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Welcome to Pasadena Recreation News, your source for monthly park, recreation and community services activity and event updates from the City of Pasadena. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @PasadenaParksandRec for weekly updates!
To help slow the transmission of COVID-19 and at the recommendation of the Pasadena Public Health Department, all outdoor recreation programming and permits for activities in parks are postponed until at least February 1, 2021.

Program registration will remain open at

For questions, please call (626) 744-7311 or email

Join us for our LIVE Virtual Recreation classes and workshops.

Coloring Outside the Lines (Virtual)

Learn new ways to use familiar drawing tools.  Learn to draw the things you love and have fun doing so! Zoom credentials will be provided prior to first day of class. Please contact (626)744-6530 to schedule a pickup of art supplies.

  • Ages: 5-8 yr.
  • Location: Zoom
  • Dates: Tuesday 1/12-3/2
  • Time: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Fee: $25
  • Online registration open

Art Outside the Box (Virtual)

Learn techniques that are fun, surprising and effective.  See through the eyes of an artist.  Find your inner Picasso! Zoom credentials will be provided prior to first day of class. Please contact (626)744-6530 to schedule a pickup of art supplies.

  • Ages: 9-12 yr.
  • Location: Zoom
  • Dates: Thursday 1/14-3/4
  • Time: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Fee: $25
  • Online registration open

Adaptive Art (Virtual)

Express yourself! This virtual class provides opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to express themselves through art. The instructor is an experienced art specialist. Participants will explore their artistic skills through drawing and writing.

Please contact Erik Lomeli at to schedule a pickup/drop-off of art supplies.

  • Ages: 18+ yr.
  • Location: Zoom
  • Dates: Wednesday 1/12-3/2
  • Time: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
  • Fee: $25
  • Online registration open @

Piano for Beginners (Virtual)

Virtual Piano classes are offered to build a foundation of music theory and basic concepts of reading music. Each student will be assigned loaner keyboards, if they do not already own one to use for the duration of the session. Students learn the basics of fingering, rhythm, timing tempos, and dynamics by doing exercises and playing songs. Intermediate students will take their learning to the next level with more complex technics and tunes.

  • Ages: 7-17 yr.
  • Location: Zoom
  • Dates: Tuesday 1/12-3/2
  • Time: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Fee: $45
  • Online registration open @

Garden Workshops (Virtual)

Join us for a FREE virtual workshop with LA County Master Gardener, Jeff Warner

Workshop topics include:

  • Why SoCal is the ideal place to grow a wide variety of temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit of all kinds.
  • Selecting fruit tree varieties that perform well locally
  • Best practices for site preparation and planting
  • Pruning and training methods for healthy, productive trees.


  • Ages: All Ages
  • Location: Zoom
  • Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
  • Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am
  • Fee: Free
  • Online registration open

Virtual Recreation Videos

Check out our free virtual recreation videos for a variety of fun activities to do at home! From Zumba to a DIY Lava Lamp, we have great options for the whole family.

Visit our page to get started!

Do you have suggestions for a future video? Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @pasadenaparksandrec and let us know what you would like to see in the comments of our social media pages! 

To keep up with the City's updates regarding COVID-19, please visit

We hope that you found e-News informative and will join us at events or sign-up for recreation programs. If you have any suggestions or would like to see other information listed, please email us at or call (626) 744-4386.

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