News & Announcements

  • Parks & Rex - Pool Party THIS SUNDAY, Aug. 28, 12-4 PM at the Swim Center.  Buy tickets online now and save; also available at the door.  Check out the RAFFLE here - need not be present to win!
  • Vendor applications now being accepted for the 2016 Holiday Art & Craft Faire - Click here for more information.
  • Vanessa Stafford - Paintings - on exhibition now through October 14 at the Simpkins Family Swim Center / County Parks office
  • Local artist Juan Ramón Gimeno recently installed his public art piece at the Heart of Soquel park!
  • Taco Tuesdays at your County Parks!  Join Food Trucks A-Go-Go onTuesdays throughout August at Anna Jean Cummings Co. Park from 5:30-7:30 PM.  More info. HERE!  
  • Santa Cruz County Citizen Connect - report issues (including illegal fireworks), 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