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Recreation Division
1720 8th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
TEL: (510) 981-5150, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-5160
Office Hours: 8:30am- 4:30pm, Email: recreation@cityofberkeley.info

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Welcome to the Recreation Division at the City of Berkeley, CA. We are part of the Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department.

COVID-19: Changes to Parks & Recreation services: To limit the spread of COVID-19 among the public and staff, some City services are suspended during the Health Officer's Shelter at Home Order. All essential services continue. We are still answering questions by phone or email. Recreation Division, 510-981-5150, recreation@cityofberkeley.info. Parks Division & Urban Forestry Unit, 510-981-6660, trees@cityofberkeley.info. For detailed information on these changes, please visit the below pages on playgrounds, pools, skate park and tennis courts.  

Sports Fields - We close sports fields throughout Berkeley during the winter season to insure that the grass is green and lush for the remainder of the year. For more details, please visit Sports Fields Closures.    [more...]

Fall 2021 Program Registration - For information regarding our Fall 2021 Programs, please check out our 2021 Fall Program Guide (Click Here).  All programs will be offered in compliance with City of Berkeley Public Health, and plans may be modified in order to stay in compliance with public health guidelines. [more...]

Adventure Playground - Beginning November 7, 2021 the Adventure Playground will be open Saturday & Sunday from 11am-3:45pm.  [more...]

Aquatics Programs - All swimmers must pre-register (online or by phone) in order to secure a swim slot (NO DROP-INS ALLOWED). For information regarding pool schedules, please see below.  Click on the green button below to register. [more...]

Tennis and Pickleball Court Rentals  - Tennis and pickleball courts are now open (except for Rose Garden at 1200 Euclid Avenue, closed for construction) and reservations can be made online. Tennis courts are for individuals (not groups, associations, clubs, businesses, or private lessons). Players must follow safety rules to use the courts.  [more...]

 
 
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Recreation Division, 1720 8th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
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