Martin Luther King Community Center & Pool

Martin Luther King Community Center is a busy place for local children, featuring classes and events throughout the year. Programs vary depending on season and funding. The Junior Warriors Basketball League holds games in the gym, there is also volleyball and soccer classes from toddlers as young as 18months old up to adults.

There are spring, summer and after school programs, and Friday night movies. There is also drop-in basketball, several dance and fitness classes, preschool activities, cooking classes in the kitchen, and a summer-time pool. There is also a MLK Pool in San Francisco.

Community Events held at MLK Park and Community Center include the Fall Festival in October before Halloween with lots of booths and games, the gym is also open on Halloween with a few games, at Thanksgiving volunteers prepare the Community Thanksgiving Meal, and in summer there is a huge Fourth of July Celebration.

Bay Tree Bistro provides a neighborhood lunch (ages 19+) on weekdays. To make a reservation call (650) 522-7490

Community Center & Pool

725 Monte Diablo

(650) 522-7470

Open: 7 Days a week

There are four rooms in the community center that can be rented that hold between 140 and 40 people. There are 2 reservable picnic tables with 2 BBQ grills, it costs $60 to reserve them. Dogs must be on a leash. Alcohol may be served in Bayside Park only with a $50 alcohol permit. Inflatable jumpers are permitted with some limitations and a $25 jumper permit. Pool reservations are required for groups 10 and over.

Pool hours

  • Summer Season Only Mid-June to Mid-August
    • Monday-Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    • Saturday/Sunday and Holidays 1:00pm – 5:00pm*

Swim Center amenities include:

  • Pool One is 5 lanes and 25 yards from 3 feet to 9 feet deep with a diving board
  • Training Pool 20 feet by 16 feet from 0 to 3 ½ feet deep
  • Heated locker rooms with showers and lockers
  • Plenty of deck space with tables and chairs
  • Children’s park outside the pool


For information about renting the swim facility, contact the Aquatics team at (650) 522-7470.