2018 Activity Pamphlet

Browse the 2018 Activitiy Pamphlet
by clicking on the image above.
Registrations for summer camps, classes, & swim lessons starts 3/26 at 9AM!

Meet the Staff

Santa Cruz County Parks strategic plan

Park Finder - County Park facilities & coastal acess points - click here for a map of parks and amenities.

Santa Cruz County Citizen Connect - report issues, register to vote, and more!. Click here to download the app.

County of Santa Cruz strategic plan - “Vision Santa Cruz County” 

News & Announcements

It's Here! The annual Activity Pamphlet has been mailed to county residents. It's also available online by clicking the 2018 Activity Pamphlet cover image at left.  Registration starts next Monday, 3/26, at 9AM!

COUNTY PARKS STRATEGIC PLAN - Public Meetings - Come hear what’s in the plan and how it got there, and why this plan matters to YOU!  Join us for one or more of the three public meetings to review the draft Strategic Plan.  Please click HERE for more information, including downloadable documents. 

  • Tuesday, March 27, 6:00 PM:    Community Room at Simpkins Family Swim Center (Live Oak)
  • Wednesday, March 28, 6:00 PM:    Highlands County Park (Ben Lomond)
  • Thursday, March 29, 6:00 PM:    Civic Center Community Room (Watsonville)

The March & April 2018 Quail Hollow Ranch Activity Brochure is now available HERE!

Michael Singer's photographs will be on exhibition through May 24 at the Simpkins Family Swim Center/Parks Dept. offices.

Installation of solar arrays at the Swim Center and other County facilities has begun!  Funded through Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, the $7.4 million project will reduce County government's carbon footprint even further, while providing jobs and freeing up millions of dollars over the next twenty years for other needed projects and services. Click HERE for the press release about this project.

Chanticleer Park Legacy Program - help build Santa Cruz County's first inclusive playground by dedicating a plaque on a bench, tree, or picnic table at Chanticleer County Park.  More info. HERE.



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Upcoming Activities

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