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Come Out and Play the OPR Way
OPR PLAYS WITH A PURPOSE- There is a purpose for our play, play is more than physical activity & bouncing balls. Play produces great outcomes. Our babies learn when they play; our children are healthier when they play. Our youth are engaged when they play; our families are unified when they play. Our communities thrive when they play with a purpose - our purpose is to Expose, Enlighten, Empower and Encourage Educational Excellence through Recreational Experiences.
Seasonal activities and camps at our Recreation Centers may be found under Recreation Center & Facilities, Cultural Arts Programs, and Sports.
School's Out, Rec's In 3/31
OUSD Closure on Tuesday, March 31 - OPR Centers Open!
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is closed on Tuesday, March 31. OPR centers will be open for child care are listed below. Please call individual center for more information on activity details.
|8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.||Franklin Recreation center|
1010 E. 15th Street
|8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,|
East Oakland Sports Center
|10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Mosswood Recreation Center
|12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.|
Allendale Recreation Center
|Noon to 8:00 p.m.|
Willie Keyes Recreation Center
|1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.|
Manzanita Recreation Center
|1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.|
FM Smith Recreation Center
2015 OPR EGG HUNTS
Come Out & Play the OPR Way at One of Our Centers!
DATES & LOCATIONS
62nd Annual Mother of the Year Award
|Click flyer for more info & to view or print full criteria & nomination form|
City of Oakland invites local businesses, community groups, professional associations, government agencies, and service-related organizations to nominate candidates for this year's 62nd Annual Mother of the Year Award!
Oakland's Mother of the Year Award program was initiated in 1954 to publicly honor Oakland citizens whose contributions to the community symbolize the finest traditions of "motherhood".
12 pm - Friday, April 3, 2015
Return & completed application package to:
City of Oakland Parks & Recreation
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 3330,
Oakland, CA 94612
Honorees will be recognized on
Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Morcom Rose Garden, 700 Jean Street, Oakland, California.
For additional information, please call Gail McMillon at 510-238-3186 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Programs Without Borders (PWB)
Programs Without Borders (PWB) will expose Oakland youth to a variety of non-traditional activities for play ranging from outdoor experiences to urban technology development, which will enlighten and empower individuals to see the world and themselves from a new perspective. Through playful risk-taking moments, youth will grow in self-reliance, develop leadership skills, and have fun while traveling through various ecosystems and environments.
For more information please contact Melissa Vargas at email@example.com or 510-238-7275
Citywide Girls' Sports Clinics April 11 - June 3
2015 Movies in the Park at Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Movie season begins Friday April 17, 2015
The 2015 Movies in the Park at Redwood Heights Recreation Center begins on Friday April 17 with the showing of "Big Hero 6".
Please visit the Redwood Heights Recreation Center page for details.
Continuing this year, we will be collecting non-perishable food donations for the Alameda County Food Bank. We collected almost 3 bins of items last year. We have a goal of 5 bins for this movie season. Please help to make this happen.
See you at the movies!
Urban Cycling 101
Bicycle Skills for Adults & Teens
Learn smart cycling skills and how to bike with confidence. This FREE program is offered to adults and teens at OPR Recreation Centers on the second Saturday of every month 10am – 12 noon. No bike required. Details and registration at: www.BikeEastBay.org/education or 510-845-7433 ext 2
Carmen Flores Rec. Center at Jose De La Cruz Park: January 10, April 11, July 11, October 10
Tassafaronga Rec. Center: February 14, May 9, August 8, November 14
Bushrod Rec. Center: March 14, June 13, September 12, December 12
OPR In The News!
Basketball in Oakland
Hoops & Health Clinic at Ira Jinkins Recreation Center
On Monday, January 13, Warriors guard Stephen Curry joined healthcare consortium Kaiser Permanente to host a Hoops & Health Clinic for 200 students at the Ira Jinkins Recreation Center....read more and watch the video
Director Audree Jones-Taylor Parks & Recreation Magazine Feature
Equal Access to Services
The City of Oakland passed an Equal Access to Services Ordinance to remove language barriers that limited-English speakers encounter when using City services. To find out more, file a complaint, or review annual reports click here.