Parks Recreation & Waterfront
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-6700, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-6710
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Email:


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Welcome to the Parks Recreation & Waterfront site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

Our goal is to provide quality parks, recreation and waterfront facilities.  The department is committed to administering excellent recreation programs at our community centers, camps, marina and parks; continuing to develop new programs that fulfill the City's 2020 Vision, maintaining our trees and municipal urban forest, landscaping and infrastructure; and developing Capital Projects with community input to improve and enhance resident's park and facility experience.

Current Capital Projects Schedule - Construction on the Rose Garden Trellis Phase 1 and Ohlone Dog Park projects began in June and will take approximately four months to complete.  The Grove Park basketball and tennis renovation project will begin in July. The James Kenney Community Center Seismic, Siding project and ADA Project and the Bahia siding and ADA project will begin in early September. In the late fall the South Cove parking lot and restroom in the Marina and the Willard Park play equipment and pathways projects will start.  [more...]

Music in the Park Concert Series - What could be better than kicking off summer with music in the park?  The Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department is hosting four FREE outdoor Music in the Park Concert Series one Saturday a month in the afternoon from July – October featuring different bands and musicians.   [more...]

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

PRW FY16 Director's Update   - The purpose of this document is to provide residents with a current update on Capital, Design, Major Maintenance and Planning Projects, Leases and Special Events that the PRW Department is engaged in during Fiscal 2015 (July 1, 2015- June 30, 2016)  [more...]

Become A PRW Volunteer!   - The City of Berkeley Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department has depended on volunteers for many years.  Members of the Berkeley community have dedicated hours of service to their city by volunteering for special events, projects, and activities, which helps promote a sense of community, bringing people together to make this city a wonderful place to live, work, and play.  To find out more click on these links: [more...]

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Parks Recreation & Waterfront, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-6700
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903