Recreation Guide

Fall registration opens Wednesday, August 18th at 8:00 a.m. To register, visit us online or contact our District office at (925)373-5700 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. *For youth camps and programs, regardless if the program is held indoors or outdoors, participants will be required to wear a facial covering during the program; District staff will make every effort to provide opportunities throughout the program for breaks. Community members visiting our District facilities will be required to wear a facial covering while indoors; participants participating in programs and classes indoors will be required to wear a facial covering throughout the program. If you have any questions about our programs or classes prior to registration, please email us or contact us at (925)373-5700

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Holiday Camps and Programs 

LARPD Thanksgiving Break Camp

Join us for our LARPD Sports Camp over the Thanksgiving Break. Campers will play various sports and participate in fun activities and crafts throughout the three day camp. Please bring water, snacks, and a lunch. **Drop-in is not available for this camp.

Dates Ages Days Times Fees Location
11/22-11/24  6-12 years Monday-Wednesday  8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Res $108  / NR $118  Robert Livermore Community Center

Thanksgiving Break Pre-Care

Pre-care gives you the ability to drop your camper off early prior to the start of the LARPD Thanksgiving Break Camp. 

Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
11/22-11/24  6-12 years Monday-Wednesday  7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Res $30 / NR $33  Robert Livermore Community Center 

LARPD Winter Break Camp

Join us for our LARPD Sports Camp over winter break! Campers will play various sports and participate in fun activities and crafts throughout the three day camp. Please bring water, snacks, and a lunch. **Drop-in is not available for this camp. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
12/20-12/22  6-12 years Monday-Wednesday  8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Res $108 / NR $118  Robert Livermore Community Center 

Winter Break Pre-Care

Pre-care gives you the ability to drop your camper off early prior to the start of the LARPD Winter Break Camp. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
12/20-12/22 6-12 years Monday-Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Res $30 / NR $33  Robert Livermore Community Center

Mad Science

Program Name Dates Ages Days Time Fees Location
Thanksgiving Camp: Crazy Chemistry 11/22-11/24 6-12 years Monday-Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Res $238/NR $262 Robert Livermore Community Center
We'll explore and create exciting chemical reactions, make colorful concoctions and bubbling brews. Amaze yourself with magical temperature changing baggie science or growing ghost crystals. Study the chemistry involved in not-so-simple things like chalk and soap. *A $35 material fee is due on the first day of camp.
Thanksgiving Camp: Fun Engineering, Mixing-ups, and More 11/22-11/24 6-12 years Monday-Wednesday 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Res $238/NR $262 Robert Livermore Community Center
Work together with your fellow engineers to build the best bridge in our shake, rattle, and roll challenge. Turn your daily newspaper into a four-foot-high geodesic dome that you can sit in with your friends. *A $35 material fee is due on the first day of class. 

Bricks 4 Kidz

Program Name Dates Ages Days Time Fees Location
Thanksgiving Camp 11/22-11/24 6-13 years Monday-Wednesday 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Res $183/NR $198 Robert Livermore Community Center
Don't get left out in the cold. Bring the winter fun indoors and learn how to build the all business snowplow as well as the all fun snow mobile. No snow, no problem. All you need to create these winter memories are our bricks and your imagination. *A $30 material fee is due at the time of registration. 

Early Years Camps & Programs (18 mos - 6 yrs)

Skyhawks Sports

Program Name Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
SoccerTots Camp 10/05-10/19 3-5 years Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
SoccerTots Camp 11/02-11/16 3-5 years Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
SoccerTots Camp 11/30-12/19 3-5 years Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
SoccerTots Camp 10/05-10/19 3-5 years Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
SoccerTots Camp 11/02-11/16 3-5 years Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
SoccerTots Camp 11/30-12/14 3-5 years Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
These soccer-themed motor skill classes are very easy for youngsters to get into. Campers will develop motor skills and self-confidence, develop soccer skills, and be introduced to light competition. Instructor-to-student ratio is small to maximize individual development. Camp will be held at the Robert Livermore Baseball Fields. 
MultiSportTots Camp 10/06-10/20 3-5 years Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
MultiSportTots Camp 11/03-11/17 3-5 years Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
MultiSportTots Camp 12/01-12/15 3-5 years Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
MultiSportTots Camp 10/06-10/20 3-5 years Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
MultiSportTots Camp 11/03-11/17 3-5 years Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
MultiSportTots Camp 12/01-12/15 3-5 years Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
Introduce your little super star to our most popular program! This soccer and baseball program uses age appropriate games and activities to explore balance, hand-eye coordination, fitness, sports skills, and child development. Camp will be held at the Robert Livermore Baseball Fields. 
BaseballTots Camp 9/16-9/30 3-5 years Thursdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
BaseballTots Camp 10/07-10/21 3-5 years Thursdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
BaseballTots Camp 12/02-12/16 3-5 years Thursdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
BaseballTots Camp 9/16-9/30 3-5 years Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
BaseballTots Camp 10/07-10/21 3-5 years Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
BaseballTots Camp 12/02-12/16 3-5 years Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Res $68/NR $75 Robert Livermore Community Center
BaseballTots is designed to develop skills for children that uses a variety of fun and engaging games the teach the sport of baseball. Campers will learn muscle coordination, baseball fundamentals, and learn the love of the game. Camp will be held at the Robert Livermore Baseball Fields

Fairy Tale Ballet

Livermore Ballet School is offering a Fairy Tale Ballet class. Students will focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience recommended, but not mandatory. For participation in the Nutcracker in December, all students must enroll for class sessions beginning in August through December. *No class on 11/24. 

Dates Ages Days Times Fees Location
9/01-9/29 3-4 years Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
10/06-11/03 3-4 years Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
11/10-12/15 3-4 year Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
9/01-9/29 4-5 years Wednesdays 5:45 p .m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
10/06-11/03 4-5 years Wednesdays 5:45 p .m. - 6:30 p.m. Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
11/10-12/15 4-5 years Wednesdays 5:45 p .m. - 6:30 p.m. Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center

Tiny Tots Tennis

This is an introduction to basic tennis strokes using RED colored balls. It follows an engaging and fun lesson plan and is intended for beginner and intermediate players. Participants will be required to provide their own racket to participate. *No class on 11/23, 11/24, and 11/25. 

Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
9/14-10/19 4 - 6 years Tuesdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Res $128 / NR $135 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/26-12/07 4 - 6 years Tuesdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Res $128 / NR $135 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/15-10/20 4 - 6 years Wednesdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Res $128 / NR $135 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/27-12/08 4 - 6 years Wednesdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Res $128 / NR $135 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/19-10/24 4 - 6 years Sundays 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Res $128 / NR $135 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/31-12/12  4 - 6 years Sundays 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Res $128 / NR $135 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts

Spanish Academy 

Program Age Dates Days Times Fees Location
Preschool Spanish  3-5 years 9/14-10/26 Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Res $179 / NR $184 Virtual - Online
Preschool Spanish  3-5 years 11/02-12/14 Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Res $179 / NR $184 Virtual - Online
This is a live virtual preschool Spanish class. This is a total Spanish immersion program designed for preschool ready children, using visual and interactive activities that include vocabulary, exercises, reading, songs, art projects, and more. *A $21 material fee is due at the time of registration. **No class on: 11/23. 

Busy Bees are Cooking

Five weeks of fun in the kitchen with chef Lynda. We will learn to make a Greek dinner including a Greek salad, pilaf, k-bobs, cookies and custard rolls. Kids will enjoy this class as we cook and eat our creations. Let us know of any food allergies or religious observances before the first class meeting. *A $35 material fee is due on the first day of class. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
9/21-10/19 4-5 years Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Res $268 / NR $295 Robert Livermore Community Center 

Outdoor Recreation - Fee-Based Programs. Registration Required 

Outdoor Recreation - Fee-Based Programs. Must Register in Advance

Program Name Day/Date Time Location
Build a Bird Box Sunday, October 10 2:00 p.m. Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)

Join Ranger Dan and Build a Bird Box!  This box will be yours to take home and provide a safe haven for birds in your yard.  We will have decorating supplies but bring your own paint or markers to decorate if you want something special.  Under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Min. 6             Max. 12           $15      Ages 5+

Sycamore Scares Sunday October 24 Walk 1 - 6 - 7 p.m.
Walk 2 - 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Walk 3 - 9 - 10 pm

Sycamore Grove Park, Arroyo Road Entrance (5049 Arroyo Road)

Join our Rangers (and awesome volunteers) tonight for a glimpse into the spookier side of Sycamore Grove.  For those who make it back, this will be a journey of ~1.5 miles.  Remember when you are signing up – the later it gets, the scarier the monsters.  Under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Min. 12           Max. 20           $12      Ages 7+

Moonlight Mythos Friday, October 30 5:45 - 7:45 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Wetmore Road Entrance (1051 Wetmore Road)
Join Ranger Gilbert in the park after dark and share stories about our cosmic friends the stars and the moon. We will drive you to a spot in upper Sycamore Grove with a great view of the night sky.   Hot drinks and snacks will be provided.   Dress for the weather and bring a blanket or camp chair to sit on if you wish.  Under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.  

Min. 6             Max.    24        $12      Ages 5+

Gingerbread Houses Saturday, December 4 12:00 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
That Gingerbread man must get tired after run, run, running as fast as he can.  Join Ranger Gilbert and build a Gingerbread house for him to rest in.  Gingerbread and decorations will be supplied but if there is a particular candy you want on your house feel free to bring it.  There will be provided snacks to enjoy while you construct your Gingerbread houses.  Under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Min. 6             Max. 20           $15                  Ages 5+

HO-HO-Holiday Hayride and Carnival Saturday, December 11 4 - 8 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Arroyo Road Entrance (5049 Arroyo Road)
Join Ranger Seth and some of Santa’s helpers for a holiday carnival in the park.  There will be games, face painting and holiday snacks.  There will also be a hayride through the park – there will be three hayride times available.  When you sign up choose the hayride time you would like.  You will not be able to change this time due to space limitations.   Be sure to dress for the weather.   Under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Min. 20           Max. 60           $25                  Ages 5+

Hayride Times:  4:30pm         5:45pm            7:00pm   **20 sign-ups per hayride time**

Ornament Making Sunday, December 19 2:00 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Come help Ranger Doug sort out how to make some ornaments for his tree this year.  Bring your holiday spirit and some creativity as we make fun ornaments that you get to take home!  All supplies will be provided – all you have to do is have fun.  Under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Min. 6             Max. 20           $10                  Ages 3+

Weekend Ranger Programs 

Weekend Ranger Programs

Join a ranger to explore and experience the wild in your backyard- your local open space parks. Night hikes, star gazing, nature discovery hikes and many more outdoor adventures await you and your family on these FREE ranger-led programs. Get all the news about these great walks and hikes in the Valley Wilds newsletter. For more information, or if you wish to receive our monthly e-newsletter, which includes a schedule of programs and articles about natural and cultural history, call the Ranger Office at (925) 960-2400 or email valleywilds@larpd.org. There may be a parking fee for those without an annual pass at Sycamore Grove Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-Registration is required by calling the Ranger Office at (925) 960-2400.

Spooky Campfire Saturday, 9/25 7 pm Sycamore Grove Park Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
As October approaches the air gets cooler the nights get darker and the scares get scary-er

Join Ranger Gilbert as we gather around a campfire and share scary stories in celebration of the spookiest of the times of the year. Do not forget to bring an appetite s’more will be provided! RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or emailing Ranger Gilbert at grodriguez@larpd.org

 (Canceled if raining)

