Recreation

Parks & Rex!

Everyone will have a blast at this end-of-summer summer celebration, which will include great food, music, and fun in the pool for adults, children, and your dog, too!
PARKS & REX RAFFLE

Tickets are $25 each and enter you to win any of these great prize packages. Drawing is August 17th and need not be present to win.

To purchase raffle tickets by credit card, please contact the Parks Department at 454-7938

To purchase raffle tickets by cash, checks or Venmo, please contact Melodye.serino@santacruzcountyca.gov.

MAGIC KINGDOM PACKAGE – VALUE $1,600

You’re going to Disneyland!  Four (4) two-day park-hopper passes to the happiest place on earth (expires 12/31/24).

DONATED BY:

Coca Cola
 
 

CAMP COOKING PACKAGE – VALUE $625

Everything you need for cooking at your campsite.  $100 REI gift card; , propane stove,  2 camp chairs, enamel plates, cups, bowls, utensil set, 3 enamel cook pans; various freeze dried meals for 2, cookbook and tent camping book, and three camp cocktail mixes with strainer.

DONATED BY:

REI
Target
 
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GIANTS GAME PACKAGE - VALUE $600

Take me out to the ballgame at Oracle Park.  Four tickets on the first base line (Section 109, Row I) to the Giants / White Sox game on Wednesday 8/21 at 12:45.

DONATED BY:

Coca Cola
 
 

GET OUT OF TOWN PACKAGE - VALUE $500

Get the cure for travel fever with gift certificates for Southwest Airlines ($300) and Airbnb ($200) 

DONATED BY:

Southwest Airelines
Airbnb
 

COUNTY PARKS PACKAGE - VALUE $500

Enjoy all your County Parks has to offer with these certificates: Group picnic area rental, $100 towards swim lessons, aquatics programs or swim entrances at Simpkins Family Swim Center; $100 towards choice of any adult/senior trip  (some exceptions apply); $100 towards choice of youth and teen recreation program.

DONATED BY:

SC Parks
 
 
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SHOP IN STYLE PACKAGE - VALUE $500

Go on a shopping spree with your new Coach handbag, $100 Macy's and $50 Sephora gift cards. 

DONATED BY:

Coach
Sephora
Macy's
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NATURE CALLS PACKAGE – VALUE $450

Improve your garden with galvanized tub filled with garden tools, garden gloves, kneeling mat, hand salve, $100 gift certificate from Alladin Nursery, six-pack of solar garden lights, 3 pots with plants, and watering can.

DONATED BY:

Alladin
Target
 

BEACH DAY PACKAGE – VALUE $425

Two (2) Boardwalk all-day wristbands, beach mat, 2 beach chairs, beach umbrella, soft cooler filled with 2 beach towels, 2 plates, cups, tumblers, water bottles, tea towels and a beach badminton set.

DONATED BY:

Home Goods
BoardWalk
 
 

SELF-CARE PACKAGE - VALUE $400

A basket of items to insure good health including a $50 gift certificate from Well Within, terry cloth robe, theragun mini massager, muscle soak bath salts, muscle balm, well-being bath bomb, honey face masks, scented candle, palo santo incense sticks, chai mix, 2 boxes of tea and honey.

DONATED BY:

world market
Well Within
 

TOY BOX PACKAGE - VALUE $400

A mix of games, toys and books for boys and girls including Lego sets, hot wheels, crafts, castle blocks, Sorry, Jenga, paints, markers, coloring books and more in a plastic tub.

DONATED BY:

target
 
 

LOTIONS & POTIONS PACKAGE - VALUE $350

Pamper yourself with  $100 spa gift card  from the Chaminade, soaps, hand creams, bath salts, loofah, hand mitt, shower cubesface masks, face ceasnsing brush, bath headband, bath oil, body lotion, bath drops.

DONATED BY:

world market
Chaminade Resort & Spa
 
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BEST FRIEND PACKAGE - VALUE $300

Show your dog some love with this pet tub filled with bed, towel, shampoo, conditioner, ear cleaners, waste bags in carry roller, lighted leash, bag of food, 2 bags of treats, Greenies dental chews, and a variety of toys.  

DONATED BY:

PetSmart
 
 

IN/OUT ITALIAN DINNER PACKAGE - VALUE $300

Enjoy an Italian dinner at home or on the town.  $75 Lillian's gift card and a basket filled with Italian dinner fixings including spaghetti, sauce, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, parmesan cheese, hard salami, pesto, bruschetta, Tuscan soup, tiramisu baking set and a bottle of wine.

DONATED BY:

Lillians
world market
 

WINE & DINE PACKAGE - VALUE $300

Make it a celebration with a $150 gift certificate from Whole Foods and six (6) bottles of wine: 2021 Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay (CA), 2021 Fleur De Prarie Rose (France), 2022 St. Chateau Micelle Sauvignon Blanc (WA), 2020 Storypoint Cabernet Sauvignon (CA), 2021 Cline Zinfandel (CA), 2021 Fog & Light Pinot Noir (CA)

DONATED BY:

world market
world market
 

BACKYARD BRUNCH PACKAGE - VALUE $275

Everything you need to enjoy a wonderful backyard brunch with a basket that includes a set of 4 plates, cups, placemats and napkins, glass pitcher, serving basket, serving bowl, tea towels, coffee, pancake mix, syrup, biscotti, scone mix, and fig spread

DONATED BY:

world market
Home Goods
 

ANIMAL SHELTER PACKAGE - VALUE $155

Show off your support for the Animal Shelter with an SCCAS pullover sweatshirt, two tee-shirts, two pint glasses, one hat and a tote bag.

DONATED BY:

animal shelter
 
 
About the Event

This annual pool party raises much needed funds for animal services and youth recreation programs throughout Santa Cruz County. Parks & Rex features fun aquatic activities for kids, adults, and dogs - plus food, beverages, a raffle, and more!

Support the Event

We are currently seeking event sponsors, donations for our raffle, and volunteers for the event!

 

To get involved, please email Garrett at reservations@scparks.com.

 

Contact Us

Phone:

(831) 454-7901 (General)

(831) 454-7941 (Registrations)

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, except holidays

Our physical office is open, but staff availability is limited.