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Recreation Services Program Highlights

September 2017

Updated September 6, 2017

Parks make life better!®

Following is a listing of certain upcoming Recreation Services Division programs and activities. Many of the activities require advance registration and participation numbers are limited. Cerritos residents receive priority in registration. To find out about registration dates and procedures, please call the Recreation Services Division Office at (562) 916-1254.

Cerritos Community Bike Event

Halloween Festival

Cerritos Community Bike Event

The third annual Cerritos Community Bike Event is scheduled for Saturday, October 7 at the Cerritos Sports Complex. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome to join the bike event, which consists of various course distances. Registration is underway and will continue through Saturday, October 7.

Through Thursday, September 28, the registration fee is $10 for the family ride; $20 for the 15-mile ride; $40 for the 30-mile ride; and $60 for the 50-mile ride. For registrations made between Friday, September 29 and Thursday, October 5 by 4 p.m., the fee is $15 for the family ride; $30 for the 15-mile ride; $50 for the 30-mile ride; and $70 for the 50-mile ride.

For registrations made on Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7, the fee is $15 for the family ride; $30 for the 15-mile ride; $50 for the 30-mile ride; and $70 for the 50-mile ride. Only walk-in registrations will be accepted on Friday, October 6 and on the day of the event.

Start time for the 50-mile ride is 7 a.m. The 30-mile ride begins at 8 a.m., and the 15-mile ride commences at 9:30 a.m. The family ride kicks off at 11 a.m.

For more information, contact the Recreation Services Division at (562) 916-1254.

Halloween Festival

Come to the Cerritos Halloween Festival at Knabe Community Regional Park, 19700 Bloomfield Avenue, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 31. Costume parades, entertainment and game booths will be available for participants of all ages. Food and rides will be available for a nominal fee. For the enjoyment of all and pursuant to the Cerritos Municipal Ordinance 9.48.030(p), dogs, cats or pets are not allowed in the park during special events and concerts. Smoking is prohibited within the boundaries of all City of Cerritos public park facilities, pursuant to the Cerritos Municipal Ordinance 9.49.020.

Happy Haunt Fun Zone

Bring children ages 5 years and under to Knabe Community Regional Park for a safe night of Halloween fun. Games, crafts and entertainment will provide your preschooler with enjoyment throughout the evening as part of the Halloween Festival from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 31.

Rides and Jumpers

A variety of rides and jumpers will be available. Most rides require each participant to be at least 42" in height. Adults may be required to accompany children on some rides. All participants must have a ticket or wristband to ride or enter jumpers. All rides and jumpers require one ticket. Tickets are $2 each or all-night wristbands may be purchased for $7. Tickets will not be sold after 8:45 p.m. Bills over $20 will not be accepted.

Volunteers

Individuals, 13 and older, and community organizations with an interest in volunteering at the Halloween Festival should call Heritage Park at (562) 916-8570, before Tuesday, October 10. All volunteers must have an application/waiver on file, be fingerprinted and attend a general volunteer orientation prior to Wednesday, October 11.