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FAQ Topic: Parks & Recreation

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      

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.

Where can I swim?

Take a dip on a hot summer day, learn to swim, or get some laps in at Terra Linda Community Pool located at 670 Del Ganado Road. Check the Pool page for more information on schedules, programs, and fees.

How do I enroll my child in youth sports?

Please visit our Recreation homepage to view and register for City of San Rafael classes and programs. Please find below other sports leagues and programs in San Rafael. Baseball & Softball: hit the ball with San Rafael Little League, Gallinas Valley Little League (formerly Dixie Terra Linda Little League), and Marin Girls Softball. Soccer: kick it … Continued

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