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Riekes Center for Human Enhancement

Human Services

Riekes Center for Human Enhancement

We offer a variety of programming for all ages in Creative Arts, Athletic Fitness, Nature Awareness and Community Service.


The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement offers programming for all ages in Athletic Fitness, Creative Arts, Nature Awareness, and Community Service. Our mission is to provide each student with the best possible opportunity to define and accomplish individual goals, build character, and learn transferable life skills. We provide these opportunities regardless of the student’s ability to pay, or ability to perform. Each person’s uniqueness and potential is celebrated. At the Riekes Center, all students, all goals, and all interests are equally important. It’s a place where real-world diversity thrives and empathy is encouraged. The Core Values of Self Supervision, Honest Communication, and Sensitivity to Others are the Center’s operational and social standards. We offer a variety of programming in Athletic Fitness, Creative Arts, Nature Awareness and Community Service Departments. Athletic Fitness: YOUTH/TEEN PROGRAMS • CORE - 13 yrs+ (Individualized Strength Training) • Elements – 8-12 yrs (Fitness Class) • Rise Up – 12 yrs+ (Fitness Class) • Customized Programs (Individuals and Groups) ADULT PROGRAMS • Personal Training • SMART (Individualized Strength Training) • Group Classes • Riekes Edge Online ADAPTIVE & VETERANS PROGRAMS • Veterans Boxing Class • Veterans Strength and Conditioning Class • Veterans Archery Class • Parkinson’s Boxing Class • Adaptive Training OTHER OFFERINGS • Team Training • Archery • Instructive Clinics • Internships • 1:1 Training (Sport Specific) • Proteus • Postpartum Class Nature Awareness: HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS Offered in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Woodside • Nest2Fledge • Newts (Ages 5-8) • Kestrels (Ages 9-12) • Teens (Ages 13-17) FOREST SCHOOLS • Monterey Forest School (Ages 3-6) • Santa Cruz Forest School (Ages 3-5) • Woodside Forest School NEW! (Ages 3-5) YOUTH PROGRAMS • Wild Hearts (Teen fireside community building) • Summer Camps • Campouts ADULT PROGRAMS • Sense of Place • Nature Fitness • Forest Therapy Creative Arts: MUSIC PROGRAMS • Music Lessons (Individual) • Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Ukelele, Voice, Songwriting, Recording, Electronic Music Production, Hip Hop • Group Music Lessons • Customized programs for groups of 2 or more VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMS • Film Lessons (Individual) • Group Film Class • Photography Lessons (Individual) • Group Photography Class • Digital Animation • Painting and Drawing Lessons (Individual) • Group Painting and Drawing Class OTHER PROGRAMMING • Summer Camps • School Programming • Riekestra (Student/Staff Band) • Dance Class Community Service/Leadership: LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES • Volunteers • Work Trade • Riekes Center Internships • Camps • Gardening • Riekes-Cool Garden • Service to the broader community


3455 Edison Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025 37.476799 -122.198565 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Ramp



Varies according to service and income level.


Youth (ages 6-17) and adults



How to Apply:

Walk in or call for information.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County