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New Online Registration Program
We've updated our registration system! Everyone needs to create a new account. Click for more...

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Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Activity Guide
September 2014 - January 2015

Activity Guides will be mailed later this week, but you can get started by using our online guide and registration portal!

Resident registration is LIVE!

Non-Residents can register starting August 26th at 11am.

Stafford Oak

Stafford Park Tree Removal Set For Monday, August 25
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and the Public Works Department have come to the unfortunate conclusion that in the interest of public safety, the two large oak trees in the center of Stafford Park must be removed due to significant problems with each tree. 
Click for more info and the Arborist reports...

Save Water

Water Features will be turned off, effective Friday, August 1.
As you all know, we're in the midst of a very serious drought and it's up to everyone to do what they can to conserve water. Of course the City is diligent in seeking ways to reduce water use, and a lot of that effort has focused on our parks. Although we already do a lot to conserve water in the parks, we are now going to take another measure in that direction - turning off the water features in our parks' playgrounds. Click here for more...


Summer Camps!
Summer has begun! Use our Summer Camp Website to help you find the perfect camp for your child!

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Utility Box Mural Program
Envision how your art can transform a street, a community, a City! You are invited to participate in the Redwood City Public Art Utility Box Mural Program. Find out what it means to share your creativity to beautify the streets and neighborhoods of Redwood City and transform a common utility box into a work of art for all to enjoy. CLICK FOR MORE...

art contest

Congratulations to our 2014 Redwood City Art Contest Winners!
Click here for a full list of winners and to view their works of art! This event is co-sponsored by the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and the Redwood City parks, recreation and COmmunity Services Department!

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Our Summer 2014 Activity Guide!
Camp registration is well underway! Check out our vast offering of Summer Activities!

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We have a new way to view our Open Gym schedule!!
You can even download our Google Calendar! Click here for more info!


Linden Park Park Improvement Updates
Click here for information about our current park projects and renovations.
peplus Learn about P.E.+
With a grant given by the Sequoia Health Care District, Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Service Department (PRCS) is partnering with the Peninsula Community Center (PCC) to provide Physical Education classes for 9 schools in the Redwood City School District, serving grades K-5! Click for more..
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The City of Redwood City recognizes the importance that parks play in people’s lives. Check out some of the projects we are currently working on, projects we need your input for, and projects that have been completed!

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Fair Oaks Community Center 2011 Annual Report
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Youth Agenda
The City of Redwood City provides extensive youth services to the community through a number of Departments; including the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department; the Library; the Police Department ; and the City Manager’s Office. It is our Purpose to “Build a Great Community Together”, and we believe that providing quality education, recreation, health and safety services that help kids to succeed, are the building blocks necessary to meet our Purpose.

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2009-2010 Annual Report
Parks, Recreation and Community Services

2008-2009 Annual Report
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2007-2008 Annual Report (pdf, 2.76MB)
2006-2007 Annual Report (pdf, 1.8MB)

Strategic Plan
Parks, Recreation and Community Services
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 Department Goals

Provide safe, clean, attractive parks and facilities in adequate numbers distributed throughout the community.

Recreation Programs
Offer high quality recreation programs to all age groups and interests.

Community Services
Meet community needs by directly providing or facilitating the delivery of a wide range of support, educational and informational services.

Community Facilities
Provide places for community activities and manage City facilities.

Create a dynamic organization committed to an ongoing process of innovation.



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