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North Highlands Recreation and Park District April 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to North Highlands Recreation and Park District's newsletter for April 2024!

We will be keeping you up to date on all the exciting events and programs coming up this month.

Upcoming Events

To see all upcoming events, please check out

SPRING 24 Sport Spectatcular
Event NameEvent DateVendor Deadline
Park Spotlight: Plan Out Planehaven4/6/24N/A
Spring Sports Spectacular4/13/24N/A
Park Spotlight: Peace in the Park4/27/24N/A

Upcoming Programs

Register for these programs on

Program NameProgram Date(s)Registration Deadline
Adult Pickleball4/5/24 - 4/26/24 (Fridays)4/26/24
Senior Field Trip: Crocker Art Museum4/10/244/3/24
Youth Dodgeball4/11/24 - 5/16/24 (Thursdays)4/4/24
Trending Recipes for Teens: Light Linguine Carbonara4/15/244/8/24
Springtime Sprouts Youth Cooking Class: Raspberry-Banana Breakfast Tacos4/17/244/10/24
Pee Wee T-Ball: Skills and Drills4/20/24 - 5/11/24 (Saturdays)4/12/24
Teen Job Workshop4/23/244/16/24
Adult Coed Kickball League4/24/24 - 6/12/24 (Wednesdays)4/17/24

Community News

Planehaven Park

North Highlands Recreation & Park District has secured funding through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to build a new playground at Planehaven Park! Help us plan the new vision of the park by participating in surveys, and enjoy family friendly crafts and games at our “Plan Out Planehaven” Park Spotlight event rescheduled due to weather on April 6 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. Can't make the event? Fill out this short survey instead:

 Planehaven Park Survey

North Highlands Narrative 

May contain: grass, nature, outdoors, park, plant, clothing, pants, people, person, face, head, photography, portrait, blouse, tree, jeans, bench, furniture, vegetation, adult, female, woman, accessories, glasses, footwear, shoe, purple, architecture, building, shelter, land, woodland, grove, and summer

North Highlands Narrative is a citizen award program sponsored by the North Highlands Recreation and Park District. Its purpose is to shine light on our everyday citizens and local organizations that make a positive impact within the community through acts of service or events.

On a quarterly basis awards are given to citizens or community groups residing within NHRPD’s District for their outstanding contributions to the community. Please consider taking the time to recognize and nominate an individual or group whose contributions make North Highlands a better place to live.

Do you know someone that should be nominated? Submit your nomination by April 15th to be considered!

North Highlands Narrative Nomination Form

Summer Job Opportunities

Looking for a fun and flexible summer job? Apply to be a Recreation Leader today! We are looking to fill positions in both our youth and teen summer camps with opportunities to work in community events, specialty programming and sports! If interested, submit an application to by April 29. For more information and the application, visit

Facility Rentals

The Kay F. Dahill Community Center offers a spacious and convenient setting for wedding receptions, baby showers, quinceañeras and other social gatherings. This facility includes a stage, full size updated kitchen, restrooms, and convenient parking. For more information check out:

The Recreation Center is great for small gatherings, meetings, baby showers, and other social gatherings for small groups. The facility includes a full size kitchen, bathrooms, and convenient parking. For more information check out:

For more information and details on all our facility rentals visit

Freedom Park Pavilion Rentals

Freedom Park Pavilion rentals are now available to reserve! Picnic sites are available to rent Sunday - Saturday beginning the first weekend in March. This location is excellent for a birthday party, family reunion, company picnic, or any social event that calls for some fun in the park. For further information, and to reserve a pavilion, please check out our website:

Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be held on April 11th at 6:30pm in the Recreation Center (6040 Watt Ave). You may also attend virtually via Zoom or Facebook Live. To join the meeting via Zoom, use this link:


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