Rosemont Community Information

Education

Rosemont is part of the Sacramento City Unified School District, which serves a number of communities throughout the area. Although the district is open to a number of schools, the district is comprised of only three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. In addition, the district has a number of adult learning centers as well as charter schools which are a few miles outside of Rosemont.

A number of higher education institutions are also located in the area. California State University, Sacramento is only a short drive away, as is Sacramento City College. Other nearby colleges that residents may attend include Folsom Lake Community Collegeó which has three different locations in the greater Sacramento area; University of California, Davis, which is about 21 miles away; American River College; Sierra College; and Cosumnes River College.

Local Attractions

There is a vast array of fun, cultural and intellectual activities that one can partake in the Rosemont area. Most of the attractions are located in Sacramento, which is a mere five miles away from Rosemont. One of the most popular attractions for families is the Discovery Museum Science and Space Center. This spectacular museum features multiple hands-on exhibits, many of which rotate every few months, as well as live animal exhibits. On the weekends, the museum holds arts and crafts projects for families to engage themselves in, as well as a special glittering space show at the planetarium.

The California State Museum is a perfect experience for any political enthusiast. The Museum is an actual 'working' museum, where visitors can experience how laws have been or are currently being made, as well as the rich history of California government. The museum is located within the beautiful Capitol Park, which is replete with roses, monuments, and a breathtaking Camellia grove. The two most popular exhibits in the museum is one that celebrates California's superb females such as Amelia Earhart, and another which commiserates the devastating San Francisco Earthquake of 1906.

For theatre lovers, there are a number of local as well as mainstream performing arts venues near Rosemont. Some of the closest include the Guild Theater and Playwright's Theater. The Sacramento Ballet is a definite hot spot as it is considered to be one of the best ballet venues in the country. This mesmerizing theater prefers holding innovative ballet performances as well as more traditional shows such as Carmina Burana. During the summer months, residents flock to Music Circus, which is a collection of musical pieces performed by the California Musical Theater. It is quite literally, a circus as it is performed in a tent on the grounds of Capitol Park.

Parks and Recreation

Golfers will absolutely adore the Cordova Golf Course, an 18-hole course located in Rancho Cordova about seven miles away from Rosemont. This stunning course features a full service facility, lighted driving range, practice putting green, Stu's Bar and Grill, pro-shop, club repair, private video and group lessons. In addition, the course holds a number of golf tournaments throughout the year and encourages others to do so as well.

During the summer, residents and visitors enjoy flocking to Waterworld, a gigantic water park that is perfect for the whole family. Thrill seekers will adore the many adrenaline rushing rides such as the Cliffhanger, and families will liken to the more gentle rides such as Kannapali Kooler, a lazy river that encompasses the entire park.

During the winter months, residents and visitors strap on their skis and snowboards and journey to the many ski resorts that are roughly about sixty miles away from Rosemont. One of the finest is the Kirkwood Ski Resort, which features over 68 runs and 12 different lifts. This resort is nestled in the gorgeous Sierra Mountains, making a day of skiing not only exhilarating but breathtaking and convenient as well! The resort is also known for being particularly family-friendly as it offers ski and snowboarding classes for the little ones as well as adults.

As for days where residents desire a lovely stroll in the park, McKinley Park is the perfect place. The park, located about five miles from Rosemont, is a large community park that is ideal for relaxation as well as recreation. Its extensive rose garden is a definite must see and is often an ideal spot for weddings. The park also winds around to include a pond, a swimming pool and a quaint art center.

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