Recreation Division

Creating Community Through People, Parks & Programs
Arcata Recreation believes in the power of play. Anything that gets us moving, exploring, creating and learning can greatly enhance our overall quality of life. Looking to pick up a new skill? Meet new people? Just want to have fun? We offer a wide array of programs, facilities, classes and community events for families and individuals of all ages and interests.

The possibilities are endless, so join us, it's time to play.
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    Community Events

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 Programs & Activities

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         Get Involved

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       Venue Rentals

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    Specialty Permits

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Essential Community Benefits
The Arcata Parks and Recreation Divisions provide essential community benefits including:
  • Cultural expression and unity
  • Healthier residents
  • Higher quality of life
  • Increased property values
  • Opportunities for youth, adults, and seniors to participate in programs and events
  • Partnerships with other agencies, public and private
  • Safer neighborhoods
  • Sense of well-being in the community
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