Welcome to the Recreation at the City of Berkeley, CA. We are part of the Parks Recreation & Waterfront.
The Recreation Division offers a variety of programs and classes for all ages ranging from Tots and Pre-K to the teens After Spot, youth and adult sports, summer camps, and adult fitness. There is something for everyone throughout the year. The City of Berkeley also has 52 treasured parks located throughout the City that include athletic fields, swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, skate park, community centers, Berkeley Marina and much more.
Berkeley Tuolumne Camp - General Information: Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp, a residential summer family camp operating since 1922, serves an average of 250 campers a day, and serves over 4,000 visitors each summer. Located just 7 miles west of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, the camp offers excellent hiking, biking and swimming opportunities for the whole family. The camp runs a full recreation and outdoor education program, and provides activities all day long that are perfect for any age group: the Kiddie Kamp serves 2-5 year olds; for ages six and up, daily activities include arts & crafts, archery, and swimming; the teen special events include pizza parties, movie nights, and other social events; and all ages enjoy special evening activities and the main campfire. Each summer, the camp staff come together to create an atmosphere of fun and relaxation that touches the lives of campers that visit from all over the country. [more...]
Winter & Spring 2014 Activity Guide available to view. Registration will open on Wednesday, December 11th. - [more...]
Trees / Parks - The Parks Division maintains and manages Berkeley’s parks, street medians and triangles, and the municipal urban forest . This includes recreation buildings, pools, sports fields, ball courts, tot and school age children’s play area, and street and park trees. Berkeley's Municipal Urban Forestry Unit maintains existing City trees, primarily through safety pruning and the removal of trees that have died, are considered hazardous, or have other non-correctable problems. Additionally, the Forestry Unit plants new and replacement tree and administers the Coast Live Oak Tree Removal Moratorium Ordinance. [more...]