The District was formed in 1950. It is directed by a five member Board – the only Recreation and Parks District in Siskiyou County with an elected Board. Current Board- Chairman – Martin Nicholas / Board Members: Susan Tavalero, Kelsea Ochs, Mark Mazzoni, Tony Aquila.
The District offers sports camps, swim lessons and other youth activities as well as maintaining these popular parks & facilities:
- Bel-Air Park & the Weed Community Pool
- Charlie Byrd Park & Weed Skatepark / Carrick Park
- Sons Park and Lobis Field Sports Complex
The Weed Recreation and Parks District contracts with Mt. Shasta Recreation and Parks for administrative and clerical services. Seasonal maintenance, plus recreation and lifeguard staffs are also employed.