Virtual Recreation Centers

Virtual Recreation Center

Virtual Recreation Resources

This site is created to help us through these challenging times. We hope to provide resources that will keep you happy, healthy and engaged. The city has created a page full of information on food distribution locations to keep all of you healthy.
We are committed to ensuring that our community has 24/7 access to our recreation services at this time of social distancing.

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Health & Fitness

Health and Fitness resources can be found on our Health & Fitness page.

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Nutrition resources can be found on our Nutrition page.

Food Distribution Resources

The city has created a page full of information on food distribution locations to keep all of you healthy.

Halloween Events

Here are some events that are happening. Also, check out our other pages on the left for more Virtual Events, especially our Community Partners page.

Halloween Car Parade

The City of Marina will host a Halloween Car Parade on October 31.

Parents are encouraged to decorate their cars with a Halloween theme. There will be a Drive Through Candy Bag Giveaway. The event is open to all kids 18 & under.


  • Saturday - October 31, 2020
  • Preston Park (3100 Preston Dr): 4:30 PM To 6 PM
  • Marina Library (190 Seaside Cir): 6 PM To 7:30 PM
  • Marina Youth Center (211 Hillcrest Ave): 6 PM To 7:30 PM
  • Marina Teen Center (304 Hillcrest Ave): 6 PM To 7:30 PM

Thanks To Our Sponsors:

  • Marina Youth Arts
  • Police Activities League
  • Marina Equestrian Center
  • Kiwanis/Key Club
  • Alissa Smith/Jeff Uchida
  • Preston Park Staff

Free Halloween Jam Dance Party

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Bay Boi Fitness Team is holding a Free Halloween Jam Dance Party on Saturday, October 31 from 9:30 am to 11 am at Vince DiMaggio Park.

A mask is required to and from the Zombie Themed Event. Also a Waiver Signature is required. Parking will be available at Superior Court.

All ages are welcome (must be able to practice social distancing!)

Come in Your Favorite Costume! Be Ready to Boogie, Man!

Candy Corn Lane

The Marina Equestrian Center Presents Candy Corn Lane: Free Haunted Drive-Thru on Halloween, Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 pm. Guests will experience the frights and delights of Halloween from the comfort of their own cars. No candy will be distributed.

MEA Halloween Flyer

This event takes place entirely on Marina Equestrian Center property and complies with all COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. The address is 2830 5th Ave. (corner of California Ave & 9th St) Marina. Contact Kyle at 831-521-4159 or Jenna at 831-521-9809 with questions.

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County will host a "Virtually Possible Evening" feating Halloween activities including a costume contest and two different activities in break-out rooms on Oct. 30 at 5:30 pm. For information, visit the Virtual Clubhouse at

Great Pumpkin Drive 2020 Monterey Art Flyer

The Monterey Museum of Art will be hosting The Great Pumpkin Drive at its La Mirada location, showcasing the pumpkin carving talents of our local artists and community. The community is invited to a FREE drive-through pumpkin art show, and encouraged to donate non-perishable goods to local non-profit All-In Monterey, with the option to make a monetary donation to MMA to support future programs. Visit their website to submit your spookiest or silliest pumpkin art!

City of Marina Recreation Department Pumpkin Carving Contest

The City of Marina Recreation Department will hold an online Pumpkin Carving Contest on Oct. 29 on Zoom. Each age group will compete separately with Elementary children competing from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm; Junior High students from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm; and High School students from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Pumpkin Carving Contest Flyer

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Nature & Virtual Travel

See our Nature and Virtual Travel page.

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See our Education Resources Page

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Arts & Crafts

See our Arts and Crafts Resources page.

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Please see our Seniors resources page.

For information on COVID-19 special resources for seniors, please check out the Marina Senior Association website.


Are you 60+ years of age, or know someone who is?

AAA Senior Food HelpFind Out If You Qualify To Have 3 Meals Delivered Daily To Your Home

Monterey County Area Agency on Aging is here to help.

The Monterey County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is part of a nationwide network of services designed to help all seniors at income level.

Call the Monterey County Senior Helpline (800) 510-2020

Senior Connect Flyer through Nov. 19Monterey County Behavioral Health Hosts Senior Connect

Every Thursday at 11 am, Monterey County Behavioral Health hosts Senior Connect, a community of seniors who come together to learn and support each other to keep emotionally, psychologically, and physically healthy. There is no registration and no fees. The group is scheduled to meet through November 19. To join on Zoom, click this link. To join by telephone (mobile or landline) call 1-669-900-6833 or 1-346-248-7799 and enter 918-0125-0093# when prompted.

For information, visit the Senior Connect webpage.

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Please get the latest on Covid-19 from the City’s Covid-19 Update Page.