Parks, Recreation & Community Services
The City of Norco Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services offers a wide range of recreational and leisure programs, services and activities for the citizens of Norco and the surrounding communities. The Department also operates the Animal Control Division to serve the needs of this animal-loving community.
The Department operates 15 Parks, all offering various recreational opportunities, from open park space and play areas to picnic shelters and lighted sports fields. The City is also proud to operate Ingalls Park, a large equestrian complex which includes the City's major rodeo facility, Moreno Arena, our banquet and convention facility, Nellie Weaver Hall, and a variety of other amenities. Annually, Ingalls Park hosts two major rodeo events, the Norco Valley Fair, Norco Horseweek, a number of horse shows, classes and open riding. In addition to Ingalls park, the City operates a number of public riding arenas in parks throughout the City. Our Community Center Complex is home to a wide range of recreational and sports programs, special events and classes. The Center offers a variety of facilities, including Riley Gymnasium, our 15,000 square foot gym, Community Center Ball field, the Norco Children's Center, home of the Wee People Program, the Norco Youth Center/ Scout House, and a number of meeting halls and classrooms. Meeting and banquet facilities are available to rent for small gatherings to larger meetings, and banquets for up to 400 people.
The Parks Maintenance Division handles park maintenance only. If you have questions concerning the maintenance of any City park, please call Henk Koke at (951) 270-5603 or (951) 545-7879 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The office is closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The City of Norco also has Landscape Maintenance Districts (LMD). Maintenance in the LMDs would include: LMD street trees, LMD landscaping and LMD irrigation. The contact for these areas is Henk Koke at (951) 270-5603 or (951) 545-7879. Should you need a work order processed for the following areas, you may contact (951) 270-5632 Monday through Thursday: LMDs, Park maintenance, arenas in the park system, arenas in the LMDs. If you observe an issue, please report it here.
LMD round rail fencing and LMD horse trails is the responsibility of the Public Works Department. You may contact this Department at (951) 270-5607.
To reserve athletic fields or to schedule the use of sports field lights, please call the Parks and Recreation Department office at (951) 270-5632 during regular City Hall business hours.
Brian K. Petree