SPRING SUMMER 18 - CITY OF HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT - City of Pasadena

 
SPRING SUMMER 18 - CITY OF HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT - City of Pasadena
CITY OF

             HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

                                          SPRING SUMMER 18
                                          SPRING
                                          MARCH 5 TO APRIL 28, 2018

                                          SUMMER
                                          MAY 7 TO JUNE 30, 2018
                                          SUMMER II
                                          JULY 2 TO AUGUST 25, 2018

RECREATION PROGRAM GUIDE | WW5.CITYOFPASADENA.NET/HUMANSERVICES
SPRING SUMMER 18 - CITY OF HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT - City of Pasadena
PARK & FACILITY RESERVATIONS

                                    New!
      Virtual Tour Videos

Rent a park or facility in Pasadena for your wedding, birthday party, bridal shower, or other special events!!
There are numerous places to rent and the prices can't be beat!! We also have park pavilions/shelters that
are great for barbecues and provide a variety of wonderful views and amenities.

Visit our new website at http://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/humanservices/parks. We hope you find the new
website fresh and easy to use. Every section of the website has been revamped and improved, but the park
and facility reservations section is one of the most exciting updates. Be sure to check it out!

Reservation requests can be submitted online. For more information on available options and requirements,
contact the Reservation Desk at (626) 744-7199 or by email at rsvdesk@cityofpasadena.net.
SPRING SUMMER 18 - CITY OF HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT - City of Pasadena
Please note the Human Services and Recreation
                                                     Department is closed on the following days in
                                                     observance of City holidays:

                                                     Memorial Day            Independence Day
                                                     Monday, May 28          Wednesday, July 4

          MAYOR
     VICE MAYOR
                     Terry Tornek
                     John J. Kennedy
                                                     ACTIVITY GUIDE
                                                     5       Special Events
            CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS                     7       Spring Camps/Movies in the Park
          District 1 Tyron Hampton                   8       Summer Camps
          District 2 Margaret McAustin               12      Swim Lessons
          District 3 John J. Kennedy                 14      Infant & Tiny Tots
          District 4 Gene Masuda
                                                     17      Youth
          District 5 Victor Gordo
          District 6 Steve Madison                   20      Youth Sports
          District 7 Andy Wilson                     24      iTennis
                                                     25      La Pintoresca Teen Education Center
         CITY MANAGER Steve Mermell                  30      Adults
 The City of Pasadena City Council meets every       33      Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation
Monday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers.
                                                     38      Nutrition & Gardening
                                                     39      Seniors
    RECREATION AND PARKS COMMISSION
                                                     44      Human Services
           Edgar Gutierrez, Chair
                                                     48      Computer Labs & Wi-Fi
     Meets the first Tuesday of each month at
                                                     49      Locations
     6:00 p.m. at City Yards (Public Works).
                                                     55      Egg Bowl
        HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION                    56      Parks After Dark
            Tony Santilena, Chair
 Meets the second Wednesday of each month at
 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, Grand Coference Room.

           NORTHWEST COMMISSION
               Allen Shay, Chair
       Meets the second Tuesday of each month
at 6:00 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Community Center.

             SENIOR COMMISSION
             Priscilla Hernandez, Chair
       Meets the second Tuesday of each month
at 2:00 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Community Center.    The City of Pasadena Human Services and
                                                     Recreation Department is committed to
   COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN                 providing safe, enjoyable, and inclusive recreation
       Lorena Yepez-Hernandez, Chair                 opportunities for all abilities.
    Meets the second Monday of each month at
 6:30 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Community Center.      Inclusion services are available to facilitate the
                                                     participation of individuals with disabilities in
                                                     activities offered by the Department. For more
       HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION                    information about guidelines and how to request
             Justin Jones, Chair                     services, please visit ww5.cityofpasadena.net/
       Meets the first Tuesday of each month         humanservices/activity-type/adaptive-recreation.
at 6:30 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Community Center.
                                                     Adaptive recreation classes and excursions are
                                                     also available for adults with intellectual and
 ACCESSIBILITY AND DISABILITY COMMISSION
                                                     developmental disabilities. Additional information
            Jorge Lambrinos, Chair                   is provided in the Adult section of this recreation
      Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month         program guide.
at 5:30 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Community Center.
                                                     For additional information about Pasadena Adaptive
                                                     and Inclusive Recreation (PAIR), please call (626)
                                                     744-4782.
SPRING SUMMER 18 - CITY OF HUMAN SERVICES AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT - City of Pasadena
to register:                                               REGISTRATION DATES:
    ONLINE:
                                                                   SPRING
         www.cityofpasadena.net/reserve                            Early Bird Registration
                                                                   Monday, February 19, 2018
     WALK-IN:
                                                                   General Registration
        Central Park Center
                                                                   Monday, February 26, 2018
        37 E. Del Mar Blvd.
        9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
        (626) 744-7330
                                                                   SUMMER I
                                                                   Early Bird Registration
        Victory Park Recreation Center                             Monday, April 23, 2018
        2575 Paloma St.
        8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                      General Registration
        (626) 744-7500                                             Monday, April 30, 2018

        Villa-Parke Community Center
                                                                   SUMMER II
        363 E. Villa St.
        8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                      Early Bird Registration
        (626) 744-6530                                             Monday, June 18, 2018

        Jackie Robinson Community Center                           General Registration
        1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.                                     Monday, June 25, 2018
        8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
        (626) 744-7300

                            ACTIVITY GUIDE PROGRAM KEY
   ACTIVITY TITLE               FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING AND PAINTING
                                Put your ideas on paper! Learn the fundamentals of basic
   DESCRIPTION
                                drawing and painting in a variety of media. Explore drawing
                                techniques including contour, shading, perspective and
                                portraiture, as well as learn the basics of painting including
                                color mixing, brushwork, and how to use a variety of paint. Make
                                unique and personal works of art using pencils, charcoal, pastels,
                                watercolors, acrylics, inks and more. All artists welcome, no
                                previous experience required.
   INSTRUCTOR                   Joe Galarza                        Villa-Parke Community Center      LOCATION
                                		                               SPRING     SUMMER I   SUMMER II     SEASON
                                6-12 yrs Tu      4:00-5:30 p.m. 3/14-5/2    5/9-6/27   7/4-8/22*
   RESIDENT/                    Fee: SP/SU $35/$70 per 8 week session
   NON-RESIDENT
   FEE

   SPRING/SUMMER
                                AGE, DAY, TIME, DATES & WEEKS CLASS IS HELD

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CALIFORNIA GOLDEN GLOVES BOXING TOURNAMENT
                                                                           3.14.18 - 3.17.18
                 Victory Park Recreation Center
                 2575 Paloma St.

                 The California Golden Gloves is one of the most prestigious boxing tournaments

                                                                                                            F A L LS /PWR II NN TGE SPECIAL
                 in amateur boxing. We will be featuring clubs from throughout Southern California
                 competing to advance to the State Championships. Entrance fees: $15.00 Adults,
                 $5 Youth and Seniors, Children 5 years old and under are free. For more
                 information, please call Fausto De La Torre (626) 744-6531, or email
                 fdelatorre@cityofpasadena.net.

YOUTH BASKETBALL SHOOTOUT                                                  4.7.18 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                 McKinley School Gym              Washington Middle School Gym
                 325 S. Oak Knoll Ave.            1505 Marengo Ave.

                 Join us for this new, exciting youth basketball event! Teams entering the shoot-
                 out will have the opportunity to compete in at least two fast-paced, high-energy
                 games. Fee of $75 per local team, $100 non-resident fee for teams outside of
                 Pasadena. For more information, call Justice Bolden at (626) 744-7506.

COPA AZTLAN SOCCER TOURNAMENT                                              5.5.18 - 5.6.18
                 Rose Bowl, Area H

                                                                                                                                    R SPECIAL
                 1001 Rose Bowl Dr.

                 Boys and girls, ages 6 to 18 years old, are invited to participate in this fun and
                 fast-paced tournament. For more information or to register a team, contact
                 Marco Bermudez at (626) 744-6511.

VILLA-PARKE SEMI-ANNUAL SPRING BOXING SHOW                                 5.19.18       1 P.m. - 6 p.m.

                                                                                                                                            EVENTS
                 Villa-Parke Community Center
                 363 E. Villa St.

                 We will be featuring some of the top male and female amateur boxers from

                                                                                                                                               EVENTS
                 throughout Southern California including our 50+ Masters Division. This semi-
                 annual boxing show is a great exhibition of the sport for up and coming
                 Olympic hopefuls. $10.00 entrance fee, children 10 and under are free. For more
                 information, please call Fausto De La Torre (626) 744-6531, or email fdelatorre@
                 cityofpasadena.net.

