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Posted on: June 30, 2016



CONCERT #2 TODAY AT VOLUNTEER PARK! The second in our series of concerts in the park is scheduled for this evening from 6:30 – 8:00pm at Volunteer Park. Come listen to the sounds of Ruido Instinto and enjoy time together in the park.

RESERVE A PICNIC SHELTER: Graduation and Summer Vacations are just around the corner. Reserve a picnic shelter today and enjoy the day at one of your local Pasco Parks. You can check availability and reserve your shelter online at OR you can come into the recreation office located at 525 N. 3rd Ave., Pasco.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK! Your Pasco Parks & Recreation now has a facebook page. Visit our page and like us today at


SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Come join us on Thursdays throughout the summer from 6:30-8:00pm for some evening music in the park. Grab some food from the vendors, pull out your lawn chair and kick back to the sounds of summer. SECOND CONCERT DATE: June 30; LOCATION: Volunteer Park; BAND: Ruido Instinto; STYLE: Latin Rock

GRAND OLD 4TH CELEBRATION: Come celebrate our nation's independence! On the morning of the 4th join us at Memorial Park for the Annual Kiwanis Breakfast (7:00am), followed by the Pre-parade Kid's Street dance (9:15am) and then stay and watch as Hapo's Grand Old 4th Parade passes by(10:00am). After the parade come watch the homemade boats, made from recyclables race across Memorial Pool in the Cardboard Regatta. In the evening the celebration continues at Gesa Stadium with an amazing fireworks show. Gates open at 8:30pm, fireworks start at 10:00pm. Hope to see you all there!

SECOND ANNUAL CARDBOARD REGATTA: Aspiring boaters and engineers, or those that just want to have some fun, put your creativity in gear, collect your cardboard and recyclables and start building your boat for this year’s cardboard regatta! This is an exciting and literal sink or swim event. Participants must build a boat with cardboard, duct tape, and recyclable material that holds 2-6 people and then race them across Memorial Pool. Will you be the winner this year? Or will your boat win this years “Titanic” Award? DAY/DATE/TIME: Monday, July 4, 12:00noon; LOCATION: Memorial Pool (1520 W. Shoshone, Pasco); FEE: $5 (Youth), $6 (Adults); PROGRAM#: S200 (Youth), S201 (Adults)


SWIM LESSON SESSION #2: Summer is here so its time to sign your child up for swim lessons! Registration for session #2 begins June 30 for Pasco Residents and July 1 for all others. You may register online at (starting at 6:00am) or register in-person at the recreation offices located in Pasco City Hall (starting at 8:00am).

MEMORIAL POOL & AQUATIC PARK SEASON PASSES! Even though Memorial Pool and Aquatic Park is not yet open, summer is just around the corner and it is not to early to purchase your season pass. For a summer of fun enjoying the waterslides, kid’s pool, spray park, diving board, lap pool and more, stop by the Recreation Services Offices located in Pasco City Hall to purchase your pass today. FEE: Adult: $95Res/$110NR, Youth & Senior: $55Res/$65NR, Family (up to 6): $200Res/$265NR Season passes may be purchased online at

POOL SHELTER RENTALS: Would you like to have a Party during open swim? Get your shelter package and save! Party Package includes one pool shelter rental and 10 swim passes. TIME 1-4PM: $60; TIME 4-6PM & 6:15-8:15PM (Sat): $50; TIME 1-6PM: $70

RENT MEMORIAL POOL: If you have a large group (school, club, church, reunion, etc.) you may want to rent the whole facility and have Memorial Pool to yourselves. Rental times available throughout the week, call the Recreation office for details, 509-545-3456. FEE: $200/hr (For up to 300 people) + $100 Refundable deposit.


LITTLE SLUGGERS T-BALL: Come learn, grow, play, and have fun in this introductory program to the sport of T-ball! Fee includes a t-shirt and cap. DAY/DATES/TIME: Tuesdays, June 28 – July 19, 9:30-10:30am; LOCATION: Memorial Park (1520 W. Shoshone, Pasco); FEE: $32Res/$40NR; CLASS#: S413


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, 7/5 – 7/28/2016, 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 – 7/27/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S407

YOUTH 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 11-July 14; GRADES/TIMES: Grades: 1-2: 9:00-10:00am, Grades 3-5: 10:15-11:45am; LOCATION: City Hall Gym; FEE: Grades 1-2: $40 Res/$50 NR, Grades 3-5: $45Res/$56NR; CLASS #: S540 & S541

AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN 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

USTA FAMILY FRIENDLY TENNIS .The USTA Family Friendly Tennis program runs throughout the summertime. Family members of all ages and generations are welcome to join. It's even great for four friends who just want to play tennis together.Sessions go for 90 minutes and are held on tennis courts at local parks. To ensure that as many family members as possible can participate, we hold sessions in the evening (6pm-7:30pm). For more information and to register go to:

The USTA youth summer tennis camp is the place for kids 6-17 years of age to have fun, be active, and learn to play tennis with friends. Camps run Mon-Fri from 8am - 12pm. For more information and to register go to:

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

• MULTI-SPORT CAMP: This camp includes supervised lunch and open swim. Please bring a sack lunch. Non-Swimmers need life-jackets. This multi-sport program gives children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of each sport are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a focus on fun. All games and activities are designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination and skill development at their own pace. For registration information go to:
• FLAG FOOTBALL/SWIM CAMP: This camp includes supervised lunch and open swim. Please bring a sack lunch. Non-Swimmers need life-jackets. Boys and girls learn skills on both sides of the football including the core components of passing, catching and defense - all in a fun and positive environment.For registration information go to:
• BASKETBALL CAMP: This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for beginning to intermediate athletes. An active week of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding makes this one of our most popular programs. Boys and girls will also learn vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork and responsibility. For registration information go to:


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 #: #S417


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. You may pay the drop-in rate or 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: $30 (Resident), $38 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S341; DROP-IN FEE: $4Res/$5NR

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, 7/6 – 7/27/2016, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $70 (Pasco Resident), $88 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S347
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday/Thursday, 7/5 – 7/28/2016, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $80 (Pasco Resident), $100 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S348
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday/Thursday, 7/5 – 7/28/2016, 5:15pm - 6:00pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $80 (Pasco Resident), $100 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S353

FOOT CARE FOR ADULTS: This program is designed to provide preventative maintenance and education to Franklin County and Burbank residents who are 60 years of age and older. Care is provided by a Registered Nurse. If an abnormality is detected, you will be referred to your physician or other social services organization. Call 509 545-3459 to see if you qualify for this program. AGES: 60 and older; DAY/DATE/TIME: Day/Date/Time Vary Call for appointment days and times; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: Donation; NOTE: Funds for the Franklin County and Burbank Foot Care program are administered by Southeast Washington Aging and Long Term Care. Those that do not qualify for this program may choose to participate in our fee based program, call the Pasco Senior Center at 509 545-3459 for more info.


MEALS ON WHEELS LUNCHES: Enjoy a delicious lunch. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance and may be made by calling 509-543-5706. *$2.75 is the suggested donation for those ages 60+ for the meal. DAYS/TIME: Monday – Friday, 11:45am – 12:45pm; LOCATION: 1315 N. 7th Ave., Pasco, WA;

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 to sign up for these programs!

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