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Outdoor & Virtual Fitness Classes for Adults & 50+

Posted on April 1st, 2021 by Campbell Recreation Events

Stay active this Spring with Campbell Recreation! We have a variety of in-person and virtual fitness classes for adults and 50+!

Outdoor Fitness Classes

Small Group Personal Training 18+ 4/8-4/22 6:30 PM

Strength Training 50+ 4/2-4/30 9:40 AM

Spinning 18+ 4/5-4/28 7:30 PM

Zumba 18+ 4/17-5/16 10 AM

Virtual Fitness

Yogilates 50+ 4/1-4/29 10:30 AM

Yoga 18+ 4/3-4/24 8:00 AM

Stretch & Core 18+ 4/7-4/28 6:15 PM

Pilates 18+ 4/2-4/30 7:00 AM 4/5-4/28 6:00 PM Body Sculpt 18+ 4/6-4/29 6:15 PM

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Campbell Youth Commission Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022!

Posted on March 18th, 2021 by Campbell Recreation Events

The Campbell Youth Commission is a joint effort project. Partners include the City of Campbell, Santa Clara County Library District, Campbell Union School District, Moreland School District and, Campbell Union High School District.

Youth Commissioners should be Campbell residents during the 2021-2022 school year and enrolled in grades 7 through 12. For those appointed to the commission, they will serve a one year term, September through May. Interested teens may reapply for up to a three term maximum. The Commission should be diverse, a strong representation of Campbell youth. The commissioners will be individuals who can contribute different elements to the group and together make a cohesive youth commission. Meetings will be held every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 7:00pm.

Requirements:

  • Campbell residents
  • Enrolled in grades 7 through 12 during 2021-2022 school year
  • Attend bi-monthly evening meetings on Mondays, September through May
  • Interest and enthusiasm for leadership and local government practices

Questions about the commission and application process should be directed to Julie Pieracci, Recreation Specialist at [email protected] or 408-866-2778.

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Outdoor Small Group Music Classes are back at the Campbell Community Center! Register ASAP to secure your spot!

Beginning Drum Set (9-15 YRS) Saturdays 10 AM 3/20-5/1

Beginning Ukulele (10+) Saturdays 12 PM 3/20-5/1

Guitar Level 1 (8-15 YRS) Thursdays 6:05 PM 3/25-5/06

Piano/Keyboard Level 1 (7-15 YRS) Thursdays 4 PM or 5:20 PM 3/25-5/6

Not ready for in-person? The SJG School of Music is also offering Private Online Music Lessons!

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Hello Red Tier My Old Friend...

Posted on March 13th, 2021 by sheldon

Hello Red Tier my Old Friend. I've come to talk of you again.

Well, we're back in the Red Tier again. Actually, we've been back in it for almost two weeks now.

We've been here before, but this time it's a little bit different because Santa Clara County is no longer practicing a more restricted version of the Red Tier guidelines produced by the State of California. Whatever it says is allowed in the Red Tier on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy website is what's now allowed in Santa Clara County.

The key differences between the Purple Tier and the Red Tier are:

  • Indoor dining allowed up to 25% of capacity.
  • Indoor gyms and fitness studios allowed up to 10% of capacity.
  • Retail allowed up to 50% of capacity.

Other details:

  • Bars and pubs still can't operate as drinks only establishments. You have to order food.
  • Most gyms and fitness studios are continuing to offer outdoor or online services even if they're allowed to have limited capacity.

Keep in mind that just because something is allowed doesn't mean that it's available yet. Some businesses are understandably hesitant to move too fast and others would like to do more, but don't have the staffing yet. Not being able to keep up with improving conditions and loosening restrictions is a nice problem to have, but still a problem. Please be patient and understanding as our businesses have had a very rough go at things in the past few months with all of the opening and closing they've had to do.

Thanks to the progress that we've made, it's looking very likely that Santa Clara County will end up in the Orange Tier again when we become eligible to exit the Red Tier on March 24th. Decreasing infection rates, warmer weather, and increasing vaccination rates are all good trends that point toward better days coming soon, but the lessons of past pandemics suggest that there's a good chance of seeing one last sneaker wave that hits when everyone lets their guard down too soon. I don't want to ever have to explain the Red Tier again so please please please continue to be the most responsible version of yourself until we're one month past the end of the pandemic. Be super diligent about keeping a mask on whenever possible when you're around people, especially if it's indoors.

Sticky Pork Bao Buns make for the perfect lunch ingredient on any afternoon. This new menu item is sure to tempt your taste buds: Marinated roasted pork belly. Micro cilantro, pickled vegetables, and hoisin and black bean sauce.⁣

Have you tried it yet? Enjoy it today at either of our locations for takeout, Doordash or dine in.

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Before there was 3D printing, there was the Mold-a-Rama! Visit Rocket Fizz to experience the throwback magic of the captivating Mold-a-Rama. Their current featured mold is the Mouse, the myth, the legend... Mickey Mouse! See the world's most famous rodent molded right before your eyes in Downtown Campbell at Rocket Fizz!

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Art Contest for Campbell Students!

Posted on March 5th, 2021 by Campbell Recreation Events

1st Annual Student Art Contest! Express yourself! Have fun! Support Seniors! Escape social isolation monotony, exercise your creativity, and give back to the community by donating your completed art to seniors.*

Spaces are limited! Registration begins March 8th and closes March 15th. Eligible students must attend one of the following schools: Monroe Middle School, Del Mar, Leigh, Branham, Westmont, and Prospect High School.

Information on how to submit your art work will be sent via email after registration closes. Art work must be submitted by 11:59 PM April 12th. Voting will begin online on April 26th and closes on May 3rd.

High School and Middle school entries will be judged separately by the community starting April 26th. Voting closes on May 3rd. Visit www.campbellca.gov/virtualrec

1st Place Prize $150 to vote.

2nd Place Prize $75

3rd Place Prize $50

*Artwork donated with student permission to senior care facilities in the West Valley area

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Campbell Recreation Spring Classes starting soon!

Posted on March 3rd, 2021 by Campbell Recreation Events

Spring is just around the corner and so is a new session of classes! Whether it's virtual or in-person, we have a variety of classes and opportunities to help you and your loved ones stay active this spring! Click the links below to start exploring and register before it's too late!

Spring Virtual Classes

Toddler - Music Classes

Youth - Art, Coding, Cooking, Music, Private Music Lessons, Dance, Safety Courses, Public Speaking, Debate, Lego, Chess, Financial

Teens - Private Music Lessons, Babysitter

Adults - Body Sculpt, Yoga, Pilates, Stretch & Core, Private Music Lessons

Adults 50+ - Safety, Line Dance, Art, Body Sculpt, Yoga, Pilates, Stretch & Core, Zumba, Total Body Fitness, Strength Training

Spring In-Person Classes

Toddler - Registration information for Pre-School 2021-2022 available online by April 2nd at www.campbellca.gov/pre-school

Youth - Rhythmic Gymnastics Dance, Cheerleading, Sports, Music

Teens - Music, Tennis, Skateboarding,

Adults - Small Group Personal Training, Tennis, Zumba, Music, Spinning

Adults 50+ - Strength Training, Body Conditioning

We hope to see you this Spring! Visit www.campbellca.gov/recreation for more information on our programs and activities.

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Bento Boxes = Adult Lunch Box

Come get your bento box lunch on with us everyday from 11:30-4pm!⁣⁣

Your choice of two or three bento combo items plus soup, salad and rice.⁣⁣

Choose from:⁣⁣

  • Chicken Teriyaki⁣⁣
  • Chicken Katsu⁣⁣
  • Veggie or Pork Gyoza⁣⁣
  • 8pc California Roll⁣⁣
  • 4pc Spicy Tuna Roll⁣⁣
  • 3pc Nigiri⁣⁣
  • 3pc Sashimi⁣⁣
  • Salmon Teriyaki⁣⁣
  • Beef Rib-Eye Teriyaki⁣⁣
  • Veggie or Mixed Tempura⁣⁣
  • Tuna or Salmon Poke Taco⁣⁣⁣⁣

Or add on your choice of salmon, albacore, tuna, yellowtail or shrimp for $4 extra.⁣⁣
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Who’s hungry? 🍣🍣🍣

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The Campbell Recreation & Community Services Department is seeking motivated, energetic, team-oriented individuals who enjoy working with children and teens for the Campbell Day Camp! Specific responsibilities include planning, conducting and supervising children ages 3 to 12 in structured activities such as games, camp songs, arts & crafts in a park setting.

For more information or to apply, visit https://campbellca.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=99&From=All&CommunityJobs=Fals....

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February Break Camp in a Box! Last chance to register!

Posted on February 9th, 2021 by Campbell Recreation Events

The Campbell Recreation Camp in a Box brings the magic of classic daily camp themes to the comfort of your home! Each day includes a craft project and coloring pages. On Wednesday, February 17th there will be an optional Pirate Day Zoom Call from 3:00-3:30pm. Those who are registered can join the call to make the Pirate Day crafts and participate in some virtual activities. Register online at the link below!

Daily Themes:

Monday – Presidents’ Day

Tuesday – Mardi Gras

Wednesday – Pirates

Thursday – Dinosaurs

Friday – Animals

Plus bonus digital resources can be found on the Campbell’s Virtual Recreation page starting February 15th. Register today while supplies last! Boxes must be picked up from the Campbell Community Center on Thursday, February, 11th between 5 to 6 PM.

https://secure.rec1.com/CA/campbell-ca/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTE0MTE3Nzk=

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Pizza is love.

You love pizza. Pizza loves you too and from now through Valentine's Day, you can surprise your loved ones with a cute heart shaped pie that will fill them with love, laughter, and (ahem) pizza.

Show your inner romantic with a cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, white pie pizza, or an Italian combo pizza. Each heart shaped pizza is expressed as a large thin crust that serves between 2-4 people each.

Visit BlueLinePizza.com to place an order for curbside delivery or stop by to reserve a table for outdoor dining.

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Support Campbell Businesses and Win Prizes

Posted on February 4th, 2021 by CityofCampbell

The COVID-19 pandemic and public health orders have resulted in challenging times for Campbell businesses. In support of Campbell’s business community, the City of Campbell invites you to get your passport to Campbell. A passport is your ticket to shopping and winning in Campbell!

Participating is easy, spend at least $20.00 (tax included) at 12 different Campbell businesses for a chance to enter a drawing for a prize from a Campbell business valued at $150.00. Random drawings occur Fridays on a bi-weekly basis beginning February 12. Participants must be 18 or older and City of Campbell employees are not eligible. Retain your receipts and email proof of purchase along with your passport card to [email protected].

Money spent in Campbell stays in Campbell and everybody wins so get rewarded for supporting Campbell businesses! For full details and to get your passport card, visit Campbellca.gov/ShopCampbellPassport.

The Shop Campbell Passport program is different from the previous Downtown Campbell Survival Project contests that was done for Downtown Campbell businesses only. The Shop Campbell Passport program is being produced by the City of Campbell and qualified purchases at any business located within the City of Campbell can be applied toward your entry.

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