Quality Inn Santa Clara Convention Center
1280 Persian Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Phone: (408) 744-1100
Fax: (408) 744-1688
In addition to a three-hole golf course on site, this award-winning practice facility contains nearly 50 tee spaces and a 10,000-square-foot (929 square meter) putting range. One of the largest facilities of its kind in California, Pin High Family Golf Center has something for everyone, from the semi-pro to the beer-guzzling weekend golfer. An impressive pro shop is located on-site.
If you're at the golf course at Moffett Field and you spot a GI, or other military personnel golfing, get used to it; Moffett Field Golf Course happens to be a army favorite. This field golf course has 18 holes, and you will get to see lakes and other water hazards here. Rental carts are available for those who just decided to tee off after checking the environs. Metal spikes are tolerated but not encouraged. Head to this Santa Clara county golf course for some real challenge.
Ponderosa Park provides 9 acres (3.64 hectares) of space for playing various sports, holding picnics and barbecue parties. It is divided into many areas such as three picnic zones, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, horseshoe pits, a multipurpose field and a children's playing zone. Kids can entertain themselves by playing on the numerous slides and rides, whilst adults have a shot at one of the games or simply lounge on the picnic sites enjoying the beautiful scenery. This park also provides clean restrooms and offers park buildings that can be rented for events.
Adjacent to San Francisco Bay, Shoreline Golf Links is an 18-hole, championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II and Associates. Part of Shoreline at Mountain View, a 750-acre regional open space area; Shoreline Golf Links features four sets of tees, 16 acres of fresh water lakes, practice facilities, Michaels Restaurant and a fully-stocked pro shop.
Eagle Park and Pool is a popular place in downtown Mountain View. It features picnic spots, restrooms, athletic fields, a playground and many benches. Their well maintained pool is open for recreational swimming as well as for a lap swim. Lessons are also conducted during summers.
Located in Santa Clara, the Kona Kai Club is a sports and recreational private club that houses six tennis courts, two swimming pools (children and adults), volleyball and basketball court, large party room, game room and a picnic and BBQ area. The club offers swimming and tennis lessons for both adults and kids, with multiple programs throughout the year to hone your athletic skills.
Shoreline Park encompasses the Shoreline Lake and offers expansive hills, the artificial lake and a golf course with 18 holes. Gusty winds in the area make Shoreline a popular location for windsurfers and kite-flyers. Hikers, walkers and bikers will find miles of winding natural and artificial trails to explore. It also houses the Shoreline Aquatic Cente which offers visitors facilities like kayaking, sailing, boating, canoeing and windsurfing. This park is also home to an amphitheater, a café and a Victorian house.
The Play Space serves as play center where children can develop their skills in robotics and Lego Mindstorms, which are hardware and software kits to build robots. It conducts regular camps where students are taught programming languages like C and LEGO Mindstorms NXT, and engineering and robotics principles. It also holds competitive leagues that challenge the knowledge and thinking power of contestants. These sessions provide great exposure to technically-oriented children, who will perhaps pursue a career in science, maths or engineering when they grow up.
Spartan Rec Connect, is one-stop spot for all kinds of recreational and athletic activities. It features an aquatic center, sports club, bowling center, intramural sports, sports club etc; accompanied by a sports club that has mini-gym, fitness room, dance and fitness room, studio, racquetball courts and also locker rooms. All the centers are well equipped and the fitness instructors help and guide throughout the workout. Their Aquatic Center sees swimmers from around the nation.
If you love to bike, try one of Undiscovered Country's bike tours, ranging in length from a single weekend to over a week. Riders can explore various regions and terrains of the beautiful Northern Californian landscape, including wine country, the Pacific coast, redwood forests, mountains and deserts. Professional, custom-fitted road bikes are provided for your use.
Though the San Jose Municipal Golf Course does not offer luxuriant greenery like a countryside golf course, it nevertheless provides a full-fledged 18-hole golf course in San Jose, where golfers can practice and play at reasonable rates. It also conducts professional golf lessons and has an on-site golf shop, where enthusiasts can purchase golf gear and equipment by famous sports brands like Nike, Adidas and Cleveland. And if you are tired after an engaging round of golf, stop at the Muni Bar and Grill, which offers a waterside patio, television screens, live music, a bar with refreshing drinks and light snacks.
Named after a Mexican gold miner, Don Jesus Ramos, who settled in California, the Ramos Park is one of the many public parks in the city. This green expanse is a perfect space to laze around with a book or enjoy sports with your kids or friends. It features amenities like playground, basketball hoop, picnic spots, BBQ facilities and benches too.