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.
Register for Recreation Programs
Choose from any of the following options to register for a class, program, camp, or activity:
Online: 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.
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
The Community Services Department updated the Refund Policy on January 13, 2020. All refund requests should be submitted online at Refund Request.
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.
Recreation Guide & Newsletter
The Community Services Department publishes the City’s quarterly Recreation Guide and Quarterly Newsletter that details upcoming classes, programs, camps, and special events. The Guide also includes informative articles and contact information for City departments and services.