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Register: SantaRosaRec.com Informacion en Español, vea pagina 50 Celebrate Fall, Indoors & Out! Floating pumpkins, holiday crafts & a fairytale ball! See events… pg. 2-3 Party Large! Who needs balloons when there are dodgeballs? pg. 1 Fitness & Fun Ahead… 500+ classes & activities for tots to seniors!! pg. 2-51 Use our handy index to find exactly what you’re looking for! pg.52 ActivityGuide Fall/Winter 2018 RECREATION & PARKS
Fall/Winter 2018 1 WELCOME TABLE OF CONTENTS Art Exhibits 4-6 Boating & Sailing 22 Community Events 2-3 Differently Abled Adult Programs 49 Historic Sites 8 Howarth Park 7 Picnic Reservations 51 Volunteer 9 Active Adults (50+) Programs 36-40 Classes 38-40 Drop-In Programs 36 Senior Center Information 36 Special Interest 37 Adult (18+) Programs 23-35 Arts & Crafts 23 Business & Computers 24 Dance 25 Health & Fitness 26-28 Special Interest 29-32 Sports 33-35 Aquatics 41-48 Facility Information 41 Recreation Swim Hours 41-42 Safety Training 48 Swim Lessons 44-47 Water Fitness Classes 43 Waterpolo 47 Youth Programs 11-21 Dance 11 Drama 12 Fitness & Sports 13-16 Horsemanship 19 Special Interest 17-19 Tot classes 20 Winter Camps 21 Registration Information 51 Index 52 On the Cover Carter Shearer, 4th from the right with the big smile, celebrated his 9th birthday with a dodgeball party at Steele Lane Community Center.This cover photo depicts the only time during Carter’s two-hour party when he and his party-guests stood still.The rest of the time was a whirl of energy, with leaps, throws, skids and smiles—all set to music and led by their Rec & Parks coach. Learn more at SantaRosaRec.com. Stay Connected!
“Like”us on Facebook and follow us on Instragram! Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter at SantaRosaRec.com. Dear Friends & Neighbors, Fall is a wonderful time of year to explore all that Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks has to offer.We invite you to get outdoors to enjoy one or more of our many City parks—there are 65 to choose from! Experience the colors of fall and the invigorating crisp air that arrives with winter. As the seasons change, discover comfortable indoor spaces where you can take an exercise class, learn a new skill, enjoy a hobby, or simply relax with friends. We encourage you to participate in our programs at the Finley Community Center, Person SeniorWing, and Steele Lane Community Center. Spend a few moments with this guide to see activities for all ages and a wide range of interests. Be sure to check out the community events calendar on pages 2 and 3, and see page 8 for special and unique destinations in Santa Rosa.
This Activity Guide highlights hundreds of reasons why Santa Rosa is a ‘Still Strong’and vibrant community. From indoor and outdoor programs for tots to seniors, to adult fitness classes, to a scholarship fund to assist families in need, Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks provides opportunities for good health, time in nature, social interaction, and fun. Please join us! Sincerely yours, Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks P.S... It’s super easy to register with our new online software! Visit SantaRosaRec.com. Plus, sign up for the E-Newsletter for the latest events and activities.
2 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com August August 17 (Toy Story), 24 (Despicable Me 3), 31 (Paddington 2) Movie in the Park @ Howarth Park Enjoy a free featured movie out on the lower lawn at sundown (approximately 8pm). Details at SRCity.org/2170. September 17 Santa Rosa History Tour on Rosie the Trolley Hometown History: This two-hour trolley tour of Santa Rosa explores historic sites dating back to the arrival of the first explorers in 1827. Hear stories of pioneers, heroes, villains and adventurers! Tours leave from Howarth Park at 10am. $20; pre-registration required, go SantaRosaRec.com and use code #7403. COMMUNITY EVENTS September October September 7 (Coco), 14 (A Wrinkle in Time-2018), 21 (The Incredibles) Movie in the Park @ Howarth Park Enjoy a free featured movie out on the lower lawn at sundown (approximately 8pm). Details at SRCity.org/2170. September 1-30 10th Annual Gang Prevention Awareness Month Join us for a series of events displaying community efforts to build healthy communities by reducing youth and gang violence. For information, visit SRCity.org/ThePartnership.
August 11 History Walking Tour at the Rural Cemetery Learn the stories of the people of Sonoma County and California during an 80-minute docent-led walk through this pioneer cemetery. Tours leave every 20 minutes from the Franklin Gate from 10-11am. Free admission. October 20 Floating Pumpkin Patch Join us at Ridgway Swim Center for an afternoon filled with games, pumpkin decorating and pumpkin-splashing fun! $10 (includes pumpkin); pre-registration required, go to SantaRosaRec.com and use code 2018FPP. September 14-15 Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery Lamplight Tours Take a night tour of Santa Rosa’s pioneer cemetery to experience dramatic portrayals of our town’s early settlers. This year marks Santa Rosa’s sesquicentennial, which guides this year’s theme. $40, pre-registration required, go to SRCity.org/1044.
COMMUNITY EVENTS Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 3 October 22 Santa Rosa History Tour on Rosie the Trolley Santa Rosa Rocks: Learn the histories and discover the unique treasures of Santa Rosa parks!Visit the park where the City’s first high school was located and see Luther Burbank’s experimental tree that still stands today.Tours leave from Howarth Park at 10am. $20/ person; pre-registration required. Go to SantaRosaRec.com and use code #7404. December December 1-2 Holiday Open House at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Visit this gorgeous historic site decorated for the holidays in turn- of-the-century style. Shop for unique gift items and enjoy tea and cookies in the Greenhouse. Admission is $3 adults; kids under 12 are free. For information, call 707-524-5445 or visit lutherburbank.org. February February 23 Fairytale Ball Bring your child to a magical Fairytale Ball at Finley Community Center. This whimsical event for chaperones and kids ages 4-12, features dancing to favorite music, a visit with an enchanting princess, fun activities, and light refreshments. $35 per couple, $10 for one additional youth per escort. Pre-registration required. Go to SantaRosaRec.com and use code #7485. Sign up early, this event sells-out!
January January 1 New Year’s Fit Swim Kick off your fitness resolution for 2019 with a splash at Ridgway Swim Center. Join our year- round lap swimmers from 11am-1pm for the first workout of the year. Entrance fee: $5. December 1-2 Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair Attend this popular annual fair at Finley Community Center featuring 80+ booths with handcrafted items created and sold by the artists. Plus, ride Rosie the Trolley free between the Crafts Fair and the Holiday Open House at Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. Admission is $3 adults; kids under 12 are free. Information at SantaRosaRec.com or 707-543-3737. October 27 Halloween at Howarth (ages 12 and under) Dressing up for Halloween is so much fun, we think you should do it twice. Come out to Howarth Park in your favorite costume for trick-or-treating and fun! Presale tickets only $6-$15. Go to SRCity.org/2164 for details and to register. Sign up early, this event sells out!
November November 2-11 A Theater for Children Presents: Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS With an energetic, memorable score, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a fur-raising adventure and includes audience participation. Event length 45-60 minutes. ShowTimes: Nov 2 @ 7pm Nov 9 @ 7pm Nov 3 @ 1 & 3:30pm Nov 10 @ 1 & 3:30pm Nov 4 @ 3pm Nov 11 @ 3pm
ART EXHIBITS 4 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com A VIEW FROM THE UNDERGROUND: VADER66 & FRIENDS Aug 28 - Oct 11, 2018 Reception: Wed, Aug 29, 4-6pm A collection of work from the best and brightest Underground Artists in the North Bay. Steele Lane Community Center 415 Steele Lane • Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm Finley Community Center 2060 W. College Avenue Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-6pm and Saturday 9am-11am The City of Santa Rosa hosts rotating art exhibits at City Hall and its three community centers. If you are interested in applying to exhibit, or if you would like to learn more about Santa Rosa’s Arts Program, visit SRCity.org/arts. MARLENE SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY: OUR WORLD THROUGH MY EYES Oct 16 - Nov 29, 2018 Reception: Wed, Oct 17, 4-6pm Photography capturing the beauty and essence of Sonoma County, with especially relevant works of “Hope Rises”—a collection to honor Santa Rosa fire survivors. ADRIANE HATKOFF: MAKING WAVES & GROWING CONCERNS Dec 4, 2018 - Jan 24, 2019 Reception: Fri, Dec 7, 4-6pm Deep passion for the arts and nature expressed through watercolor. Experience the vibrancy, fluidity, spontaneity, luminosity and transparency of this beautiful medium. LOCAL FLAVOR: NORTH BAY ORIGINALS, BY CHRIS BIRD AND RHONDA LEE Sept 11 - Oct 18, 2018 Reception: Thurs, Sept 13, 5-7pm View large canvases with word puzzles, exploring the dialog between viewer and image. Plus, ceramic pieces that combine form and function, creating art you can use.
RECOVART: RECOVERY THROUGH ART Oct 23 - Dec 6, 2018 Reception: Thurs, Oct 25, 5-7pm Witness how creativity embraces all the experiences of our life journey, as presented by the Wellness and Advocacy Center.
ART EXHIBITS Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 5 City Hall Council Chambers 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Call 543-3010 for viewing information and enter at Suite 10 Finley Community Center cont. CREATIVE SENIORS Dec 11, 2018 - Jan 31, 2019 Reception: Thurs, Dec 13, 5-7pm A creative group exhibit of several mediums, techniques and styles. Participating artists include Rosa Diaz-Serrano and several of her students from the Windsor Senior Center. LOVE LETTERS TO THE WORLD Sept 18 - Nov 8, 2018 Reception: Fri, Sept 21, 5-7pm A collection of Open Envelope, the project of Haley Callahan and Ash Weiss. It presents drawings, letters and collages by regular Sonoma County folks, such as love letters to Standing Rock and personal experiences following the fires.
MAD JELLO, A WIGGLY CONSORTIUM Nov 14, 2018 - Jan 3, 2019 Reception: Fri, Nov 16, 5-7pm Local artists join forces to feed fun art to the community - assemblage, fabric sculpture, shadow boxes, art furniture, mosaics and whimsy! Simons Gallery at Person SeniorWing 2060 W. College Avenue Viewing Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm FANCY PETS BY JAMIETHOMPSON Aug 7 - Sept 20, 2018 Reception: Wed, Aug 8, 5-7pm Jamie Thompson’s concept of collage presents fragmented images combined to create whimsical creatures. CAROLE WATANABE AND THE TUESDAY ART HEAVEN PAINTERS: FROM ASHES TO BLOOMS Sept 25 - Nov 1, 2018 Reception: Wed, Sept 26, 5-7pm Colorful blooms boldly pushing up through the ashes inspired this show presented by nine local artists. Look for an abundance of acrylic paintings, mixed media pieces and mosaics, all flower themed.
RAKSHIKATHAKOR: MAKING MARKS Nov 6 - Dec 13, 2018 Reception: Wed, Nov 7, 5-7pm An accomplished printmaker and textile artist, Rakshika Thakor is inspired by memories of growing up in India, and her loves of world-travel and nature. Continued on page 6
ART EXHIBITS 6 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Santa Rosa, Show Your Creativity! Simons Gallery continued LINDA PIERSON: ICONIC MESSAGES Dec 18, 2018 - Feb 7, 2019 Reception: Wed, Dec 19, 5-7pm Whimsical collages, discarded objects re-imagined, and paintings to elicit emotion, Linda Dove Pierson’s work is highly stylized, always intuitive and never planned. Registration Opens: Nov 5, 2018 Register online at www.srcity.org/arts Or, pick up a registration form at Finley and Steele Lane Community Centers. Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2019 OR first 200 entries Register early! We reach our max every year! Exhibit dates: Feb 4 - Mar 29, 2019 Awards Reception: Sunday, March 3, 3-5pm Enter your artwork to win prizes and scholarships This nationwide exhibit and competition, sponsored by the National Arts Program Foundation, honors the creativity in us all. Santa Rosa residents, City employees and their families are invited to enter one piece of artwork into a community exhibition at Finley Community Center. Registration is FREE and open to all ages and levels of experience.
HOWARTH PARK Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 7 Howarth Community Park Visit“The Jewel”of Santa Rosa!This 138-acre community park provides seemingly endless recreational opportuni- ties.There’s beautiful Lake Ralphine for fishing and boating, a softball field, tennis courts, picnic areas, unique play- ground structures, miles of hiking and jogging trails, and the K-Land amusement area featuring a train ride, carousel and pony rides. 630 Summerfield Rd • 707-543-3425 • HowarthPark@SRCity.org FALL/WINTER HOURS Trails, Playgrounds, Fishing Open 7 days a week Sunrise – Sunset Boathouse and K-Land Rides and Snack Bar* Fall Hours: Sat & Sun 11am-5pm K-Land: Aug 11 - Oct 28 Boathouse: Aug 11 - Sept 30 Also open: Labor Day, Monday Sept 3 *Rides are closed on rainy days. Call the park after 9am on the day of your visit to confirm, (707) 543-3425.
THINGS TO DO K-Land Attractions Rides Take a ride on the train or carousel or bounce in the jump house! $2 Each • 25 Tickets $40 Ponies Ride around the corral in an outdoor setting. Maximum weight limit of 90 pounds per rider. $5/ 1 lap $8/2 laps $45/10 ticket pony pass (prices subject to change) Land of Imagination This unique playground offers a children’s“A Walk Through Time” where you can dig for dinosaur bones, watch a volcano erupt, stroll the streets of Old West Town, or conquer the giant net climber. Lake Ralphine Boating Paddleboats, kayaks, canoes, sailboats, and paddle boards are available for rent.
$8 - $12/hour See pages 22 for boating classes and more information. Fishing Lake Ralphine is stocked regularly by California Fish andWildlife (CDF) with trout, bluegill, bass and catfish. All CDF regulations are in effect and a fishing license is required. HowarthPark.com ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK Boating and Sailing 22 Halloween at Howarth 3 Movie Nights 2 Pony Classes 19 Picnic Site Reservations 51 Sponsorship Opportunities Contact us if you’d like to sponsor one of our popular Howarth Park events, including Movies in the Park: firstname.lastname@example.org
HISTORIC SITES 8 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Registered National, State and City Landmark Historic Home, Gardens, Greenhouse, Museum & Gift Shop For operating hours, tour information and details on this historic landmark, visit: Lutherburbank.org (707) 524-5445 Email: BurbankHome@lutherburbank.org Location: Santa Rosa Avenue at Sonoma Avenue Mailing Address: 100 Santa Rosa Ave, Rm 10 Santa Rosa, CA 95404 Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery SRCity.org/ruralcemetery 707-543-3279 Location: 1600 Franklin Ave The Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery is a 17-acre historic landmark located in the heart of Santa Rosa. It was a burial site for early residents primarily from the 1850s through the 1930s. Volunteers restored the cemetery from decades of neglect for the enjoyment of all. Open to the public daily, 6am-9pm (PDT) and 6am-6pm (PST). Dogs must be on leash always. Burial plot maps and self-guided tour brochures may be found at the kiosks and on the website.
Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 9 VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES Volunteer with Recreation & Parks! August Saturday, August 11 Park-A-Month: Peterson Lane Park 1719 Peterson Ln 9am-12pm September Saturday, September 8 Park-A-Month: South Davis Park 712 South Davis St 9am-12pm October Saturday, October 13 Park-A-Month: Steele Lane Park 130 Schurman Dr 9am-12pm November Saturday, November 10 Park-A-Month: Steele Lane Community Center 415 Steele Ln 9am-12pm December December 1-2 Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair Finley Community Center Volunteers help this festive event run smoothly. Various shifts available before and during the event. Visit vhub.at/craftsfair to sign up online. Saturday, December 8 Park-A-Month: Finley Community Center 2060 W College Ave 9am-12pm January Saturday, January 12, 2019 Park-A-Month: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue St 9am-12pm Monday, January 21, 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Join us for a day on, not a day off! Join us on the national day of service to give back to our community through caring for our parks. Held at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. 1208 Hendley St 10am-1pm Volunteer Event Calendar There are a variety of ways to get involved in our parks and programs through volunteering. Adopt-A-Green Space, Rural Cemetery maintenance and programs and Luther Burbank Home & Gardens are just a few examples. Below is a partial list of events.We love our volunteers! ORGANIZE A PARK PROJECT OR CLEAN UP!
If your service club, scout troop, neighborhood, church, school or business wishes to hold a volunteer workday or special project in one of our parks, contact the Volunteer Coordinator. PARK-A-MONTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM These monthly family-friendly workdays help beautify our parks, historic sites and recreation centers through tasks such as litter pickup, spreading mulch, cleaning, pruning, invasive species removal, weeding and more. We provide tools and light refreshments. Individuals and service groups welcome. For more information, visit srcity.org/parkamonth.
For more information, visit SRCity.org/parksvolunteer, or contact the Recreation Coordinator, Elaine Gutsch, (707) 543-3279, email@example.com. Signing up online is quick and easy with ourVolunteer Hub site: vhub.at/santarosarec VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Luther Burbank Home & Gardens If you love learning about gardens, local history, antiques, nature and meeting interesting people from around the world, become a Luther Burbank Home & Gardens volunteer. Training is held early March for Docents, Gift Shop staff and Gardeners. Help plan events and work on special projects, plus enjoy exclusive volunteer appreciation events too! For more information, visit lutherburbank.org.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery The Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery is volunteer-operated and maintained. If you too would like to support this historical gem, join a volunteer workday on the third Saturday of each month, maintain a plot through the Adopt-A-Plot program, join the Rose Brigade or serve on the Preservation Committee. Those are just some of the ways to volunteer! For more information, visit srcity.org/ruralcemetery.
OURS TO PROTECT The Sonoma County Water Agency and City of Santa Rosa support individuals, businesses, neighbors, and community groups who volunteer as Creek Stewards to help keep local creeks clean and safe. Creek Stewards adopt a stretch of creek and help with restoration projects, pick up litter, and provide suggestions that add to the public's enjoyment of the trails, scenery, and wildlife. Organize your own creek cleanup! For help organizing a creek clean up with your neighborhood, school, community group, or business, please call 707-543-3845 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Need Community Service hours?
Creek clean ups are great community service projects for students. For up-to-date creek events, maps, and additional information, visit: www.srcity.org/creekstewardship • email@example.com • 707-543-3845 Date: Saturday, Sept. 15 Time: 9:30 a.m. - noon Location: Olive Park *Near 1698 Hazel Street . On-street parking. Date: Sat., Oct. 20 & Sat., Nov. 17 Time: 10 a.m. – noon Location: Elsie Allen High School *Meet at Elsie Allen High School parking lot, 599 Bellevue Ave Date: Sat., Oct. 27 & Sat., Dec. 8 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Flat Rock footbridge, near 4227 Flat Rock Circle Dates: Sat., Sept. 29 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Location: Strawberry School, 2311 Horseshoe Drive Date: Monday, January 21 Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: 3215 Coffey Lane Date: First Saturday of every month Time: 10:00 a.m. - noon Location: Olive Park *Near 1698 Hazel Street . On-street parking.
First Saturday Cleanup on Prince Memorial Greenway (ages 5 and up) On the first Saturday of every month, help take care of Santa Rosa Creek in the heart of downtown. The Greenway provides a home for river otter, kingfishers, steelhead trout as well as parks, public art, and recreation. Visit www.firstsaturdaycleanup.org for more information. 34th Annual Sonoma County Creek to Coast Clean Up (ages 5 and up) Keep the beaches clean! Join the 33rd Annual Sonoma County Creek to Coast Cleanup. Santa Rosa’s 100 miles of creeks flow to the Russian River and then out to the Pacific Ocean. Up to 80 % of ocean debris originates from land-based sources. Gloves, tools, and snacks provided.
Colgan Creek Volunteer Days (ages 8 and up) Help the community cleanup and nurture the restored Colgan Creek. Learn about the many native California plants that grow along creeks and help them establish a foothold in their first years. Tools and refreshments provided. Sierra Park Creek Clean Up (ages 6 and up) Continue the care of this little creek with Strawberry School, scouts, and neighbors on Bennett Valley Clean Up Day. Call Bennett Valley Vision for info on other neighborhood projects 707-545-2224.
Flat Rock Park Volunteer Days (ages 8 and up) Help take care of the Brush Creek Restoration Area and Flat Rock Park. Learn about native California riparian plants and how they provide food and shelter for fish and wildlife. Heavy rain cancels, in light rain the work continues. 11th Annual MLK National Day of Service on Piner Creek (all ages welcome) Bring out your friends and community spirit to help clean up Piner Creek. Heavy rain cancels, in light rain the work continues. Tools and snacks provided. CREEK STEWARDSHIP ACTIVITIES
YOUTH Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 11 Dance TUTUS FOR TWOS Tue, 10-11am - Age: 2 Finley/Live Oak Rm $42-$62 (4-5 classes) Our youngest dancers pair up with their loving adult (parent, grandparent, aunt/ uncle, nanny, etc.) for a wonderful world of imagination and ballet! Join Miss Jeran in a playful, stress-free atmosphere where young children are supported to develop awareness of their bodies, physical skills and creativity. Instructor:JeranUrrutiahasover25 yearsofdanceandteachingexperience. Session Code 8/28-9/25 5832 10/9-11/6 5836 11/20-12/11 5837 1/15-2/5 5838 LOOK AT ME, I’M 3! Wed, 9:30-10:30am - Age: 3 Finley/Live Oak Rm $42-$62 (4-5 classes) Ballet tondues and twirls delight young dancers as they discover music and movement. This simple class introduces curious toddlers to basic ballet routines and exercises, along with plenty of playful creativity. Ballet style attire is suggested. Family and friends may visit the last class of the session. Instructor: Jeran Urrutia (see Tutus for Twos bio).
Session Code 8/29-9/26 5830 10/10-11/7 5831 11/21-12/12 5842 1/16-2/6 5844 BALLET & TAP Mon, Wed or Fri - Age: 4-5 Finley/Live Oak Rm $37-$56 (4-5 classes) Join this creative dance experience featuring festive music and props! Children are introduced to ballet and tap moves in a fun and nurturing environment. Wear tap shoes and bring labeled ballet slippers. Friends and family are invited to watch the last class. Instructor: Jeran Urrutia (see Tutus for Twos bio). Mon, 3:30-4:30pm Session Code 9/10-10/1 5834 10/8-10/29 5863 11/19-12/10 5864 Wed, 10:30-11:30am Session Code 8/29-9/26 5825 10/10-11/7 5856 11/21-12/12 5826 1/16-2/6 5827 Fri, 10:30-11:30am Session Code 8/31-9/28 5829 10/12-11/9 5857 1/18-2/8 5828 CHILDREN’S BALLET Mon, 4:30-5:30pm - Age: 6-8 Finley/Live Oak Rm $37-$47 (4 classes) With‘play’as the basis for learning, children in this class develop the physical and mental skills of ballet. Floor and barre exercises are taught in a nurturing, age-appropriate framework. Ballet style attire is suggested. Friends and family are invited to watch the last class. Instructor:JeranUrrutia(seeTutus forTwosbio).
Session Code 9/10-10/1 5835 10/8-10/29 5846 11/19-12/10 5847 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
12 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com YOUTH Drama ENSEMBLE THEATER PRESENTS THE WIZARD OF OZ Wed or Sat - Ages 7-13 $146-$156 (7 classes) Take an imaginary journey with Dorothy to the Land of Oz where practically anything is possible! There are tiny munchkin people, helpful witches and evil ones, talking animals, and dancing poppies. Join the cast to act and sing in this delightful show, and create memories to last a lifetime! Actors of all experience levels welcome, costumes and sets provided. Free performance for family and friends on the last day of class. Instructors: Bridget Palmer, Director of Santa Rosa Children’s Theater and staff 9/12-10/24 • Wed 3:30-5pm Code: 5923 Performance: Wed, 10/24 at 7pm Location: Proctor Terrace Elementary 1711 Bryden Lane, SR 9/15-11/3 • Sat 10:45am-12:15pm* Code: 5920 Performance: Sat, 11/3 Location: Finley Person Sr Wing/Rm 5 2060 W College Ave, SR *No class 10/6 TINY TOTS: THE PRINCESS WITH THE FROZEN HEART 9/15-11/3 • Sat 9:30-10:30am - Ages 4-6 $114-$124 Code: 5921 Young children love make-believe, magic, and play! Join us as we explore the memorable characters and events from the movie Frozen. Participants get to dress up, use their imaginations and try out being different characters like the princesses, the trolls, the mountain man, and the friendly snowman Olaf. Then, see how fun it is to prepare a “show”for parents and friends, which is presented on the last day of class (11/3). All costumes and plenty of play-time and make-believe fun provided! Instructor: Bridget Palmer, Director of Santa Rosa Children’s Theater.
YOUTH Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 13 Fitness & Sports Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents NEED A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE? Drop in for the day! Pease call ahead to confirm space is available and register at the front desk. 707-543-3737, $8 Baby Gym, $10 Kindergym BABY KINDERGYM Wed, Thu or Fri - Ages 8mo -1½ years Finley/Live Oak Rm $25-$42 (4-5 classes) Play, socialize, and build strong bodies and fun memories! This class for crawlers and beginning walkers offers a stimulating and safe environment where child and parent explore and grow together. Equipment is age appropriate and there is time for open play, songs and hand games. Adult/child ratio is 1 to 1. Instructor: Kindergym Staff Wed, 9:15-10am Session Code 8/29-10/3* 6127 10/10-11/7 6130 11/28-12/19 6133 1/9-2/6 6134 *No class 9/5 Thu, 10:45-11:30am Session Code 8/30-9/27 6128 10/11-11/8 6131 1/10-2/7 6142 KINDERGYM Wed, Thu or Fri - Ages 1-3½ Years Finley/Live Oak Rm $30-$48 (4-5 classes) Help your child thrive as they crawl, run, jump and play with their peers! Children increase body and social awareness and learn to participate in group activities with the help of a parent or adult care giver. The environment is scaled to children’s needs, enticing them to explore their surroundings and abilities. Class format is open play, with special parachute and song time. Adult/child ratio is 1 to 1. Instructor: Kindergym Staff. NOTE: To keep this time safe and special for you and your child, please do not bring older siblings or unregistered friends to class.
Wed, 10:30-11:30am Ages 1 - 2½ Session Code 8/29-10/3* 6150 10/10-11/7 6153 11/28-12/19 6156 1/9-2/6 6159 *No class on 9/5 Thu, 9:15-10:15am Ages 1 - 2½ Session Code 8/30-9/27 6151 10/11-11/8 6154 1/10-2/7 6160 Fri, 9:15-10:15am Ages 1 - 2½ Session Code 8/31-9/28 6129 10/12-11/9 6132 1/11-2/8 6143 Fri, 10:30-11:30am Ages 1½ - 3 Session Code 8/31-9/28 6152 10/12-11/9 6155 1/11-2/8 6162
14 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com YOUTH Fitness & Sports TODDLER AND BASIC GYMNASTICS Age: 3-10 Have a blast learning basic gymnastic skills on all the Olympic apparatus and 3 different-types of trampolines! Specially designed and scaled equipment helps students gain important motor skills, increase body awareness, strength, coordination and confidence. No experience necessary. Viewing area for family and friends. Wear moveable clothing (no zippers, buttons or snaps), all hair tied back, no jewelry, bare feet only. Instructors: Santa Rosa Gymnastic Center certified, CPR and First Aid certified, affiliated with and members of the USAG and USAIGC. Student/teacher ratio 10:1.
RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS! Steele/Hub Rm - Ages 4-11 $28-$38 (4 classes) Learn the beautiful sport of rhythmic gymnastics with ropes, hoops, balls and ribbons. Class includes floor work to increase flexibility and strength, basic acrobatic skills, jumps, leaps, turns and balances, hand eye coordination and dance. All equipment is provided. Dress in fitted clothing that allows movement (leotard, shorts, leggings, etc.) and please pull long hair back away from the face. Instructor: Thea Torgersen is a former level 10 rhythmic gymnast, with 20 years’ experience in rhythmic gymnastics and 8 years teaching experience. She is head coach of Global Rhythmic Academy in Petaluma.
Thu, 3-4pm - Age 4-5 Session Code 8/30-9/20 #7405 10/4-10/25 #7406 11/8-12/6* #7407 12/20-1/10 #7408 1/24-2/14 #7409 *No class 11/22 Thu, 4:30-5:30pm - Age 6-11 Session Code 8/30-9/20 #7410 10/4-10/25 #7411 11/8-12/6* #7412 12/20-1/10 #7413 1/24-2/14 #7414 *No class 11/22 Toddler Gymnastics: Ages 3-5 Tue-Fri: 11-11:45am Sat: 9-9:45am $60-$70 (4 classes) Session Day Code 8/28-9/18 Tue 6316 8/29-9/19 Wed 6317 8/30-9/20 Thu 6318 8/31-9/21 Fri 6319 9/1-9/22 Sat 6324 10/2-10/23 Tue 6326 10/3-10/24 Wed 6327 10/4-10/25 Thu 6329 10/5-10/26 Fri 6330 10/6-10/27 Sat 6331 11/6-11/27 Tue 6332 11/7-11/28 Wed 6334 11/8-12/6* Thu 6335 11/9-12/7* Fri 6336 11/10-12/8* Sat 6337 1/8-1/29 Tue 6339 1/9-1/30 Wed 6340 1/10-1/31 Thu 6342 1/11-2/1 Fri 6343 1/12-2/2 Sat 6344 *No class 11/22-24 Basic Gymnastics: Ages 5-10 Tue: 3:30-4:30pm Thu: 4:30-5:30 $68-$78 (4 classes) Session Day Code 8/28-9/18 Tue 6315 8/30-9/20 Thu 6320 10/2-10/23 Tue 6321 10/4-10/25 Thu 6322 11/6-11/27 Tue 6323 11/8-12/6* Thu 6325 1/8-1/29 Tue 6328 1/10-1/31 Thu 6333 *No class 11/22 Location: Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center 2210 Bluebell Dr., Santa Rosa (707) 525-1720 ZUMBA KIDS, JR. & ZUMBA KIDS Finley/Live Oak Rm - Ages 4-9 $17-$31 (4-5 classes) Zumba Kids is a ROCKIN high-energy dance class for your pint-size lil’party animal! Focusing on music and movement and packed with kid-friendly routines, kids get to be silly, let loose, and express themselves on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s ok to be yourself. Benefits include: Increased self-confidence, memory skills, balance, coordination, and new friends! Fitness shoes and loose-fitting clothing suggested. Instructor: Nina Avila, Zumba certified to teach Zumba Kids, teaching since 2013 and inspiring young children to discover that fitness is fun! Zumba Kids, Jr.
