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Plan for Parks, Recreation Facilities & Trails

The Greenprint Update is here and we want to hear from you!

Take the online interactive mapping surveyFeedback from this survey will help shape the future of San José's parks, recreation facilities, and neighborhood services. 

Upcoming Events

Community workshops will be scheduled in the coming months, please check back for more information. 

Intercept Events:
Look for the Greenprint table at the following locations! Stop by and give us your input on our survey boards.
  • Friday, January 20, 2017, 10:30am-1:00pm – Evergreen Community Center Senior Lunch Program
  • Friday, January 27, 2017, 10:30am-1:00pm – Almaden Community Center & Library Lobby
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017, 11:00am - 1:00pm – Hillview Library 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
  • Friday, February 3, 2017, 10:30am-1:00pm – Seven Trees Community Center & Library
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 10:30am-1:00pm – Willow Glen Community Center, Senior Lunch Program
  • Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:30am-1:00pm – Cypress Community Center Senior Lunch Program

We are looking for more "Intercept Event" opportunities in January and February, where we can set up a Greenprint table at an event or busy location where we can gather community input on our survey boards. If you have a suggestion for an intercept event location, please email your suggestion to

Previous Events

Intercept Events: 
  • Friday, October 28, 2016 – Berryessa Community Center, SPOOKTacular
  • Monday, October 31, 2016 – Camden Community Center, Halloween Ballroom Dance
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 – Willow Glen Library, Willow Glen Neighborhood Association Community Meeting
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 – Vietnamese American Community Center at the Shirakawa Community Center Phát Quà Giáng Sinh Christmas Toy Giving
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016 – Berryessa Community Center, Holiday Boutique
  • Saturday, December 10, 2016 – Almaden Community Center, Breakfast with Santa
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 – Camden Community Center, Breakfast with Santa
  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016 – Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Christmas in the Park
  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 – Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Christmas in the Park
  • Saturday, January 7, 2017 – Municipal Rose Garden, Volunteer Pruning Event
  • Monday, January 16, 2017 – San Tomas Park, National Day of Service Community/Volunteer Event

Steering Committee Meetings:

Steering Committee Meeting – Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Focus Group Interviews with City Commissions:
Human Services Commission – Thursday, October 20, 2016
Youth Commission – Monday, October 24, 2016
Senior Citizens Commission – Thursday, October 27, 2016
Parks and Recreation Commission – Wednesday, November 2, 2016

What is the Greenprint? 

The Greenprint is a long-term strategic plan that guides the future expansion of San José's parks, recreation facilities and community services. The City is beginning a major update of its existing Greenprint. The process will involve extensive public engagement and is expected to take approximately 18 months. 

Stay informed! Sign up to receive News Flash emails from Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services News.

Read the June 1, 2016 Parks and Recreation Commission memo and presentation.

Questions? Contact us at: .
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