COVID-19 Updates & City Response

The Recreation & Senior Services Department is excited for the opportunity to provide in-person camps this summer! We used State and County guidelines to offer as many outdoor summer camps and activities to you as possible. You can expect marketing and Instagram updates about which camps will be available soon. In the meantime, we will continue to encourage all to visit our Online Recreation Center or check out the Virtual Camps subpage of

  • Camps with new guidelines are open for registration, please visit for our approved camps.
  • We are hosting outdoor programs only.

The following courts: basketball, pickleball, handball and volleyball are open for household unit play when social distancing cannot be maintained for certain sports. Tennis and pickleball courts are open for doubles, with safety guidelines. City parks and amenities are open including the dog park. However, the playgrounds are still closedFor additional information, updates and the latest press release please click here.

 All community centers are closed until further notice. 

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

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Check out our programs!

There are a lot of great virtual programs and select outdoor camps & activities to keep you busy this summer in a fun, safe and friendly environment. Signup for a class or join a waitlist today! Visit us for updates as we will continue to add more camps and classes in the coming weeks. Space will be limited, so check back often.

WAITLIST NOTICE: Camps or activities may have been adjusted to look full in order to establish a waitlist. Joining a waitlist holds your spot. You will be contacted once programming decisions are finalized.

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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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