Parks and Recreation Department

All Recreation - All the Time!

The Parks and Recreation Department is all recreation, all the time. We are passionate about our Town parks and facilities and committed to providing innovative and age-appropriate programming that connects with each and every community member to promote healthy and active lifestyles.

The Department proudly provides the following services:


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What's Happening!

Join us for some spooky fun at the annual Halloween Party and Haunted Roller Rink Friday, October 26 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the RecZone! Admission is just $5 and includes skate rentals while they last and unlimited carnival style games with prizes and admission to the haunted house! Husky Club Cake Walk and Girl Scout Concessions are extra. Scooters, skateboards, and other wheeled devices welcome. Prizes for best costume will be awarded at 6:30 p.m. so come dressed to impress and ready to have fun! 

Friday, October 26
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Mammoth RecZone
Admission is $5
Appropriate for Elementary Aged Children

Enroll your 3rd to 5th grader in Hot Shots Basketball! This is the best basketball program in Mammoth Lakes for elementary school children - coverings all the basic skills and preparing your child for future basketball programs within Mammoth Lakes and beyond! One month of clinics followed by almost two months of league play. 

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30 – 7:30 pm
November 1 – January 24
Mammoth Middle School Gym
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Toddler Time

Toddler Time will be offered at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center (1000 Forest Trail) on Tuesday from 9:30-11:00 a.m. (4-week sessions) by Carole Mills beginning September 25, 2018.

Toddler Time is open to all parents who have children under kindergarten ages with typically 6-8 kids per class (max. enrollment 16). Sessions commence on September 25, 2018 and conclude on December 18, 2018 (See Table 1). Cost is only $48 / child per 4-week session with a 50% sibling discount. Payment is requested at time of enrollment in each 4-week session.

For additional information, please contact Carole Mills (209) 480-2699 or the Parks and Recreation Department at (760) 965-3690.

Program SessionsDates

Session 1

September 25, October 2, 9

Session 2

October 23, 30, November 6, 13

Session 3

November 27, December 4, 11, 18

 Mammoth Peapod Playgroup

The Mammoth Lakes Peapod Playgroup is currently taking a break for the month of July. Meetings will resume in August at Shady Rest Park. All Mono County expecting parents and families with children birth to five are invited to participate.

Thursdays 10:00 am-11:00 am
October 18 - December 20 (except November 22)
Mammoth Lakes Community Center

Mammoth Peapod de Español

Mammoth Spanish Peapod Playgroup is back. This program is structured the same as Mammoth Peapod Playgroup only in Spanish!

Wednesdays 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 3-December 19
Mammoth Library Kids’ Room

Community Center Tennis Courts

The Community Center Tennis Courts will remain open through November 1 (weather dependent). Tennis programs with Tennis Pro Kyle Osland have concluded for the season, see you all next summer! 

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Facility Rentals

We have a variety of spaces available for your next family reunion, conference or sporting event. Reserve yours today!

Special Event Permits

Event organizers are required to submit a special event permit application form that includes a detailed operating plan. Please submit at least 30 days prior to your event. More info.

Parks and Recreation Department Vision and Mission Statements


To be the best alpine recreation community in the country.


To provide multi-purpose, year-round, indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities accessible to all residents and visitors.

We Want to Hear From You!


The Parks and Recreation Department would like to hear what you have to say about our many community events, camps and programs. If you participated in youth and adult programs, or enjoyed the Whitmore Pool or one of our parks or facilities, please take the time to complete the Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Customer Satisfaction Surveys are also available for collection from the Town office located in the Minaret Village Mall, above Giovanni’s. Please call (760) 965-3690 for additional information.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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