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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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Give Input on Lifeguard Service

March 27, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad is developing a plan to provide lifeguard and increased law enforcement services on the stretch of...

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Celebrate Arbor Day, 4/29

March 27, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad is celebrating Arbor Day, Saturday, April 29, by working with local volunteers to plant trees at...

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New Park, New Road Connection

March 17, 2017 
The Carlsbad City Council approved a series of agreements Tuesday that will enable the missing link of Poinsettia Lane...

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Pine Park Construction Begins

March 15, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad is starting construction of a new community center and gardens at Pine Avenue Community Park,...

General Information

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

Upcoming Events

10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM