The Hayward Area Recreation & Park District is an independent special use district providing park and recreation services for over 250,000 residents living within a 64 square-mile area which includes the City of Hayward, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and the unincorporated Ashland, Cherryland and Fairview districts. The Park District, known locally as “H.A.R.D.”, is the largest recreation district in the State of California. Since its creation in 1944, the District has provided residents with many beautiful facilities and parks, as well as hundreds of educational and recreational classes and programs. The mission of the Park District is improving the quality of life for citizens of all ages by providing a variety of recreational activities, special events, facilities and services that encourage life-long learning, fitness and fun.
Fremont's Recreation Services offers a wide variety of facilities and activities for your enjoyment.
These facilities include several community parks, historical sites, Central Park with Lake Elizabeth, Aqua Adventure Waterpark, a sports complex, tennis center, Fremont Park Golf Center, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, three program centers, and four community centers.
Additionally, the City offers many leisure activities through the Recreation Services Division.
Register to one of our many programs and classes through RegeRec.
Union City's award-winning Leisure Services department provides recreation and leisure services to the entire community. Recently honored by the California Park and Recreation Society, UCLS operates the Holly Community Center, Kennedy Community Center, Ruggieri Senior Center, Sports Center, Teen Center, Teen Workshop and, in the summer, the Dan Oden Swim Complex.
UCLS offers a wide variety of programs designed to meet the needs of children, teens, adults and seniors in our community. Programs include fee classes; summer, winter and spring day camps; after school middle school programs; youth sports; aquatics; arts; tot time; senior lunches; community gardens; volunteer recruitment and special needs programs for people with physical and mental disabilities.
The East Bay Regional Park District spans Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco with 112,000+ acres in 65 parks including over 1,200 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature study. The Park District offers lakes, shorelines, campgrounds, visitor centers, interpretive and recreation programs, picnic areas, indoor/outdoor rental facilities, golf courses and much more. Our award-winning Trails Challenge Program is a popular self-guided hiking, biking, and walking program with thousands of participants each year. Our volunteer programs offer opportunities in public safety, interpretation, environmental protection and habitat and species preservation. We hope you will enjoy your visit to our East Bay Regional Parks.
With eleven parks, hundreds of programs, and a full menu of services, the Newark Recreation and Community Services Department touches you and your family’s lives in many different ways. We are your partner in creating a healthy, vibrant and engaged community that values quality services and programs.
The Newark Recreation and Community Services Department helps create a sense of community that makes the City of Newark a great place to live, work and play. We offer outstanding programs and facilities.