Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District
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March Into Fun!
March is here and soon our new Spring/Summer SPOTLIGHT will be too! Online registration opens on March 10th. Planning early for summer camps? Take a sneak peak at our 2014 Camps-At-A-Glance chart and watch your email for a special limited time 'Happy Camper" discount coupon next week. If you have a preschooler, don't
logomiss in-person registration for our Pleasant Hill Recreation Preschool on March 8th at the new Pleasant Hill Community Center. 
March into Spring/Summer fun with PHRecreation & Park District!  


Coming Soon!
New Spring/Summer SPOTLIGHT 

Activity Registration opens   

March 10, 2014

Take a sneak peak of our Summer Camps Now >>  


For more information on all our activities, please contact us at (925) 682-0896 or visit us at

Pleasant Oaks Park Grand Opening

& Dedication Ceremony
Location: 2 Santa Barbara Rd, across from PHMS

A last minute reminder to join us for an afternoon of fun! Official ribbon cutting ceremony, open batting cages (weather permitting) and a picnic in this beautiful, completely renovated park and sports center. 
Enjoy BBQ from Steel Smokin' who will donate a portion of proceeds to PH Recreation Youth Playground Fund. 
PHBA snack shack will also be open (free popcorn). See you there!

Help Us Expand the Playground at Pleasant Oaks Park!
Fundraising starts now to build an additional youth playground area at Pleasant Oaks Park. Together we are making our parks better. 

Supported by Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District, PHBA & PHMSA


Download Playground Donation form>> 

For more information, call our District office at (925) 682-0896

Hey Sole Sister! 
Buy Tickets Now for the Fundraising Event of the Season:

Wine, Women & Shoes 
May 18, 2014  | 2:00 - 5:00 PM 
Location: Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Drive (near PH Police Station)

Shop the latest in shoes, accessories and more. Sip wine, savor bites & kick up your heels for a fashion show with your best sole sisters. This is a fundraising event to benefit Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District and Contra Costa County Hospice.  


Tickets on sale now: 

Pleasant Hill Recreation Preschool 

School Year
In-Person Registration
Saturday, March 8th | 9-11 AM
Location: New Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive
Learn. Play. Grow. Since 1973.  

Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District's Recreation Preschool has been encouraging the love of learning since 1973. We nurture each child, developing strong roots in self-confidence, creativity and academics. Our preschool programs establish the foundation for a child's future education. Come grow with us! 

Explore our preschool here:

Spring Fling Community Boutique
Saturday March 29th from 11 am - 3 pm  
Location: PH Winslow Center, 
2590 Pleasant Hill Road 
30+ Local Vendors, Bake Sale and Raffle.
Benefits Pleasant Hill Recreation Preschool
For more information, visit

Special Youth Event: Fairytale Princess Party 

March 19th, 3:30 - 4:30 PM (Pre-register by 3/12)

Location: Winslow Center Assembly Room
2590 Pleasant Hill Rd 


Hey Kids! Don't miss the chance to be a princess for a day with Queen Mom and/or King Dad! You'll be treated like royalty.


Call District office to register at (925) 682-0896

Sports Center Activities 
NFL Sponsored Youth Flag Football Spring Program  
Games: May 3 - June 14th (Saturdays only)
Registration closes Friday, April 18th
Fee: $145/$130 (Dist. Res)

NFL sports shirt, football and flag belt included. Visit 


Kidz Love Soccer (age 2-10) 
Spring Session Starts April 11th or 12th 
A recreational school setting for children to learn the game of soccer in a safe, non-competitive environment. Visit for registration and details. 

2014 Dolfin Swim Team 

Special in-person Registration Day  

March 22nd, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District Office, 147 Gregory Lane

For more information on the Dolfin Swim Team, visit

Mark Your Calendar:

Special Travel Presentation 

April 9th at 6:00 PM

Learn about exciting upcoming travel adventures offered by PHR&PD Travel Services.

6:00pm - Florida, South Dakota, Australia/New Zealand

7:00pm - South America, Portugal, India

Schedule subject to change, please call 798-8747 to confirm times. Visit for more details. 

Featured Travel adventures: 
October 6-11, 2014 
See more trip details here >>
** $100 Discount for early sign-up!
The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is simply one of the most spectacular displays of sound and color you are ever to witness. This exciting journey also includes time in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, two culturally rich cities. Visit the unique shops and restaurants of Old Town Albuquerque. Wind through the stunning Turquoise Trail. Set out on a walking tour of Santa Fe that highlights the St. Francis Cathedral and the end of the Santa Fe Trail.


October 24 - November 2, 2014

See more trip details here>>

** $100 Discount for early sign-up!  
Explore our rich American heritage on this exiting historical adventure. From New York City to Amish Country, Shenandoah Valley, Colonial Williamsburg, Mount Vernon and Washington D.C., discover our Country's countless treasures!


For more information, call our District Travel Office at (925) 798-8747


Pleasant Hill Senior Center Wins
California Park and Recreation Society 2013 Award of Excellence for
Outstanding New Facility


Thank you to all our community supporters whose efforts helped make this award-winning facility a reality. 

Over Fifty & Fabulous Activities
CPM Series: "When Do You Need Fiduciary Services
Thursday, March 13 @ 2pm 

Special Event:
Senior Mardi Gras Party

March 4, 2014, 3:00 pm   

Location: Pleasant Hill Senior Center 

Dining Room Tickets are $10 (pre-sale)/$15 at door. 


Didn't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year? Celebrate right here in Pleasant Hill and enjoy some wonderful wine selections (non-alcoholic available) & appetizers.    

Sponsored by the Chateaus of Pleasant Hill


Get Quilting!

Sign up for Beginning Quilting, Beyond the Basics and Basics + to create a beautiful family heirloom and build friendships with other quilters! Visit for more information & registration.  


Weight & Strength Class

Strengthen your muscles for a healthier you! Sign up at

For more information on Over Fifty & Fabulous Activities, visit
Planning A Business Meeting or Event?
Featured Building: New Pleasant Hill Community Center
Contact Ryan Herriman, our Facilities Coordinator, to find the perfect meeting place for your next conference, training workshop and important discussions. 

Phone: (925) 676-5200

Mark your calendars!


April 4, 2014 - FREE Laugh, Love & Learn Information Fair - 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Pleasant Hill Senior Center
Call for more information: (925) 798-8788 


April  6, 2014 Pancake Breakfast - 8:00 - 10:00 AM 

Location: Chateau Room, PH Senior Center, 233 Gregory Lane

Enjoy a stack of 'flapjacks' with eggs, sausage and orange juice. Adults (11 & Up): $5 Children (5-10): $3 and Children (4 & under): FREE.

April 12, 2014 - Breakfast with Bunny - 8:30 -9:30 am
Location: Pleasant Hill Senior Center
Pre-register by April 4th
Enjoy breakfast and crafts with Bunny. Bring camera.
Admission: $8.50/$7.50 (Dist. Res.). For ages 1-10. Parents must attend/register as well.
April 19, 2014 - "Egg"-Citing Egg Hunt!  - Start times vary by age group! 
Location: Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane, PH

Giant egg hunt by age group and free entertainment by Dana Smith (Juggler) and music by Strawberry Fields. Pre-registration required. Visit


April 19, 2014 Easter Pancake Breakfast & Spring Boutique - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Pleasant Hill Senior Center
Tickets: Adults (11+): $5, Children (5-10 yrs): $3, 4 & under: FREE

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