Park Permits

Parks
Policies
  • Parks are open 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, except for Harry Griffen Park which opens at 7:00 am and closes one hour after dusk.
  • No overnight parking or camping in any park (see Municipal Code sections 9.08-140 and 9.08.153.)
  • Dogs must remain on leash except at the off-leash dog run located in Harry Griffen Park
  • All parks are smoke-free environments. No alcoholic beverages without special permit
  • A Special Event Permit is required for groups of 25 or more, and for special use such as astrojumps
  • Reservable picnic areas are available at Aztec Park, Harry Griffen Park and La Mesita Park 
  • A Commercial Use of Public Recreational Property Permit is required for all commercial operators conducting business in City parks - Commercial Use Policy & Permit Application
  • See Park Policies for more information

Obtain permits through Community Services Facilities Division at 619.667.1307, reserve online, or email RSVP4Parks@ci.la-mesa.ca.us 

Regional Recreational Facilities

La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation
Visit our non-profit partner, the La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation.