City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks takes great pride in the 59 parks, along with the Kern River Parkway and Centennial Plaza, located throughout the City of Bakersfield.
Parks offer opportunities to enrich the quality of life for persons of all ages and abilities. Children who participate in the many
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
Located in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, the center's meeting rooms, kitchen, and gymnasium are available for rental to the public when such use does not conflict with activities programmed by the City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks. Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance and require a minimum $100 cleaning deposit. Tables and chairs are available upon request, with a fee for set-up only. A two-hour minimum rental fee is required.
1000 South Owens Street, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Silver Creek Community Center
Located in the Silver Creek Park, the center’s meeting room, kitchen, and pavilion (covered court
7011 Harris Road, Bakersfield, CA 93313
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Summer Only)