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Mosswood Recreation Center Destroyed by Fire
On the morning of November 26 the Mosswood Recreation Center experienced a two-alarm fire, leaving the building uninhabitable. Fortunately, and thanks to the excellent efforts provided by the Oakland Fire Department, no one was injured and the Moss House Historical Mansion was completely preserved.
Oakland Parks & Recreation Department is committed to continuing services to the community. In the interim, for the week starting Monday, Nov. 28 program staff, youth after-school, and ADA Inclusion Programs will be housed at the Bushrod Recreation Center located at 560 59th St. Oakland. Sandboxes to Empowerment playgroup, occurring on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30-12:30 will be temporarily held at Studio One Art Center. For all other program or rental questions please contact, Recreation Supervisor, Elena Bermeo, (510) 597-5032 or email@example.com
Donations can be made to the Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation to support the rebuild of Mosswood Recreation Center. We thank the community for all of the support during this time.
A Holiday Tradition - December 3-18
Box Office now OPEN, Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate
Ticket sales: 510-615-5555
Conceptual Master Plan for Arroyo Viejo Park
Community Meeting - December 1, 2016
Let your voice be heard!! Come to the Community Meeting and provide your ideas on improving Arroyo Viejo Park. We hope to see you there! #oakmtg
Astro Tot Lot Build Day - Volunteers Needed
December 3 & 6
Join Councilmember Guillén and your neighbors to build the new Astro Tot Lot playground with KaBOOM!, the City of Oakland, Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation, and Pacific Gas & Electric.
For more information and to register: https://www.tfaforms.com/420953
Tips On How to Enjoy Your Neighborhood Park
Rental & Park Use Info: (510) 238-3187
Summer is here – warm days followed by cool evenings are perfect for being outside. On the trails, in the parks and along the lake, people are riding bikes, walking, picnicking or just enjoying the beauty of the city. It is important to take personal responsibility and be courteous and respectful for the enjoyment of all visitors. Please keep the following tips in mind the next time you head out to the park:
• Dogs are not allowed in all parks
• BBQ in designated areas
• Limit level of sound & music
• Littering / dumping prohibited
• Operate bicycles safely
• Drugs & Smoking prohibited
• Disorderly conduct / vandalism prohibited
• Permit Required:
- Alcoholic Beverage
- Selling items, food, services
- Groups of 25 or more
OPR 2016 PROGRAM GUIDE
OPR is going green! A new clickable program guide is now available.
Call into our park survey? Listen to results!
Survey closed Dec 21. Click link to listen to community feedback.
OPR is working with Code for America to launch CityVoice, a new way to receive community feedback! Thank you to all who called in and gave feedback. Community feedback will help PRAC make recommendation to City Council for updating park rules. Survey is anonymous but feedback is posted online for public view. Survey closed Dec 21
For any questions about this initiative please call Jada Chiu, Online Engagement Coordinator, at (510) 238-3053.
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.
ADA INCLUSION STATEMENT: The City of Oakland Office of Parks and Recreation (OPR) is fully committed to compliance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please make accommodation requests at least 10 days prior to an event. Direct all inquiries concerning program and disability accommodation to the OPR Inclusive Recreation Coordinator at (510) 597-5064 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TTY callers please dial (510) 615-5883.
DECLARACION DE INCLUSION ADA: La oficina de Parques y Actividades Recreativas de la Ciudad de Oakland (OPR) es comprometida en cumplir con las disposiciones de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades. Si necesita adaptaciones especiales para un evento, por favor llame para solicitarlas 10 días antes de dicho evento. Si tiene preguntas sobre el programa y las adaptaciones para discapacitados, contacte al Coordinador de Inclusión OPR al (510) 597-5064 o email@example.com. Personas que usan TTY llamar al (510) 615-5883.
美國殘疾人法案(ADA)包容聲明：屋崙(奧克蘭)市政府公園及康樂事務局承諾遵守美國殘 疾人法案的規定。請至少在活動開始10 天前提出安排住宿的要求。要直接聯系公園及康 樂事務局(OPR)的休閒協調員查詢活動和殘疾住宿的有關詳情，可致電 (510) 597-5064 或 發送電子郵件 firstname.lastname@example.org. 聽力語言殘障人士請致電文字電話 (TTY) (510) 615-5883