FAMILY FUN DAY
                 La Pintoresca Park
                                                                           5.26.18       11 A.m. - 3 p.m.
                 45 E. Washington Blvd.

                 Come out and enjoy a community celebration at La Pintoresca Park with loved
                 ones, friends, and neighbors at the 24th Annual Family Fun Day. Free fitness
                 & wellness games, arts & crafts, face painting, food, live entertainment, and
                 information booths. For more information, please contact LPTEC at
                 (626) 345-0706.

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SENIOR TALENT SHOWCASE
                                                                                                     5.18.18      2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
                                               Jackie Robinson Community Center
                                               1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

                                               Enjoy an afternoon of singing, dancing, recitals, and more as the Seniors showcase
                                               their many talents. Sponsored by the Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of Links Inc.

                                               For more information, please call (626) 744-7300.
S U M M E R SPECIAL EVENTS

                             JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL                                                     6.16.18 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
                                               Jackie Robinson Community Center
                                               1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

                                               The Juneteenth Festival brings the community together to celebrate Jackie
                                               Robinson Center’s 40+ years of serving the community! Join us for live
                                               entertainment, arts and crafts, and food vendors. For more information, please
                                               call (626) 744-7300.

                             FREE FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP AT
                             THE ROSE BOWL STADIUM
                                                                                                      6.9.18* 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
                                               The Rose Bowl Game Youth Football Clinic featuring Chad Brown and Marcus
                                               Robertson is designed to teach fundamentals, skill development, discipline,
                                               determination, and dedication. This free camp is open to boys and girls ages 5-14.
                                               All participants receive a free t-shirt and lunch is provided. *Date is subject to
                                               change. Registration will be available online at rosebowlgameyouthclinic.com. For
                                               more information, email Justice Bolden at jbolden@cityofpasadena.net or
                                               call (626) 744-7500.

                             ADAPTIVE ART SHOW                                                       7.14.18 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
                                               Join us in celebrating the beautiful artwork produced by City of Pasadena
                                               Adaptive Art Program artists. This year’s theme is “Utopia.” The work will be
                                               featured at the Armory Center for the Arts, in the Community Room, from
                                               July 2 – August 18. Opening Reception on Saturday, July 14 from 3:00-5:00 PM at
                                               Armory Center for the Arts.

                                               For more information, please contact Ali Everett at (626) 744-4782 or aeverett@
                                               cityofpasadena.net.

                             CENTENNIAL SQUARE BOXING SHOW                                            8.24.18 7 p.m.
                                                 Pasadena City Hall - Centennial Square
                                                 100 N. Garfield Ave.

                                                 The Villa-Parke Boxing Program will be hosting a free Centennial Square Amateur
                                                 Boxing Event featuring male and female competitors ages 8 through our 50+
                                                 Masters division. As we continue to focus on the importance of health and fitness
                                                 throughout Youth Month, our 50+ club sets the example that it’s never too late to
                                                 pursue fitness, health, and competition. For more information, please call Fausto
                                                 De La Torre (626) 744-6531, or email fdelatorre@cityofpasadena.net.

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SPRING
    adventures
School is out, but the fun is in! Join us for a week of
fun, fast-paced activities. In addition to high-energy
fitness games and sports, the days are filled with
                                                                            MOVIES
                                                                              in the park
enrichment activities like dance, music, cooking, and
arts and crafts.
Central Park
                                                                     Come join us this summer for
5-12 yrs   M-F    3/19-3/23      7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $75/$90
                                                                    our FREE, popular, and family-
Victory Park
                                                                   friendly outdoor movies. Bring a
5-12 yrs   M-F    3/19-3/23      7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $75/$90
                                                                    picnic, blankets, and chairs and
SPRING BASKETBALL DAY CAMP                                                   join in the fun!
Develop basketball fundamentals and compete
in 1-on-1, 3-on-3, 5-on-5, free throw, and
3-point competitions. Players learn teamwork,                             Kung Fu Panda 2
sportspersonship, develop confidence in their game,                        Friday, June 15
and have fun! Participants will receive individualized
instruction from experienced coaches.                                       Victory Park
Victory Park Recreation Center
7-14 yrs   M-F    3/19-3/23      9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. $60/$75             Secret Life of Pets
FUN IN THE SUN SOCCER MINI-CAMP                                           Friday, June 29
Campers will learn the fundamentals of soccer in this                       Victory Park
high energy camp! They will learn how to dribble,
pass, and how to work within a team environment
- amongst other useful skills. Each day ends with                      Princess and the Frog
a friendly game that culminates in a Mini World                            Friday, July 13
Cup. Bring water, healthy snack, lunch, sunscreen,
sneakers/cleats, and shin guards.                                           Victory Park
Central Park
3-5 yrs    M-F    3/19-3/23      9:00-11:00 a.m.     $131
                                                                               Moana
KICK IT! DAY CAMP                                                          Friday, July 27
Each day’s camp theme will guide participants
through engaging activities that will teach soccer
                                                                            Victory Park
skills, build self-confidence, and promote coopera-
tion. Each day will wrap up with a friendly game that              More showtimes and films will be
culminates in a Mini World Cup. Bring water, healthy
snack, lunch, sunscreen, sneakers/cleats, and shin
                                                                    added throughout the summer
guards.
Central Park
6-12 yrs   M-F    3/19-3/23      9:00-11:00 a.m.      $199     Visit www.cityofpasadena.net/HumanServices
                                                               or call (626) 744-7500 for more information.

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EARLY REGISTRATION FOR RESIDENTS
                                                               Pasadena residents get first pick of our popular summer camps! Join
                                                               us for the preview sale on Saturday, March 31 at the Egg Bowl Event.
                                                               Online Early Bird Registration begins Monday, April 2 through Friday,
                                                               April 6, 2018 at cityofpasadena.net/reserve.
                                                               OPEN REGISTRATION
                                                               Walk-in registration begins Monday, April 9 for Pasadena residents and
                                                               current PUSD families. General registration begins Tuesday, May 1. For
                                                               more information, call 744-7500. Fees listed are subject to approval by
                                                               City Council.
                                                               ACCOMMODATION FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
                                                               Please contact Ali Everett, Accessibility Issues Coordinator, at (626)
                                                               744-4782 at least one month prior to start date if your child or teen is a
                                                               person with a disability who needs accommodation.

ARROYO SECO ADVENTURE CAMP                                                 NEIGHBORHOOD PARK CAMP
Brookside Park                                                             Washington Park
8-12 yrs M-F 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 6/25-8/3            $118/$177* per week   6-12 yrs M-F 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 6/25-8/3   $50/$75* per 6 week
*Field trip fees are included in registration fee.                         *Additional fees charged for field trips.

The Arroyo Seco Adventure Camp offers opportunities                        The Neighborhood Park Camp is being offered at
to learn about our local, natural resources in a fun and                   Washington Park. The camp is high quality, fun, and
exciting way. The camp focuses on environmental                            affordable. Activities include arts & crafts, physical
education and outdoor adventures. Based in Brookside                       fitness games & challenges, dance, visits to the library,
Park with regular activities in the Lower, Middle and                      enrichment activities, and recreational swimming.
Upper Arroyo Natural Areas. The program will focus                         Campers will have an opportunity to play traditional
on history of the Arroyo Seco, local plants and wildlife,                  sports such as basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball,
archery, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, art in the                    and softball. Fun field trips are a highlight of the week.
environment, outdoor adventures, and environmental                         Lunch and snack will be provided by the Pasadena Unified
lessons. Campers will take trips to nature centers and                     School District.
partake in outdoor adventures. In previous years, trips
included kayaking and rock climbing. The ratio of staff to
campers is 1 to 10. Lunch and snack will be provided by
the Pasadena Unified School District. Extended care is
offered in the morning from 8:00 am - 9:00 am and in the
afternoon from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at no additional cost.

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VICTORY PARK CAMP                                                         VILLA-PARKE ENRICHMENT CAMP
Victory Park Recreation Center                                            Villa-Parke Community Center
5-12 yrs M-F 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 6/11-8/3           $95/143* per week     5-12 yrs M-F 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 6/11-8/3          $95/$143* per week
*Optional swimming lessons available during afternoon extended care for   *Optional swimming lessons available during afternoon extended care for
an additional $45/week.                                                   an additional $45/week.

