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July Parks & Recreation News

Registration, Performances, Ping Pong and More!

Post Date:07/05/2018 11:23 AM
  • ContactCommunity Recreation Center
  • Phone Number408-615-3140
  • EmailPRCustomerServe@SantaClaraCA.gov

Summer Registration

The 2018 Spring/Summer Activity Guide is available online and in-person at City facilities.

Go to Activity Guide

Online registration and in-person registration is open.

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Register for tennis, badminton or table tennis classes with Lifetime Activities.


New Outdoor Ping Pong Table at Lick Mill Park

The Parks & Recreation Department installed a new concrete ping pong table at Lick Mill Park, 2750 Lick Mill Boulevard. The table is located between the basketball court and the seat wall in the middle of the park. Bring your ping pong ball and paddles and enjoy the day at Lick Mill Park!

Lick Mill Ping Pong Table


Roberta Jones Junior Theatre Presents: James and the Giant Peach, Jr.

Mission City Center for performing Arts
3250 Monroe Street (on the Wilcox High School Campus)
July 24, 25 & 26 at 7:00 p.m. and July 25 & 26 at 11:30 a.m.
Purchase tickets at www.RJJT.org or at the Community Recreation Center, 969 Kiely Boulevard.

In this delightfully offbeat adaptation of the class Roald Dahl adventure, a boy and his insect friends take an amazing journey across the ocean.

For more information go to www.RJJT.org or call 408-615-3161.

Therapeutic Recreation Services

The City of Santa Clara Park & Recreation Department Therapeutic Recreation Services serves the recreational and social needs of individuals who have disabilities in Santa Clara. Programs such as aquatics, dance, fitness, and social clubs provide participants the opportunity to develop and enhance social skills, communication, personal growth, and focus on one’s abilities rather than disabilities. Therapeutic Recreation Services will be hosting a Sports camp for individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities August 7th-9th. Participants will be introduced to team building and basic sports skills. Participants must be able to function in a 1:4 staff to participant ratio or provide an attendant. For more information on TRS programs and this exciting 3 day camp contact Lauren Council at (408) 615-3169 lcouncil@santaclaraca.gov. View our Website here http://santaclaraca.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation/therapeutic-recreation-services.

Recreation Swim Information

Pool dates, dates and times vary- See the Recreation Swim Schedule.
See Summer Recreation Swim Schedule

Daily Swimming Pool Admission:
Proof of City of Santa Clara residency is required to qualify for the resident rate.
1-17 years * $4.00 Res., $5.00 Non-res.
18 years and over $6.00 Res., $7.00 Non-res.
Lifejacket Rental $1.25
*Children age 10 and under must be directly supervised by a person at least 18 years of age. Floatation devices are not allowed in the pool. Only Coast Guard approved lifejackets inspected by lifeguards are allowed.

Swim Birthday Parties

If you are looking for a different fun venue for a child’s birthday party this summer, consider the International Swim Center which is available on some weekends. Parties include 90 minutes of non-exclusive swim time, followed by 30 minutes for cake, presents and celebration under a in a shaded area with picnic tables. Cost includes lifejackets and a staff liaison. For information, call 408-615-3163.

Concerts in the Park & Street Dance

The Summer Concert Series is underway. Please join us for the next concerts:

July 13- Orquestra Latin Heat,  6:30 p.m. at Central Park
July 22- Lyratones, 2:30 p.m. at Central Park
July 27- California Groove, 6:30 p.m.at Central Park
August 3- Street Dance, 6:00 p.m. at Franklin Street Mall

For more information visit the Cultural Commission webpage.


San Tomas & Monroe Community Garden

Apply to become a Community Garden Member at the San Tomas & Monroe Community Garden, opening late August or find out about garden programs offered at the site.  Grand opening for the garden is scheduled for August- updates will be posted on the webpage.

Exciting Developments for City Parks

Are you interested in seeing what other improvements are being planned for City of Santa Clara Parks? Check out the Parks Projects page on the City website!

See Parks Project Page


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Calendars & Schedules


Facility Closures/Contact Information

City offices are closed on July 4.

Community Recreation Center 408-615-3140
Senior Center 408-615-3170
Teen Center 408-615-3740
Youth Activity Center 408-615-3760

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