Virtual Rec Center

Welcome to the City of Watsonville’s Virtual Recreation and Resource Center! This is your place for fun, education and resources. We are committed to ensuring that our resilient community members have resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships and continue to have extraordinary experiences. Our Virtual Recreation Center will bring these programs and resources right to you and your family with the hope of making it easier for you to prioritize your health and well-being.

Visit this page often or follow us on Instagram or Facebook for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained and informed. Please note that we do not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or receive funds to advertise any of the third party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.

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Check out our VIRTUAL RECREATION CALENDAR! Sign in to your Google account and click here to subscribe to get reminder notifications for live streaming activities. Each day we will highlight activities on our social media platforms for you to try out and stay engaged.
Use the hashtag #watsonvilleVRC and share with us how you’re staying safe and healthy. 

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Click here to view the calendar on a web page.

Stay Active

As our daily lives are filled with more indoor time, there are many ways to stay healthy and active both physically and mentally. Visit our Stay Active page for lots of great ways to keep moving and having fun!

Activities for ages 1-5
Activities for ages 6 and up
Santa Cruz County Virtual Movement and Art Classes
Virtual Sports Camps
Ballet Folklorico Classes

Also, the Public Library has some great virtual programs up and running. Check out their great programs by clicking here.

Stay Connected

Although we’re all social distancing physically, as humans we need to stay connected emotionally. Try one or two of the activities or resources on our Stay Connected page. You won’t regret it! This page also features many great educational resources to keep your students at home engaged in learning.

Stay Informed

Visit the sites on our Stay Informed page for the latest local information regarding COVID-19.

Open Businesses in Watsonville
In an effort to help promote open businesses that are still providing services in town, our GIS team developed a live map with open hours and contact information for each location.