Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District
June eNews  
Summer Time Fun!

Summer time, summer time, sum-sum-summmer time! Time to stay active, conserve water, go camping, keep kids engaged, go swimming, play at a park or celebrate a family event. Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District is the go-to place for summer time fun. 

Have a great month!  

Drought Survival 101

June 19th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm   


Pleasant Hill Community Center, Perera Pavilion 

320 Civic Drive in Pleasant Hill  


Will your yard survive the drought this summer? How do you save water in your home? 


EBMUD, CCWD and PHRec & Park District will present water crisis update, voluntary drought program, available rebates, conservation tips, and more. Exhibitors will be available for additional resources.

For more information, contact Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District at (925) 682-0896.

Family Camp Out! 

Saturday, June 28, 3:00 pm  

Check-in: Saturday, 3:00 PM
Activities begin at 4:30 pm 
Check-out: Sunday, 10:00 am

Join us as Pleasant Hill Park becomes Camp Pleasant Hill. Enjoy your staycation 
with time outdoors as you introduce your kids to camping. Activities include crafts, campfire with s'mores, music, and an outdoor movie. Fee includes hot dogs and hamburgers for dinner and donuts and coffee for breakfast. Bring: tent, sleeping bags, chairs, flashlights, snacks, change of clothes, and personal items. NO pets. Fee: $15 per person
 6164.301    6/28-6/29 
Sign Up for Summer Camps

Keep your kids active and engaged this summer with our fun and exciting preschool, youth and teen camps.    


Jump to our Summer Camps Page>


View our Camps-At-A-Glance chart>

Featured Camp:  
Summer Recreation Camp 

June 24-July 31   

Tues, Wed & Thurs | 9:30 am-12:20 pm  

Entering grades 1-8 (as of Sept 2014) 
Location: College Park HS, 201 Viking Dr, PH


Keep your child active and engaged this summer with 6 weeks of summer FUN! 1-2 Graders participate in self-contained group camp program. 3-8 Graders design their own camp with a variety of sports activities and fun classes to choose from!

Full Day/Extended Care Options: 

Jump Start AM Care: 7:00 - 9:20 am

Afternoon Recreation (Field Trips & Fun): 12:30-5:30pm  

Xtra Weekdays: Mon & Fri: 8am-5:30 pm


Registration will be accepted at the District Office until June 20th or when classes fill (whichever comes first.) Registration packets available at your local school, our District office and online at registration required at Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District office at 147 Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill.   


For more camp information, visit or call (925) 682-0896


Sports Center Activities

Tennis Lessons for Whole Family! 
Sign Up Now!


Summer Youth Tennis Camps (6-12 yrs)  
Monday - Friday | 9 am-12 pm | 1 week sessions begin 6/23

Kidz Love Soccer Summer Half-Day Camps (41/2-10 yrs)
Monday - Friday | 9 am - 12 pm | 1 week sessions begin 6/16
Aquatic Activities:

Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park   



Poolside fun for the whole family! Facility includes:

25-yard pool with two diving boards; 20-yard shallow water training pool; Sprayground; Changing rooms with showers and restrooms; Two picnic areas with BBQ pit/two tables.  
Call (925) 682-0896 for reservations. 

Spring: May 24-June 15

Saturday/Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm 

Enroll online
$5 off

Information here>
Be pool safe this summer! Enroll online for spring/summer swim lessons, enter discount code and receive $5 off registration price.
Hurry! Online Discount valid thru June 13th only!

Discount code (case sensitive):
Offer Valid: 6/4- 6/13/14. Online registration only. Discount not valid for prior registrations. 
5th Annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson   
June 20th, 8:00 - 8:30 AM | PH Aquatic Park, 147 Gregory Lane
Take part in this fantastic attempt to set a Guinness World RecordTM for the World's Largest Swim Lesson. Pre-registration required by June 19th. Visit
 8610.301 6/20 F 8:00-8:30 am  
Save the date!
Dolfins' 50th Anniversary Events 
Save the date for two special events to celebrate 50 years of Have Fun! Swim Fast! All former team members and families welcome!     
August 22 | Cocktail Party (21+) & Small Bites | 8-10 PM

Location: Wence's Restaurant, 1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill
Sponsored by Wence's Restaurant     


August 23 |Swim meet, BBQ lunch by Kinder's and open swim | 11 AM - 5 PM
Location PH Education Center Pool (1 Santa Barbara Road)

For more information call 682-0896 or visit our Dolfins Swim Team Page here>
Over Fifty & Fabulous Activities

Using Technology to Find Placement

June 12th | Thursday | 2pm

Location:  PH Senior Center: Dining Room

Please pre-register as space is limited. Space is limited. RSVP required. For more info, call Dana Krider, Care Manager, at 798-8788. Sponsored by The Chateau's of Pleasant Hill.

Special Event:

Thirsty Thursday 

June 26th | 4-6 PM

Location: PH Senior Center 

Beat the summer heat with an icy Margarita or a glass of wine with your friends (non-alcoholic available)! Appetizers will be served. Sponsored by the Chateau's of Pleasant Hill. Tickets: $10 (presale) | $15 at door


Featured Class:
FIT FOR LIFE: Senior Aerobics!

Energy-inspiring music to start your day off right; low impact easy dance moves for a good cardio workout. You'll have lots of fun while you are burning calories. Muscle conditioning and stretching are part of the program. Appropriate for all levels.  


 2214.302   6/3-6/26     T/Th     9-10 am 
 2214.303   7/1 - 7/31*  T/Th     9-10 am  (*No class 7/10, 7/15)     
For more information on Over Fifty & Fabulous Activities, visit
Planning a Birthday Party?

Ask about our special birthday party packages! 
Beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces available. 
Download Party Info Sheet & Request form here>

Contact Ryan Herriman, our Facilities Coordinator, to find the perfect place for your next birthday or family celebration.
Phone: (925) 676-5200   
These Kids Want A Playground!
Help Us Expand the Playground
at Pleasant Oaks Park

Online Donations here>     

Download Playground Donation form>> 

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


The Youth Playground Fundraising Campaign starts now to build an additional youth playground area at Pleasant Oaks Park.

Your donation will go directly to youth play ground structure, site preparation and installation.

Mark your calendars!


July 4th - Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District Special Activities

4th of July 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.  

Fun & Games in the Park | 10:30 am-2:30 pm

Location: Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane
FREE entertainment for the whole family including stage entertainment, kids
games, climbing wall, bounce events, community booths, and more. Food/ beverages by BACK 40 may be purchased. 

Cool Off-Fun & Games at the PH Aquatic Park Pool! | 11:00 am-5:00 pm

Location: PH Aquatic Park, 147 Gregory Lane

July 19th - Pleasant Hill's 5th Annual Blues & Brews Festival
Saturday, July 19, 12:00-6:00 pm
Location: Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane
Enjoy a day of live blues music, craft brew tasting, vendors and food.
Buy Tickets Now> 
For more information, visit
Co-sponsors: PHR&PD and the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce


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