Join one of Pasadena's most popular summer camps!                         Come be a part of one of Pasadena's most innovative
Victory Park Summer Camp is a high energy,                                and dynamic summer camp experiences. The Villa-Parke
family-friendly, creative and enjoyable place for children.               Summer Enrichment Camp creates a fun and exciting
Camp focuses on building solid relationships, learning new                learning experience for children. Campers will take part in
skills and experiencing new adventures through different                  fun enrichment classes that have included wacky science,
classes and activities. Activities include outdoor play, arts             Lego(R) robotics, nutrition, arts & crafts, dance, fitness
& crafts, fitness & sports, cooking, science, dance, music,               and recreational swim. Fun and exciting field trips are the
group games, reading, and recreational swimming. Fun                      highlight of each week. Camp culminates with an exciting
and exciting field trips are a highlight of the week. Camp                end of summer showcase. This camp is ideal for campers
culminates with an end of summer showcase where                           who want to incorporate a fun and dynamic classroom
parents and family can observe what participants have                     setting into their summer camp experience. The ratio of
learned throughout camp. The ratio of staff to campers                    staff to campers is 1 to 10. Lunch and snack will be provided
is 1 to 10. Lunch and snack will be provided by Pasadena                  by Pasadena Unified School District. Extended care is
Unified School District. Extended care is offered in the                  offered in the morning from 7:30 am - 9:00 am and in the
morning from 7:30 am - 9:00 am and in the afternoon                       afternoon from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at no additional cost.
from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at no additional cost.
                                                                          CENTRAL PARK CAMP - NEW
ALLENDALE PARK CAMP                                                       Central Park                              Session I
Allendale Park                                                            5-12 yrs M-F 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.          6/4-6/29           $150/225*
5-12 yrs    M-F 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.       6/25-8/3 $85/128* per week      			                                       Session II
*Optional swimming lessons available during afternoon extended care for   5-12 yrs M-F 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.          7/2-7/27           $150/225*
an additional $45/week.
                                                                          Join us this summer for a fun, exciting and active camp
Allendale Park Camp is a traditional, high-quality, fun and               at Central Park. Campers will have the opportunity to
enjoyable program. The camp strives to encourage posi-                    expand their creativity, learn to work cooperatively and
tive relationships, expanding horizons and creating memo-                 create memorable summer experiences with old and new
ries that will last a lifetime. Activities include arts & crafts,         friends. This camp is a good fit for active campers ages
physical fitness, group games, dance, reading, sports,                    5-12 who like sports. Central Park Camp features instructor
recreational swimming, and a enrichment class such as                     led classes in fitness, art, cooking, dance, DIY crafts and
science. Campers partake in specific sports such as bas-                  sports. Campers will also enjoy activities in team building
ketball, soccer, golf, tennis, and flag football. Field trips             to help develop their self-confidence, communication and
are a highlight for the week. Local mini trips may require                leadership skills. Themed field trips are the highlight of each
an additional fee. The ratio of staff to campers is 1 to 10.              week. We will take time to share what we have learned
Lunch and snack will be provided by the Pasadena Unified                  with family and friends at our end of summer showcase.
School District. Extended care is offered in the morning                  The camp maintains a staff to camper ratio of 1 to 10.
from 7:30 am - 9:00 am and in the afternoon from 4:00                     Campers should wear sturdy closed-toe athletic shoes,
pm - 6:00 pm at no additional cost.                                       wear sunscreen and hats daily since most activities will be
                                                                          outdoors. Lunch and snack will be provided by Pasadena
                                                                          Unified School District. Extended care is offered in the
                                                                          morning from 7:30 am - 9:00 am and in the afternoon from
                                                                          4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at no additional cost.
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SPORTS AND SPECIALTY                                           NON-CONTACT SUMMER BOXING CAMP
                                                               Villa-Parke Community Center
HALF-DAY CAMPS                                                 7-14 yrs   Tu-Th    1:00-3:00 p.m.    6/26-8/2   $50/$75

                                                               This co-ed camp is great fun and an even better workout!
                                                               Non-contact boxing focuses on discipline, form, fitness,
                                                               and technique instruction. The emphasis on
                                                               sportsmanship, building self-confidence, and character
                                                               makes this camp a great fit for youth who love traditional
                                                               team sports as well as those who are more drawn to
                                                               an individual sport. Camp includes a test-your-skills
                                                               finale, surprise guest speakers, awards, a free t-shirt,
                                                               and recognition for most improved camper. Want to
                                                               learn more about our boxing camps and program? Visit
                                                               ww5.cityofpasadena.net/humanservices to watch an
                                                               inspiring video. For more information, please contact
                                                               Fausto De La Torre (626) 744-6531, or email fdelatorre@
                                                               cityofpasadena.net.

SPORTS CAMP
Villa-Parke Community Center
8-12 yrs   M-Th   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 6/25-8/2   $75/$113

This camp offers athletes of all skill levels an opportunity
to train, develop, compete and take their game to the next
level. Each week, campers will focus on a specific sport
such as fitness, baseball/softball, basketball, football,
golf, tennis and soccer. Campers learn various aspects
of sports including sportsmanship, teamwork, sports
history, nutrition, and health. Special guest speakers have
included former and current NCAA, NFL, and NBA players.
Campers will participate in some local field trips and
competitive games.

SOCCER CAMP                                                    KIDZ LOVE SOCCER SUMMER CAMP
Villa-Parke Community Center                                   Victory Park
4-13 yrs   M-Th   5:00-6:30 p.m.      6/25-8/2    $75/$113     4.5-10 yrs M-F      9:00-12:00 p.m.   6/4-6/8    $142/$162
Got soccer? Instruction and technique development
in dribbling, ball control, shooting skills, kicking, field    Spend a week enjoying the world’s most popular sport
position, and running drills. This skills development clinic   in a fun, recreational environment. Learn and practice
is open to all skill and fitness levels.                       core soccer skills including: dribbling, passing, receiving,
                                                               shooting, and defense. Everyone is a winner as the
                                                               week’s fun culminates in an age-appropriate “World Cup”
                                                               tournament.
                                                               All campers will receive a Kidz Love Soccer Jersey. Bring
                                                               water, a healthy snack and wear shin guards.
                                                               To register for Kidz Love Soccer classes and camps please
                                                               visit them at www.kidzlovesoccer.com or call (888) 277-
                                                               9542.

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PLAY-WELL TEKnologies CAMPS

                                                                 JEDI ENGINEERING WITH LEGO®
                                                                 Victory Park Recreation Center
                                                                 5-6 yrs    M-F    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 7/30-8/3   $190

                                                                 The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering
                                                                 course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles
                                                                 by designing and building projects such as LEGO®
                                                                 X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets,
                                                                 and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create
                                                                 motorized and architectural projects with imagination and
                                                                 engineering to defeat the Empire!

FUN IN THE SUN SOCCER MINI-CAMP
                                                                 JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING WITH LEGO®
Central Park			                                                  Victory Park Recreation Center
3-5 yrs M-F 9:00-11:00 a.m.          6/4-6/8      $99/$114
			                                  6/11-6/15    $99/$114       7-11 yrs   M-F    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 7/30-8/3    $190
			                                  7/30-8/3     $99/$114		     The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course
			                                  8/6-8/10     $99/$114       for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts
Campers will learn the fundamentals of soccer in this high       such as gear trains, worm drives, and eccentric motion.
energy camp! They will learn how to dribble, pass, and           Build LEGO® X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star
how to work within a team environment, amongst other             Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and
useful skills. Each day ends with a friendly game that cul-      other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far,
minates in a Mini World Cup. Bring water, healthy snack,         far away.
lunch, sunscreen, sneakers/cleats, and shin guards.
                                                                 BRICKS 4 KIDZ CAMPS
KICK IT! DAY CAMP
Central Park			                                                  BRICKS CITY ENGINEER CAMP
6-12 yrs M-F 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.     6/4-6/8      $199/$214      Victory Park Recreation Center
			                                  6/11-6/15    $199/$214      5-6 yrs M-F       9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 6/4-6/8    $162/180
			                                  7/30-8/3     $199/$214      		                1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
			                                  8/6-8/10     $199/$214      Shout out to all our creative and energized Engineers!
Each day’s camp theme will guide participants through            Come out and build with Bricks4kidz this June 2018. We
engaging activities that will teach soccer skills, build self-   are building massive and extreme airplanes, helicopters
confidence, and promote cooperation. Each day will wrap          and bulldozers! Bricks4kidz is taking over the City of
up with a friendly game that culminates in a Mini World          Pasadena and we need your help building. Take home a
Cup. Bring water, healthy snack, lunch, sunscreen, sneak-        crafty gift as a thank you for helping Us Brick Builders.
ers/cleats, and shin guards.

