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Recreation Catalog

corte madera and larkspur recreation brochure winter/spring 2014Fall - Winter 2014
ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS CATALOG

Creating Community Through People, Parks and Programs

On the Cover: 2014 GRAND PRIZE PHOTO CONTEST WINNER,
NATALIE BOGARDUS
“ECUADORIAN GIRL”

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Table of Contents


 

Trips

River Rock Casino
Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row
Cache Creek Casino
Nutcracker Ballet

Adult Activities

Corte Madera Bingo
Housing Options Presentation
Lunch Club for Seniors
Seniors in Balance
AARP Smart Driver Course
Sutter VNA Flu Shots

Tips for Preventing Falls
Healthy Eating Tips for a Healthy Life
Big Band Dances
Computer Classes
Spanish Classes
Latin Dance
Marin Humane Society Dog Training
Acting for Adults
Capoeira for Adults & Teens
Open Gym at Neil Cummins
Adult Tennis
Over 40s & 50s Men's Softball League
The Grace of Tennis
Jazzercise

Special Events

Spaghetti Bingo
Breakfast with Santa
Holiday Decorating Contest
Toasty Toes Sock Drive
Warm Coat Drive
Book Swap

 

Community Info



Photo Contest Winners

Kids Club Afterschool Program



Youth Activities


Little Musicians of Marin
Chorus
Lego Engineering
Kids Power Hour
Amazing Science
Chess
Yoga Conditioning
Kids Love to Cook
Etiquette Essentials
Guitar Classes
Magic
Spanish
Italiano
Theater Improvisation with MTC
Kids TV, Commercial & Voice Over Acting
Broadway Pop Singing
Drawing & Painting by Harry
Art with Kiki
Aikido
Kids Capoeira
Beginning Bollywood Fusion
Gymnastics with Katie
The Cove School Classes
Flag Football
Happy Feet Soccer
Skill Development for Soccer Players
Pee-Wee Soccer
TGA Premier Golf
Tennis

 

Facility & Park Info
Skate Park

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Trips


RIVER ROCK CASINO

River Rock has 1,300 slot machines, including everything from penny slots to $100 machines. They’ve also got table games including Blackjack and Texas Hold ‘em. Fee includes round trip transportation and driver gratuity. The bus departs the Corte Madera Community Center at 10:00 a.m. We make one stop at the Smith Ranch Road park ‘n ride for pick-ups, then off to enjoy 5 hours of casino time before returning by 5:00 p.m.
Bus departs Corte Madera Community Center at 8:30am and returns at 4:30 pm. (Return time might vary depending on traffic)

DEADLINE: 9/15 at 5pm

#1003 Mon 9/22 10:00am-5:00pm $28 / 1
(Return time might vary depending on traffic)

 

 

 


MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM & CANNERY ROW
Are you up for a weekend adventure? How about a comfy bus ride on a crisp fall morning to Monterey Bay Aquarium? Once there spend your time wandering through all the exhibits like the Kelp Forest, Seahorse exhibit, or the Jellyfi sh. Enjoy lunch at their casual café, their full service restaurant or see what’s up on Cannery Row. You will have six hours onsite - the possibilities are endless.
Check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium website www.montereybayaquarium.org.
Bus departs Corte Madera Community Center at 7:30am and returns at 8:30 pm.
(Return time might vary depending on traffi c).
Fee includes Aquarium ticket, round trip transportation and driver gratuity.

Adult (18+) $72.00
Senior (65+) $67.00
Student (13-17 or college ID) $67.00
Child (3-12, under 3 free) $57.00

DEADLINE: 10/7 at 5pm

#1001 Sat 10/18 7:30am-8:30pm Fees above

 

 

 


CACHE CREEK CASINO
Monday, November 4th

Cache Creek Casino and Resort has tons of table games and thousands of slot machines including the newest and most popular: Tiki Torch, Twin Win,
50 Lions, Poker, and Keno. There is a newly off ered non-smoking area, too!

Bus leaves the Corte Madera Community Center at 9:00 a.m. We make a stop at the Smith Ranch Road park ‘n ride, then head to the casino for five hours of gaming fun. Return to Corte Madera approximately 5:30 p.m. Fee includes round trip transportation, $10 in slot play, a $5 lunch coupon, and driver gratuity. Bring two $1 bills if you want to play bingo on the bus.

DEADLINE: 10/27 at 5pm

#1004 Mon 11/3 9:00am-5:30pm $28 / 1
(Return time might vary depending on traffic)

 

 

 


NUTCRACKER BALLET AT THE
SAN FRANCISCO WAR MEMORIAL OPERA HOUSE

San Francisco Ballet’s sparkling production of Nutcracker, set here in our own “City by the Bay,” has introduced audiences of all ages to the magnificent world of ballet. This holiday season, experience the beauty and athleticism of SF Ballet’s international cast of world-class dancers in Nutcracker, a
San Francisco tradition since 1944.

Nutcracker is best enjoyed by children ages 5 and older.
Out of courtesy to your fellow audience members, SF Ballet request no infants or toddlers, please. All persons, regardless of age, must have a
ticket to enter.

DEADLINE: 12/2 at 5pm

#1002 Sun 12/14 12:00pm-5:00pm $135 / 1
(Return time might vary depending on traffic)

 

 

 

Calling all Grownups!


Please put on your Wish-Making caps and tell us about an event you would love to attend, a place you’re dying to visit,
or an adventure you can not wait to have. We want to make your wish come true as one of our 2015 Winter/Spring Trips.

Please send your ideas to Nancy Cupp at ncupp@ci.corte-madera.ca.us,
or call the Community Center at 415.927.5072. We can’t wait to hear from you.

 

 

 


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Adult Activities



 


bingo

 

 


CORTE MADERA BINGO

Photo of senior citizens posing in front of bingo tableJoin our group of active older adults for BINGO every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Corte Madera
Community Center. You’re sure to have fun! Come and enjoy wonderful company, delicious treats like Lappert’s ice
cream, and other great perks and surprises. Once a month representatives from local senior organizations will be on
hand to answer questions regarding services they offer. Most guests will be on hand the second Thursday of each month.
Topics will include things like how to prevent slip and falls, wheelchair and walker tune-ups and housing options.
For more information please call 927-5072.

Location: Main Hall

NO BINGO ON 11/27, 12/25 & 1/1

 

 

HOUSING OPTIONS PRESENTATION FOR SENIORS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10TH

Free to the public. You can get valuable information about aff ordable housing choices for mature adults in Marin.
Whether you are looking for housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative, or friend and even if making ends meet
is a struggle, Leslie has over 20 years experience working with senior resources and senior housing and can help you fi nd the
right housing. It is easy to feel confused and overwhelmed by all the diff erent choices, but don’t delay! Start planning
today! Free to the public!

Location: Main Hall
Instructor: Leslie Klor

#1201 Fri 10/10 11:00-12:30pm Free

ABOUT THE INSTUCTOR
Leslie has over twenty-five years of experience as a therapist, mediator, communications specialist and life and business
coach. She spent many years working in the corporate world as an employment counselor and manager of a temporary
employment agency as well as with the non-profit sector specializing in senior resources and intergenerational housing.
Most recently she was the Director of Senior Information and Marin Independent Elders at Whistlestop Senior Center and
the Housing Advocate at Marin Housing. Currently, she is the Director of Shared Housing with Episcopal Senior Communities.

 

 

LUNCH CLUB FOR SENIORS

Courtesy of Good Earth Fairfax, the Corte Madera Community Center serves a delicious, well–balanced hot lunch to
people 60+ and their spouses for a $3 donation. $6 dollars for anyone under 60. Lunch is served every Thursdays from
noon to 12:45 p.m.
(Except holidays).
Call (415) 927-5072 for details.

NO LUNCH SERVICE ON 11/27, 12/25 & 1/1

 

 

 


SENIORS IN BALANCE

Yin & Yang symbols surround a lotus flowerThis class will improve your balance, stability, and coordination through proven methods from Qigong, Tai Chi, and Western
Mind/Body science. Research shows that Tai Chi is an excellent way for Seniors to develop balance and fluidity of
movement; in this class you will be learning an easy, modified Tai Chi form. You will also practice brain stimulating
techniques from Western Science to assist coordination and cognition. In addition, the Qigong movements and mind activity
bring inner balance, relaxation, improved immunity, and overall wellbeing. These combined approaches are carefully
orchestrated to work on all aspects of balance simultaneously. The class is appropriate for anyone with reasonable mobility
who is motivated to maintain a good balance of spirit, mind and body throughout their lives.

 

Instructors: Shirley Dockstader & Sandy Smith
Location: Main Hall

Thu 9/11-12/18 1:30-2:30pm Fee by donation
(No class on 11/27, 12/25 & 1/1 )



ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

Shirley Dockstader
Shirley Dockstader is an accredited medical Qigong teacher and has been teaching the ancient healing movement arts for over 30
years. She was on the staff of the Marin YMCA for many years, taught for the Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco, and the
Community Wellness Program at Cal Pacific. She is a national record-holding racewalker. Shirley is the producer/writer of
Strengthening Your Immune System with Mind & Movement.

 


sandy smith
Sandy Smith has participated in Shirley Dockstader’s Seniors in Balance Program for 7 years and has been teaching Tai Chi
for 4 years. Sandy’s skills as a teacher and performer of traditional music and dance, lend a special insight into her teaching of
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AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE

Sharpen your driving skills through the AARP-created “Smart Driver” program. This course was developed to help drivers 50
years or older adjust to age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Medication and its eff ects on driving will
also be addressed. At the end of this course, a certificate of completion, which may save you money on auto insurance,
will be given.

The 8 hour course is split between two days and is for those who have never taken the class before or have not taken the
4½ hour refresher course in the last three years. You must attend both classes to get a certificate.

The 4½ hour refresher course is for those who have taken either the 8-hour or 4½ hour course within the last three years.

Instructor: AARP staff
Location: Main Hall

*please note: If you arrive 15 minutes late or more you will not be allowed to take the class and no refund will be given*

4½-HOUR REFRESHER COURSE DATE, FRIDAY ONLY

#1251 Fri 10/17 10:30-3:00pm $15 & $20 / 1
($15 AARP members; $20 non-members)

#1252 Fri 1/16 10:30-3:00pm $15 & $20 / 1
($15 AARP members; $20 non-members)


8-HOUR COURSE, TWO FRIDAYS

#1253 Fri 9/12 & 9/19 10:30-3:00pm $15 & $20 / 2
($15 AARP members; $20 non-members)

#1254 Fri 11/14 & 11/21 10:30-3:00pm $15 & $20 / 2
($15 AARP members; $20 non-members)

 

 

 


SUTTER VNA FLU SHOTS
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

No reservation needed, just show up and bring your Medicare B card!

A simple vaccination can significantly reduce your risk of being infected with the flu virus.

It makes a difference where you get your flu shot! Unlike grocery stores and pharmacies, Sutter Care at Home
employs registered nurses to administer your vaccination. Each nurse has years of experience administering injections
and is trained to assess the health of each individual they vaccinate.

In addition, Sutter Care at Home is a community-based, not-for-profit home health care provider. This means proceeds
from flu shot clinics support Sutter Care at Home’s ability to provide vital home health care to all those in need
in the community, regardless of financial circumstances.

No reservation is necessary and if you’re enrolled in Medicare Part B, there is no cost for your vaccination. When
attending the clinic, please bring your Medicare Part B card and a second form of identification to allow Sutter Care
at Home to bill Medicare for you. If you are not enrolled in Medicare Part B, the cost for the vaccination is $25.

If you’re unsure about your Medicare coverage, please call Denise Sobel at (707) 535-5690, who can verify your
coverage. If you’re unable to attend this clinic, please call (800) 500-2400 to locate a clinic in your area.

