Recreation This Week!


Recreation This Week! is a weekly e-newsletter compiled by the Recreation Department for the community of Mammoth Lakes. In it you will find a weekly sampling of our boundless recreational opportunities in one of the world's most spectacular playgrounds.

Whether you're looking for family fun, learning new things, challenging your endurance or simply rejuvenating the soul, we hope you'll take advantage of what awaits you in Mammoth Lakes.

Recreation This Week - April 12, 2018

Good Afternoon,

Happy Spring Break to all the MUSD parents out there! If you are doing a little staycation be sure to check out some events going on in and around town this upcoming week!

Parks and Recreation News

Around Town

  • Oakley Mini Pipe Challenge is going down on Saturday, April 14 from noon to 3:00 p.m. at Mammoth Mountain. This is a FREE jam in celebration of spring skiing and snowboarding. No rules or divisions, just a two-hour jam session on a custom double mini pipe. Sign up at the Oakley trailer hub at Main Lodge or get a spot on the sundeck and watch them throwdown.
  • Eastern Sierra Land Trust is hosting a free Pollinator Garden Workshop this Saturday, April 14 at the White Mountain Research Center. Receive local expert tips on creating a blooming haven for hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. This two-hour workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m.
  • Mammoth Mountain’s Annual Pond Skim is Sunday, April 15 at Canyon Lodge. This annual spring skiing and snowboarding celebration is fun for all ages! Get ready to be awed or at least have a few laughs. The first 50 competitors to register in costume are guaranteed entry.  Show begins at 2:00 p.m.
  • Also on Sunday, April 15 is the Tamarack Challenge & Closing Day. Come out in your craziest costume and ski all the groomed tracks on the last day of the season. Sure to be a good time with five different Mardi Gras stations, poker hands, and a potluck at noon. Must have a valid season or trail pass to participate, no registration required.
  • Jewelry Making Workshop with Bonnie Jay is Sunday, April 15 at The Nest from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Make a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry and enjoy a glass of wine this Sunday!
  • White Mountain Research Center 2018 Public Lecture Series continues with “Cant we all get along? Competition and coexistence between native fishes of the Owens Valley”. All lectures are free and held Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m., at the White Mountain Research Center.
  • Free Yin Yoga Stretch classes continue at the Sierra Wellness Center on Tuesdays and Fridays in April at 1:30 p.m. Get a class in this week!
  • Buy your tickets for the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival now and save! Early bird prices end April 16.

Upcoming Events…

Have a great weekend and safe travels!

Lauren Plum
Program & Facilities Coordinator
Town of Mammoth Lakes
P.O. Box 1609
437 Old Mammoth Road, Suite 230
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 965-3699

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