Antioch Holds Rec Expo Music Fest

Antioch Recreation Bus

Join the Antioch Recreation Department on Saturday, May 11th as they host the 2019 Recreation & Health Expo held at the Antioch Community Center. Action-packed, super fun day: FREE concert, swimming, activities. Demonstrations, Healthy Resources, Food Trucks Too!! BEST OF ALL – 15% Discount on all class and program registration. Here is the schedule of events: 9:30 AM – Unveiling and ribbon cutting for the Mobile Recreation Bus 9:30 – 10:30 AM – FIT4MOM East Contra Costa with Nicole Shewey Read More …

City of Antioch Rental Facilities

Antioch Community Center

Graduation season is just around the corner! Visit the City’s rental facilities to choose the venue to celebrate your graduate. Open House to view the facilities are as follows: Antioch Community Center is every Saturday from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Water Park Multi-Use Room is every Thursday from 3:30-4:00 p.m. Nick Rodriguez Community Center is every Tuesday from 2:00-3: 00 pm. The Antioch Recreation Department has a variety of rooms to suit your needs. You may call our friendly staff Read More …

East Bay Regional District Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Contra Loma Regional Park

Early park leaders circa 1940. Left to right: (Unknown man), original Board of Directors members August Vollmer and Aurelia Reinhardt, and first Park District General Manager Elbert Vail. To celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary, the Park District has planned a number of special events and programs, including FREE park Fridays, FREE Concerts in the Parks, and a FREE multicultural festival. The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest park district in the nation with 25 Read More …

Antioch Water Park is Now Hiring for 2019

antioch water park summer job

It is never too early to look for summer employment! The City of Antioch is now hiring staff for the Water Park’s 2019 season. Employees are needed to fill a variety of positions including lifeguards, swim instructors, cashiers, concession workers, and maintenance staff. The Antioch Water Park is an excellent place for young adults to earn their first job or try out a profession such as teaching or medical services. Interested applicants are encouraged to complete an application now; they Read More …

Santa has a Mailbox Community Center

Antioch Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa! Boys and Girls, Santa has left a very special mailbox right here in Antioch! Write your letters to Santa Claus and drop them into Santa’s special mailbox – it leads straight to the North Pole! Santa’s mailbox is located at the Antioch Community Center. Where: Antioch Community Center at 4703 Lone Tree Way What to include: Your letter to Santa, Childs name, Mailing Address Last day to drop off letters will be December 18th Santa will respond Read More …

October Happenings with Antioch Recreation

Antioch Recreation

Fall Dance Recital On Saturday, the Fall Dance Recital took place at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center for the first time. Ballerinas, hip hoppers, princess dancers, tiaras & tutus and pre-school dancers performed on a stage for the first time ever. The Theater was overflowing with parents, grandparents and siblings! Everyone was all smiles and at the end of the recital all the dancers learned how to bow before the audience. Look for more performances next year. Gone Fishin’ Last Read More …

Paint Antioch Orange on Unity Day

Antioch Unity Day

What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about students who are buillied and want bullying to end, make your color ORANGE on Unity Day. That’s the day everyone can link together – in schools, communities and online – and send one large ORANGE message of support to students who have been bullied. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 JOIN THE CITY OF ANTIOCH WEAR YOUR ORANGE BE A FRIEND & END BULLYING    About Unity Day Read More …

Big Truck Day

antioch republic services

Big Truck Day is Thursday October 18th from 3PM – 8PM Bring the kids out to touch the big trucks that clean, repair and keep the city safe! Police cars, trash trucks, street sweepers and other vehicles will be on display and available for some kid-friendly inspections. This FREE event is geared for kids of all ages. Kids will love to explore trucks from different agencies. This event will be held during our Food Truck Thursday so bring the whole Read More …

Antioch Parks and Recreation Updates

antioch recreation

Seniors at Big Break! More than 50 seniors went over to Big Break Regional Park on Thursday; seven people kayaked on the Delta! A large number of seniors enjoyed a walk with a Naturalist while several folks just soaked up the sun or explored the exhibits inside the visitor center. This field trip was provided at no cost to the seniors; thank you to East Bay Regional Park District for transportation and Interpretive Services staff, as well as the Antioch Read More …

August Updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation

Antioch Recreation Fall Guide

Antioch Council of Teens Last week, Recreation staff visited Park and Dallas Ranch Middle Schools to promote the Antioch Council of Teens (ACT) program. More than 70 students were invited to join the ACT this year and be a part of making a positive impact in the community and meeting new friends. The first meeting of the year will be held at the Antioch Water Park on Monday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Half Price Admission at the Antioch Read More …