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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! 


  • Spring Summer 2016 Brochure    Spring/Summer 2016 Brochure 

    Click here to view the new exciting Spring-Summer 2016 brochure! General registration opens for all activities on Monday, March 21 for Pasadena residents and non-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. 

    Check out our exciting Summer Camp and Aquatics offerings on pages 8-14.  Click here for online registration. For more information, please call (626) 744-7500.
    Summer Camp Registration Now Open!
    Registration for our popular, high-quality summer camps is now open for Pasadena residents and PUSD families.  Non-resident registration opens Monday, April 4.  

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

    AdaptiveArtShow2016    Splash Pad Now Open!
    La Pintoresca Park 
    45 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103

    Hours of Operation: 
    11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Monday - Sunday
    For more information, please call (626) 744-7311.



    Parks After Dark 

    July 6 through August 13, 2016 


    Summer fun and family entertainment is just getting started! Join us for Movies at the Park and Parks After Dark where you and your family can cool off under the stars. Activities, special interest classes, concerts, dive-in movies…just to name a few starting July 6th at La Pintoresca Teen Ed Center, Robinson Park, Victory Park and Villa-Parke.

    Click here for more information about the event.


    Celebrate "The Future" Adaptive Recreation Art Show at the Armory, July 16  
    Join us for a futuristic themed art show! Pictures will be displayed from the Adaptive Recreation Art program starting on Saturday, July 16, 2016 through September 9, 2016 at the Armory Center for the Arts (Community Room), 145 North Raymond, Pasadena. An opening reception will be provided from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The Armory Center for the Arts Community Room is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00-5:00 p.m. Admission is free. Visit www.armoryarts.org/thefuture for more information, or call (626) 792-5101. 
    The City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation -Adaptive Recreation Art program provides a weekly art program for artists with disabilities who live in the Pasadena/ Altadena area. 
    Please contact Jackie Scott, Adaptive Recreation Specialist, at (626) 744-7257 or jackiescott@cityofpasadena.net for further information. Donations are tax deductible through the Pasadena Recreation and Parks Foundation (website is www.prpf.org ).

    28th Annual Michael Bryant Free Haircut and Back to School Event, August 14  

    The Human Services and Recreation Department is partnering with the community to host the 28th Annual Michael Bryant Free Haircut and Back to School Event at Robinson Park Recreation Center on Sunday, August 14, 2016. This popular event helps children start the school year off right---with a backpack full of needed supplies to help them achieve academic success and a stylish new haircut to match! 

    To donate to the Buy One | Give One Campaign, please visit www.sydneypaigeinc.com/PasadenaBackpacks.

    For more information about the event, please contact Robinson Park at (626)744-7330.


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