County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works - Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works - Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services|
|Alternate Name(s):||Santa Cruz County Parks|
|Address:||979 17th Avenue|
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm|
|Description:||Activities Registration: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. Call 454-7941 for community classes or 454-7953 for swim lesson registration.
Park reservation: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Call 454-7938.
Offers variety of recreation, senior and youth services at various park, school and senior centers throughout the county. Classes are offered for tots, youth and adults.
|Mission:||The Mission of the Santa Cruz County Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services is to provide safe, well-designed and maintained parks and a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities for our diverse community.|
|Programs:||Senior services include mall walking, field trips and exercise programs. Youth services include after school recreation (454-7941) and summer day camps.|
|Facilities:||The following park facilities are for rent, call 454-7956 for more information:
**APTOS VILLAGE COUNTY PARK** in Aptos has a hall, a small kitchen and surrounding patio area with picnic tables and BBQ.
**SIMPKINS FAMILY SWIM CENTER in Live Oak has a community room along with the pools.
**HIGHLANDS PARK** in Ben Lomond has a house with 3 rooms,a kitchen and a private lawn with archway.
**QUAIL HOLLOW PARK in Ben Lomond has a living room, kitchen, dining room, large lawn area with picnic tables and BBQ.
**VALENCIA HALL**in Aptos has a community hall that holds 80 with a small kitchen.
|Volunteer Info:||Minimum Age: 13. Be a mentor to children ages 6-12, by tutoring and helping build self-esteem and trust. Assist this after school program with recreation programming, arts, games, drama, cooking, music and field trips. Contact Oscar Arroyo 454-7923 or email@example.com|
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||Open to All|
|Fees:||Call for Information|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||County Government|
|This record last modified December 13, 2012|