Please contact us at Phone: 650-330-2200 or Email: csd@menlopark.org if you are experiencing any issues or need help navigating the online registration process.
    Classes and Events
    Classes and Events
  • Adult Sports
    Adult Sports
    The Adult Sports Program provides athletic opportunities for adults through drop-in programs and organized sports leagues. The programs include: a women's basketball league, men's basketball league, co-ed softball leagues and men's softball leagues as well as drop-in volleyball, basketball, badminton and a fitness room. Gymnasiums, picnic areas and field rentals are coordinated through the adult sports program. There are approximately 5,280 participants annually in drop-in activities; over 773 participants in the leagues; more than 70 rental permits (single and multiple-use) are issued annually.
  • Youth Sports
    Youth Sports
    Menlo Park's Youth Sports programs offer sport opportunities for youth. Programs include girls' and boys' basketball leagues, girls' volleyball league and boys' football. Classes, clinics or camps are also offered for soccer, baseball, volleyball, and basketball. This program also coordinates field rentals and facilities for the public, schools and local organizations such as American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA), Little League and Lacrosse. Approximately 192 teams with over 1,920 participants play annually in the leagues. Approximately 1,130 are enrolled annually in classes.
  • Gymnastics
    Gymnastics
    Gymnastics is a comprehensive educational, recreational and developmental program designed for gymnasts age one through adults. Classes are held at the Arrillaga Family Gymnastics Center The program operates 6 days a week. 676 classes are held weekly and approximately 8730 participants are enrolled in the program annually.
  • Adult Classes
    Adult Classes
    The City of Menlo Park offers a range of enrichment classes for adults. Community classes take place in many City facilities including the Onetta Harris Community Center and the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center. Classes include dance, chorus, photography, foreign language, health & fitness, and much more.
  • Youth Classes
    Youth Classes
    The City of Menlo Park offers a range of enrichment classes for children and teens. Community classes take place in many City facilities including the Onetta Harris Community Center, the Arrillaga Recreation Center, Arrillaga Gym, Burgess Park, and other city facilities. Classes include dance, arts and crafts, ceramics, foreign language, martial arts, and much more.
  • Camps
    Camps
    The City of Menlo Park offers a variety of camps. Some camps are full day and some are part day. Camp activities can include: science, art, martial arts, dance, tennis, soccer, golf, rock climbing, etc...
  • Aquatics
    Aquatics
    The Burgess Pool and the Belle Haven Pools are operated by Menlo Swim. Please visit www.menloswim.com and find your program for more information and a link to our online registration system. You may pay for drop-in programs at the front desk and get assistance with registration in person from our Service Center during hours of operation. For more information, please call 650-330-2232.
  • Menlo Children's Center Child Care
    Menlo Children's Center Child Care
    Preschool & After School
    The MCC offers a childcare program (part-time or full-time) for children 18 months to 5 years old, on the Burgess Park campus. The program offers a range of activities that foster a child's intellectual, social, and emotional development. The MCC is open 245 days a year and serves 53 children. The MCC School-Age Child Care Program provides after-school and summer care for up to 110 children in Kindergarten to 5th grade at the MCC School-Age Child Care Program. Eight weeks of full-time summer care is provided. During the school year, after-school care matches the Menlo Park City School District calendar (with additional hours of service available during school breaks). Transportation is provided to the center from Laurel, Oak Knoll, and Encinal Schools daily. The program is augmented with cultural activities, dance, theatre, sports camps, field trips, science and swimming, as well as homework assistance.
  • Belle Haven Child Care
    Belle Haven Child Care
    Preschool and After School
    The Belle Haven Child Development Center (BHCDC) provides income-based, subsidized full-time childcare services. The program is partially funded by the State Department of Education and administered by the City, serving up to 96 children ages 3 to 5 years old. The program builds learning readiness by offering materials and activities that support social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Please call (650) 330-2270 for more information. The Belle Haven School-Age Child Care Program provides after-school and summer care for up to 75 children in Kindergarten to 6th grade at the Belle Haven Youth Center and the Onetta Harris Community Center. Eight weeks of full-time care is provided in the summer. During the school year, after-school care matches the Ravenswood City School District calendar (with additional hours of service available during school breaks). Transportation is provided to the center from Belle Haven School. The program is a balance of educational, social and recreational opportunities that includes a homework assistance/reading program. Please call (650) 330-2297 for more information.
  • Community School
    Community School
    This City-community initiative is designed to improve the quality of life in the Belle Haven neighborhood through outreach services, neighborhood beautification and support for educational programs.
  • Senior Services
    Senior Services
    Menlo Park's Senior Center is located in the Belle Haven neighborhood, and offers health, recreational, educational, cultural and social services for adults aged 55 and older. (Senior services at the "Little House" are not provided by the City.) Free transportation to and from the Senior Center (6,500 trips annually) is provided, along with nutritious hot meals (8,200 meals annually) and weekly brown bag meals (5,700 annually). Staff coordinates free medical consultations and screenings from the County, and schedules informational presentations regarding insurance, nutrition and tax advice. Over 100 classes are offered annually (exercise/movement, arts and crafts, sewing, cooking and language). The center operates 30 hours a week.
  • Events and Concerts
    Events and Concerts
    There are six major events held throughout the year along with eight park concerts, mini celebrations and park dedications. Events include - Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat, 4th of July, Kite Day, Egg Hunt, Breakfast with Santa, and Black History Week. These events are provided with the support of various community partners who provide in-kind services or share certain event expenses to reduce the cost to the City. Over 9,700 people join in City events and concerts annually. Concerts are free of charge and are open to the public. There is a minimal fee charged to defray the direct costs of some of the events.
  • Social Services
    Social Services
    A variety of community events are offered throughout the year.