Nocturnal Adventure Saturday, 10/9 6 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Wetmore Road Entrance (1051 Wetmore Road)
Come out to Sycamore Grove and sneak in just as the gates are closing to join Ranger Eric on a night hike. We'll talk about owls and other nocturnal creatures, and if we are lucky, we may even get to witness some nocturnal (or crepuscular) life! Cancelled if raining.  Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Eric at ewhiteside@larpd.org
Pumpkin Carving Campfire   Saturday, 10/16 4:30 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Halloween is fast approaching, and decorations are going to be popping out left and right.  Join Ranger Dawn for an evening filled with one of the favorites – the pumpkin!   We’ll spend the first part of the evening carving this squash into works of art, or horror, depending on your point of view.  Please bring your own pumpkin and carving tools if you have them (there will be a few tools to lend).  Carving stencils will be provided.  The BBQ will be hot and ready for anyone that would like to cook their dinner.   Following the carving and the feasting we’ll gather around the campfire to hear the history of Halloween, how the pumpkin came to be a symbol for this holiday and have some fun with Halloween sing-a-longs.  Hot chocolate and s’mores fixins’ will be provided to enjoy at the campfire.  RSVP required by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Dawn at dsoles@larpd.org.  Please sign up early – space is limited!
The Story of Poop Sunday, 10/24 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Many people think of tracking as simply looking for foot prints in the dirt. However, things other than foot prints can tell us about the world around us. Join Ranger Doug as we see what poop can tell us about the animals in the park. RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Doug at dsousa@larpd.org
Bears Saturday, 11/6 11 am Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Bears are some of the most clever animals in the kingdom. Join Ranger Seth to learn about all different types of bears from around the world, including a large extinct bear species. We will talk about why we should not fear these animals but appreciate them. Ranger Seth might even include some of his own true bear stories. Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Seth at seddings@larpd.org.
Sycamore After Hours Saturday, 11/6 5:30 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Wetmore Road Entrance (1051 Wetmore Road)
Have you ever wondered what Sycamore Grove is like at night? What sights and sounds come to life once the gates close? Join Ranger Dawn tonight and find out. We will travel to the center of Sycamore Grove for an hour or so of peace and quiet. We will sit and listen to the critters of the night, admire the stars, and in general relax and enjoy. This program is best for folks aged 13 and up. Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on.  Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Dawn at dsoles@larpd.org.   Canceled if raining.
Lions, Tigers and…other large cats Sunday, 11/7 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Oh my, come join Ranger Doug as we discuss the amazing world of large felines. We will look at their interesting adaptations, what they feed on and how their world is shrinking. We will also look at large cats through history and how early humans interacted with these giant predators. RSVP by calling 925 960 2400 or by emailing Ranger Doug at dsousa@larpd.org.
Stars! Sunday, 11/7 5 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Ever wonder what is up above us far beyond our atmosphere?  Are you curious about the stars in the night sky and the planets in our solar system?   Join Ranger Danny and the Tri-valley Star Gazers for a night of viewing what is above us.  The Star Gazers will help us find some interesting things happening in space and talk to us about what we are seeing.  Be sure to dress warm and bring your excitement with you!   RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Danny at dhaberman@larpd.org
Fall Arts & Crafts in the Park Saturday, 11/13 10 am Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Come show off your arts and crafts skills and join Ranger Gilbert in a Thanksgiving themed arts and crafts session in the park. Basic art supplies provided. RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or emailing Ranger Gilbert at grodriguez@larpd.org.  Canceled if raining.
Squirrels - Hardcore Survivalists  Saturday, 11/13  2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Squirrels are often overlooked animals in the wilderness. Come join Ranger Seth and find out what makes Squirrels some of the most hardcore survivalists. They may look cute but underneath that soft fur is a force to be reckoned with. After we discuss how headstrong squirrels can be, we will observe squirrel habitat and watch to see if we recognize any behaviors we just discussed. RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Seth at seddings@larpd.org
Turkeys Sunday, 11/14 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Join Ranger Vickie as we learn about the animal most talked about in November-the turkey. After a brief talk, we will take a short walk to see if we can find some of these interesting birds. Canceled if raining.  Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Vickie at veggert@larpd.org
Fall Bird Walk Saturday, 11/20 9 am Sycamore Grove Park, Wetmore Road Entrance (1051 Wetmore Road)
Come out and join Ranger Eric for a slow-paced walk thru Sycamore Grove to look and listen for birds! We will have binoculars available to borrow.  Canceled if raining.  Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Eric at ewhiteside@larpd.org
Canines Around the World Sunday, 11/21 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Join Ranger Dan and learn about different canines around the world.  From the Grey Wolf in North America to the Jackal in Africa we will talk about differences between them as well as similarities.   Canceled if raining.  RSVP by calling 925-960-2400 or emailing dthomas@larpd.org. 
Holiday Campfire Saturday, 12/4 4 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
It's that time of year again.  The time of peace on earth and good will towards all folks.   Join Ranger Dawn tonight to sit by the campfire and sing some of the songs that celebrate this time of year.   Don't worry if you don't think you have a good singing voice - this is for fun after all.  I will have copies of the words to any song we sing.  I will also have a story or two about some of the legends surrounding the Christmas holiday.  Feel free to bring a hot dog and the fixins' to roast over the fire.   Marshmallows and hot chocolate will be provided.  Canceled if raining.  Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Dawn at dsoles@larpd.org
Otters Sunday, 12/5 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)
Join Ranger Dan and learn about the wonderful world of Otters.  Did you know we have River Otters at Sycamore Grove?  We will learn about these awesome predators as well as go for a hike to see if we can find them.  No guarantees we will see any of them but a walk in the park is always fun.  Canceled if raining.  RSVP by calling 925-960-2400 or by emailing dthomas@larpd.org
Bobcats Sunday, 12/12 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Arroyo Road Entrance (5049 Arroyo Road)
Join Ranger Vickie for a talk about Sycamore Grove’s bobcats. There will be some furs and skulls to check out as well. If we’re lucky, maybe we’ll see one of these amazing cats.

Canceled if raining.  Please RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Vickie at veggert@larpd.org

Night Hike Sunday, 12/12 5:30 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Nature Area Entrance
Come out to the park as the sun sets! Join Ranger Danny for a leisurely walk through the park after hours and hopefully find some of our animal friends who sleep during the day!  RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Danny at dhaberman@larpd.org
The Great Yule Log Hunt Saturday, 12/18 2 pm Sycamore Grove Park, Reservable Picnic Area (5035 Arroyo Road)

Grab your silliest holiday hats and join Ranger Eric for the 26th annual hunt for the fabled Yule Log.  We’ll prepare for the hunt with games, merriment, and tales of ancient Yule celebrations.  Then we’ll be off on an old-fashioned hunt for that elusive log.   After the hunt we’ll gather around the fire and make our own Yule logs to take home.  Canceled if raining heavily.  RSVP by calling (925) 960-2400 or by emailing Ranger Eric at ewhiteside@larpd.org.

Youth Sports Leagues

LARPD Youth Basketball League

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our long awaited Youth Basketball League this Fall. Leagues is designed for beginner to advanced basketball players. Practice and games will be held on Fridays; practices will be 30 minutes before game time and games will be held at 4:15 p.m., or 6:00 p.m. Players will receive a jersey with registration. For more information, contact Tommy Cook at (925)373-5731 or by email

Dates Ages Days Times Fees Location
9/24-11/05  8-10 years Fridays 3:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Res $200/NR $220 Robert Livermore Community Center - Gymnasium

Youth Sports & Fitness Camps and Programs (5-17 yrs.)

Hot Shots Basketball Camp

Have fun learning the game of basketball through dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense. These fundamentals of the game will be taught through a variety of drills and competitions, all while maintaining a fun and safe environment. Camps will be held outside at the basketball courts at Livermore Downs Park. 

Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
9/01-9/29

5-7 yrs.

W 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
10/13-11/10

5-7 yrs.

W 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
11/17-12/15

5-7 yrs.

W 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
9/01-9/29 5-7 yrs.  W 4:10 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.  Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
10/13-11/10 

5-7 yrs.

W 4:10 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.  Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
11/17-12/15 5-7 yrs. W 4:10 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.  Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
9/01-9/29

8-10 yrs.

W 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
10/13-11/10

8-10 yrs.

W 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
11/17-12/15

8-10 yrs.

W 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Res $112/ NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
9/01-9/29 8-10 yrs.  W 4:10 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.  Res $112 / NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
10/13-11/10 8-10 yrs. W 4:10 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Res $112 / NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
11/17-12/15 8-10 yrs. W 4:10 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Res $112 / NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
9/01-9/29 11-13 yrs.  W 5:15 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.  Res $112 / NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
10/13-11/10 11-13 yrs. W 5:15 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.  Res $112 / NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium
11/17-12/15 11-13 yrs. W 5:15 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.  Res $112 / NR $123 Robert Livermore Gymnasium

Sports...Fitness...Action

This fun and engaging physical activity camp allow participants to escape the books and be active. Instructors will lead a variety of sports and fitness activities with a big emphasis on fun games. If you're ready to get moving with friends, join the action. Camp will be held outdoors at the Robert Livermore Community Center. If we are unable to be outside due to inclement weather, a makeup class will be held on *10/12, **11/9. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
9/21-10/07 6-10 yrs.  T/TH 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $126 / NR $139 Robert Livermore Community Center
10/19-11/04  6-10 yrs.  T/TH 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $126 / NR $139 Robert Livermore Community Center
11/16-12/09 6-10 yrs. T/TH 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Res $126 / NR $139 Robert Livermore Community Center

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate frisbee is a fun and safe sport for all ages. In this beginner introduction class, participants will learn how to properly throw a frisbee, work on speed and agility, learn the rules of the sport as well as practice fun drills. For more information, email Tommy Cook

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
9/02-9/30 5-7 yrs. TH 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Res $112 / NR $123 Ernie Rodrigues Sports Field
10/14-11/04  5-7 yrs.  TH 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Res $90 / NR $99 Ernie Rodrigues Sports Field
9/02-9/30 8-10 yrs.  TH 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Res $112 / NR $123 Ernie Rodrigues Sports Field
10/14-11/04 8-10 yrs.  TH 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Res $90 / NR $99 Ernie Rodrigues Sports Field
9/02-9/30 11-13 yrs.  TH 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Res $112 / NR $123 Ernie Rodrigues Sports Field
10/14-11/04 11-13 yrs.  TH 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Res $90 / NR $99 Ernie Rodrigues Sports Field

Mighty Aces

Using orange colored balls, this class emphasizes introductory strokes and learning how to hit the ball on the move. This class is intended for beginner and intermediate players. Participants will be required to bring their racket to class each day. *No class on 11/23, 11/24, and 11/28. 

Dates Ages Days Time Fees Location
9/14-10/19 7-12 years Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts 
10/26-12/07  7-12 years Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/15-10/20 7-12 years Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/27-12/08 7-12 years Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/19-10/24 7-12 years Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/31-12/12 7-12 years Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts

Junior Stars

This is an orange ball advanced class, catering to those who can demonstrate competency in basic strokes and good ball tracking skills. Learning how to rally is a strong focus in this class and is intended for advanced orange ball players only. Participants will be required to bring their racket to class each day. *No class on 11/23, 11/24, and 11/28. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
9/14-10/19 7-12 years Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/26-12/07  7-12 years Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/15-10/20 7-12 years Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/27-12/08 7-12 years Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/19-10/24 7-12 years Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/31-12/12 7-12 years Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts

Grand Slammers

Balance and recovery is emphasized in this class while fine tuning strokes during a rally. It is intended for players looking for competitive direction. Instructor placement is required and participants must be able to complete a 20 ball rally over the net before entering this class. Using a combination of orange and regular balls, this class prepares players to enter local novice tournaments. Participants are required to bring their own racket to class. *No class on 11/23, 11/24, and 11/28. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
9/14-10/19 9-14 years Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Res $228 / NR $251 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/26-12/07  9-14 years Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Res $228 / NR $251 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/15-10/20 9-14 years Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Res $228 / NR $251 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/27-12/08 9-14 years Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Res $228 / NR $251 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts

Livermore Ballet School

Programs Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
Ballet 1A-1B-1C 9/01-9/29 5-9 years Wednesdays 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 1A-1B-1C 10/06-11/03 5-9 years Wednesdays 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 1A-1B-1C 11/10-12/15 5-9 years Wednesdays 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Students focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience recommended, but not required. For participation in the Nutcracker in December, students must be registered for all class sessions from August to December. *No class on 11/24. 
Ballet 2 8/31-9/28 8-11 years Tuesdays 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 2 10/05-11/02 8-11 years Tuesdays 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 2 11/09-12/14 8-11 years Tuesdays 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Students focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience recommended, but not required. For participation in the Nutcracker in December, students must be registered for all class sessions from August to December. *No class on 11/23. 
Ballet 3-4 9/02-9/30 11-18 years Thursdays 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 3-4 10/07-11/04 11-18 years Thursday 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 3-4  11/18-12/16 11-18 years Thursday 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Students focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience recommended, but not required. For participation in the Nutcracker in December, students must be registered for all class sessions from August to December. *No class on 11/25. 
Ballet 4 8/31-9/28 11-18 years Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 4 10/05-11/02 11-18 years Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Ballet 4 11/09-12/14 11-18 years Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Students focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience recommended, but not required. For participation in the Nutcracker in December, students must be registered for all class sessions from August to December. *No class on 11/23. 
Pointe 8/31-9/28 11+ years Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Pointe 09/02-9/30 11+ years Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Pointe 10/05-11/02 11+ years Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Pointe 10/07-11/04 11+ years Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Pointe 11/09-12/14 11+ years Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Pointe 11/18-12/16 11+ years Thursdays 5:30 p.m.- 6: 30 p.m.  Res $65 / NR $71 Robert Livermore Community Center
Students focus on longer barre and intermediate steps in center. Prior ballet experience recommended, but not required. For participation in the Nutcracker in December, students must be registered for all class sessions from August to December. *No class on 11/23. 

