Spring Festivities

Upland Recreation and Community Services hosts a number of Spring Special Events & Activities, bringing the community together for exciting, fun-filled experiences for the whole family.  For additional information, please contact Upland Recreation and Community Services at (909) 931-4280.

2022 "Picture It, Upland" Photo Contest

Capture The Essence Of Upland - Give Us Your Best Shot!

It's time to submit your best photos that capture the essence of Upland for our 5th Annual "Picture It, Upland" Photo Contest.  Winners will be chosen in three contest categories:  People, Places, and Nature.  The Overall Grand Prize winner will take home a $100 prize and the first-place winners in each of the three categories will take home a $50 prize.

The Grand Prize image may be featured as the front cover of the 2022 Fall Upland Today News Magazine and Recreation Guide.  The winning photographs will be showcased on City of Upland social media channels and displayed in other ways to promote the City and our "Picture It, Upland" Photo Contest.

Participants of all ages may submit photos.  Participants must be residents of Upland.  Submit your best photos Tuesday, March 1 through Tuesday, May 31.  Winners will be announced the week of June 20.  Please download and print the 2022 "Picture It, Upland" Photo Contest Entry Form.

For additional information please contact Upland Recreation and Community Services at (909) 931-4280 or via email to

Virtual Bingo

Thursday, May 19
Games will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Registration will open at the 1st of each month.  Multiple games will be played.  Play for a chance to win prizes from the comfort of your own home!   Participation is FREE!  Pre-registration is required.

*All participants must be 18 years of age or older.
*One Bingo card per person. 
*Participants must have access to the Zoom Application.

Zoom meeting details and Bingo card will be emailed to each participant.  

To register, please visit Virtual Bingo!.

Walking Wednesdays!

Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.
Meet At The Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street At 5:45 p.m.

Our Walking Wednesday group will meet weekly in May and stride up the Euclid Median, gradually increasing distance each week. All ages and fitness levels are welcome!   Join for FREE and bring a friend!   Each 1/2 mile walked with us will earn an entry for a chance to win a prize!  

Please check-in at 5:45 p.m. for our 6:00 p.m. walk.

Please register in advance for this free activity.  To register, please visit Walking Wednesdays.

Butterflies In May

Thursday, May 19 Available
3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.  (Check-In At 3:30 p.m.)

Magnolia Park, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
Ages:  3-12 Years
$6 Per Person

Children, enjoy the beauty and changes of the butterfly by experiencing its changing life cycle from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly.

Each child participating in this special event will receive a Butterflies In May kit, complete with caterpillar home, supplies to decorate the home, and a live caterpillar to watch its changes.  All that is needed is imagination!

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Pre-registration required.

To register, please visit Butterflies In May.

Kids' Night Out!

Saturday, May 21
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Magnolia Recreation Center, South Hall - 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
Ages:  5-12 years
$20 Per Child/$10 Each Sibling

Kids...get ready for a fun-filled night created just for you!  Enjoy snacks, fun games & activities, craft projects, and a movie!

Parents, take this opportunity to check out a new restaurant or enjoy a quiet night spent indoors, with the confidence in knowing that your child will be well taken care of by our friendly, trained Recreation staff.

Register early...this great opportunity will fill up fast!  Registration is available now!  To register, please visit Kids' Night Out. 

2022-2023 VolunTeen Program

2022-2023 VolunTeen Program
Ages:  14-17 Years
$30 Per Person Includes Training, Training Materials, and VolunTeen T-Shirt

**Gain Valuable Work Experience**
**Fulfill Community Service Requirements**
**Increase Self-Confidence**

The VolunTeen Program is a year-round program, June 2022 through June 2023, with an emphasis on summer programming.  VolunTeens will have the opportunity to broaden their horizons and experience what it means to help out in their community, while assisting Upland Recreation and Community Services staff with summer programming and special events located at Recreation Division facilities, schools, and local parks.  After the conclusion of summer programs, other volunteer opportunities will available throughout the year. 

The VolunTeen Program will culminate with a recognition event in the Spring of 2023 for those with 25 or more volunteered hours.  To be eligible to participate and for a Letter of Accomplishment and Recommendation, all VolunTeens must volunteer a minimum of 25 hours from June 1 through December 1.  

All completed forms must be submitted to Upland Recreation and Community Services located at the Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland no later than Wednesday, June 1.

Space is limited...Sign up early!  Payment is due upon receipt of VolunTeen Interest Form.  Financial aid is available for qualified applicants.  


460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.