Complimentary Programming

Variety of complimentary programs offered by Parks and Recreation

Program Description Time Day Location
Agrilife Educational Courses for Seniors
July 10 - Agrilife Single Added Sugars 
August 14 - Agrilife Single Healthy Snacks
10am - 11am July 10 Maxwell Adult Center
Bean Bag Baseball for Seniors Bring a friend and come play a bean bag game centered around baseball! 1pm - 2pm Tuesdays & Fridays Maxwell Adult Center
Beginner Pickleball for Seniors Pickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong.  New learners are welcome, we will be having a staff member teach those interested in how to play pickleball!  Wednesdays at the Dow Park Tennis Courts (weather permitting.) Click here for more information. 3pm - 4pm April 26
Wednesdays in May

Dow Park
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 June 24
July 15
August 19
Kingsdale Recreation Center
Bunco for Seniors Join us for a friendly came of Bunco! 1pm - 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 Mondays Maxwell Adult Center
Chair Volleyball for Seniors Chair volleyball is a physical activity that provides a fun way to be active. 1pm - 2pm 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 - 1pm Tuesdays
June 6 - August 29
Maxwell Adult Center
Concerts in the Park Join us in Dow Park for our summer concert series.  Click here for more information. 7pm - 8:30pm Thursdays
June 2 thru August 3
Dow Park
Cornhole for Seniors Cornhole is an incredibly fun lawn game!   Click here for more information. 3pm - 4pm Tuesdays Maxwell Adult Center
Dessert Friday for Seniors This is a fun baking contest to bring in your best homemade dessert! 12pm - 1pm First Friday of the Month in Summer Maxwell Adult Center
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 Do you have a bunch of old hobby supplies sitting at home? Bring it to the Hobby Swap where you can trade your items and try something new! 9am - 3pm June 7 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
Line Dancing for Seniors Seniors learn how to line dance. 1pm - 2pm Mondays
July 10 - 31
Claude Burgess Recreation Center
The Last Hurrah Leave it to Parks and Recreation to make a party out of the last week the Deer Park Community Center will be in operation!  Give these old buildings the perfect send off by enjoying their glory one last time. 4:30pm-8:30pm July 13 Deer Park Community 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
Meet up Disc Golf for Seniors Join us to learn and play a fun round of disc golf with Maxwell Staff. 10am - 12pm June 9  Claude Burgess Recreation Center
Minute to Win It Games for Seniors Participants attempt to see who can finish a challenge first or who can complete a task the most times in under a minute.   2:30pm - 3:30pm First, Third, & Thursday of every month Maxwell Adult Center
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 May 6
June 3
August 5
Dow Park
National Senior Citizen's Day Join us for a special day for all our amazing seniors!  1pm - 4pm August 18 Jimmy Burke Activity Center
Oil Painting for Seniors Two sessions offered where an instructor guides you on your creative journey. 9am - 12pm
1pm - 4pm
Tuesdays Maxwell Adult Center
Penny Pitching for Seniors Penny Pitching is a simple game with 6 squares lined up in the middle of the room with a fun prize in the square. All the players will be given the opportunity to toss their penny with the goal of landing in the square closest to the item!  2:30pm June 21 Maxwell Adult Center
Plant Swap for Seniors A plant swap is exactly what is sounds like, a place for swapping out plants with fellow gardeners. Seed and plant exchanges allow gardeners in the community to come together and share seeds, cuttings, and transplants from their own gardens to swap with other gardeners. 11am - 4pm June 1 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 June 16 Maxwell Adult Center
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
Sit 'N Fit for Seniors Sit N Fit brings easy chair exercises for seniors to strengthen both their body and mind. 9am - 10am Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday Maxwell Adult Center
Trivia Tuesday for Seniors Get together with your friends to play fun trivia games to get your mind flowing. 1pm - 2pm Tuesdays Maxwell Adult 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 June 8 Maxwell Adult Center