Board of Directors
President Larry Minor
Vice President Frank Gorman
Member John Bragg
Member Steve Simpson
Member Matthew Duarte
General Manager Dean Wetter

Special Events

Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District sponsors several special events throughout the year. Taking place at different locations within the district, our special events are sure to offer fun for the whole family. From "Movies in the Park" to full scale competive challenges like Oldlympics, Valley-Wide Recreation has something for you! What a great way to meet your neighbors and fellow members of the community. For contact information, or details regarding fees, coordinators, and age requirements if any, click on "More Info".

Special Events
1/5-11/2; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Kayak Club [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
See Event Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Kathy Hakala
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

BI-MONTHLY MEETINGS First Monday of every other month (odd number months) from 6:30 pm to approximately 8:00 p.m. at Valley Wide Sports & Recreation, 901 W. Esplanade, San Jacinto. Meeting room in the modular building next to the ball field parking lot behind the tennis courts. Information on buying kayaks, event information, safety & training, trip excursion hots, kayaking presentations, etc. When the Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting is moved to the following Monday. 2015 meetings: Jan 5th, Mar 2nd, May 4th, July 6th, Sept 14th, and Nov 2nd
1/7-9/30; 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Dedicated Volunteers of Winchester Bingo [ MORE INFO ]

Adults
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Coordinator: Winchester Park - Ph: 951-926-5917
Location: Winchester Park

Every Saturday, doors open at 8:30 am. (3) Games of WARM UP start at 11:30 am. (2) games of EARLY BIRDS continue right after warm up are done, approximately 11:45. (10) REGULAR games start after Early Birds. There are special games mixed into the session. Payout is calculated based on attendance. Games are over between 3:00 and 3:30pm so come out and spend a Saturday afternoon and meet new people. For more information or questions please contact Bob Gibbons at (951)926-9763.
AGE: Adult
DAY: Saturday
TIME: 11:30am - 3:30pm (doors open at 8:30am)
Location: Winchester Community Park
4/1-12/2; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Free Senior Health Fair [ MORE INFO ]

Seniors
See Event Description for Fee Info
Location: Simpson Center

First Monday of February, April, June, August, October & December.

Location: Simpson Center

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
4/7-9/5; 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 4th Annual Menifee Soap Box Derby [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 8 to 88
$40.00 per Event
Register Now
Coordinator: Joe Schnake - Ph: 951-672-6744
Location: Menifee Community Center

Get ready for the 2015 Menifee Soap Box Derby on September 5th, 2015! The race takes place on the perfect racing hill, Menifee Road between Craig Ave and Holland Rd. Whether you are racing or watching, please make sure to get there plenty early and park on Holland Rd closest to the race hill. Making this a true day event, there will be food and merchandise vendors like a mini farmers market for the hungry racers or the race enthusiast. Most vendors accept cash only. If you are planning on racing, please sign up quickly since the event does fill up as fast a soap box derby zooms down the hill No Pre Fabricated cars allowed from AASBD.org or other similar organizations. Only one driver per car in a division For more information, please call Joe Schnake or any Valley-Wide staff member at (951) 487-9234 or (951) 672-6744. Register online at www.VWRPD.org Training Wheels & Big Wheels Division Fee is $40 Limo Wheels/ Organization & Adult Division Fee is $100
4/15-10/31; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Pool Schedule [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Aquatic Center

POOL SCHEDULE
Summer 2015 Open Swim
Monday - Friday: 12:30 - 4:30 pm
(Starting Friday, June 8, 2015)
FEE: $2.00 2 years & under $6.00 3 – 55 $5.00 Seniors 55 plus Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00 pm
(Starts Sunday, May 2, 2015)
FEE: $2.00 2 years & under $7.00 3 – 55 $6.00 Seniors 55 plus Pool Rules/Water Slide Rules:
Swim suits only!
(no tank tops or t-shirts in the pool)
No outside food or drinks.
No flotation devices
(water wings, life vests., etc.)
Swimsuits with plastic or metal rivets are
not permitted on the waterslide.
No ice chests
All riders on the big blue slide MUST be at least 48 inches tall to ride and must weight less than 275 pounds. Any person violating facility rules or acting in an unsafe manner will be removed from the facility and will forfeit all fees for the day.
4/15-8/31; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Junior Lifeguard Program [ MORE INFO ]

12& Up
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Coordinator: Pool - Ph: 951-929-0047
Location: Aquatic Center

This program builds a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards, including prevention fitness, response, leadership and professionalism. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards and tread water for one minute. Junior Lifeguards may be able to aid in lessons and volunteer at the pool for the 2015 season. They must pass a skills test on the last day of the class to volunteer at the pool. Monday - Thursday: TBA Session 1: June 8 - 18 Session 2: June 22- July 2 Session 3: July 6 - 16 AGES: 10 - 14 yrs. FEE: $55.00 per child
4/15-10/31; 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Little Swimmers [ MORE INFO ]

Specials Needs Families
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Coordinator: Pool - Ph: 951-929-0047
Location: Aquatic Center

This swim time is specifically designed for children/adults with special needs. Saturdays: 9:45 - 11:45 am DATES: May 1, 2015 -----NO class MAY 22nd FEE: $7.00 per family of 3 (add’l family members $2.00) *The deep end of the pool will be closed.
5/1-9/30; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Riverside County Mobile Health Clinic [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Simpson Center

The Riverside County Mobile Heath Clinic comes every 2nd Friday of the month.

For more information, please call 951-486-5765.
5/1-8/31; 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa SUMMER ACTIVITIES - MAY 22 - AUGUST 7, 2015 [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
See Event Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Sports Center - Ph: 951-487-9234
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Movie in the Park** Friday, May 22nd, 2015 Friday, June 26th, 2015 Friday, July 24th, 2015 Friday, August 28th, 2015 Friday, Sept. 25th, 2015
4th of July Celebration Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Pinewood Derby* Monday, July 13th, 2015 Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 Friday, July 17th, 2015
Treasure Hunt in the Park Friday, August 7th, 2015
NOTE: Above programs are FREE except where noted:
*Additional fees required
**Movies in the Park are free with popcorn
For more information, please call the Sports Center at 951-487-9234
5/1-9/10; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa NFL's Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 8-15
See Event Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Sport Center - Ph: 951-487-9234
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Valley-Wide Recreation is hosting this annual competition. The NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick program is opened to both boys and girls between the ages 8 and 15 (as of December 31, 2015). Registration will taken on the day of the event. You may pre-register starting September 3rd. For more info, please call (951) 487-9234. Must bring COPY of birth certificate, DO NOT bring original. NO CLEATS ALLOWED

AGE: 8 - 15 years old, (as of December 31, 2015)

REGISTRATION: May pre-register starting September 3rd

DATE: September 10, 2015

TIME: Check in at 5:30 pm, Event starts at 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Valley-Wide Regional Park, field #1

FEE: FREE
5/1-10/9; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa OLDlympics [ MORE INFO ]

50 and Over
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Coordinator: Sport Center - Ph: 951-487-9234
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

Yes, the 31st Annual OLDlympics is coming!!! Start getting into shape for these great sporting events for seniors that are 50 and over. Activities will range from Cribbage, Horseshoes, Swimming to Track and Field and a lot more. OLDlympics is scheduled to take place September 19 thru October 6, 2015. Registration will begin in mid July. More information will be available in July. Please call (951) 654-1505 or (951) 487-9234.
5/1-9/30; 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Senior Meal Program [ MORE INFO ]

60 and older
See Event Description for Fee Info
Coordinator: Simpson Center - Ph: 951-929-5607
Location: Simpson Center

The senior meal program is back at the Simpson Center. Please join us for lunch Monday –Friday and meet new friends.

AGE: 60 and older

DAY: Monday-Friday

TIME: 11:30am – 12:00 pm

FEE: $3.00 donation 60 and older Non Seniors under 60 years old may also join for a fee of $5.00 per meal.

The Senior Nutrition Program relies on participants donations to build and maintain program services.

Please Note: Reservations are required 1 day in advance. Please call 951-929-5607 to make your reservation

LOCATION: Simpson Center

5/1-9/30; 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Life Stream Blood Drive [ MORE INFO ]

All ages
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Location: Simpson Center

Save a life, donate blood. Life Scan will be at the Simpson Center the first and third Monday of each month.

Days: First and third Monday of the month

Time: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: Simpson Center

For more information, please call Donna at (951) 929-5607.
5/1-9/18; 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa French Valley Movies in the Park 2015 [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
Free
Location: French Valley Community Center & Park

Bring the family, bring a blanket, and bring a lawn chair! FREE Movies in the Park at Rancho Bella Vista Park in French Valley.

Movies start promptly at dusk.

*Inflatable screen cannot be used in rain and/or windy weather. We reserve the right to cancel/reschedule dates and/or change movie selection. Please call ahead to confirm.

Movies will be shown on the first and third Friday of each month from May to September 2015 (No movie will be shown on July 3rd).

5/5-9/4; 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Valle Vista Movies in the Park [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: VVCC - Ph: 951-927-6673
Location: Valle Vista Community Center

FREE Movie in the Park – Bring a blanket, chair, and the family and join us for a movie under the stars. AGE: All Ages DATES: May 1, 2015 June 6, 2015 July 8, 2015 August 7, 2015 September 4, 2015 (Dates subject to change - please call to confirm) TIME: Movies Start at DUSK LOCATION: Valle Vista Community Center FEE: FREE
5/5-8/14; 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Winchester Movies in the Park [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: Winchester Park - Ph: 951-926-5917
Location: Winchester Park

FREE Movie in the Park – Bring a blanket, chair, and the family and join us for a movie under the stars. AGE: All Ages DATES: June 12, 2015 August 14, 2015 (Dates subject to change - please call to confirm) TIME: Movies Start at DUSK LOCATION: Winchester Community Center FEE: FREE
5/8-8/14; 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Movies in the Park [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Marion V. Ashley Community Center

Come join us under the stars, bring a blanket or some lawn chairs and enjoy family friendly films. Weather permitting. Movies begin at dusk. For all ages and best of all it is FREE!!!

