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City Parks to ReOpen For Passive Use Only Effective April 24

Post Date:04/22/2020 9:07 AM

City of Vista parks will be opened for passive use effective Friday, April 24 following the previous COVID-19-related closures on March 30.

Park users will be limited to individual/household unit activities, such as walking (dogs on leash permitted), and jogging/running, all with physical distancing. Effective May 1, facial covering are required in San Diego County when a person outside their household unit is within six feet of someone. Other health-related measures remain in effect.

Group activities and active sports will still not be allowed at this time. Athletic fields, skate parks, park playgrounds, basketball, tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts will remain closed.

Please note: park parking lots must remain closed per the County Health Order.  


Information on COVID-19 related information, restrictions, and resources here.


updated April 24, 2020 2:49 pm



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All City of Vista presented programs are temporarily suspended
through March 31, 2020.



To register in-person for classes or to reserve a city recreation facility, visit the Recreation Office at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive during these hours: Monday through Friday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm. Customer service is available by phone at 760.643.5275 during the same days and hours.


 Register online for
sports programs and activities.



Recreation & Community Services
City of Vista
200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084

P: 760.639.6151
E: e-mail us 
e-mails are responded to during normal business hours weekdays

Parks Facility Rentals:

Youth Programs:

Park Maintenance:
P: 760.639.6167
» Report a Park Maintenance Issue 

Recreation & Community Services offers programs that build community, promote healthy lifestyles, and provide entertainment for a variety of audiences. The department operates many of Vista's recreation, aquatic, and cultural arts venues, and hosts activities for all ages including preschoolers, youth, adults, and seniors. Be active! Join the fun!