Fall 2023 Guide

Fall classes and events in Scotts Valley

Fall/Winter 2023 scottsvalley.gov | 831.438.3251

A Note From the What’s Inside Recreation Team CLASSES Yoga .......................................................................................................... 3 Our Recreation Facilities were buzzing with life this summer! Gymnastics ..............................................................................................5 We are looking back on a season 昀椀lled with fun new programs, Bike Maintenance ..................................................................................7 events and opportunities. We are so thankful for all the Skatedogs ...............................................................................................8 enriching experiences and lasting memories created at our Judys arts ................................................................................................9 parks, on our trails and in our facilities. Musical Me ..............................................................................................11 Dog training ............................................................................................12 As the fall season approaches, we eagerly anticipate the launch of new events and programs designed to strengthen our community. We’re thrilled to bring you fresh opportunities EVENTS to connect with each other, embark on personal growth SV Art and Wine ....................................................................................13 journeys, and explore the beauty of our parks and trails in Food Truck ..............................................................................................13 Scotts Valley. Taco Tuesday ..........................................................................................13 Music in Park...........................................................................................13 Whether you’re interested in yoga, art, soccer, food trucks, Skatexp ....................................................................................................13 dogs, gymnastics, and more. There is something for everyone Out of the Darkness Walk ...................................................................13 to enjoy! Dadding Value ........................................................................................15 Biketober .................................................................................................15 So, as the leaves change colors and the air turns crisp, let’s Halloween ...............................................................................................15 come together once more to embrace the spirit of community, Paint Night ...............................................................................................17 learning, and adventure. Together, we’ll make this fall season Fall Patio Cooking Demo .....................................................................17 a time to remember as we continue to build a stronger, more vibrant community. Thank you for being a part of Scotts Valley Community, where PARK NEWS the beauty of our city meets the warmth of its people. Let’s Pool Opening..........................................................................................19 make this season unforgettable and continue to grow and Dog Park Chips- Leash Law Reminder .............................................19 thrive together. Garden Info .............................................................................................20 Senior Center Hours .............................................................................20 See you soon in the Parks! Maintenance request ...........................................................................20 Trails ..........................................................................................................20 Recreation Division Facility Rentals .......................................................................................21 1 2

Classes - Y Yoga Yoga for teens ages 13-19 Instructor: Saray Fitzhenry Community Center Saturdays 9:15-10:15am Starting Aug 1st Yoga for Teens, is a bridge for Social Emotional Learning that can help teens improve coping with stress, anxiety, as well as supports the mind-body connection. Synchronizing breath and movement on the mat helps cultivate a deeper awareness of one’s internal state. Giving your teen time to step back, and see themselves and their bodies better in the context of a safe space. Scan to Register oga Yoga Foundations- Saray Fitzhenry Instructor: Saray Fitzhenry Community Center Saturdays 8-9am Starting Aug 1st You will be amazed at how your body works and what it can do! Build strength, grow stamina and develop 昀氀exibility. Whether this is the beginning of your yoga journey or you’re a more advanced student. Take advantage of a more intimate environment and focus on proper alignment and breathing techniques. All levels are welcome! Scan to Register 3 4

Classes - G Gymnastics Community Mountain Gym communitymountaingym.com Beginning Gymnastics 5-8 year olds Mondays 3-3:45pm - Community Center September 11,18,25 October 2,9,16,23,30 A 45-minute gymnastics class that will work on the foundations of gymnastics techniques. In this class children will work on building strength to properly move into and out of gymnastics poses. We will further develop basic gymnastics skills using the balance beam, bar, and other fun gymnastics equipment. y Scan to Register mnastics Beginning Gymnastics 8-11 year olds Mondays 4-4:45 - Community Center September 11,18,25 October 2,9,16,23,30 A 45-minute gymnastics class that will work on the foundations of gymnastics techniques. In this class children will work on building strength to properly move into and out of gymnastics poses. We will further develop basic gymnastics skills using the balance beam, bar, and other fun gymnastics equipment. Scan to Register 5 6

