1. Backer Park
Backer Park is one of the larger parks in Elk Grove. This 10.2-acre park features baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, shaded picnic area, trail access, a fish-themed play structure, and a spray-ground for hot summer days.
2. Bartholomew Park
At Bartholomew Park (not to be confused with the sports park with the same name), you will find a multipurpose field, and shaded picnic areas. There are easy walking paths near a small picturesque lake that are often used by residents of the Laguna West neighborhood.
3. Bartholomew Sports Park
One of the larger parks in Elk Grove, Bartholomew Sports Park is a crown jewel in the Elk Grove park system, boasting an elaborate sports complex with lighted soccer fields, football fields, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, bleachers, restrooms, concession stands, and more. The park also has several playgrounds, grassy areas, and places to walk or run. Parking is ample and free.