Escondido, CA

Temporary closure of Francis Ryan Park for turf maintenance

The City of Escondido has temporarily closed Francis Ryan Park, located at 390 North Hidden Trails Road, from now through August 6, 2018 for annual turf maintenance.
During that time the field will be aerated, fertilized, top dressed and over-seeded. The public is asked to stay off the fields during this maintenance period to allow the existing Bermuda grasses in the heavily used areas to re-establish. However, the main parking lot and restroom gates will be unlocked daily to allow access.
Francis Ryan Park is one of the most well-used parks in Escondido. Primarily designed for soccer, Ryan Park is the home field for the Escondido Soccer Club and the host site for 14 soccer tournaments throughout the year. The timing of the turf maintenance closure was set to coincide with the end of the Escondido Soccer League season.
All soccer, football and general field use enthusiasts are encouraged to use alternate locations for play during this time. For more information or questions please contact the Community Services Department at 760-839-4691 or visit

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