Awards

Cosumnes CSD Parks and Recreation Department demonstrates a commitment to excellence with its award-winning parks, facilities and recreation services.
Year
Award
Recipient Organization
2016 Best Community Event/Festival Giant Pumpkin Festival Best of Elk Grove
2016 Best Place to Learn to Swim Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2016 Best Sports Facility Bartholomew Sports Park Best of Elk Grove

2015

Best Place to Learn to Swim Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2015 Best Community Event/Festival Giant Pumpkin Festival Best of Elk Grove
2015 Best Sports Facility Bartholomew Sports Park Best of Elk Grove
2015 Best Golf Course Emerald Lakes Golf Course Best of Elk Grove
2015 Exceptional Urban Forestry Program Cosumnes CSD California Urban Forests Council
2014 Award of Excellence - Marketing and Communications Discover the Water Marketing Campaign  California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS)
2014 Agency Showcase Marketing Award Discover the Water Marketing Campaign California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS)
2014 Best Community Event/Festival Giant Pumpkin Festival Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Place for Adult Fun Comedy Night Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Place for Adult Fun Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Place for Kids Fun Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Place for Live Music Hot Summer Night Concerts Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Customer Service Cosumnes CSD Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Place to Learn to Swim Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Golf Course Emerald Lakes Golf Course Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Sports Facility Bartholomew Sports Park Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Sports Facility Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Event Venue Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Event Venue Laguna Town Hall Best of Elk Grove
2014 Best Event Planner Special Events Best of Elk Grove
2013 Best Community Event/Festival Giant Pumpkin Festival Best of Elk Grove
2013 Best Pre-School Tiny Tot Preschool Best of Elk Grove
2013 Award of Excellence - Marketing and Communications July is Parks & Recreation Month California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS)
2013 Best Party Planner Special Events Best of Elk Grove
2012 Top 25 Aquatic Professional Tom Hellmann, Recreation Supervisor - Aquatics Aquatics International
2012 Professional Citation of Merit Tom Hellmann, Recreation Supervisor - Aquatics California Parks & Recreation Society
2012 Best Place to Learn to Swim Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex Best of Elk Grove
2012 Best Community Event/Festival Giant Pumpkin Festival Best of Elk Grove
2012 Best Party Planner Special Events Best of Elk Grove
2012 Best Place for Live Music Hot Summer Night Concerts Best of Elk Grove
Facility Design and Park Planning Awards
3Island Park Sign
Island Park
*2016 American Public Works Association (APWA) Sacramento Chapter
"Project of the Year Award" Parks and Trails Category
Rain Garden Plaza Sign
Rain Garden Plaza Feature

Elk Grove Rain Garden Plaza
*2013 League of California Cities Helen Putnam Award for "Excellence for Planning and Environmental"
*2013 American Society for Civil Engineers Region 9 "Sustainability Project of the Year"
*2012 California Stormwater Quality Association "Outstanding Sustainability Stormwater Project Award"
*2012 American Society of Civil Engineers  "Sustainability Project of the Year"
*2012 Sacramento Environmental Commission "Award of Leadership"
*2012 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS) "Award of Excellence"
*2012 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS) District 2, Sacramento Region "Award of Excellence for Facility Design and Park Planning"
*2012 Sacramento Magazine's "Best New Park"
*Laguna Creek Watershed Council "Green Seal Award"

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Jordan Family Park  
2010 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS)
"Achievement Award for Park Planning and Design" 
Kunsting Family Park Playground
Kunsting Family Park
 2009 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS)
"Achievement Award"
View of Park from Distance
Machado Dairy Park
 2008 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS)
"Award of Achievement - Facility Design and Park Planning"
Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex
Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex
 2004 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS)
"Award of Excellence - Facility Design and Park Planning"