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.

TREE PLANTING DAY - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - Come join the City’s Urban Forestry Unit staff on Saturday, October 18, 2014, to plant street trees. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to assist in planting trees that will add beauty to the neighborhoods and increase the size of our urban forest. Trees will be planted at various residential locations. Bring your own gloves, sunscreen, water and sturdy shoes. Families are welcome. All children must be with an adult, and have a waiver signed by their guardian. Please contact the Parks Division at (510) 981-6660, if you would like to participate.  [more...]

BECOME A PARKS RECREATION & WATERFRONT 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...]

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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