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Construction & Renovation Projects - Partial or Complete Park Closures

**Notice**  Parks, Recreation and Waterfront is working to improve your Parks experience. Please see temporary closures below:  

Complete Closures

Partial Closures
  • Berkeley Bay Trail Extension Segment Three (BBTE3) and projects at South Cove Sailing Basin Area:  Partial closure of the following areas for renovations from February to April, 2020: 1) 
  • James Kenney Park, Age 2-5 and 5-12 play areas – Closed for renovation through September 2020
  • Berkeley Rose Garden and Tennis Courts – partial closures from June 2020 through December 2020.  Garden remains open, please observe on-site signs and fencing restricting access to certain areas of the rose garden and site.  No reservations for tennis courts at this time.  Tennis Court No. 1 and the practice tennis court are closed.  Tennis Courts No. 2 and 3 may be closed periodically, based on work progress, and are available on a drop-in basis at this time.
  • San Pablo Park 2-5, 5-12 Playgrounds and Tennis Courts – Closed through February 2021. Softball fields, basketball courts and lawn area remains open. Please observe on-site signs and fencing restricting access to areas under renovation. No reservations for tennis courts at this time. 
  • Strawberry Creek Park Restroom and Play Structure (Ages 2 - 12)
Upcoming Closures:
  • Grove Park Sports Field Improvements – 2021
  • King Park 2-5 Play Area Improvements (2021)
  • John  Hinkle Lower Picnic, 2-12 Play Structures and Ampitheatre (2021) 
  • Marina Streets: University Avenue, Marina Blvd Spinnaker Circle (2021)Aquatic Park Boat Launch Parking Area (2021) 
Visit some of our recently renovated parks and facilities!
  •  George Florence, 2-5 , 5-12 Play structures (2020) 
  • Bay Trail Extension, Phase 3, (2020) 
  • South Cove Dock Replacement (2020) 
  • South Cove Dock ADA Ramp (2020) 
  • Aquatic Park South Trail Area (2020 
  • John Hinkle Upper Picnic Area (2020) 
  • Dock O,LM, DE, FGHI Restroom Remodels (2020) 
  • Cedar-Rose Park, refreshed in 2019
  • Strawberry Creek Park south, renovated in 2019
  • Becky Temko Totlot, renovated in 2018
  • Grove Park courts, renovated in 2017
  • Willard Park Totlot, renovated in 2017
  • Terrace View Park, renovated in 2016
  • Virginia McGee Totland, renovated in 2016
For a full list of City of Berkeley Parks, please visit our website at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/Parks_Rec_Waterfront/Trees_Parks/Index_of_Local_Parks.aspx








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