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North Highlands Recreation and Park District May 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to North Highlands Recreation and Park District's newsletter for May 2023!

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

Kickball Tournament
Event NameEvent DateRegistration Deadline
Mother's Day Kickball Tournament5/14/23 5/8/23
Spring Community Yard Sale5/20/235/12/23 (vendors)

Upcoming Programs

Program NameProgram Date(s)Registration Deadline
Jr. Recreation Leaders6/5/23 - 7/28/23 5/22/23
Summer Kids Camp6/5/23 - 7/28/23 (pay per week) 5/26/23
Adult Volleyball Open Gym6/5/23 - 6/19/23 (Mondays) Walk-ins welcome
Books & Bakes for Tots6/14/23, 7/12/23, 8/9/23 6/7/23
Summer Sweets Cooking Class6/15/236/8/23

Summer 2023 Recreation Guide

May contain: summer, face, head, person, photography, portrait, clothing, swimwear, advertisement, poster, leisure activities, sport, swimming, water, water sports, beach, coast, nature, outdoors, sea, and shoreline

Our Recreation Guide for Summer 2023 programming has arrived! Check out all the June - August offerings here: Summer 2023 Recreation Guide

Register for these programs on

Community News

 Sierra Creek Park Update

The future site of Sierra Creek Park is located at Watt and Davidson Drive, Antelope.  This 7+ acre undeveloped site is currently under design. The park design elements include an interpretive walking trail system, a community garden, picnic and shade structures for family and group gatherings, two pedestrian bridges, exercise stations, ADA accessible children’s play structures, parking lot, free play turf areas, outdoor performance amphitheater, park restrooms, art structures, etc. 

The final design completion date is scheduled for early fall 2023.  The project is scheduled to go out to bid in late fall 2023 with construction scheduled to begin in early 2024.

You can track the progress and read about future updates here:

North Highlands Narrative

 “North Highlands Narrative” is a NEW citizen award program sponsored by NHRPD! 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. Anyone can nominate an individual or group. Nominations will be accepted all year long but will be selected quarterly (every Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring season).

  • Live within the North Highlands Recreation and Park District boundary.
  • Residents of all ages can be nominated including, community groups and events.

Know someone you can nominate? Visit our website at to fill out the Nomination Form today!

Freedom Park Pavilion Rentals

Freedom Park Pavilion rentals are available to reserve! 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:

Splash Pad Operating Hours

The splash pad will be turned on every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm - 7:00pm beginning the first weekend in May.

Splash Pad operation days and times are subject to change based upon water restrictions set by the state, county, and/or city, or repairs/damages.

Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be held on May 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:

District Holiday Closures

The District Office and Facilities will be closed on the following dates:

  • Monday,  May 29th (Memorial Day)
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