HAPO’S GRAND OLD 4TH OF JULY PARADE: Come join in the fun at this year’s parade. Doc Hastings is this year’s Grand Marshal. The kids can even join in the pre-parade street dance at 9:00am WHO: All ages; WHEN: July 4th, parade starts at 10:00 am; WHERE: Memorial Park (1520 W. Shoshone, Pasco); FEE: Free!
GRAND OLD 4TH FIREWORKS: A great show for all ages; DAY/DATE/TIME: Friday, July 4, Gates open at 8:30pm, Fireworks show begins at 10:00pm; LOCATION: GESA Stadium; FEE: Free!
KAYAKING CLINIC: An introduction to flat-water kayaking. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, July 3; AGES: 12 to 17 years; DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday & Thursday, 7/8/2014 - 7/17/2014, 9:00 - 11:00 am; LOCATION: Boat Launch @ Wye Park, 1600 Columbia Park Trail Richland, WA 99352; FEE: $49 (Residents of Pasco), $73 (Non-Resident)
PADDLEBOARDING: An informative overview to flat-water paddleboarding. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 2; AGES: 12+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesday, 7/9/2014, 5:30 - 7:30 pm; LOCATION: Columbia Kayak Adventures @ Columbia Kayak Adventures (store) 10-D George Washington Way, Richland WA 99352; FEE: $49 (City of Pasco Resident) $73 (Non-Resident)
KARATE, LEVEL 1: This program will teach participants hand, foot and eye coordination. Also, the importance of respect, discipline and honor will be emphasized. AGES: 6-12; DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 8 – July 31, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $30 (Pasco Resident), $45 (Non-Resident)
KARATE, LEVEL 2: This program will teach participants hand, foot and eye coordination. Also, the importance of respect, discipline and honor will be emphasized. AGES: 6-12; DAY/DATE/TIME: Mondays & Wednesdays, July 7 – July 30, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $30 (Pasco Resident), $45 (Non-Resident)
MUSICAL FIRST STEPS: This program will use rhymes and songs to enhance your child’s ability to communicate, learn and create. The exposure to rhythm instruments will expand your child horizons into the world of music. AGES: 3-5; DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 15 – August 7, 2:00 – 2:30pm; LOCATION: City Hall Classroom FEE: $20 (Pasco Resident), $30 (Non-Resident)
PARKS & RECREATION MONTH, NRPA SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE: July is National Parks & Recreation Month and the National Recreation and Parks Association is celebrating. As part of the celebration they have organized the “Out is In” Social Media Challenge. They challenge you to get active and get outside, whether it is to go for a walk, have a picnic, ride a bike, go camping, or even just to sit in the sun or shade. They want you to send them a picture of you participating in these activities via Twitter or Instagram using #julyoutisin. They will be giving away one $50 Amazon gift card each day during the month of July and then a $500 gift card on August 1. For the official NRPA “Out is In” Challenge rules click here.
MEMORIAL POOL OPEN SWIM: Memorial pool is open for the summer! Memorial pool aquatics facility features two pools (a 50 meter lap swim pool and a leisure pool), two waterslides, a splash pad, a diving board, and picnic shelters. There are two open swim sessions each day (Monday – Friday: 1:00-4:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm; Saturday & Sunday: 1:00-4:00pm & 5:00-8:30pm). OPEN SWIM FEES: $3 (Youth 4-17), $5 (Adult). There is also an open Adult Lap Swim Session on weekdays (M-F) from 4:45-5:45pm ages 18 and up. LAP SWIM FEE: $2
WAVEMAKERS AQUA FIT: Oasis Physical Therapy offers something unique for the Tri-Cities! This warm water exercise class includes: *An underwater treadmill, *Upper body strengthening exercises, *Leg strengthening exercises. If you suffer from Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, low back pain, muscle weakness this class might be for you! Monday/Wednesday & Tuesday/Thursday classes available each month. AGE: 18+; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy; FEES (July): M/W Class = $90 (Resident), $135 (Non-Resident), T/TH Class = $100 (Resident), $150 (Non-Resident)
ENHANCE FITNESS: An exercise program designed for mature individuals, focusing on stretching, flexibility, balance, low impact aerobics and strength training. This class is held on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at the Pasco Senior Center. Sign up for a month at a time. AGE: 40+; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEES: $30 (Resident), $45 (Non-Resident)
Visit our website at www.pascoparksandrecreation.com to sign up for these programs and more!