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Elite Martial Arts

Grades served: All ages

This martial arts academy offers Tae Kwon Do, kickboxing, Aikido, and more. Fun way to stay in shape for the whole family. Located in Scotts Valley.


Horse Sense

Grades served: All ages

Lessons in various disciplines of horsemanship. Located in Felton. The children learn how to be a good team member with the horse, and in turn through the 6 C’s of leadership. Our horses help build a confidence within children that is carried with them wherever they go.

Kristin Praly

June Bugs Gym

Grades served: Crawlers to age 10

Gymnastics at a fun, non-competitive, safe gym in Pleasure Point. Parties! Parents Night Out!

831-464-BUGS (2847)

Luma Yoga

Grades served: Ages 3-13

Luma offers a variety of childrens’ yoga classes based upon the comprehensive YogaKids program. Each class offers a creative mix of yoga, music, art, literature, non-competitive games, and appreciation of nature. Classes are age-appropriate and encourage the development of the whole child. Classes include guided visualizations and deep relaxation to promote a sense of calm and well-being. By learning how to use yoga to both relax and energize themselves, students gain a sense of empowerment in their bodies.

Kate Green Tripp

Mid County Youth Soccer Club

Mid-County Youth Soccer Club’s primary goals are to develop soccer skills, good sportsmanship and to make the soccer experience fun. The club serves the families of Soquel, Live Oak and Capitola.


Monterey Bay Horsemanship and Therapeutic Center

Grades served: All ages

Lessons in horsemanship, riding techniques and equine husbandry ocean side in La Selva Beach. Programs for special needs kids. Official Pony Club center!


Santa Cruz Archers

Grades served: Varies. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

An archery club with some events for the public, some classes, regular indoor and outdoor shoots, more. Meets in De Laveaga Park, Santa Cruz.

Range phone: 831 420-6230

Santa Cruz Baseball Academy

Grades served: Ages 12 through 18

Santa Cruz Baseball Academy is a youth sports training program. Training facilities are at Santa Cruz High School (outdoors) and on Dubois Street (indoor) in Santa Cruz. Emphasis is on training and individual skills. Games and tournaments are part of the program.


Santa Cruz County Aquatics

Grades served: All ages

Santa Cruz County Aquatics offers age-specific training and practice groups for swimmers. Swimmers have regular opportunities to improve their individual times in each stroke, through regular competitions. The teen Senior Fit class offers lap workouts. Located at Simpkins Swim Center in Santa Cruz.

See contact form on website.


Santa Cruz County Youth Soccer League

The SCCYSL is a member of the United States Youth Soccer Association. It’s the largest of 18 leagues within District II.


Santa Cruz Gymnastics Center

Grades served: All ages

Gymnastics instruction, competitive teams, preschool, parties, and more! Located in Santa Cruz.


Santa Cruz PONY Baseball

Grades served: Ages 13 to 19

Santa Cruz PONY Baseball is a nonprofit youth baseball organization serving players age 13 to 19. (PONY stands for Protect Our Nation’s Youth.) Three divisions are PONY for age 13-14, Colt for age 15-16, Palomino age 17-19. Programs run through the spring and summer. SCPB’s region is San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, and Santa Cruz.

Mid County PONY serves Capitola, Soquel, Aptos. Watsonville PONY serves the Pajaro Valley.

Contact via the organization’s website.

Santa Cruz Roller Paladium

Grades served: All ages

This is where my children learned to roller skate. This family-friendly roller rink offers a special session for tiny tots (ages eight and younger) on Wednesdays 11:15-12:30 a.m. Make some happy memories! Great way to exercise when it’s raining! Located on Seabright Avenue in Santa Cruz.


Santa Cruz Sports Central

Grades served: All ages

Gymnastics and trampoline facility. Classes, parties, camps, competitive programs. Located in Santa Cruz.


Santa Cruz Tae Kwon Do

Grades served: Age 4 through adult

Sister school to Valley Tae Kwon Do (scroll down), Santa Cruz Tae Kwon Do provides a positive, family-centered environment and lessons taught by experienced staff. Located in Santa Cruz.


Santa Cruz Youth Track Club

Grades served: Ages 7-13. Older children may participate.

Kids meet twice weekly for expert coaching at Soquel High School’s track. The team participates in regular competitive meets, which are not mandatory. It’s a low-pressure, fun environment in an ideal location. During the fall, runners tackle the cross country trails and hills behind the high school. In spring, they focus on track.

Coach Javier Naranjo

SLV Swim Center

Grades served: All ages

Group lessons, parties, lap swim at a pool in Ben Lomond. In the winter, the owners put up a tent-like cover over the pool and swimming continues!


Vargas Academy of Gymnastic Arts

Grades served: All ages

Dance, all-star cheer, tumbling and trampoline, free running gymnastics. Parents Night Out! Located in Scotts Valley.

831-438-VAGA (8242)

Valley Tae Kwon Do

Grades served: Age 4 to adult

Sister school to Santa Cruz Tae Kwon Do. Master Randall Smith and Mr. David Weeks are experienced teachers. Located in Ben Lomond.


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