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    Here is a list and description of City Parks and City Community Centers and Recreation facilities.

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    Allendale Park is located at 1130 South Marengo Avenue across from Blair High School and adjacent to Allendale Elementary. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 2.9 acres. Major park attractions include: one softball diamond with lights and bleachers (300 capacities); one lighted multi-purpose field suitable for youth soccer; and one tennis court with lights. Additional facilities include: 5 picnic tables; benches; parking lot; open grass area with trees; outfield use for soccer; playground equipment; restrooms; drinking fountains; and branch library.

    Brenner Park is located at 235 Barthe Drive on the corner of Mountain Street and Barthe Drive. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 1.7 acres. A neighborhood park, which contains one softball diamond for day use with bleacher seating for 72 spectators; one lighted tennis court; and one lighted basketball court; a small open play area; a tot lot; picnic tables, some with canopies; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    Brookside Park is located at 360 North Arroyo Boulevard. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 61.1 acres. Pasadena’s largest fully maintained park facility located just south of the Rose Bowl Stadium. Extensive parking facilities are available off Arroyo Boulevard. The north section of the park contains one lighted regulation baseball diamond with seating for 4,200 and restrooms. The central section includes two lighted softball diamonds each with 240 seating capacity; a large, lighted multi-purpose field for flag football and soccer; a speaker’s platform with permanent seating; numerous picnic tables; play area; restrooms; and drinking fountains. Barbecue pits are available in most picnic areas.

    Central Park is located at 275 South Raymond Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 9.2 acres. This near downtown facility includes six horseshoe pits; picnic tables; rose garden; children’s playground area; benches; restrooms and drinking fountains. In addition, there are two lawn bowling greens and a clubhouse under the auspices of the Pasadena Lawn Bowling Club, an affiliate of the American Lawn Bowling Association.

    Defenders Park is located at Orange Grove Boulevard. and Colorado Boulevard. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 1.8 acres. This small neighborhood park on the southwest corner provides a small, open grassy area with some trees and shrubbery and a drinking fountain.

    Eaton Blanche Park is located at 3100 East Del Mar Boulevard. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 5.5 acres. Well-developed park located in the southeast section of the City provides facilities which include two lighted tennis courts; one softball diamond; one lighted basketball court; open grass area; playground equipment; 9 picnic tables; parking lot; and rose garden.

    Eaton Sunnyslope Park is located on Sunnyslope Avenue and Paloma Street. The size of the park is 1.88 acres. Hours of operation are from 6:00am to 10:00pm. This neighborhood park provides a children’s play area; picnic tables; drinking fountains; and an open grass area.

    Grant Park is located at 232 South Michigan Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 2.5 acres. This neighborhood park is ideally situated for use by downtown residents. Park facilities include two lighted tennis courts; half-basketball courts; softball diamond; three horseshoe pits; open grass area with several trees; restrooms; drinking fountains; picnic tables with canopies; barbecue pits; and a large playground area for children.

    Gwinn Park is located at Orange Grove Boulevard and Sunnyslope Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 2.7 acres. Neighborhood Park situated on almost three acres of open grass area dotted with numerous young trees. Amenities include a picnic table and a drinking fountain.

    Hamilton Park is located at 3680 Cartwright Street. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 6.4 acres. Large community park with the following amenities: three softball diamonds (two with seating capacity for 400); two lighted tennis courts; basketball court; paved volleyball court; large multi-purpose field for flag football/soccer; large parking area; 2 picnic areas; children’s play area with equipment; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    Hahamongna Watershed Park is located at the Southeast corner of Oak Grove Drive and Foothill Boulevard. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to sundown. Located near Jet Propulsion Laboratory between La Canada High School and Altadena in Northwest Pasadena. This 1300-acre park in the Arroyo Seco extends from Devil’s Gate Dam north into the San Gabriel Mountains. Facilities include: an athletic field; 24 hole Frisbee golf course; and an extensive network of bridle, bicycle, and hiking trails; a dog park; numerous picnic areas and barbecue pits; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    Jackie Robinson Center is located at 1020 North Fair Oaks Avenue. Hours of operation are: Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; closed Saturday & Sunday. A multi-purpose social service delivery center that provides assistance to a culturally, economically, and socially diverse population in the Northwest area of Pasadena. This community center offers the public a variety of recreational activities and opportunities for all age groups. The center's building facilities include: social recreational room; lounge; meeting rooms; kitchen; music room; restrooms; drinking fountains; and a large auditorium.

    Jefferson Park is located at 1501 East Villa Street. Park Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 4.4 acres with existing facilities that include one lighted softball diamond with bleacher capacity for 150 people; small open field for soccer, flag football, or overlay softball; lighted basketball court; play areas; picnic tables; benches; drinking fountains; and a water park.

    La Pintoresca Park is located at 45 East Washington Boulevard. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 2.9 acres. Well established Neighborhood Park with large trees and open grass area. La Pintoresca Library is also situated on site. Park facilities include one lighted basketball court; skate area; picnic tables; playground area; a water park; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    La Casita del Arroyo Clubhouse is located at 177 South Arroyo Boulevard on the east bank of the Lower Arroyo. Seating capacity is 80, with tables and chairs available. Other features include: large fireplace; kitchen; restrooms; and large parking lot. The surrounding area is well landscaped and terraced and overlooks a portion of the Lower Arroyo Park.

