COVID-19 UPDATE | The City is coordinating closely with our public health officials at the Santa Cruz County Health Department to prevent the further spread COVID-19. In an effort to protect you and our community, changes and measures have been adopted in daily operations and activities. For further details please click here for the City’s Response to COVID-19

Sergeant Derby Park

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Parks, open spaces remain open:

Skate Parks: City of Santa Cruz skate parks are open for active recreation. Social distancing guidelines are still in place. Keep a minimum of 6 feet from other people. Ken Wormhoudt Skate Park will be limited to 15 people maximum. Skate parks will be open during normal park hours. Ken Wormhoudt Skate Park is open 9am to sunset. 

Outdoor exercise continues to be allowed in parks and open spaces while following safe distancing guidelines. However, large gatherings are a violation of shelter-in-place orders meant to protect public health. In consideration of everyone, if the area you want to visit is crowded, consider altering your schedule to do so when there are fewer people.

Be advised that due to reduced staffing levels, shared park amenities are not being regularly cleaned or sanitized. 

For more information visit Parks & Recreation COVID-19.

List of amenities and park features that have been affected countywide.


Errol Griffin Skating Derby

508 Woodland Way


  • Skateboard Bowl (constructed in 1976)
  • Large Grass Field
  • Playground
  • Swings
  • Tennis Courts are open for members of the same household
  • Pickle Ball Courts (players must bring their own nets) are open for members of the same household
  • 4-hole Disc Golf Course

Sand, Grass, Asphalt 

Yes - Portable Unit

Dogs must be on leash at all times


Among the first public skateboard parks in the world. A favorite of street stylists.