What's Happening

Stay on top of what’s new, exciting or changing in the Parks & Recreation department.  Details on new recreation programs, park updates, community blood drives and other items of interest can be found below. For COVID-19 updates and information, click here.

ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUES

Adult Slow Pitch Softball Leagues are back!
Registration for our 2021 Spring/Summer season is now open. Games begin the week of March 28, 2021.

League play is offered on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights, in addition to Sunday late afternoon/evening. This 10-game season, will include options for Men’s, Women’s and Coed teams.

For more information visit our league website.
Register here.

ESports LogoeSports LEAGUES

Our eSports leagues have begun! The Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with Mission Control to bring recreational eSports opportunities to our community. Mission Control manages the league schedules, validates scores, and determines the champion while serving as a community forum for leagues members and friends. Five leagues began play on December 28, with 36 players, ages 13+,  playing Rocket League and Mario Kart (all games are available on multiple platforms, including Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo and PC). The initial pilot program is FREE , with new leagues and games debuting in the coming months.  

Additional league information, registration, and answers to many frequently asked questions can be found at www.cityofconcord.org/eSports.

Free COVID and Antibody Testing

Over the past ten months, activities at the City of Concord’s community centers have been significantly restricted by county and state health orders due to the pandemic. In an effort to play a positive role in the community and provide an additional local COVID-19 testing site, Clayton Valley Charter High School (CVCHS) has rented Centre Concord to offer free testing every Wednesday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

 The testing is by appointment only and anyone in the community is welcome to sign-up via the online scheduler. Appointments are available until filled and appointments will open up for subsequent Wednesdays at 5 p.m. on the testing day; for example, testing appointments will open for Wed, Feb. 24 at  5:00 p.m. on Wed, Feb. 17. For more details, directions to sign-up, and forms that contain important information for review prior to signing up for a testing appointment, click here.  

Blood Drive Jan 2021

upcoming blood drives

The City of Concord partners with both the American Red Cross and Vitalant to offer monthly blood drives at various locations around town. Did you know you can donate whole blood every 56 day and that donation can help save the lives of up to 3 people? How many lives can you impact in 2021?

Sign up for one of the following upcoming drives by scheduling an appointment at each organization's website.
Red Cross
May 6:  9am-3pm at Concord Senior Center
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