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The Tulare Parks and Recreation Department has many park facilities available to rent for many occasions. To rent a picnic shelter or ballfield, visit the Department office at 830 S. Blackstone Street, inside the Meitzenheimer Community Center. Reservation fees vary from $50 to $95 per shelter. You can also check online to see if a date is available. Go to: and click on facilities.

Del Lago Park and Mulcahy Park feature water play areas.  Water splash pad hours will begin Memorial Day weekend on weekends and holidays only from 12-7pm.  Daily hours begin after the last day of school.  However, if mandated, hours may be modified or there is a possibility no splash pads will be turned on.

Softball tournaments are held at Prosperity Sports Park most weekends from March to mid-December. 
Click here to view schedule Tournament Schedule 2018

To see additional information on each park below, please click on the park name or the picture.

If you would like further information, feel free to contact the Department office at (559)684-4310.


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    1. Address:600 N. Milner St.
      Tulare, CA 93274
    1. Ample Parking
    2. Baseball Field
    3. BBQ Pits
    4. Drinking Fountains
    5. Kids' Play Area - Handicap Accessible
    6. Picnic Shelter(s)
    7. Restrooms
    8. Tables
    9. Volleyball Court - Sand
    10. Walking Paths
    1. Parks

Bender Park is located at the 600 block of N. Milner, south of Pleasant School.  There is one picnic shelter at the park with a capacity of approximately 48 people. The reservation fee is $50 per day. If you are interested in reserving the picnic shelter, reservations are only accepted at the Parks and Recreation Office, 830 S. Blackstone Street, during regular business hours. To check availability go to: and click on facilities or contact us at (559)684-4310. 

Bounce Houses are allowed at this park, but the bounce house must be from one of the companies on our approved list.  Please call (559)684-4310 to obtain current list.

Walking Paths:  .52 miles


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