Recreation Department

EXETER WADING POOL: CLOSED till further notice.

YOUTH SOCCER: IS FULL.

SUMMER FUN CAMP: For boys and girls ages 6-12.  Fun Camp will run the week of July 21-25 from 10am-3pm.  Camp will start and finish at the City Park.  Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, games, field trips, swimming and much more.   Fee for this program is $65.00. Fee does not include lunch.  We do not prorate for this program and there are NO REFUNDS.  You can come to the Community Services office at 137 N F St. to register. There must by 60 campers for this program to move forward.  Checks will not be deposited and refunds will be issued if less than 60 campers sign up.

 

Call 559.592.5262 for information or email Linda Wachter.

Park and Facility Rentals

City of Exeter Parks Facility Summary

Facility Location Acreage
Dobson Field East Rocky Hill Drive 17
City Park Chestnut & D Street 2.53
Brickhouse Park Palm & Filbert 0.97
Joyner Park Pine & C Street 0.50
Water Tower Park Pine & B Street 0.25
Rose Garden Park Palm & A Street 0.22
Schelling Park Pine & Filbert 0.01
Planter Park Maple & B Street 0.01
Scroth Park Vine & Belmont 5
Unger Park Belmont & Glaze 4.7

 


Parks & Recreation Facilities For Rent 

City Park City Park City Park is located across from Lincoln School at Chestnut and D Streets.  The site has 3 covered eating area. The Lions Club arbor is located closest to the gazebo and rents for $30.00 per day with a $50.00 refundable cleaning/damage deposit. The deposit fee increases to $100.00 if you plan on having alcohol. The Wading Pool arbor is located next to the wading pool and rents for $30.00 per day with a $50.00 refundable cleaning/damage deposit. The deposit fee increases to $100.00 if you plan on having alcohol.  For the Lions Club arbor and the Wading Pool arbor you must provide your own tables and seating. The City Park arbor( the largest arbor in the park) includes picnic tables, sink and a barbeque and rents for $75.00 per day with a refundable cleaning/damage deposit of $100.00. The deposit increases to $200.00 if alcohol will be present.  The Special Event fee is $135.00 for use of the entire park. Refundable cleaning/damage deposit is $200.00 and increases to $300.00 with alcohol.  For Special Event rentals, Proof of Insurance is required with the City of Exeter as an additionally insured. The wading pool is currently not available for rental. Reservations must be made at the Community Services Office at 137 N F St. or by phone at 559.592.5262.

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park3 Brickhouse Park  This park is located at Palm and G St.  The site includes a picnic table and a covered area. There are no restroom facilities at this site. The cost is $15.00 for 2 hours and $5.00 for each additional hour or $30.00 for the day.  The cleaning deposit is $25.00 or $50.00 if you have alcohol.  Reservations must be made at the Community Services office or by phone at 559.592.5262.

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Dobson Field  

Dobson Field is available for rent for $50.00 per field.  Lights are available for $15.00 per hour. (There is a 2 hour minimum per night, per field) Please call the Community Services office for reservations. 559.592.5262.

 

Exeter Lions Stadium:  This stadium is available for rent for baseball games at the rate of $100.00 per day.  This fee does not include lights or use of the scoreboard.  There is additional fee of $15.00 per hour with a 2 hour minimum for lights. Special event fee is $300.00 per day.  This fee includes 2 hours of lights.  For Special Event rentals, Proof of Insurance is required with the City of Exeter as an additionally insured. Reservations must be made at the Community Services Office at 137 N F St. or by phone at 559.592.5262.

Parks Available for Recreation But Not For Rent

Joyner Park, Water Tower Park, Rose Garden Park, Schelling Park, Planter Park, Scroth Park and Unger Park

Private Parks

Exeter Bark Park

The Exeter Bark Park is located at F and Palm Streets and is operated by the Friends of Residential Exeter Dogs.

Refuse and Recycling

Refuse / Recycling Collection

The City of Exeter has contracted with Mid Valley Disposal to provide comprehensive recycling and waste collection services.

If you are a new resident of Exeter and wish to sign up for refuse/recycling collection services or change your existing service address please call City Hall at 559.592.3710.

CONTAINERS MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE CURB ON THE SAME DAY THEY ARE EMPTIED.

Types of Collection Services

Weekly curbside collection services are provided using three 96 gallon wheeled collection containers.

The green container is to be used only for disposal of green waste.

The brown container is to be used for refuse disposal only.

The blue container is to be used for recyclables only.

Residents are encouraged to recycle the following materials:

Newsprint Office paper Cardboard Plastic film Tin/steel cans
Mixed paper Magazines Chipboard Glass containers Aluminum cans
Junk mail Telephone books Plastic #1-5 & #7 Bottles Small metal appliances

Collection of Used Motor Oil

Single-family residents may place their used motor oil and motor oil filters in a sealed container next to their blue recycling cart for weekly collection.

Collection of Used Automotive Batteries

Additionally, single-family residents may also place their automotive batteries next to their blue recycling cart for weekly collection.

Leaf Pick-Up 

Like other surrounding cities, the City of Exeter does not offer leaf leaf pick up services. Leaves should be placed in your green waste container. 

Leaf pick-up normally starts November 15th and ends around January 15th.  After January 15th your leaves should be placed in your green waste container.

Annual Clean Up Events  (Specific dates to be announced)

The City of Exeter hosts two annual clean up events. The first event is held during the month of April and the second event is held during the month of October. Exeter residents living within the city limits are encouraged to take advantage of these low cost opportunities to get rid of unwanted items such as old couches, mattresses, appliances, green waste or other junk at the city’s Corporation Yard located at 350 W. Firebaugh.  During this three day events (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday), the Corporation Yard will be open from 7:30 AM. to 3:00 P.M. 

A driver’s license and current water bill will be required to verify residency as dumping privileges are reserved for residents living within the city limits who receive trash service.  A $5.00 per load fee will be charged.

To expedite the unloading of vehicles, we ask that you separate metal, green waste, cardboard, newspaper, appliances, computers and other materials.  Palm leaves are not considered green waste and must be dumped in the designated trash area.  Cement, tires, paint, chemicals and asphalt will not be accepted.

Additional Recycling Opportunities and E-Waste Drop-Off

The Exeter Community Recycling/Buy Back Center, located in front of 350 W. Firebaugh, provides additional recycling opportunities for the residents of Exeter.  The center also accepts e¬waste which provides residents with a means of safely getting rid of their old computers, monitors, television sets, and other out-dated, unusable or unwanted electronic items by proper recycling.

Christmas Tree Drop-Off

The City of Exeter offers an annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program.  You can drop off your tree at the City Corporation Yard located at 350 W. Firebaugh from December 26th through January 15th.  NO NAILS, WOODEN OR METAL BASES; NO LIGHTS OR ORNAMENTS.  FLOCKED TREES OK.