COVID-19 Updates & City Response

All community centers closed until until further notice. All City of Newport Beach ACE, Active kids, youth and adult sports league programs will be suspended until further notice.

Select ONLINE ONLY programming is available for registration this Spring 2020. For more information, visit

In alignment with the recent guidance from Gov. Gavin Newsom, two piers, the Oceanfront Boardwalk on the Balboa Peninsula and Buck Gully hiking trail are closed. Though most City parks are open including the dog park, the City closed amenities within the parks including playgrounds, fitness equipment, fields (baseball, soccer, multi-use), the following courts: basketball, pickleball, handball and volleyball. Tennis courts are open for single play with social distancing. For additional information on closures, updates and the latest press release please click here.

City staff will remain available during regular business hours. Please call 949-644-3151 with any questions.

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The Newport Navigator & Summer Camps are here!

Read the digital edition of the Spring Newport Navigator to learn more about classes, activities and events. 

Registration for SPRING is OPEN for select online only programming. SUMMER CAMPS registration is still open!


Explore Summer Camps!



Forms & Applications for Permits

 Recreation & Senior Services Department Mission

To enhance the quality of life by providing diverse opportunities in safe and well-maintained facilities and parks. We pledge to respond to community needs by creating quality educational, recreational, cultural and social programs for people of all ages. 


The Department Consists of Three Divisions: Administration, Recreation Services, and Senior Services.

Its staff oversees the use of the City’s 79 parks, beaches, marine habitats and recreational facilities while coordinating recreational and social opportunities that serve a population ranging from infants to those in their advanced years. Click on the link to see the Recreation & Senior Services Department 2017 Adopted Performance Plan.

On behalf of the entire Recreation and Senior Services staff "We are committed to providing well-rounded recreational and social programs for the Newport Beach community in safe and well-maintained facilities, opens spaces and parks and we encourage you to provide us with feedback so we can best serve your leisure needs." 


Directions to Office:

From 73 South Exit MacArthur. Make a right on San Miguel, turn left on Avocado Avenue, and make a left onto Civic Center Drive.  Follow the street to the parking structure. 

From PCH Southbound:

Turn left on Avocado Avenue (pass the Central Library) and make a right on Civic Center Drive. Follow the street to the parking structure. 

From PCH Northbound:

Turn right on Avocado Avenue (pass the Central Library) and make a right on Civic Center Drive. Follow the street to the parking structure.


Contact the Recreation and Senior Services Department


Regular Office Hours
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


City Hall
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Mailing Address
Recreation and Senior Services Department
PO Box 1768
Newport Beach, CA 92658






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