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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 Summer Programs 

Registration is now open for all 2019 programs! Activities include swim lessons at Stillwell Children's Pool at Lovers Point, Adventure Day Camp at the Pacific Grove Youth Center, and our Little Adventurer's program at the Pacific Grove Community Center. Please see the flyers below for more detailed program information. You can now register online for programs or in person at the Pacific Grove Youth Center located at 302 16th st. Pacific Grove, Ca 93950.    

NEW: Online Registration

Parks and Facilities 

We have many beautiful parks and facilities, some of which can be reserved for private parties or personal events.  

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. 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: