Online Registration is Here!

Redding Recreation is proud to announce online registration.
This clean, easy to use registration system will allow all of us to search programs by age, dates, type, and keywords. No longer will we be confined to office hours.

Registration will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Follow the easy steps below and you will be on your way to experiencing all that Redding Recreation has to offer.

Register Online today!

Watch the NEW tutorial here!

Go here for step by step written instructions!

We Have Moved

Come by and visit us at our new location at City Hall, 777 Cypress Avenue, second floor!

Special Events

Jr. Giants Day at Colt .45's Game

Come Support Redding's Youth Jr. Giants Baseball League! Colt .45s vs. Blue Jays Elite.
Half of the tickets sold will go towards funding the Jr. Giants Summer Baseball League-- a FREE program with involves over 450 participants.
Date: June 24
Fee: $5 for general admission
Buy your tickets at the Redding Recreation! NEW LOCATION: City Hall, 777 Cypress Avenue, on the second floor


2015 Triathlon Prep Camp

All Ages
We will be offering an introduction to this exciting sport with a triathlon prep camp. Our coaches will teach the fundamentals of biking, running and swimming long distances as well as the proper way to transition from one to the next.

Session 1: Sat • 7/11 • 1:00-4:00 pm
Session 2: Sat • 7/18 • 1:00-4:00 pm

Note: Bring water and a healthy snack. All participants are required to bring their own bike, helmet, swim wear, towel, goggles, running clothes, shoes and sunscreen.

Location: Meet at Caldwell Park Teen Center
Fee: $20

2015 Caldwell Park Triathlon

Ages 5 and up
Get active with the Caldwell Park Triathlon! This event will put competitors to the test in swimming, biking, and running. All participants receive a t-shirt and gift bag. Medals go to the top three finishers in each division. (5-8 yrs, 9-12 yrs, 13-16 yrs, 17 yrs. and older.) Male and female separated.

Summer 2015 Event
Date: Sat • 8/8 • 9:00 am-12:00 noon
Location: Redding Aquatic Center and through Caldwell Park

Fee Schedule:
$25 Early Registration (on or before 7/16)
$35 Standard Registration (7/16 to 8/7)
$45 Late Registration (day of the race)
$20 Prep Camp Participants

Event Schedule:
Pre-Race Day: Fri 8/7 4:30-7:00 pm Race packet and gift bag pick up, and on-site
Race Day and on-site registration
7:30 am Transition area open, bike placement is first come first served
8:30 am Pre-race instructional meeting
9:00 am First heat of race underway, successive heats starting every few minutes
12:00 noon Transition area closed, all equipment should be removed by this time

All participants must provide their own equipment; including a bike, appropriate helmet, and swimwear. Life jackets will be available for those in need.

Grasshopper Olympics

2-5 Years plus a parent
Date: Saturday, July 18 from 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Location: Caldwell Park/Carter House
Fee is only $5!

Fantasy Fountain

Hours of Operation
Weekends only beginning May 23 • 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Open daily beginning June 8 • 10:00 am-8:00 pm

Go Outside and Play-Summer Bingo

Just by playing Summer Bingo (which is fun for everyone), you can qualify for a $25 drawing. Complete five (5) activities across, down or diagonally. Cross them off and submit your completed card by August 28, 2015 to Redding Recreation.

You can pick up a Summer Bingo Card at our office (777 Cypress Avenue) or print one here.

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Wedding Plans? Choose Us!

Are you and your future spouse looking for a romantic, scenic, affordable location for a reception and/or wedding service? Maybe a 25 or 50 year anniversary celebration? How about a facility that can comfortably seat 125-210 people, unlimited parking, right on the river with an outdoor patio and plenty of scenic vistas? Sound too good to be true? Try the Caldwell Recreation Center! Or maybe a more distinctive and unique setting directly over the river? Then try the Diestlehorst Bridge. Call us at 225-4095 and check to see if we have your special date available. Hurry, these go fast!

Contact Us

Recreation Office Main Phone: (530) 225-4095
Fax: (530) 225-4585
General Email:
Address: 777 Cypress Avenue, (second floor) Redding, CA 96001

Staff Contact Information

Closed Furlough Fridays

On certain Fridays, the Recreation Office (located at the City Hall at 777 Cypress Avenue on the second floor) will be closed as part of the City wide Furlough Friday. We will typically reopen the following Monday. All other Recreation programs, camps, events, etc. will remain open and staffed.

3 feet Safety Law

View this fun, short safety video on the recently-enforceable 3-Feet Safety Law.

Breathe Easy!

Enjoy smoke-free parks

Because we value modeling a healthy lifestyle to youth in our recreation program, the City of Redding passed a smoke-free parks policy beginning November 16, 2012. This will allow everyone to enjoy smoke-free park in Redding! For more information, please read the information linked below or call our office at 530.225.4512.

Read the Municipal Code concerning Smoke-Free Park Facilities