Skateboarding 101

Come learn to skateboard with us! Rob Skate is the creator and founder of this fun and exciting program that is designed for beginners and intermediate skaters. 

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
9/13-9/27 6-12 years Mondays 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Res $98 / NR $108 Sunken Gardens Park
10/04-10/18 6-12 years Mondays 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Res $98 / NR $108 Sunken Gardens Park
11/01-11/15 6-12 years Mondays 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Res $98 / NR $108 Sunken Gardens Park
12/06-12/20 6-12 years Mondays 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Res $98 / NR $108 Sunken Gardens Park

Youth Enrichment Camps & Programs

Bricks 4 Kidz

Program Name Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
Energy is Everywhere 9/14-10/19 6-13 years Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $173 / NR $186 Robert Livermore Community Center
Energy is essential to almost everything we do, from the lights in our homes and classrooms to the gasoline that fuels our cars. Introduce your students to the world of energy in all its amazing forms. This unit explores many sources of energy from wind and solar power to bio fuel and fossil fuel. Students will define terms like renewable, landfill, greenhouse effect and generator and build moving models of just some of the awesome ways we power our world. *$40 material fee will be due at the time of registration. 
Amazing Animals 10/04-11/08 6-13 years Mondays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $173 / NR $186 Robert Livermore Community Center
It's a zoo in here. This is a unit sure to delight kids who love creatures. We'll be building models of snakes, insects, mammals and more. Each week we'll discuss fascinating facts about the animals we build, from the chameleon that changes colors to the seal model that waddles across the table. Students will love these moving models that celebrate the wonders of the animal kingdom. *$40 material fee will be due at the time of registration. 
Space Adventure 12/01-12/17 6-13 years Wed / F 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $173 / NR $186 Robert Livermore Community Center
Each week, students will learn about real life space exploration and build a new model related to the NASA space program. Models include a satellite, a lunar model, a centrifuge which astronauts use to prepare for the physical sensations of launch, a treadmill which astronauts use to stay fit in space, and a "space robot". During this unit, students will learn some of the science behind launching things into orbit, will hear about the most distant man-made object in the universe, and discuss what it is like to be an astronaut in space. *$40 material fee will be due at the time of registration. 

Young Rembrandts

Program Name Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
FUNdamental Drawing 9/07-10/19 4-6 years Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Res $122 / NR $134 Robert Livermore Community Center
Calling all preschoolers, come draw with us and get silly while drawing a clown puppet or put on your best costume as we learn how to draw Frankenstein. This class will help with developing fine motor skills, patience and boosting imagination. 
FUNdamental Drawing 10/26-12/14 4-6 years Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Res $139 / NR $153 Robert Livermore Community Center
Is your preschooler showing signs of artistic creativity? Help them develop their talent with our drawing class. Students will draw eye-catching abstracts, birthday cakes,  holiday surprises and colorful animals. Their imagination will fuel so many spectacular illustrations. *No class on 11/23. 
Elementary Drawing 9/07-10/19 6-13 year Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $122 / NR $134 Robert Livermore Community Center
The leaves are changing and so is our class. Fall back into place with these exciting drawings of a colorful rainbow giraffe, every kids dream - a tree house, a not so haunted mansion, and the Eiffel Tower. You won't want to miss these sessions. Join us for stress-free drawing FUN today. 
Elementary Drawing 10/26-12/14 6-13 years Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Res $139 / NR $153 Robert Livermore Community Center 
In this class we will create a colorful composition featuring unique subjects like bowling, a bright unicorn, a delightful snowman and holiday-inspired graphics. We'll transform the ordinary into extraordinary as we draw all season long. *No class on 11/23. 

Spanish Academy

Program Name Dates Age Days Times Fees Location
Middle Schoolers Spanish 9/13-10/25 11-13 years Mondays 5:05 p.m. - 6:05 p.m.  Res $181 / NR $197  Virtual - Online
Middle Schoolers Spanish 11/01-12/13 11-13 years Mondays 5:05 p.m. - 6:05 p.m.  Res $174 / $189 Virtual - Online
Are you currently taking Spanish and need assistance? We will focus on vocabulary, grammar (verb, conjugations, sentence structure, and more), and conversational skills (basic phrases and more) to help get you ready for the next level. *A $21 material fee is due at the time of registration. 
Spanish Tutoring for High School Students 9/16-10/21 14-17 years Thursdays 5:10 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.  Res $156 / NR $171 Virtual - Online
Spanish Tutoring for High School Students 10/28-12/16 14-17 years Thursdays 5:10 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.  Res $156 / NR $171  Virtual - Online
This is designed for all high school level Spanish classes. This is a tutoring class, where students will get help understanding any of their challenges in class (grammar, verb conjugation, and other). Great opportunity to improve grades and understanding of the Spanish language. *No class on: 11/11 and 11/25. 
Spanish for Beginners 9/15-10/27 18+ years Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Res $181 / NR $199 Virtual - Online
Spanish for Beginners 11/03-12/15 18+ years Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Res $156 / NR $171  Virtual - Online
If you've always wanted to learn a second language, this is the perfect time to do so. In this online class, students will learn the basics of the language while having fun and building confidence along the way. Students will learn conversational phrases, verb conjugation and grammar. We will work on pronunciation and practice conversations in each class. *Students will need to purchase a book from Amazon: Spanish Grammar Review by Kenneth Chastain. **No class on: 11/24. 

Cooking Classes 

Program Name Dates Ages Days Time Fees Location
Kids are Cooking Again 9/21-10/19 6-10 years Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Res $268 / NR $295 Robert Livermore Community Center
Five weeks of fun in the kitchen with chef Lynda. We will learn to make a Greek dinner including a Greek salad, pilaf, k-bobs, cookies, custard rolls and more. We will be learning about food and kitchen safety while enjoying our creations. Let us know about any food allergies or religious observances before the first class meeting. *A $35 material fee is due on the first day of class. 
Food Chemistry 10/27-12/01 7-11 years Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Res $145 / NR $159 Robert Livermore Community Center
Explore topics of chemistry and physics by experimenting with food. Topics include root beer ice cream and freezing point and a less on on chocolate and mixtures. We'll also cook up wacky density concoctions and create fizz with CO2. *Food includes dairy, gluten, chocolates, and marshmallows; caution for children with allergies. **A $8 material fee due on the first day of class. 

