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Parks Division
Parks Division


VIRGINIA-MCGEE TOTLAND


1644 Virginia Street
at the Corner of Virginia Street and McGee Avenue
Northwest Berkeley, Mobile Unit 2
Map of parks

Virginia-McGee Totland offers a wide range of play features for children and houses a clubhouse decorated with a beautiful mural.

Virginia McGee Totlot 1

Virginia McGee Totlot 2 Virginia-McGee Grass Area Virginia McGee Play Area Virginia McGee Sign

History

Property for Totland was purchased by the City of Berkeley in 1948. The Virginia-McGee Neighborhood Council planned and constructed the park and play areas with City staff assistance. Numerous work parties, representing hundreds of hours of volunteer time, were held from August through October 1949. After the playground was completed, the Parks and Recreation Commission approved design plans for the clubhouse on October 26, 1949. The park was renovated in the late 1990s with the help of the Friends of Totland, and the mural on the clubhouse was designed by Jennifer Burke, coordinator of the Young Artist Program (YAP) and painted by numerous volunteer parents and children who were part of YAP.

Features

  • Multi-purpose turf
  • Tot and school-age play area featuring accessible ramp, spiral chute slide, play panel, theatre panel, sand play, vertical climber, coil climber, bridge, overhead ladder, school bus panels, abacus panel, play platform with roof
  • Picnic area
  • Mural on clubhouse 
  • Recreation building/clubhouse used by the Young Artist Program (YAP) during the school year and by the Berkeley Day Camp during the summer months 
    Information on the Berkeley Day Camp
    Information on the Young Artist Program (YAP) is available from Jennifer Burke at 510-204-9297.

Restroom: Yes

Parking: On-street parking 

Acreage: .37 acre | 16,100 sq. ft.

Accessibility: Handicapped / wheelchair accessible handicap

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

Park Maintenance: For questions please visit Parks Maintenance.

 

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