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Page 2 – City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Visit our Parks
Page 2 – City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation
Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
How to Register & Table of Contents
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Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 3
Mail/Fax Registration Form
Use this form to register by mail or fax:
Mail to: REGISTRATION, 323 CHURCH STREET, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060
Fax to: 831-420-5271 (VISA or MasterCard only) I Phone: 831-420-5270
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE CLEARLY.
ACCOUNT INFORMATION I Main Contact
CARDHOLDER INFORMATION
FIRST NAME_____________________________________________________
NAME ___________________________________________________________
CIRCLE ONE:
LAST NAME______________________________________________________
CHECK
Please make checks payable to City of Santa Cruz
ADDRESS________________________________________________________
CARD NUMBER ___________________________________________________
CITY________________________________ STATE_______ ZIP___________
EXP. DATE ________________________________________________________
PHONE (Home)_______________________ (Work)_______________________
PRINT NAME ______________________________________________________
EMAIL____________________________________________________________
SIGNATURE _______________________________________________________
(as it appears on credit card)
(for credit card use only)
EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME AND PHONE NUMBER _____________________________________________________________________________________
CLASS REGISTRATION First time registrants I Remember to include proof of City residency to receive reduced rates for classes and activities.
1st
2nd
Choice Choice
Course Course
#
#
Participant’s Name
Birth
Date
M/F
(gender)
Activity Title
Fee
Permission to participate in the above program(s) sponsored by the Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department is given for myself and/or my child(ren). In consideration of
participation in such program(s), I on behalf of myself and/or my child(ren), hereby agree to release, hold harmless, indemnify and defend the City of Santa Cruz, its agents,
employees, and volunteers from any and all claims or liability (including attorneys’ fees and defense costs) for bodily injury or property damage arising from my or my child(ren)’s
negligence or willful misconduct relating to my or my child(ren)’s participation in the above program(s). I, on behalf of myself and/or my child(ren) assume all risk for any injuries
relating to participating in the above program(s). My duty to release, hold harmless, indemnify and defend the City of Santa Cruz shall not apply only when (1) the injury to person
or property arises wholly from the negligence or willful misconduct of the City or its agents or employees or volunteers and (2) I nor my child(ren) have contributed in no part to the
bodily injury or property damage. I hereby give the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department the right to use photographs taken of me and/or my child while participating in the above activity(s) for reproduction in any medium for purposes of advertising, trade, display, exhibition, or editorial use.
SIGNED_____________________________________________________________________ DATE__________________________ Circle one: Participant (18 & over)
Parent
Guardian
Senior (60+)
I prefer NOT to receive quarterly emails from Parks and Recreation notifying me of registration deadlines and special events or programs.
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Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
Special Events
SISTER CITIES CELEBRATION:
SANTA CRUZ + ALUSHTA
25 YEARS
Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Wharf
Join the Sister Cities Committee in
celebrating the 25th Anniversary of
the Santa Cruz-Alushta relationship.
Special guests include Alushta Mayor
Stanislav Kolot and Deputy Mayor Galina
Ognyeva. Official ceremonies featuring
Mayor Don Lane and guest dignitaries will take place
at 4:00 pm. Browse information and displays about Santa Cruz Sister
Cities, enjoy refreshments and a free concert by Wally's Swing
World all overlooking the Monterey Bay. Call 831-420-5273. FREE!
HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL AND MASK-MAKING WORKSHOP
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Noon - 5:00 pm
Louden Nelson Community Center
This annual event is a great way to get in the Halloween spirit. Join
us for mask-making, creepy touch tanks, pumpkin decorating and
tours of our haunted house created by the Teen Center. There's
something for everyone! Come in costume and end the day with
a parade through the park. FREE!
HALLOWEEN – DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
PARADE AND CARNIVAL
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Parade 9:30 am; Carnival 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Soquel Ave at the Buttery and Gault Elementary School
Gault Elementary School invites all of Santa Cruz to come out and
enjoy our annual fall celebration. Festivities include the Costume
Parade down Soquel Avenue and culminate with the Carnival on
the Gault School grounds, featuring games, food, prizes, music, and
trophies for the best home-made costumes! Costume judging and
parade assembly is at 9:00 am on Soquel at The Buttery. Parade
march begins at 9:30 am. All are invited to march in the parade!
The carnival will follow immediately, and will continue until 2:00 pm.
Carnival activities include a Spinning Barrel-o-Fun Ride, Sugar
Skull decorating, our ever-popular cakewalk, jump house, and other
great games. Come join us for good old-fashioned spooky fun!
For more information call 831-421-0920. FREE!
HALLOWEEN ON THE SANTA CRUZ WHARF
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Santa Cruz Wharf
Little witches, goblins, ghosts and their parents can enjoy safe and sane trick-or-treating on the wharf. Stroll the
wharf and visit your favorite businesses for trick-or-treats
while enjoying the sights and sounds of the Monterey Bay.
Visit www.santacruzwharf.com. FREE!
Hapa featuring Ron Kuala'au and Barry Flanagan headlines the Aloha Fest.
ALOHA CELEBRITY RACES
AND POLYNESIAN FESTIVAL
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Races start 9:00 am; Festival begins 11:00 am
Santa Cruz Wharf
Designed especially for new and novice paddlers, the Celebrity
races are a chance to discover the excitement of outrigger canoe
racing. Join the fun or cheer for friends in the race. The Polynesian
Festival follows with a taste of the tropics – fresh flower leis, shave
ice, and dance performances. Sponsored by O’Neill, Pu Pu O’Hawaii
Outrigger Canoe Club, Santa Cruz Weekly and KPIG 107.5 FM.
Visit www.santacruzwharf.com or call 831-420-5273.
POLYNESIAN FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
11:00 am Ka Ehu Kai
12:15 pm Bolo
1:30 pm Races Awards Ceremony
2:00 pm HAPA featuring Ron Kuala'au and Barry Flanagan
4:00 pm Nā Wai Ola (Hula Halau)
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ATTENTION CHOWDER CHEFS!
Dig out your favorite Boston and/or Manhattan clam chowder recipes for the 32nd Annual Clam Chowder Cook-off,
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Santa Cruz Beach
Boardwalk. The three divisions are Professional, Individual
and Corporate/Media. Entry fee includes two T-shirts and two
unlimited ride passes for the Boardwalk per team if registered
by Friday, January 18, 2013. Call 831-420-5273 for information or visit www.santacruzparksandrec.com.
Entry fees:
Individual
$50.00
Professional
$75.00
Corporate/Media$75.00
Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 5
Preschool & Children
KIDS KORNER CO-OP 3 - 5 yrs
18 days
Kids’ Korner Co-op provides an environment for preschoolers to
learn, play and socialize. Hands-on curriculum includes the use of
pre-kindergarten material, music, art, science, social awareness and
life skills. Class curriculum is identical for MW and TTH classes.
Parents may only register for two days a week.
A Pre-K class (#15974) is available on Fridays beginning in January.
If you have a child entering kindergarten in the fall, you may register
for this engaging Pre-K class. Children must be concurrently registered in the MW or TTh class to attend the Pre-K class.
On the first day of each session, parents should plan to stay 15
minutes for a meeting with the instructor. Bring a copy of child’s
current immunization record the first day of class. Preschoolers
should be toilet trained. Bring a lunch daily labeled with their name.
There is no program on holidays. Co-op volunteers must be fingerprinted by law (free to volunteers) before helping in the classroom.
Harvey West Park Kids Cottage
325 Evergreen St
#15554
#15556
#15555
#15557
#15972
#15973
#15974
M, W
Tu, Th
M, W
Tu, Th
M, W
Tu, Th
F
09/05 - 10/31
09/04 - 11/01
11/05 - 01/16
11/06 - 01/17
01/23 - 03/25
01/22 - 03/21
01/25 - 05/31
Chrisa Burr & Kelly Gibson
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$180.00(R)/$234.00(N)
$190.00(R)/$248.00(N)
$180.00(R)/$234.00(N)
$180.00(R)/$234.00(N)
$159.00(R)/$200.00(N)
$190.00(R)/$248.00(N)
$190.00(R)/$248.00(N)
Depot Park Freight Bldg
Lila Brown
119 Center St
$46.00(R)/$56.00(N)
#15940 M
11:00 am - 11:45 am 09/10 - 10/15
#15941 Tu
11:00 am - 11:45 am 09/11 - 10/16
#15942 W
11:00 am - 11:45 am 09/12 - 10/17
#15943 Th
11:00 am - 11:45 am 09/13 - 10/18
#15944 F
11:00 am - 11:45 am 09/14 - 10/19
#15958 M
11:00 am - 11:45 am 10/22 - 12/03
#15959 Tu
11:00 am - 11:45 am 10/23 - 12/04
#15960 W
11:00 am - 11:45 am 10/24 - 12/05
#15961 Th
11:00 am - 11:45 am 10/25 - 12/06
#15962 F
11:00 am - 11:45 am 10/26 - 12/07
GYMNASTICS TUMBLING 4 - 6 yrs
6 days
Are you ready to tumble? This class will introduce children to basic
gymnastics and tumbling skills: cartwheels, hand stands, bridges,
bar work and beam. The instructor will lead the students through
obstacle courses, play activities and one-on-one coaching and
spotting. Gymnastics is a great way to increase coordination,
strength and flexibility. No class 11/5, 11/6, 11/12 and 11/21.
Depot Park Freight Bldg
119 Center St
FALL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Friends of Parks and Recreation (FOPAR) and the City
of Santa Cruz have allocated funds for partial scholarships for limited-income families residing within the City of
Santa Cruz. Scholarship request forms available at www.
santacruzparksandrec.com and the Parks and Recreation
Office at 323 Church St. Deadline for requests is Monday,
August 20 by 5:00 pm. Call 831-420-5277.
TODDLER TIME 1 - 3 yrs
6 days
Gymnastics fun for your little one. Jump, crawl, slide, swing and roll
through a fun obstacle course. This is a great way to build strength
and coordination as well as provides a soft place to fall. The instructor models the activities for the day and parents guide the children
through the circuit. Start the morning with gymnastics play with
friends! No class 11/6, 11/7, 11/12, 11/22 and 11/23.
Depot Park Freight Bldg
Lila Brown
119 Center St
$46.00(R)/$56.00(N)
#15935 M
10:00 am - 10:45 am 09/10 - 10/15
#15936 Tu
10:00 am - 10:45 am 09/11 - 10/16
#15937
W
10:00 am - 10:45 am 09/12 - 10/17
#15938 Th
10:00 am - 10:45 am 09/13 - 10/18
#15939 F
10:00 am - 10:45 am 09/14 - 10/19
#15953 M
10:00 am - 10:45 am 10/22 - 12/03
#15954 Tu
10:00 am - 10:45 am 10/23 - 12/04
#15955 W
10:00 am - 10:45 am 10/24 - 12/05
#15956 Th
10:00 am - 10:45 am 10/25 - 12/06
#15957 F
10:00 am - 10:45 am 10/26 - 12/07
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PARENT & TOT GYMNASTICS 2 - 4 yrs
6 days
Gymnastics is fun with your child as they begin to learn more skills.
Parents assist children as they learn rolls, bar swings, balancing
and tummy handstands. This class is for the child who enjoys play
but is ready for more! Parent participation may not be necessary
as children progress in learning skills. No class 11/6, 11/7, 11/12,
11/22 and 11/23.
#15945 #15946 #15947 #15948 #15949 #15963
#15964 #15965 #15966 #15967 M
Tu
W
M
W
M
Tu
W
M
W
Lila Brown
$46.00(R)/$56.00(N)
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
09/10 - 10/15
09/11 - 10/16
09/12 - 10/17
09/10 - 10/15
09/12 - 10/17
10/22 - 12/10
10/23 - 12/04
10/24 - 12/05
10/22 - 12/10
10/24 - 12/05
JUNIOR GYMNASTICS 7 yrs & up
6 days
It's never too late to begin gymnastics. The benefits of gymnastics
last a lifetime as you increase strength, coordination and balance.
This class focuses on gymnastics training geared for older students.
Skills taught include cartwheels, handstands, bridges, bar work,
beam and basic strength training. The Monday 1:00 pm class is
designed as an enrichment class for students who are home
schooled. No class 11/5, 11/12 and 11/21.
Depot Park Freight Bldg
119 Center St
#15950 #15951 #15952 #15968 #15969 #15970 M
W
M
M
W
M
Lila Brown
$52.00(R)/$63.00(N)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
09/10 - 10/15
09/12 - 10/17
09/10 - 10/15
10/22 - 12/10
10/24 - 12/05
10/22 - 12/10
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Children
ECO CONTEST ART
7 - 12 yrs
6 days
Join us for this exciting new class offered at the Tannery Arts Center! We will use watercolors, pastels and photography to learn about
the contest art world and our natural environment. This class will
be taught by Linda Cover, who has received several art awards,
including “Art and Poetry Teacher of the Year” for the National
River of Words. Her students have been exhibited widely and have
won numerous international, national and local acclaim. A material fee of $10.00 is due to the instructor in the first class.
