Image of Pioneer ParkPioneer Park
6740 Fair Play Road, Somerset, CA 95684


Day Use Permit Fees:
Ball Field | Soccer Field | Community Center | Equestrian Arena

Located in scenic southern El Dorado County, the 21 acre park provides a full size equestrian arena that hosts a wide variety of activities, horse shows and livestock events. A recently completed community center offers meeting rooms and a kitchen/snack bar that serves many of the community's needs. The facility also contains a combination soccer/ baseball field as well as a Frisbee golf course. The park is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. until dusk. The community center can be used until 10 p.m. Pioneer Park offers two paved parking lots for your convenience. Parking is no charge. Picnic tables are also available for your enjoyment.  

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Day Use Permit Fees (Effective January 1, 2012)
Ball Field – Regulation size
Seating - Grass Area
Game Slots - Hourly, 1/2 Day, Full Day, Season (16 weeks) 
Facility, Event, or League Fees Deposits 
Little League
Hourly

$15.00

$50.00 

1/2 Day

$50.00

$50.00 

Full Day

$80.00

$50.00 

Season

$550.00

$100.00 

Adult Softball
Hourly

$18.00

$50.00

1/2 Day

$65.00

$50.00

Full Day

$110.00

$50.00

Season

$700.00

$100.00

Soccer Field - Regulation Size
Seating - Grass Area
Game Slots - Hourly, 1/2 Day, Full Day, Season (16 weeks)
Facility, Event, or League County Resident Deposits 
Youth Soccer
Hourly

$15.00

 $50.00 

1/2 Day

$50.00

 $50.00 

Full Day

$80.00

 $50.00 

Season

$550.00

  $100.00

Adult Soccer
Hourly

$18.00

  $50.00

1/2 Day

$65.00

$50.00 

Full Day

$110.00

$50.00 

Season

$700.00

$100.00 

 Community Center
Mail Hall - Accommodates 78-80
Conference Room - Accommodates 30
Kitchen/Snack Bar Facilities (at an additional charge)
Activity Type Room Description Fees Deposit
Youth Non-Profit
On Going weekly/monthly Main Hall or
Conference room
$8.00 $100.00
One Time Use Main Hall or
Conference room
$40.00 $100.00
Snack Bar / Kitchen
(for sporting events)
Kitchen $30.00 $100.00
Adult Non-Profit
On Going weekly/monthly Main Hall or
Conference room
$15.00 $100.00
One Time Use Main Hall or
Conference room
$40.00 $100.00
One Time Use     Kitchen $30.00 $100.00
Private use
Parties, Weddings, Etc. Main Hall $25.00 per hour $200.00
For Profit Classes,
Community Activities
Main Hall or
Conference room
$25.00 per meeting $200.00
Kitchen Rental Kitchen $50.00 per use $200.00
Main Hall & Conference Room Rules  
  • To qualify for on-going event fee status, groups will be required to sign up for a minimum of 5 meetings.
  • A time limit of 4 hours is set for ongoing activities; over 4 hours are at additional fees.
  • If the tables are used, they must be cleaned with soap and water. Cleaning materials will be provided.
  • Floor must be dust mopped and, if necessary, damp mopped. Spot cleaning may be adequate for minor spills.
  • Only the chairs, which are set at the meal tables, may be left up. All other chairs must be returned to the racks.
  • If decorations are used, only masking tape may be used to hang them.
  • All windows and outside doors MUST be closed and locked at the end of the function. The person
    responsible for the rental should check ALL doors before leaving the facility.
  • The sale of Alcohol is prohibited for all events at Pioneer Park
  • Adult Chaperons will be required for all youth activities

Kitchen / Snack Bar Rules

  • Use of ANY kitchen equipment must be arranged for in advance. There are a variety of items available.
  • Any damage, breakage or loss will be charged to the renter.
  • Inventory of items used will be done the next working day.
  • If the stove is used, it MUST be left clean. This includes cleaning the inside of the oven (if necessary).
  • All leftover food MUST be removed from the kitchen unless prior arrangements have been made.
  • ALL GARBAGE MUST BE HAULED AWAY. You must provide your own trash bags. Failure to
    do so will result in a $25 charge, which will be deducted from the cleaning deposit.
  • No equipment may be used unless prior arrangements are made and NO equipment may be removed from the center.
  • Kitchen floor must be mopped thoroughly. Cleaning materials will be provided.
  • All counters MUST be wiped off.
  • All sinks MUST be cleaned out and wiped dry. 
Equestrian Arena
Trailer Parking Available
Seating - None Available
Time Slots - Daily, Season (6 months)
Description Site Fees  
Youth Organizations
On Going $45.00  
One Time Use $15.00  
Adult Associations / Organizations
On Going (Season) $220.00  
For Profit Events (See Doing Business in Park)
Clinics $75.00  
Adult equestrian associations and clubs fee for a seasonal use permit  $220.00  
Special events charging general admission for 200 people or more will add a per ticket
surcharge which will be paid to the County    
$1.00 per ticket  
  Arena Use Rules:
  • Horses are not permitted on the north side of the arena or on any of the grass/turf areas of the park (ball fields).
  • Please keep all equestrian activities away from the paved parking lots, playground and community center.
  • Horses are allowed on the trail at the southern edge of the park perimeter.  
  • All horse trailers and associated vehicles are required to park above the arena on the upper, dirt parking lot.  
  • Manure is not allowed outside of the arena, including the parking areas.
  • Cans are provided next to the arena for cleanup.
  • A manure compost bin has also been set up next to the maintenance yard if the cans near the arena are full.
  • Please DO NOT put manure into garbage cans, dumpster, landscape areas, or parking lots.  
  • Horses shall not be tied to arena railing or trees at any time.  
  • No one under the age of eighteen (18) years of age shall use the arena without adult supervision.   
  • Helmets shall be worn in the arena at all times by riders under eighteen (18) years of age.