The City of Milpitas Recreation and Community Services Department's mission is to enrich our community through exceptional recreation programs and community services. Our vision is a Milpitas where all residents have access to excellent, affordable, innovative and well-run recreation activities, programs, facilities and community services. Our work encourages cultural unity and hometown pride, creates a sense of place, supports economic development, promotes health and wellness, fosters human development, addresses important social service needs and adds fun to the lives of those who live and work in Milpitas.
The department provides recreational opportunities and experiences, community and social services, and park and facility rentals for all residents and visitors of Milpitas. The department is committed to providing the highest standard of excellence in public service through our programs, services, events, and interactions with the community. The department strives to create a sense of community, support economic development, promote health and wellness, increase cultural awareness and facilitate solutions to community needs. The department monitors daily operation at three full-service Recreation Centers and three park buildings. It also oversees and offers a financial assistance program providing discounts on fee-based City Services for low income residents.