2013 - Model Policy

California Education Code 10900-10914.5

California education code that authorizes local boards of education to organize, promote, and conduct programs of community recreation; establish systems of playgrounds and recreation; and acquire, construct, improve, maintain, and operate recreation centers. 

The governing bodies of any public authority may cooperate and enter into agreements with the federal government or another public authority to carry out purposes of this chapter, or to establish, improve or maintain recreation facilities and may jointly establish a system or systems of recreation. Local boards of education may use the district buildings, grounds, and/or equipment, to carry out the purposes of this chapter or grant their use to other public authorities for community recreational purposes when their use does not interfere with public school system purposes.

Authored by: 
California Department of Education