Parks & Recreation FAQs


Will the water play areas be turned on this year?

Yes! Water spray parks will be open beginning May 15th through October 15th. The hours of operation are Monday through Sunday 10:00AM – 7:30PM.

Are bicycles allowed on sidewalks?

Section 21100 CVC (California Vehicle Code) authorizes local authorities to enact certain restrictions with regards to the operation of bicycles, amongst others.  Currently the City of Rocklin has not adopted a Municipal Code which restricts bicyclists on a sidewalk.  This explanation only applies to the City of Rocklin as any local agency may enact such a law.  For further information, please refer to the above listed section and section 21202 CVC, Operation on a roadway.

Are bicycles permitted in City parks?

Yes, except in posted locations.

Are there athletic or fitness programs for adults?

The City offers a wide variety of recreational sports programs for adults. Follow the Adult Sports link for more detailed information. 

Adult Sports

Can I take my dog into a park (on or off leash)?

Yes, dogs are allowed in all parks on leash. Owners are required to clean-up after their dogs (please carry a plastic bag to dispose of your dog’s mess).

Rocklin’s off-leash dog park is located at Johnson-Springview Park. It includes separate sections for small and large dogs as well as special needs dogs. Check out for more information. 

I want to report illegal activity.

Contact the Police Department at (916) 625-5400.

I want to report a maintenance need.

To report items requiring maintenance, send an email via Access Rocklin. Make sure to include a description of the concern and park location.

Please remove graffiti from the park.

To have graffiti removed from the park, send an email via Access Rocklin.

Tell me about athletic or fitness programs for children.

The City offers a wide variety of recreational sports programs for children. Visit Team Sideline for more detailed information. 

Tell me about recreation programs for children.

The City of Rocklin offers a variety of classes and programs for children.

Can I smoke or vape in a park?

No. An ordinance fully prohibiting smoking in all city parks, recreation areas and city owned property will become effective on July 13, 2017.  The no-smoking restriction includes electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.