Your community offers you dozens of community parks; outstanding classes for adults and kids; 40 miles of hiking trails; a municipal golf course; fascinating art exhibits; pools, fields and gyms for peak fitness. Whether you're looking for educational activities for your kids, a place to relax or place to explore the world around you, Palo Alto's Community Services Department is proud to offer programs, activities and parks to meet all the needs of your family and to sustain a positive quality of life!
We are a staff who are committed to providing outstanding educational and physical fitness opportunities for the whole family, beautiful and inviting community facilities for your rental needs, and a multitude of exhibits, shows and special events to entertain, inspire and enjoy!
Besides offering the very best array of fun, educational and life-enriching programs that we can provide, there's nothing more important to the Enjoy! Team than your complete satisfaction with our services, programs and activities.
Please send your comments or suggestions on our programs and services to CSD Director Robert De Geus at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'd love to hear your feedback!
Palo Alto Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Master Plan
Summer Camps & Aquatics Registration Fair on February 20 Gear up for summer by joining us Saturday, February 20th from 11am - 1pm for the Summer Camp & Aquatics Registration Fair and Camp Concierge! Youth can take part in a variety of hands-on activities such as arts and crafts, face painting, a magic show, food trucks and much more! [more]
Thank You, Art Center Volunteers! While National Volunteer Week takes place only once each year in April, volunteerism thrives year ‘round at the Palo Alto Art Center, as hundreds of volunteers routinely donate thousands of hours to ensure the success of the Center’s programs and events. [more]
A Mobile Place for Making, All for Teens In the spring of 2013, the Palo Alto Art Center and the Palo Alto City Library embarked upon an exciting project with local teens—the creation of a mobile makerspace. Funded by a California State Library grant, this project will result in a mobile makerspace—created by and for local teens—that will premiere at the Art Center in August 2013 and then travel to libraries and community centers throughout Palo Alto. [more]
Contribute to Containers of Community The Palo Alto Art Center invites veterans and their families to contribute images and objects that relate to their military service for an art project and exhibition with veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool. [more]