And lastly don’t forget the Jazz in the Park that comes to Calavera Hills Community Park each August. The concerts have become a summer tradition in Carlsbad. Every Friday evening from 6pm - 8pm. enthusiasts bring their picnic baskets and chairs to enjoy a concert under the stars. It’s a great evening out for the whole family and one of the best parts – it’s free!
Community Park Telephone: (760) 602-4680
A variety of classes and activities are held at the park year-round. Classes are typically held a more than one of the community park locations – so if you miss one or if its full, you may be able to sign up at another location.
To register with the City, just go to Calavera Hills Community Center between 8am and 5pm and they’ll give you an online Client ID and Family PIN (proof of residency in Carlsbad is needed – property tax papers, utility bill, rental lease, imprinted address on a check or a drivers license will suffice). Some classes, however, are not included online and they are priority enrollment (which means you need to get on the list early). The dance classes, gymnastics and preschool fall into that category.
Youth sports leagues are also very popular, with Adult Softball, Soccer and Basketball leagues. If you ever want to reserve a softball field at Calavera Hills Community Park, you need to do it well in advance of the date you would like. Several Leagues from all over the city use the park and keep it active year-round. You can also reserve a room for a meeting. Just call the park and the Recreation Supervisor will help you out. They also manage the Laguna Riviera park near the Kelly Elementary School on Park Drive.
CALAVERA HILLS COMMUNITY PARK
One of the truly great resources we have in our community is the Calavera Hills Community Park at 2997 Glasgow Drive, just off Carlsbad Village Drive. It’s 21 acres and includes 3 large multi-use playing fields, play areas for young children, picnic areas, tennis courts and a community center with meeting rooms, a cooking kitchen and a wood-floor basketball and volleyball gymnasium.
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