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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department. We operate 40 parks and maintain nearly 50 miles of trails throughout the city to provide accessible outdoor recreational opportunities and conserve open space for residents and visitors. In addition, the department offers a variety of programs and services to promote health and wellness.

The department is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for excellence in operation and service.


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Lifeguard Pilot Program Wraps up

September 8, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad’s pilot lifeguard program on a three-quarter of a mile stretch of previously unguarded beach north...

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Super Hero Obstacle Race, 10/1

September 5, 2017 
Adventure seeking families can dress up like super heroes and come out to the fourth annual Super Hero Obstacle Race,...

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Latest Carlsbad Currents

August 31, 2017 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about District elections, Carlsbad @ Your Service, water rules,...
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General Information

Parks & Recreation Administration
799 Pine Ave. 
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Upcoming Events

6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
4:30 PM  -  9:00 PM