The Cordova Rec & Park Digest
Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from CRPD!

Our New Year's resolution is to give more to our community in 2019. We began by providing an abundance of gifts for children in need this holiday season.

Wondering how you can you give back to your community? We have programs services that need your help! Visit to learn more about volunteering, donating and sponsoring community programs!

( click the photo to read the full story )
Here's what's happening in your community:
Plunging for Paradise

Register for the 5th annual Polar Bear Plunge to raise money for a non-profit of your choice and enjoy a complimentary pancake breakfast!

Our staff is pledging their plunge to the Camp Fire victims of Paradise, CA. Who will you plunge for?

Saturday, January 5
8 - 10 a.m.

Where: Lincoln Village Pool & Neil Orchard Senior Activities Center

How Much? $10 per person for plunge & breakfast.

Just hungry?
$5 per person ages 9 & up
$2 per person ages 8 & under
Winter Break Camp still has spaces available!

Ages 5 - 14 are invited for activities such as arts & crafts, sports, cooking projects, games and FUN!

Where: Hagan Community Center

When : Wednesday. January 2 - Friday, January 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

How Much? $75/week or $30/day 
2019 Picnic & Pavilion Rentals
Reservations open early this year! Save the date:
 Monday, January 7 at 8 a.m.
Amtrak to
the Biggest Little City

Looking for a getaway? Enjoy an overnight trip to the “Biggest Little City,” R eno, Nevada! Relax in comfort aboard the Amtrak Zephyr’s double-decker, Superliner cars and experience a birds-eye view of the High Sierras.

Trip includes shuttle to Sacramento Amtrak station, one-way train ride to Reno, overnight accommodations at Eldorado Casino and Resort with luggage handling, casino bonus, breakfast buffet and return motor coach ride.

February 25 - 26

$289/person (double occupancy)
$356/person (single occupancy)

Registration and cancellation deadline: January 12
Fridays in the Kitchen
"Bowl You Over"

Ages: 5 - 14

Learn filling, nutritious and fun recipes with Chef Terri. On the menu: Asian pasta salad, veggie stir fry and fruit kabobs!

January 18
4 - 6 p.m.

Where: Hagan Community Center

How Much? $15
Teen Late Night Events
@ The HYDE Out

What: Food, fun, games and movies at the cinema night!

Friday, January 18
6 - 9 p.m.

Where: The HYDE Out at the Hagan Community Center

How Much? $5 for members, $10 for non-members

Must have valid middle or high school ID to enter

Upcoming Teen Late Nights:
February 15 - Chocolate Party
March 15 - St. Patty's Day
April 26 - Minute to Win It
May 17 - End of Year Bash
Adult Softball Leagues

Join one of the best recreational softball leagues around! Teams will play 7 league games with the top 4 teams moving up to playoffs for a league championship.

Mather Sports Center
January 14 - March 9

Divisions: Men’s, Coed & Women’s at both competitive and recreational levels.

Register now through January 6. Email:

2019-2020 Board of Directors
On December 19, t he Board elected their officers for the 2019-2020 Term. The Oath of Office was administered to the three incumbents re-elected in the General Election: Brian Danzl, Terri Leimbach and Inez Reyes.

Michael Yearwood - Chairperson

Brian Danzl - Vice Chairperson

Rick Sloan - Secretary

Terri Leimbach - Director

Inez Reyes - Director
Youth Street Hockey League

Ages: 5 - 11

Participate in the upcoming season and you'll be the first to play on our brand-new outdoor rink! No experience necessary. All ability levels welcome.

Mather Sports Center
January 14 - March 9

Practices: Days and times vary

Games: Saturdays

How Much? $70/player

Registration also available in person at Mather Sports Center
Pee Wee
Ages: 3 - 6

Prepare your young athlete for organized play by signing them up for Pee Wee Basketball! This class is specifically designed for those brand new to basketball. $45 per player.
Mather Sports Center
January 7 - 23
5 - 5:45 p.m.

Keep an eye out for our 2019 Spring/Summer Recreation Guide!
Gracing your mail box in early February.
Youth Classes
at the
Hagan Community Center
Hip-Hop (3 - 12)

Karate (5+)

Baby Ballet (9 mo - 3)
Pre - Ballet (3 - 5)
Ballet (6 - 12)

Kid's Yoga (3 - 13)

Karate (5+)

Click the class name to learn more and register!
Zumbathon for Paradise

In early December, our very own Zumba instructor, Gerardo Martinez Orozco, co-hosted a fundraiser for the victims of the Camp Fire. With CRPD's help, he and Annalisa Brown raised almost $4,000! (Click the photo to read the full article).

Want to meet Gerardo? Come to his class at Mather Sports Center.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:15 - 7:15 p.m.

9 - 10 a.m.

Where: Mather Sports Center

How Much? $5 drop-in or $30 for a 10 punch pass card