Posts Tagged ‘aquatic center’

Rescued City Kitty, One Year Later – Home for the Holidays

December 18, 2014

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In early November 2013, a kitten was found up a tree at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, rescued and subsequently adopted by a member of Santa Clarita city staff.

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The cat, officially named Pascal, but affectionately known as City Kitty, resembles very little of the frightened kitten that was photographed stuck up a tree one year ago. See the original post here.

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City Kitty has moved on from an early affinity of climbing trees towards an ardent interest in all things having to do with fish and aquariums.

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Around Town: City Recognizes Volunteers with Pool Party at Santa Clarita Aquatic Center

September 17, 2014

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On September 10, the City of Santa Clarita held a Volunteer Recognition Pool Party at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.

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Over 160 community members attended the event with friends and families.

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This annual appreciation is for the volunteers who have lent their time to two or more City events or programs.

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City leaders were on hand to thank the volunteers, including Councilmember Dante Acosta (center) and Assistant City Manager Frank Oviedo (far right).

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Twenty-three volunteers were honored with the Loyalty Club award, given to those who volunteered for 100+ hours in Fiscal Year 2013-14.

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They received the special Loyalty Award pin and a certificate of recognition from Mayor Laurene Weste.

For more information about volunteering for future events with the City, visit

The ‘6th Annual Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival’ Happening this Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

August 22, 2014

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The Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival is being held this Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.

The FREE Festival is designed to bring the community together to raise awareness about the important role physical activity plays in the lives of young people.  Admission is free to the public.

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In the Healthy Families Experience, presented by Kaiser Permanente, families will have the opportunity to receive important information in a fun environment. In addition, families will be able to learn about food choices in a fun, interactive way, in the Explore the Store! area sponsored by Whole Foods, which includes choosing the colors and flavors of fresh fruit and veggies, and then Create their Plate!, for a free, healthy snack.

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The Festival is divided into activity zones offering more than 20 recreational games and activities, including: tennis, golf, football, hockey, volleyball, baseball, rock climbing, interactive fitness equipment, trampoline jumping, and much more.

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Some of the region’s biggest names in sports will be represented at the event including the Lancaster JetHawks and many more!

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For more information about this year’s Youth Sports and Healthy Family Festival, visit

6th Annual YOUth Sports Festival Coming to Santa Clarita Sports Complex August 23: VIDEO

August 14, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita previews the 6th Annual YOUth in Sports Festival being held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

‘Dive-in Movies’ Makes a Splash with ‘Monsters University’ this Friday at the Aquatic Center

July 10, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita is once again presenting Dive-In Movies beginning on Friday, July 11, which allows residents to relax poolside at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center while enjoying their favorite PG-rated films.

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For just $7 per person, families can settle in for a Friday night at the cinema under the stars from the comfort of a poolside lounge chair or even the pool itself.  All Dive-In Movies start at 7 p.m. with this year’s lineup including Monster’s University on July 11, Despicable Me 2 on July 25, and The Smurfs 2 on August 8.

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Registration is highly encouraged to secure a space at the City’s Dive-In Movie events.  Poolside seating is available, or guests can bring their own pool amenities, including chairs, inner tubes, noodles or rafts.  Attendees must wear a bathing suit to be in the pool, and children two and under must wear water diapers.  Lifeguards will be on duty for the duration of the night.

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The Santa Clarita Aquatic Center is located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway.

Signature movie snacks will also be available for purchase, including drinks, ice cream, pizza, pretzels, nachos and much more.  No outside food or drinks will be allowed.

For more information or to register, please call (661) 250-3700 or visit .  

Soak Up the Summer Fun at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center: VIDEO

June 26, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita covers fun summer activities at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.

Learn to Scuba Dive at the City’s Aquatic Center April 17

April 3, 2014
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Residents interested in learning how to scuba dive are invited to attend an orientation for the City’s Scuba Diving Class, which is open to underwater enthusiasts ages 13 and over. The orientation will be held on Thursday, April 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.

For more information or to sign up for the event, visit

Fall Seasons Magazine Now Online – Registration to Open July 30

July 15, 2013
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Click to view the digital copy of this quarters Season Magazine.

The City of Santa Clarita’s 2013 Fall Seasons magazine is finally here! Online registration for fall classes and activities will be available on Tuesday, July 30, beginning at 8 a.m.

About the cover: The City’s annual underwater pumpkin carving contest returns this October at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. Official pumpkin carvers in SCUBA gear create underwater masterpieces at the bottom of the dive pool. Pictured are local SCUBA divers Ben Jarvis, Christina Monde and Kerry Breyer. Underwater photography by Ryan Drake.

For more information regarding the registration process or Fall programming, visit or contact the City Registration Office at (661) 250-3700.

Online Registration for City Aquatics Classes Opens Today, All Other Classes Open Online Tomorrow, May 8

May 7, 2013


Summer Seasons 2013

Click to view the electronic version of the 2013 Summer Seasons magazine.

The City of Santa Clarita’s Summer Seasons catalog offers residents summer art, education, sports, recreation, excursions and day camp classes throughout the summer season. Online registration for summer aquatic classes is now open. Online registration for all other classes starts tomorrow, May 8, at 8 a.m.

The online registration process is now easier with the City’s new Recreation Management (Rec1) software. Search for classes and activities in a variety of ways; category, location, class name, and more.  Be sure to create a new customer account to save valuable time on the first day of registration.

For more information regarding the registration process or Summer programming, visit or contact the City Registration Office at (661) 250-3700.

Deadline to Purchase Tickets for 36th Annual SCV Dodger Day this Wednesday, April 17

April 15, 2013


Purchase your tickets now for the 36th Annual Santa Clarita Dodger Day and see the Los Angeles Dodgers battle it out against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 6:10 p.m. at Dodger Stadium.

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Discount prices are available to all Santa Clarita Valley residents, including: Preferred Field Box $36, Reserve MVP $23, and all you can eat tickets in the Pavilion $35. Each School and non-profit group that sells over 25 tickets will receive a special rebate.

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Dodgers sports bag will be given away to the first 40,000 fans to arrive at the Stadium.

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Tickets are available now through noon this Wednesday, April 17, and can be purchased online or at the City’s Aquatics Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway.

For additional information about Santa Clarita Dodger Day, visit or contact City Arts and Events Supervisor Patrick Downing at (661) 250-3783.


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