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Sports & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Greater Vallejo Recreation District (GVRD)

GVRD operates 4 community parks and 19 neighborhood parks strategically located throughout the city; Blue Rock Springs and Dan Foley Park have large group facilities that attract people from all over Northern California.

The Children’s Wonderland Park recently received a $2.5 million makeover. This park has been entertaining kids and parents for more than 45 years. Activities include Cinderella’s pumpkin coach, a toy train and depot, a gigantic chess board, a covered theater, five picnic areas and more.

GVRD accepts reservations at Blue Rock Springs, Dan Foley, and Hanns Park. Picnic areas are available in several sizes to accommodate between 50 and 300 people.

Park Rangers help make weekend outings a pleasant experience. For reservations call the GVRD main office at 648-4600 and choose option 1; then option 2.

View reservable picnic sites - available at the following parks:

  • Blue Rock Springs Park
  • Dan Foley Park
  • Hanns Park

Community Parks

  • Blue Rock Springs Park
  • Dan Foley Park
  • Hanns Park
  • N. Vallejo Comm. Park

Neighborhood Parks

  • Beverly Hills Park
  • Borges Ranch Park
  • Carquinez Park
  • Castlewood Park
  • City Park
  • Crest Ranch Park
  • Delta Meadows Park
  • Fairmont Park
  • Glen Cove School Park
  • Glen Cove Waterfront Park
  • Grant Mahoney Park
  • Henry Ranch Park
  • High Glen Park (future site)
  • Highlands Park
  • Lake Dalwigk Park
  • Northgate Neighborhood Park* (*under construction)
  • Richardson Park
  • Setterquist Park
  • Sheveland Park
  • Terrace Park
  • Wardlaw School Park
  • Washington Park
  • Wilson Park

Special Purpose Parks

  • Children's Wonderland
  • River Park
  • Amador St. Complex
  • Independence Park
  • Blue Rock Springs Corridor
  • Waterfront Corridor (partially developed)
  • McIntyre Ranch (undeveloped)
  • Skate/BMX Park
  • Dog Park

Classes and Recreation

GVRD has clean, pleasant buildings with trained, professional staff. Each building has lavatories, plenty of parking, and rooms in a variety of sizes.

GVRD lists classes in its activity guide which is mailed three times a year to all Vallejo households. In addition, classes are frequently promoted in Vallejo's newspaper and on local cable TV.

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