The following new after-school enrichment programs will begin at Rooftop the week of September 19. Sign up for programs by downloading, completing and submitting registration forms (paper) from the program’s website, completing the online application from the program’s website, or email/phone the contact person.

Questions? Contact Lori Chaplin at afterschool@rooftopk8.org.


Sports, Health & Fitness

Wednesday and/or Fridays: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Director:  Lori Chaplin, Sol Gym
Contact/Registration: 415.334.7697 | www.solgym.com
(registration forms are under the documents tab)

Sports, Health & Fitness Class is specifically designed to encourage kids into a lifetime of being physically active and having lots of fun while doing it.  Our athletes will learn a new sport every two weeks which includes Basketball, Tennis, Lacrosse, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Baseball, etc.   Our focus is to educate out athletes on anatomy, physiology and nutrition in a fun and interesting way.  We want them to be armed with the knowledge they need to live healthy, active lives.  Each student receives personalized attention and encouragement while participating in our class activities. All classes are taught by a Certified Personal Trainer

Spanish for Beginners

Mondays: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Instructor:  Ayali
Contact Info:  Armen Dilanchian | meepgo@msn.com

Beginning Spanish teaches Spanish to children through games, art, songs, and fun outdoor activities. The class is geared toward younger children with little to no Spanish knowledge. The class will be 90% in Spanish and is brought to Rooftop by Tutors R Us.

Take My Word For It!

Tuesdays 2-3 p.m. grades 3rd-5th, 3-4 p.m. grades 6th-8th
Instructor:  Christine Meade
Contact/Registration: 510.388.1548 | www.takemywordforit.net
Flyers: Take My Word For It 3rd-5th Grade | Take My Word For It 6th-8th Grade

Take My Word For It! is a one-of-a-kind creative writing after school program for elementary kids.  We offer classes throughout the Bay area, working with enthusiastic and reluctant writers alike.  Using our innovative curriculum, our aim is to engage kids’ imaginations and invite them to get to know their author selves.

Note that the following programs started last week, but still have open slots (fee may be prorated for late start):

Electric Guitar

Mondays: 2:00-2:30pm beginners, 2:35-3:05pm intermediate
Director: Mike Rao
Contact/Registration: 415.558.9055 | mikerao@comcast.net

Electric guitars are provided for student use by Blue Bear School of Music. This program started last week, but do contact Mike to see if there are still spaces available.

Academic Chess

Mondays: 2:00-3:00pm
Director: Jesse Dioquino
Contact/Registration: (888) 44-CHESS | jessedioquino@gmail.com

The class is designed for everyone from the beginner to the advanced player. With our innovative teaching methods, attendees will learn the basic principles behind the opening game, middle game tactics/objectives, and endgame strategies. Learning this ancient game, participants will develop patience, foster critical thinking skills, and understand that decisions result in consequences. All participants will receive our exclusive workbooks. This program started last week, but fee can be prorated for late start.

Rooftop Chorus

Thursdays: 2:00-3:30pm
Director: Victor Cervantes
Contact/Registration: vicyan51@yahoo.com

Starting Thursday Sept 8th from 2-3:30pm in the Burnett MPR for 1st through 8th grades – one gigantic group, one gigantic voice! This program has started two weeks ago but please contact Victor to see if there are still spots available.