About Sutter Care at Home
On any given day, Sutter Care at Home touches the lives of thousands of Northern California residents by bringing
health care services directly to patients where they live– at home. Our services include skilled nursing, hospice
and palliative care, rehabilitation therapy, home medical equipment and respiratory therapy, medical social work,
home health aide assistance, home attendant care, and community flu and wellness programs. Please connect with
us online at:

,• www.SutterCareAtHome.org
www.facebook.com/SutterCareAH
www.twitter.com/SutterCareA

Thur 9/18 11:00am-1:30pm

IF YOU’RE ENROLLED IN MEDICARE PART B, THERE IS NO
COST FOR YOUR VACCINATION. IF YOU ARE NOT ENROLLED IN
MEDICARE PART B, THE COST FOR THE VACCINATION IS $25.

 

 

 

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TIPS FOR PREVENTING FALLS
(SO WE CAN STAY IN OUR HOMES AND OUT OF THE HOSPITAL)


We will touch on the following topics: Common causes of falls. Things we can do to reduce risk in our homes.
What we can do to prevent tripping and losing our balance. How and when to use appropriate assistive devices, such as
walkers, canes, crutches, et. and the rationale behind these recommendations. Things that can help with controlling and
reducing pain. Where to go for help, when to have injections, when should we opt for surgery? Medications, how they
influence us and what we need to keep in mind.

#1202 Thur 10/16 12:00-1:00pm Free / 1

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Scott Hubert, MS, PT Born and raised in Los Angeles graduated from the University High School. Graduated
From California State University, Northridge, with B.S. in health science with certificate in physical therapy. Presently
working with in a private practice and also working with Marin Home Care/Sutter Care at Home.

 

 

 

HEALTHY EATING TIPS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE

We all want to add years to our life, but how about adding Life to our Years! This nutrition presentation will leave you
motivated to make dietary changes aiming at improving your health. Topics discussed will be the importance of
dietary fiber, low fat guidelines, weight management strategies, low sodium tips and the importance of increasing
produce in our diets. This presentation will provide you with the tools to hit the grocery store with a plan for a healthier
you!

#1203 Thur 11/6 12:00-1:00pm Free / 1

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Krista Loan, MS, RD, CNSC, has been a registered dietitian with Sutter Care at Home in Marin County for 16 years.
She graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. degree in Nutritional Science and also earned a M.S. degree
in Nutritional Science with a minor in Gerontology from California State University of Los Angeles. As a Registered
Dietitian Krista’s many responsibilities include the assessment of patients along with diet instructions based
on clinical information. She enjoys educating others on the subject on nutrition and how healthy, mindful eating can
make an impact on one’s health and longevity. Krista grew up in Marin County and currently resides with her husband
and two small children in Novato.

 

 

 

 


BIG BAND DANCES AT CORTE MADERA COMMUNITY CENTER

big band danceThe 17-piece Ray Simpson Big Band, plays the music of the 30s, 40s, and 50s — from swing to jazz. These local
musicians have performed professionally for years. You’ll hear arrangements created by the late Ray Simpson, along with
favorites from Count Basie, Les Brown, Jimmy Lunceford, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, and Glenn Miller. You can simply
sit and listen to the band’s crooners and guest singers perform favorites like, “It Had to Be You,” and “Mack the Knife” or
get out on the floor and dance the night away! The band is a perennial Italian Street Painting Festival favorite and fills the
Main Hall at the Corte Madera Community Center every second Wednesday of the month from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Main Hall
FREE ADMISSION

 

UPCOMING DANCE DATES FOR 2014:

SEPT 10, OCT 8, NOV 12, & DEC 10



The Ray Simpson Big Band

 




















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COMPUTER CLASSES

Computer with mouse attached

 

 

 

 

 

BASIC COMPUTERS -- 4 SESSIONS, 2 HOURS EACH

Want to learn more about your computer? Even if you hate computers or are afraid of them, you can become proficient and enjoy ‘that thing’. We
have an agenda, but we will move at your pace. No one will be left behind. Questions are always welcome. We utilize exercises to maximize your
understanding. Upon completion you will have a firm foundation and understanding of PC’s and be comfortable using them. You will learn:

• Terminology
• Basic navigation techniques
• Surfing the web
• How to get an email account and address
• How to send and receive emails with attachments.
• Tips on protecting your computer from spyware and viruses
• How to avoid internet scams so you can feel safe doing your shopping at home

Location: Computer Room

#1205 Tue 9/16-10/7 9:20-11:20AM $45 / 4
#1210 Tue 10/14-11/4 9:20-11:20AM $45 / 4

 

 

WORD – 2 SESSIONS, 2 HOURS EACH
Still using snail mail, want to write the Great American Novel or just want to be more marketable in the job force? This course
will help you become comfortable with Microsoft Word 2010 (the most popular Word Processing application). You will develop
the skills necessary to create, edit and format professional looking documents. We have an agenda, but we will move at your pace.
No one will be left behind. We utilize exercises to maximize your understanding. You will learn how to:

• Create, edit and save documents
• Format text
• Create lists
• Insert tables
• Find and replace text
• Correct spelling/grammar errors.

Location: Computer Room

#1206 Tue 9/16 & 9/23 11:30-1:30PM $45 / 2
#1211 Tue 10/28 & 11/4 11:30-1:30PM $45 / 2

 

 

OPEN Q&A SESSION – 2 SESSIONS, 2 HOURS EACH
Having a problem with your computer or can’t seem to do something you know you should be able to? Bring your laptop
and questions. We will attempt to answer your specific questions, resolve problems on your laptop and work with you on
your issues with email, web surfing, choosing a computer, etc. Use this time to further your understanding of computers or
maximizing your computer efficiency.

Location:Computer Room

#1207 Tue 9/30 & 10/7 11:30-1:30PM $45 / 2
#1212 Tue 10/14 & 10/21 11:30-1:30PM $45 / 2


 

 

EXCEL - 2 SESSIONS, 2 HOURS EACH

Want to create a budget or task list, track your expenses, manage your stock portfolio or just understand spreadsheets and make
yourself more marketable in the work force? This course will help you become comfortable with Microsoft Excel 2010 (the most
popular Spreadsheet application). The course will move at your pace. No one will be left behind. We utilize exercises to maximize
your understanding. You will learn how to:

• Create, edit and save spreadsheets
• Format columns and data
• Create formulas
• Create charts

These skills are paramount for anyone in today’s job market or for someone just wanting to manage financial tasks.

Location: Computer Room

#1208 Tue 9/16 & 9/23 2:00-4:00PM $45 / 2
#1213 Tue 10/28 & 11/4 2:00-4:00PM $45 / 2

 

 

 

WHAT'S THIS TABLET THING? – 2 SESSIONS, 2 HOURS EACH
Want to learn something about the iPad or Android tablets? Bring your own or work with the one’s available in class.
We will have an iPad and an Android tablet. We will learn what you can and can’t do with them, which will help you decide
if you want one or want to get rid of yours. This will primarily be a workshop, but we will cover topics such as:

• How to choose the right tablet
• First things to do when you get a tablet
• How to find your tablet if you lose it
• Using the “cloud”
• Streaming videos

#1209 Tue 9/30 & 10/7 2:00-4:00PM $45 / 2
#1214 Tue 10/14 & 10/21 2:00-4:00PM $45 / 2

 

 

John TeasleyABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

John Teasley has been working with computers for more than 30 years at home and in the business community.
He owned his own consulting company where he provided Information Technology Project Management and Training services to
companies across the country. He is a retired Vice President and Manager from Wells Fargo, has an MBA and is a Certified
Project Management Professional (PMP). He enjoys teaching and helping people navigate the world of PCs either in class or on a
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LANGUAGE CLASSES

 

FREE ORIENTATION
Join Valeria for a FREE orientation meeting for the foreign language classes offered at the Corte Madera Community Center.
Discuss with your teacher your need, goal and achievement you desire to obtain.
Orientation will be held at the Corte Madera Community Center.

#1223 Wed 9/10 11:30-12:30pm Free / 1

 

 

BEGINNING SPANISH FOR ADULTS
Feel the joy of communicating in Spanish almost immediately!
This course is offered for travelers, business people, or anyone who wants to learn a new language. Whether you’re an absolute
beginner or someone who needs to brush up your skills, join us for this wonderful class! Valeria will teach you a fun and efficient
way to learn Spanish – with minimum grammar and memorization.

You will learn about culture, food, fashion, and other practical topics that will help you not only learn the language but speak it
immediately! Second session continues from the lessons you’ve learned from the previous session.

Instructor: Valeria Furino
Location: Community Center Classroom

#1224 Wed 9/17-10/29 10:00-11:00am $180 / 7

 

 

 

SPANISH FOR ADULTS - BEGINNING LEVEL 2
7 FUN AND INTERESTING CONVERSATIONAL WEEKS
to learn Appropriate today’s vocabulary and developing immediately an Appreciation for Spanish-American life,
language and traveling culture. Imagine eating a Ceviche in Mazatlan watching the sunset , or meandering in the Mercado
of San Miguel de Allende, and asking for your favorite drink, all in Espanol! Motoring by car, boat, bici, or by your personal
Burrito, would be extremely rewarding!!! OLE’ The repetition, association and rehearsal (with Valeria, your teacher) of
sounds and words, Will develop quickly your Spanish memory bank. The last day of class will be visit to a very special
Mercado y Taqueria, “saboreando” Aguidas y Questo Fresco, together with the Taco of your choice. Con provecho!
Nos vemos en clase, andle, pues!

Instructor: Valeria Furino
Location: Community Center Classroom

#1225 Wed 1/28-3/11 10:00-11:00am $180 / 7

 

 

ESPAÑOL PRACTICO

This course is particularly designed to allow the student to communicate with the workforce: Firefighters, medical,
police, inspectors, supervisors and others one would encounter in the normal course of a working day.
Terminology, phrases and situations are created, rehearsed and practiced with the teacher to build up your confidence and
communication.

3 sessions, 2 hours each
Instructor: Valeria Furino
Location: Community Center Classroom

#2000 Wed 1/7-1/21 10:00-12:00pm $180 / 3

 

 

 

ITALIANO "A LA SLOW" LVL. 1

In this time of slow food and slow cities (vs. fast food and fast big cities) why not learn how to converse in Italian the Slow
and Relaxed way =both for your pleasure as the speaker, and for your audience that listens and understand, you?
Experience the love of discovery the true Italia, the aroma of the Terra, the genuine people of the back roads, farm sites
producing the exquisite cheeses, the villages celebrating the SAGRA with processions and ethnic dances… Learn Italian
spoken languages slowly, to assimilate it for a lifetime: it is a memorable but easy way to start saying “Arrivederci, Ciao
Amore”!

#1226 Wed 11/5-12/17 11:00-12:00pm $180 / 7

 


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Valeria Furino, M.A., born in Rome from a Spanish mother and French father, grew up and studied in Europe, Latin America,
and the U.S.; she is a true citizen of the world. Valeria has an M.A. in Linguistics and Languages. She created her
“DIRECT-CONVERSATIONAL-ACTIVENATURAL- LANGUAGE METHOD:” an easy and fun approach to learning a foreign
language, especially for English-speaking students. Valeria taught in many American universities (Texas, UCLA, Kansas, etc.,
and programs in Europe), in television, and in Marin County (MGH, San Rafael Police and Firefighters, etc.) for more
than 20 years, with great conversational results.



LATIN DANCE

latin dancersLatin-based dance steps integrated into easy-to-follow fun routines. All this, while listening to invigorating music.
All fitness levels welcome!

#1231 Wed 9/10-10/15 5:30-6:30pm $92 / 6
#1232 Wed 10/22-11/26 5:30-6:30pm $92 / 6

 

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

instructor leanne

Leanne is an instructor of Brazilian samba, Cuban Salsa, Modern Dance, Hip-Hop, and Ballet with over ten years of professional
experience. Leanne received a BFA in dance from the California Institute of the Arts in 2006. She has danced in several
companies and performed locally and internationally as a dancer, singer, and instructor. Her belief is that dance is an expression
of our inner world and her goal is to inspire people to express themselves fully through movement!

 

 

 

 

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The Marin Humane Society

 

 

 

 

 








DOG TRAINING CLASSES
The Marin Humane Society’s dog training classes are a great place for people and dogs to learn a common language, and for dogs to learn the
house rules. Our instructors use positive reinforcement to solve behavior problems and to teach your dog to walk on a
leash without pulling, greet politely, sit or lie down quietly, come when called, and to wait at doors. Our Family Dog 1 classes are
a great bonding experience and are conducted entirely on leash. They do not include playtime, as our focus is on strengthening the
relationship between you and your dog.

