Olivas Adobe

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Updates

  1. Parks & Rec Reopening Plans
    As of Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Summer Programs

    • Our #ParksRock Scavenger Hunt, for residents of all ages, started July 24 and extends through August 24! To learn more, visit our virtual activities page.
    • We are partnering with local businesses and program providers to offer modified youth summer programming that meets State of California, County of Ventura, City of Ventura, and CDC guidelines. We will not be offering our traditional full-day camp programs. Instead, we will be focusing on partial day specialty programming such as STEAM, surfing, and the arts. To learn more, visit our camps webpage.

    Ventura Aquatic Center
    Modified public lap swim is available Monday-Saturday. Information on how to reserve a lane for public lap swim and new pool safety rules is available on our Aquatics Center webpage

    Olivas Links & Buenaventura Golf Courses
    Open with safe play protocols in place.

    City Parks & Beaches
    Open for active and passive use with CDC guidelines in place.

    Classes, Events & Tours
    On hold until further notice.

    City Facility Rentals, Field Reservations & Special Event Permits
    Canceled through Wednesday, September 30.

    Albinger Archeological Museum, Barranca Vista Center, Olivas Adobe, Ventura Avenue Adult Center & Westpark Community Center
    Closed until further notice.

    We hope you have a rockin' weekend!
    Take care, Your Parks & Recreation Team


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Olivas Adobe Historical Park

Ventura County's only remaining Monterey-style adobe home from the Rancho era - California Historical Landmark No. 115 that was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 - celebrates Ventura’s Rancho and Latino heritage through weekend tours, seasonal school educational outreach programs and year round special events. 

Experience the expansive adobe home and courtyard built between 1847-49 by wealthy Don Raymundo Olivas on his 4,700-acre Rancho San Miguel.
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    Take a guided tour
    Or
    Purchase a $2 self-guiding tour booklet at the gift shop
    -read about the historical grounds and interior Olivas Adobe house along with a map and photos.

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    Facility Rental Information 

    The Olivas Adobe is available for weddings, family reunions and other special events.   

      Olivas Adobe Rental Brochure (pdf)

    For a rental application or more information contact Gina Reyes at 805-658-4728, or greyes@cityofventura.ca.gov.

    Información en Español de Alquiler de Instalaciones

    El Olivas Adobe está disponible para bodas, reuniones familiares y otros eventos especiales.

    Para una solicitud de alquiler o más información, comuníquese con Gina Reyes al 805-658-4728, greyes@cityofventura.ca.gov.

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    Music Under the Stars



    Series runs from July to early September.

    See web page for information www.cityofventura.ca.gov/mus