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Our Upcoming Events
OPR 2016 SUMMER PROGRAMS
OPR is going green! Download our 2016 summer program guide below
Register online HERE.
Please check back for translated version.
Dads & Jazz at Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate
Celebrate Father's Day with OPR on June 19
Dad's & Jazz
Sunday, June 19 from 2-6pm
Just Announced: Bill Ortiz Sextet (Master Trumpeter with World Famous Santana)
Little Wolf & the Hellcats - The Meltones Jazz Ensemble
Cost: Adults: $20 / Kids (under 12): $10
For more info or to purchase tickets visit www.dunsmuir-hellman.com or call (510) 615-5555
Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Ct.
The Great American Backyard Campout
Saturday June, 25 - Joaquin Miller Park
Unplug from your televisions and computers to reconnect with nature, family and friends at the annual Great American Backyard Campout at Joaquin Miller Park. The outdoor event is jam packed with fun activities like nature talks, stargazing, a campfire accompanied with S'mores, and a special night nature hike. Camping festivities start at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, and continue on to Sunday, June 26 at 10 a.m.For more information click here or contact Stephanie Benavidez, Supervising Naturalist at email@example.com
OPR 2016 Summer Camps
Registration Open Now
OPR Summer Day Camps are offered Monday - Friday at over 24 recreation centers and program sites. Each program is community based to give youngsters an opportunity to connect with and contribute to their own neighborhoods. Contact center for more detailed program offerings including extended care, half day programs, scholarship opportunities and more. Please Visit Recreation Center Page or Call for Weekly Field Trip schedule, Details and/or Activity #s. Non-residents may be subject to fee increase
Register Online, HERE
How to Enjoy Your Neighborhood Park
Summer is here and Oakland Parks and Recreation invites everyone to Come Out and Play the OPR Way! OPR has over 140 beautiful and unique park venues for your personal enjoyment and the enjoyment of others. It is our hope that you embrace the outdoors and our wonderful parks and be respectful of the surrounding businesses, community neighbors and other park users.
Find out more about how to rent a park site for your next picnic, where grilling is allowed, park hours and more.
Movies in the Park at Redwood Heights
Friday June 17 - Finding Nemo
HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE WIND DAMAGE TO OUR SYSTEM at our May movie.
We had the screen set up and the wind snapped a metal leg (breaking it).
The leg has been ordered, but is not scheduled to arrive until the week of June 20.
Please click on the Redwood Heights page for more information.
Support OPR Programming & Oakland Youth
Donate to the Youth Scholarship Fund below.
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.
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 Megan Seccombe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-238-7275
Programas Sin Fronteras (PWB) Los jóvenes de Oakland estarán expuestos a una variedad de actividades no tradicionales de entretenimiento que abarca experiencias al aire libre a desarrollo de tecnología, lo que los ayudara como personas a ver el mundo y a sí mismos desde una nueva perspectiva. A través de momentos divertidos tomando riegos, los jóvenes aprenderán a confiar en sí mismos, desarrollar habilidades de liderazgo y divertirse mientras conoces varios ecosistemas y ambientes.
Para más información por favor contacte a Megan Seccombe a email@example.com o llame al 510-238-7275
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