Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Upcoming Events

School's out sweets & treats day

Join us for Sweets and Treats Day! This one-day program for 5 - 12 year olds has participants enjoying themed craft making, indoor/outdoor games and much more! Please provide participant with non-perishable lunch and snacks. 

Friday, February 16 at Bobby Bonds, Nichols and Orange Terrace Parks • 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

$10 Resident/$15 Non-Resident

Ages 5 - 12

Register online at RivReg.org or at any community center.


st. patrick's day events

Join us as we celebrate with a "wee" bit o' fun at our annual St. Patrick's Day events. St. Patrick's Day is the perfect time to put on your leprechaun hat, search for a pot of gold and join others in Ireland's most famous celebration. Register online at RivReg.org or at any community center.

St. Patrick's Dance - $2

Friday, March 16 at Bryant Park • 4 - 6 p.m.

Ages 5 -12 

 

St. Patrick's Party - $2

Friday, March 16 at Nichols Park • 4 - 6 p.m.

Ages 5 - 12


spring eggstravaganza events

​Spring Teen Night!

Teens will enjoy local DJ's, glow-in-the-dark egg hunt, inflatable games, raffle prizes, food vendors and more.

Friday, March 30 at Ryan Bonaminio Park at the Tequesquite Arroyo • 6 - 9 p.m.

Ages 13 - 17

$5 entry fee (additional fees apply per activity)

Spring Eggstravaganza!

Gather the family and enjoy a colorful array of delightful activities. Free activities, age divided and special needs egg hunts, bounce houses, photos with Peter Rabbit, Spring crafts, entertainment, Fun Zone, face painting, train rides, and food vendors! Egg hunts for youth ages 3 - 12 years of age. For information, contact (951) 826-6437.

Ryan Bonaminio Park at the Tequesquite Arroyo • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Purchase a wristband online or at a community center near you.

  • Single - $7 Pre-Sale/$10 Day of Event
  • 4-pack - $20 Pre-Sale/$30 Day of Event
  • 5-pack - $25 Pre-Sale/$40 Day of Event

The Spring Eggstravaganza attracts over 5,000 individuals annually. For sponsorship or donation opportunities, visit www.RiversideCommunityServicesFoundation.org.

For vendor application, visit the forms page. 

Letter's to Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit is busy getting ready for spring/Easter and would love to hear from his friends in Riverside. La Sierra Park is accepting letters to Peter Rabbit from February 12 - March 12. Peter Rabbit's response letters will be mailed by March 19. Allow one week for responses. A special letterbox is located in the community center just waiting to be stuffed of letters for Peter Rabbit.

Mail in or bring letters to: (include a self-addressed stamped envelope for return letter)

Peter Rabbit - La Sierra Community Center

5215 La Sierra Ave., Building A, Riverside, CA 92505


Summer programs open house

Don't miss this opportunity to get a sneak peek and early registration for summer camps, programs and swim lessons before opened to the public and summer begins! Get a head start and plan your family's summer early. The Open House will include various "countries" in the form of camp booths with instructors and demonstrations, swim lesson level tests with certified lifeguards, activities for youth and much more. Pre-registration is required for participation at RivReg.org.

Saturday, April 14 at Bobby Bonds Park/Sippy Woodhead Pool • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Free

Opportunity to receive your program for free! Visit more "countires"/booths and get more opportunities to win! (Sponsored by the Riverside Community Services Foundation).


Dance dance Riverside!

Does your group have what it takes to be the next Dance, Dance Riverside Champions! Groups of two-ten of any dance style are encouraged to register for the competition. The top 20 groups dance live at one of the Rhythm of Riverside Summer Concerts (held Wednesday evenings, June 13 - July 25, excluding July 4) and have a chance to win up to $2,000 in cash and prizes and be named the inaugural Dance, Dance Riverside Champions. Auditions are held at the César Chávez Auditorium (2060 University Ave.) from 5:30 - 9 p.m.

Open Auditions!

  • Download an application online or pick one up at any community center.
  • Registration closes Sunday, May 13. Registration will not be accepted the night of auditions.