Youth Programs

Solvang Parks and Recreation offers multiple youth programs for children of all ages. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register here or call (805) 688-7529 to register with a credit card.  Please note, our temporary office is located at Solvang City Hall, 1644 Oak Street in Solvang.

Kung Fu

Instruction by Chris Milner.  Class held at Solvang Vets Hall or outside guidelines permitting

Little Dragons- Ages 4-6, 4-4:30pm, Tues/Thurs, $43/8 visits

Kung Fu- Ages 7+, 4-5pm, Tues/Thurs, $63/8 visits.  Pay instructor at class, cash or check.


Wednesdays, Sept 15-Oct 6, ages 3-4, 4-4:45 or 5-5:45, $40, Sunny Fields Park

Introduction to the game of soccer.  Developmentally appropriate and fun learning experience.  Parent participation required.

Hotshots Lacrosse Clinics
“Ignite” Beginner Clinic Series"
Session I: Thursdays 9/9-9/30
Grades K-2 3:00-4:00 PM (Boys)
Grades 3-8th 4:00-5:15 PM (Boys)
Cost: $100
The fastest sport on two feet returns to the Valley to teach fundamentals of the game.  Boys will learn how to cradle, scoop, throw, catch, shoot, dodge and defend and learn core concepts of team offense and defense.

“3v3” Lacrosse Practices & Games"
Session II: Thursdays 10/7-10/28 (4 Games)
Grades 4-8th 4:00-5:15 PM
Professional Coaches: NCAA Division I, II, III
Equipment Provided if Needed – Reserve in Registration
Recommended: Cleats (Soccer, Lacrosse, or Football)
Cost: $120 (Hotshots T-Shirt Included!)
Practice then play small sided 3v3 mini-games and learn core concepts of offense and defense.  Boys will further fundamentals of dodging, shooting and playing defense while becoming more confident in their stick skills.  Perfect for beginners. 

Teen Dance
Friday, October 8, 7-9pm, Grades 6, 7, 8, $10
This dance will take place outdoors at Crossroads Community Church in their parking lot.  236 La Lata Drive in Buellton.  Students will receive permission slips at their school by the end of September.  Please bring the permission slip to the dance with $10 cash, or pay for a ticket here.  You can also obtain the permission slip here.

IB1on1 Thanksgiving Soccer Clinic
Mon-Wed, Nov 22, 23, 24, 8:30am-12pm, Ages 5-13, $165, Sunny Fields Park
Designed for all levels of play.  Register at or email

Kind Kids

Thursdays, Nov 18-Dec 9 (no class Nov 25), 3:30-4:30pm, Ages 6+, $20, Vets Hall

Teach your kids the importance of volunteerism and random acts of kindness this holiday season.  The group will have tasks and projects around town and supervised/led by Parks and Rec staff.  Positive attitude required. Register here

Sand Volleyball

Mondays, Sept 13-Oct 4, 5-6:30pm, Grades 3-5, $100, Sunny Fields Park

Join Melissa Rogers for beginner basics in sand volleyball.  Register here

Cookie Day

Wednesday Dec 22 1-3pm, Ages 6+ $50, Vets Hall

Make, bake and decorate a variety of Christmas cookies and take your creations home! Register here


Beginner Skate Boarding Clinic
Mondays, Sept 27- Oct 25, 3:30-4:30pm, Ages 6+, $70
Skateboard, helmet, knee and elbow pads required.  Beginners will learn standing, pushing, stopping and small ramps. Register here

Letters to Santa

During December, Santa Ynez Valley boys and girls can receive a letter via Solvang Parks and Recreation from Santa Claus and his elves!  Children should mail their letters to Solvang Parks and Rec, 1644 Oak Street, Solvang, CA 93463 and we’ll be sure to get them to Santa!  You must include a self addressed, stamped envelope and be postmarked by December 17.  Any letters collected after postmark Dec 17 or no return stamp has no guarantee of return response.