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 5th annual Parks & Rex "Pool Party" FUNdraiser on August 24 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, wine, 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! Dog registration forms will be available for printing after July 1.

Get your tickets for the August 24 Pool Party early, and save!

Adult (age 18+)  / Kid (age 17 & under)

Raffle tickets for the big-prize raffle are available now!  Call 454-7941 from 9AM-4PM Monday-Friday to purchase one or more tickets using your Visa or Mastercard.   Only 250 tickets will be sold! 1 in 22 chance (or better) of winning one of the fabulous prize packages - more to come!  

The 50-meter pool will host a variety of activities for adults and children, including inner tubes, Wibit (inflatable play apparatus), Walk-on-Water Balls, stand-up paddle boards, water slide, a climbing wall, and of course - swimming! Adults will have a chance to win some great prizes in the amazing raffle, or enjoy a massage.  Dogs willl be invited for a dip in the warm-water pool, take part in some pampering at the doggie day-spa (featuring mani-pedi services), and chow down on some ice cream! 

Tickets on the day of the event will be available at the door - $17 for adults and $7 for anyone under age 18. 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)