Community Services Department

What We Do

The Community Services Department offers dozens of urban and neighborhood 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!

Visit the Palo Alto Unified School District website for information on the Cubberley Community Center Master Plan.

Areas of Work

CSD is separated into the following areas.

Upcoming Meetings

Boulware Park Renovation and Expansion Project 
Web-Cast Community Meeting 
Monday, December 7th at 11am and 6:30pm
Meeting will review the updated design for community input 
RSVP to receive the meeting invite to

Enjoy! Classes & Activities

We're back safely!
Check out our catalog of onsite, in-person classes for adults and children with enhanced safety protocols and modified class structures as well as adult and youth virtual classes.  Visit EnjoyOnline! To browse a full listing of programs or contact us at  Visit our Virtual Programs page to browse our current programs.

Contact Us

Community Services Department