Wed, 4-4:30pm - Ages 4-6 Session Code 8/29-10/3* 5947 10/10-11/7 5992 1/9-2/6 5993 11/28-12/19 5994 *No class 9/5 Zumba Kids Fri, 4-4:30pm - Ages 7-9 Session Code 8/31-9/28 5946 10/12-11/9 5995 1/11-2/8 5996 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
YOUTH Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 15 Fitness & Sports LITTLE TENNIS! INTRO TO JUNIOR TENNIS Sat, 12:30-1:30pm - Ages 5-7 Galvin, Court 10 $50-$60 (4 classes) Soft balls and smaller sized equipment help to introduce young players to the fun of tennis, while building hand-eye coordination and self-confidence. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes; tennis equipment is supplied. Instructor: Joshua Silverman. Session Code 9/1-9/22 6238 10/13-11/3 6239 BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEG. JUNIOR TENNIS Mon/Wed, 5:30-6:30pm - Ages 6-12 Galvin, Courts 9 & 10 $60-$70 (4 classes) Kids learn to rally and play quickly in this class, with an emphasis on fun! Equipment, court dimensions and the scoring system are tailored to player’s age and size. Students learn the basics of the game and get an introduction to scoring. All equipment is provided. Instructor: Stewart Hutton.
Session Code 9/10-9/19 6176 9/24-10/3 6177 10/8-10/17 6178 10/22-11/5* 6179 *No class on 10/31 YOUTH TENNIS Galvin Community Park 3330 Yulupa Ave, SR Learn tennis or improve your game under the direction of our tennis pros. Stewart Hutton, who directs the program, holds the 2008 ITA Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award and was named 2013 Assistant Coach of the Year - West Region. He has 8 years of teaching experience and currently coaches at Sonoma State University. Joshua Silverman has coached tennis professionally for over 25 years to ages 3+ and loves sharing his knowledge and passion for the game.
ADVANCED JUNIOR TENNIS Mon/Wed, 4-5:30pm - Ages 8-14 Galvin, Courts 9 & 10 $120-130 (4 classes) Increase your skills with instruction in strategy, lots of match play, and high- intensity drills and conditioning. Bring a tennis racket, balls provided. Participants must have tennis experience and be able to play competitive points. Small class size provides personalized instruction for each player. Instructor: Stewart Hutton, contact Stewart at 707-291-3751 for questions about player skill level. Session Code 9/10-9/19 6180 9/24-10/3 6182 10/8-10/17 6183 10/22-11/5* 6184 *No class 10/31 Tennis Rain-Out Policy Make-ups are provided for rain-out dates announced by Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks. Participant absences do not qualify. Contact Stewart Hutton at 707-291-3751 for make-up classes.
YOUTH 16 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Fitness & Sports EMPIRE JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL CLINIC Sun, 10:30-11:45am - Ages 7-12 Santa Rosa Middle School 500 E. St., SR $165-$175 (8 classes) This in-depth introduction to the game of volleyball presents basic volleyball techniques, with fun as the goal! Sessions maximize the coach-to-player experience, and include body awareness warm-ups, skill building and small group games. Participants receive an Empire Juniors T-shirt. Instructor: Daryl Kapis has 24 years of coaching experience and is currently assistant coach at Sonoma State University and coaches with Empire Volleyball Club. Contact Coach Kapis at daryl@ empirevolleyball.com or 408-332-5495 for questions and clinic details. Session Code 8/12-9/30 6541 YOUTH OLYMPIC JUDO Tue/Thu 5:30-6:30pm - Ages 7-15 Finley/Live Oak Rm $55-$65 (10 classes) Using play and fight techniques, Coach Benjamin Keating presents the fundamentals of Judo to beginning and returning students. While promoting self-discipline, spatial relationships and physical and emotional fitness, students learn proper throwing, rolling, falling, submission techniques, and basic Judo terms and vocabulary. Rank is awarded based on merit as students’progress. Judogi uniform is required ($40-$60, info available in class). Instructor: Coach Benjamin Keating under the direction of Joseph Sapp, owner of Next Level Judo. Questions? Call Coach Keating at 408-569- 4502.
Session Code 8/28-9/27 6018 10/9-11/8 6019 11/13-12/20* 6020 1/8-2/7 6021 *No class 11/22, 11/29 Mon/Wed 5-5:45pm Sat 10-10:45am Session Code 9/5-9/29 6305 10/1-10/27 6309 10/29-12/1* 6312 12/3-12/22 6348 1/5-1/30 6314 *No class 11/19, 11/21 & 11/24 Mon/Wed 5:45-6:30pm Sat 10:45-11:30am Session Code 9/5-9/29 6307 10/1-10/27 6310 10/29-12/1* 6313 12/3-12/22 6349 1/5-1/30 6347 *No class 11/19, 11/21 & 11/24 BEG. AMERICAN KENPO KARATE Mon/Wed/Sat - Ages 6-13 Kicks Martial Arts Studio 1426 Mendocino Ave, SR, 707-544-4100 $45-$70 (9-12 classes) Gain harmony of body, mind and spirit. Learn self-defense techniques, Kata (forms), Kumite, fitness, and philosophy, leading to the achievement of rank (white belt through black belt), self-confidence, discipline, flexibility, and respect. Students’needs and goals are addressed, recognizing unique and personal characteristics. Uniform and equipment discounts are available for new students. Certification for belt advancement may incur additional cost. Instructor: Dr. Tom Porter is a 6th Degree Black Belt and Martial Arts instructor since 1982 and holds a PhD. Clinical Psychology.
CITY OUTDOOR BOOTERS Saturdays, Time TBA; Coed Ages 4-7 Rincon Valley Community Park $90-$100 (8 classes) In this recreational league, players have a short practice before an instructional game of soccer. Games are organized and coached by recreation staff. A FREE Outdoor Soccer“Field Day”is offered on Saturday, September 8th from 9-11am at Rincon Valley Community Park for those who have questions or want to try the league before registering. Registration closes Wednesday, September 12th. Registered players are invited to a basic skills and information clinic on Saturday, September 15th. Instructional games begin September 22nd. Schedules, team assignments, and more information available at srcity.org/sports. Session Age Code 9/22-11/10 4-5 86774 9/22-11/10 6-7 86775 CITY HOOPS Saturdays, Time TBA; Coed Grades K-3 Gym at Sheppard Elementary School $90-$100 Join this NEW 2019 instructional basketball league for boys and girls! This beginner league teaches basic skills and teamwork. Come to the FREE“Hub Day” on Saturday, December 1 from 9-11am at Steele Lane Community Center to try out the league and ask questions before registering. Registration closes December 5th. Registered players are invited to a basic skills and information clinic on Saturday, December 8th. Instructional games begin December 15th. Schedules, team assignments, and more information available at srcity.org/sports. Session Age Code 12/15-2/23 K-1 5564 12/15-2/23 2-3 5569
YOUTH Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 17 Special Interest TEEN BABYSITTER Mon/Tue or Thu/Fri, 9:30am-2:30pm Age 12-17 The HealthSource at KidSake 2999 Cleveland Ave, Ste C, SR $78-$88 (2 classes) Practice baby care with life-like newborn dolls as you learn to diaper, bathe and dress infants. Be prepared for emergencies with lessons in CPR and safety. Upon successful completion, you will receive an American Heart Association CPR card and a baby-sitter’s certificate from HealthSource at KidSake to show to potential employers. Bring a sack lunch and a snack. Please note: A $27 material fee due is due the first day of class, (cash or credit card only). A late pick up charge of $15 each 15-minutes will apply. Instructor: The HealthSource at KidSake: 707-546-4656.
Session Age Code 11/19 & 11/20 Mon/Tue 6294 1/3 & 1/4 Thu/Fri 6295 NATURAL A’S Sat, 9am-12pm - Age 12+ Finley/Willow Rm $39-$49 (1 class) Make note-taking, reading, studying, memorizing and test-taking amazingly efficient! Significantly enhance grades, self-confidence, and chances for scholarships and college admissions. Students describe this class as‘easy to understand’and‘necessary’! Parents may register and participate with their children. NOTE: $30 materials fee paid to the instructor in class. Instructor: Curtis Adney, MS. J.D. graduated college with a 4.0 GPA, has a Juris Doctor degree from BYU, and conducts academic success seminars across the Western U.S.
Session Code 9/29 6112 1/19 6118 SILICONVALLEY4U COMPUTER COURSES Siliconvalley4u inspires the problem-solvers of tomorrow! Classes help aspiring students stay ahead of the ever-accelerating pace of technological development. Laptop computers and materials are included. Instructor: Taught by Siliconvalley4u trainers from Ivy league schools. CODING FOR KIDS Mon, 3:30-4:40pm - Age 7-12 Finley/Maple Rm $119-$129 (8 classes) Want your child to be a‘code-ey’? This course makes coding easy and accessible, building a solid foundation and creating young data scientists. Course fee includes $35 materials.
Session Code 9/10-10/29 6113 BUILD YOUR ROBO - ROBOTICS FUN Thu, 3:30-4:30pm - Age 7-12 NEW! Finley/Maple Rm $129-$139 (8 classes) Jump into robotics, programming logic and structural design with VEX! Students will learn to write programs, use them and test them. Engineering basics with an emphasis on exploration and trial and error field testing are presented. Course fee includes $45 materials. Session Code 9/6-10/25 6266 BASICS OF 3D PRINTING Wed, 3-4pm - Age 7-12 Finley/Maple Rm $129-$139 (8 classes) Learn the basics of 3D modeling, printing, and converting images to 3D models. Course fee includes $30 in materials. Session Code 9/5-10/24 6111 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
YOUTH 18 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Special Interest WELCOME TO TINKERTECH! NEW! TinkerTech is a fun engaging STEM class for creative kids. Join this class for hands-on maker activities and coding challenges that get students building and inventing quickly! Class fee includes materials fee for take-home projects. Instructors: TinkerTech staff TINKERTECH - INVENTORS NEW! Tue, 3:15-4:15pm - Age 6-8 Finley/Maple Rm $182-$192 (8 classes) Calling all makers, builders, and budding engineers! Learn cool design and engineering skills in this class for curious, imaginative kids. Explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) through creative projects and challenges as you build and tinker with craft materials, leds and conductive tape, littleBits, CircuitCubes and more. Session Code 9/11-10/30 6166 TINKERTECH - INVENT AND CODE NEW!
Tue, 4:45-5:45pm - Age 7-12 Finley/Maple Rm $182-$192 (8 classes) Explore your design and engineering skills in this dynamic and creative STEM class. We bring you the tools and materials of a fab lab or makerspace - from craft materials, copper tape and leds to micro:bits, littleBits and CircuitCubes. Session Code 9/11-10/30 6168 TINKERTECH - BEGINNER INVENTORS NEW! Wed, 2:15-3:15pm - Age 5-6 Finley/Maple Rm $182-$192 (8 classes) Hands-on building and making with different tools and materials each week in this dynamic and imaginative class. What will you create - a rocket, shelter, or crazy creature? A great first STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) class for curious kids who love hands-on experiential play.
Session Code 1/9-2/27 6172 TINKERTECH - FUN WITH ROBOTS NEW! Wed, 3:45-4:45pm - Age 7-12 Finley/Maple Rm $182-$192 (8 classes) What is a robot? How does it work? How are robots used in the world? How can you build one? Join this class for an introduction to coding and robotics through hands-on learning in a fun and friendly environment. We will explore a range of robotic activities, including building your own robot designs and learning to program them to do what you want them to do using Lego® We Do! Session Code 1/9-2/27 6171 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
YOUTH Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 19 Special Interest YOUTH TAIKO – INTRO TO JAPANESE DRUMMING NEW! Fri, 4-5pm - Age 7-11 Sonoma County Taiko 3325 Regional Pkwy, Ste. 11, SR 707-575-0723 $52-$62 (4 classes) Do you love loud, joyful drums? Did you know Taiko drums can talk?‘Taiko’means big drum in Japanese. This class teaches the movements, songs, stories, and games that make Taiko and Japanese culture fun! Increased self-esteem and respect for others, and improved listening and movement skills are a few of the benefits. It’s also a terrific way to meet new friends! Wear comfortable clothing, soft-soled shoes, and bring water. Parents and adults are welcome to watch! Instructor: Sheri Peterson is a Sonoma County Taiko student, member and performer. She also volunteers to help children and is a Sonoma County social worker. Session Code 9/7-9/28 6385 1/4-1/25 6389 INTRODUCTION TO HORSEMANSHIP Saturday, 10-11am - Age 3-12 Howarth Park Pony Corral $35-$40 (1 class) This one-hour workshop is the perfect way to introduce your child to ponies. Participants get hands on experience, learning to groom and saddle their pony, and an introduction to basic riding skills including balance, walking and trotting. Session Code 8/25 3659 9/15 3660 10/13 3663 Horsemanship
YOUTH Tot Classes 20 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com TEENY TOTS Tues/Thu - Age 2-3 Finley/Madrone Rm $68-$103 (8-11 classes) You and your 2 and 3-year-old are invited to join other children in a safe, stimulating and creative environment. Share in their joy and accomplishments as they explore arts & craft projects. Story-time, singing, games and socialization help them prepare for the step up to Tiny Tots! One parent/adult must accompany each child. Instructors: Tiny Tots Staff 9:30-10:30am Session Code 8/28-9/20 6211 10/2-10/25 6212 11/6-12/18* 6213 1/15-2/7 6228 *No class 11/20, 11/22 11am-12pm Session Code 8/28-9/20 6209 10/2-10/25 6207 11/6-12/18* 6208 1/15-2/7 6230 *No class 11/20, 11/22 TINY TOTS MORNING & AFTERNOON Mon/Wed/Fri - Age 3-5 Finley/Madrone Rm $187-$234 (12-15 classes) Oodles of fun activities to keep your 3-5-year-old engaged and growing in confidence and ability! Tiny Tots helps strengthen Kindergarten readiness through art, songs, music, games, stories and socialization, as well as offering physical fun in our outdoor play area. Children must be toilet-trained (no Pull-ups). Proof of age may be requested. Instructors: Tiny Tots Staff 9-11:30am Session Code 8/27-9/24* 6234 10/1-10/26 6237 11/5-12/19* 6233 1/14-2/11* 6245 *No class 9/3, 11/12, 11/19-11/23, 11/30, 1/21 1-3:30pm Session Code 8/27-9/24* 6247 10/1-10/26 6236 11/5-12/19* 6235 1/14-2/11* 6249 *No class 9/3, 11/12, 11/19-11/23, 11/30, 1/21
YOUTH Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 21 Winter Camps GYMNASTICS CAMPS Thanksgiving & Winter Sessions - Age 5-12 Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center 2210 Bluebell Drive, SR Join the fun and build gymnastics skills at Santa Rosa Gymnastic Center, a 12,000 square-foot facility with two rock climbing walls, three trampolines, climbing ropes, and more! The Center’s trained, energetic staff provide a fun-filled experience. Contact the center for forms that must be submitted before camp. Bring a snack, a lunch, and a water bottle for a full day of fun! Instructors: Santa Rosa Gymnastics Center staff are certified and fingerprinted, hold CPR and First Aid certification, and are members of USAG and USAIGC. Call 707-525-1720.
