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Hesperia Days 2020

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We apologize for the slower response time on Facebook. We're having some technical difficulties with the Facebook pages, Hesperia Recreation and Park District and Hesperia Lake Park. We'll let you know when this gets straightened out.  We appreciate your understanding.

Hesperia Parks offer all kinds of ways for you to:

Go Out, Go Play, Be Active! 

Join us once again as we celebrate Hesperia!  Hesperia Days, re-imagined for 2020...

First:  Register Online.  The first 500 participants for any of the hashtagged/linked activities, as a collective, will receive a #HesperiaParks2020 t-shirt.  (Sizes and availability are limited!  Limit one t-shirt per participant, but please participate in as many, or all, of the activities you'd like! Participants will be notified via email on t-shirt pickup instructions.)

Next:  Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!  Follow the directions on each activity to receive additional prizes and/or recognition using each event's hashtag.  

Be sure to use the hashtag #HesperiaParks2020 every time you post photos of your activities on social media!  Let's grow stronger as a community as we enjoy the many things that Hesperia has to offer. 

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T-SHIRT PICKUP

Registered participants - Pick up your very soft and stylish #hesperiaparks2020 t-shirt here:
Lime Street Park Community Center, 16292 Lime Street
• Monday, 9/21, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, 9/22, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, 9/23, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
• Thursday, 9/24, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Pull into the loading area and call (760) 559-8981. A staff member will bring your item(s) out to your car. RSVP is NOT required.
Additional prizes will be awarded to all participants who submitted photos of their completed activity at that time.

There’s still time to get in on the fun (and free t-shirts)! Just sign up for any of the hashtag activities below. Additional prizes are included when you submit your photos to either our Facebook (@hesperiaparks) or s_hauser@hesperiaparks.com. (Sizes and quantities are limited.)

 

#HP205K

Do It Yourself 5K, Run/Walk/Skate - 2020 Style

Step 1.  Register online and receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Click Here to Register OnlinE FOR THE DIY 5K

Step 2.  Download a running tracker/map app, and Run, Walk, or Skate your own 5K (3.10686 miles).  We suggest Runkeeper, Run with Map My Run, and Couch to 5K, but feel free to choose your own.

Step 3.  Submit your map and time to the Hesperia Recreation and Park District Facebook page using #HP205K or email shauser@hesperiaparks.com.

Step 4.  Registered participants who submit their map and time by September 20, 2020, will receive a participation medal.

Step 5.  Once your submission has been received, you will receive an email with dates, times, and locations to choose from to pick-up your t-shirt (if applicable and medal).

Step 6.  Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!

 

 

#HP20TOUR

AKA, Hesperia Historical Marker Tour, "Pride in Our Heritage"

Travel through time and learn Hesperia's rich and interesting history.

Step 1.  Register online and receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Click Here to Register OnlinE FOR THE HISTORICAL MARKER TOUR

Step 2.  From September 1-20, visit each of the 15 Historical Markers (sites 6/7 and 8/9 are located on the same marker).  Take a photo of yourself next to each one and post on the Hesperia Recreation and Park District Facebook page using #HP20TOUR, or email to shauser@hesperiaparks.com, to encourage other community members to take the tour!

(Don't have social media?  That's ok!  Just take photographs of yourself at the markers and follow step 3.)

Step 3.  Registered participants who submit their photos by September 20, 2020, will receive a Hesperia Historical Marker Tour Patch.

Step 4.  After your submission has been received, you will receive an email with dates, times, and locations to choose from to pick-up your t-shirt (if applicable) and patch.

Step 5.  Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!

*Please use caution and be aware of your surroundings when alongside any roadways, especially sites 8 & 9, located along Highway 138. Also, please do not trespass or disturb property owners.*

Click on the link below to view the Historical Markers, locations, and information.

Hesperia Historical Sites Brochure

Have a Hesperia History question?  Click Here to send a message to our Hesperia History specialist, HARD Foundation Director, Griz Drylie.

Here's Griz at Historical Marker 6, the Water Source Monument:

Click Here for exact locations, including latitude and longitude, and more information: 

Hesperia Rec and Park District Historic Monument location and additional information.pdfHesperia Rec and Park District Points of Interest.pdf

 

 

#HP20HUNT

A Scavenger Hunt through Hesperia Parks

Step 1.  Register online and receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Click Here to Register OnlinE FOR THE SCAVENGER HUNT

Step 2. From September 1-20, visit each of the Hesperia Parks (listed below), find the Scavenger Hunt Poster, take a photo of yourself with the poster, and post on the Hesperia Recreation and Park District Facebook page using #HP20HUNT, or email to shauser@hesperiaparks.com.

Step 3. Registered participants who submit their photos by September 20, 2020, will receive a coupon for Free Admission and Skate Rental for Open Skate at the Power Play Center (coupon redeemable once Power Play reopens), Free Admission to Open Swim at Lime Street Park Pool (coupon redeemable in 2021), or a special Hesperia Recreation and Park District promotional item!

Step 4. After your submission has been received, you will receive an email with dates, times, and locations to choose from to pick-up your t-shirt (if applicable) and coupon.

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Step 5. Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!

Timberlane Park, 9480 Timberlane Avenue

Lime Street Park, 16292 Lime Street

Palm Street Park, 13558 Palm Street

Maple Park, 7770 Maple Avenue

Hesperia Community Park, 10200 Datura Road

Hesperia Lake Park, 7500 Arrowhead Lake Road

Hesperia Civic Plaza Park, 15833 Smoke Tree Street

Live Oak Park, 17427 Live Oak Street

Malibu Park, 13157 Muscatel Street

 

 

#HP20PB

Pickleball Mixer

Step 1.  Register online and receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Click Here to Register OnlinE FOR THE PICKLEBALL MIXER
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Step 2.  Play three matches with any fellow Pickleballers at any location.

