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Mitchell Park Teen Center

3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto

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ABOUT THE TEEN CENTER

The Mitchell Park Teen Center is our drop-in space for middle school and high school teens. With weekday hours during the school year, middle school teens in Palo Alto are able to enjoy all of the recreational amenities the center yields, including pool, foosball, ping pong, video games, basketball, and board games, all in a fun, safe, and supervised space.

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Game Amenities

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Hang out with Friends

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Special Events

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MEMBERSHIP

In order to participate, Teens must review the Rules and Agreements, and submit a completed membership form signed by a participant and parent to Teen Center Staff on your first visit and pay the appropriate fees below. Once completed, Teens can visit the Teen Center during operational hours. All Teens must check-in first upon arrival and must have their Student ID cards or membership cards.

TEEN CENTER HOURS

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

3:00PM - 5:30PM

3:00PM - 5:30PM

3:00PM - 5:30PM

3:00PM - 5:30PM

3:00PM - 5:30PM

FEES

FREE! Contact us for more info! TeenCenter@cityofpaloalto.org

Submit your membership form below!

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Friday Nights at The Drop

Get Ready for Friday Nights at Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop!

Looking for something exciting to do on Friday nights? Look no further than The Drop at Mitchell Park Teen Center! We're thrilled to announce that every Friday night, we'll be hosting a variety of themed events and activities to keep the fun going all evening long.

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Different Themes and Activities

Whether you're into arts and crafts, music, games, or just hanging out with friends, we've got something for everyone! Each week, we'll feature a new theme with exciting activities that will keep you entertained and engaged.

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Free Admission

In today's globalized world, chances are you are interacting with people from more than just one country. This is where our multilingual functionality comes into play. Take advantage of this unique capability to expand your reach.

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Food and Drinks Provided

Enjoy delicious food and drinks on us! We'll have a spread of tasty snacks, refreshing beverages, and treats to keep you fueled up and ready to enjoy the night's festivities. Best of all, it's all on the house!

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Join Us!

Whether you're a regular visitor or looking to check out The Drop for the first time, we guarantee you'll have a blast at our Friday night events. Come see why The Drop is the ultimate destination for teens looking for a good time in a safe and welcoming environment.

Mark your calendars and spread the word! Friday Nights at Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop are not to be missed. We can't wait to see you there!

Upcoming Events

  • May 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Get ready for an epic Board Game night. We will have party games for you and your friends! Our raffle will be tons of party games, interactive and 2 player games! We partnered with Game-landia Palo Alto for this event! We will have PB&J, Jello Cups, Taki's and Juice to snack on for this event!
  • May 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Mario Madness has hit The Drop. We will be showing the Mario Bro's Movie. We will be doing a Mario Kart competition and the champion with take home a Yoshi LED Light! We will also have several other raffle prizes! We're serving Mac n Cheese, Assorted Cookies and Capri-Sun!
  • May 10, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    We're doing a live Japanese Game night. You'll be super soaking your friends, laughing like crazy from the insane obstacle we place and we will see who the best player is! We're serving Sushi & Mochi. See you there!
  • May 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Who's ready to battle it out? We're hosting an epic Nerf Battle where you will go against 6 on 6 player teams. You'll be set up in the ultimate battle zone! Are you ready? Event is May 3, 2024 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM! We're giving away 3 awesome prizes - 2 RC Drones and a Fortnite Nerf Blaster
  • Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Join us at the Palo Alto Youth Council's Civic Impact Summit Event, where you'll dive into the dynamic realms of law and politics alongside esteemed professors from Stanford University and Foothill College.
  • Apr 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Calling all seniors and teens in Palo Alto! You're invited to join us for an unforgettable evening at Friday Nights at the Drop. Get ready to connect with the incredible people who make Palo Alto the vibrant community it is!
  • Apr 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
  • Mar 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Calling all basketball enthusiasts! Get ready to slam dunk your way into another exciting Friday Nights at the Drop event! Introducing "Nothin' But Net" - a thrilling 3 on 3 basketball tournament that promises an electrifying evening filled with intense competition and loads of fun!
  • Mar 23, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    Calling all city youth to "Light the way for all Kinds of Minds!" Join a fun night to learn about neurodiversity from fellow youth and community members, enjoy talented musician performances, and enjoy snacks, pizza, and arts and craft activities!
  • Mar 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Mitchell Park, 600 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Castilleja, Menlo, and Nueva are so excited to invite you to our multi-school Holi Celebration! Join us on Saturday, March 23rd from 2-4 pm at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto (behind the bowl) to throw biodegradable and organic colors, eat lots of delicious South Asian food, and put on some henna!
  • Mar 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Get ready to unleash your creativity at TAB's highly anticipated annual event: BOBA & BRUSHES! This is the ultimate teen hangout where you can let your artistic talents shine while sipping on delicious boba and munching on scrumptious bagels!
  • Mar 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Join us for an unforgettable evening of Japanese culture and creativity at the Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, where we present "Anime and Origami Night"! Immerse yourself in the captivating world of anime as we showcase two beloved classics, "The Boy & The Heron" and "Sailor Moon."
  • Mar 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center - The Drop, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Get ready for a night of creativity, fun, and refreshments at The Drop! We can't wait to welcome you to our upcoming event where we'll be unleashing our imaginations and crafting vision boards together.
  • Mar 01, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center , 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    We are so excited to bring you our first ever escape room themed event! Bring your friends for some puzzling fun, free pasta, slime-making, raffles, and more. Can’t wait to see everyone on MARCH 1ST 6-8 PM
  • Feb 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Hey Teens! Looking for some Friday night fun? 🌟 Join us at the Mitchell Park Teen Center this Friday, February 23rd, from 6pm to 8pm for an epic hangout! 🎉 We've got an awesome lineup of activities planned just for you
  • Jan 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Looking for a sweet treat and some fun? 😋 Join TAB at Cookies & Crafts on Friday, 1/26 from 6-8pm! Enjoy cookies from Antoine’s Cookie Shop 🍪, paint mason jars and rocks 🎨, make keychains and candy bracelets 🍬, and have a chance to win a cool raffle prize! See you there!
  • Nov 26, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Join BravaArte Foundation for a special benefit concert on Nov. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Mitchell Park Community Center, dedicated to supporting UNICEF, a humanitarian organization helping children's well-being.
  • Oct 27, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mitchell Park Teen Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    It’s spooky season…come join us at Trick or TAB on October 27th from 6-8pm to have some Halloween fun! 🎃 Decorate tote bags, play spooky games, try some Halloween treats, and wear your costume! See you there, at the Mitchell Park Teen Center! 👻 This event is for middle school and highschool teens
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