Thanksgiving Gymnastics Camp 1 Day, Wed or Fri 8:30am-3:30pm $50-$60 Session Code 11/21 6510 11/23 6511 Winter Gymnastics Camp 3 Days, Wed-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm $120-$130 Session Code 12/26-12/28 6512 1/2-1/4 6513 WINTER CAMP WA-TAM Wed-Fri, 8am-3pm - Age 6-12* Finley/Person Auditorium $115-$125 per session Join us for maximum indoor fun molded after our popular Camp Wa-Tam experience! Highlights include: Baking Fun with Mr. Big, arts & crafts, games, skits, a field trip, and a special guest. The fun culminates with the Friday Extravaganza, where campers enjoy a meal prepared by their own hands in Chef Big’s Kitchen and then put on an Awesome Afternoon Theater program for parents, friends and relatives. *Children 5¾ years who are enrolled in kindergarten may attend. Register for each to join us both sessions; extended hours may be added.
Winter Wonderland Session Code 12/26-12/28 5223 Extended hours 3-5:15pm $40/Code 5267 Let It Snow! Session Code 1/2-1/4 5265 Extended hours 3-5:15pm $40/Code 5266 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
22 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com BOATING & SAILING General Information/Classes Lake Ralphine at Howarth Park FALL RENTAL HOURS Aug 11-Sept 30 Sat/Sun 11am-5pm, weather permitting Open Labor Day, Monday, Sept 3 BRING YOUR OWN BOAT You are welcome to launch your boat at Lake Ralphine. Boats under 20 feet and with electric engines ONLY are allowed. PRIVATE SAILING LESSONS $40/hour Our certified instructors will work one-on-one with you based on your skill level. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3298. PRIVATE GROUP CLASS Arrange your own boating class for a group of 4 or more. Contact: email@example.com or 707-543-3298.
BOAT RENTAL INFORMATION Paddleboat: $12/hr • 4 people max (740 lbs.) Single Kayak: $8/hour • 1 person Double Kayak: $10/hour • 2 people max Sailboat: $12/hour • 2 people max (370 lbs.). You must have sailing experience and pass a short test. Canoe: $12/hr • 4 people max/730 lbs. Stand Up Paddleboard: $12/hour • 1 person PLEASE NOTE: Lifejackets are included with the rental and MUST be worn. Rentals are first- come, first served, no reservations. We accept cash, Visa or MasterCard. Please, no large bills. Enjoy Santa Rosa’s beautiful Lake Ralphine at Howarth Park! Wear water shoes and clothing that you don’t mind getting wet. Pack a towel, hat, sunblock and a snack, and always stow valuables out of sight. Boating & Sailing on Lake Ralphine KAYAKING Saturday, 10:30-12:30 - Ages 8+ $25-$35 Work with experienced instructors to gain confidence and kayaking skills. Session Code 8/4 3473 8/25 3474 9/22 3475 PADDLEBOARDING Saturday, 10:30-12:30 - Ages 8+ $25-$35 Learn techniques for the beginning paddleboarder. The first hour offers classroom and on the water instruction, followed by an hour of‘free paddling,” during which the instructor is on the water providing further instruction to students.
Session Code 8/18 3483 9/1 3484 9/29 3485 BEGINNER’S SAILING Saturday, 12:30-4:30pm - Ages 12+ $40-$50 Do you want to learn to sail? Take this introductory course where experienced instructors teach you the basics. All participants must be competent in treading water. Session Code 8/11 3491 9/8 3492 9/15 3493 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED SAILING Saturday, 2-4:30pm - Ages 12+ $35-$45 Expand your sailing skills and gain more confidence on the water by working with experienced instructors. Basic sailing and boating safety knowledge required. Completion of Sailing Camp for Youth or Beginner’s Sailing Class is recommended. All participants must be competent treading water. You may repeat this class as many times as you like to reach your desired ability.
Session Code 8/25 3671 9/22 3672 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 23 ADULTS (18+) Arts & Crafts PAPER CRAFTING: HANDMADE INTERACTIVE ALBUM NEW! Tue, 6-8pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26 $50-$60 (6 classes) Create a wonderfully interactive album full of flaps, tags, pockets and pull outs! This 5.5 X 8-inch album is perfect for your photos, journaling and memorabilia. Learn creative techniques, including how to make a spine, cover and hinge system. Made from scrapbook papers and paper bags, this album is truly unique. Yes, paper bags! Instructor: Bobbette Burns Session Code 9/4-10/9 6799 DECORATIVE WOODEN SNOWMAN WITH FAUX CANDLE NEW! Tue, 6-9pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26 $32-$42 Get ready for the holidays! Create an adorable 16”snowman complete with top hat and carrot nose. He holds a mason jar full of greenery and a battery-operated candle. No experience needed. Instructor: Bobbette Burns Session Code 11/13 7389 CHRISTMAS CARDS & GIFT TAGS NEW!
Tue, 6-9pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26 $25-$35 Join us to make three beautiful handmade Christmas cards including a shaker card! Plus, three package gift tags. See how much fun paper crafting can be. This is NOT your grandmothers craft class! No experience needed. Instructor: Bobbette Burns Session Code 11/27 7391 ALCOHOL INK COASTERS NEW! Tue, 6-8pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26 $25-$35 Come play with alcohol inks in a fun and non-stressful environment. You will leave class with a set of 5 coasters that make a great gift for the holidays. No experience needed.
Session Code 12/18 6777 Sign Up Now! Class sizes are small & space is limited!
24 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com ADULTS (18+) Business & Computer ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOP Sat, 10am-12pm Person Sr. Wing $40-$50 (2 classes) Get the latest information to create or update your estate plan. This workshop will help you make a Living Trust, Last Will & Testament, Healthcare Directive, and Durable Power of Attorney for finances and property management. Instructor: Leo R. Alberigi is an alumnus of Empire College School of Law. He provides more than 20 years of legal experience on behalf of seniors.
Session Code 10/20 & 10/27 6767 INTRODUCTION TO USING YOUR SMART PHONES & TABLET DEVICES Thu, 1-4pm or 5:30-8:30pm Finley/Maple Rm $47-$57 Learn to use the full potential of your Samsung or other Android device with ease! Discover features, capabilities, and some hidden secrets. Bring your fully- charged and software updated device, along with your ID’s, passwords and questions to this interactive, hands-on class. Not for iPhone or iPad devices. Instructor: Richard Lazovick, BS-EE Cornell University, MBA UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, has worked as an engineer, inventor, teacher, in marketing, web design, and social media.
Session Code 10/4 (5:30-8:30pm) 6216 1/31 (1-4pm) 6219 INTRODUCTION TO USING YOUR IPHONE & IPAD Thu, 1-4pm or 5:30-8:30pm Finley/Maple Rm $47-$57 Your iPhone and iPad can do so much; learn their full potential! Discover features, capabilities and some hidden secrets. This is an interactive, hands-on class, so bring your iPhone or iPad, Apple ID & password, and your questions. NOTE: Please have your device charged and updated with the latest software. Instructor: Richard Lazovick (see Android Devices bio) Session Code 9/27 (5:30-8:30pm) 6215 1/24 (1-4pm) 6214
Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 25 ADULTS (18+) Dance Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents BEGINNING BELLY DANCE Tue, 6:15-7:15pm - Age: 16+ Steele/DeMeo Rm $52-$62 (10 classes) Keep fit while having fun with this beautiful age-old dance! Your body will love becoming stronger and more flexible. Work at your own pace and dress in comfortable clothing. Details about coin belts and finger cymbals, plus a Hafla (dance party) will be shared in class. Instructor: Theresa Jade is the Director/ Choreographer of the Jewels of Beladi Dance Troupe. She has many years of experience and has earned awards and teaching positions throughout the Bay Area. She dances professionally at the House of Curry and Grill in Santa Rosa.
Session Code 8/28-10/30 7415 11/13-1/29* 7416 *No class 12/25 & 1/1 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TROUPE - JEWELS OF BELADI Tue, 7:15-8:45pm, - Age: 16+ Steele/DeMeo Rm $190-$200 (20 classes) Do you love to perform? Here’s your chance to have fun while dancing with a group! Jewels of Beladi Troupe class is for intermediate and advanced students. Dancers must have at least intermediate belly dance experience or have taken Theresea Jade’s beginning class. Costuming is a requirement. Enjoy opportunities to participate in a Hafla (dance party) and performances. Instructor: Theresea Jade (see Beg. Belly Dance bio) Session Code 8/28-1/29 7417 *No class 11/6, 12/25 & 1/1 FLAMENCO DANCE Wed, 5:30-6:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 25 $59-$69 (8 classes) Experience this unique world of passion and dance! Professional and student guitarists accompany you as you learn various dance styles, hand and arm technique, footwork, and short choreography. Classes offer techniques to increase rhythm and speed and challenge students of all levels. Instructor: Joelle Goncalves has over 14 years of experience and travels to Spain regularly to study in master classes. She is the Artistic Director of Sol Flamenco dance troupe.
Session Code 8/15-10/3 5358 12/5-1/30 5359 ISRAELI FOLK DANCE Wed*, 7-9:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 25 $36-46 (12 classes) Dance circle dances to songs in Hebrew, Arabic, Turkish, Greek, Spanish and English, with varied speeds, moods, and styles to match. Beginning teaching 7-7:30, followed by more intermediate dances with some informal teaching. Instructor: Leanne Schy Session Code 8/29-2/9 5387 *Please note: this program takes place every other Wednesday.
ADULTS (18+) 26 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Health & Fitness FLYING CRANE QIGONG Wed, 10-11:30am Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5 $55-$65 (6 classes) Utilize movement, breath and visualization to train one’s energy or Qi. This class can be done sitting or standing to increase flexibility, balance and stamina. Participants will become acquainted with select acupuncture points for self-healing and other qigong exercises. Instructor: Aleta Drummond, MD, is a practicing Psychiatrist and Medical Acupuncturist. She has over 20 years as a practitioner of yang style Tai Chi and other various Qigong forms. Session Code 9/5-10/10 5389 10/24-12/5* 5390 1/9-2/13 5391 *No class 11/21 T’AI CHI CH’UAN Tue, 6-7pm - Age 16+ Steele/Dohn Rm $25-$35 (5 classes) Improve balance and promote physical and mental health with the gentle movements of Tai Chi Chuan for adults of all ages. Tai Chi Chuan offers reduced stress levels, improved balance and coordination, and increased energy, stamina, agility and sense of well-being. Instructor: Lisa Labagh has over 20 years of experience teaching T’ai Chi to people of all ages.
Session Code 8/28-9/25 7418 10/2-10/30 7419 11/6-12/4 7420 12/11-1/22* 7421 2/5-3/5 7422 *No class 12/25 & 1/1 FELDENKRAIS® MOVEMENT LESSONS Wed, 6:30-7:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 20 $43-$53 (5 classes) If you want to improve athletic, artistic, or everyday skills, or just find greater comfort in your body, this course is for you. These fascinating, pleasurable, and effective movement lessons will help you reduce pain and injury while improving your agility, balance, power, and posture. Bring a mat or a large towel. Instructor: Valerie Nordby Session Code 8/22-9/19 5396 10/3-10/31 5397 11/14-12/12 5398 YOGA ENERGY Wed, 6-7:15pm Finley/Live Oak Rm $49-$59 (5 classes) Enjoy a complete Vinyasa Yoga fitness program for total well-being! With energizing exercises, expansive breathing, stretching, strengthening, alignment and relaxation, all levels are welcome to experience the benefits of this class. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat and your sense of humor! Instructor: Maria Battista, CIYT, is a transformational teacher with 30 years of yoga who clearly communicates the essence of yoga to her students. She has 30 years of yoga practice and over 18 years of full time teaching experience.
Session Code 8/29-9/26 6069 10/10-11/7 6070 11/14-12/19* 6071 1/9-2/6 6072 *No class 11/21 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
ADULTS (18+) Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 27 Health & Fitness GENTLE SOMATIC YOGA Mon or Thu, 5:45-7pm Finley/Cypress Rm $37-$66 (4-6 classes) Create a deep reservoir of wellness in body and mind with this modern yoga practice designed to increase awareness of the relationship between mind, body and soul. A blending of Somatic and Hatha yoga will help you increase flexibility, integrate left and right sides of your body, and build strength while gaining tools for relaxation. All levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat and wear clothing that allows for movement. Instructors: Heidi Brockmann is a certified yoga teacher at the highest level and a yoga therapist. Brenda Kobrin, Certified Yoga Teacher, 200 Hr Teacher training, teaching since 2013, practicing for 35 yrs.
Session* Day Code Teacher 8/27-9/24* Mon 6078 Heidi Brockmann 8/30-10/4 Thu 6084 Brenda Kobrin 10/8-11/5 Mon 6079 Heidi Brockmann 10/11-11/15 Thu 6085 Brenda Kobrin 11/19-12/17 Mon 6080 Heidi Brockmann 12/6-1/17* Thu 6086 Brenda Kobrin 1/7-2/4* Mon 6081 Heidi Brockmann 1/31-3/14* Thu 6087 Brenda Kobrin *No class 9/3, 12/27, 1/21, 2/14 YOGA FOR EVERY BODY Fri, 9:30-10:45am Steele/Demeo Rm $40-$50 (4 classes) This class adapts practice to suit each person’s condition, experience, and needs. It incorporates gentle movements, postures, and relaxation techniques to increase strength and flexibility, improve posture, and provide a sense of vitality and tranquility. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Instructor: Kathleen Miller is a certified Viniyoga therapist with over 30 years teaching experience. She’s studied extensively with TKV Desikachar, Gary Kraftsow, and AG Mohan, for whom she wrote “Yoga for Body, Breath and Mind.” Session Code 8/31-9/21 7423 10/12-11/2 7424 11/30-12/21 7426 1/4-1/25 7427 2/8-3/1 7428 MID-DAY PILATES MAT Tue/Thu 11:30-12:30pm Finley/Live Oak Rm $38-$85 (6-12 classes) Energize mid-day and take your fitness to the next level! Build on fundamental Pilates principles by using correct spine alignment, core strength, breathing techniques, concentration and relaxation through effective muscle usage. Some Pilates experience is recommended but not necessary. Exercise balls provided, bring a small towel and fitness mat.Instructor:MaggieBricknerisacertifiedPilatesmat andequipmentinstructor,yogateacherandtherapist.Shehas 12yearsteachingexperienceandmakesfitnessfunforall. Session Classes Code 8/21-9/27 12 6089 10/9-11/15 12 6090 12/4-12/20 6 6091 1/8-2/14 12 6093 INTRODUCTION TO PILATES MAT-LEVEL 1 Thu, 5:30-6:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 $32-$58 (4-6 classes) Do you want better fitness, body toning, relief from back pain or activity related injuries? Pilates will help you move better, feel better and perform your best! This introduction class focuses on basic techniques, engaging breath and core work for a complete body work-out and balanced muscle development. Stability balls and flex-bands provided. Please bring a small towel and yoga mat. Instructor: Nancy Codding has a BA Psychology & Health Sciences and is certified Pilates Mat 1 through Tone Studios, CPT NASM.
