Community Services Recreation Program Cancellations

City of Eureka Suspends Most Public Gatherings Through March

The City of Eureka is taking steps to suspend many of its public gatherings throughout the City until the end of March. The decision follows recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to slow the spread of the COVID-19.

The following facilities, programs, and activities will be suspended through March 31st 2020:

The Adorni Center beginning at 5pm March 13th including:

  • Drop-in sports
  • Fitness classes
  • CPR classes
  • Rentals

Youth and Adult Sports beginning immediately including:

  • Hoopsters practices and games
  • Men’s Basketball and Woman’s Volleyball games
  • Roller Skating at the Muni beginning immediately
  • The Annual Easter Egg-venture
  • Community Class i.e. Toddler Soccer and Bitty Basketball
  • F.U.N. Play Center
  • The Wharfinger and rentals beginning on Monday, March 16th
    • Staff will be onsite for essential services

The following programs and facilities will remain open until further notice:

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Zoo Projects Update: Walkabout in the Park

The Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation and the City of Eureka invite you to a walkabout in the Sequoia Park and the Sequoia Park Zoo to learn more about our upcoming “elevated redwood walkway” as well as improvements to Sequoia Park Zoo and the upper meadow of the Sequoia Park directly from our project manager at Greenway Partners.

We hope you will join us:

Sequoia Park Meadow Entrance
Saturday, March 14th
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

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City of Eureka Seeking Local Photos and Memories of Sequoia Park’s History

NEWS RELEASE

City of Eureka- Community Services
1011 Waterfront Dr.
Eureka, Ca. 95501

For More Information Contact
Scott “Q” Marcus
Media Coordinator, Eureka Community Services
707. 440.9271
smarcus@ci.eureka.ca.gov

For Immediate Release:

City of Eureka Seeking Local Photos and Memories of Sequoia Park’s History

The City of Eureka is excited to reach out to the community to seek photos and memories of Sequoia Park and its Playground or the Sequoia Park Zoo in an effort to support the Sequoia Park Improvement Project. Do you have fond memories and photos of the 125-year-old history of these beloved spaces that you would be willing to share?

Sequoia park lion fountain

The City recently conducted several community outreach opportunities resulting in a new conceptual design for Sequoia Park. Community feedback prioritized a design which will enhance what is loved, restore what is broken, and provide what is missing.

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Get Out & Play Day 2019 Video

We took the images you submitted for #gopd2019 and combined them into a fun video.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image.

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Winners of GOPD 2019 Contests

Part of the fun of Get Out & Play Day is taking part in the contests.

Here are the winners from #gopd2019

Photo Winners

  • Best overall Photo: Ironman Spellmeyer on Facebook

Ironman Spellmeyer Winning Photo

  • Best Family Photo: Annie Nisson on Facebook

Annie Nisson Winning Photo

  • Cutest Photo of a Child: Sharon Plumlee

Random Drawing Winners

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Thanks to Redwood News for Support of GOPD

If you haven’t seen it on TV, see it here! Thanks to Redwood News for their support

#gopd2019

Get Out and Play Day Video

Check out what will be happening at #gopd2019.

Stay up to speed at our Facebook Event at this link or follow this link on this blog.

Get Out and Play Day – First Look!

Get ready to pick up your free schedule of all things GOPD!

Starting early July, you’ll be able to pick up a free copy of the #gopd2019 schedule (formerly called “Passports”) with everything you need to know to enjoy this great event. However, if you just can’t wait, you can download a PDF of the schedule by clicking on this link.

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Kids free at the Zoo on Get Out and Play Day!

You probably already knew that kids under 12 get in free at the Sequoia Park Zoo (with a paying adult), on #GOPD2019 but you didn’t know that there are lots of special events taking place at the zoo that day too!

As example, on Get Out & Play Day there will be an animal feeding, encounter or keeper talk every hour from Noon – 4:00 (Noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00). Continue reading Kids free at the Zoo on Get Out and Play Day!