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Onetta Harris Community Center


  1. Classrooms
  2. Computer lab
  3. Fitness center
  4. Gymnasium
  5. Kitchen
  6. Meeting room(s)
  7. Multipurpose room
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:
  • Career fairs
  • Community classes
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Meetings
  • Multicultural days

Multipurpose room

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

Conference room

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

Fitness center

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!

Computer lab

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. 

Rental fees

Please see the Master Fee Schedule for current rental rates as fees are subject to change. 

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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


  1. Classroom

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  2. Conference Room

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