Tag Archives: children

Corona Youth Basketball Shoots & Scores!

After a successful youth basketball season with almost 400 participants, the City sent three All-Star youth basketball teams to the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation tournament held at the end of March.  Despite tough competition from other cities, we’re proud to congratulate all three of our All-Star teams which represented Corona well in the tournament! Continue reading…

Dive into Recreation

Strap on a scuba tank, pull on some fins, and prepare to dive into Recreation!

Recreation Services is pleased to present “Discover Scuba” and the “PADI Open Water Scuba Course”. These courses are taught in the controlled environment of a pool as an introduction to scuba to build a comfort level with being underwater and familiarity with the gear needed to dive. Continue reading…

Making a Splash this Summer: Citrus Splash Zone

The weather is warming up, are you ready to make a splash this summer? On May 1, the City of Corona is opening the Citrus Splash Pad for the summer! Located at Citrus Park 1250 Santana Way[MAP], the Splash Pad has a number of water features such as spraying jets and water cannons making it a fun and wet activity for all ages to enjoy. Continue reading…

Circle City Chorale Concert

Founded in January, 2010, the Circle City Chorale has become one of the Inland Empire’s premier choirs in just four years. While some organizations have been in a state of flux, downsizing with the economy, C3 has grown from 20 members to nearly 70; there is a reason for that!

“We all have our issues at home or work. Continue reading…

New ADA Swings Installed at Three Corona Parks

Three new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant swings have been installed over the past several months at three Corona parks. Kellogg, Brentwood and Mountain Gate Parks all received a new universally accessible swing that will enable both young children and children with special needs to feel the thrill of a ride on a swing, while allowing their parents to easily and safely take them in and out of the swing via new rubberized surfacing also installed. Continue reading…

26 Restaurants to Participate in Dine Out for Jordan Day!

The City of Corona has proclaimed Monday, April 7 as “Dine Out for Jordan Walker Day”. On this day, 26 restaurants will be participating in the Corona Chamber of Commerce’s “Dine Out for Jordan” Day. Jordan Walker is a junior at Santiago High School, who suffered a major spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game on Nov. 22, 2013. Dine Out for Jordan was created by the Corona Chamber to draw traffic to local businesses on a usually slow day in an effort to raise a substantial amount of money for Jordan and his family. In addition to medical bills, the Walkers’ home will need to be remodeled for wheelchair access. Continue reading

Participants Wanted for “Main Street USA Independence Day Parade

The City of Corona is seeking participants for its annual Main Street USA Independence Day Parade, which will take place on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.  The parade route will proceed north on Main Street, beginning at Pueblo Road and ending at Olive Street.  This is a non-competitive parade which provides entertainment, community spirit and fun for all to enjoy.   Continue reading…

CNUSD to Host Common Core Parent Information Nights

In the fall, Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) hosted a series of parent information nights about the Common Core State Standards.  The CNUSD has now announced a new series of parent nights this spring which will concentrate on the transition to Common Core Mathematics.  The primary focus will be to provide key information about the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the 2013 Revision of the Mathematics Framework,  changes in instructional practices and curriculum, student and teacher resources, Common Core assessments, as well as a flow chart of courses,  implementation timeline, and tips for parents to assist children with Common Core Math. Continue reading…

Women’s Leadership Luncheon: Some Mean Kids Never Grow Up

From childhood to adulthood we have all witnessed, participated, or been a victim of the games and taunts aimed at putting another individual at the center of ridicule: bullying. Cliques, which divide people into stereotypes (i.e. jocks, nerds, & goths), rumors, and mean looks, are just a few of the most common forms of bullying that we have all become familiar with. Continue reading…

Kids Rock Free with Mike Peters

Mike Peters will appear at the Fender Center Rhythm Lounge on April 26, 2014 at 8 p.m., doors open for VIP at 7 p.m. and General Admission at 7:30 p.m.  Mike Peters will be featured at a Master Class earlier in the day on one of his favorite past times, sharing his music for philanthropic purposes. Continue reading…