Three Ways to Register

Visit us in person 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.

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 click the check schedule button.


Kids Night Out

Parents take the night off and enjoy staying at home or going out on a date. Everyone can swim, just as long as they are willing to wear a life jacket or pass a swim test without a life jacket. A snack will be provided.


  • Ages: 3-12 (potty trained)
  • Cost: $14/day
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff
  • Dates:  Aug 3, Aug 17, Sep 7, Sep 21, Oct 5, Oct 19, Nov 2, Nov 16, Dec 7, Dec 21
  • Day of Week: Friday
  • Time: 5:15pm-8:15pm

Sharks and Mermaid Extravaganza

Come join the fun in the pool! We’ll learn how to flip our fins and show that Mermaids and Sharks really do get along. We’ll start in the water with treasure hunts, obstacle courses and free fin time, ending with all Mermaids and Sharks beaching into the party room with more surprises to come. Must be comfortable swimming and putting your face in the water. (Mermaid tails and Shark fins provided)


  • Ages: 5-9
  • Cost: $15/day
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff
  • Dates:  Aug 10, Sep 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14
  • Day of Week: Friday
  • Time: 5:15pm-7:15pm

Robotics, Programming & Engineering Snapology Workshop using LEGO WeDo 2.0

An introductory experience to hands-on robotics using LEGO educations WeDo which is pseudo coding using blocks. Students will build then code their blocks for robotic learning. Hardware, software and engineering processes will be covered. We can build moving robots, creatures and vehicles. We will customize to ability so no prior experience needed – just come to explore.


  • Ages: 6 – 12
  • Cost: $50
  • Instructor: Denise
  • Date: Dec 28
  • Day of Week: Friday
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Escape Rooms

Escape Quest  1-2:30pm $15

Escape Quest is a travel-through-time themed challenge where the troop will go through six “rooms” from the Prehistoric Age, to a Future Hacker time period, in order to get back home. The Quests require the team to solve puzzles in a certain order to earn their next cards and prizes. They move through time in a scavenger hunt fashion trying to find items to solve their quest in each time period. Prizes  will be issued throughout the Quest. For Ages 7-10.

The Lost Mummy   3—4:30pm  $15
The Lost Mummy  is a mysterious Escape Room theme that’s for ages 10+ due to the more comprehensive ciphering and puzzle solving needed such as tricky language, math, &  directions on a map.
Three Challenges will be issued to get out of a chamber. Team work is required to interactively solve puzzles by arranging pictures like a jigsaw puzzle, which often lead to codes that are numeric, to open lock boxes (for example). Prizes will be issued through the “Rooms”—-can you escape?  For ages 10  -15


  • Ages: 7 – 10 and 10-15
  • Cost: $15
  • Instructor: Denise
  • Date:  Dec 28
  • Day of Week: Friday
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm and 3:00-4:30pm

Mixed Self Defense Class

This class will take you through fundamental techniques for basic self-defense. You will have the opportunity to develop skills by using a variety of martial arts fitness and training techiques. Plan on getting in shape, while learning how to best defend yourself.


  • Ages: 8 and up
  • Instructor: Keono
  • Day of Week: Sunday
  • Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: $40 per session
  • Session 1 Aug 5 – 26
  • Session 2 Sep 9 – 30
  • Session 3 Oct 7 – 28
  • Session 4 Nov 4 – 25
  • Session 5 Dec 2 – 23

Hula Classes for Youth and Adults

Learn how to do the Hula in a fun, friendly environment! Dress casually. Feel free to let the instructor know of any concerns you may have. Aloha!


  • Cost: $15 per session (session is two days in the same month)
  • Instructor: Barbara
  • Dates: Sep 21 & 28, Oct 19 & 26, Jan 18 & 25
  • Day of Week: Friday
  • Time: Youth 4:15pm-5:15pm  Adult 6:45pm-7:45pm

Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih is a method of self-healing. This moving meditation consist of 20 easy-to-learn flowing movements. Benefits include improved balance, energy, concentration, immunity, and sleep; as well as reduced stress, blood pressure and arthritis symptoms. Appropriate for most ages and physical conditions. If we meet our minimum enrollment 2 days before the session, we will allow drop ins for $15 per day.


