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RFP for Cowell Beach Surf School Permit

  • Department:Finance , Parks & Recreation
  • Category:Bid Notices
  • RFP Number:PKAD-1801
  • Start Date:10/26/2017
  • Close Date:11/20/2017 4:59 PM

Summary Scope of Work 
The City of Santa Cruz (the “City”) is requesting written proposals from applicants seeking a surf school permit. The selected applicants will be issued a five (5) year permit and required to follow the permit conditions and requirements of the ordinance.

The City Parks and Recreation Department may issue up to a total of four (4) permits which includes the City’s Cowell Beach Concessionaire, authorizing surf school activities at Cowell Beach Recreation Area. The City Parks and Recreation Department may issue fewer than four permits, at its discretion, to effectuate the purposes of this chapter. The permits shall be non-transferable, and they shall expire five (5) years after the date of issuance.   

A “surf school” is defined as a business which for compensation provides instruction, training, or coaching to individuals on how to board surf, body surf, boogie board, kayak surf, windsurf, kite surf, stand up paddle, or perform any other ocean or water sport entailing the use of sport-related equipment such as, but not limited to, boards, paddles or boats.

For More Information

Download the RFP for Cowell Beach Surf School Permit. For additional information or assistance, contact Carol Scurich, Recreation Superintendent, at 831/420-5270.

Deliver proposals to:
City of Santa Cruz
Parks and Recreation Administrative Office 
323 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060

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