FAQ Topic: Culture, recreation & pools

Park Use Policy

Please carefully read through the entire document – renters are responsible for following the rules and policies outlined below. The Policy provides clear guidance to renters on the process and regulations associated with the rental of City parks. Park Use Policy – English Park Use Policy – Spanish      

Jurors -Winter Juried Exhibition 2022

Michael Friedland – Curator and Juror of Selection Michael studied painting and design at Paier School of Art, Coronado School of Fine Arts and Philadelphia College of Art. Retired now from a forty-year career as a designer, he has been teaching painting with watercolor for the last seven years. He teaches here at Falkirk and … Continued

How to Cancel a Pool Reservation

If you are unable to make your reserved swim time, you may either cancel your reservation online and receive a 50% refund or you can transfer your reservation to another member within your account. Requests for cancellations must be made a minimum of three hours prior to the start of a swim reservation to receive … Continued

How to Make a Pool Reservation

YOU MAY ONLY VISIT THE POOL IF YOU RESERVE IN ADVANCE. Each person entering the pool area must have a reservation. Reservations/paid admission not required for those under the age of one. If you haven’t used our online system before, please create your account here. Otherwise, please go to our Online Registration System and follow the steps below: Choose … Continued

City Parks

Below is a list of all of our San Rafael City Parks. Albert Park  Playground, Grassy Area, Tennis Courts, Pickleball Courts, Community Center  Beach Park  Play Structure, Seating, Bocce Courts  Bernard Hoffman Field  Ball Diamond, Grassy Area  Boyd Park  Playground, Picnic Tables/Barbecue, Hiking  Bret Harte Park  Playground, Picnic Tables  Freitas Memorial Park  Playground, Picnic Tables/Barbecue, Grassy Area, Water feature  Freitas Tennis Court  Gerstle Park  Playground, Picnic Tables/Barbecue, Tennis … Continued

Reserve Park Picnic Sites

Gerstle Park Picnic Areas Clark & San Rafael Streets Redwood Grove This large picnic area has a seating capacity of 126 people and includes an arbor with an additional two tables. Insurance is required. Amenities: Barbecue, Picnic Tables, Shade Dragon Picnic Site This flat gravel area has a seating capacity of 48 people and includes … Continued

How do I enroll my child in childcare?

San Rafael offers affordable preschool and childcare programs that enrich and nurture your children’s lives while making it easier for families to get by. Registration and enrollment is processed at each child care center. Please complete registration and pay fees before your child’s first day.

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