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Arista Park

Watsonville
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Playground Area.


Address: 52 Arista Ct.

Atri Park

Watsonville
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Informal lawn area


Address: 602 Atri Ct

Boulder Creek Recreation & Parks

831.338.4921




Brentwood Park

Watsonville
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Informal lawn area


Address: 320 Brentwood

Bronte Park

Watsonville
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Lawn area & Patio area


Address: 615 Bronte

Callaghan Park

Watsonville
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Playground, Basketball Court, 2 Tennis Courts, Restrooms

 

 


Address: 225 Sudden St

Camp Evers Fishing Park

831.438.3251
Scotts Valley
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Camp Evers Fishing Park is an ideal fishing hole for younger people. The Park is stocked with native steelhead and offers free seasonal fishing. The fishing hole is open May through September for those of the age 15 years and younger. The Park offers picnic areas and barbecue facilities.

Camp Evers Fishing Park is open from dawn to just past dusk. The park is located 1/2 mile from Mt. Hermon Road on Glen Canyon Road.

 


Address: Glen Canyon Road, 1/2 mile from Mt. Hermon Road

City Plaza Park

Watsonvillw
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Relaxing environment, benches, gazebo


Address: Main St and Peck

Crestview Park

Watsonville
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Large lawn area, Tennis court


Address: Brewington and Crestview

Davenport Beach

(831)454-7956
Davenport
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This protected cove is the original site of Davenport, a once thriving whaling town. Wheelchair accessible restrooms.


Address: Davenport Landing

Emmett Courts Park

Watsonville
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Handball Courts, Art Gallery


Address: 37 Sudden St

Flodberg Park

Watsonville
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Playground, Informal Lawn Area, Horseshoe Pit, Basketball Court


Address: 219 Alvarado

Franich Park

Watsonville
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Playground, Picnic and BBQ Areas, Basketball Court, Baseball Diamond, Volleyball Court


Address: 795 Vista Montana Dr.

Frederick Street Park

Santa Cruz
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Located at the end of Frederick Street, this park boasts lots of open grass area (and it's good grass too-well maintained) and tall eucalyptus and pine trees that provide plenty of shade. There's a sand volleyball court, and picnic areas with barbecues and tables. The playground is built in sand and has the usual slides and swings, monkey bars, and catwalks, but there's also has a fenced-off area with smaller playground equipment for toddlers and babies.

 

There's a shallow, asphalt-covered bowl with a downhill entry for skateboarding, and paths for riding bicycles. Bonus? The park overlooks the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, which can be accessed by a staircase at the rear of the park. A plus for cruisers with kids, or RV folks camped along the docks. Access to the park from the harbor side is found by the [J] Dock. Largest city parks playground.

Restrooms, Dogs must be on leash.

Field, Ocean View, Large Play Areas, Sand Volleyball Court, Multiple Picnic Areas and BBQ's


Address: 168 Frederick Street

Garfield Park

Santa Cruz
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Basketball Court, Swings, Small Playset, Field, Picnic Tables with BBQ's, Bathroom
Classic neighborhood park. Great for birthdays and picnics.


Address: 634 Almar Avenue

Grant Street Park

Santa Cruz
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Basketball Court, Swings, Small Playset, Youth Baseball Field, Picnic Tables with BBQ's, Bathroom
A nice place for picnic with friends and family.


Address: 150 Grant Street

Harvey West Park

Santa Cruz
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Harvey West Park.  Clubhouse/Scouthouse, Picnic Areas, all fields, Wagner Cottage and Kids Kottage, Playground equipment, Restroom, drinking fountain and phone. Trails are open to pedestrians only. Dogs must be on-leash at all times.

     Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed in the athletic fields, bleachers, play areas, picnic areas and public buildings. Owners must clean up after their dogs.

 

Park hours - 7 am to sunset, Ball fields open to 11 pm during games
Harvey West Pool - Closed until February 1, 2009
Harvey West Pool Picnic Areas - Closed until February 1, 2009

 


Address: 326 Evergreen Street

Hocus Pocus Park

Scotts Valley


This park features a family BBQ and picnic area, a beautiful grass area and two half-court basketball courts. Yes restrooms.


Address: Whispering Pines Dr

Hope Drive Park

Watsonville
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Playground with play equipment area, Picnic area


Address: 75 Hope Drive

John D. Franks Park

Santa Cruz
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It's a very small park with a playground and a sunny lawn and some 50 yr old redwoods. The playground is good for young children. Picnic Tables,Swings, Field.  Quiet setting, a great place to relax.


Address: Marnell Ave.

Joyce-Mckenzie Park

Watsonville
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Play Equipment, Picnic Area, Volleyball Court, Tennis Courts, Bocci Court


Address: 500 Joyce Dr.

