Learn More About Manzanita Activities

Posted: August 31st, 2018 3:44 PM

Last Updated: January 20th, 2021 7:55 PM


This comprehensive after-school program located at Manzanita Recreation Center provides wide ranging activities including homework help, sports, science, arts and crafts, and gardening for elementary-aged youth. Programs run Monday through Friday from 1:30pm to 6:00pm. Grades K-5th. Participants can also be picked up from both Manzanita SEED, and Manzanita Community Schools. We provide healthy supper and snacks.

Develop hand-eye coordination while learning how to defend yourself. Students will learn kicks, punches and katas, and will experience the thrill of competition. Mondays & Wednesdays. $25 per month. Ages 5+, 6:30 - 7:30 beginner class, 7:30 - 8:30 intermediate class, 8:30 - 9:30 advance class.

Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am - 12:30pm are for seniors at Manzanita. Join us for light aerobics, arts & crafts, bingo, senior fairs, and other outings.

The program encourages and develops in children a love and appreciation of science, inquiry, direct observation and understanding. They will be introduced to making different science projects. Ages 5 and up. Tuesday 3:45PM - 5:00PM, Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00.

Trybe Family

Playgroup For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. FREE, Drop In, Snacks, Circle Time, Arts and Science Activities! Have fun & Meet other families! Thursday: 11:00AM - 12:30PM. Contact Karen for more details: (510)340-6418

Arts & Crafts
This program is designed to help children express themselves through art by creating fun and different art projects. Ages 5 and up. Monday 4:30PM - 5:30PM, Tuesday 4:30 - 5:30, Thursday 4:30 - 5:30

Brothers on the Rise!
Brothers, UNITE! is a literacy, life skills and leadership program that empowers Oakland male youth to be successful, peaceful, responsible and active members of their schools, homes and communities. Wednesday - 2:00-4:00PM , Friday - 3:00-5:30PM

3rd - 5th Grade, Practice on Wednesday - 3:00 - 4:00PM , Thursday - 3:30 - 4:30. Fee is $25 each.

Free lunches for youth 1-18 years old are available. Enjoy a delicious healthy meal complete with entree, beverage, and snack. Open to the public.

Day Camp

Our camp provides opportunity for children and youth ages 5-12 to come and have fun by being engaged in center activities. The days are packed with fun, sports, games, arts & crafts, swimming, golf, field trips, science and more. Sign up for a single week, or the entire camp.

  • Ages 5 - 12 years old
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Times: 8:00am - 6:00pm