Classes, Cohorts & Clubhouse

Citiparks offers various Rec2Tech program classes throughout the year.  Here’s what you need to know about all our classes!

  • Virtual on-line instruction to keep you engaged even when you can’t stop by our Recreation Centers.
  • Classroom Instruction in center, is in person instruction in a classroom style (not 1 on 1).
  • Registration Required for ALL Classes! Class sizes vary, but are limited in room. Registration is first come, first serve basis.
  • Some classes may engage specific age ranges or areas of technological interest. Please be sure to read class details.



We are working on our next virtual class--please check back for updates.



TECH TALKS returns in 2023 beginning Monday, January 30th!  (August through December 2023--Tech Talks will be the 4th Monday of each month.)

Join Mr. Max and a special monthly guest(s) as they sit down for TECH TALKS - an interview series we will broadcast LIVE on Facebook.  Our TECH TALKS Interview Series showcases Tech professionals and the pathways the took for a brightly "coded" future!

You can watch all of our past Tech Talks Interviews on our YouTube Channel CitiParksPGH.

TECH TALKS is a great opportunity for Pittsburgh youth to learn about Tech opportunities and the pathways to these opportunities!  We look forward to you tuning in!

Monday, November 13, 2023 @ 4PM on Facebook!

TECH TALKS 2023 #6--TY SMITH, Channel Manager, Cox Business
Watch Ty's Video HERE!

TECH TALKS 2023 #5--NA'KAILA SANDIDGE, Senior Security Specialist with The Walt Disney Company
Watch Na'Kaila's Video HERE!

TECHTALKS 2023 #4--D'YANNA CRAIGHEAD, Senior Technology Manager with Disney
Watch D'Yanna's Video HERE!

TECH TALKS 2023 #3--JORDAN DUBOSE, Manager, IT Engineering at UPMC
Watch Jordan's Interview HERE!

TECH TALKS 2023 #2--MARYN FORMLEY, Manager, KIDS (Key Information & Demographic Systems), ACDHS
Watch Maryn's Interview HERE!

TECH TALKS 2023 #1--Kirk Holbrook, Program Director of Gizmology

Watch Kirk's Interview HERE!

TECH TALKS 2022 #2--Deonna Johnson, Cybersecurity Analyst - Cloud Security Advocate, IT Consultant / Freelancer

Watch Deonna's Interview HERE!


TECH TALKS 2022 #1--ANTHONY HARPER, Lead Instructor @ Beta Builders

Watch Anthony's Interview HERE!

TECH TALKS #9:  Monday, December 27, 2021--MAX DENNISON, CitiParks Digital Inclusion Coordinator

Watch Max's Interview HERE!


TECH TALKS #8:  Monday, October 25,  2021 - Taylor Jane Ford, Tech Entrepreneur

Watch Taylor's Interview Here

TECH TALKS #7:  Monday, September 27, 2021 - Karlton Ellies, Junior SOC Analyst, RSM

Watch Karlton's Interview Here

TECH TALKS #6: Monday, August 30, 2021 - Kameron Branson Director, Youth Advocate & Tech Influencer

WATCH Kameron's Interview Here

Tech Talks #5: Monday, July 26, 2021 - Kenya Sheppard Matthews Program Manager, Google

WATCH Kenya's Interview Here

Tech Talks - Interview series

TechTalks #4: Audie "Ace" Chapman, Quality Engineer at Bristol Metals

WATCH Ace's Interview Here

TechTalks #3: Mamar Gelaye, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer for Raytheon Technologies.

WATCH Mamar's Interview Here

TechTalks #2 (4/26/2021): Tiffany Davis, Electronics Engineer

WATCH Tiffany's Interview Here

TechTalks #1 (3/29/2021): Jamaal Davis, Customer Experience Manager, Allegheny County, Department of Human Services

WATCH Jamaal's Interview Here



The Coding Clubhouse is currently under construction!  

We are reworking a few things, and adding some guests to ensure this monthly meeting benefits your journey in Tech!  

See you soon!