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Human Services & Recreation Department

  • About Human Services & Recreation

    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!
     

  • YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED!

    TELL US HOW THE CITY OF PASADENA'S ATHLETIC FIELDS CAN BE IMPROVED

    The City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department provides athletic fields to youth and adult organized sports groups to foster team play, physical development, cooperation and to just have FUN. We take pride in allocating fields to a diverse array of traditional and non-traditional sports organizations on a year round basis. More than ever before, we are seeing more girls participate in sports. This is a great trend and we want to encourage more of this. Whether you play an organized team sport through the City, non-profit or school, your input is important. The feedback you provide will help the City improve our management of athletic fields for the benefit of everyone who plays in our parks.
     

    MAKE YOUR VOICE COUNT AND SUBMIT YOUR SURVEY ONLINE BY
    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23

    Spanish Survey Link: https://es.surveymonkey.com/s/J8GP9YY

    English Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/262HRPT

    For more information on the City's Athletic Field Allocation Program, please contact Justice Bolden, Recreation Coordinator at (626) 744-7506 or via email at jbolden@cityofpasadena.net

    On behalf of the City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department, I thank you for taking the time to help us improve our services.

    Respectfully,

    Mercy Santoro, Director of Human Services and Recreation Department  
     

    Upcoming Events

    Dec 22  Winter Camps begin. See below

    Holiday Closures

    Jackie Robinson Community Center
    Closed December 25 & 26 and January 1 & 2
    Limited hours December 22 - 24 and December 29 - 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Senior lunch program and limited services available. For more information, call (626) 744-7333.
     
    Robinson Park Recreation Center
    Closed December 25 to January 1
    Open for Winter Camp only; center closed to the general public from December 22 - 26. Open December 29 - 30 limited hours, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. December 31 open 8:00 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (626) 744-7330.
     
    Villa-Parke Community Center
    Closed December 21 to 28
    Open 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from December 29 - 30, 8:00 a.m. to noon on December 31 and closed on January 1. For more information, call (626) 744-6530.
     
    La Pintoresca Teen Education Center
    Open for Winter Camp on December 22, 23 and 26 noon to 6:00 p.m. Open from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. from December 29 to January 2, closed January 1. For more information, please call (626) 345-0708. 
     
    Victory Park Recreation Center
    The center will be closed to the general public and open only for Winter Camp. Limited hours December 29 - 30, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. December 31 hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (626) 744-7500.

     

     

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    Pasadena Youth Council open enrollment for middle and high school students, ages 12 to 18. Apply now >>  


    Quick Links


    ASAP    After School Adventures Program and Early Care Adventures Program

    Open to youth 4 years 9 months through 14 years of age.

    Providing stimulating, high quality, premium after school programming at an affordable price of $25 per week! The After School Adventures Program focuses on providing a warm and caring environment while enriching education beyond regular school hours. Youth will have an opportunity to develop social skills, get homework assistance, and support their increasing interest in sports, art, music and more.

    Register Now>> 
     
    Fall 2014 Cover    Fall 2014 - Winter 2015 Recreation Program Guide

    The Fall 2014 - Winter 2015 Recreation Guide is available for review online. Click here to open a PDF friendly version.

    To request a hardcopy, please call (626)744-7500.
     

    Reserve City and School District Fields for Sports Activities

    The City of Pasadena and Pasadena Unified School District are once again inviting sports organizations to apply to reserve City and School District fields for sports activities during the Winter and Spring of 2015.

    The deadline to submit applications for field permits during between January 1 and June 30, 2015 is Friday, November 7, 2014 at noon. Completed City applications can be e-mailed to kjames@cityofpasadena.net, faxed to (626) 744-7520 or mailed or hand-delivered to the Park Reservations Desk at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma Street. Any requests to use Pasadena Unified School District fields must be submitted to PUSD’s Facilities Division.

    A mandatory field scheduling meeting for all interested groups will be help on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Victory Park, Class Room 3.

    Applications and Forms to Download

    Sports Planning Agenda Mtg Winter-Spring 2015
    Winter-Spring 2015 Sports Calendar Summary

    PUSD Application Permits
    City of Pasadena - Sports Reservation Form
    Tournament Inquiry Sheet
    Participation by Age and Gender
    Insurance Requirements Sample Document
     

    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.


    BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE - WE CAN HELP!

    PWP recognizes that some of its customers may need extra help to pay their utility bills. Through PWP's Electric Utility Assistance Program (EUAP), they offer three income-qualified financial assistance programs for paying electric bills, and one program to help offset electricity costs associated with home medical equipment. These programs must be applied for in person at one of the locations listed below. (Please refer to the Southern California Gas Company if you need assistance paying your gas bill.)

    For detailed information about the Assistance Program please click here!

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