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

Facility Operating Hours:

Closed

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

There are no Classes at this time

Tuesday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Dance – Seniors Intermediate Senior Tap 9:00 am 10:00 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 12-Jan 1-Mar

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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Dance – Seniors Tap - Advance Performers 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 12-Jan 1-Mar

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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1…2…3… Ready Ages 10 mos - 3 yrs 10:00 am 11:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Tot 5 & Under Early Childhood Recreation TBA TBA 12-Jan 16-Feb

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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Open Gym Basketball 12:00 pm 3:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 01/19/2016 03/12/2016

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports Girls Volleyball - Beginning 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gallery Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Amanda Tugwell 5-Jan 23-Feb

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 5-Jan 23-Feb

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 Women's Volleyball - Intermediate 6:30 pm 9:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Adult 18+ Sports Jack Situ 5-Jan 8-Mar

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 5-Jan 1-Mar

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 5-Jan 23-Feb

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

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Yoga – Hatha Yoga - Gentle Hatha 9:30 am 10:30 am Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Torrey Mansur 6-Jan 24-Feb

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 13-Jan 2-Mar

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.

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Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 12:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 01/19/2016 03/12/2016

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Stepping Stone 2: Specialty Classes – Tot Picasso Ages 2 - 3.5 yrs 10:00 am 10:45 am Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Tot 5 & Under Early Childhood Recreation TBA TBA 13-Jan 17-Feb

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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Yoga – Adult Prenatal Yoga 10:45 am 11:45 am Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Torrey Mansur 6-Jan 24-Feb

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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Dance – Seniors Tap - Advance Performers 10:00 am 11:15 am Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Senior Adult Dance & Theater Jean Bruschera 13-Jan 2-Mar

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.

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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 6-Jan 9-Mar

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

Open dance time, led by a volunteer.

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Open Gym Basketball 2:45 pm 3:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 01/19/2016 03/12/2016

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Basketball – Tasters Choice Girls in Sports – Instructional Ages 5-9 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Al Mattocks 6-Jan 2-Mar

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.

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Basketball – Jr Warriors League – 7th & 8th Grade Teams Richmond Rec - Taster's Choice Girls Team - Middle School 5:30 pm 7:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports TBA TBA 6-Jan 9-Mar

Parents may only sign up their own children – NO group registrations.

Registration opens online at sfreconline.org or at St. Marys Rec on Nov. 7th 2015 @ 10:00 a.m.

Sign up the day and practice that you want. You must be in the sixth, seventh or eighth grade to play. There are two options: Co-ed teams or All Girls teams (girls teams will play in their own league). Games will be on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at various locations in the city. Cost includes practices, 7 games plus playoffs and uniform. Practices start the week of January 5. Existing teams can also join the league for games only by calling Cortez Espinoza at 695-5006.

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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 6-Jan 2-Mar

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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Basketball – Jr Warriors League – 5th & 6th Grade Teams Richmond Rec - Taster's Choice Girls - 5th & 6th Grade 5:30 pm 7:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports TBA TBA 6-Jan 9-Mar

Parents may only sign up their own children – NO group registrations.

Registration opens online at sfreconline.org or at St. Marys Rec on Nov. 7th, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m.

Sign up the day and practice that you want. You must be in the fifth or sixth grade to play. There are two options: Co-ed teams or all girls teams (girls teams will play in their own league). Games will be on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at various locations in the city. Cost includes practices, 7 games plus playoffs and uniform. Practices start the week of January 5. Existing teams can also join the league for games only by calling Cortez Espinoza at 415-695-5006.

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Fitness – Adult Adult Workout 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Rosa Rankin 6-Jan 24-Feb

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.

Sign Up!

Thursday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 3:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 01/19/2016 03/12/2016

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 TBA TBA 14-Jan 3-Mar

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 class 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. This class meets on their own without an instructor at this time.

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Volleyball – Tasters Choice Girls In Sports Girls Volleyball - Intermediate 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Kanisha Burdeen 7-Jan 25-Feb

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!
Pilates – Adult Adult Pilates- All Levels 6:15 pm 7:15 pm Richmond Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 7-Jan 25-Feb

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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Boxing – All Ages All Ages Boxing 6:30 pm 8:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Dance Room All Ages Sports Willie Shaw 11-Feb 3-Mar

These boxing programs will get you moving through intense exercise, concentration and stamina. Learn the sweet science – boxing. Learn the basics of boxing: stance, jab, strength, punches and hooks. Get a great workout too. Please check with your physician to make sure you can participate in this intensive cardio program.

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Friday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

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 Childhood Recreation TBA TBA 15-Jan 19-Feb

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 8-Jan 11-Mar

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

Open dance time, led by a volunteer.

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Open Gym Basketball 2:45 pm 8:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 01/19/2016 03/12/2016

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Cooking – Youth, Tweens & Teens Future Chefs 4:30 pm 6:00 pm Richmond Recreation Center Kitchen Youth, Tweens & Teens Food & Nutrition Zach Enea 8-Jan 4-Mar

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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Saturday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 5pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

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 9-Jan 12-Mar

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 $20/class. No class 1/16 & 2/23.

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Open Gym Basketball 12:30 pm 4:30 pm Richmond Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 01/19/2016 03/12/2016

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 23-Jan 27-Feb

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 2/13.

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Sunday

Facility Operating Hours:

Closed

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

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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