• HSRD2016

Human Services & Recreation Department

  • About the Human Services and Recreation Department 

    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!
    Mission Statement 

    To preserve and improve the physical, social, and economic health of Pasadena neighborhoods by delivering inclusive, innovative, and progressive recreational and human service programs; the Human Services & Recreation Department is committed to providing the City of Pasadena with a wonderful place to live, work, and play which contributes to a connected, healthier vibrant, and diverse community.


  • Image of Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Recreation Guide     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. 

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    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.

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    Upcoming Events

    La Pintoresca Tree Lighting Ceremony 2016 Flyer    La Pintoresca Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony  

    December 9, 2016 - 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
    La Pintoresca Park, 1415 N. Raymond Avenue

    This beautiful tree lighting concert has been a community favorite for years. Join us for this free, family-friendly holiday celebration with Arts and crafts, story time, a visit from Santa Claus, and wonderful live performances. 

    For more information, please call the Teen Education Center at (626) 345-0706.

    Villa-Parke Boxing Flyer    Villa-Parke Boxing Show  

    December 10, 2016 - 1 p.m.
    Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa Street

    Amateur boxers will compete in Olympic style boxing matches on Saturday, December 10, 2016, in the Villa-Parke gymnasium. This bi-annual boxing show is sanctioned by the USA Boxing Association, showcasing the talents of up and coming local amateur contenders.  $10.00 suggested donation for adults, children 10 and under are free. Weigh ins begin at 9:00a.m. with the first bout at 1:00p.m. 

    For more information, please call Fausto De La Torre at (626) 744-6530.


  • Community Resources

    Computer Labs & Wi-Fi Web Page
    Villa-Parke Community Garden
      Pasadena Garden Conservancy brings positive attention to Villa-Parke! read more ...
    Pasadena community garden at Villa-Parke is already garnering significant attention in fighting childhood obesity and Diabetes. Please see the attached link.

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