September 18, 2020
explore something new!
New Preschool Classes
Come explore what being a preschooler is all about at Preschool Explorers! Crafts, science, and sensory experiences, all centered around the monthly theme, will inspire creativity and learning. Perfect fit for those trying out preschool for the first time without a long-term commitment. Each session meets Tuesdays and Thursdays for 3 weeks with the following dynamic themes.

October: Let's Fall For Fun
November: Fall Breeze & Autumn Leaves
December: Jingle All the Way
School-year Preschool
Our popular school-year program still has openings at both Baldwin Park and Centre Concord sites for preschoolers ages 2-4. Click on the link below for availability and program details. New students are welcome to start anytime!
Explore N' More after school care
Join us for arts and crafts, games, and sports in Explore N’ More, a half day recreational camp at Willow Pass Community Center. Your child will make new friends, socialize, and have fun in small cohorts supervised by highly trained staff. Every Wednesday, children will be immersed in environmental education associated with the week's theme. Registration open now!

Session 2: Oct. 5 - Oct. 29, Monday-Thursday, 2-5 p.m.
Weekly themes include fun with food, holidays, super heroes and animal planet.

Based on demand, additional sessions/sites will be opened -- please add your child to the online wait list as needed.

For more information on the program including cost, expectations, and safety procedures click the button below!
We're hiring for Explore N' More! We'll be hiring additional staff to expand program sites. We are seeking enthusiastic, organized individuals who enjoy working and playing with kids! See our job openings below for Child Care Specialists 1 and 2.
upcoming classes
Marvel Comics Cooking
Ages 6-13
T/W/Th, 1-2:30 pm
Oct 6-Oct 22
In-person @ Centre Concord
Superheroes and superfoods! You don't need super human powers to cook the delicious dishes featured in Marvel & DC comics. From Green Lantern to the Hulk to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In-person @ Centre Concord.
Cooking Matters
Ages 50+
Oct 8, 10-11 am
Zoom at Home
Class will have a discussion around a certain nutrition topic such as reading food labels and eating from every food group every day. After the discussion, follow the simple cooking demonstration you can easily try at home with items you probably already have in your pantry or fridge.
get active--in person!
Raise your hand if you are ready to get outside (or at least out of your own house) to exercise, socialize or learn something new? We are excited to add limited in-person classes, as permitted by the county health order. We've highlighted a few--click on each class link for details and simple online registration!

Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of Lego parts! 

Tai Chi in the Park: Begins Oct. 16
Learn and practice Tai Chi and Qigong: gentle and meditative movement to improve balance, relieve stress, heal the body and quiet the mind.

Sewing Machine Fun: Begins Sept. 29
Learn new sewing skills while making new friends and having fun.

Junior Tennis: Begins Oct 12-15
Learn fundamentals, good sportsmanship, and proper tennis etiquette in a fun, lightly competitive and safe environment.
If learning a new skill or being active at your own home is more your style, check out these upcoming Zoom at Home classes:

Art Journaling for Beginners: Begins Oct. 1
Express yourself in the pages of an art journal, playing with a variety of fun techniques for developing a theme and creating artistic backgrounds, textures, lettering and more with paint, ink, stencils and stamps.

Afro Beats Dance Fitness: Begins Oct. 2
Nourish your body, mind, spirit and soul while adding flavor to your workout! Pay tribute to the vast musical styles of Africa and its diaspora during this dance workout.

Belly Dance Fitness: Begins Oct. 6
Belly dance is for everyBODY! Benefits include exercise, emotional and spiritual wellness, cultural awareness, self-expression, and creativity.

Coding4kids: Begins Oct. 6
Coding skills are among the most in-demand in today's job market-get your real world experience with this introduction to computational thinking.

Moving Making: Begins Oct. 5
Nurturing creativity and encouraging kids to use dance, movement, fun colors, music and coding in create their own fun movie projects.

We’ve gone digital!
Our printed Activity Guide is taking a break this Fall, with plans to return with a whole new look sometime in 2021. In the meantime, you can still view all our classes on the Activity e-Guide, located on the City website. It's as easy as 1-2-3!
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contact us
The Parks & Recreation Department staff will be available to assist you over the phone so please contact us at:

Centre Concord: (925) 671-3382
Concord Senior Center: (925) 671-3320
Willow Pass Center: (925) 671-3423
Concord Community Pool: (925) 671-3480

The Parks & Recreation Department will continually update the City web page dedicated to the COVID-19 issue as it relates to City programs, events, activities, and facilities so please check back often.