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Splash Pads on for Hot Summer!

Park splash pads will be turned on to provide residents with a cool option for relief of the upcoming record breaking temperatures!

Splash pads will open on Friday, June 17 and will be operational daily 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Splash pads are located at the following parks:

1. Andulka Park • 5201 Chicago Ave.
2. Arlington Heights Sports Park • 9401 Cleveland Ave.
3. Doty-Trust Park • 5410 Golden Ave.
4. Fairmount Park • 2601 Fairmount Blvd.
5. Orange Terrace Park • 20010 Orange Terrace Pkwy.
6. Sycamore Highlands Park • 5777 Fair Isle Dr.

Note: Orange Terrace Community Park’s splash pad will open Friday, June 17 at 3 p.m. (11 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily thereafter) due to recent playground rubber surfacing repairs. Members of the public are asked to respect the temporary fencing around the playground adjacent to the splash pad to allow the repaired rubber surfacing to completely cure before use. Temporary fencing will be removed Monday, June 20.

Sports for Tots

Summer Aquatics Programs

Sports for Tots

With multiple pools available for use throughout the City there is an aquatics program for everyone! Programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Summer Splash Day Camp, Junior Lifeguard Camp, recreation swim and much more!

Register today at or visit the Riverside Activity Guide Aquatics pages here.

What is Summer without a pool party? Cool down this summer by renting one of our pools! Click here or e-mail for rental information.

Capture Riverside Parks Photo Contest

Capture Riverside Photo ContestHave you participated in youth sports programs, enjoyed a round of golf at Fairmount Golf Course, attended a Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCSD) class or spent a fun afternoon with the family at a PRCSD pool? We want to see Riverside parks through your eyes. Share your experience and love of Riverside parks and facilities by submitting a photo and testimonial in the Capture Riverside photo contest. Winning photos and testimonials will be published in the PRCSD Activity Guide, social media and department presentations.  Contest categories include: Parks Make Life Better, Open Space, City of Riverside PRCSD classes/programs, events/sports and digitally altered (photo must fit one of the four categories listed). A $150 cash prize will be awarded to the best overall entry and the first 100 participants will receive an exclusive Parks Make Life Better prize just for entering! Entries will be accepted online July 1 through September 1 at

Summer Movies in the Park

Riverside Sings Vocal Competition

Enjoy a series of FREE family friendly movies offered this summer. Come early and bring a picnic dinner (popcorn and refreshments available for a nominal fee)! Seating is on the grass, so bring a beach chair or blanket and enjoy the cool summer evening. All movies begin as dusk.

For a complete list of movie titles, days and locations click here

Rhythm of Riverside Summer Concert Series

Camp Attack

Summer Concerts in the Park are held on Wednesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. at Fairmount Park, June 15 - July 27 (excluding July 6). For the 2016 entertainment line up, click here.


4th of July Summer Spectacular Aerial Fireworks Show

Camp Attack

The 4th of July Spectacular features aerial fireworks shows at La Sierra Park and Mt. Rubidoux (in sync with KOLA 99.9 broadcast). Access will not be permitted all day at La Sierra Park and not after 7 a.m. at Mt. Rubidoux on July 4. Show begins promptly at 9 p.m. No drones allowed.

In effort to conduct the firework show with the utmost safety and to clear the area for the required firework production "fallout zone" street closures will be required for the day of July 4. You can view the La Sierra map here and the Mt. Rubidoux map here.

Rookie Baseball with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim


Rookie Baseball is sponsored by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and teaches youth (ages 3 -12) the fundamentals of baseball using a pitching machine. For program details click here or to register visit



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