Turlock’s mild climate makes it not only a wonderful place to live, but a great place to play. There are several recreational activities available in Turlock, such as parks, golf courses, lakes and tennis courts.
California State University Stanislaus
(209) 667-3122, CSUStan.edu
The CSU Stanislaus campus is a delightful venue for weddings, open-air concerts, arts and entertainment activities, as well as athletic events and tournaments like the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men's and Women's Soccer Championships, which have taken place at Warrior Stadium for the past three years. Walkers and runners make use of the campus’ scenic pathways for their daily exercise. Located at One University Circle.
City of Turlock Recreation Division
(209) 668-5594, Ci.Turlock.Ca.us
Through the years, the Turlock community has valued neighborhoods and natural places where they can relax, walk, recreate and enjoy family time. The city provides a variety of recreation, sports and arts activities for children, youth and adults. The division focuses on implementing activities that promote health, wellness, fitness, art and cultural experiences. It is recognized for offering quality youth after-school programs, as well as coordinating various community events and numerous sports tournaments. Main office located at 301 Starr Ave.
Enjoy the Tuolumne River at Fox Grove with its fishing access, camping, boat ramp, swimming, barbecues, picnic tables and restrooms. Located off Geer Road in Hughson.
Stanislaus County Fairgrounds
(209) 668-1333, stancofair.com
When it is not fair time, this 72-acre campus becomes home to nationally known events, such as the Modesto Area Model A’s Swap Meet and local events, like the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo, quilt shows, dog shows and wedding receptions.
Stevinson Ranch Golf Club
(209) 668-8200 or (877) 716-1818, StevinsonRanch.com
Stevinson Ranch Golf Course is located just 10 miles from Turlock and is open to the public. Ask about the Stay & Play, Membership and Tournament/Outings options. Located at 2700 Van Clief Rd., Stevinson.
Diablo Grande Golf
(209) 892-4653, GolfDiabloGrande.com
The 36-hole golf facility is located among 33,000 stunningly beautiful acres of rolling hills taking the golf experience to extraordinary heights with breathtaking views of lush vineyards and native wildlife. Located at 9521 Morton Davis Dr., Patterson.
Turlock Golf and Country Club
(209) 634-5471, TurlockCountryClub.com
One of the oldest country clubs in the Central California Valley, Turlock Golf & Country Club maintains a reputation of a well-respected, family country club that offers some of the finest golf in the area. Turlock Golf & Country Club features an incomparable golf course, friendly and attentive staff, a full range of social events and informal get-togethers ideal for family activities and business gatherings. Open to members, guests of members and members of clubs with reciprocal agreements, the Turlock Golf and Country Club is located at 10532 North Golf Link Rd.
Turlock Lake State Recreation Area
Nestled in the rolling hills foothills, Turlock Lake State Recreation Area is an ideal place for day or week-long outings. Located about 20 miles from Turlock, the park offers picnic grounds, swimming, camping, boating, fishing and water-skiing – open all year. Bring all needed refreshments and supplies, as there are no nearby stores. Located at 22600 Lake Rd., La Grange.