FAQs
Below is a list of frequently asked questions.  If you need more information please contact the PARCS main office at (559) 621-2900. How can I get an annual regional park pass?How can I make a reservation at a regional park?How can I make a reservation at a neighborhood park?How many shelters are available to reserve and how many people do they accommodate?What are the park hours?What are the hours for the PARCS office and where is it located?How much does it cost to enter a regional park?Can I camp overnight in any of the parks?Where can I find more information about activities at the parks?How can I plan a special event at a park?Can I have a bounce house at the park?How can I register for aquatics programs and swim lessons?Questions or Feedback:
How can I get an annual regional park pass?  
Annual Park Passes can be purchased for $40 from Ace Parking Management office located at Kern and Van Ness in downtown Fresno.

Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Passes may also be purchased by mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope, check or money order for $40 and a completed Annual Parking Application to:

Ace Parking Management
2125 Kern Street, #101
Fresno, CA 93721
Attn: Annual Park Access Passes

Ace Parking will mail you an activated entry card. The annual pass application can be downloaded (below) or picked up at any Regional Park tollbooth. Passes are valid for entry into Woodward Park, Roeding Park, and the Regional Sports Complex. For additional information, please contact Ace Parking at (559) 264-6422.

*Reduced rate passes are available for those who quality. Please inquire with Ace Parking Management.

Ace Annual Pass Application - 2010

For more information about Woodward Park, Roeding Park  and the Regional Sports Park please visit their detailed pages.

City of Fresno residents that utilize PG&E’s family assistance program, FERA, could provide the same qualifying information (PG&E bill and driver’s license) to receive an annual pass for $15.


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How can I make a reservation at a regional park?  
For park reservations and fees please visit our Regional Parks page.  To make a reservation please visit our Online Reservation page or call (559) 621-2900.
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How can I make a reservation at a neighborhood park?  
Reservations are not taken for neighborhood parks.  All picnic tables and barbeques are first come first served.
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How many shelters are available to reserve and how many people do they accommodate?  
At Woodward Park there are 7 shelters and two activity areas available for reservation.  Six of the 7 shelters accommodate from 175 – 200 people, the Gazebo shelter can accommodate up to 60 people.  At Roeding Park there are 8 areas available for reservation, some are shelters and some are groves that can accommodate anywhere from 25 – 490 people at a time.  For more information about park reservations and fees please visit our Regional Parks page.   To make a reservation please visit our Online Reservation page or call (559) 621-2900.
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What are the park hours?  
Regional parks are open from 7am to 10pm in the summer and 7am to 7pm in the winter.  Neighborhood parks are open daily by 8am and close at dusk.  For more information about City of Fresno parks please visit our Park Detail pages.
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What are the hours for the PARCS office and where is it located?  
The Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services Department Headquarters is open for appointments Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.  It is located downtown at  848 M Street, Third Floor. The entrance is on Inyo Street, across from the Saroyan Theater.  Please call 621-2900 and staff will determine if you need an appointment or offer alternatives to meeting your needs.
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How much does it cost to enter a regional park?  
The cost to enter Woodward and Regional Sports parks is $5 per vehicle or $3 per vehicle in which a senior citizen (age 65 or older) is a passenger or driver. Park entrance fee shall be waived for motor vehicles displaying a valid disabled person placard. For more information on fees and policies please visit the Regional Parks page.
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Can I camp overnight in any of the parks?  
There is no overnight camping in any of the City’s parks except for Camp Fresno.  For more information about the camp please visit the Camp Fresno page.
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Where can I find more information about activities at the parks?  
For information about activities at Neighborhood Centers and Community Centers please visit the Community and Neighborhood Centers [4.5.1.6.1.6] page.  To find out more about PARCS youth sports programs, action sports activities and adult sports program, call 621-PLAY. For more general activities and regional park events, please visit the PARCS Calendar of Events.
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How can I plan a special event at a park?  
To plan a special event at any park please contact the PARCS office at (559) 621-2900. 
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Can I have a bounce house at the park?  
Bounce houses are not allowed at any of the regional parks.  However, they are allowed at neighborhood parks with permission and proper insurance. To get permission for a bounce house at a neighborhood park please call (559) 621-6600 or (559) 621-2900.
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How can I register for aquatics programs and swim lessons?  
For more information on how to register for aquatics classes and lessons please visit our Aquatics page.
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Questions or Feedback:  
For concerns or compliments about a park please call the PARCS office at (559) 621-2900.

For concerns or compliments about street trees please call the Street Division Office at (559) 621-1492.

For concerns or compliments about loose animals in the parks please call the SPCA at (559) 233-7722.

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