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Leisure - There is lots to do not only in Rohnert Park but throughout Sonoma County. There is always something going on.  The Sonoma Wine County Tourism Bureau website has lots of great information  about all of the wonderful things to do in the area. Rohnert Park is also home to the Spreckels Performing Arts Center and is the future home of Sonoma State University's Green Music Center

Recreation - Rohnert Park is home to multiple recreational opportunities including Foxtail Golf Course which features two eighteen hole championship golf courses. The Recreation Department home page has details about the various types of recreational opportunities available to residents and visitors. Rohnert Park is also home to 21 neighborhood parks, 26 tennis courts, 3 swimming pools, 3 dog parks, 14 softball and baseball fields, 9 soccer fields, and numerous picnic and barbecue areas.  The Sonoma County Regional Parks Department offers numerous options for recreational activities throughout Sonoma County. 

Transportation - Sonoma County Transit offers alternatives to driving in a car. Rohnert Park is also home to expansive bike and walking trails that offer another alternative. For more details see the Bicycle and Pedestrian map. The Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART Train) has been approved by the voters is scheduled to be constructed in the future.

Schools - Rohnert Park is served by the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District. The district is comprised of six elementary schools, two award-winning middle schools, a community day school, one comprehensive high school, a technology high school, one necessary small high school, and one continuation high school. The District serves approximately 6,300 students. Standardized testing results for the district can be found at the California Department of Education.

There is also variety of educational opportunities and vocational training opportunities offered through Santa Rosa Junior College and Empire College.  Located immediately adjacent to Rohnert Park is Sonoma State University.  The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the California State Board of Education and is also a member of the California State University system. 

Housing - There are multiple housing options for people looking to locate in Rohnert Park including single family homes, condominiums and a variety of rental properties.  The Chamber of Commerce offers a relocation package with helpful information about locating in Rohnert Park.  The median home price in Rohnert Park is $237,800, according to information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Fact Finder website.





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