Three Ways to Register

Visit us in person at 300 S. Lincoln St in Fort Bragg, call us 707-964-9446, and online. You can register online and make an account with Activity Reg. click here

Scholarships are available though the Friends of MCRPD. Be sure to summit requests early; scholarships take up to one month to process. Download the application here

* Please note that not all activities will be available for online registration.
* C. V. Starr Community Center/ Mendocino Coast Recreation and Park District Enrichment Class Refund Policy. If a program is canceled by the Center, the registrant will receive a credit on account or a refund check for the full amount may be requested. If a participant wishes to drop out of a class they must notify the center in person or by phone. When a refund is requested to be a credit on account there is no fee, if a participant requests a refund by check there is a $10 administrative fee deducted from the refund amount. To be eligible for a refund a participant must notify the center at least three days before the first day of the class. Refund requests made after this deadline will not be granted.
*Registrations are non-transferable. Split attendance is not allowed. 

Swim Lessons

Swim Lesson information is listed on the swim lesson page. You can find it at Facilities, C. V. Starr, Swim Lessons or just go straight to the sign up page. 

Sign up here!

 


CPR/First Aid/AED Adult and Pediatric

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adult, children and infants. Through a combination of self-paced online learning and instructor-led classroom skill sessions, you will have the opportunity to practice and demonstrate skill competency required for certification. The online portion features simulation learning, an interactive experience where participants respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the class room session and must be taken on a Flash enabled computer with high speed internet connection.


  • Ages: 15 & up
  • Cost: $115
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff
  • Dates:  Tuesday December 6, 4:00pm – 7:00pm (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)

Ballet

Students will begin learning proper classical ballet technique and terminology, correct body placement and breathing, and expressive movement. Balance, strength, flexibility, and creativity are emphasized in every class. Classes include a complete barre and centre and are
open to all levels.

 


  • Ages: 5-9
  • Instructor: Maria Ramos
  • Location: C. V. Starr Community Center Dance/Aerobics Room

  • Dates: September 20 – October 11 $40 (Registration opens Monday August 8th at 6:00am)
  • Dates: October 25 – November 15 $40 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Dates: November 29 – December 13 $30 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Time: 3:30pm – 4:15pm

 

Jazz

This class is a fusion of the best of Contemporary and Jazz techniques. Students will learn technique and terminology, correct body placement and breathing, spatial awareness, and expressive movement. Balance, strength, flexibility, and creativity are emphasized in
every class. Classes include warm-up, centre work and progressions across the floor, and are open to all levels.

 


  • Ages: 5-9
  • Instructor: Maria Ramos
  • Location: C. V. Starr Community Center Dance/Aerobics Room

  • Dates: October 27 – November 17 $40 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Dates: December 1 – December 15 $30 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Time: 3:30pm – 4:15pm

 

Combo Jazz and Ballet Dance

This class is a combination of Maria’s Jazz and Ballet classes to showcase the two different dance styles. Please wear clothes that are easy to move around in.

 


  • Ages: 10 & up
  • Instructor: Maria Ramos
  • Location: C. V. Starr Community Center Dance/Aerobics Room

  • Dates: October 25 – November 15 $40 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Dates: November 29 – December 13 $30 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Time: 6:45pm-7:45pm

 

Kids Open Art Studio

Kids Open Art Studio gives children the opportunity to explore their creativity while having access to a wide range of inspiring materials and a variety of ways to use them. Along with special featured activities and materials, centers/stations may include: play dough and clays, drawing stations with step-by-step activities, a painting center with easels along with a watercolor station, collage art, building and construction station, plus more. Children may move freely between different activity stations, spending as little or as much time as they choose at each. Robin encourages creative thinking, and provides gentle guidance in her open studio art workshops.


  • Ages: 6 and up
  • Time: 4:00-6:00pm
  • Instructor: Robin
  • Dates: October 27 – November 17 $60 (no 11/3) (Registration Opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Dates: December 1 – December 15 $60  (Registration Opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Day of Week: Thursdays

Lifeguard Class

We are looking for Lifeguards!


LIFEGUARD CLASS

Wednesday – Sunday October 12-16
9:00am-5:30pm (Wednesday time 2:00pm-7:00pm)
Or 
Tuesday- Saturday December 27 -31
9:00am-5:00pm

If you are 15 or over and looking for a great job, American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is the place to start! Learn all the skills needed to work at the C.V. Starr Community Center.

There is NO FEE  for those who will be employed by the C.V. Starr Community Center. All other participants will be charged $175.

Prerequisite: Swim 300 yards continuously; tread water for 2 minutes using legs only and a timed swim test. If a swimmer cannot meet these requirements, they will not be allowed to take the course.

When you register, pick up the class syllabus, it will give you the link to the online portion of the class. You must register at least 3 days before the start of the class.

Bring your Swim Suit, towel, pocket mask, manual, and the printed out confirmation that you have completed the online portion of the class.

Sharks & Mermaids

Come join the fun! We’ll learn how to flip our fins and show you that sharks and mermaids do get along. We will start with a treasure hunt, obstacle course and free fin fun time, ending with us beaching to the party room with more surprises to come. Must be comforable swimming and putting face in the water. (Tail and fins are provided)


  • Ages: 6-14
  • Cost: $20
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff
  • Date: September 24 (Registration opens Monday August 8th at 6:00am)
  • Date: November 12 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Day of Week: Saturday
  • Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Men's Basketball League

Men’s Basketball League is back! Sundays starting at 10:00am. Team sign up deadline is Saturday, September 24! There will be a mandatory coaches meeting at the C. V. Starr Community Center on Thursday, September 29 at 6:00pm

Player fee due before stepping onto court for any individuals first game.