Session Code 8/30-10/4 5400 10/11-11/1 5401 11/29-12/20 5405 1/10-2/14 5406 PILATES PLUS MAT CLASS Tues, 5:30-6:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4 $32-$58 (4-6 classes) This mixed level, spine safe Pilates mat class is dedicated to guiding those with special conditions, such as osteoporosis, scoliosis, vertigo, etc. You will focus on building deep core and cross body strength and flexibility to improve posture, reduce stress and create long, lean muscle. Pilates takes a balanced approach so the body moves as an efficient, holistic system for greater functional movement. Please bring a small towel and yoga mat. Instructor: Nancy Codding (see bio for Introduction to Pilates). Session Code 8/28-10/2 5402 10/9-11/6 5403 11/27-12/18 5404 1/8-2/12 5407
ADULTS (18+) 28 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Health & Fitness OLYMPIC JUDO Tue/Thu, 7-8:30pm - Age: 12+ Finley/Live Oak Rm $66-$76 (10 classes) Gain self-discipline, physical and emotional fitness through the fundamentals of Judo. Students learn techniques for proper rolling and falling, along with throwing, grappling, submission techniques, and basic Judo terms and vocabulary. Rank is awarded on merit and students may compete in local judo tournaments. Judogi uniform required ($40-$45); information provided in class. Instructor: Coach Joseph Sapp, owner of Next Level Judo, is a 3rd degree judo black belt with 14 years coaching experience. He ranked #7 U.S. heavyweight in 2006, has competed at the ‘elite’ level in the +100kg and open weight categories, and was 2014 Masters National Champion. Contact: 707-322-7638 or mr_sapp@mac. com.
Session Code 8/28-9/27 6028 10/9-11/8 6031 11/13-12/20* 6033 1/8-2/7 6035 *No class 11/22 & 11/29 ZUMBA WITH NINA NEW! Tue, 6-7pm Finley/Valley Oak Rm $30-$40 (5 classes) Get your‘sweat on’to fun, high tempo international music and steps for a calorie-torching dance fitness party. Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Reggaetón, Samba, Latin/Funk and more are presented for energetic routines with intervals of fast and slow rhythms, plus resistant training. No partner or previous dance experience needed. Instructor: Nina Avila is Zumba certified, teaching since 2013 and infusing fun and fitness for all ages. Session Code 8/28-9/25 6046 10/9-11/6 6047 11/13-12/18* 6048 1/8-2/5 6049 *No class 11/20 ZUMBA GOLD Wed, 5:30-6:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm3 $40-$50 (5 classes) Not too fast and not too slow…but just right! Newcomers love this class for its slightly slower pace and more instruction. It’s a low-impact workout with high energy fun to a Latin beat! Wear comfortable clothes and exercise shoes. Instructor: Jill Freed, teaching Zumba since 2007, certified by NASM.
Session Code 8/29-9/26 5421 10/10-11/7 5423 11/21-12/19 5424 1/9-2/6 5422 INTRODUCTION TO TABLE TENNIS AS A SPORT Wed, 6:30-8pm - Age 12+ Person Sr. Wing $125-$135 (8 classes) Learn the Olympic sport of table tennis and challenge your friends and family! Discover how to serve, hit and spin the ball using the methods of the pros. For beginners or long-time players who want proper technique, this class offers low- impact body and brain fitness, and a lot of fun! Bring your paddle or borrow one MIXED MARTIAL TABLE TENNIS Wed, 6:30-8pm Person Sr. Wing $125-$135 (8 classes) Learn to play like a pro by exploiting your opponent’s weakness, maximizing your strokes and mastering new ones. Explore how to play players of differing styles and maximizing the use of your racket. Bring your favorite paddle, whatever it is: Recreational sponge, Fast sponge, Hardbat, or Sandpaper. You’ll learn about equipment, rules, spin, speed, forehand and backhand drive/spin techniques for the modern sport of Table Tennis. Balls and loaner paddles are available in class. Instructor: Randy Jew (see Intro to Table Tennis bio) Session Code 9/15-10/31* 7397 *No class on 10/3 available in class. Instructor: Randy Jew is a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winner in the California Senior Olympic Games and Wine Country Senior Games, he competes in tournaments, teaches privately, and truly enjoys sharing his love of the game. Session Code 11/28-1/30 5432
ADULTS (18+) Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 29 Special Interest 1ST AID, CPR/AED Wed, 6-10pm - Age 12+ Person Sr. Wing/Rm 22 $95-$105 Learn the new hands-only CPR and traditional CPR for adults, children and infants. You’ll also learn about heart healthy behavior, how to help someone whose airway is blocked, and how to provide emergency first-aid assistance in the crucial first few minutes while help is on the way. Upon successful completion, you’ll receive a 2-year certification card. Instructor: Eric Peterson is a certified instructor through the American Safety and Health Institute, EMS Safety Services, American Red Cross, and Life Support Network. Instructor: Eric Peterson is a certified instructor through the American Safety and Health Institute, EMS Safety Services, American Red Cross, and Life Support Network.
Session Code 10/24 5436 12/12 5437 2/6/19 5438 VOICE OVERS…NOW IS YOUR TIME! Tue, 6:30-8:30pm Finley/Cypress Rm $34-$44 You’ve heard Lisa Foster on TV and radio commercials, how hear her LIVE as she illustrates how YOU can use your voice for commercials, films, and videos! Lisa presents a unique way to cash in on this lucrative full or part-time career that you can manage on your own terms. With companies looking for new voices like never-before, this class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! Instructor: Lisa Foster’s voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Sleep Train and LA Weight Loss.
Session Code 10/9 6293 WHAT WERE YOU BORN TO DO? Sat, 1-5pm - Age 16+ Finley/Willow Rm $44-$54 You were born to make a unique contribution to humanity and moving toward this purpose brings joy and abundance! Discover the‘natural talent’ that is wired into your DNA and is the source of your highest potential to bring you everything you desire. Just like Elvis, Oprah and Einstein, it’s about doing what comes naturally. $30 materials fee due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Curtis Adney, MS, JD, earned his Juris Doctor degree from Brigham Young University. He teaches at Fresno State, is a career consultant, and author of “Pinpoint Your Destiny.” Session Code 9/29 6422 1/19 7540 More activities to check out! Tai Chi for Seniors see page 39 for details. Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents
ADULTS (18+) 30 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Special Interest TAIKO - INTRO TO JAPANESE DRUMMING Fri, 6-8pm - Age 13+ Sonoma County Taiko* $52-$62 (4 classes) Learn the ancient art of Taiko, known as the heartbeat of Japan. Taiko is about incorporating your whole body into playing. Much like martial arts, it’s about harmonizing your mind, body and spirit with the drum. This class introduces you to the basics of playing Taiko and provides a cultural context for the art form. You will gain skills and learn a song to play! Wear comfortable, gym-style clothing and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Miwa Smith and Meg Mizutani are longtime members of Sonoma County Taiko and teach a variety of classes and workshops.
Session Code 9/7-9/28 6701 1/4-1/25 6397 * Located at 3325 Regional Pkwy Suite 11, SR MUSIC READING & BASIC THEORY NEW! Thu, 3:30-4:30pm Finley/Maple Rm $65-$75 (5 classes) It is said music is the universal language. Come learn this language in a fun way! Dr. Sally Wei will help you to master note reading and basic theory—using work sheets, games and singing exercises. Bring a pencil, eraser and clip board. All other materials are included. Instructor: Dr. Sally Wei has 37 years music experience. She earned her Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of Miami, taught at SRJC, and founded Santa Rosa Conservatory of Music and San Francisco School of Music. Session Code 8/30-9/27 6192 10/11-11/15* 6193 *No class 10/18 FOOD FROM YOUR GARDEN YEAR-ROUND Sat, 9am-12pm Finley/Maple Rm $38-$48 Now is the time to plant for many months of harvest! With attention to timing and other details, fall and winter gardens can be very productive. Learn about crop scheduling, selection, soil preparation, cover crops, mulches, crop rotation and winter care for fruit trees and other perennials. Tips for getting cool season crops established in late summer, as well as making the most of the current harvest, will be discussed. Instructor: Wendy Krupnick has been growing food crops for over 40 years and has a wealth of professional experience, including as coordinator of the market garden at the Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm and as adjunct faculty in the SRJC Sustainable Ag program. Session Code 8/25 6292 INTRO TO GROWING MUSHROOMS AT HOME Sat. 10am-12pm Finley/Maple Rm $38-$48 Learn to grow mushrooms at home and explore the amazing role of fungi in nature and our lives. This unique hands-on beginner course is an excellent introduction to the lifecycle of fungi and how to cultivate them in your own home or garden. Learn mushroom biology, classification, growth-cycle, and about cultivation equipment. You’ll receive 2 different mushroom growing kits, included with the class. These are Grey Oyster Mushrooms and each kit can grow up to 2 pounds of fresh mushrooms! Instructor: Wyatt Bryson has been studying and growing mushrooms for 5 years. He owns Mycolab Solutions and Jewels of the Forest Farms in Occidental.
Session Code 9/15 6290 10/27 6296 1/26 6297
ADULTS (18+) Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 31 Special Interest Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents KUNG FU TEA 101 NEW! Tue - Finley/Maple Rm $63-$73 (5 classes) Is Kung Fu Tea related to Martial Arts? Find the answer in this tea class! Sally Wei grew up drinking Kung Fu Tea and invites you to join her in this unique class with fine teas and snacks. History, tradition, style and application are presented in this hands-on brewing class! Bring a small Asian-style ceramic cup (no handle) to each class meeting. Instructor: Dr. Sally Wei is a tea instructor at Tzu Chi Foundation in San Jose. She is the owner of Sally’s Parlor in Santa Rosa and has 11 years’ experience teaching about tea.
Session Day/Time Code 8/28-9/25 Tue 2-3pm 6186 10/9-11/6 Tue 3:30-4:30pm 6189 AFTERNOON TEA 101 NEW! Tue - Finley/Maple Rm $63-$73 (5 classes) Learn to be the perfect host at Downton Abby or Jane Austin’s Estate! Explore the etiquette of the Afternoon Tea with UK Certified Tea Sommelier Sally Wei. Learn the history of tea in England and the time-honored tradition of proper attire to partake. Bring your enthusiasm and learn to brew tea correctly. Come taste fine teas and snacks. Bring a‘European or Western’ style fine china tea cup with saucer, tea spoon, dessert fork, dessert plate, cloth napkin. Instructor: Dr. Sally Wei: Certified Tea Sommelier from UK Tea Academy, London England, owner of Sally’s Parlor, 11 years teaching about tea.
Session Day/Time Code 8/28-9/25 Tue 3:30-4:30pm 6190 10/9-11/6 Tue 2-3pm 6191 A DUKE AND DUCHESS CHRISTMAS TEA PARTY NEW! Fri, 4-5:15pm - Finley/Manzanita Rm $34-$44 A special event for the‘Royals’! UK certified Tea Sommelier Sally Wei brings her authentic training to this one-day holiday- themed special event workshop. Learn about English tea etiquette through the traditional English Afternoon tea, complete with specialty foods. Dress up in a formal gown and tuxedo to complete your royal experience! Bring a fine china tea cup with saucer, tea spoon, dessert fork, dessert plate and a cloth napkin. Instructor: Dr. Sally Wei: See bio for Afternoon Tea.
Session Code 12/14 6195
ADULTS (18+) 32 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Special Interest COMMON GROUND I: DOG TRAINING* Thu, 6:30-7:15pm Finley Courtyard $82-$92 (6 classes) Learn positive methods to train your puppy or dog (5 months or older) in this intimate class that focuses on basic commands to help your dog understand household and social etiquette. Please bring current rabies and DHLPP vaccination to the first class (required). The first class is a mandatory orientation for handlers only (no dogs). A training manual and graduation certificate are included in the course. Instructor: Mike Ossenbeck has 22 years of experience training dogs. He trains assistance dogs and teaches pet classes and behavior problem solving. His Common Ground Dog Training program has been recommended by wagging tails throughout the North Bay since 1996. Session Code 8/30-10/4 5439 10/11-11/15 5440 1/10-2/14 5442 *Handlers under 18 years may attend if accompanied by an adult. If raining, this course moves indoors to Person Sr. Wing/ Rm 5.
IGNITE YOUR MEMORY POWER! NEW! Wed, 10:30am-12pm Person Sr Wing/Rm 20 $40-$50 (4 classes) Learn simple secrets of how your brain works, how to keep it sharp, and how to develop and sustain your brain’s new vitality! You’ll participate in fun visual, auditory, and group exercises – skewed to you as an individual and aimed at keeping your brain fresh, healthy, and functional. You’ll identify and work on your personal memory aspirations: remembering names, dates, past experiences, and, yes, even where you put the keys. Instructors: Chance Massaro, M.A., and Jay Bell, Certified Seminar Leader/Personal Coach Session Code 9/5-9/26 5473
ADULTS (18+) Sports Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 33 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents FALL SOFTBALL Registration: Wed, 8/15 & Thu 8/16, 12-7pm In person at Steele Lane Community Center $325 per team* Don’t let your softball experience come to an end! Register for the 2018 Fall Softball Season. We have men’s and co-ed slow pitch softball leagues. The season is 6 weeks and begins 9/10, with all games at Northwest Community Park. Download the registration packet at: srcity.org/sports. Questions? Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Collecting Fees: Team managers, we suggest using PayPal or Venmo to collect money for league fees from your players. Visit paypal.com or download the Venmo app to your phone. PLAY TENNIS Stay active after work and on weekends. No membership needed—just fresh air, lighted courts and fun outdoors! Courts are located at Galvin Community Park, Howarth Memorial Park and Finley Community Park. Courts may be reserved for a fee: $7-$10/hour per court, call 707-543-3737. TENNIS LESSONS Galvin Community Park Learn to play or improve your game with our professional tennis instructors. Stewart Hutton holds the 2008 ITA Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award and was named 2013 Assistant Coach of the Year - West Region. He has 8 years of teaching experience and currently coaches at Sonoma State University. Joshua Silverman has coached tennis professionally for over 25 years, including as a head coach in Japan. He is USPTA certified and an RTP European Professional.
BEGINNING/ADVANCED BEGINNERS TENNIS (Age 16+) Sat, 1:30-3pm Galvin Park, Courts 11 & 12 $84-$94 (4 classes) Learn techniques and basic strokes: forehands, backhands, volleys, and serves, as well as basic rules and scoring. Tennis equipment is supplied. Instructor: Joshua Silverman Session Code 9/1-9/22 6241 10/13-11/3 6243 PRIVATE LESSONS: Stewart Hutton: email@example.com 707-291-3751 Joshua Silverman: firstname.lastname@example.org 707-326-4885 Youth Tennis classes, see page 15
ADULTS (18+) Sports 34 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com PICKLEBALL: BEGINNER CLASS - LEARN TO PLAY Mon, 9-10am Finley Park/Courts 3A & 3C $70-$80 (5 classes) Learn the fundamentals to begin your lifelong enjoyment of this fun game, such as basic shot technique, movement to the ball, the rules, court positioning, equipment and simple strategy. All equipment is provided. Instructor: Adam MacKinnon coaches all levels of Pickleball and holds clinics and exhibition matches in San Rafael and at Santa Rosa’s Oakmont Community. Rain-out policy email email@example.com. Session Code 9/17-10/15 6425 PICKLEBALL: BEYOND THE BASICS - DEVELOPING THE ESSENTIAL SKILLS Mon, 10:15-11:15am Finley Park/Courts 3A & 3C $70-$80 (5 classes) Improve your game and sharpen your skills! This class is for those who know how to play and want to improve. Learn controlled dinking, volleying, serves and returns, the 3rd shot drop and the fundamentals of the soft game, safe overheads, and more. All equipment is provided. Instructor: Adam MacKinnon, see‘Pickleball Learn to Play’for bio and to contact.
Session Code 9/17-10/15 6427 PLAY PICKLEBALL Join the fun and learn to play one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Pickleball is like tennis but played with a ping-pong style paddle and a whiffle ball on a sport court. Play begins every morning at 9am at Finley Park. Volunteers provide beginner instruction Monday and Thursday, 10-11am. Paddles are available. FREE. PICKLEBALL: INTERMEDIATE SKILLS NEW! Mon, 11:30am-12:30pm Finley Park/Courts 3A & 3C $70-$80 (5 classes) For experienced players who want to move to the next level. Work on advanced shots and the right time to use them; develop skills to cope with bangers; learn when and how to reset points from anywhere on the court; and master strategies for competitive play. All equipment is provided. Instructor: Adam MacKinnon, see‘Pickleball Learn to Play’ for bio and to contact.
Session Code 9/17-10/15 6429 Which Class Is for You? Prefer Private Lessons? Contact coach Adam MacKinnon to help you pick the best class for your skill level. Or, inquire about private lessons for 1 to 3 people: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADULTS (18+) Sports Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 35 GOLF LESSONS Bennett Valley Municipal Golf Course 3330 Yulupa Ave • 707-528-3673 Youth and adult golf lessons are available at Bennett Valley Golf Course. Visit BennettValleyGolf.com for lesson details and information on Learn to-Golf Youth Scholarships. BOCCE Sonoma County Bocce Federation runs leagues at Julliard Park; for league play and information visit sonomacountybocce.org or call 707-528-2710. If you would like to reserve a court, email email@example.com.
HORSESHOES Ten horseshoe pits are available for public use at Doyle Community Park. These are first-come, first-served or you may reserve a court by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. CONTACT INFORMATION SR REC & PARKS SPORTS Play Santa Rosa Sports Message Hotline 707-543-4317 Field Conditions (Updated weekdays 3pm) 707- 543-3474 Email: email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
ACTIVE ADULTS (50+) Drop-in Programs 36 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Person Senior Wing 2060 W College Avenue • 543-3745 – FAX 543-3736 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm Bus Route #3, #6, #15 No need to pre-register, just drop in and enjoy! Fees are affordable, with most in the $2-$4 range. Plus, members always save an 50¢ per visit. BECOME A MEMBER It’s easier and you save $$ too! Members receive an electronic scan card to load payment in advance for drop in programs (minimum of 5).Then, just scan your card at the front desk when you arrive. It’s easier and you save 50¢ per visit! Drop-In Activities Monday 9-10am Boomer Blast Fitness with Gloria $6 9:30-10:30am Line Dance Zone 2 with Ellen $3 10-11am Brand New to the Uke (2nd & 4th Mon) $2 10-11am Zumba Gold with Jill $6 10:30am-12:30pm Line Dance with Anita/Inter. $3 10am-12pm Needlecraft $3 10:30-11:30am History $2 11pm-12pm Ukulele/Bill’s Beginners $2 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna $7 12:30-3:30pm Duplicate Bridge $4 12-3pm Crafting with Bobette $5 1-3pm Hand and Foot Card Game $3 1:30-3pm Book Club (3rd Mon) $2 2-3pm Line Dance Zone 1 with Ellen $3 Tuesday 9-11am Computer Lab $2 9:30-10:30am Pilates with Jae $7 10-11am Tai Chi $5 10-11:45am Zumba Basics with Gloria/Plus $1 extra $6 11am-12pm Balance with Jae $4 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna $7 1-3pm Pedro/Cards $3 1-4pm Ping Pong $4 1:30-3pm Belly Dance Fitness $6 2-4pm Photography (1st & 2ndTues) $3 Wednesday 9:30-10:30am Line Dance Zone with Ellen $3 10-11:30am Discussion Group $2 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna $7 12:30-3:30pm Party Bridge $4 12:30-4pm Pinochle/Experienced $4 1-2:30pm Line Dance with Anita-Improvers $3 1-3pm Ukulele/Experienced $3 1-3pm Scrabble $3 1-4pm Ping Pong/Competitive, Inter. $4 1:30-3pm Line Dance Zone 1 Beg with Ellen $3 1:30-4:30pm Drop-InWatercolor Studio $4 Thursday 9-11am Computer Lab $2 9:30-10:30am Pilates with Jae $7 10-11am Zumba Basics with Jill $6 11am-12pm ChairVolleyball with Jae $5 11:30am-12:30pm Yoga with Donna $7 12-3pm Sevens Card game (1stThurs) $3 12-3pm Crafting with Bobette $5 12:15-1:15pm Barely Beg Ukulele/1st & 3rdWed $2 1-2pm RespiratoryWellness $2** 1-4pm Ping Pong/Beginning $4 2-3pm DeClutter Support Group (4thTues) $6 Friday 9-10am Boomer Blast Fitness with Gloria $6 9-10am Tai Chi $5 9am-12pm Mah Jong $4 9:30-10:30am Line Dance Zone 2 with Ellen $3 10:30-11:30am Balance with Jae $4 10:30am-12pm Line Dance with Anita/Inter. $3 12:30-4pm Pinochle/Experienced $4 1-3pm Scrabble $3 1-4pm Ping Pong/Competitive, Inter. $4 2-3pm Line Dance Zone 1 Beg with Ellen $3 *Remember, Members always save 50¢ per visit off the posted fee! Our front desk staff are happy to help you join.
**This program is FREE to members! LINE DANCE FOR BEGINNERS For those who know basic steps but want a refresher. Learn the techniques and steps that you need to progress to the next level. Instructor: Ellen Hirvela Russel LINE DANCE ZONE: HIGH BEGINNER/ IMPROVER LEVEL CLASS Dance your favorites and learn new dances too. Come get in the ZONE. Instructor: Ellen Hirvela Russel INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE Knowledge of steps and dancing experience required. Will focus on teaching line dance patterns. Instructor: Anita Jorge. BELLY DANCE FITNESS Learn traditional Middle Eastern dance steps. Wear loose comfortable clothes. No experience necessary.
BALANCE WITH JAE Increase steadiness, stability and balance. Class is suitable for those who use walkers. BOOMER BLAST FITNESS Low-impact aerobics class to keep you in shape. Join this fun group and keep moving! Instructor: Gloria Lew Peck. CARD GAMES Hand & Foot, Pedro, Sevens: some play experience necessary. Party Bridge, Duplicate Bridge and Pinochle: experienced players only. DISCUSSION GROUP Covers many topics from current events to senior issues. TAI-CHI Slow flowing movement to improve physical and mental health. Instructors: Stan Greenberg & Garett Chinn UKULELE Learn how to play fun songs on the Ukulele. Genres include country, blues, early rock and roll, and more. Monday is for beginners.
HISTORY Join Melinda Napier for dynamic history presentations.Topic info at front desk. NEEDLECRAFT Bring your knitting, crochet or other handwork.Yarn and needles available for first timers. PILATES WITH JAE Unisex mat class works out the kinks and builds core strength. All levels. SCRABBLE A welcoming group of wordsmiths! Bring your Scrabble dictionary or borrow the front desk copy. YOGA WITH DONNA Easy Flow Vinyasa-styleYoga with deep stretching, standing balancing & meditation. Bring mat & towel. ZUMBA BASICS Learn basic Zumba moves to Latin and international music! Instructor: Gloria Lew Peck ZUMBA GOLD Learn basic Zumba moves and low-impact steps to Latin music. Instructor: Jill Freed PING PONG!
Get your workout and improve hand/eye coordination. MAH JONG Join instructor Guy Richards for a friendly game of Mah Jong – Eastern and Western styles. All levels welcome. COMPUTER &TECHNOLOGY LAB An opportunity to check email, work on a project or browse the web. Lab accommodates 12 users, register at front desk. PHOTOGRAPHY Bring a flash drive to show 6-8 of your photos. Field trip and photo assignment on 3rdTues CRAFTING WITH BOBBETTE Weekly craft projects, all supplies included. Take home a completed project after each class. BRAND NEWTOTHE UKE New Ukulele Player? Join the fun and learn how to play!
ACTIVE ADULTS (50+) Special Interest Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 37 OKTOBERFEST Fri, 9/14, 11:30am-1:30pm Finley/Courtyard $5 Member, $10 non-member Code: 6801 Come celebrate autumn at the annual Oktoberfest, a complete BBQ lunch with biergarten. Then enjoy the oompah sounds at the ballroom dance from 1pm to 4pm. Partnership: Santa Rosa Sunrise Rotary BIG BUCKS BINGO Sat, 9/22, 10am-2pm Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm $10 Admission includes 18 game sheets and hot dog BBQ lunch. We have daubers! Pre-registration is required, but payment is made at the door. Additional Bingo packs (9 game) $5 each, available at game. HOLIDAY CHORAL CONCERT Thu, 12/13, 11am-12pm Steele Lane/DeMeo Rm FREE Our“Silver Singers”choral group kicks off the holiday season with a festive concert. Light refreshments following the concert. Admission is free, all are welcome! Join Us for Healthy Living & Fun! A whole community of seniors gather at the Person SeniorWing every week-day, enjoying health and fitness classes, hobbies, education and enrichment opportunities, socializing and more.We invite you to come for the day to tour this gorgeous facility and see all that’s offered. Please also consider Membership* to enjoy benefits for many days to come! MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE: Discounts on activities & events • Free legal clinic & blood pressure check Admittance to select workshops • Use of Person SeniorWing Library • Zest Newsletter *Membership is not required to enjoy programs, classes and events. Please Join Us! • 2060 West College Ave. • 707-543-3745
ACTIVE ADULTS (50+) Classes 38 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com WATERCOLOR WITH BARBARA Wed or Fri - Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26 $33-$76 (3-6 classes) Join instructor Barbara Marlin-Coole for this popular class where you develop your own unique style using glowing watercolor techniques. Enjoy monthly themes, daily demonstrations, and critiques with pointers to help you improve. Beginning Wed., 9am-12pm Session Code 8/22-9/26 5454 10/17-11/14 5455 11/28-12/12 5457 1/16-2/13 5458 Intermediate Fri., 9am-12pm Session Code 8/24-9/28 5448 10/05-11/16* 5451 11/30-12/21 5449 1/11-1/25 5452 2/1-2/15 5445 *No class on 10/12 Intermediate to Advanced Fri., 12:30-3:30pm Session Code 8/24-9/28 5444 10/05-11/16* 5450 11/30-12/21 5443 1/11-1/25 5446 2/1-2/15 5447 *No class on 10/12 RETIREMENT: THINKING ABOUT IT OR DONE THE DEED Thu, 1:30-3pm • Person Sr. Wing/Rm 20 $33-$43 (4 classes) Embrace this new phase of life! With retirement comes the opportunity to discover new passions. This class explores the changes that occur as you shift from working into retirement, such as how manage stress, redefine your purpose and develop a new sense of identity. Instructors: Christina L. Nihil, MA & Dianne M. Noskins Session Code 9/27-10/18 5461 1/17-2/7 5471 LET’S WRITE! EDIT AND REVISE: MEMOIR AS STORY, ESSAY, OR POETRY NEW! Tue, 2-4pm • Person Sr. Wing/Rm 20 $157-$167 (10 classes) Fine-tune your writing in this latest‘Let’s Write!’creative writing class. Students will perfect at least one publishable, short manuscript. You’ll work on character development, plot blueprints, expressive writing, use of detail, point of view, tense, and more. At completion, your fine-tuned memoir as story, essay, or poetry may be included, if accepted, in a class anthology to be published by the instructor and offered for sale on Amazon.com. Instructor: Valerie Serrano, Master of Fine Arts creative writing, BA psychology. Many years writing, studying writing, teaching writing, editing. Session Code 8/28-11/6* 5644 *No class 10/2 Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents. Become a member to save more!
ACTIVE ADULTS (50+) Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 39 Classes BEGINNING ACTING NEW! Mon, 1-3pm • Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5 $143-$153 (12 classes) Explore acting exercises and techniques to improve your communication, public speaking, and presentation skills! This class is an excellent start for the beginner adult actor. Students will be introduced to fundamental acting exercises through fun and engaging theater games and an actor’s physical and vocal warm-up. Students will explore scenes and monologues and gain a basic understanding of how to develop a truthful and compelling performance. Whether you have never taken an acting class before, or need some brushing up on fundamental skill sets, these classes offer valuable exercises and performance experience to develop a strong acting foundation! Instructor: Juliet Bivetto is a teaching artist who has been acting, teaching, and directing for over fifteen years. She earned her B.A. in Theater with an emphasis in acting and directing from Idaho State University (2001) and her Masters degree in Education from Sonoma State University (2012).
Session Code 9/3- 11/19 7425 T’AI CHI CH’UAN FOR ACTIVE 50+ Tue, 11am-12pm • Steele/Dohn Rm $28-$38 (5 classes) Tai Chi Chuan offers reduced stress levels, improved balance and coordination, increased energy, stamina, agility and well-being. It is a magical practice and instructor Karen Fleming’s classes embody that magic for people of all ages. Instructor: Karen Fleming has over 8 years of experience and trains with Teacher MT Steven Rose at the Whirling Wind Tai Chi Chuan Studio. Session Code 8/28-9/25 7431 10/2-10/30 7432 11/6-12/4 7433 12/11-1/22* 7435 1/29-2/26 7436 *No class 12/25 & 1/1
ACTIVE ADULTS (50+) Classes 40 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM (Age 50+) Learn current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. This is the nation’s largest classroom and online driver safety program and is designed for drivers age 50 and older. Learn to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. First time students must take the full 8-hour course. If you’ve taken the full course within the past 4 years, you may take a renewal course.
Full Course Tue & Thu, 9:30am-1:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 22 $23, AARP members $18 Session Code 9/18 & 9/20 5459 10/9 & 10/11 5462 11/6 & 11/08 5465 12/11 & 12/13 5468 1/15 &1/17 5469 Renewal Course Thu, 9:30-2pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 22 $23, AARP members $18 Session Code 8/30 5460 10/18 5463 11/29 5464 1/10 5466 2/7 5467 LEGAL CLINIC Monthly; 1st Thu, 12:30-1:30pm & 3rd Thu, 10-11:30am Person Sr. Wing Free for Members, $5 Non-Members Obtain free legal advice from a lawyer available onsite, please call for an appointment.
