Recreation This Week!


Recreation This Week! is a weekly e-newsletter compiled by the Recreation Department for the community of Mammoth Lakes. In it you will find a weekly sampling of our boundless recreational opportunities in one of the world's most spectacular playgrounds.

Whether you're looking for family fun, learning new things, challenging your endurance or simply rejuvenating the soul, we hope you'll take advantage of what awaits you in Mammoth Lakes.

Recreation This Week - February 14, 2019

Good Afternoon,

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you are all safe, warm and indoors this evening!

Parks and Recreation News

  • Instructional Basketball is canceled tonight, Thursday, February 14 due to dangerous travel conditions. Please stay indoors where you will be warm and safe and we will see you next week!

  • Yoga class at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center will resume Sunday, March 3, enjoy free yoga at 5:30 p.m. Come stretch those newly honed shoveling, skiing, and riding muscles with us each Sunday evening. A suggested donation of $5-$10.

  • SMG Backcountry Tours are back each Wednesday through April 17. $250 for a full day of education on accessing the backcountry. Get away from the crowds and take the plunge today! Open to all levels 13 years of age and up, two people minimum required for the class to take place by the previous Sunday, and equipment rentals available through SMG separately. Take advantage of epic conditions and register today!

  • The next session of Toddler Time starts on March 5. This four-week session is held on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center. This program is designed to introduce structure and routine to young children to help them transition into preschool or kindergarten. Each session costs $48 with a 50% sibling discount; payment is requested at time of enrollment, drop in rates are available. Call Carole Mills at (209) 480-2699 for more information.

  • Check out the MLTS Nordic Trail System at Shady Rest Park, open to Nordic skiers, winter walkers and fat bikers! Check out the map of Shady Rest Winter Trails (non-motorized/multi-use) or the Inyo National Forest Winter Recreation Trails and explore a new trail or say hello to an old favorite this weekend!

  • League play for Adult Indoor Soccer continues each Sunday evening at the Mammoth High School gym. Check out a full schedule and come cheer on some local soccer legends this weekend!


Bishop FC


Team Furloughed


Junk Show United


Nuipi FC


La Palma




Black Tie


Ski School



  • The Adult Curling League has had a rough go of it with all this weather. Playoffs are scheduled to begin this Sunday, February 17 at 5:00 p.m. Come check out a match at the Mammoth Ice Rink this Sunday!

  • Adult Volleyball was canceled this week due to weather but will resume next Wednesday evening at the Mammoth Middle School Gym.

Around Town

  • Suite Surrender continues to show at Edison Theatre each Thursday through Sunday evening through February 24. Appropriate for audience members age 10 and up this comedy set in 1942 is an ode to classic farces of the 1930s and 1940s. Get your tickets today!

  • Enjoy the beauty of the lakes basin at night with a Full Moon Snowshoe Tour this Sunday, February 17 or Monday, February 18. This moon lit tour departs from Tamarack XC Ski Center at 7:00 p.m. for a 1.5 hour guided tour followed by hot drinks and dessert at Tamarack Lodge. These sell out quickly so register today!

  • Woolly’s Saturday Parade continues every Saturday through the winter ski season. Come dance, sing, and celebrate with Woolly and some of his best friends from Mammoth Ski and Snowboard School each Saturday afternoon in the Village at 3:45!

  • Enjoy a family ski day at June Mountain this Saturday and follow it up with Bucky’s Bonfire, every Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Enjoy cookies, hot cocoa and a dance party with Bucky by the bonfire. The perfect family après ski!

  • ESIA’s Winter Adventure Series continues on Wednesday, February 20 with Chris Smead presenting “The High Sierra Trail.” This exciting documentary features the rich history of the High Sierra Trail from the early 1900s through modern times. Doors and presentation starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Welcome Center followed by the documentary at 7:00 p.m.

  • Head to Edison Theatre and see Suite Surrender beginning Thursday, February 7 and continuing each Thursday through Sunday evening through February 24. Appropriate for audience members age 10 and up this comedy set in 1942 is an ode to classic farces of the 1930s and 1940s. Get your tickets today!

  • Get to know our furriest ski patrol heroes with Paws on Patrol next Thursday, February 21 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at McCoy Sports in the Village. Learn about what these pups and their handlers do to ensure your on-mountain safety at Mammoth Mountain. The first 30 kids will receive a free ski-patrol t-shirt!

  • The Mammoth Sierra Wellness Center, located in the Sierra Center Mall, continues to offer free wellness programs including yoga, support groups, arts and crafts, and youth programs. Check out their calendar for class dates and times.

Upcoming Events…

Enjoy your weekend!

Lauren Plum
Program & Facilities Coordinator
Town of Mammoth Lakes
P.O. Box 1609
437 Old Mammoth Road, Suite 230
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 965-3699

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