Community Clubs and Organizations

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Arkansas Division / Sea Cadets
Arkansas Division is a very active division of the U.S. Navy Sea Cadet Corps.  The Sea Cadet program offers young American men and women (ages 11 to 17) the opportunity to work with and learn from members of the United States Navy and other sea services. Arkansas Division works particularly closely with the local Northern California Coast Guard units at their regular drills.  They typically drill two Saturdays a month during the school year at the Coast Guard station on beautiful Yerba Buena Island in the San Francisco Bay.  For more information, please contact Kristin Wojkowski at (415) 725-0350 or kwojkowski@yahoo.com.

AYSO Soccer
AYSO Soccer is a non-profit organization of community volunteers whose mission is to provide the best for our kids. All children ages 4 ½ to 18 are welcome. Greg Trefz is the Regional Commissioner of Brisbane AYSO, Region #1344.  For more information, please contact him at greg.trefz@yahoo.com or visit the website for Brisbane AYSO

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts
For any scouting interest about Brisbane Troop #134, please call Tim Young, (510) 490-3011 or District Executive Ron Chang at the Scout Office in Foster City at (650) 341-5633.  Cub Scouts are for boys ages 7 - 11 and Boy Scouts are for boys ages 11 - 17.  You may also e-mail info@norcalscouts.org or view the website for the Boy Scouts of America.

Brisbane Dance Workshop (BDW)
The Brisbane Dance Workshop (BDW) provides performing arts classes for students 3 - 18 years old: creative movement, modern dance, hip hop, ballet, tap, Irish dance, voice, musical theater and drama.  BDW also provides ballet, tap and voice for adults.  For more information, contact BDW Artistic Director Camille Salmon at camosal@sbcglobal.net or (415) 467-6698 or visit the website of Brisbane Dance Workshop.

Brisbane Educational Support Team and Parent Teacher Organization (BEST/PTO)
The BEST/PTO raises money to provide our schools with library books, computer technology and other needed support or materials. The BEST/PTO Foundation has been the community-based fundraising organization for the Brisbane School District since its founding in 1992. Contact BEST/PTO Chairman of the Board Tony Palmer at (415) 606-4604 or bestpto@gmail.com for more information or visit the website of the BEST/PTO.

Brownies
The Brisbane Brownies Troop #31513 is open to girls in 1st - 3rd grades.  For more information, contact Girl Scouts Community Development Director Tracy Lorenz at (650) 209-0529 or check out the website for the Girl Scouts of Northern California.

Brisbane Youth Sports Association (BYSA)
BYSA is a non-profit corporation of Brisbane volunteers dedicated to promoting and supporting youth athletics through positive coaching, sportsmanship, self-esteem, commitment and community involvement.  For more information, e-mail brisbane101@gmail.com.

Chamber of Commerce
The Brisbane Chamber of Commerce promotes business in Brisbane by holding monthly luncheons/mixers, publishing a monthly newsletter - The Luminary, sponsors a College Scholarship Program, and coordinates the Holiday Star Program.  For more information, contact Mitch Bull, Brisbane Chamber President and CEO, at (415) 467-7283 or mitch.bull@brisbanechamber.com or Alison Wilson, Director of Marketing & Sales, at (415) 467-8716 or awilson@brisbanechamber.com.  You may also check out the website for the Brisbane Chamber of Commerce

Citizens for a Brisbane High School (CBHS)
CBHS is a group of local families actively working towards opening a charter high school in Brisbane.  To contact the group, send mail to P.O. Box 2402, Brisbane, CA 94005 or check out the CBHS Facebook page.

Community Emergency Volunteers (CEVs)
The Brisbane Community Emergency Volunteers (CEVs) program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills. The CEV program teaches about the nation-wide Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Organization, Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Light Search and Rescue, Disaster Medical Operations, Disaster Psychology, and Brisbane Specific Damage Assessment. For more information on the Brisbane CEV program please contact Brisbane Fire Department Administration - North County Fire Authority; Elizabeth Solis at (650) 746-8350 or esolis@dalycity.org.  You may also view the webpage for the CEVs, found within Emergency Services as well as the Fire Department.

