The Corte Madera community places a strong emphasis on sports and recreation, embodying the outdoor lifestyle of many Northern California towns. From the various golf courses in the area, which allow residents and visitors to enjoy their time of leisure outside, to the multiple state parks and open space preserves, where many enjoy hiking and biking, Corte Madera and its beautiful weather provide an ideal place to play sports and enjoy being outdoors. If you’re a resident or visiting the area, look to these organizations and locations to take advantage of this fun and healthy lifestyle.
Corte Madera Recreation Department
498 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925
Sports Rain Line 927-5076
Corte Madera’s Recreation Department has both a staff and a number of resources for managing recreation facilities and leisure activities within the town. The department hopes that through the management and support of such programs that the entire Corte Madera community will be enriched, socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally. The acquisition and protection of valuable resources, such as wildlife, open space and nature protection programs, is also an important part of the department’s role in bettering the community for both residents and tourists, which includes the generation of jobs and income for local businesses.
400 Tamal Plaza, Corte Madera, CA 94925
Andrew Camps is a sports recreation facility in Corte Madera that offers a variety of sports enrichment programs for children, from soccer skills building, crafts and creations, extreme sports for kids and track and field to mountain biking, baseball and softball, adventure camping and gymnastics. Favorite activities among the children, these classes allow the kids to interact with others, have fun and develop useful skills while exercising. Offering weekly classes for a couple of hours, Andrew Camps is the perfect way for your children to remain engaged during the summer and after school.
Horse Hill—Alto Bowl Open Space Preserve
Horse Hill, as the southern half of the Alto Bowl Open Space Preserve is known, can be seen from the 101 between Corte Madera and Mill Valley is home to a horse pasture and field for riding, leased by the Alto Bowl Horseowners Association. If you’ve been by the area, you are sure to have admired the horses grazing on the grassy hillside, a sight that has become a bit of a local landmark over the decades. Whether you’re an avid rider or looking to try it for the first time, Horse Hill is the place for you. Open to the public for riding, hiking, dog walking and bike riding, the area includes paved bike paths, a parking lot, wonderful views and easy terrain. There are various access points to the hill between Mill Valley and Corte Madera. For a trail map, click here. To reach Horse Hill from Highway 101, take the Tiburon Blvd/E. Blithedale Avenue exit and head west on E. Blithdale Avenue. Turn right at Camino Alto and then right again at Azalea Dr. Turn right again at Vasco Dr. and turn left and Coach Rd. The preserve gate is at the end of the road.