To operate, maintain, and beautify the Park at Providence Landing in order to provide a quality, safe, and affordable recreational facility for the community to enjoy.
To become excellent facility managers of The Park at Providence Landing, a 12-acre active regional sports complex built for the public. The Park is managed and operated by a Board of Directors and is funded by a variety of sources, including the County of Santa Barbara, the user fees, private gifts, and general fundraising.
The Park at Providence Landing is a regional recreational facility that is operated and maintained by Providence Landing Park Association a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. The Park accommodates an array of sports for a multigenerational user base. The facilities were designed and built by Capital Pacific Homes to house mixed recreational use in each venue allowing a variety of activities for the community to utilize. Children to seniors can utilize the Park at Providence Landing for their active recreational needs.
Hours of Operation
The hours of operation mirror a typical County Park: 8am to Sunset seven days a week. The Park Office will be open during peak park hours or high use days. The Park will be supervised by the Park Manager.
Parking in the parking lot is similar to other County Parks. Overnight parking will not be allowed. The parking lots will be patrolled by the County of Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Dept, Neighborhood Watch, and the park staff.
Programs & Events
The purpose of the Park is to provide a quality and safe venue for the general public. Organized events and programs will be subject to a fee for usage of the Park set by the Board of Directors. Spontaneous use by individuals for general day use will not be subject to fees except for reservations. Organized events or programs will be defined as those that involve team/competitive sports, organized events or involve a gathering of >10 persons. A nominal fee in addition to standard usage fees will be assessed to account for maintenance reimbursement into the Operating Fund.
The Park may also charge a per participant fee for camps, clinics, and tournaments (per team). This gives program operators as well as the Park an incentive to cross promote each other. The Park role will be to provide a quality and affordable facility for the program and event operators to utilize.
Any formal program, league, sports activities, or event particularly where a fee is charged by the operator, will require liability insurance up to $1 million with the Providence Park Foundation named as additionally insured.
The following is a partial list of sporting activities that could be supported by the Park in its current design:
- Roller Hockey
- Tournaments of all sorts
- Summer Camps
- After-school programs
In addition to sporting activities, the Park could potentially support numerous non-sport events. Each of these events can be a revenue generating program for the Park.
- Concert Series
- Farmer’s Market
- Crafts Fair
- Flower Event
- Corporate Events
- Movie Nights
- Pet Training