Recreation Services

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 database, friends, and family. Thank you for helping to shape the future of recreation in South Lake Tahoe.

Public Participation: https://southlaketahoereccenter.konveio.com/participate

COVID-19 Recreation Program Response

Updated as of October 23, 2020:

The safety of employees and patrons is our highest priority as we continue to work tirelessly to provide safe, fun, and memorable experiences for residents and visitors of South Lake Tahoe. The impact of Covid-19 on our programs has resulted in delays, cancellations, or modifications to what we typically offer. Below you will find an update on the status of our recreation programs and Parks and Recreation Facilities:  

Campground by the Lake

CLOSED for the 2020 season. For additional information about Campground by the Lake click here.

Recreation and Swim Complex

The pool has been closed for necessary repairs. Those repairs have been complete and we are in the process of preparing the pool for opening. We will announce an opening date once we receive the authorization to reopen. For additional information about the Pool click here.

The Recreation Complex is currently closed including access to the weight room, gymnasium, meeting rooms, kitchen, showers, and playground. 

Lakeview Commons at El Dorado Beach Boat Ramp

Closed for the 2020 boating season. For additional information about the Boat Ramp click here.

Bijou Golf Course

Closed for the 2020 summer season. Currently, the facilities at Bijou Golf Course do not support safe workplace requirements based on CDC health guidelines. We will re-open when it is safe to do so. For additional information about Bijou Golf Course click here.

City Beaches & Parks

OPEN. Public restrooms will be open with modified hours. Please follow the California mandate for social distancing and the use of face coverings in public. For additional information about city parks and beaches click here.  

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time. We hope that you enjoy the Tahoe Playground.

-The Recreation Services Team

The mission of South Lake Tahoe Recreation Services is to work
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 ~ Cheryl, Lauren, Kelley and Darci

  1. Lauren Thomaselli

    Lauren Thomaselli

    Recreation Superintendent
    Phone: (530) 542-6197

  2. Kelley Edwards

    Kelley Edwards

    Recreation Supervisor
    Phone: (530) 542-6059

  3. Recreation & Swim Pool Complex


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

    Phone: (530) 542-6056

    Hours
    Monday - Thursday
    6:30am - 8:00pm

    Friday- Saturday
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Sunday
    Closed