UECHI RYU KARATE (Ages 6 & up) Uechi Ryu karate is a traditional Okinawan martial art with roots in Southern Chinese Kung Fu. With over 25 years of Martial Arts experience, Sensei Scott Lemberger emphasizes practical self defense combined with philosophical tenets of honesty, integrity, discipline and respect. Cost: $45/month Dates: Mondays and Thursdays I (ages 6-12): 5:30-6:30pm II (ages 13 & up): 6:45-8:00pm Location: Rossotti Ed-Zoo-Cation Center
DANZAN RYU JUJITSU (Ages 18 & up)
Danzan Ryu Jujitsu is an ancient and extremely effective martial art: the mother art of many modern martial disciplines and sports. It includes a comprehensive array of techniques such as strikes, throws, joint locks and breaks, escapes from holds, use of and defense against weaponry (both ancient and modern).
Jujitsu relies not on the strength and size of the practitioner, but rather on a sense of timing and distance and the ability to perform the technique smoothly and by reflex. This ancient art is physically demanding.
Days/Times: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Session Dates: Ongoing, Adults Only Instructor: Jeff Doyle (2nd degree blackbelt) Fee: $35/ 6 week session Location: Golden Valley High School Wrestling Room, 2121 E. Childs Ave.
The City of Merced’s Recreation Department will be offering open dances on November 2nd & November 16th from 6-8PM. This is not a dance lesson, but an opportunity for all of you dancers out there to come and practice your dance moves. Music will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite music to share. Cost is $10 per person and pre-registration is required. Register at 678 W. 18th Street or call 385-6298 for more information
There is a Social Dance held the fourth Sunday of every month from 2-5PM at the Senior Community Center. Tickets at the door are $8. Open to everyone 18 years and older. Zumba
Merced Medical Center and the City of Merced will begin offering free Zumba classes, beginning September 3, every Monday and Wednesday, from 5:30-6:30PM. Classes will be held at the Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th Street. Call 564-4310 for more information. HUNTER SAFETY CLASS
Hunter Safety and Range Instruction
The Hunter Safety Course includes the basic 10 hour minimum California Departmnet of Fish and Game course, which cover the mandatory areas of hunter safety (3 hours), principles of conservation (1 hour) and sportsmanship and ethics (2 hours). There will be hands on instruction and it will include live fire at an out door range. Instructor Mark Akers brings 16 years of hunter safety instruction to the program. Participants must be prepared for the weather on the day of the live fire portion of the class. Pre-Registration is required.
Dates/Times: 10/25&26 Location: Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th Fee: $10/2 days
Saturday 8:00-11:45 am: Lecture 1:00-5:00pm: Range
Sunday 8:00-12:00pm: Lecture 1:00-5:00pm: Lecture/Test INDOOR YOUTH SOCCER Dates: Saturdays, Beginning November 22nd Ages: 3-12years Cost: $45 registration fee plus $10 uniform fee Register at Aguilera's Satellites, 1033 West Main Street. Registration deadline is October 17th, 2014
SUMMER OUTDOOR YOUTH SOCCER Dates: Saturdays, June 7-August 2, 2014 Ages: 7-14 years Cost: $25 registration fee plus $10 uniform fee (fees increase after registration deadline) Register at Aguilera's Satellites, 1033 West Main Street. Registration deadline is April 19, 2014
PLEASE CALL (209) 385-6298 FOR MORE LEISURE CLASS INFORMATION -OR- REGISTER AT THE PARKS & COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE 678 W. 18th Street