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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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Spring Break Camps

March 14, 2019 
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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Take Veterans Park Survey

March 9, 2019 
Tell the City of Carlsbad what you'd like to see included in the future Veterans Memorial Park. An online survey is now...

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Sign up for Camps

February 28, 2019 
Looking for spring and summer camps? This year’s lineup includes sports, art, aquatics, specialty and science camps and...
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Pirate Plunge, 3/23

February 28, 2019 
Enjoy pirate themed pool activities and games during the City of Carlsbad’s annual Pirate Plunge event at Alga Norte...

General Information

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

Upcoming Events

5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM