Parks & Leisure Services
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(559) 791-7695
15 E. Thurman Ave., Suite A
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Welcome to the homepage for the Parks & Leisure Services Department of the City of Porterville.  We are glad you stopped by!  Our department consists of three divisions with the same mission of providing excellent customer service- enhancing quality of life by providing opportunities for public enjoyment, inspiration, education, personal development and cultural enrichment- and providing clean, safe, well designed parks and facilities. 

The Parks division maintains open spaces including parks (can you name all 8?!), trails, and medians as well as several community facilities.  The Leisure Services division facilitates programs, youth and adult sports, and special community events.  The Library division provides literacy materials and services for all ages throughout our community.  It is our pleasure to extend programs, places, and services to you.  We look forward to your participation and involvement.  Drop us a line or ask us a question by emailing

Current Leisure Activities


Shamrock Shape Up
Fitness Challenge- February 1- March 17
What are your goals for 2022? Whatever it is, let's tackle it together.  Sign up for the Shamrock Shape Up and log 1,000 minutes of any activity in 45 days to earn a custom medal!  Start making progress on something you want to improve all year long. All participants receive a commemorative shirt just for signing up!  Learn More

grid_bannersMilitary Banner Program
December 1, 2021- February 1, 2022

The program was started  as a way to honor both current and past military personnel for their service to the nation and community.  The banners pay tribute to the courage, commitment, and heroism displayed by individuals who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Learn More


Jr. Pirates Track & Field
Registration starts February 7

If running, jumping and throwing are a few things your kids do naturally, why not introduce them to a sport that capitalizes on those skills?   Jr. Pirates offers an exciting opportunity for youth to develop track and field skills.  The Club is designed for boys and girls ages 9 and up.  Learn More


Virtual Bingo
First Fridays of the month
Join us online for an hour-packed evening of family fun with everyone's favorite game!  This FREE activity, sponsored by Homelight, is great entertainment for the entire family and suited for players of all ages.  Learn More

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