The Russian River from the Guerneville area out to the Pacific Coast is a world famous recreation area. And for as long as anyone can remember “going up to the River” has been a popular way for people in the Bay Area to take vacations, whether for a day trip, a weekend at a resort or a whole summer in the family cabin.
When the Russian River Recreation and Park District (RRRPD) was formed in March 1941 as a county recreation district, the district’s initial function was to create swimming and beach areas by installing two summer dams, one at Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville and a second dam at Vacation Beach, where the dam also provides a summer crossing. (read more…)
J.K. Wright Memorial Playground, recently remodeled, includes a sandbox, water sluice for children, swings, and other fun features for kids.
The Bruno Farnocchia Park is 3.18 acres. It includes a playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, barbecues, portable restroom, and a tennis court.
Guerneville School offers Ballet Folklorico dance classes during the Fall & Spring for up to 67 Russian River area children.
The Russian River Senior Center offers many programs and classes designed to meet the desires of an active senior population.
The Russian River Volunteer/Naturalist Interpretive Programs provide docents and naturalists for our youth education programs.