My Bakersfield

Recreation & Parks Department

Director's Message

The wonderful winter rains left the parks green again, so this summer will be a great time to try a new playground. Newly renovated ones at Garden and Wayside Parks include accessible musical instruments and challenging climbing apparatus. Gather your friends for pickleball or disc golf or a bike ride. Take your dog to one of the off leash areas or sign up for a dog obedience class.

Looking for a fun family activity for the whole family that is outdoors and free? Check out the Spectrum Movies in the Park series at various parks and the Beale Band Concert.

Explore the summer brochure for activities ranging from basketball camp to adult hockey, indoor soccer and so much more. Summer is right around the corner, so be sure to sign up for those swim lessons and summer passes. The brand new waterslides at McMurtrey Aquatic Center will be a big splash not to be missed. Experience summer in the city as never before and enjoy! 

Dianne Hoover

Contact Us

1600 Truxtun Avenue, 3rd Fl
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 326-FUNN (3866)

"Recreation & Parks enhances the quality of life through a variety of programs, parks, and partnerships."


Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
Bakersfield Sikh Women's Association 5k

9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Celebration

Monday, May 1, 2017

10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
So Kern Sol Youth Voice Rally @ Central Park

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
SJCH Children's Mobile Immunization Clinic

Saturday, May 6, 2017

9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Low Cost Rabies & Licensing Clinic

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

8:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
Full Moon Ride with Bike Bakersfield

Saturday, May 13, 2017

7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
Yokuts Park Fun Runs with Bakersfield Track Club

8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
Walk with a Doc @ The Park at River Walk

Saturday, May 27, 2017

8:00 AM  -  8:00 PM
Thousand Flags @ TPRW

Sunday, May 28, 2017

8:00 AM  -  8:00 PM
Thousand Flags @ TPRW

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