Pinole's Parks and Facilities

Parks and Facilities

ANNOUNCEMENT
The City of Pinole Recreation Department is temporarily closed, all in person programs, events and facility rentals have been cancelled during this time and facilities remain closed.  We are currently offering virtual programming, please visit our online registration page for more information.  Below is a list of all the parks and amenities that are open with restrictions. 

RECENT UPDATES

4/19/2021
The Recreation Department is now accepting park reservations for Pinole Valley Picnic Grove Areas, Fernandez Park BBQ Area and Gazebo. Per State and County guidelines, outdoor gatherings are limited to two hours and 50 people or less. Social distancing must be followed, and masks must be worn at all times except when eating and drinking. Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis, groups with a completed reservation have first and sole priority of use of the reserved space. Reservations can be made through our online system. Questions email recreation@ci.pinole.ca.us or call 510-724-9062.

Guidelines for Outdoor Gatherings

  1. Informal social gatherings, such as picnicking with family and friends or birthday parties, are limited to a maximum of 50 people.
  2. Gatherings should be two hours or less. The longer the duration, the risk of transmission increases.
  3. Each picnic table may be occupied by only one household or living unit at a time
  4. Each barbecue pit or grill may be used by only household or living unit at a time
  5. Each member of a household or living unit must maintain at least six feet of separation from all members of other households or living units in the area. For clarity, members of the same household or living unit do not need to be six feet apart from each other
  6. While face coverings are removed for eating or drinking, individuals must stay at least 6 feet away from everyone outside their own household, and put their face covering back on as soon as they are done with the activity.
  7. Food and beverages should be served by a person who washes or sanitizes their hands frequently, and who must wear a face covering.
  8. Remind all persons to sanitize hands before eating or drinking, and after touching shared items if shared items are unavoidable.


12/14/2020
Restrooms will be reopened in our parks between the hours of 8am to 4pm daily. The restrooms will be cleaned once per day, in compliance with CDC guidelines. In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we ask that citizens who use the restrooms clean/wipe down the area (sink facets, door handles, etc.) you touched.

12/7/2020

Updated State guidance allows outdoor playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment to re-open with social distancing and face coverings.
Follow these simple tips to make your visit safe and fun.


Playground Guidelines

Athletic Fields and Parks will remain open with restrictions, see list below.  If you have any questions, email recreation@ci.pinole.ca.us or call 510-724-9062. Please observe current health orders and healthy practices while enjoying City of Pinole Parks.

Open

Athletic Fields
(face masks and social distancing required)

Basketball Courts
(face masks and social distancing required)

Dog Park
(face masks and social distancing required)

Gazebo, Picnic Tables and BBQ grills
(outdoor gatherings are limited to two hours and 50 people or less, face masks required when not consuming food or drink and social distancing required)

Playgrounds and Outdoor Fitness Equipment
(no food or drink, face masks and social distancing required)

Restrooms
(face masks required)


Skate Park
(face masks and social distancing required)

Tennis Courts
(face masks and social distancing required)


Please observe current health orders and healthy practices while enjoying City of Pinole Parks


Athletic Fields and Tennis Courts
Athletic fields and tennis courts are available for adult and youth sports groups and small groups. Athletic fields and tennis courts are available on a first come, first serve basis, groups with a completed reservation have first and sole priority of use of the reserved space. Groups interested in reserving the fields, should email ksantoyo@ci.pinole.ca.us or call 510-724-9800 to complete a reservation. Groups interested in reserving the tennis courts, should email recreation@ci.pinole.ca.us or call 510-724-9062 to complete a reservation. All groups must follow the guidelines set by the State.  In addition all youth groups must also follow the youth sports guidelines set by the State and Contra Costa County Health Services Department to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.


Picnic and Gazebo Areas
The picnic areas and gazebo are available for rental for limited use and with restrictions, see below. Per State and County guidelines, outdoor gatherings are limited to two hours and 50 people or less. Social distancing must be followed, and masks must be worn at all times except when eating and drinking. Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis, groups with a completed reservation have first and sole priority of use of the reserved space. Groups interested in reserving these areas can complete a reservation via the online system.  Questions email recreation@ci.pinole.ca.us or call 510-724-9062.


Guidelines for Outdoor Gatherings

  1. Informal social gatherings, such as picnicking with family and friends or birthday parties, are limited to a maximum of 50 people.
  2. Gatherings should be two hours or less. The longer the duration, the risk of transmission increases.
  3. Each picnic table may be occupied by only one household or living unit at a time
  4. Each barbecue pit or grill may be used by only household or living unit at a time
  5. Each member of a household or living unit must maintain at least six feet of separation from all members of other households or living units in the area. For clarity, members of the same household or living unit do not need to be six feet apart from each other
  6. While face coverings are removed for eating or drinking, individuals must stay at least 6 feet away from everyone outside their own household, and put their face covering back on as soon as they are done with the activity.
  7. Food and beverages should be served by a person who washes or sanitizes their hands frequently, and who must wear a face covering.
  8. Remind all persons to sanitize hands before eating or drinking, and after touching shared items if shared items are unavoidable.


For additional information on COVID-19 please visit https://www.ci.pinole.ca.us/city_government/c_o_r_o_n_a_v_i_r_u_s___c_o_v_i_d-19_ and the county website https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org/health-orders

The City of Pinole offers parks and facilities throughout the City for the community to enjoy.  Designated facilities and park spaces require a reservation and must be completed no later than 45 days in advance.  All reservations are on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked through our online portal or in person. We have large and small meeting spaces and party venues to meet your groups’ needs. Please click on the links for more details on our facilities and parks. The renter and members of their party/event are responsible for following all Park Rules and Facility Rental Rules.
 
For additional information regarding Fernandez Park, Picnic Grove, Tennis Courts, Alex Clark Room and Pinole Youth Center contact,youth@ci.pinole.ca.us or 510-724-9004

For additional information regarding Baseball Field, Soccer Field and Pinole Senior Center contact, seniors@ci.pinole.ca.us or 510-724-9802

San Fransisco Bay Trail Bayfront Park Fernandez Park Pinon Park View Park Louis Francis Park Meadow Park Canyon Drive Park Sarah Drive Park Pinole Valley Tennis Courts Hugh Young Park Picnic Grove Dog Park Pinole Valley Park

City of Pinole Parks

Park Name
Acres
Tables
BBQ
Play Area
Restroom
Drinking Fountain
Baseball
Basketball
Gazebo

Amber Swartz Park 5







Bayfront Park 2
x
x

x




Canyon Drive Park .5
x

x





*Dog Park
x

x
x
x
x
x

Fernandez Park 6
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Louis Francis Park 2
x
x
x





Hugh Young Park 10







Meadow Park 1.5
x

x

x

x

Pinole Valley Park
231
x

x
x
x
x
x

*Pinole Valley Picnic Grove
x
x

x
x



Pinon Park 1/2
x
x
x





Sarah Drive Park 4







View Park 2







Wilson Point Park 10








*
Park and field rentals are available at Fernandez Park and Pinole Valley Park, click on the link to complete online reservation.  
Pinole Valley Picnic Grove and Dog Park share one restroom facility.


Visit the East Bay Regional Parks website to find out about other local parks and trails.