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Parks Division
Parks Division

Virginia-McGee Totland

Virginia-McGee Totland is closed. Recreation facilities are closed, including sports fields, play structures, basketball courts, and volleyball courts. Open space in large parks remains open for community members to enjoy alone or with members of their household. Do not gather in parks with people who don't live with you. Stay at least 6 feet away from other people when you are out.

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LocationVirginia-McGee Totland
1644 Virginia Street,  at  the Corner of Virginia Street and McGee Avenue -  Northwest Berkeley, Mobile Unit 2    

Getting There

Map of Parks

Virginia-McGee Totland offers a wide range of play features for children and houses a clubhouse decorated with a beautiful mural.

 Features

  • Multi-purpose turf

  • Tot and school-age play area featuring accessible ramp, spiral chute slide, play panel, theatre panel, sand play, vertical climber, coil climber, bridge, overhead ladder, school bus panels, abacus panel, play platform with roof

  • Picnic area

  • Mural on clubhouse 

  • Recreation building/clubhouse used by the Young Artist Program (YAP) during the school year and by the Berkeley Day Camp during the summer months

Information on the Berkeley Day Camp 

Information on the Young Artist Program (YAP) is available from Jennifer Burke at 510-204-9297.

HistoryVirginia-McGee Totland
Property for Totland was purchased by the City of Berkeley in 1948. The Virginia-McGee Neighborhood Council planned and constructed the park and play areas with City staff assistance. Numerous work parties, representing hundreds of hours of volunteer time, were held from August through October 1949. After the playground was completed, the Parks and Recreation Commission approved design plans for the clubhouse on October 26, 1949. The park was renovated in the late 1990s with the help of the Friends of Totland, and the mural on the clubhouse was designed by Jennifer Burke, coordinator of the Young Artist Program (YAP) and painted by numerous volunteer parents and children who were part of YAP.

Restroom Available

No Off-Street Parking 

Acreage
.37 acre                      16,100 sq. ft.

Accessibility

handicap  Handicapped/ Wheelchair accessible

Park Hours
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise posted

For questions on park maintenance, please go to the Parks Maintenance page https://www.cityofberkeley.info/Parks_Rec_Waterfront/Trees_Parks/Park_Maintenance.aspx  

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