STRAWBERRY CREEK PARK


LocationStrawberry Creek Park 
1260 Allston Way,  Between Bancroft Way and Addison Street at West Street - Southwest Berkeley

Getting There

Map of Parks; or check the link on The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: Parks in Berkeley Website for the park location on a Google map. 

Strawberry Creek Park offers recreational opportunities, including basketball, tennis, and volleyball, as well as a school-age play area and space for picnicking.

Features

  • Soccer practice

  • Multi-purpose turf

  • Basketball courts (2 1/2)Strawberry Creek Park

  • Lighted tennis courts (2); no practice wall

  • Volleyball court

  • School-age play area featuring slide, swings, overhead rung ladder, climbers

  • Picnic area with BBQ

  • Strawberry Creek bordered by native California plantings

Rentals

To reserve picnic areas, please call the City Recreation Office at 510-981-5150, or click here.

History
 Strawberry Creek Park was built on the site of the Santa Fe Railroad freight yard. The creek was reopened and restored to its original course, with California native plantings for low maintenance. The park was funded with monies from Measure Y, the bond passed by voters in 1974 to meet the recreational needs of Berkeley’s citizens, and from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The park was dedicated on November 5, 1983. The landscape design received the highest Environmental Planning Award in a Neighborhood Park category from the California Parks and Recreation Society in 1984.

No Restroom Available

No Off-Street Parking

Acreage
3.7 acres                    161,200 sq. ft.

Accessibility

handicap   Mostly wheelchair accessible

Park Hours
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise posted

For questions on park maintenance, contact:

Mobile Unit 3: Supervisor, Stuart Swanson, SSwanson@ci.berkeley.ca.us

Senior Landscape Gardener, Herb King, HKing@ci.berkeley.ca.us

 

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