King School Park Location

Hopkins Street east of Colusa Avenue - Northwest Berkeley

Getting There

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King School Park is owned by the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) and maintained by the City of Berkeley.  By a joint-use agreement between the City of Berkeley and the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD), King School offers public access to its play areas, tennis courts, running track, gym, and basketball courts when school is not in session and daytime access to its tot play area.


The Public Swim Center (King Pool) is available for reservation. For further information, please call the City Recreation Office at 510-981-5150. The King Pool phone (to hear recorded information only) is 510-644-8518.


King School Park was built with Measure Y funds after voters passed a bond measure in 1974 to fund additional park development to meet the recreational needs of Berkeley’s citizens. It was opened to the public in 1979.


1.72 acres              74,920 sq. ft.


Play areas are wheelchair accessible

Portable toilet available

Restrooms at the King Swim Center may be used when the building is open.

Park Hours

Unless otherwise posted (upon principal’s discretion):

Tot Play Area:

Other Joint Use Areas:

Call King Pool phone for pool hours, 510-644-8518

For questions on park maintenance, contact: 

Mobile Unit 1: Supervisor, Pam Boland,

or, you may contact Mobile Unit 1 by phone at (510) 981-6637.  


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