Jr. Rangers Fall Session

Jr. Rangers - Fall Session

Get ready for some awesome outdoor fun! Children 9-12 years of age are invited to become LARPD Junior Rangers. We will combine fun and learning while exploring the great outdoors. Led by an LARPD Ranger, adventures include hiking, camping, playing games, exploring, learning outdoor skills and having lots of fun. Meetings will be held in Sycamore Grove Park on Sundays September - December. Sign up to begin your new adventure! 

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Sycamore Science Camps 

Sycamore Science Camps

Session 1: Weather

Wednesdays 9/1-9/22

Come and join us to learn all about weather and climate. From the water cycle, to different cloud types and changing climate we will talk about it all!

REGISTER (TK-K)

REGISTER  (Grades 1-2)

REGISTER (Grades 3-4)

Session 2: Life Underground

Wednesdays 10/13-11/3

A lot of life happens where we can’t see it. Join us to learn all about life underground.

REGISTER (TK-K)

REGISTER (Grades 1-2)

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 Session 3: Plants

Wednesdays 1/5-1/26

Come and join us to explore the wonderful world of plants. They provide food, shelter, medicine and even the air we breathe. Learn all about how people, animals and plants interact.

Session 4: Wonderful Wetlands

Wednesdays 2/16-3/9

Wetlands occur in many different types of habitats all around the Earth. Join us to learn all about our wonderful wetlands.

Session 5: Cryptozoology

Wednesdays 4/13-5/4

Come join us and talk about creatures that have tantalized the imagination of people for thousands of years. Do they exist or don’t they? From mountains to seas and everywhere in between these creatures are legendary and have influenced culture and history.

Adult Sports

Men's Sunday Night Basketball League 

Join our Men's Sunday Night Basketball League at the Robert Livermore Gymnasium. Registration and league fees are due by 10/01. *Games will not be held on 11/21. For more information, email Tommy Cook

Dates Age Days Time Fees Location
10/10-12/12 18+ years Sundays 6:30 p.m.  Res $600 / NR $660 Robert Livermore Community Center - Gymnasium 

Adult Tennis 101

A fantastic introduction to tennis that will include stroke production, games and point play. Participants will be required to provide their own racket during the class. *No class on: 11/23 and 11/28. 

Dates Ages Days Time Fees Location
9/14-10/19 18+ years Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/26-12/07  18+ years Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
9/19-10/24 18+ years Sundays 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts
10/31-12/12 18+ years Sundays 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Res $153 / NR $168 Robert Livermore Tennis Courts

Adult and 50+ Programs and Trips

Estate Planning: Trust vs. Wills

Tues, Oct 26 (In-Person)

Wed, Dec 1 (In-Person)

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

In-Person Classes held at Robert Livermore Community Center

4444 East Ave, Livermore

Review the primary options of estate planning from trusts, wills, financial and health care powers of attorney and receive a general overview of probate and estate taxes. Registration for each person is required. Call 925-373-5700 to register. Instructor: Jennifer Thaete
Mystery Craft Making Social Tuesday, November 9 1:30 - 3 pm Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Palo Verde Room

Come prepared for fun and creativity! What you will create is a mystery ...

Enjoy dessert and refreshments before walking out with your hand crafted masterpiece. You may feel mystified, but you won't be disappointed!

Register Here or call 925 373-5700 to register

Holiday Gifts with Glass Etching Thursday, December 2 1:30 - 3 pm Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Palo Verde Room
Join us as we guide you through a glass etching project to"gift" someone special for the holidays! The process is fun and easy, and the results are unique and professional! Supplies will be provided. Refreshments served. Register Here or call 925 373-5700. 
Walking with Purpose: Walking Group Thursdays, 9/2-12/16 9:30 - 11 a.m. RLCC 4444 East Ave, Meet in the Courtyard
Enjoy socializing as you walk? Designed for all levels for walkers. Walk at your own comfortable pace. Groups leaves from the RLCC Courtyard to walk the perimeter of Robert Livermore Community Park. Focus is on time not distance. The goal is to walk a minimum of 15 minutes at your own pace at 9:30 am. Ongoing registration.
Mamma Mia! at the Bankhead Theater Wed, 11/21 2 - 4:30 p.m. Bankhead Theater 2400 First Street, Livermore
Millions of people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. Filled with ABBA’s familiar and beloved music, this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship on the eve of a family wedding unfolds with non-stop laughs, explosive dancing, and sheer delight! Call Kathy at 925-373-5761 for more info REGISTER 
Pleasanton Historical Neighborhood Walk Fri, 10/8 10:30 - 12 p.m. 4401 First Street, Pleasanton

Join Museum Director of Education, Sarah Schaefer on this sidewalk tour, you will visually behold the lovely historic homes along Second and Neal Streets. Learn the history of the families that occupied them, their contributions and everyday lives as they helped build the town of Pleasanton. Wear comfortable shoes. Downtown lunch on your own. Meet at Lions Wayside Park Bandstand, 4401 First St. Pleasanton. LARPD.ORG or call 925-373-5700 to register by 10/7 **Transportation Not Included *Donations to Museum on Main appreciated*

 
Folk Guitar - Beginning / Advanced Beginning Session 3: 11/10-12/15 (No Class 11/24) Wednesdays, 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Sycamore Room
This class is for those interested in learning to play the guitar for fun. It will cover basic guitar chords, simple strums, easy picking patterns and a little bit of music theory. Class pace will be adjusted to accommodate the skill variance of the students. 5 classes. 
RLCC-Sycamore Room. 
Instructor: Ray Baird
Folk Guitar - Intermediate Session 3: 11/10-12/15 (No Class 11/24) Wednesdays, 4:30 pm 5:25 pm Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Sycamore Room
Learn a variety of new songs, musical styles, and some basic music theory. Sessions build on previous classes but do not require that background. This class can be considered as a sequel to Beg/Adv class students and will review the intermediate class material. 5 classes. 
RLCC-Sycamore Room. Instructor Ray Baird 
How to Write A Book Session 1: 9/30-10/28
Session 2: 11/4-12/16 (no class 11/25)
5 - 7:30pm (PST) Virtual class held on Zoom
Whether you're dabbling with an idea or have a completed draft, this ongoing popular class teaches writing techniques used by pros to turn your stories into page-turners. All prose genres including fiction, memoir, nonfiction, and children. This session we will add easy-to-follow text, "Save the Cat Writes A Novel." Class fee includes professional editing by instructor, an award-winning author. 

Senior Trips

Join our POP-UP Trip Email List to be notified of upcoming trips! If you would like to be added to our email list to be notified of upcoming pop-up trips please email Joan Beason at jbeason@larpd.org.

NEXT POP-UP TRIP

Where:  Apple Hill by Motor Coach

Date:  Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021

Time 8:45AM - 4:45PM

Price: $59.00/ $5 extra for non residents  Contingent on 45 people signing up. Lunch is on your own at reserved tables

Description: Journey to Placeville's apple country.  Enjoy the sunshine and country atmosphere at High Hill farm.  Take Home a jar of fresh berry jam, apple butter or a fresh baked pie from an on-site bakery.  High Hill Ranch is known for its large craft fair. 

Register: If you are interested in this trip please call the trip office 925-373-5763

Adult and 50+ Fitness Classes 
 

Autumn Yoga at Historic Ravenswood

Treat yourself to lyengar Yoga on the wood veranda of the main house at the Ravenswood Historic Site in the middle of Livermore's wine country. Classes will include dynamic as well as restorative asanas, breathing and savasana. The healthy alignment and sequencing characteristic of lyengar Yoga will bring rejuvenation to body and mind. This mixed level class is best for people with some yoga experience. Class size is small, so register early! *Classes will be offered online through Zoom in the event of poor air quality or inclement weather. Participants need to bring their own mat, yoga props: 2 blocks, a strap, and 2 or 3 blankets. 

Dates Age  Days Time Fees Location No Class 
9/02-9/30 30+ years TH 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Res $113 / NR $124  Ravenswood Historic Site
10/07-11/18 30+ years TH 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Res $91 / NR $100 Ravenswood Historic Site *No Class on: 10/14, 10/21, 11/11 

50+ Fitness Classes 

Program Name Day/Date Time Location
INDOOR Line Dancing with Sue Kraft

Mon, Aug 30 - Sept 28: REGISTER

Mon, Oct 4 - 25: REGISTER

Mon, Nov 1 - 29: REGISTER

Mon, Dec 6 - 27: REGISTER

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.  Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave
Come join this beginning Line Dancing class where you can unwind, meet new friends, and exercise. You'll learn the basic steps for each line dance. Steps are taught slowly, easily and repeated until you feel comfortable. Previously learned dances will be reviewed. No partner necessary. Instructor: Sue Kraft
OUTDOOR Tai Chi Level 1 Fri, 8/13 - 9/24 - REGISTER 10 - 10:50 am 85 Trevarno Road (Behind Little House Preschool)

Gentle exercise that integrates your mind and body. Proven through scientific study to increase flexibility, muscular strength and fitness. Promotes correct body posture, improved breathing, blood pressure and balance.

This class is held outdoors behind the Little House Preschool at 85 Trevarno Road.
OUTDOOR Tai Chi Level 2 Thurs, 8/12 - 9/30 - REGISTER 9 - 9:50 a.m. 85 Trevarno Road (Behind Little House Preschool)

Description: For participants who have already taken Tai Chi Level 1 and are familiar with this modified Sun Style. This class will be held outside at the Almond Park Picnic Area

OUTDOOR Tai Chi Level 3

Mon, 8/9 - 9/27 - REGISTER

10:00 - 10:50 a.m. 85 Trevarno Road (Behind Little House Preschool)
For advanced students who have already taken Level 2. Class progresses into Sun Style, 73 forms.  Instructor: Barbara Reynolds
Tues, 9/28-11/16 REGISTER
Thurs, 9/30-11/18 REGISTER

Tues: 9 - 9:50 a.m.

Thurs: 10 - 10:50 a.m.

85 Trevarno Road (Behind Little House Preschool)
Come enjoy a combination of low impact aerobics, strength training and stretch. Dance to soft, motivating music as you decrease your risk of falling and increase functionality with everyday tasks. Bring light weights and water. Instructor: Jollene Berghoff
OUTDOOR Chair Strength, Balance, and Flexibility Tues, 9/28-11/16 REGISTER
Thurs, 9/30-11/18 REGISTER
10 - 10:50 a.m. Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave
Come together with us to maintain muscle mass and even build new muscle mass, practice balance, strengthen your core and strengthen neuromuscular patterns. We will also work on flexibility and range of motion. We will move to uplifting music and enjoy each other's company. Bring 2 or 3 pound weights, water and smile. Instructor: Jollene Berghoff
INDOOR Zumba Gold Basic with Christina Fri, 9/3-10/22 REGISTER 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave

Come join Zumba Gold where you can follow along to the beat of Latin and international music with low-impact exercise. Beginners welcome and treat yourself to some YOU time! Bring water and wear comfortable exercise shoes. No Class 7/5 Instructor: Christina Kim 

OUTDOOR Zumba Gold Basic with Alice

Thurs, 8/5-9/23 REGISTER

Thurs, 9/30-11/18 REGISTER (No class 11/11)

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

85 Trevarno Road

Time to take a "ME" timeout? This low-impact fitness class uses easy-to-follow calorie-burning moves to improve balance, coordination, flexibility, stamina, cardiovascular function, and mood-boosting! Keep yourself FIT while having FUN! Beginners welcome. Wear comfortable exercise shoes/attire and bring water. Instructor: Alice Johnson

50+ Virtual Fitness Classes 
 

50+ Virtual Fitness Classes

Program Name Day/Date Time Location

VIRTUAL Zumba Gold Basic with Alice

Tues, 8/31 - 10/19

Wed, 9/1 - 10/20

Sat, 9/4 - 10/23

9:00- 10:00 a.m.

Virtual via Zoom

Time to take a "ME" timeout? This low-impact fitness class uses easy-to-follow calorie-burning moves to improve balance, coordination, flexibility, stamina, cardiovascular function, and mood-boosting! Keep yourself FIT while having FUN! Beginners welcome. Wear comfortable exercise shoes/attire and bring water. Classes will be taught by instructors virtually over ZOOM. Participants will have access to recorded classes for 7 days after class. Instructor: Alice Johnson

VIRTUAL Zumba Gold Basic with Christina 

Fri, 9/3 - 10/22 9:00- 10:00 a.m.

