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Recreation, A Division of Public Works Department

The Recreation Division’s mission is to “Create Community through People, Parks and Programs.” Through leadership and creativity, the Recreation Division enhances the quality of life and strengthens community by providing a variety of affordable leisure and educational opportunities to individuals of all ages and abilities.

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You can now register your family for into any of our activites online! You will need a major credit card, a current e-mail address, and a Recreation Account. Click Here to continue.

Recreation Guide

Feb 2020 Newsletter

Programs & Activites

The Recreation Division of the Public Works Department’s mission is to “Create Community through People, Parks, and Programs”. Our Department goals are to enhance economic development and provide a wide variety of recreational experiences to the community. Parks and Recreation will continue to provide, protect, and preserve a Park System that promotes recreational, cultural, and outdoor experiences for the residents of Los Banos.

Youth Programs

Senior Services

Senior Lunch Program
The Living Well Lunch Program offers hot lunch, activities, and socializing with friends and neighbors. Reservations are necessary at least 24 hours in advance. Call (209)761-7131 for more information.

Senior Walking Class
Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 8:30-9:15am. This is a great opportunity to get some low impact exercise and visit with new and old friends.

Tai Chi 24 Movements
Monday and Wednesday at 9:15-10:15am. This class builds strength and balance through low impact exercise. Cost: $5.00/month.

Golden Age Club
This is a senior club for anyone 50 years and up. Yearly dues are $8.00 which includes a monthly newsletter. They meet for monthly business meetings, dinners and travel together. For more information, please call 827-7033.

Arts & Crafts & Quilting
These classes are on Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Los Banos Community Center. Bring your own project or work together on a class project.

Macho, a game like Bingo played with cards, is on Tuesdays from 12:30-2:30pm at the Los Banos Community Center.

Senior Bingo is every Thursday from 12:30-2:30pm at the Los Banos Community Center. You are welcome to bring snacks and prizes. Each card is 25 cents and all monies are paid back that day. Must be over 18 years old to attend.

Card games are played on Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00pm in the Lounge located at the Los Banos Community Center.

HICAP Services (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) are available at the Los Banos Community Center. For appointments and questions call 385-7550 or (800)434-0222.

Legal Services
An attorney from Central CA Legal Services is available one day a month at the Los Banos Community Center. Simple wills, healthcare directives, etc. are free to seniors 60 and over. For appointment and questions call (209)723-5466.

Schedule is subject to change due to holidays and Los Banos City events.

645 7TH Street, Los Banos, CA 93635
(209) 827-7033

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Classes & Activities


Submit Your Idea for A Class or Workshop

Adult Sports

Recreation Facilities

The City of Los Banos has facilities available to rent, including locations for parties and gatherings, sports facilities, and outdoor park areas. Rental rates can be found in the “Facility Rates” information sheet, found in the links on the left side of this page.

More information about the rooms at the Community Center, College Greens, and Miller & Lux facilities can also be accessed in the links on the left side of this page.

For more information regarding rentals and availability dates, please email us at, ParksandRecreation@LosBanos.Org or visit us at the Los Banos Community Center.

Community Center

Facility Rates


Community Center

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645 7th Street, Los Banos CA 93635

If you or your organization would like to start classes and or contract with Parks and Recreation Division please call (209) 827-7034.

Click on the links below for information about the Community Center facilities:

College Greens

College Greens Building
1815 Scripps Drive
Los Banos, CA 93635





Capacity: Dinner 112, Dance 260
Full Kitchen
3 Restrooms
Outside Park area with Bar-B-Que
Parking Lot


Miller & Lux Building

Miller & Lux Building
830 6th Street
Los Banos, CA 93635





Capacity: Dinner 100, Dance 200
Full Kitchen
3 Restrooms


Park List


Recreation Contacts

Recreation Department Office:
645 7th Street
Los Banos, CA 93635

To contact us:

Rob Baker, Recreation Coordinator II
(209) 827-7034 ext. 21

Community Center Front Desk
Recreation & Senior Programs
(209) 827-7034 ext. 10, ext. 11