Recreation Division

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

Update on the City of Mountain View's Response to COVID-19

Updated: March 23, 2020 at 4:50 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 the following programs, events and service deliveries. Please note that this is a fluid situation, and as new information arises, the City may make further adjustments. To find to most up-to-date City impacts related to COVID-19, please visit

Virtual Recreation Center

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

Cancelled/Postponed Programs and Service Modifications

The City will be cancelling/postponing all non-essential programs and services effective Friday, March 13 through Tuesday, April 7. If your program is effected, you will receive an email to notify you.

In addition, the Mountain View Senior Center will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, April 7 with the exception of one program listed under “Essential Programs and Service Delivery”. The Mountain View Community Center, The View Teen Center, Rengstorff Park Pool, Eagle Park Pool, Whisman Sports Center and Mountain View Sports Pavilion will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17 through Tuesday, April 7.

Cancelled Events

The City has moved forward with cancelling all March and April special events to limit mass gatherings. This includes:

  • March 14 – Arbor Day
  • March 18 – Teen Job Fair
  • March 21 – Deer Hollow Farm Spring Tour
  • March 25 – Teen Job Fair
  • March 25 – Senior Center Spring Fling Dance
  • April 3 – Concert on the Plaza
  • April 4 – Volunteer Fair
  • April 17 – Concert on the Plaza
  • April 18 – Deer Hollow Farm Spring Tour
  • April 25 – Annual Downtown Spring Family Parade

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 on Tuesday mornings
  • Senior Center Nutrition Program - Please call the Community Services Agency at 650-968-0836 for information on food distribution programs.

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 through Tuesday, April 7. The City will not be accepting new reservations of City facilities for rentals through the end of May. Renters should consider alternative plans if a notice of immediate cancellation or facility closures should take place.

For more information, visit the City's Coronavirus page.


Recreation e-Newsletter

Stay connected with the City of Mountain View Recreation Division by subscribing to the Recreation e-Newsletter list. By signing up, you will receive news alerts on upcoming events, programs, classes and camps. Not looking to receive information on everything? Have no fear! You can customize the news you want to receive when signing up.

Upcoming Special Events

Fri., April 17, 2020
6:00 p.m.  -  7:30 p.m.
  Canceled: Concerts on the Plaza
Fri., May 1, 2020
6:00 p.m.  -  7:30 p.m.
  CANCELED - Concerts on the Plaza
Fri., May 15, 2020
6:00 p.m.  -  7:30 p.m.
  CANCELED - Concerts on the Plaza
Fri., June 5, 2020
6:00 p.m.  -  7:30 p.m.
  Concerts on the Plaza
Fri., June 19, 2020
6:00 p.m.  -  7:30 p.m.
  Concerts on the Plaza