Moorpark is a city located in Ventura County, west of Simi Valley, north of Thousand Oaks, and east of Camarillo. Fillmore is to the north. Moorpark College, a California Community College, is located in the city and has an enrollment exceeding 15,000 students.
Moorpark Foundation for the Arts
The Moorpark Foundation for the Arts is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to providing support for the arts in the City of Moorpark. The organization is governed by an elected board of directors. Memberships are welcome.
Moorpark College Performing Arts Center
Moorpark College offers Associate’s degrees in Performing Arts where students can learn acting, directing, play writing, lighting, sound, costume and makeup design, and technical skills. The college offers a schedule of performances each year that are open to the public. They are well attended. Seating is available for more than 400.
Charles Temple Observatory at Moorpark College
Due to the generous contributions of Charles Temple and IBM, Moorpark College has a 12-inch mirror telescope which is available for astronomy lab classes and limited public viewings of major celestial events. Information is available through Moorpark College.
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The High Street Arts Center is a large 270 seat community theater in Moorpark that serves Simi Valley, Camarillo, Moorpark, and Thousand Oaks. The Moorpark Foundation for the Arts is the organization that promotes and supports the art center.
Moorpark Civil War Reenactment
Every year in the fall, the Moorpark Rotary presents The Blue and The Grey, the largest Civil War battle reenactment west of the Mississippi River. There are staged battles, examples of life in the 1860s with historic figure impersonations, and dance performances. The two-day event attracts people of all ages from all areas of Southern California. It is absolutely worth attending.
America's Teaching Zoo
America's Teaching Zoo is a five acre exotic animal training facility at Moorpark College. It is home to more than 200 hundred different types of animals and is growing. It is open to the public most weekends.
Moorpark Symphony Orchestra
The Moorpark Symphony Orchestra, established in 1990, is sponsored by Moorpark College and consists of over 75 dedicated musicians. Its performers consist of professionals, faculty, students, and talented members of the local community.
Moorpark Active Adult Center
The Moorpark Active Adult Center offers many programs for active seniors. Fitness classes, line dancing, Tai Chi, Yoga, bingo, computer classes, art, cards, and more are available.
Arroyo Vista Community Park
Arroyo Vista Recreation Center
The Arroyo Vista Community Park is a 69 acre park in Moorpark and is home to the Arroyo Vista Recreation Center. The park and center feature 8 tennis courts, basketball courts, 4 softball fields, 4 soccer fields, a roller hockey court, a football field, volleyball courts, picnic pavilions, barbeques, restrooms, children's play areas, a gymnasium, and lots of shade trees and open space.
Tierra Rejada Park
Tierra Rejada Park in Moorpark is an 8 acre community park that features 3 tennis courts, picnic tables, barbeques, a children's play area, restrooms, a basketball court, and lots of open space and shade trees.
Mountain Meadows Park
Mountain Meadows Park in Moorpark is an 8 acre community park featuring 2 multi-purpose ball fields, picnic areas, barbeques, a large children's play area, 2 basketball courts, restrooms, and lots of shade trees and open space.
Monte Vista Nature Park
Monte Vista Nature Park is a neighborhood park in Moorpark that offers five acres of hiking areas, a large children’s play area, picnic areas, barbeques, lots of trees, and incredible views. The park is owned and maintained by the County of Ventura.
Country Trail Park
Country Trail Park is an 8 acre community park in Moorpark that features walking trails, picnic areas, barbeques, a children's play area, and plenty of shade trees and open space.
Peach Hill Park
Peach Hill Park is a 10 acre community park in Moorpark that features a multipurpose field, a baseball field, basketball courts, covered picnic areas, barbeques, a children's play area, restrooms, and lots of shade trees and open space.
Campus Canyon Park
Campus Canyon Park is a six acre park in Moorpark near the Moorpark College Campus that features multipurpose sports fields, a basketball court, picnic areas, barbeques, restrooms, a children's play area, and plenty of green open space.
Poindexter Park is a 10 acre community park in Moorpark that features a skate park, two children's play areas, a basketball court, baseball fields, picnic areas, barbeques, horseshoe pits, and lots of open space and shade trees.
Campus Park is a 2.5 acre park in Moorpark, near the Moorpark college campus, that features basketball, picnic areas, barbeques, a children's play area, restrooms, and lots of open space.
Moorpark Chamber of Commerce
The Moorpark Chamber of Commerce serves its member businesses in Moorpark and the surrounding communities, including Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks.
Moorpark City Library
The Moorpark City Library is owned by the city of Moorpark and is located at 699 Moorpark Avenue. The library offers many computers and programs for adults and children of all ages.
Underwood Family Farms
The Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark and Somis are more than large working farms. They are places for the entire family to visit. Children will enjoy the Farm Animal Center, pony rides, wagon rides, large play areas and much more. Visitors can harvest their own fruits and vegetables, or you can get fresh produce at bargain prices at several stands. Your children will not want to leave.
The Tierra Rejada Golf Club, Rustic Canyon Golf Course, and Happy Camp Canyon Regional Park are located in Moorpark.