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Our department serves community members and visitors to our city of all ages. We strive to provide the highest quality community services, such as camp programs, aquatics, preschool, and access to parks and facilities. Our mission is to increase the quality of living for the citizens of Pacific Grove and the Monterey Peninsula.


2019 Fall Programs 

Registration is now open for all 2019 fall programs!

2019-2020 Community Center Preschool  
Space is still available in the Community Center Preschool. Please call the Community Center Office at (831) 648-5729 for more inofrmation and how to enroll.

Youth Center After School 
The Youth Center After School Program is accepting registrations for the 2019-2020 school year. The After School Program is open to middle school students grades 6th-8th. Semester and year long memberships are available.
Registration is available online or at the Pacific Grove Youth Center.  

For a complete list of all recreation programs, please visit our online catalog or come by the Pacific Grove Youth Center located at 302 16th Street, Pacific Grove, CA 93950.    

Parks and Facilities 

We have many beautiful parks and facilities, some of which can be reserved for private parties or personal events. Online reservations of facilities and parks will be coming soon to the online catalog. 

Special Events

Pacific Grove is host to a variety of special events like marathons, triathlons, car shows, parades, and many other tradidtional community celebrations.These events have become a big part of Pacfic Grove's heritage and are loved by both Pacific Grove residents and visitors. For inquire about hosting a special event or the application process, call the recreation administration office at (831) 648-3134. To view a list of our Special Event Calendar for 2019/2020 click here

Recreation Needs Assessment 
The City wants to enhance recreational opportunities and foster a healthy, vibrant community. To achieve these goals, we asked for your feedback and input. Here is the Recreation Needs Assessment document and associated exhibits: