Mammoth Lakes Recreation This Week – May 5, 2022



Ignite Your Passion for Soccer with UK & Challenger Soccer Camps


Spaces are still available in our Summer Soccer Camps for ages 3-14 years. Dates are as follows:

  • June 13 – 17 (UK International)
  • June 27 – July 1 (UK International)
  • July 11 – 15 (Challenger Sports)
  • July 25 – 29 (UK International)
  • August 1 – 5 (Challenger Sports)

Full day and half day programs available. Please register directly with UK International Soccer and Challenger SportsFor scholarship opportunities, please contact Recreation Manager Kat Kelly at (760) 965-3697.

Summer LEGO® Camps Are Back!


Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation are excited to welcome back Play-Well TEKnologies, who will be hosting two new LEGO® camps this summer – Pokemon with LEGO® (July 5-8) and Minecraft with LEGO® (August 8-12) for ages 6-11 years. Please register online with Play-Well TEKnologies. For scholarship opportunities, please contact Recreation Manager Kat Kelly at (760) 965-3697.

Register for Spring Gymnastics!


Join Coach Julie for our Spring Gymnastics Program – a 6-week beginner class on gymnastics fundamentals. We will cover basic exercises on floor, vault, balance beam, and bar. Spaces still available in the Grades 3-5 class on Wednesdays. Classes take place at the Communtiy Center from May 11 through June 15. Cost is $75/session. Contact Parks and Recreation for questions at (760) 965-3690 or register online NOW.

Adult Softball Begins June 13

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Get your team together and join our Coed or Men’s Slow Pitch Softball League this summer. All abilities welcome! League play begins June 13 at Shady Rest Park. Registered teams can schedule practice beginning in May. Please email or call the Parks and Recreation Department at (760) 965-3690 for information or to register your team!

Parks and Recreation is Hiring!


Are you passionate about recreation? If you’re looking for an opportunity that would allow you to play a crucial role in the oversight and development of recreation programs at the Town of Mammoth Lakes Community Recreation Center, apply now! We’re looking for a dedicated Recreation Supervisor to join our growing Parks & Recreation Department, with a primary focus on delivering year-round programming and supervision of operations of our facilities.  Apply online.

Park, Facilities and Trails Update


The Shady Rest DiscGolfPark is NOW OPEN and the Whitmore Pool is scheduled to open on Monday, May 16! Please click here to view the status of our parks, facilities, MUP’s and sidewalks. Please respect our parks and facilities by taking care of your trash, pick-up after your pet and keep your dog on a leash. Thank you!

Community Recreation Center (CRC) Update


Work is underway on the site to build the Sprung structure. Look for the weekly #crcupdate on the Town’s Facebook page Temporary park closure: For the duration of construction for the new Community Recreation Center, the Mammoth Creek Park playground, restrooms and parking lot will be CLOSED to the public. The Town will maintain public restrooms on the eastside of Mammoth Creek Park accessible from the multi-use path.  We invite you to enjoy one of our many playgrounds at Trails End Park, Shady Rest Park and the Community Center. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding as we work towards enhancing our community recreation amenities.


2022 Defensible Space and Community Clean-Up Event 


The Town in partnership with Mammoth Disposal, Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce, and Volunteer Eastern Sierra (VES) has scheduled a Defensible Space and Community Clean-Up event on May 13 & 14. Take pride in our Town by volunteering on Saturday, May 14 to beautify our streets, parks, trails and public spaces. Drop by Footloose Sports on May 14 from 9:00am-12:00pm to collect complimentary trash bags, a community clean-up map, and recycling information along with helpful clean-up tips.

Protect your property from wildfires by creating and maintaining defensible space around your home on May 13 & 14. The defensible space zones start from the building, structures, and decks, up to 100 feet or the property line.  You can promote a healthy defensible space zone by removing ground litter and trimming up trees to 15 feet. Pick up your FREE bags beginning on Monday, May 2 from the Town of Mammoth Lakes Offices or at Footloose Sports on Saturday, May 14. Click here for additional information or to volunteer.

Adult Dance Fitness Classes


Looking to get in shape for a summer of hiking, biking, swimming, SUPing or whatever else it is you do? Join Coach Ally at the Community Center on Tuesday (5:30pm) and Thursday (6:00pm) evenings for Dance Fitness classes. Sessions include hip-hop, jazz, ballet and musical theater. At $6 a class, or $40 for a 10 class punch card, it’s a bargain! For more information, and to register, please visit:

Zumba Classes


Zumba classes are back at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center every Tuesday and Friday night, from 7-8pm. Join Coach Denisse, and get you burn and dance on at the same time! Only $10 per class.

2022 Suicide Awareness 5Kish Walk


Register now for the first-ever Suicide Awareness 5kish Walk on Sunday, May 22. Raise awareness, learn about resources, build community resiliency, and honor loved ones lost. This free event will start and finish at Mammoth Brewing Company and includes aid stations provided by Mammoth Mountain, The Warming Hut, and Stellar Brew. Live music will be provided after the walk by Pitter Patter and a raffle will be held to raise funds for Wild Iris and Shine, two local non-profits providing resources to individuals at risk for suicide. Please bring a photo, note, or memento if you would like to contribute to the community memorial wall.  Register Here!

Please Leash Your Dog! 


While enjoying beautiful Shady Rest Park or the sensational views at the Sherwins Trailhead, please leash your dog and leave no trace! Trash bins are provided, along with complimentary doggie bags so please keep your dog on a leash, pick up your dogs waste AND put it in the trash bin. It is unlawful for any dog owner to allow their dog to run at large within the Town of Mammoth Lakes Municipal Boundary. All dogs shall be kept securely fastened by a chain, rope, or leash unless securely confined within private property legally controlled by the owner of the dog. We encourage responsible dog ownership while visiting these high-use areas by adhering to the Town Municipal Code below. Thank you for your commitment in keeping Mammoth Lakes safe and beautiful for all to enjoy! Learn more about Dog Resources, Licensing, Education and Enforcement.


Mono County Wellness Program Schedule

Click here for information about the Mammoth Lakes program schedule for May – Mental Health Awareness Month.

Clubhouse Live

  • Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:30 – 5:00pm
  • Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
  • Free afterschool program for middle and high school students. Snacks, activities, and help with homework are provided.

Yoga and Guided Meditation

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:30-2:45pm
  • No class on May 26, 2022
  • Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
  • Bring a towel or yoga mat and relax your mind and body.

Sunday Senior Doughnut Drop-In

  • Sundays 8:00 – 9:30am
  • Various Locations Join us for coffee, a light breakfast, community, and conversation on Sunday mornings.
  • May 8: Stellar Brew
  • May 15: Black Velvet
  • May 22: Mammoth Coffee Roasters

Open Space Hang

  • Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm
  • Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
  • Join us for a sober evening of games, music, and community.

LBGTQIA+ Potluck – 2nd Tuesday of each month

  • May 10, 2022 & June 14, 2022, 6:00 – 8:00pm
  • Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
  • Gather, meet, support, and eat!

Parents of LBGTQIA+ Support Group – 3rd Tuesday of each month 

  • May 17, 2022 & June 21, 2022, 6:00 – 8:00pm
  • Sierra Wellness Center, 181 Sierra Manor Road #4, Mammoth Lakes
  • Parents of LBGTQIA+ children gather for support, community, and learning.

CSA#1 – FREE Community Spring Classes! 

The community of Crowley Lake is now offering complimentary spring community recreation classes at the Crowley Lake Community Center. For more information, please visit the Crowley Lake Neighborhood Facebook page or contact Isabel at (760) 935-4089 to be added to the mailing list.

Mammoth Hospital

Mammoth Hospital CARES – And We Care About Your Input!
Mammoth Hospital has launched “Join the Conversation” – to get YOUR feedback on local healthcare needs and priorities. Join the Conversation today by clicking here.

Elevate Mammoth
Elevate is Mammoth Hospital’s community prevention, wellness, and performance institute focused on improving the health of our community through facilitating positive lifestyle choices and providing the necessary knowledge, resources, and skills. Elevate was launched in the Spring of 2021 by Mammoth Hospital. Join a variety of virtual and in-person wellness programs including Pilates, Tai Chi, and Mom Strong: Perinatal Core & Pelvic Health, support groups, prenatal classes, and education series on nutrition and mindfulness. Check out all of their classes and schedule here

Mono Arts Council

Art + Wine
Join us at the Community Arts Center to learn how to paint, draw, print, mosaic, etc… all while in the real or ‘virtual’ company of friends. Taught by local and visiting artists, you’ll come away with a masterpiece. It’s okay if you don’t consider yourself an artist – let us show you how to unleash your creative spirit! Click here to register or for more information.

Mammoth Lakes Library

Storytime and Reading Challenge
In addition to our weekly Facebook Live Storytimes on Wednesdays at 10:30am and in Spanish alternate Fridays at 10:30am on Mammoth Lakes Library’s Facebook page.

Makerspace and MonoBookBox Program
The library continues to offer free all-ages seasonal Makerspace Kits and Activity Zines for pick up at the front desk, along with Storytime To Go bags for young families at Mammoth Lakes Library. School age kids can still sign up for a few remaining slots in our winter MonoBookBox Program and high school age teens can participate in our Evolution of Storytelling Project  which includes free journaling boxes and zine-making kits and this season adds in-house use of iPads for digital story creation and recording equipment for oral history/podcast style storytelling.  Adults can take advantage of our Drop-In Sewing Machine Time at the 2nd floor Makerspace every Wednesday from 2:30-4:30pm

Additional information:


May 11: Spring Bike Squad starts
May 13/14: Defensible Space and Community Clean-up Day Event
May 16: Whitmore Pool opens for lap swim
May 22: Mono County Suicide Awareness 5Kish Walk
June 13: Adult Softball League Begins!

(From Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation)

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