Kearney Park

Watsonville
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Lawn area, Play equipment


Address: 118 Kearney St

Ken Wormhoudt Skate Park

(831)420-5266
Santa Cruz
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     Wormhoudt, Inc. designed the 15,000 square foot park featuring full pipe, two bowls with pool coping and tile, practice bowl and street course with steps, hubba ledges, wall-rides and metal rails.

     Open 9 a.m. to sunset daily. All skaters must wear a helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads and have skateboards and in-line skates with composite wheels only. Bicycles, scooters, and metal skate wheels are not allowed in the skate park. The skate park will be closed during rainy or wet conditions.


Address: 225 San Lorenzo Blvd at Riverside Avenue

Las Brisas

Watsonville
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Playground area with play equipment, lawn and picnic areas


Address: 1028 Nueva Vista Ave

MacDorsa Park

Scotts Valley
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MacDorsa Park is a charming site located on Civic Center Drive below City Hall and the Scotts Valley Police Department. Park amenities include a group BBQ pit, picnic tables, playground, restrooms, and gazebo.


Address: Civic Center Drive

Marinovich Park

Watsonville
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Address: 118 Second St.

Memorial Park

Watsonville
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Informal lawn area


Address: Main and Freedom Blvd

Muzzio Park

Watsonville
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Address: 26 West Front St

Ocean View Park

Santa Cruz
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Basketball Half Court, Swings, Small Playset, Field
Bathroom. Beautiful view of the historic Boardwalk and Monterey Bay. Adjacent to Jessie Street Marsh


Address: 102 Ocean View Avenue

Peace Drive Park

Watsonville
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Play Equipment, Half Basketball Court


Address: 60 Peace Dr

Pinto Lake Park

Watsonville
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(Site Photos) ParkPinto.jpgLaunch Ramp, Group Picnic Areas, Pavilion (covered BBQ), Softball Diamond, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Children's Playground, Pedal and Row Boats (seasonal), Fishing (trout, catfish, crappie, bluegill and bass), lake. Variety of Birds, Kids under 16 fish free.


Address: 451 Green Valley Rd

Ramsay Park

Watsonville
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Two Baseball Diamonds, Play Equipment, Picnic Area, Restrooms


Address: 1301 Main St

River Park

Watsonville
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Address: 100 East Front St

Rivererside Mini Park

Watsonville
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Informal Lawn Area, Picnic Area, Play Equipment, Basketball Courts


Address: 127 Riverside Dr.

San Lorenzo Park

Santa Cruz
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Duck Pond, Large Playground Area, Bowling Green, Benchlands, Greenbelt, Bathroom

Overlooking the San Lorenzo River. Pedestrian bridge connecting to downtown and Pacific Avenue. Home to several special events. No dogs allowed.

 


Address: 137 Dakota Street

Santa Cruz Neighbors

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Santa Cruz Neighbors is a city-wide 501(c)3 nonprofit organization representing a network of neighborhoods which partners with educational institutions, local government, local businesses, and non-profits dedicated to a community oriented government and provides a neighborhood voice for the residents of Santa Cruz.


