Parks and Community Services

Register for classes and sports online.

There's always something going on in Moreno Valley. The City offers residents and visitors many recreational and leisure activities, from swimming to golfing to just playing in the park, Moreno Valley has it all.

Parks and Community Services Commission/Board Vacancies

See if there are openings for the Moreno Valley Arts Commission and the Parks, Community Services and Trails Committee.


The City of Moreno Valley provides a variety of exciting community events to keep residents entertained throughout the year. These events are listed here and on the Community Calendar.


Springtastic FestivalMarch 31: Springtastic Festival and Egg Hunt

  • Kids ages 2–10 years old can take part in a free egg hunt. Children will be assigned to different fields according to age. Children with special needs will be accommodated.
  • Free rock wall climbing
  • Pictures with our Easter Bunny
  • Spring-themed activities

Date: Saturday, March 31
Time: 9 a.m.–12 noon (egg hunt at 9 a.m.)
Location: Sunnymead Park
Cost: Egg hunt: Free; Breakfast: $5 per person

Public Safety ExpoApril 14: Public Safety Expo 2018

Moreno Valley residents will have a great time enjoying an interactive day with leading public safety agencies that provide services to help keep people Moreno Valley safe—all in a festive atmosphere complete with music, food, giveaways and appearances by a few of our favorite characters—Mc Gruff the Crime Dog, Smokey Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog!

Moreno Valley's finest police officers and firefighters will be there with police dogs, fire engines, and the jaws-of-life to show you how they keep Moreno Valley safe. Bring the whole family! Find out more here...

Date: Saturday, April 14
Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Location: Moreno Valley Civic Center, 22850 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos
Cost: Free



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Online Class & Activity Registration

See what you would like to do? Find a facility for your party? Register online now:
Online registration link

Parks & Community Services Participation Evaluation Survey

City Parks and Facilities

Moreno Valley has two golf courses including the 27-hole Moreno Valley Ranch Golf Club, ranked among the top 75 public courses in the U.S.

Moreno Valley is also home to the 8,000-acre Lake Perris State Park. This state park has boating, fishing and camping facilities. Box Springs Mountain Park provides trails for hiking and horseback riding. Riverside County’s Box Springs Mountain Park, located off Pigeon Pass Road, encompasses 1,155 acres and provides trails for hiking and horseback riding.

Parks, Recreation & Open Space Comprehensive Plan

Click on the following link to see the plan.

Moreno Valley's city park system has 40 parks and/or joint-use facilities (531.66 maintained acres) and includes a 9-hole executive golf course, 23 multi-use sports fields, 11 tennis courts, nine basketball courts, 28 play apparatus, and three recreation centers.

Adopt-a-Park or Trail Program

The Adopt-a-Park or Trail Program was designed to preserve, improve and enhance Moreno Valley parks through community involvement and citizen partnerships. You can play an important role in our success by becoming a volunteer in the Adopt-a-Park or Trail program!

Cottonwood Golf Center and Banquet Room

The Cottonwood Golf Center is open seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and closed on major holidays.

13671 Frederick St
Moreno Valley, CA 92553

Hound Town Dog Park

Sign at Houndtown Dog ParkOn April 16, 2008, the City opened its first dog park called Hound Town. The park is located at the Moreno Valley Equestrian Center, 11150 Redlands Boulevard, at the southeast level of the Center. The park is a collaborative effort between Canine Friends of Moreno Valley (who solicited donations of materials and labor from businesses), and local Boy Scout groups and the City’s Park Maintenance staff.

The one-acre park is divided into two sections; one for large dogs and the other for smaller breeds. Additional features include: a three-in-one drinking fountain for dogs and their owners, two waste stations, a shelter with park benches for sitting, and planters with trees. There is a handicap accessible restroom and parking available on site. This site was recently upgraded with canine training equipment, benches, turf and sprinklers.

The park is open from 7:00 a.m. to dusk, seven days a week. So, pack up your canine companions and give them a chance to enjoy the new equipment.

Lasselle Sports Park

Lasselle Sports Park is 12.8 acres. Amenities include: restroom and concession, three turf football fields with natural turf, exercise track, security lighting, picnic facilities, play apparatus for ages 2-5 and 5-12, and parking for approximately 200 vehicles.

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After School Programs

A Child’s Place Licensed After School Program

A Child’s Place Licensed After School Program provides daily homework assistance, arts and crafts, nutritious snacks, and recreation activities for children after school and during school breaks.

Day:  Monday – Friday
Time:  End of school until 6:00 p.m. and 7 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. during school breaks
Age:  Kindergarten thru 12 years
Cost:  Fees based on income
Location:  Armada (334809653), Creekside (334816836),  Rainbow Ridge (334803516), Red Maple (334815843), and Sunnymead Elementary (334818292).
Information:  Georgina Lundberg at 951.413.3286

After School Education and Safety Program (ASES)

An educational and literacy element designed to provide tutoring and/or homework assistance in one or more of the following subject areas: language arts, mathematics, history and social science, science, and computer training.

An educational enrichment element that may include, but is not limited to, fine arts, career technical education, recreation, physical fitness, and prevention activities. Such activities might involve STEM, the arts, music, physical activity, health promotion, general recreation, technology, career awareness, and activities to support positive youth development.

A nutritious snack is served daily.

Services Provided by:  THINK Together
Day:  Monday – Friday (when school is in session)
Time:  End of school until at least 6:00 p.m.
Age:  Kindergarten thru 8th grade
Cost:  Free
Location:  Most Moreno Valley and Val Verde School Districts’ elementary and middle schools
Information:  THINK Together at 951.571.9944 (Program evaluation results available upon request.)

Time for Tots

Help your tot get used to going to “school.” Toddlers will learn colors, shapes, letters, and numbers. Activities include games, arts, crafts, and music.

Immunization record with current TB test results and birth certificate are required at time of registration.

Tots must be potty trained.


Conference & Recreation Center
14075 Frederick St.
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m
TownGate Community Center
13100 Arbor Park Lane
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
March Field Park Community Center
15325 5th Street
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m
March Annex Center
15450 4th Street
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon

Days: Monday–Thursday

Cost: Residents: $82; Non-residents: $107


Volunteer to be on the Park Patrol

As a Park Patrol Volunteer, the goal is to enforce park rules, enhance visitor safety, and promote park programs and visitor services offered by the Parks and Community Services Department.

Special Events

Special Events include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Parades, runs, walks, running/walking/bicycle races, Christmas decoration displays, and all other events that encroach on city streets or public rights-of-way;
  • Community fireworks displays (privately sponsored);
  • Events in City parks or facilities with greater than fifty participants;
  • Helicopter/airplane landings; or
  • Any organized activity or set of activities which involves the possible or necessary provision of additional City services.
  • Get the Special Event Application
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14177 Frederick Street
PO Box 88005
Moreno Valley, CA 92552
Phone: 951.413.3000
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Fridays: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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