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!
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Community Services Administration at the Lucie Stern Community Center Closed for Renovations 1305 Middlefield Road Palo Alto, CA 94301 Phone: 650-463-4900 Fax: 650-321-5612 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Foothills Park 3300 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 9430 Phone: 650-329-2423 Fax: 650-917-9647
45 Days of Clay Artist Residencies The Palo Alto Art Center has announced the selection of three ceramic artists for its 45 Days of Clay residency program. The artists who have been chosen to participate in the residency program from June 23-August 20 are Malia Landis, Wesley Wright, and Matthew Goldberg. [more]
The celebration kicked off in earnest on May 1 with a community tea, the public dedication and unveiling of an “Art Center Drive” commemorative sign with Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt, and a Spring Family Day. [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]