March Parks & Recreation News
Classes, Camps, New Parks, and More!
- ContactCommunity Recreation Center`
- Phone Number408-615-3140
Spring programs begin the week of April 1. Summer programs begin the week of June 10.
Walk-in registration begins March 7.
Central Park Annex Dedication
Please come celebrate the opening of a new park in Santa Clara! The Central Park Annex is being dedicated on Thursday, March 22 at 3:30 pm. Central Park Annex is located at 2902 Miles Drive. The closest public parking is at the Central Park Pavilion Lot on Kiely Boulevard, closest to Homestead Road. Please allow time to park, cross Kiely Boulevard at the cross walk, and walk to the park (about 5 minutes, including waiting for the light). Staff will be present to direct you.
NEW - Evidence Based Program, FREE
Active Living Every Day
March 1 - May 17, Thursdays, 10:30 am - 11:30 am,
Santa Clara Senior Center - Room 149
Active Living Every Day is a unique, evidenced-based program that will teach you the skills to become and stay physically active. Based on the research study Project Active at The Cooper Institute and led by trained instructors, you will explore topics such as:
Overcoming barriers to Physical Activity, Setting Realistic Goals, Building Confidence
Please register online or at the Senior Center Front Desk. Registration includes workbook. Comfortable clothing is recommended. Please contact the Senior Center at (408) 615-3170 for questions or more information. Instructors: W. Talbert & J. Erpe
Easter Egg Hunt
Central Park, 909 Kiely Bouldvard
Saturday, March 31, 9:00 AM
On your mark... get set... go, to the 43rd annual Easter Egg Hunt in Central Park. Pre-hunt activities and a Bunny Trail for ages 2 and under and individuals with special needs will begin at 9:15 am in the Meadow area. The egg hunt for ages 3-8 will take place promptly at 10:00 am on the ballfield. For a nominal fee, families will have the opportunity to purchase Easter baskets and visit with the Easter Bunny. This event will take place rain or shine.
Parking is limited. This popular event is sponsored by the Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department, along with local community groups. Call (408) 615-3140 for more information.
George Haines International Swim Center
Saturday, March 31- Heats begin at noon
Pre-registration is required
Bring your bathing suits and take part in the Fourth Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the International Swim Center. Heats will take place every 20 minutes, allowing children to grab plastic eggs in the 25-yard training pool. Prizes will be given at the end of each heat. Participants may choose to wear a life jacket and parents must accompany children in the water for the 3-4 year old age group. The NEW 10-11 year old age group will get to take a plunge and dive for eggs through an underwater obstacle course. There will be a Grand Prize drawing at the end of the last heat for a 2-week Summer swim lesson pass at Warburton or Montague pool. Participants and their immediate family may swim at the International Swim Center until 3:00 pm, once their heat is completed.
Exciting Developments for City Parks
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Facility Closures/Contact Information
City Facilities will be closed on Friday, March 30 for Spring Holiday
Community Recreation Center 408-615-3140
Senior Center 408-615-3170
Teen Center 408-615-3740
Youth Activity Center 408-615-3760