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Parks and Recreation FAQ's

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  • Where are the Costa Mesa parks and community centers?

  • What time does the park open/close?

  • What happens if it rains on the day of my event? Do I get a refund?

  • What do I do if someone else is using the area I reserved on the day of my event?

  • Can I host a birthday party at the park without a reservation?

  • What form of payment is accepted?

  • I want to cancel my reservation. What do I need to do?

  • What do I do if I reserved the wrong date and/or park for my event?

  • When will I receive a refund for my park reservation deposit?

  • Are there electrical outlets for use by the public at the park shelters?

  • Am I allowed to bring my own barbecue to a city park?

  • Can I make a park reservation over the phone or online?

  • Do I need a permit to fly model aircrafts/drones airplanes at Fairview Park?

  • Can I put a hold on a park reservation before paying the fee?

  • Do I need a reservation to use a picnic shelter at a city park?

  • How do I contact a Parks and Recreation commissioner?

  • How do I make a reservation for a park shelter or picnic area?

  • How do I obtain a parcel at the Del Mar or Hamilton Community Garden?

  • How long may I reserve the park shelter or picnic area?

  • Do I need a reservation to have a picnic on an open grass area?