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Parks & Recreation

Posted on: September 26, 2017


PASCO Recreation Update: (September 26, 2017) 

- Announcements -

RESERVE A PICNIC SHELTER: 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.

SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER RECREATION GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE! Check out all the events and programs happening this fall in the Sept – Dec Pasco Recreation Program Guide. Available online at or on shelves at one of the following locations: Pasco City Hall, Pasco 1st Avenue Center, Martin Luther King Center, Pasco Memorial Pool & Aquatic Park, both Pasco branches of the Mid-Columbia Libraries, and SuperMex.

LAMPSON CABLE BRIDGE RUN 2017 – EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Early bird Registration is now open for the 2017 Lampson Cable Bridge Run. This year you can choose between a long sleeve regular cotton shirt or a long sleeve technical t-shirt. Register today at, just search “Lampson”.


- Special Events & All Age Programs -

Sweetest Daddy/Daughter Prom: Dads, Step-Dads, Grandpas or Uncles. You are invited to bring your favorite girl (or girls) out for an evening of dancing, fun, and memories to last a lifetime! Girls will receive a friendship bracelet, professional Photo and goody bag. Space is limited so register early! Sorry, no registrations will be taken at the door! AGES: 5-13;

DAY/DATES/TIME: Saturday, October 21, 7-9pm; LOCATION: Pasco City Hall Activity Center; FEE:$22R/$28NR ($8R/$10NR additional girls); CLASS #: F322


Costume Hayride: Cool breezes, orange pumpkins, and costumes all mean fall is in the air! Join us for a visit to the farm on a hayride with music, apple cider, and hot chocolate. All participants are encouraged to dress up - however, costumes are not required. (Pumpkins may be purchased by participants. Pre-registration required.) ALL AGES;

DAY/DATES/TIME: Saturday, October 21, 10-11:30am; LOCATION: Douglas Fruit Co; FEE:$3R/$4NR (pumpkins may be purchased separately); CLASS #: F205

- Preschool Programs –

TODDLER SHORT SPORTS: This partnership program with the YMCA is an exciting introduction to a variety of sports for your 2 ½ to 4 year old. During the class children will be introduced to soccer, t-ball, volleyball, basketball, and more! AGES: 2 ½ to 4; DAY/DATE/TIME: Thursdays, 10/12-11/16/2017, 10-10:45am; LOCATION: Pasco City Hall Gymnasium; FEE: $24R/$30NR; CLASS #: F209


LITTLE SPIKERS VOLLEYBALL: BUMP, SET, AND SPIKE YOUR WAY TO GROUP FUN! This 5 week class is designed to give your child a basic introduction to volleyball in a fun and inclusive way. Through group games and drills they will start to learn proper techniques for bumping, setting, spiking and group play. Includes program t-shirt. AGES 4-5;

DAY/DATES/TIME: Saturday, 10/14-11/18/17, 9:30-10:15am; LOCATION: Pasco City Hall Activity Center; FEE:$25R/$32NR; CLASS #: F511


- Youth Programs –

KARATE –OCTOBER SESSION: 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, 10/3-10/26/2017, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F409
  • LEVEL 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10/2-10/25/2017, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F408

AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN PROGRAM – SCHOOL YEAR: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured activities, including snacks, sports, arts & crafts, board games and more. 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 – 4:00pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! CLASS #: F400


YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE: This is a parent/volunteer sponsored program conducted by Pasco Recreation Services. It is designed to be a recreational outlet for youth to learn the fundamentals of basketball and incorporate these skills into game situations. Girls and Boys will play on separate teams which are formed according to geographical area and school grade (1st-6th grade). NO recruiting or “hand picking” allowed. Practices are held at various grade schools, no more than twice a week. After the coaches’ meeting, you will be notified of practice times and locations. Games are played on Saturdays in Pasco or Kennewick. Fee includes reversible jersey. Early registration deadline is October 31st. We will allow late registration until November 19th for an additional $10 fee. Coaches will begin calling players after Thanksgiving. GRADES: 1-6; DAY/DATE/TIME: To Be Determined by Coach; LOCATION: Pasco Elementary School Gyms; FEE: $55R/$69NR ($10 late fee 11/1-11/19); CLASS #: F508


- Teen Programs –

AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN PROGRAM – SCHOOL YEAR: 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 #: F401



- Adult Programs –


DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL: A fun, informal way for adults to participate in the sport of volleyball. Players will be randomly placed on teams. Come out and make some friends as you exercise and have fun at the same time. No one under 18 years of age allowed on site. AGES: Adults; DAY/DATE/TIME: Thursdays, September 14-December 14, 7:00-9:30pm; LOCATION: Mcloughlin Middle School; FEE: $2 per person/per evening;

WOMEN ONLY ZUMBA – SPANISH INSTRUCTION: You’ll have so much fun it won’t feel like you’re working out. Lose yourself in the music and dance your way to a fitter you. No dance experience necessary. Class is held with an instructor that leads in Spanish, but class is fairly easy to follow along. AGES: 15+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10/2 – 10/30/2017, 7-8pm; LOCATION: Pasco City Hall Activity Center Gym; 525 N 3rd, Pasco; FEE: $23R/$29NR; CLASS #: F381


SEWING WITH MARCY: Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced student looking to improve your skills, this class will help you to become more accomplished in your sewing skills. Students must provide their own supplies and bring their own sewing machines to class. AGES: 18+; DAYS/DATES/TIMES: Mondays, September 18-December 18; 10am-2:30 pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: $40R/$50NR PROGRAM #: #F300

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 City Hall Activity Center Gym. You may pay the drop-in rate or sign up for a month at a time! Call 509 545-3459 or stop by the Recreation Offices in Pasco City Hall. AGES: 40+; DAYS/DATES/TIME: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, October 2-30, 10-11 am; LOCATION: Pasco City Hall Activity Center Gym; 525 N 3rd, Pasco; FEE: DROP-IN FEE: $4Res/$5NR; CLASS #: F339

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! Various session days and times available! For more information or to register visit or call the Pasco 1st Avenue Center at 509 545-3459. AGES: 18+; DROP-IN FEE: $10


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 1st Avenue Center; FEE: Free! (Donation accepted); 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. 

- Senior Services -

ADVANCED PLANNING FOR END OF LIFE: Death is a part of life and unfortunately the unexpected happens. There are many decisions to make and options to consider. Planning ahead so your loved ones know your wishes can help ease the stress of this very emotional time for those left behind. Stephanie Fehr of Einan's Funeral Home will lead you through the process of end of life planning and show you how you can help ease the transition for your loved ones. Please RSVP by calling 509 545-3459. AGES: 18 and older; DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday, October 3, 1:30-2:30pm; LOCATION: Pasco 1st Avenue Center; FEE: Free!

MEALS ON WHEELS LUNCHES: Enjoy a delicious lunch. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance and may be made by calling 509-543-5706. DAYS/TIME: Monday – Friday, 11:45am – 12:45pm; LOCATION: 1st Avenue Center, 505 N. 1st Ave., Pasco, WA; FEE: $7.30 per meal for ages 18-59, $2.75 suggested donation for ages 60+ .

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!