Lets support Oaklanders in need
Join neighbors and community groups as we come together for a park clean up next weekend!
The Skraper Bike King came and got his bird.
Come by the park , we have free turkeys today from 11am until 2pm or we run out. Happy Holidays to all our neighbors and friends.
Every fall, Keep Oakland Beautiful provides FREE daffodil bulbs, native plants, and seeds to any group willing to plant them in visible public property locations in Oakland, so long as the group has land owner authorization, and agrees to maintain the site.
This is great for medians, parks, freeway entrances. The rec center will be requesting a couple hundred bulbs, if there are any neighbors interested in coordinating a planting party please get in touch. It is truly a beautiful sight to see these daffodils pop up all over Oakland in the spring.
Click on the link below for more information.
For current Oakland Adopt a Spot volunteers AND those willing to adopt a new spot. Every fall, Keep Oakland Beautiful provides FREE daffodil bulbs, native plants, and seeds to any group willing to plant them in visible public property locations in Oakland, so long as the group has land owner authori...
Free Tennis for kids this summer
Please share, we have youth summer jobs available.
101 small ways you can improve your city
The least you can do to make a big difference where you live.
City of Oakland workers to Strike 11/2/1017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017
City of Oakland Prepared for Labor Strike Tomorrow
Sworn Police, Fire and Emergency Services staff not affected
Oakland, CA — The City of Oakland was informed today by Service Employees International Union (Local 1021 SEIU) that it intends to strike tomorrow, November 2 at 2:30 pm. Late this afternoon, the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers (Local 21 IFPTE) announced its request to its members to attend the picket line tomorrow from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Police, fire, 911 dispatch and emergency services personnel will not participate in the strike. Police and fire emergency response, including traffic enforcement, will be operational.
Due to staffing shortages, the following will be CLOSED tomorrow, Thursday, November 2, starting at 2 pm:
· All Head Start and Early Head Start centers
· All Parks & Recreation facilities and programs, including after school programs
· All Senior Centers
· All public libraries
The Administration is working to minimize further service impacts that could result from limited and unpredictable staffing levels at other City facilities, programs, and services tomorrow afternoon.
Online services will remain available on the City’s web site:www.oaklandnet.com.
The City is prepared to address any public works emergencies if they arise.
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Search by employee name, department, email address or telephone number to find contact information for all City employees.
What a great way to calm down the littles.
Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development
Beat The Heat - Oakland Pools Swim Schedule
Lions Pool, 3860 Hanly Rd. (510) 482-7852
3:00 - 5:00pm Saturday, Sept. 2
$1 Youth / $3 Adult / $2.25 Senior
deFremery Pool, 1269 18th Street (510) 238-2205
2:00 -5:00pm Saturday, Sept. 2
Free - Grand Re-Opening Celebration
East Oakland Sports Center, 9161 Edes Ave. (510) 615-5838
1:00 - 6:00pm Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3
$3 Youth / $8 Adult / $6 Senior
Kids made tie dye shirts today at camp. Tomorrow we take a walk on the wild side with a field trip to the Oakland Zoo.
Make a splash at our open house this Wednesday! Free kiddie pool party 1 to 3pm.
Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center's cover photo
Visit the Beast Mode store July 5th for free Raging Waters tickets!
Serving healthy lunches to kids under age 18 Monday through Friday 12 to 1pm at Arroyo Park all summer.
Come see the real deal tomorrow at Arroyo Park! Show starts at 1pm, bring a lawn chair and your dancing shoes. See you there!
The Dramatics perform In The Rain live in concert at Soul Jam, Nokia Theater L.A. Live, Los Angeles, CA Sept 14, 2014.
Bay Area Sports Report
Bringing old Larry home! #GSWARRIORS
STILL OPEN, APPLY NOW!
Oakland Unite (OU), a program of the Human Services Department (HSD) at the City of Oakland, is on the search for its next cohort of Youth Squad Leaders and we need your help getting the word out to the talented young people in your network! Youth Squad Leaders take part in OU’s effort to change community norms around violence by taking back community spaces.
We expect to hire ten-twelve young leaders (16-24) per site to help run Friday Summer Nights/Peace in the Park programming in two sites: 1) Hoover Elementary in West Oakland and 2) Arroyo Park area in East Oakland. Ideally, we would like to select young people who are from the respective areas or folks who are familiar with each location’s immediate surroundings.
The job runs from June 19th-August 18th 2017, three days per week, for 15+ hours and participants are paid $12.86/hour.
For more information on the full scope of the program and to access the Youth Squad Leadership Application, go to Oakland Unite's flyer here. (http://tinyurl.com/llkxwp8).
Please forward this information to anyone you think would be an asset to the program.
Applications are due May 26, 2017 at 5:00pm. If you have any questions, contact Damien McDuffie at [email protected]. Before you submit your your application, please ensure to title your subject: “YOUTH SQUAD APPLICATION.”
Thank you for your interest. Your support is appreciated!
Dont miss out!
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation
Summer is just about here. Time to visit a park --- it's good for your health!
Oakland Parks & Recreation (OPR) is proud to participate in the Great American Backyard CampOut for the 9th year in a row! The campout is a national event sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation which encourages families, youth and adults to connect with nature. Experience camping overnight and discover the fun within the great outdoors!
Joaquin Miller Park I Large Meadow
3300 Joaquin Miller Road, Oakland
Begins: SAT, June 24th @ 2:00 p.m.
Ends: SUN, June 25th @ 10:00 p.m.
Ages: 4 & Up
To register and pitch a tent at this year's event, visit www.oaklandnet.com/parks
Free boat rentals this Saturday on Lake Merritt!
7701 Krause Ave
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