Location: Main Hal
Instructor: Karen Schuerholz

FAMILY DOG 1
For dogs 4 months and older. A beginning-level class teaching the fundamentals of good manners - sit, down, stay, come, polite
greetings and walking, wait at doors, and leave it. FIRST CLASS IS MANDATORY AND FOR PEOPLE ONLY, NO DOGS, PLEASE!
(First class is 1 1/2 hours long, all other classes 1 hour.)

FIRST CLASS IS A COMBINED CLASS FOR BOTH CLASSES AND STRATS 10:00-11:30

#1247 Sat 9/13-10/18 10:00-11:00am $165 / 6
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1248 Sat 9/13-10/18 11:15-12:15pm $165 / 6

 

 

 

LOOSE LEASH WALKING / RECALL MADNESS COMBO
Have you ever called your young dog (or even your old one) and he goes the other way? Recall or “Come when called”
training is vital to keeping your dog safe, at the beach, in your yard, at the dog park or even around the home. Come
and enjoy some time with your dog while increasing the probability that your dog will come to you each and every
time you call. We also will work on getting your dog to walk politely and not pull. *Prerequisite is Family Dog 1 or
equivalent and dog friendly dogs.

#1249 Sat 11/1 10:00-12:00pm $55 / 1

 

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Karen Scheuerholz

Karen Schuerholz is a graduate of the Marin Humane Society Canine Behavior Academy Levels I and II.
She has been a private dog trainer for many years. Karen has worked in the Behavior and Training
Department at the Marin Humane Society assisting with dog behavior evaluations and behavior consults,
and continues to work as an Adoption Counselor at Marin Humane Society and train new volunteers in the
program.

Her philosophy is that dog training can be fun! The key ingredient to having and raising pets is
patience and knowing that they will tell you what they want- you just have to pay attention to how they tell you.

 

 

 

 

ACTING FOR ADULTS
(AGES 18-99... OH, WHY STOP THERE? 103)

If you are: (multiple choice quiz)

this class has your name on it. In it, you can get answers to any and all burning questions you have about “the
business” from a veteran (40 years plus) “pro”, experience the freeing fun of improv, as well as try your hand at t.v.,
film, and commercial scripts.

Since a lot of singing involves acting, we are opening this up to you wannabe warblers. Last day of class can be a
mini-performance of acting and/or singing samples.

Location: Main Hall

#1220 Mon 9/15-10/13 6:30-7:30pm $115 / 5
#1221 Mon 11/3-12/1 6:30-7:30pm $115 / 5

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
bettina devin
Bettina Devin has been a working actress/singer in network television, feature films, voice-over, theater,
and concert appearances for 40 years. Her workcan be seen in projects for Pixar, Disney, MGM, and
major network television shows. Best known for her highly visible role in the film version of “RENT” (as
FROZEN’S Idina Menzel’s clueless Mom) recently, Guest Starred as a comic witch on Nickelodeon’s hit series,
“Deadtime Stories”. Kids love seeing Bettina in her starring role as the Cruella DeVille-type villainess in the popular
family feature,“Doggie B”.


 

 

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CAPOEIRA FOR ADULTS AND TEENS

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art form that incorporates acrobatics, dance, percussion, and songs in a
rhythmic dialogue of body, mind, and spirit. It is a communal game in which two players play each other inside a circle,
formed by the other players who create rhythm for the game by clapping, singing and playing traditional instruments.
The two "capoeiristas" play a game together using capoeira movements, camouflaging self-defense kicks with playful
acrobatics and dance-like moves, spontaneously creating a strategy to fool the other player and perhaps catch them off
guard. At the same time, the two players work together to build a beautiful, harmonic and naturally-flowing game. For
videos and photos, please go to www.abada.org.

Instructor: Lisa Silva
Location: Main Hall

#1238 Tue 9/30-12/9 6:15-7:30pm $150 / 9
(No class on 11/4 & 11/11)

 

 

 


ADULT OPEN GYM AT NEIL CUMMINS GYM
Volley Ball going over a Volley Ball net

Come down to the Neil Cummins Gym on Sunday and Tuesday Nights. Bring a friend and jump in a
basketball game. It is only $5 drop in or you can purchase a card that will get you 10 visits for only $30.
Check the calendar outside the gym for any days we may not be there. But normally every Sunday,
Monday and Tuesday there is a great group ready to play. Hope to see you all there.

Location: Neil Cummins Gym

$5 drop in or $30 for 10 passespeople playing volleyball

Sunday Basketball 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Monday Volleyball 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Tuesday Basketball 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

 

 

 


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ADULT TENNIS - AGE 18YRS & UP


Students will be introduced to the basic skills of tennis, including forehand, backhand, serve, and volley. Emphasis is on proper
stroke technique and enjoyment of the game. For more classes offered around Marin County or to set up a private lesson, please
visit www.tennisinmarin.com

Instructor: Tennis in Marin staff
Location: TP Tennis court


Adult Beginner


#1236 Mon 9/8-10/27 8:30-10:00am $200 / 8


Adult Intermediate/Advanced


#1237 Mon 9/8-10/27 6:30-8:00pm $200 / 8



 

 

 










OVER 40’S AND OVER 50’S
MEN’S SOFTBALL LEAGUE


If you are looking for a great softball league, look no further than the Town Park Softball Field from March to October. A solid group of
15 teams play Monday through Friday. We are always looking for interested fans and players. Come out to the diamond for
a late afternoon of Corte Madera’s favorite pasttime. Some teams even compete in national tournaments. You will not
be disappointed. Hope to see you all there.


softball player

Monday – Friday; Next season starts July 2014
$800 per team
Location: TP Softball Field






 

 

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THE GRACE OF TENNIS AGES 18 YRS & UP

Become the tennis player of your dreams without the pressure! We will create an amazing environment for you
to produce effi ciency in excellent stroke production, proper foot work, management of time and space, and explosive
power. This will be achieved by using a minimal amount of fl owing energy. You will learn to fi re your muscle memory
on all cylinders. Fun is the only option. Relaxation, proper breathing and some simple movements will create the
efficient flow of energy. Enroll and flow into tennis with our choreographer/amazing-drummer Michael Jeung.
There is no winning or losing! There is no tennis court. There is no racquet or opponent.

Instructor: Maurice Newman
Location: Main Hall

#1241 Mon 9/8-10/13 5:00-6:00pm $120 / 6
$25 drop-in

#1242 Mon 10/20-11/24 5:00-6:00pm $120 / 6
$25 drop-in

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Maurice Newman served as a Tennis Pro in Marin for over 25 Years. Maurice has recreated his knowledge and
experience in a new way of sharing passion and joy of this beautiful game of tennis.

 

 

 

 

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORJoy Simmonds
Joy Simmonds has been teaching Jazzercise classes for over 13 years. She received her certification from
Jazzercise in 1999, but before that was a Jazzercise student for many years. The Jazzercise program is the
longest running exercise program in the United States (over 40 years). She loves the way the Jazzercise
program stays up to date with music and moves and loves how it makes her and the students feel and stay
or get fit. She also has taught Junior Jazzercise both at the CM Community Center and at Neil Cummins
Elementary, as well as the Jazzercise Lite program. She has performed at several Warrior’s Half Time
shows and volunteers to train dancers for the “To Celebrate Life Fashion Show” for breast cancer survivors
at the Marin Civic Center. Joy was also trained in tap and jazz dance and is certified in CPR.

 

 

 

 


 

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS



bingo

 

 

SPAGHETTI BINGO

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! WE’LL ENJOY A BUFFET-STYLE SPAGHETTI DINNER FROM 6:00 TO 7:00, THEN PLAY BINGO
FOR PRIZES UNTIL 9:00PM. NO BINGO DAUBERS NEEDED; WE PLAY WITH REUSABLE CARDS. 3 CARDS PER PLAYER.
ADDITIONAL CARDS $1 EACH. $14 PER PERSON.
Location: Main Hall

#3866 February 28th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
$14 PER PERSON

Sign up ahead of time! We sold out last time and had to turn away walk-ins. Also, remember that lots of
children participate so the noise level is a bit higher than at our Thursday morning Bingo games.

 

 

 



BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

#501 Saturday, Dec. 6th
8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
$9 per person

Location: Main Hall

Donations for Kids Club One Warm Coat and Toasty Toes drive can be made the day of the event. Donations to
benefit local shelters.

 

 

 


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HOLIDAY HOME AND BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST

Nominate yourself, a neighbor, or your favorite business for Corte Madera’s Holiday Home Decorating Contest
(Sponsored by Corte Madera Parks & Recreation and Corte Madera Chamber of Commerce).

Nominations due by 3:00 p.m. on Thur, December 18th.

To enter:
Call (415) 927-5072
Email rec_dept@ci.corte-madera.ca.us

On the night of Friday, December 19th, we’ll be looking for outstanding displays in the following categories:

• Classically Festive
• National Lampoon Extravaganza
• Stunning StoreFront
• Uniquely Festive

Winners will receive holiday goodies, and photos of their extraordinary decorations will be displayed on the
Parks and Rec. web-site.

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1ST ANNUAL
KIDS CLUB TOASTY TOES SOCK DRIVE


It’s easy to take simple things for granted – like new socks to keep your feet warm. Many homeless people in the Marin County
community don’t have access to these. This year, beginning on World Kindness Day, Thursday, November 13th, Kids Club
will launch its first community spirited “Toasty Toes” New Sock Drive.

It’s especially important for homeless people to keep their feet clean and dry. Clean socks make a big difference, and you can help!
Please drop off donations of new socks at the Corte Madera Community Center. Thick sturdy socks are the best, but anything is helpful.
Donations to benefit local shelters, halfway homes, youth shelters, women shelters, and children’s shelters.

DROP‐OFF LOCATION
Corte Madera Community Center

DROP‐OFF DATES
Nov. 13th-Dec. 18th, 8:00am to 4:30pm Mon-Thur

 

 

 

6TH ANNUAL
KIDS CLUB ONE WARM COAT DRIVE


Have an extra coat in your closet? Want to give the gift of warmth and hope? Our goal is to provide any person in need with a warm coat,
free of charge. Please donate that new or gently used coat to a person in need. This is a perfect opportunity to clean out that closet and
to help someone stay warm! The beauty of One Warm Coat Drive is that it doesn’t cost a thing. You have that donation
hanging in your closet taking up space. Donations to benefit local shelters, halfway homes, youth shelters, women shelters, and
children’s shelters.

DROP‐OFF LOCATION
Corte Madera Community Center

DROP‐OFF DATES
Nov. 13th-Dec. 18th, 8:00am to 4:30pm Mon-Thur

 

 

 

book swap 12/11 from noon-1:30 pm at the main hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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COMMUNITY INFORMATION

 

CORTE MADERA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Corte Madera Community Foundation was established in 1994 to promote events, facilities, programs, and services that build
community spirit and enhance Corte Madera’s small-town character. It is a 100% volunteer organization that works with Town
government and many local civic groups for the benefit of our community.

The Foundation focuses mainly on public facilities enhancement, senior services, emergency response support, local history,
beautification, and other projects. It offers scholarships to local high school graduates and summer playground camperships for
children. The Foundation provides fiscal support to Corte Madera's Beautification Committee, CM-CERT, Heritage & History Group,
Town Band, neighborhood associations, and major civic projects.

In 2010, the Foundation led the partnership of four community groups working with the Town to renovate the patio area at the
Corte Madera Community Center, and in 2011, the Foundation participated in the renovation of the main hall. This year,
the Foundation has raised the funds to create a beautiful little community plaza on the Town Park land adjacent to the new
Café Verde across from the Community Center, where people can meet with their friends in a pleasant and comfortable outdoor setting.

For more information about the Foundation and its many activities, visit our website at www.CorteMaderaCommunityFoundation.org
or send an e-mail message to CMCFoundation@comcast.net






CORTE MADERA WOMEN’S CLUB

Founded in 1907, the Corte Madera Women’s Club has nearly 100 members from Corte Madera, Larkspur, and surrounding communities.
It meets on Tuesdays at the Corte Madera Community Center. Membership dues are $20 per year, and all women are welcome to join.
Visit the Club’s website www.cmwomensclub.org for detailed information.

