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Swim in Almaden Valley

Swim in Almaden ValleyLooking for places to swim in Almaden Valley? Here’s a list of Almaden Valley pools and cabana clubs where you can swim for pleasure, take swim lessons, or train and compete on a swim team.

Almaden Cabana Club – The Almaden Cabana Club offers three pools, swim lessons, and a Junior Lifeguard program. The club is also home to the Dolphins Swim Team. Located at Bret Harte Drive, Associate/Annual membership requires primary home address to be within the 95120 zip code. For more information, visit http://www.almadencabana.com.

Almaden Golf & Country Club – In addition to an 18-Hole championship golf course and two tennis courts, the Almaden Golf & Country Club has a large swimming pool that accommodates the club’s swim team, The Gators. To learn more about swimming at the club and membership options, visit www.almadengcc.org.

Almaden Swim and Racquet Club (ASRC) – The Almaden Swim and Racquet Club is located in the Country Club neighborhood of Almaden. In addition to six USTA championship tennis courts, the club offers three pools to choose from and swim lessons. The ASRC is also home to Quicksilver Swimming (QSS), a year-round, competitive swim team that offers high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. ASRC memberships are open to all, though there is a wait list. For more information about ASRC, go to www.almadensrc.org.

Crossgates Swim Club – The Crossgates Swim Club (also known as Crossgates Cabana Club) is located in the family-friendly Almaden neighborhood of Crossgates. In addition to a large pool available to members to swim or schedule a pool party, the swim club is also the proud home of the Crossgates Gators Swim Team! For more information or to inquire about membership, visit www.crossgates.us.

Montevideo Neighborhood Cabana and Club – Residents of the Montevideo neighborhood in Almaden Valley can swim at the Montevideo Cabana Club. This club is home to the Piranhas Swim Team and offers summer swim lessons. For more information, visit miahomeowners.com.

Oaktree Park Cabana Club ­– The Oaktree Park Cabana Club has a six-lane lap pool and proudly hosts the Oaktree Sharks Swim Team, champions of the Valley Cabana Swim League. For more information about swim opportunities at the club, visit www.oaktreeparkcabanaclub.com.

Shadow Brook Swim Club – The Shadow Brook Swim Club is a neighborhood cabana club for residents of the Shadow Brook neighborhood of Almaden Valley. The club offers summer swim lessons to kids and is home to the Shadow Brook Sharks Swim Team. For more information, visit http://www.shadowbrook.org.

Register Now for a Quicksilver History Hike

Quicksilver History HikeRegister now for a Quicksilver History Hike on May 26 or on June 29, 2024 from 9am-12pm.

Join an Almaden Quicksilver Park Interpreter for a Quicksilver History Hike in the Almaden Hills to discover how our changing values have impacted the landscape, and a once bustling mining enterprise became a County Park. This moderate 3-4 mile hike leaves from the Wood Road parking lot of Almaden Quicksilver County Park. This hike will cover history content that is geared towards an adult audience. Best for ages 10+

Limited space! Please only sign up a max of 4-5 people. If you know more people would like to join, please share the registration form link. Reservations are not required but they are strongly recommended as parking is limited at the trailhead.

Although dogs are allowed within the park, for the comfort and safety of the group, they are discouraged from accompanying you on the hike (with the exception of service animals). Further questions? Call 408-918-7770 or email desiree.humphers@prk.sccgov.org

Quicksilver History Hikes are offered monthly, usually on the 4th Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Almaden Community Center Summer 2024 Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center Summer 2024 Activity Guide The Almaden Community Center Summer 2024 Activity Guide is now available, offering exciting classes, workshops, and dozens of summer camps! The guide has so many great options to choose from, for preschoolers through Active Adults 50+.

Summer 2024 season registration will open Saturday, May 4 at 10am. Early registration for scholarship eligible participants will be in person on Wednesday April 24 at 10am. Registration for Active Adult members will begin online and in person on Wednesday, May 1 at 10am. Spring registration and summer camp registration are currently open.

For additional information about any Almaden Community Center classes, camps, and programs, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133. The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120.

Almaden Community Center Spring 2024 Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center Spring 2024 Activity GuideThe Almaden Community Center Spring 2024 Activity Guide is now available, and it’s loaded with all kinds of exciting classes, workshops, break camps, summer camps, and more! See what classes are being offered in Arts & Crafts, Dance, Education & Enrichment, Health & Fitness, and Sports. There are so many great options to pick from, for preschoolers through Active Adults 50+. Spring 2024 season and 2024 summer camp registration will open Saturday, Feb. 24 at 10am. Early registration for scholarship eligible participants will be in person on Wednesday Feb. 14 at 10am. Registration for Active Adult members will begin online and in person on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 10am.

For additional information about any Almaden Community Center classes, camps, and programs, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133. The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120.

Almaden Baseball and Softball Little League Registration Spring 2024

Almaden Baseball and Softball Little League Registration Spring 2024Almaden Baseball and Softball Little League Registration Spring 2024 is open now until Jan. 10!

