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Youth Center - After School Program (Middle School Youth) - SOFT OPENING
May 10 & 11: 3:00-5:00 pm (pizza and drinks provided)
May 16, 17, 18: 3:00-5:00 pm
May 23 & 24: 3:00-5:00 pm
Summer dates & Fall opening - to be announced soon 

Summer Programs & Swim Instruction: 
Require the completion of an online account prior to registration. Please follow the instructions to set up an online account prior to the registration dates. We are happy to make appointments for in person assistance at the Youth Center. Call 831-646-3134 assistance for with account set up. 

2023-2024 Preschool Program:
To place your child's name on our registration list you must call 831-648-3135 and leave message with your name, child's name, child's date of birth, and contact number. Your child must be 3 years of age and "potty trained" by the first day of attendance. We will start accepting names for the registration on April 5th at 9:00 am. Names will be added to the registration list according to the time stamped date of your voicemail. A staff member will call to confirm placement on our registration list and set up an in person preschool appointment. For more details, please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the preschool picture link. 

Department Information:
Our department serves community members and visitors to our city of all ages. We strive to provide the highest quality community services, youth and adult activities, 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.

Permit Processing: Please scroll up and click on the green "Register Online" button to visit our online catalog and view permit information, pricing and availability. Staff is available to assist by phone or through an appointment. Please call 831-648-3134 or email for assistance. 

COVID-19 Restrictions/Impact: For a list of recreation service impacts, to include park and beach closures, please click here


Parks and Facilities Parks

Pacific Grove boasts 28 parks, ranging from the beach sands of Lovers Point Park to the forest of Monterey Pines. Park reservations are available for parties, events, weddings, picnics, BBQ's, sports practices/games and more. To view a list of reservable spaces and make a reservation, please visit the Online Catalog.


Looking for a place to host your meeting or event? The City of Pacific Grove offers a variety of community centers, event hall and and meeting spaces to accommodate groups of all sizes. 

You may view a list of facilities here. To make a reservation, please visit the Online Catalog.
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