Pasadena's amenities to keep summer eventful are plenty
The city of Pasadena has a variety of summer recreational activities to keep residents busy during the hot season.
New water slides were recently installed at Strawberry Park, located at 1114 Parkside. Admission is $1.25 for residents and $5 for a family of four.
The Armand Bayou Nature Center, one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the nation, features different ecosystems to explore, trails to hike, a 1980s farm house and plenty of animals to see. Admission is $2 for children age 4-12 and seniors 60 or older and $4 for adults.
The Friends Bookstore at the Pasadena Public Library is selling movies for $1 each, hardcover books for $1 and paperbacks for only $.50.
Pasadena also offers numerous parks, walking trails, basketball courts and recreation facilities to keep residents and visitors physically active.
The Strawberry Tennis Center has 15 lighted tennis courts, a practice wall, lockers, showers and bathrooms. Court fees are $2 per hour from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and $3 any other time.
For seniors, a movie will be shown every month with lunch at the Madison Jobe Senior Center. Cost is $2. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m.
The Pasadena Public Library and other recreation centers offer similar events, such as movie nights, where attendees can enjoy snacks and a free movie.
For more information, visit fun.pasadenatexas.net.
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