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children playing keyboardsThe City of Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department offers fun, engaging, educational, and healthy living programs for all ages. We support a vibrant active quality of life for all ages, abilities and interests of the Santa Clara community through excellent parks and recreational facilities, community services, programs, and events.

Winter Session Registration:

  • Resident online registration begins Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 12:01 a.m.
  • Non-resident online registration begins Friday, Dec. 6, at 12:01 a.m.
  • Walk-in registration begins Friday, Dec. 13.
  • Classes begin Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Online Registration

Register online at

  • Create your own account, add members of your family, search, register and more! Easily find what you're looking for with an improved activity search; you can search for an activity by keyword, age, day, time, location or instructor. No additional fees are charged for Online Registration.

For tennis class registration and information visit

Walk-in Registration

  • Walk-in registration can be completed at the following locations:
    • Community Recreation Center (CRC)
      •  969 Kiely Boulevard, Santa Clara | 408-615-3140Call: (408) 615-3140
    • Teen Center
      • 2446 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara | (408) 615-3740Call: (408) 615-3740
    • Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC) 
      • 2450 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara | 408-615-3760Call: (408) 615-3760
    • Senior Center
      • 1303 Fremont Street, Santa Clara | 408-615-3170Call: (408) 615-3170
  • Registration is first-come, first-served.
  • Fill out and bring a Registration Form, Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk Agreement and proof of residency (City of Santa Clara residents) to one of the above locations.
  • Payment accepted by credit card, cash or check. 
  • Mail-in Registration is accepted and is processed as time permits.

Am I a resident?

For program registration a resident is someone who:

  • Resides in the City of Santa Clara or a child who resides within the SCUSD boundaries.
  • Owns property in the City of Santa Clara or a child who residents within the SCUSD boundaries.
  • Is a child with grandparents living in the City of Santa Clara.

Proof of residency includes:

  • Current California Driver’s License or ID 
  • Current Utility bill
  • Property tax bill
  • Pre-printed checks
  • Current vehicle registration

Questions or problems registering? Please call 408-615-3140Call: 408-615-3140.

Drop-in Programs:

Adult Fitness
  • Group X (PDF)
  • Senior Swim 
  • Adult Lap Swim 

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