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The City of Pacifica strives to provide a historically rich system of beaches, parks, trails, and natural areas that will serve residents of all ages, abilities, and interests. A reservation and/or permit is required for the following areas and events.


Beach, Pier & Recreation Trail Reservations: Whether you are planning a beach wedding, a special event at our historical pier or organizing a trail race, we have you covered.

  • For general beach information click HERE
  • For general pier information click HERE
  • For general trail information click HERE
  • For a reservation form and instructions, click here.(Update TBD)  

Community Center Facilities: The Pacifica Community Center has 6 areas that can be rented by private, community, and nonprofit groups. We rent our facility for a variety of meetings, receptions, and other functions.  

  • For facilities information click HERE
  •  For reservations, prices and permits click HERE

Film, Photo & Productions  Reservations: Are you interested in obtaining a film or still photography permit to shoot on a Pacifica beach or in one of our parks? Let our reservation team members assist you.

  • For film and fee information click  HERE
  • For a film permit click HERE

 Jean Brink Pool – Aquatics: Don’t wait for an invitation, plan your own private party at Brink Pool! From birthdays and family gatherings to sports team celebrations, we have the perfect venue for your party.

  • For facilities information click HERE
  • For a reservation application click HERE

Parks, Frontierland BBQ Area & Sports Fields: Whether you're looking for a large bbq and picnic area, a beautiful location for an outdoor event, or a well-maintained field for a sporting event, our friendly staff is ready to assist you.

  • For a Frontierland Park reservation application click HERE
  • For Frontierland Park picnic information click HERE
  • For park information click HERE


Parking Lot Rentals: Parking lot rents are approved on a case-by-case basis. Fee's may vary depending on the time of year and city staff hourly estimates. Please contact our reservation team at 650-738-7378 for more information. 

  • For parking lot information click HERE  


Surf Events and Annual Surf Competitions: All Surfing Events and competitions are approved on a case-by-case basis. An Event Application, Proposal, and Insurance Certificate may be requested and are just a few of the requirements . To reserve a date, please complete the event application below and mail it to our Recreation Permitting Staff.

  • For a Special Event Application click HERE .
  • Application must be submitted 60 days prior to an event.