- ADA Inclusion Center
- Adult Sports & Enrichment
- Community Gardening
- Cultural Arts Programs
- Discovery Centers
- Dog Play Areas
- Joaquin Miller Park
- Lake Merritt
- Oakland City Stables
- Recreation Centers and Facilities
- Rental Facilities
- Rotary Nature Center
- Sponsors & Partners
- Youth Sports
Our Upcoming Events
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find out information about trees in my neighborhood?
Please call the Tree Section, located at 7101 Edgewater Drive, (510) 615-5850 for more information.
How do I rent a facility?
Please call Central Reservations at (510) 238-3187 or review our Rental Facilities page for additional information.
Are you connected with East Bay Regional Parks?
No, we are not connected with East Bay Regional Parks. Please check out the East Bay Regional Parks website for more information or call (510) 562-PARK.
How do I obtain information about rowing at Lake Merritt?
There is a Rowing Club that rows on Lake Merritt, for information please call (510) 273-9041, or visit the Lake Merritt Rowing Club website for more information.
You may contact the Lake Merritt Boating Center for information about boating on Lake Merritt at (510) 238-2196.
How do I sign up for your sports programs?
Please contact us at (510) 238-PARK for additional information or Register Online.
How do I find information about Roberts Park, Lake Temescal, or Lake Chabot?
Roberts Park, Lake Temescal, and Lake Chabot are managed by the East Bay Regional Parks District. You may obtain more information on these locations by calling (510) 635-0135 or visiting the East Bay Regional Parks District website.
How do I find out about renting the Snow Building?
The Snow Building is operated by the Oakland Zoo. You may obtain more information by calling (510) 632-9525 or visiting the Oakland Zoo website.
What is the distance around Lake Merritt?
The distance around Lake Merritt using the footpath is 3.1mi/5.0km and the sidewalk is 2.7mi/4.4km.
What is the Tax ID number for Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development?
Parks and Recreation Tax ID = 94-6000384