In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, this park has the modified hours of 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
All community centers, aquatic centers, playgrounds, skate parks and similar areas will remain closed for now. Please visit carlsbadca.gov/COVID19 for the latest information and what’s open with modifications/conditions and closed.
6600 Hidden Valley Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011
8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
This 42-acre park contains the largest public tennis complex in the city, featuring 10 lighted tennis courts and 6 lighted pickleball courts. New tennis classes are being offered at Poinsettia Park.
10 lighted tennis courts
6 lighted pickleball courts
Three lighted softball/baseball fields
Synthetic turf multi-sport arena field
Lighted basketball court
Picnic areas with barbecues (no electrical outlets)
Playground with separate areas for kids aged 2-5 and 5-12
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
PRIVATE LESSONS ARE PROHIBITED (C.M.C.11.32.030.21)
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
Pickleball court rules
Courts are for pickleball only
Court lighting is available until 10 p.m. Turn lights on with time dial on light post
Place paddles in a single line to wait for play
Social Court 1, 2, 3 and 4, players have a two game maximum. Winners stay but split. Losers rotate off
Challenge Courts 5 and 6, winners stay until they lose. Losers rotate off
Over eight players waiting, play shall be four on - four off
No dogs allowed (C.M.C. Sec. 11.32.030 (11,23))
No skateboarding (C.M.C. Sec. 10.58.040)
Private lessons are prohibited (C.M.C. Sec. 11.32.030(21))
Courts hours are 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily (C.M.C. Sec. 11.32.030(9))
Exercise courtesy, respect and good sportsmanship
at all times