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!

National Park and Recreation Month - July 2018

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation's official Park and Recreation Month. A program of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the goal is to raise awareness of the vital impact that parks, recreation and conservation have on communities across the United States. 

This July, the Town of Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation Department and the National Recreation and Park Association are celebrating A Lifetime of Discovery. Explore the "undiscovered" roles of local parks and recreation with a variety of fun activities planned for residents and visitors of all ages and abilities. Click here for more information on our July events.

We are all recreation - all the time! #DiscoverJuly

Men's Softball Tournament

In celebration of National Park and Recreation Month, we will be hosting the Mammoth Men's Softball Tournament Saturday, July 14 through Sunday, July 15 at Shady Rest Park. Take your family out to a ball game this weekend!

Men's and Coed Softball League

Men's and Coed Softball League kicked off this week. Catch a Men's League game every Monday and Wednesday or a Coed League game every Tuesday and Thursday out at Shady Rest Park. Full schedules, scores, and standings are available here

Community Tennis Courts

After undergoing resurfacing, repainting and crack repair, the Community Center Tennis Courts are now OPEN! Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Drop-in Adult Tennis Clinics or private lessons. Click here for more information on tennis programs and camps.

Summer Registration

Registration for our summer camps, programs, and swim lessons opened on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. P.S.T. Some spots are still available and if the camp or program you were really hoping to join is sold out join the waitlist.  FAQs about Waitlists

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp

There are still some spots left in this fun, British-styled soccer camp that takes place Monday, July 16 - Friday, July 20 at Shady Rest Park. Click here to register or for more information.

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 10:00am-11:00am
August 2 - September 27
Shady Rest Park, Sawmill Cutoff Road

Mammoth Peapod de Español

Mammoth Spanish Peapod Playgroup has been cancelled due to lack of participation and will be rescheduled in October 2018. If you'd like to be contacted when the group starts up again, please call Lara at (760) 914-2556.
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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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