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Parks Division
1326 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702
TEL: (510) 981-6660, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-6665
Office Hours: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Email:


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

The Parks Division is home to the Landscape Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance, and Urban Forestry Units.The Landscape Maintenance Unit maintains all of Berkeley's parks, street medians, and triangles. The Facilities Maintenance Unit maintains and repairs recreation buildings, pools, sports fields, ball courts, children’s play areas, and water fountains, benches, and other park features.The Urban Forestry Unit responds to tree-related emergencies 24/7 and performs tree maintenance year round. Tree maintenance consists of pruning, removing, and planting trees; and other tree-related duties.   

Music in the Park Concert Series 2017 - Join us Saturday, October 14th, 2017 from 11 - 4 pm at Cedar Rose Park for the final of four FREE Music in the Park Concerts at the Harvest Festival.     [more...]

Make a Donation!   - Make a donation to help your favorite City park or to honor someone special!  There are five parks funds to choose from.  The funds go towards the direct cost of buying and installing everything we need to keep our parks in great shape.  This includes playground equipment, trees and landscaping, picnic tables, games and sports equipment for youth, educational supplies at the Nature Center, transportation for youth programs, and waste receptacles to help keep parks clean.  Memorial benches are another way to honor someone special.  All donations of $50 or more are tax-deductible.  For more information, contact Wanda Williams at the Parks Administration Office at (510) 981-6700, or by email at, or at the City’s parks website: [more...]

Upcoming Special Events and Community Meetings -   [more...]

Current Capital Projects Schedule - Construction has begun on the following projects: [more...]

Sports Field Conditions - City fields are open for the season.  For daily field condition updates, call 510 981-5161. [more...]

Berkeley Rose Garden Grand Re-Opening Celebration - Come join us for a grand re-opening of the Rose Garden, as we celebrate Mother's Day on Saturday, May 13th at 11:00am. [more...]

Invitation to Bid for the Virginia-McGee Totland Play Area Renovation - The PRW Capital Improvements Projects invites bids for the Virginia-McGee Totland Play Area Renovation. Bids are due no later than August 12, 2014. The Scope of Work comprises of the grading and drainage improvements, new play equipment, new safety surfacing, pathways and other minor site amenities. See full project description here. If you have any additional questions, please contact Deborah Chernin, at via Emailor telephone at (510) 981-6715. [more...]

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Parks Division, 1326 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-6660
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903