Livermore Area Rec. & Park Dist.
LARPD provides 29 neighborhood parks ranging from two to 12 acres in size; three community parks with such amenities as an equestrian center, rodeo grounds and synthetic turf sports fields; four open space parks totaling 1,360 acres; and 10 special-use parks. Rental facilities include the Robert Livermore Community Center; Ravenswood Historic Site; Carnegie Building; Veterans Building; The Barn; May Nissen Swim Center; group picnic areas at May Nissen, Almond Avenue and Veterans parks; the equestrian center; and all-weather ball fields. LARPD provides school-aged child care to youth at all 11 LVJUSD elementary schools. After-school programs are offered at all four middle schools. Preschool is available for children from as young as 3 months. The District is also the provider of community classes, youth and adult sports, aquatics, environmental education and senior services and special events throughout the year.