Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships


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The Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships provides a variety of programs, services and activities for city residents and adjacent communities. For more information visit the tabs above, buttons below or use ActiveNet

for all classes & events

spring/summer registration

Registration now open

Ventura Aquatic Center


volunteer opportunities

school nature & history

sail, kayak & paddleboard

adult & senior programs

Calendar of Events

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Ventura Pier will be temporarily closed... The Ventura Pier will be temporarily closed for a Special Event, starting at 1pm on...
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Public Art Commission Meeting City Hall  501 Poli Street  Santa Cruz Conference Room 5:30 PM
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Latest Public Meetings

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Meeting Date Time Type
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 05:30 pm Public Art Commission
Thursday, April 28, 2016 06:30 pm Tree Advisory Committee
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 05:00 pm Parks and Recreation

Contact Us

Phone: (805) 658-4726
Fax: (805) 648-1030
Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday closed alternate Fridays
Address: 501 Poli St. Room 226 | Ventura, CA 93002

Elena Brokaw
Director, Parks/Recreation and Community Partnerships Department
(805) 658-4731

Denise Sindelar
Community Partnerships Division Manager
(805) 658-4793

Judy Devine
Community Recreation Division Manager
 (805) 658-4735

Nancy O'Connor
Parks Division Manager
(805) 652-4552