Tannery Art Center Studio #116
1050 River St
#15795 Th
Linda Cover
$60.00(R)/$72.00(N)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
09/13 - 10/18
MIXED MEDIA: CLAY SCULPTURE,
DRAWING, PAINTING 6 - 12 yrs 6 days
Students will use a variety of materials including chalk pastels,
color pencils, watercolors, charcoal and tempera. Students learn
about composition, form and light. The primary goal and focus is
for each student to develop their own personal imagery and confidence in self-expression. Artistic skills are taught through a
combination of targeted lessons, combined with each student's
rich imagination and experiences. Projects include animal sketching using real museum specimens, study of the masters, multicultural art, mask-making, still life, landscape and more. A $20.00
material fee for kiln firing and materials is due to the instructor in
the first class. No class 11/20.
Gault Elementary School Portable 23
1320 Seabright Ave
#15818 #15819 Tu Tu INTRODUCTION TO SUZUKI GUITAR 5 - 12 yrs
4 days
The Suzuki method can be explained by what's known as the
“Mother Tongue Approach.” By studying and cataloging the various
behaviors of infants and parents during language acquisition, extracting the dynamics that produce the best results, you'll see the
foundational principals of the Suzuki method emerge! Parents are
required to attend the first 15 minutes of the session and encouraged to come to all sessions. The first class will be a group meeting. The remaining three classes will be 15-20-minute-long private
lessons. A $2.00 material fee is due to the instructor in the first
class. Only a nylon string guitar of proper size will be allowed. If
you don't have a guitar, the instructor may have some available for
rental or can refer you to music stores.
More Music Classroom
512 Front St
#15849 #15850 F
F
Kevin McDowell
$70.00(R)/$85.00(N)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
09/14 - 10/05
10/12 - 11/02
Are you a Writer?
Enter the Hans Christian Andersen Writing Contest
sponsored by the Santa Cruz Sister Cities Committee.
For rules, information and an entry form, visit the Sister
Cities Committee webpage at www.cityofsantacruz.com/
sistercities.
Claudia Stevens
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
09/18 - 10/23
10/30 - 12/11
IMPROV TOGETHER
3.5 - 5 yrs
7 days
Improv Together is a unique and fun program created for children
that focuses on theatrical excersises while developing their social
skills. Each class will incorporate rhythm and movement activities
that use classic improv theater warm-ups and games adapted to
fit the needs and interests of young children. Each child will develop skills in concentration, problem-solving, creative expression
and group interaction. Caregiver participation is required. Adults
are encouraged and expected to be participants in this joyful and
creative play.
Market St Theatre Reesa Feldsher and Jennifer Karno
222 Market St
$52.00(R)/$63.00(N)
#15933 Tu
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
09/11 - 10/23
Linda Cover teaches a new children’s art class, called Eco Contest Art,
at the Tannery Arts Center.
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Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 7
Children
CREATIVE MOVEMENT 5 - 8 yrs
6 days
Through dance children learn what their bodies can do, what
strength and energy they have and how to move using time, rhythm,
tempo, direction, space, size and level. Creative dance helps
students feel respect, learn concentration and master self-discipline.
Class based on the work of Mary Joyce and Paula Bliss. No class
11/19.
International Academy of Dance Rm
IAD Staff
320 Encinal St
$79.00(R)/$98.00(N)
#15908 M
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
09/10 - 10/15
#15909 M
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
10/22 - 12/03
DANCE BASIX 6 - 9 yrs
6 days
Take rhythm, locomotor skills and creative movement to the next
level in this motivating, high-energy class. Enjoyment of music and
movement are emphasized in a safe and encouraging atmosphere!
No class 11/23.
International Academy of Dance Rm
320 Encinal St
#15919 #15920 F
F
IAD Staff
$79.00(R)/$98.00(N)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
09/14 - 10/19
10/26 - 12/07
MOM/DAD & ME BALLERINA 2 - 3 yrs
6 days
This class is designed for baby ballerinas and baby Baryshnikovs.
It is a wonderful sharing time for music and dance; lots of tutus,
wings and wands. Instructor will designate a day and a time for
video cameras. A material fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor in
the first class. Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
301 Center St
#15904 #15905 Tu
Tu
Jeani Mitchell
$41.00(R)/$51.00(N)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
09/11 - 10/16
10/30 - 12/04
PRESCHOOL DANCE, MUSIC & ART 3 - 5 yrs
6 days
Experience delightful fairy tales through music, dance and art.
Young artists also develop their own unique fairy tales through
creative expression, dance, music, mime, puppetry and art. Delight
your budding artist! No class 11/23.
International Academy of Dance Rm
IAD Staff
320 Encinal St
$118.00(R)/$148.00(N)
#15917 F
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
09/14 - 10/19
#15918 F
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
10/26 - 12/07
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PRE-BALLET I 3 - 6 yrs
6 days
This is an introduction to the beauty of dance designed to develop
grace and coordination in the budding ballerina and the little
Baryshnikov. We’ll explore creative expression and body awareness
through the magic of ballet. Instructor will designate a day and a
time for video cameras. A material fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor in the first class. No class 11/12 and 11/24.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
301 Center St
#15894 #15895 #15897 #15896 M
M
Sa
Sa
Jeani Mitchell
$41.00(R)/$51.00(N)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:15 am
10:30 am - 11:15 am
09/10 - 10/15
10/29 - 12/10
09/15 - 10/20
11/03 - 12/15
PRE-BALLET II 5 - 8 yrs
6 days
This class is for continuing Pre-Ballet I students as well as new
students. Class will cover basic ballet positions and technique. An
emphasis will be placed on proper posture and body alignment.
The instructor will make a final decision on the appropriate level
placement. A specific day and a time will be designated for video
cameras. A material fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor in the first
class. No class 11/12 and 11/24.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
Jeani Mitchell
301 Center St
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
#15898
M
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
09/10 - 10/15
#15899 M
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
10/29 - 12/10
BEGINNING BALLET 8 - 14 yrs
6 days
This class is an introduction to ballet. Basic barre and ballet positions will be taught with emphasis on body alignment and ballet
terminology. Class will include warm-up, barre, center floor combinations and time to create your own dances. Instructor will
designate a day and a time for video cameras. A material fee of
$8.00 is due to the instructor in the first class. No class 11/12 and
11/24.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
301 Center St
#15900 #15901 #15902 #15903 M
M
Sa
Sa
Jeani Mitchell
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
09/10 - 10/15
10/29 - 12/10
09/15 - 10/20
11/03 - 12/15
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Children
JUNIOR ROCK STARS 6 - 7 yrs
6 days
This class is a six-week introduction to indoor climbing especially
designed for the youngest climbers age six and seven. Students
will learn about equipment, knots, and establish safe climbing
habits. Small classes, with a maximum of three children per instructor, allow for individual instruction. This class is often repeated with
new challenges and activities each time. Shoes and harness included. Instructor approval required to skip Level 1. No class
11/20.
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym
Pacific Edge Staff
104 Bronson St #12
$140.00(R)/$176.00(N)
#15888 Tu
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
09/11 - 10/16
#15889 Tu
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10/30 - 12/11
Kids have fun while learning new moves and discovering new music.
CHILDREN’S POLYNESIAN DANCE 5 - 11 yrs
6 days
Join the fun of Hula, Maori and Tahitian dance. Jacinta has taught
and performed here and on the islands for years. Beginners and
returning students welcome. A material fee of $10.00 is due to the
instructor in the first class. No class 11/20.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
301 Center St
#15834 #15835 Tu
Tu
Jacinta McGinnis
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
09/11 - 10/16
10/30 - 12/11
PACIFIC EDGE ROCK STARS 8 - 10 yrs
6 days
This class is a six-week introduction to indoor climbing especially
designed for the younger climbers. Students will learn about equipment, knots and establish safe climbing habits. Small classes with
a maximum of three children per instructor. This class is often repeated with new challenges and activities each time. Shoes and
harness are included with the class. No class 11/23.
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym 104 Bronson St #12
#15886 #15887 F
F
Pacific Edge Staff
$140.00(R)/$178.00(N)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
09/14 - 10/19
11/02 - 12/14
HIP HOP MINI 3 - 5 yrs
6 days
The mini version of Hip Hop Kids for preschool aged children! Get
in the groove while learning style, musicality and basic technique.
Kids have fun while making friends, improving balance and exercising to music they love! No class 11/21.
International Academy of Dance Rm 320 Encinal St
IAD Staff
$79.00(R)/$98.00(N)
#15912 W
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
09/12 - 10/17
#15913 W
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
10/24 - 12/05
HIP HOP KIDS 6 - 9 yrs
6 days
Calling all kids! Get in the groove with great moves while learning
style, musicality and technique. Hip hop dances like break dancing
and pop-and-lock are some of the dance lessons that will be taught.
Hip hop dance can be beneficial for self-esteem, making friends,
and having fun! Experience not required. No class 11/20.
Rock climbing presents a great way for kids to grasp new skills.
International Academy of Dance Rm
IAD Staff
320 Encinal St
$79.00(R)/$98.00(N)
#15910 Tu
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
09/11 - 10/16
#15911 Tu
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
10/23 - 12/04
#15914 W
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
09/12 - 10/17
#15915 W
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
10/24 - 12/05
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Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 9
Children
LITTLE DRAGONS 4 - 6 yrs
8 days
This children's martial arts program introduces young children to safe
falling, tumbling, coordination, flexibility and self-confidence. Your
youngster will also learn social skills, playground skills, focus, patience,
self-control and the importance of never initiating violence. Classes
are fun, full of action and taught in a supportive, nurturing environment.
A material fee of $40.00 for a uniform is due to the instructor in the
first class. Lairds Academy Studio
175 Walnut Ave Suite C
#15864 #15865 #15866 M, W
Tu, Th
Tu, Th
Michael Laird
$75.00(R)/$92.00(N)
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
09/10 - 10/03
09/11 - 10/04
10/23 - 11/15
YOGA FOR KIDS 6 - 11 yrs
6 days
Based on the YogaKids poses and the CircusYoga philosophy of
building community through play, this class will include kid-friendly poses, relaxation techniques and co-creative Yoga-play. Yoga
for Kids is a six-week class for children ages 6-11-years old.The
bulk of the class time is devoted to yoga inspired-movement and
play interspersed with relaxation techniques for kids, seasonal
stories and/or yoga inspired projects. Yoga kids end the afternoon
relaxed and refreshed!
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym 104 Bronson St #12
#15875 M
Rachel Sattinger
$72.00(R)/$89.00(N)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
10/01 - 11/05
TAE KWON DO 4 - 13 yrs
10 days
Children will learn about safety, respect, focus, and self-control, all
while having fun in an energetic and disciplined atmosphere. Children are encouraged to take the focus and concentration skills
taught in this class and apply them at school and also take the
patience and respect skills and apply them at home. A $10.00
material fee is due to the instructor in the first class.
Family Martial Arts Center Dojo
1025 Water Street
Scott Symons
$95.00(R)/$118.00(N)
*$110.00(R)/$138.00(N)
#15857 4-7 yrs M, W 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
09/10 - 10/10
#15858 4-7 yrs W, M 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
10/17 - 11/19
#15859 8-13 yrs M, W 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*09/10 - 10/10
#15860 8-13 yrs W, M 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*10/17 - 11/19
CHILDREN’S NINJA CAMP 6 - 11 yrs
1 day
This class will explore the myths and facts of the fascinating Ninja
from Japanese history, as well as give kids a chance to train like
one! Children will learn basic tumbling and nun chuck skills as well
as how to throw (rubber) Ninja Stars. Safety gear will be provided
for some of the most fun your child will ever have while learning
the history and ways of the Ninja! A material fee of $15.00 for foam
nun chucks and throwing stars is due the first day of class.
Lairds Academy Studio
175 Walnut Ave Suite C
#15871 Sa
Michael Laird
$46.00(R)/$56.00(N)
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
10/06
CHILDREN’S ADVANCED NINJA CAMP 6 - 11 yrs
1 day
This class will take your young Ninja to the next level! Advanced
games, techniques and tumbling will end in a grand Ninja battle
under a strobe light for extra effect. Students accepted only after
completing the regular Ninja training class. A material fee of $35.00
is due in the first class.
Kids improve their self-confidence and strength with both yoga and
martial arts.
Lairds Academy Studio
Michael Laird
175 Walnut Ave Suite C
$46.00(R)/$56.00(N)
#15863
Sa
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
10/27
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Children
MOMMY/DADDY & ME SOCCER 2 - 3.5 yrs
6 days
Introduce yourself and your toddler to the “World’s Most Popular
Game!” As you and your child participate in our fun age-appropriate activities, your child will be developing their large motor skills
and socialization skills. The fun happens on the field, and parents
are part of the action, not watching from the sidelines! All participants
receive a jersey. Class status and rainout hotline 1-888-372-5803.
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Depot Park Full Field
Kidz Love Soccer Staff
119 Center St
$90.00(R)/$111.00(N)
#15993 M
9:30 am - 10:00 am
09/10 - 10/15
#15994 M
9:30 am - 10:00 am
11/05 - 12/10
TOT/PRE SOCCER 3.5 - 5 yrs
6 days
Teaches the basic techniques of the game and builds self-esteem
through participation and fun soccer activities. Children learn to
follow instructions in a nurturing, age-appropriate environment.
Shin guards are required after the first class meeting. All participants
receive a Kidz Love Soccer jersey. Class status and rainout hotline
1-888-372-5803.
Depot Park South Field
Kidz Love Soccer Staff
119 Center St
$90.00(R)/$111.00(N)
#15995 3.5-4 yrs M
10:00 am - 10:30 am 09/10 - 10/15
#15996 4-5 yrs
M
10:30 am - 11:05 am 09/10 - 10/15
#15997 3.5-4 yrs M
10:00 am - 10:30 am 11/05 - 12/10
#15998 4-5 yrs
M
10:30 am - 11:05 am 11/05 - 12/10
SOCCER-MINI SOCCERSAURUS 4 - 6 yrs
5 days
This learn-to-play soccer program is a hit among the 4-6- year-olds
in Santa Cruz! Parent participation is expected and will add to the
fun. Soccer balls are provided by Coach Rich Sanders, and optional program-a-saurus shirts can be purchased for $15.00 during
the program.
Harvey West Park Outfield 2 & 3
Rich Sanders
300 Evergreen St
$58.00(R)/$67.00(N)
#16001 Su
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
09/30 - 10/28
Tennis is a hit with kids when they learn the basic strokes.
TENNIS TINY TOTS 5 - 6 yrs
4 days
A fun introduction to tennis for the very young. This class will teach
the forehand and backhand groundstrokes, plus the volley. Please
bring a racket to class. A material fee of $5.00 is due to the instructor in the first class.
Santa Cruz High Tennis Courts
415 Walnut Ave
#15999 #16000 Sa
Sa
Cal Honda
$67.00(R)/$81.00(N)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
09/08 - 09/29
10/06 - 10/27
Fun on the field unfolds when kids play soccer.
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Teen Center at Louden Nelson Center
The Teen Center at Louden Nelson Community Center offers
a quiet place to study as well as a place to socialize.
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Teens
STUDENT DELEGATION FROM SHINGU, JAPAN
Please join us in welcoming this student delegation from
our Sister City of Shingu, Japan, visiting July 30 - August 12.
These exceptional high school students will home stay
with local families and experience first-hand all that Santa
Cruz has to offer. If you are interested in being a part of this
wonderful event, call Roxi Goin, 831-427-1715.
Attention Teens!
Would you like to visit JAPAN?
Would you like to spend a week staying with a host family in
our sister city of Shingu, Japan? The Sister Cities Committee
of Santa Cruz will be accepting applications in the fall from
students in grades 8 through 10 for a student delegation to
Shingu for ten days in spring 2013.
Students will learn about Japanese culture and visit local
points of interest. Students must have a genuine interest
in Japan and must pay their own travel expenses. Partial
need-based scholarships may be available. Applicants must
live or go to school in the City of Santa Cruz.
Applications will be available Tuesday, September 4,
2012 at www.cityofsantacruz.com/sistercities. Applications
are due Thursday, October 25, 2012. No late applications accepted. Questions? Call Sister Cities Shingu Subcommittee
Chair, Roxi Goin at 831-427-1715.
BE IN YOUR OWN BAND 11 - 18 yrs
9 days
This class focuses on playing with other musicians in a band setting. Open to bass, guitar, drum, keyboard and vocalists. Other
instruments are welcome with instructors permission. Some experience is REQUIRED. Guitar and bass players must be able to tune
their instruments and find notes on the neck. Drummers must be
able to count time and play a basic consistent beat. Keyboard
players must bring their own keyboard. All students should know
at least one song all the way through. Class will cover music theory, songwriting, meeting other musicians, band formation & performance skills. Come with your formed band or as an individual
looking for group playing experience. Drum kit, guitar, bass and
amplification will be provided. Bring your own instrument, cable,
tuner and sticks as applicable. Note: This class may not be appropriate for beginning musicians. Questions? Contact [email protected] or call 831-345-5224. Scholarships available
through Santa Cruz Performing Arts.
Teen Center
301 Center St
#16019 M
FOOLING WITH WORDS:
POETRY WRITING FOR TEENS 12 - 17 yrs
7 days
In this class students will explore language through a variety of
hands-on and interactive activities. Along with reading the works
of a range of published poets, students will write their own poems
and receive feedback in a supportive workshop structure. Instruction will include learning the basic elements of a poem, such as
voice, syntax, imagery, figurative language, sound, and structure.
Special emphasis will be given to the performance of poetry, with
attention to breath work and techniques from acting and improvisation. The class will study the history of the oral tradition, including
the poetry slam. The last class will be a poetry reading where
students will read their own works. Appropriate for beginning and
more experienced writers.
Teen Center
301 Center St
#15872 M
Magdalena Montagne
$61.00(R)/$73.00(N)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
09/10 - 10/22
PACIFIC EDGE INTRODUCTION
TO CLIMBING 11 - 17 yrs
12 days
This class is tailored specifically for students new to the sport of
rock climbing. Students learn and practice climbing fundamentals
on all kinds of radical terrain, from slabs to overhangs, corners,
roofs, cracks and chimneys. We emphasize safety and personal
responsibility in an awesome environment. This class can be
taken on its own or as a building block for our more advanced youth
programs. Equipment and gym membership are included for the
duration of the class. Prerequisite: Pacific Edge Youth Belay Certification Class or Prior Certification at Pacific Edge. No class 11/20
and 11/22.
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym Pacific Edge Staff
104 Bronson St #12
$175.00(R)/$222.00(N)
#15884 Tu, Th 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
09/11 - 10/18
#15885 Tu, Th 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10/30 - 12/13
PACIFIC EDGE YOUTH
BELAY CERTIFICATION 11 - 13 yrs
2 days
This weekend class is the best introduction for young climbers to
learn the skills necessary to safely climb at Pacific Edge. Curriculum includes primary safety procedures, climber's knots, belaying
skills and climbing practice. All equipment is provided.
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym 104 Bronson St #12
#15879 #15880 Pacific Edge Staff
$45.00(R)/$56.00(N)
Sa - Su 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sa - Su 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
09/08 - 09/09
10/27 - 10/28
Robin Macomber
$175.00(R)/$205.00(N)
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Art & Music
FUSED GLASS JEWELRY CLASS 12 yrs & up
2 days
Create beautiful gifts for yourself or a friend. You will work with experienced instructors to create four to six pieces of fused-glass
jewelry. Artistic design is taught so that each of your pieces will be
unique expressions of your creativity. You will have a chance to
experiment with different glasses, frits, colors, textures, dichroics,
metals and more! We will use bales, clasps, and drill holes in order
to make jewelry wearable ready. Students may decide to show off
their masterpieces using cord, ribbon, or chain. There is a $15.00
material fee due to the instructor in the first class.
Capture the beauty of the coast in a new photography workshop.
Art DuJour Gallery Classroom 1013 Cedar St
COASTAL PHOTOGRAPHY
WORKSHOP 18 yrs & up
1 day
This one-day workshop is for any photographer (film or digital)
wanting to explore the rich photo opportunities of our beautiful
coast. All levels of ability are welcome to attend. We will visit several secluded beaches and overview looks. Terry will offer tips for
getting the most out of your images. It's not what you see but how
you capture it. Students are sure to have a new appreciation for
our magnificent coastline. Hiking will be involved. Participants
should be able to walk on dirt trails comfortably.
#15927 Sa
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
10/13 - 10/20
#15928 W
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11/28 - 12/05
INTRO TO RECYCLED GLASS 12 yrs & up
2 days
We will use various glass forms from bottles to scrap to create a wide
variety of interesting projects. Learn how to cut bottles of various
shapes and sizes. Experiment with different colors and shapes to
create an abstract piece of art or challenge yourself and create a
figurative form. Learn about different coefficients and how glass fuses.
Explore the basics of kiln firing. Perfect your sense of color, design
and pattern. Students will create one to two pieces in this class.
Shaffer Rd @ Mission St Extension
#15923 Su
Terry Way
Art DuJour Gallery Classroom
$125.00(R)/$150.00(N)
1013 Cedar St
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 11/04
#15929 W
Art DuJour Staff
$150.00(R)/$189.00(N)
Art DuJour Staff
$130.00(R)/$163.00(N)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
09/19 - 09/26
INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING
THE FIGURE 18 yrs & up
6 days
If you love to draw the figure but often find yourself at a loss, join
this course for step-by-step instruction in figure drawing. This course
provides a greater understanding of the structure and anatomy of
the human figure. Students will render proportion, weight, form and
mass of the figure using a dynamic approach favored by masters
like Leonardo. Previous drawing experience can be helpful, but is
not necessary. A $30.00 material fee will be due to the instructor
in the first class.
JAZZ WORKSHOP 15 yrs & up
7 days
Play jazz standards in jam session format. There’s really no jazz
experience necessary, just the basic ability to play a musical instrument and to read music for your instrument. Singers welcome.
You’ll learn to improvise with other music lovers in a congenial
atmosphere. Children ages 12 to 14 able to add class with instructor permission. Call 831-420-5270 for instructor approval.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 7
Laurel Bushman
301 Center St
$88.00(R)/$109.00(N)
#15802 #15803 #15792 START PLAYING PEOPLE MUSIC 13 yrs & up
4 days
We’ll teach you how to play your guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, or
dobro, as well how to as sing and play in a group. No prior experience necessary. In fact, most of our students are complete beginners! This is a hybrid course. Students use online videos to learn
core material and then meet in class to review and play in a supportive group environment. After this class, continue playing music
with others at community-run mountain music meet-ups. A 20%
discount on instrument rentals (guitar, violin, mandolin, banjo, etc.)
is available at Sylvan Music. Attendance at the first class is mandatory. A material fee of $25.00 for book and CD is due to the instructor in the first class.
Th
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
09/13 - 10/18
Interested in Teaching a Class?
Do you have a special skill you would like to share? Enjoy
teaching? Parks and Recreation is now accepting class
proposals for our winter-spring session.
Proposal forms and applications are available online at www.
santacruzparksandrec.com or at our office at 323 Church St.
The deadline for proposals is Thursday, September 26 by
5:00 pm. Call 831-420-5277.
Natural Bridges High School Rm 1
313 Swift St
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Depot Park Freight Building
119 Center St
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Tu
Tu
W
Steve Newman
$83.00(R)/$102.00(N)
09/11 - 10/23
11/06 - 12/18
Luke Abbott
$43.00(R)/$53.00(N)
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
09/26 - 10/17
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Music & Dance
SALSA CRASH COURSE
FOR BEGINNERS CUBAN-STYLE 16 yrs & up
4 days
This is a five-week crash course for everyone who wants to learn
to dance Salsa. Two skilled and non-intimidating instructors will
build up your Salsa dancing skill in a FUN way. This is a regular
Salsa class using Cuban-style Salsa and some elements of
Rueda which is danced in a circle! No partner required. Chris and
Jessica have over 10 years’ experience and have studied with
renowned teachers in Cuba and Miami. Their goal is for you to
shine on the dance floor with some easy and cool-looking moves.
They are the founders of SalsaGente California and co-founded
the award winning Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz. This series class
builds from week to week, so attendance to all sessions is required.
Get a good workout as Chris and Jessica keep you moving! Visit
www.SalsaGente.com or call 831-457-7432.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 5
301 Center St
Jessica Dieseldorff
$38.00(R)/$48.00(N)
#15856 W
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
10/03 - 10/24
SWING AND FOXTROT 15 yrs & up 6 days
Our basic ballroom survival kit! With these two dances in your repertoire, you can dance to any music at a swing dance party. With
two instructors, Candi Ledwich and Todd Tsukushi, class will include
leading and following. Students dance primarily with their own partners to develop their own dance style. Partners required.
Have you wanted to try playing the ukulele? Here’s a new class for you!
BEGINNING UKULELE 18 yrs & up
6 days
This class is for you if you have never played the ukulele in your
life. Beginners will start with an introduction to the history and origins of the instrument, learn basic one to two chord positions and
an easy strum pattern. Repertoire in this class will focus on traditional Hawaiian music using Hawaiian lyrics. Students must bring
their own ukulele and music stand. Kalae is a gifted singer of traditional Hawaiian music. Over the last several years, he has performed extensively in the U.S. and Japan, taking the Aloha Spirit
wherever he goes. An ambassador of Aloha, Kalae has performed
and taught Hawaiian ukulele over the past 20 years in Hawaii and
throughout the West Coast. There is a $10.00 material fee due to
the instructor in the first class.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 1
301 Center St
#16015 Th
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalae Miles
$61.00(R)/$73.00(N)
09/13 - 10/18
POLYNESIAN DANCE 12 yrs & up
6 days
Learn the expressive Hawaiian Hula, ancient chants and Tahitian
dance. Strengthen and tone. Jacinta has taught and performed
here and on the islands for years. A material fee of $5.00 is due to
the instructor in the first class. No class 11/20.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 5
301 Center St
#15832 #15833 Tu
Tu
Jacinta McGinnis
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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B40 Middle School
315 Poplar Ave
#15844 M
Todd Tsukushi
$61.00(R)/$73.00(N)
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
09/17 - 10/22
INTERMEDIATE SWING 15 yrs & up
6 days
More spins, steps, and struts of East Coast Swing. Students dance
primarily with their own partners to develop their own dance style.
Candi Ledwich and Todd Tsukushi will instruct and demonstrate
the dance steps as partners, so the class can follow. Partners
required.
Branciforte Middle School Multi-Purpose Rm
Todd Tsukushi
315 Poplar Ave
$61.00(R)/$73.00(N)
#15845 M
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10/29 - 12/03
BALLET BARRE 13 yrs & up
6 days
You’ll enjoy the beauty and grace of ballet while limbering, toning,
and developing strength. There will be basic exercises and technique along with barre and centre combinations. No class 11/24.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
301 Center St
#15906 #15907 Sa
Sa
Jeani Mitchell
$50.00(R)/$61.00(N)
9:15 am - 10:30 am
9:15 am - 10:30 am
09/15 - 10/20
11/03 - 12/15
09/11 - 10/16
10/30 - 12/11
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Dance & Fitness
ZUMBA 13 yrs & up
6 days
Do you love to dance? Sign-up for this exhilarating, fun, easy-tofollow, calorie-burning dance class moving millions of people across
the country toward joy and health. The benefits are long-lasting
and you'll enjoy the process of reaching and maintaining your fitness goals. Get started now! You'll be glad you did. Share this
activity with your friends!
International Academy of Dance Rm
Staff IAD
320 Encinal St
$79.00(R)/$97.00(N)
#15916 W
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
09/12 - 10/17
FAMILY CIRCUS YOGA 4 yrs & up
1 day
Circus Yoga blends the consciousness of yoga with the communal
celebration of the circus. Circus Yoga fosters connection, play and
communication. These play-shops are designed for adults and their
children to attend together. Each class includes a combination of
balance, trust, communication and laughter. We'll juggle, play yoga
games, walk the balance pipe and co-create our own mini-circus!
Join us to discover what your family can create in a fun and playful atmosphere.
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym 104 Bronson St #12
#15836 #15837 #15838 #15839 M
W
Th
Sa
Kali Ray Staff
$95.00(R)/$118.00(N)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 am
8:30 am - 10:00 am
09/10 - 11/26
09/12 - 12/12
09/13 - 12/06
09/15 - 12/01
TRI YOGA LEVEL I 18 yrs & up
12 days
In Tri Yoga Flows, breath and focus are united with flowing and
sustained postures. Tri Yoga is the complete body, mind, and
spirit workout/work-in. Since the method is systematic, students
can progress from Basics to Level 1 and then to subsequent levels
as they increase their flexibility, strength, endurance and knowledge.
Kali Ray Tri Yoga Center
Kali Ray Staff
708 Washington St
$95.00(R)/$118.00(N)
#15840 #15841 M
F
Pacific Edge Climbing Gym
Pacific Edge Staff
104 Bronson St #12
$168.00(R)/$213.00(N)
#15891 Tu
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
09/11 - 10/16
#15892 W
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11/07 - 12/19
Rachel Sattinger
$40.00(R)/$50.00(N)
#15877 Su
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10/28
#15878 Su
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
11/11
TRI YOGA BASICS 18 yrs & up
12 days
Tri Yoga Basics synchronizes flowing and sustained postures with
rhythmic breath and focused mind. Basics include relaxing and
rejuvenating stretching and strengthening posture sequences.
Props are used to ensure comfort and alignment. It is best not to
eat for at least 1-2 hours before class. Dress comfortably.
Kali Ray Tri Yoga Center
708 Washington St
PACIFIC EDGE ADULT INDOOR
CLIMBING GYM 18 yrs & up
6 days
This class is the very best way to get into this exciting sport! Build
a solid foundation of climbing skills and safety procedures. Everything you need to get comfortable in the vertical world. Class meets
weekly. This course includes a gym membership and equipment
for the duration of the class. Rock climbing is an exciting sport that
challenges your mind while building every muscle in your body!
Classes are held at Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym. Learn to
climb at a world class facility! No class 11/21.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 am
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09/10 - 11/26
09/14 - 12/14
Zumba class is a fun way to get in shape with friends.
MARTIAL ARTS FOR THE FAMILY 5 yrs & up
8 days
Encourage and support your family while exploring martial arts
and learning basic self-defense techniques. Your family will find a
revitalized quest for self-improvement in a fun, comfortable environment. In addition to building flexibility and coordination, classes
teach self-control, self-confidence, respect, focus and patience.
Classes are one hour and take place at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 pm.
Participants may attend 2 classes per week at any of the times
offered. All classes open to all ages and levels. Individuals also
welcome. The child's fee is for ages 5 - 12- years-old. The adult
fee is for ages 13 and up. A material fee of $40.00 is due to the
instructor in the first class.
Lairds Academy Studio
Michael Laird
175 Walnut Ave Suite C
5-12 yrs: $60.00(R)/$72.00(N)
13 yrs & up: $70.00(R) /$86.00(N)
#15867 M, W
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
09/10 - 10/03
#15868 Tu, Th 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
09/11 - 10/04
#15869 Tu, Th 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
10/23 - 11/15
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Fitness
PILATES MAT 16 yrs & up
6 days
Pilates Mat will work to strengthen the abdominal and back muscles,
improve posture, and increase flexibility. Students will learn
proper Pilates breathwork. Aimee Fitzgerald is a certified Pilates
Mat Instructor and also teaches Iyengar yoga. She loves teaching
both kinds of classes. Students need to bring a mat or a towel and
wear comfortable exercise clothing. Please contact Aimee before
the class if you are pregnant or have osteoporosis. Visit www.
aimeefitzgerald.com. It’s full speed ahead on your bicycle when you take an indoor cycling
fitness class.
INDOOR CYCLING SPIN CLASS
18 - 65 yrs 6 days
Join this high-energy aerobic exercise routine that uses specially designed bikes and great music to keep you motivated. Students will do
a variety of exercises including sprints, climbing and racing at different
paces. All levels of fitness can easily participate. This is a great workout
for beginners or an advanced rider. Classes will help increase your
endurance while working on your strength and cardio.
Bike Dojo 1101 Pacific Ave #G
#15921 W
Bike Dojo Staff
$62.00(R)/$74.00(N)
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
09/12 - 10/17
EXERCISE BALL,
BANDS AND BEGINNERS 45 yrs & up *8 days/10 days
This class will cover beginning exercises for strengthening your
core. You will learn how to focus intention on your core muscles
through functional exercises, correct form and posture. Breathing
and elasticity are also components of the class. Take this as an
introduction to Exercise Ball, Bands and Boomers. Kimball Barton
is a Certified Personal Trainer and has worked extensively with a
wide range of age groups. No class 11/20.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 7
Kimball Barton
301 Center St
$65.00(R)/$79.00(N)
*$56.00(R)/$67.00(N)
#16010 M, W
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
09/24 - 10/24
#16011 M, W
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
*11/05 - 12/05
EXERCISE BALL, BANDS AND
BOOMERS INTERMEDIATE 45 yrs & up
*8 days/10 days
Learn how to engage and train your core; then incorporate using
your core all day. We will use exercise balls, bands, floor exercise,
Pilates and small hand weights in order to accomplish a full body
workout. There will be an emphasis on balance and posture. Participants must be able to get up and down off the floor independently. Bring a mat. No class 11/12 and 11/21.
Market Street Theatre Large Rm
Aimee Fitzgerald
222 Market St
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
#15816 Tu
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
09/11 - 10/16
#15817 Tu
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
11/06 - 12/11
FREE WEIGHT STRENGTH AND
CORE STABILITY 45 yrs & up
*11 days/12 days
Activities of daily living become easier as your core muscles become
stronger. This class will engage your core muscles in each exercise.
You will also obtain the benefits of an exercise program while
learning the proper techniques in weight training. These exercises
deliver great results such as muscle tone and bone density. Participants must be able to get up and down off the floor independently. Trenise is nationally certified with IFPA (International Fitness
Professional Association) and the AFAA (Aerobics & Fitness Association of America). Please bring a mat and elastic bands. A
material fee of $18.00 is due to the instructor in the first class if
you do not have your own elastic bands. No class 11/22.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
Trenise Pot
301 Center St
$74.00(R)/$91.00(N)
*$70.00(R)/$85.00(N)
#15975 Tu, Th 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
09/11 - 10/18
#15976 Tu, Th 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
*10/23 - 11/29
STATIC STRETCHING 45 yrs & up
*11 days/12 days
The class emphasis is on static stretching which is the safest way
to increase the flexibility of a joint. Stretching improves flexibility,
releases tension and prevents injuries among other benefits. Please
bring a mat and a towel to class. Take this class in conjunction with
Free Weight Strength and Core Stability for a full work out. No class
11/22.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
Trenise Pot
301 Center St
$47.00(N)/$58.00(N)
*$45.00(R)/$55.00(N)
#15977 Tu, Th 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
09/11 - 10/18
#15978 Tu, Th 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
*10/23 - 11/29
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 1
Kimball Barton
301 Center St
$65.00(R)/$79.00(N)
*$56.00(R)/$67.00(N)
#16008 #16009 M, W
M, W
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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09/24 - 10/24
*11/05 - 12/05
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Water Fitness at Santa Cruz High Pool
DEEP WATER RUNNING 18 yrs & up
4 days
This is a dynamic, water-running workout.The class is a high-energy, deep-water running routine focused on cardio strengthening.
Emphasis is on body alignment and deep breathing. Be prepared
to work hard and reap fitness benefits for a total body-mind conditioning exercise. This class is appropriate for experienced athletes,
water exercisers ready to amp up their water exercise routine or
as cross-training. Gloria Walker, voted 2012 Best Water Aerobic
Instructor, has taught water aerobics for 6 years. She is certified
with AEA (Aquatic Exercise Association), trained and certified
through the Red Cross as a lifeguard and is CPR certified. Swimsuit required. Must pre-register for this class, no drop-ins. No class
11/25.
Santa Cruz High Pool
415 Walnut Ave
Gloria Walker
$38.00(R)/$48.00(N)
#15853 Su
9:00 am - 10:00 am
09/09 - 09/30
#15854 Su
9:00 am - 10:00 am
10/14 - 11/04
#15855 Su
9:00 am - 10:00 am
11/18 - 12/16
DEEP WATER WORKOUT WITH JAY 18 yrs & up
4 days
This invigorating deep-water fitness class will strengthen body
muscles by emphasizing resistance movements through water.
Flotation belts are worn so concentration can be on toning and
mobility exercises. It's a balanced class designed to incorporate
both core muscle stabilization and water running to focus on heart
strength. The use of hand buoys will be added to strengthen arms.
Range of motion and stretching will enhance flexibility and relaxation. Exercising in water is a safe way to approach a fitness
workout without body joint impact. It's an exciting and fun addition
to your workout routine. Beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced
students are all welcome! Instructor has 17 years’ experience
teaching aquatics, is certified by the Aquatic Exercise Association
and holds a current CPR certificate. Swimsuit required. Must preregister for this class, no drop-ins. No class 11/25.
Santa Cruz High Pool
415 Walnut Ave
#15846 #15847 #15848 Su
Su
Su
PRE AND POST NATAL
WATER EXERCISE 18 yrs & up
4 days
If you're looking for a fitness routine that will help you stay healthy
throughout your pregnancy and after, this is the class for you! Water exercise has the fat-burning, endurance-building aspects,
without the impact of land-based exercise. The water also provides
the resistance required for strength-building, with no stress on
vulnerable joints.The benefits of deep water exercise are numerous,
including improvement of strength and cardiovascular fitness, reduction of back pain, decreased edema, and lowered blood pressure.
This class will serve the exercise needs of prenatal as well as post
natal exercisers, and is also suitable for anyone with joint considerations, knee or hip replacements, arthritis; providing an
impact-free, safe exercise environment in a 82-degree, heated
pool. Flotation belts provided. Gloria Walker, voted 2012 Best
Water Aerobic Instructor, has taught pre and post natal water exercise for six years, and is certified with AEA (Aquatic Exercise Association), trained and certified through the Red Cross as a lifeguard
and is CPR certified. In addition, Gloria is certified in aquatic programming for pregnancy and postpartum. No drop-ins. No class
11/25.
Santa Cruz High Pool
Gloria Walker
415 Walnut Ave
$38.00(R)/$48.00(N)
#16006 #16007 #16012
Su
Su
Su
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
09/09 - 09/30
10/14 - 11/04
11/18 - 12/16
Doris Jay
$38.00(R)/$48.00(N)
10:30 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
09/09 - 09/30
10/14 - 11/04
11/18 - 12/16
Pre-natal water exercise is a great way to stay fit throughout your pregnancy.
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Women’s Self-Defense
The City of Santa Cruz COMMISSION FOR THE PREVENTION
OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN invites women and girls
to take a self-defense class. Classes are self-paced, interactive, non-competitive and include discussions and exercises.
Women of all abilities are welcome. Wear comfortable clothes.
Nominal fee for most classes; no one turned away for lack of funds.
For fee questions, call CPVAW at 831-420-5363.
