Park Host Application – Carl Thornton Park

The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency is seeking an individual or couple to live at Carl Thornton Park and serve as a Park Host on a full-time basis.  The primary role of a Park Host is to have a visible presence in the park and serve as the ambassador and connect with the surrounding community.  Applicants must have a suitable recreational vehicle such as a motor home or travel trailer and a schedule that allows them to be on site seven days a week.  This is an unpaid/volunteer position; however, the Park Host will be provided utility hook up and service at no cost.

Closure of Playgrounds and the Zoo

As a result of the state’s Regional Stay-at-Home Order, all Southern California Region counties including Orange County must close the following sectors on 11:59 pm Sunday, December 6:

  • Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds
  • Zoo
  • Indoor Recreational Facilities

The following sectors in the Southern California Region will have additional modifications in addition to 100 percent masking and physical distancing:

Playground Rules during COVID-19

Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in our communities, please follow these simple steps to help our outdoor playgrounds safe, open, and fun.

  • Wear a Mask

Everyone 2 years and older should wear a mask covering their face.

  • Maintain distance

Maintain a physical distance of 6 feet between individuals from different households and prevent crowding of children.