Parks & Recreation
CAMPBELL COMMUNITY CENTER
1 WEST CAMPBELL AVE.
The Campbell Community Center is a unique community service complex. The site, which once housed Campbell’s onlyhigh school, was purchased by the City of Campbell from the Campbell Union High School District in August of 1985. The facility was purchased primarily for the purpose of preserving its open space and recreational facilities for the use and enjoyment of the citizens of Campbell. The offices for the City’s Recreation and Community Services Department are located on site (Building C, Room 31). In addition to the ability to reserve athletic facilities, the Community Center is also home to the City’s Heritage Theatre and the Skate Park. The Community Center is home to most of the programs offered by the Campbell Recreation & Community Services Department.
JOHN D. MORGAN PARK
540 W. RINCON AVENUE
The city’s largest park is JD Morgan Park, named for former Police Chief John D. Morgan. JD Morgan Park is 32 acres and is located east of San Tomas Expressway between Budd and Rincon Avenues. JD Morgan Park is home to the Campbell-Moreland Pony/Colt Baseball League and contains two softball fields, a soccer bowl, open playfields, two separate playgrounds, four tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts, four horseshoe pits, restrooms, open fields and water play features. There are three Group Picnic Areas available for reservation at the Park. Sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, tennis courts (located adjacent to Picnic Area A), and softball diamonds are available for reservation in conjunction with picnic reservations
CORNER OF GILMAN AND CAMPBELL AVENUES
Located at the corner of Campbell & Gilman Avenues, between Downtown Campbell and Highway 17, Campbell Park contains a variety of children’s play equipment, two full length, night-lit (until 10:00pm) basketball courts with terraced spectator seating, par course equipment, small open turf areas and restrooms. The park is a major access point to the Los Gatos Creek Trail which connects Downtown San Jose to Vasona Park, and on to Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos. There are a very small number of first-come, first-served picnic tables available in the park
EDITH MORLEY PARK
615 TECHNOLOGY PARKWAY
Edith Morley Park is located adjacent to the percolation ponds and was designed to be environmental in nature. Amenities include: a Community Garden, restrooms, 8 picnic tables, an open turf area, wildflowers, and a marsh and wetland area for exploration and environmental studies. Group reservations for the picnic area at Edith Morley Park are available.
JACK FISCHER PARK
CORNER OF ABBOTT AVENUE& POLLARD ROAD
Jack Fischer Park contains a variety of children’s play equipment, including an interactive water feature, a “bee hive” hill with walking path, large open play fields, and restrooms. The special features at this park are particularly geared for the young child. The park got its name from the beloved Principal at the former elementary school, which used to occupy the site where the park now sits.
The park has a small number of picnic tables available on a first-come, first-served basis. In consideration of the proximity of its neighbors, barbecues, rental party equipment, and large parties are not allowed at Fischer Park.
LOS GATOS CREEK TRAIL
ADJACENT TO CAMPBELL PARK
The Los Gatos Creek Trail runs from San Jose south through Campbell and Los Gatos and is managed by several different agencies including Campbell, San Jose, Santa Clara County and the Town of Los Gatos. The Campbell section of the trail includes a paved walkway approximately three miles in total length, including a two mile par course loop. The City of Campbell is responsible for maintenance and trail use from the Bascom Avenue under crossing to Los Gatos Creek County Park.
ORCHARD CITY GREEN
BETWEEN CITY HALL & THE LIBRARY ON CIVIC CENTER DRIVE
The Orchard City Green is located in front of the historic Ainsley House and provides a passive park area just outside of the Campbell Library and Campbell City Hall. The area is normally quiet, but is occasionally used for public speeches and events. The site is also home to the annual summer concert series, occurring Thursday nights throughout the summer.
STOJANOVICH FAMILY PARK
316 UNION AVENUE
Stojanovich Family Park, is a 1.3 acre parkhas amenities that include: plaza areas, pedestrian walkways, landscaping, child play areas, restrooms, picnic benches, interpretive signs and public art.