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About Us

About the District

North of the River Recreation and Park District is a Special District operating under Section 5780 of the California State Public Resources Code.

Mission Statement

To provide recreation programs and facilities for the benefit of the North of the River community.

Service Boundaries

North of the River Recreation and Park District plans, organizes and conducts a wide variety of park and recreation programs within the designated NOR boundaries. NOR is 215 square miles in size, has a population of approximately 153,000 residents, and encompasses five school districts. Included within our service boundaries are 24 park sites totaling 269.8 developed acres. The major sources of revenues for NOR are property taxes, program fees and grants.

About our Programs and Services

Over 200 classes/programs are offered each year for public participation. Programs are conducted for all ages including preschoolers through senior citizens. NOR conducts after school sports programs for Standard, Beardsley, Fruitvale, Rosedale and Norris School Districts. Three District gymnasiums/recreation centers and three school gymnasiums are programmed on a joint use basis with school districts. Grant funds provide for a large senior program including a nutrition/program center, home delivery of meals and homemaker services.

Creating Family Fun…For
More Than 60 Years!

North of the River Recreation and Park District celebrated its 60th year in 2016. The NOR Board of Directors and staff look forward to serving you in the future as we continue our goal of “creating communities” that offer the best of recreation and park services. Thank you for your continued support!

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