Recreation This Week!


Recreation This Week! is a weekly e-newsletter compiled by the Recreation Department for the community of Mammoth Lakes. In it you will find a weekly sampling of our boundless recreational opportunities in one of the world's most spectacular playgrounds.

Whether you're looking for family fun, learning new things, challenging your endurance or simply rejuvenating the soul, we hope you'll take advantage of what awaits you in Mammoth Lakes.

Recreation This Week - May 16, 2019

Good Afternoon,

Parks and Recreation News

  • The 2019 Softball Managers Meeting is tonight, May 16 at 5:00 p.m. at Clocktower. If you are interested in managing a Men’s or Coed Softball team please contact Lauren Plum for more information or (760) 965-3699. This meeting will give an overview of our season, required paperwork, updated rules, tentative schedule and more!
  • The Whitmore Pool is open for lap swim! AM Lap Swim is held Monday through Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 am and a PM Lap Swim is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Public swim will begin June 15.
  • Renovations continue at the community center throughout the month of May. New counter tops, sink, and faucet have been placed in the kitchen. Flooring continues to be removed and prepped for new sub-flooring and flooring to be installed in the weeks to come. Stay tuned for more updates.
  • Shady Rest Park, Whitmore Recreation Area, Trails End Park and Volcom Brother Skate Park, and Mammoth Creek Park are now open. Please use your best judgement in using these facilities given our current weather.
  • Little Sluggers T-Ball continues at the Mammoth Elementary School each Wednesday evening at 5:15 p.m. Aspiring young players are introduced to the sport of baseball culminating in a final game on June 5.
  • Summer Camp Update
    • Wave Rave Skate Camp – waitlists have been removed for these camps and spots are now available in Wave Rave Skate I, Wave Rave Skate II and Wave Rave Skate Camp IV, register today!
    • Climbing Camps: we will be opening more spots up in our climbing camps, if you are on the waitlist for these camps expect a phone call next week. We currently have openings in Climbing Camp II (July 1-2).
    • NEW! Art Camp with Kelly Turner

July 15 – July 19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mammoth Lakes Community Center

Ages 6-12, $155

This camp is geared toward getting kids into the paint-exploring lots of different paint colors, color mixing, painting on large surfaces and letting them express themselves each day with creativity. Children will learn about different mediums, styles of painting, choices of surfaces to paint on and much more. Students will see examples of different works of art. We will be working with water based acrylic paints. Smocks will be provided. Please have your child bring a snack and water each day. Register with Kelly at (808) 225-2061 or

Around Town

  • Join the Easton Sierra Chamber Orchestra for a free concert at Cerro Coso Community College Mammoth on Saturday May 18 at 7:00 p.m. or Sunday May 19 at 4:00 p.m. The Enjoy the music of Gershwin, Schubert, Mozart and Vivaldi
  • The Mammoth Mountain Wedding Expo is Saturday, May 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at McCoy station. Start planning your big day with Mammoth Mountain and some of their preferred vendors and this one stop shop event this weekend, RSVP today!
  • Join the festivities at Mule Days beginning Tuesday, May 21 and continuing through the holiday weekend before concluding on Sunday, May 26. Check out the full schedule of events including competitions, concerts, catered dinner and BBQ, dance, the World’s Longest Mule Parade and more!
  • Mammoth Lakes Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday, May 22 with a screening of In Fabric followed by their Opening Night Gala. Screenings, events, and parties will continue throughout the holiday weekend. Check out a full schedule and get your tickets today!
  • The SNARL Spring Seminar Series continues on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. with “The Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Crossing: A proposal to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions on Hwy 395 in southern Mono County.” All lectures are free and open to the public, doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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Enjoy your weekend!

Lauren Plum
Program & Facilities Coordinator
Town of Mammoth Lakes
P.O. Box 1609
437 Old Mammoth Road, Suite 230
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 965-3699

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