Whether you are looking to take in a game or cool off with a trip down a waterslide, you will find what you are after in Yuba County.
Gauche Aquatic Park
421 C St.
Yuba City, CA 95991 530-822-4655
Beat the summer heat at Gauche Aquatic Park. The park features a 10-lap competitive pool, a 25-foot water slide and a zero-entry pool with a “sprayground” for kids. There are also concessions, picnic and barbecue facilities, climbing boulders, horseshoe pits, play structures and more.
Pool programs include public swim, lap swim, swim and water safety lessons, junior lifeguard training, Tot Time, Parent & Me Water Classes, senior and adult water aerobics, Twilight Swim, an aquatic club and more.
Golfing fans can play through three golf courses in this region. Plumas Lake Golf & Country Club is known as the “hidden jewel” of the Sacramento Valley. The 18-hole course is a semi-private facility that is open to the public. The course features a grass tee driving range, a pro shop, and a grill that serves breakfast and lunch. Visit www.plumaslake.com for more information.
The Peach Tree Golf & Country Club offers an 18-hole course, a retail golf shop, golf education programs, casual and fine dining, a relaxing pool, and a calendar full of member events and activities for the whole family.
Visit www.peachtreecountryclub.com for more information.
For more information on the Coyote Run Golf Course at Beale AFB, see the Our Military at Beale Air Force Base chapter.
1893 Taylor Road
Roseville, CA 95661 916-784-1273
Golfland Sunsplash features more than 30 exciting rides and attractions for the whole family. Rush down thrilling waterslides, ride a tsunami wave, challenge your friends on the Fastcar Racetrack, play a round of miniature golf, or enter King Ben’s Castle for 200 video games, laser tag and homemade pizza.
1468 Simpson Lane
Marysville, CA 95901 530-350-7275
Watch sprint cars, dwarf cars, hobby stocks and more at Marysville Raceway. The “Action Track of the West” features competitive motor sports events on a quarter-mile clay oval with 3,000 grandstand seats for the audience. Pit passes and camping spaces are available.
981 Shad Road
Marysville, CA 95901 530-777-9724
MMX Racing is the premier practice and racing motocross facility in Northern California. The track was designed for riders of all skill levels by ex-pro Supercross racer Jerrad Fisher. The wide track is a mixture of sand and loam with jumps that are both fun and safe. Visit the website for information on upcoming events and private lessons.
West Coast Falconry
10308 Spring Valley Road
Marysville, CA 95901 530-7490839
Learn about falcons, hawks, owls, vultures and more at California’s original falconry school. West Coast Falconry offers hands-on learning with a variety of experiences that allow you to encounter birds of prey, witness amazing aerial demonstrations, and get photographs with a bird on your own glove.
William Land Regional Park
3800 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822 916-808-5200
3901 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822 916-808-7462
Funderland Amusement Park
1350 17th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95822 916-456-0131
3930 W. Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822 916-808-5888
William Land Regional Park is fun for the entire family. The park’s 166.5 developed acres feature an adventure play area, an amphitheater, a golf course, lakes, a rock garden, picnic areas, sports fields and courts, a jogging path, a wading pool and more. The park is also home to Fairytale Town, Funderland Amusement Park and the Sacramento Zoo.
Fairytale Town has 25 play sets based on nursery rhymes and fairy tales, a friendly flock of farm animals, two performing arts stages and several gardens.
Funderland has nine amusement rides for kids, including the Flying Dragon roller coaster, the spinning Crazy Cups, a carousel and the Funderland Train.
The Sacramento Zoo is home to animals small and tall. More than 500 native, rare and endangered animals represent more than 120 unique species. Feed a giraffe, hop on the zoo train for a guided tour up Big Cat Row, and check out aardvarks, birds, primates, lemurs, reptiles and more.
Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox
1431 C St.
Marysville, CA 95901 530-741-3600
Cheer on the Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox at Colusa Casino Stadium. The professional-grade community baseball team plays 30 home games each summer and competes in the Great West League.