Park Maintenance

In accordance with current State and County health guidelines, our parks, including the Dog Park at Yorba Park are open for public use, weather permitting.  The public is encouraged to utilize the open space and walking trails to stay healthy, both physically and mentally. Please continue to practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away from those who are not part of your household.  Wash your hands frequently and do not use our parks if you are ill or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Group gatherings are prohibited. 

1.  What park amenities are open?

All park amenities including tot lots, outdoor fitness equipment, sports courts and picnic pavilions are open. Please remember to maintain social distance and avoid over crowding.  

2.  Can I book a City facility or picnic pavilion for an event?

Current State and County health guidelines allow for outdoor gatherings with modifications and a maximum of 3 households. Effective April 15, the maximum number of people allowed for outdoor gatherings is 50 people. Permits for picnic pavilions (excluding Hart Park pavilion) and green space are being issued by appointment only. Click here to book your appointment.  Indoor facilities designed for gatherings such as the Sports Center at Grijalva Park, Park Community Buildings, and the Senior Center are not available for permits at this time. Please continue to check the City’s website and social media posts for updates to facilities and services.  As health guidelines change, the City will evaluate options to comply with the guidelines.

3.  Is the Senior Center open?

The Senior Center remains closed; however, essential services such as meals, case management, and transportation are still available.  The meal congregate program has been replaced with a pick-up meal option.  Homebound seniors will continue to receive Meals-on-Wheels service.  For more information, contact the Senior Center at www.orangeseniorcenter.org or at (714) 538-9633.

4.  Are sports groups allowed to play?

The City requires permits to use sports fields for groups of ten (10) persons or more. On March 11, the State issued updated guidelines for youth and recreational adult sports activities. The City is issuing limited permits for groups who comply with the guidelines. To obtain a field permit and for more information about the permitting process, please email sports@cityoforange.org. Tournaments and community events are not permitted at this time.

For any additional questions, please call the Community Services Department at (714) 744-7274 or email csinfo@cityoforange.org.

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Trees

 
  • Tree Removal Permit: In certain circumstances, a permit is needed to remove a tree that is adjacent to a City Property. Please refer to the Orange Municipal Code for further information.  For questions call (714) 744-7264 or email Don Equitz at dequitz@cityoforange.org
  • Report a damaged, dead, or sick tree:  To report a concern about a tree, please fill out our online form or call our Main Desk: (714) 744-7274
If you have any other questions or concerns regarding trees in the City of Orange, please do not hesitate to contact us at (714) 744-7264.

Sports Field Maintenance Closure Schedule


Mowing Schedule

Please note the above schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment issues, and or holidays.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Ambriz Sports Fields
Barrera Park
Belmont Park
El Camino Sports Park
Santiago Hills Park
Serrano Park
El Camino Park
Hart Park
Handy Park
Grijalva Park
Grijalva Sports Park
Killefer Park
Yorba Park
Ambriz Park
El Camino Sports Fields
Eisenhower Park
Olive Park
Shaffer Park
El Modena Basin
El Modena Park
McPherson Park
La Veta Park
Veterans Memorial at Depot Park