Parks & Recreation Division

As per the Humboldt County "Shelter In Place" order, all recreation programs have been suspended through at least April 9

For information on changes to senior programming please visit the Humboldt Senior Resource Center website

Practicing social distancing and looking for activities? Check out these free resources for indoor/outdoor recreation and learning!

Recreation and Education Resources_image Opens in new window

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.

Recreation's Essential Community Benefits

  • Cultural expression & 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

    Community Events

Community Events Icon

 Programs & Activities

Programs and Activities Icon


Registration Icon

         Get Involved

Get Involved Icon

       Venue Rentals

Rental Facilities and Permits Icon

    Specialty Permits

Green Circle Specialty Events Icon
facebook button
Donation Banner