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Human Services & Recreation Department

  • About Human Services & Recreation

    The Human Services and Recreation Department invites you to join us in our programs and activities which serve people of all ages and abilities and can provide you with an opportunity to enhance your life by meeting new friends and neighbors, exploring the arts, learning about community services, developing skills and so much more!

  • Seeking Youth Leaders

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


    Robinson Park Center Renovation and Expansion Project

    Learn about where and how to attend community meetings to share your opinion, or get additional information. Clink the following link www.robinsonparkmessenger.com  

    Cooling Centers: Chill Out

    Pasadena’s cooling center is the Senior Center at 85 East Holly. Record high temperatures next week so please let the community know. For detailed information and hours, click here to open a PDF file.

    Upcoming Events

    Sep 6, Pre-Season Fall Flag-Football Camp & Open House @ Villa-Parke Turf Field
    Sep 13, Fiestas Patrias Celebration @ Villa-Parke Community Center, read more . . .
    Sep 20, Fall Flag Football League season begins

    Save the Date

    Leadership Breakfast    Leadership Breakfast 

    Saturday, September 27
    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Fair Oaks Renaissance Plaza Community Room
    649 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Second Floor #203

    Join us for a Leadership Breakfast to discuss the upcoming “Week of Kindness” and the launching of the “Youth Enrichment Grants Program”

    For more information, please call Maricela Galvez at (626) 744-7330 or email mgalvez@cityofpasadena.net or visit us at www.cityofpasadena.net/HumanServices/Pasadena_Youth_Council

    Week of Kindness    Week of Kindness

    October 20-24
    Anti Bullying Month
    Sponsored by Pasadena Youth Council
    and Pasadena Unified School District ASBs

    Week of Kindness Campaign
    Dare to be part of a week of kindness….Join the challenge!

    Monday: Be sure to get your teal “KINDNESS” wristband.
    Tuesday: Go Teal Day – teal is the color of anti-bullying and violence.
    Wednesday: Compliment Date – send a message of appreciation/praise to other students.
    Thursday: Moment of Silence – schools will designate a moment of silence for victims of violence.
    Friday: Pledge Poster - students will sign a pledge poster to stop cyber-bullying.

    For more information, please contact Maricela Galvez (626) 744-7304 or visit us at www.cityofpasadena.net/HumanServices/Pasadena_Youth_Council


    After School Adventures Program and
    Early Care Adventures Program

    ASAP  Register Now>> 

    Fall 2014 - Winter 2015 Recreation Program Guide

    Fall 2014 Cover 

    Click here to open a PDF friendly version.


    Villa-Parke Community Garden

    Pasadena Garden Conservancy brings positive attention to Villa-Parke! read more ...

    Pasadena community garden at Villa-Parke is already garnering significant attention in fighting childhood obesity and Diabetes. Please see the attached link.

    New Farmer's Market location for Summer


    Click here to open a PDF version of the flyer



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

    For detailed information about the Assistance Program please click here!

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