Recreational Activities

4-H Club

21150 Box Springs Road, Ste. 202
Moreno Valley, CA 92557-8718
(951) 683-6491 ext. 229 (No matter how the phone is answered, ask about 4-H) State

Adult led special interest group for young people between the ages of 5 and 19 years. Above is the general phone number to locate a group meeting near you. Adult volunteers interested in leadership positions are welcome to apply! Educational scholarships are available for students who have been members of 4-H for three (3) to four (4) years.

Best Buddies

1 (800) 68-BUDDY (682-8339)

Best Buddies matches high school students with intellectual disabilities with their non-disabled peers and creates one-to-one friendships between them. The University of California, Riverside is the only university/college in the Inland Empore to have developed a Best Buddies program for college students.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Greater Los Angeles and Inland Empire

1 (800) 207-7567

Male volunteers act as companions to boys aged 6 to 16 years who have no consistent adult male relationship in their lives. Female volunteers act as companions to girls aged 6 to 16 years who could benefit from the relationship. Men volunteers are particularly needed!! Se habla espanõl.

Boy Scouts, Inland Empire Council

(909) 793-2463
(877) 732-1450 (toll free)

Youth leadership training & service organization for boys ages 6 to 21; Co-educational (boys & girls) career programs for youth from about 14 to 21 years of age; (English/Spanish). The people at this number can provide referral information to packs, troops, and crews in the Perris/Moreno Valley areas as well as for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in general.

Special Needs Scouting

Learning for Life program
(909) 793-2463

The basic premise of Scouting for youth with special needs is that every boy wants to participate fully and be respected like every other member of the troop. While there are, by necessity, troops exclusively composed of Scouts with disabilities; experience has shown that Scouting usually succeeds best when every boy is part of a patrol in a regular troop.

Girl Scout Council

1751 Plum Lane
Redlands, CA 92374
1 (800) 400-4475

Educational & recreational program for girls of ages 5 to 17; (Spanish/English). There are a number of troops in the Perris & Moreno Valley areas. Please call this # for information.

Camp Fire USA - Orange County Council

1505 East 17th Street, Suite 225
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 547-5200

This group has various programs for boys and girls age 5 to 18 years. For local information or to volunteer for a leadership position please phone.

Riverside Fimily YMCA

4020 Jefferson Street, Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 689-9622

There are various recreational programs available. Call for information. For childcare program contact the Child Care Office staff at (951) 685-5241.

Moreno Valley Community Services - Moreno Valley, CA

14177 Frederick Street
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
(951) 413-3000 (M-F 8:00 – 5:00)

Various programs/facilities. Call for information & brochure.

Perris Community Services - Perris, CA

101 North “D” Street
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 943-6100 - This number has a live operator 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Various programs. Call for information & brochure.

Mead Valley Community Complex

21091 Rider St.
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-0686

Programs include: Summer youth programs, physical fitness, Healthy Aging Physical Fitness karate, Bingo, arts and crafts, ballet folklorico, and soccer and Youth Leadership. Call for additional information.

Summer Youth Program
Mead Valley Community Complex

21091 Rider Street
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-0686

This program is designed for young people who are 5 to 14 years old. The program runs fro 5 to 7 weeks during the summer – Monday through Friday four (4) hours a day. Activities such as crafts, creative reading, field trips (for swimming or ice skating, etc.), and computer use are offered.

Toastmasters ('Top Notch')
Mead Valley Community Complex

21091 Rider St.
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-0686

There are various recreational programs available. Call for additional information.