- ANNOUNCEMENTS -
YOUTH FREE SWIM FRIDAY AT MEMORIAL AQUATIC CENTER (Sponsored by Apple Valley Dental)! During the 1:00 – 4:30pm session on Fridays from June 26 – August 28 TWO (2) KIDS will get in FREE WITH each PAID ADULT admission. Hope to see you there!
- SPECIAL EVENTS & ALL AGE PROGRAMS -
GIGS AT THE GAZEBO (A Music Series in Volunteer Park): Bring the entire family out for a laid-back and enjoyable evening in Volunteer Park on Thursdays from June 25 through July 16. Starting at 6:00pm there will be food available for purchase from local food trucks such as Backyard Grub and Kings of Hotdogs. The music will then start at 6:30pm. So come and enjoy the evening in Volunteer Park this Thursday, July 2 as we listen to the Bahuru Marimba Band. Hope to see your there!
GRAND OLD 4TH CELEBRATION: Come celebrate our nation's independence! On the morning of the 4th join us at Memorial Park for the Pre-parade Kid's Street dance at 9:15am and then stay and watch as Hapo's Grand Old 4th Parade passes by. On the evening of the 4th continue the celebration at Gesa Stadium with an amazing fireworks show. Gates open at 8:30pm, fireworks start at 10:00pm.
CARDBOARD REGATTA: Challenge your design and creativity skills! Design a boat out of cardboard, recyclables, and duct tape. Then compete against other boaters across Memorial Pool. All participants must wear a US Coast Guard certified life jacket.
• Materials to be used - Cardboard, duct tape, recyclables (for example: CRV beverage bottles, milk jugs, paper towel & toilet paper tubes, etc.). Wood is not allowed as a material.
• Logistics - Boats can be dropped off at Memorial Pool the morning of the race between 8am – 9:30 am. Lifeguards will be used to help stabilize boats as kids get in and standby to assist if boat sinks. Boaters must wear a US Coast Guard approved lifejacket. Boaters must provide their own lifejacket. Races will be held across the width of Memorial Pool in the 5’ to 6’6” depth.
• Boaters must use paddles to move boat across the water. Make your own paddles. Store bought paddles are not allowed. Boats must hold a minimum of two people and a maximum of six people.
DATE: Saturday, July 4, 2015, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 3, 2015; AGES: All Ages; FEE: $5 Youth; $6 Adult (fee per boater); CLASS #: S200 & S201
- AQUATICS –
SWIM LESSON SESSION #3: Come learn how to swim at Memorial Pool. Registration Begins July 9 for Pasco Residents and July 10 for all others.
SEASON PASSES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! Buy your Memorial Pool season passes today, available at the Parks and Recreation office. Pass holders receive $5 discount on swim lessons throughout the summer and they will have their own check-in line during open swim sessions! YOUTH PASS: $65Res/$75NR; ADULT PASS: $105Res/$125NR; FAMILY PASS (up to 6 members): $250res/$315NR (Additional Family Members $20 each)
- PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS –
TODDLER SHORT SPORTS: This program is an exciting introduction to a variety of sports for your 2 ½ to 4 year old. During this class children will be introduced to soccer, t-ball, volleyball, basketball, and more!
• Session #1: DAY/DATE/TIME: Fridays, 7/10 – 8/14/2015, 10-10:45am; AGES: 2 ½ - 4; LOCATION: City Hall Gymnasium; FEE: $22R/$28NR; CLASS #: S101
• Session #2: DAY/DATE/TIME: Saturdays, 7/11 – 8/15/2015, 10-10:45am; AGES: 2 ½ - 4; LOCATION: City Hall Gymnasium; FEE: $22R/$28NR; CLASS #: S102
ROCKET SHIP PRESCHOOL HOUR: Join us for an afternoon of fun interactive play, learning, development, and socialization. Early learners enjoy circle music time, craft time, and more as they develop fine motor skills, small muscle control, hand-eye coordination and creativity. DAY/DATE/TIME: Thursdays, 7/16 - 8/6/2015, 1:45-3:15pm; AGE: 3-5; LOCATION: City Hall Recreation Classroom; CLASS #: S423
- YOUTH PROGRAMS –
COED YOUTH FUTSAL (Indoor Soccer): This recreational league is a great opportunity for boys and girls ages 6-11 to meet new friends, stay active, and participate on a team. Practices and games will take place on the same day. Participants must provide their own shin guards and gym shoes. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 6, 2015; DAY/DATE: Saturdays, 7/11-8/15/2015; LOCATION: City Hall Gymnasium; AGE/TIME Ages 6-8 = 11:00am-Noon, Ages 9-11 = 12:15-1:15pm; FEE: $25R/$32NR; CLASS #: Age 6-8 = S430, Age 9-11 = S431
KARATE: Sign up now for a great learning experience in “Tae Kwon Do.” Learn the basic in hand, foot, and eye coordination. The instructors will focus on the importance of respect, discipline, and honor. Don’t miss this fun and exciting class as space is limited. AGES: 6-12;
• LEVEL 1: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7/7 – 7/30/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S403
• LEVEL 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7/6 – 7/29/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S407
JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS: Lessons are designed for beginners. Lessons will be taught by PGA certified instructors. Skills covered include grip, stance, and posture for each type of swing. Clubs and balls provided if needed; AGE: 6-15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesdays, 7/8-7/29/2015, 5:00-5:45pm; FEE: $40 (Pasco Resident), $50 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S544
BASKETBALL CAMP: Get in the game this summer! This junior basketball camp for boys and girls, grades 1st – 5th will focus on the fundamentals of ball handling, shooting, and defense. Fee includes T-shirt. DAYS/DATES: Monday-Thursday, July 6-July 9; GRADES/TIMES: Grades: 1-2: 9:00-10:00am, Grades 3-5: 10:15-11:45am; LOCATION: City Hall Gym; FEE: $35 Res/$44 NR; CLASS #: S540 & S541
FOLKDANCE FOR YOUTH & TEENS 7 TO 15: Salsa, Tango, belly dancing,, flamenco and ball room dancing are all a styles of dance you’ll be learning in this class with the Kalliflorico Dance Company. This is a fun and exciting new program. Class is being offered on Sundays. AGES: 7 to 15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Sundays, 7/5 – 7/26/2015, 1:30 - 3:00pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $55 (Pasco Resident), $69 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S394;
RITMO LATINO FOR YOUTH & TEENS 7 TO 15: Latin Rhythms! Explore the lively and vigorous social dance of Latin America and other countries with the Kalliflorico Dance Company. This is a fun and exciting new program. Class is being offered on Mondays. AGES: 7 to 15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Mondays, 7/6 – 7/27/2015, 4:00 - 5:00pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $12 (Pasco Resident), $15 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S303
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured activities. Parents must pre-register their child at the Recreation office in City Hall or online. AGES/DAYS/TIMES: Age 7-12 = M,T,TH,F: 3:45 – 5:30pm, W: 2:00 – 4:30pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! PROGRAM #: #S416
- TEEN PROGRAMS –
LATIN DANCE CLASSES: Please look under “Youth” or “Adult” Program sections for information on these classes.
GOLF LESSONS: Please look under “Youth” or “Adult” Program sections for information on these classes.
PADDLEBOARDING LESSONS: Please look under the “Adult Programs” sections for information on paddleboarding for teens.
KAYAKING CLINIC: This introduction to flat-water kayaking will get you started right! Come out and have fun while you learn basic boat handling skills, including launch and landing techniques, the elements of a proper forward stroke, and turning. Discover how much fun kayaking can be! Space is limited. DATE: July 7 – July 16, 2015, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 am – 11:00 am; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 5, 2015; AGES: 12-17; FEE: $54 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities), $68 (Non-resident fee); CLASS #: S227
AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN PROGRAM: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured sports and activities. Parents must pre-register their teen at the Recreation office in City Hall or online. AGES/DAYS/TIMES: Age 13-18 = M,T,TH,F: 5:30 – 7:00pm, W: 4:30 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! PROGRAM #: #W401
- ADULT PROGRAMS –
PADDLEBOARDING: This informative overview to flat-water paddleboarding will introduce you to the newest craze of water transportation! Learn basic board handling skills, including launch and landing techniques, the elements of a proper forward stroke, and turning. Rescues are demonstrated and you're invited to practice solo or assisted rescues. Local paddle places, gear, clothing and next steps are all discussed. DATE: Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 5, 2015; AGES: Ages 12 and older; FEE: $49 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities), $61 (Non-resident fee); CLASS #: S233
WAVEMAKERS AQUA FIT: This warm water exercise program offered by Oasis Physical Therapy is the class you’ve been looking for. If you suffer from arthritis, low back pain, muscle weakness or other aliments then why not try this warm water course! For More information please call the Pasco Senior Center at 509 545-3459. AGES: 18+;
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Monday/Wednesday, 7/1 – 7/29/2015, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S345;
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday/Thursday, 7/2 – 7/30/2015, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: W346
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! Call 509 545-3459 or stop by the Senior Center for a visit at 1315 N. 7th Ave., Pasco. AGE: 40+; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE FOR MONTH OF JULY: $33 (Resident), $41 (Non-Resident)
CLASS #: S344
KAYAKING BASICS: This quick introduction to flat-water kayaking will get you started right! Learn basic boat handling skills, including launch and landing techniques, the elements of a proper forward stroke, and turning. Rescues are demonstrated and you're invited to practice solo or assisted rescues. Local paddling locations, gear, clothing and next steps are all discussed. DATE: Thursday, July 16, 2015, 3:00 – 6:00 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 13, 2015; AGES: Adults; FEE: $65 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities), $81 (Non-resident fee); CLASS #: S230
KAYAK TOUR AND DINNER AT ANTHONY’S RESTAURANT: Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the Columbia River as we paddle downstream from Leslie Groves Park to Columbia Point Park. We will dock our kayaks and have a wonderful 4 course dinner at Anthony’s Home Port Restaurant! Directions and a detailed itinerary will be received during registration. Trip includes kayak, shuttle, equipment, guides, dinner, and gratuity. Tour fills quickly, register early! DATE: Friday, July 17, 2015, 1:30 – 6:00 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 14, 2015; AGES: Adults; FEE: $64 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities), $80 (non-resident fee); CLASS #: S221
YAKIMA DELTA KAYAK EVENT CACHE: Let's have a social on the water! It's a get-together at the boat launch next to Wye Park. Bring your kayak (or rent one from us if you need one). We will paddle around the Yakima Delta and see what kind of nature we can find, as this area is home to a variety of water fowl and four-legged animals. DATE: Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 8, 2015; AGES: Adults; FEE: Free (if you need a kayak, rental is $19 Res / $24 NR); CLASS #: S224
- SENIOR CENTER -
SENIOR CENTER: Looking for a place to get out of the house, meet and socialize with others? Come to the Pasco Senior Center, we have all kinds of stuff to do, including billiards, pinochle, dominos, china painting, computer lab, wood carving and more! Open Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm. The Pasco Senior Center is located at 1315 N. 7th Ave. in Pasco.
SENIOR CENTER BUILDING RENTALS: Looking for a great place to host your next event call the Pasco Senior Center at (509) 545-3459 for more information. We rent large and small rooms for meetings, parties or receptions.
HAPPY FEET - Free Foot Care (Donations Accepted)!: If you reside in Franklin County or Burbank and are over the age of 60 you might qualify for free foot care. (This program is funded by SE Washington Aging and Longer Term Care and Participant Donations). If you do not qualify for the HAPPY FEET Free Foot Care Program not to worry, we also have a Foot Care for Adults (Ages 18+) Program, Cost is $30. For information on either program please call (509) 545-3459 for more information.
Feel free to call our office at 509-545-3456 with any questions OR visit our website at www.pascoparksandrec.com to sign up for these programs!