Recreation

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.

2nd Annual Lemon Zest 5K & 1K Kids' Dash

The perfect family-friendly event to celebrate Upland's citrus industry.  There's nothing sour about this 5K!

Participate:  Saturday, March 11, 2023
Start/Finish:  Magnolia Park, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland

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5K Race

Start-Time:  8:00 a.m.
Check-In:  6:30 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
$30 Per Person Early Bird Registration
$35 Per Person Sunday, February 12 through March 11

1K Race (9 Years & Younger)
Start-Time:  7:30 a.m.
Check-In:  6:30 a.m.-7:15 a.m.
$20 Per Person Early Bird Registration
$25 Per Person Sunday, February 12 through March 11

Bib & Swag Bag (Including T-Shirt) Pick-Up:
Thursday, March 9
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland

Medals & Prizes:
Prizes and medals will be awarded to overall finisher - male & female for the 5K race. 
Participation medals will be awarded to all participants.
First place medals will be awarded to the 1st place finishers (10 years and older) in each age category for the 5K race.  

Registration Information:  
Online registration is available through Sunday, March 5, 11:59 p.m.
In-person, mobile registration will be accepted at Magnolia Park on Saturday, March 11 beginning at 6:30 a.m.
Event T-shirts are guaranteed for all registration through Saturday, February 25.

Group Discounts:
Group discounts are offered for groups of 5 or more.  To receive the $4 per person group discount, all entries need to be processed at the same time.  A registrant does not have an option to go back at a later time to add additional entries to receive the group discount.

For additional information, please contact Upland Recreation and Community Services at (909) 931-4280.

2023-2024 VolunTeen Program

Ages:  14-17 Yrs
$30 Per VolunTeen

Interest Forms Available Monday, March 13-Thursday, May 18

Additional Information To Follow.

Kids' Night Out: Camp Kool Kids

Monday, March 27
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Ages:  5-12 Years
Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
$25 Per Child/$15 Per Sibling

Kids...get ready for a fun-filled "Camp Kool Kids", a daytime adventure created just for you! Enjoy snacks, fun games & activities, craft projects, and movie, all with a “Camp Kool Kids” theme! Parents, take this opportunity to check out a new restaurant for lunch, enjoy a movie, or enjoy quiet time spent at home, with the confidence of 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!  To register, please visit Kids' Night Out: "Camp Kool Kids".

Spring Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 1
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Egg Hunt Schedule:
  Ages 2 & Under:  10:00 a.m.
  Ages 3-5 Years:  10:30 a.m.
  Ages 6-8 Years:  11:00 a.m.
  Ages 9-12 Years:  11:30 a.m.
Memorial Park, Upland 

Additional information to follow.

Egg-STREME Egg Hunt Adventure For Adults

Saturday, April 1
8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  (Check-In:  7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.)
Ages:  18 Yrs & Up
San Antonio Park, 24th Street & Mountain Avenue, Upland
$5 Per Person 

Join Upland Recreation and Community Services for our first-ever EGG-STREME Egg Hunt Adventure For Adults!  During check-in, enjoy musical tunes from DJ Matthew, a bite to eat at one of our fabulous food trucks, and photo with the bunny.   Then, at 8:00 p.m., it’s lights out for our Adventure!  Bring a flashlight, bag or basket for your goodies and friends to experience hunting in the dark for the opportunity to win over $3500 in egg-cellent prizes!   Eggs will be filled with candy, raffle tickets, and prize tickets to redeem for items donated from our community. Approximately 3000 eggs will be scattered throughout San Antonio Park’s major baseball field.  Don’t miss out on a chance to find the Golden Eggs!

Tickets available Wednesday, February 1 through Thursday, March 30, or until the event is sold out.  Tickets will not be sold on site.  This event is sure to sell out, with limited participation tickets available.   

RULES:

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Participants must register prior to event and provide ID at the time of check-in.
  • Devices or nets are not allowed to help pick-up eggs during the event.
  • Participants must bring their own flashlight and bag/basket for goodies and prizes.

Spring "Take & Make" Craft Kits With The Sawdust Factory

Register through Sunday, April 16, 6:00 p.m.
Pick-Up on Wednesday, April 19, 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
$11 Per Craft Kit

Upland Recreation and Community Services is excited to continue our partnership with The Sawdust Factory to provide Spring "Take & Make" Craft Kits with a Spring flair for kids of all ages!  Yes, adults are included, too!  

Each craft kit created exclusively for Upland Recreation and Community Services participants contains a Spring themed wood cut-out, paint, and paint brush.  All that's needed is your creativity and perhaps some glue and Sharpie marker to provide a personal touch from the comfort of your own home.

To register, please visit "Take & Make" Craft Kits With The Sawdust Factory.

Lettuce Grow A Salad Garden

Thursday, April 6
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Ages:  4-12 Years
Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
$6 Per Person 

Spring is in the air!  Leaves are appearing on trees, flowers are blooming and smelling sweet, birds are singing, and bees are buzzing.  It's time to plant your garden...your salad garden!  Join us with a San Bernardino Master Gardener for a fun and educational experience, as you learn to plant, grow, care for, and reap benefits of your own garden.  All participants will receive kits with four different vegetable types to begin your own starter kit for home!  Register early...space is limited!   To register, please visit Lettuce Grow A Salad Garden.

Butterflies In May

Thursdays:  May 4, May 11, or May 18
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  (Check-In At 3:45 p.m.)
Ages:  3-12 Years
Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
$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!  All supplies provided.  To register, please visit Butterflies In May.

Healthy Upland Walking Wednesdays

Wednesday, May 3-May 31
6:00 p.m.
Ages:  Adult
Meet At The Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland

Additional Information To Follow.

Virtual Bingo

Thursdays - Visit Link Below For Dates
Games will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Virtual Bingo opens the 1st of each month!   Multiple games will be played.  Play for a chance to win prizes from the comfort of your own home!  

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

Participation is FREE!  Pre-registration is required.

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

To register, please visit Virtual Bingo!

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

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