Welcome to San Marcos Parks & Recreation

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VISION Statement

San Marcos Parks & Recreation Department's vision is a healthy community that fosters positive relationships through exceptional recreational opportunities.

Mission Statement

We serve and enrich our community by providing inclusive recreational places and programs.

Core Values



Customer Service




Our Services

The City of San Marcos Parks & Recreation Department is committed to serving and enriching our community by creating and providing exceptional programs, facilities, parks and trails that support and enhance quality of life.

The department provides recreational activities for all ages. Programs include preschoolers programs and youth day camps, sports, senior services, enrichment classes, special events, cultural and performing arts programming, aquatics, hikes and nature center activities.

GreenTo register for classes, programs, camps and other recreation activities, click the register online icon (left). Visit the city's calendar of events or check out the recreation guide for upcoming events, classes and programs. 

Seniors  Advenutre Day Camp  Aquatics 
Enrichment Classes  Facility Reservations  Outdoor Advenutres 
Parks and Trails  Preschoolers  San Marcos 360 Recreation Guide Cover Image 
Special Events  sports  Theatre West/Cultural Arts 
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Parks & Recreation Department  Parks & Recreation Director
3 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-9000
Buck Martin
(760) 744-9000, ext. 3502

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