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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Track Expansion Doubles Train Riding Experience at Youth Park

Redwood Empire Live Steamers Train

When the train at Santa Rosa’s Youth Park opens for the season at noon on May 5th, families are invited to a Golden Spike celebration and to be among the first to enjoy double the train riding experience! That’s because Redwood Empire ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: April 5, 2018

NRPA Meet Me at the Park

Meet Me at the Park

Meet Me at the Park is a collaboration between the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company to bring the magic of parks and recreation to children and families across the United States. To celebrate Earth Month and the i...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

Restore SR Parks_news flash

The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 23, 2018

See Fire Damage to City Parks

FEMA and Cal OES Review Fire Damage to Parks_news flash

The City is working with FEMA and the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to inspect and assess fire-damaged public land, property and infrastructure to determine which disaster recovery projects may be eligible for state or federal reimbursement, inc...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Hiring Now for Fun Summer Jobs

Recreation Staff

Hundreds of seasonal staff to be hired in the next couple months!The City of Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the department includ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Prince Gateway Park Spray Ground Out of Service

Toddler smiling as water splashes around him

The Spray Ground at Prince Gateway Park is temporarily out of service due to mechanical issues. An update will be provided once the spray ground is back in operation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while staff resolve t...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Youth Scholarships Now Available for 2018

Youth Swim Lessons

City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks to provide up to $15,000 in recreation scholarships to local families in 2018.Recreation program scholarships are now available for youth ages 18 and under through the City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Dep...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 1, 2018

New ADA Train Car at Howarth Park

Parks Foundation Holding Howarth Park's ADA Train Car Check

Three Cheers for the Parks Foundation! Soon we will have a new ADA train car at Howarth Park! The car, which will meet standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act, will bring the joy of Howarth Park train riding to more community members. The Parks F...

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Recreation & Parks