Youth Programming


Unfortunately, we have made the difficult decision to suspend the majority of summer programming indefinitely. This includes camps, lessons, leagues and tournaments. For more information, click here. We appreciate your understanding and support during this difficult time.

The following programming is still being offered by some of our recreation partners during Summer 2020:

Staff continue to work on producing programming alternatives, such as virtual summer camps, scavenger hunts and modified activities. Stay tuned for announcements throughout the summer! And check out our Mammoth Parks N. Rec Facebook page for some great ’quarantivity’ ideas!

We offer a variety of youth programming throughout the year for locals and visitors alike. 

2020 Camps and Programs Annual Calendar

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Join Coach Kinsey for introduction to gymnastics classes at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center. These structured, beginner level classes focus on basic gymnastics skills such as forward rolls, backwards rolls, cartwheels, handstands and bridges, as well as other gross and fine motor skills. Students will be introduced to several apparatuses (including bars, balance beam, floor and vault) and improve coordination, agility, balance, strength and flexibility. Classes are scheduled for 6-week sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings throughout the year.

An intermediate class is scheduled on Wednesday evenings for students who are able to perform a cartwheel, handstand, pullover and bridge kickover.

Hot Shots Basketball

Hot Shots is a fun and exciting co-ed instructional basketball program for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders taught by Coach Lauren, Recreation Coordinators, and parent volunteers. The first month of the program is clinic style where the children learn the skills of the game. The last two months of the program is intramural league play where the children are divided up into teams where they will play against each other.

Winter Ice Skating Lessons

Classes are scheduled for a 6-week period from January through February, and are held on Monday evenings from 3:15-5:15pm (weather permitting). All levels are welcome. The program fee includes skate & helmet rentals. 

Instructional Basketball

This is an introductory level program for kids who are just becoming interested in the sport of basketball. This FREE program is designed for children ages 5-7 years.

Little Sluggers T-Ball

Introduce your child to the wonderful sport of baseball with this fun, safe and educational league. Parent involvement is required and children ages 1.5-5 years are welcome to join. Practice and games will take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:15 - 6:00pm at the Mammoth Elementary School fields.

Summer Camps

We offer a variety of summer camps for children 4-14 years of age. Registration for summer camps opens the first Monday of April each year at 8:00 a.m. Camps fill up quickly and space is limited.  

Summer Swim Lessons

From June through August, the Whitmore Pool offers aquatic classes structured along the guidelines of the American Red Cross ’Learn to Swim Program’. Group and private lessons are available for all levels and ages. Group sessions include both 5 week programs (once a week, Mondays or Saturdays) and week-long sessions (5 days, Monday - Friday).

Fall Ice Skating Lessons

Classes are scheduled for a 4-week period in December, and are held on Monday evenings from 3:15-5:15pm (weather permitting) . All levels are welcome. Program  fee includes skate & helmet rentals.

Youth Sports Organizations

A number of youth sports organizations provide a variety of activities within the local Mammoth Lakes and Mono County communities. These activities include nordic skiing, soccer, volleyball, swimming, child care services, ice hockey, tee ball, baseball and a number of adaptive sports. For more information, please click here.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time will be offered at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center (1000 Forest Trail) every Tuesday from 9:30-11:00am  (4 week  sessions). The program is open to all parents who have children under kindergarten age, with typically 6-8 children per class (max. enrollment 12). Sessions commence on September 25, 2018. Cost is only $48/child per 4-week session, with a 50% sibling discount. For additional information, please contact Carole Mills at (209) 480-2699 or the Parks and Recreation Department office at (760) 965-3690.

Session Dates:
 Session 1                               September 25, October 2, 9
 Session 2                              October 23, 30 November 6, 13
 Session 3                              November 27, December 4, 11, 18
 Session 4                              January 8, 15, 22, 29  
 Session 5                              February 5, 12, 19
 Session 6                              March 5, 12, 19, 26
 Session 7                              April 2, 9, 23, 30

More Information:

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How to Register

Signing up is easier than ever with our online registrations. Simply create a profile online and start signing up the whole family.

Have questions? Call us at (760) 965-3699, or visit us in the Town offices located above Giovanni’s.

Thank you for choosing the Parks and Recreation Department for your family recreational and community services needs.

Tony Colasardo Scholarship Fund

The Tony Colasardo Scholarship Fund provides need based assistance for all of our internally operated youth programs and camps. Read more and apply today!

Recreation This Week

All Recreation - All The Time - Join our mailing list- Recreation This Week-for the most up to date summer camp information as well as local recreation opportunities!


Cancellation Policy

All activities are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Activities are closed when maximum enrollment is met. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel or postpone any program or activity due to inclement weather or low enrollment. A full refund will be made if the Parks and Recreation Department cancels a program. A $40 service fee will be imposed for all returned checks and could result in refusal of future participation. All cancellations received more than two weeks prior to the start of the program will receive a refund, less a 10% processing fee. Participant cancellations received with less than one week’s notice prior to the start of the program are non-refundable. Please allow 1-2 weeks for any refunds.