Parks & Recreation

Our mission is to develop and maintain cost-effective community recreational facilities for the enjoyment of all City residents.

Orchard Lane Park

Reciba más información sobre el nuevo parque comunitiario. complete las encuestas sobre el parque y manténgase al tanto del del proceso de diseño.

Orchard Lane Park

Learn more about the new community park, take the park survey and follow the design process.


The Parks and Recreation Division maintains thirteen parks totaling 25 acres, as well as two lineal miles of roadway landscaping totaling approximately 2.5 acres. Responsibilities include daily grounds cleanup, grounds and facility improvement, repair of playgrounds and amenities, graffiti removal, mowing, pruning, fertilizing, weeding and spraying. Parks and Recreation Information
There are approximately 65 acres dedicated for open space and recreational uses within the City of Soledad divided between thirteen public parks, including a portion of land located next to the Salinas River.

COVID-19 Special Announcement

Parks and Recreation Committee


The Parks and Recreation Committee is a City Council Standing Committee, charged with making recommendations to the City Council in an advisory capacity for the City’s Parks and Recreation program.

The City Council of the City of Soledad is accepting applications from residents to serve on the City’s Parks and Recreation Committee. Committee Members must reside within the City. Completed applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.


For meeting information, please view the meeting schedule.

Agendas and Minutes

Current Agenda

Agendas are available 3 days prior to the meetings.

Agenda Archives

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Minutes Archives

Minutes are available following approval.


The Parks and Recreation Committee currently consists of four members:

  • Two City Council Members serve on the Committee and two Citizen Representatives are appointed by the Council to serve on the Committee.
  • All Committee members are residents of the City.

Current Members are shown on the roster and the Committee has appointed Citizen Representative Jose Martinez as Chairman of the Committee.

Quick Links

Parks and Recreation Forms & Documents

Soledad-Mission Recreation District

570 Walker Drive
Soledad, CA 93960
Phone: 831- 678-3745

Adjacent to the Community Center is the Soledad Swimming Pool and Rotary Park, owned and operated by the Soledad-Mission Recreation District.

The Soledad Mission Recreation District also provides recreation programs to our community including a swim team, swimming lessons, water aerobics, lifeguard training, girl’s softball, adult co-ed softball, junior tennis, 5k/10k runs, day camps, day trips and movies in the park.

Soledad Community Center

560 Walker Drive
Soledad, CA 93960
Phone: (831) 223-5250

Aside from the parks, the City owns the Soledad Community Center which is currently being renovated and will be operated by the City of Soledad moving forward.

Updates to the facility, programs and schedules are being conducted now. Keep an eye out for more information as we get closer to a summer time grand opening.

Other Recreation Programs

Soledad Little League Baseball

Phone: 831-585-9642 or 831-585-8150
Facebook: The Real Soledad Little League
Programs: Little League Baseball at Chester Aaroe Park
Location: 701 North Street

Salinas Soccer League

Phone: 831-206-5419
Programs: Youth & Adult Soccer

Soledad Warriors Youth Football & Cheer

Monterey Bay Youth Football League
Communications Officer: Arnold Bernal,

South County Soccer League

Phone: 831-320-4508
Programs: Girl Scouts, Youth, Traveling Team, Adults

Neighborhood Parks

Community Parks

Regional Parks, Open Space, and Special Recreation Areas