Colusa City Parks

If you are interested in reserving any of these parks please call 458-5890 ext 108. There is a fee to reserve Memorial Park, Sankey-Elmwood Park, Davison Park, Will S. Green Park and CD Semple Park. There is also an additional charge for electricity 

A.B. Davison Park (Pavilion)     

10th Street, between Parkhill and Webster StreetPavilion, BBQ’s, Picnic Tables and Grassy play area$65 Full Day             
Will S. Green Park                                                              Between 9th/10th Street and Parkhill/Webster Street(just East of the Scout Cabin)      

Pavilion, BBQ’s, Picnic Tables and Grassy play area                                                                   

$45 Half Day                                       

Memorial Park                                                          

10th Street and Market Street                                                                             

Picnic tables, BBQ pits, Restrooms, Electrical plug-in, Playground area and Stage      

$65 Full Day                                  

Sankey-Elmwood Park                                                                                                                         

Between 3rd/4th Street and Parkhill/Webster Street                                                                                                                                                                   

Picnic Tables, Large BBQ pit, Restrooms, Tennis Courts, Electrical plug-in on the back of the tennis courts, Volleyball are, Playground area, and 1/2 Basketball court

$45 Half Day                                                                                        

C.D. Semple Park                                                                                      

3rd Street and Larsen Lane                                                                                                                                                   

Picnic Tables, Playground area, BBQ pits, Restroom, large grassy play area, full Basketball court, and T-ball Diamonds          

$45 Half Day                                                           

Electricity Per Half Day

Eligible Parks: A.B. Davison Park (Pavilion), Memorial Park, Will S. Green Park



425 Webster St
Colusa, CA 95932


Park Requested:_________________________ Date Requested:___________________
Requestor:____________________________________ Time: 8am–2pm / 2pm–8pm
Phone Number:_________________________________ Fees:_____________________


Additional Charges may be applicable if the park is not clean and additional work is required by Colusa Public Works. To ensure these charges are not imposed you need to do the following:

• No vehicles allowed in the park.
• No horses allowed in the park.
• All trash must be picked up in the park.
• All unused food must be removed or thrown away in a sealed bag.

I understand additional charges may be applied, unless the above mentioned conditions are followed.

Signature:________________________________________ Date:___________________
Payment Rec’d_________ Date Rec’d__________ Amount__________ Check #__________ Initials___________



BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Colusa that:
1) Resolution No. 02-26 is hereby rescinded, and that;
2) The rules and regulations hereinafter set out are hereby adopted, pursuant to Section 12-12 of the Colusa City Code and are effective as of July 19, 2011.


  1. NO horses are allowed in City parks.
  2. NO overnight camping is allowed in City parks.
  3. NO motorized vehicles shall travel in any portion of any City park, with the
    exception of authorized emergency or maintenance/construction vehicles.
  4. NO person shall cause or allow an open fire to burn in a City park, except in those
    areas designated by the City of Colusa as BBQ areas. Open fires in BBQ areas
    shall be in a BBQ pit on-site or in an authorized container designed for fire and/or
  5. NO person shall allow play or sports equipment that expels any type of a
    projectile in a City park. This prohibition includes but is not limited to, BB guns,
    pellet guns, bow and arrows, and slingshots.
  6. NO bounce houses or similar inflatable structures are allowed in City parks
    without a permit issued by the City of Colusa. For a permit to be issued, the
    bounce house operator must have a City Business License.
  7. NO waterslides or other water oriented amusements are allowed in any City park.
  8. Tennis courts shall be used for tennis play only. The tennis courts shall not be
    used for the playing of baseball, basketball, football, soccer or any other game.
  9. NO bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, wagons or other wheeled devices are
    allowed on the surface of the tennis courts.
  10. NO glass beverage containers are allowed in City parks. “Beverage” is defined as
    any liquid intended for human consumption.
  11. NO person shall deposit or permit litter or debris of any type be left in any City
    park, except in garbage or recycling receptacles provided for such purpose.
  12. NO playing of golf will be allowed in any City park.
  13. Playing of hardball and softball shall be allowed for recreational purposes only
    without prior permission from City Hall. Tournaments may reserves fields for use
    on a first come fee paid basis.
  14. Any organized or competitive league play (including, but not limited to soccer or
    little league) must have prior approval from the City of Colusa. All play should
    be away from any houses that are neighboring the parks in order to prevent
    damage occurring to those homes.
  15. NO amplified sound systems allowed in the City parks without prior approval
    from the City of Colusa.


  1. All park hours, exclusive of the swimming pool and Lewis Tennant Softball Complex, are set
    according to Ordinance Section 12-13(a).
  2. The Colusa Swimming Pool hours shall be 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days per week between May 1st and October 1st. The pool is closed the rest of the year. Special events (swim meets; private parties) must obtain approval from the City of Colusa of the use of the pool beyond these time limits.
  3. The Lewis Tennant Softball Complex hours shall be 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven days per week.


