2020 Summer Activity Guide

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Hello Summer!

Welcome to the Virtual 2020 Summer Activity Guide! Though this isn’t our traditional Activity Guide, we hope you find a fun class to keep you busy this summer!

Check out all we have to offer! Click any of the icons or in the column to view all our programs and classes. During this fluid situation, we will be updating this Virtual Activity Guide as much as possible!

Stay safe, healthy, and #SanMateoStrong!

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Credit Card Service Fee Notice

Starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020 customers who use a credit or debit card to make payments with the City of San Mateo will be subject to service fees.

Companies that process credit or debit card transactions typically charge about 2-3% of the billed amount. The fee is paid directly to the company processing the transaction, and is not charged by the City. Customers can avoid these fees by paying with alternate methods such as cash, check or e-check.

Customers will be notified of the card fees prior to payment on online portals, with signs at City facilities, and when making payments over the phone.

Examples of City services that are subject to credit card service fees include:

Parks & Recreation:

  • Facility rentals
  • Fitness passes
  • All camps, programs and child care
  • Park impact fees

Community Development:

  • All planning-related fees
  • All building-related fees
  • Fire support fee


  • Overdue fines
  • Meeting room rentals
  • Passport processing services


  • Business tax


  • Permits
  • Subpoenas
  • Report copies
  • Firearm storage fees
  • Vehicle releases

Public Works:

  • Encroachment permit fees
  • Stormwater and construction fees
  • Development impact fees
  • Sewer connection charge
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