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Beresford Park and Recreation Center

Park Location: 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas


About this Park
A park with something for everyone – lighted tennis courts, bocce ball courts, ballfields, a skate park, enclosed playgrounds, restrooms, and picnic areas – including a large sheltered area.  The park is also home to the city’s only Community Garden as well as the San Mateo Garden Center.

The Beresford Recreation Center is a hub of activity which offers preschool activities and after school care as well as dozens of youth and adult classes. The Center also offers rooms which are available for rent to the public.

Rentable Indoor Spaces:

Assembly Room

  • Room Size: 64’ x 48’ (3,072sf)
  • Max Capacity: 200 people (with tables) or 299 people (theater style)
  • Amenities:
    • Stage
    • Kitchen
    • Enclosed Patio
    • Hardwood Floor
    • Podium
    • Pulldown Movie Screen
    • Piano

Activities Room

  • Room Size: 48’ x 32’ (1,536sf)
  • Max Capacity: 106 people (with tables) or 150 people (theater style)
  • Amenities:
    • Tiny tot-sized tables and chairs
    • Enclosed children’s playground

Conference Room

  • Room Size: 31’ x 20’ (620sf)
  • Max Capacity: 41 people
  • Amenities:
    • Small kitchen
    • Large conference table
    • Blackout curtains
    • Pull-down movie screen

Park and Picnic Photos

Picnic Area - Shelter

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Tennis Courts

Playground

Tot Playground

Bocce Courts

Available Park Amenities
  • Baseball diamond
  • Basketball court
  • Bocce ball court
  • Community garden
  • Fitness equipment
  • Garden Center
  • Picnic areas
  • Playground
  • Rentable spaces
  • Restrooms
  • Skate park
  • Tennis courts
Picnic Area Information
This park offers both reservable and drop-in picnic areas.

See Map of Picnic Areas
Shelter
Picnic Tables: 10
BBQ Grills: 1 Large
Fee: $150
Reserve:
Online
Picnic Area #1
Picnic Tables: 3
BBQ Grills: 1
Fee: $50
Reserve:
Online
Picnic Area #2
Picnic Tables: 4
BBQ Grills: 2
Fee: $50
Reserve: Online
Picnic Area #3
Picnic Tables: 3
BBQ Grills: 1
Fee: $50
Reserve: Online
Drop-In Areas
Picnic Tables: 10
BBQ Grills: 2
Fee: FREE
Reserve: N/A - Drop-In Only
Reserve by Fax/Phone
If you prefer to make your picnic reservation by phone or fax, please see below:

By Phone: (650) 522-7434
By Fax: (650) 522-7421

Print Picnic Reservation Application

San Mateo City Hall – 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

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