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Recreation Division
2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
TEL: (510) 981-5150, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-5160
Office Hours: 8:30am- 4:30pm, Email:


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

The Recreation Division offers a variety of programs and classes for all ages ranging from Tots and Pre-K to the teens After Spot, youth and adult sports, summer camps, and adult fitness. There is something for everyone throughout the year. The City of Berkeley also has 52 treasured parks located throughout the City that include athletic fields, swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, skate park, community centers, Berkeley Marina and much more.

2017 Winter/Spring Program Registration Open Now! -


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Recreation Customer Service Offices - These are located in neighborhood facilities, where residents can more easily sign up for classes, camps, and programs.  The two offices are located at: [more...]

Sports Field Conditions - All City fields are open for the season.  However, due to wet conditions, all fields are closed through, Sunday, March 26th.  For daily field condition updates, call 510 981-5161. [more...]

Berkeley Skate Park is Temporarily Closed - The Berkeley Harrison Skate Park at 5th and Harrison Streets will be closed due to renovations from February 27, 2017 through April 24, 2017.  The project renovations consists of the repair of six separate features of the park; the transition ramp, the rollover on the north side of the park, the pump mound, the wall at bowl ledge at west side of park, the flat bar in the north east area of park, and reconstruction of metal coping on edges located in center and north side of the park.  Click here to view notice.   [more...]

Registration for Select Summer 2017 Camps and Programs OPEN NOW!  - We hope you’ll join us for another FUN Summer in Berkeley.  [more...]

James Kenney Community Center Renovation & Seismic Retrofit - The James Kenney Community Center is CLOSED for Renovation & Seismic Retrofit and is scheduled to re-open June 2017.  [more...]

Upcoming Special Events and Community Meetings - Come join the community and enjoy outside special events and community meetings in your neighborhood. [more...]

Echo Lake Camp 2017 Registration Dates - We will begin taking registration for 2017 Summer Echo Lake Camp programs on the following dates: [more...]

Rose Garden Tennis Court #1 - Due to construction at the Rose Garden, Tennis Court #1 (located at the west end furthest from the restroom) will be closed during construction, tentatively scheduled to be re-opened in Winter/Spring 2017.  Courts #2, #3, and the practice court are anticipated to remain open during construction. [more...]

Employment Opportunities - Welcome to the City’s Employment Page for Recreation Division programs. Here at the City of Berkeley, we pride ourselves in continually offering exciting, interactive, and fun activities for all ages in the Berkeley community. If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others, you’ve come to the right place.  [more...]

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Recreation Division, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5150
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903