Recreation & Parks Scholarship Fund
Recreation ScholarshipsDuring the COVID-19 public health emergency, Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks is offering scholarships to qualifying families to help offset the cost of participating in Recreation programs.
|Program||Program Cost||Scholarship Amount||You Pay|
|School of Rec Camp & Distance Learning Support
||$250/weekly||$250||$1400 Total ($180/wk beginning 2/8)|
|Swim Lessons - Available beginning 2/1/2021||$25/session||$25||$12.50/session|
To be eligible for the Scholarship Program families must live within Santa Rosa City limits and must show proof of receiving at least one of the following:
- Social Security Supplemental or Disability Income
- Public assistance through the Sonoma County Human Services Department, i.e., Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Food Stamps
- Free lunch assistance through the local schools
- Public assistance through the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority
- Medi-Cal Benefits Card
How the Program WorksRegister for the School of Rec - Distance Learning Camp & Care Program or Swim Lessons online or by phone. Then, call us at 707-543-3737 to set up your scholarship eligibility appointment. At the appointment, please be prepared to present your completed application and the current documentation from the agency which administers your assistance (listed above). If you have not already, be prepared to register for the program(s) of your choosing at the time you turn in the application. Camp schedules may be found here and Swim Lesson courses may be found here. One scholarship per child, per year is allowed.
School of Rec - Camp & Distance Learning Support
Swim Lessons (available beginning 2/1/2021)
Submitting the Application
Contact us for an appointment. Bring completed application and proof of qualification to one of the following sites:
Support the Scholarship Fund
The Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Scholarship Fund provides families in need the opportunity to participate in recreation programs. Funds are raised through the Department’s annual fundraising events, such as the St. Patrick's Day 5K, Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair, Senior Expo, and from individual contributions received from donors throughout the year. A donation to the fund supports life-saving skills development, such as swim lessons, and healthy recreational opportunities for our community. If you would like to provide a donation please click here.