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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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Pumpkin Plunge, 10/15

September 19, 2016 
Enjoy Halloween themed pool activities and games during the City of Carlsbad’s Pumpkin Plunge at Alga Norte Aquatic...
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Read Latest Trails News

September 16, 2016 
Find out about upcoming volunteer opportunities, Lake Calavera Preserve improvements, National Public Lands Day, Eagle...
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General Information

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

Upcoming Events

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