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Recreation Services Program Highlights

May 2016

Updated May 2, 2016

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Following is a listing of certain upcoming Recreation Services Division programs and activities. Many of the activities require advance registration and participation numbers are limited. Cerritos residents receive priority in registration. To find out about registration dates and procedures, please call the Recreation Services Division Office at (562) 916-1254.

Family Fun Day Swim Safety Expo and Open House

Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby

Youth Boys and Girls Basketball League

Family Fun Day Swim Safety Expo and Open House

May is National Aquatics Safety Month and the Recreation Services Division would like to invite the community to this fun and informative aquatics celebration on Saturday, May 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy games, contests, rescue demonstrations and various aquatics exhibitions! Learn about an assortment of programs and activities offered year-round at the Cerritos Swim and Fitness Center. This event is free of charge.

Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby

On Saturday, June 4, the 2016 Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby will be held at Cerritos Regional Park, 19700 Bloomfield Avenue. The annual event is sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, along with the City of Cerritos, Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and the Cerritos Rod and Gun Club. The event begins at 7 a.m. with a free pancake breakfast followed by the fishing derby from 8 to 11 a.m. Children, ages 5 to 15 years, can participate in free fishing and angler safety lessons sponsored by the California Department of Fish and Game. Each child will receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last) and be eligible to compete for prizes in various categories.

Youth Boys and Girls Basketball League

Registration for the Cerritos resident only Youth Boys and Girls Summer Basketball League will be held at the Cerritos Sports Complex on Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, June 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. The non-refundable $47 registration fee includes a team jersey, officials, scorekeepers, Players' Medical Benefit Fund and awards. Participants will be formed into teams for league play. Games will be played on Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m., from July 8 through August 26. For more information, please contact the Cerritos Sports Complex at (562) 916-8590.