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About Recreation Classes at Building Blocks

The Loma Prieta Community Foundation hosts limited afterschool programs in the Building Blocks yard.  These programs are generally run by outside companies that use the BB yard to offer their programs.  You can register for each program through each company, not through LPCF or Building Blocks.   Your child does not need to be part of BB to take part in the afterschool programs, the age range of programs varies from preschoolers through elementary school kids.

SUMMER 2017 SCHEDULE:
see class dates, details and registration in the boxes below!

Tuesdays: 9:30 Luma Yoga 3-5 yr olds (starting July 11th)                                                                                                                                                   10:30 Luma Yoga 6+ yr olds (starting July 11th) 

Thursdays: 10:00am Tumbling Tutors  (starting June 22nd)                                                                                                                                                  11:30 Bookmobile story time (starting June 15th)

*Please check back for updates and additions

YARD POLICY:   Families are welcome to visit with friends and play in the yard for short periods of time after classes, as long as there is a member of the LPCF-Building Blocks Steering Committee present.  The yard and sandbox must be cleaned and returned to pristine condition when everyone is done.  Please consider making a contribution to LPCF Building Blocks for this privilege!

Tumbling Tutors Gymnastic Classes


Tumbling Tutors is a traveling gymnastics company that has been operating out of Santa Cruz for over 15 years.  Teacher Barry now offers classes after school in the Building Blocks yard as a program of the Loma Prieta Community Foundation.


GYMNASTICS SUMMER 2017 SCHEDULE: 

Thursdays at 10am - starting June 22, probably running through Aug 10

Age Range: preschoolers thru ~ age 10 **
To Register:  SHOW UP when you want to tumble - summers are drop-in!


**Classes max out at about 10-12 students.  We have not done this summer session before so we don’t yet know how many people will be interested - if there is a lot of interest from different aged kids, classes may be split into a younger class at 10am and an older class at 10:50am.  We will post here if we are planning to split classes.

Classes are $16 each on a drop-in basis, or $60 for a set of 4 classes.  Payment by cash, check, or credit card at the first class.

Luma Yoga Family Yoga



FREE Demo Classe:  Saturday June 17th at 9:30 ages 3+ Parents are welcome to participate.


4 week class series:  Tuesdays July 11- August 1st.  $70

Kids Ages 3-5  9:30-10:15

Kids Ages 6+  10:30-11:30 

Based on the Luma Kids Yoga Teacher Training model, each class offers age appropriate yoga, music and exploration of movement. Classes will have consistent themes each month and will also include activities such as literature, non-competitive games, dance, art and appreciation of nature. Guided visualizations, breath work and deep relaxation will be offered to promote a sense of calmness and well-being. By learning how to use their bodies and their breath to both relax and energize themselves, students gain a sense of empowerment in their bodies and life.

Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile

The Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile comes to Building Blocks every other Thursday during the school year at around 12:15.

SUMMER SCHEDULE:  The Bookmobile will be visiting Building Blocks from 11:30 to 12:30 every other Thursday. In addition to access to the wonderful resources on the bookmobile, the librarians will be holding a special Summer Storytime. Come pick up your summer reading and stay for Storytime! 

June 15, 29 

July 13, 27 

August 10, 24

Stay Tuned for Special Events and Classes with...

Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery           Image may contain: text


*Please contact Kendra if you have interest in bringing your program to our community kendrazanotto@gmail.com

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