Parks and Recreation

MISSION STATEMENT: It is the Park and Recreation Department's mission to maximize all available resources to deliver well maintained parks, clean and well-functioning recreation facilities, and quality programs, events and community services to the residents and visitors of Yorba Linda.  We will do this through cost effective delivery of services, valuable partnerships with other service providers, maximum use of volunteers, and continued feedback from our community.  We will measure our success by constant evaluation and updating of our recreation system.  Our primary goal is to improve the quality of life for all who use our services, build community pride, and support the economic and environmental sustainability of Yorba Linda. 

For questions about specific services provided by the Parks and Recreation Department, consult the phone numbers below:

General Information (714) 961-7160
Yorba Linda Community Center (714) 961-7181 - Banquets, Seniors, Recreation     Classes
Travis Ranch Activity Center (714) 961-7167 - Aquatics, Adult Sports
Thomas Lasorda, Jr. Field House (714) 961-7192 - Tennis, Youth Sports, Teens, Adventure Playground
Senior Citizens Services (714) 961-7185 - Senior Club Activities, Trips
Black Gold Golf Course (714) 961-0253 - Tee Times, Banquets
Field Conditions Hotline (714) 986-1015 - Program, user group,inclement weather info

Job Opportunities  (714) 961-7100 x107       




 Take part in the City of Yorba Linda's July is Park and Recreation Month photo contest where you are encouraged to submit a photo of you and/or family and friends enjoying your favorite park, facility, playground or program in Yorba Linda. 

Photo Contest Entry Form




Blacklight Teen Dance May 9, 2014  

Teen Dance Flyer Waiver/Registration


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FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT      Registration Flyer

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Egg Hunt Flyer 2014




Father and Son Fishing Derby And Grandfathers Too!!!!!

Saturday April 26, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at Huckleberry Pond at Santa Ana River Lakes.  Click on flyer below for more information.



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Concerts in the Park 2014

July 13, 2014  The Swing Cats Big Band

July 20, 2014  UPSTREAM (Reggae, Funk & Rock)

July 27, 2014   Dean Colley "Hot August Night"  (Neil Diamond Tribute)

August 3, 2014  The Answer (Classic Rock)

@ Hurless Barton Park 4601 Casa Loma Avenue 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Pack a picnic dinner and come on down to the new and improved Hurless Barton Park for some great music.  Seating is available in the amphitheatre, but you are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Dogs are not recommended and alcohol is not allowed in the park. 


 Free Family Movies in the Park

July 18 - Monsters University

@ Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater 4601 Casa Loma Avenue

August 15 - Despicable Me 2

@ Eastside Community Park 5400 Eastside Circle

Movie will start at 7:45 pm.  Seating available on the grass so bring a blanket or low lawn chair.  If you choose to bring a chair, please sit in the back or on the side, so as not to block the view of others.  For the comfort of the audience, dogs are not recommended.  For more information, please call 714/961-7167. 


Mother Son All-Star Lunch

Saturday, July 26 12:00 - 2:00 pm     $20/person  Yorba Linda Community Center

For children ages 4-10 years of age.  Event will include individual, mother/son, and group activitiies.  All competitors will be provided lunch, a goody bag, and a certificate of participation.  Athletes are encouraged to wear their favorite sports attire and comfortable shoes.  Click on flyer below for more information and registration form.

 Mother Son Fun Lunch 2014 flyer (front page only)




sUMMER 2014 COVEROnline Registration for Classes

 Register for Recreation Department classes HERE.

 Summer Registration

April 14, 2014 Residents

April 28, 2014 Non-residents

April 9, 2014 at 10:00 am for Adventure Playground









bartonparkThe City of Yorba Linda operates and maintains a wide variety of recreational amenities. Click on the link below to view a slide show featuring all of our outstanding parks and recreational facilities. Recreation and Community Service Facilities Slide Show  and here forRecreational Facility Locations.  Please click on the link for the Picnic Shelter Policies and Procedures .    


