Recreation Division

Update on Recreation Programs & Facilities

Updated: February 1, 2021 at 4 p.m.


The City continues to follow the guidance of the Santa Clara County Public Health Department in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Based on the latest recommendations, we've modified programs, events and service deliveries. Please note that this is a fluid situation, and as new information arises, the City may make further adjustments. For more information, visit the City's COVID-19 resource page

Essential Programs and Service Delivery

Essential services that will continue at this time include:

  • Second Harvest Food Bank Brown Bag Program at the Mountain View Senior Center will take place from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. on the 1st and 4th Tuesday of each month.
  • Senior Center Nutrition Program - Curbside pick-up of to-go boxed lunches will take place in the back of the Senior Center parking lot. Distribution will take place Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.


The appointment system and program details for lap swim is available online. Visit our lap swim appointment page at

Reservation of City Facilities

Reservations at the Mountain View Community Center, Mountain View Senior Center, Historic Adobe Building, BBQ sites, and General Use Notifications in a Park have been canceled or postponed until further notice. The City will not be accepting new reservations of City facilities at this time. Renters should consider alternative plans if a notice of immediate cancellation or facility closures should take place. Please contact if you have any questions.


Santa Clara County is currently under the Purple Tier, sports and fitness activities are allowed per the tier the County is currently in. For information on which sports and fitness activities are allowed in the Purple Tier, please visit:

During this time, all youth sport organizations with a field permit are approved to conduct team practices/training only, while maintaining a continual physical distance of 6ft or more.

Tennis & Pickleball

Under the Purple Tier, Tennis Courts are fully open for play as long as social distancing is maintained and face coverings are worn at all times. Pickleball courts are set to a maximum of singles only play and social distancing is maintained and face coverings are worn at all times.

Group and private tennis lessons are permitted.

Virtual Recreation Center

Check out our Virtual Recreation Center, your online hub for exercise, positivity and mindfulness with the City of Mountain View.


As subdivision of the Community Services Department, the Recreation Division prides itself through a wide range of educational, creative and fun programs offered for our community. Our goal is to “Create Community through People, Parks and Programs” by offering diverse programs and facilities that help build a strong sense of community, promote cultural diversity, encourage health and wellness, and support assets for youth.

Recreation e-Newsletter

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Upcoming Special Events

Mon., March 1, 2021
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