Eagles Club
The Brisbane Eagles Club sponsors fundraisers for charities such as the American Cancer Society and for various community organizations, such as Boy Scouts and Sea Scouts. All their events are held at Eagles Hall, located at 185 Visitacion Avenue, Brisbane.  For more information, call (415) 467-7199 or check out the website for the Brisbane Eagles Aerie #3255.

Friends of the Brisbane Library (FOBL)
The Friends of the Brisbane Library supports the Brisbane branch of the San Mateo County library.  FOBL meets monthly to discuss ways that library services to the community can be improved and to plan activities such as the City-wide Yard Sale, the Live at Mission Blue Concert Series, and Turn Off Your TV Week.  They meet every third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Brisbane Library, 250 Visitacion. All are welcome. For more information, contact the Brisbane Library at (415) 467-2060 or visit the website for the Brisbane Library.  You may also visit the FOBL Facebook page.

Lions Club
The Lions Club helps and serves the community by sponsoring community events such as Santa on the Fire Truck and Annual Easter Egg Hunt. They also host a Bingo Night every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Brisbane Community Center, 250 Visitacion Avenue to fund the Lion's Club Scholarship Awards.  Their regular meeting are on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 250 Visitacion Avenue.  For more information, contact Lion Walt Long at 415-467-6990 (home), 650-922-9491 (cell), or brisbanelionsclub@gmail.com.

Mothers of Brisbane (M.O.B.)
The Mothers of Brisbane (M.O.B.) was formed in early 2005 by group of mothers in Brisbane who wanted to create a place where moms could come together to make friends, learn about community resources, hold fun family events, arrange playgroups and childcare, share information and support, and generally have a good time together. Come to a meeting – membership is currently free! The M.O.B. currently has over 70 members, and about 15-20 moms that meet regularly.  For more information, contact M.O.B. President Jessica Aloft at (415) 867-0112 or jaloft@gmail.com or visit the website for the Mothers of Brisbane.

San Bruno Mountain Watch (SBMW)
San Bruno Mountain Watch’s mission is to preserve and expand the native ecosystems of San Bruno Mountain in perpetuity, through programs in education, stewardship, citizen advocacy, and land conservation.  The organization leads hikes, gives presentations and conducts habitat restoration outings on San Bruno Mountain. They also operate the Mission Blue Native Plant Nursery. They have plenty of opportunities to volunteer and get involved. Hikes are on the first and third Saturdays each month at 10:00 a.m. Stewardship work takes place three times each week. A calendar of activities is a on the SBMW website, www.mountainwatch.org.  For more information, please call (415) 467-663,  or e-mail sanbruno@mountainwatch.org.

Senior's Club
The Brisbane Senior's Club provides seniors with activities, events, trips and regular monthly meetings. Activities include lunches, bingo, arts and crafts, lectures, health screenings and group excursions. They meet every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. the Community Center, 250 Visitacion Avenue - Lunch is served at noon. For information, contact Bonnie Bologoff at (415) 467-8071 or Russ Carmick, Brisbane Parks & Recreation Department, at (415) 508-2143.

Sierra Point Yacht Club
Founded in 1984, the Sierra Point Yacht Club is an organization dedicated to the pleasure of sailing and powerboating. Club members are a community of boat owners, their families, crewmembers and friends who seek to increase their enjoyment of the sport. The club is open to all boating enthusiasts, whether or not they own a boat.  For more information, visit the website for the Sierra Point Yacht Club.

Toastmasters
The local Toastmasters group meets at the Brisbane Radisson (5000 Sierra Point Parkway, Brisbane) every Monday from 6:30p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Meetings consist of prepared speeches, impromptu speaking, and networking.  For more information, contact Alison Wilson at (415) 467-8716

Women’s Club
The Brisbane Women’s Club welcomes all women to become members. The Brisbane Women's Club is a non-profit organization. The money raised goes back into local community projects. They welcome all local women to become members. Annual dues are $10 per year. They meet quarterly at a local restaurant for a no host luncheon to discuss club business. For additional information, please contact Director Bonnie Bologoff at (415) 467-8071.