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Parks Division
Parks Division


GLENDALE LA LOMA PARK


1310 La Loma Avenue
at Glendale Avenue
Northeast Berkeley, Mobile Unit 1
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Glendale La Loma Park, located on a terraced hillside with great views, offers a variety of opportunities for play and recreation.

Glendale La Loma Totlot 2 

Glendale La Loma Playground 1 Glendale La Loma Field 1 Glendale La Loma Ballfield 1 Glendale La Loma Restrooms 

History

The City of Berkeley purchased the first parcel of land, the site of a former quarry, in 1949. Part of the site was filled in and leveled in 1962, and two additional properties were purchased from private owners in 1966–1967. A baseball field was added in 1967, and the upper terraces were developed in 1969–1970. Glendale–La Loma Park was dedicated at a public ceremony held on November 1, 1969. In 1974, the park was awarded the National Merit Design Award by the Professional Awards Program of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Features

  • Baseball/softball field
  • Multi-purpose turf
  • Basketball (1/2 court)
  • Tot play area featuring swings, slide, train, hillside climber
  • School-age play area featuring climber with slide, swings, sand
  • Picnic area with BBQ/fireplace
  • Vista/overlook with fantastic views
  • Rock outcrop
  • Unstaffed clubhouse

If you’re interested in rock climbing, check out the other Berkeley parks with rock features: 

Restroom: Yes

Parking: Limited parking available at the upper terrace, including a disabled stall

Acreage: 5.61 acres  |  244,400 sq. ft.

AccessibilityUpper terrace with tot play area is fully wheelchair accessible, but school-age play area requires assistance down a long, steep path, and the structure in sand is not accessible.handicap

Park Hours: 6 AM to 10 PM (unless otherwise indicated)

Park Maintenance: For questions please visit Parks Maintenance.

 

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