Parks & Rex POOL PARTY: A fundraiser event for County of Santa Cruz youth recreation programs and the Animal Shelter!

Join Santa Cruz County Parks and the Animal shelter for the 3rd annual Parks & Rex "Pool Party" FUNdraiser on August 26 from 12-4 p.m, at the Simpkins Family Swim Center.  All proceeds will benefit County Parks youth programs and Animal Shelter programs.   Everyone will have a blast at this end-of-summer summer celebration!  Bring the whole family, including your dog!   Come enjoy local craft beer from New Bohemia, wine from Soquel Vineyards, great food, including bbq pizza (vegetarian options available), Marianne's Ice Cream, games, music, and fun in the pool for adults, children, and your dog, too!  

Get your tickets for the August 26 Pool Party now, and save!  Adult Tickets - click HERE.  Kids Tickets - click HERE.

Raffle tickets for the big-prize raffle are available NOW!  Only 200 tickets will be sold - win one of three fabulous prize packages!   For more information about the prizes and how to buy tickets, please click here.

The 50-meter pool will have scheduled activities for adults and children, including inner tubes, Wibit (inflatable play apparatus), Walk-on-Water Balls, stand-up paddle boards, water slide, and a climbing wall. Adults will have a chance to win some great prizes in the day-of raffle, and enjoy a massage.  NEW this year - Dogs will be invited for a dip in the larger warm-water pool, enjoy pampering at the doggie day-spa (featuring mani-pedi services), and take part in other pup-tastic activities in the expanded doggie area - including hot dog bobbing! 

Tickets on the day of the event will be available at the door - $17 for adults and $7 for anyone under age 21. Kids ages 3 and under, as well as dogs, get in free!   Don't miss this fun day in the sun benefitting local kids and shelter animals.

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Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831) 454-7901 •