The City of Palo Alto Recreation Division offers programs that enhance and contribute to the social, educational and personal well-being of every individual in our community.

Come join us and be  a part of the vibrant Palo Alto community! You are a key part of what makes this a great place to live.

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Margie Cain

Program Coordinator

Phone: 650-463-4919


Programs are offered for all ages, from preschoolers to seniors. You can find Exploration and Music classes for your little ones, Athletic and Academic classes for your kids and teens, and all types of Dance (Tango, Line Dancing, and Ballroom), Music (Sing the Best of Broadway) and Fitness classes (Aerobics, Pilates, Barre, Yoga, Zumba) for you. Additional unique programs are offered: Passport to Retirement, Pickleball, Lawn Bowling, Taiko Drumming and so much more!

Our Programs are offered all year round and catalogs are distributed five times a year (with the four seasons plus an additional summer camp session). Classes are scheduled in 4 - 12 weeks sessions with an additional BOOST! program for drop-in exercise.


Boost! – Adult Fitness 

Our Adult Fitness Program BOOST! just keeps getting better and better. We have recently added a few new classes, come check out Cardio Dance and Belly Dancing on Tuesdays and Bolly X on Thursday. Please check the schedule below for times and locations. Purchased Passes can be used at any of the listed workouts on the calendar. Purchase a book of 10 passes and get a discount that works out to $7.50 per class ($6.50 for seniors and students). Boost offers great workouts and plenty of variety and an amazing price. Review the calendar below and if you are still unsure, stop by a community center to find out about our offering for one free class pass.

Please note that Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable and can only be used by a single member.

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Offer New Programs

If you would like to offer a new program through the City of Palo Alto, please review our existing offerings and let us know what makes your program unique. Also, please include a marketing plan with your proposal and send it to: