December Newsletter 2018

La Madrona Athletic Club Newsletter
December 2018
12 Days of Holidays Giveaways

To show our appreciation to you this holiday season, we will be giving away or offering a special deal to our members each day leading up to Christmas! The fun giveaways will begin Monday, December 12th

Stay tuned for our special gifts & deals!

6th Annual Wreath Making Night
Wednesday, December 5th at 6pm

Come create your own beautiful wreath with grapevines, greens and berries all collected for you from our own La Madrona grounds on Wednesday, December 5th in the group fitness room.

$15 per person
Sign up in the Clubhouse, spots are limited.
La Madrona Decks the Halls
Wednesday, December 19th

La Madrona will be decking the halls this holiday season on Wednesday, December 19th with fun activities and treats for our members all day long!

Come say hi to Santa while enjoying a yummy hot chocolate bar in the afternoon, or stop by and enjoy a holiday tea party in the morning.

Full schedule of activities and goodies will be unwrapped soon. Stay tuned!
LED Tennis Court Lights
LED lighting coming soon! Exciting news! Our club is installing LED lightiing in the very near future. Work was schedule to start on December 3rd but is now pushed back a bit due to issues at the Oakland Port. During this time, up until maybe December 14th, expect fewer courts available both during day time and night time until the work is completed. We are sorry for any inconvenience during daytime play due to noise or movement around the courts but it will all be worth it in the end.
Turn on the Lights Tennis Social
Break in the new lights with us! In celebration of our new LED tennis court lights we will be hosting a Friday night tennis social. Join us Friday, December 16th from 6-8pm on the courts. Bring a potluck item to share in the clubhouse after.
USTA Teams Registering Now…
Upcoming season! Folks it’s time once again for registration into the next USTA season. Deadline to register a team is December 10th. Let me know if you would like to captain a team. The upcoming season is for the following leagues: Adult 40&Over, Mixed 55&Over.
Here Is to Tennis In 2019!
Your tennis professionals would like to wish you he best during this Holiday season and we are looking forward to a great 2019 with new events and playing opportunities for all. Here’s a sneak peak of what to we are working on beside new amazing lighting; new programming for juniors, more beginner workshops, 2.5 & 3.0 Saturday drops in, chance to play pickleball and more social events throughout the year. STAY TUNED!
Have you tried our La Madrona Small Group Personal Training?
FIT 10 with Cindy Bettencourt: Tuesday & Thursday 6am, Saturday 8am OR Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 8am. Fast & Furious 4 with Nicole Hurford: Tuesday & Thursday 12:30pm. Register at front desk.
First Friday Active Adults Social
The first Friday of each month we will be offering an enhanced coffee & tea service for our adult members following our Active Adults Fitness Class. Please join us Friday, December 7th at 12:45pm, in our social area located outside our fitness building.
Hot Chocolate Challenge
Join us in the gym on Friday December 7th, 14th and 21st from 10am-12pm. Complete at least one challenge, get 1 point and a free cup of gourmet hot chocolate! Complete the bonus challenge for that day and get 5 points. The member with the most points at the end of the last Friday will receive a special chocolate grand prize!
Sunday African Dance with Deb Voisin
Sunday January 13th 4:00pm-5:10pm $16 members/$20 non-members. Space is limited, sign-up at front desk today!
Holiday Aqua Camps!
Week 1: Intro to Water Polo 12/26-28, Wed-Friday, 2-5pm

Learn how to play WATER POLO! This is an INTRODUCTORY course focused on teaching you foundational water polo skills both in AND out of the water. There will also be a conditioning/workout portion in the group exercise room. Taught by individuals who are passionate about the dynamic sport of WATER POLO! Come and learn how to PLAY!

$80 for members, $96 for nonmembers

For ages 5-16. Max class size of 14. Sign Up Today to secure your spot!

Week 2: Surfing Basics 1/2-1/4/2019, Wed-Friday, 2-5pm

Learn the basics of SURFING! This is an INTRODUCTORY course focused on teaching you how to paddle, stand up, ride waves, and learn how to judge waves. You can learn more than you think about surfing by practicing in the pool. (Did you know that La Madrona Athletic Club owns surfboards?!) If you are not so sure about the temp outside, feel free to bring a wetsuit if you own one. We will also advise you on the best type of surfboard for beginners and give you ideas of places and times that are best for beginners in our area. There will be in-water and dry land time during this session. Let's go surfin' now...everybody's learnin how....!

$80 for members, $96 for nonmembers

For ages 5-16. Max class size of 10. Sign Up Today to secure your spot!

*You can sign up for both camps, or just one, but you don't want to miss out on the FUN!

Contact Amy Barton via email at [email protected] or 831-438-1072 ext. 104 to sign up.
Kidz Club La Madrona Drop In Hours
Winter Drop In Care
Upstairs: Infant-Pre-K
M-F 8:30-11:30
Saturday 9:00-12:00
Quality childcare based in developmental play
La Madrona Gives Back!
Thank you to those that helped us raise funds for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation! We were able to donate $405.
Supervising Children
Please make sure you are directly supervising your kiddos under 14 at all times.
Also, the large spa by the lap pool is for ages 14 and over only.
Group Fitness Schedule
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