We provide free, 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 Way2. Rediscover Fruits & Vegetables3. Read It Before You Eat It4. Rethink Your Drink5. The Real Cost of Eating Out
At each lesson, participants will help prepare and enjoy a simple healthy and delicious recipe! (See our Healthy Recipes for some tasty ideas.)
Physical activity exercises will also be incorporated into each lesson.
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 Esme Garcia at (626)744-6136 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Teen Education Center 45 E. Washington Blvd.Pasadena, CA 91103
Through a partnership with Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), we provide nutrition education and healthy cooking classes to PUSD students and parents. For more information regarding nutrition education at PUSD schools, please contact Guillermina Echauri at (626) 396-5763 or email@example.com.
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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-GarciaProgram Coordinatormugarcia@cityofpasadena.net(626)744-6163For nutrition education classes:Margarita AguilarCommunity Services Representativemaguilar@cityofpasadena.net(626)744-6134 For community events:Erika RedkeCommunity Services Representative firstname.lastname@example.org(626)744-6136