FLU SHOT CLINIC Fri, 9/14, 12-2pm Person Sr. Wing/Lobby FREE for Medicare Part B, Others $30 Get your flu shot from Sutter Care to protect yourself this fall and winter. BOOK CLUB Monthly, 3rd Mon, 1:30-3:30pm Person Sr. Wing/Rm 1 $2 Join our friendly club to discuss a selected book. Call us at 707-543-3745 for the current book. BALLROOM DANCES Fri, 1-4pm • Finley Complex $9, $8.50 member Enjoy the best ballroom dancing in Santa Rosa, with live bands and DJ music playing your favorite sounds from the 40’s to present. Keep your feet and spirits floating with the Polka, Waltz, Cha Cha, Tango, and more. All are welcome with or without partner, and refreshments provided. Special Dance Themes & Exceptions: 8/10 Luau Dance, 9/14 Oktoberfest, 10/26 Halloween, Wed.12/19 Holiday Formal. All dances in December are on Wednesdays. No Dances 12/26 and 1/4.
Save $10 per session! Discount for Santa Rosa residents. Become a member to save more!
AQUATICS Facility Information Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 41 Ridgway Swim Center 455 Ridgway Avenue, 707-543-3421 Ridgway Swim Center boasts a 9-lane competition pool, a 2 - 3½ foot deep instructional pool, and a 140-foot water slide! Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, Sat/Sun, 9am-1pm Special Closures: 8/20-8/24 for scheduled maintenance. Finley Aquatic Center 2060 West College Avenue, 707-543-3760 Finley Aquatic Center has a 10-lane competition pool and a 2.5-3-foot-deep instructional pool. The facility is fully ADA accessible, with pool ramp and wheelchair lift. Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 6am-8pm; Sat, 9am -1pm; Sun, 10am-1pm Special Closures: 10/5-10/7 & 10/22-10/26 for scheduled maintenance FACILITY RENTALS Pool Rental The pools at Finley and Ridgway are available for rent after public-use hours. Lifeguards are provided and reservations are needed at least two weeks prior to requested date. Hourly Fee by Attendance Finley Ridgway 1-50 $120-$126 $190-$200 51-150 $140-$147 $210-$221 151-250 $160-$168 $230-$242 251+ $180-$189 $250-$263 Birch Room Rental Hourly Fee: $15 with pool rental/$30 rented separately Located at Finley Aquatic Center, this room is ideal for a pro- fessional meeting, birthday party or other special occasion. It comfortably seats 24 people and is fully equipped with an 8-foot screen, data projector, 5.1 surround sound HD DVD player and dry-erase whiteboard.
RECREATION SWIM Join us for a fun time in the water for all ages! During Recreation Swim times, all facilities are open for public use and lifeguards are on duty. Lockers are available for 50¢. During summer, concession stands offer food and beverages for sale. See operating hours below. Recreation Swim Policies • No flotation devices, including swim suits with built-in flotation pieces. • Children under age 8 must be supervised by a responsible person age 16+. • Children under age 5 must have an adult in the water with them always.
• No jean cut-offs, T-shirts, or street shorts allowed in the water. • Only clearly identified service animals are permitted. • Children must be 48 inches to ride the Ridgway water slide. • Swimwear with exposed zippers, buckles or metal rivets are not permitted on the Ridgway water slide. • No Thong/G-string suits permitted. • Children over age 5 are not allowed in opposite-sex locker rooms. • Unisex restrooms available. • $5 replacement fee for re-printed passes. RECREATION SWIM HOURS FINLEY AQUATIC CENTER 8/19 is the last day of Recreation Swim at Finley for 2018. No recreational swimming is offered during fall or winter, except for 8/20-8/24 from 2:45-4:45pm, when Finley is open to accommodate the closure of Ridgway pool.
RIDGWAY SWIM CENTER 6/11-8/17 Mon - Fri 12-4pm Splash Pool Only 12-1:15pm Fri 7:30-9:30pm, Sat & Sun 1:15-6pm 8/20-8/24 Ridgway Pool closed 8/18-9/30 Sat & Sun 1:15-6pm 8/27-9/14 Mon-Fri 2:45-4:45pm Splash Pool 3:45-4:45pm 9/30 Last day of 2018 Recreation Swim Please Take Note: • Ridgway Swim Center open Labor Day, 9/3 from 1:15-6pm • Finley Aquatic Center closed 10/5-10/7, 10/22-10/26, 11/23 & 1/1 • Ridgway and Finley closed 11/22 & 12/25 • Ridgway pool closed 12/24 & 12/31 at 1pm; Finley pool closed 12/24 & 12/31 at 1:15pm RECREATION SWIM ENTRANCE FEE All persons entering pool facilities are charged the entrance fee. Adults (18-54): $5 Youth (2-17): $4 Seniors (55+): $4 Disabled: $4
AQUATICS Recreation & Lap Swim Hours 42 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com RECREATIONAL SWIMMING Cool off at the pool at Finley Aquatic Center and Ridgway Swim Center! See page 41 for hours. FEES Per Swim Adult $4.50; Youth/Senior/Disabled $3.50 per swim Punch Pass Load your pass with a minimum of 5 recreation swims and as many as you like to save 50¢ per swim! This pass has no expiration. FAMILY PASS All Season $270-$280: Unlimited swims for up to 5 household members, valid 4/21-9/30 Summer $220-$230: Unlimited swims for up to 5 household members, valid 6/4-8/26 LAP SWIM Year-round swimming for fitness with lanes designated by speed. Kickboards, pull buoys and hand paddles available for use. Lockers are available for 50¢. Lane availability varies. RIDGWAY SWIM CENTER LAP SWIM Mon-Fri: 9:45am-1pm (until 8/13) 9:30am-1pm begins 8/13 Sat/Sun: 9:30am-1pm FINLEY AQUATIC CENTER LAP SWIM Mon-Fri: 6-8am; 9-11am beginning 8/27 No walking lane available M/W/F 7-8am & Mon-Fri 9-11am Mon/Wed: 6-7pm • 5-7pm begins 10/29 Tue/Thu: 6-8pm • 5-8pm begins 10/29 Fri: 5-7pm Sat: 9-11am Sat/Sun: 9-11am No walking lane available Sat/Sun: 11:30am-1:15pm LAP SWIM FEES $6 General Admission $5 Senior 55+/Disabled $60-$70 General Admission Monthly Lap Pass $50-$60 Senior/Disabled Monthly Lap Pass Punch Pass: $5 General/$4 Senior 55+/Disabled Ridgway Swim Hotline: 543-3421 Finley Swim Hotline: 543-3760 SANTA ROSA MASTERS SWIMMING Ridgway Swim Center Mon/Wed/Fri 6-7am; Tues/Thu 5:45-7:15am & 11:45am-1pm Drop-in: $7, Monthly Pass $55-$65, Monthly-Plus Pass $69.50* Beginning, intermediate and advanced adult swimmers receiving coaching, including correction and development of strokes and techniques, from an on-desk coach. Just drop in and pay the daily fee, purchase a Monthly Pass for unlimited coached workouts, or a Monthly-Plus Pass for unlimited coached workouts plus all lap swim hours at Ridgway and Finley pools.
*Monthly-Plus Pass is good for 30 days.
AQUATICS Water Fitness Classes Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 43 WATER FITNESS (Age 16+) Drop-In $6, Punch Pass $5 Monthly Pass $75-$85* Finley Aquatic Complex Use the resistance of water for strength training and aerobic conditioning! These exercise routines help participants of all fitness levels to improve strength, endur- ance, flexibility and well-being with little to no impact on the joints. People with minimal water experience are encouraged to join us for this rejuvenating form of exercise.
Drop-In Sessions M/W/F, 7-8am & 9-10am M-Sun, 10-11am M-F, 5-6pm T/Th, 7-8pm *Load your Punch Pass with a minimum of 5 swims to save $1 per swim (no expiration). Or, purchase a Monthly Pass for unlimited monthly classes (30 days from date of purchase). See front desk staff to get started! THERAPEUTIC WATER EXERCISE M/W/F, Tu/Th & Tu/Th/Sat; Finley Aquatic Center $45-$66.25 This class accommodates people with physical conditions, such as a disability or if you are recovering from an injury or surgery. It’s also useful as exercise before surgery for optimal outcome. Individual instruction is provided. Registration is required, no drop-ins. Instructor: Donna Burch or Rene Bosen Mon/Wed/Fri 11:30-12:15pm Session Code 7/30-8/31 86576 9/3-9/28 86580 10/1-10/26 05155 10/29-11/30 05156 12/3-12/28 05157 12/31-2/1 05158 2/4-3/1 05159 12:15-1pm Session Code 7/30-8/31 86587 9/3-9/28 86599 10/1-10/26 05162 10/29-11/30 05163 12/3-12/28 05164 12/31-2/1 05165 2/4-3/1 05166 T/Th 11:30-12:15 Session Code 7/31-8/30 86578 9/4-9/27 86581 10/2-10/25 05174 10/30-11/29 05175 12/4-12/27 05177 1/3-1/31 05178 2/5-2/28 05181 12:15-1pm Session Code 7/31-8/30 86583 9/4-9/27 86630 10/2-10/25 05183 10/30-11/29 05175 12/4-12/27 05177 1/3-1/31 05178 2/5-2/28 05181 Tue/Thu/Sat 9-9:45am Session Code 7/31-9/1 86575 9/4-9/29 86579 10/2-10/27 05168 10/30-12/1 05169 12/4-12/29 05171 1/1-2/2 05172 2/5-3/2 05173 Save $10 per Monthly Pass! Discount for Santa Rosa residents.
AQUATICS Swim Lessons 44 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com CHILD-ADULT BEGINNER: NO WATER EXPERIENCE NEEDED These courses are designed for all ages to gain basic water skills. The focus is water adjustment and fun! Parent-Child: Ages 6 months-3 years This is a FUN introduction to the water with singing, games, blowing bubbles, going underwater, floating, kicking and scooping. Parent participation in the water is required. Tadpoles: Ages 3-5 Students work on comfort in the water and having fun. Basic skills like blowing bubbles, going underwater, floating, kicking and alternating arms are taught through games and imagination. Water Frogs: Ages 4-5 Students work on water adjustment, submerging, front and back floats, kicking, front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke.
Sea Stars: Ages 6-9 Students work on water adjustment, submerging, front and back floats, kicking, front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke. Dolphins: Ages: 10-15 Taught in 3 1/2 feet of water, students work on water adjustment and beginning swimming skills. Student progress and needs determine the pace of the course. More advanced skills may be taught including breaststroke, sidestroke, treading water, and dives. Adult Beginner: Ages 16+ Students work on skills ranging from water adjustment and floating to front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke. The pace of the course is based on student progress and needs. The class is taught in 3 1/2 feet of water.
Beginning Swim Program
AQUATICS Swim Lessons Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 45 LEVELS 2-5: SWIMMING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED This program is designed to build swimming proficiency, technique and endurance. The focus is skill development. Level 2: Ages 5-9 Prerequisite: Swim front crawl and back crawl 5 yards. Students work on side breathing, back crawl and elementary backstroke arms. Level 3: Ages 6+ Prerequisite: Front crawl with side-breathing, back crawl for 15 yards, and elementary backstroke arms for 5 yards. Teaching emphasize on side-breathing and endurance for front crawl. Introduction to elementary backstroke kick, breaststroke kick, butterfly kick and sitting and kneeling dives. This course is taught in deeper water. Level 4: Ages 6+ Prerequisite: Front crawl 25 yards with excellent side-breathing, back crawl 25 yards, elementary backstroke, breaststroke kick, and dolphin kick for 15 yards. Students learn to coordinate breaststroke arms and kick, are introduced to butterfly, work on treading water, and learn to do a standing dive.
Level 5: Ages 6+ Prerequisite: front crawl and back crawl 50 yards, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke and butterfly 15 yards. Students improve technique and endurance on the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke and develop proficiency in butterfly, sidestroke, treading water, diving and flip turns. Intermediate Swim Program SWIM LESSON INFORMATION • Participants must meet the minimum age level by first day of class. • No make-up classes allowed. If a class is missed, please take the remaining classes.
• It is common for children to repeat a level before progressing to the next level. • Drop off and pick up children on time (not early or late); this is required for safe supervision. • Registration is required to participate in all fee programs. • Classes fill quickly, register early and save your receipt to present at first class. • Carefully register your child in the class at the appropriate skill level. If your child is under or over-qualified for a class, we will transfer him/her as appropriate. If there is no availability, you will receive a refund.
AQUATICS 46 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Swim Lessons Session 1 Session 2* Session 3 Session 4 8/20 - 8/29 9/3 - 9/12 9/17 - 9/26 10/1 -10/10 4:00PM Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05249 05283 05289 05304 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05309 05310 05312 05313 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05361 05362 05363 05365 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05518 05520 05521 05522 4:30PM Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05250 05284 05290 05305 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05314 05321 05336 05343 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05366 05379 05382 05394 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05523 05535 05537 05539 5:00PM Parent Child 6m-3 yrs 05555 05556 05557 05558 Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05270 05285 05291 05306 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05315 05322 05337 05344 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05367 05380 05383 05399 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05524 05536 05538 05540 5:30PM Parent Child 6m-3 yrs 05559 05560 05561 05562 Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05271 05287 05292 05307 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05368 05381 05384 05408 Level 3 6+ yrs 05503 05504 05505 05506 Dolphins 10-15 yrs 05413 05414 05415 05416 6:00PM Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05272 05288 05293 05308 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05316 05323 05338 05345 Level 3 6+ yrs 05499 05500 05501 05502 Level 4 6+ yrs 05514 05515 05516 05517 Adult Beg 16+ yrs 05431 05433 05434 05435 4:00PM Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05273 05278 05294 05299 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05317 05324 05339 05346 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05369 05373 05385 05409 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05525 05526 05541 05542 4:30PM Parent Child 6m-3 yrs 05565 05566 05567 05568 Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05274 05279 05295 05300 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05318 05325 05340 05347 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05370 05374 05386 05410 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05527 05531 05543 05544 5:00PM Parent Child 6m-3 yrs 05551 05552 05553 05554 Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05275 05280 05296 05301 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05319 05326 05341 05348 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05371 05375 05392 05411 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05528 05532 05545 05546 5:30PM Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05276 05281 05297 05302 Waterfrogs 4-5 yrs 05320 05335 05342 05349 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05529 05533 05547 05548 Level 3 6+ yrs 05495 05496 05497 05498 Dolphins 10-15 yrs 05417 05418 05419 05420 6:00PM Tadpoles 3-5 yrs 05277 05282 05298 05303 Sea Stars 6-9 yrs 05372 05376 05393 05412 Level 2 5-9 yrs 05530 05534 05549 05550 Level 3 6+ yrs 05491 05492 05493 05494 Dolphins 10-15 yrs 05509 05510 05512 05513 *Session 2: No class Monday, Sept 3 – pro-rated $18-$28 Tuesday/Thursday Lessons Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 8/21 - 8/30 9/4 - 9/13 9/18 - 9/27 10/2 - 10/11 Finley Aquatic Center 2060 W. College Ave, SR 28-Minute Group Lessons, 4 Day Lessons Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu for 2 weeks $25-$35 Private lesson schedule on page 47 Monday/Wednesday Lessons
AQUATICS Swim Lessons Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 47 Session 1 Session 2* Session 3 Session 4 8/20 - 8/29 9/3 - 9/12 9/17 - 9/26 10/1 - 10/10 4:00 S 05572 05577 05582 05587 4:30 S 05573 05578 05583 05588 5:00 S/D 05574 05579 05584 05589 5:30 S/D 05575 05580 05585 05590 6:00 A 05576 05581 05586 05591 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 8/21 - 8/30 9/4 - 9/13 9/18 - 9/27 10/2 - 10/11 4:00 S 05571 05596 05602 05607 4:30 S 05592 05597 05603 05608 5:00 S/D 05593 05598 05604 05609 5:30 S/D 05594 05599 05605 05610 6:00 A 05595 05600 05606 05611 PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS Finley Aquatic Center $120 (4 lessons, 28 minutes each) *Session 2 (3 Day Lesson) $90 No class Monday September 3rd A= Taught in any depth of water S= Taught in shallow water only (2 1/2 - 3 feet deep) S/D= Taught in shallow (2 1/2 - 3 feet) or deep water (6 - 12 1/2 feet deep) Monday/Wednesday Lessons Tuesday/Thursday Lessons JR. HAMMERHEAD WATER POLO (Age 10-16) This is a growing program for youth to learn and compete in the sport of water polo. The focus of this program will be water polo skill development and playing in real scrimmages and tournaments. Participants must pass level 6 lifeguard class.