PARK REVIEW REPORT - "Please help keep our parks safe, clean and attractive!"  If there are any park issues to report please click on the report link to complete and submit.

CLEAN PARKS CAMPAIGN        The Yorba Linda Parks and Recreation Department needs your assistance to keep our parks: SAFE, CLEAN, & ATTRACTIVE. 


 Easyhike_fit  Trails Map

Yorba Linda has a citywide system of coordinated trails for use by hikers, bikers, and equestrians. Click the link below to open a PDF copy of a map showing the location of the trails along with a variety of other facilities and services. Trails Map



  Adult Sports Planning Timeline 



Adult Programs

Adventure Playground


Youth Programs



Senior Programs and Services

Senior longevityAdults who are 55 years and older are invited to join in on a wide variety of activities, classes and trips offered at the Yorba Linda Senior / Community Center. The Center is a great place to meet new people and to expand your leisure activities. Click the link below for more information. Senior Center Activities




Military Banner Program -   

The Military Banner Program was designed to honor and recognize Yorba Linda Gold Star and active duty military personnel.  Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014/2015 program.  The deadline to register is April 10, 2014. The cost to purchase a military banner is $75.00.   Military banners will be displayed on light poles along sections of Yorba Linda Boulevard beginning at Valley View Avenue and continuing East.  Each banner will list the name of the honoree and the branch of the military.  For further information on this program including eligibility requirements, banner presentation, and the application form click the following link:  Military Banner Program Flyer and Application. The application also includes information to submit donations for this program to assist families that may not be able to afford the program.  If you require assistance purchasing a banner, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (714)961-7160.  Please click here for map showing names and locations of the Military Banners currently displayed. 


Volunteers -  


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Everyone has something to give! The City of Yorba Linda Parks and Recreation Department has an extensive volunteer program with numerous opportunities.






 TEEN ACTION COMMITTEE APPLICATION  The Yorba Linda Teen Action Committee program is a leadership based volunteer organization, designed for 7th and 8th grade middle school students who live in or attend a public or private school in Yorba Linda.  Applications due by Friday April 25, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. to the Thomas Lasorda Jr. Field House, 4701 Casa Loma Avenue.  Postmarks will NOT be accepted. 




  • Yorba Linda Community Center - 4501 Casa Loma Avenue (714) 961-7181

communitycenterYorba Linda's Community Center is available for rental. Click the link below for more information on hosting your event or meeting at this state-of-the-art facility. Community Center Facility Rental Our facility offers a variety of equipment that can enhance your seminars, business meetings, classes or banquets. Microphones, TV/DVD carts, piano, portable bars, coffee pots, audio/visual projectors, and dance floors are available for a rental fee. Tables and chairs and the set up of your event are included for a rental fee. Our professional staff can specifically tailor our facility to fit your needs.



  • Thomas Lasorda Jr. Field House - 4701 Casa Loma Avenue (714) 961-7192


  • Travis Ranch Activity Center - 5200 Via De La Escuela (714) 961-7167


  • Black Gold Golf Course - One Black Gold Drive  (714) 961-0060



The City-owned Black Gold Golf Club has been honored with a variety of awards since its opening in November 2001. You can visit Black Gold's official web site by clicking on the link below. Black Gold Golf Course











vetmemYorba Linda Veterans Memorial Association

The Yorba Linda Veterans Memorial Association (YLVMA) continues to take "Brick Orders" to honor an active or Veteran member of the U.S. Armed Forces. Brick Order Form. The YLVMA also offers individuals, businesses and organizations to sponsor an Orange County "Fallen Hero of the Armed Services" by purchasing a "Gold Star Brick" for Military Personnel Killed in Action since September 11, 2001 This brick honors military personnel who lived in Orange County. Gold Star Brick Form


Community Event Sponsorship Program

Help to ensure the ongoing success of vital Community Events and Programs!

 Thank you to the following organizations for their support of the Community Event Sponsorship Program.