports 03/20 05/15

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.

Sign Up!
Combat Athletics – Youth, Tweens & Teens 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Combat Athletics for Kids - Fundamentals - 8 to 16 Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/27 05/29

Mixed Martial Arts courses for youth ranging from Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, boxing, Judo, and wrestling. These classes are contact sports and competitive.

This is a beginning mixed martial art program for kids that focuses on the fundamentals of combat athletics. Kids learn all the forms of resistance based martial arts that involve standing-up, clinching, and ground fighting. Our motto is play as the way (developed by Straight Blast Gym) because training in mixed martial arts should be fun! Kids build up attributes such as self-esteem, self-discipline, & social skills while also increasing their physical attributes through competition and sparing. Parents will need to purchase a Jiu-Jitsu uniform and white belt before class. For more information please call Rex Biteng at 415-335-9184 or rex.biteng@sfgov.org.

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Combat Athletics – Youth, Tweens & Teens 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Combat Athletics for Kids - INTERMEDIATE - 8 to 16 Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/27 05/29

Mixed Martial Arts courses for youth ranging from Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, boxing, Judo, and wrestling. These classes are contact sports and competitive.

This is the continuation course for the kids who have taken the Combat Athletics fundamentals class. Prerequisites for this class are a rank of white belt and 3 stripes from the kids combat athletics fundamentals class. The intermediate class is for the serious Mixed Martial Art student. For more information please call Rex Biteng at 415-335-9184 or rex.biteng@sfgov.org.

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Pilates – Adult 6:15 pm 7:15 pm Adult Pilates- All Levels Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/20 05/08

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*

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Friday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Start Time End Time Course Location Age Group Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Simply Fun (Tot Gym for Littlest Tots) 10:00 am 11:30 am Ages 1 - 4 Gymnasium Early Child Recreation 03/28 05/09

Play-based learning in an indoor environment. Often referred to as our ‘indoor playground’, tots will practice both large and fine motor skills in this fun-filled and action-packed class. Silly songs, story time and art activities supplement toys, climbing apparati, and things on wheels. Adult participation is required.

No class on 4/18.

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Ballroom Dancing – Adult 12:30 pm 2:30 pm Open Ballroom Gymnasium Adult 18+ Dance & Theater 3/21/2014 5/30/2014

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

Open dance time, there is no instructor.

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Richmond Rec Open Gym 2:45 pm 8:30 pm Basketball Gymnasium Open Gym 04/06/2014 04/12/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Personal Development – Youth, Tweens & Teens 4:00 pm 7:00 pm Teen Leadership Program Dance Room Personal Development 04/18 05/16

High School students will learn the fundamentals of creating and planning recreation programs, activities, events, and trips for teens. Participants will accrue community service hours and gain job experience.

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Saturday

Operating Hours: 9am to 5pm

Activity Start Time End Time Course Location Age Group Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Shape Up – Seniors 9:45 am 10:45 am Low-Impact Aerobics Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/22 05/10

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

No class May 3, and May 17, 2014

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Richmond Rec Open Gym 9:00 am 4:30 pm Basketball Gymnasium Open Gym 04/13/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Cooking – Youth, Tweens & Teens 10:00 am 11:30 am Future Chefs Kitchen Food & Nutrition 03/22 05/17

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 on April 19 and May 3, 2014.

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Martial Arts – Adult 11:00 am 12:30 pm Muay Thai Fitness Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 03/29 05/24

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 12:30 pm 2:00 pm Future Chefs Kitchen Food & Nutrition 03/22 05/17

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 on 4/19 and 5/3.

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Dance – Seniors 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Senior Belly Dance Dance Room Dance & Theater 03/22 05/31

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.

No classes on 4/19 & 5/3.

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Sunday

Operating Hours: Closed

There are no Classes at this time

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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