Our department serves community members and visitors to our city of all ages. We strive to provide the highest quality community services, such as camp programs, aquatics, preschool, and access to parks and facilities. Our mission is to increase the quality of living for the citizens of Pacific Grove and the Monterey Peninsula.
Registration is now open for all 2019 Fall Programs!
Punt, Pass, & Kick - October 19, 2019
Parks and Facilities
Pacific Grove boasts 28 parks, ranging from the beach sands of Lovers Point Park to the forest of Monterey Pines. Park reservations are available for parties, events, weddings, picnics, BBQ's, sports practices/games and more. Please visit the Online Catalog to view a list of reservable spaces and make a reservation.
The City of Pacific Grove has a variety of facilities and meeting spaces available to meet the needs of your event. To view a list of facilities, please view the Facilities page. Online reservations of facilities will be coming soon to the online catalog.
Pacific Grove is host to a variety of special events like runs/walks, car shows, parades, and many other traditional community celebrations.These events have become a big part of Pacific Grove's heritage and are loved by both Pacific Grove residents and visitors. To inquire about hosting a special event or the application process, call the recreation administration office at (831) 648-3134.
To view a list of our Special Event Calendar for 2019/2020 click here.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2020/2021 Special Event Calendar. 2020/2021 Special Event Application
Recreation Needs Assessment
The City wants to enhance recreational opportunities and foster a healthy, vibrant community. To achieve these goals, we asked for your feedback and input. Here is the Recreation Needs Assessment document and associated exhibits:
- Recreation Needs Assessment
- Appendix A: Complete Set of Survey Responses
- Appendix B: Research Instruments
- Appendix C: City Council Adopted Recreation Needs Assessment Goal
- Appendix D: Recreation Services Provided by the City & Comparable Cities
- Appendix E: City of Pacific Grove Recreation Goals and Policies
- Appendix F: Community Engagement