  1. Anyone having a function with more than fifty (50) people must obtain permission in writing to use any park or facility, the City of Colusa may require the applicant to show that all licenses or permits required by any City, County or State authority for the planned activity have been obtained by the applicant. Activities such as wedding receptions, yard sales, community fundraisers and tournaments may require additional licenses or permits in order to serve alcohol, provide music, serve food, provide security, etc., as needed. The Public Works Administrator shall have the primary authority and responsibility to interpret these rules.
  2. The City of Colusa shall have the authority and discretion to refuse future permission to any organized group, organization or individual to use any parks or facility for special events such as wedding receptions, yard sales, fundraisers, company parties, or tournaments upon their finding that such organized group, organization or individual has not complied with rules for usage of such park or facility. A ban from such usage shall be for a period of oneyear from the time that the organized group, organization or individual did not comply with the rules of usage.
  3. Rules concerning use of parks and/or facilities shall be made available by the City of Colusa and shall be complied with by all users.
  4. Users of parks and designated areas shall be responsible for cost of repairs or replacement of all items damaged in the course of such use.
  5. Applications for use of facilities will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. City sponsored events will take priority over other applications. All costs to utilize park/facility shall be responsibility of the applicant. Priority for league play or practice in City Parks shall be given to City sponsored organizations or sports leagues, then next to organizations or leagues with city residents involved or playing in the league, and then finally to out of area players and teams or organizations.
  6. Sale of food & drink is subject to State/County/Local health and safety laws and a City of Colusa Business License must be obtained if deemed necessary under the City of Colusa Business License Rules & Regulations.
  7. The City of Colusa may inspect the use area and activities covered by the applicant at any time.
  8. If the City of Colusa finds it prudent to require insurance coverage by the applicant, the policy shall show the City of Colusa and/or all employees of the City of Colusa, when acting as such, as additional insured during the specified use of parks and/or facilities. Such coverage shall be primary and any other insurance in force for the City of Colusa shall be excess and will not contribute with the above-policies.
  9. The swimming pool may be rented after hours on a first-come, first-serve basis. The available times for the after- hours rental is between the hours of 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday or Saturday evenings. City staff will be utilized to lifeguard the private event. The number of lifeguards will be determined by the number of people using the facility. Rental fees and lifeguard hourly wages shall be set annually by Resolution, and shall be paid by the applicant prior to his/her use of the facility.
  10. NO alcoholic beverages will be allowed in the pool area.
  11. The City reserves the right to separately set fees for use of parks as part of the City’s user fees. The City of Colusa reserves the right to initiate civil proceedings against any person causing damage to any City parks and/or violating these rules and regulations.



Colusa Levee Scenic Park 

Located on 10th and Main St. adjacent to Sacramento River Recreation Area. The park is placed on 2.19 acres and built upon the Sacramento River Levee. The park includes: grass, trees, paved walking, jogging or biking trail, picnic tables, and BBQ pits. 

Memorial Park 

Located on 10th and Market Streets. This Park is placed on 2.35 acres with shady, tree-filled grassy areas with a children’s play area that includes swings, a slide, rock-climbing wall, a 20′ x 20′ concrete stage, picnic tables and public restroom. Electricity available for public events. 

A.B. Davison Park

Located on 10th St. between Webster and Parkhill. This park is situated on 1.02 with shady tree-filled grassy areas with paved walking paths throughout. 

Municipal Swimming Pool

Located on 9th St. between Webster and Parkhill. The Municipal Swimming Pool includes One 8ft deep Pool, One 3ft. deep pool, and one wading pool. Open during the summer only. 

Will S. Green Park

Located on 8th St. between Webster and Parkhill. This park is located near the Municipal Swimming pool on 2.35 acres that includes Barbeque facilities, picnic tables, horseshoe pit, basketball half court, children play area with swings, slide, jungle gym, and glider swings for tots. This is a great area for family activities. 

Sankey/Elmwood Park 

Located between Webster and Parkhill and 3rd and 4th Streets. This 0.58 acre park includes a kindergarten playground with slide, swings, drinking fountain, picnic tables, BBQ pit, restrooms, lighted tennis courts, and volleyball area. Electricity available for public events. 

C.D. Semple Park 

Located on the corner of 3rd and Larson Ln. This 1.2 acre park is an open grass area that includes a children’s play area, basketball court, restrooms and covered in great shade trees and grassy areas with picnic tables and BBQ facilities. 

Lewis Tennant Ball Field Complex 

Located on Colus Ave. across from Colusa High School. This 4.0 acre park is the site of the Colusa Softball Association games and tournaments. This park includes two softball fields, restrooms, concession stand, and covered picnic tables. 

King-Vale Park 

Located on 3rd St.. This 0.30 acre park is a large sandy area with children’s tot lot with swings and a slide. 

Leland L. Taylor Memorial Park

Located on Country Club Dr.. The park is placed on an acre of open grass area for play, in addition to picnic tables.