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   Jump int
                                 Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
            FAIR                     Central Park Center - 37 E. Del Mar Blvd.
        Join the Human Services and Recreation Department, Pasadena Public Library and the Pasadena Public Health
           Department and explore our summer programming options! From summer camp and aquatics to wellness
     programs, arts and crafts, creative writing exercises and summer reading programs, come learn about all of the fun,
      innovative programming and activities held from June through August. Raffles, prizes, class demos, free arts and
     crafts, face painting, activities and much more! Many programs are free or low cost, and scholarships are available
      for some summer camps and aquatics. The newly renovated Central Park Center will be open and our team will be
                                  there to lead the fun! This event is free and open to the public.

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June 11 to August 10
EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION
Early bird registration for Pasadena residents and PUSD
students begins Saturday, May 12 at Jackie Robinson          Swim Level Prerequisites & Course
Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.                     Descriptions
and online at www.cityofpasadena.net/reserve                 All courses based on American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program

OPEN REGISTRATION                                            Tiny Tots - Level TT (3-4 years old)
                                                             Class is designed for children with little or no swimming
Online and walk-in registration begins on Monday, May 14.    experience, and is geared mainly towards water
POOL LOCATIONS                                               adjustment while introducing primary swimming skills.
Blair High School Pool          1201 S. Marengo Ave.         Guppy - Level I
                                (626) 585-2027               Introduction to water activities, good habits, and overall
                                                             water safety. Blow bubbles, bobbing, float, glide and
Villa-Parke Pool                363 E. Villa St.             proper arm/leg actions on front/back and underwater
                                (626) 585-2026               object retrieval.
Pasadena High School Pool       2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.   Goldfish - Level II
                                (626) 585-2024               Development of proper swimming techniques like front
                                                             and back crawls. Front/back floats and glides, recover to a
Coral Center Pool               2750 New York Dr.            vertical position after swimming, treading water, front and
                                (626) 797-7183               back crawl, underwater breath holding and object retrieval,
                                                             and water safety skills.
Muir High School Pool           1905 Lincoln Ave.
                                (626) 585-2025               Marlin - Level III
                                                             Guided practice of previously attained skills in deeper
For additional information about the Aquatics Program,       water. Side breathing with the front crawl, treading water,
please call (626) 744-7330.                                  flutter, scissor, dolphin and breast stroke kicks, elementary
FEES                                                         backstroke, and headfirst entries into the water, non-
                                                             swimming assists, and water safety skills.
Group Lesson Fees (per session):
     The ratio of staff to patrons is 1:3 or 1:6.            Dolphin - Level IV
     Youth 17 & under                   $ 45                 Develop knowledge and techniques of all strokes and other
     Adults 18 & over                   $ 60                 aquatic skills including preparation for swim team. Open
     Non-Resident Additional Fee        $ 15                 turns on front and back, treading water, refine front crawl
                                                             and backstroke, and improve on breast stroke, butterfly
Private Lessons (30-minute classes):
                                                             and sidestroke, introduction to diving, feet first surface
     Youth 17 & under                   $ 30                 dives, survival swimming, and water safety skills including
     Adults 18 & over                   $ 30                 simple water saving assists.
     Non-Resident Fee                   $ 45
                                                             Shark - Level V
LA84 WATER POLO & SWIM TEAM                                  Further coordination and refinement of strokes and
                                                             preparation for the swim team. Continued conditioning
Join our competitive water polo and swim teams spon-         and stroke refinement, racing starts to streamline, flip-
sored by the LA84 Foundation. Teams generally practice       turns, sculling, shallow angled dives, tuck/pike dives, non-
Monday-Thursday, and participation in meets and games        swimming assists, and water safety skills.
is mandatory. For more information, please contact Darrell
Walker at (626) 744-7330.
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Swim lessons are offered at five pools
  throughout the City for swim proficiency levels
  one through five. All lessons are 55 minutes in
  duration. There are eight sessions, each lasting
  one week, which begin every Monday between
  June 11 through August 9. All lessons are offered
  4 days per week and morning lessons week
  1 or 2 are offered at a reduced rate. Please
  note, classes without minimum enrollment of
  4 participants will be cancelled/combined.
  For more information, please contact Aquatic
  Program at (626) 744-7330.

  SWIM LESSONS (LEVEL-TT) MONDAY-THURSDAY (NO CLASS ON 7/4/18) $45/$60

  10:00-10:55 a.m.                   Level TT               M-Th                Blair, PHS Only

  11:00-11:55 a.m.                   Level TT               M-Th                Blair, PHS Only

  3:30-4:25 p.m.                     Level TT               M-Th                Blair, PHS Only

  4:30-5:25 p.m.                     Level TT               M-Th                Blair, PHS Only

  SWIM LESSONS (LEVELS 1-4) MONDAY-THURSDAY (NO CLASS ON 7/4/18) $45/$60

  10:00-10:55 a.m.                   Levels 1-4             M-Th                All pools, except Muir, Villa

  11:00-11:55 a.m.                   Levels 1-4             M-Th                All pools, except Muir, Villa

  12:00-12:55 p.m.                   Levels 1-4             M-Th                Coral

  1:00-1:55 p.m.                     Levels 1-4             M-Th                Coral

  3:00-3:55 p.m.                     Levels 1-4             M-Th                Coral

  3:30-4:25 p.m.                     Levels 1-4             M-Th                All pools, except Muir

  4:00-4:55 p.m.                     Levels 1-4             M-Th                Coral

  4:30-5:25 p.m.                     Levels 1-4             M-Th                All pools, except Coral

  5:00-5:55 p.m.                     Levels 1-5             M-Th                Coral

  5:30-6:25 p.m.                     Levels 1-5             M-Th                Blair, Muir, PHS, Villa

  6:00-6:55 p.m.                     Levels 1-4             M-Th                Coral

  6:30-7:25 p.m.                     Levels 1-5             M-Th                Blair, Muir, PHS, Villa

 RECREATION SWIM

Ages 5 & under*        Free        M-F   1:00-3:30 p.m.   Sa 12:00-3:00 p.m.     Blair, PHS
Ages 6-17		            $1
Ages 18-49		           $ 2.50      M-F   1:00-4:00 p.m.   Sa 12:00-3:00 p.m.     Villa
Age 50 & over          $1
Swim Pass		            $ 53**      M-F   3:30-4:30 pm     Sa Closed              Muir
*Must be accompanied by an adult
**Restricitons apply

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INFANTS &
                                                                         TOT BALLET & TAP
                                                                         Tap into the excitement! Learn ballet and tap in a fun
                                                                         setting while singing and dancing to children's favorite
                                                                         tunes. Boys and girls welcome. Dance recital on last day

TINY TOTS
                                                                         of class. Students will need ballet & tap shoes.
                                                                         Donna Gale		                        Victory Park Recreation Center
                                                                         			                            SPRING         SUMMER I      SUMMER II
                                                                         3-5 yrs      Tu 3:15-4:00 p.m. 3/13-4/24      5/15-6/26     7/10-8/21
                                                                         Fee: $95 per session

KINDERMUSIK FAMILY TIME
Uncover the engaging musical world with your child!
Spend time together singing, moving, listening, playing
small instruments, and making friends. Materials include a
age-appropriate instrument, class songs, lyrics, activities,
and an eBook that can be both viewed and downloaded
online. Materials fee is $25 and $6 per additional sibling.
Emily Chang                          Victory Park Recreation Center
			                                SPRING      SUMMER I     SUMMER II
0-6 yrs Sa 9:00-9:45 a.m. 3/10-4/7              6/2-6/30    7/21-8/25
Fee: $70 per session; material fee $25
(*No Class 7/28)

