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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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Sign up for Spring Break Camps

March 8, 2018 
The City of Carlsbad offers a variety of fun and exciting spring camps for kids ages 3 to 13, during the week of April...

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Lifeguard Academy

March 1, 2018 
The City of Carlsbad offers Lifeguard Academy courses this spring at Alga Norte Aquatic Center. The weeklong courses...

General Information

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

Upcoming Events

8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
8:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM