1. News Flash_FallWinter AG

    See Fall/Winter Activities and Register Now!

    Join Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks and find opportunities for fitness, social enrichment, learning, and more! Additional Info...
  2. NF_Fir Ridge Park Play Structure

    Recovery Status for Six Fire Damaged Parks in Fountaingrove

    Recovery work that began in May 2022 on the Six Fire Damaged Parks is nearing completion, including installation of the play structures at Fir Ridge Park. Read on...
  3. NF_FD Roadway Landscaping 102022

    Recovery Work Begins on the Fire Damaged Roadway Landscaping Project

    After extensive delays, we are pleased to announce that recovery work for the Fire Damaged Roadway Landscaping project in Coffey Park and Fountaingrove areas is underway Read on...
  4. Merit Awards_news item

    Santa Rosa Merit Awards Honor Outstanding Community Volunteers

    Twelve extraordinary individuals and organizations have been selected to receive the 2022 Merit Awards, which acknowledge outstanding volunteerism in serving the community and improving the quality of life in Santa Rosa. Read on...
  5. NF_Recovery Project Update

    Recovery Update for Six Fire-Damaged Parks in the Fountaingrove Area

    Debris removal and restoration for all six fire-damaged parks and open space parcels in the Fountaingrove area began in May and due to the tight schedule, work is occurring concurrently at all six locations. Read on...
  6. News Flash_PD Best of 2022

    Rec & Parks Honored as "Best of Sonoma County"

    The Press Democrat has announced their 2022 award winners for their “Best of Sonoma County” awards, and we took home "Best Bocce Ball" for Juilliard Park and "Best Golf Course" for Bennett Valley Golf Course! Additional Info...
  7. Youth playing basketball

    Membership Drive for Recreation Programs Serving At-Risk Youth

    Sign ups are underway for Measure O funded recreation, sports, and afterschool programs starting soon! These programs are available for youth living in priority neighborhoods and/or who meet income based criteria. Read on...
  8. Fall Swim Scholarships_news flash

    Fall/Winter 2022 Recreation Scholarships Now Available

    Recreation program scholarships are now available for Swim Lessons, Lifeguard Training, Senior Memberships, Winter Camp Wa-Tam, and more for those who qualify. Additional Info...
  9. NF_DeTurk Rnd Barn Park Construction

    New Picnic Area for DeTurk Round Barn Park

    A new paved area with two picnic tables will be installed at the south end of DeTurk Round Barn Park adjacent to the dog park. Read on...
  10. Blue green algae in lake

    Potentially Toxic Algae at Local Lakes and Rivers

    Please be aware of potentially toxic algal blooms in local lakes and rivers and follow precautions. Read on...
  11. Recipients posing at poolside with oversized donation check

    Donation to Rec & Parks Scholarship Fund from St. Paddy’s Day 5K

    The Recreation & Parks Scholarship Fund has received a $10,000 donation from Fleet Feet Santa Rosa, presenter of the 2022 St. Patrick's Day 5K fundraising event. Read on...
  12. News Flash_Summer Contest with Movies in the Park & Mary’s Pizza Shack

    Summer Contest with Movies in the Park & Mary’s Pizza Shack

    Movies in the Park brought to you by SR Rec & Parks and Mary's Pizza Shack are celebrating National Park & Recreation month this July with a special contest for residents! Read on...
  13. NF_BVGC

    New Operator for Bennett Valley Golf Course and Restaurant/Event Facility

    On Tuesday, 6/7, city council voted 6-1 to approve a management agreement with Touchstone Golf, LLC to operate and manage BVGC Enterprise Read on...
  14. NF_PWW Proclamation 4b

    City Council Proclaims May 15-21, 2022 National Public Works Week

    In recognition for the substantial contributions public works professionals make in protecting the health, safety and quality of life in the communities they serve. This years recipients include Eddie Curiel, Tim Finegan, Marty Barber, and Jose Valencia Read on...
  15. Fire Recovery Park Projects

    Recovery Process to Start on Two Remaining Fire Damaged Park Projects

    The parks recovery process involves restoring six parks and open space parcels in the Fountaingrove area and removing fire damaged roadway landscaping and replacing the irrigation system damaged in the Fountaingrove and Coffey Park burn scar areas. Read on...
  16. NF_Pecos-ScubaDivers

    Professional Baseball Coming to Santa Rosa

    City to pursue licensing agreement with Pecos League of Professional Baseball Clubs for use of baseball field at Doyle Community Park. Read on...
  17. NF_Lifeguard

    Lifeguards & Swim Instructors Urgently Needed

    Recreation & Parks is hiring now for crucial positions to maintain pool operations and water safety programs for the community. Read on...
  18. NF_Colgan Creek Park Reopening

    New City Playground Reopens at Colgan Creek Neighborhood Park

    Mayor Rogers and Vice Mayor Alvarez officially reopened the new play structures today, Feb. 23 at Colgan Creek Park in southeast Santa Rosa Read on...
  19. BV Golf Course_NF

    Council Approves Recommendation for Bennett Valley Golf Course and Restaurant/Event Facility

    On Feb. 15, 2022, Council approved the Ad Hoc Committee for the Bennett Valley Golf Course and Event Facility recommendation to continue golf course operations and reopen the restaurant/event facility. Read on...
  20. News Flash_SpringSummer 2022 AG

    See Spring/Summer Activities and Register Now!

    Join Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks and find opportunities for fitness, social enrichment, learning, and more, always with COVID-safety in mind. Additional Info...
  21. Man Swimming Laps in Pool

    Become an Aquatics Member!

    Swim more for less in 2022, become an Aquatics Member! Swimmers and water fitness enthusiasts committed to their time in the pool enjoy savings on each swim session with this new reward program. Read on...
  22. NF_Roseland Creek Community Park Master Plan

    City Council Approves Master Plan for Roseland Creek Community Park

    The approval is a major milestone for Santa Rosa and especially the Roseland community as it marked the conclusion of more than a decade of community engagement and public input to shape and develop the plans for this park. Read on...
  23. NF_Colgan Creek Park Survey

    Colgan Creek Park Survey

    The City is seeking community input as to the preferred play structure design option for Colgan Creek Neighborhood Park. Survey is open until Jan. 17, 2021. Read on...