Summer is quickly approaching and with it comes new and returning city recreation programs.

The Los Banos Parks and Recreation Division hosts a summer full of opportunities for youth and families, including summer youth volleyball..

Parks and rec will also offer two “Movie Night in the Park” events. Families can enjoy “The Sandlot” on June 25 at Meadowlands Basin Park (2599 S. Creekside

Dr.) and “Encanto” on August 6 at College Greens Park (1815 Scripps Dr.). Both events are free and open to the community.

Parks and recreation also invites you to attend a community Blood Drive at the

community center on July 8.

Ongoing classes at the Los Banos Community Center at 645 Seventh St. Include Aikido, Turn up With Sara, Beyond Essentials Yoga class and First Aid Certification .

Sports activities include Mike Bonillas’ Basketball Class, a 3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament, and Youth Evolution. Interested persons can register at

Parks and Recreation also offers many classes for seniors and other adults, including weekly BINGO, a walking class, Tai Chi, and Macho. Tickets for the monthly Golden Age Club dinner can be purchased at the community center, and, starting in July,  for the annual Salute to Seniors event.

The City of Los Banos is partnering with Merced College for the College for Kids summer program, hosted locally at recreation facilities. Youth sports camps will be offered for basketball, tennis, and volleyball.

College for Kids classes will be offered in basic ceramic tile art, turn up with Sara hip hop dance exercise, children’s theater, baking skills, children’s music and movement, musical theater and jazz dance and crafting fun.

Classes and camps begin taking registrations online June 1 at All classes are available for two-week sessions

from Monday-Thursday beginning in July. Please check registration for available dates.

A full listing of upcoming programs may be accessed at Please stay up to date with Los Banos Parks and Recreation through the Facebook page and on

Los Banos Parks and Recreation is supported in part by Measure H funding.