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Parks

The parks division provides the necessary maintenance, construction, and repair of our community parks and recreation facilities which totals more than 31 acres.

For more information please call the Community Services at (559) 592-5262; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  After hours emergency call (559) 592-3710.

Park and Facility Rentals

City of Exeter Parks Facility Summary

FacilityLocationAcreage
Dobson FieldEast Rocky Hill Drive17
City ParkChestnut & D Street2.53
Brickhouse ParkPalm & Filbert0.97
Joyner ParkPine & C Street0.50
Water Tower ParkPine & B Street0.25
Rose Garden ParkPalm & A Street0.22
Schelling ParkPine & Filbert0.01
Planter ParkMaple & B Street0.01
Scroth ParkVine & Belmont5
Unger ParkBelmont & Glaze4.7

Parks & Recreation Facilities For Rent

Exeter City Park Overview

City Park 

City Park is located across from Lincoln School at Chestnut and D Streets.  The site has 3 covered eating areas. 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 for the Wading Pool also 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 barbecue 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.

Brickhouse Park

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.

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.

Softball at Dobson Field
A Softball Athlete stands at home plate.

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

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

For More Information

For more information regarding park rental please contact the recreation office at (559) 592-5262; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.