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Recreation Services Program Highlights

May 2019

Updated May 2, 2019

Parks make life better!®

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 at (562) 916-1254.

Cerritos Safety Expo

Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby

Youth Boys and Girls Basketball League

Pasadena Chalk Festival Excursion

Cerritos Safety Expo

The City of Cerritos invites the community to the Cerritos Safety Expo on Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Cerritos Park East. This free, family-oriented event promotes personal safety, aquatics safety and crime prevention. The public will have the opportunity to engage with public safety personnel, experience live aquatic demonstrations and see various displays from the LA County Sheriff's and Fire Department. Giveaways will be provided (while supplies last).

Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby

On Saturday, June 1, the 2019 Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby will be held at Knabe Community Regional Park, 19700 Bloomfield Avenue. The annual event is sponsored by the City of Cerritos, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and the Cerritos Rod and Gun Club. Activities begin 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 Wildlife. Each child will receive a free T-shirt 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 Basketball League will be held at the Cerritos Sports Complex on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, May 29 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 Friday, July 5 through Friday, August 23. For more information, please contact the Cerritos Sports Complex at (562) 916-8590.

Pasadena Chalk Festival Excursion

The City of Cerritos invites the community to the 27th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival on Saturday, June 15 from 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival features more than 600 artists equipped with more than 25,000 pieces of chalk, live music and other entertainment. Registration is available for ages 3 and over, but children 13 and under must pay and be accompanied by a paying adult. For more information, please contact Heritage Park at (562) 916-8570.