As you make plans in the upcoming school daze,
don't forget to add the fun!
Explore all the ways to play after-school, after work or in your free time with Pleasant Hill Rec & Park this month. Happy Back to School!

Now available online!
Fall/Winter 2019
The Spotlight Rec Guide

Watch for the latest issue of our Recreation Guide, The Spotlight, filled with lots of WOW!-inspiring recreational activities and events coming to your mailboxes soon!

Fall Registration Opens August 5

Pop-Up Play Dates FREE!

August 28, 3:00-4:30 pm
Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Ln, PH

September 30, 3:00-4:30 pm
Brookwood Park, 3250 Withers Ave, Lafayette

Pop in and play with us after school!
Join Rec & Park staff for organized outdoor games and activities in the park. We provide the fun; you provide the smiles.
Tinkers & Thinkers Innovation Faire FREE!

September 14, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Senior Center (NEW LOCATION) and Pleasant Hill Park, 233 Gregory Ln, PH

The S.T.E.M.-tastic Tinkers & Thinkers Innovation Faire is back and bursting with lots of new inspiring ideas, interactive exhibits and hands-on "make & take" activities. Join us for this very special FREE community event! It's truly out of this world!
For more information, visit .

Calling all Makers! Want to share your innovation or bright ideas? Want to provide a cool interactive S.T.E.M. activity to inspire the community? Click here
Last Call for Summer Camps!
Want an endless summer? Wrap up a Summer of WOW! with one last week of fun! Check online or call (925) 682-0896 for availability.

  • Preschool Camps (varies)
  • Adventure Kids Camp (Gr. 1-5)
  • Berkeley Chess School (6-13 yrs)
  • Fit Kids Field Games (Gr 1-5)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Camp (7-12 yrs)
  • YouTube Stars Camp (7-12 yrs)
  • Tennis Camps (6-12 yrs)
  • Xtreme Summer Camp (Gr. 6-10)
What is your teen doing after school?
Hang out with us!

Provide a fun and supervised place for your teen to hang out after school at our popular Teen After School Program. Grades 6-12. Call (925) 691-5645 to check availability. Limited spaces left.

Monday-Friday | After School - 6:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Teen Center
Fee: $10.50/day or $14/day with transportation from VVMS & PHMS
Home School Classes & Activities NEW!

Rec & Park is excited to introduce new special interest classes, P.E. Sports and aquatic activities this fall for homeschoolers! We accept Visions vouchers.
Call (925) 682-0896 for questions.

  • Aloha Mind Math (6-12 yrs)
  • Jazz/Hip Hop! (7-12 yrs)
  • Vocal Arts (Grades 4-8)
  • PE/Sports Medley (3-14 yrs)
  • Lap Swim (under 14 yrs w/ adult)
  • Water Aerobics (<14 yrs w/ adult)
Dive into Fall Aquatics!
Summer may be over but the pool is still open for a wide variety of aquatic activities. Dive on in for more splashy fun! Click on links below to learn more about

Fall Swim Lessons (6 months & up)

Registration now open. Begins 9/9.

Pre-Swim Team, Swim Clinic & Splashbal l

Lap Swim, TriFit Aqua Circuit, Water Aerobics, Water Walking
What's Your Game? NEW!

This new special interest class is the ultimate Saturday game night for kids (11-16 yrs)! Young gamers can connect with their buddies and make new ones IN THE REAL WORLD while trying out new games for Xbox, Play stations, Playstation VR & Nintendo Switch! Equipment and games provided. Kids are welcome to bring own games (rated "T" or below or upon instructor approval). Instructor: David DeFabio

Two 8-Saturday sessions available.
Register early!
Play Ball This Fall!

Introduce your little one (1.5-6 yrs) to hoops!
View classes here (Wed or Sat am options)

Kick off the school year with new FIT KIDS sports starting August 21 ! Register here
  • Badminton (Gr. 5-9)
  • Baton Twirling (Gr. 1-5)
  • Beginner Lacrosse (Gr. 1-8)
  • Field Games (Gr. 5-8)
  • Volleyball (Gr. 3-8)

Girls & Boys Leagues (Gr. K-2, 3-5, & 6-8)

NEW! Family Travel Adventure: GALAPAGOS
February 9-16, 2020

Explore the world as a family! Looking to give your kids a unique and once-in-a-lifetime education experience? What better place to do that than in Charles Darwin's "test kitchen"? Contact our Travel Coordinator, Cassie Eternal for more information at (925) 771-7636 or email at
PH Seniors Rule!
Senior Sounds Newsletter
Find out what's happening at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center this month.  There are many fun activities to choose from...Events, discussions, classes, clubs, day trips and adventures abroad! Learn why it's great to be a senior in Pleasant Hill!
Share The Love

Meet Judy Haus and her family. For the past 6 years, Judy and her husband, Chris have joined a growing number of parents who have decided to homeschool their kids. Learn how this family makes homeschool work for them and what they love about Rec & Park's new homeschool options.

Thank you for sharing the love, Haus-Marker family!
Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District