2017 Activity Pamphlet

    Register now for summer camps, classes, and swim lessons!

News & Announcements

  • An artist will be selected to create a site-specific public art component for the new Felton Public Library.   The proposed site-specific artwork should enhance the visitors’ experience and should also help create a unique identity for the library. In particular, artists should consider the setting, context, and history of the area and the town of Felton, as well as literary themes, as sources to draw from for their proposals.  The budget for the public artwork, which includes all costs associated with, but not limited to design, materials, travel, insurance, fabrication, installation, and documentation of the artwork, is $108,000.  A “Call to Artists” which includes detailed information about the application process, as well as the site plan and other materials, is available HERE.  The deadline for submitting a proposal is July 28, 2017.   
  • Job opportunity with the Santa Cruz County Parks Department - Park Interpreter / Park Naturalist! Application deadline: this Friday, June 23. The incumbent’s primary responsibility is to help visitors find meaning in the natural and cultural resources of Quail Hollow Ranch, performing various associated interpretive, educational and administrative tasks. This position will also provide recreation programming for middle school girls at a south-county school site during the school year and at QHR during the summer. To apply and for more info. click HERE
  • Summer is HERE! Register now for Summer Camps and Swim Lessons!
  • Ken Zaremba's photographs will be on exhibition June 7- August 11 at the Simpkins Family Swim Center/Parks Dept. offices
  • NEW! Park Finder - County Parks & Coastal Access Points - click here for a map showing all County parks and amenities
  • Santa Cruz County Citizen Connect - report issues, register to vote, and much more!. Click here to download the app.

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Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831) 454-7901 • PRCweb@santacruzcounty.us