SELF-DEFENSE GIRLS & WOMEN ALLIES 8 yrs & up 3 days
This class welcomes girls 8-12 years old WITH their women allies
(mothers, aunts, grandmothers, sisters, older friends) to attend a
3-week course. This class addresses assertiveness, the power of
the voice, and some physical self-defense techniques for girls in
a safe and fun environment. Registration closed after the first class.
Note: Parent/Guardian signature required on additional waiver at
first class.
Walnut Avenue Women’s Center Meeting Rm
303 Walnut Ave $5.00(R)/$15.00(N)
#16005 Su
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
10/14 - 10/28
SELF-DEFENSE FOR TEEN WOMEN 13 - 18 yrs
4 days
The course addresses assertiveness, body language, the power
of the voice and physical self-defense techniques for teen women.
Registration closed after first class. Note: Parent/Guardian signature required on additional waiver at first class. Please plan time
to complete this paperwork.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 1
301 Center St
#16003 Tu
“I have realized how important self-defense is for
preventing attacks. I have also realized how
important it is to use the philosophy of
self-defense and assertiveness in my
everyday life.”
SELF-DEFENSE WOMEN'S
BEGINNING WORKSHOP 18 yrs & up
2 days
This two-week workshop for women includes assertiveness, boundary setting, verbal and some physical techniques. A great introduction to self-defense or a review of the comprehensive beginning
class. Registration closed after first class.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 1
301 Center St
#16004 Tu
$10.00(R)/$15.00(N)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10/16 - 10/23
$5.00(R)/$15.00(N)
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
10/16 - 11/06
SELF-DEFENSE
BEGINNING CLASS FOR WOMEN 18 yrs & up
4 days
This comprehensive class addresses assertiveness, body language,
awareness, the power of the voice and physical self-defense techniques. Registration closed after the first class.
Walnut Avenue Women’s Center Meeting Rm
303 Walnut Ave $15.00(R)/$45.00(N)
#16002 Su
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
10/14 - 11/04
A first step in self-defense is learning to say “no,” firmly.
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Outdoors
INTRO TO STAND-UP PADDLING 12 yrs & up
1 day
Come discover the thrill of stand-up paddleboarding! SUP is the
fastest growing water sport in the world because it's incredibly fun,
easy to learn, and a great workout. Classes are lead by Covewater's friendly and experienced SUP instructors whose professional
instruction will have you loving the sport in no time. We'll provide
you with a stand-up paddleboard, paddle, and a wetsuit (if desired).
We'll paddle the serene waters of the picturesque Santa Cruz
Harbor amongst the harbor seals and sea otters. We'll work with
you on all the basics you need: stance, paddling technique, turning
and more. The class includes a Covewater T-shirt and we'll also
email pictures of you enjoying your time on the water. A material
fee of $30.00 is due to the instructor on the class date. Visit http://
covewatersup.com/parksandrec
Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor
Dock FF
#15842 #15843 Sa
Sa
Staff Covewater Paddle Surf
$29.00(R)/$39.00(N)
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
09/15
09/29
STAND-UP PADDLING FITNESS
FOR WOMEN 14 yrs & up
2 days
This women's two-part class will focus on building core strength
using stand-up paddling as the medium. Get outdoors and explore
the waters of Santa Cruz while working on balance and stamina,
toning your legs, arms and abs. Students will learn how to handle
a stand-up paddleboard, paddling techniques as well as turning
and balancing skills. A material fee of $30.00 is due to the instructor in the first class.
Kayak Connection
Kayak Connection Staff
Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor $48.00(R)/$59.00(N)
413 Lake Ave
#15828
Th
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
09/13 - 09/20
#15829
Su
9:00 am - 11:00 am
10/14 - 10/21
#15830 Su
9:00 am - 11:00 am
11/11 - 11/18
Get outdoors and explore the waters of Santa Cruz while getting a great
workout with terrific views.
LEARN TO PADDLE AN
OUTRIGGER CANOE
18 yrs & up
8 days
Experience fun, camaraderie and teamwork while learning the
basics of Polynesian paddling taught by the staff of Outrigger
Santa Cruz Canoe Club. Enjoy our ocean environment and marine
sanctuary while you learn about the timing, form and power it takes
to move the canoe efficiently through the water with six paddlers.
Teamwork is the key! You will learn about water safety, parts of the
canoe and ocean stewardship. Some level of fitness is required.
Prepare to have some fun!
SUP TO CAPITOLA TOUR
14 yrs & up
1 day
Ride the currents and winds from the Santa Cruz Harbor to the
Capitola Wharf. This tour is about 4 miles long and allows for incredible views of the east side beaches, Pleasure Point and
Capitola. Participants must be 14 or older. This is a one-way
guided tour. Students will be responsible for their own transportation back from Capitola. There is a $10.00 material fee due to the
instructor in the first class.
Kayak Connection
Kayak Connection Staff
413 Lake Ave $30.00(R)/$40.00(N)
Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor
#15934 Sa
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
10/20
Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor Dock N
Outrigger Santa Cruz Staff
$120.00(R)/$150.00(N)
#15931 Su
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Outdoors
RIDE THE TIDE IN ELKHORN SLOUGH 8 yrs & up
1 day
Come and discover the back waterways of the Elkhorn Slough with
us. With the winds at our backs and the tide pushing us along, we'll
effortlessly glide four miles with the currents. With the seals and
otters as our escorts, we'll paddle from the inland waters of the
slough to our destination at the Kayak Connection near Highway 1.
This slower-paced tour for families and friends requires no previous
kayaking experience. Children 14 years and under must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Children's fee is for ages
8-17-years-old. Adult fee is for ages 18 and up. Please bring lunch
and water. A material fee of $15.00 is due to the instructor in the
class.
Elkhorn Slough
Kayak Connection Staff
2370 Highway 1
5-17 yrs: $34.00(R)/$44.00(N)
18 yrs & up: $52.00(R)/$63.00(N)
#15824 Sa
9:00 am - 11:00 am
09/29
#15825 Sa
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
11/17
FULL MOON PADDLE FOR FAMILIES 5 yrs & up
1 day
Join us for the experience of a lifetime as we watch the sun set and
the moon rise over the Monterey Bay in Elkhorn Slough all while
paddling double sea-kayaks. Our focus for this trip is to enjoy the
sunset and the first light of the full moon as it shimmers on the
water. We will return to the dock before darkness settles in. This
slower-paced tour for families and children requires no previous
kayaking experience. Children 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Please bring a snack and water.
Children’s fee is for ages 5-17-years-old. Adult fee is for ages 18
and up. A material fee of $20.00 is due to the instructor in class.
Lawn bowling is a sport that requires low-impact physical activity.
Elkhorn Slough
2370 Highway 1
San Lorenzo Park Lawn Bowling Green
137 Dakota St
#15826 Sa
Kayak Connection Staff
5-17 yrs: $30.00(R)/$40.00(N)
18 yrs & up: $45.00(R)/$54.00(N)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
10/27
LAWN BOWLING 18 yrs & up
2 days
It’s not a game; it’s a sport. Although bowls is not your typical
cardiovascular activity, bowlers, nonetheless walk a mile, more or
less during a match. The thought process in planning shots and
preparation to roll each bowl, followed by the delivery, employs
considerable low-impact physical and mental exercise. The
American Heart Association has recommended lawn bowls as a
positive aid in maintaining a healthy heart program. Located in San
Lorenzo Park, all equipment is provided.
#15851
#15852 SCLB Staff
$25.00(R)/$35.00(N)
Sa - Su 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sa - Su 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
09/15 - 09/16
10/20 - 10/21
BIRDWATCHING TOUR FOR FAMILIES 8 yrs & up
1 day
In the fall and winter, Elkhorn Slough virtually vibrates with birds
putting on a captivating show of nature as they fly overhead, diving
and turning. In a kayak, one can easily view this stunning show in
an intimate and unobtrusive manner. We’ll explore many birding
areas including tidal creeks, grasslands, and oak woodland areas.
This slower-paced tour for families and friends requires no previous
kayaking experience. Children 17 years and under must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Children’s fee is for ages
8-17-years-old. Adult fee is for ages 18 and up. A material fee of
$15.00 per person is due to the instructor in the first class.
Elkhorn Slough 2370 Highway 1
#15822 #15823 Su
Su
Kayak Connection Staff
5-17 yrs: $30.00(R)/$40.00(N)
18 yrs & up: $52.00(R)/$63.00(N)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10/14
11/11
While paddling beautiful waterways, look out for friendly seals, otters,
and sea birds.
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Special Interest
FILM PRODUCTION:
GREEN SCREEN FUNDAMENTALS 16 yrs & up
10 days
Learn to use a green screen to create digital sets in your video and
still photography. This class will cover lighting as well as digital
matte placement and integration. Students should have a basic
understanding of camera operation, three point lighting, and scene
blocking, in addition to digital video cameras and laptop-based
video editing software with green screen functionality. Class features
supervision, presentations and instruction from Hollywood film
industry veteran Director of Photography Marty Collins, owner of
the Digital Media Factory.
Digital Media Factory Classroom
2809 Mission St
#15971 Sa
Robin Macomber
$150.00(R)/$189.00(N)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
09/15 - 11/17
GETTING THE MOST
FROM YOUR IPAD 18 yrs & up
1 day
This class is for people who have an iPad 1, 2 or 3rd generation
and would like to understand more about their device. You will learn
about the features available on the iPad including some fun tips
about the iPad keyboard, how to navigate web pages effectively,
how to download Apps, iBooks, and iTunes. We will also cover
iCloud, learn how to download photos to your iPad, receive email,
and use the built-in calendar and address book and much more.
This class will be partly lecture and partly hands-on workshop,
using your own iPad. Doreen Lozano has over 25 years of experience in technical support, education and consulting on various
computer platforms and devices, specializing in Apple products.
Cruzio Conference Rm
877 Cedar St Suite 150
#15798 Sa
Doreen Lozano
$80.00(R)/$98.00(N)
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
09/15
BASIC JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY 18 yrs & up 6 days
Syodo or Japanese Calligraphy is the essence of all the traditional Japanese arts. It is said, “The way of writing is the way of
being.” This class introduces correct posture, way to hold the brush
and basic brush strokes. Students will also learn to write basic
characters. There is a $25.00 material fee due to the instructor in
the first class.
Natural Bridges High School Rm 1
313 Swift St #15922 Th
Hisako Nakazawa
$61.00(R)/$73.00(N)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
09/13 - 10/18
BEGINNING JAPANESE
16 yrs & up
6 days
This beginning Japanese course covers greetings, introductions,
basic conversation patterns, sentence structure and vocabulary.
Japanese culture and history will be woven into the course. In addition, reading and writing of Kana letters will be covered. A $20.00
material fee is due to the instructor in the first class.
Natural Bridges High School Rm 1 313 Swift St
#15873 M
Takashi Nakazawa
$61.00(R)/$73.00(N)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
09/17 - 10/22
SPANISH CONVERSATION 18 yrs & up
6 days
In Spanish Conversation you will learn basic communication through
dialogues, songs, games, and writing short stories. All you need is
a notebook, pen, and an openness to enjoy the class! This class
is perfect for anyone who wishes to travel to a Spanish-speaking
country and wants to be able to communicate with native Spanish
speakers. A $5.00 material fee is due to the instructor in the first
class. Bay View Elementary School Lab 1
1231 Bay St
#15813 W
Maria Santana
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
09/19 - 10/24
CHINESE 18 yrs & up
6 days
Learn the Mandarin Chinese language. Students will learn new
words and to make simple sentences for basic conversation. Students will learn through lecture, conversation, and audio tapes. A
material fee of $5.00 is due to the instructor in the first class.
Harbor High School H9
Ling Ling Wan
300 La Fonda Ave
$47.00(R)/$58.00(N)
#15801 Tu
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
09/18 - 10/23
Learn more about film production in a new class geared to those who
have some basic camera skills in place.
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Special Interest
GREEN UP YOUR CLEAN UP
18 yrs & up
1 day
Learn about safe and effective cleaning products that you can make
at home with simple ingredients! Cleaning shouldn't be germ warfare that requires a different toxic chemical for every surface in your
home. With a few simple ingredients your cleaning will be kinder
to the planet yet just as tough in room-to-room combat. You will
make a variety of cleaning products to take home including a multipurpose spray, window cleaner, creamy soft scrub, wood furniture
polish and a natural fabric softener for the dryer. You will also come
home with many other recipes and ideas to clean every room in
your house with simple, every day, non-toxic ingredients. This class
is sponsored by the City of Santa Cruz, Waste Reduction Division.
Get the toxic conventional cleaning products out of your home.
Bring them to class and dispose of them safely at our Household
Hazardous Waste Site. All materials are included.
