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Recreation Division
Recreation Division

Community Centers

Most City buildings, including recreation and community centers, are closed to the public. Most recreation programs are canceled due to COVID-19. We continue to provide a small number of limited capacity programs, including the Berkeley Fun Camp. To be notified when reservation opportunities open, sign up for an account on our online recreation portal.

See all COVID-19 changes to City services.

 Hours may differ at each center, so call ahead. If you have any questions or need to drop off registration,
you can do so at the main Recreation Office at 2701 Telegraph Avenue.

Click on links to navigate to main pages for each Community Center.   

FA Front Entrance1

Frances Albrier Community Center (FA)
2800 Park Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 981-6640
Tabatha Schoonover, Recreation Coordinator 


JK front entrance

James Kenney Community Center (JK)
1720 8th Street (@ Virginia)
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 981-6650
Kim LeMay, Recreation Program Supv.


LO Front entrance

Live Oak Community Center (LO)
1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman)
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 981-6690
Daniel Robles, Recreation Coordinator


YAP_front building

MLK Jr. Youth Services Center/Y.A.P.
1730 Oregon Street
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 981-6670
Ginsi Bryant, Recreation Coordinator


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Willard Clubhouse
2720 Hillegass Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 981-6730
Molly McKinney, Assistant Recreation Coordinator



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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