Recreation

RECREATION

The City of Woodland is proud of its numerous cultural, recreational and leisure opportunities. There is something for everyone.

Baseball is not only the national pastime in Woodland, it’s a way of life and baseball diamonds receive a workout from all ages, tots to adults. Providing the old adage that practice makes perfect, Woodland’s 1994 Babe Ruth World Series Champions were a source of pride community-wide. Another claim to fame, Woodland High School Wolves graduate Dustin Pedroia was named the 2007 MLB American League Rookie of the Year, was a contributing member of the 2007 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox and was most recently named the 2008 American League MVP.

Youth and teens benefit from exciting programs scheduled through Parks and Recreation, with the newest addition, the Woodland Skate Park located at Crawford Park. The YMCA has an extensive Soccer program and a public pool.

Senior classes and services ranging from line dancing to computer lessons are available through the new “state of the art” Woodland Community & Senior Center. The Summer Festival Series in the Park showcases a full lineup of music, dance and fun at the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings; for an updated schedule go to www.ci.woodland.ca.us (Parks and Recreation Dept.) or view our local access cable Channel 21, the WAVE which covers special events, recreational programs and other issues.

A list of parks can be found on the official City of Woodland Map from the Woodland Chamber office. To make reservations call the Parks and Recreation Department 530-661-5880. A bikeway map is also available on the City website.

For the more adventurous sporting types, “White Water Adventures” white-water rafting on Cache Creek is a popular pastime. Numerous fishing opportunities are also available in nearby lakes, rivers and streams. For information on local and seasonal fishing and hunting sites, visit www.dfg.ca.gov

Reservable Parks

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BEAMER – 810 Hollister Rd. (Palm Ave.)
Newly Renovated, Tot Lot Playground, Youth Playground, Youth Softball Field, 2 Lighted Tennis Courts

CAMPBELL – 701 Thomas St.
(off East Gum) Playground lots, Basketball Court (full), Jogging Trail (1/4 mile), Open Turf Area

CHRISTIANSEN – 202 Beamer St.
(Walnut St.) Open Turf Area, Horseshoe Pits

CITY – 629 Cleveland St. (Cross St.)
Renovated Playgrounds, Tot Lot Playground, Youth Playground, Youth Softball Field, 4 Lighted Tennis Courts

CRAWFORD – 1733 College St. (El Dorado Dr.)
Renovated Youth Playground, Tot Lot Playground, 4 Lighted Tennis Courts, 2 Lighted Asphalt Volleyball Courts, Grass Court Volleyball, Horseshoe Pits, Jogging Trail(1/3 mile), Exercise Course, Basketball Court (full), Open Turf Area

EVERMAN – 929 Cottage Dr. (Sixth St.)
Open Play Area, Basketball Court, Newly Renovated Youth and Tot Playgrounds, Horseshoe Pits

FERNS – 750 W. Southwood Dr. (Ashley Ave.)
Playground Lot, Roller Hockey Courts, Horseshoe Pits, Handball/Practice Wall, Frisbee Golf Course, Nature Area

FREEMAN – 1001 Main St.
New Playground Lot, Basketball Court, Youth Softball Field, Open Grass Area, Bandstan

HARRIS – 100 Imperial St. (Buckeye) Newly Renovated Playground, Tot Lot Playground, Youth Playground, Open Turf Area, Grass Volleyball Court, Basketball Court (1/2)

JACK SLAVEN PARK – 1705 Miekle Avenue (Farmers Central Road)

PIONEER PARK – 1925 Branigan Avenue (Pioneer ave)

SOUTHLAND – 1310 College St.
New Playground Lot, Youth Softball Field, Open Turf Area, Soccer Fields

WOODSIDE – 1615 Cottonwood (El Dorado Dr.)
Tot Lot Playground, Youth Playground, 2 Lighted Tennis Courts, Handball/Practice Wall, Exercise Stations, Jogging Trail (1/3 mile), Horseshoe Pits, Open Turf Area

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