Our Mission
to support the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department in providing programs and facilities to promote the social, cultural and recreational well-being of the residents of the City of Santa Cruz.
Programs for seniors
Programs for kids & teens
Santa Cruz skatepark

How you can help

Donations to FOPAR will help support programs for Jr. Lifeguards, the Santa Cruz Teen Center, The Senior Computer Center, our summer scholarship program and more!

Jr. Lifeguards on shoulders of lifeguards


FOPAR’s summer scholarship programs send dozens of children to summer camps, Jr. Lifeguards and special classes each year. This year more than $10,000 in scholarships have been awarded to local families!