Parks In and Around Ventura County

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There's dozens of local area parks highlighted at THIS LINK that have play areas for the kids.

The Do Something section of the site has even more parks compiled at THIS LINK. All told we have well over 300 parks to park ourselves in and around Ventura County and adjacent areas.

So grab that leash and see you at the park!

Rancho Simi Community Park in Simi Valley

Rancho Simi Community Park, located at 1765 Royal Avenue, is one of the largest parks in the area at over 33 acres. It has 2 playgrounds, 8 tennis courts, basketball, pool, horseshoe pits, a lagoon with ducks and plenty more. Visit www.rsrpd.org/park/rscp/rscp.html or call 805.584.4400 for more information.


Bob Kildee Community Park in Camarillo

Bob Kildee Community Park is located at 1030 Temple Avenue (at Ponderosa) in Camarillo. This 13 acre parkhas newer play equipment and restrooms, 6 lighted tennis courts, handball courts, horseshoe pits, soccer fields, picnic shelters and BBQ pits, 3 lighted baseball features, the Pleasant Valley Skate Park, and Pleasant Valley Aquatic Center. More information at www.pvrpd.org/parks/active/kildee.asp.

The park is named after the Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District's first Chairman of the Board from 1962-1966 and again in 1968.

As you can see from the photos below, the play area has some pretty cool and unique equipment!

Pleasant Valley Fields in Camarillo

Pleasant Valley Fields, located at 100 Village at the Park Drive in Camarillo off the Dawson 101 exit is an expansive, flat 55 acre park, with 23 acres of grass fields, including 10 full-size soccer and softball fields. There are 3 restrooms, a small playground area geared towards 5 to 13 year olds and nearly 600 parking spots. The park opened in Spring 2010.

View of Pleasant Valley Fields looking from east to west.

Playground area at Pleasant Valley Fields

Community Parks in Camarillo

The Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District maintains 6 large community parks.

Pleasant Valley Park is located at 1030 Temple Avenue.  The park, opened in 1998, is 13 acres and offers a skate park. 6 lighted tennis courts, 3 lighted baseball fields, horseshoe pits, picnic shelter with BBQ grills, play equipment, indoor pool, volleyball, snack bar, 2 restroom, soccer fields and picnic tables.

Valley Lindo Park is located at 889 Aileen Street. This 10 acre park has 5 lighted tennis courts, one large playground, 2 large picnic shelters with BBQs, grass volleyball courts, soccer fields, restroom, amphitheater and picnic tables.

Mission Oaks Park is at 5501 Mission Oaks Boulevard. This 20 acre park (redeveloped in 1996) features 6 lighted tennis courts, large playground, 3 lighted softball field, several picnic shelters, BBQs, restroom, concession stand, volleyball court, soccer fields and picnic tables.

Freedom Park is located at the Camarillo Airport at 275 E. Pleasant Valley Road. The park is 34 acres and has a community center, inline hockey arena, 6 soccer fields, 3 lighted software fields, horseshoe pits, outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, sand volleyball court, picnic shelter, BBQs, playground, restrooms, tennis courts and picnic tables.

Community Center Park is at 1605 E. Burnley Street. This 13 acre park has been around since 1966 and has a community center, senior center, district administrative offices, covered picnic area, BBQs, playground, volleyball court, horseshoe pit, amphiteater, restrooms and more. CLICK HERE for more information about the cool new playground and exercise equipment available at this park!

Camarillo Grove Park is off the beaten path at the bottom of the Conejo Grade at 6968 E. Camarillo Springs Road. Very rustic setting with lots and lots of shade trees.  Park seems a bit on the older side but my young boys love the park.  The park features a number of large outdoor covered group picnic areas, a dog park, picnic tables, BBQs, play equipment, restrooms, horseshoe pits and plenty of shade (check out the YouTube video below).

Del Prado Playfield in Dos Vientos Section of Newbury Park

The newest park in the Conejo Valley as of January 2013 is the Del Prado Playfield, located on Calle del Prado between Via Rio and Via Las Brisas in the Dos Vientos section of Newbury Park. This is 26 acre park has a nice variety of things to do, including a unique playground area, 3 lighted softball fields with plenty of soccer space, basketball court, tennis court, two pickleball courts, plenty of walkways, restroom and over 100 parking spots! Visit the Conejo Recreation and Park District website at www.crpd.org/parkfac/parklisting.asp for more information.

One of the more unique looking playgrounds around townLike many local parks, Del Prado has a separate play area geared towards 5 and under.