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Recreation Division
Recreation Division

Frances Albrier Community Center

Most City buildings, including recreation and community centers, are closed to the public. Most recreation programs are canceled. You can register online to be on a wait list for the Summer 2020 Berkeley Fun Camp.

Customers with reservations, program or activity registrations, or permits that have been cancelled will automatically be issued a refund. Please note that current processing times for refunds may exceed eight weeks due to staff limitations. If you would like to donate a portion of your registration fee, you may do so by sending an email to recreation@cityofberkeley.info including the amount they would like to donate.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

 For updates on the renovation projects at San Pablo Park, please visit  https://www.cityofberkeley.info/T1Sanpabloparkprojects/  

  • A landscaped patio is surrounded by rooms that form a unique courtyard. Barbecue pits are located in the patio and park areas.
  • The Frances Albrier Community Center features space that can be reserved and rented by community members.
  • Social Hall suitable for large groups or meetings
  • Stage for presentations to an audience of 200 people
  • Arts and Crafts Room suitable for meetings, classes and creative activities for up to 40 people
  • Multi-Purpose Room for parties and small group activities of up to 40 people; and
  • Kitchen with a commercial stove and oven
  • Activity Guide
    Activity Guide

    Registration Information



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     Scholarship Application


    Scholarships Scholarships are available provided applicant meets eligibility and verification requirements. You must submit an application and documentation at the time of registration. Scholarship applications can be obtained at any of the Community Centers or at Recreation Administration, and on the website.

     

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    Refund Policy        

    All requests for refunds must be directed to the Recreation & Youth Services Manager, Recreation Division, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705. The original receipt must be submitted with a written request for a refund. The request must state the reason for the refund, and the date, time and location of the program. The RecĀ­reation and Youth Services Manager will render a decision to either: 1) refund the fee; 2) pro-rate the fee; 3) apply the fees to another session or program; or 4) deny the request.

    No refunds or credit will be granted without 7 days notice prior to start of class or date of reservation. The City will deduct 25% of the amount paid from the refund to cover administration expenses or will add a minimum $10.00 service charge.

      

    Frances Albrier Community Center
    2800 Park Street, Berkeley, CA 94702
    TEL: (510) 981-6640
    Recreation Coordinator: Tabatha Schoonover
    TEL: (510) 981-6641
    Email: tschoonover@cityofberkeley.info 

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    Recreation Division, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
    Questions or comments? Email: recreation@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-5150
    (510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
    TTY: (510) 981-6903
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