Alameda Adult School 2250 Central Ave, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda Adult School, housed in the former Alameda High School building on Central Avenue in Alameda, was founded in…More 1917. Classes are open to adults over 18, and registration in many courses is rolling. Students can earn credits toward a high school diploma or take classess in English as a second language, adult basic education, GED prep, parent education as well as many other subjects through the Lifelong Learner program. Courses are taught at the Central Avenue location in addition to other sites around Alameda. As of 2010, there were no course offerings in the summer due to budget cuts, but fall and spring course offerings include: English, math, world history, economics, PhotoShop, Excel, Word, QuickBooks, yoga and family literacy.
Alameda Unified School District 2200 Central Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Serving Alameda children since 1855, this school district runs the city's kindergartens, grade schools, high schools and…More adult education classes. The district has been recognized for the high quality education its approximately 1,000 staff members provide.
First Presbyterian Church of Alameda 2001 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Alameda's First Presbyterian Church is one Alameda's oldest. Established in 1865, after some decades the congregation…More purchased land at the corner of Santa Clara and Chestnut Avenues, and the building was dedicated in 1904. In 1977, the City of Alameda identified the church as an Alameda Historical Monument and now the church boosts a full roster of community and worship activities, including prayer groups, Bible study groups, men's and women's associations, health ministries and local, national and international missions. It also hosts a vacation Bible school and has youth and adult choirs.
Alameda Aikikai 2025 Clement Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Alameda Aikikai is a martial arts school that offers beginner and advanced classes and training…More in aikido, weapons, Iaido and Zazen meditation for children and adults. Alameda Aikikai was established by Mike Flynn, Shihan, and is associated with Birankai North America. The head instructor is Elmer Tancinco, a 5th degree black belt who studied directly under Mike Flynn.
Alameda School of Music 1307 High St, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda School of Music exists to give children a chance to learn and participate in a vital musical community in a…More time when schools are cutting music programs wholesale. This school provides both one-on-one musical tutelage as well as group sessions in an immersive and comprehensive learning environment. The teachers offer adult classes as well for beginners. Check the school's website for current class schedules and a list of lessons offered by instrument.
Alameda Violin School 547 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda Violin School offers music education for adults and children 3 years old and up. Violin, viola, music…More fundamentals, music theory and keyboard skills are taught here. Tuition includes 47 lessons per year, as well as mini-recitals, group classes and at least one formal recital per year. Instructor Caitlin Keen is a certified member of the Music Teachers Association of California.
Pacific Fencing Club 2329 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Located on Santa Clara Avenue in Alameda, the Pacific Fencing Club is a fencing school founded and directed by Stanford…More University graduate Harold Hayes. Hayes' classes for adults and children, ages nine through 13, emphasize agility, composure, focus, sportsmanship and fine motor skill development. For schedules, membership and rate information, visit the Pacific Fencing Club website.
Michael Torres, Psy.D. 1516 Oak St Ste 313, Alameda, CA94501 Dr. Michael Torres is a clinical psychol0gist with a practie on Oak Street in Alameda. Dr. Torres offers professional…More psychotherapy and counseling services for adults, adolescents and families; Dr. Torres also offers adolescent mental health consulting services for schools and social service agencies. To schedule an appointment, call Dr. Torres' office during regular business hours.
Elite Kicks Martial Arts Academy is located in the shopping center at the foot of the Park Street bridge on Alameda's…More north side. Elite Kicks teaches Tae Kwon Do to adults and children, starting at four years of age. Students learn forms, sparring and discipline. Elite Kicks also offers after school pick-up, child care and training for grade school children.
Along with Franklin Pool on the west end of town, Lincoln Pool is part of the Alameda Swimming Pool…More Association. Lincoln Pool is located on the east end of Lincoln Park. All Alameda residents may join this community of outdoor pools for an annual membership fee and a few hours of volunteer time.
ASPA pools are for family swimming, lap swimming, competitive (Alameda Ala-gators) and non-competitive age group swimming. This pool also provides a free kindergarten swim program during the school year for all Alameda schoolchildren, regardless of ASPA membership.
Lincoln Pool is heated and open to key holders year-round; regular members may swim with key holders or during summer hours only. Any adult member may become a key holder by taking a 6-week lifeguard course, which includes CPR certification.
Along with Lincoln Pool on the east end of town, Franklin Pool is part of the Alameda Swimming Pool…More Association (ASPA). All Alameda residents may join this community of outdoor pools for an annual membership fee and a few hours of volunteer time.
ASPA pools are for family swimming, lap swimming, competitive (Alameda Ala-gators) and non-competitive age group swimming. It also provides a free kindergarten swim program during the school year for all Alameda schoolchildren, regardless of ASPA membership.
Franklin Pool is heated and open to key holders year-round; regular members may swim with key holders or during summer hours, when there are lifeguards on duty. Any adult member may become a key holder by taking a six-week lifeguard course, which includes CPR certification.
Run by Alameda native and teacher Jan Howard, Peek-A-Boo Preschool on Windsor Drive near the High Street Bridge has…More been educating Alameda's preschoolers since 1977. Peek-A-Boo enrolls a maximum of 12 children between 2 and 5 years old and has a maximum ratio of one adult to every six children.
Peek-A-Boo's philosophy is that preschool should be fun and full of learning and discovery. Its activities include creative arts and crafts, music, reading and math readiness, and opportunities for imaginary play. The school provides two snacks daily as well as fresh fruits and vegetables.