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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.

News

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Lifeguard Academy

April 18, 2018 
The City of Carlsbad offers a Lifeguard Academy course this spring at Alga Norte Aquatic Center. The week long course...


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Rattlesnakes More Active in Spring

April 16, 2018 
With spring comes warmer temperatures and reminders from public safety officials to be aware of rattlesnakes becoming...

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Earth Month Events

April 6, 2018 
April is Earth Month, and Carlsbad is celebrating with events and programs to help you reduce, reuse, recycle and more....

General Information

Parks & Recreation Administration
799 Pine Ave. 
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-2826

Upcoming Events

Apr28
8:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
May12
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Jun2
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Jun23
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
Jul14
6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM