Sunset Rec Center

The New Sunset Rec Center
***Please Note: Sunset Recreation Center will be closed from May 18 to June 1 for floor refinishing and maintenance. We will reopen on June 2. Thank you.

Residents of the Sunset District have enjoyed Sunset Recreation Center since 1940, making it a main hub of activity for kids in the outer Sunset. In response to community needs, the Recreation and Park Department is dedicating nearly $14 million of the 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond to ensure this local treasure will continue to promote good health and community togetherness through its recreational facilities. The renovation of Sunset Recreation Center is scheduled to be completed in summer 2012.

Junior Giants Baseball

Junior Giants free baseball league is right around the corner!  If you are interested in volunteering as a head or assistant coach please contact Cortez Espinoza at cortez.espinoza@sfgov.org. Registration for individual players is available now at  www.sportssignup.com.

Free Zumba in the Parks

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by The Movement in the Parks Program and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.  No Registration Required. Just show up and dance away. For Zumba updates RSVP Olive. Continue reading

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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
Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 9:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Outdoor Rec – San Francisco Adventure Sport Camp Sunset - Session 2 9:00 am 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer 21-Jul 25-Jul

In this new camp students will experience multiple outdoor sports in San Francisco. These outdoor activities include; hiking, canoeing, archery, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), and kayaking or sailing depending on conditions. Students will have fun and learn more about these individual outdoor sports and their ecosystems. All safety equipment is provided. Campers should dress comfortably. No extended care.

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Pilates – Adult Adult Pilates- All Levels 9:15 am 10:15 am Sunset Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room 2 (adjacent to gym) Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 06/02 07/28

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*

No class on 6/30.

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Combat Athletics – Youth, Tweens & Teens Combat Athletics for Kids - INTERMEDIATE - 8 to 16 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Youth, Tweens & Teens Exercise & Fitness Marco Gardner 06/09 08/04

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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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
Outdoor Rec – San Francisco Adventure Sport Camp Sunset - Session 2 9:00 am 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer 21-Jul 25-Jul

In this new camp students will experience multiple outdoor sports in San Francisco. These outdoor activities include; hiking, canoeing, archery, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), and kayaking or sailing depending on conditions. Students will have fun and learn more about these individual outdoor sports and their ecosystems. All safety equipment is provided. Campers should dress comfortably. No extended care.

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Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 12:00 pm 4:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Ballroom Dancing – Adult Open Ballroom 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room 2 (adjacent to gym) Adult 18+ Dance & Theater TBA 06/10 08/12

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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Tennis – Beginning – Adult Tennis - Beg/Int 1:00 pm 2:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Tennis Court 1 Adult 18+ Sports David Hong 06/10 08/12

All San Francisco Recreation and Park Department beginning tennis classes will cover the basics including: ground stroke, volley and serve. At the conclusion of the course the participants will be able to demonstrate court position, etiquette, and how to keep score which would enable participants to play a tennis match. Participants must bring a tennis racquet and wear tennis shoes.

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Tennis – Beginning – Youth, Tweens & Teens Ages 8-14 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Sunset Recreation Center Tennis Court 1 Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports David Hong 06/10 08/12

All San Francisco Recreation and Park Department beginning tennis classes will cover the basics including: groundstroke, volley and serve. At the conclusion of the course the participants will be able to demonstrate court position, etiquette, and how to keep score which would enable participants to play a tennis match. Please bring your own tennis racquet.

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Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Martial Arts – Adult Muay Thai Fitness 6:30 pm 7:30 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness TBA 06/10 08/05

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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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
Outdoor Rec – San Francisco Adventure Sport Camp Sunset - Session 2 9:00 am 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer 21-Jul 25-Jul

In this new camp students will experience multiple outdoor sports in San Francisco. These outdoor activities include; hiking, canoeing, archery, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), and kayaking or sailing depending on conditions. Students will have fun and learn more about these individual outdoor sports and their ecosystems. All safety equipment is provided. Campers should dress comfortably. No extended care.

