About the Department

Creating Community Through People, Parks & Programs

The Department is committed to providing quality recreational programming and opportunities in a responsive and courteous manner. Enhancing the quality of life, building a sense of community, providing positive role models to children and youth, improving self-esteem, and contributing to the health and safety of all residents and visitors is the Department’s top priority. The Recreation Services is comprised of the following divisions serving Morro Bay:


The Administration Division supports all divisions with numerous reports, billing, budgeting and clerical duties. Along with support duties, the Administration Division provides and coordinates classes, affiliated clubs, and youth sports camps. Administration also oversees the Department’s online registration program, manages office functions, and processes all Department permits, including facility and park reservations.

Recreational Sports

The Recreational Sports Division provides adult and youth sports leagues along with tournaments, the Brian Waterbury Memorial Rock to Pier Run, Pool Programs at the MBHS Aquatics Center and the Junior Lifeguard program. The Recreational Sports Division also works with youth and adult sports advisory boards to provide All-Star opportunities for some youth sports leagues. Our youth sports programs would not be possible without the support of our volunteers and sponsors. If you are interested in volunteering to coach, be a committee member, or sponsoring a team, please let us know. You can make the difference in the life of a child.  

Youth Services

The Youth Services Division meet the needs and interest of elementary, middle and high school students. The Youth Services Division provides a before and after school enrichment program for Del Mar Elementary students, licensed by the State of California. Youth Services also operates Rockies - the home of the Morro Bay Teen Center and Skate Park. During the summer, the Youth Services Division offers a summer day camp program for children entering transitional kindergarten through sixth grades.

Senior Services

The Morro Bay Senior Citizens Inc. operates under the name Morro Bay Active Adults... 55+. It is a local group that provides a wide variety of services to seniors in our community. The organization's all-volunteer staff operates the Morro Bay Senior Center and serves as a resource for adults age 55 and older. The Morro Bay Senior Citizen's, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.