The Drop - Teen Center

"The Drop" Teen Center at Mitchell Park

About The Drop

The Drop at the Mitchell Park Teen Center is our drop-in space for middle school teens. With weekday hours during the school year, middle school teenagers in Palo Alto are able to enjoy all of the recreational amenities the center yields, including pool, foosball, ping pong, video games, basketball, and board games, all in a fun, safe, and supervised space.

The Drop is free and open to all Palo Alto middle schoolers with a valid school ID.


Upcoming Closures

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The Drop will be closed Monday, March 11. We will reopen Tuesday, March 12.


How to Register

Please email to receive the link to register online. We will get back to you within 24-48 hours of request.

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Teen Center Director
Emily Butterly
Phone: 650.329.2478

Teen Center Hours

Please contact for specific schedule, as hours vary with the PAUSD calendar.


 Monday   3:00 - 6:00pm 
 Tuesday   3:00 - 6:00pm 
 Wednesday   2:00 - 6:00pm 
 Thursday   3:00 - 6:00pm 
 Friday   3:00 - 6:00pm 

Expected Closures 
 Mar 11   No School
 Apr 1-5   Spring Break
 May 27   Memorial Day
 May 31   Last Day of School

Crosstown Shuttle Schedule
Embarcadero Shuttle Schedule