Parks & Recreation Department

Sign up today on our new online platform HERE

  • Sign up for text alerts & email notifications to receive notices about cancelations, schedule changes, and facility closures. 
  • Reserve a camping spot at Campground By The Lake 
  • Register for classes & programs 
  • Purchase activity passes (Coming Soon)
  • Rent a Facility 


  1. Navigate to our reservations and programs website HERE
  2. Select Login/Create Account in the upper left corner, then select Create Your City of South Lake Tahoe Account.
  3. On mobile devices, select Account in the upper right corner and click Sign Up.
  4. Fill out the required information.
  5. To receive text alerts (i.e. facility closings), indicate your mobile carrier next to your cell number.
  6. To receive important notifications, opt-in to receive all communication types (courtesy notifications, critical announcements, upcoming events)
  7. Additional household members (spouse, children, etc.) may be added at any time in your Account Settings. Keep your entire household on one account!
  8. Browse our catalog for our facility rentals for your upcoming events and make a reservation online!

New Recreation and Aquatics Center Project

The City of South Lake Tahoe is in the design process for the construction of a new Recreation and Aquatics Center and is seeking public input and participation. Please click on the link provided to take a survey and learn how you can participate in upcoming public meetings. Feel free to forward the link to your organization's database, friends, and family. Thank you for helping to shape the future of recreation in South Lake Tahoe.

Public Participation:


South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Department works collaboratively and inspire accessible and engaging recreation experiences throughout the South Shore.  Our programs are designed to provide a safe, fun and memorable experience for residents and visitors of South Lake Tahoe.

To learn more about facilities, parks, programs and services
please use the menu to the left of the page and select the
category of interest.

Enjoy the Tahoe Playground,
The Recreation Services Team ~ John, Kelley, Emily, Darci, and Derek

  1. John Stark

    John Stark

    Director of Parks and Recreation

  2. Kelley Edwards

    Kelley Edwards

    Recreation Manager

  3. Recreation & Swim Pool Complex

    Physical Address
    1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.
    South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150