Classes - Skating & Biking Skateboarding Skate Dogs 4-14 year olds skatedogs.com Saturdays 9-10:30am - September 16,23,30 October 7,14,21,28 Whether you are just learning or ready for advanced tricks, this class is right for you! Make new friends, advance your skills, and most importantly have fun learning with hands on instructors! Skateboards and pads included. Please bring your own helmet (skate or bike helmet is okay). This program is designed for skaters of all levels. Call Erik with any questions: (562) 565-4758. Space is limited to 10 students and is on a 昀椀rst come 昀椀rst serve basis. No refunds will be available. Bike Maintenance Scan to Register Instructor: Linda Williams Oct 14th 4-6pm Outdoor Classroom-Skypark Worried about contaminated brakes or rotors? Don’t fret! We’ve got you covered with e昀昀ective solutions and preventive measures to keep your brakes in top-notch condition. But that’s not all! Delve into the intricate world of derailleurs and unravel their mysteries. Understand the purpose and functionality of High, Low, B-tension screws, and the barrel adjuster. Troubleshoot common issues that often cause poor shifting, and gain the con昀椀dence to tackle them head-on. As a bonus, we’ll also demonstrate the proper use of Stans Darts and Bacon strips, along with C02, to e昀케ciently handle pesky tire punctures on the go. This class is designed to be more of an intermediate type of class. Basic bike knowledge is required. Scan to Register 7 8

Classes - Cr Creative Art Judy’s Creative Art for Adults Instructor: Judy Patterson judyscreativeart.com November 4, 1-3pm Community Center Unleash your imagination and explore the world of art. At Judy’s Creative Art Classes, she believes that each painting is a unique expression of your inner creativity. No two paintings are ever alike, and that’s what makes the creative process so eati exciting! Let’s Paint with fall colors like metallic bronze, copper, gold and more! Scan to Register v e Ar t 9 10

Classes M Dog Training Instructor: George Menna [email protected] Fridays, Sundays, Mondays - 10am at Skypark Its all about having a good routine! George Menna Dog Training was established in 2008. It is my philosophy that handlers need to be taught how to manage dog excitement. If clients can keep their dogs calm, we wouldn’t see dogs acting out in unwanted behaviors. George Menna Dog Training (GMDT) provides mobile dog usic & P training for Santa Cruz and surrounding areas. Scan to Register Musical Me Musicalme.com Mondays Sep 11 - Dec 4 ets 3 class times: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30am Sky Park Outdoor Classroom MusicalMe has been proudly o昀昀ering the Music Together® and Canta y Baila Conmigo® programs in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties since 1996, bringing music into the lives and homes of families with children from birth to 5 years. When you join MusicalMe, you're not just getting "a class", you are embarking on a journey of music-making with your little one that will produce bene昀椀ts to last a lifetime. You see, here at MusicalMe, we know that music is not just for those who aspire to play in an orchestra or sing on stage, it is for EVERYONE. Scan to Register 11 12

Ev Events in Our Parks Join the community at these great events in our parks that en make Scotts Valley a special place to live. SV Art and Wine ts svartfestival.com Skypark - Aug 19th & 20th Food Truck Foodtrucksagogo.com Skypark - Aug 25th, Sept 29, Oct 27 Taco Tuesday Foodtrucksagogo.com Skypark - Sept 12th Music in Park Kiwanis Scotts Valley Skypark - Aug 27 & Sept 24 Skatexp-Skate Contest Skatexp.org Skypark Skate Park - Sept 9th Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk afsp.org Skypark - Sept 30th 13 14

Ev City Hosted Dadding Value en Register: bit.ly/daddingvalue Community Center - Sept 13th 7-9pm ts Being a dad is super cool...and super challenging. Come learn, connect and be encouraged in a casual, low key event lead by a local dad and life coach. Scan to Register Bike-Tober Safe Routes Group Ride Info: letsmodo.org/group-rides/ Register: bit.ly/svbike MacDorsa Park - Oct 7th 10am-1pm Join us for a new community group ride featuring a low stress bike route in partnership with the City of Scotts Valley and Scotts Valley Cycle Sport. We'll meet for a check in and free co昀昀ee and snacks. After a loop around the city, we'll return to where we started for a yummy lunch at the park. Scotts Valley Cycle Sport will provide quick bike safety checks before the ride as well as a limited number of e-bikes participants can demo for the ride. Scan to Register Halloween event Skypark - Oct 31st 3:30pm Come to the Skypark o昀케ce for a fun Halloween stop 15 16