Virtual via Zoom

Come join Zumba Gold where you can follow along to the beat of Latin and international music with low-impact exercise. Beginners welcome and treat yourself to some YOU time! Bring water and wear comfortable exercise shoes. Classes will be taught by instructors virtually via ZOOM. Participants will have access to recorded classes for 7 days. Instructor: Christina Kim

50+ Services and Support Groups

50+ Services

Holiday Closure: 9/6

Phone: 925-373-5760

Website: www.LARPD.org

Helpful Phone Numbers 

Alameda County Senior Program

Community Support Program: Financial Assistance for 50+ Recreation Programs: If you want to participate in more LARPD Senior programs and activities but need financial assistance, think about our Community Support Program through the LARPD Foundation. Open to Livermore residents 50 and over. Applications may be obtained at the front counter or mailed to you. Call 925-373-5700 for more information. 

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Senior Lunch Program: Good Thyme Cafe. Daily lunch for diners 60+ through Open Heart Kitchen Monday-Friday at 12:00 p.m. Until further notice, Open Heart Kitchen's Senior Meals will be offered for curbside of walk-up pickup only following the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) release posted March 10, 2020. ALL DINERS MUST WEAR A MASK. Please visit the Open Heart Kitchen website for current information on meal service in Livermore: https://www.openheartkitchen.org/senior-meals/.

FREE Consultations: If you have questions or need help with issues such as defining various levels of housing and placement needs, Medicare and Medi-Cal information, legal assistance, Health Care Directive information, financial emergencies, etc., call 925-373-5760 to receive more information on how to get assistance or to schedule an appointment. 

Emergency Financial Assistance 60+: The Wiesner Memorial Fund is a special fund for seniors, 60 and older, who need financial assistance in the event of an emergency. For additional information call 925-373-5760.

FREE Health Insurance Counseling (HICAP): Need help understanding your Medicare or other health insurances? A trained HICAP counselor can help. Call 510-893-0393 for more information.

FREE Legal Assistance for Seniors 60+: Receive legal advice and consultation from a professional lawyer over the phone. Designed for adults 60+ and persons assisting individuals 60+. No wills. Call 510-832-3040 for more information.

50+ Support Groups

FREE Dementia Caregiver Support Group: Alzheimer's Association, Asbury United Methodist Church 4743 East Avenue, Livermore: The Alzheimer's Associations' support group is open for families and caregivers of person's suffering from Alzheimer's or a related disorder. It provides a safe environment for individuals to express feelings, give and receive support, learn about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and discover effective ways to cope with and care for Alzheimer's patients. Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. For detailed information, contact Heather at 800-272-3900 or by email at heather.gray@alz.org.

FREE Living OUT in Livermore: Join this safe and confidential drop-in peer support group for LGBTQ persons 50+. Share thoughts, feelings, resources and information while providing support for each other. Group meets the first Tuesday of each month and is facilitated by trained peers. For more information, contact Anne at 510-548-8283 ext. 126 or anne@pacificcenter.org. Groups are held on Tuesdays from 2:00- 3:30 p.m. on 9/1, 10/6, 11/3 and 12/1.

FREE Dementia Care Consultations: Dori Sproul of the Alzheimer's Association, Robert Livermore Community Center- Consultation Room: Caregiving for someone with dementia? If you are stressed, overwhelmed and need support and information, schedule an appointment on the third Thursday of each month with Dory for advice, education or to develop a plan for the road ahead. Drop-ins accepted. Call 925-284-2942 to schedule an appointment.

Business Hours and Registration Information

Business Hours


 The Robert Livermore Community Center is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Phone Registration - 925-373-5700

Online Registration - LARPD.org

Email Registration - registration@larpd.org

Registration Information

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District accepts registration online, in-person, and over the phone during business hours. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis unless otherwise noted in the course description. Participants are encouraged to register at least one week prior to the course start date. Programs, classes activities and services may be cancelled or combined due to low enrollment. Proof of residency will be required upon registration. Residents are those who reside within the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District's boundaries. Fees labeled NR in the Activity Guide or on printed materials represent non-resident status and fees.The Activity guide is prepared month in advance, the District cannot guarantee all information in the guide is most current. Please contact the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District at 925-373-5700 during business hours or go online to confirm class details if needed. 

Refund and Transfer Policy

Refunds and/or transfers will be granted up to seven (7) business days prior to the first class meeting. Refund and/or transfer requests made less than seven (7) business days before the first class meeting will not be granted. There is a $12 service charge applied to all refunds or transfers initiated by the participant, as well as withholding any material or class fees paid through LARPD that are associated with the class. Refunds and/or transfers will not be granted 24 hours after the first class meeting unless the request is pertaining to a disability or medical condition. This will be at the discretion of LARPD staff and may require a doctor's note. LARPD reserves the right to cancel any program, class, activity, camp or service for any reason; participants will have the opportunity to transfer to a similar program or receive a full refund. $20 fee will be charged to the participant's household for all returned checks. 

2020/2021 Yearly Liability Waiver

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District has implemented a Yearly Liability Waiver that will be effective from March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021. Our liability waiver will cover all activities, classes, camps and programs that are provided by the Livermore Are Recreation and Park District. Additional program/activity permission slips may be required. One authorized signature from a legal parent/guardian may sign on a minor's behalf (under 18 years of age). Additional family members who are over the age of 18 will be required to provide their own signature to the form. Over the phone registrations are required to complete the Yearly Liability Waiver Form prior to registration. Completed forms may be emailed to registration@larpd.org. Over the phone registration will not be accepted unless a Yearly Liability Waiver Form has been completed with appropriate signatures. The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District accepts online registration through our ActiveNet registration software. Participants are encouraged to register online to avoid the hustle and bustle of over-the-phone registration.l Online registrations require an acknowledgment of our electronic Yearly Liability Waiver for each registration transaction. Participants will not be allowed to register online or over the phone without acknowledging our Liability Waiver. 

2021 Annual Liability Waiver Form

Access and Inclusion

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District supports the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you or a family member needs assistance or program accommodations, please contact our main office during business hours at 925-373-5700 and we will be more than happy to assist you.