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Santa Cruz Teen Center

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General Agency Information
Name: Santa Cruz Teen Center
Address: 301 Center Street, Room 8
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-420-5337
Description: Operating Hours: Open Monday-Saturday. Check calendar at the website for times.

Stop by the Santa Cruz Teen Center for recreational activities such as basketball, a pool table, PlayStation 3, Wii, X-Box 360, active events, foosball, movies, computers with internet access, free wi-fi, music and basically a pretty chill space. Also pick up our current calendar to find out what’s happening for teens in Santa Cruz. The Teen Center sponsors special events, day and overnight trips, sports, and outdoor events in addition to daily activities.

COMPUTER LAB: The Teen Center has 2 brand new computers that we were able to purchase thanks to the generosity of donors in the community. Come surf the net on a high speed internet connection, play your favorite computer games, burn a CD or type and print that paper for your history class. Computer use is free so just come on in and sign up for a slot.

TEEN SCHOLARSHIPS: Friends of Parks and Recreation (FOPAR) has allocated funds for partial scholarships for limited-income families residing within the City of Santa Cruz. Interested Santa Cruz City residents may pick up scholarship request forms at the Parks and Recreation Office, 323 Church Street. Call 831-420-5270.

ELIGIBILITY: Teens from 12-18 years old.
Site on City of Santa Cruz:"
Programs: BICYCLE DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM: The Teen Center is now in charge of administering the City's Bicycle Distribution Program. The purpose of this program is to distribute surplus bicycles recovered by the City of Santa Cruz to local youth through partnerships with charitable or nonprofit organizations. If you know of someone under 18 who lives in Santa Cruz and who needs a bicycle, or if you are a non-profit that works with youth, please fill out the sign-up form (English, Spanish) and the waiver (English, Spanish) and return them to the Teen Center. Check website Bicycle Distribution Program's Guidelines. For more information about this monthly distribution you can also email the Teen Center.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: None
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: City Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Adolescents
Bicycle Donation Programs
Boys/Girls Clubs
Government Agencies
Leisure Activities
Recreation Centers
Recreational Facilities
This agency was last updated on November 17, 2020.