Recreation & Cultural Services Department

Pixabay Halloween Banner of Cat and MoonHalloween Activities Planned

Halloween Drive Through

Halloween Drive Through

Marina Equestrian Association, in partnership with Marina Recreation and Cultural Services will hold a Halloween Drive Through Oct. 23 from 6 to 9 pm at the Marina Equestrian Center, corner of California Ave. & 9th St.

The event is Covid Compliant.

Phone: (831) 521-6168
Address: 2830 5th Ave. 93933

Marina Fall Festival

Marina Equestrian Association will present a Fall Festival from 11 to 2 pm on Oct. 23 at the Marina Equestrian Center,  corner of California Ave. & 9th St.

Wagon Rides, Ponies, Pumpkins, Petting Zoo and Goodie Bags are featured at this Covid Compliant Event. The Festival is presented in partnership with Marina Recreation and Cultural Services.

Marina Equestrian Fall Festival Flyer

Marina Logo Family Night - Spooky Dance

Boys & Girls Club of Monterey County will hold Spook Dance Party, a virtual family event, on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 5 pm with Monterey Peninsula Ballet Theater. To attend, please RSVP by emailing

Halloween Movies in the Park Flyer

Movie's in the Park at Dimaggio Oct 30

Ocean Rock Church, Marina Recreation and Cultural Services and Marina Soccer will present Movie Night Oct. 30 at 8 pm at Dimaggio Park, 3200 Del Monte Blvd, Marina, CA 93933. 

Bring costumes, lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. Movie will start promptly at 8 pm. This event will be Covid Compliant. 

Halloween Jam 2021 PosterBayboi Fitness Halloween Jam

Learn a fun, easy Thriller Dance at the 90-minute Halloween Jam taught by Personal Training Bayboi Fitness Coach Oct. 30 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at Preston Park, 3100 Preston Drive. The event is free.

Halloween Carnage Skate Jam


The City of Marina and P.A.L. Presents Halloween Carnage Skate Jam Oct. 31 from 6 to 10 pm at the Marina Skate Park. Prizes will be given for the best costume, raffles and more. Entry is $10. The event is open to all age groups.

For full details follow CentralCoastCarnage on Instagram.

Trunk or Treat (Lots of Free Candy)

Compass Church Marina will host Trunk or Treat at their facility on Crescent Avenue Oct. 31 from 5 to 6:30 pm. Free Refreshments, cake walk, bounce house and Trunk or Treat (lots of Free Candy) will be featured. The Church is located at  3131 Crescent Ave, Marina.

Compass Church Trunk or Treat Flyer

Marina Youth Halloween Fun & Safe PartyMarina Youth Halloween Fun & Safe Party

The City of Marina will hold its Annual Marina Youth Halloween Fun & Safe Party Oct. 31 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Rocky Han Community Center, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina, CA. Sponsors of the event are Marina Rotary, Marina Grand Dollar Store, Marina Kiwanis, Marina Grocery Outlet and Marina High School Key Club.

Registration for Youth Center

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Marina Teen Center Halloween Events

A night of activities for Marina Junior High and High School students will be held at Los Arboles Upper Field under the Lights on Halloween Night, Oct. 31, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

Events include a 30-foot rock climbing wall, bungee numbers, 25-foot joust, vortex, tug-n-dunk, QB blitz, Jacobs ladder, shooting stars, free food and music by DJ Dave.

The activity is Covid Compliant.

For information, contact the Marina Teen Center, (831) 884-9542.

2021 Halloween Teen Events Flyer



The Recreational Instructor is responsible for on-site management of a recreation center facility, implements programs and activities by conducting, guiding and training program participants, registers participants for classes, prepares and distributes flyers, pamphlets and other general promotional material, prepares monthly activity calendars and reports as required, performs duties in accordance with City and Departmental policies and performs other related work as required.

Visit a recreation Center to see what we are all about. 

Youth Center: 211 Hillcrest Avenue Marina, California 93933 831.384.6009

Teen Center: 304 Hillcrest Avenue Marina, California 93933 831.884.9542

Senior Center: 211 Hillcrest Avenue Marina, California 93933 831.384.6009

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Senior Gentle Outdoor Yoga

Join us every Wednesday at Vince Dimaccio Park (3200 Del Monte Blvd, Marina) from 10 am to 11 am / Class is Free and Open To Marina Seniors
Please conform to all current State, County and City COVID-19 requirements.Senior Yoga Vince DiMaggio Flyer

Marina Parks Status Updates

Parks within the City of Marina (except for the skate park and tennis/pickleball courts) are remaining open. However, restroom facilities, picnic areas, and playgrounds are closed. 

Below is a chart of all the parks within Monterey County.

Monterey county parks open


What We Offer

The Marina Recreation & Cultural Services Department oversees the Youth, Teen and Senior Centers. In addition the Department holds a variety of community special events and sport leagues.

Recreation staff and volunteers host numerous community events each year and provides safe places for children to go after school. We take great pride in enriching the lives of others through quality parks and programs, designed and developed so that people of all ages, abilities and income levels have the chance to participate in excellent recreational opportunities.

The City of Marina Recreation & Cultural Services Department Mission is to acquire, develop, operate and maintain a park and recreation system which enriches the quality of life for residents and visitors alike and preserve it for future generations.


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