Parks, Playgrounds & Sports Fields

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(619) 441-1538

 Albert Van Zanten Park

AVZ Park

1495 Greenfield Drive

This 15 acre complex features three baseball/softball fields (one lighted) that are available for community use from 3:30pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday and all day on weekends.

The complex also has playing fields for soccer or football practice and games, a 440-yard track, as well as a concession stand, restrooms and score booths. Outdoor basketball courts are also available after school hours. The park is beautifully landscaped, and is ideally suited for walkers and joggers due to its extensive sidewalks and track.

For reservations or information call Bostonia Recreation Center at (619) 441-1670.

Bill Beck Park

Bill Beck Park


543 N. Pierce St

Hidden among the residential streets off Marshall Avenue, you can enjoy the fitness course or spend some quality time with your child on the playground.  This small but well-equipped park is perfect for your next family outing.

Contact Hillside Recreation Center for more information at (619) 441-1674.

Bostonia Park

Bostonia Park


1049 Bostonia Street

Bostonia Park, adjacent to the Bostonia Recreation Center and Bostonia Language Academy, is a small two acre park with rolling grassy knolls and colorful playground equipment including three slides and climbing areas.

Recreation programs are offered at the Recreation Center.  Call (619) 441-1670 for more information.

Cajon Valley Middle School Park



750 Park Avenue

Cajon Valley Park is the city's most extensive sports complex, featuring six ballfields (two that are lighted), two playing fields, and basketball courts.  Sports leagues thrive at this 14-acre park with facilities including concession stands, scorebooths, and restrooms.  The park is open to the public between 3:00 pm- 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and all day weekends.  To coordinate field scheduling, call (619) 873-2323.

Fire Station Park

Fire Station Park

Westwind and Tyrone

After a challenging jog or bike ride up Fletcher Parkway, catch your breath and reward yourself with a view of the valley. This very small grassy pad with a picnic table is a nice rest stop adjacent to the Fletcher Hills Fire Station and has trail access down to Hillside Center and Park.

Fletcher Hills Center & Pool

Fletcher Park

2345 Center Place

The Fletcher Hills Pool is centrally located in the Fletcher Hills area, across the street from Fletcher Hills Elementary School. The pool is perfect for the "Learn to Swim Program", with heated water and depths of 3- 4.5 feet. The colorful playground and adjoining picnic area is a popular attraction for youth and families.

Call (619) 441-1672 for more information.

Hillside Park

Hillside Park

840 Buena Terrace

This distinctive park on the western hillside along Fletcher Parkway features 19+ acres of multi-level terrain left largely in its natural state. The upper park offers picnicking, walking trails, and a peaceful atmosphere.  You might even catch a glimpse of a cottontail rabbit or squirrel running through the eucalyptus grove. The lower park has a large grassy playing field and restrooms.

The adjacent community center offers recreation programming.  Call (619) 441-1674 for more information.

Judson Park

Judson Park


Magnolia and Park Avenue

This park is well-known for its beautiful white gazebo surrounded by roses. Although small, this grassy, shady park is an ideal place to rest while shopping the four corners of El Cajon.

Gazebo reservations are available through the Ronald Reagan Community Center at (619) 441-1673.

Karl Tuttle Park

Tuttle Park


379 Chase Avenue

Tuttle Park is a beautifully landscaped 9-acre complex complete with ballfields, a concession stand, score booth and restrooms. A nice path encircles the ball fields and is enjoyed by all, especially walkers and joggers.

The welcomed addition of four ballfields has enriched many lives. The one lighted ballfield is named after Arthur Armstrong.

Field availability and reservations are administered through Renette Center at (619) 441-1678. The ballfield is open to the community after school hours between 4:00-9:30pm, Monday through Friday and all day weekends.

Kennedy Park

Kennedy Park

1675 E. Madison Ave.

This beautiful neighborhood park at the corner of Madison Avenue at Fourth Street offers something for everyone. The ten acre parkland provides a sports field, lighted ball diamond, a colorful playground, meandering walkways and lovely picnicking areas under mature trees. The park is ideal for walking, jogging or tricycling, and is home to the annual Fourth of July picnic and fireworks display.

Recreation activities, classes, meeting rooms and park and sports field schedules are provided through Kennedy Recreation Center. Call (619) 441-1676 for more information.

Renette Park

Renette Park

935 South Emerald Avenue

Come enjoy the park that has everything: a lighted outdoor basketball court, large grassy playing field, mature shade trees and picnic areas, a multi-purpose play court known as the “Plaza” which features skate-able surfaces (for skateboards and roller blades only), and a small stage.  Also featured in the park is a brightly colored playground with modern equipment sections for preschool and school aged youth and is accessible to the physically challenged.

The recreation center offers meeting rooms, game room, gymnasium, and supervised recreation activities.  Call (619) 441-1678 for more information.

Stoney's Neighborhood Park

stoneys park


195 East Douglas Avenue

Stoney’s Neighborhood Park was named in honor of the late Buell “Stoney” Stone who was well-known for his philanthropy and community involvement in El Cajon.  Stoney frequently stated that his efforts were “all about the kids.”

Enjoy a day of play under a shaded canopy.  Stoney’s Park is located at 195 East Douglas Avenue, in front of the downtown El Cajon library.

Wells Park

Wells Park

1153 E. Madison Avenue

This beautiful 18 acre park features one lighted ball field, one lighted soccer field, large trees providing lots of shade, picnic tables, and a large playground.  The newly remodeled playground is handicap accessible, complete with swings, slides, and a jungle gym.  Wells Park is a favorite with walkers and joggers who take advantage of the paved walkway that encircles the park.  The outdoor fitness court contains seven separate workout stations, open to the public.

Ball field reservations and park information can be obtained at the Wells Park office, (619) 873-2322.

Wells Off-Leash Dog Area

Wells Dog Park

1153 East Madison Avenue

This 1.4 acre facility provides an area for local residents to exercise their dogs in a safe controlled environment. This handicapped accessible area has many special features including two separate areas: one for larger dogs and one for smaller/shyer breeds. There are plenty of beautiful shade trees and a shelter area with picnic tables. Your pooch will enjoy a specially designed water fountain for dogs to cool off after their romp. The park has lighting so you will be able to utilize the park at night.

Hours: Sunday-Saturday, 7 am - 9 pm. There are guidelines that individuals need to follow in order to utilize the park. For more information about the guidelines and the off leash area itself, call the Wells Off-Leash Dog Area Hotline at (619) 441-1680.

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El Cajon Valley High School
1035 East Madison Ave.

Montgomery Middle School
1570 Melody Lane

Granite Hills High School
1719 East Madison Ave.