Practice Times: Mon, Wed 7-8pm Sun 10-11:30am Finley Aquatic Complex Monthly Pass: $46 (S.R. Resident $36) Drop-in Fee: $5 HAMMER HEAD WATER POLO (Age 16+) This program offers both a great workout four days a week, plus the opportunity to learn the game of water polo. This program also offers the opportunity to compete if one desires to do so. Also, scrimmage games take place each night of the week with quality refereeing. Practice Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 7-9pm Sun 10-11:30am Finley Aquatic Complex Monthly Pass: $46 (S.R. Resident $36) 5 Visit Pass: $25 (w/student ID $20) Drop-in Fee: $6 (w/student ID $5) SHARK PUPS (Age 8-12) This class is designed for the children who have developed some essential water skills developed and are looking to expand those skills with an emphasis on water polo. Kids enrolled in this class should be able to swim 25 yards without aid or rest.
Practice Times: Mon/Wed – 7-8pm Sun– 11-11:30pm Finley Aquatic Complex Monthy Pass $46 (S.R. Resident $36) Drop-in Fee $5 Waterpolo
AQUATICS Safety Training 48 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com Life Guard Training AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARDTRAINING - FULL COURSE Finley Aquatic Center - Age: 15+ $135-$145 This 54-hour course meets all criteria towards becoming a professional lifeguard. The following certificates are earned upon successful completion: Lifeguarding/Standard First Aid/CPR/AED for the Lifeguard and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel-Title 22 (California requirement). Participants are evaluated on the first day of class to meet the following prerequisites: • Successfully complete a 300yd. swim, demonstrating a reasonable proficiency of the front-crawl/free-style and breaststroke. Must swim continuously without stopping, goggles allowed. • Tread water with legs only in an upright position for 2 minutes. • Surface-swim 20yds, dive to a depth over 7ft., retrieve a 10lb. object, resurface, return to starting point and climb out of the pool without using ladder or steps. Must be successfully completed within 1 minute, 40 seconds. No goggles. • Participant must be at least 15 years old by the end of the course. AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARDTRAINING - REVIEW COURSE Fri-Sun, 6-9pm - Finley Aquatic Center - Age: 15+ $135-$145 Current certifications are required to take this review course, including: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR for the Lifeguard, which expires every 2 years, and Title 22 First Aid, which expires every 3 years. Certifications are renewed upon completion. Bring your pocket mask to each class or one may be purchased for $12. Be prepared to show proof of current certifications and to get in the water each day. Monday-Monday, 8am-6pm Session Code 12/26-12/31 5237 Th/M-Th 6-9:30pm & Sat 9am-6pm Session Code 1/24-2/9 5240 Instructor’s note: It is highly recommended that you train in advance for the 300yd. prerequisite-swim.
Session Code 12/7-12/9 5241 2/15-2/17 5242 Instructor’s note: Please review course material prior to first meeting; this is an intensive class!
Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 49 DIFFERENTLY ABLED ADULT PROGRAMS Adults & Teens Social and recreational activities for adults and teens with developmental disabilities, ages 16+. DANCES BY BECOMING INDEPENDENT Monthly - 2nd Monday, 7-8:30pm Steele Lane Community Center $5 Join us for dancing to your favorite DJ music! Participants must have a current I.D. and provide emergency phone number. These dances are wheelchair accessible. ADVENTURE DAYS Sept to May, 1 Saturday per month, 10am-1:30pm Steele Lane Community Center $14 Enjoy varied activities, such as arts and crafts, games, social time and beverages. Event dates and details are available in the Adventure Day flyer distributed twice yearly. Five-day pre-registration is required, as is current health history and release form. Adventure Days are wheel chair accessible. Call 707-543-3284 to join our mailing list and receive the Adventure Day flyer. Participants who need assistance must bring an aide to adventure day. No fee charged for aide.
DEPT. INFO., PARKS & FACILITIES Información General 50 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com RESERVACIONES DE SALONES Puede recojer un paquete de información en el Centro Comunitario de Finley. Para planear su evento llame al 707-543-3737. Quinceañeras Bodas y Recepciónes Aniversarios Reuniones de Iglesias Reuniones de Clubs de Servicio Recaudación de fondos Conferencias Reuniones de Negocios Cumpleaños Bautísmos OTROS EDIFICIOS DE RENTA: Centro Comunitarios Finley Centro Comunitario Person Senior Wing Centro Comunitario Steele Lane La Iglesia de One Tree La Granja de De Turk CLASES/PROGRAMAS Todas Las Clases Se Ofrecen Solamente En Inglés!
La Salud es lo Máximo! Para distfrutár un ambiente dívertido tenémos varios programas para toda la familia incluyéndo desde niños hasta adultos de la tercera edad. Estos programas son ofrecidos por el Departamento de Parques y Recreación de la Ciudad de Santa Rosa. Zumba, Aerobica, Karate, Campamentos de verano y otoño, Natación, Arte, Computación, Balet y mucho más…. Kindergym: Su hijo/a aumentará capacidades sociales por medio de convivencia con otros pequeñitos y hacienda actividades como correr, brincar y gatear. Habrá actividades de canto y juegos con paracaidas.
Servicios Vecindarios Para Jóvenes Ofrece programas para niños desde 6-18 años en Santa Rosa. Estos programas son gratis o de bajos recursos. Este programa incluye: Deportes, Asistencia de tareas, Tutoría, Arte, Música, Clubs y mucho más… Para más información favor de llamar al 707-543-4501 o visitar el sitio web: Santarosarec.com (neighborhood youth programs) Hay becas disponibles. Para obtener más información favor de llamar al 707-543-3737 o pueden venir en persona al Centro Comunitario de Finley localizado en 2060 W College Avenue. Para personas discapacitadas favor de llamar al 707-543-3292/TDD 543-3289 (Lunes a Viernes 8am-5pm) PARQUES Parque de los Patos/Howarth Park Este parque tiene un Carrusel, Tren, Brincolín, y Ponis. También tiene una pared de piedras para escalar.
Parque y Granja de Bayer Este parque tiene uno de los jardines mas grandes de Santa Rosa! El parquet de Bayer ofrece jardines pequeños y disponibles para alquilar. También pueden comprar verduras y flores o simplemente disfrutarlo. Este parque está localizado en 1550 West Avenue, Santa Rosa CA. Para más información llame al 707-542- 9318 o visite la página del internet www. landpaths.org. Centros Para LaTercera Edad Para nuestros adultos de la tercera edad, los invitamos a que visiten nuestros centros Person Senior Wing en 2060 West College Avenue Road con clases programadas a diario.
Reservaciones De Parques: Tenemos espacios grandes y pequeños reservables en los siguientes parques: Doyle Finley Franklin Galvin Howarth/Parque de los Patos Rincon Valley Southwest Youth Park Brincolínes: Usted necesitá usar su propio generador para su brincolín, Las estacas no deben ser más de 8 pulgadas de profundidad. El brincolín deberá ser puesto encima de una lona. Brincolínes de agua no son permitidos. Piñatas: Son permitidas en los parques pero dében proteger los arboles poniendo una toalla entre el árbol y la cuerda. También deben poner una lona para la basura de la piñata. Reservaciones de Parques: El sonido amplificado es permitido en los parques de Santa Rosa con permiso solamente y esta prohibido en el parquet de Finley. Para más información o hacer una reservación favor de hablar al número 707-543-3753 o venga en persona al Centro Comunitario de Finley durante las horas de 9am-5pm (Lunes-Viernes).
REGISTRATION INFORMATION Registration/Refunds Recreation information 543-3737 Fall/Winter 2018 51 Sign up! ONLINE SantaRosaRec.com Search by class name or code. PHONE (707) 543-3737 IN PERSON* Visit Finley or Steele Lane Community Centers during operating hours and our Desk Staff will be happy to assist you with registration. For swim classes, please visit Ridgway or Finley pools. *See facility addresses and hours under “Contact Us.” REGISTRATION INFO • Registration is first come, first served. • No in-class registration allowed. • If a class is full, you are automatically placed on the waiting list.
• If you do not receive registration confirmation, please call the community or swim center. DISCOUNTS Santa Rosa residents receive a $10 discount per session on most classes and activities. This discount is provided at registration. Please Note: Program and other fees are subject to change. See updates at SantaRosaRec.com. REFUNDS &TRANSFERS • Full refund for cancelation within 7 days of class start. • 25% fee to cancel less than 7 days before class start. Or, you may transfer to an alternate class.
• No refunds or changes within 3 business days of class start. • No refunds for Day Camps after 5pm Thursday before camp start. DONATIONS & SCHOLARSHIPS Tax deductible donations provide recreational activities for financially challenged families, sending children to camp and teaching them to swim! Visit SantaRosaRec.com to apply for a scholarship or to provide a gift to the Scholarship Fund in any amount. RESTORE FIRE DAMAGED PARKS The Santa Rosa Parks Foundation is fundraising to help restore Santa Rosa City parks damaged in the 2017 wildfires. Please visit SantaRosaParksFoundation.org to learn more and to contribute DISABILITY ACCOMODATION Persons with disabilities are welcome to participate in classes and activities. Please contact staff at the facility where you would like to participate at least two weeks in advance. Every effort will be made to reasonably accommodate your request. CONTACT US 543-3737 • ActivityGuide@srcity.org TDD For Hearing & Speech Impaired M-F, 8am-5pm • 707-543-3289. CENTERS Finley Community Center M-F, 8am-6pm 707-543-3737 Person Senior Wing M-F, 8am-5pm • 707-543-3745 Steele Lane Community Center M-F, 8am-5pm • 707-543-3282 POOLS Finley Aquatic Center M-F, 6am-8pm; Sat, 9am-1pm; Sun, 10am-1pm • 707-543-3760 Ridgway Swim Center M-F, 9am-4pm; Sat/Sun 9am-1pm 707-543-3421 SPORTS Play Santa Rosa Sports Message Hotline 707-543-4317 Sports Field Conditions • 707-543-3474 Updated M-F at 3pm RENTALS Info Line: 707-543-3733 Finley Community Center email@example.com Person Senior Wing firstname.lastname@example.org Steele Lane Community Center email@example.com DeTurk Round Barn firstname.lastname@example.org Church of OneTree email@example.com Group Picnic Reservations 707-543-3753, firstname.lastname@example.org, or at Finley Community Center M-F, 9am-5pm
52 Fall/Winter 2018 Register at santarosarec.com INDEX AARP Driver Safety Program 40 Aerobics Classes 26-28 Aquatics 41-48 Art Exhibits 4-6 Arts & Crafts (Adults) 23 Babysitting (Teen) 17 Basketball (Youth) 16 Boating & Sailing Classes 22 Bocce 35 Business 24 Camps 21 Cards (Drop-in) 36 Cemetery Tours 2 Computers Classes: Adult 27 Seniors 36 Youth 17 CPR & First Aid 29 Creek Activities 10 Differently Abled Adult Activities 49 Dance Classes: Ballet/Tap (Youth) 11 Belly Dance 25 Flamenco 25 Israeli Folk Dance 25 Line Dance 36 Dog Training 32 Drama (Youth) 12 Events (Community) 2-3 Facilities Information 51 Feldenkrais 26 Fishing 7 Fitness Classes: Adult 26-28 Seniors 36, 39 Youth 13-16 Floating Pumpkin Patch 2 Gang Prevention 2 Gardening/Food and Yard 30 Golf 35 Gymnastics (Youth) 14, 21 Halloween at Howarth 3 Historic Sites 8 Holiday Crafts Fair 3 Horsemanship 19 Horseshoes 35 Howarth Park 7 iPhone, iPad & Android 24 Kindergym 13 Martial Arts: Judo (Adult) 28 Judo (Youth) 16 Karate (Youth) 16 Movies in the Park 2 Music (Adult) 30 Music (Youth) 19 Pickleball 34 Pilates 27 Qigong 26 Rec Dept. info in Spanish 50 Registration 51 Rentals, Park & Facility 51 Senior Center Activities 36-40 Soccer (Youth) 16 Softball (Adult) 33 Sports 33-35 Swim 41-48 Table Tennis (Ping Pong) 28 Tai Chi 26 Tai Chi (50+) 39 Tea 31 Tennis (Adult) 33 Tennis (Youth) 15 Test Taking (Youth) 17 TinkerTech (STEM) 18 Tot Classes 20 Volunteer 9 Water Fitness 43 Waterpolo 47 Winter Camp 21 Yoga (Adult) 26-27 Voice Overs 29 Volleyball (Youth) 16 Zumba Gold 28 Zumba Kids 14
T This unique, historic venue is truly a marvel. Rustic and intimate, it has all the modern amenities. From gorgeous hardwood floors for dancing the night away, to a state-of-the-art audio/visual system for entertainment or a presentation, this magnificent and affordable round barn is a must see! Call us for your next event — weddings, anniversary parties, quinceaneras, bar/bat mitzvahs, corporate events, etc. • Catering kitchen • Two serving bars • Rose garden & lawn area • Elevator • Seated capacity 200 RECREATION & PARKS SRCity.org/deturk 707 543 3295 Hidden Gem forSpecialEvents DeTurk Round Barn
55 Stony Point Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Registration for Fall/Winter 2018 classes begins August 2, 2018 – Look for our Spring/Summer 2019 Guide in the mail February 2019 – PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 526 SANTA ROSA, CA Community Centers Finley and Steele Lane are hubs for community gathering; take a class, host an event, and find emergency shelter. Pools From master swimmers to our youngest ‘Tad Poles,’ Ridgway and Finley pools offer crystal clear water to exercise, learn and play. Parks Enjoy playgrounds, sports fields, lakes, trails and more in Santa Rosa’s 65 parks! Trees Relax in the shade and breathe the fresh air of 72,000 public area trees!
Creating Community through People, Parks & Programs Youth Services With ‘Neighborhood Services’, children at-risk find a safe place, healthy activities and positive role models. Special Destinations Play golf in Bennett Valley, visit a pioneer cemetery or smell the roses in Luther Burbank’s world- famous garden. Recreation Classes Get fit or get creative, socialize and learn a new skill. Look inside this guide for classes, camps, programs and events! See SantaRosaRec.com Go discover why… RECREATION & PARKS