Instructors Wanted! Submit your proposals today!

SHOWCASE YOUR SKILLS AS AN INSTRUCTOR  The City of Pasadena’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department seeks contract instructors for classes that enhance recreational, fitness, enrichment and social offerings to the community. To submit a proposal, please create a planet bids account at After, select one of the instructor activity categories below and place your bid. Activity Categories   Arts & Crafts: Ceramics, Sewing, Photography, Painting – Click here to submit Dance: Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Dance Fitness, Line Dancing – Click here to submit... continue reading »"Instructors Wanted! Submit your proposals today!"

Halloween Contest

Halloween isn’t cancelled! It's right here! Show us your family-friendly costumes for a chance to win fun prizes! We are looking for the most SPOOK-tacular, FANG-tastic and unBOOlievably best of the best! Did you dress up your home for Halloween or Fall? We want to see all those fa-BOO-lous decorations too! Share a photo of your indoor/outdoor Halloween or Fall themed décor! Winners will be announced on October 31! Costume Categories A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner will be... continue reading »"Halloween Contest"

Latino Heritage Month Virtual Events and Drive-in Movie

The Latino Heritage Committee, in collaboration with the City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department, will celebrate Latino Heritage Month with a series of culturally rich virtual events. The events will highlight Latino and Hispanic traditions, and will culminate with a drive-in movie celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) featuring Disney's "Coco." For more information, please call (626) 744-6530.   Events Event Description Dates How to Participate Latino Heritage Scavenger Hunt Scavenger hunt will feature... continue reading »"Latino Heritage Month Virtual Events and Drive-in Movie"

Turf Renovation and Enhancement

The Department has temporarily closed athletic fields at six parks for turf renovation and enhancements. The closures will allow crews to conduct much needed maintenance including aerating, fertilizing, over-seeding, irrigation testing and repairs, and removal of in-field lip build up (on baseball/softball diamonds). The turf also needs to rest. Temporary fencing has or will be installed to protect renovated areas as the seed needs an opportunity to establish sufficient roots and grow in preparation for future sports seasons. Renovations are... continue reading »"Turf Renovation and Enhancement"

We are now accepting Black History Parade & Festival applications online and at Jackie Robinson Community Center for vendor and parade entries. 

The Human Services and Recreation Department and volunteer Black History Parade and Festival Planning Committee are honored to host the 38th Annual Pasadena Black History Parade and Festival on Saturday, February 15, 2020.  A full schedule of events celebrates the achievements of and recognizes African-Americans in U. S. History. Pasadena is proud to host one of the largest Black History parades in Southern California. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m., and a festival at Robinson Park immediately follows the parade.... continue reading »"We are now accepting Black History Parade & Festival applications online and at Jackie Robinson Community Center for vendor and parade entries. "

After School Adventures Program Registration Now Open! Accepting applications for scholarship waitlist.

The Early Care and After School Adventures Program provides affordable, flexible and convenient before and after school childcare at 12 PUSD school sites. Registration is now open. Program activities include homework help, fitness, sports and fun, age-appropriate enrichment activities like science projects and cooking. Early registration encouraged as some sites sell out. Scholarship funding has been exhausted, but applications are being accepted for the scholarship waitlist in case additional funds become available. Scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants on a... continue reading »"After School Adventures Program Registration Now Open! Accepting applications for scholarship waitlist."

Scholarships for Swim Lessons - Closed

At this time, all funding for scholarships has been awarded. However, additional funding may be available later in the summer. Please submit an application for the waitlist and we will contact you should additional funding be available. Applicants must be ages 7 - 17 and Pasadena youth and PUSD students to qualify. Application and proof of residency required prior to registration. Click here to submit a waitlist application or visit Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis until limited funding is... continue reading »"Scholarships for Swim Lessons - Closed"

Egg Bowl Survey

Thank you all who joined us for the 2019 Egg Bowl! Please take a moment to fill out the SURVEY in the link below: We are always looking to improve our events and appreciate your feedback/suggestions. Please use the survey for feedback. Thank you in advance! ?