The Women’s Club Schedule for 2014:

1st Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m. - Project Day (bring your own project to work on while socializing)
2nd Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m. - Business Meeting; 12:00 p.m. - Potluck Luncheon with featured speakers
3rd Tuesdays: 11:30 a.m. - Marathon Bridge Group (call 415-265-1105 for information)
4th Tuesdays: Workshops (hands-on projects or activities; times vary - see website for details)

 

 

 

 

Lions club logoTHE CORTE MADERA LIONS CLUB was chartered in 1951 by a group of 25 local civic minded individuals who felt that
Corte Madera needed a service organization to help set up youth activities for children in our community. Aside from schools
and churches there were no facilities for large events, so the Lions met this need by raising funds and building the current
Community Center with mostly volunteer labor.

The building was donated to the Town of Corte Madera in 1986, but the Lions are still actively involved in helping maintain it.
In 2010 the Lions partnered with the Corte Madera Community Foundation, the Women’s Club and the Beautification Committee to renovate the
patio. Last year we helped with renovation of the main hall. The Lions Club supports many community organizations including the Boy Scouts,
Canine Companions, AdvoKids, Twin Cities Little League, Twin Cities Police Authority Youth Programs, Redwood High School, Neil Cummins
Elementary and Hall Middle School. Lions Club International supports vision programs around the world, and we collect old prescription eye-glasses
and hearing aids for distribution in third world countries. These items can be dropped off at the Community Center lobby during normal working
hours.

We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month except for the summer months, and guests as well as prospective
members are welcome. For more information, go to www.cortemaderalions.com, email Cortemaderalions51@gmail.com,
or see us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/CMLionsClub/.

 

 

 

 

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Come join the Band! Anyone who plays a band instrument is welcome to join the Corte Madera Town Band, which meets
every Thursday night at 7 p.m. to practice at Neil Cummins School in Corte Madera. Good music and lots of fun. You do not
have to live in Corte Madera to play in the band. Just contact Tracy Weiss at tracyw46@hotmail.com to find out about
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PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

 

CONGRATULATIONS GRAND PRIZE WINNER,
NATALIE BOGARDUS "ECUADORIAN GIRL"

 

winning photo ecuadorian girl by natalie bogardus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS
Corte Madera Chamber of Commerce and Corte Madera Parks & Recreation Town-Wide Photo Contest Winners.
Congratulations Grand Prize Winner, Natalie Bogardus winning photograph is pictured above and can be seen,
along with category winners, at www.ci.corte-madera.ca.us

Category Winners

Black and White
• 1st Place: Rosemary Livingston “Calla Lily”

Landscape and Nature (Two way tie for first)
• 1st Place: Jason Rendel “View on Mt. Tam”
• 1st Place: Natalie Bogardus “Bolinas Ridge”

Miscellaneous
• 1st Place: Nathalie Garcia “Sausalito Boat”

People
• 1st Place: Natalie Bogardus “Ecuadorian Girl”

Animals
• 1st Place: Natalie Bogardus “Dog in the Field”

Photos Taken with Cell
• 1st Place: Brad Seaman “Sunlit Trees”

Taken in Corte Madera
• 1st Place: Matt Mihaly “Marin Sunrise”

 


 

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KIDS CLUB

Corte Madera Parks & Rec Kids Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR MISSION:
To be an after school program that implements genuine care, respect and courtesy for children, parents and each other. To be the premiere
provider of childcare, while meeting the needs of the children, parents, schools and communities we serve. To enhance and enrich the lives of
children as they become young adults, while working as a team toward common goals.

 

If you are a parent, read this:
The years between 5 and 13 represent a time of great growth and opportunity for children, as well as of considerable vulnerability and risk.
After the school bell rings and before parents are home from their workday, children need programs that provide enrichment opportunities
and minimize their exposure to risk. Kids Club helps to minimize exposure to risk and gives children a fun, safe place to grow.

FEES & SCHEDULES:
Kindergartners
Monday-Friday
$36 / per day

1st-5th graders
Monday-Friday
$25 / per day

Fees are to be paid in advance along with your monthly pick up schedule.
No programs on school holidays unless specified.

No refunds will be given for any cancellation or no shows unless it is a
medical emergency with a doctor’s note. No refunds will be given for days
missed due to suspension or expulsion.

Monday to Friday, 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm
10% discount will be given if you pay in full for 4 days or more within the same week.


Director: Christina Ennis
Phone: (415) 927-5071
Kids Club after 5pm number: 706-5128, 927-6723
Email: cennis@ci.corte-madera.ca.us

 

 

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Holiday Day Camps Ages 5-12



#2099 M-W 12/22-12/24 8:00am-6:00pm $47 per day
(closed 12/25, 12/26)

#2100 M-W 12/29-12/31 8:00am-6:00pm $47 per day
(Closed 1/1 & 1/2)

#2101 M-F 4/13-4/17 8:00am-6:00pm $47 per day



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YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 


LITTLE MUSICIANS OF MARIN INFANT TO 5 YRS

girl with tambourineBring out the Little Musician in your child through singing, laughing, clapping, moving and playing musical instruments and games.
Learn musical concepts such as beat, rhythm, pitch, dynamics and tempo. Sing fun songs while playing with shakers, tambourines,
wood blocks, castanets, maracas, triangles, hand drums and cymbals. Enrich your child’s heart and soul through their natural love of
music and song.

Instructor: Erin Hurley
Location:Community Center Main Hall

#2070 Mon 9/15-10/27 10:15-10:45am $102 / 6
(No class on 9/29) $18 Drop-in

#2071 Mon 11/3-12/8 10:15-10:45am $102 / 6
$18 Drop-in




CHORUS Grades 2-4

A fun choral group focused on Top 40, Musical Theater, R & B, Beatles and traditional songs. Students will learn basic vocal
technique, proper breathing and ensemble skills in a supportive group atmosphere. Choreography, dance, movement and stage
performance skills will be incorporated into these exciting songs. Students will be encouraged to participate and work as a team
in making creative decisions about music choice, choreography and performance attire to make every piece a showstopper!
All students will also have the opportunity to be coached as a soloist. There will be a performance on the last day of class.

Instructor: Erin Hurley

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2068 Mon 9/15-10/27 3:00-4:00pm $96 / 6
(No class on 9/29)

#2069 Mon 11/3-12/8 3:00-4:00pm $96 / 6


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

erin hurley

Erin Hurley has been a local professional singer for over 20 years and is a native of Marin. She brings many years of teaching
music education to her fun filled, instructional classes. Erin Hurley has a B.A. in vocal performance and is a Music Education
teacher for Pre-K through 8th grade.




 

 

 

 

 




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CHIMA ENGINEERING USING LEGO® GRADES 2-5

Choose a tribe and grab the CHI in Chima Engineering! Race your Speedorz to earn the Golden Orb, build the CHI Temple with
a moving a waterfall, and swoop your way to victory with Eris’s Eagle Intercepter. Explore the fantasy world of Chima with
the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. This is an ideal way to prepare young engineers for the challenging
experience of Chima Master Engineering using LEGO®.


Instructor: Play-Well Tech staff

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2074 Wed 9/17-11/26 1:40-3:10pm $190 / 10
(No class on 11/19)






PRE-ENGINEERING WITH LEGO® GRADES K
Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO®!
Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your
own unique design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced
Play-Well instructor. This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals

Instructor: Play-Well Tech staff
Location: The Cove School Classroom

#2075 Wed 9/24-12/3 1:50-3:20pm $190 / 10
(No class on 11/19)



ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Play-Well TEKnologies, based right here in San Anselmo, has been teaching through play for over 15 years. Our staff of
engineers and educators encourage students to explore and build upon the math and science skills learned in school, all
through the medium of LEGO. Come play well with us!

 

 

 

 



KIDS POWER HOURS - AGES 0-6

When it’s cold and rainy, come inside for good, clean, safe and warm FUN! This fun-fi lled program features a full-sized auditorium with
inflatable jumpy 17x 17ft. toddler bouncy zone. Kids can play inside during the winter; our club is big! We have space to run, jump, and
release energy in a warm and safe indoor setting with mats and toys for everyone.

In addition to the huge bounce house, kids can also enjoy fun games, tumbling on mats, and lots more. We provide a gym mat padded area
for tots ages 0-2, so they can enjoy some play time with mom or dad in their own special and safe environment. Attendance is limited to the
first 40 children per session.

Location: Main Hall

#2030 Mon 12/1-1/12 11:30-1:00pm $50 / 5
(No class 12/22 & 12/29) $15 drop-in

#2031 Mon 1/26-3/2 11:30-1:00pm $50 / 5
(No class 2/16) $15 drop-in




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Classes are different each session! Trick your brain with Optical Illusions, keep what you find in Gem Dig, discover Ancient Rock
Art, test for healthy Drinking Water, explore Refraction and Rainbows, and more! (Lessons subject to change.)

Join us for a wide variety of kid-pleasing science topics, demonstrations, experiments, and hands-on activities, including
chemistry, physics, electronics, geology, and biology!

All experiments are kid safe and fully supervised; all materials are included. Amazing Science has over $15,000 in materials and
equipment available to the program! 3rd & 4th grade classes are more advanced to challenge older students. Please visit our
website for more information on classes. www.AMAZINGSCI.org

Instructor: Amazing Science Staff

GRADES 3 & 4

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2036 Mon 9/15-11/24 3:00-4:00pm $247 / 10
(No class on 11/17 )


Location: The Cove School Classroom


#3027 Mon 9/15-11/24 3:10-4:10pm $247 / 10

(No class on 11/17 )

 

GRADES 1 & 2

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom
#2037 Tue 9/16-12/2 3:00-4:00pm $247 / 10
(No class on 11/11 & 11/18)

Location: The Cove School Classroom
#3028 Tue 9/16-12/2 3:10-4:10pm $247 / 10
(No class on 11/11 & 11/18)

 

 

 

 

CHESS FOR KIDS -- GRADES K-6

Kids around a chess boardKids! Join our chess class and experience the fun and excitement of the world’s best strategy game. Beginners
learn basic concepts and how to move and best use each piece while playing games with their friends!
Intermediate and advanced players learn opening-, middle- and end-game techniques appropriate to their level
while solving puzzles and participating in in-class games and tournaments.

Parents! Learning chess facilitates children’s cognitive development by providing them with opportunities to
practice thinking, analyzing, problem solving, decision making, visualizing future possibilities, and applying lessons
of past experiences to present circumstances.

Includes a Marin Scholastic Chess T-shirt for first-time students.

Instructors: Jeff & Lenette Gordon


Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2004 Tue 9/16-12/16 4:20-5:20pm $180 / 12
(For grades K-6) (No class on 11/11 & 11/18)

#2005 Wed 9/17-12/17 1:35-2:35pm $195 / 13
(For grades K-4) (No class 11/19)

 

Location: The Cove School Classroom`

#3000 Fri 9/19-12/12 3:05-4:05pm $150 / 10
(For grades 1-4) (No class on 9/26, 11/21 & 11/28 )


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

Lanette Chan-Gordon and Jeff GordonLanette and Jeff Gordon of Marin Scholastic Chess have taught chess in Marin for seventeen
years and have created more than 300 lessons. They organize the Marin County Scholastic
Chess Championship for any child K-8 who resides or goes to school in Marin. They also
host an end of the school year tournament for all their students. They coach school chess teams
that have won many state championships. If you have questions write to marinchess@comcast.net
or call 924-2362.

 

 

 

 


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Town of Corte Madera Parks and Recreation Refund Policy for Programs:

Refund for classes will be issued only if cancellation is made at least 7 days prior
to the first class. There is a $10 cancellation fee. No refund will be issued if cancelation
is made within 7 days of the class.

 

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YOGA CONDITIONING & MINDFULNESS FOR
KIDS GRADES 3 & 4 (CROSS TRAINING MEETS YOGA)

From active kids to young athletes, this class will focus on bringing balance, proper alignment and core strength through cross
training and yoga postures, to strengthen the body, and improve concentration skills while having fun!

