PARCS / Parks After School, Recreation and Community Services

The main function of the Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services Department is to offer the public access to well maintained green space to enjoy leisure recreation. PARCS works hard to maintain the City’s 1,500 acres of open space and the team is devoted to providing organized recreation programs and activities for the community.

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Recreational Programs

Activities / recreation, science education and more


See the latest from Parks and Recreation


PARCS Capital Projects

Camp Fresno

An adventure-filled event in the Sierra Nevada Mountains!

Find a Park by Location

View our PARCS and Amenity explorer to find a park location

Measure P

Safe Neighborhood Parks Transactions and Use Tax

Parks, Trails & Facilities

These centers offer a range of activities and programs

Registration & Reservations

User-access database for registration and reservations

Report an Issue

Report your PARCS issue online!

Citywide Special Events Calendar

Residents and visitors hosted community events

Shinzen Friendship Garden

Emerged in the era of sister-city gardens following World War II

Dedicated Senior Activity Center

Dedicated senior center located at Blackstone & Holland.