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Poinsettia Community Park

6600 Hidden Valley Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011

This 42-acre park contains the largest public tennis complex in the city, featuring 10 lighted tennis courts. New tennis classes are being offered at Poinsettia Park.

The city is currently making improvements identified in the master plan update for this park. The improvements are the result of community input and designed to promote a healthy lifestyle for residents of all ages and abilities.


  • 10 lighted tennis courts
  • Three lighted softball/baseball fields
  • Synthetic turf multi-use athletic field
  • Lighted basketball court
  • Picnic areas with barbecues (no electrical outlets)
  • Children’s play area with sand lot
  • Restrooms

Tennis court rules

  • The courts are open to all recreational tennis players, except during tennis programs/classes conducted or sponsored by the Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department.  The Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to utilize any courts, at any time for programs/classes sponsored or conducted by the department.
  • Courts are open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily
  • Only three tennis balls are permitted to be used on a court 
  • Total court use time is strictly limited to a maximum of 90 minutes when others are waiting
  • Waiting players must remain in person at the court desired
  • No “saving” of courts, your 90 minutes begins when you enter the court
  • Only tennis shoes may be worn.  If your shoes mark the court, please stop playing immediately
  • Only tennis activities are allowed on the courts, unless other activities are permitted by the Parks and Recreation Department
  • NO SKATEBOARDING (CMC 10.58.040)
  • Exercise courtesy, respect and good sportsmanship while using the courts
  • Questions or concerns call (760) 268-4784 or the Carlsbad Police at (760) 931-2197 for non-emergency concerns