The Sunrise Recreation and Park District is the provider of parks and recreation services within Citrus Heights.
Sunrise Recreation and Park District
Within the city, there are 25 parks, comprising over 312 acres
. The park spaces in Citrus Heights range from active parks with playing fields, tot lots and picnic areas to more passive parks preserving historic groves of oak trees and creek areas.
Sunrise Recreation and Park District has rental facilities available for rental for meetings, weddings, and other special occasions.
Additionally, Sunrise Recreation and Park District offers a wide variety of classes, programs and recreational activities for youth, teens, adults, and seniors. The Winter/spring issue through March 2013 of Sunrise Recreation & Park District Recreation Guide is now available.
Citrus Heights appreciates the value of parks and recreational programs as part of overall quality of life in the community. Since incorporation, the city and Sunrise Recreation and Park District have partnered on a number of significant projects, such as:
- Construction of a skateboard park at Rusch Park;
- Construction of new restroom facilities at Rusch Park;
- Renovation of Rusch Park swimming pool;
- Upgrades and face lift for Westwood Park;
- Replacement of playground equipment at many parks with Community Development Block Grant funds;
- Vouchers for low-income families for youth programs; and
- After-school programs at numerous Citrus Heights schools.
For many years, Sunrise Recreation and Park District has also partnered with the City on several large City events. Such events include Sunday Funday, the Community Campout, and the Summer Concert Series.
Hearts for Parks
Hearts for Parks is a nonprofit organization working to benefit and improve recreation activities, special programs, and park facilities associated with the Sunrise Recreation and Park District. Emphasis is place on children unable to afford full program fees and on programs needing supplemental funding. For more information about this program, check out Hearts for Parks on the web
For more information about the Sunrise Recreation and Park District, please use the following contact information for the Sunrise Recreation and Park District
|Sunrise Recreation and Park District
7801 Auburn Boulevard
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
|Phone - (916) 725-PARK or (916) 725-1585|
Fax - (916) 725-2541
E-mail - email@example.com
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