Big Bear Valley Park and Recreation District

Report Created: 11/3/2016

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The Big Bear Valley Park and Recreation District is governed by the County Board of Supervisors and is authorized by LAFCO to provide the following function: park and recreation. The district reports a general fund, zoo fund, and two capital project funds. The district has 57 employees. The district currently maintains 7 developed parks, 2 undeveloped parks, several community buildings including the Big Bear Valley Senior Center, 3 ball fields, and a swim beach. The Big Bear Alpine Zoo (formerly known as Moonridge Animal Park) is managed and funded by the District and operates on 2.5 acres in the Moonridge area of Big Bear Valley. The zoo is open year round for visitors to see alpine species on exhibit. The district serves approximately 60,000 park users and is funded by property taxes and park service fees.