Antioch has so much to offer residents of every age! Explore a new park, take a class, plan a day at the water park, volunteer, or support a local event. The Recreation Guide is your go-to book for year round activities – searching for something new and exciting is easy. Stay connected with family and friends through recreation and park activities, and give back to the community by participating in volunteer efforts. Let us help you discover Antioch all over again.
Our mission is to unify and strengthen the Antioch community by creating quality experiences that inspires lifelong learning. A dedicated team of staff provides programs and services for youth and family enrichment, health and fitness, sports and recreation, and senior citizens. We work side-by-side with the parks and public works staff to keep parks and facilities well-maintained, and we support the community in many civic activities and events.
Antioch Recreation and Parks is excited to begin re-opening public facilities for family enjoyment and individual health and exercise. The dog park at Markley Creek Park opens June 6th and joins the skate park, athletic fields and sport courts as places to be active and healthy. Outdoor swimming pools are allowed to open for lap swimming only at this time. The Antioch Water Park will open Monday, June 15th for lap swimming. Swimmers will be able to reserve a swim time from several scheduled lap swim sessions. As a reminder, all recreation activities and all facilities must still comply with County Orders including social distancing and wearing face masks. Picnic areas are now open for use by family members only however, parking lots in parks remain closed. Summer camps for youth begin June 29th and registration is open on-line. For more information about how the City’s parks and recreation programs are rolling out summer operations please call the Department at 925-776-3050.