Brea maintains parks and recreation facilities within its boundaries providing varied leisure needs to the community. The Brea Community Services Department coordinates park activities.
- Arovista Park (14.84 acres; lighted)
500 West Imperial Hwy (Imperial Highway at Berry Street)
Features: Play areas, barbecues, picnic tables, restrooms, ball diamond, soccer fields, volleyball court, amphitheater, concession stand, football field and basketball courts.
- Birch Hills Golf Course
2250 Birch St. 714-831-0550, www.BirchHillsGolf.com
Features: Completely redesigned executive 18-hole course with new greens and tees and a lighted driving range. Rental electric and hand carts are available. Course hours are daily from 6 a.m.-sunset.
- Brea Creek Municipal Golf Course (25.82 acres)
501 West Fir St., 714-529-3003
Features: A popular nine-hole community golf course, complete with driving range. Rental electric and hand carts and clubs are available. Reservations for the course can be made up to one week in advance. Course hours are daily, from 6 a.m. to sunset.
- Brea Junior High School Park (13.06 acres; lighted)
400 N. Brea Blvd.
Features: Play areas, ball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts, volleyball, concession stand, football field and basketball courts.
- Brea Sports Park (20 acres)
3333 E. Birch Street, 714-990-7103
Features: Ball fields, walking trail, children's play area and picnic area. Field use is prioritized for Brea-based organizations through arrangements with the Community Services Department.
- Carbon Canyon Regional Park (131 acres)
Carbon Canyon Road (Lambert) at Valencia, 714-973-3160
(This is a County-maintained facility).
- City Hall Park (4.47 acres)
401 S. Brea Blvd.
Features: Olympic-size swimming pool (Brea Plunge), restrooms, barbecues, play areas, basketball courts and gazebo.
- Country Hills Park (6.21 acres; lighted)
180 N. Associated
Features: Restrooms, barbecues, play areas, picnic tables, ball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts, concession stand and football field.
- Founder's Park
Central & Berry
Features: Tot lot, climbing wall, basketball court, 2 tennis courts, picnic area and restrooms.
- Greenbriar Park (3.5 acres)
Greenbriar & Associated Road
Features: Barbecues, play areas, picnic tables and restrooms.
- Lagos de Moreno Park -southeast corner of Birch and Flower Streets Features: children's playground and open lawn area
- Olinda Oil Museum and Trail (1.9 miles) 4025 Santa Fe Rd.
Carbon Canyon Road and Santa Fe
Features: Historic museum and Olinda hiking trail, working oil well drilled in 1898, outdoor displays, restrooms, parking lot and picnic area. For information, call 714-671-4447.
- Olinda Ranch Park
Carbon Canyon Road & Santa Fe
Features: Children's playground, basketball courts, day use sports fields, picnic area and restrooms.
- Tamarack Park (5.6 acres; lighted)
520 N. Tamarack
Features: Restrooms, barbecues, play areas, ball diamond, soccer fields, concession stand, football field and basketball courts.
- Ted Craig Regional Park (129 acres)
3300 State College, Fullerton 714-973-3180
(This is a County-maintained facility).
Features: Restrooms, barbecues, play areas, picnic tables, ball diamonds, volleyball, racquetball courts, amphitheater, bicycle trails, basketball courts and fishing.
- Tri-City Park (40 acres)
Kraemer at Golden, (Maintained by the County of Orange)
Features: Restrooms, barbecues, play areas, picnic tables, bicycle trails, lake and fishing.
- Wildcatters Dog Park
3450 E. Santa Fe Road
Features: Separate areas for small dogs (less than 25 pounds) and large dogs (over 25 pounds), benches, drinking fountains with attached dog bowls, picnic tables, double-entry gates, grass turf, dog waste cleanup stations (The City is not providing clean-up bags at this time.)
- Wildcatters Park (16 acres)
3301 E. Santa Fe
Features:Baseball field overlapping football/soccer field, basketball court, children’s playground with shade structures and ADA swings and accessibility, various passive areas with picnic shelters, barbecues and turf, and a .6 mile perimeter walking trail, two restroom locations, concession stand, parking available in two parking lots with additional parking on Santa Fe Road
- Woodcrest Park (.5 acres)
Woodcrest Avenue east of Puente
Features: Barbecues play areas and picnic tables