Yes, both charcoal and propane BBQs are allowed.
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The District Office is open:
Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The District Office is closed on the following Holidays:
Please note: if a holiday falls on a Saturday it will be observed the Friday before, if a holiday falls on a Sunday it will be observed the following Monday.
All parks open at 7:00 a.m. 365 days a year.
All parks close at Dusk, which is approximately:
For additional information on Park Hours of Operation, please contact the District Office at 916-966-1036.
The Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District currently owns, operates and maintains ten parks and eight facilities.
The District has:
These areas can be reserved by visiting our District Office at 4150 Temescal Street. For pricing and availability, call us at 916-966-1036.
Please email Nick Davison to get additional information on rental cost for each Indoor and Outdoor Facility, deposit, security and insurance requirement.
The District allows bounce houses at Fair Oaks and Miller Parks only when renting the Picnic areas. The bounce houses can only be set up in designated areas of the park. The District requires that the renter supply an original copy of the Bounce House Company's Liability Insurance naming the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District as additionally insured for $1,000,000 for the day of the event. Documentation of insurance must be on file at the District Office 30 days prior to the event. The District can provide a list of the bounce house companies whose insurance is current and on file at the District.
Overnight camping is not allowed in the parks.
All district restroom facilities are open during operating hours.
Yes. Reserved picnic areas are available on a first come, first serve basis if they are not rented or reserved. Please contact the Parks On-Call number at 916-240-3651 during operating hours to find out if a specific BBQ area has been rented. Please only call the same day that you are interested in using the area. Any calls made prior to your day of interest will be directed to the District office.
Alcohol is allowed in district parks with the exception of: Plaza, Village, and Bannister Parks.
However, no glass bottles are allowed in any parks.
The County of Sacramento requires all dogs to be on a leash when in public. Penalty is enforceable by Animal Control or the Sheriff's Department. The Vernal Pools are federally protected land. A dog entering the Vernal Pools transmits foreign horticultural substances (e.g. fertilizers, grass seed, etc.). The Department of Fish and Game and the Vernal Pool Management Plan require the posting and enforcement of the prevention of dogs in the Vernal Pools.
The primary purpose of the parking lot is for users of Bannister Park, not river access.
Bannister Park Parking Regulations are as follows:
Parking violations are enforced by the County of Sacramento Parking Enforcement Division. Parking permits are not sold to the general public, they will only be issued to permitted users of Bannister Park.
Yes, the skate park is located at Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd. There is no fee to use this facility. Helmets, knee-pads and elbow pads are required.
Update: As of March 2020, printed activity guides are not available. View the online version of the activity guide HERE.
To be added to the mailing list to receive the activity guide, call the District Office at 916-966-1036, or email the administration.
There are five ways to register:
All facility reservations must be made in person at the District Office located at4150 Temescal StreetFair Oaks, CA 95628
Facility reservations are taken Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Facility reservations may be made up to one year in advance.
Please contact Nick Davison (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get additional information on rental cost for each Indoor and Outdoor Facility, deposit, security, and insurance requirement.
The District offers the Don Ralls Scholarship to help with financial assistance for programs. Please visit the Programs / Class Scholarships page for more information.
The District's Refund Policy is as follows:
Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District accepts Cash (not by mail or drop box), Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
The Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District has no oversight with respect to wild animals (including the chickens). For information regarding wildlife, contact either: Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulations at 916-875-5656 California Department of Fish and Game at 916-455-0411.
Please contact the Sheriff's Department regarding emergency situations by calling 911. For a non-emergency situation call 916-874-5111.
Please call the Parks Department at 916-240-3651 or by sending us an email.
To apply for a volunteer position with the District, please visit the volunteer page or email Sabrina Bernardo.
No solicitation, vending, advertising, or signposting is allowed in the parks, unless approved by the Recreation and/or Parks Superintendent. Please submit all posting requests to Fair Oaks Recreation and Park District Office, 4150 Temescal St., Fair Oaks, Ca 95628.