Monterey Recreation

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We offer hundreds of programs for everyone from tots to teenagers and older adults. From organized team sports to crafts and cultural activities, we've got something for everyone!

Summer/Fall Registration Available Now!

Check out the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of play! Monterey online and in print at the Monterey Recreation Administration Office, the Monterey Sports Center, all Community Centers and the Monterey Public Library.
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"Monterey Recreation is dedicated to making the community better now and in the future by providing recreational programs and facilities that promote healthy lifestyles, strong families and positive youth development while striving to increase the social, cultural and physical well-being for all ages."

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21 June 2017
06/21/2017: 4th of July in Monterey - Monterey Hosts a Full Day of Festivities, Tuesday, July 4, 2017

06/21/2017: 4th of July in Monterey - Monterey Hosts a Full Day of Festivities, Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The City of Monterey, the Old Monterey Business Association, Monterey County Pops!, and the Monterey Firefighters Association will host a full day of events for family, friends and the whole community this July 4th. Monterey Firefighters will begin the day with a pancake breakfast at Fire headquarters. The festivities continue with the popular downtown Fourth of July Parade, followed by the Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que and Entertainment Extravaganza on the Colton Hall lawn, topped off with an evening of patriotic music at the Golden State Theatre. These events are open to the public and alcohol free. Events begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m.
     “There’s no better place to enjoy the birthday of our country than Monterey, the birth place of California,” said Mayor Clyde Roberson. “We look forward to joining both residents and visitors in a day-long celebration of our city and country.”

Happy 4th of July

10:00 04 July 2017

4th of July in Monterey

Celebrate the 4th of July in Monterey! Get all the details at monterey.org/july4th

4th of July

Export event7/4/2017 10:00 AM
02 June 2017
Photos from the Monterey Sports Center 25th Anniversary Celebration, Thursday, June 1, 2017
11:30 15 July 2017
05/12/2017: Three Point Shootout Contest at Montecito Park, July 15 (NEW DATE)

05/12/2017: Three Point Shootout Contest at Montecito Park, July 15 (NEW DATE)

NEW DATE! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 15 - Come celebrate the completed renovation of Montecito Park with the City of Monterey and the Villa Del Monte Neighborhood Association on Saturday, July 15, 2017.  Meet the Golden State Warriors mascot, participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m., and cheer on the finalists in a Three Point Shootout contest at 1:00 p.m. Prizes include a basketball signed by Draymond Green and a jersey signed by Kevon Looney of the Golden State Warriors.

Three Point Shootout

Export event7/15/2017 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
18 April 2017

04/18/2017: May the Fourth Be With You: LEGO® Build

Join us for a FREE Star Wars themed afternoon of fun and engineering at the Monterey Youth Center using LEGO®. Bring your kids and build motorized AT-AT’s, race your Pod Racer through the Tatooine race track or add your own spin to a galaxy far, far away! This fun LEGO® build will engage and inspire everyone ages 4-99. Parents/Guardians must be present.

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