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  • Youth Activities
    City Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of classes that help young participants develop a healthy passion for arts, dance, fitness and expression in a well supervised nurturing environment. Many of the actives below are offered year-round at the Carrillo Recreation Center.
  • For Teens
    Teen Programs include the Franklin Youth Drop in Center, the Youth Council, the Twelve35 Teen Center, and Neighborhood and Outreach Services.
  • Adult Programs 
    City Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of dance and fitness programs with world-class instructors who keep you motivated and energized. Most classes are offered at the historic landmark Carrillo Recreation Center in the heart of downtown.
  • Senior Programs
    Stretch your mind, strengthen your body, and enjoy your spirit.
  • Neighborhood, Outreach and Other Services
    The Neighborhood and Outreach Services section provides outreach to underserved youth and teens, improves services to families, enhances neighborhoods, builds community pride through preservation projects, and creates a healthier community. We are committed to provide programs and outreach services to strengthen families, improve outcomes for children and youth, and create stronger communities.
  • Who We Are 
    The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department proudly offers a wide range of parks, facilities, and programs designed to serve the needs of the community. The staff of Parks and Recreation is dedicated to providing the best possible activities and facilities for your enjoyment. 

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
Concerts in the Park: Lost Dog Found

Thursday, July 16, 2015

6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
Concerts in the Park: Captain Cardiac & The Coronaries

Thursday, July 23, 2015

6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
Concerts in the Park: Rainbow Girls

Thursday, July 30, 2015

6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
Concerts in the Park: Fortunate Son

Last Updated: Jun 30, 2015