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Recreation Programs and Classes

Petaluma Park and Recreation sponsors activities for everyone!

 

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Adults

Parks and Recreation isn't just for kids! Our department offers a wide selection of activities and recreational opportunities for adults.

 

Sports

Petaluma offers a large selection of competitive adult leagues throughout the year. The Adult Sports Division is dedicated to providing exceptional rec reational opportunities for all participants including volleyball, basketball, and softball leagues; and open gyms.

We also provide a listing of youth sports associations.

 

Classes

Adult classes range from dog obedience to painting, kayaking to dance and everything in between. Be sure to check out our latest Activity Guide for all our current offerings.

 

Fitness

Petaluma is committed to helping residents achieve their health and wellness goals, which is why we offer so many fitness opportunities. Get more information in latest Activity Guide.

Aquatics

We have two Aquatics facilities to meet your needs:

The Petaluma Swim Center
900 E. Washington Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
707-778-4410

The Cavanagh Pool
8th & G Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
707-778-4536

Open Seasonally. The Petaluma Swim Center has a 50-meter heated outdoor pool and a heated wading pool from 2-3 feet deep. The complex includes heated showers, dressing rooms, a large deck and picnic areas.

Open Seasonally. The Cavanagh Pool is a 20yd x 6yd heated outdoor pool. 3ft to 6ft deep. Water temperature is approximately 86 degrees. Full stairs at one end of the pool. Pool area is sheltered on all sides by walls. Entrance is on 'G' Street.

Current Swim Schedules and Fees available on each facility's (Swim Center and Cavanaugh) page.

Tiny Tots Preschool

We offer a range of pre-school program to suit your needs including Tiny Tots, KinderReady, and Lunch Bunch.

Summer Camp

We offer three different Summer Camps, beginning at age 4 and continuing through children entering the 8th grade.

Seniors & Active Adults

We offer a wide range of programs for adults and active seniors in our community. If you would like to receive a monthly newsletter detailing services, classes, special event programs, and trip discounts please contact the Senior Center at 707-778-4399.

For a listing of current activities please check our current Activity Guide. (link to brochure. Here are some more sites with Seniors-related information:

Would You Like to Teach A Class?

If you are interested in teaching a class through the Petaluma Parks & Recreation Department please fill out and submit the the current proposal form. We offer 3 session a year Spring (January-April), Summer (May-August), Fall (September-December). Completed proposals received by the deadline will take priority. Incomplete forms may be returned to the instructor for completion

Current deadlines are as follows: Fall 2012 - due 6/18/12, Spring 2013 - due 10/15/12, Summer 2013 - due 2/18/13, Fall 2013 - due 6/17/13.

For information on becoming an instructor with the City of Petaluma please read the Class Program Booklet. All instructors are required to get a Petaluma Business License. If you are teaching minors (under 18) you will be required to be Fingerprinted. Depending on the nature of your course you may be required to get insurance.

Classroom Setup Form
Recreation Class Evaluation

 

 

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Contact Information

Administrative Offices
320 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4380
Fax: 707.778.4473
Email: parksnrec@ci.petaluma.ca.us
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday


General Information:

General Division Inquiries 707.778.4380
Adults over 55 707.778.4399
Aquatics 707.246.6626
Community Gardens 707.778.4380
Facility & Park Reservations 707.778.4380
Marina 707.778.4489
Parks Maintenance 707.778.4303
Program Registration 707.778.4380


Recreation Supervisor:
Don Phoenix
Phone: 707-778-4519
dphoenix@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Recreation Coordinators:
Drew Halter (Adult Sports, Field Rentals)
707-778-4488
dhalter@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Don Streeper (Adults over 55, Senior Center)
707-778-4349
dstreeper@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Kara Vorhees (Preschool, Camps, Craft Fair)
707-778-4336
kvorhees@ci.petaluma.ca.us