City Parks, Playgrounds & TEMPORARY SKATE PARK OPEN
Charmlee wilderness park OPEN
Charmlee Wilderness Park is open daily from 8:00 AM to Sunset, with COVID-19 Safety Protocols in place. The park is closed during Red Flag Warnings.
The park had remained closed since the Woolsey Fire, pending repairs and maintenance work to the welcome area and primary trail system.
The City’s Dial-A-Ride program continues to operate with all vehicles regularly disinfected to protect the health of riders and drivers and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Senior Center will remain closed until further notice. However, staff is available to help seniors needing assistance. Call the Senior Center at 310-456-2489 ext. 357.
For updates and information about COVID-19, including treatments, precautions, and other important public health information in multiple languages, visit the City’s Coronavirus webpage, or the websites of the LA County Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The Community Services Department (formerly known as Parks and Recreation) provides programs and facilities to meet the recreation and leisure needs of the community. The department administers the use of and maintains several park and athletic facilities in the City, and provides programs for all ages in a wide range of interests and activities.
The department operates facilities at local schools through a joint use agreement with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.
Department staff provides administrative support to the Cultural Arts Commission, Harry Barovsky Memorial Youth Commission, and the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Recreation Guide & Newsletter
The Community Services Department publishes the City’s quarterly Recreation Guide and Newsletter that details upcoming programs and facility hours of operation. The Guide also includes informative articles and contact information for City departments and services.
Due to COVID-19, a limited number of Community Service programs will be available with safety protocols in place. Program offerings are subject to change based on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health guidelines. All staff and program participants will be health screened, temperature checked and asked to stay home if they are sick or experiencing a fever.
The City of Malibu adopted Ordinance No. 473 stating that all persons shall wear a face-covering over both the nose and mouth whenever they leave their place of residence. For face-covering descriptions, age requirements, medical exemptions, and activity-based exceptions please visit MalibuCity.org
The Winter 2021 Recreation Guide is available online to read, download or print. Click here for the Guide.
Register for Recreation Programs
Choose from any of the following options to register for a class, program, camp, or activity:
The Malibu Community Services Department utilizes Rec Pro for online class and activity registration (www.malibucity.org/register). If you have questions on how to access your account online, contact Brittany Saleaumua at 310-456-2489 ext. 349. Visa and Mastercard are accepted for online payment.
- In person:
Register at Malibu Bluffs Park - check or cash accepted.
- By Mail:
Download the Program Registration Form and mail it to:
City of Malibu
Attn: Community Services Department
23825 Stuart Ranch Road
Malibu, CA 90265
Financial aid may be available on a limited basis and will be prioritized by need. All required paperwork must be submitted one week prior to the first program date in order to be considered.