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January 2010

In this Issue:

Winter Session Starts Now!

Fitness Calendar

Red Morton Fitness Center

Youth Day Trips

2010 Summer Camps & Swim Lessons

Snowboard & Ski Trips

Preschool Preview Night

Events at the VMSC

Holiday Closures

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 Winter Session Starts NOW!

Registration for Winter began at the end of November. Some classes start this week! If you need a copy of the brochure, please email us at recreation@redwoodcity.org or pick one up at one of our community centers or libraries.


Classes will run from January through March.
Many classes have begun! Some of the classes have space available. If you were planning on signing up for one, please do it now to avoid cancellation. We usually cancel classes a few days prior to the start date if minimums are not met.

 Get in Shape in 2010!

Okay, you have been inundated with Nutrisystem & Health Club commercials for the past week! Yes, we can also help you to knock off those pesky holiday pounds!

Check out our easy to navigate, online fitness calendar. Change up your dull workout routine. Don't wait! Some classes start on January 2!

View Fitness Calendar NOW!

Want to commit now to an ongoing workout? Check out our Arron's Boot Camps

 Red Morton Fitness Center

Don't want to pay expensive gym memberships?


If your resolution was to save money this year- but you also wanted to join a gym, check out the Red Morton Fitness Center! Inexpensively pay as you go or buy a pass, it is even less!

We have a variety of cardio and exercise equipment to fit your needs: Treadmills, Free Weights, Exercise Bicycles, Universal 3 Station mini gym, Elliptical Trainer, Stairmasters, Ab Trainer, Lockers, Showers, Scale, and a Wall-mounted T.V.

Fitness Tip: Parents, sign your child up for a class, and then come and work out!

 Saturday Day Trippin!
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San Jose Tech Museum and IMAX
(Age 7-12)
Saturday, January 16th

You’ve got the weekend off, so join us for a day full of innovative FUN! We’ll spend the day exploring all The Tech Museum has to offer. Our day will conclude with a giant movie showing at the IMAX Theatre! The trip departs from Sandpiper Community Center at 10am and will return by 4pm. Fees include admission and supervision. Participants should bring a lunch and running shoes.
For more information, contact Telisha Brent.

 2010 Summer Camps & Swim Lessons
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Don't worry! We know many organizations have begun publishing their summer camps and swim lessons for summer. Our Summer Camps & Swim Lessons will be published in our Spring Activity Guide, mailed March 3, 2010.

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 Snowboard & Ski Trips
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Trips to Northstar, Alpine Meadows and Kirkwood!
SKI & SNOWBOARD TRIPS (click for more info & to register)
(Age 4 - Adult are welcome!)

Redwood City Teen Snowboard and Ski Trips are back! This year we are teaming up with Bay Area Ski Bus! Bay Area Ski Bus has served teens in the Bay Area for over 11 seasons. Trips will depart at 4:30am from Red Morton and return approx. 9:30pm. For more information on Bay Area Ski Bus, please look up www.BayAreaSkiBus.com or contact Mark Yasuda at (650)780-7316.

Trips include:
•  Luxury bus transportation
•  Continental breakfast on bus
•  After-Boarding & Ski snacks
•  All day lift ticket
•  Adult Supervision (on bus)
•  Movies on the ride home

 Preschool Preview Night


Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Community Activities Building

A Preschool / Childcare & Parent Resources Fair

Join us for this popular annual event!

View displays and talk to representatives from many early care and education programs in the mid-Peninsula (Belmont to Palo Alto)

Attend one of two short presentations on "Choosing Quality Preschool & Child Care" by the Child Care Coordinating Council (5:30pm or 6:30pm)

Pick up general information or ask questions about family child care homes, State licensing, in-home care, quality indicators, accreditation, and more.

For more information, call 650.780.7311 or email.

Co-sponsored by: The Redwood City Mother's Club, Bay Area Parent Magazine, and Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services
 Lectures at the VMSC
worker Free Home Repairs from
Rebuilding Together Peninsula
Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Veterans Memorial Senior Center, Sunset Room

Rebuilding Together Peninsula rehabilitates homes and community facilities for senior, low-income and disabled homeowners so they can live independently in warmth and safety. All services are FREE. Learn about the program at this informational session.
 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Closures
All City offices and Parks, Recreation, and Community Services facilities will be closed on New Year's Eve & New Year's Day and Monday, January 18th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Some centers will be closed the entire weekend. Please check the individual community center web pages for closure info.
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