Teen Classes

Lifeguard Training                        

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach lifeguard candidates the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Participants must pass pre-course swim requirements.  Ages 15 years and older.


Mon., April 7                          Encinal Swim Center                      7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sun., April 13 – May 18      Emma Hood Swim Center              10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Fee:  $185                 Class # 12843



Water Safety Instructor Training

This American Red Cross course will train individuals to teach others how to swim. Future instructors will learn how to use course material, develop lesson plans, conduct classes, evaluate students, and complete course records. Participants must pass a swim and water safety skills test. Bring swim suit and towel to all class dates. Ages 16 years and older.


Mon., March 3                                   Encinal Swim Center          7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sun., March 9, 16, 23,30                Emma Hood Swim Center  10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sat., April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3       Encinal Swim Center          10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Fee:  $235                 Class Code # 12844


Aikido For Teens - Ages 13 -18

Aikido is a Japanese martial art, a self-defense system, which primarily emphasizes the use of redirecting the attacker’s energy, as opposed to meeting force with force, and not based on physical strength, but technique.  Young people learn physical fitness, stretching and relaxation exercises.

Instructor: Elmer Tancinco


Class # 13087                      Fee: $93 (10 classes)                          Alameda Aikikai             

Tuesday                                 Jan. 7 – Mar.11                                     6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Saturday                                Jan. 11 – Mar. 15                                  10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

*You may choose any 10 classes for this session.


Class# 13088                       Fee:  $93 (10 classes)

Tuesday                                 Apr. 8 – June 10                                   6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Saturday                                Apr. 12 – June 14                                 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

*You may choose any 10 classes for this session.



Driver Education Internet Study Course - Ages 15-18

Are you tired of asking your parents for a ride?  Are you at least 15 years old?  If so, this class is for you.  This is an interactive, online course with videos, animated driving scenarios and sample test questions.  Learn the rules of the road, major causes of traffic collisions, DMV procedures and much more.  Receive DMV-approved Certificate of Completion.  This class is a requirement for teens under 18 years old to obtain a learner’s permit and driver’s license.  A licensed instructor is available to answer any questions.  Sign up any time and take the online course at a time convenient for your schedule.


Fee: $55                                Winter Session                                     Class # 13089

                                                Spring Session                                     Class # 13090


Jazz Technique - Teen/Adult

Start practicing your jazz hands and jazz walk! This intermediate-level class explores a range of jazz styles with an emphasis on technique, including isolations, swing and rhythm. Class begins with a warm-up designed to develop strength, flexibility, alignment and coordination, followed by progressions across the floor and culminating in fun dance combinations.

Instructor: Byrant Cash-Welch, Dance/10


Saturday                                2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                            Dance/10

Jan 11 – Mar 22                   Fee: $183 (10 classes)                        Class # 12915

No class Feb 15

Apr 12 – May 31                   Fee: $129 (7 classes)                          Class # 12916

No class May 24



Hip Hop – Teen/Adult

Get an urban-style workout with a class that is sure to add a new groove to your walk. Students should be dressed in athletic wear and tennis shoes.

Instructor: Bryant Cash-Welch, Dance/10


Saturday                                1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                            Dance/10

Jan 11 – Mar 22                   Fee: $183 (10 classes)                        Class # 12917

No class Feb 15

Apr 12 – May 31                   Fee: $129 (7 classes)                          Class # 12918

No class May 24


Teen Intro to Ballet - Ages 11-18

Want to be a Bun Head? If so, this class is geared toward teens that have always wanted to try ballet. Grab a friend and come give it a try. If nothing else, it is a great workout!  ABA does have a dress code, please contact us at admin@alamedaballet.com (Subject Line: ARPD) prior to your first class about obtaining dance wear.


Tuesday                                 Fee: $205 (10 Classes)                       Alameda Ballet             

Jan. 21 – Mar. 25                 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.                            Class # 13091



Babysitter’s Training - Ages 11-15

Learn the basics of being a responsible babysitter and be certified through the American Red Cross.  Class includes basic care of infants and toddlers, from feeding to changing.  Students learn age-appropriate activities such as first-aid awareness, how to prevent accidents and how to handle emergencies.  Upon successful completion, students will receive an ARC Babysitter’s Training Card only (no CPR/FA certification during this course).  Pre-registration is required.  This popular class is limited to 20 students, so sign-up early!


Thursdays, April 10 & 17    McKinley Park Center                     $75 / $95 after March 28th 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.                        2165 Buena Vista Ave.                   Class # 13256