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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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Balanced Details Reviewed

May 24, 2019 
The city remains in excellent financial health with a projected budget surplus, according to the city’s finance...

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Memorial Day City Service Schedule

May 21, 2019 
In observance of Memorial Day, city offices will be closed Monday, May 27. A full holiday schedule for city services is...

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TGIF Concerts in the Parks

May 20, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office has lined up a combination of new and innovative bands and returning...

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Village H Next Steps

April 26, 2019 
During an update at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the Carlsbad City Council directed staff to work collaboratively...

General Information

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

Upcoming Events

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