Mission Statement

To help enrich and fulfill the lives of the citizens through the provision of facilities and programs that will provide and enhance creative, wholesome and imaginative leisure time living patterns with emphasis on family and youth oriented programs.

The History of the District

The North Highlands Recreation and Park District is an independent special district located in Sacramento County. The District is governed by an elected five member Board of Directors and managed by a District Administrator. The District serves a population of 43,507.

The District is comprised of a total of twelve parks with a new park scheduled to break ground in 2018. Some of the recreation facilities were acquired as a result of the closure of McCellan Air Force Base.

Refund Policy

Child Care

A full refund or credit will be issued to a participant if a class/activity is canceled by North Highlands Recreation and Park District

All refund checks will be processed through the County of Sacramento and mailed within 2 – 4 weeks.

Refunds/credits are not given for uniforms of jerseys.

All refund requests must be made by either an email to mark@nhrpd.org or by a written letter that is turned in at the North Highlands District Office. The refund request will then go to the District Administrator who will then determine if a refund is granted.

Youth Sports

Request for a refund must be received prior to the start of the program. All requests for refund must be made in writing and be submitted via email, fax, mail, or by walk-in. Please email refund requests to mark@nhrpd.org.

Office Closures

The District Office and North Highlands Community Center will be closed on the following days.

January 1, 2019
January 21, 2019
February 12, 2019
February 18, 2019
May 27, 2019
July 4, 2019
September 2, 2019
November 11, 2019
November 28 & 29, 2019
December 24, 2019
December 25, 2019
December 31, 2019
New Years Day
Martin Luther King Day
President Lincoln's Birthday
Presidents Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Years Eve

General Information

  • Payments can be made using credit card, check or cash.
  • Online registration can be done through the District www.nhrpd.org website.
  • Program prices, dates, and times are subject to change.
  • Class fees will not be prorated for any reason.

Master Plan

Park Master Plan 2006

Financial Statements

River City Food Bank

River City Food BankNorth Highlands Recreation and Parks District will now be taking non-perishable canned food donations to give to the River City Food Bank! Times might be rough for many people, and their ability to provide an adequate meal for themselves and their family may take a heavy hit. NHRPD would like to the community to join us in extending a helping hand to those needing a moment of extra assistance. Come visit the North Highlands Recreation and Parks District office to drop off canned foods to be given to the River City Food Bank for distribution. Cans of food must not be past the expiration date and must still have their labels.

AB 2040 Compliance

Assembly Bill (“AB”) 2040,effective on January 1, 2015, requires districts to disclose to the State Controller’s Office the annual compensation of elected officials, officers, and employees by amending/adding Government Code sections 12463, 53892, and 53908.

State Controller’s Government Compensation Information
(North Highlands Recreation and Park District is listed under the County of Sacramento).

SB 272

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