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J-Teen Dances


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For Pacifica Residents in Grades 6-8


2019-2020 Dance Dates:

 Always on a Friday Night!

Date                              Theme  

 September 6                  Superhero            
October 4                        Fright Night                                   
November 8                    Emoji          
December 13                  Deck the Halls
February  7                      Be My Valentine
March 6                           March Madness
April 17                            TEENCHELLA
May 15                             Glow

Dance Information:  
All dances have a maximum capacity and may not be sold over the ticket allotment.  J-teen dances are held from 7:00pm to 9:00pm once a month during the school year at the Pacifica Community Center on 540 Crespi Dr. The doors open at 7:00pm and close at 7:15pm.  There are no "ins-and-outs" and teens are not allowed to leave until 8:45pm or until picked up by a parent or guardian who walks to the door. Students are required to have photo identification and are searched upon entry. Dance POLICIES  

Tickets Prices: 
Dance tickets are $8 before Friday at 1:30pm and are sold beginning the first day of school of the dance week (mostly Monday or Tuesday due to a holiday). Please note all city offices are closed on Friday beginning at 1:30pm. Community Center doors will open at 5:00pm to sell tickets at $10 if they are available.  

Ticket Rules:
Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis and must be done in-person. Tickets are non-transferable. A valid School ID is required to be shown with the J-Teen Dance Ticket for entry into the dance. If a student does not have a School ID, they must get a print out from school office showing proof of school and grade in school. Yearbooks will not be accepted as a form of ID.

Where can I buy a Ticket? 
Sale sites are the Pacifica Community Center, the Parks, Beaches & Recreation Department office, Cabrillo School, Ocean Shore School and Vallemar School. Students not attending schools listed should obtain tickets at the main PB&R office during office hours or at the Community Center after 5 pm.  Please note the Pacifica Community Center and the Parks Beaches, & Recreation Office close at 1:30pm on Friday afternoons. If tickets are available, the Community Center will reopen at 5:00pm on the night of the dance to sell tickets for $10 until sold out. If you have any questions, call Sydney Bliss at 650-738-7378 or email.

What is the dress code?
Recreation Staff in attendance will be the final judges of appropriateness. If student does not meet the dress code, the parent will be called for a change of clothes or given an oversized camp T-shirt (when appropriate). 

  • All pants, shorts, and skirts must be appropriately fitted at the waist
  • No extremely short shorts – buttock and upper thighs need to be covered at all times.
  • Tube tops or backless shirts are prohibited.
  • No low-cut necklines or exposed midriffs (tops must cover appropriately).
  • Skirt length must meet the tips of fingers when arms are fully extended hanging to the side.
  • No clothing or hats that indicate obscenities, violence, gang affiliation, drug, tobacco, alcohol, or sexual nature.