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The City of Hercules offers a wide variety of recreation classes that cater to all ages and help to promote a healthy lifestyle. Our classes provide a great opportunity to have fun and exercise while interacting with others in a safe environment.

Sign up now to enjoy your own recreation experience.

Contact Us:

Vanessa Flores,
Recreation Leader III
Call: (510) 799-8290
Email: vflores@ci.hercules.ca.us  

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Become an Instructor
If you are interested in teaching a hobby or class and becoming an Instructor with the City of Hercules, please view our Independent Contracted Instructor Handbook and the checklist of items you'll need to submit if proposing to teach a class. For questions or to submit a class proposal contact Vanessa Flores, Recreation Leader III, at (510) 799-8291 or via e-mail at vflores@ci.hercules.ca.us.

Tahitian Dance Class (Ages 2.5-16)
Come join this fun and exciting atmosphere for both kids and adults in learning the basics of Tahitian Dance movements while getting a cardiovascular workout at the same time!
To sign up use our online registration.

Oil Painting (Ages 5+)
Have fun while learning to draw, paint, design, mix colors, and combine colors, lights, shadows, and composition perspective.
To sign up use our online registration.

Karate (Ages 7+)
Students will learn the basic fighting skills of Karate, self-discipline, self-esteem and confidence in protecting themselves.  We teach each student to know the danger of people and to protect themselves if he or she is in a threatening situation.  Karate will help you develop physical strength, coordination, and mental focus.  Over time your body and mind will become stronger.  Karate is an activity that is fun and for the whole family!  We offer the first month free and family discounts, visit www.herculeskaratedojo.com for more information. Sign up today!
To sign up use our online registration. 

Gymnastics (Ages 2-14)
Students will learn balance, coordination, flexibility, and development in this non-competitive environment. Romper Gym helps 2 to 4 year olds learn and explore. Tumbling is designed for the 4 to 6 year old students to learn basic stretches, rolls, balance, and cartwheels. Novice Gymnastics is designed for children ages 7 and older and focuses on stretching, balance, coordination, and strength. 
To sign up use our online registration. 

Math Tutoring (Ages 8-15)
Depending on the status of your child and where they are in school they may be tutored on the following areas:
Place Value (numbers through millions), multiplication with three numbers, division with remainders, factors, common factors, common multiples, adding and subtracting time, equivalent fractions and fractions in the lowest terms, algebraic expressions, integers, decimals, fractions, and polynomial operations. All students need to bring a spiral notebook, pencils, and erasers.
To sign up use our online registration. 

Public Stargazing (All Ages) - Free
Come explore and learn the night sky through large and small telescopes and binoculars, with assistance from local amateur astronomers. Let us help you use your new scope. We welcome school groups-call or email us two weeks in advance. For others, no registration is required. Please, no smoking, no alcohol, cell phones off, and no flashlights without a red filter. Gazes held weather permitting. For more information, please call (510) 526-5974. 

Location Foxboro Park (1025 Canterbury Avenue)
2016 DATES 6/5, 7/30, 8/27, 9/24, 10/23 & 11/5
Time The later of dusk or 7:30pm
Instructors Dave Harris, Walt Meadows, Timo Kurppa

Beginning Little Dragons (Ages 3.5-4.5)
We will introduce the fundamentals through practice, play, games, and songs. Class will focus on providing exercises for the students to hone in on their own body awareness, strength building, individual and group interaction and prepare them for the next level in their karate career.
To sign up use our online registration. 

Intermediate Little Dragons (Ages 4.5-7)
We will introduce the fundamentals through practice, play, games, and repetition. Class will focus on providing exercises for the students to be perceptive of their body and strength, flexibility and strength training, individual and group interaction and prepare them for the next level in their Karate career. Must have instructors permission prior to enrolling.
To sign up use our online registration.    

Advanced Little Dragons (Ages 4.5-7)
Specifically for our most advanced white with yellow stripe belts, our goal will be to focus on kata movements and refine our karate skills while best preparing each child for their transition to the next level class. Must have instructors permission prior to enrolling.
To sign up use our online registration.    

Ballet (Ages 3-8)-coming Fall 2016!
Learn the joy of dance through ballet! This fun and energetic perspective on the often rigid ballet style is a great beginning for any student curious about dance. Students will learn basic technique, terms, and positions through lively ballet games and repetition.

Last updated: 5/26/2016 9:34:36 AM