OPTIONS FOR LEARNING HEAD START
PASADENA
The Head Start Program is innovative, creative and
dedicated to enhancing the lives of its children, parents,
staff and community volunteers. Services offered:
education, parent involvement, social services, health                   TINY TOTS AT CENTRAL PARK - NEW
training, special needs, and nutrition. Call (626) 204-8900              Designed just for your little one. Through stimulating
for more information.                                                    and interactive activities, Tots will develop creative,
                                                                         physical and social skills. Activities, including music, crafts,
Options Staff                         Villa-Parke Community Center
                                                                         storytelling, movement and yoga, foster personal growth,
3-5 yrs M-F        8:15-11:45 a.m.                August 2017-May 2018   friendships, and community. For more information call
                   12:15-3:45 p.m.                                       (626) 744-7532.
Free if you meet the eligible income requirements
                                                                         Crystal Amaya                                    Central Park Center
PARENT & ME, MUSIC & DANCE FOR TOTS                                      & Francis Meadows
                                                                         		                      		         SPRING
A fun way to expand your child’s development! Share a
                                                                         3-5 yrs M-F		10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 3/5-4/28
special experience with them through music, dance, song,
                                                                         Fee: $75 per session
and social interaction! This class is designed for girls and
                                                                         (*No Class on 7/4)
boys and is a parent participation class.
Donna Gale		                        Victory Park Recreation Center       TINY TOTS AT VILLA-PARKE
			                            SPRING          SUMMER I      SUMMER II   Designed just for your little one, this fun and popular
1.5-3 yrs    Tu 2:30-3:15 p.m. 3/13-4/24       5/15-6/26     7/10-8/21   camp is a wonderful early-learning experience for Tots
Fee: $95 per session                                                     ages 3-5. Activities, including music, arts and crafts,
                                                                         storytelling, movement and yoga, foster personal growth,
                                                                         friendships and community. Tiny Tot Campers will receive
                                                                         swim instruction two days per week (included in cost).
                                                                         Two Friday field trips are scheduled. Camp includes
                                                                         lunch and a snack. This is a great camp for active Tots

   register now!                                                         to socialize, learn and have fun in a safe, supportive
                                                                         environment. PLEASE NOTE: All campers must be fully
                                                                         potty-trained. No diapers allowed, including swim diapers
                                                                         for the pool. For more information call (626) 744-7532.
   visit www.cityofpasadena.net/reserve                                                                       Villa-Parke Community Center
                                                                         			                                           SUMMER I SUMMER II
                                                                         3-5 yrs M-F      9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.          6/11-6/29       7/2-7/20
                                                                         Fee: $90/125 per session*
                                                                         *Swimming lessons are included in the camp fee. Field trip fees are not
                                                                         included in the camp fees.

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INFANT & TINY TOTS
KIDZ LOVE SOCCER                                                       Tot-Soccer
Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated                        Little tykes will enjoy running and kicking just like the big
to teaching children the world’s most popular sport                    kids! Encourages large motor skill development through
within a nurturing, recreational environment. Young                    fun soccer games and introduces small children to the
soccer enthusiasts experience soccer fun in a safe, non-               group setting. Shin guards are required after the first
competitive environment. Contact Kidz Love Soccer to                   meeting.
register for classes at www.kidzlovesoccer.com or
                                                                       Kidz Love Soccer Instructor			                          Gwinn Park
call (888) 277-9542.
                                                                       				                                 SPRING SUMMER I SUMMER II
Mommy / Daddy & Me Soccer                                              3.5-4 yrs M 5:05-5:35 p.m.           4/2-5/7
                                                                       3.5-4 yrs M 5:35-6:05 p.m.			                  6/4-7/2     7/23-8/20
Introduce yourself and your toddler to the “World’s Most               Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session
Popular Game!” As you and your child participate in our
fun, age appropriate activities, your child will be develop-           Kidz Love Soccer Instructor			                        Victory Park
ing their large motor skills and socialization skills. The fun         				                                 SPRING SUMMER I SUMMER II
happens on the field and parents are a part of the action!             3.5-4 yrs Sa 3:15 - 3:45 p.m. 4/7-5/12
Kidz Love Soccer Instructor			                          Gwinn Park     3.5-4 yrs Sa 5:20 - 5:50 p.m.		                6/9-7/7     7/28-8/25
                                                                       Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session
				                        SPRING           SUMMER I     SUMMER II
2-3.5 yrs M 5:45-6:15 p.m.           4/2-5/7                           Pre-Soccer
2-3.5 yrs M 6:15-6:45 p.m.			                  6/4-7/2     7/23-8/20   This class teaches the basic techniques of the game
Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session             and builds self-esteem through participation and fun
Kidz Love Soccer Instructor			                        Victory Park     soccer activities. Children learn to follow instructions in a
				                                 SPRING SUMMER I SUMMER II         nurturing, age appropriate environment. Shin guards are
2-3.5 yrs Sa 5:15-5:45 p.m.          4/7-5/12                          required after the first meeting.
2-3.5 yrs Sa 6:00-6:30 p.m.                    6/9-7/7     7/28-8/25   Kidz Love Soccer Instructor			                         Gwinn Park
Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session             				                               SPRING    SUMMER I     SUMMER II
                                                                       4-5 yrs     M 4:30-5:05 p.m.         4/2-5/7

  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR
                                                                       4-5 yrs     M 5:00-5:35 p.m.		                 6/4-7/2     7/23-8/20
                                                                       Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session
                                                                       Kidz Love Soccer Instructor			                        Victory Park

  monthly e-newsletter
                                                                       4-5 yrs
                                                                       4-5 yrs
                                                                                   Sa 3:45-4:20 p.m.
                                                                                   Sa 4:45-5:20 p.m.
                                                                                                            SPRING SUMMER I SUMMER II
                                                                                                            4/7-5/12
                                                                                                                      6/9-7/7     7/28-8/25
  visit ww5.cityofpasadena.net/humanservices                           Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session

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SUPER SOCCER STARS | Kick & Play
Specialized early childhood instructors, along with our
puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, take caregivers and
toddlers through a world of exciting physical activity.
Individualized attention, positive reinforcement, and
engaging original music help develop pre-soccer skills
that have toddlers balancing, running, kicking, and
playing – all while having a blast! To register, please visit
la.supersoccerstars.com/classes/search-schedule or call
(310) 998-0010.
Super Soccer Stars Instructors          Hahamonga Park/Brookside
			                                SPRING         SUMMER I SUMMER II
12-24 mos Sa 9:00-9:40 a.m. 4/7-5/12              5/19-6/30     7/7-7/28
Fee: $95 per session
(*Note: No class 11/25; Kick & Play is divided into two 6 week sessions-           Ages 3 - 4
1/6-2/10 and 2/24-3/31)                                                            The child’s attention will be guided by dynamic activities
                                                                                   and dramatic play to develop motor skills and basic
Super Soccer Stars Instructors                      Victory Park Gym               soccer skills. Super Soccer Stars coaches encourage
			                          SPRING            SUMMER I         SUMMER II          children to apply learned skills including running,
2-3 yrs     M 9:15-9:55 a.m. 4/9-6/18`                          7/9-7/30           dribbling, and passing during the "big game."
12-24 mos M 10:00-10:40 a.m. 4/9-5/14           5/21-6/25       7/9-7/30
                                                                                   Super Soccer Stars Instructors Central Park (West Grass Area)
Fee: $95 per session
                                                                                   			                           SPRING         SUMMER I     SUMMER II
Super Soccer Stars Instructors                             Central Park 								   3-4 yrs    Sa 9:45-10:25 a.m. 4/7-6/16       5/13-7/1     7/7-7/28
                                                                                   Fee: $95 per session
			                               SPRING       SUMMER I         SUMMER II          Super Soccer Stars Instructors                   Hahamongna Park
12-24 mos Sa 9:00-9:40 a.m.       4/7-5/12     5/19-6/30        7/7-7/28
                                                                                   				                                           (Multipurpose Field)
Fee: $95 per session
                                                                                   			                            SPRING     SUMMER I        SUMMER II
Super Soccer Stars Instructors                                Grant Park           3-4 yrs    Sa 10:30-11:15 a.m. 4/7-6/16 		                7/7-7/28
                                                                                   Fee: $95 per session
			                               SPRING       SUMMER I         SUMMER II          Super Soccer Stars Instructors                           Grant Park
12-24 mos Su 8:15-8:55 a.m.       4/8-5/13     5/20-7/1                            				                           SPRING     SUMMER I        SUMMER II
Fee: $95 per session                                                               3-4 yrs     Su 9:45-10:30 a.m. 4/8-6/17 		                7/8-7/29
                                                                                   Fee: $95 per session
                                                                                   (*No class 5/27)
Super Soccer Stars Developmental
Ages 2 - 3                                                                         Ages 4 - 5
Super Soccer Stars Class will include an introduction to                           The ultimate goal of the program is to improve young
physical activities, rich language exposure, and movement                          children’s capacity through fun, development, and
including running, hopping, jumping, and changing                                  learning. This class will include dynamic activities that
directions. The primary focus is body movement, which                              involve dribbling technique and moves to allow each child
includes coordination and stability (motor development).                           to gain more confidence on the ball. The primary focus is
                                                                                   body movement with the ball.
Super Soccer Stars Instructors Central Park (West Grass Area)
			                            SPRING          SUMMER I         SUMMER II
                                                                                   Super Soccer Stars Instructors Central Park (West Grass Area)
2-3 yrs     Sa 9:00-9:40 a.m. 4/7-6/16                          7/7-7/28           			                            SPRING         SUMMER I    SUMMER II
            Sa 9:45-10:25 a.m. 4/7-6/16                         7/7-7/28           4-5 yrs    Sa 10:35-11:25 a.m. 4/7-6/16     		            7/7-7/28
Fee: $95 per session                                                               Fee: $95 per session