NEIGHBORHOODS as of 7/2010 with Street Boundary Description

  • 2030 N Pacific Neighbors / 2030 N Pacific Condos 2030npacific@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Alta Vista Neighbors / Streets connected to Alta Vista altavista@santacruzneighbors.org
  • ATL Neighbors / Tannery Arts Center Neighbors ATLNeighbors@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Beach Flats / Leibrandt-Raymond-Beach St-3rd Street beachflats@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Beach Hill Association / Front St-Beach St-Riverside-Leibrandt-3rd Street http://beach-hill.com
  • Birkshire, Society for a Better / Birkshire St birkshire@santacruzneighbors.org
  • BOSS Neighbors / Residents the Broadway, Ocean, Seabright and Soquel area, covering: Ocean Street Ocean View Ave South Branciforte Ave Caledonia St Pine St Pennsylvania St Cayuga St Seabright Ave Soquel Ave Hanover St Effey St Broadway pinestreet@googlegroups.com
  • Branciforte Ave Neighbors / Branciforte btw Soquel Ave and Water St with side streets off Branciforte Ave branciforte@santacruzneighbors.org
  • California St Neighbors/ California and Mission Sts btw Bay and Laurel CaliforniaSt@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Carbonera Area / All streets in Carbonera carbonera@santacruzneighbors.org http://www.carboneraneighbors.org
  • Central Park Association / Leonard-May and part of Dakota St central@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Clearview Court / At Beach and Bay Sts clearview@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Cleveland Ave Area Neighbors / All streets connected to Cleveland Ave cleveland@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Downtown Association / Laurel-Front-Roncon-Lincoln and Chestnut Sts
  • East Morrissey Neighborhood / Morrissey- Soquel- La Fonda - Hwy
    http://www.eastmorrissey.org
  • El Rio MHP Neighborhood Watch / 2100 N Pacific Ave elrio@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Escalona, Jordan, Storey & Kirby / Escalona, Jordan, Storey & Kirby 100escalona@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Fair Ave Neighbors / Swift-Delaware-Almar-Mission fair@santacruzneighbors.org
  • General Lower Westside westlower@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Grandview Neighbors / NW Hwy 1 & Western Drive grandview@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Harvey West Assoc. / All streets in Harvey West area harveywest@santacruzneighbors.org
  • High Street Neighbors / Highland to Laurent Sts westlake@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Highland Watch Neighbors Assoc / Highland-Hillcrest-Story-Escalona-King highland@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Lee St Neighbors / Lee St LeeSt@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Lighthouse Cowells Neighbors / Bay St to Pelton,West Cliff Dr to Columbia and Continental lighthousecowells@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Linden St Neighbors / Linden St Linden@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Lower Seabright Neighbors / Seabright-Murray-East Cliff-Buena Vista-Pine Sts lseabright@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Lower Escalona Neighbors / Escalona from Hollywood to Highland, King from Hollywood to Mission Adjacent blocks of Kirby, Storey, Peyton, and Highland Lowerescalona@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Market St Neighbors / Market-Water-Ocean-Plymouth to Hwy 1 market@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Miles St Neighbors / Miles-Dimond-Sherman Sts. miles@santacruzneighbors.org
    milesdimondsherman@googlegroups.com
  • Mission Neighbors / Streets around Mission Plaza and 2 blocks Mission St mission@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Moore Creek Area / inc. Western-Lisa Ct-Penquin Ct moorecreek@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Natural Bridges Neighbors / Swanton-Delaware-Swift-West Cliff Dr chico@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Neary Lagoon Neighbors / Chestnut to California, along Laurel and Myrtle Street Neary@santacruzneighbors.com
  • Neighbors of Circles / All Circle Streets younglove@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Neighbors of Lower Ocean / NOLO-San Lorenzo Blvd-upto Ocean View- and Broadway postmaster@nolosantacruz.org http://nolosantacruz.org
  • Nobel Neighborhood / All streets connected to Nobel Dr nobel@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Ocean's 11 / Oceans St from Water St to Hwy 1 Ocean St Ext, Jewel St, Coloma, Blaine,moon Alley, Villamar Way, Kennan, Humbolt, Franklin, Pryce and Felker Sts oceanupper@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Neighbors of Ocean View Assoc. / Oceanview from Broadway to Park, S. Branciforte, Peck Terr., 100 & 200 blocks of Windsor and Windham ovneighbors@googlegroups.com
  • Pasatiempo Neighbors / Pasatiempo area-Hwy 1 pasatiempo@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Prospect Heights Area / Pacheco-Prospect Heights-Brookwood-Hwy 1 phneighbors@sbcglobal.net
  • Roundtree Neighbors Group / Palo Verde Terr area roundtree@santacruzneighbors.org
  • S N A / Seabright area Murray St-East Cliff-San Lorenzo Rivermounth to Yacht Harbor sna@santacruzneighbors.org
  • SAGE-SC Neighbors / Beachview Ave, Grandview St,Escalona to Mesa Lane, Arroyo Seco to Escalona, Serra and Crespi Courts
    sage-sc@santacruzneighbors.org

    http://www.sage-scneighbors.org/
  • Seabright Avenue Neighbors / Near Frederick Street Park
  • Seabright Neighbors / Seabright-Clinton-Owen-Eaton Sts seabright2@santacruzneighbors.org
  • SODA CANeighbors / Almar Ave and Woodrow Ave btw Delaware Ave and West Cliff Dr
    sodacan@santacruzneighbors.org
  • SOMBA / Bay-Lennox-Almar Mission somba@santacruzneighbors.org
  • GEMSS / South Morrissey Neighbors / S. Morrissey-Broadway-Soquel Ave-Frederick-Broadway-Seabright smorrissey@santacruzneighbors.org
  • South of Laurel Neighbors / Center-Laurel-Front St-Pacific Ave pacificl@santacruzneighbors.org
  • SpringTree St Assoc / Part of Spring St-Kalkar-Quarry-Rockridge springtree@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Swift St Neighborhood Watch / Swift-West Cliff Dr-Almar-Delaware swift@santacruzneighbors.org
  • West Escalona, King, Miramar / Escalona-Miramar-Mission-Bay Sts wescalona@santacruzneighbors.org
  • West Cliff Drive Association / West Cliff Dr wcliff@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Western Dr Lower Area / Grandview westernl@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Western Dr Upper Area / Mountain Way to Meder St westernup@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Westlake Neighbors Assoc / Above Escalona- all streets off Highland-High St to Bay St westlake@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Windsor Neighbors/ Windsor and Pennsylvania corners windsor@santacruzneighbors.org
  • Villa de Branciforte East Neighbors / Stanford-Fairmount-Morrissey-Water Sts vdbranciforte@santacruzneighbors.org


  • Scotts Valley Dog Park

    Scotts Valley
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    The Scotts Valley Dog Park is located in the Skypark complex next to the soccer fields. The dog park offers 1.2 fully enclosed acres which is divided into two sections. One section is for small dogs under 25 pounds, puppies or shy dogs. The other section is for all dogs but primarily for larger and more active dogs.

    Other amenities include water bowls, wading pools, tennis balls, other dog toys, drinking fountains, shaded seating, plastic bags and pooper scoopers. To get there from Highway 17, take the Mt. Hermon exit and follow Mt. Hermon Road straight. Pass two stoplights and take the second right into the shopping center at the movie theatre sign. Go about .1 miles and turn left on Bluebonnet Road. The dog park is on the left. reg@svdogpark.org

     


    Address: Bluebonnet Rd

    Scotts Valley Skate Park

    Scotts Valley
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          Have fun and work on your skateboarding skills at this 20,000 square foot state of the art facility. With different levels of difficulty and vertical challenges, this park provides elements for skaters of all abilities.

         The Scotts Valley Skatepark is dedicated to the one and only Tim Brauch. This park is sick one of Wormhoudts best. The bowl is the Main Attraction for sure its got the feel of Sunnyvale and Greenfield mixed together with a lot more depth. Notice the Pool Coping on the vert extension. The metal coping that was used here is a lot better than the traditional stuff that has been used in some of the last parks Zach has designed. I highly recommend stopping by this park if you are ever in the area or even if you got to drive a couple hours. Get ready to go fast some really fun lines await you!

         To get to the Tim Brauch Memorial Skatepark in Scotts Valley from Highway 17 South take the Mount Hermon road Exit. and head right. Continue on Hermon for about a mile and make a right onto Kings Village Road. Follow down to the end of the street and the skate park will be on your left hand side. The address is 361 Kings Village Dr.


    Address: 361 Kings Village Road

    Seaview Ranch

    Watsonville
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    Playground with play equipment area, BBQ area, Picnic area


    Address: 105 Lighthouse Dr

    Siltanen Family Swim Center

    831.438.3251
    Scotts Valley
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    Lessons and recreational swimming are provided in our 20' x 40' pool.  The [ool can be rented for 2-hour private parties on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


    Address: 127 Vine Hill School Road

    Siltanen Park

    (831)438-3251
    Scotts Valley
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    Siltanen Park is 7.5 beautiful acres located on Vine Hill School Road in Scotts Valley. Group reservations are available for picnics and company parties. Park amenities include a group BBQ pit, small BBQ pits, picnic tables, two softball fields, a soccer field, children's playground, restrooms, horseshoe pits and a 200 car parking lot.


    Address: 127 Vine Hill School Road

    Skypark

    Scotts Valley
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    Skypark features four lighted tennis courts, a walking/jogging path, restrooms, community soccer fields, a basketball court, large children's playground area, a Bocce Ball Court, Recreation Division offices and classroom facility. The park also has individual and group BBQ areas and children's group birthday areas.


    Address: 361 Kings Village Road

    Trescony Park

    Santa Cruz
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    Tot Lot, Playground, Community Gardens, Picnic Tables.  Walk-in access at Bay Street. Quiet neighborhood park.


    Address: Trescony St off Bay

    University Terrace Park

    Santa Cruz
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    University Terrace Park,Basketball Court, 2 Tennis Courts, Small Multi-age Play Area, Large Lawn Area, Picnic Tables. Great for pick-up soccer and frisbee. Wonderful family park. Adjacent to the Arroyo Seco Canyon Trail. Dogs off-leash designated area available.

     


    Address: Meder Street

    Vine Hill Recreation Center

    Scotts Valley
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    The Vine Hill Recreation Center provides space for meetings and group gatherings with adjacent picnic tables and a large playground. Capacity 126 persons, handicapped accessible restrooms and large sink. TV and VCR available.


    Address: Vine Hill Rd

    Westlake Park

    Santa Cruz


    Lake, Swings, Large Play Area, Large Lawn Area, Picnic Tables.  Fishing for youth 16 years and under and seniors 65 years and older. Abundant wildlife and aquatic vegetation. Dogs must be on leash (no dogs in pond). No boating.


    Address: Bradley Drive off Spring Street

    Willowbrook Park

    Soquel


    (Site Photos) ParkWillow.jpgWindfalls, by artist Alan Counihan, greets visitors to this 6.3 acre neighborhood park. Granite buckeye seed pods are grouped on the lawn area, with the autumnal theme echoed on the pavement and benches. Basketball and tennis courts, picnic areas with BBQs, and a playground are available. Restrooms are wheelchair accessible. 


    Address: 2950 Willowbrook Lane



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