The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Recreation Division
Recreation Division

ATTN: All City of Berkeley Recreation Division Programs and the Customer Service Hub will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019 and on Friday, November 29, 2019. Business will resume on Monday, December 2, 2019 for regular business hours.
Holiday and Reduced Service Day Schedule

Picnic Site, Tennis & Pickleball Court Reservations

*** City Rules About the Placement of Structures or Large Objects in Parks  ***

 ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
Click Here to find out how to access our new online system.

 

View current availability on our new online system. Click here to find out how.

LIVE OAK: Picnic Site1




      


Picnic Sites: Planning to barbeque? 
Be a “Green Griller.” Don’t use lighter fluid. Use a charcoal chimney starter instead. 

Please note: If you prefer to pay in person, please download and complete the  Picnic Site Permit and return it in person to: Recreation Office, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705.

For a complete list of local parks, click here.

 

View current availability on our new online system. Click here to find out how.

 

TENNIS COURT: Rose Garden 1 

Tennis court reservations: are for individuals, not groups, associations, clubs, businesses, or private lessons.

IMPORTANT: Permittee must bring a copy of the permit to the reserved court. See Tennis Court Rules and General Rules

Please note: If you prefer to pay in person, please download and complete the Tennis Court Permit and return it in person to: Recreation Office, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705.

 
View current availability on our new online systemClick here to find out how.

Cedar Rose Pickleball Courts 


 
 
Pickleball court reservations: are for individuals, not groups, associations, clubs, businesses, or private lessons.

IMPORTANT: Permittee must bring a copy of the permit to the reserved court. See 
Pickleball Court Rules and General Rules

Please note: If you prefer to pay in person, please download and complete the Pickleball Court Permit and return it in person to: Recreation Office, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705.

 


 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 Recreation 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.   

A. Recreation and Marina Program & Services: 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 (whichever is greater). 

B. Camp Programs: No refunds will be provided if cancellation is made less than 30 days before camp arrival date. A refund will be provided if the entire reservation is cancelled not less than 30 calendar days prior to arrival date, less a 25% administration fee not to exceed $150.

 

 

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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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