Pool Parties & Rentals

979 17th Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 454-7960

Whether you’re looking to book a private pool party for a child's birthday or to celebrate with family, we have you covered. Simpkins Family Swim Center is available for your special use! You can reserve a portion, or all of the swim center pools for exclusive use!

Reserve the Picnic Area at the Simpkins Family Swim Center

When to Reserve Online

Online Picnic Area Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis, and may be made up to one year in advance. Full payment is required when reservations are made.

Questions? Contact us at or 831-454-7960.

How to Reserve Online
  • Create an ActiveNet account and sign in.
  • Book online using the calendar, or select Reservations, and scroll to Make a Picnic Reservation.
  • Follow prompts and complete payment to reserve the picnic area.
  • County Parks teammember will review your reservation and send a permit to you to sign via DocuSign. Your reservation is confirmed once you have received a Docusign permit from County Parks and returned it with your signature!


Fees, Rules & Regulations

Please review our current pricing, rules, and regulations.

More Info

For additional information about the Simpkins Family Swim Center, including entry fees and hours, please visit this page.

Contact Us


(831) 454-7960

Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to 7:45 PM, except holidays

Our physical office is open, but staff availability is limited as some staff members are working remotely.