What is There to do in Mammoth??? Parks and Recreation News
Whitmore Recreation Area Survey – win a prize package!
The Town in partnership with Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR), Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Track Club and Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access (MLPTA), are submitting a $3 million competitive grant application for the Proposition 68 Regional Park Program. The Town is seeking community design input for recreation features, programming needs, space alternatives and path/fitness activities for the proposed Recreation Center and Multi-Use Trail at the Whitmore Recreation Area. Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey and have a chance to win a prize package compliments of the Mammoth Track Club.
FREE Skate Night at the RecZone!
Join us on Friday, September 17 from 6-8pm for a FREE Friday Night Skate at the Mammoth RecZone. Scooters, skateboards, roller skates and roller blades are all welcome. Limited roller skates and blades are available for complimentary use.
PowerGame is at the RecZone
Parks and Rec have created a shoot-around space at the Mammoth RecZone to showcase the PowerGame Sport Court planned for installation next summer at the Community Recreation Center. Look for upcoming events and activities at the RecZone to try-out this leading multi-sport outdoor flooring system.
NEW Fall Bike Squad
You asked for more biking, so here it is! Join us for 5 after school bike sessions for 1st – 2nd graders and 3rd to 5th graders, beginning September 29. Parks and Rec staff will pick-up bikersfrom school, tour the trails around town and finish at the Mammoth RecZone. Cost is $45 per participant – Register online.
NEW Sleep Well Tonight Class
Parks and Rec is hosting a NEW Toddler Fitness Class for ages 2 – 4 this fall. The class is scheduled every Tuesday from 5:00 – 5:45pm beginning on September 28 and ending on October 26. Join us for 5 energy-busting and jam packed toddler fitness classes; semi-guaranteed to help your little one sleep. Cost is $45 per participant – Register online.
Parks and Facilities Update
Shady Rest Park, Trails End Park, Volcom Brothers Skatepark, Shady Rest DiscGolfPark, Whitmore Recreation Area, Community Tennis Courts (1-4) and the multi-use pathways throughout town and the Lakes Basin are OPEN. Learn more about the status of our parks, trails and facilities here.
Community Recreation Center (CRC) Update
Work is progressing on the ice rink floor that will take the subcontractor a month to prepare with concrete scheduled for early October. Crews are also preparing the shower rooms, snow pit and storage rooms for the placement of concrete next week. Temporary park closure: For the duration of construction for the new Community Recreation Center (estimated 12 months), 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. For additional information about the new CRC, please visit the dedicated website and look for #crcupdates on the Town’s Facebook page.