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July is Parks and Recreation Month

Free events for the whole family!

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FREE MOVIES ON THE BEACH
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (also June 25 and August 6 and 13)
Wednesdays, 9:00 pm
Main Beach, by the Boardwalk
There’s nothing quite like watching a classic movie on the beach with the world-famous Giant Dipper Rollercoaster lights twinkling overhead and the smell of kettle corn, hot dogs, and salt water taffy filling the air! Bring the family and your blanket or low back chair and join us for the fun! Visit beachboardwalk.com/movies for movie schedule. FREE!

STAND-UP PADDLE CLINIC
WITH CLUB ED SURF SCHOOL
July 6, Sunday, 10:00 am - Noon
Cowell Beach
Come join us and check out Stand-Up Paddling (aka SUP). It’s great exercise, a new way of enjoying the water, and too much fun not to try! This clinic will introduce you to SUP fundamentals, etiquette, equipment design, function, safety, maneuvering and proper paddling techniques for kids 10 years old and up. Adults are welcome too! Bring bathing suits, wetsuits, and give it a go! Meet at the blue Club Ed beach trailer, on Cowell Beach on the right side of the Santa Cruz Wharf. Please email or call to reserve your spot, clubed@sbcglobal.net or 831-464-0177. Also lessons and rentals available daily. Check out our website at www.club-ed.com for class schedules and reservations. FREE! 

FREE DRY LAND LEARN TO SURF CLINIC
WITH CLUB ED SURF SCHOOL
July 11, Friday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cowell Beach
Come join us and learn the basics of surfing and more. This FREE Dry Land, learn to Surf Clinic will introduce surfing fundamentals, etiquette, equipment design, function, safety, maneuvering and
proper stand-up techniques. All ages welcome. Meet at the blue Club Ed beach trailer on Cowell Beach on the right side of the Santa Cruz Wharf. Please email or call to reserve your spot to clubed@sbcglobal.net or 831-464-0177. Also lessons and rentals available daily. Visit www.club-ed.com for class schedules and reservations. FREE! 

TEEN GLOW IN THE DARK BEACH VOLLEYBALL
July 11, Friday, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Main Beach Volleyball Courts
Show up for glow-in-the-dark volleyball with music and fun under the stars on the beach. Teen Center staff will be on hand to organize games and officiate. Glow-in-the-dark net and volleyballs will be provided. Glow necklaces or bracelets for all players. Call 831-420-5337. FREE!

FREE REC SWIM DAY AT HARVEY WEST POOL
July 13, Sunday, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harvey West Pool
Everybody in the pool! Rec swim is free on July 14 in honor of Parks and Recreation Month. Come enjoy one of the most beautiful pools in the area and bring the family for an afternoon of fun. FREE!

EMMA MCCRARY TRAIL GUIDED HIKE
July 18, Friday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pogonip
Meet at Pogonip entrance at Clubhouse Dr
Enjoy the city’s multi-use trail in Pogonip. Join Chief Park Ranger Heather Reiter for this scenic 1.5 mile out-and-back hike Bring comfortable walking shoes and plenty of water. FREE!

DOWNTOWN TREE WALK
July 19, Saturday
Downtown Santa Cruz
Meet at City Hall Courtyard at 9:00 am
See Santa Cruz’s most unique and grandest trees on a tour with the City’s urban forester, Leslie Keedy. No reservations required. FREE!

WACKY CARNIVAL FUN IN LAUREL PARK
July 19, Saturday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Louden Nelson Community Center - Laurel Park
Bring the family for a fun day of carnival games in Laurel Park. FREE! 



  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 2/20/2014 12:35:00 PM