    Lower Arroyo Park Area located west of Arroyo Boulevard stretching from the Holly Street Bridge to Pasadena’s southern City limits and encompassing over 70 acres. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to sundown. This natural preserve area is used for activities which require an outdoor, rustic-type setting. Recreation activities available include: one archery range; one bridle path; several cross-country trails; lighted casting pool; large parking lot; and benches. In addition, the Pasadena Casting Club, Inc. and the Pasadena Roving Archers, Inc operate at the park. For information concerning these clubs activities, you may telephone the Casting Club (818) 547-3848 or Roving Archers Club (818) 447-7600.

    Memorial Park is located at 85 East Holly Street. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 5.3 acres. One of the older parks in the City, this site is situated near Old Pasadena. The park is characterized by extensive shrubbery, landscaping, large trees and monuments. Other facilities include: band shell and seating capacity of 400: picnic facilities; benches; large open grass area; exercise walk; restrooms; and drinking fountains. Located in the park is the Pasadena Senior Center operated for and by Pasadena’s senior citizen population. The Center’s program of activities is planned, organized, and carried out by its own membership. For information regarding the Senior Center, call 795-4331.

    McDonald Park is located at 1000 East Mountain Street. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 4.8 acres. Small neighborhood park with features that include: one basketball, volleyball, and a two sided handball court; one softball diamond; open grass area; picnic facilities; benches and a pergola; restrooms; playground equipment; and drinking fountains.

    Robinson Park is located at 1081 North Fair Oaks Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 7.0 acres. Park area features include: four lighted basketball courts; open field suitable for flag football or soccer; two lighted softball diamonds with bleachers; roller skating rink; picnic area; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    Robinson Park Center is located at 1081 North Fair Oaks Avenue. Hours of operation are: Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. Friday from 9:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. Saturday from 9:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. The center is closed on Sundays. This community center facility offers the public a variety of recreational activities and opportunities for all age groups. The center's building facilities include: one large gymnasium; social recreational room; lounge; arcade area; meeting room; kitchen; music room; restrooms; drinking fountains; and swimming pool (summer operation only).

    San Rafael Park is located at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Melrose Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 0.90 acres. Small neighborhood park with facilities consisting of benches; grass area; playground equipment; picnic facilities; and drinking fountain.

    Singer Park is located at the corner of California Boulevard and St. John Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 2.9 acres. Small neighborhood park with open grass area containing many well-established trees and rose beds. Other facilities include: children’s play area; picnic tables; benches; restrooms and drinking fountain.

    Victory Park is located at 2575 Paloma Street. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 24.6 acres. Park area includes; a large children’s play area; three softball diamonds with bleachers and lights; one baseball diamond with lights; one multi-purpose lit field suitable for soccer or flag football; sand volleyball court; large parking lot; picnic areas; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    Victory Park Center is located at 2575 Paloma Street. Hours of operation are: Monday thru Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday& Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This park/center facility offers the public a variety of recreational activities and opportunities. Center building facilities include small meeting room with kitchen; social recreational room; all-purpose meeting room; large gymnasium; restroom, and drinking fountains.

    Villa Parke is located at 363 East Villa Street. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 8.1 acres. This park is located near the downtown district. Park area includes; lit softball diamond with bleachers; one regulation soccer field with lights; multi-purpose field; patio area; swimming pool (open during summer months only); four basketball backboards; picnic tables; grass area with trees; parking lot; children’s play area; restrooms; and drinking fountains.

    Villa-Parke Community Center is located at 363 East Villa Street in Northwest Pasadena. Hours of operation are: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; closed on Sunday. The Center has a total building area of 41,475 square feet, including a large auditorium with stage and storage area, social/recreation room, weight room, boxing room, teen facility meeting rooms, senior room, several small meeting rooms, two kitchens, lounge, and a gymnasium with showers and dressing rooms. The Center occupants include numerous community service type agencies and organizations.

    Vina Vieja Park is located at 3026 East Orange Grove Boulevard, near Eaton Sunnyslope Park. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 7.5 acres. This park provides a large picnic shelter; 3 additional picnic areas; and a dog park divided into two sections for large dogs and small dogs.

    Washington Park is located at the corner of Washington Boulevard and El Molino Avenue. Hours of operation are from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The size of the park is 5.5 acres. Large well-established neighborhood park with wide variety of facilities. Park is divided by a small natural ravine, or stream bed, affording a unique play environment for children. Park facilities include: two separate picnic areas; small parking lot; two lighted tennis courts; one lighted basketball court; two one-wall handball courts; one small softball diamond; small open grass area surrounded by trees; children’s play area with equipment; restroom; and drinking fountains.

    Wrigley Gardens is located at 391 South Orange Grove Boulevard. These beautifully maintained gardens and grounds surrounding the Tournament of Roses headquarters building were formerly part of the Wrigley family estate. The impressive mansion and lovely gardens were given to the City by the William Wrigley Estate in 1961. The Gardens are available for photography sessions each year between the months of February and July.

    For availability of park facilities or if you have any questions, dial (626) 744-7275 to speak to a Customer Service Representative or you can also send an email to rsvdesk@cityofpasadena.net 

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