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Posted on: February 28, 2024

The Ojai Recreation Department wishes to highlight one of its amazing volunteers, Austin Evans!

The Ojai Recreation Department (ORD) wishes to highlight one of its amazing volunteers, Austin Evans! If you come to the Recreation Department, you might be fortunate enough to see Evans hard at work making the community center a better place for all to e...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

The Recreation Department Now Offering Indoor Pickleball Play.

Grab your paddle and meet us at the John G. Martin Gymnasium located at Sarzotti Park for indoor Pickleball play! Drop-in play is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through March 7, 2024. Thereafter, play will continue on Satu...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Update Re: City Hall Campus Pickleball Courts

At its January 30, 2024 Special meeting, City Council directed staff to expeditiously work with Ventura County Supervisor Matt LaVere’s Office, the Ventura County Parks & Recreation Department and Ojai community stakeholders to reach an agre...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Registrations For The 5v5 Soccer Program Now Available!

Registrations For The 5v5 Soccer Program Now Available!The Ojai Recreation Department is excited to continue its annual partnership with AYSO 147 for the Ojai Valley 5v5 Soccer program! This volunteer-coached program pr...

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

The Winter/ Spring 2024 Recreation Activity Guide is now Available Online!

The Ojai Recreation Department Winter/ Spring 2024 Activity Guide is now available to view online! The guide highlights classes, camps, programs, and special events offered through the Recreation Department for the Winter /Spring season! To view a copy, p...
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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Basketball Player Evaluations Set to Take Place December 2, 2023

Youth Basketball ?? Player Ratings set for Saturday, December 3, 2023, in the John G. Martin Gymnasium at Sarzotti Park.The Youth Basketball Program is right around the corner and we couldn't be more excited!An important element...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Basketball Player Evaluations Set to Take Place November 18, 2023

The Youth Basketball Program is right around the corner and we couldn't be more excited!

An important element of the season is the Player Evaluations. The evaluation period allows staff to gauge players skills and abilities to evenly disburse tale...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Drop In Basketball Update for October 31, 2023

In observance of the holiday, Drop-in Basketball will be postponed on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 . Make-Up Dates and Times will be as follows: 

  • Saturday, November 4th from 6:00-9:00 pm
  •  Sunday, November 5th from 400-8:00 pm
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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Ojai Day 2023

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

2023 Ojai Day Poster Competition Winner Announced

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The City of Ojai is excited to announce the winner of the 2023 Ojai Day Poster Competition, Dennis Wood of Oak View.

There were many wonderful submissions which led to a thorough and thoughtful selection process by the Art Jury. Wood was inspired by a phot...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Reminder: Deadline Quickly Approaching for the Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Program

Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Apps.

Reminder: The deadline is quickly approaching for the Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver program (Deadline: 10/20/23).

Applications for the 2024 Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Program are now available! Those who wish to obtain an application & copy of the waiver guidelin...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Applications for the 2024 Season Now Available

Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver applications for the 2024 season are now available! Those who wish to obtain an application & copy of the waiver guidelines may do so by clicking the following links: 

Application: Click Here

Guidelines: Click Here

The Lib...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Ojai Day Vendor Applications Now being Accepted

Ojai Day 2023 vendor applications are available! To obtain application, please click on the following link ojaiday.com/vendorapplications or visit the Ojai Recreation Department, located at 510 Park Road.

The application deadline is August 21, 2023. Visit&...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Cooling Center Information

The County of Ventura has designated the Ojai Library, located at 111 E. Ojai Ave., as a cooling center. The Library's operating hours are below. Visit vcemergency.com for information on the County's cooling centers.

Monday-Thursday: 10 a...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

July is National Parks and Recreation Month

Since 1985, July is celebrated across the nation as Parks and Recreation Month. The City Of Ojai, together with the National Recreation & Park Association (NPRA) recognizes the power of parks and recreation to promote building strong, vibrant...

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

The City of Ojai is Now Accepting Applications for the Parks & Recreation Commission

The City of Ojai is accepting applications to fill two (2) vacancies on its Parks and Recreation Commission. The Parks and Recreation Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department on all matters pertaini...

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Posted on: June 11, 2023

Ojai Day 2023 Vendor Applications Now Available!

The City of Ojai is now accepting vendor applications for Ojai Day 2023! To obtain an application, please click here.  Completed applications may be submitted to the Ojai Recreation Department (510 Park Road) by August 21, 2023 at 4 p.m.

For quest...

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Posted on: June 11, 2023

Drop-In Volley Starting June 17, 2023

Drop-in Volleyball is Returning Saturday, June 17, 2023!

If you’re looking for a fun and active way to spend your Saturday mornings, look no further than the Recreation Department gym! Our drop-in volleyball games are the perfect way to get exercise, meet ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Adult Softball Program Starting Soon

The registration deadline for the Adult Summer program is quickly approaching, but there is still time to register!  

To register your team, please visit us at ojairec@ojaicity.org or stop by our main office, M-F 8:00a.m.-5:30 p.m., 510 Park Road,...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Recreation Department Open House Event

The Ojai Recreation Department’s Annual Open House is just one week away!!  Join us for a fun-filled day on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sarzotti Park, 510 Park Road. 
The FREE community event will showcase many of the...
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Posted on: April 29, 2023

Gymnasium Floor Restoration Project

Exciting news – We’re restoring the John Martin Gymnasium floors! This project will include sanding the floors, repainting all existing game lines, and applying seal and finish coats. From May 1-15, the Gymnasium, located at Sarzotti Park, will b...
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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Summer 2023 Activity Guide

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Our Summer 2023 Activity Guide is now available to view online! The guide highlights classes, camps, programs, and special events offered through the Recreation Department for the summer season. What better way to kick off the summer than with a ...

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