  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Instructor: Margaret
  • Sunday Sessions: 8/5-8/26 $40, 9/9-9/30 $40, 10/7-10/28 $40, 11/4-11/18 $30, 12/2-12/16 $30
  • Wednesday Sessions: 8/8-8/29 $40, 9/5-9/26 $40, 10/3-10/24 $40, 11/7-11/28 (no 11/21) $30, 12/5-12/19 $30
  • Saturday Sessions: 8/4-8/25 $40, 9/8-9/29 $40, 10/6-10/13 $20, 12/1-12/29 (no 12/15) $40
  • Sunday Sessions Time:  12:15pm – 1:15pm
  • Wednesday Sessions Time:  8:15am – 9:15am
  • Saturday Sessions Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Sun Yi's Traditional Tae Kwon Do

Whether your interest in Taekwondo training is for developing your own (or your children’s) self discipline and self-confidence, or improving self-defense skills and physical fitness, our classes will help you achieve those goals. Our carefully designed system of instruction makes starting your training easy and enjoyable for beginners.


Children’s Session

  • Ages: 6-12
  • Instructor: Adam
  • Session 2 Oct 30 – Nov 29 (no 11/20 or 11/22) $40
  • Session 3 Dec 4 – 20 $30
  • Days of Week: Tuesday & Thursday
  • Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Adult’s Session

  • Ages: 13 & up
  • Instructor: Adam
  • Session 2 Oct 30 – Nov 29 (no 11/20 or 11/22) $40
  • Session 3 Dec 4 – 20 $30
  • Days of Week: Tuesday & Thursday
  • Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Plant Based Holiday Recipes

Holiday Season Appetizers Culinary Class. Colorful, tasty and fun to make!!! Learn plant-based recipes with Chef Martine. Enjoy this culinary demonstration with all the step-by-step recipes. Food samples and recipe hand-outs included.


  • Ages: 13 & up
  • Cost: $40 (pre-registration required)
  • Instructor: Martine Lussier
  • Date: Dec 22
  • Day of Week: Saturday
  • Time: 9:45am – 11:00am

Help, What's my iPad/Phone Doing?

Get in touch with family and friends using your iPad/Phone. You’ll learn how to use and set your phone up, so that it’s easier for you to use. This class will also show you how to add apps, email friends and use Facebook. Josie will be projecting what she teaches on the white board so that you can follow along easier.


  • Ages: 16 & up
  • Cost: $30/ session
  • Instructor: Josie
  • Session Dates:  8/20-8/29, 9/17-9/26, 10/8-10/17, 11/5-11/14, 12/3-12/12
  • Day of Week: Monday & Wednesday
  • Time: 10:00am-11:30am

Red Cross Lifeguard/ Shallow Water/ Water Park Blended Learning Class. First Aid, CPR for the Pro/ AED and Title 22

Are you 15 or older and looking for a great job or challenging career? American Red Cross Lifeguarding is the place to start! Lifeguarding puts you in an exciting position, working as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water.

Prerequisite: Swim 300 yards continuously; tread water for 2 minutes using legs only and a timed swim test. If swimmer cannot meet these requirements, they will not be allowed to take the course. When you register, pick up a class syllabus, it will give you the link to the online portion of this class. You must register 3 days before the class starts.

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


  • Ages: 15 & up
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff
  • Cost: $185 per session
  • SESSION ONE
  • Swim Test: Wed Oct 3, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Class: Oct 11-15, 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • SESSION TWO
  • Swim Test: Thur Dec 27, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Class: Dec 30 – Jan 3, 9:00am – 6:00pm

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: 16 & up
  • Cost: $75
  • Instructor: C. V. Starr Staff
  • Date:  Saturday, December 22, 9:00am-12:00pm