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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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    Elk Bayou Playground
    1. Address:19701 S. Hosfield Dr.
      Tulare, CA 93274
    1. Ample Parking
    2. Baseball Field
    3. BBQ Pits
    4. Horseshoe Pits
    5. Kids' Play Area
    6. Picnic Shelter(s)
    7. Restrooms
    8. Tables
    1. Parks

Elk Bayou Regional Park has two picnic shelters and a ballfield that can be reserved; however, there is no potable water available at this time. Picnic Shelter #2 has an approximate capacity of 60 people, and the fee is $60 per day. Picnic Shelter #3 has an approximate capacity of 30 people, and the fee is $50 per day. The ballfield can be reserved for $15/hour. If you are interested in reserving the picnic shelters or ballfield, 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. This park is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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.





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