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    The Human Services and Recreation Department invites you to join us in our programs and activities which serve people of all ages and abilities and can provide you with an opportunity to enhance your life by meeting new friends and neighbors, exploring the arts, learning about community services, developing skills and so much more! 

     

  • FALL 2015 BROCHURE


    Fall 2015 Cover    NEW Fall 2015 Brochure now available online! 

    Click here to preview the exciting new Fall 2015 brochure! Early Bird registration begins Monday, August 10 for Pasadena residents. General registration opens for all activities on Monday, August 17 for Pasadena residents and non-residents. Families with a student enrolled in PUSD qualify as residents. Registration can be done in person at Jackie Robinson Community Center, Robinson Park Community Center, Villa-Parke Community Center and Victory Park Recreation Center. 

    Click here for online registration. For more information, please call (626) 744-7500.  


     

    SUMMER 2015-REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!



      2013 Aquatics     REGISTER NOW for summer aquatics! 

    Registration for summer aquatics is now open. Registration can be done in person at Jackie Robinson Community Center, Robinson Park Community Center, Villa-Parke Community Center and Victory Park Recreation Center. 

    Click here for online registration. For more information, please call (626) 744-7500.  
    2013 Aquatics    Simply Fun - summer day camp 

    Get ready for a Simply Fun and exciting summer day camp! Every week there will be another awesome, adventure-filled day camp to explore.
    Registration can be done in person at Jackie Robinson Community Center, Robinson Park Community Center, Villa-Parke Community Center and Victory Park Recreation Center.

    Click here for online registration. For more information, please call (626) 744-7500.  

    EVENTS



     ADA Emblem 2    Movies and Concerts in the Park
    June 6 to August 29, 2015
    FREE 

    Movies and Concerts in Park is a perfect chance to relax and enjoy a safe and special night under the stars. Come out early and get a good seat!

    To learn more this event, please click here. 

     
     ADA Emblem 2    3rd Annual Parks After Dark 
    July 8, 2015 to August 15, 2015

    The City of Pasadena’s Human Services & Recreation Department in collaboration with The County of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department coordinate the Parks After Dark Program in order to expand summer programming that incorporates recreational, educational, cultural and family activities. By increasing the use of parks as social and community resources, it is hoped that communities will be strengthened and individuals will be influenced to see their communities and neighbors in a better light.

    To learn more about this event, please click here.

     
        Fuel Up for summer fun
    Free meals all summer long
    June 8 through August 15


    FUEL UP this Summer with FREE food, friends and fun! Kids and teens ages 1 through 18* can get FREE LUNCH and an additional meal at over 25 locations in Pasadena starting June 8, 2015 until August 15, 2015. No application or proof of income is needed. You can just bring your child to one of the participating locations and enjoy a meal.

    Tasty Tuesdays @ Villa Parke Farmers’ Market

    Food demonstration and tasting
    Every Tuesday through August from 11am-12pm
    Villa-Parke Community Center | 363 E Villa St.

    Lunchtime Yoga with Yogi Chad @ La Pintoresca Park
    Free yoga for all ages. Bring your mat and join the fun!
    Every Thursday, through August 13th, from 12:30-1pm
    La Pintoresca Park | 45 E Washington Blvd.

    End of Summer Barbecues
    Free BBQ for teens and children 18 and younger
    Villa-Parke Community Center - July 30th, 12-1pm
    La Pintoresca Park - August 3rd, 12-1pm
    Victory Park - August 12th, 12-1pm

    Let’s Move! Obstacle Course
    Wednesday, August 5 from 12:00-1:00 pm
    Robinson Park | 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

    To learn more about this event, please click here.
     
    ADA Emblem 2      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT – SILVER ANNIVERSARY

    July 26, 2015 is the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. Disability advocates throughout the country are planning celebration and recognition activities that will occur all during the anniversary year, which is being called ADA25.

    To learn more about this event, please click here.  

      
        Think Prevention First
    Senior Scam Workshop Series 
    May 7 through August 24


    The fraud prevention workshop series is part of the Pasadena Senior Commission's "Think Prevention First" campaign, which is designed to educate residents about how to identify, report and prevent scams targeting seniors. 

    Click here to open a PDF version of the workshop series. 
    For spanish version, please click here
     
         Backpack+School Supply Drive
    Sunday, August 16


    Help us donate 300 backpacks filled with school supplies at our Michael Bryant Free Hair Cut & Back to School Event! Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department is partnering with Sydney Paige® Inc., to donate backpacks filled with school supplies to Pasadena children in need.

    We need your support to reach our goal: Visit www.sydneypaigeinc.com/pasadenabackpacks 

    For more information, please call (626)744-7330.
        

    The Pasadena Neighborhood Leadership Institute is a free ten-week, interactive training program designed to empower emerging, locally based leaders. PNLI is designed to continue the development of leaders from the city’s diverse neighborhoods who are committed to effective action on local issues and to link participants with local community resources

    Click here for an application. 

    Haga clic aqui para participar.  

    For more information, contact William Syms at (626) 744-7295. 


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