Your child will gain new skills, an increased awareness of the body, and the ability to use focused breathing to relieve and release
emotions to encourage problem solving both on the court, on the field, or in the classroom. Comfortable work out attire is suggested.

Instructor: Marcie Anderson

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

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2034 Mon 9/15-10/27 3:00-3:45pm $98 / 7

#2035 Mon 11/3-12/15 3:00-3:45pm $84 / 6
(No class 11/17)

Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3010 Wed 9/24-10/29 1:50-2:35pm $84 / 6

#3011 Wed 11/5-12/17 1:50-2:35pm $84 / 6

(No class 11/19)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

marcie anderson
Marcie is a unique blend of teacher and healer. Marcie has been a certified personal fitness trainer for 20 years,
beginning her career in Portland, Oregon with the Portland Trailblazer basketball team as a support trainer. She
soon after developed a personal clientele that primarily came from medical doctor and surgeon referrals. Marcie
relocated to the Los Angeles area in 1996 and had a greater audience for yoga therapy and healing, in addition
to personal fitness training

 

 






KIDS LOVE TO COOK! GRADES 2ND-4TH

kids cooking

DirectionFive (D5) is a non-profit culinary and nutrition program for kids. Our mission is to improve
the health of kids so they can lead healthier, happier, more productive lives. D5 offers a new model
for health education by giving kids the tools they need to make healthy choices while having fun in the
kitchen. Each of a series of nutrition lessons is combined with a fresh and healthy recipe that we cook
and enjoy at the end of class.

Instructor: Haley Whitley
Location: Main Hall Kitchen

#2096 Mon 9/15-10/20 3:15-4:45pm $200 / 6
#2097 Mon 11/3-12/8 3:15-4:45pm $200 / 6

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Haley Whitley is a licensed DirectionFive teacher and Founder/Director of the nutritional consulting business, 18grains.
Haley settled in the Bay Area after living in Costa Rica for four years, where she co-founded a non-profit community
education center that offered English classes to local children. While currently obtaining a Masters of Science in
Holistic Nutrition from Hawthorn University, she is thrilled to be an entrepreneur, a Pilates instructor, and a
DirectionFive teacher.


 

 




the protocol academy



ETIQUETTE & DINING ESSENTIALS PROGRAM FOR

CHILDREN AGE 7-11

Get Your Etiquette On! In an enjoyable, captivating, and interactive setting, your children will actively learn and practice prized life
skills through The Protocol Academy. Lessons in etiquette, manners, protocol and dining are delivered through fun, collaborative
activities that include a hands-on dining experience each week. Topics include: Meet and Greet Essentials, Conversation and
Communication Cues; Connecting with People; Family Politeness; Situational Conduct; Party Protocol; and Wardrobe Thought.
In addition, your children will gain applied dining skills such as: Proper Place Settings; Napkin & Utensil Protocol; Dining at
Home and Away Etiquette; Table Manners and Behavior; Styles of Dining; and more. Presented by Daily Protocol.

For more info: info@dailyprotocol.com, www.dailyprotocol.com
or 415.234.6616

Instructor: Angie Allison

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2032 Thur 10/9-11/6 3:00-4:30pm $150 / 5

Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3015 Fri 10/3-11/7 3:10-4:40pm $150 / 5
(No class on 10/31)




GUITAR CLASSES


This series of ten, small group classes (limit 5 per class) is for the beginning or intermediate guitar player. Beginning players learn
chords, strums and basic fingerpicks, and how to read guitar tablature and chord charts. We work with a wide range of folk,
pop, and rock tunes. These classes prepare the student to move in any direction with the guitar. Intermediate students will learn
more complex fingerpicking patterns, fills, easy leads, and more chords. Students may move from tab to musical notation if they
are motivated. All music will be supplied by the instructor.

Instructor Jon Walter

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2106 Thu 10/2-12/18 3:10-4:40pm $175 / 10
(No class on 11/20 & 11/27)

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Jon Walter has taught guitar in community centers, schools, and privately for the last fi fteen years. He is also a K-12
substitute and a private tutor, specializing in History and English. He holds a BA from UCLA and a MFA from UC
Riverside. If you have any questions, please reach him at jonrwalter@gmail.com.


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MAGIKIDS COURSE IN MAGIC FOR KIDS -- AGES 7-10

Magician's Hat and WandSeeing a magician perform is a chance to experience the wonders of magic.
Performing magic allows your child to become the life of the party and give your family
and friends something wonderful to remember. Most of all, your child will enjoy amazing everyone.
Magic is an ancient art, international language and an incredible world unto it’s own.
Paula Ramsey brings that world forward with her MagiKids’ Course in Magic.
This is a pleasure and a gift your child will have and be able to give for a lifetime.

In this class, students will learn:
* to “think outside the box;”
* invent and adapt their own tricks and routines
* learn about the exciting history and evolution of magic
* Increase their motor and eye-hand coordination
* Develop their self-esteem and public speaking/acting abilities

Students will learn tricks with everyday objects, cards, coins, ropes and much much more.
Note: There is a $10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Paula Ramsey

BEGINNERS COURSE
Location: Community Center Classroom

#2040 Wed 9/17-10/29 2:00-3:00pm $110 / 7
#2076 Wed 11/5-12/17 2:00-3:00pm $110 / 7

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED COURSE
Location: Community Center Classroom

#2041 Wed 9/17-10/29 3:00-4:00pm $110 / 7
#2077 Wed 11/5-12/17 3:00-4:00pm $110 / 7


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Paula Ramsey has been a Bay Area magician for over 25 years She is a member of the IBM, SAM, and the prestigious Academy of Magical
Arts (Magic Castle of Hollywood). Known for her humor and ability to connect with all ages, Paula has performed for many celebrities and
taken her show all over the world. Teaching children has been the highlight of her career and joy in her life.


PLEASE NOTE

Our MagiKids and acting instructors are working professionals, and from
time to time they do cancel classes on short notice for performances or for
auditions. Phone calls and emails will be made as soon as we are made aware
of the cancellation. Make-up classes will be offered.

 

 

 

SPANISH GRADES 3 & 4

Material will be provided and tailor-designed to the needs of each class/group level. The class provides encouraging support
for each child, both individually and in groups. Repetition and “active involvement” in the simple material rehearsed together
will be conducive to a fun learning time. Singing, dancing, food, and music will also be incorporated in the lessons. Students will
be kept interested and eager to progress every class, and his/her achievement will be celebrated.

Instructor: Valeria Furino, M.A.

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2042 Tue 9/16-11/4 3:00-3:45pm $150 / 8

#2043 Tue 11/25-1/27 3:00-3:45pm $150 / 8
(No class on 12/23 & 12/30 )


Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3006 Mon 9/15-11/3 3:15-4:00pm $150 / 8

#3008 Mon 11/24-2/2 3:15-4:00pm $150 / 8
(No class on 12/22, 12/29 & 1/19)

 



 

ITALIANO GRADES 3 & 4

Italiano, tailor made material designed to give the new student student an interesting and fun learning time supported by the
class group, including singing and dancing. Foods from different regions of Italy will also be presented in the course, keeping
the child motivated to progress in his or her learning and rewarded in the fi nal class celebration. Ciao in classe!

Instructor: Valeria Furnio. M.A.

Location: Neil Cummins classroom

#2044 Tue 9/16-11/4 3:50-4:35pm $150 / 8

#2045 Tue 11/25-1/27 3:50-4:35pm $150 / 8
No class on 12/23 & 12/30)

 

Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3007 Mon 9/15-11/3 4:45-5:30pm $150 / 8

#3009 Mon 11/24-2/2 4:45-5:30pm $150 / 8
(No class on 12/22, 12/29 & 1/19)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Valeria Furino, M.A., born in Rome to a Spanish mother and French father, grew up and studied in Europe, Latin America,
and the U.S.; she is a true citizen of the world. Valeria has an M.A. in Linguistics and Languages. She created her
"DIRECT-CONVERSATIONAL-ACTIVENATURAL- LANGUAGE METHOD:” an easy and fun approach to learning
a foreign language, especially for English-speaking students.

Valeria has taught in many American universities (Texas, UCLA, Kansas, etc., and programs in Europe), for television, and
in Marin County (MGH, San Rafael Police and Firefighters, etc.) for more than 20 years, with great conversational results.

 

 

 


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THEATER IMPROVISATION WITH MTC

ADVENTURES IN TIME!
ACTING WITH MARIN THEATRE COMPANY

Join Marin Theatre Company for a year of Adventure! Each term, our after-school classes will learn new theater skills through the
exploration of time, space, sea and land. Each class will explore a different theme to build theatrical skills, all leading up to a
performance-workshop of Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids in the spring. We hope your student will join us for this year of adventure!
Step into MTC’s time machine as we embark on an adventure through time. This introductory acting class will support students
as they develop skills in storytelling, dialects, creative problem solving and character development. Join us in the Wild West,
Victorian England and Pre-historic times as we create stories and characters through scene studies and theater games. Friends
and family are invited to join us on the last class as we share what we’ve learned.

Great for all levels of experience, this class will teach students the fundamentals of acting. The instructors are professional
teaching artists from Marin Theatre Company; Marin’s premiere professional theatre located right in Mill Valley.

Instructor: MTC Staff

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2020 Tue 9/16-11/4 3:00-4:00pm $145 / 8


Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3001 Mon 9/15-11/3 3:15-4:15pm $145 / 8

 




ADVENTURES AT SEA!
THEATER AND MOVEMENT WITH MTC

Join Marin Theatre Company for the second class in our year of Adventure! Each term, our after-school classes will learn new
theater skills through the exploration of time, space, sea and land. Each class will explore a different theme to build theatrical skills,
all leading up to a performance-workshop of Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids in the spring. We hope your student will join us for this
year of adventure!

Ahoy, mateys! Climb aboard with MTC as we explore a pirate’s life in this movement-focused class. Students will learn basic
theater movement skills like stage combat, physical comedy and how to fully embody a character. Students will share
choreographed scenes and skills with friends and family on the last day of class.

Great for all levels of experience, this class will give students new tools for physical expression. The instructors are professional
teaching artists from Marin Theatre Company; Marin’s premiere professional theatre located right in Mill Valley.

Instructor: MTC StaffLocation:

Location: Neil Cummins classroom

#2021 Tue 11/25-1/27 3:00-4:00pm $145 / 8
(No class on 12/23 & 12/30)


Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3002 Mon 11/10-1/26 3:15-4:15pm $145 / 8
(No class on 11/17, 12/22, 12/29 & 1/19)

 

 

 

 


KIDS TV, COMMERCIAL, & VOICE-OVER ACTING
AGES 7-12

Calling all hams! Students will loosen up with improvisational games, get speech and diction training, get some fundamental acting
techniques, and of course, will get their chance to record and hear/see their performances on actual film, TV, video game, and radio
scripts. In her classes, Bettina provides students with the unusual opportunity of studying with a working pro, someone who
understands first-hand the vicissitudes of the challenging business of “show.” Her contacts in the industry have led her into casting
and producing local commercial and fi lm projects enabling her to bring her students into the real world of show business. If her
performing schedule necessitates that she miss a class, kids get the opportunity to work with bonafide film/t.v. directors who act as
her subs. A large part of her teaching business includes career consulting. She guides parents toward the “right” channels, thereby
avoiding the pitfalls of what can be an often fickle and confusing industry.

STUDENTS MUST BE ABLE TO READ WELL.

Instructor: Bettina Devin
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Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2022 Wed 9/24-10/29 1:40-2:40pm $115 / 6
#2024 Wed 11/5-12/17 1:40-2:40pm $115 / 6


Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3023 Thur 10/2-11/6 3:30-4:30pm $115 / 6

#3025 Thur 11/13-1/15 3:30-4:30pm $115 / 6
(No class on 11/19, 11/20, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31 & 1/1)

 


 


BROADWAY/POP SINGING

Idina, Selena, Katy, Bruno, and all the Glee guys and gals had to start somewhere. Now’s the time for your young stars in the making
to start learning the healthy way to sing, while having a ball learning how to “sell it” like their idols.” It’s crucial that beginning warblers
start at an early age familiarizing themselves with our wonderful musical theater standards. Given that Broadway, with the help of
Disney, has gone as rock and pop as the music industry, it’s important that kids also experiment with current pop music. Students
will work on one standard Broadway song and a pop song of their choosing. We will perfect those and the last day of class will be a
relaxed performance of both! (Please make sure to email Bettina (bettina@ bettinadevin.com) an mp3 of the song your child will
work on the first day of class, and have your child bring a lyric sheet if they are not fully memorized).