Ev City Hosted Paint Night with Yeshe Jackson en Register: bit.ly/SVpaintnight Community Center - Nov 10th 6-8pm ts $50 Resident/$60 Nonresident Join local artist, Yeshe Jackson, for a fun night of painting your own masterpiece! No experience is needed! We will provide: A 16x20 inch canvas that you’ll paint and take home with you! 2 hours of easy to follow step by step instructions Top quality acrylic paints - the same ones used in my Yeshes’ studio! Easel, brushes, palette, water cup, and all other necessary painting tools A super low stress and fun way to learn art from a professional artist Scan to Register Fall Patio Party Cooking Demo bit.ly/SVrecreation Community Center Patio - Oct 20th 6:00-7:30pm $45 resident/ $60 nonresident Join Chef Bridget, recently seen on the Food Network, showing o昀昀 her skills creating delicious healthy meals. Meet at the Community Center Patio to watch and learn as she demonstrates creating a multi-course meal perfect for a Fall patio party. You will sample her creation and leave with recipes and how to’s from an amazing Chef! Scan to Register 17 18

N The Pool is Open! Community Garden In partnership with Santa Cruz County Parks, we are excited to Do you like Gardening? Come check out the Annette Marcum e announce that for the 昀椀rst time since the pandemic, the Siltanen Community Garden! Garden Plots of all sizes are available ws & Inf Pool is open to the public! Thank you all for your patience, and for rental. Located at 360 Kings Village Road, next to the we hope to see you at the pool! Community Center! Applications open in Jan. Spaces Rec Swim 12pm-4pm Aug 5,6,12,13,20,26,27 are limited. Adult $7 Youth 4-12/Seniors 65+ $5 Age 3 and under Free Email [email protected] for more information Information: 831-454-7960 [email protected] Senior center hours info The Scotts Valley Senior Center is made up of senior citizens coming together for a variety of activities and events. Please check out our o昀昀erings, sign up for senior bocce ball and join us for classes and events. The annual membership is $20 per o year. Members receive a monthly newsletter and discounts on meals, activities, and events. Monday - Thursday 10am-2pm ,Friday 10am-1pm Closed 4th Friday of the Month Information: 831-438-8666 or email: [email protected] Maintenance requests We have a new and improved maintenance system! If you see something needing repaired, you can submit a maintenance request by emailing: [email protected] Trails - Glenwood Preserve Dog park chips- leash law reminder bit.ly/glenwoodreserve We’re also really proud to announce the Dog park beauti昀椀cation Scotts Valley is one of the most beautiful places on the coast, project that starts with a re-texturing of the woodchips! A fresh partly thanks to our wonderful location within the Redwood installation of new woodchips for all our furry friends’ paws, in the Forest! Come and appreciate the beauty of our nature at the best dog park in the city! Please remember though, the dog park is Glenwood Preserve! With over 7 miles of nature trails, and 140 the only public area where dogs may be unleashed. acres of gorgeous scenery! 19 20

Rent Our Rent our facilities to host your class. camp or workshop! Whether it is a class for sports, 昀椀tness, arts and crafts, youth or adults, STEM, dance, summer camp or dogs; Facilities! Scotts Valley Recreation Division has a variety of spaces for you to bring your program to the community. Why host your program at a Scotts Valley Recreation facility? • Indoor and outdoor facilities Online reservations for: • We will promote your program in our Activity Guide, which • Skypark Gazebos reaches 6,000+ households in Scotts Valley three times • Siltanen BBQ & Gazebo a year, as well as on our website. We will also use social • Hocus Pocus Gazebo media platforms to advertise and direct participants to your • MacDorsa Gazebo website. scottsvalley.gov • Freedom to o昀昀er classes at your desired price, time and frequency (depending upon availability) • Expose more people to your business Phone reservations for: • Outdoor Classroom • Community Center • Community Center Patio • Senior Center 831.438.3251

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