Benicia Parks and Recreation

The Park Division maintains approximately 211 developed acres of Park and landscape areas including the City Cemetery and 5 Lighting and Landscape Districts, a 577-acre regional Park and 68 open space access areas.

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In addition the Parks Division maintains the maintenance of turf areas at Benicia High School and Robert Semple and Joe Henderson Elementary School.

Looking for a place to have a picnic, BBQ wedding reception, or birthday party? Facilities are available for a very reasonable price.


Reservations are accepted at the Parks and Community Services Department, 250 East L Street. No reservations can be taken by phone. Applicants must be 21 years of age with valid identification.

Residents can reserve the parks or outdoor facilities one year in advance. Non-Residents can reserve these facilities four months prior to the scheduled date of their event.

Clock Tower 1189 Washington St.
e Clock Tower is Benicia's largest facility with a maximum seating capacity of 536 people, 750 standing.

Reservations are accepted a maximum of 12 months in advance. Local non-profit organizations may apply 13 months in advance of rental date. Contact the Parks & Community Services office at 746-4285 to check available dates. Reservations are conducted in person and require a valid ID and verification of residency. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

Jack London Park
The group size for Jack London Park is limited to 60 guests and the reserved space is located on the eastern side of the park near the public parking lot.

Community Park
Picnic rental facilities are limited to those located in the group picnic area near the children's play area in the eastern part of the park. Seating capacity for each section is 46, and included one section of the double barbecue, one service table and seven picnic tables.City Park & Gazebo
Five picnic tables and two barbecues are available at the eastern end of City Park Adjacent to West K Street. Designated tables are situated in teh area of crushed granite and signage is posted indicating that the tables are in a reservable area.

Picnic areas may be reserved for group picnics, barbecues, or
children's parties.
Jack London Park Rose Drive at Hastings Drive
Civic Center Park 151 East "K" Street
City Park First Street at Military West
Community Park Community Park Drive
Cost: $34 per section / res $97.50 per section / non-res
Marina Green Lawn Area
Marina Pavilion
D Street Square
Rental Hours: 6 hour max.
Fees: $250 Deposit
$200 per use, res / $325 per use, non-res
Additional insurance is required.
City Park Gazebo
First Street at Military West
The gazebo can be reserved on
a rental basis for groups of 75
or less. Rental of this facility is
limited to the Gazebo and the
concrete section adjacent to it.

James Lemos Pool
181 East J Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4286

Name of Facility Location Picnic Play- Rest- Turf Ball Basket- Scenic Fishing Reserve Tennis BBQ Bocce
Area ground room Areas Field ball View Facility Courts Ball
Benicia Community Center 380 East L Street
Benicia Community Park Dempsey Drive
Benicia High School 1101 Military West
Benicia Marina Green/Pavillion Benicia Marina
Benicia Middle School 1100 Southampton Road
Benicia Point Pier End of Firrst Street
Bridgeview Park (N) Shirley Drive
Channing Circle Park (N) 800 Channing Circle
City Gym 190 East L Street
City Park First Street at Military West
Civic Center Park Across from 150 East K Street Includes Bocce Ball fields
Clock Tower 1189 Washington Street
D Street Square D Street
Duncan Graham Park (N) Hillcrest Avenue at Vista Grande
Ethelree Saraiva Park (N) East 6th Street at East L Street
First Street Green First & B Streets
Fitzgerald Field 2nd Street at East H Street
Francesca Terrace Park Foot of Hillcrest Avenue
Frank Skillman Park (N) Rose Drive at Gallager
Gateway Park (N) Barton Way
Jack London Park Rose Drive at Hastings
James Lemos Pool 181 East J Street
Joe Henderson Elementary 650 Hastings Drive
Lake Herman Lake Herman Road
Liberty High School 350 East K Street
Little League Fields East 3rd at East H Street
Matthew Turner Park Foot of West 12th Street
Mary Farmar Elementary 901 Military West
Ninth Street Park/Boat Launch Foot of West 9th Street
Overlook Park (N) Seaview Drive
Park Solano (N) Hastings & Solano Drives
Robert Semple Elementary 2015 East 3rd Street
Senior Center 1201 East 2nd Street
Southampton Park (N) Chelsea Hills at Panorama
Turnbull Park Benicia Marina
Waters End (N) 500 McCallister
Waterfront Pathway Shoreline
Youth Center 150 East K Street


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