City of Patterson Recreation and Community Services Department

“We Create Community Through People, Parks & Programs”






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View the Summer 2014 Activity Guide! Check out the fun and enriching activities for you and your family such as the Swim lessons, Family Boot Camp, Summer Day Camp, Family Events and so much more.

Click here to view the Activity Guide.


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The goal of youth activities is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude without overly emphasizing winning every game as a primary goal. Children will learn basic to advanced fundamentals in sports such as basketball, flag football, tennis, and more. Check out the wide range of league and instructional course offerings at the Recreation Department. Below is a list of upcoming youth activities.



 Tiny Toes Gymnastics

Tiny Toes Gymnastics is a children's play and gymnastics program that offers a series of parent/child programs devoted to the physical, emotional, and social development of children.

For more information and how to register, please see Flyer.


  Kidz Love Soccer

Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated to teaching children the world's most popular sport within a nurturing, recreational environment. A typical session experience includes age appropriate activities: skill demonstrations, fun games, and instructional scrimmages. Young soccer enthusiasts  experience soccer fun in a safe, non-competitive environment. Kidz Love Soccer... "Where the score is always FUN to FUN!"

To see which classes are available in your area and to register click the link below.


  Youth Flag Football

The City of Patterson would like you to come out and participate in our youth flag football program. We strive to develop a strong recreational league designed for all types of participants. This is a coed league where everyone gets the chance to play one of Americas most popular outdoor sports. Season starts September 8th! To view more information and to see how to register, please see our Youth Flag Football Flyer.









Teen activities.jpgTEEN ACTIVITIES

The Patterson Recreation Department loves teens! We strive to provide enriching recreational activities that challenge and motivate young people to learn new things and to keep having fun. From  innovative programs to special events, you are never too old to get out and play. We even have opportunities for teens to hang out and chill.



The Youth Action Commission is a program that provides teens 6th-12th with activities and learning experiences that teach leadership, social skills, problem solving, and team building skills; while promoting community and cultural awareness. We value and promote youth ideas, input, involvement, diversity, communication, and success. This is a youth led program, so that the youth can make a difference on teen issues in their community. 

For more information See the YAC Flyer. 





  Teen Center

The Patterson Teen Center is a Drop In Location for youth grades 6th - 12th. Our Teen Center is a SAFE place for youth to hang out, make friends and provides the opportunity to participate in fun activities. Recreation staff offers a variety of games, sports, and other activities including a large flat screen TV, a Xbox 360 and a PS2, a pool table, a ping pong table, foosball tables, and brand new, state of the art computers to help with homework assistance. Parents MUST sign their youth up to attend, with Registration Form and Parent Handbook, but membership is FREE!

For any other questions, please call 209-895-3536.












Want to participate in something with the entire family? Check out our family programs which are designed to provide an opportunity for Patterson locals and their families to recreate together.






  Yoga Fit - Make it Happen with Eileen

Yoga Fit is designed to improve the health, performance, and mental activity of athletes or individuals interested in improving their level of fitness. Based on the ancient fitness science of hatha yoga it blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. Yoga Fit overcomes the mystery of yoga by delivering a practical, user friendly style, which is accessible, understandable, and doable by individuals at any level fitness.

Fee is $35. For session, time, and registration information, please see Yoga Fit Flyer.



   Adult Softball

This league is a recreational softball league for participants over the age of 18. Teams must be co-ed and have equal members of each gender. Get your friends and family together and swing for the fences this fall!! For more information, please see Adult Co-Ed Softball Flyer.














Every summer, Day Camp is our most energized and popular program. We offer a wide range of age appropriate activities within a schedule that is carefully planned to incorporate themed days, special events, and a balance of indoor and outdoor activities. This dynamic program allows the children to grow in new directions, and meet new friends.


  2014 Summer Day Camp

In partnership with the Patterson Unified School District After School Program (ASP) the City of Patterson Recreation and Community Services Department invites all youth grades K-5th to please come and join us for a fun summer of games, arts & crafts, and other activities.Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants. Every Tuesday and Thursday we walk from Apricot Valley Elementary to PAC and get an afternoon of free swim, and on Fridays we will go on a field trip (location to be determined). For more information and how to register, see Summer Day Camp Flyer.








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Gilroy Gardens is a beautiful California amusement park, located in Gilroy, CA, and is the only California theme park with a horticultural theme. Ideal for families with young children and garden lovers, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park features 21 rides, 27 attractions, 6 majestic gardens and the world famous Circus Trees. Come in and let your children discover and enjoy the beautiful gardens in a place where they can learn and play!


Discount tickets available at The Hammon Senior Center, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.

Tickets are good throughout the 2014 season.


For more information please call 209-895-8080, or see Gilroy Gardens Flyer.








Zumba Fitness

The Recreation Department is now offering Zumba classes. Zumba is a great way to exercise and have fun! So come down and enjoy this exciting workout with instructor Heidi Vento.



Registration Fee: $45


Days: Mondays & Wednesdays.


Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm


Session 5: September 8th - October 22nd


Session 6: October 27th - December 8th


Session 7: December 10th - February 2nd.


For more information, please view the Zumba Fitness Flyer.