191 Lawrence Drive
Vacaville, CA 95687
Phone: (707) 446-3000
Fax: (707) 446-8784
Cypress Lakes Golf Course dates back to 1960, when it was designed by Joe Finger, and is managed by the US Air Force Services Agency. This 18-hole par-72 course is marked by undulating greens and scattered plantation around the holes, which poses a challenge for the golfers. The facilities at the course include a wonderful driving range, a restaurant and banquet space, which are available only to armed personnel. Metal spikes are allowed at the course. Call for additional information.
The Paradise Valley Golf Course is a stunning haven for golf lovers. For novices, this golf course arranges golf lessons where people can improve their skills at the game. This 18 hole golf course is spread over flat land and is surrounded by several oak trees. Built in 1993 by designer Robert Muir Graves, it's one of its kind in the city.
A premier billiard club with billiard supplies, pool halls, and pool tables.
The Rancho Solano Golf Course is one of the finest golf courses in Fairfield city. The sylvan setting of this course is simply breathtaking. The lush green course has lakes and abundant trees. Also, the difficulty level is tested thanks to the elevations and intelligently-placed bunkers. The 18-hole course was designed by Gary Roger Baird. Only soft spikes are allowed here and a dress code is maintained. After a good round of golf you can relax and take a breather at the country club.
Vultures, screech owls and bald eagles are among the birds displayed in living-room-sized cages along tree-shaded pathways. The volunteers and professional veterinarians affiliated with California Raptor Center release about 65 percent of their patients after successful treatments ranging from surgery to physical therapy. The staff leads Hawk Walks to view recently released birds in the surrounding habitat. Visitors can view demonstrations of techniques such as "on the fist." During monthly events, staff lectures and presentations focus on the fascinating features of raptor biology and ecology. Admission is free.
Thousands of school children come here to learn about the native plants on this unique 80-acre preserve. During day camps in July and August, children get an up-close-and-personal look at nature. Other year-round activities for children include guided tours through the redwoods and occasionally the staff offers stargazing sessions. The Arboretum is not just for children. The staff offers gardening and landscaping workshops for adults.
If the excitement of riding a roller coaster leaves you wanting more, try jumping out of a plane at 3,000 feet. This company offers a variety of programs with certified instructors and supervision. It can accommodate skydivers from beginning to advance skill levels. There are programs for everybody from one-time thrill seekers to skyboarders scudding about the sky on an actual board while free falling. This place also provides mementos in the form of an airborne video or still photos.
Learn to rock climb at this 8,000 square feet gym Rocknasium, located just 10 miles outside of Sacramento, in Davis. Dangling from ropes hooked to the arched ceiling, rock climbers of all ages can maneuver their way to the top using hand and footholds. The wall made of undulated rocks and artificial stone that form arches to emulate surfaces climbers find in natural settings. Once you take a beginner's course you are ready to sign up for a day pass and climb. Equipment (harness and climbing shoes) can be rented.
The Davis Bike Club is a club for passionate cyclists. It is a non-profit organization, formed to support and encourage all kinds of riders. Its members comprise commuters, racers and touring cyclists. Moreover, it also has its own race team called the DCB Race Team. The riders meet regularly to race, tour, train or simply take fun rides. Popular cycling races like the Davis Criterium Classic take place each year in downtown Davis. For race schedules, bicycle rentals, shops, sponsors, events and more, just log on to the website.
Situated between F Street and Oak Avenue, the Community Park sits pretty. It has a community pool, a tennis court, two play areas, a public skate park and a dog park. The 28 acres of lush greenery and fun is open during the day. The skating park, which has a concrete ramp, is open for skateboarding. It also features many soccer fields and softball backstops.
The Yolo Basin Foundation is dedicated to the appreciation of wetlands and wildlife through education and innovative methods. Bucks for Ducks is an annual fund raiser event organized by this foundation. It features wildlife art exhibits, field trips and workshops, and the ever-popular ducklings! All the proceeds go to the Foundation for Conservation and other education programs.
Davis Municipal Golf Course is affordable and pleasantly landscaped. This public course opened in 1964 and par for 18-holes is 66. Carts, clubs, and range balls are available to rent. Lessons by PGA professionals are available as well. The pro-shop offers a large range of equipment. The driving range is open from dawn until dusk and there are several putting greens beside the snack bar/pro-shop complex. The greens fees vary on weekdays and weekends, there are also Cart rental per rider. Visit website for more details.