Outdoor Classes

Bike Maintenance

Instructor: Linda Williams, Register Here
IMG_8845 Opens in new windowWorried about contaminated brakes or rotors? Don’t fret! We’ve got you covered with effective solutions and preventive measures to keep your brakes in top-notch condition. But that’s not all! Delve into the intricate world of derailleurs and unravel their mysteries. Understand the purpose and functionality of High, Low, B-tension screws, and the barrel adjuster. Troubleshoot common issues that often cause poor shifting and gain the confidence to tackle them head-on. As a bonus, we’ll also demonstrate the proper use of Stans Darts and Bacon strips, along with C02, to efficiently handle pesky tire punctures on the go. This class is designed to be more of an intermediate type of class.  This class is designed to be more of an intermediate type of class. Basic bike knowledge is required

Scotts Valley Community Center- Saturday: March 2nd, 3:00-5:00pm


Harvesting Food Year Round

Instructor: Cara Wilcox, https://bit.ly/SVrecreation

Screenshot 2023-12-14 135138 Opens in new windowWith food costs rising, many of us are interested in growing more in our gardens. We live in a climate that makes year-round growing and harvesting possible. Learn what to grWith food costs rising, many of us are interested in growing more in our gardens. We live in a climate that makes year-round growing and harvesting possible. Learn what to grow when, and about some of the different approaches to gardening, such as succession growing in one bed, square foot gardening, container gardening, and foraging from your own backyard Food Forest. We will also walk through the Annette Marcum Scotts Valley Community Garden where some ideas and questions can be discussed.

Scotts Valley Community Center: $25/resident, $30/non-resident

Saturday: March16th, 10:30-12:00pm


Dog Training

Instructor: George Menna, www.gmdtdog.com
SV Parks and Rec Fall 2023 Guide Opens in new windowIts all about having a good routine!  George Menna Dog Training was established in 2008. It is my philosophy that handlers need to be taught how to manage dog excitement. If clients can keep their dogs calm, we wouldn’t see dogs acting out in unwanted behaviors.

George Menna Dog Training (GMDT) provides mobile dog training for Santa Cruz and surrounding areas.

Skypark Fields

Sunday, Monday & Fridays: 10:00-11:00am


Tennis & Pickleball Lessons

Instructor: Ignite Tennis, www.ignitethecourt.com
tennis_ball_racquetIf you are looking for coaching that will ignite a love for tennis or pickleball and provide the best opportunity for students to excel, we are the academy for you! Ready to learn the game of pickleball? The exciting new sport that is taking over the courts.  For more information, check our website for dates & times.

Skypark Tennis Courts