Recreation Classes

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1 Kids Cooking Class 1 Summer 2018
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Are you interested in crafts, dance or martial arts? We have weekly classes and drop-in programs to benefit your lifestyle. From preschool to high school adults to seniors, we offer services to all age groups and ability levels to help you explore your creative and athletic side. To register for classes, click here

Adult Ballet 
Each class will feature Ballet basics on barre portion, followed by a selected combination of European folk dance, Chinese folk dance, and/or other dance techniques.

Instructor  George Shi
Ages  30+ years
Location San Pablo Community Center
Date/Time Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
Saturdays 8:30-10:00 am

Aztec Dance Class 
Come and partake in the symbolism of Aztec Dance while setting foot into a culturally rich, magical world. While we try to have class every Wednesday, this class is taught by members of the community that are donating their time and last minute cancellations may occur. 

Instructors  Irma Tellez & Alvaro Pineda
Ages  All ages welcome
Location  Davis Park Multipurpose Room
Beginners Class Date/Time  Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm
Intermediate Class Date/Time  Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm

Ballet Class
The basic steps of ballet are woven into magical stories using mime, tambourines, star wands, scarves and many different music pieces to train their listening skills. This class will teach arm coordination and balance movements while they participate in creative dance and imagination mime stories. Please note: Instructor has gear available for purchase. 

 Beginning Ballet
 Instructor Mary Lyons 
 Ages 3.5-5 years 
 Location Thursdays: San Pablo Community Center
Saturdays: Davis Park Multipurpose
 Date/Time Thursdays: 5:30-6:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00-10:30 am

 Ballet I
 Instructor Mary Lyons 
 Ages 5-7 years 
 Location Thursdays: San Pablo Community Center
Saturdays: Davis Park Multipurpose
 Date/Time Thursdays: 6:15-6:45 pm
Saturdays: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

Ballet II
 Instructor Mary Lyons 
 Ages 8-14 years 
 Location Thursdays: San Pablo Community Center
Saturdays: Davis Park Multipurpose
 Date/Time Thursdays: 7:00-7:30 pm
Saturdays: 12:15-12:45 pm

Boogie Bounce Kids-NEW!
Boogie Bounce is a fun and energetic exercise class! Kids will be bouncing along to all their favorite tracks while keeping fit and active! A chance for kids to be the instructor at the end of the class. Parents will be in class watching over their kids performing and participating among the class. Participants are not allowed to jump on trampoline without a parent present. Only water is allowed in the class.

 Instructor Yannet Torres
 Ages 3-11 years 
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Fridays: 5:00-5:45 pm

Boogie Bounce Xtreme-NEW!
Boogie Bounce Xtreme program is fab, fun, funky and fat burning! It is a complete exercise program on a mini trampoline with a safety bar, choreographed to chart inspiring music which includes an extremely effective cardio session. Every muscle in the body is worked, even the facial muscles. 

 Instructor Yannet Torres
 Ages 12+ years 
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Fridays: 6:15-7:15 pm

Capoeira Class

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts of African origin that incorporates acrobatics, dance and music. Capoeira activates the minds and bodies of its practitioners. Students attain a sense of rhythm and coordination as well as strength and flexibility through the dynamic movements and music. Please note: Instructor has gear available for purchase. 

 Capoeria Kids Class 
 Instructor  Jadson Cacador
 Ages 5+ years 
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Tuesdays: 6:00-7:00 pm
Saturdays: 11:00 am-12:00 pm

 Capoeria Teen/Adult Class 
 Instructor Jadson Cacador
 Ages 14+ years 
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Tuesdays: 7:00-8:00 pm

Chinese Folk Dance
Come and join this class and learn about the Chinese culture and folk dance. Chinese Folk Dance is an excellent way to exercise and stay in good health.

 Instructor Julia Zhang
 Ages 18+ years 
 Location San Pablo Community Center
Date/Time Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm

Friday Food Frenzy
Come and enjoy this class which will allow your child to enjoy the FUN of FOOD! Register for the full month and every Friday you will find that each class will have a different project which may include cooking, baking or even building holiday houses! This class will allow for your child to learn how to have fun with food and the opportunity to enjoy it at the end of the class. 

 Ages 3-11 years
 Location Activity Room 2 in the San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Fridays 6:15-7:15 pm




Gardening Workshop
Put your green thumb to work by joining the gardening club as they plant, harvest and upkeep San Pablo's Community Garden at Wanlass Park (intersection of Rivers & 21st Street) and at Davis Park (1667 Folsom Avenue). Participants will not only learn how to grow plants, but can also take home fresh produce when available. To view our upcoming Gardening Workshops, click here!

Hatha Yoga
Hatha yoga is a slow and safe alignment based physical exercise that develops a balance of strength and flexibility in your body and mind to release any tension and improving your posture. 

 Instructor Hiromi Jones
 Ages All ages welcome
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Mondays 6:00-7:15 pm
Fridays 9:30-10:45 am

Karate Class
Students learn practical self-defense through the Okinawa style of Uechi Ryu while improving control of their bodies, thought, and emotions. Please note: Instructor has gear/equipment available for purchase.  

Karate Beginner Class
 Instructor Mehran Shakar
 Ages 4-7 years
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:15 pm

 Karate Advanced Class
 Instructor Mehran Shakar
 Ages 8-14 years
 Location San Pablo Community Center
 Date/Time Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30-7:15 pm


Tap Class
This class is an introduction to the basic steps and rhythms of tap dance using age appropriate music and songs. This helps enhance their listening and translation skills and the ability to move at speed safely. Please note: Instructor has gear available for purchase. 

Instructor Mary Lyons
Beginning Ages 5-8 years
Level I Ages 9-14 years 
Location Davis Park Multipurpose 
Date/Time Saturdays 10:45-11:15 am


Zumba Gold
Active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreated the original moves you love at a lower intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

Instructor Yannet Torres
Beginning Ages All ages welcome
Location San Pablo Community Center
Date/Time Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am



 George Shi
Ages  30+ years
Location San Pablo Community Center
Time Tuesdays 7:00-8:3
 Beginning Ballet
 Instructor Mary Lyons 
 Ages 3.5-5 years 
 Location Thursdays: San Pablo Community Center
Saturdays: Davis Park Multipurpose
 Time Thursdays: 5:30-6:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00-10:30 am