Community Services

COVID-19 Shelter in Place Update

Updated 6/18//2021


The 2021 4th of July Fireworks show has been cancelled. Please visit to find out about other 4th of July events.


To protect the health of the Community and City employees, most CSD facilities will remain closed with limited operations until further notice.


For more information about the Community Services Department's interim services or general inquiries please visit:


Recreation Division

Parks & Forestry Divisions

Shoreline Division

Michael's at Shoreline

Performing Arts Division

For more information about what the City of Mountain View is doing regarding COVID-19, please visit



The Community Services Department is responsible for the programming and operation of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts; for the continued development and operation of commercial and recreational activities at the City’s 750-acre Shoreline At Mountain View Regional Recreation Area and Wildlife Refuge; for the maintenance and operation of Shoreline Golf Links and of Stevens Creek Trail; for the maintenance of City-owned parks, roadway landscaping, and street trees; and for delivery of recreation programs and services that make Mountain View a better place to live now and in the future.

Mission Statement

To create community through people, parks, and programs; provide recreational experiences; promote health and wellness; foster human development: protect environmental and open space resources; strengthen security and safety; support economic growth; facilitate community problem solving; and strengthen community image and sense of place.