Imagine New Community Center

See the latest PRESENTATION about this project!

Upcoming Community Meeting Dates: 

July 31 4pm-7pm Open House

July 31 7pm-8:30pm Workshop

August 3 11am-1pm

These meetings will be held at the Barrett Community Center Annex

Click on 'Upcoming Community Outreach Events' below for opportunities to learn more.

The Barrett Community Center, built in 1949, has served the Belmont Community for 70 years, first as an elementary school, then as a community center.  During its tenure as the Barrett Community Center, the site has provided a variety of wellness and enrichment programs for all ages, a home for artists, licensed childcare for preschoolers, after school and summer programs for school-aged children.  Outdoor spaces include an athletic field for youth sports, a pilot program for dogs off-leash, and playground and picnic areas. 

The community provided over 2000 survey responses about what indoor and outdoor spaces and activities should be included in a reimagined community center.  This information, as well as site-specific factors such as traffic impact, wind and sunlight patterns, demographic information, and availability of nearby recreational and community spaces have been integrated into site and program options for the community to consider.

A new survey is now available! 

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    Got questions? Got an idea for more outreach?  Want updates emailed to you?

Email us at communitycenter@belmont.gov.

last updated: June 21, 2019

What's New? - Presentations, Updates, and More!

 

  • June 13: Group 4 presented site and program options to Belmont residents who currently live near the Barrett Community Center.  The presentation can be viewed here.
  • June 5: Group 4 presented site and program options to the Parks & Recreation Commission. The presentation can be viewed here.  A link to the video of the presentation is available here.
  • June 4: Group 4 presented site and program options to the Planning Commission.  A link to the video of the presentation is available here.
  • May 29: The Community Advisory Committee reviewed preliminary site and program options. The agenda is available here
  • April 30:  Over 2000 survey responses were received in Round 1.  Thank you all for your input! 
  • April 8: The Community Advisory Committee held its first meeting 12pm to 2pm at the Barrett Community Center Annex  (next to the Multi-Use Room).  The agenda for the meeting is available here. The Presentation shown at the meeting is available here. The Minutes of the meeting are available here
    Community Advisory Committee Member Roster
  • March 28: The Community Center Open House and Workshop held at Barrett Community Center on Thursday night was well-attended.  The presentation given at the workshop can be viewed here.  Belmont residents of all ages stopped by the provide input and ask questions.
  • March 8: Community Advisory Committee selections will be announced after Commission appointments have been made by Council on March 12.
  • March 7: Planning and Public Works staff met with Group 4 to review the project site, currently applicable code requirements, and other planned City projects near Barrett Community Center
  • March 6: Group 4 Architects presented the Community Center Design project kickoff at the Parks & Recreation Commission meeting. A video of the presentation is available here (12:05).
  • February 27: Parks & Rec staff met with Group 4 at Barrett Community Center to discuss project goals, existing programs, and site challenges and opportunities.
  • January 22: Council approved engaging Group 4 Architects for Phase 1: Community Needs Assessment and Conceptual Design for a new Community Center in Belmont.  
Upcoming Community Outreach Events
More outreach dates will be added.  If you'd like a presentation made to your organization, please email communitycenter@belmont.gov.
  • June 23: Park Booster Summer Concert @ Twin Pines Meadow
  • July 21: Park Booster Summer Concert @ Twin Pines Meadow
  • July 31: 4-7 pm Open House @ Barrett Annex (drop in at your convenience)
  • July 31: 7-8:30pm Workshop @Barrett Annex (same info as Open House)
  • August 3: 11am-1pm Open House @Barrett Annex
  • August 23: Movie Night @ Twin Pines Meadow
  • TBD: Farmer's Market
  • TBD: Senior Club
  • TBD: Others
Past Community Outreach Events
  • June 13: 6pm Presentation to Barrett Community Center Neighbors 
  • June 5: 7pm Presentation to Parks & Recreation Commission
  • June 4: 7pm Presentation to Planning Commission
  • May 29: The Community Advisory Committee reviewed the preliminary site and program options. The agenda for the meeting is available here. The presentation given at the meeting is available here.
  • May 6: Belmont Redwood Shores Rotary Club Meeting
  • April 20: Egg Adventure Hunt @ Twin Pines Park - Pop Up Event
  • April 16: Senior Club meeting @ Twin Pines Senior & Community Center
  • April 13: 9am to 12pm Earth Day @ Twin Pines Park - Pop Up Event
  • April 12: 9:30 -11:30am @ Twin Pines Senior & Community Center Lobby, Senior Care Seminar with Assemblymember Kevin Mullin
  • April 11: 7pm Youth Advisory Committee @ Barrett Community Center - meeting with Belmont teens
  • April 8: 2:30 - 4pm -Starbucks @ Carlmont Shopping Center
  • April 8: 12 - 2pm @ Barrett Community Center Annex – Community Advisory Committee meeting #1
  • April 7: 9am - 1pm @ Belmont Farmers' Market
  • April 3: 9:30 - 11:30am @ Twin Pines Senior & Community Center lobby
  • March 28: 7 - 9pm Community Workshop @ Barrett
  • March 28: 4 - 7pm Community Open House @ Barrett
  • March 28: 7:30 – 10am Starbucks @ Carlmont Shopping Center
  • March 11: 6pm – State of the City event
  • March 5: 6pm – Presentation to Barrett Community Learning Center PTO
  • March 2Belmont Little League Opening Day at Belmont Sports Complex – CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN
  • March 1: BRSYSA Opening Day at Belmont Sports Complex – Pop Up Event
  • Online Survey: ongoing since March 1
  • Ipad kiosk survey: available at Belmont Library and City Hall

 

 

 

 

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