Steinmetz Park offers programs for tots in Hacienda Heights

Residents ranging in age from 3 to 103 are enjoying activities at Steinmetz Park in Hacienda Heights. The senior center has always been a hub for seniors in the area. Just last Thursday, the center had a large health fair for senior residents of the area.

Now the Los Angeles County Park is reaching out to tiny tots and teens as it expands its programs.

“We have 90 kids playing in the new Tiny Tykes Soccer league that just started on Saturday,” said Recreation Director Letty Guerrero.

The league is for children 3 to 6 years old. The kids were excited to play in their new team jerseys. They follow a Tiny Tykes Basketball league that was another big hit with local children.

“We’re very proud of the services we offer at the park,” Guerrero said. “But we want to serve the entire community, not just the seniors, but the kids too.”

So the new park director has been concentrating on new services for children. She talked about the new offerings while watching students in the new after-school program.

Read more in Rich Irwin’s story STEINMETZ.

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