Parks & Recreation Sports

 


Open Gym

 

Our Services

Oceanside Parks and Recreation serves our diverse community by providing sports programs that help develop skills, promote healthy lifestyles and create a safe recreational environment for the community. Our programs range from pee wee classes, to adult leagues and seasonal sports camps. Staff is committed to building a strong community in athletics. Classes, leagues and camps change seasonally so be sure to check out the latest Activity Guide on our Main Page.

 

Gym and Field Rentals

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR GYM AND FIELD USE MUST BE SUBMITTED 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE REQUESTED START DATE OR SPORTS EVENT. ONLY POTENTIAL EXCEPTION IS POST-SEASON/PLAYOFF PLAY. SPORTS STAFF WILL DETERMINE AVAILABILTY FOR EXTENDED SEASONS PRIOR TO APPROVAL.

 

Athletic Gym and Field Use Application

Athletic Gym and Field Use Weekly Calendar

For any questions regarding gym or field rentals please call the Sports Office at (760) 435-5233. Submitted gym or field rental applications are dependent on availability and are not automatically approved.


Frequently Asked Questions

Permits:

1. Q: How much does it cost to rent a field/facility? How much will my total permit cost?

A. The cost per field depends on your classification

User Group Classifications and Athletic Fee Schedule

Many organizations fall in the F ( Private Oceanside Resident) category. If you believe your organization qualifies to be in the E, D, or C category, please email the sports department  sports@oceansideca.org

On top of the field or facility hourly rental fee, there are also a few extra fees:

  • $30 application fee.
  • If you are renting a field and need lights, field light fees are $20/ hour for residents and $30/hours for non - residents (no matter your classification)
  • If you are renting a gym, there will be $30/hour staffing fee (no matter your classification)

2. Q: What is considered sufficient insurance?

A: Your insurance policy should be in the amount of $2 million each occurrence and $4 million general aggregate. The City of Oceanside needs to be listed as additional insured. You can find the information and sample here:

Liability Insurance Requirements and Certificate Sample

3. Q: I want to use your park/facility for a party or event for the day. Should I fill out an Athletic Gym and Field Use Application or a Special Events Application form?

A: If your event is related to sports or is held at a park, please fill out an Athletic Gym and Field Use Application form by scrolling up to "Gym and Field Rentals".  If you are planning an event to be held at a gym, and does not relate to sports, please fill out a Special Events Application form (https://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/gov/ns/parks/events/permits.asp).

Field Closures:

4. Q: How will I know if fields close down due to rain?

A: Sports staff updates the Oceansiderec Instagram and City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Facebook pages on rainy days. Updates are posted no later than 3pm. Sports staff also sends emails to all permitted user groups on those days.

 


Sports Office

sports@oceansideca.org
(760) 435-5555

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday
8am-5pm

Friday

8am-4pm

Sports Staff

CJ Palmer
Program Specialist
CPalmer@oceansideca.org
(760) 435-5039

Daniela Klausner
Recreation Specialist
DKlausner@oceansideca.org
(760) 435-5217

Indoor
Sport Facilities

Junior Seau Beach Community Center
300 N. Strand
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 435-5555

 

Melba Bishop Recreation Center
5306 North River Road
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 435-5555

 

Outdoor Sports

Scheduled at MLK Park, Rancho Del Oro Park, Lake Park, Ron Ortega Park, Luiseno Park, Capistrano Park, Mance Buchanon Park and other various City Parks


Healthy Office - COVID-19

Parks and Recreation Sports Office is limiting public access, but our offices are open for phone and email communication. Please call (760) 435-5555 or email sports@oceansideca.org.

Oficina Saludable - COVID-19

La Oficina De Deportes de Parques y Recreacion está limitando el acceso público, pero nuestras oficinas están abiertas para la comunicación telefónica y por correo electrónico. Por favorLlame al (760) 435-5041 o envíenos un correo electrónico a sports@oceansideca.org.

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