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District FAQ

Where is LARPD located? 

LARPD is located at 4444 East Ave. Livermore, CA 94550. 


Directions from 580 East:

Exit onto First Street

Turn right onto First Street

Turn left onto Mines Road

Turn right onto East Avenue

Robert Livermore Community Center will be on your right hand side

What are your business hours? 

The Community Center building is open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am to 5:00pm on Fridays. The Recreation Building is open 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday and 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays. Both buildings are open for extended hours on evenings and weekends for programs and rentals.

What is the LARPD Foundation? 

It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps Livermore park and recreation activities. Visit the Foundation page for information on donating.

How do I get the LARPD Board of Directors to consider my ideas? 

You can contact an LARPD staff member at 925-373-5700 or via email. You may also address the Board of Directors at a regular meeting.

When does the LARPD Board of Directors hold public meetings? 

The Board of Directors meets at 7:00pm on the second and last Wednesday of each month inside the Cresta Blanca Ballroom at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave.

Is LARPD part of the City of Livermore or East Bay Regional Park District? 

No, LARPD is an independent special district and was created by the vote of the public in 1947. It has its own five-person Board of Directors that is elected by the citizens.

When do the Parks & Play Brochures come out? 

Three times a year: late December (Winter/Spring Brochure), late March (Summer Brochure) and August (Fall Brochure). The  Parks & Play Brochure is available on our website at the same times.

Where can I get a Parks & Play Brochure? 

When they are first published, Parks & Play Brochures are mailed to all Livermore addresses (including businesses, post office boxes and rural routes), and copies are inserted in Livermore subscriber issues of the East Bay Times. Brochures are also available at most LARPD-operated buildings, Livermore City Hall, the three Livermore libraries and numerous businesses.

How do I register for a class? 

You can register for a class online, by calling 925-373-5700 or by mailing in the registration form that is in the back of the brochure.

What is your refund policy on classes/programs? 

If you must cancel your registration, we require notification at least 7 days before the first meeting of the class. There is a $12 service charge for cancelling. Any cancellation received less than 7 days before the start date will not receive a refund. For a refund, please call 925-373-5700.

How can I become a class instructor? 

If you are interested in becoming a class instructor, please visit our Class Instructor page for more information.

Do you offer scholarships for your programs? If so, what program areas? 

Yes, we have scholarships for our Youth and Senior programs. Scholarships are not guaranteed. Please fill out the form and submit to 4444 East Ave. Livermore, 94550 ATTN: Youth Services.

What are your Café hours? 

Our Café is open during the summer for recreational swim and on the weekends for special events the rest of the year.

Who do I contact about park issues? 

Please contact 925-373-5700, and our staff can direct your issue to the appropriate person. 

Can I bring my dog into your facilities? 

Only service dogs are allowed in our facilities. LARPD operates seven dog parks.

How do I get a Sycamore Grove parking pass? Is it valid at Del Valle Regional Park? 

Please call 925-373-5700 and we can process your information over the phone and mail your pass. Our Sycamore Grove parking pass is not valid at Del Valle Regional Park.

Where can I find information about Camp Shelly? Where is it located? 

You can find out more information about Camp Shelly under the Open Space page. Camp Shelly is located in South Lake Tahoe and is open from mid-June thru Labor Day weekend.

What parks have tot lots? 

To find out which parks have tot lots, please check out our Parks & Facilities Grid.

How do I learn about what’s new with LARPD? 

You can request to be added to our email list, check out our website or follow us on Facebook.

Will I hear back either way about my job application and when? 

Once you have turned in your application, it will be given to our Human Resources department who will then decide if your application will be given to the department supervisor for review. The department supervisor will then contact you if they want to move forward with an interview. 

Can anyone go in and use the gymnasium? 

The gymnasium is open during scheduled hours for classes, rentals and drop-in programs. For more information please check out our gymnasium page.

How do I rent a room/facility/sports field/gymnasium? 

For more information on how to rent these facilities, please visit our Rental Information page.

LARPD Satisfaction Guarantee 

If after attending the first day of your class or camp, you are not completely satisfied, please let us know within 24 hours after the first day of class and we will issue a refund (less $12), provided you attended the first class and were dissatisfied. We are not liable for a participant who fails to attend class.