The Onetta Harris Community Center offers rentals for residents and non-residents. The center features a multi-purpose room, kitchen, gymnasium, computer lab, fitness center, conference room, preschool room and classroom. Additionally, the center is home to various City of Menlo Park programs and special events including:
Our most popular room offers versatility and easy access to the kitchen, along with a private bathroom. Everything from wedding receptions to community meetings can comfortably be held in this setting.
Capacity: 144 people
Hourly rate: $79 residents, $107 non-residents
The kitchen comes equipped with a stove, oven, microwave and a refrigerator/freezer. The kitchen is included in the rental of the Multi-Purpose Room and is not reserved separately.
The newly renovated gymnasium can hold large events such as tournaments, civic events and large organizational gatherings. Easy access to the exterior and full bathrooms make it perfect for your large event.
The gym features one full court or 2 smaller courts, male and female locker rooms and a scoreboard (prior approval needed to operate). Fully extendable bleacher system gives seating for 100+. No food is allowed inside the gymnasium. The gymnasium can also be used for badminton, volleyball, indoor soccer and assemblies.
Capacity: 463 people
Hourly rate: $63 residents, $81 non-residents
The conference room is perfect for meetings. The room is equipped with a dry erase board and TV/DVD combo to insure an effective meeting.
Capacity: 16 people
Hourly rate: $31 residents, $42 non-residents
The classroom offers a pleasant setting for meeting or activities. The room is equipped with a sink, mirrored wall and a large monitor.
Capacity: 32 people
Hourly rate: $64 residents, $86 non-residents
The fitness center offers users a combination of free-weights and weight machines. For cardio work outs, users have a choice of exercise bikes, treadmill, step and elliptical machines. For just $2 a workout this is the best fitness deal in town!
The computer lab offers 8 web-accessible computers linked to a printer. Users can surf the web for information and fun, use the word-processing and spreadsheet programs and produce documents all in one place. The computer lab is open to the public from 1-7:30 p.m.
Proposed new Belle Haven community center and library
On December 16, 2019, Facebook submitted its proposal for exploring the funding and development of a new multi-generational community center and library at the site of the current Onetta Harris Community Center, Menlo Park Senior Center, Belle Haven Youth Center (child care) and Belle Haven Pool, near Kelly Park.
Additional details, including the dates of public meetings, presentations, documents and recordings are posted at menlopark.org/bellehaven.