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

Everyone will have a blast at this end-of-summer summer celebration, which will include with local craft beer (New Bohemian Brewing Co. and Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing), wine, great food from Saucey'z food truck (vegetarian options available), bbq pizza, Penny Ice Cream, games, music, and fun in the pool for adults, children, and your dog, too!  Join Santa Cruz County Parks and the Animal shelter for the 2nd annual Parks & Rex "Pool Party" FUNdraiser on August 28 from 12-4 p.m, at the Simpkins Family Swim Center.  All proceeeds will benefit County Parks youth programs and Animal Shelter programs.   

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, and a climbing wall. Music will be provided by a D.J., and you'll have a chance to win some great prizes in the day-of raffle.  Dogs will be invited for a dip in the splash-down pool, they will be pampered at the doggie day-spa (featuring mani-pedi services), as well other pup-tastic activities including professional photos, fun games, as well as a special treat - Puptinis, poolside! 

Raffle tickets are now available for the big-prize raffle, which features four great prize packages valued at approximately $600 each.  More information is available HERE!
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 •