The County of Santa Clara's Shelter-at-Home order remains in effect as some businesses and new activities are allowed to reopen with social distancing protocols and safety requirements in place. A new County order is anticipated to go into effect no later than July 13. For details, visit

Central Park Fountain and Pavilion
Kids at Youth Activity Center
Four people at Street Dance
Five people pose for photo
Two people at Art and Wine Festival
Group excercise class

The Parks and Recreation Department provides planning, development, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of the City's 27 neighborhood parks, five mini parks, one community park, three open space sites and 14 recreation facilities. Recreation facilities include the Community Center, Senior Center, Youth Activity Center and Teen Center. We aim to promote the use of safe, clean and attractive facilities for enjoyment and quality of life for all ages and abilities. The Department assists the public with facility rentals, community services, cultural programs and special events, enhanced natural environments, as well as sports and aquatics opportunities. The Cemetery Division maintains 33,000 interment sites in a peaceful public park.

To learn more, visit our About Parks & Recreation page.

Summer 2020 Mini Session

Summer is here and we are ready to bring a few programs back to serve you. Check out our new Summer 2020 Camp Mini Session Guide for camps and classes that begin the week of July 6. Programs will be for ages 6 to 18 years old and will follow the Santa Clara County Public Health Department guidelines. Registration begins on June 15. To register, visit Active Communities.

Virtual Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Department is going virtual to help you and your loved ones stay active during the Shelter-in-Place order. Visit our Virtual Recreation page for online learning and activities including: story time, virtual sing along, youth classes, adult fitness classes, cooking tips and recipes and resources for adults 50+.

Recreation Programs & COVID-19

Until further notice the Parks & Recreation Department has closed all facilities, programs and activities in alignment with the County Health Department directions and timeframes. Programs that will continue based on ability to conform to County Health Department guidelines of maximum social distancing, handwashing, no physical contacts, frequent sanitizing pre and post program, health check ins:

  • Lunch program at the Senior Center 11 a.m. – noon. A “to go” option will be available for those who need it. Please call the Front Desk at 408-615-3170 if you need to schedule appointments or would like to order lunch “to go”.

To meet the needs of the public and staff the Senior Center 408-615-3170 will be available by phone Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.


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