Adaptive dance events are only for participants with physical/intellectual disabilities and participants must be supervised by a parent, guardian or a caretaker. Group homes are encouraged to participate. An attendant or program aide must remain to assist as needed.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all Adaptive Recreation Events have been postponed until further notice.

Eyvette Ruiz

8421 San Luis Potosi Pl.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 801-4931


The Smith Park Aquatic Center is closed due to renovations. We will see you soon!

The Aquatics Division operates and maintains the Olympic-size pool at Smith Park that measures 50 meters by 25 yards. The pool operates from June – August to offer swim lessons, lap and recreational swimming, aqua aerobics, diving instruction, water polo, poolside special events, and a Junior Lifeguard program. The Aquatics Division also hosts a number of end-of-the-year swim parties for schools and community groups.

Candice West

6016 Rosemead Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 942-7004

Child Supervision

Our child supervision programs provide a safe, educational, and fun environment for your child in the most cost-effective manner possible. Our programs are designed to promote physical, emotional, and social well-being for your child.

View programs:


Tiny Tots
(Due to the current pandemic and staffing issues Tiny Tots has been suspended for the 2021-2022 school year)


Candice West                                                      Adriana Moran
Supervisor – Tiny Tots,  REACH                     
Supervisor – DAY CAMPS
6016 Rosemead Boulevard                              6767 San Luis Potosi
Pico Rivera, CA 90660                                       Pico Rivera, CA 90660 
(562) 942-7004                                                  (562) 801-4430

Email:                           Email:

Community Gardens

The Pico Rivera Community Gardens was established to promote healthy living and provide residents who do not have garden space with the opportunity to grow produce for personal use. The Community Gardens is comprised of 8.5′ x 22′ plots and 18’ x 22’ plots rented annually and is available for use by residents and non-residents. 

Location & Hours of Operation
8606 Beverly Road
Pico Rivera, CA 90660

April – October   
Monday – Sunday  6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

November – March
Monday – Sunday  6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m

Community Gardens Handbooks  

Community Gardens Required Forms  

Submit all required forms to Adriana Moran via email. 

Adriana Moran
Department of Parks and Recreation Office
6767 Passons Boulevard
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 801-4430

Golf Club

About the Golf Club

The Pico Rivera Golf Club is a 9-hole executive course designed by William F. Bell and built in 1968 on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land. The course is owned by the City of Pico Rivera. The lighted course plays to a par 29, measures 1504 yards, features a covered driving range, two putting greens, pro shop, Café, and banquet facilities.

Pico Rivera Golf Club
3260 Fairway Drive
Pico Rivera, CA 90660

More information, visit

The Pico Rivera Senior Center offers a variety of recreational classes, activities, and social services throughout the year for adults 50 years of age and older including:

  • Billiard Room  
  • Computer Lab
  • Fitness Room
  • Outdoor Ping Pong Table
  • Information and Referral Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Themed Events

Facility Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Note: facility amenity hours vary by room.


Pico Rivera Senior Center
9200 Mines Avenue
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 948-4844

Lizet Olmos 
Department of Parks and Recreation Office 
9200 Mines Ave. 
Pico Rivera, CA 90660 
(562) 948-4844 

Special Events

The Department of Parks and Recreation hosts annual community events including a weekly Wednesday Certified Farmers Market, Easter Eggstravaganza, Summer Meal Program (SFSP), Fireworks Spectacular, Summer Street Fest (SSF), Dive-In Movies, Halloween Spooktacular, and Tree Lighting Festival. This division also supports non-departmental organizations with annual events such as the National Day of Prayer, retail store grand openings, and ribbon-cutting ceremonies. The special events division oversees community volunteers and community partners such as sponsors. 

Volunteers Wanted

Donate your time and efforts at upcoming special events. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at (562) 801-4430 or download a volunteer application. Please bring your completed Volunteer Application to the event. If you are unable to print ahead of time, volunteer applications will be readily available on-site.


All interested vendors for upcoming events may contact Ana Guillen via email for all inquiries and more information. 

Efrain Lee                                                                  Ana Guillen
Supervisor                                                                Coordinator
(562) 801-4470                                                        (562) 801-4353
(562) 801-4306 Fax                                                 (562) 801-4306 Fax 
Email:                                   Email:


The Department of Parks and Recreation strives to provide quality recreational opportunities to our residents through various traditional and nontraditional sports programs for youth and adults.  The sports division also encompasses the Community Sport Organizations (CSO) that are recognized by the Pico Rivera City Council, as well as our Coaches Advisory Council which assists the youth basketball league (PRYS) coordinator in providing a safe and fun atmosphere for our athletes.  

Deanna Diaz                                                 Eduardo De Leon
Coordinator                                                  Coordinator – Community Sport Organizations
9530 Shade Lane                                         6616 Rosemead Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660                                Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 801-4425                                            (562) 801-4432
Email:                     Email:

The Pico Rivera Youth Center offers drop-in recreational activities and amenities such as: basketball, billiards, Xbox 360, PS2, foosball tables, Nintendo Wii, computer use, karaoke, and more. The PRYC also sponsors movie nights, volunteer opportunities, teen workshops, field trips, sports and outdoor events.

The Youth Center also offers a variety of services including:
• Classes, Workshops, & Excursions
• Drop-in Activities
• Help with Homework

The Pico Rivera Youth Center
4632 Orange Street
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 801-4469

After School Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 3:00 – 7:00PM
Fridays, 3:00 – 6:00PM.

School Break Hours:
(Spring, Winter, & Summer Break)
Monday – Thursday, 2:00 – 7:00PM
Fridays, 2:00 – 6:00PM.

The Pico Rivera Youth Center gladly accepts donations of all sorts from local merchants. Items such as food coupons from restaurants and gift certificates from stores are used at our special events. Financial contributions help offset event expenses, and allow us to purchase other recreational equipment. If your company would like to contribute to the PRYC, please contact Eyvette Ruiz at (562) 801-4932.

Eyvette Ruiz
8421 San Luis Potosi Pl.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 801-4931

Trips and Tours

The Pico Rivera Department of Parks and Recreation Trips & Tours Division offers one-day, family-friendly, year-round excursions. Excursions are designed to provide opportunities to learn and explore, as well as socialize with others. 

Register here

All Public Health Protocols will be in effect for ALL excursions. 

All trips depart from the Pico Rivera Senior Center, 9200 Mines Ave, unless otherwise noted. 

City excursions will begin in November with limited capacity for each excursion. Online registration will be accepted at A MyRec account is required for all online Recreation transactions.  

In-person registrations can be taken at the Senior Center. At this time the Parks and Recreation Office will remain closed for in-person registrations to the public. 

Adriana Moran
6767 Passons Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
(562) 801-4430
(562) 801-0671 Fax

Summer Meal Program

The SFSP is an important program, providing free meals to children 18 and under throughout the summer months to ensure that they have access to healthy, nutritious food while school is not in session.

This week’s menu (August 1 – August 5)

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