Youngsters enjoy gentle dodgeball at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center. Games are scheduled for Dec. 14. Courtesy photo

Holiday happening at RSF Community Center


RANCHO SANTA FE — The holidays are bright at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center.The center is collecting toy donations for the children of military parents deployed this holiday season. The community is invited to stop by the center at 5970 La Sendita and pick a candy cane off the Holiday Tree.

Each candy cane indicates a gender and age to shop for. Toys will be donated to the “Flying Tigers” Marine Helicopter squadron at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. The squadron is currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The center asks that gifts are new, unwrapped and delivered to the Community Center no later than Dec. 14.

For the youngsters, a “Dodge, Duck, Dip and Dive” dodgeball game is scheduled at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center, 5970 La Sendita. Sign up now for the next dodgeball tournament run with Coach Mike Rausa. Games are scheduled from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. for third- and fourth-graders and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for fifth- and sixth-graders Dec. 14. There will be prizes and T-shirts awarded to the winning team. Pizza and water will also be available for purchase. The cost is $20 per person and $15 for siblings. Call (858) 756-2461 for more information.

For the grown-ups, consider adult yoga and Jazzercise at the center. The two new instructors have a real passion for fitness and are here to help you get in shape for the holiday season. All adult fitness classes are from 9 to 10 a.m. Join them for Jazzercise on Mondays and Wednesdays and Yoga on Tuesdays and Thursdays with two new instructors. Cost is $125 for 10 visits or $15 for drop-ins.