Leisure Classes

2016 SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM AT RAHILLY PARK
The Summer Playground is a drop in program for children to participate in supervised activities at Rahilly Park. The program provides quality recreational experiences that promote creativity, teamwork, and healthy lifestyles in a safe and fun setting. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, games, science and team building. Lunch is provided daily. You may register over the phone by calling 209-385-6235, but you will need to complete the application found below and bring with the child on the first day they attend the program.  /documents/Playground Registration (003).pdf
Dates:M-F, June 6-July 29
Cost: $15 per week ($5 discount for additional family members)
Times: 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Rahilly Park

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YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CAMP (Grades 1-8)


Cost:
$70 per child ($10 discount for extra family members)
Dates:Session I: M-F June 6-17
Session II: M-F July 5-15
Times: 8:30-12:30pm 1-4th Grade
1:30-4:30pm 5-8th Grade
Location: Rivera Middle School. 945 Buena Vista Drive


COOKING MATTERS
Kids will learn recipe reading, measuring skills, basic knife skills and safety, stove and oven skills and safety, all while making fun and yummy foods that they will enjoy! Cooking teaches kids fractions, chemistry and nutrition in a real life setting.
Cost: Free!
Ages: 6-9th Grades
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Session I: June 21, 23, 28 & 30
Session II: July 5, 7, 12 & 14
Location: Senior Community Center
Instructor: Merced County Health Department

 


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
Instructor: Scott Lemberger



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.
Instructor: Jeff Doyle


SOCIAL DANCE
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, every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 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 and RANGE INSTRUCTION
The Hunter Safety Course includes the basic 10 hour minimum California Department 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: March 19-20, May 21-22, July 16-17, Sept 3-4, Nov 12-13
Location: Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th
Fee: $15/2 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


FALL OUTDOOR YOUTH SOCCER

Dates: Sept 10-Oct 29
Ages: 5-12 Coed
Cost: $35 Early Bird registration (now-May 31) fee plus $10 uniform fee
$45 Regular Registration (June 1- July 9) fee plus $10 uniform fee
$55 Late Registration (after July 9) fee plus $10 uniform fee
Location: McNamara Park
Register at Aguilera's Satellites, 1033 West Main Street.


PLEASE CALL (209) 385-6235 FOR MORE LEISURE CLASS INFORMATION
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REGISTER AT THE PARKS & COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE
678 W. 18th Street