tel. (818) 898-1200      117 Macneil Street, San Fernando, CA 91340

The City of San Fernando offers a variety of programs for children and adults. 

Explore the music, choreography and poetry of this ancient dance tradition while understanding the history behind Danza. 
 

Cuahtemoc is an Aztec dance group that teaches discipline through the use of movement and rhythm. Mexica Danza is a form of art that helps build identity and self esteem through the use of culture, history, and the preservation of indigenous traditions.This weekly program, for all ages, teaches the importance of all aspects of Aztec dance and culture, including history, rhythm, technique, strength, and endurance.

Ages: 5-years old and older
Location: Las Palmas Park, 505 South Huntington Street, San Fernando
Day & Times: Thursday @ 7 pm
Cost: $10 per 8-Week Session
Season: Year-round; Registration is on-going
Info: (818) 898-1290

INSTRUCTOR BIOs

JORGE BOCHE

The instructor of Aztec dance at both San Fernando and Sepulveda recreation center. His primary focus is on teaching the history, the arts and sciences and the philosophy of indigenous cultures of mesoamerican civilizations. Jorge Boche is also an LAUSD instructor and teaches Aztec dance at Arleta high school.  Aside from Aztec dancing, he passionately focuses on empowering youth and community.

RAUL HERRERA

An Aztec dance instructor, a youth mentor, and the group’s cultural arts instructor.  He has a Master’s degree in Chicana/o Studies with an emphasis in pre-Columbian history, culture, and art.  Raul also develops community relations and provides cultural awareness through educational presentations and lectures on the history, culture, and art of indigenous Meso-America.

 

Ages: 5-years old and older
Location: Las Palmas Park, 505 South Huntington Street, San Fernando
Days & Times: Wednesday @ 6 pm
Saturday @ 10 am
Cost: $40 per month
Season: Year-round; Registration is on-going
Info: (818) 898-1290

Experience the classical style of Mexican Culture; learn the regional dances of Mexico through movement and music.
 

Participants of all ages have the opportunity to learn the traditional dances from Mexico, under the instruction of Francisco Javier Verdin, Director of Ballet Folklorico Ollin. The Mexican Folkdance curriculum, commonly known as ‘Ballet Folklorico,’ develops an awareness of Mexico’s diverse culture through music and dance emphasizing the art of performance. Participants have the opportunity to present different dances at community events and wear costumes designed through careful research with particular attention to authenticity. Ballet Folklorico provides a joyous and artistic tribute to the magnificent folklore and traditions of Mexico and her people.

Ages: 5-years old and older
Location: Las Palmas Park, 505 South Huntington Street, San Fernando
Days & Times: Wednesdays @ 7 pm (Intermediate/Advanced)
Fridays @ 7 pm (Beginner/INtermediate)
Cost: $45 per 12-Week Session
Season: Year-round; Registration is on-going
Sessions begin in January, April, July, and October
Info: (818) 898-1290

Join us an learn to play tennis! We have classes for all age groups.

Class Name: Pee Wee Youth Adult
Ages: 3 to 7 8 to 18 18 and older
Location: Pioneer Park
828 Harding Ave, San Fernando
Pioneer Park
828 Harding Ave, San Fernando
Pioneer Park
828 Harding Ave, San Fernando
Day & Time: Saturday
9 am to 10:30 am
Monday
3:15 pm to 4:45 pm
Saturday
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Cost: $30 for 4-week Session $10 for 8-week Session $30 for 4-week Session
Season: Year-round; Registration is on-going Year-round; Registration is on-going Year-round; Registration is on-going
Info: Coach Barbara
(818) 434-9650
or
(818) 294-2671
Coach Barbara
(818) 434-9650
or
(818) 294-2671
Coach Barbara
(818) 434-9650
or
(818) 294-2671

For the last 20 years, a group of fun-loving dancers have been found warming up, learning, and practicing a different series of line dances at Recreation Park in the City of San Fernando. All ages are welcome and no partner is required. Each dance is broken down step-by-step, whereby participants increase their balance, coordination, and endurance. These Western American Line dancers also perform at least twice a year in the community and keep American traditions alive.

Ages:  18 and older
Location:  Recreation Park, 208 Park Avenue, San Fernando
Day & Time:  Friday @ 10:30 am
Cost:  $10 per 8-Week Session
Season:  Year-round; Registration is on-going
Info: (818) 898-1290

CONTACT US

RECREATION PARK | Recreation & Community Services Department
(818) 898-1290| Recreation@sfcity.org

RECREATION PARK MAIN OFFICE HOURS

Monday through Thursday | 9 am to 1 pm & 3 pm to 6 pm
Friday | 9 am to 12 pm
LAS PALMAS PARK | Recreation & Community Services Department
(818) 898-7340 | Recreation@sfcity.org
LAS PALMAS PARK MAIN OFFICE HOURS
Monday through Thursday | 8 am to 5 pm 
Friday | 8 am to 2 pm

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Vacant Recreation & Community Services Director (818) 898-1290 Recreation@sfcity.org
Linda Bowden-Moreno Office Specialist (818) 898-7349 LMoreno@sfcity.org
Maria Calleros Office Specialist (818) 898-7380 MCalleros@sfcity.org

COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Virginia Ufano Community Services Supervisor (818) 898-1296 VUfano@sfcity.org
Patty Garcia After School Senior Program Specialist (818) 898-7360 PGarcia@sfcity.org
Marisol Diaz Program Specialist (818) 898-7341 MDiaz@sfcity.org

CULTURAL ARTS DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Virginia Diediker Cultural Arts Supervisor (818) 361-7155 VDiediker@sfcity.org
Jeanette Sandoval Recreation Leader III (818) 898-1234 JSandoval@sfcity.org

RECREATION DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Maribel Perez Recreation Supervisor (818) 361-7156 MPerez@sfcity.org
Patty Padilla Recreation Leader III (818) 361-7156 PPadilla@sfcity.org

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