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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Browse the Summer 2021 Activity Guide! Sign ups begin May 6th

Browse the Summer Activity Guide. Registration begins May 6th.

Join Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks for swim lessons, summer camps, fitness and sports activities, art classes, and much, much more! Registration begins May 6th.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

National Park Trust #MyParkMyWhy

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Join the National Park Trust's #MyParkMyWhy challenge and celebrate with us the parks and outdoor spaces that make our lives better! On social media, make your own short video at your favorite park, tell us why it’s important to you and...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Summer Adult Softball Returns!

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Get your team together, dust off your bat and glove, and let’s play ball! Summer adult softball for men’s, women’s and coed teams is returning to our City sports fields this June. All the information, including COVID-19 safety protocols, is available onli...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: April 5, 2021

2021 Merit Awards

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Nominations are now being accepted for Santa Rosa businesses, individuals and organizations that deserve recognition for their volunteerism in serving the community and improving the quality of life in Santa Rosa.Nominations will be reviewed by the Merit ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Living With Ease Through Tapping Workshops

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Trauma specialist Beryl Ryan, RN, demonstrates how you can use the self-healing technique of Tapping to relieve physical pain, negative emotion, anxiety, stress, and PTSD. Beryl presents a series of 2-hour, interactive Zoom workshops with SR Rec & Par...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: February 18, 2021

City Exploring Options for Bennett Valley Golf Course Property in Advance of 2022 Operator Contract

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Update 3.18.21

The Bennett Valley Golf Course (BVGC) Ad Hoc Committee met on Tuesday, March 9 to discuss how to proceed with evaluation of the course. The Committee unanimously agreed, that given significant public feedback and concerns as well as the need...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Register Now for 20+ New Recreation Programs for Spring 2021

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Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks announces 20-plus new recreation programs for spring, with lifeguard training and swimming lessons topping the list! These programs in drowning prevention are especially important to the health of our community and are pe...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Leprechaun Treasure Hunt

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Think you know our City parks well enough to be able to find the elusive leprechauns?! Here’s how it works…

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  • Beginning Saturday, February 27th, visit any one of our City parks from the list below and hunt for leprechauns! Leprech...
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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 4, 2021

A Standing Ovation For Parks Crew Supervisor Dean Hamlin

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As we close out the tumultuous year of 2020, please join us in a standing ovation for Parks Crew Supervisor Dean Hamlin, who could always be counted on to bring order and calm to our parks and throughout our city. Dean, who literally knows Santa Rosa’s 70...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Colgan Creek Park Survey

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Take the Colgan Creek Play Structure Design Survey!

The City of Santa Rosa Parks team is seeking community input on the preferred play structure design options for Colgan Creek Neighborhood Park. Survey is open until January 17, 2021. 

TAKE THE SUR...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Thank You for the Honor: Howarth Park “Best Place to Take Kids!”

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Thank you, thank you for once again choosing Santa Rosa’s Howarth Park as the “Best Place to Take Kids” in Sonoma County for the Press Democrat’s 2020 Readers' Choice Awards! This honor means so much becaus...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Completes Rebuild of Coffey Neighborhood Park and Reopens Park to Residents

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A three-year, community-wide effort led by the City of Santa Rosa to rebuild Coffey Neighborhood Park culminated today with the reopening of the park to Coffey Park residents and release of a video that celebrates the park’s rebuilding journey. W...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Blue Green Algae Blooms Observed at Lake Ralphine

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UPDATE: 8.14.20

Boat Rentals Closed and Boating Classes Canceled - 8/15 & 8/16

Blue Green Algae blooms were spotted in the waters near the boat dock at Lake Ralphine at Howarth Park on Friday, 8/14. As a precaution, boat rentals and boating classes at L...

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