Parks & Recreation

The Community Services Department provides planning and coordination of community recreation-related activities and programs that include youth, teens, adults, families, and seniors. The department also plans citywide special events, Nature Park and Skatepark programs, excursions and park openings. The department also coordinates and manages the planning and design of recreation and community facilities.
The City provides a Park Guide which provides an overview of all parks citywide and the various amenities at each park. Please note that non-lit sports fields are opened from dawn to dusk.
Pages from Sp16 Leisure Times Inside Cover Pages Proof 2 park guide only

New Recreation Registration Website

Just in time to register for some summer fun, the Community Services Department has upgraded our online registration site! To register for summer programs please to set up a new family account. Resident Registration will begin on May 15, at 8:00am and Non-Resident Registration will begin on May 22 at 8:00am and you will need a new account prior to these dates.


Beginning May 1 follow the steps below to get your account ready:
Step 1: Go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/lakeforestcarec/
Step 2: Click on 'Create Account'.
Step 3: Complete your information!

 If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call your Community Services Department at (949) 461-3450 during normal business hours or after hours call (949) 273-6960.


New Recreation Registration Website