Your Recreation is Our Business

Since 1956 Southgate Recreation & Park District (SRPD) has provided the community with public parks, recreation services, facilities, and an 18-hole championship golf course. Throughout the years, our community has seen the evolution of the South Sacramento area; its growing and changing business base, incredible residential growth, and the District’s emphasis on preserving open space and creating walkable communities. Learn More »

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Walk with the Doc

The UC Davis Department of Family and Community Medicine is teaming up with the Southgate Recreation & Park District to bring you a fun, family-friendly walking event twice a month!

Here's a list of where you can find us through July 2017:

Time: 8:30 - 10:00am
January 21 – Countryside Community Park - CANCELLED due to weather conditions
February 4 – Rainbow Park
February 18 – Sheldon/Hampton Park
March 4 – Illa Collin Park
March 18 – Fruitridge Community Park
April 1- Florin Creek
April 15 – Sunrise Florin
May 6 – Churchill Downs Community Park
May 20 – Countryside Community Park
June 3 – Rainbow Park
June 17 – Sheldon/Hampton Park
July –1 – Illa Collin
July 15 – Fruitridge Community Park

 Fishing in the City

Fishing in the City

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Time: 7:45 - 11:00am
Cost: FREE
Location: Florin Creek Park (7460 Persimmon Ave)

Job Skills Workshop


Job Skills Workshop

Date: Monday, January 30, 2017
Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Fruitridge Community Center (4000 Fruitridge Road)

This workshop features information on how to make contacts, prepare for an interview, and increase your chances of getting hired. Applications for recreation positions will be accepted at this event.


Southgate Youth Basketball

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Registration Dates: 11/7/2016 - 2/3/2017
Evaluation Day: 2/26/2017
Games Start: 3/12/2017
Fee: $90
Location: Jose P. Rizal Community Center (7320 Florin Mall Drive)

Youth Basketball is geared toward children in 3rd to 8th grade of all skill levels, to come together and play organized basketball in an encouraging atmosphere.  Skill development, fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship, participation and fun are the league's focus.  Participants will also learn great values and how to positively impact their community. 

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