Super Soccer Stars Instructors                     Hahamongna Park			              Super Soccer Stars Instructors                   Hahamongna Park
			                               SPRING        SUMMER I        SUMMER II          				                                           (Multipurpose Field)
2-3 yrs    Sa 9:45-10:25 a.m.     4/7-6/16     		               7/7-7/28           			                             SPRING       SUMMER I     SUMMER II
Fee: $95 per session                                                               4-5 yrs     Sa 11:20-12:10 p.m. 4/7-6/16*                 7/7-7/28
                                                                                   Fee: $95 per session
Super Soccer Stars Instructors                                Grant Park           (*No class 5/26)
			                              SPRING         SUMMER I        SUMMER II
2-3 yrs    Su 9:00-9:40 a.m.     4/8-6/17      		               7/8-7/29           Super Soccer Stars Instructors                           Grant Park
Fee: $95 per session                                                               			                            SPRING    SUMMER I         SUMMER II
                                                                                   4-5 yrs    Su 10:35-11:25 a.m. 4/8-6/17		                 7/8-7/29
                                                                                   Fee: $95 per session

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YOUTH                                                                DANCE
                                                                  AZTEC DANCE / YANKUITITL
                                                                  Dance like an Aztec! Learn and participate in traditional
   ARTS & CRAFTS                                                  Aztec Indian dance steps, style, movement, drum rhythms,
                                                                  and songs. Workshops start with basic movements
                                                                  and then progress to a repertory of choreographed
ARTS & CRAFTS                                                     dance steps. All classes are accompanied by live
Children will learn and have fun as they explore two and          Aztec drumming. Develop your dance skills and get an
three-dimensional art processes. Activities may include           "Aztecaerobics" workout!
clay, drawing, painting, collage, and printmaking. NOTE:          Maggie Calderon                       Villa-Parke Community Center
In-person registration required.                                  			                             SPRING          SUMMER I     SUMMER II
Armory for the Arts Staff         Villa-Parke Community Center    5+       M,W 7:00-8:00 p.m. 3/5-4/25            5/7-6/27*    7/2-8/22*
                                                                  Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session

                                                                                                                                           YOUTH
			                           SPRING      SUMMER I    SUMMER II
                                                                       $31/$61 per 7 week session
6-12 yrs M 4:00-5:30 p.m.     3/5-4/23    5/7-6/25    7/2-8/20
                                                                  (*No class 5/28, 7/4)
Fee: Free
(*No class 5/28)
                                                                  BALLET
                                                                  Point your toes in the direction of fun! Develop rhythm,
FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING AND PAINTING                              strength, and coordination with the fundamentals of
                                                                  ballet movement. Learn the basic ballet positions, jumps,
Instruction is offered in theory and technique for basic
                                                                  turns, dances, and ballet vocabulary. Students will achieve
drawing and painting in a variety of media. Students will
                                                                  proper placement and alignment necessary to perform
learn the basics of drawing including contour, shading,
                                                                  classical ballet. Ballet slippers required.
perspective, and portraiture. Also, students learn the
basics of painting including color mixing, brushwork and          Fatima Mendoza                        Villa-Parke Community Center
how to use a variety of paint. Pencils, charcoal, pastels,                                          SPRING        SUMMER I     SUMMER II
watercolors, acrylics, inks, and more, will be used to make       3.5-4 yrs Th 4:00-5:00 p.m.       3/9-4/27      5/11-6/29    7/6-8/24
unique and personal works of art. No previous experience          4-6 yrs    Th 5:00-6:00 p.m.      3/9-4/27      5/11-6/29    7/6-8/24
required.                                                         5-11 yrs Th 6:00-7:00 p.m.        3/9-4/27      5/11-6/29    7/6-8/24
Edwin Bodney                      Villa-Parke Community Center    Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
			                             SPRING    SUMMER I    SUMMER II
6-12 yrs Tu 4:30-5:30 p.m. 3/6-4/24       5/8-6/26    7/3-8/21    BALLET FOLKLORICO
                                                                  Baila con nosotros! Learn the rich movements of this
Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
                                                                  traditional Mexican heritage dance as well as the unique
                                                                  dances that represent each state in Mexico, in this fun
                                                                  and popular dance program. Participants will learn
                                                                  choreography, increase their fitness levels, and will enjoy
                                                                  this traditional art of dance expression. Registration
                                                                  required.
                                                                  Juan Espino                           Villa-Parke Community Center
                                                                  Beginner			                     SPRING         SUMMER I     SUMMER II
                                                                  5-14 yrs W,F 4:30-5:15 p.m. 3/7-4/27           5/9-6/29     7/6-8/24*
                                                                  Intermediate
                                                                  5-14 yrs W,F 5:15-6:00 p.m. 3/7-4/27           5/9-6/29     7/6-8/24*
                                                                  Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
                                                                       $31/$61 per 7 week session
                                                                  (*No class 7/4)
                                                                  Silvia Patricia Navarro                      Washington Middle School
                                                                  			                             SPRING         SUMMER I     SUMMER II
                                                                  5-14 yrs Tu,Th 6:30-8:00 p.m. 3/6-4/26          5/8-7/3     7/10-8/30
                                                                  Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
YOUTH CERAMICS CLASS
Learn to work with clay, slip, and glazes using the               HIP-HOP JAZZ DANCE
fundamental ceramic construction techniques. Students             Move to the beat and learn to dance like your favorite
are required to wear closed-toed shoes and fitted                 artist! Have fun while learning popular moves performed
clothing; no loose jewelry and hair must be tied back.            by today’s biggest music stars. Boys and girls welcome.
                                                                  Dance recital on last day of class.
Franchezska Zamora                Villa-Parke Community Center
			                              SPRING   SUMMER I    SUMMER II   Donna Gale                           Victory Park Recreation Center
6-9 yrs    Sa 9:30-11:00 a.m. 3/10-4/28   5/12-6/30   7/7-8/25    			                               SPRING       SUMMER I SUMMER II
10-12 yrs Sa 12:00-1:30 p.m. 3/10-4/28    5/12-6/30   7/7-8/25    6-12 yrs Tu 4:00-4:45 p.m.        3/13-4/24     5/15-6/26 7/10-8/21
Fee: $52/$104 per 8 week session                                  Fee: $95 per 7 week session