Instructor: Bettina Devin

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2023 Wed 9/24-10/29 2:45-3:45pm $115 / 6
#2025 Wed 11/5-12/17 2:45-3:45pm $115 / 6


Location: The Cove School Classroom

#3024 Thur 10/2-11/6 4:30-5:30pm $115 / 6

#3026 Thur 11/13-1/15 4:30-5:30pm $115 / 6
(No class on 11/19, 11/20, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31 & 1/1)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRTUCTOR

Bettina Devin
Bettina Devin has been a working actress/singer in network television, feature films, voice-over, theater, and
concert appearances for 40 years. Her work can be seen in projects for Pixar, Disney, MGM, and major network
television shows. Best known for her highly visible role in the film version of “RENT” (as FROZEN’S Idina Menzel’s
clueless Mom) recently, Guest Starred as a comic witch on Nickelodeon’s hit series, “Deadtime Stories”. Kids love
seeing Bettina in her starring role as the Cruella DeVille-type villainess in the popular family feature, “Doggie B”.

 

 

 

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DRAWING & PAINTING

ART WITH HARRY

Students will explore fine art basics in several media, including watercolor, pencil, pen, markers, scratch art, polymer clay
(Sculpey), and Model Magic. We will learn to draw and paint landscapes, portraits, Manga comic art, cartoons, and to bring
imagined subjects to life. All levels of skill and experience welcome.

Instructor: Harry Simpson



Paint palletteGRADES 1 & 2

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2026 Mon 9/15-10/20 3:00-4:00pm $105 / 6

Location: The Cove School Classroom

#2027 Mon 10/27-12/8 3:15-4:15pm $105 / 6
(No class on 11/17)

 

GRADES 3 & 4

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2029 Thur 10/2-11/6 3:00-4:00pm $105 / 6

Location: The Cove School Classroom

#2029 Thur 11/13-1/15 3:15-4:15pm $105 / 6
(No class on 11/20, 11/27, 12/25 & 1/1)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Harry Simpson is a professional artist and Marin native who has taught art in the Bay Area for over twenty years. He received single
subject (English and Art) and multiple subject teaching credentials from Dominican University and a History of Art degree from UC
Berkeley. He most recently was the art teacher at the Lycee Francais in San Francisco where he also taught English to the third,
fourth and fifth grades. He continues to teach art through the Larkspur recreation summer program, as well as after school programs
in Kentfield, Strawberry, and Mill Valley.



 

 

ART WITH KIKI

KIKI'S CLAY CLASS WINTER WONDERLAND K-4th grade
In KIKIs COOL Winter clay class we will have a great time! Each week will feature a new project, such as a pocket bear, an animal
money bank, a picture frame, a milk-carton dog house, a puppet, and more. After children have completed their assignment they
have free choice time with clay or drawing. We will complete the clay process by bisquing, drying, or glazing and fi ring each piece in
the onsite kiln. All work goes home the last day. We will have a small finger-food potluck celebration for the children. Please send a
box or bag for children to take their artwork home in. Classes may be repeated as each session is different.
Materials fee: $25.00 to be paid to instructor at first class.

Instructor: Kiki Rostad

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2080 Mon 9/15-11/3 2:55-4:30pm $145 / 8




KIKI’S FALL CLAY MAGIC K- 4TH GRADE


Children will work on a fall magic theme. We will make a pumpkin, ghost, wand, a Halloween puppet, a rattle, totem pole, and a
magical wishes clay book. Each project will be fi red in the on sight kiln and glazed or painted. The last day is a finger food pot luck
celebration. It is KIKIs birthday. All projects go home the last day. Grab the magic of the season.
Materials fee: $25.00 to be paid to instructor at first class.

Instructor: Kiki Rostad

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

# 2081 Wed 9/17-11/5 1:30-2:45pm $145 / 8

 

 

KIKI’S HOLIDAY ART CLASS K- 4TH GRADES

In this class children will work on holiday art. We will make a clay holiday canoe, ornaments to hang and give a gifts. We will use, clay, sculpey, crayola model magic, paint, glitter, and glue All projects go home the last day. Bring a small snack finger food, to
share the last day.

Instructor: Kiki Rostad

Location: Neil Cummins Classroom

#2056 Wed 12/3-12/17 1:30-2:45pm $80 / 3

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Kiki Rostad: MA. candidate JFKU, BA .SFSU Clay and Glass blowing Certified Art therapist CCAC, Counselor CCC Early
childhood Ed, Cert Merritt Richmond Art Center, Oakland Museum, Art Camp Founder and Director, Art Gallery docent,
Teaching children Art since 1975.

 

 

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AIKIDO OF TAMALPAIS KIDS PROGRAM - AGES 4-5

aikido kids

At Aikido Kids of Tamalpais we do game based learning with an emphasis on fun. For the younger groups we use
colorful toys and games, kids get worked out, run around and release pent up energy. We teach them to move around
the dojo and in a group, and how to follow the leader.

 


Instructor: Dolano Arthur


Location: Aikido of Tamalpais
142 Redwood Ave., Corte Madera

#
2084 Tue 9/9-10/28 3:00-3:45pm $160 / 8



AIKIDO OF TAMALPAIS KIDS PROGRAM AGES 6-17

aikido playersFor all age groups the kids learn basic socialization skills and respectful communication. Children
learn how to roll and fall safely, how to quicken their response times, how to control their impulses,
and they learn quieting skills. In Aikido kids learn how to use their body and peaceful, grounded
strength versus their aggressive and confrontational strength. We teach and show them how kindness
is stronger than being mean. They learn that being clear and centered in their bodies supports a body
that can meet, connect with and direct others in an inviting, kind and generous way.

The focus of Aikido class is to have fun while instilling confidence through clear body language
(leadership posturing/anti- bullying). Through aikido games we learn solution-oriented communication
and to see that there are a multitude of options available to us. Through playful challenges we up the
anti, so that we can practice how to function under pressure, with a grounded, graceful, and
compassionate outlook on life.

Instructor: Dolano Arthur

 

AGES 6-8

#2085 Tue 9/9-10/28 4:00-5:00pm $160 / 8

AGES 9-13

#2086 Mon 9/8-10/27 4:00-5:00pm $160 / 8
#2087 Wed 9/10-10/29 3:00-4:00pm $160 / 8

AGES 12-17

#2088 Wed 9/10-10/29 4:00-5:00pm $160 / 8
(rank requirements for 12-13 year olds apply)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Dolano Arthur has been practicing Aikido for 18 years and holds the rank of Nidan (second degree black belt). She runs
the kids program at Aikido of Tamalpais, is the mother of three school aged girls, and makes it part of her practice to bring
the lessons of Aikido into her daily life.

 

 

 


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KIDS CAPOEIRA

What is Capoeira?
Capoeira (pronounced ka-poo-eyh-da) is an Afro-Brazilian martial art form that incorporates acrobatics, dance, percussion, and
songs in a rhythmic dialogue of body, mind, and spirit. It is a communal game in which two opponents play each other inside a
circle, formed by the other players who create rhythm for the game by clapping, singing and playing traditional instruments. The two
“capoeiristas” play a game together using capoeira movements, camouflaging self-defense kicks with playful acrobatics and
dance-like moves, spontaneously creating a strategy to fool the other player and perhaps catch them off guard. At the same time,
the two players work together to build a beautiful, harmonic and naturally-flowing game.

Instructor: Lisa Silva
Location: Main Hall

4-7 years old

#2062 Thur 9/11-10/16 3:15-4:00pm $90 / 6

#2064 Thur 10/23-12/18 3:15-4:00pm $90 / 6
(No class on 10/30, 11/6 & 11/27)


8-12 years old

#2063 Thur 9/11-10/16 4:00-4:45pm $90 / 6

#2065 Thur 10/23-12/18 4:00-4:45pm $90 / 6
(No class on 10/30, 11/6 & 11/27)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Graduada Ciranda (Lisa Silva Willoughby)
Lisa Silva Willoughby was born in Goiânia, Brazil. She is a graduate of the State University of São Paulo and has been a Bay Area
resident since 1999. Lisa has been training with Mestra Márcia Cigarra at ACSF since 2007. Since 2009, she has worked as an
apprenticing instructor at ACSF, teaching capoeira to children at several Oakland, San Francisco and Marin County schools. Lisa
has participated in the last three of ABADÁ-Capoeira’s biennial World Games (Jogos Mundiais) and she competed in ACSF’s
International Games (Jogos Internacionais) in 2010. Since 2008, Lisa has performed in numerous productions with the ACSF
performance troupe, including the 2011 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival and ACSF’s 2012 Spirit of Brazil. In 2011, Lisa was
awarded the ABADÁ title of “Graduada.” She resides in Marin County with her husband and young son.











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BEGINNING BOLLYWOOD FUSION 1ST-4TH GRADES

Come dance with Miss Ena after school in a fun, energetic and new dance class! We’ll explore India through Bollywood dance
fusion which includes various styles of Indian folk, street, and classical dances. This is a fun way of learning about a new culture
and great dancing with high energy music! www.dancewithena.com

Instructor: Ena Vyas
Location: Main Hall

#2038 Tue 12/2-1/20 3:30-4:30pm $90 / 6
(No class 12/23 & 12/30)


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR


miss ena

 

Miss Ena has 14 years of professional experience in kathak and 11 years of Jazz and tap.
Currently, she is teaching a variety of classes throughout the Bay Area in Bollywood and Fusion styles.

 

 

 

 

 


GYMNASTICS & TUMBLING
WITH KATIE
WEDNESDAYS, AGES 1-12

 

Mom and Me - Ages 1 - 2
Teach parents to help their children to use gymnastics equipment safely and effectively. Activities are organized to
help toddlers develop motor skills. Children socialize with other children the same age, learning to share and follow
simple directions.

Location: Main Hall

#2008 Wed 9/17-10/29 10:45-11:15am $105 / 7
#2014 Wed 11/5-12/17 10:45-11:15am $105 / 7


Gymnastics - Ages 2 - 3

Semi-structured class teaches parents to help their children use gymnastics equipment safely and effectively.
Activities are organized to help toddlers develop motor skills. Children socialize with other children the same age,
learning to share and follow simple directions while reinforcing primary colors and counting with the use of
parachute activities.

Location: Main Hall

#2009 Wed 9/17-10/29 11:15-11:45am $105 / 7
#2015 Wed 11/5-12/17 11:15-11:45am $105 / 7

 

Gymnastics - Ages 3 - 4
Structured gymnastics without parent participation. Emphasis on fundamental gymnastic positions
and skills on all equipment, as well as gross motor skills. Emphasis is also placed on social and physical development.
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Location: Main Hall

#12010 Wed 9/17-10/29 1:00-1:30pm $105 / 7
#2016 Wed 11/5-12/17 1:00-1:30pm $105 / 7

 

Gymnastics - Ages 4 - 5
Gross and fine motor skill activities with fundamental recreational gymnastics skills on all equipment.
Encourage problem solving and creative thinking as children begin learning longer skill combinations.

Location: Main Hall


#2011 Wed 9/17-10/29 1:30-2:15pm $119 / 7
#2017 Wed 11/5-12/17 1:30-2:15pm $119 / 7

 

Gymnastics - Ages 5 - 6
Flexibility, balance, and strength building are emphasized to prepare them for more difficult gymnastic skills/routines.

Location: Main Hall

#2012 Wed 9/17-10/29 2:15-3:00pm $119 / 7
#2018 Wed 11/5-12/17 2:15-3:00pm $119 / 7

 

Gymnastics - Ages 7 - 12
Children learn basic routines on all gymnastics equipment through drills and tumbling combinations.