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Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 12:00 pm 9:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Seniors Cantonese Senior Line Dance 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Senior Adult Dance & Theater Teresa Yu 06/11 08/13

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.

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Combat Athletics – Youth, Tweens & Teens Combat Athletics for Kids - Fundamentals - 8 to 16 4:30 pm 6:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room A: Larger Youth, Tweens & Teens Exercise & Fitness TBA 06/11 07/23

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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Yoga – Adult Adult Yoga- All Levels 6:15 pm 7:15 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Crystal Stermer 06/11 07/30

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.*

No class on 7/2.

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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
Outdoor Rec – San Francisco Adventure Sport Camp Sunset - Session 2 9:00 am 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer 21-Jul 25-Jul

In this new camp students will experience multiple outdoor sports in San Francisco. These outdoor activities include; hiking, canoeing, archery, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), and kayaking or sailing depending on conditions. Students will have fun and learn more about these individual outdoor sports and their ecosystems. All safety equipment is provided. Campers should dress comfortably. No extended care.

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Pilates – Adult Adult Pilates- All Levels 9:15 am 10:15 am Sunset Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room 2 (adjacent to gym) Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 06/05 07/31

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*

No class on 7/3.

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Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 12:00 pm 4:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Ballroom Dancing – Adult Open Ballroom 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Adult 18+ Dance & Theater TBA 06/05 08/21

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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Alternative Recreation – Youth Intro to Fencing for Juniors 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Youth, Tweens & Teens Alternative Recreation Al Carter 06/12 08/07

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 athletically and bring water. For more information call Don Franklin at 831-6810. No class on 7/3.

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Alternative Recreation – Youth Intro to Fencing for Juniors 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Youth, Tweens & Teens Alternative Recreation Al Carter 06/12 08/07

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 athletically and bring water. For more information call Don Franklin at 831-6810. No class on 7/3.

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Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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
Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 3:30 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Outdoor Rec – San Francisco Adventure Sport Camp Sunset - Session 2 9:00 am 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer 21-Jul 25-Jul

In this new camp students will experience multiple outdoor sports in San Francisco. These outdoor activities include; hiking, canoeing, archery, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), and kayaking or sailing depending on conditions. Students will have fun and learn more about these individual outdoor sports and their ecosystems. All safety equipment is provided. Campers should dress comfortably. No extended care.

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Simply Fun (Tot Gym for Littlest Tots) Simply Fun - Ages 1-3.5 10:00 am 11:30 am Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Tot 5 & Under Early Child Recreation TBA 06/13 07/25

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 apparatus, and things on wheels. Adult participation is required.

No program on 7/4.

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Dance – Seniors Senior Belly Dance 11:00 am 12:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Senior Adult Dance & Theater Robin Lovejoy 06/13 08/08

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.

Please check with your doctor before participating in this class. No class on 7/4.

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Shape Up – Seniors Qi Gong for Seniors - Low Impact 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room A: Larger Senior Adult Exercise & Fitness Leslie Shimmin 06/13 08/15

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

Qi Gong (pronounced ‘Chee’ Gong) consist of the developmental exercises that one practices in the meditative martial art known as, Tai Chi. Through slow, simple, easy, and effective movements, we will not only develop out balance and coordination, but also reduce stress and tension while gaining a deepening sense of peace, power and harmony. This class is open to beginners and practitioners of all levels. No class on 7/4.

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Tennis – Beginning – Youth, Tweens & Teens Ages 8-14 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Sunset Recreation Center Tennis Court 1 Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports David Hong 06/13 08/15

All San Francisco Recreation and Park Department beginning tennis classes will cover the basics including: groundstroke, volley and serve. At the conclusion of the course the participants will be able to demonstrate court position, etiquette, and how to keep score which would enable participants to play a tennis match. Please bring your own tennis racquet.

