The Community Services Department is offering the Summer Fun in the Park program every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:30 am to 10:30 am beginning July 10 and ending August 30. The program is geared for children ages 3 to 10 years and held at the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd.
Thanks to generous donations from the Sierra Madre Police Association and the Sierra Madre Community through outreach by Bob Jackson, the Family Movie Fridays series continues this summer! All movies are shown in Kersting Court and are absolutely free for everyone. Movies begin approximately at 8:00pm and patrons are encouraged to bring seating and blankets for the event.
The volunteer Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee is excited to announce that the 2012 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal will be Nel and Bob Solt, the Wistaria Vine Owners. “The Grand Marshal is a person’s whose efforts over a long period of time has been beneficial to the community of Sierra Madre. The title of Grand Marshal is intended to honor a person’s volume of work, dedication and overall enhancements to our city.”
This past Saturday, May 26th, 2012 celebrated the 104th anniversary and 46th running of the Mount Wilson Trail Race. It was another successful year with great weather, stellar finishing times, and a lively crowd.
The City is excited to announce a new partnership at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center. Aquatic services will be operated by Waterworks Aquatics beginning June 9, 2012. Waterworks Aquatics has extensive experience providing quality aquatic programs. Aquatic programs will be expanded to encompass 12 months a year, offering a full schedule of swim classes, water aerobics, recreation swim, swim team and much more! Check out the Waterworks Aquatics website for detailed information www.waterworksswim.com/sierramadre.
Waterworks Aquatics will be hosting a follow up Meet and Greet on Saturday, July 28th from 12:00pm -1:00pm. The Meet and Greet will be held at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center, located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Waterworks Aquatic representatives will be on site to answer any questions you may have regarding swim lessons, program scheduling, and other aquatic related topics. This is a perfect opportunity to find out more about aquatic programs provided by Waterworks Aquatics and the changes they have made since their opening in June 2012.
For information regarding the swim program at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center, read the Waterworks Aquatics Fact Sheet or contact Waterworks Aquatics at 626-836-1200 or 310-277-7775.
The Sierra Madre Fourth of July Committee is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, creative, and friendly volunteers to serve on the committee as a member or a Co-Chair. The committee seeks volunteers to assist with various tasks to help with the parade and festivities. Join in the fun of hosting Sierra Madre’s favorite hometown tradition!
Select recreation facilities may be reserved by private organizations or community groups. Any group desiring information can tentatively reserve online at City of Sierra Madre's Community Services Department Online Registration System.