Santa Cruz Resource Recovery Facility
605 Dimeo Lane
Mary Simmons
$20.00(R)/$25.00(N)
#15924 Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
09/22
INVESTMENTS 101 18 yrs & up 1 day
Are you confused about what investments are? Do you have a fear
of the stock market? Are you reluctant to start investing? Learn
about investments and how to put them to work for you. Participants
will learn the basics and also work on more complex concepts,
such as how to construct a portfolio for retirement and/or non-retirement purposes. A material fee of $20.00 is due to the instructor
in the first class.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 4
301 Center St
#15874 M
Elaine Kiernan
$29.00(R)/$39.00(N)
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11/05
SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK TOUR 18 yrs & up 1 day
Celebrate the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk's 105th year of operation with an extraordinary behind-the-scenes tour of the historic seaside amusement park. During the tour, you will have the
rare opportunity to go under the Boardwalk to learn the unique
history, fun facts, and little known tidbits about one of California's
premier tourist attractions. Santa Cruz locals should not miss out
on this great opportunity! This program is hosted by the Santa Cruz
Beach Boardwalk with registration fees benefitting the Parks and
Recreation Department. Tour does not include Beach Boardwalk
ride pass or parking. Please note that this tour is for adults 18 years
or older and begins at Entrance 2 in front of the Season Pass/
Group Sales Office.
EXPLORING THE WORLD OF WINES
21 yrs & up 5
days
In this class students can expect to learn tasting techniques and
gain a general knowledge of wine making. Students will also learn
about different wine regions around the world. Expect a fun and
educational environment where students will taste at least 60 different wines from over 10 different countries including some
Santa Cruz wines.There is a $80.00 material fee due to the instructor in the first class.
Harvey West Park Clubhouse
326 Evergreen St
Austin Twohig
$65.00(R)/$79.00(N)
#15861 Th
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
09/13 - 10/11
WINES OF THE
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS 21 yrs & up
5 days
This fun class will present an overview of the premium quality wines
produced in the local Santa Cruz industry. We will explore terminology, methods of examining wines, tasting, comparing and evaluating several different varietals. Dr. Ericson is a member of the Society of Wine Educators and has been teaching wine classes since
1992. A material fee of $80.00 is due to the instructor in the first
class.
Harvey West Park Clubhouse/Scouthouse
Mary Ericson
326 Evergreen St
$65.00(R)/$79.00(N)
#15862 Tu
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10/02 - 10/30
CANDLE AND SOAP MAKING 7 yrs & up
3 days
In this class students will explore the history and science behind
candles and soaps. When were candles first used? How does soap
work? We will discuss the different waxes used throughout history.
Each student will make a candle and soap of their own. You will
select the molds, colors, scents and themes. No harmful substances used. Soap is a melt and pour base. There is a material
fee of $45.00 due to the instructor in the first class.
Louden Nelson Community Center Rm 7
301 Center St
#15930 Sa
Laura Lemus
$34.00(R)/$44.00(N)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11/03 - 11/17
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz Boardwalk Staff
Entrance #2 - Guest Services $20.00(R)/$25.00(N)
400 Beach St
#15799 #15800 Sa
Sa
9:30 am - 11:30 am
9:30 am - 11:30 am
09/22
10/13
Get a glimpse of behind-the-scenes with a special tour for adults ages
18 and over at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
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Harvey West Pool & Beach CITY OF SANTA CRUZ FIRE DEPARTMENT
Marine Safety Division
City Lifeguards are generally on duty
over spring break, spring weekends,
daily from Memorial Day through Labor
Day, and fall weekends through October.
Service area is from Cowell Beach to the
San Lorenzo River and throughout the
city for aquatic emergencies. Hours may vary depending on
local weather conditions.
MARINE RESCUE POSITIONS
The Marine Rescue unit provides 24-hour response to water
rescues in the City of Santa Cruz. Members are required to
live within 10 minutes of the Municipal Wharf. Members need
to have an extensive aquatic background and prior ocean
lifeguarding and emergency medical training are desirable.
Applications are accepted year-round. For 2012, final filing
date for applications will be August 17. Applications can be
submitted at Lifeguard Headquarters or Fire Administration,
230 Walnut Ave, Attn: Captain Rob Oatey. The selection/
interview process and 40-hr training course will be scheduled
for September 2012.
http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=334
LIFEGUARD HEADQUARTERS: #1 Municipal Wharf
PHONE: 831-420-6015 or 420-5280 / 831-420-6012 fax
HOURS: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm (summer only)
Service hours may vary depending on weather conditions.
COWELL BEACH ACCESS
The City of Santa Cruz provides an accessibility ramp for persons
with limited mobility, wheelchairs and strollers. The accessibility ramp
is located on Cowell Beach between the Wharf and the Santa Cruz
Dream Inn. The ramp allows access to the beach and ocean, and
is installed in spring depending upon surf and beach conditions. A
beach accessible chair for persons with limited mobility is available
at Cowell Beach near Lifeguard Tower #1 during operating hours. No
aides are provided. Chair may be used on a first-come, first-served
basis daily from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm Memorial Day through Labor
Day. ID required. The Boardwalk also provides an accessibility ramp
which is located on the Main Beach adjacent to the Casino. This
ramp is available for use during the summer months.
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Beach
BASIC SAILING & SEAMANSHIP 18 yrs & up
2 days
This two-day course will teach you the fundamentals of sailing and
seamanship on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. A
total of 12 hours (two 6-hr. days) of hands-on instruction will provide
you with the skills and confidence you need to safely skipper or
crew a 27' to 30' tiller sailboat in light to moderate wind and sea
conditions. The Basic Sailing and Seamanship course is the first
two days of our 8-day, American Sailing Association Certification
program taught by USCG licensed Captains. Classes are for participants 18 years and older. Life jackets provided. Visit www.pacificsail.com. Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor
Pacific Yachting - Dock FF
#15805 #15806 #15807 #15808 #15809 #15810 #15811 #15812 #15814 #15815 Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Sa - Su
Pacific Yachting & Sailing Staff
$190.00(R)/$245.00(N)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
09/15 - 09/16
09/22 - 09/23
09/29 - 09/30
10/06 - 10/07
10/13 - 10/14
10/20 - 10/21
10/27 - 10/28
11/03 - 11/04
11/10 - 11/11
11/17 - 11/18
CLUB ED Surf School and Rentals on Cowell Beach is
the fun zone! Lessons and rentals are available in surfing,
bodyboarding and ocean safety awareness. We also rent
surfboards, bodyboards, wetsuits, booties, hoods, beach
chairs and umbrellas. Open year-round on the weekends
(weather permitting), summer and spring break everyday
from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Surf lessons are available daily
by appointment. Please call CLUB ED at 831-464-0177 or
visit the Club Ed website at www.club-ed.com.
Nothing beats the thrill of catching a wave!
BEGINNING SURFING 12 yrs & up 1 day
In these two-hour lessons we introduce surfing fundamentals, etiquette, safety, wave dynamics, paddling skills, surfboard positioning, maneuvering, proper stand-up and riding techniques. Our team
of Club Ed surfing instructors would love to help you live your dream
to surf! We're dedicated to teaching surfing in the most fun, successful and safest environment available. Let surfing enhance your
life! A $35.00 material fee is due to the instructor in the first
class.
Cowell Beach at Surfline
Beach St
#16022 #16023 #16024 #16025 Su
Su
Su
Su
Club Ed Staff
$75.00(R)/$93.00(N)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
09/16
10/14
11/11
12/09
WOMEN’S BEGINNER SURFING CLINIC 13 yrs & up 2 days
This is a two-day introduction-to-surfing clinic designed with the
beginning woman surfer in mind. Each participant will learn about
ocean awareness, surf breaks, ocean conditions, safety in and out
of the water, surf etiquette, paddling, push up and pop up techniques
as well as balancing. All students will start out in the shallow water
riding the whitewash until they are comfortable with venturing
further out. This class is taught by instructors from GirlsAdventureOut Surf School (www.adventureout.com). We provide a nonthreatening environment for the beginning surfer. Come have fun
learning how to surf and explore the wonders of surfing with our
experienced team of instructors! Wetsuits and surfboards are
provided. Class meets at Cowell's Beach by the Santa Cruz
Wharf.
Learn to safely skipper or crew a sailboat on Monterey Bay.
Cowell Beach
Adventure Out Staff
Beach St
$175.00(R)/$223.00(N)
#15820 Sa - Su 8:00 am - 11:00 am
10/06 - 10/07
#15821 Th - F 7:00 am - 10:00 am
11/03 - 11/04
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Civic Auditorium
music director marin alsop
307 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
www.santacruzcivic.com
831-420-5240
The Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium is celebrating over 70 years of
outstanding contributions to cultural and civic life in Santa Cruz.
Dedicated in 1940, the Civic Auditorium has something for everyone:
hosting meetings, expos, private parties and concerts.
From the H.H. Dalai Lama to Bob Dylan, it's happening at the Civic!
The Civic could host your special event. Reserve as much space
as you want; one conference room for an hour or the entire auditorium for a week. Call 831-420-5240 to make a reservation today!
Please note: Due to cost-saving meaures, the Civic Auditorium is
closed on Mondays except for operational needs.
Civic Box Office:
SantaCruzTickets.com 831-420-5260
Get your tickets for events at the Civic and other
local events at SantaCruzTickets.com.
In a unique collaboration, the City of Santa Cruz and UC
Santa Cruz have created a joint ticketing system to sell tickets
for events taking place at the Civic Auditorium, on campus,
and throughout the community.
Santa Cruz Tickets is designed as a comprehensive community ticket office from which patrons can buy tickets to
most local performances and events through one source,
either online at www.santacruztickets.com or in person at the
City’s Civic Auditorium Box Office, or the UCSC Ticket Office.
Tickets available through Santa Cruz Tickets include all performances of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music,
Santa Cruz County Symphony, Shakespeare Santa Cruz,
UCSC Theatre Arts & Music events, and all Civic events.
Visit SantaCruzTickets.com to see a list of events on sale
now, or visit the Civic Box Office at 307 Church Street. Hours
are Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm and Saturday,
10:00 am - 1:30 pm. Phone 831-420-5260.
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WORLD PREMIERE!
THREE PERFORMANCES!
HIDDEN
WORLD
OF
GIRLS
SAT JUL 28 8pm
SUN JUL 29 1pm & 8pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
A multimedia happening
about the lives of girls and
the women they become,
featuring stories collected
by NPR’s KITCHEN
SISTERS
ORDER TICKETS:
CABRILLOMUSIC.ORG
via SantaCruzTickets.com
831.420.5260
SANTA CRUZ CIVIC AUDITORIUM
BOX OFFICE 307 CHURCH STREET
Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
831-420-5240 Civic Auditorium
Tickets to the following events (unless otherwise noted) are
available at the Civic Box Office, online at www.SantaCruzTickets.com or by calling 831-420-5260.
Saturday and Sunday, August 4 & 5, 2012, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
(Free): Cabrillo Festival's 21st Annual Music, Art and Wine
Street Festival/Church Street Fair. Santa Cruz's beloved annual
celebration of music, art and wine! The outdoor Church Street
Stage features two days of non-stop world and ethnic music and
dance, while dozens of premier artists sell their treasures all along
Church Street in front of the Civic Auditorium. Kids will love the
Creativity Tent with free hands-on art and music workshops. Join
the fun when the spirit of Santa Cruz comes alive at the Church
Street Fair! Presented in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Civic
Auditorium. For more information call 831-420-5262.
Friday, August 17, 2012, 8:00 pm: Daniel Tosh. Details to be
announced.
Saturday, August 25, 2012, 6:30 pm: Santa Cruz Derby Girls.
The Santa Cruz Derby Girls return to the Civic for their fifth season. Catch the all-female, full-contact, flat-track roller derby action!
Ticket prices for this general admission event, (including service
charges) are $23 for adults in advance (buy early as day of show
prices are $27), $10 for children 12 & under. For more information,
visit www.santacruzderbygirls.org.
Friday, August 31, 2012, 8:00 pm: Scottish Fiddlers Concert.
Alasdair Fraser and the Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School
presents its 29th annual concert at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.
Ticket prices for this general admission event (including service
charges) are (day of show) $26.50 for adults and $22.50 for students, children and seniors 65+. Buy early and save $2. Group
discounts available in advance too! For more information, visit
www.valleyofthemoon.org.
Wednesday-Saturday, September 12-15, 2012: Santa Cruz
Follies. “Copacabana Finale.” The always popular Santa Cruz
Follies are back with an original musical revue. Return to one of
America's hottest nightclubs and experience the legend! Tickets
are $20 adults and $5 children 10 & under (not including service
charge). For more information, visit www.santacruzfollies.net.
Sunday, September 16, 2012, 8:00 pm: Bonnie Raitt. Pulse Productions presents Bonnie Raitt with special guest, Mavis Staples.
Bonnie Raitt has just released her nineteenth album, "Slipstream".
This concert promises some of the most surprising and rewarding
music of her remarkable career. Visit www.pulseproductions.net
for more information.
The Cabrillo Music, Art and Wine Festival transforms to the
Church Street Fair on August 4-5.
Friday, September 21, 2012, 6:30 pm: The Trivia Challenge.
Enjoy an evening of hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, music, raffle prizes,
and a trivia contest. Teams compete and spectators play along
at their seats. All proceeds benefit the county-wide adult Literacy
Program. Spectator tickets are $15 in advance (with discounts for
group tickets) and $20 at the door. Team registration is $300 for
three players which includes 3 free spectator tickets. For more info,
call 831-427-5077 or go to www.sctriviachallenge.org.
