Complimentary Programming

Variety of complimentary programs offered by Parks and Recreation

Program Description Time Day Location
Agrilife Educational Courses for Seniors Master of Memory 3pm - 4pm Thursdays
September 7 - 28
Maxwell Adult Center
Agrilife Educational Courses for Seniors Be Well, Live Well 2pm - 4pm Mondays
September 18 - October 16
Maxwell Adult Center
American Sign Language for Beginners Learning a new language will stimulate and exercise your brain. 3pm - 3:30pm Third Tuesday of each month Maxwell Adult Center 
Bean Bag Baseball for Seniors Bring a friend and come play a bean bag game centered around baseball! 1pm - 2:30pm Fridays Maxwell Adult Center
Bingo for Seniors Come join us for exciting rounds of Bingo for a chance to win prizes. 1pm - 2pm Wednesdays  Maxwell Adult Center
Block Party Days There is no party like a Block Party! Come on out for this free event and join us for some music, games and much more. 12pm - 3pm
November 4
Kingsdale Recreation Center
Bunco for Seniors Join us for a friendly came of Bunco! 12:30pm - 2pm Mondays Maxwell Adult Center
Cardio Drumming for Seniors This class is a fun and upbeat exercise program that incorporates movement and rhythm with no training necessary! 12:30pm - 1pm Tuesdays Maxwell Adult Center
Chair Volleyball for Seniors Chair volleyball is a physical activity that provides a fun way to be active. 2pm - 3pm Mondays & Thursdays Maxwell Adult Center
Color Me Calm for Seniors During this time, you will be able to explore the benefits of mindful drawing and coloring for one's mental health and physical wellbeing. 12pm - 2pm Thursdays Maxwell Adult Center
Cornhole for Seniors Cornhole is an incredibly fun lawn game!   12pm - 1pm Tuesdays Maxwell Adult Center
Dessert Fridays for Seniors Fun baking contest! 12pm-1pm First Friday of Each Month Maxwell Adult Center
Fun Frenzy at the Park Meet us at the large pavilion in Dow Park where we will have card games, board games and more
October 3,17,19
November 2,14,16, 28
Dow Park Pavilion
Fun In the Yard Fun yard games will be played at this family event 6pm-8:30pm
October 18
November 15
Adult Sports Complex
High Fitness HIGH Fitness has brought aerobics back in a hip and unique way. Options given for all levels of fitness. 8am Saturdays Claude Burgess Recreation Center
Hobby Swap N' Shop for Seniors Trade your items and try something new at hobby swap n' shop 9am - 3pm First Wednesday of each month Maxwell Adult Center
Knitting & Crochet for Seniors Come learn some new tips and tricks as well as pass on some knowledge. 9am  11:30am Thursdays Maxwell Adult Center
Mahjong for Seniors Majhong is more than a game, it's a chance to make and play with friends. 10am - 11:30am Wednesdays Maxwell Adult Center
Games for Seniors Try a new game each month!   2pm - 3pm First & Third Tuesday of every month Maxwell Adult Center
Mindful Minutes This program is designed to promote emotional well-being while enhancing the quality of life.  Mindful minutes strives to raise awareness and allow for an open dialogue for all participants. 9am - 10:30am
October 18
November 15
Movies in the Park Grabs your snacks, lawn chairs, friends and family, and come join us on the first Saturday of the month for our FREE family-friendly movie. Movie starts at Dusk
October 7 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Dow Park
Ninth Inning Show Come join us for a movie at the Adult Sports Complex - Field of Dreams 8pm November 16 Adult Sports Complex
Oil Painting for Seniors Two sessions offered where an instructor guides you on your creative journey. 9am - 12pm
1pm - 4pm
Tuesdays Maxwell Adult Center
Popcorn & Matinee for Seniors Join us every third Friday of the month to watch a movie at the Maxwell Center.  We will be providing popcorn and refreshments. 2:30pm
Second Wednesday of each month
Maxwell Adult Center
Pre-K Play Free open play time for preschoolers! 9am - 11am First Friday of each month Avon Recreation Center
Pumpkin Hunt Pumpkins will be placed in a field to test your archery skills 6pm - 8:30pm October 24 Adult Softball Complex
Quilting for Seniors Join the quilter's club and spend some time creating quilts to donate to organizations, meeting new friends and learning new tips! 10am - 3pm Fridays Maxwell Adult Center
Satur-PLAY! Fun-filled event for children and big kids of all ages! 10am - 2pm Last Saturday of each month Avon Recreation Center
Seniors in Bookland Join the Maxwell book club. Book of the month will be posted in the monthly newsletter. 10am - 11:30am Fridays
September 29
October 27
November 17
December 29
Maxwell Adult Center
Sit 'N Fit for Seniors Sit N Fit brings easy chair exercises for seniors to strengthen both their body and mind. 9:15am - 10am Every Monday & Wednesday Maxwell Adult Center
Spooky Night Hike Come join us for a spooky hike through our Nature Preserve 6:30pm-9:30pm October 30 Deer Park Nature Preserve 
Teen Social Evening for teens to come together and play games 6pm-9pm
October 14
November 11
December 9
Avon Recreation Center
Volunteer Days for Seniors Join us the 2nd Thursday of the month, June through August, for a fun day of volunteer work with organizations like Houston Food Bank, City of Pasadena - Recreational Center for those with cognitive or physical disabilities, animal shelters, etc.  Times vary Second Thursday of each month Maxwell Adult Center