About Us

Making Lives Better by designing and maintaining parks and facilities that meet current and future needs; offering recreation programs that promote health, fun and lifelong learning; and providing exceptional service to our customers.
What We Do
  • Maintain over 90 parks, 1,000 acres of parks, corridors, creeks and trails.
  • Offer more than 500 annual recreation programs through our seasonal Activity Guide.
  • Organizes special events annually.
  • Offer facilities and park spaces for rental.
  • Create partnerships with local businesses and organizations.
Who We Are
Administration Division
The Administration Division provides administrative support to all staff within the Department and manages the department budget, standard operating procedures, records retention and fee schedule.

Park Planning Division
The Park Planning Division manages the development of parks within the District by adhering to the Board approved Department Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The park development process and the latest park development projects can be located on the Park Planning webpage.

Recreation Division
The Recreation Division contributes to a vibrant community by promoting healthy and active lifestyles through the offerings of youth sports program in partnership with Elk Grove Youth Sports Association, adult sports and a variety of aquatic programming for all ages. Concessions at several locations are offered to compliment services provided. Staff also manages a 9-hole golf course and multiple rental facilities. Along with these facility rentals, the award winning customer service staff registers participants for CSD programs and facilitates numerous picnic reservations throughout the year.

Community Services Division
The Community Services Division offers opportunities of social connection and growth through a variety of special events and special interest classes. Staff encourages child development and education with their preschool, elementary and teen programming. In addition, staff offers accommodations for those in need.

Park Operations Division
The Park Operations Division maintains over 1,000 acres of parks, corridors, and trails through the Landscape and Lighting Assessment District (L&L) budget. Staff supervises maintenance contracts for CSD and City of Elk Grove-owned parks, corridors and medians. The Division is responsible for the maintenance of irrigation systems, facilities, and playgrounds.