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Welcome to CARD

As the Chico community continues to grow, we at CARD are focused more than ever in providing quality services and activities to meet both your individual and family needs. We understand the importance in developing programs that bring friends and families together to have fun and build lasting memories.
Over the past few years, CARD has experienced a substantial increase in program participation and facility use.  Our Board of Directors and staff are prepared to meet the demands of our increasing population by creating new and exciting recreational opportunities.
CARD is focused and dedicated to our community's growing recreational needs, and we hope you will continue to actively support our organization.


CARD's Youth Leadership Program Is Now Accepting Applications! 

The CARD Youth Leadership Program is designed for young adults entering the eighth grade and above. This voluntary experience partners youth leaders with our CARD summer camp staff. Program components include a parent meeting, interview, training and a minimum commitment of three weeks during the summer. The informational brochure and application will be available at the CARD office and online early next week. Applications for the Youth Leadership Program will be due to the CARD office by Tuesday, April 5th.

If you would like additional information, please contact Katie at 895-4711 x111 or at

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.

Adult Flag Football Officials
Adult Soccer Officials
Adult Softball Officials
Recreation Field Specialist
Summer Camp Positions
Youth Volleyball Coach and/or Official (Recreation Leader II)

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 895-4711 ext. 0 or email questions to