Redwood City has 30 unique parks, ranging from small neighborhood parks that are only a quarter of an acre to larger…More multi-use parks that are 40 acres and including a dog park and a skate park. The Parks Recreation & Community Services Department manages all these parks to keep them in quality condition to serve the community. Additionally, Redwood City has two outdoor pools that are operated seasonally in the summer.
The department recognizes that "Parks Make Life Better!", a campaign organized by the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS), a nonprofit, professional and public interest organization.
City of Redwood City Parks Recreation & Community Services Depar 1017 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 The City of Redwood City Parks Recreation & Community Services Department is responsible for pre-registering for the…More use of picnic areas in 9 Redwood City area parks. Reservations are typically confirmed within 48 hours and are accepted except in cases where parks have already been reserved or are designated unsafe due to environmental or construction issues.
Stafford Park 2200 Hopkins Ave, Redwood City, CA94062 Stafford Park is a 1.62 acre park located on Hopkins Avenue in Redwood City. The park offers open spaces and…More recreational areas, as well as playground activities, picnic areas, restrooms and BBQ pits. Dogs are allowed in the parks on leash but not on sports fields or in the children's playgrounds. Alcohol is not allowed in any park, except for during City-sponsored, culturally-related events such as the Concert in the Parks Series. Park availability is on a first-come, first-served basis, except for select picnic areas that can be reserved in advance.
Stafford Park 2200 Hopkins Ave, Redwood City, CA94062 Stafford Park is a 1.62-acre park that offers open spaces and recreational areas. The park features playgrounds, picnic…More areas, restrooms and BBQ pits. Dogs are allowed on leashes and alcohol is allowed by permit during city-sponsored events. Select picnic areas can be reserved in advance.
Marlin Park Neptune Dr & Cringle Dr, Redwood City, CA94065 Located in Redwood City, Marlin Park is a public space which offers the community a wide variety of recreational…More activities. This park is home to athletic fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, playground, picnic areas, barbecue pits and more. For picnic reservations, be sure to call the telephone number or visit the website provided.
The Henry Ford School teaches kindergarten to fifth grade in a unique staff program called the "Professional Learning…More Community." The staff is experienced in differentiating instruction so all students can learn in a curriculum that best suits their needs.
The school is dedicated to "work hard, play hard" and offers a number of "character education," art, music and physical education classes. The school garden provides students an area where they can learn about sustainability and nutrition. Police Activity League (PAL) sports, Redwood City Park and Recreation Services and a Child Development Center (CDC) are all on site.
Some of the school's traditional events include the annual Fall Fiesta, Field Day, Movie Nights and the end of the year Pasta Dinner. We liaison with private enterprise and our own staff to bring after-school programs such as art and individual music lessons.
Throughout the nine months in school, students focus on the following characteristics in this order: respect, trustworthiness, responsibility, caring, fairness, citizenship, integrity, friendship, cooperation, and leadership/teamwork.