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  1. Parks & Recreation Weekly Update
    As of Monday, January 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Recreation Program and Service Updates

    • We have a number of exciting virtual and modified sports skills leagues, classes, and programs for youth and adults available beginning in January. For more information and to register, visit our Class & Programs webpage.
    • Are you ready to go on a scavenger hunt? If you are, we've developed scavenger hunt activities, in English and Spanish, at 8 of our City parks. To learn more, visit our Parks Scavenger Hunt webpage.
    • The final story in our historic Olivas Adobe video series, is available on our The Heart of Ventura County Video Series webpage. We hope you enjoy it!
    • If you're looking for some fun virtual activities to do this month, visit our Virtual Recreation Activities webpage!
    • While the Ventura Avenue Adult Center is closed, home delivered meal service continues and regular congregate meal participants can pick-up a meal, Monday through Friday, at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, while supplies last. For additional information or to register for this program, please contact the Ventura Avenue Adult Center at: (805) 648-3035.
    • For groups interested in holding a Free Speech Event on public property, please email Allyson Desbaillets at
    • For businesses interested in temporarily expanding their recreation and fitness classes into a City park, submit this permit application to Allyson Desbaillets at

    Ventura Aquatic Center
    Modified public lap swim is available Monday-Saturday. Information on how to reserve a lane for public lap swim and new pool safety rules is available on our Aquatics Center webpage

    Olivas Links & Buenaventura Golf Courses
    Open with safe play protocols in place.

    City Parks & Beaches
    Open for active and passive use with CDC guidelines in place. Additionally, park playgrounds have been approved to reopen by the State with safety guidelines.

    City Facility Rentals & Special Events
    Are cancelled until further notice. The only exception is free speech event permits. If you would like to hold a Free Speech Event on public property, please email Allyson Desbaillets at

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Virtual Recreation Activities

Visit the Parks & Recreation Virtual Recreation and Resource Center! A place for fun, educational, and useful resources through these challenging times.