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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Rios: San Jose parks are important not just for fun but for real monetary benefits

Want the inside scoop on the value of San José’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services means to our community? Angel Rios, Director of PRNS, penned this special story for the Mercury News that details the importance and the value parks and recreati...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

San José Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services Participating in Summer Food Service Program

Over the summer months, all eligible children will have free meals available while enrolled in Camp San Jose, thanks to the City of San José’s participation in the Summer Food Service Program. Several community centers - Roosevelt, Mayfair, Seven Trees, a...Read on...

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Posted on: February 18, 2016

The Park and Recreation System in San José, California Provides Millions in Economic Benefits

San José, California, the preeminent city of Silicon Valley, has a large natural and developed park system that provides beauty, recreational opportunities, access to nature, and positive environmental impacts to residents, workers, and tourists alike. In...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Agnews Development Update

A 21.6-acre portion of the 81-acre Former Agnews Developmental Property has been purchased by the City San Jose for use as a future park site. Work is underway to prepare construction documents to demolish existing buildings and make the Agnews Property ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 6, 2016

2016 Family Camp Promotions

Promotion 1: REFER A FRIEND

Let's grow more family traditions! If you are a current Family Camp camper, for every new family you refer to register for the 2016 summer camp season, you can receive $50 off your 2016 summer reservation, up to the value of...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2015

Branham Park Enhancements Update

Branham Park - The long awaited enhancements to Branham Park will be happening later than expected. The contractor awarded the contract based on the lowest responsible bid is not able to do the work according to the contract. The City’s Department of Pu...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Now Hiring: Part Time Maintenance Assistant

Another opportunity to join the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services team.

Please visit to apply.

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Posted on: August 15, 2014

parking at San Jose Regional Parks

Parking fees are collected daily and during park hours at Almaden Lake Park, Alum Rock Park, Kelley Park, and Lake Cunningham Regional Park. Parking fees are collected by parking booth attendants or payable at the Parking Machines with cash (exact amount ...Read on...

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