Summer Fun for Everyone

Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Community Services and the Public Library are offering an array of fun summer activities for the entire family!


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Nature Center Saturday Drop-In Program – Free activities for the entire family every Saturday in July from 12-3 p.m. Join us for art, science, games and live animals. Call 768-1622 for details.

 Creeks to Sea Thursday Fieldtrip Program. FREE for Watsonville residents. Ages 7 – 12. Explore the outdoors in the forests, creeks and beach on a different field trip each Thursday in July & August. Call 768-3107 for details.

Wastewater Recycling Plant tours: Discover the Watsonville Wastewater Recycling Plant where over 1 billion gallons of water is treated every year to irrigate farm fields. Call 768-3107 for details.

Watsonville Environmental Science Workshop: Come tinker, build and explore science with us! Learn by having fun at the Watsonville Environmental Science Workshop. We have two locations for you to visit! Call 768-3256 for additional information.

Marinovich Community Ctr.

120 Second St.
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

River Park

100 E. Front St.
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


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Aquatics Program –Swim lessons, and drop-in recreational swim at Watsonville High School pool.

Camp WOW – Summer day camp offered at Ramsay Park Family Center, 1301 Main St. Each week will feature a different theme and trip to an exciting destination.

Get Out, Get Fit Camp – Get your youth moving onto a path to a healthier lifestyle. Participants will meet at the Gene Hoularis & Waldo Rodriguez Youth Center, 30 Maple Ave.

Music Together – Offered to infants, toddlers and their parents. Exposure to music & movement has the potential to make a dramatic impact on young developing minds. Callaghan Park, 225 Sudden St.

Engineering Class – Two engineering classes featuring the use of LEGO will be held at Callaghan Park, 225 Sudden St.

Gymnastics – Classes are designed to introduce participant to age appropriate motor and gymnastics skills. Classes held at Muzzio Park, 26 W. Front St.

Itty Bitty Sports – Register your toddler today for basketball, flag football and t-ball. Program will be held at Callaghan Park, 225 Sudden St.

Tennis Camps – Tennis camps for all ages will be offered at the Ramsay Park Tennis Courts!

For complete details and to register visit the Parks & Community Services customer service office at 231 Union St., call the department at 768-3240 or visit





Summer Reading Program –June 4th kick-off party at the Main Library from 12-2. This year’s theme is “Read for the Win!” Sign up between June 4th & July 31st. Activities include crafts, games, movies, teen events every Wednesday night, free books & activities.

Regular Programming – STEAM in the library, mystery reader’s book club, Spanish language conversation club and much more!

For more information call the Watsonville Library @768.3409 or visit the library’s website @


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