Encinitas Community Park Opening Jan 10

ECP Park
Encinitas Community Park Grand Opening Celebration a Day in the Park
Date: 1/10/2015 10:00 AM ­ 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Encinitas Community Park 425 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas, California 92024Please join the City of Encinitas Mayor and City Council for a special “Day in the Park” Grand Opening celebration Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 10am to 2pm at the new Encinitas Community Park, located at 425 Santa Fe Drive.

Grand Opening celebration festivities include ribbon cutting ceremonies as follows:

Skate Park­ 10am
Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park­ 11am Sports Fields­12pm

Enjoy the day with a leisurely stroll along the park’s
meandering pathways and read the many personalized
pavers along the way; bring the family for a classic community picnic, complete with hot dogs, children’s games, pro­skater meet and greets, youth sports demos, and a pet health expo. Commemorative give­a­ ways are also in the works.

Contact the City of Encinitas Parks and Recreation Department at 760-­633­-2740 for more information.


Encinitas Community Park is surrounded by a landscape buffer and includes a meandering dry creek with boulders; dense landscaping, decomposed granite pathway and al­coves with benches. The park also includes: paved walking paths and bench areas; five paved parking lots, two restroom buildings; a skate park totaling 13,000 square feet including a skate bowl and urban plaza area; a 2­acre dog park with a large turf area, a show circle and an area for large, small and shy dogs and their owners; and one soccer field, three multi­use fields, including two baseball and one softball field, and plenty of open turf areas to allow for unrestricted play. General park hours of operation will be 5am to 10pm, 7­days a week with the exception of the Skate Park, Dog Park and athletic fields, which will be from 8am until dusk daily.