Teen Activities

The City of Patterson offers a wide range of classes and events for teens. We are committed to providing engaging recreational activities that foster skill development and social interaction for the teen community.


Take Pride Patterson: Team up to Clean Up!
Day:                Third Saturday of the month
Time:              8:00am-10:00am
Location:        Park 1-February 22, 2020 -  Autumn Royal Park
                        Park 2-March 21, 2020- Newcastle Park                     
                        Park 3-April 18, 2020 - TBD
Cost:               FREE
About:            Come out to your local neighborhood park to help beatify Patterson!  We will be having littler pickup, painting, planting flowers and making our local parts look better.  

Teen Activities at Lopes

  • New Year Resolution - January 8th:   We want to start off the year on the right track and encourage our youth to seek opportunity and strive for greatness. Come on by Teen Open Gym to set resolutions for the new year!
  • Valentine’s Day Crafts- February 12th:   Make a card or write a love letter to someone who is special to you. Whether it be your mom or your dog make them feel special this Valentine’s Day! Don’t miss out on our craft table with lots of fun activities to choose from
  • Shamrock Bingo- March 11th:   Play a game or two of shamrock bingo and win tasty gold coins. Dress like a leprechaun to be entered the best dressed leprechaun contest!
  • Gardening with Teens- April 8th:   Mirror Mirror on the wall who has the greenest thumb of them all. Plant a flower or maybe a vegetable and watch it grow. Join us in our green thumb activities this April!
Teen Dating Violence Awareness 
February is Teen Dating Violnce Awareness Month. Teens grades 6th to 12th are invited to come learn about Teen Dating Violence and Prevention hosted by Golden Valley Health Centers. There will be Community resources giving out information about their organizations! Appetizers and drinks will be provided until supplies last!

Day: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 
Time: 4 pm – 6:30 pm 
Location: Hammon Senior Center
Cost: FREE

Cyber Seniors: 
Digital Divide-Bridging the Generation

Grade:              9th - 12th Grades and 50+
Day:                  Third Wednesday of the month - Starts December 6th
Time:                 1:30 - 3:00pm
Location:          Hammon Senior Center
Registration:    For high school youth- Pre-registration at the Recreation Office. For HSC participants-Drop-in
Cost:                 Free
This is an opportunity for both high school students and older adults to be able to participate in real world training. Youth will join us and take the time to teach the participants at the Hammon Senior Center how to use their mobile devices, apps, and other computer/technical related questions.
HSC participants please bring your cell phone or tablet down and engage with these incredible youth and learn what your device can do for you!