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Welcome to the City of Hollister Virtual Recreation webpage! This is your place for fun, education, and resources through these unprecedented times. We are committed to ensuring that our residents have resources to maintain healthy lives, foster relationships, and continue to make memorable experiences.

Check out our new VIRTUAL RECREATION EVENT CALENDAR.  Go to www.webtrac.hollister.ca.gov to get reminder notifications for live streaming activities. Each week we will highlight activities on our social media platforms for you to try out and stay engaged.  Share with us how you’re staying safe and healthy during the Shelter In Place order.

Instagram use the hashtag #hollistervirtualrecreation

Facebook @hollisterrecreation

The boxes will be updated with shelter order approved recreation ideas to keep you and your family healthy, entertained, and informed.

Please note that we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.

During Shelter In Place, it is still is ok to go outside for essential outings, while maintaining social distancing and non-medical nose and mouth face covers are recommended.

Below you will find ways to limit exposure to COVID-19, indoor and outdoor activities, and exercises for the body and mind.

Marathon Kids Club       www.webtrac.hollister.ca.gov

Registration begins May 18, season starts June 1.

Junior Giants                https://jrgiantsathome.org/hollister






Exercise as a Sensory Break





We are promoting social distancing, but we need to stay connected emotionally. Try one of two of these everyday.

  • Call a friend, neighbor, or relative
  • Write a letter
  • Facetime, Skype, Zoom, Facebook Messenger
  • Volunteer! The San Benito County Community Pantry is in need of extra help during this period of high demand. Sign-up for a shift on the food bank’s website, Click HERE.
  • Support a local restaurant. Many restaurants are still open for take-out or delivery orders. Visit SBS Chamber Member Restaurant Resource Guide CLICK HERE


Take a virtual tour and visit a few places:


Oakland Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium https://montereybayaquarium.tumblr.com

Centers for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

State of California https://covid19.ca.gov/

San Benito County https://hhsa.cosb.us/publichealth/communicable-disease/coronavirus/

Assistance Obtaining Food and Supplies

If you need assistance getting food, supplies, etc., please call Hollister Recreation at 831-636-4390 or email recreation@hollister.ca.gov  and staff can help with your needs.

Jovenes de Antano Senior Program

If you are over the age of 65 and in need of a meal delivered, call Jovenes de Antano at 831-637-9275 to sign up for their Meals On Wheels Program which delivers healthy food to San Benito County senior residents Monday through Friday. For more information, click on  Meals on Wheels Program

Senior Shopping Hours:

Safeway 6:00 - 9:00 a.m. Tuesday and Thursdays

Target  8:00 - 9:00 am Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Nob Hill $20 Senior Essentials Bag

Lucky’s 6:00am to 9:00am Tuesdays and Thursdays

Hollister Super #2 211 Third Street  6:00am to 8:00 am Daily

Dial 2-1-1 to get connected to a specialist for personalized assistance.Free, Confidential, 24/7. Available in multiple languages.

Use Nixle. to keep you informed about situations that could affect public safety. TEXT your zip code to 888777.

If you have other ideas or resources that you would like to share with the community, submit them to recreation@hollister.ca.gov

Location and Hours

300 West Street, Hollister, CA 95023
Phone (831) 636-4390
Fax (831) 636-4399
Email recreation@hollister.ca.gov

Monday through Friday
8:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(Closed for Lunch 12pm-1pm)