Location: Main Hall

#2013 Wed 9/17-10/29 3:00- 3:45pm $119 / 7
#2019 Wed 11/5-12/17 3:00- 3:45pm $119 / 7

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

katie bartok with kids
Katie Bartok began gymnastics at the age of 12. By the first month of class she was competing. Katie
competed in gymnastics for six years. She continued through High School placing in all events. Katie went
on to get certified as a personal trainer. She has also been a competitive track athlete. Gymnastics has
given her strength as well as discipline. She has been teaching gymnastics for over 10 years and is certified
with kinder accreditation for teachers in pre-school.

 



 

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THE COVE SCHOOL

the cove school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is proud to be
partnering with The Cove School to help bring quality
after school classes to The Cove School community.

 

   NEW COVE SCHOOL OFFERINGS


YOGA CONDITIONING MINDFULNESS FOR
KIDS GRADES 3 & 4 (CROSS TRAINING MEETS YOGA)

#3010 Wed 9/24-10/29 1:50-2:35pm $84 / 6

#3011 Wed 11/5-12/17 1:50-2:35pm $84 / 6
(No class 11/19)

 

AMAZING SCIENCE

GRADES 3 & 4

#3027 Mon 9/15-11/24 3:10-4:10pm $247 / 10
(No class on 11/17 )

GRADES 1 & 2

#3028 Tue 9/16-12/2 3:10-4:10pm $247 / 10
(No class on 11/11 & 11/18)



PRE-ENGINEERING USING LEGO® GRADE K

#2075 Wed 9/17-11/26 1:50-3:20pm $190 / 10
(No class on 11/19)

 

SPANISH GRADES 3 & 4

#3006 Mon 9/15-11/3 3:15-3:45pm $150 / 8

#3008 Mon 11/24-2/2 3:15-3:45pm $150 / 8
(No class on 12/22, 12/29 & 1/19)

 

ITALIANO GRADES 3 & 4

#3007 Mon 9/15-11/3 3:50-4:35pm $150 / 8

#3009 Mon 11/24-2/2 3:50-4:35pm $150 / 8
(No class on 12/22, 12/29 & 1/19)

 

ETIQUETTE & DINING ESSENTIALS PROGRAM
FOR CHILDREN AGE 7-11

#3015 Fri 10/3-11/7 3:10-4:40pm $150.00 / 5
(No class on 10/31)

 

CHESS FOR KIDS - GRADES K-6

#3000 Fri 9/19-12/12 3:05-4:05pm $150 / 10
(For grades 1-4) (No class on 9/26, 11/21 & 11/28 )

 

ART WITH HARRY

GRADES 1 & 2

#2027 Mon 10/27-12/8 3:15-4:15pm $105 / 6
(No class on 11/17)

GRADES 3 & 4

#2029 Thur 11/13-1/15 3:15-4:15pm $105 / 6
(No class on 11/20, 11/27, 12/25 & 1/1)

 

KIDS TV, COMMERCIAL, & VOICE-OVER ACTING AGES 7-12

#3023 Thur 10/2-11/6 3:30-4:30pm $115 / 6

#3025 Thur 11/13-1/15 3:30-4:30pm $115 / 6
(No class on 11/19, 11/20, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31 & 1/1)

 

BROADWAY/POP SINGING

#3024 Thur 10/2-11/6 4:30-5:30pm $115 / 6

#3026 Thur 11/13-1/15 4:30-5:30pm $115 / 6
(No class on 11/19, 11/20, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31 & 1/1)

 

TGA PREMIER JR. GOLF GRADES K-4TH

#3033 Tue 9/16-11/4 3:15-4:15pm $185 / 8
#3035 Tue 11/25-1/27 3:15-4:15pm $185 / 8

 

THEATER IMPROVISATION WITH MTC:
ADVENTURES IN ACTING WITH MARIN THEATRE COMPANY

#3001 Mon 9/15-11/3 3:15-4:15pm $145 / 8

 

ADVENTURES AT SEA! –
THEATER AND MOVEMENT WITH MTC

#3002 Mon 11/10-1/26 3:15-4:15pm $145 / 8
(No class on 11/17, 12/22, 12/29 & 1/19)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mt. TamAdventure Camps mttamadventurecamps.com

 

 

 






FLAG FOOTBALL FOR KINDERGARTNERS

Come on out and play fun Flag Football games.
The players will run basic warm-ups and drills for the first 10 minutes and then play games for the remainder of the class.
The kids will run, run, run. This game teaches hand and eye coordination and footwork skills that will challenge everyone’s
abilities and create all around better athletes. The games are fun and great way to play with friends while making new
ones. All equipment will be supplied.


Instructor: Jeremy Williams, Mt Tam Adventure LLC
Location: East Soccer Field

#2054 Fri 9/19-11/7 2:15-2:45pm $150 / 8

#2056 Fri 11/14-1/23 2:15-2:45pm $150 / 8
(No class on 11/28, 12/26 & 1/2)

 

 

 

FLAG FOOTBALL 3RD-5TH GRADES
Come on out and play fun Flag Football games.
The players will run basic warm-ups and drills for the first 10 minutes and then play games for the remainder of the
class. The kids will run, run, run. This game teaches hand and eye coordination and footwork skills that will challenge
everyone’s abilities and create all around better athletes. The games are fun and great way to play with friends while
making new ones. All equipment will be supplied.

Instructor: Jeremy Williams, Mt Tam Adventure LLC
Location: East Soccer Field

#2055 Fri 9/19-11/7 3:00-4:00pm $150 / 8

#2057 Fri 11/14-1/23 3:00-4:00pm $150 / 8

(No class on 11/28, 12/26 & 1/2)

 

 

 

 





HAPPY FEET SOCCER AGES 2-5YRS
STORIES & GAMES... ON THE CHILD’S LEVEL

Happy Feet

 

 





Happy Feet classes are 30 minutes in length (National Association for Sports & Physical Education recommendation).
Every child constantly has a ball. HappyFeet uses nursery rhymes, songs, stories and fun games with a soccer ball to
maximize motor skill development.

Two and three year olds love acting out nursery rhymes and songs. Four and five year olds have a blast with stories and
fun games. The HappyFeet ball is called “Bob the Bobcat”! Kids love taming their “Bobcat”!

Location: Town Park area G
Instructor: Coach Frank

LITTLE TOES AGES 2-3YRS
#2000 Fri 9/19-11/7 9:00-9:30am $118 / 8


BIG TOES AGES 4-5YRS
#2001 Fri 9/19-11/7 9:30-10:00am $118 / 8

 

 

 

 

 


SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR
RECREATIONAL SOCCER PLAYERS

This Fall Corte Madera Soccer is starting a new program designed specifi cally to give our recreational players an
opportunity to train with a professional coach. This course will be open to all recreational players, and will be in
addition to their weekly team practices. This program is a good opportunity for those recreational players that want
to work with a professional trainer, and improve their soccer skills. It is also an opportunity for those interested in
trying out for next seasons Competitive program, to work with a professional trainer, and become a better soccer player.

Instructor: Corte Madera Coaching Staff
Location: Town Park Soccer Field

#3034 Fri 9/12-10/31 3:30-5:00pm $55 / 8
#3036 Fri 9/12-10/31 5:00-6:30pm $55 / 8


 


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PEE-WEE SOCCER AGES 3-4YRS

lion with a soccer ballPee Wee Soccer is structured as a class and is intended to be an introduction to soccer on a very basic level.
Participants will learn the basics of play by participating in drills and scrimmages against each other.

Instructor: Lewis Usher
Location: Town Park picnic area A

#5014 Sat 9/13-10/18 10:00-11:00am $135 / 6

 

 

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Louis Usher

Lewis Usher is a skillful player and an enthusiastic and dynamic coach. For over 20 years, Lewis
has taught after-school basketball and soccer classes in the Mill Valley Schools, and has coached
and directed with Dave Fromer Soccer. Lewis also provides individual skill and team trainings and
sports birthday parties. Lewis grew up playing basketball and soccer in his beautiful native country
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TGA PREMIER JR. GOLF GRADES K-4TH

Does your child like playing with sticks? Would you like to harness that energy? Sign them up for this fun golf class
and find out. Children will learn about golf or further their skills in a fun and safe environment with TGA Premier Junior
Golf. TGA has instructed over 75,000 children nationwide since 2004. Our award winning curriculum will provide your
child the fundamentals to grow in the game of golf and in life through our 5-Level Development Program.

Each week will consist of practice stations (full swing, chipping, putting, rules & etiquette) along with games (“Base-Golf”,
“Hit It to Win It”) & props to develop coordination and sportsmanship. The last class of the session allows students to show
off their skills and earn prizes for individual achievement. Everyone new to TGA gets a really cool TGA Golf hat. We use a
synthetic golf ball with limited fl ight for safety. Golf clubs & equipment are all included.
Please visit www.PlayTGA.com or call 415-897-0423.

Instructor: TGA Certified Staff

THE COVE PARK

#3033 Tue 9/16-11/4 3:15-4:15pm $185 / 8

#3035 Tue 11/25-1/27 3:15-4:15pm $185 / 8
(11/27, 11/25 & 1/1)

 

TOWN PARK PICNIC AREA A

#3034 Thu 9/18-11/6 3:00-4:00pm $185 / 8

#3036 Thu 11/13-1/29 3:00-4:00pm $185 / 8
(12/23 & 12/30)

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
TGA Instructors are carefully selected and trained to provide a fun, safe, golf experience. Our staff consists of men and women
from a variety of backgrounds ALL with the same core beliefs of integrity, respect, sportsmanship, and youth development. Their
goal is to create the game of golf in a format that keeps children engaged and excited to continue playing for years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TENNIS


LEVEL 1, MARIN MUNCHKINS
AGES 4-6

This course uses of special equipment designed for this age group. Students will be introduced to tennis with simple
activities and games that produce both fun and early motor skill development.


Instructor: Tennis in Marin Staff
Location: TP tennis courts

#2046 Mon 9/15-11/3 2:30-3:00pm $160 / 8
#2049 Fri 9/19-11/7 2:30-3:00pm $160 / 8



LEVEL 2, MARIN STARS
AGES 7-10
Join the new team sport in town! If you are between the ages of 7-10, Corte Madera Junior Tennis League is the team to join!
Using the quickstart play format, kids are immediately introduced to the game and learn to rally the ball the first time they step
on the court.
Beginners welcome!

Instructor: Tennis in Marin Staff
Location: TP tennis courts

#2047 Mon 9/15-11/3 3:15-4:45pm $200 / 8
#2050 Fri 9/19-11/7 3:15-4:45pm $200 / 8

 

LEVEL 2, MARIN STARS
AGES 11-14

This course places emphasis on stroke development using movement drills, games, and fun activities. Positive attitude
and sportsmanship are addressed.

Instructor: Tennis in Marin Staff
Location: TP tennis courtsJoin

#2048 Fri 9/19-11/7 4:45-6:15pm $200 / 8



SPRING BREAK TENNIS


MARIN MUNCHKINS AGES 4-6


#1072 M-F 4/13-4/17 9:00-10:00am $75 / 5


MARIN STARS- AGES 7-10

#1073 M-F 4/13-4/17 10:00-11:30am $90 / 5



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CERT logoIn the event of a major disaster, professional services may be overwhelmed and unavailable
for long periods of time. The widespread needs of the town will depend on voluntary assistance.
With this in mind, the fire departments in Marin County have adopted a citizen training program
called Community Emergency Response Training (CERT).

CERT is designed to provide hands-on training to become self-sufficient for at least 72 hours
following a disaster such as an earthquake, flood, or a wild land fire. We then encourage CERT trained volunteers to join their
neighborhood teams to assist their community.

Class 1: Introduction/Emergency Preparedness/Disaster First Aid
Class 2: Search and Rescue Fire Prevention/Suppression

CERT classes are offered every month except July and December throughout Marin County.
For a training session near you, please contact Marin County CERT.
Registration Info: 415-485-3409
www.marincountycert.org
certinfo@marincountycert.org







Get Ready a disaster survival program for marin county

 

 


Disaster planners tell us that one of the most important things a family can do is plan ahead. The Get Ready program is a
two-hour household disaster training designed to instruct Larkspur residents on how to be self-sufficient for 5-7 days
following moderate to large-scale disasters such as earthquakes, wildfires, floods, landslides and power outages. Themes of the
program involve evacuation considerations, water and food supplies, as well as communication, sanitation, and your
own personalized disaster plan.

