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Culture and Recreation

Culture and Recreation

When it comes to participating in a leisurely pastime or enjoying local performing arts, Milpitas is bursting with opportunities for cultural and recreational enjoyment to suit all ages and interests.

The city of Milpitas invests greatly in the cultural arts, overseeing the Phantom Art Gallery in the Milpitas Community Center, the Rainbow Theatre youth program and the Milpitas Community Concert Band. The city is also equipped with an Arts Commission and Public Art Committee, which both work closely with the city council to promote the arts community of Milpitas.

In addition to its cultural offerings, the city of Milpitas presents an excellent array of recreational programming and facilities through its Parks & Recreation Services Department. The department provides a year-round catalog of programs for residents of all ages. From youth and teen programs such as swim lessons, summer day camps, after-school programs to adult programming like group fitness classes, sports and senior activities, there is something for everyone.

Supplementing the city’s recreation programming are more than 30 parks featuring: ball fields, athletic courts, playground equipment, picnic sites, horseshoe pits and many other amenities. Also popular are city-operated recreation facilities including the Milpitas Community Center, Milpitas Sports Center, Teen Center, Barbara Lee Senior Center, as well as an off-leash dog park within the larger, county-managed Ed Levin County Park. This 1,541-acre urban park is complete with picnic, fishing and play areas, as well as a complex trail system connecting the park with surrounding wilderness sites.

Additionally, the city is home to numerous fitness centers and for the golfer, two outstanding 18-hole golf courses, Spring Valley Golf Course and Summitpointe Golf Club.

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