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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     Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Recreation Guide 

    Click here to try the new Recreation Guide flipbook on your smartphone, tablet, or PC! Early-bird registration opens Monday, August 22, 2016 for Pasadena residents and PUSD students. General registration opens for all activities on Monday, August 29, 2016 for Pasadena residents and non-residents. 

    Click here for online registration. Walk-in registration at Jackie Robinson Community Center, Robinson Park Community Center, Villa-Parke Community Center and Victory Park Recreation Center. 

     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.

    Spring Summer 2016 Brochure    Centennial Square Boxing Show

    August 26, 2016

    The Villa-Parke Boxing Program is celebrating Youth Month by hosting its first ever Centennial Square Boxing Show. First bout begins with the Masters Division competitors—50+ Club, setting the example that it's never too late to pursue fitness, health, and competition. 

    The excitement of boxing competition continues celebrating Youth Month featuring male and female youth boxers age 8 and older. 

    The Centennial Square Boxing Show is a free outdoor event. Centennial Square - Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Pasadena 91101. First bout begins at 7:00 p.m.  


    For more information contact Villa Parke Community Center at (626) 744-6530, or Fausto De La Torre at (626) 744-6531 or fdelatorre@cityofpasadena.net 

    Celebrate "The Future" Adaptive Recreation Art Show at the Armory  
    July 16 through September 9, 2016  
    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. 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 ).
    Spring Summer 2016 Brochure    Fiestas Patrias

    September 16, 2016

    Join us in celebrating the Independence of 18 Latin American Countries including: Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico. There will be live music, dance performances, children's activities, and boxing and soccer exhibitions. With something for everyone to enjoy, the possibilities for fun are endless!  

     For more information, please call (626) 744-6530.

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