The Parks Division is responsible for:

  • 26 parks totaling 143 acres
  • Public areas around the downtown, City Hall, Watsonville and Freedom Libraries, and Gene Hoularis and Waldo Rodriguez Youth Center
  • 10 municipal parking lots
  • 350 street trees
  • 7 acres of street medians and planters
  • 8 tennis courts, 15 basketball and volleyball courts
  • 16 playgrounds
  • 1 skate park
  • Assisting with special event and sport field setup
  • Planning the holiday tree and decorating City Plaza in December

Parks Resources

City Parks

  • Get more information about each beautiful park in Watsonville.

General Park Rules

  • Park rules created to make your parks enjoyable for everyone.

Parks Amenities Chart

  • Table of amenities at all parks.

Slough Trails

  • Explore the wonderful slough trail system in Watsonville.

 Parks Master Plan

  • Learn about the future of parks in Watsonville.

Commemorative Tree and Bench Program

  • Honor an individual or group while adding an important asset to a park.

Urban Greening Plan

  • Discover how Watsonville is becoming greener.

Dogs at Parks

  • A guide to on-leash and off-leash dog recreational areas in Watsonville.