Skip navigation links
Parks Maintenance

To report maintenance issues regarding city parks, trees and medians, call 760-434-2824. 

Areas of responsibility

    • City-owned parks and special-use areas
    • School athletic fields
    • Downtown Village streetscapes
    • Beach accesses
    • Landscapes at various civic facilities
    • City-owned open space/undeveloped areas
    • Community Garden

 Duties

    • Turf and landscape: mowing, fertilization, renovation, re-planting, trimming, pesticide application, raking leaves/debris, turf sweeping, weeding cultivation, edging, aerating, re-seeding, rodent control, irrigation programming and repair, equipment maintenance and contract maintenance for landscape services.
    • Restrooms: Daily maintenance including cleaning, restocking, sanitizing, painting and plumbing repairs.
    • Litter control and picnic area services: All parks, beach accesses and beach areas are cleaned five times weekly to remove all litter, and to service all trash receptacles and dog bag dispensers.
    • Courts and fields:  All athletic courts are cleaned and/or inspected on a weekly basis. Duties involve washing down, sweeping and blowing surfaces, fence inspections/repairs and playing surface inspections.
    • Children’s play areas: Weekly maintenance includes sand raking/leveling, sand rototilling, and play equipment inspection and repair.
    • Irrigation:  Replacement, repair and trouble shooting of all landscape irrigation systems at city facilities.
    • Open space: Trash removal, clean up, weed abatement and routine security.

Special requests: Repair and upgrading to park structures, facilities, sports field lighting, play equipment, fencing, and the installation of bleachers, drinking fountains, soccer goals, trash enclosures, and concrete work.

Contact Information

Parks & Recreation Department
Parks and Trees Maintenance Division
parksmaintenance@carlsbadca.gov

760-434-2824
760-434-7185 fax

24-hours non-emergency maintenance issues
760-931-2197

1166 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

General Information

Business hours
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.