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  • Do I have to pay for the entire rental up front to reserve the space?

  • How late can my event run?

  • Can I come in early for set up?

  • Do you provide staff for setup and break down of my event?

  • Can I make changes to my rental?

  • If I cancel my rental, will I be eligible for a refund?

  • Is there a deposit required to book the facility for a special event?

  • How is my deposit refunded?

  • Is parking available at the community center?

  • Can I have amplified music at my event?

  • Is Wi-Fi available at your facility?

  • Can I have alcohol at my event?

  • Do I need to be fingerprinted for teaching children’s classes?

  • What are the procedures should someone get injured in my class?

  • Is insurance required if I offer a class?

  • What happens if I get sick and cannot teach a class?

  • May I go ahead and teach the class if it does not meet the minimum enrollment?

  • If a class must be cancelled, how and when does that occur?

  • How do I keep updated on my class enrollment?

  • Who sets the minimum and maximum class sizes?

  • Am I allowed to promote my business or sell services or product to my students?

  • Am I allowed to charge material fees?

  • How often am I paid?

  • Can you show an example of what a class might pay in a private facility?

  • Can you show an example of what a class taught in a city facility might pay?

  • How are instructors paid?

  • How are classes priced?

  • Do I become a regular employee of the City of Santa Cruz if hired to teach a class?

  • How do I apply?

  • Which classes tend to be most successful?

  • Why should I teach for the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department?

  • Are there any adult sports leagues in Santa Cruz City?

  • Does the City of Santa Cruz have a senior center?

  • Does the City of Santa Cruz have a teen center?

  • Does the City of Santa Cruz have a skate park?

  • Where can I play tennis in the City of Santa Cruz?

  • I live in Santa Cruz, Why am I paying a non-resident fee?

  • Do I need a permit to take down/trim a tree?

  • How do I sign-up for a sports team? Do I need proof of residency? Can I still sign-up?

  • What are your proof of residency requirements?

  • Do I need to have a reservation to use a city park?

  • What is the difference between City and Santa Cruz County Residents?