Simpson Park open for limited hours during fire season
Simpson Park Hours

Public Advisory
Park Advisory

WARNING: COVID-19 has been characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. If you choose to enter a public space, please use caution and enter at your own risk. The City of Hemet is not liable for your decision to enter our park locations.
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The following park closures allow our crews to perform their maintenance schedules in the quickest, most efficient way possible: 

* Weston Park is closed every Monday *
* Gibbel Park is closed every Tuesday *

Parks Crew

The Parks Department

The Parks Department is responsible for all aspects of maintenance for 9 City Parks including Gibbel, Mary Henley, Simpson, Cawston Community, Weston, Dave Oltman, Spencer, Brubaker, and Griffith Way Community Park. Crews perform mowing, edging, weeding, trash clean up, playground equipment inspection, irrigation repairs, and administer fertilization and aeration schedules for the turf. Our goal is to provide safe, clean, beautiful, and accessible parks and facilities. Services shall be provided to enrich the quality of life for the local community and to provide economic value through parks and facilities, which create tourism and encourage long-term community stability and growth.

We are committed to making our City parks and landscape clean and attractive places for all to enjoy.

Park Reservations 

Notice: Reservations are currently suspended

The large gazebos at City Parks should be reserved when planning on holding an event there. To be sure that the gazebo and park requested is available on the date of the planned event, please call the Parks Department at (951) 765-3712. The first step to reserving a gazebo at a City Park is to fill out the Park Use Request Form (PDF). Once the Park Use Request Form has been completed you may submit it the following ways:

  • Fax: (951) 765-2493
  • In-Person to:

City Hall
445 E Florida Ave
Monday through Thursday
7:30am to 5:30pm

Corporation Yard
3777 Industrial Avenue
Monday through Thursday
Gates are open: 6:30am to 4:00pm

Parks Employee Working on Tree Removal

  1. Mauro Lozoya

    Parks Supervisor

  2. Parks

    Physical Address
    3777 Industrial Avenue
    Corporation Yard
    Hemet, CA 92545

    Phone: (951) 765-3712
    Fax: (951) 765-2493

    Monday through Thursday
    6:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Closed Every Friday