Information and Contact Numbers

From: The Director's Court

Summer is a great time to enjoy Redding's best places – the Redding Aquatic Center, Fantasy Fountain, the Sundial Bridge and Turtle Bay, the Farmers' Markets, the Freedom Festival, Summer Reading at the Redding Library, and the Whiskeytown and Shasta Lakes. It's also a great time to enjoy Redding Recreation. We have over 200 classes and programs designed to stimulate and invigorate your life. Of particular note, two new camps join our popular Summer Adventures and Camp X programs to offer unique, diverse experiences and tremendous personal enrichment: Farm Camp and Sailing Camp. Plan to get the most out of your summer with the help of this action-packed guide.

Summer 2014 also marks the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the Sundial Bridge. We've been working with our partners at Turtle Bay, the Redding Civic Auditorium, The McConnell Foundation, and the Shasta Arts Council to prepare a two week long Celebrate 10. It all begins June 20th with a vertical dance performance on the Sundial's spire by world-renowned BANDALOOP aerial dancers, and concludes with 4th of July fireworks at the Freedom Festival. Virtually every day in between will feature festivities including evening concerts at Riverfront Park, the Sundial Splash (a community river float), Brews by the Bridge (with 10 breweries participating), and Sundial Celebration at the Civic (a lively music and food festival). For more information and a schedule of events, visit

Be Active Be Well,

Contact Numbers

Redding Recreation Main Office and Registrations

1250 Parkview Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-4095
(530) 225-4585 Fax


Redding Aquatic Center

Caldwell Park
(530) 245-7248

Recreation Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan forms the blueprint around which we structure our programs and recreational initiatives. This living document will provide the reader a clearer understanding of our goals, direction and vision as we strive to create community through people, parks and programs. Download here (PDF, 96k).

Our Services

On a year-round basis Redding Recreation provides opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to pursue hobbies, develop talents, form new friendships, and enjoy various sports.
During our infamous hot summers we offer swimming classes and a variety of aquatics programs. We are especially excited about the Redding Aquatic Center which features an olympic sized pool, a second pool and water slides.

Two large city parks and numerous smaller parks provide ample facilities for picnics and family fun. In addition to our current programs, Redding Recreation is continually seeking new ways to meet the ever-changing needs of our community.


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