About San Juan Capistrano

The city of San Juan Capistrano is a unique community grounded in a history of Native American culture, the Mission established by Franciscan missionaries in 1776, and an agrarian past. Although the oldest community in Orange County, San Juan Capistrano Officially incorporated as a city in 1961. A council-manager form of government, with five elected council members elected citywide, direct the city operations and municipal services.

Golf Courses

Marbella Country Club
30800 Golf Club Drive San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 www.marbellacc.net 949.248.3700

San Juan Hills Golf Club (public)
32120 San Juan Creek Road San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 www.sanjuanhillsgolf.com 949.493.1167


Capistrano Valley Church
32032 Del Obispo Street San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 www.cvbc.org 949.661.4991

Capistrano Valley Church of Religious Science
32261 Camino Capistrano # D105, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3749 www.cslcv.org 949.240.6463

Community Presbyterian Church
32202 Del Obispo St, San Juan Capistrano www.sjcpres.org 949.493.1502

Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano Parish
31520 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 www.missionparish.org 949.234.1360

Ocean Hills Community Church
32222 Del Obispo St San Juan Capistrano, Ca 92675 www.oceanhillschurch.com 949.496.7411 f: 949.496.4927

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
31641 La Novia Avenue, San Juan Capistrano, California 92675 church@stmarg.org. 949.661.0110 Fax 949.661.8430

South Coast Christian Assembly
31501 Avenida Los Cerritos San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-1707 www.sanjuanchurch.com 949.240.4777

The Church in San Juan Capistrano
31731 San Juan Creek Rd. San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 www.churchinsanjuancapistrano.org 949.635.9868


Cook Park – La Novia is on the corner of La Novia and Calle Arroyo. The park features picnic tables, barbecues, children’s playground equipment, restrooms, a volleyball/basketball court and baseball field. This site is perfect for both family and company picnics. The baseball field is available for rent for those wanting to have a ballgame added to the list of things to do at their picnic.

Descanso Park is behind the Hot Springs Dance Hall at 32506 Paseo Adelanto. This park features picnic tables, barbecues, children’s playground equipment, horseshoe pits, restrooms and small equestrian arena. The park is perfect for both family and company picnics. Parking is limited for this park.

Historical Town Center Park is at 31806 El Camino Real, just south of Ortega Highway. This park features a large grassy area, picnic tables and the holiday tree. This park is the site of the San Juan Summer Nites Concert Series, South Orange County Community Theatre’s Shakespeare Under the Stars performances, the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and more.

The Sports Park is on Camino del Avion, just west of Alipaz Street. The park was purchased and built with money generated from the city’s 1990 Open Space Bond. It is home to baseball and softball fields, as well as a snack bar and built-in restrooms.