Parks Recreation & Waterfront
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-6700, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-6710
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Email:


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Welcome to the Parks Recreation & Waterfront site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

Our goal is to provide quality parks, recreation and waterfront facilities.  The department is committed to administering excellent recreation programs at our community centers, camps, marina and parks; continuing to develop new programs that fulfill the City's 2020 Vision, maintaining our trees and municipal urban forest, landscaping and infrastructure; and developing Capital Projects with community input to improve and enhance resident's park and facility experience.

Rose Garden Trellis Renovations are Coming! - Come celebrate the groundbreaking for Phase 1 of the reconstruction of the Berkeley Rose Garden Trellis.  Phase 1 of work consists of the documentation and demolition of the existing trellis; the salvage of existing wood members; the re-construction of the center portion of the trellis; pathway accessibility upgrades; and lighting and safety upgrades.  Phase 2 of the project is to complete the trellis reconstruction and accessibility upgrades, and is tentatively scheduled for FY2018. [more...]

Strawberry Creek Park Court Area Renovations Are Coming! - Come join the discussion and give us your input on the Preliminary Design Plan and options for equipment and materials for the Strawberry Creek Park Sport Court Renovations project at a neighborhood meeting on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10am to 12 Noon.  The meeting will be held at the Corporation Yard "Green Room" Building B, 1326 Allston Way, Berkeley.  The Preliminary Design Plan is based on input received from community members and safety officers.  Click here to view flyer and share it with your neighbors. [more...]

Become A PRW Volunteer!   - The City of Berkeley Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department has depended on volunteers for many years.  Members of the Berkeley community have dedicated hours of service to their city by volunteering for special events, projects, and activities, which helps promote a sense of community, bringing people together to make this city a wonderful place to live, work, and play.  To find out more click on these links: [more...]

PRW FY16 Director's Update   - The purpose of this document is to provide residents with a current update on Capital, Design, Major Maintenance and Planning Projects, Leases and Special Events that the PRW Department is engaged in during Fiscal 2015 (July 1, 2015- June 30, 2016)  [more...]

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Parks Recreation & Waterfront, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-6700
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903