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WORLD DANCE                                                           PIANO CLASSES
This class is designed to teach kids dances from around               Group piano classes are offered to build a foundation of
the world! With a basic foundation in ballet, kids will               music theory and the basic concepts of reading music.
explore geography, and traditions of different cultures               Each student is provided with their own keyboard to use
from around the world. Children will formulate a better               for class. Students learn the basics of the instrument and
understanding the different dance styles from around the              skills like fingering, rhythm, timing, and playing songs.
globe. It will increase their ability to comprehend different         Intermediate students will take their learning to the next
rhythms and memorize patterns and combinations.                       level with more complex techniques and tunes.
During class, students will be learning about countries like
Spain, Italy, Egypt, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, India, China,
                                                                      Safoa Abboa-Offei                     Victory Park Recreation Center
                                                                      Beginner			                     SPRING           SUMMER I      SUMMER II
Armenia, Senegal and more.
                                                                      7-18 yrs W 4:00-4:45 p.m. 3/7-4/25                             7/11-8/29
Fatima Mendoza                         Villa-Parke Community Center   Intermediate
                                   SPRING     SUMMER I    SUMMER II   7-18 yrs W 4:45-5:30 p.m. 3/7-4/25                             7/11-8/29
3.5-4yrs Tu 4:00-5:00 p.m          3/6-4/24   5/8-6/26    7/3-8/21    Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
4-6yrs      Tu 5:00-6:00 p.m.      3/6-4/24   5/8-6/26    7/3-8/21    SAAPA                                  Villa-Parke Community Center
5-11yrs     Tu 6:00-7:00 p.m.      3/6-4/24   5/8-6/26    7/3-8/21    Beginner			                       SPRING        SUMMER I       SUMMER II
 Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session                                      8-17 yrs M 4:30-5:15 p.m          3/5-4/23      5/7-6/25*      7/2-8/20
                                                                      Intermediate		                    SPRING        SUMMER I       SUMMER II
   MARTIAL ARTS                                                       8-17 yrs M 5:15-6:00 p.m.
                                                                      8-17 yrs M 6:00-6:45 p.m.
                                                                                                        3/5-4/23
                                                                                                        3/5-4/23
                                                                                                                      5/7-6/25*
                                                                                                                      5/7-6/25*
                                                                                                                                     7/2-8/20
                                                                                                                                     7/2-8/20
                                                                      8-17 yrs M 6:45-7:30 p.m.         3/5-4/23      5/7-6/25*      7/2-8/20
                                                                      Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
JU JITSU                                                                   $31/$61 per 7 week session
Defend yourself like a Samurai warrior! Developed by                  (*No class 5/28)
Samurais, Ju Jitsu as an unarmed combat, self-defense                 Billy Mitchell                    Jackie Robinson Community Center
technique. Traditional Ju Jitsu techniques place an                   Beginner			                       SPRING         SUMMER I      SUMMER II
emphasis on throwing (Nage Waza), immobilizing                        7-17 yrs Th 4:00-5:00 p.m.        3/8-4/26       5/10-6/28      7/5-8/23
and pinning (Osaekomi waza), joint-locking (Kansetsu                  Intermediate		                    SPRING         SUMMER I      SUMMER II
waza) and choking (Shime waza), to enable an unarmed                  7-17 yrs Th 5:00-6:00 p.m.        3/8-4/26       5/10-6/28      7/5-8/23
Samurai warrior to defend against an armored opponent
                                                                      Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
in battle. Ju Jitsu is recognized as the parent martial art
of Karate, Judo and Aikido as well as influencing many
other fighting styles currently used in mixed martial arts
competitions and sporting events worldwide. At the end
of each session, belts and certificates are available from
                                                                         ENRICHMENT
instructors for $20 or students may elect to purchase
their own.                                                            CATHOLIC BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS
                                                                      Through mentoring, Catholic Big Brothers transforms the
Tony Grady                             Villa-Parke Community Center
                                                                      lives of youth of all faiths and cultures by helping them
                                 SPRING       SUMMER I    SUMMER II   achieve their highest potential by becoming responsible,
8-17 yrs M 4:00-5:45 p.m. 3/5-4/23            5/7-6/25*   7/2-8/20    self-sufficient, and productive members of society. *For
8-17 yrs Sa 8:00-9:45 a.m. 3/10-4/28          5/12-6/30   7/7-8/25    more information, call the Pasadena office Thursdays from
8-17 yrs Sa 10:00-11:00 a.m. 3/10-4/28        5/12-6/30    7/7-8/25   11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at (626) 792-5664 or the LA office M-F
Fee: $52/$104 per 8 week session                                      10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at (213) 251-9800.
     $46/$92 per 7 week session
(*No class on 5/28)                                                   CBBBS                                  Villa-Parke Community Center
                                                                      7-14 yrs Th 11:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.               Year-round Fee: Free
                                                                      *Representatives are available to meet with you on a different day or time
    MUSIC                                                             if you call to schedule an appointment.

                                                                      CHESS CLUB
YOUTH GUITAR FOUNDATION
                                                                      Checkmate! Learn to play chess and improve your game.
This class is fun and interactive and a great introduction
                                                                      Chess has been proven to help develop critical thinking
to guitar and music education. Level 1 guitar students will
                                                                      and memory skills, confidence, sportspersonship, patience,
learn chords, music, theory, and technique. Get ready to
                                                                      and problem-solving. Build confidence and develop work
bring your skills to the next party or family gathering! The
                                                                      habits and time management skills. Open to all skill levels.
Level 2 course takes students to the next level of guitar
proficiency while retaining the recreational atmosphere of            Ronnie Williams                       Victory Park Recreation Center
no stress, musical fun.                                                                               SPRING          SUMMER I      SUMMER II
Jon Stein                             Villa-Parke Community Center    7-16 yrs Sa 10:00-11:15 a.m. 3/10-4/28          5/12-6/30     7/7-8/25
Level 1                      SPRING           SUMMER I    SUMMER II   Fee: $35/$70 per 8 week session
8-17 yrs Sa 10:00-11:00 a.m. 3/10-4/28        5/12-6/30
Level 2
8-17 yrs Sa 10:00-11:00 a.m. 3/10-4/28        5/12-6/30
Fee: $10 per session
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YOUTH
LEGO ROBOTICS®
Program inventions that come to life! Take one of
America's favorite toys to the next level with Lego
robotics. In this class, boys and girls will design and
configure a variety of creations using LEGO® blocks,
batteries, and motors. The possibilities for imagination
and fun are endless!
Instructor                            Villa-Parke Community Center
                                 SPRING        SUMMER I      SUMMER II
7-12 yrs Sa 10:00-11:00 a.m. 3/10-4/28         5/12-6/30     7/7-8/25
Fee: $52/$104 per 8 week session

HOMEWORK, FITNESS AND FUN!
Looking for a safe, and fun environment for your child
to receive homework assistance, play, and make new
friends. Then come join the homework fitness and fun
program at the Villa-Parke Community Center. This
program was designed to offer students a safe, quiet,
and friendly environment to do their homework. The
program offers homework assistance from a variety of
staff and volunteers from the Ambassadors and local high
schools. Each participant will have the opportunity to
receive homework assistance while making new friends
in a structured environment. This program is great for
households where English is a second language.
City Staff                            Villa-Parke Community Center
8-12 yrs T-Th 4:00-6:00 p.m.		                   PUSD-School Year*
Fee: Free
 *(Program is not offered on any City or PUSD holidays)

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    SPRING                                                     YOUTH SPRING & SUMMER BASKETBALL
                                                               LEAGUES

    Basketball Day Camp                                        The youth basketball program provides recreation and
                                                               competitive league play for teams in 3rd-8th Grade. Each
    Boys & Girls Ages 7-14 (3rd-8th Grade)                     team will play a minimum of 6 regular season games. The
    Registration is now open!                                  top teams from each league will participate in playoffs.
    Camp dates: March 19-March 23, 2018                        Games are played at McKinley School, Victory Park, and
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.                                Washington Middle School gymnasiums.
    Site: Victory Park Recreation Center                       Divisions: Grades 3-4--Weekday and/or Saturday games.
    Fee: $60 Resident / $75 Non-Resident
                                                                         Grades 5-6--Weekday and/or Saturday games.
    Develop basketball fundamentals and compete                          Grades 7-8-- Thursday or Friday games.
    in 1-on-1, 3-on-3, 5-on-5, free throw and 3-point
    competitions. Players learn teamwork, sports-
    manship, develop confidence in their game, and                         Registration:   Season Dates: R/NR Fee:
    have fun! Participants will receive individualized         SPRING      2/26-3/17       4/14-5/26       $60/75
    instruction from experienced coaches.
                                                               SUMMER      4/23-5/19       6/23-8/4        $60/75

                                                               YOUTH SUMMER BASKETBALL SKILLS
   MIGHTY MITES SPRING AND SUMMER                              TRAINING
   BASKETBALL LEAGUES                                          Develop ball-handling, shooting, passing, and hand-
                                                               eye coordination and improve overall physical fitness.
   Boys and girls ages 4-8 learn skills in a fun,
                                                               Experienced instructors will also focus on improving
   supportive environment. Players are introduced to
                                                               overall offensive play, defensive awareness and proper
   the fundamentals of basketball including shooting,
                                                               shooting mechanics. Training sessions will be hosted at
   dribbling, passing, and defense during a four
                                                               McKinley School's brand new gymnasium!
   week training program. The program promotes
   sportsmanship, physical fitness and teamwork. After
   initial training, participants are divided into teams and   Beginners/Intermediate:     SUMMER I        SUMMER II
   play league games. What fun for both the players and
   their fans!                                                 7-14 yrs W 5:15-6:15p.m.    6/6-7/11*       7/18-8/15
                                                               Fee: $50/$75 per session

   Ages: Boys & Girls ages 4-8 or K-2nd grade                  *(No training session will be held on July 4, 2017)

   Time: First 3 weeks of training, Saturday, 8:30 - 10:00
   a.m.                                                        HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SPRING LEAGUE
   Game times: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.               League play for frosh-soph, junior varsity, and varsity
   Site: Victory Park Recreation Center, McKinley School,      teams in grades 9-12. Each team will play a minimum of 6
   and Washington Middle School (if necessary)                 regular season games. The top teams from each league
                                                               will participate in playoffs. Games are played at Victory
               Registration:   Season:          R/NR Fee:
                                                               Park, McKinley School, and Washington Middle School
   SPRING      2/26-3/17       4/14-5/26        $60/$75        gymnasiums.
   SUMMER      4/23-5/19       6/23-8/4         $60/$75        Ages: Boys & Girls ages 13-17 (Grades 9-12).
                                                               Fee: $60/$75 per participant

      QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUTH SPORTS?                                        Registration:   Season:         R/NR Fee:
                                                               SPRING      2/26-3/17       4/14-5/26       $60/75
    Contact our Youth Sports Office at Victory Park
    (626) 744-7500 or email jbolden@cityofpasadena.
    net.

