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Recreation Department
Welcome to your recreation nirvana!
Stuart Brown
Recreation Manager

John Connolly
Recreation Supervisor

Stephanie Daniel
Recreation Supervisor

437 Old Mammoth Road
PO Box 1609
Mammoth Lakes, CA  93546

Ph: (760) 934-8989 ext.222
Fax: (760) 934-8608

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Town of Mammoth Lakes Recreation Department is proud to offer programs, events and activities for kids of all ages. Whether you’re looking for family fun at our many parks, challenging your endurance on our many trails or replenishing your spirit in the great outdoors, we hope you’ll take advantage of what our team has created, and what awaits you in Mammoth Lakes - your recreation Nirvana!

Summer Programs
Let's have fun this summer! Sign up for summer camps now. Signing up is easier than ever with our online registrations. Click Here to view and register for our camps and all other programs. Simply create a profile online and start signing up the whole family.

The Whitmore Pool is now open, midweek transit service to the Whitmore Recreation Area/Pool begins June 23, the Mammoth RecZone operates every Friday-Sunday, gymnastics/tumbling continues at the Community Center, Tennis is back at the Community Courts, and our plethora of summer camps commence on June 23. 


On July 2, 2014 Town Council proclaimed July 2014 as Parks Make Life Better! Month and in doing so, urged all citizens to use and enjoy its parks, trails, open space, facilities, and recreation opportunities. Celebrate this July by participating in our many signature youth camps and adult programs, and look for special promotions this month including 2 for 1 youth skate rental at the Mammoth RecZone, 5 Fun Pass (6th Lesson/visit FREE), and a Whitmore Pool 10 ride punch pass for only $10

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Value of Municipal Recreation in Mammoth
Learn more about the Value of Municipal Recreation, and how the Town of Mammoth Lakes Recreation Department delivers on it's promise to the community. 

Parks and Facilities
The Town operates, maintains and rents several parks and facilities, including the new Whitmore Track and Sports Field.  The facility is now available for reservations.  Call (760) 934-8989 ext. 222 or reserve a facility online.

Special Event Permit
Event organizers are required to submit a special event permit application form. For information and to complete the form, click here


On March 20 and April 17, 2014 the Town hosted two community PLAN Your PARKS workshops at the Community Center.  A total of 122 recreation enthusiasts participated in the process with the goal of planning their parks.  All meeting notes and maps have been posted on the PLAN Your PARKS page.

Plan Your Parks” creates a specific Master Plan for the Whitmore Recreation Area, Mammoth Creek Park East & West, the Community Center - Playground & Tennis Courts, as well as the Bell Shaped Parcel.  

The final outcome of the “PLAN Your PARKS” process is to obtain public consensus and Recreation Commission direction to develop a preferred conceptual design of each of the four the parks as well as select the location of the recreation/community center and aquatic center within the four parks.   

Parks Master Planning Project Timeline

  • Commission Review Meeting - May 6, 2014  
  • Commission Final Design Meeting - June 10, 2014
  • Presentation to Town Council - August 6, 2014

For more information about “Plan Your Parks” please contact Recreation Manager, Stuart Brown at (760) 934-8989 ext. 210.

Get involved and help us make life better now and in the future!


Register online for an activity, reserve a facility or request Measure R's fast and easy!

In an effort to improve customer service and streamline operations, the Recreation Department - thanks to Measure R funds, has partnered with the Active Network to provide 24/7 web-based activity and facility reservations.  The Active Network, Inc. brings a 30-year history delivering organizational efficiencies and improved citizen service to local governments worldwide.  Active is a major solutions provider to more than 3,000 organizations, and is the #1 provider of Parks and Recreation software.

To begin, Click Here and you will directed to the online reservation portal.

Please contact the Recreation Department for assistance at (760) 934-8989 ext. 222.

Recreation Department Mission Statement
"The Town of Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation mission is to provide multipurpose, year-round, indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities accessible to all residents and visitors." 

Parks Make Life Better!
Parks Make Life Better!

Parks and recreation make lives and communities better Now and In the Future by providing:

  • Access to the serenity and inspiration of nature
  • Outdoor space to play and exercise
  • Facilities for self-directed and organized recreation
  • Positive alternatives for youth which help lower crime and mischief
  • Activities that facilitate social connections, human development, therapy, the arts, and lifelong learning

This logo and campaign is intended to develop greater awareness of the importance of parks and recreation with the general public, further the visibility of parks and recreation with the general public, and build positive brand awareness of parks and recreation in California.

Parks and recreation services make Californians’ lives better!

Explore the NEW Mammoth Lakes Trail System Website
The Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers boundless recreation opportunities on more than 300 miles of trails. From granite crags to trout-stocked lakes, pine forests to alpine meadows, there’s something for all seasons, interests and abilities, motorized and non-motorized alike. Managed jointly by the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Inyo National Forest, the system includes connections to three wilderness areas, Devils Postpile National Monument, the Pacific Crest Trail and more. Many of these attractions are accessible right from the center of town! Explore and discover the adventures of a lifetime.

We Want to Hear From You!
The Recreation Department would like to hear what you have to say about our products and programs.  If you participated in one of our many 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.

Customer Satisfaction Survey’s are also available for collection from the Recreation office located in the Minaret Village Mall, above Giovanni’s.  Please call (760) 934-8989 ext. 222 for additional information. 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Location: 437 Old Mammoth Rd, Suite R, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546   •   Mailing Address: PO Box 1609, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546   •   Phone: 760-934-8989   •   Fax: 760-934-8608