Baseball Spring Season
Almaden Baseball and Softball Little League rec season runs from March through late May. The league offers as many divisions as demand allows. Historically that means they offer t-ball, coach pitch, machine pitch (A), kid pitch (AA), AAA, Majors, Juniors, and Seniors divisions. These teams play against each other and possibly other teams from other leagues in the same division. At the end of the regular season, teams in AA and above play a tournament to determine an Almaden Little League champion. The AAA and Majors championship teams will play in a tournament against the champions (of the same division) from other nearby leagues (i.e., Tournament of Champions).

Softball Spring Season
As with baseball, the softball rec season runs from March through late May. The league offers as many divisions as demand allows. Historically that means they offer 6u, 8u, 10u, and 12u teams. These teams play against each other and other teams from other leagues in the same division.

Registration for both baseball and softball is open until Jan. 10, so register now!

For more information, go to the Almaden Baseball and Softball Little League website or email the league at info@almadenll.org

Almaden Community Center Winter 2024 Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center Winter 2024 Activity GuideThe Almaden Community Center Winter 2024 Activity Guide is now available! See what classes are being offered in Arts & Crafts, Dance, Sports, and more. There are new LEGO® workshops and even a Robotics with LEGO Spike winter camp! There are so many great options to pick from, for preschoolers through Active Adults 50+. Most activities start in January, but the guide also has information about holiday events, so take a look and register now!

In addition to holiday events and winter classes, the Almaden Community Center Winter 2024 Activity Guide has registration information for the Valentine’s Day Painting Party (kids 3-5) and Camp San Jose Presidents Break Camp at Almaden Community Center that runs Tuesday-Friday 2/30-2/23. There’s also information about Citywide Fitness programs for ages 14-55+, which include drop-in volleyball, basketball, badminton, and table tennis.

For additional information about any of these classes and programs, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133. The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120.

Almaden Community Center 2023 Fall Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center 2023 Fall Activity GuideThe Almaden Community Center 2023 Fall Activity Guide is now available! See what classes are being offered in Arts & Crafts, Dance, Education & Enrichment, and Sports. There are so many great options to pick from, for preschoolers through Active Adults 50+. Most activities start in September, so register now!

In addition to fall classes, the Almaden Community Center 2023 Fall Activity Guide has registration information for 2023-2024 school year programs including San Jose Recreation Preschool and R.O.C.K. Afterschool. You can also register for Fall Break Camp, which runs from October 2-6, as well as for Citywide Fitness programs for ages 14-55+, including drop-in volleyball, basketball, and table tennis.

For additional information about any of these classes and programs, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133. The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120.

Almaden Community Center 2023 Summer Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center 2023 Summer Activity GuideThe Almaden Community Center 2023 Summer Activity Guide is now available! See what classes are being offered in Arts & Crafts, Dance, and Sports. You can also register for Camp San Jose, Camp San Jose Jr., F.I.T. Camp, and a number of other summer camps. There are offerings for all ages, from preschoolers through Active Adults 50+. Most camps start in June, so register now!

In addition to summer programs, the Almaden Community Center 2023 Summer Activity Guide has registration information for 2023-2024 school year programs including San Jose Recreation Preschool and R.O.C.K. Afterschool.

For more information about upcoming classes, camps, and school year programs, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133. The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120.

BioBlitz at Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Bioblitz at Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Photo by Merav Vonshak

When: Sunday, April 30, 2023, 9 – 11am

Where: Almaden Quicksilver County Park
19535 Mockingbird Hill Lane (Mockingbird Hill Lane entrance)
San Jose, CA 95120

Located in the western part of San Jose, the Almaden Quicksilver County Park is a safe haven for many species of plants and animals. Join Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful and BioBlitz.club at Almaden Quicksilver County Park in cataloging and documenting all of the living things that reside there. Experts in various fields will be available to help guide participants through all the various plants and wildlife.

Participants are asked to bring a smart phone with the iNaturalist app. Click here for more information and to reserve a spot.

*Community service hours available*

Hosted by Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful, Bioblitz.club, and Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society.

Supported by Santa Clara County Parks.

Almaden Community Center 2023 Spring Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center Spring 2023 Activity GuideThe Almaden Community Center 2023 Spring Activity Guide is now available! General registration for community center classes, spring break camp and a wide variety of summer camps opens Feb. 25 at 10am. You can register in person at Almaden Community Center or online at www.sjregistration.com.

Dozens of week-long full- and half-day summer camps will take place at the Almaden Community Center or at neighboring parks. Camp instructors are from Mad Science of the Bay, Play-Well TEKnologies, Dance Arts Academy, Young Rembrandts, Futsal Kings, Skyhawks Sports Academy, Engineering for Kids, and more.

Early registration for Active Adults 50+ begins online and in person on Wednesday Feb. 22 at 10am. From creative crafts to pickleball, there’s something for everyone!

The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120. For more information about classes, camps or health guidelines, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133.

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