AGE: All Ages

DATES: May 8, 2015

June 12, 2015

July 10, 2015

August 14, 2015

(Dates subject to change - please call to confirm) TIME: Movies Start at DUSK

LOCATION: Marion V Ashley Community Center

FEE: FREE

Note** Please call for details.
6/1-8/31; 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Family Fun Nights [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: Pool - Ph: 951-929-0047
Location: Aquatic Center

These special activity nights are open to all ages. Come out and enjoy an evening with your family and friends. Fridays: 5:00 – 7:30 pm DATES: June 12th * 19th, July 3rd, 17th & 31st

FEES: 2 years of age and under: $2 3 years of age and over : $3

6/13-8/21; 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Menifee Movies in the Park [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: MCC - Ph: 951-672-6744
Location: Menifee Community Center

FREE Movie in the Park – Bring a blanket, chair, and the family and join us for a movie under the stars. AGE: All Ages DATES: June 13, 2015 (McCall Park) June 19, 2015 (Sunrise Park) July 11, 2015 (McCall Park) July 17, 2015 (Sunrise Park) August 8, 2015 (McCall Park) August 21, 2015 (Sunrise Park) (Dates subject to change - please call to confirm) TIME: Movies Start at DUSK LOCATION: Call for more details FEE: FREE
9/5 9:00 - 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Menifee Soap Box Derby [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Menifee Gym

9/7 12:30 - 4:30 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Labor Day Party [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: Pool - Ph: 951-929-0047
Location: Aquatic Center

Bring your family and come join the FUN! Monday, September 7th - 12:30 – 4:30 pm FEE: $2.00 2 & under $6.00 3 yrs. – 55 yrs. $5.00 55+
9/12 8:00 - 10:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Hemet Feline Fanciers Cat Show [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: Regina Shaffer - Ph: 951-769-2949
Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

The 40th Annual Cat Show is September 12th at the Valley-Wide Sports Center, 901 W. Esplanade Ave. in San Jacinto. For more information, call Regina Shaffer (951) 769-2949.
9/25 5:00 - 7:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa NFL Punt Pass and Kick [ MORE INFO ]

Ages 6 years to 15 years
Free
Coordinator: FVCC - Ph: 951-894-1468
Location: French Valley Community Center & Park

Be Part of the NFL's Commitment to PLAY 60! Sign up to participate in the 2015 NFL Punt Pass and Kick. NFL PPK is FREE and open to boys and girls ages 6-15 years old. There are 5 age groups - a place for everyone. Grab your sneakers (no cleats) and come on out. This is your chance to PLAY 60 with the NFL. For rules and information visit: www.nflppk.com
NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition Local Event
When: Friday Sept 25, 2015
Where: Rancho Bella Vista Park at 31757 Browning St, Murrieta 92563
Time: Check in at 4:30pm, Starts at 5:00pm
Age: 6 through 15 (as of December 31, 2015)
Fee: FREE
10/31 5:00 - 8:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa French Valley Spooktacular at French Valley Community Center [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
Free
Coordinator: FVCC/RBV - Ph: 951-894-1468
Location: French Valley Community Center & Park

A safe & fun alternative to “Trick or Treating”. The French Valley Community Center will be filled with chills & thrills. Join us for games, jumpers, candy, and lots of FUN both inside and outside this year!
When: Saturday, October 31, 2015
TIME: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
WHERE: French Valley Community Center
31757 Browning Street Murrieta, CA 92563 Phone: 951-894-1468
FREE ADMISSION
11/7 5:00 - 12:00 AM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Autumn Elegance [ MORE INFO ]

Adult
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Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

11/11 9:00 - 5:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Veteran''s Day Memorial @ The Veteran''s Memorial [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Wheatfield Park

11/21 7:00 - 3:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Turkey Trot [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Diamond Valley Lake Community Park

12/4 4:00 - 9:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Christmas Tree Lighting [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

12/5 8:00 - 1:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Hemet Christmas Parade [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

12/9 5:00 - 7:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Ginger Bread House [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Coordinator: FVCC/RBV - Ph: 951-894-1468
Location: French Valley Community Center & Park

Hot Chocolate & Cookies Will Be Served!
WHERE: French Valley Community Center at 31757 Browning St, Murrieta 92563>br> WHEN: Weds. Dec 9th, 2015
TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Don’t Miss a Special Visit From Santa! Bring a camera for pictures with Santa!
COST: Pre-Registration (by December 8, 2015 (as space permits): $2 per Gingerbread Kit
Register at the Door (on December 9, 2015): $3 per Gingerbread Kit (as space permits. This event sells out every year in advanced. Please pre-register to guarantee your spot!)
Pre-Registration is highly recommended! Space is limited to the first 100 Gingerbread Kits sold. This event sells out in advanced every year. Please register early! -Families welcome
12/12 8:00 - 3:00 PM Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Breakfast with Santa [ MORE INFO ]

All Ages
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Location: Valley-Wide Regional Park

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Valley-Wide Recreation & Park District

PO Box 907
San Jacinto, CA 92561
951-651-1505
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