About the "Friends"

Friends of Oceanside Parks

Friends of Oceanside Parks is a 501 c 3, non-profit formed in 2011. This resident/community driven group was formed to meet the needs of the community, ensuring that the Oceanside community has park and recreational opportunities for years to come.

Mission Statement

Friends of Oceanside Parks is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds is support of Parks and
Recreation Programs and Services

The "Friends" hope to raise funds to help preserve Parks and Recreation programs and events and projects such as:

  • Concerts In The Parks
  • Movies In The Parks
  • Youth Scholarships
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • Holiday Tree Lighting
  • Capital Improvement Projects

Getting Involved is Easy!

Donations are a great way for busy citizens and local business owners to show their support of Parks and Recreation services, programs and events.

Citizens, corporations and businesses are welcome to donate to the "Friends Of Oceanside Parks".

Please make checks payable to "The Friends of Oceanside Parks" and mail to:

Oceanside Parks and Recreation
300 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054

Or donate with PayPal to oparc@ci.oceanside.ca.us.

We also need your time! Are you looking for a way to give your time and energy to a good cause. Are you passionate about Parks and Recreation and want to volunteer at future "Friends" events? Perhaps you have fantastic ideas and want to share them with other like-minded community members; Board Membership is a great way to "be the change you want to see"!

Please email oparc@ci.oceanside.ca.us to inquire about volunteering or Board Membership.

For more info call (760) 435-5041.