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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
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-454-7901
Fax Number:831-454-7940
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Description:Activities Registration: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Call 454-7941

Park reservation: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Call 454-7938.

Simpkins Swim Center and Live Oak Community Center
1Monday - Friday 9am-4pm. Call 454-7953

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:**New**Winter Camp at Aptos Park

Senior services include mall walking, field trips and exercise programs. Youth services include after school recreation (454-7941) and summer day camps.
**see related agencies below**
Facilities:The following park facilities are for rent, call 454-7956 or visit website for more information:
Volunteer Info:Spend your spare time this summer helping recreation staff lead games, art & crafts projects, sports, and more for children ages 5-12. Gain valuable work experience and learn some useful job skills. Get an application now by calling Oscar Arroyo at (831) 454-7923.
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
Related Agencies
Child Agencies:County of Santa Cruz Parks Department Adult & Senior Programs
Subject Headings
Day Camps
Facilities/Community Centers
Field Trips/Excursions
Government Agencies
Leisure Activities
Older Adults
Recreational Facilities
Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction
Swimming Facilities
Swimming/Swimming Lessons
Volunteer Opportunities
Walking Programs
This record last modified February 27, 2015