Saturday, September 22, 2012, 7:00 pm: FashionART Santa
Cruz. For the 7th year, fashion and art will come together in one
spectacular runway show featuring artists and designers from all
over the Bay Area. Tickets are $17 - $25 (not including service
charge) and will be on sale in late August. For more information
visit www.fashionartsantacruz.com.
Saturday, September 29, 2012, 8 pm: Santa Cruz County Symphony Concert I. Dr. Robert Tomaro leads the Symphony for the
opening concert of the 2012-2013 Season, with a performance of
Brahms’ Symphony No. 1, Nicolai’s Overture to the Merry Wives
of Windsor, and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22, featuring pianist
Neil Rutman. Tickets on sale September 1. Visit www.santacruzsymphony.org for more information.
Saturday and Sunday, October 13 & 14, 2012: Omega Nu's
57th Annual Rummage Sale. Saturday's hours are 8am - 3pm,
Sunday's hours are 9 am - 2 pm. For information or donation pick
up, call 831-479-4070.
Sunday, October 21, 2012, 7:30 pm: Bill Maher. Bill Maher is
bringing his funny, political stand-up show to the Santa Cruz Civic.
His combination of “unflinching honesty and big laughs” have
garnered him 21 Emmy nominations. Presented by Rick Bartalini
Presents. Visit www.rbpconcerts.com.
Saturday October 27, 2012, 6:30 pm: Santa Cruz Derby Girls.
See August 25 listing for information.
OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS:
Gold Standard Chorus: 11/3 & 11/4
Grey Bears Holiday Dinner: 12/2
Dad's Club Basketball Tournament: 12/6-12/8
Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker: 12/14-12/16
Bill Maher plays the Civic on October 21.
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Louden Nelson Community Center
301 Center St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-420-6177
Open 9:00 am – 9:30 pm, Monday – Saturday
www.nelsoncenter.com
Parking Permits available
Louden Nelson Community Center provides a wide selection of
rental spaces including dance rooms, multi-use room with kitchen
and auditorium for classes, meetings and events. We are home to
Downtown Seniors, Senior Lunch, the Senior Computer Center,
Louden Nelson Community School and the Teen Center. Wireless
internet access provided by Cruzio.
COFFEE CRUZER CAFE
Open Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
serving coffee, specialty espresso drinks
and treats. Evening times vary.
DANCE CLASSES
Louden Nelson is a hot spot for dance in
Santa Cruz. We host a variety of classes
including Samba, Salsa Gente, African
Dance, Belly Dance, Nia Technique and
Five Rhythms. Check out our weekly calendar at www.nelsoncenter.com.
HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL AND MASK-MAKING WORKSHOP
Saturday, October 13, Noon - 5:00 pm
See page 5 for more information.
Auditorium Events
All About Theatre presents The Wedding Singer
August 24 - September 2
Low Vision Expo
Saturday, September 8, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Belly Dance Competition Finals
Saturday, October 6
Spotlight Stage presents Peter Pan & Wendy
October 19 - October 27
Versa-Style Dance Hip Hop Performances
Saturday, November 10
Teen Center Band Nights
NEW this Fall!
All About Theatre Winter Production
December 7 - 9
1/2 PRICE RENTALS - Non-Peak Hours
Monday - Thursday 1:00 - 5:00 pm and Fridays, 1:00 - 9:30 pm
Classroom rentals are only $13.00 an hour.
ART GALLERY
The Art Gallery hosts exhibits featuring work by local artists. Exhibits remain for one month and artists receive free reception space
—perfect for First Friday! Applications available at our website at
www.nelsoncenter.com or call 420-6183.
August: Parks and Recreation Employee Art
Ali Macbird
September: Ageless Art Multi-media Exhibit
October/November: Different Directions 5 Susan Lysik, Susan
Hillyard, and Gail Nichols
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Theater audience enjoys a visit with James Durbin, of American Idol fame.
Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
Downtown Seniors
CREATIVE WRITING FOR FUN
Mondays 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Learn how to make creative writing easy and enjoyable in this
friendly and supportive class. Stories, poetry, journaling, memoirs.
Taught by Joyce Keller.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $4.00
Non-City Residents $4.25
INTRODUCTION TO T'AI CHI AND CHIKUNG
Tuesdays, 11:00 am - Noon
T'ai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise system benefiting the internal organs and joints. Taught by Dale Strawhacker, with nearly
20 years of experience.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $2.00
Non-City Residents $2.25
EXERCISE CLASS
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 11:00 - 11:30 am
Ongoing gentle exercise perfect for older adults wanting to increase
circulation and flexibility.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $1.00
Non-City Residents $1.25
BOOMER QI-GONG
Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:30 pm (45 years and up)
Wang Ji Wu’s Sixteen Exercises for Health and Strength Training is
a qigong set which enhances the circulatory system as well as the
body’s joints, tendons, muscles and ligaments as they are moved
through their full range of motion. Participants will find it beneficial
in its simplicity and will appreciate its profound generation of energy.
Well-suited for all. Taught by Gene Ervin.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $2.00
Non-City Residents $2.25
AEROBIC LINE DANCING
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30 am
Beginner Wednesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am
This ongoing class is fun and good exercise. No partner needed!
Taught by Judy Zwerling and Judi Cobb.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $2.00
Non-City Residents $2.25
Kayleigh Van Wagner
GENTLE YOGA
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10:00 - 11:30 am
Gentle stretching and breathing relax the body and build strength.
The Friday class (45 and up) is designed for the student who wants
a bit more challenge. Inspired by Gail Lewis. Taught by Tara Gasta
and Lyona Thibault.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $5.00
Non-City Residents $5.50
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QI-GONG
Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Learn to coordinate breathing patterns with physical postures and
motions for improved well-being. A perfect complement to Tuesday
T'ai Chi. Class led by Bonnie Eskie.
Suggested Donation:
City Residents $2.00
Non-City Residents $2.25
BOOK CLUB
First Tuesday of the Month, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Meet for an hour (or so) to discuss current book selections and future
books. Led by Irma Andrews. FREE!
SENIOR MASSAGE BY TWIN LAKES COLLEGE
Tuesdays by appointment, 1:30 or 2:30 pm
Fall Quarter: October 2 - November 6
Under professional supervision, beginning students practice what
they are learning in massage school. Massage is conducted in a
one-room setting.
Pre-registration is required. Appointments will be taken beginning
Tuesday, September 25.
Call 831-420-6180. Suggested donation is $10-15.
Activities on this page are for ages 55 and up
unless otherwise noted.
Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 29
Downtown Seniors Services & Activities
Age 45+ Activities and Classes
Services
LUNCH AT THE CARNATION CAFÉ
A delicious lunch is served Monday-Friday at noon in the dining
room to persons ages 60 years and up. Call 831-427-0901 one
day ahead by 1:00 pm.
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL
A Senior Network Services counselor is available every third
Tuesday, 11:30 am - noon to discuss senior services. No appointment necessary. FREE.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS
Provided on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from
10:30 am - noon. FREE.
HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING
AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM (HICAP)
Trained counselor available every Wednesday, by appointment,
1:15 - 3:15 pm. Evaluation of Medicare supplemental insurance,
HMOs, long-term care insurance and claims assistance. Call
831-462-5510. FREE.
Pickle Ball is becoming “the sport” for active seniors.
PICKLE BALL
Fridays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pickle ball is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong.
It is less strenuous than tennis but just as much fun. This is a
great way to get some exercise and, most of all, have a great
time. Join us as we bring pickle ball to Santa Cruz! FREE.
The Senior Computer Center offers members (age 55+) the opportunity to use and learn PC and Macintosh computers and the
Internet. Call 831-420-6180 or email [email protected]
Membership applications and more information are also available:
www.seniorcomputer.org.
PING PONG
Mon, Wed and Fri
9:30 - 11:30 am
Start your day with a rousing game of ping pong. Not only is this
great exercise but a fun way to meet new friends. No partners
necessary and all levels welcome. FREE.
Membership benefits include:
• Classes to learn new skills
• Open lab time to work on your own
• Free Special Interest Groups
• Meetings with topical presentations
• Regularly scheduled events with YouthSERVE volunteers
for one-on-one coaching all things tech!
See previous page for Boomer Yoga and Qi-Gong
The classes listed below require advance registration
through Parks and Recreation. See page 17 for dates
and pricing.
For two years,YouthSERVE volunteers
have teamed with the Senior Computer
Center to offer their expertise in all
things technological.
If you have a problem that the average
neighbor or friend can't solve, these
young geniuses probably can! Call the
office for the upcoming schedule.
EXERCISE BALL, BANDS AND BOOMERS
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
EXERCISE BALL, BANDS AND BEGINNERS
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:45 - 7:45 pm
FREE WEIGHT STRENGTH AND CORE STABILITY
Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
STATIC STRETCHING
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 3:30 pm
YouthSERVE is a division of the
Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
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Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
Trips
SAUSALITO FLOATING HOMES TOUR — Sausalito #16013
Saturday, September 22, 2012
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Get in on the excitement of Sausalito’s Floating Home Tour!
27 years in existence, a number of carefully selected floating
homes will open their doors so you can experience their unique
lifestyle first hand. This extraordinary event draws people from
all over California and beyond. This is a self-guided tour but
docents will also be available to describe the unique waterfront
lifestyle and answer questions. Expect to walk approximately 2
miles and access the homes by sloped, floating docks.
Refreshments, live entertainment, and an art show will be
present in the park-like setting throughout the day. A number
of restaurants are within walking distance. Pricing includes
transportation and the ticket for the tour.
COST: $
$
$
$
75.00 Resident
40.00 Senior Resident
97.00 Non-Resident
75.00 Senior Non-Resident
USS POTOMAC HISTORICAL BRIDGES TOUR #16014
Oakland
Thursday, October 18, 2012
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a three hour Historical Bay Bridges Tour aboard the
USS Potomac. Boarding the ship at Jack London Square, our
cruise will head out on San Francisco Bay. You will see and learn
all about the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, Richmond/San
Rafael Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. Including behindthe-scenes stories of construction and historical facts of each
historical landmark bridge. A boxed lunch is included on this trip.
Please note, depending on weather conditions, the San Francisco
Bay can be rough and windy. Dressing in layers and wearing
shoes with good traction is strongly encouraged.
Time will be available after the cruise for you to investigate
historical Jack London Square before heading home. Pricing
includes transportation, the cruise and lunch.
COST:
$100.00 Resident
$ 60.00 Senior Resident
$130.00Non-Resident
$100.00 Senior Non-Resident
Take a tour of the world-famous Sausalito floating homes.
Senior Trips made possible by
Margaret Nielson Trust
Bus Trips leave from and return to the Louden Nelson
Community Center, 301 Center Street. Please arrive 15
minutes before scheduled time. Participants must be
at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or
guardian. Registration information is on page 2.
The Golden Gate Bridge is just one destination aboard the USS Potomac.
UNION SQUARE — San Francisco
COST: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
#16016
Thursday, December 6, 2012
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy San Francisco’s Union Square during the holidays. The day
is yours to explore, people-watch or do some holiday shopping.
Lunch on your own at one of the many fine restaurants in the area
or bring a lunch to picnic in the Square.
$
$
$
$
31.00 Resident
25.00 Senior Resident
42.00 Non-Resident
31.00 Senior Non-Resident
Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 31
Museums
SANTA CRUZ MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
1305 East Cliff Drive | 831-420-6115 | santacruzmuseums.org
Summer Hours (through September 8) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Winter Hours (beginning September 11) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Museum Admission: Adults $4.00, Seniors (60+) $2.00,
Free for Youth (under 18), Free for Museum Members.
Museum Free Days: First Friday of every month
The Museum
of Natural
History is now
operated by
the Santa
Cruz Museum
Association.
Help support
the museum
by becoming a
member!
Located in the 1917 Carnegie Library in Tyrrell Park overlooking
Monterey Bay, the Museum provides exhibits and programs on the
diverse cultural and natural history of the Santa Cruz region. Explore
the fossil dig, tidepool tank, live animal displays, and bee gardens.
EXHIBITS
Keen Eyes and Curious Minds: Local Naturalists Daniel Miller
and Randall Morgan - October 20, 2012 - February 23, 2013
In partnership with the Bureau of Land Management and the UCSC
Museum of Natural History Collections. Learn about these local
legends and develop your naturalist skills.
FAMILY PROGRAMS
Families In Nature: Fall Adventure
Saturday, October 13, 9:00 am - noon
Free for Museum members. Non-members: Adult $10, Youth $5.
Explore Pogonip, our local open space, with binoculars and handson activities. Register by October 12 at santacruzmuseums.org.
Nat Time (Natural History Storytime)
Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:00 pm
Free with Museum admission. Engage in this fun preschool program!
Each week we highlight a local animal, habitat or natural history
topic with stories, songs, puppets and museum artifacts.
ADULT PROGRAMS
Movies at the Museum: Weird Science
Join us for sci-fi/horror films, preceded by short, informal talks about
the strange, real-life facts behind the fiction. Popcorn, beer, wine,
and other refreshments available. Donation suggested at the door.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Talk and screening begin at 8:00 pm.
