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  • rainy days sign

    Sandbag stations

    Rain is here! Do you know where your closest sandbag station is?

    11/20/2018 8:45 AM

  • walnut creek walks

    Walnut Creek Walks heads to the Open Space

    Join Mayor Bob Simmons on a hike in the Shell Ridge on Sat., July 11.

    07/01/2015 3:14 PM

  • Hydromulching example

    Hydro-Mulching in Lime Ridge Open Space

    11/07/2018 12:47 PM

  • Car for NEWS

    Volunteer Drivers Needed

    You can help Walnut Creek seniors get where they need to go - from doctors' appointments to grocery shopping to social events! The Senior Mini Bus offers over 3,000 rides per year thanks to volunteer drivers.

    10/17/2018 10:30 AM

  • Your Parks LOGO V3-for City

    Share your ideas about our parks, buildings and programs

    Learn how you can give input into the "Your Parks, Your Future" planning project for Civic Park, Heather Farm Park and our community centers.


  • MarketDayWeb

    Walnut Creek Recreation presents Market Day

    By providing fresh produce to older adults at wholesale prices, this event promotes community health and wellness by bringing affordable, local produce to older adults!

    07/23/2018 1:53 PM

  • Senior_Smartphone

    Walnut Creek Expands Transportation Program

    The pilot program will provide free rides allowing members the freedom to get where they need to be within the borders of Walnut Creek.

    07/06/2018 1:31 PM

  • Rattlesnake Safety

    Warm weather means snakes and other wildlife are active in our open spaces.


  • Summer hires for NEWS

    Summer Jobs for Teens

    Walnut Creek Recreation is a great place to work AND play! Now hiring summer camp leaders, lifeguards, gym attendants and building attendants.

    02/06/2018 11:18 AM

  • girl reading book

    Pop-Up Playdate

    Construction in the Lakeside Room at Heather Farm closes Pop-Up until at least mid April!

    01/02/2018 11:14 AM

  • Aquatics for NEWS

    Larkey Fitness Swimming

    Due to popular demand, Larkey Swim Center will remain open to the public for fitness swimming M-F 4:30-7pm through February 2018.

    11/27/2017 2:09 PM

  • bay area sun shares

    Discounts on zero emission cars, solar

    Free workshop, webinars explain SunShares discount program for solar, zero emissions vehicles.


  • bay area sun shares

    Discounts for solar, zero emission cars

    SunShares holds free workshop, webinars, to show residents how to get solar, zero emission cars for less.


  • Vagabond Players - The Odd Couple

    Theater Thursdays

    Join us for Theater Thursdays with fabulous plays for a fun afternoon out.

    07/13/2017 10:54 AM

  • Zumba Janice Litvin

    Dance Your Way To A Healthier Body

    Zumba is a fun way of exercising your body to stay healthy.

    07/13/2017 10:34 AM

  • Pool Party

    Plan Your Next Party By The Pool!

    Reserve table space for your outdoor party at Clarke Swim Center or Larkey Swim Center.

    04/10/2017 1:48 PM

  • Music Together

    Teach Your Child About Music and Rhythm

    Did you know singing in tune and keeping a beat are learned skills? Just like learning to talk or learning to walk, children learn these things informally from the grown-ups around them.

    01/09/2017 10:02 AM

  • Overnight homeless shelter

    The Walnut Creek Armory will house overnight homeless shelter this winter. The non-profit Trinity Center will operate the shelter.

    09/05/2016 2:45 PM

  • Not your boring Budget report

    Find out what's in store for Walnut Creek over the next two years! Read "Walnut Creek Works: The 2016-18 Budget Story."

    08/03/2016 11:50 AM


    Movies Under The Stars

    Join us this summer for some great family movies in the park!

    05/11/2016 1:26 PM