No class on 7/4.

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Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

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
Sunset Rec Open Gym Basketball 9:00 am 5:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/25/2014 05/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Yoga – Adult Adult Yoga- All Levels 9:00 am 10:00 am Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room B: Smaller Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Crystal Stermer 06/14 08/02

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.*

No class on 7/5.

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Dance – Seniors Senior Sunset Dance Class 10:00 am 12:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Senior Adult Dance & Theater Winnie Kwok 06/14 08/16

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.

This class uses music and dance to maintain a strong and healthy body and mind. This instructor focuses on teaching Chinese folk dances, but some international folk dances are also included.

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Tennis – High Performance Juniors Ages 8-15 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Sunset Recreation Center Tennis Court 1 Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports David Hong 06/07 08/16

This program is only for advance youth tournament United States Tennis Association competitors. Participants must have a USPTA membership, participate in USPTA junior tournaments, and must have a ranking of 200 and above, according to the USPTA NorCal ranking list. Players will concentrate on serve (pronation), volleying, advance footwork, singles and doubles play. Participants will work & compete against SFRPD /USPTA/PTR staff tennis pros. Special emphasis on fitness, weight training and diet.

No class on 7/26.

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Dance – Seniors Cantonese Senior Line Dance 1:00 pm 4:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Senior Adult Dance & Theater Teresa Yu 06/14 08/02

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.

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Sunday

Operating Hours: Closed

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Zumba in the Park 11:00 am 12:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Outdoor Volleyball Courts Zumba in the Park 04/27/2014 04/26/2015

Meet at Outdoor Volleyball Courts, 2201 Lawton St. near 28th Ave
Please plan to arrive early to find parking and sign in
Instructor: Olive

Sunday Zumba – Sunset Rec Center 11:00 am 12:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Outdoor Volleyball Courts All Ages Zumba in the Park Olive

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by The Movement in the Parks Program and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.  No Registration Required. Just show up and dance away. For Zumba updates RSVP Olive.

Meet at Outdoor Volleyball Courts, 2201 Lawton St. near 28th Ave
Please plan to arrive early to find parking and sign in.

Tennis – Beginning – Adult Tennis - Beg/Int 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Tennis Court 1 Adult 18+ Sports David Hong 06/08 08/10

All San Francisco Recreation and Park Department beginning tennis classes will cover the basics including: ground stroke, volley and serve. At the conclusion of the course the participants will be able to demonstrate court position, etiquette, and how to keep score which would enable participants to play a tennis match. Participants must bring a tennis racquet and wear tennis shoes.

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Tennis – QuickStart Tennis Program (Beg) Ages 8-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm Sunset Recreation Center Tennis Court 1 Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports David Hong 06/08 08/10

In conjunction with the United States Tennis Association-Northern California Division, the San Francisco Recreation & Park Department is introducing the QuickStart tennis program. Could you imagine sending your child out to play baseball for the first time with the same-sized bat and ball that is used in the major leagues? Or a five year old playing basketball on a 10-foot hoop? Of course not. The QuickStart format uses child appropriate equipment, such as smaller racquets, larger tennis balls, & smaller courts in order to transition young aspiring tennis players into the lifetime sport of tennis. Technical skills are easier to learn & children can have more fun & tennis physical activity with this new program & league play.

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About the Facility: The building has a large auditorium that is used for art, yoga, early childhood development, exercise, dance and more. We also have a full size gym with multiple hoops, ping pong Area and fully remodeled kitchen. Our outdoor amenities consist of tennis courts, baseball/ softball field, outdoor basketball court and a newly renovated children’s play ground.

Directions: The recreation center is located on Lawton St between 28th and 29th Avenue.

Bus Routes:  N Judah, 30th & Judah stop; #71 28th & Noriega stop

Attractions Near By: Ocean Beach and Golden gate park are a short drive or bus ride away.

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