Recreation

27 05, 2013

Introduction to Geocaching in Almaden Quicksilver Park this Summer

By |May 27th, 2013|Recreation|0 Comments|

Learn about the exciting pastime known as geocaching! The Alamden Quicksilver Park will be hosting a free, docent-guided geocaching adventure on Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 8:45am to 12pm. Participants will be provided with a GPS tracking device and will be instructed to find 6 to 7 “caches” hidden within the park. It’s a modern-day treasure hunt! Bring sun protection, water, snacks and sturdy hiking shoes and meet at the Wood Road parking lot.
1 11, 2012

2012 Almaden Hills Run Hosted by Troy’s California Trail Runs

By |November 1st, 2012|Recreation, Sports|0 Comments|

Enjoy the scenery of Almaden Quicksilver Park on a run on November 3, 2012 at 8am. Four fully stocked aid stations will be available during the run. Runners will also be given food at the end of the race – they are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. The courses will be hilly with approximately 40% single track and 60% dirt roads.
28 10, 2012

Almaden Quicksilver Park Healthy Trails Five-Mile Hike

By |October 28th, 2012|Recreation|0 Comments|

Get yourself in shape and join the staff at Almaden Quicksilver Park for a challenging Healthy Trails Hike on Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 10am to 1:30pm. This hike will be rigorous. It will cover 5.2 miles and wind through the Deep Gulch, English Camp, Mine Hill, and Castillero Trails.
13 10, 2012

Alamden Quicksilver Park Geocaching Adventure

By |October 13th, 2012|Recreation|0 Comments|

Learn more about the exciting pastime known as geocaching! The Alamden Quicksilver Park will be hosting a free, docent-guided geocaching adventure on Saturday, October 20 from 8:45am to 12pm. Participants will be provided with a GPS tracking device and will be instructed to find 6 to 7 “caches” hidden within the park. It’s a modern-day treasure hunt! Bring sun protection, water, snacks and sturdy hiking shoes and meet at the Wood Road parking lot.
12 10, 2012

New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum Hosts Living History Day

By |October 12th, 2012|Family, Recreation|0 Comments|

The New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum will be presenting a special event on Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 11am to 3pm. “Living History Day” will take place at the Casa Grande in Almaden Quicksilver Park. This spectacular home was once occupied by the managers of the New Almaden mine and its Victorian heritage has been maintained by the staff.
12 10, 2012

Almaden Quicksilver Park History Tour by Van

By |October 12th, 2012|Family, Recreation|0 Comments|

Almaden Quicksilver Park will be hosting a history tour by van on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 9am to 1:30pm. Adults and children (6 years and older, must weigh at least 60 pounds) alike will love the opportunity to step back in time and discover the area’s rich mining history on this tour.
8 09, 2012

Almaden Valley Athletic Club’s History Hike in Almaden Quicksilver County Park

By |September 8th, 2012|Health, Recreation|0 Comments|

Join Almaden Valley Athletic Club’s General Manager and professionally trained Wilderness Guide, Jeff Griffith-Jones, and AVAC’s Activities Director, Becky Smothermon, on a walk through the past in Quicksilver Park in beautiful New Almaden.
24 08, 2012

Introduction to Geocaching in Almaden Quicksilver County Park

By |August 24th, 2012|Recreation|0 Comments|

Join Docent Sam Drake on a beginner’s geocaching adventure in Almaden Quicksilver County Park. You will find 6-7 hidden caches in the park.

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game where you use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches,” with other participants in the activity. GPS units provided.

A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook where the geocacher enters the date they found it and signs it.

Meet at the Wood Road Park Entrance with sturdy hiking shoes, sun protection, water, and snacks. The event is Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 8:45am to 12:00pm. You can register online.

29 07, 2012

Almaden Community Center’s Fall 2012 Activity Guide

By |July 29th, 2012|Kids, Recreation|0 Comments|

Almaden Community Center Activity Guide includes all of the programs, classes, and activities planned for the Almaden Community Center in Fall 2012. Almaden Valley residents have a variety of classes and activities from which to choose. There’s something for everyone – from toddlers to seniors.
10 05, 2012

Almaden Community Center’s Summer 2012 Activity Guide

By |May 10th, 2012|Family, Kids, Recreation, Seniors|0 Comments|

San Jose Parks Recreation & Neighborhood Services has released the Almaden Community Center Activity Guide for Summer 2012. The Almaden Community Center Activity Guide includes all of the programs, classes, and activities planned for the Almaden Community Center in Summer 2012.