At the regular HRD Board of Directors meeting on January 11, 2022, the Board will review a proposal to begin work on a District facility improvement plan. Most of District’s facilities were built 60 years ago in late 1950s and early 1960s with some buildings and systems reaching the end of their useful life. The Early Education Center is the newest facility which was built in 2010. More recently…
In January of 2021, we created our first edition of ‘The Rec’ eNews.
There have been many changes recently regarding COVID-19, the Omicron Variant, vaccination and testing requirements, mask requirements, etc. The District will continue to comply with all state and local health guidelines and mandates.
Get a head start on Spring cleaning! Interested Highlands Residents can register to host a garage sale and share a list of big-ticket items that will be for sale, (dining table set, televisions, etc). Once all the participants information is received, Highlands Rec will advertise the Garage Sale locations and their big-ticket items to potential shoppers.
Winter classes are here, and registration is still open! Secure your spot in your favorite enrichment classes! We have adult dance lessons, including the Argentine Tango and Beginner’s Soul Line Dance. There are youth classes such as chess, junior alchemists, acting, martial arts, hip-hop and more! There are even classes for Pre-K age, such as tot ukulele, yoga and mindfulness, STEAM sports…
Please give a warm welcome to Monica Fellis, Highland Recreation District’s newest team member! Monica joined us in early December as the Administrative Supervisor. She comes to us with lots of experience in education, systems and operations. Previously, Monica worked for the YMCA in San Francisco and San Mateo. Most recently, she was the Director of Operations at a charter school in Sacramento…
We hope you have embarked on a new journey of discovery in the new year and taken time to plan some critical resolutions to enhance your life. As adults, we are often asked what our recent year's resolutions will be and how we will arrange to accomplish them. It is a great question because it causes us to think about ways to learn new things.
Welcome back After school program and In-Crowd families! We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday. With the cold and rainy weather upon us, we tend to get a lot of more runny noses and wet masks. Please remember to pack extra masks in your child’s backpacks. Winter camp was jolly, fun and festive! We did many cooking projects like making reindeer cookies and gingerbread pancakes. We…
CERT Classes are back! Our Highlands Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is looking for more members to join us! The CERT classes are returning beginning on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Each class is held at Cal Fire Station 17 in San Mateo at 320 Paul Scannell Drive from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
Santa came to visit Highlands Rec on Friday, December 3rd. We had a number of families attend who told Santa what they wanted to Christmas and took a photo with him. Everyone enjoyed hot chocolate, decorated cookies, and took home an ornament kit! Thank you to everyone who attended to make our event so successful.
Throughout the month of December, Highlands Recreation District had their annual Food Drive. Typically, there would be food collection barrels around the Rec. With the COVID 19 pandemic still around, food banks have been making a few changes.
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January 1 – New Year’s Day
What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps? ( Scroll down for answer).