Recreation Opportunities

Adult Sports
Youth Sports
Special Events
Activity Classes
Senior Activities

We Strive To Make A Difference

We Believe We Can Make A Difference

  1. Fostering Harmonious Relationships Between Parks and Public.

  1. Promoting Interaction Among Various Age Groups.

  1. Developing United Community Spirit Through Education and Cooperation.

  1. Providing a Positive Example Through Role Modeling and Integrity.

  1. Encouraging Healthy Life Styles Through Fun Programming.

  1. Improving and Upgrading Parks and Amenities.

  1. Leading the Way Through Health And Wellness In Our Community.

  1. Protecting Environmental Resources.

  2. Supporting Economic Development.

  1. Fostering Human Development.

  1. Strengthening Safety and Security.

  1. Increasing Cultural Unity.

Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District will enhance community by promoting healthy activities and positive recreational experiences and strives to maintain a standard of excellence through our people, parks and programs.

We Are Here To Make A Difference




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In an effort to slow the spread of novel coronavirus, the following attractions will

closed until further notice, effective immediately:

·         Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge

·         Oak Glen School House museum

·         Park and recreation district preschool in Joshua Tree

·         All park playgrounds, buildings, community centers, shade shelters, skate parks and water features

Effective April 25th, the following parks are partially open as well as the following facilities as long as social distancing is observed at all times:

·         Big Bear: parking lot, basketball courts and dog park

·         Bloomington – Ayala Park: parking lot and bathrooms

·         Bloomington – Kessler: parking lot, basketball court and bathrooms

·         El Mirage: parking lot, basketball court, volleyball court and bathrooms

·         Hinkley: parking lot

·         Joshua: parking lot, tennis courts, basketball courts, dog park and bathrooms

·         Lucerne: basketball courts

·         North Etiwanda Preserve: parking lot and bathrooms

·         Desert View Conservation Area: parking lot

·         Oak Glen: parking lot, basketball hoop, tennis court, dog park and walking path and bathrooms

·         Oro Grande: parking lot

The following senior and community centers (centers that conduct meal programs will make meals available via drive-thru):

·         Big Bear Senior Center

·         Bloomington Ayala Senior Center

·         Joshua Tree Community Center

·         Lucerne Valley Community Center

·         Wonder Valley Community Center

The following Special Districts offices will be available by appointment only, by phone, and online:

·         Water and Sanitation

·         Special District's Headquarters