Recreation ENews

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This monthly Community Services Department email newsletter aims to keep residents active, connected, and informed about programs, classes, and events in the City. You can connect with the Community Services Department and learn more by visiting our website at

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(909) 349-6900 English | (909) 349-6901 Español

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Halloween Time in Fontana

Ghouls and goblins of all ages are welcome to participate in this year's Halloween Trick-or-Treat Alley. The free frightfully-fun festivities will be held on Saturday, October 30 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Jessie Turner Health & Fitness Community Center
    • 15556 Summit Avenue
    • (909) 854-5100
  • Cypress Neighborhood Center
    • 8380 Cypress Avenue
    • (909) 349-6988
  • Don Day Neighborhood Center
    • 14501 Live Oak Avenue
    • (909) 349-6997
Activities include a trick-or-treating, virtual costume contests, take-home crafts, prizes, and more. For more information, please contact the center you are interested in attending.

Happy Howlloween

On Saturday, October 30, Fontana Dog Park will be a howling good time for fur parents and their pups at the annual Halloween Howl Event.

This free event welcomes all residents and their four-legged family members from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Fontana Dog Park located at 15556 Summit Ave.

There will be a virtual dog costume contest, photo opportunities, community resources along the designated canine trick-or-treat alley. All dogs must be on a leash. For details, call Jessie Turner Health & Fitness Community Center at (909) 854-5100.
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Trick ART Treat

Join Fontana Arts this month for some fun interactive Halloween-themed art activities.

Halloween art festivities kick off with a Mini Clay Pot Scarecrow Make and Create Workshop on Saturday, October 9 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for $6 per person. All ages welcome. Virtual and in-person options are available.

There's also a couple of terrifyingly-terrific Paint Nights for children that can also be enjoyed from home virtually or in-person at the Fontana Art Depot. Paint Nights consist of a Halloween story, an art activity, song time, and a canvas painting. Paint Nights cost $7 per participant, materials provided.

  • Saturday, October 23 at 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Boo-rific Little Tykes Paint Night (Ages 3-5). A parent must accompany each child to Little Tykes Paint Night
  • Friday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Trick Art Treat Kid's Paint Night (Ages 5-12)

For more information, contact Fontana Arts (909) 349-6975 or visit    

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FELP is Hiring


Be a part of a team of dedicated after-school program leaders who are passionate about the community and inspiring students to reach their full potential. Fontana’s Expanded Learning Program (FELP) is currently hiring After School Community Services Assistant Leaders.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 14 at 5:00 p.m. Apply online at

Available Positions:

  1. After School Community Services Assistant I: $14.42 - $17.53/hr. 
  2. After School Community Services Assistant III: $17.13 - $20.82/hr. 

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Get Trained. Save a Life. First Aid/CPR/AED Training


The City of Fontana is offering American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED courses for the community. Courses are held on the first Saturday of every month at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center. This course is a Blended Learning format, which consists of a 2-hour online portion in addition to the in-person skills session.  Upon successful completion, participants will be certified in American Red Cross - Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid. To register online, please visit

For more information, please or call the Fontana Park Aquatic Center at (909) 854-5111.


Host Your Next Event with Us! 

Facility Rentals

Book Today!

If you’re looking for the perfect place to hold your next party, family gathering, or business event, look no further than your local City Facility Community Center.

The City of Fontana’s facilities offers a wide range of meeting and banquet room options, from casual to classic, to formal and elegant. Locations are convenient, flexible, and affordable. Audio/visual equipment and screens are available. Let us assist you with reserving the perfect space for your upcoming event.

For more information about facility event rental locations and available dates, please email or call (909) 349-6900.

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Fall Classes for All Ages

Check out a variety of in-person and virtual programs, classes, activities, and resources for all ages and abilities online at the Programs & Classes webpage.

Fall programming includes aquatics, martial arts, dance, gymnastics, active adult 55+, yoga, personal training, special needs, Tiny Tots program, Fontana Expanded Learning Program, and much more.

Two Easy Ways to Register

  1. Register online for a class. Create a recreation account through the City’s registration provider, Perfect Mind.  
  2. Make an appointment to register in person. Call (909) 349-6900 English | (909) 349-6901 Español | Mon.- Fri. | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Upcoming activities will be listed online to best serve the community and provide the most up-to-date information on registration and availability.

Community Services Department

16860 Valencia Avenue Fontana, CA 92335

(909) 349-6900 English | (909) 349-6901 Español