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An estimated 200 kids showed up throughout the day for an Easter egg hunt at Ski Beach Park in Big Bear. On April 1st, staff from Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District (BBVRPD) began planning an Easter Egg hunt program for the local community for Saturday April 16th. With

On April 26th, 2022 improvements were completed on the pathway from the Zoo parking lot to the front entrance. Earlier this year, County employees from Risk Management and the Big Bear Alpine Zoo identified ways to improve the customer experience and produced a list of suggested improvements. The main path

The Park District recently completed projects at the zoo furthering its growth as a one-of-a-kind facility. Using recently donated dental equipment, major dental exams were performed on all three Grizzly bears for the first time ever! A special thank you to Dr. Peter Ferman for the donation! The exterior fence

The Park District operates the Beyond the Bell afterschool program in partnership with the Big Bear School District. In August 2021, the school district relocated the program to Baldwin Lane elementary school leaving the 5 year old playground behind. Moving the playground to nearby Sugarloaf Park made for a perfect

The Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District staff spent considerable time thinking of different ways to increase the community’s enjoyment and use of the Erwin Lake Park. Our staff used their unique skills to build a new book share “library” which community members can participate in. We look forward

Big Bear Recreation and Park District staff answered resident’s request for additional pickleball courts in Big Bear. Staff recently completed resurfacing the Meadow Park Courts and painted four new Pickleball courts for the growing community of players. In May 2021 staff began Phase 1 of the project where they spent