Parks and Recreation Winter-Spring Activity Guide Available Now

Santa Cruz, CA…Parks and Recreation is offering dozens of inspiring classes to help you reach your goals in 2014. Kids capoeira is featured on the cover of theWinter-Spring Guide which is available online and in area mailboxes beginning December 26.

Check out these NEW classes for winter-spring and register beginning January 6, 2014 on instaReg: Understanding Form and Light: A Drawing ApproachBoys Hip HopModern DanceBeginning Contemporary DanceLittle BouncerKids Capoeira,Preschool Yoga at LumaKids Yoga at LumaHomeschool ClubVolleyball Youth LeagueRebound Basketball–Spring CampArt and Architecture of the MediterraneanEuropean Music and Art Immersion ClassFigure Drawing: Understanding the Human FormBeginning GuitarClassical Guitar for BeginnersMusic Theory Workshop for GuitaristsBeginning CapoeiraKonga DanceYoga for AthletesArtist Book Memoir: Chronicle a Life Lived,Cook’s Workshop IIUnique Wines of the WorldMini-Segway Personal Transporter,  Backpacking Castle Rock State ParkSea Kayaking ClubKayak Whale Watching Tours.

Friends of Parks and Recreation (FOPAR) is offering scholarships for low-income residents of the City of Santa Cruz. FOPAR scholarship information. FOPAR scholarship applications are due January 21, 2014.

The new 52-page Winter-Spring Activity Guide features events and trips through May 2014 and includes advance news of exciting spring and summer programs at Harvey West Pool and at the beach including Jr. Guards. A new Camp Cruz for kids is being offered during spring break as well as a new basketball camp.

Special events in the guide include the 40th Annual Fungus Fair, January 10-12 at Louden Nelson Community Center, the 33rd Annual Clam Chowder Cook-off, Saturday, February 22 at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and an encore Jazz on the Wharf in honor of the Wharf’s 100th Anniversary on Sunday, March 16 at the Santa Cruz Wharf.

Beginning January 6, sign up online, by phone at 831-420-5270, by mail and in person at 323 Church St.  For more information visit the Parks and Recreation website at or call 831-420-5270.