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Pasadena Public Health Department

  • Education

    We provide complimentary, fun and interactive nutrition and physical activity classes year-round throughout Pasadena. We offer one-time workshops and a series of five 90-minute classes. Classes and workshops are available in English or Spanish.  Topics covered include:

    1. MyPlate, The Healthy Way
    2. Rediscover Fruits & Vegetables
    3. Read It Before You Eat It
    4. Rethink Your Drink
    5. The Real Cost of Eating Out 




    Classes are offered at various community centers in the Northwest region of Pasadena. Class schedules vary by location. For schedules and to register, please contact Esmeralda Garcia at (626)744-6136 or egarcia@cityofpasadena.net

    City of Pasadena Public Health Department 
    1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    Jackie Robinson Community Center 
    1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    Villa Parke Community Center 
    363 E. Villa St.
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    La Pintoresca Library
    1355 N. Raymond Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103  

    Robinson Park
    1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103


    Through a partnership with Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), we provide nutrition education and healthy food demonstration classes to PUSD students and parents. For more information regarding nutrition education at PUSD schools, please contact Guillermina Echauri at (626) 396-5763 or echauri.guillermina@pusd.us

    School Sites  

    • Altadena Elementary
    • Cleveland Elementary
    • Daniel Webster Elementary
    • Franklin Elementary
    • Jackson Elementary
    • Jefferson Elementary
    • Longfellow Elementary
    • Madison Elementary
    • McKinley Elementary
    • Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary
    • Roosevelt Elementary
    • Washington Accelerated
    • Willard Elementary
    • Charles E. Eliot Middle
    • Washington Middle
    • Woodrow Wilson Middle
    • Blair High 
    • John Muir High 
    • Marshall Fundamental High 
    • Pasadena High 
    • Rose City High 


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  • Contact Us

    For general program questions or more information about the City of Pasadena’s Healthy Food and Beverage Vending and Procurement Policy, please contact:

    Mary Urtecho-Garcia
    Program Coordinator

    For nutrition education classes:
    Esmeralda Garcia

    For community events:
    Erika Redke
    (626) 744-6136

    For the Healthy Retail Program:
    Melany Chan
    (626) 744-6136

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