Recreation This Week!


Recreation This Week! is a weekly e-newsletter compiled by the Recreation Department for the community of Mammoth Lakes. In it you will find a weekly sampling of our boundless recreational opportunities in one of the world's most spectacular playgrounds.

Whether you're looking for family fun, learning new things, challenging your endurance or simply rejuvenating the soul, we hope you'll take advantage of what awaits you in Mammoth Lakes.

Recreation This Week - December 12, 2019

Good Afternoon,


Come skate at the Mammoth Ice Rink! Check out for a live schedule and join us this Friday, December 13 for a FREE Friday Night Skate beginning at 8:00 p.m. Bring your own skate or enjoys ours while supplies last!

Hot Shots Basketball continues on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with 3rd, 4th and 5th graders gaining game situation skills as they scrimmage against their peers. Please note, Hot Shots Basketball follows the MUSD calendar and will not be meeting while the kids are on their holiday break.   

Gymnastics continues at the community center on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Coach Kinsley is working on her January schedule prior to opening the next session, stay tuned.  

The Sold Out LA Kings Youth Hockey camp is at the Mammoth Ice Rink this weekend, Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15. Children ages 6 to 13 will sharpen their hockey skills under the guidance of LA Kings Alumni Derek Armstrong and Peter Budaj along with the hockey development staff.

Toddler Time is back at the Mammoth Lakes Community! Each session has a theme and works on developing your young child's listening, social and behavior skills so they can transition better into pre-school or elementary school settings. Call or email Carole Mills to register at (209) 480-2699 or

Skate with Santa and Kettle Curling is next Thursday, December 19 at the Mammoth Ice Rink. Enjoy skating, games and photos with Santa at the Mammoth Ice Rink next Thursday!


  • The Backcountry Film Festival heads to bishop this Friday, December 13 at Inyo County for the Arts beginning at 6:00 p.m. Films, been and prizes to get you stoked on winter. Tickets are $15, get yours today!
  • Cardinal Village Tree Sale and Christmas Fun continues this weekend (Friday through Sunday) and every weekend through December 22. Santa will be on site every Saturday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, as well as free ice skating, shopping at the general store, goodies at the Gingerbread Café and a special cookie decorating class tomorrow, December 13. Festive fun for the whole family!
  • Get into the holiday spirit and support the Mammoth High School Boosters with a Reindeer Crawl this Friday, December 13 at The Village. Check-in at The Village plaza beginning at 4:30 p.m. and receive three drink coupons and one food coupon to be used at Lakanuki, Shelter Distilling, Gomez’s or Clocktower between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. Costumes encouraged!
  • Free Holiday Concert – Chamber Music Unbound as well as the Eastern Sierra Chamber Orchestra is performing a free holiday concert this Friday, December 13 at St Joseph’s Mammoth Lakes Parish. Holiday music by Hayden and Schubert along with music from the movie Frozen will be performed. Show begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • Get into the holiday spirit with Mammoth Mountain and their annual fireworks spectacular Night of Lights this Saturday, December 14 at Canyon Lodge. Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. with fireworks set to go off at 6:45 p.m. Tons of fun for everyone! Park and ride shuttles available from Mammoth High School and Eagle Lodge. Dress warm and celebrate the magic of the season this Saturday!
  • Pick up a one-of-a-kind handcrafted gift from the Mammoth High School Shop this Saturday from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. The MHS Construction Tech classes have been hard at work creating gift items from reclaimed pallet wood. Support this great class and buff out your holiday shopping list this Saturday!
  • Get into Nordic ski racing with the Tannenbaum 10km Classic  Sunday, December 15 at Tamarack. This fun race has something for all abilities. Try something new this weekend!
  • Season long nordic workshops start next week. Take your skills to the next level or try your hand at Nordic this season, something for every ability, register today!



Enjoy your weekend!

Lauren Plum
Program & Facilities Coordinator
Town of Mammoth Lakes
P.O. Box 1609
437 Old Mammoth Road, Suite 230
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 965-3699

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