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 Greg Betts at email@example.com. We'd love to hear your feedback!
Make the Switch!!
On February 10th we'll be upgrading to a new (and much improved!) registration system. Be sure you can continue to take advantage of all that Community Services has to offer, including Summer Camps & Aquatics, by creating your new account today. It takes just minutes! CREATE MY ACCOUNT!
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Community Services Administration at the Lucie Stern Community Center 1305 Middlefield Road Palo Alto, CA 94301 Phone: 650-463-4900 Fax: 650-321-5612 firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Space, Parks and Golf Administration Municipal Service Center 3201 East Bayshore Road Palo Alto, CA 94303 Phone: 650-496-6962 Fax: 650-496-5925 email@example.com
Foothills Park 3300 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 9430 Phone: 650-329-2423 Fax: 650-917-9647
World Music Day will be celebrated in Palo Alto on Sunday, June 15, (also Fathers Day) from 3pm to 7:30pm on University Avenue, King Plaza (City Hall) and surrounding streets. All performances are FREE and open to the public. The Fete de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is a worldwide music festival that takes place around the summer solstice. For more information, please go to http://www.pamusicday.org/ [more]
33rd Annual Summer Festival & Chili Cook-Off The tradition continues as we celebrate Independence Day at the Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off. Attracting thousands of sun and chili lovers, the festival embraces ev¬erything wonderful about summer.
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]
Earth Day 2014 In honor of Earth Day, take a look at all the City has accomplished to increase environmental sustainability and find ways that you can do your part too. [more]