1644 Virginia Street, at the Corner of Virginia Street and McGee Avenue - Northwest Berkeley
Virginia-McGee Totland will be temporarily closed for renovations from May 4 through June 30, 2015. The renovations will include the drainage, irrigation, the large play area, pathways, turf and ADA access considerations.
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Virginia-McGee Totland offers a wide range of play features for children and houses a clubhouse decorated with a beautiful mural.
Tot and school-age play area featuring accessible ramp, spiral chute slide, play panel, theatre panel, sand play, vertical climber, coil climber, bridge, overhead ladder, school bus panels, abacus panel, play platform with roof
Mural on clubhouse
Recreation building/clubhouse used by the Young Artist Program (YAP) during the school year and by the Berkeley Day Camp during the summer months
Information on the Berkeley Day Camp
Information on the Young Artist Program (YAP) is available from Jennifer Burke at 510-204-9297.
Property for Totland was purchased by the City of Berkeley in 1948. The Virginia-McGee Neighborhood Council planned and constructed the park and play areas with City staff assistance. Numerous work parties, representing hundreds of hours of volunteer time, were held from August through October 1949. After the playground was completed, the Parks and Recreation Commission approved design plans for the clubhouse on October 26, 1949. The park was renovated in the late 1990s with the help of the Friends of Totland, and the mural on the clubhouse was designed by Jennifer Burke, coordinator of the Young Artist Program (YAP) and painted by numerous volunteer parents and children who were part of YAP.
No Off-Street Parking
.37 acre 16,100 sq. ft.
Handicapped/ Wheelchair accessible
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise posted
For questions on park maintenance, contact:
Mobile Unit 1: Senior Landscape Gardener, Pam Boland, PBoland@ci.berkeley.ca.us
or, you may contact Mobile Unit 1 by phone at (510) 981-6637.
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