The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District was created in 1947. It oversees 29 neighborhood…More parks, two community parks, soccer and ball fields, four regional parks and 10 special-use parks.</p>
<p>The district also provides preschool and child care to youth in kindergarten through eighth grade at all the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District's elementary and middle schools.</p>
<p>Other services include teen programs, fee classes, youth and adult sports, aquatics, environmental education, special events and senior services.</p>
<p>The district is governed by an elected, five-person Board of Directors.</p>
Lester J. Knott Park 655 N Mines Rd, Livermore, CA94551 Lester J. Knott Park opened in 1995 and is named after a Livermore Area Recreation and Park District trustee who served…More on the Board of Directors from 1958 - 1982. The five-acre park contains a tot lot, barbecue pits, picnic tables and a basketball court.
Livermore High is one of two comprehensive high schools in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District. It…More opened in 1891 with E.H. Walker as teacher and principal in one of the rooms of the Livermore Grammar School. The class of 1894 was the first to graduate from then Livermore Union High School, which previously was located on the site of what is now a Livermore Area Parks and Recreation District facility.</p>
<p>The school moved to its current location in 1930, starting with a new two-story building with 14 classrooms and an auditorium. The campus would see many additions over the years and now features classrooms in 15 different buildings and 28 portables. Darrel Avilla is the school principal.</p>
Tex Spruiell Park 5411 Felicia Ave, Livermore, CA94550 Tex Spruiell Park is named after a trustee who served on the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Board of…More Directors from 1958 - 1968.The park has a tot lot, barbecue pits, picnic tables and a basketball court.
Marlin Pound Park 2010 Bluebell Dr, Livermore, CA94551 Marlin Pound Park opened 30 years ago. The park is named after a trustee who served on the Livermore Area Recreation and…More Park District Board of Directors from 1968 - 2000. The 32-year stint is considered the longest tenure of a member serving on the board.
The Barn 3131 Pacific Ave, Livermore, CA94550 The Barn, a renovated, historic site in Livermore, is a community venue that is available for rental for an array of…More events. The Barn is maintained by the Livermore Area Parks and Recreation District. The venue can seat up to 400 people for lecture-style events and 250 for banquets. Tables and chairs are included with rental.
Bill Clark Park 5451 Hillflower Dr, Livermore, CA94551 Bill Clark Park contains a playground, barbecue pits, picnic tables and soccer fields. It opened in 1990 and is…More named after a Livermore Area Recreation and Park District trustee who served on the board of directors from 1958 to 1970.
William J. Payne Sports Park 5800 Patterson Pass Rd, Livermore, CA94550 The William J. Payne Sports Park contains two baseball fields, a soccer field and a BMX course. Its namesake, William…More Payne, served 25 years as general manager for the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District.
Senior Services Center 4444 East Ave, Livermore, CA94550 The Senior Services Center is located inside the Robert Livermore Community Center. The Livermore Area Recreation and…More Park District operates the program, which provides seniors with recreation activities and social services. The center features daily programs such as the Spectrum lunch program, a free lending library, movies, presentations, billiards, bingo, cards, luncheons, dances and more. Regular classes in exercise, writing, Italian language and dance are also offered.
Sunken Gardens Park was the first piece of land that the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District purchased. The…More Board of Directors bought the land from home builder Roy Jensen for $8,500 in 1959. It has since been modified to include pathways, a skate park and a bicycle stunt course.</p>