Martin Luther King Community Center & Pool

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Location: 725 Monte Diablo Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401

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

Assembly Room (120 occupancy)

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Social Room A (42 occupancy)

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Social Room B (53 occupancy)

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Social Room A & B (88 occupancy)

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Conference Room (34 occupancy)

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Dr. MLK Jr. 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

  • Currently CLOSED

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.