What are you waiting for?
Visit www.getreadylarkspur.org for comprehensive information on
the program, including class scheduling and even online training.

• Get Ready to take care of your own family for a minimum of 72
hours.

• Get Ready with food and water and medications for
your entire family.


• Get Ready with a phone call to an out-of-area family
member or friend.

• Get Ready with practice drills with your children.

• Get Ready with supplies for your pets.
AND Get Ready with two-hour courses offered through the Disaster Preparedness Task Force — and you can even turn one of
these courses into a dessert social or pot-luck in your own home. Just contact our program to secure a trainer, then invite your
neighbors.

It’s not difficult. The training is simple . The training is free. Supplies are available locally. sign up at www.getreadylarkspur.org or call
(415) 927-6724. Get Ready Now !









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Calling all Grownups!


Please put on your Wish-Making caps and tell us about an event you would love to attend, a place you’re dying to visit,
or an adventure you can not wait to have. We want to make your wish come true as one of our 2015 Winter/Spring Trips.

Please send your ideas to Nancy Cupp at ncupp@ci.corte-madera.ca.us,
or call the Community Center at 415.927.5072. We can’t wait to hear from you.




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FACILITY & PARK INFO

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW COMPLETE FACILITY RENTAL INFORMATION

 

COMMUNITY CENTER
Located by the beautiful and award-winning Town Park on Tamalpais Drive at Eastman, the Community Center
is the perfect venue for wedding receptions, birthdays, business meetings, social gatherings, banquets, fundraisers,
and performances. With total capacity of 350 people, the Community Center includes a large multipurpose
main hall (64’x 43’6”), lounge and wet bar (62’6”x 14’6”), fireplace, stage (20’x 43’4”), meeting rooms, and beautiful
garden-setting patio. Capacity is 250 seated, 350 assembly. Adjoined to the main hall is a huge kitchen (35’6”x 14’6”)
with commercial refrigerator, double deep sink, oven, griddle, and stove. Our furniture collection includes chairs, 8 foot
by 30 inch rectangular tables and 6 foot round tables provided free of charge if you rent the facility. The Community Center
is also equipped with a piano, PA system, and lighting. Renters are entitled to a one-day use of the readerboard in front
of the building on the day of rental.

The hourly use fees/charges applicable to users of the TOWN’S Community Center shall be:

A. MAIN HALL / PATIO / KITCHEN
Residents $175.00 per hour
Non Residents $235.00 per hour
(4 hour minimum)

B. MINIMUM CLEANING AND DAMAGE DEPOSIT
Depending on type of activity

$500.00 - $ 2,000.00 (may be refundable)

C. COMMERCIAL USES / FILMING
Town properties $2,000.00 per day
(Town of Corte Madera business license required.)

D. SPECIAL EVENTS APPLICATION
Residents (per application) $100.00

Non Residents (per application) $200.00

E. NEIL CUMMINS FACILITIES
The use fees/charges applicable to users of the Neil Cummins Gymnasium shall be:
Residents $65.00 per hour
Non Residents $80.00 per hour
All above fees are per hour, with a two-hour minimum.

Additional Fees:
Cleaning and Damage Deposit
$500.00 - $2,000.00 (may be refundable)

 

readerboard

 

A SPECIAL WAY
TO DELIVER...

Put your messages up on the Readerboard! This affordable medium delivers birthday wishes and announcements. Located just in front of the Community Center, the readerboard message may include 5 lines 15 spaces in each line including spaces between words.

READERBOARD RENTAL RATES

GENERAL USE $25.00 PER DAY/SIDE
COMMERCIAL USE $130.00 PER DAY/SIDE

 




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For a Facility Rental Packet call 415-927-5072 or go to www.ci.corte-madera.ca.us

 

 

 

 

 











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outdoor fields facilities for information contact brian at 415-927-5072

Piccolo PavillionPark Tennis Courts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Park Playing Field

 

 

 

 

 



















PICNIC REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY:
(a) Cancellations fourteen (14) days or more will result in forfeiture of 50% of the deposit. Rental fee may be refunded.
(b) Cancellations thirteen (13) days or less will result in forfeiture of 100% of the deposit. Rental fee may be refunded.
(c) Cancellations less than six (6) days will result in forfeiture of 100% of all fees.

All fees are due and payable at time reservation is made.

 

 

 

 

 

Corte Madera Town Park Map

 

 

 

 

 

 

PICNIC AREAS
A: 4 Tables, 2 BBQ
B: 2 Tables, 1 BBQ
C: 2 Tables, 1 BBQ
D: 3 Tables, 1 BBQ
E: 2 Tables, 1 BBQ
F: 2 Tables, 2 BBQ
G: 2 Tables, 1 BBQ

 








LEGEND

1. Community Center
2. Skate Park
3. Tennis Courts
4. Playground
5. West Lagoon
6. Twin Cities Day Care
7. Neil Cummins Gym
8. Neil Cummins School
9. Private Businesses
10. Fire Department
11. Post Office
12. West soccer field
13. Softball field
14. East soccer field

 

the cove park map for information contact brian at 415-927-5072

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PICNIC AREAS
1. 2 tables, 1 BBQ
2. 3 tables, 1 BBQ

 

 

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CHECK OUT OUR SKATE PARK!

Park is open Everyday, 9:00 am to Dusk.

Skate Park Rules

Skate Park showing an inset photo of a child on a skateboard

• All users of this facility are required to wear safety gear including Helmets, Knee and Elbow Pads. (Any person failing to wear said safety gear is subject to citation pursuant to Corte Madera Municipal Code (CMMC) Section 9.28)

• Skateboard and in-line skates only.
• No bicycles, tricycles, scooter or motorized vehicles allowed at any time.
• Keep area clean. Please use trash cans.
• No glass or bottles allowed in the Skate Park area.
• All forms of graffiti, tagging, stickers or other means of defacing park property are prohibited.
• Do not use facility if a hazardous condition exists. Report any damage, vandalism or hazardous condition to the Twin Cities Police Department, 415-927-5150.
• Violations may result in citations, temporary closure of the facility and/ or prosecution of the responsible person(s)

 

Warning: Skating is a Dangerous Sporting Activity


Skateboarding and inline skating are hazardous recreational activities. Use of this facility may result in death, paralysis, brain damage and concussions, broken bones or other serious injury. Any and all uses of this facility is at your own risk. This facility in NOT supervised.

The Town of Corte Madera does not assume any responsibility for injuries. (California Government Code Section 831.7)

 

 

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Registration

5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER

IN-PERSON:
A person with one hand on their hip and the other one facing up.Office is located at 498 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera. We are open Monday- Thursday,
8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. and closed to the public on Friday..

 

FAX: Fax Machine

Use your Visa/MasterCard and our 24 hours fax (415) 927-7138.

 


MAIL:An Envelope

Mail registration form to Corte Madera Recreation Department, 498 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925.


PHONE:A Telephone

Have your credit card and program brochure handy! Call (415) 927-5072. TDD (415) 927-5071.

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION: if you have any trouble with the online registration system, please call 927-5072 for immediate help registering.
Computerwww. cmparksandrec.orgRegistration barcode

 

 

 



REGISTRATION: Pre-registration and payment is required for all activities. We can not hold space in a class or activity unless you have registered and paid. Sorry, no prorating will be given to join already in-session program.

PAYMENT: We accept Visa or MasterCard, Money Order, Cash, Check made payable to Town of Corte Madera.

CONFIRMATION: Confirmation will be sent to you via email in the form of a receipt.

DEPARTMENT CANCELLATION: If an activitiy is cancelled by the department, we will notify you as early as we can and a full refund will be issued to each participant. Refunds require 2 weeks to process.

REFUND POLICY: Refund will be issued only if cancellation is made at least one week prior to the first class. There is a $10 cancellation fee. No refund will be issued if cancellation is made within a week of the class.

CLASS MAKE-UP: A make up will be scheduled if instructor is ill or unable to teach a class during the session. Make up class will not be offered in the case of personal absence. It is your responsibility to meet all classes as scheduled.

LOCATIONS: Our Programs are held in these locations:

  1. Community Center - 498 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera.
  2. Town Park - Between Tamalpais Drive & Pixley Avenue, Corte Madera.
  3. The Cove Park & Multi-Purpose Room - 330 Golden Hind Passage, Corte Madera.
  4. Neil Cummins School & Gym - 58 Mohawk, Corte Madera.

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Mission Statement & Purpose

The Town’s Recreation and Parks strengthens the community’s fabric, health and well-being, economic base and security. Through diverse and innovative programming for all people, plus broad partnerships with the schools and neighboring agencies, community-based organizations and businesses, Corte Madera plays an important role in creating healthy communities. By providing the space to learn and play, space to be safe and secure, and space to create and imagine, this Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality of life.

Your Parks & Recreation provides a wide variety of services, including, but not limited to:
Senior activities; After-school programs; Pre-school programs; Teen programs; Summer camps; Nature & outdoor programs; Health & wellness programs; Sports leagues & instructions; Youth sports coaches & training; Art & dance programs; Special & multicultural events; Emergency preparedness & support.


 

Town Officials

TOWN COUNCIL
Michael Lappert, Mayor
Carla Condon, Vice Mayor
Sloan Bailey, Councilmember
Diane Furst, Councilmember
Bob Ravasio, Councilmember
David Bracken, Town Manager

PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
Hartley West, Chair
Pamela Fong, Vice Chair
Kitty Prosser
Kim Noble Baez
Emily McFarland
Fred Cassisa
Emily Janowsky

PARKS & RECREATION
DEPARTMENT STAFF
Mario Fiorentini, Director of Recreation & Leisure Services
Brian Hernandez, Recreation Supervisor

CONTACT:
498 Tamalpais Drive,
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Tel. (415) 927-5072
Fax. (415) 927-7138
Sports Rain Line: (415) 927-5076
Kid's Club after hours office phone: (415) 706-5128

Office Hours:
Mon-Thu, 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed to the public on Friday
Closed on Saturday & Sunday

Email: Recreation_dept@ci.corte-madera.ca.us
Online Registration: www.ci.corte-madera.ca.us

 

 

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Americans with Disabilities Act

The Town of Corte Madera and the Parks and Recreation Department are committed to implementing the intent and spirit of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Adults and children with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to fully participate in our classes, programs and activities. If you have special needs that require specific accommodations in order to enjoy one of our classes or facilities, please contact us at (415) 927-5072.


Residency Status Information


The Corte Madera Town Council adopted the following clarifications of residency:

  1. For the use of facilities and programs located on property owned by the Larkspur School District, Reed Union School District, and Tamalpais Union High School District (Neil Cummins Gymnasium, The Cove School/Park, Tennis Courts at Granada School, and Town Park’s softball and soccer fields), “residents” shall mean individuals who reside in, or groups and organizations which have their principal place of business located within the County of Marin.
  2. For the use of all other facilities and programs located on property owned by the Town of Corte Madera (Town Park other than the areas mentioned in (1) above, Piccolo Pavilion, and Community Center) “residents” shall mean individuals who reside in, or groups and organizations which have their principal place of business located within the Town of Corte Madera. Residents are qualified for a $2.00 resident rebate per class. If you have any questions about this information, please call (415) 927-5072.

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Town & Groups Directory

 

Town Hall
927-5050
Town Clerk
927-5086
Finance Department
927-5055
Meeting Schedule
927-5040
Fire Department
927-5077
Planning Department
927-5064
Public Works Department
927-5057
Building Department
927-5062
Engineering Department
927-5057
Community Foundation
924-0150
Beautification Committee
265-1105
CMPA
927-5150
TC Little Leagues
722-9730
Women's Club
927-9462
Mother's Club
451-7234
Lions Club
924-8186
Chamber of Commerce
924-0441
Town Band
891-3071
Corte Madera Library
924-3515
Volunteer Firefighters
924-5077
 
 

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