About Us

Team Photo July 2023The Parks and Recreation Department provides programs in youth and adult sports, community classes and events, youth programs, after-school and educational programs, and summer camps. The department also hosts special events, such as the 4th of July Firework Show and the St. Helena Hometown Harvest Festival. City recreation facilities include indoor spaces (Redwood Room and Carnegie Building) and parks, such as Crane Park (which features a Skate Park, tennis courts pickleball courts, and bocce courts), Jacob Meily Park, Lyman Park, and Wappo Park, to name just a few.

To make park reservations, go to our Parks and Facilities page. If you need further assistance, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department by email or by calling (707) 968-9222. Park Reservations can only be made for Crane Park and Lyman Park.

The City of St. Helena Parks and Recreation Department's mission statement is, "Harvesting Community Experiences that Celebrate St. Helena." Our vision statement is, "To be the destination for leisure and community experiences that preserves St. Helena's small town lifestyle."

The Parks and Recreation Department is located at 1574 Railroad Avenue (scroll down for directions).

The Parks Division of Public Works maintains ten City parks, four pathways, City parking lots, and street trees and benches. In addition, this department maintains the landscaping around five government buildings, and is responsible for herbicide applications around all City facilities and roadsides. The department also provides maintenance labor for the Tree City USA., a program sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation.

The Parks Division of Public Works operates out of the City's Corporation Yard.

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