About Us

Mission Statement

The Ojai Recreation Department seeks to enhance the physical and mental well-being of Ojai citizens by creating and offering a wide variety of accessible activities.

We Create Community Through People, Parks and Programs.

Winter  Activity Guide

Ojai Recreation Guide Winter Spring 2024 Opens in new window

This online copy of the Activity Guide contains links to our online registration site. Simply click on the highlighted yellow link at the bottom of the activity pages to make registering even easier!


Registration for our recreational programs can be completed through our online registration site. Those may who wish to register in person may do so by visiting the Recreation Department office at:
Sarzotti Park
510 Park Road

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5:30 pm

For additional information please call our office at 805-646-5581 ext. 390. Together we can build a  better tomorrow!

Chess in the Park

We are excited to share information about Chess in the Park! This is a free program available for all ages and skill levels. Chess in the Park occurs every third Saturday of the month at 10 am around the fountain area at Libbey Park. We hope to see you there!

Game RoomPing Pong Table in the Game Room

Join us at the Ojai Recreation Department game room for a game of Pool, Air Hockey, Foosball, or Ping Pong. We have a huge supply of board games and activities. Best of all, the game room is open to the public and free of charge!

Also, for Pool enthusiasts, we have a vintage 1960’s Brunswick Gold Crown I pool table in excellent condition. It is one of the most sought after pool table models and is leveled for play.

The game room is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.Three Pool Tables in the Game Room

Picnic Area Rentals

Hold your next special occasion at our place! At Sarzotti Park we have three covered Picnic Areas to choose from. Picnic Areas 1 and 3 accommodate up to 50 guests each and Picnic Area 2 can accommodate up to 100 guests. Each area comes with a full size barbeque and electricity/ lights, for an additional cost. All Picnic Areas are located right near our playground and surrounded by grass and shade. Rentals are booked on a first come, first served basis.Picnic Rental Information

Please visit our Recreation Department Office at Sarzotti Park for an application, or call 805-646-5581 ext. 390.

Applications are also available on our Recreational Facilities page.

Get out ‘N Play Often!