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COVID-19 Notices from Parks & Leisure Services

October 2020

New activities!

Virtual Bingo- starts October 23. Join us online for some Friday fun with your family. 

Halloween Home Decorating Contest- Let's see your creativity Porterville!

Virtual Veterans Day Run- Register for the race and run/walk the distance on your own time!  You still get the swag and satisfaction of finishing the race.  Who knows, you might even win!

Virtual Pumpkin Carving Contest- Submit a photo of you holding your best carved pumpkin by October 25th.

Distance Learning Resources- School is *virtually* back in sesson- As you and your family navigate this unique school year together, the Junior Giants team is here to support you! Follow the link for distance learning resources from JRG coaches. 


October 2020


  • The parks remain open, but gatherings of more than 10 people are still prohibited.
  • Golf Course, Dog Park, OHV Park, tennis courts at Zalud Park were authorized for reopening at the May 5 Council meeting.
  • Park amenities remain closed including picnic shelters, playgrounds, skate park and basketball courts.
  • Gates at the Sports Complex are locked to prevent the gatherings of leagues and group sports. 

May 6, 2020

Facilities Update

At their May 5 council meeting, Porterville City Council authorized the reopening of the golf course, dog park, and tennis courts starting May 7.  The facilities will each have new safety guidelines in place to allow for social distancing and safe recreation practices during COVID-19. More Details

March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Notice

With the announcement that Tulare County has had its first confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and under the guidance of state and local health authorities, all non-essential services provided by Porterville Parks & Leisure have be suspended until further notice. This includes recreation activities, special events, and sports leagues that were scheduled to occur during the month of March. Read More

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