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Our Mission

Our mission is to satisfy the recreational needs of the community by providing a wide range of facilities and opportunities to enrich the quality of life.

The Carmichael Recreation and Park District, established in 1945 is a dependent special district and chartered by the County of Sacramento to manage park land and provide recreation opportunities to Carmichael and Sacramento County area residents.

District boundaries include a population of approximately 52,000 residents and features 13 park sites; 11 fully developed parks, a 36-acre community center at the former La Sierra High School, a botanical garden that is nearly 50 years old, and a 17-acre nature area called Schweitzer Grove.

The Carmichael Recreation and Park District is located within District 3 of the County of Sacramento and represented by Supervisor Desmond. The County Board of Supervisors appoints a 4-5 member Advisory Board of Directors as the executive decision-making body for the District.

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