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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department. We operate 40 parks and maintain over 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, 10/19

October 11, 2019 
Enjoy Halloween themed pool activities and games during the City of Carlsbad’s Pumpkin Plunge at Alga Norte Aquatic...

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Invasive Weed Eradication Program

October 9, 2019 
Carlsbad City Council approved on Tuesday a program to eradicate a highly invasive plant, Ward’s weed. Ward’s Weed is a...

General Information

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

Upcoming Events

5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM