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!

Whitmore Pool

The Whitmore Pool is in full operation through Sunday, August 26. Join us for public swimming Monday – Friday from 12:30 – 3:30 pm and on Saturday from 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday between Noon and 6:00pm. Lap swimming is also offered Monday - Friday from 6:30 – 8:30am, and every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 5:30 – 7:30pm. We have great drop-in rates available and ask about our new Loyalty Card! For additional information, please call the Whitmore Pool at (760) 965-3692 during operating hours or visit us online. The pool is scheduled to close on Friday, August 31, 2018.

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.

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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