Martin Luther King Community Center & Pool

Location: 725 Monte Diablo Avenue
Phone: (650) 522-7470

About MLK Community Center

The Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK) Community Center is home to many youth activities including PAL, the San Mateo Police Activities League, drop-in basketball, several dance and fitness classes, and a summer-time pool. It is also where some of San Mateo’s favorite happenings take place.

ALSO SEE: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Rentable Indoor Spaces

The following rooms are available for rental:
  • Assembly: 140 occupancy
  • Social A: 69 occupancy
  • Social B: 62 occupancy
  • Conference: 39 occupancy

About King Community Pool

The pool has 2 pools open from mid-June through mid-August. Facilities include:
  • Pool #1: 5 lane 25 yard pool 3’ to 9’ deep
  • Pool #2: 20’ by 16’ training pool from 0 to 3 ½’ deep
  • Heated locker rooms with showers and lockers
  • Plenty of deck space with tables and chairs, with a convenient children’s park located right outside the pool
For information about renting the swim facility, contact the Aquatics team at (650) 522-7460.

Pool Hours of Operation

  • HOURS:
    • Monday-Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Saturday/Sunday and Holidays 1:00pm - 5:00pm*
    • Independence Day - July 4, 2020

Pool Rules & Regulations

  • Everyone entering the facility must pay the admission fee.
  • Bathing suits must be worn into the pool. Street clothes are not permitted. White t-shirts only. No colored t-shirts allowed.
  • Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18+ ) in the water. One adult per child.
  • Flotation devices must be securely attached to the body and coast guard approved.
  • No inflatable devices permitted.
  • Children in diapers must wear a swim diaper in the pool. Swim diapers can be purchased at the pool.
  • Advanced reservations required for groups over 10 people.
  • All youth 17 and younger are required to take a swim test prior to entering the water during rec swim.