What’s Happening in Parks & Rec
November 6 | San Marcos Hike
November 11 | Veteran’s Day Ceremony
November 16 | Pop-Up Rec
November 17 | Family Night Pick-up
November 24 | Thanksgiving Luncheon
San Marcos Hike
Join us for the Leo Carrillo Ranch and Simmons Family Park hike. This moderate to strenuous 5-mile hike to Simmons Family Park will give hikers the opportunity to explore the trails of the Rancho Dorado/Rancho Carrillo area and make a brief visit to Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. Please note: DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT LEO CARRILLO RANCH HISTORIC PARK!
Meeting Location: Carrillo Elementary School (parking lot near trailhead), 2875 Poinsettia Ln. Carlsbad 92009. Saturday, Nov. 6 | Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with hike beginning at 9 a.m.
San Marcos 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony will be virtual again this year due to the safety concerns caused by Coronavirus. Please visit the City website for the Mayor’s message to our veteran community.
As a part of remembering our veterans in 2021 a short Flag Exchange event will occur by the San Marcos High School Junior ROTC students.
Helen Bougher Memorial Park, 1243 Borden RoadThursday, Nov 11 | 10 a.m.
Learn more here.
Join the Parks & Rec Esports League
Everyone is welcome to join and compete in our all ages recreational esports leagues. Players will compete in the comfort of their home against others locals in the community. To find out more information and register for a league, click on the link below.
Sign up for the esports newsletter so you don’t miss out on important registration and league start dates.
Pilates Basics at the SAC
Senior Activity Center, 111 Richmar Ave.Fridays | 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Pop-Up Rec – Pop Belly Turkeys
The Fall season is here and Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Join us for some fun as we create a pot belly turkey. We will supply everything you need for your creation.
Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Dr. Tuesday, Nov. 16 | 3 p.m.
Family Night Pick-up
Family Night activities bring families together while participating in arts & crafts and assorted projects. Crafts/activities are intended for children ages three to ten. Each $5 Pumpkin Pie On-The-Go kit contains one craft or activity. If multiple children would like to participate, parents must pre-register each child individually.
San Marcos Community Center Wednesday, Nov. 17 | 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Register your child here.
Discovery Café Thanksgiving Luncheon
Join us for our annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the San Marcos Senior Activity Center. Turkey with all the trimmings will be served. Pre-registration and reservations are required by calling 760-744-5535, ext. 3607. Guests 60+ $4 suggested donation. $5 cost for guests 59 years & younger.
Senior Activity Center, 111 Richmar Ave. Wednesday, Nov 24. | 11:30 a.m.
San Marcos Recreation Guide
If you haven’t checked out the latest edition of our San Marcos Recreation Guide, we encourage you to take a peek and see all the fun happenings from San Marcos Parks & Recreation!
Scholarships Available Now!
The Friends of San Marcos Parks & Recreation have donated $5,000 this year for recreation scholarships!
These scholarships are available through the City of San Marcos Parks & Recreation and are contingent upon meeting certain financial eligibility requirements.
To learn more and to apply visitwww.san-marcos.net/recpolicies.
Park Shelter Reservations Available
The City has 22 designated reservable park picnic shelters at 13 different City parks that may be reserved to host your next celebration. A reservation must be made for groups of 25 people or more and groups who wish to have a inflatable or pony/petting zoo. Groups under 25 people can still make a reservation or choose to use the park on a first come first serve basis.
Reservable park picnic shelters can be reserved online a minimum of 8 days in advance and at the Parks and Recreation office 4 days in advance of your desired date.
Reservations are paid in full at the time of booking. For more information, please visitwww.san-marcos.net/reserveaparkor call the office at 760-744-9000.
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