The Birds (1963) - Friday, September 14
Topic: Pseudo-nitzschia - Toxic Algae Blooms
Shaun of the Dead (2004) - Friday, October 12
Topic: Kuru disease of Papua New Guinea
Serenity (2005) - Friday, November 9
Topic: Space Junk with Barry Grimm, Santa Cruz Astronomy Club
Trollhunter (2010) - Friday, December 14
Topic: The Local Search with Mike Ruggs, Felton Bigfoot
Discovery Museum
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Connect With Nature: Through the Eyes of a Naturalist
Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Museum members $30. Non-members $35.
Chris Lay, curator of the UCSC Natural History collections, will teach
sensory awareness and observation skills - learn what it means to
be a naturalist! Register at santacruzmuseums.org.
EDUCATION RESOURCES
School Tours
Docent-guided school programs educate and inspire from preschool
through seventh grades. Learn more at santacruzmuseums.org, or
call 831-420-6115 to schedule your class for a school tour.
Museum Education Resource Loan (MERL)
Our education kits bring the Museum to you with real artifacts and
teaching resources. Learn more at santacruzmuseums.org, or call
831-420-6115 to reserve today.
Education Open House - Wednesday, October 24, 3 - 5 pm, Free
Stop by the Museum to get to know our educational resources and
programs. Afternoon snacks provided and educators receive a 15%
discount in our store. RSVP to [email protected]
BECOME A VOLUNTEER OR DOCENT
Get involved and join the museum family! More info and docent
training registration at www.santacruzmuseums.org.
Volunteer Information Night – Friday, Sept. 7, 5 - 8 pm
New Docent Orientation – Monday, Sept. 10, 10 am -1 pm (mandatory for all new docents)
Hosting & “On the Spot” Training – Saturday, Sept.15, 10 am - 1 pm
Ohlone School Tours – Monday, Sept. 17, 10 am - 1 pm
Neary Lagoon Field Program – Monday, Sept. 24, 10 am -1pm
Nat Time (Natural History Storytime) – Thursday, Sept. 27, 3 - 5 pm
Sandhills Exploration Field Program – Monday, Oct. 1, 10 am -1 pm
SANTA CRUZ SURFING MUSEUM
Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse
Lighthouse Point at West Cliff Drive,
831-420-6289.
Summer Hours (through September 6)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Closed Wednesdays.
Winter Hours (beginning September 7)
Noon - 4:00 pm. Closed Tuesdays and
Wednesdays.
Admission: Donations encouraged.
Overlooking internationally renowned surfing hotspot Steamer
Lane, this little gem of a museum has photographs, surfboards, and other interesting items tracing over 125 years of
surfing history in Santa Cruz. The museum shop specializes
in great surfing books and surfing-related items. The surfing
museum is funded by generous donations from the Santa
Cruz Surfing Club Preservation Society (SCSCPS). Please
send your donations to SCSCPS, P.O. Box 3634, Santa
Cruz, CA 95063.
Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
Beach Flats Community Center
133 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-426-2322 | www.beachflatscommunitycenter.org
Open daily. Call for appointment.
Parking Permits available.
BEACH FLATS COMMUNITY CENTER
The Beach Flats Community Center is a community resource center
in the heart of the Beach Flats. We work to improve the living and
social conditions of families and individuals living in the Beach Flats
neighborhood. We aim to provide programming that is flexible and
continually responsive to emerging family and community needs.
We are bilingual and bicultural.
COMUNITARIO DE LA PLAYA
Centro Comunitario de la Playa, situado en el corazón de la vecindad de Beach Flats, es un centro de recursos para la comunidad.
Trabajamos para mejorar la calidad de vida y condiciones sociales
necesidades de familias y individuos que viven en la vecindad.
Nuestra meta es promover programas flexibles y sensibles a las
necesidades de las familias y de la comunidad.
COMMUNITY BRIDGES
The Beach Flats Community Center is now operating under the
auspices of Community Bridges, an organization serving the greater
Santa Cruz community for over 30 years. The nonprofit’s programs
include Meals on Wheels, Lift Line, the Live Oak Family Resource
Center, La Manzana Community Resources, Child Development
Division, WIC Nutrition Program, the Child and Adult Care Food
Program and Mountain Community Resources.
IMAGINE
Inspiring and Motivating Academic Growth in our Neighborhood
through Education, a school-year homework support program,
for children in the Beach Flats neighborhood. A program of the
Beach Flats Community Center. Ongoing volunteer opportunities
are available. Spanish fluency is not a requirement. Pleae email
[email protected]
ANNUAL THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY DINNER
Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Beach Flats Park
Yearly the Salvation Army and many wonderful volunteers delight
us with a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Good company and lots
of great food. Cost: FREE
LAS POSADAS – 20-YEAR CELEBRATION
December 23, 2012, 6:00 pm
The Beach Flats families, volunteers, and co-sponsors cordially
invite you to participate in this year’s celebration of Las Posadas.
Christmas in Beach Flats is an important holiday season with
strong traditions and our neighborhood celebration with music,
food and dance. For complete schedule please email [email protected]
cbridges.org. Cost: FREE
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
The Center is actively seeking volunteers for a variety of programs
including the IMAGINE homework support program. Email volunteer
@beachflatscommunitycenter.org.
Servicios Gratuitos Para El Vecinario
• Información y Referencias
• Actividades de Desarrollo Comunitario
• IMAGINE – Programa de Ayuda para la Tarea
• Actividades y Eventos Culturales
• Programas fuera del horario escolar
• Laboratorio de Computadoras
• Salón de Multiuso
• Escuela Familiar de la Playa
• Jardines
Y MUCHO, MUCHO MÁS
FREE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
• Information and Referral
• Community Development Activities
• IMAGINE – Homework Support Program
• Cultural Events and Activities
• After-school Programming
• Computer Lab
• Multi-purpose Room
• Beach Flats Family School
• Gardening
AND MUCH MUCH MORE!
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Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 33
Sports
LEAGUE FEES AND DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
FALL 2012
Early Bird
Discount
8/14/12
Leagues
Reg.
Fee
Play
Begins
Week of
Registration 8/14 - 8/23/12 (8/30/12 for softball)
Softball - Men’s Slow
$510
$570
09/24/12
Softball - Women’s Slow
$510
$570
09/24/12
CITY SPORTS LEAGUES FOR ADULTS
The City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department offers a
variety of adult sports leagues. Follow registration information to
register a team! Print the roster and league information from the
Parks and Recreation website at www.santacruzparksandrec.com.
Return the manager’s card, signed roster/waiver, proofs of residency
and the registration fee. Returning teams must have 55% of last
year’s roster and register by "earlybird" to receive priority ranking.
GOLF BEGINNING – ADULT 18 yrs & up 4 days
This introductory golf class is perfect for those who are interested
in an overview of the game. Classes will cover driving, chipping,
putting, and basic rules and etiquette. Clubs are provided by the
instructor. Participants will have time on the putting green and
driving range. A $4.00 material fee is due each class for reduced
price range balls.
Softball - CoRec Slow
$425
$485
09/24/12
Basketball - Men’s
$420
$460
09/11/12
Basketball - Women’s
$420
$460
09/11/12
Soccer - Women’s
$420
$460
09/11/12
DeLaveaga Golf Course Driving Range DeLaveaga Golf Instructor
Upper Park Rd
$80.00(R)/$98.00(N)
Play
Begins
Week of
#15783 #15784 #15979
WINTER 2013
Early Bird
Discount
11/13/12
Leagues
Reg.
Fee
Registration 11/13 - 11/29/12
Soccer - Women’s
$420
$460
01/06/13
SPRING 2013
Early Bird
Discount
Leagues
Reg.
Fee
Play Begins
Week of
Early Bird Discount 2/5/13. Registration 2/5 - 2/14/13
Softball - Men’s Slow
$510
$570
03/03/13
Softball - Women’s Slow
$510
$570
03/03/13
Softball - CoRec Slow
$425
$485
03/03/13
Early Bird Discount 1/15/13. Registration 1/15 - 1/24/13
Basketball - Men’s
$420
$460
02/10/13
Basketball - Women’s
$420
$460
02/10/13
SUMMER 2013
Leagues
Early Bird
Discount
Reg.
Fee
Play Begins
Week of
Early Bird Discount 4/30/13. Registration 4/30 - 5/9/13
Basketball - Men’s
$420
$460
06/16/13
Basketball - Women’s
$420
$460
06/16/13
Soccer - Women’s
$420
$460
06/16/13
Early Bird Discount 5/14/13. Registration 5/14 - 5/30/13
Softball - Men’s Slow
$510
$570
06/17/13
Softball - Women’s Slow
$510
$570
06/17/13
Softball - Men’s Fast
$525
$585
06/17/13
Softball - CoRec Slow
$425
$485
06/17/13
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M
Tu
Tu
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
09/10 - 10/01
09/11 - 10/02
10/09 - 10/30
GOLF INTERMEDIATE – ADULT 18 yrs & up
4 days
For those with a minimum of one full year of experience playing
golf, or that have graduated from the Beginning Golf class. Classes will take place at the driving range and at the practice green.
Classes at the range will cover pre-shot routine, aiming and alignment, ball position, ball flight laws, equipment and technology.
Classes at the practice green will include short game techniques
for putting, chipping and pitching.
DeLaveaga Golf Course Driving Range DeLaveaga Golf Instructor
Upper Park Rd
$92.00(R)/$115.00(N)
#15785 #15786 #15980 W
Th
W
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
09/12 - 10/03
09/13 - 10/04
10/10 - 10/31
TENNIS BEGINNING 7 - 12 yrs/18 yrs & up
4 days
For those with no prior instruction or little playing experience. Intermediate players also welcome. Instruction will include the
forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and court etiquette. Come join
the fun and learn tennis in a supportive and friendly learning environment. Please bring a racket to class. A $5.00 material fee is
due to the instructor in the first class.
University Terrace Park Tennis Courts
Meder St
#15981
#15982
#15985 #15986 #15983 #15984 7-12 yrs
18 & up
18 & up
18 & up
7-12 yrs
18 & up
M, W
M, W
Sa
Sa
M, W
M, W
Cal Honda
$67.00(R)/$81.00(N)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
09/10 - 09/19
09/10 - 09/19
09/08 - 09/29
10/06 - 10/27
09/24 - 10/03
09/24 - 10/03
PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS
City of Santa Cruz tennis instructor, Cal Honda is available for private
lessons. Call Cal at 831-325-3298 to schedule a private lesson.
1-2 students: $65.00; 3 students: $66.00; 4 students: $68.00.
Visit our Parks and Recreation web site at www.santacruzparksandrec.com
DeLaveaga Golf Course
DeLaveaga Golf Course
Tim Loustalot, Golf Professional
Miles Hicks, Golf Course Superintendent
Website: www.delaveagagolf.com
DeLaveaga Golf Course, owned and operated by the City of
Santa Cruz, is located in DeLaveaga Park off Upper Park Road.
DeLaveaga is a championship par 70 golf course with a full driving
range and more.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday
7:00 am to dusk
Tuesday - Friday
6:30 am to dusk
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Daybreak to dusk
Reservations & Policies
Book a tee time by calling the Pro Shop at 831-423-7214 or online
at www.delaveagagolf.com. All individuals and/or parties must
check in at the Pro Shop prior to teeing off. Fees shall be paid at
the time of check-in.
DeLaveaga Pro Shop
The best in golf equipment, apparel, accessories and professional
service. A great selection of brand names including Mizuno, Nike,
Titleist, and Taylor Made. Equipment demos and professional
custom club fitting. Call 831-423-7214.
Monday
Tuesday - Friday
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
7:00 am to dusk
6:30 am to dusk
Daybreak to dusk
Golf Lessons & Driving Range
functional golf training center
Nationally recognized as one of America’s top golf instructional
programs. Guaranteed to help any player improve their game.
We have helped thousands of golfers improve their swings and
scores. Programs are available for the junior golfer, new golfer,
experienced golfer and executive golfer. Additionally, we offer training in the short game, sand bunker and on-course instruction. For
more detailed program descriptions and course schedules, log on
to www.functionalgolf.com or call 831-458-9119.
Driving Range
The only lighted, all-weather driving range in Santa Cruz County.
This state-of-the-art facility offers 40 stations, targets on the range,
adjacent parking and restrooms. Never-crowded stations available
at all hours. Practice to your heart’s content!
Driving Range:
Monday
Tuesday - Friday
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
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Open Daily
Small buckets: $5.00
Medium buckets: $8.00
Large buckets: $10.00
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Daybreak - 9:00 pm
DeLaveaga Golf Lodge Restaurant and Bar
Upstairs overlooking the beautiful 18th green, DeLaveaga Lodge
offers both indoor and outdoor seating with terrific views and delightful dining. The menu features homemade soups, fresh fish,
an assortment of fresh salads, fruit-in-season, Dungeness crab
and bay shrimp salads. Reservations recommended for Sunday
mornings! Call 831-423-1600.
Open Daily
7:00 am - 2:30 pm (closed Mondays during winter)
Breakfast
7:00 am - noon
All day on Saturday and Sunday
Lunch
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Daily Specials
Cocktail Lounge Winter 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Spring 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summer 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Banquets
Weddings, banquets and parties for 75 to 130 people. Buffets and sit-down dinner.
Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres.
Fall 2012 Activity Guide – Page 35

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