Recreation Division

We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy.  City Hall remains closed until further notice in accordance with the County of Santa Clara Public Health Order.  While parks remain open, playgrounds are closed in accordance with direction from the County. Parks visitors are encouraged to maintain adequate social distancing. Stay updated by connecting with us on Facebook, subscribe to our monthly newsletter, or read the monthly Senior Center newsletter.

If you have an urgent Recreation Division related message, please email us or call (408) 846-0460 and leave a message. This phone line will be checked every 48 hours and items will be responded to during the shelter in place period. 

In the meantime, check out the classes that are open for registration or visit Gilroy’s Virtual Recreation Center

  1. Open Fall Classes
  2. Gilroy Youth Center
  3. General Information

Picture of children standing on a log in a park.The Recreation Division's Fall program line-up includes virtual and in-person classes. Click on the links below for information about the class and to register.

In-Person Classes

Virtual Classes

COVID-19 Mandatory Health Directives 
Please be advised that Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 Public Health Orders mandate that you may only enroll your child(ren) in one (1) in-person childcare, after-school care, or youth activity during the same three (3) week period.

Contact the Recreation Division by email or phone at (408) 846-0460.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Visit the City of Gilroy Covid-19 communication page to find information including the status of City services, answers to frequently asked questions, the shelter in place order and ways to keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe during this time. This page is actively updated by the City of Gilroy with dates and times of the last posting.

For Santa Clara County information related to COVID-19, please call 211 or go to their website.  

Food Resources
The Recreation Divsion is assisting with FREE food distribution at the following locations:

  • Box Lunches for Seniors on Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 12:00pm at the Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna Street. 
  • Breakfast and Lunch for Gilroy Children on Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00pm at San Ysidro Park, 7700 Murray Avenue. Children do not need to be present to receive food, adults can pick up the food on behalf of their children under the age of 18. Meal-to-go bags contain a breakfast item and a hot lunch. The program flyer contains more details.
  • Second Harvest Food Bank Brown Bag Drive-thru Program on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 9:00 to 10:00am at the Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna St. 

The City of Gilroy has put together a list of Food and Meal Resources which includes links to the Gilroy Farmer’s Market, Gilroy restaurants, GUSD food resources and a map of food distribution sites in Santa Clara County. Once you click on the link, scroll down and you will find these resources.

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