Allocated more than $81,000 in the past 2 years to providing free aquatic and fitness programs for Chula Vista Youth.
Since 2006 the Friends have provided funding for 3,319 predominantly low-income 4th graders to attend swim lessons for 2 weeks.
Have worked with the Recreation Department to preserve the City of Chula Vista’s award winning Fun to be Fit Program, which provides free exercise classes to youth and seniors.
Worked with the Olympic Training Center to sponsor the Chula Vista Fun Run, which raised more than $12,000 for other non-profit organizations that
Partnered with the City of Chula Vista and the San Diego County Aquatic Council to develop the WARN (Water Awareness in Residential Neighborhood) as a community water safety education program.
The Friends of Chula Vista Parks and Recreation, tax I.D. #32-0114415, is an exempt organization for purposes of receiving charitable donations or grants under IRS Code 501(c) (3). Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.