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About Us

Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District, an independent special district, was formed in January 1962 under the State Public Resource Code of California. The birth of the District was approved by voters in the Camarillo community to provide quality programs, parks and facilities that can be enjoyed by everyone.

The District is located in and around the City of Camarillo, serves a population of over 70,000 and covers an area approximately 45 square miles. It has grown from one park and 30 acres to 28 parks and over 300 acres since its inception over 50 years ago.

The District is a separate government agency from the City of Camarillo. The boundaries of the District also vary from the City of Camarillo.

The District is governed by a publicly elected Board of Directors and is managed by the District’s General Manager. 

Within the District, a variety of recreational facilities and amenities exist including:

PVRPD Administrative Office
  • Aquatic Center
  • Barbecue Areas
  • Children's Play Equipment
  • Community Center
  • Dog Parks
  • Hiking Trails
  • Lighted Ball Fields
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Running Track
  • Soccer Fields
  • Senior Center
  • Skate Park
  • Tennis Courts
  • Walking Paths
Enabling Act