Hey, Mammoth: ‘Get Your Play On’

Press release

Mammoth Lakes, CA – Summer is here, which means it’s time for Mammoth Lakes to get your play on! This July, the Town of Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), and all the ways parks and recreation has the power to transform our daily lives.

On June 21, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council adopted a Proclamation declaring July 2017 as Park and Recreation Month, affirming that parks and recreation are vitally important to establishing and maintaining quality of life, ensuring the health of all citizens, and contributing to the economic and environmental well-being of our community.

“From providing safe places to play, get fit and stay healthy, to fostering new relationships and forging a connection with nature, our community park and recreation facilities and signature camps and programs provide valued services, all leading to an enhanced quality of life,” stated Stuart Brown, Parks and Recreation Director. “The Parks and Recreation Department is proud to be part of this nationwide event and month-long celebration to highlight the power of play and essential value of local parks and recreation.”


The Parks and Recreation Department invites you to get your play on with us by visiting one of our many parks, swimming at the beautiful Whitmore pool, riding the award-winning Volcom Brothers Skate Park, skating at the Mammoth RecZone or participating in one of our many community-centric, affordable signature camps or programs.

Help us celebrate the power of play and essential value of local parks and recreation with these featured events and programs this July.

July 8: FREE Skate Night @ the Mammoth RecZone. Join us for an 80s themed skate party from 6-9pm

July 15-16: Men’s Softball Tournament. Slow pitch, round-robin format softball tournament.

July 22-23: Co-ed Softball Tournament. Slow pitch, round-robin format softball tournament.

July 24-28: Week-Long Group Swim Lessons. American Red Cross Swim Programs for children, beginners to advanced.

July 25-27: Adult Tennis Camp and Social. Camps for adults and seniors to assist with skill improvement, drills and match play.

July 29: Beach Volleyball Tournament @ Shady Rest Park. Mammoth’s inaugural 4-on-4, round-robin format beach volleyball tournament.

July 30: FREE Swim Sunday @ Whitmore Pool FROM 12-4pm.

July 31-Aug 4: UK International Soccer Camp II. Age appropriate curriculum that develops the whole player and provides them with the tools and self-belief to reach their goals on and off the field.

Visit www.MammothRecreation.com or call (760) 965-3690 for a comprehensive list of July events and programs.

We encourage the community to share why they think play is so important with the hashtag #PlayOnJuly.

It’s all recreation – all the time with the Town of Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation Department!



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