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Only 624 more plates needed to provide continued funding to Parks and Recreation programs.

Show your Reno pride on your car

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BELIEVE in this city by getting a City of Reno license plate today and get *FREE FRIDAY PARKING in City of Reno metered spaces for any vehicle displaying the Reno plate!

In addition to free Friday parking, the City of Reno is offering those who buy the license plate an annual Parks, Recreation, and Community Services pass (an adult pass is valued at $360). To obtain the annual pass, just bring your DMV paperwork showing you purchased the special plate to Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center, located at 1301 Valley Road in Reno. If you bought the plate any time in 2016, you are eligible for the free annual pass, which grants citizens access to the Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center and all City of Reno pools.

*Free Friday Parking good through December 31, 2017

Purchase A Plate

Cost of a City of Reno Plate

  • Initial fee: $62 for standard plate / $97 for personalized plate
  • Annual fee: $30 for standard plate / $50 for personalized plate

Visit your local DMV today to get your City of Reno license plate.

Your support goes a long way

Your purchase of a City of Reno license plate will provide dedicated funding for Parks and Recreation programs. Each license plate would provide $20 ($25 in the first year) that would go directly to Parks and Recreation programs offered throughout the City of Reno. We need your help though. We need a minimum of 1,000 people to purchase a City of Reno license plate in order to get that funding.

1,000 license plates  = $25,000

10,000 license plates = $250,000

What could be done with $250,000 in dedicated funding? Here are just a few examples:

  • New fitness equipment and refinishing gym floors at recreation centers
  • Re-plastering of City pools – adding years to the life-span
  • Picnic shelter at Reno Sports Complex
  • Shade structures at Reno Tennis Center
  • Replacement of scoreboards at Reno Sports Complex and Idlewild fields
  • Replacement of community playground or neighborhood park playgrounds
  • Replacement of 2 deteriorated park bathrooms
  • Reconstruct 1-2 miles of paved trails
  • Replace/rebuild the Idlewild Park train and track with a new, larger model


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