MISSION STATEMENT: It is the Park and Recreation Department's mission to maximize all available resources to deliver well maintained parks, clean and well-functioning recreation facilities, and quality programs, events and community services to the residents and visitors of Yorba Linda. We will do this through cost effective delivery of servies, valuable partnerships with other service providers, maximum use of volunteers, and continued feedback from our community. We will measure our success by constant evaluation and updating of our recreation system. Our primary goal is to improve the quality of life for all who use our services, build community pride, and support the economic and environmental sustainability of Yorba Linda.
For questions about specific services provided by the Parks and Recreation Department, consult the phone numbers below:
General Information (714) 961-7160
Yorba Linda Community Center (714) 961-7181 - Banquets, Seniors, Recreation Classes
Travis Ranch Activity Center (714) 961-7167 - Aquatics, Adult Sports
Thomas Lasorda, Jr. Field House (714) 961-7192 - Tennis, Youth Sports, Teens, Adventure Playground
Senior Citizens Services (714) 961-7185 - Senior Club Activities, Trips
Black Gold Golf Course (714) 961-0253 - Tee Times, Banquets
Field Conditions Hotline (714) 986-1015 - Program, user group,inclement weather info
To honor exceptional athletic accomplishments by individual athletes or teams in Yorba Linda and outstanding contributions to athletic organizations serving Yorba Linda. Nomination form is available HERE. The deadline for submission is Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm to the Thomas Lasorda Jr. Field House. Please call (714) 961-7192 if you have any questions regarding this program.
SANTA EXPRESS LETTERS - Do you need to get your Christmas list to Santa in a hurry? We can help! The Parks and Recreation Department will be working with Santa Claus this holiday season to deliver all of your holiday wish lists! Grab the paper provided at the mailbox (or on your own paper) and send Santa your request with a self-addressed stamped envelope! Letters must be received by December 13 for a timely delivery and response from Santa. Santa Express mailboxes are available at City Hall, the Thomas Lasorda Jr. Field House, Travis Ranch Activity Center, the Community Center, and the Library. For more information please call (714) 961-7192.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - Santa Claus is paying a special visit to Yorba Linda and you are invited to join in the fun! This magical morning will include entertainment and activities for the kids and a delicious breakfast that the whole family will enjoy! Each child will have a chance to visit with Santa and share their holiday wish list. Please bring a camera to capture some special memories! Please note that parent participation is required and that all family members in attendance must be pre-registered; no walk-in registration will be accepted the day of the event. For more informaiton, please call (714) 961-7181. Saturday, December 14 - 9 to 11:30 am. Ages 3 to 8 years. Yorba Linda Community Center
KIDS NIGHT OUT - It is not too early to plan for the holidaze! This time of year can be really busy with not only school and extracurricular activities but also additinal holiday festivities and trips to the mall. In need of a break? Hey kids! Join your friends for a night of glow in the dark games, crafts and a movie. We will even provide dinner and a snack! A night out can't get much better than this! $15/person December 13 - 6:30 to 9:30 pm - Ages 4-12 years. Yorba Linda Community Center (714) 961-7181 for more information.
COMMUNITY HELP DRIVE - Come join the Yorba Linda Teen Action Acommittee in bringing joy to those in need this holiday season. We encourage you to bring a non-perishable, non-expired food item or unwrapped gift for a young boy or girl to any of the drop-off locations listed below. All items collected will be donated to the Yorba Linda Food for Families Program. For more information, please call the Thomas Lasorda Jr. Field House at (714) 961-7192.
Items can dropped off from November 7th to December 13th at the following locations:
Register for Recreation Department classes HERE.
The City of Yorba Linda operates and maintains a wide variety of recreational amenities. Click on the link below to view a slide show featuring all of our outstanding parks and recreational facilities. Recreation and Community Service Facilities Slide Show and here forRecreational Facility Locations. Please click on the link for the Picnic Shelter Policies and Procedures .
PARK REVIEW REPORT - "Please help keep our parks safe, clean and attractive!" If there are any park issues to report please click on the report link to complete and submit.
Yorba Linda has a citywide system of coordinated trails for use by hikers, bikers, and equestrians. Click the link below to open a PDF copy of a map showing the location of the trails along with a variety of other facilities and services. Trails Map
Senior Programs and Services
Adults who are 55 years and older are invited to join in on a wide variety of activities, classes and trips offered at the Yorba Linda Senior / Community Center. The Center is a great place to meet new people and to expand your leisure activities. Click the link below for more information. Senior Center Activities
Military Banner Program -
The Military Banner Program was designed to honor and recognize Yorba Linda Gold Star and active duty military personnel. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014/2015 program. The deadline to register is April 10, 2014. The cost to purchase a military banner is $75.00. Military banners will be displayed on light poles along sections of Yorba Linda Boulevard beginning at Valley View Avenue and continuing East. Each banner will list the name of the honoree and the branch of the military. For further information on this program including eligibility requirements, banner presentation, and the application form click the following link: Military Banner Program Flyer and Application. The application also includes information to submit donations for this program to assist families that may not be able to afford the program. If you require assistance purchasing a banner, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (714)961-7160. Please click here for map showing names and locations of the Military Banners currently displayed.
Everyone has something to give! The City of Yorba Linda Parks and Recreation Department has an extensive volunteer program with numerous opportunities.
Please click on the link for the Winter 2013 Volunteer Schedule
Yorba Linda's Community Center is available for rental. Click the link below for more information on hosting your event or meeting at this state-of-the-art facility. Community Center Facility Rental Our facility offers a variety of equipment that can enhance your seminars, business meetings, classes or banquets. Microphones, TV/DVD carts, piano, portable bars, coffee pots, audio/visual projectors, and dance floors are available for a rental fee. Tables and chairs and the set up of your event are included for a rental fee. Our professional staff can specifically tailor our facility to fit your needs.
The City-owned Black Gold Golf Club has been honored with a variety of awards since its opening in November 2001. You can visit Black Gold's official web site by clicking on the link below. Black Gold Golf Course
The Yorba Linda Veterans Memorial Association (YLVMA) continues to take "Brick Orders" to honor an active or Veteran member of the U.S. Armed Forces. Brick Order Form. The YLVMA also offers individuals, businesses and organizations to sponsor an Orange County "Fallen Hero of the Armed Services" by purchasing a "Gold Star Brick" for Military Personnel Killed in Action since September 11, 2001 This brick honors military personnel who lived in Orange County. Gold Star Brick Form
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4845 Casa Loma Avenue, P.O. Box 87014 • Yorba Linda, CA 92885 • (714) 961-7100