Centennial Recreation Center
Member News

January 2020   

We build community by providing exceptional programs, places and services for
Morgan Hill that inspire happy and healthy lives.
                                   

 

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Facility Hours
M-F 4:30am - 10pm
Sat and Sun. 6:30am - 8pm 
  
Kids' Club
M-F 8am - 8:30pm
Sat. 8am - 2pm
Sun. 8am - 2pm
  

February is the month we celebrate those we love. The perfect Valentine's gift
is the gift of heart health.   What a better time than now to improve your heart health. 
Here is the American Heart Association Recommendation For Overall Cardiovascular Health:
At least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity
aerobic activity at least 5 days per week for a
total of 150
OR
At least 25 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity at least 3 days per
week for a total of 75 minutes; or a combination of moderate- and
vigorous-intensity aerobic activity
AND
Moderate- to high-intensity muscle-strengthening activity at least
2 days per week for additional health benefits.
 
For Lowering Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
An average 40 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic
activity 3 or 4 times per week.
 

Member Events

February 10th-14th : Annual Love Week Challenge
Join us for our ever-popular Love Week here at the CRC! Each time you participate you get a raffle.  




Community Events

Saturday, March 14th: College Prep Seminar & Fair




Saturday, March 21st: Youth Employment Workshop



What to expect the n ext two weeks:
-       Rebar for building footings will be started
-       Continue grading parking lot and installing curbs
-       Dig footings for light fixtures

Impacts to Members
This week there should be no impact to members. We will continue to keep you informed when impacts may arise.
 
Please Note : During construction the emergency exits are in the Gymnasium.
 
Tell Us What You Think
While we anticipate some minor impacts during construction, the team at the CRC is committed to minimizing these impacts as much as possible. Let us know how we are doing, by filling out a comment card, talking to our team, or emailing jennie.tucker@mhcrc.com or jessica.redfield@mhcrc.com



February Employee and Asset Builder of the month
Congratulations to Liz one of our Welcome Desk teammates, employee of the month and Mikey, on of our Wellness Coaches, Asset Builder of the month AND to Marjorie & Lexi our members of the month!

  

Kid's Club

Looking for a fun activity for your child? 

Kids Club Hours
Mon - Fri 8AM - 8PM
Sat & Sun - 8AM - 2PM

We have many fun opportunities for all kids ages 3-12 to have fun, exercises and learn about healthy choices.  Take a peek at what we have scheudled on the  CRC Youth Calendar.   Call or sign up at the CRC Welcome Desk .


Teen Center
The Teen Center offers a safe and engaging environment for teens to make friends, participate in fun programs and activities or just chill and hang out. Membership to the Teen Center is FREE to all Morgan Hill residents ages 12-18. Live outside Morgan Hill? Teen Center membership is only $10 a year for non-residents.
Want to see what's happening in the Teen Center? Click here 
    
Youth Action Council (YAC)  
YAC meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Teen Center. All teens are welcome to attend.  
 
Senior Center
All CRC Members:
All CRC Members:
  • Volunteer Drivers Needed!  Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Do you have a couple hours a week and a safe vehicle to help Morgan Hill Seniors get to appointments, run errands, or get their groceries? The Get'n Around Town Volunteer Driver Program is looking for volunteers to participate in the Volunteer Driver Program. You can help seniors in Morgan Hill make the connection to the community! Call Denise Melroy (408) 310-4255 or email denise.melroy@morganhill.ca.gov for more information.
  • Volunteer Riders!  If you are a senior who needs rides to local doctor appointments, hair and nail appointments, the grocery store, or any other errands, please contact our Senior Center Welcome Desk at 408-782-1284 for more information about joining our Get'n Around Town program. 
UPCOMING EVENTS:
February 3 - Discussion Group
February 5 - League of Women's Voter presentation
February 5 - Beginning Drawing Class
February 10 - Creative Writing
February 12 - "Cybersecurity - Prevent Scams"  (hosted by our Computer Helpers)
February 12 - Beginning Drawing Class
February 13 - Senior Adult Legal Assistance appointments
February 14 - HICAP appointments
February 14 - Valentine's Day Celebration Lunch (dessert sponsored by Seasons Hospice)
February 14 - Valentine's Day Dance
February 14 - Dementia Support Group
February 17 - Senior Center closed for President's Day
February 19 - Nutrition Education (Santa Clara County)
February 19 - Lunch with the Mayor
February 19 - Beginning Drawing Class
February 20 - Senior Center closed for President's Day
February 21 - Evergreen College Nursing Students Blood Pressure Screening
February 21 - Karaoke with Chris
February 21 - Birthday Celebration
February 24 - Creative Writing
February 26 - SCLL - "State of the City" (CCC)
February 26 - Beginning Drawing Class
February 27 - Senior Adult Legal Assistance appointments
February 28 - HICAP appointments
 

   
 Morgan Hill Aquatics Center
 
Use of the Morgan Hill Dennis Kennedy Aquatics Center
is included with your CRC Membership!

Stay up to date with all things aquatics by vising our website


Morgan Hill Preschool
Morgan Hill Recreation Preschool at the Community and Cultural Center will open registration for Fall 2020 on Wednesday, February 12 th . Join us for an open house on Saturday, February 1 st  from 9:30-11:30am at 17000 Monterey Road (corner of Dunne and Monterey Road). To learn more about the program and review enrollment instructions, please visit Morgan Hill preschool.



Developmental Asset of the Month
  
   FEBRUARY
Asset #26
Caring
Young person places high values on helping other people.
* As a family have meetings to brainstorm ways to help people in the community.
* Get to know other people who are different from you and your culture and learn about their lifestyle, music, and food.
* Do small acts of kindness for your friends, classmates, and teachers. Say something nice about another person, or just smile at someone.


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This article was provided courtesy of Project Cornerstone's Asset-a-Month program. For more information, visit www.projectcornerstone.org.  

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Morgan Hill Community Asset Builders Meeting

 

Join us for our Morgan Hill Community Asset Builder Meetings on the 3rd Friday of each month starting at 12pm at the Community & Cultural Center. The purpose of these meetings is to provide opportunities for youth serving organizations and individuals to meet and collaborate on youth serving programs and initiatives and to educate our community on the Developmental Assets and other tools that can be used to help youth thrive.

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Thank you for reading. If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to email me.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jessica Redfield

Associate Executive Director 

Centennial Recreation Center

jessica.redfield@mhcrc.com

(408) 782-2128