20th Anniversary of the Watsonville Strawberry Festival

20th Anniversary of the Watsonville Strawberry Festival

The 20th Anniversary of the Watsonville Strawberry Festival will be held on August 2nd and 3rd in downtown Watsonville. More...

Ramsay Skate Park Planning Meeting

Ramsay Skate Park Planning Meeting

New skate park planning meeting dates announced! More...

20th Anniversary Souvenirs

20th Anniversary Souvenirs

20th Anniversary Watsonville Strawberry Festival souvenirs are now available. More...

Go Skateboarding Day Event Recap

Go Skateboarding Day Event Recap

Watsonville's first Go Skateboarding Day event was a total success! Thanks to the local skateboarders, sponsors, and the Parks and Community Services staff.

Summer is Almost Here!

Summer is Almost Here!

Summer is almost here and the Parks and Community Services Department as a variety of activities to make this summer vacation the best ever! More...

Youth Soccer League Hosts Visit from Pumas

Youth Soccer League Hosts Visit from Pumas

Mauricio Pedroza Izquierdo, the Director of Affiliates for Pumas, visits the Parks and Community Services Department youth soccer program. More...

Contigo Day of the Child Event

Contigo Day of the Child Event

The Contigo Program Parent Leadership Committee hosted a wonderful Day of the Child event at Marinovich Park. More...

Spirit of Watsonville July 4th Parade.

Special Events

Celebration rental at the Veterans Memorial Building.

Facility Rentals

Our Vision

The Parks and Community Services Department is the key provider of high quality recreation and community programs, special events, and facilities that make Watsonville an ideal place to live, work and play.


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City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department
231 Union St. Watsonville, CA 95076
831-768-3240
Customer Service Hours: Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.