Overlooking Lake El Estero, the El Estero Park Center formerly named the Monterey Youth Center is located at the entryway to the famous Dennis the Menace Playground.

In addition to our Preschool, Youth and Teen programs, we provide a variety of activities for all ages. We also offer numerous dance classes for the whole family next door at the El Estero Park Center Dance Studio. Please click on the Activities Guide link below to view a list of current activities.

El Estero Park Center features a meeting/multi-purpose rooms, complete kitchen, Preschool and a Dance Studio. Nestled between the lake, the Center and Dennis the Menace Playground is a group BBQ area available for reservations.

Check out the Virtual Recreation Center to learn more about the exciting programs offered at El Estero Park Center.

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Monterey Recreation Logo777 Pearl Street
(831) 646-3873

Nate Cota
Recreation Coordinator

Mon., 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Tu, W & Th, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Call us for information on reserving a meeting/multi-purpose room or the group BBQ area.