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**Status of Chico Kite Day**

Our annual Chico Kite Day is scheduled for this Sunday, March 26. The weather looks uncertain, so please visit our Facebook page for updates


Welcome to CARD

We at CARD are focused on creating recreational opportunities that bring friends and families together to have fun and build lasting memories. We’re here to help you play!
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Seeking Youth Leaders!

We're seeking young adults to partner with CARD summer camp staff. Our Youth Leadership Program entails a parent meeting, interview, training, and a minimum commitment of two weeks during the summer. Click here to see a brochure, and click here to download the application, which is also available at the CARD office (map).

Applications are due to the CARD office by Wednesday, April 5. If you have questions, please contact Katie at 895-4711 x111 or at

Our PLAY Activity Guide

Click below to flip through our online PLAY guide for Fall/Winter 2016-2017. Visit our office to pick up a physical copy.

Download* our Activity Guide
*Note: Guide is a .pdf and is approx. 6mb in size.

Have Questions?


We are currently accepting applications for a variety of positions;

To view more details or to apply, click HERE to go to the CalOpps website.  CalOpps functionality works best when
accessed on Internet Explorer.

Summer Camp Positions
Adult Sports Officials: Softball, Baseball, Flag Football, Soccer & Volleyball
Lifeguard I/II
Lifeguard III (Head Lifeguard)
Swim Instructor

Picnic Rentals

CARD has a variety of Picnic Rental options available in the following parks
Picnic Rental Fees (All picnic areas except DeGarmo Park Pavillion)
Participants  1-50 51-100 101-175
Fees  $55 $75 $100
Each rental is for a 4 hour time period. Additional costs may apply.

To reserve a picnic space, please visit the CARD office at 545 Vallombrosa Ave.

How can we help?

Please feel free to call the CARD office at 530-895-4711 ext. 0 or email questions to