Step 3.  Submit your team name, scores, and record (pictures are optional but always welcome!) to the Hesperia Recreation and Park District Facebook page using #HP20PB, or email shauser@hesperiaparks.com.

Step 4.  Registered participants who submit their team name, scores, and record from September 1-20, 2020, will receive a coupon for two Free Admissions to Open Gym Pickleball at the Power Play Center (coupon redeemable once Power Play reopens).

Step 5.  After your submission has been received, you will receive an email with dates, times, and locations to choose from to pick-up your t-shirt (if applicable) and coupon.

Step 6.  Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!

Outdoor Pickleball courts located at Lime Street Park, 16292 Lime Street.

 

 

#HP20BOCCE

Bocce Ball Mixer

Step 1.  Register online and receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Click Here to Register OnlinE FOR THE BOCCE BALL MIXER

Step 2.  Play a game of Bocce Ball, take a photo of you playing, and post it on the Hesperia Recreation and Park District Facebook page using #HP20BOCCE, or email to shauser@hesperiaparks.com.  Share your score and challenge other Bocce Ball players to beat your score!

Step 3.  Registered participants who submit their photos by September 20, 2020, will receive a coupon for Free Admission and Skate Rental for Open Skate at the Power Play Center (coupon redeemable once Power Play reopens), Free Admission to Open Swim at Lime Street Park Pool (coupon redeemable in 2021), or a special Hesperia Recreation and Park District promotional item!

Step 4.  After your submission has been received, you will receive an email with dates, times, and locations to choose from to pick-up your t-shirt (if applicable) and prize.

Step 5.  Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!

Did you know Hesperia Civic Plaza Park has a beautiful Bocce Ball Court?  It's located on the north side of the park.

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Hesperia Civic Plaza Park, 15833 Smoke Tree Street

 

 

#HP20PIT

Horseshoes Mixer

Step 1.  Register online and receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Click Here to Register OnliNE FOR THE HORSESHOES MIXER 

Step 2.  Play a game of horseshoes, take a photo of you playing, and post it on the Hesperia Recreation and Park District Facebook page using #HP20PIT, or email to shauser@hesperiaparks.com. Share your score and challenge other Horseshoe players to beat your score!

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Lime Street Park, 16292 Lime Street

Step 3.  Registered participants who submit their photos by September 20, 2020, will receive a coupon for a free admission and skate rental for Open Skate at the Power Play Center (coupon redeemable once Power Play reopens), a free admission to open swim at Lime Street Park Pool (coupon redeemable in 2021) or a Hesperia Recreation and Park District promotional item!

Step 4.  After your submission has been received, you will receive an email with dates, times and locations to choose from to pick-up your t-shirt (if applicable) and prize.

Step 5.  Go Out, Go Play, Be Active!

 

Don't have your own horseshoe pit? No worries, come to Lime Street Park and use the community pit located behind the tennis courts!

 

 

More #HesperiaParks2020 Activities

While the following events don't have pre-registration or a t-shirt reservation, come join the FUN!  Remember to use the hashtag #HesperiaParks2020 when posting photos on social media.  We want to like and share them!
 

Tagged Catfish

Grab your poles and head down to the lake!  Starting on September 17th, we will be stocking Tagged Catfish at Hesperia Lake Park.  Catch a tagged fish and win a t-shirt, Fishing Pass, and a coupon for nightcrawlers from the Hesperia Lake Store.  Follow Hesperia Lake on Facebook, @HesperiaLakePark and Instagram, @therealhesperialakepark, and share your catches with us!  

Regular fishing pass admission prices will apply.  Please Click Here for hours, prices, and more information. 
 

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Leonard Gayles landed this MASSIVE 13lb. catfish using shrimp on the North Shore.

 

Movie at the Campground

Sunday, September 20th - Hesperia Lake Park

We are happy to bring you this season's only Movie in the Park, Jumanji: The Next Level!  The movie starts at dusk.  Campsites are limited, so reserve yours now by calling (760) 244-5951.
 

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Hesperia Wranglers Gymkhana

Sunday, September 20th
Val Shearer Arena, Hesperia Lake Park, 7500 Arrowhead Lake Road

Show starts at 8:00 a.m.  Watch the Hesperia Wranglers ride!
 

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Relay For Life - Illuminaria Ceremony

Saturday, September 12th, 8:00 -  9:00 p.m.
Epicentre parking lot,
17508 Hercules Street

With the same mission and passion.. experience Relay differently this year. Join us at Light the Night as we honor every life touched by cancer. You may dedicate a Luminaria bag to a loved one lost, someone currently battling, or anyone who’s overcome cancer.
To honor your loved one...
* Visit the Relay for Life booth at Townsend Market on September 9th to purchase/decorate a bag for a $10 Donation OR
* Order your Luminaria bag on the Relay For Life website and they will personalize & decorate for you! Fundraising credit will go to your favorite Relayer/Team.
View the display of Luminaria bags at our Drive-thru Luminaria September 12th, 8:00 - 9:00 p.m., 17508 Hervules St., Hesperia (I Avenue - turn west on Hercules)
Please invite your family and friends near and far to join in the Fight Against Cancer!

Click Here to Register:  www.relayforlife.org/highdesertca

 

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