Parks & Recreation Department

Photo of Alhambra Park Playground
Michael Macias, Director of Parks & Recreation
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·        Questions? Email:

Register for Leisure Classes Here!

·        SENIOR SERVICE - Neighborhood Watch Captains and CERT volunteers will check in with elderly neighbors to offer assistance (i.e. food shopping). Elderly residents can call 626-570-3220 for more information.

·        The Joslyn Center remains closed. The Alhambra Golf Course has reopened. Youth Summer Lunch Program is open. Playgrounds are open but please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Tennis courts are open with restrictions.

Tennis Court Restrictions:

-Physical distancing of six feet must be maintained at all times.

-Only singles play will be permitted.

-Each participant must bring their own bucket of balls with their initials on each ball. Participant will only be permitted to handle their own tennis and pickleball balls.

-Participants will be required to wear face coverings at all times except during play.

-Bring water and hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes to wash and sanitize hands frequently.

-A maximum of one-hour play will be allowed on heavy traffic days.

-Private lessons are allowed using proper physical distancing techniques. Both the student and instructor will be required to wear face coverings. No group lessons involving two or more tennis or pickleball students are allowed.

-Doors, entrances, and/or gates shall be open during normal operational hours.


Recreation Swim Hours:

Alhambra Pool – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

                            Thursday 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Granada Pool – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

                           Tuesday 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM


Water Playground Hours of Operation:

Monday through Sunday 10:00AM to 6:00 PM


Weekend Swim Lessons began June 5, 2021

Weekday Swim Lessons start June 14, 2021

Click here to register.

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For General Recreational Information or to Reserve a Park Facility:

Phone: 626-570-5044, You may also reserve a facility in person at the Parks and Department located at the lower Level of City Hall, 111 South First Street, Alhambra, CA 91801. (Facility reservations must be made before 4:30 pm and at least 10 working days prior to your event.)

Other Resources

Leisure Activities Guide

Register for Leisure Classes Here

City Facility Application

Picnic Shelter Rules and Regulations

Volunteer Application

Create a Registration Account

Frequently Asked Questions


About Parks & RecreationAbout Parks & Recreation

Responsibilities of the Community Services Department.

Park FacilitiesPark Facilities

Learn about the Parks in Alhambra.

Leisure Activities GuideLeisure Activities Guide

Community's Guide to Activities - Excursions - Leisure Classes - Services. Parks Make Life Better!

Senior ServicesSenior Services

The Senior Services Division offers programs and activities for adults age 60+, including recreation, social services, nutrition and transportation.

Aquatics DivisionAquatics Division

The City offers learn to swim classes along with others water activities as part of our goal to provide a safe and secure aquatic experience to the community.

Recreation Team SportsRecreation Team Sports

A wide array of recreational and team sports programs suited for all interests, ages, cultures and abilities.

After School Playground Sites - Youth Sports TeamsAfter School Playground Sites - Youth Sports Teams

Drop-in activities alternative programs such as arts & crafts, table game tournaments, four square, kickball and innovative games. Seasonal sports available upon registration.

Certified Farmers MarketCertified Farmers Market

Find a wide assortment of affordably-priced fruits, vegetables, honey, herbs, bread and more from local growers and vendors every Sunday at the Alhambra Certified Farmers Market!

Alhambra Golf CourseAlhambra Golf Course

Alhambra,  features a regulation par of 70 course. Golf instruction available for youth, adults and seniors in groups or as a private session. Award-winning golf shop. Link to our website.

Team Members

Michael Macias

Parks & Recreation Director


Brie Houghton

Dep. Dir. of Parks & Recreation


Kathy Sprecher

Senior Services Supervisor


Janine Amador

Senior Services Coordinator


Vincent Hon

Recreation Supervisor


Carey Marquez

Sports Coordinator


Rosalyn Rojas

Recreation Supervisor


Melissa Sonora

Senior Ride Coordinator


Maria Fregoso

Executive Assistant



July 3, 2021
Community Event

Movies in the Park 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alhambra Park Bandshell, 500 N Palm Ave
July 2, 2021
Community Event

Concerts in the Park 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alhambra Park Bandshell, 500 N Palm Ave

Frequently Asked Questions

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