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Run Santa Clara: A Family 5K and Junior Giants Summer Program for Youth

Upcoming Parks & Recreation Event and Summer Youth Program

Post Date:04/18/2017 8:00 PM

Run Santa Clara: A Family 5K
Sunday, April 30th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara

Join us for the first Run Santa Clara: A Family 5K event!

Hosted by the Santa Clara Youth Commission, Run Santa Clara: A Family 5K seeks to promote living a healthy and active lifestyle. This is your chance to walk or run through Central Park with your friends and family. Route will feature loops of paved paths and sidewalks within Central Park. Open to all abilities and ages.

Register online or in person at the Teen Center, Youth Activity Center (YAC) or Community Recreation Center (CRC).

Kids (12 years & under) $5 - class #10195
Adults (13 years and older) $15 - class #10194

Proceeds benefit the Santa Clara Youth Commission scholarship fund. For more information, visit www.SantaClaraCA.gov/TeenCenter or call (408) 615-3740 | flyer (pdf)

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2017 Junior Giants Summer Program
Confidence, Integrity, Leadership and Teamwork
Ages: 5 years to 10 years, coed
Program dates: June 14th – August 10th
Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC), 2450 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara

Junior Giants is a free, non-competitive and coed baseball program for youth ages 5-10. Working together with local agencies, families and volunteers, Junior Giants reaches into communities and offers youth a chance to learn the basics of baseball during the summer while also discovering the importance of essential life skills.

Established in 1994, Junior Giants now annually serves over 25,000 participants in 90 leagues. Junior Giants is more than just baseball and offers several distinct programs to further enrich a player's experience. Players learn the Junior Giants Four Bases of Character Development: Confidence, Integrity, Leadership and Teamwork, as well as the importance of Health, Education and Bullying Prevention.

League Dates: Wednesday, June 14th through Thursday, August 3rd

League Schedule:
• 5-7 years meet Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30 pm – 7 pm, starting Wednesday, June 14th
• 8-10 years meet Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, starting Thursday, June 15th

Online sign-ups: Saturday, April 15th through Monday, May 15th

In person sign-ups: Monday, April 17th through Thursday, June 1st at the Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC), 2450 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara

First Pitch Parent Meetings (required) will be held at the Santa Clara Teen Center, 2446 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara 95051

• Parents of Participants Ages 5-7 Years - Monday, June 12th at 6:00 pm
• Parents of Participants Ages 8-10 Years - Tuesday, June 13th at 6:00 pm

For more information, call the Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC) at (408) 615-3760 | flyer (pdf)

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YAC Summer Sports Camps for Ages 5 years to 13 years

For information on YAC Summer Sports Camps, please call (408) 615-3760 or check out our flyer (pdf).  You can register in person at the Youth Activity Center (YAC), Teen Center, or Community Recreation Center (CRC), or online.

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