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                      Recreation Guide
                                 Guide
Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity? Looking to build your
                                         resume/network in the community and gain more experience?
                                         Youth Sports in Pasadena is the perfect place to volunteer!
                                         Please email jbolden@cityofpasadena.net for more information.

COMPETITIVE SPRING AND SUMMER
BASKETBALL TEAM SHOOTOUTS                                     PARTNER YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS
Teams entering the Basketball Shootout will have the
opportunity to face off against each other in a fast-paced,   PASADENA RUNNING ROSES TRACK CLUB
competitive environment. Each team is guaranteed              Come run with us! The Pasadena Running Roses Track
2 games. Boys and girls ages 9-14. Divisions: 9U-10U;         Club focuses on instilling strong leadership qualities in
11U-12U; 13U-14U and 15U-16U.                                 participants through positive coaching and competition.
                                                              Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of track
                                                              and field plus have the opportunity to compete in weekly
Team Fee: $75 per team (Pasadena-based teams);                track and field events throughout Southern California
            $100 per team (non-resident teams).               and out of state. The Pasadena Running Roses Track
                                                              Club also competes on a regional and national level.
                                                              Parent involvement is highly recommended.
SPRING                                                        For more information, contact Acquanette McMillan at
                                                              (626) 484-6481, email Pasadenarunningroses@gmail.com
Registration:    February 27th - April 1st
                                                              or visit pasadenarunningroses.com.
Shootout Date: Saturday April 7, 2018
                                                              Season:                Jan 22-July 31
                                                              Practice:              Mon - Thurs
SUMMER                                                                               5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Registration:    April 23rd - June 3rd                        Site:                  John Muir High School
                                                                                     1905 Lincoln Ave.
Shootout Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
                                                              Fee:                   $270 (includes uniform, USTA
                                                                                     membership, and participant
                                                                                     insurance)

                                                              PAL PROGRAM
YOUTH COED SPRING VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
                                                              The Pasadena Police Department’s Police Activities
The 2018 Spring Youth Coed Volleyball League will             League (PAL) offers a positive alternative for middle
introduce boys and girls in 3rd-8th grade to the basic        school and high school students attending PUSD schools.
fundamentals of volleyball including: proper footwork,        Operated from the Community Youth Center at the
serving, setting, hitting, and passing while improving        Salvation Army (960 E. Walnut Street), activities include
players hand/eye coordination and physical fitness of         martial arts, tutoring, computer classes, field trips, and
participants.                                                 summer camps. Pick up a membership application or call
Each team will play a minimum of 5-6 regular season           the PPD Community Services at (626) 744-4551 for more
games. The top teams from each league will advance to         information.
the Youth Spring Coed Volleyball playoffs. Practices and
games will be held on Mondays through Fridays at various      Fee:                   $50 per participant residents
facilities including Victory Park, McKinley School, and                              $60 non-resident
Washington Middle School.
                                                              FIRST TEE OF PASADENA
Girls Divisions:		                                            Mission and purpose: To impact the lives of the
                                                              young people of the San Gabriel Valley by providing
Div. C-3rd-4th; Div. B-5th-6th; Div. A-7th- 8th               educational programs that build character, instill life-
             Registration:   Season:         R/NR Fee:        enhancing values and promote healthy choices through
                                                              the game of golf. We strive to provide affordable and
SPRING       2/14-3/18       4/9-6/1         $60/75
                                                              accessible golf facilities to primarily serve youth who
                                                              have not previously had exposure to the game and its
                                                              positive values. We thrive on being able to prove "all"
                                                              types of programming for boys and girls ages 5-17.

                                                              We offer four 8-week seasonal sessions. Classes meet
                                                              once per week for one hour. For more information,
                                                              contact First Tee at www.thefirstteepasadena.org or
                                                              (626) 684-0024.

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SPORTS
GIRLS SOCCER LEAGUE
The Girls Youth Soccer League is an incredible sports and
wellness program for girls and young women ages 8-19.
In addition to soccer skills development and competitive
play, the League teaches players valuable life skills like
dedication, discipline, teamwork, self-confidence, and
the value of physical activity. From better stamina to
improved coordination, balance and strength and lots
of fun, the Girls Soccer League is a great experience
for players of all skill and experience levels. Calling all
volunteer coaches! Join this fun and progressive league.
For more information, please contact Marco Bermudez
(626) 744-6511 or Jorge Carcamo (626) 744-6514.
                                                             Villa-Parke     SUPER SOCCER STARS
				                                           SPRING & SUMMER
8-19 yrs Su 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.                3/18-7/1                      Super Soccer Stars Developmental
Fee: $33/$43 per participant
                                                                             Ages 5 - 7
                                                                             The goal at this stage is to improve children’s elementary
KIDZ LOVE SOCCER                                                             capacity through fun games, technical skill development,
Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated to                           and group activities. The primary focus is to increase
teaching children the world’s most popular sport within                      familiarity of space to enable children to develop
a nurturing, recreational environment. A typical session                     team skills. Emphasizes the awareness of teammates
experience includes age appropriate activities such as skill                 constantly so that these skills can be easily transferred
demonstrations, fun games, and instructional scrimmages.                     into the soccer game. To register, please visit www.
Young soccer enthusiasts experience soccer fun in a safe,                    supersoccerstars.com or call (310) 998-0010.
non-competitive environment. Kidz Love Soccer…”Where                         Super Soccer Stars Instructor      Central Park (West Grass Area)
the score is always FUN to FUN!”™ To register, please visit                                                   SPRING     SUMMER I     SUMMER II
www.kidzlovesoccer.com or call (408) 774-4629.
                                                                             5-7 yrs Sa 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 4/7-6/16 		             7/7-7/28
Soccer 1                                                                     Fee: $95 per session
Players will learn dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting,                  Super Soccer Stars Instructor                 Hahamongna Park
age-specific defense, etc. Fun skill games are played at
every session and every participant will have a ball at his                  				                                         (Multipurpose Field)
or her feet. Small-sided soccer matches will be introduced                                                    SPRING     SUMMER I     SUMMER II
gradually. Shin guards are required after the first meeting.                 5-7 yrs     Sa 12:15-1:15 p.m.   4/7-6/16 		             7/7-7/28
                                                                             Fee: $95 per session
Kidz Love Soccer Instructor                                  Gwinn Park
                                                                             (*No class 5/26)
                                  SPRING        SUMMER I      SUMMER II
5-6 yrs     M 3:45-4:30 p.m. 4/2-5/7
5-6 yrs     M 4:15-5:00 p.m.		                  6/4-7/2       7/23-8/20      Super Soccer Stars Instructors                         Grant Park
Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session                                                    SPRING     SUMMER I     SUMMER II
                                                                             5-7 yrs Su 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 4/8-6/17 		             7/8-7/29
Kidz Love Soccer Instructor                            Victory Park          Fee: $95 per session
                                  SPRING        SUMMER I      SUMMER II
5-6 yrs     Sa 4:20-5:05 p.m. 4/7-5/12                                       Ages 7 - 10
5-6 yrs     Sa 4:00-4:45 p.m.		                 6/9-7/7       7/28-8/25      The focal point in this age group is to improve your
Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / SU $68 per 5 week session                   child’s elementary capacity through fun games, technical
                                                                             skill development and group activities like small sided
Soccer 2                                                                     games. This Super Soccer Stars class emphasizes spatial
Kids 7-10 years of age will enjoy advanced skill building,                   awareness and teammates, encouraging team work.
dribbling, passing and shooting on a team. All levels are                    Repetitious ball skill activities are used to promote muscle
welcome to come enjoy the world's most popular game.                         memory and build confidence. Basic tactical activities are
Shin guards are required after the first meeting. 			                        also introduced at this age. To register, please visit www.
                                                                             supersoccerstars.com or call (310) 998-0010.
Kidz Love Soccer Instructor                            Victory Park
                                  SPRING        SUMMER I      SUMMER II      Super Soccer Stars Instructors Central Park (West Grass Area)
7-10 yrs Sa 2:30-3:15 p.m. 4/7-5/12                                                                           SPRING     SUMMER I     SUMMER II
7-10 yrs Sa 3:15-4:00 p.m.		                    6/9-7/7       7/28-8/25			   7-10 yrs Sa 12:35-1:35 p.m.      4/7-6/16 		             7/7-7/28
Fee: SP $78 per 6 week session / $68 per 5 week session                      Fee: $95 per session
                                                                             (*No class 5/26)

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