Call 964-9446 Ex 109 for more information.


  • Dates: Sundays October 2 – December 4

 

Adult Volleyball-Drop In

Adult Drop-in volleyball with Connie Mitchell at the old Rec Center Gym at 213 East Laurel Street.

Under 18 must have a parent signature.


  • Dates: Ongoing (No Holidays)
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Time: 6:30pm-9pm

 

Skate Night

Fun for the whole family! Bring your skates and pads, or use some of ours! Its all included in the fee! We have in-line and quad style skates in sizes for the whole family! Under 18 needs parent signature. Parents must sign children in and fill out waiver forms.


  • Ages: All Ages Welcome
  • Cost: $5 if you have your own skates/ $8 if you need to rent skates
  • Instructor: MCRPD Staff
  • Location: Old Rec Gym 213 E Laurel Street
  • Dates: Ongoing
  • Day of Week: Fridays except Holidays
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday Kayak Series in Pool: Basic Skills

Enjoy learning basic kayaking skills in the comfort of our pool. Practice paddling, entering and exiting your kayak, and getting used to how a kayak feels. Then challenge yourself to re-enter your kayak or just practice hanging onto the side to keep yourself afloat. No rolling will be allowed. Single kayaks only for this activity. Sit on top kayaks, paddles and lifejackets provided. Pre-registration is required.


  • Ages: 6-14 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Ages: 15 and up 5:15pm-6:15pm
  • Cost: $16
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff

  • Dates:  October 7
  • Dates: December 16 (Registration opens Monday October 3rd at 6:00am)
  • Day of Week: Friday

Robin's Mural

Let’s help to beautify the Old Rec Center! Join us each week to help create a beautiful 3X5ft sparkling, glass mosaic mural with artist, Robin Bott. Students will have the opportunity to help creat a permanent piece of public art for the community to enjoy. No expierence needed. Come join the fun! There will be a mouting ceremony at on October 20 at 4:00pm at the Old Rec Gym. 


  • Ages: 7 & up
  • Cost: $144
  • Instructor: Robin
  • Dates: August 27 – October 20 (no class 10/13)
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Time: 4:00pm- 5:30pm

South Coast Halloween Carnival

Come one, come all to the South Coast greatest carnival of all! Participate in carnival style games to win tasty treats to take home. At the Ocean Ridge Park-RCRC. All ages are welcome.


  • Ages: All Ages Welcome
  • Cost: Suggested Donation of $5
  • Location: Ocean Ridge Park RCRC
  • Directions to Ocean Ridge ParkDrive up 38040 Old Stage Rd.Park at Bower ParkWalk left of the Basketball CourtsLook for signs!
  • Dates: October 26
  • Day of Week: Wednesday
  • Time: 2:30pm-4:30pm

TRUNK-or-TREAT

Walk through our spooky parking lot and visit ghostly decorated candy stations. 


  • Ages: All Ages Welcome
  • Cost: FREE
  • Location: C. V. Starr Community Center Parking Lot
  • Dates: October 31, 2021
  • Day of Week: Monday
  • Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Winter Wonder Workshop and Waves

Come join us for this craft making Winter Wonder Workshop. We will be making gifts for family members and friends for the holidays ahead. In the middle of the day the kiddos will make a splash in our Swim/Slide/Splash session. Please pack a lunch and we will provide a snack in the middle of the day. You must pre-register for this event. 

 


  • Ages: 6 and up
  • Cost: $50 per day
  • Location: C. V. Starr Community Center 
  • Dates: December 19th and or 20th
  • Day of Week: Monday/ Tuesday
  • Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

South Coast Winter Workshop

Come join us for this craft making Winter Wonder Workshop. We will be making gifts for family members and friends for the holidays ahead. You must pre-register for this event. 


  • Ages: All Ages Welcome
  • Cost: $20 per person
  • Location: TBA
  • Dates: December 14
  • Day of Week: Wednesday
  • Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Postal Express

 


The Postal Express

Starting December 1, stop by the C.V. Starr Community Center to mail your letter to Santa, be sure to turn them in by  Wednesday December 14. Santa’s mailbox will appear in our lobby during regular business hours.                                      

Email us a photo of your child’s letter if you cannot come by to cwells@mcrps.us                                            Please include your name and address if you would like a letter back from Santa.

CALL US AT (707)964-9446 if you have any questions. 

 

Kids Night Out- New Years Eve Bash!

Have a fun-filled night skating and participating in fun games and activities as we count down to the New Year. Snacks will be provided, but please have you child fed before dropping off. 


  • Ages: 6 – teen
  • Cost: $50
  • Instructor: MCRPD Staff
  • Location: Old Rec Gym. 213 E Laurle St
  • Dates:  Dec 31
  • Day of Week: Saturday
  • Time: 7:00pm-12:30am

Youth Basketball League

This program is designed for all children in grades 3rd through 8th. No experience necessary. 

Note: We will have a draft during our player assessment dates, where we will be evaluating each child and placing them according to our evaluations. We will be freezing rosters after the draft. Clinics are at Old Rec Gym on corner of Franklin and Laurel St.

Last day to register is November 21st or when space is full, whichever comes first. 

Call 964-9446  for more information.


  • Mandatory clinic date: November 27th time TBA
  • Cost: $65
  • Instructor: Volunteer Coaches (Let us know if you are interested in coaching!)
  • Locations: Practices at Old Rec Gym and Dana Gray Elementary. 

 

  • Dates: December 5 – February 18
  • Schedule: TBA