FREE to the public!
Our annual Holiday Festival at the new Community Center is back and better than ever.
Get into the holiday spirit with a variety of activities sure to delight the whole family.

* Explore our FROZEN-inspired winter kingdom and meet Princess Elsa!
* Ride the Holiday Express train and visit Sven's domestic friends at the petting zoo.
* Chat with our popular Talking Christmas Tree.
* Participate in hands-on arts & crafts.
* Enjoy youth holiday performances.
* Take photos with strolling characters.
* Shop in holiday marketplace.
* Grab dinner in the food court.
* And visit the big man himself, Santa Claus.

ENTER OUR COLORING CONTEST sponsored by PHBA! Click here for entry form (Grade K-8)
Click here for entry form
Winners will be on display at the Holiday Festival!

Don’t miss this magical evening of holiday fun!
Brought to you by Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District. Sponsored by Republic Services.

Thank you to our event sponsor, Republic Services and to our other generous contributors including
Rotary Club of Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Lions Club, PHBA, Downtown UPS Store, Community Focus and more


New Year’s Eve Celebration (21+ yrs)
Wednesday, December 31
Location: Chateau Room (PH Senior Center), 233 Gregory Lane

Come dance your way into the New Year to the sounds of Cover2Cover!
Let us take care of your New Year’s Eve dinner plans as a VIP or come just for the dance party. No host beer, wine and cocktails. Space is limited so buy your tickets early!

Tickets available November 1
st. See below to purchase your tickets online.
VIP Ticket: $85 | Dance Party Ticket: $50

Breakfast with Santa (1–10 yrs with parent)
Live Music by Paul Cotruvo
Saturday, December 13

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

Santa will take time off from his busy schedule to join you and your family for a morning of holiday cheer, breakfast, and live entertainment. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and more. Don’t forget your camera! Must pre-register by December 10. Two seatings available. Children under 12 months are free and do not need to be registered to attend with a parent or sibling.

Admission: $8.50/$7.50 (Dist. Res.)
6159.401 12/13 Sa 8:30 - 9:45 am
6159.402 12/13 Sa 10:15–11:30 am


Winter/Spring 2015 SPOTLIGHT Coming Soon!

Jump start those New Year's resolutions! Enroll in a wide variety of health, fitness, aquatic fitness and enrichment classes for the whole famiy.

Registration Begins December 8th for 2015 classes & activities.
Register here

Host Your Holiday Party Right Here in Pleasant hill!

Bring together your co-workers, family and/or friends to celebrate the holiday
season right here, close to home. Click here to view Rental portfolio>

For indoor facilities rentals, contact Ryan Herriman, Facilities Coordinator
at (925) 676-5200 or email him at

For outdoor park, picnic areas, field or pool rentals, call District office
at (925) 682-0896.

Teen Center After-School Program
(Grades 6-12)
Monday - Friday | Dismissal - 6:00 PM
Location: Pleasant Hill Teen Center, 147 Gregory Ln.

Now teens have a fun and safe place to go after school. The Teen Center
offers a perfect combination of structured activities and time to just hang out!
Read More Here

After-School Program Transportation is available from PHMS and
VVMS to Teen Center. Bus picks up in front of school. Purchase bus card to ride.

Urban Farm Gardening Workshops Available this Fall!

Fall gardening is rewarding and easy! Learn about seeding, transplanting
and cultivation, integrated pest management, harvesting, produce preservation and winter garden prep. Five workshop sessions available ($25/workshop).
Download Workshop Flyer here>

Classes held at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
315 Cortsen Rd in Pleasant Hill

Interested? Contact Marian Woodard at
or call (925) 890-7289 (leave message)

California Gymnastics
Now Available for Preschoolers!

Location: NEW Community Center

California Gymnastics has brought their innovative preschool gymnastics programs to PHRec! Choose from Parent & Me Movement & Gymnastics, Tiny Tumblers or Preschool Gymnastics.

For more information and age requirements, see

These Kids want a Youth Playground!
Help Us Expand the Playground for older kids
at Pleasant Oaks Park

Make Online Donations Here>
Download form here >

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. Commemorative naming opportunities for fields, benches and picnic tables will be available soon.
Call (925) 682-0896 for more information. Supported by Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District, PHBA & PHMSA, Laura Fernandez & friends

Together we are making our parks better!

Wine Women and Shoes Fundraiser Raises $49,284
For Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District & Hospice of the east bay!

Read more>

Over 300 fabulous women attended Wine Women & Shoes at the new Pleasant Hill Community Center on a glorious afternoon to support two local causes, Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District and Hospice of the East Bay. Guests enjoyed fine wine, shopping, nibbling on delicious food, meeting hunky Shoe Guys, enjoying a professional fashion show and of course, trying on designer shoes. Fashion. Friendship and Fun-draiser!

Check out the Wine Women & Shoes -East Bay Fundraiser VIDEO

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.

Pleasant Oaks Park Grand Opening a Big Hit!

Gray skies didn't stop the community from coming out to celebrate on Sunday,
March 2nd for the Grand Opening of Pleasant Oaks Park. Participants
enjoyed a stunning rendition of the Star Spangled Banner by local
middle schooler, Alexa, followed by the official ribbon cutting
with Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, the ceremonial "first pitch"
and "first soccer ball kick". PHBA and PHMSA were on hand to show their
support and team spirit. A fun day for all!

A special thank you to Steel Smokin' BBQ for donating a portion of their proceeds
to Pleasant Hill Community Foundation to help build a youth playground at Pleasant Oaks Park.

Over 1,500 People Celebrated the New Community Center Grand Opening!

On Sunday, January 26th, Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District welcomed
over 1,500 people to celebrate the grand opening of your new Pleasant Hill
Community Center. Guests toured the grand new facility, watched live
activity demos, visited District and Co-sponsors exhibits, signed up for activities,
sampled delicious refreshments, listened to great tunes,danced and connected
with friends. This event marked the beginning of a new era of bringing the
community together for years to come.

Thank You For Celebrating With Us!
A very special thank you to our sponsors:

Wilma Lott Catering, Kinders, Fenestra Winery, Perera Vineyards, Musical
Heartstrings, Strawberry Fields DJ, C&M Party Props, Pleasant Hill Florist, Dave's Cuisine Catering, Elegant Occasions Catering, Leslie Stiles Foods, Waterlogic, 92.1 KKDV Radio, Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce and City of Pleasant Hill

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