Category Archives: City Parks

Oakley Summer Bike Challenge 2017

Explore Oakley from the seat of a bike Click here for more Oakley info Free and open to everyone, the Summer Bike Challenge is fun, healthy, no-cost summer recreation. Bike to parks, schools, downtown, City Hall, the library, Farmers Market, … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 17th – Movie in the Plaza – showing of Secret Life of Pets

Join us for the second movie in the Movie in the Plaza series on Saturday, June 17th at Civic Center Plaza with a showing of Secret Life of Pets. Movies are shown outdoors and guests may bring lawn chairs and … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Announces 2017 Wildland Fire Season

Following the transition into fire season by CAL FIRE, the East Bay Regional Park District is also transitioning and preparing for wildland fire season effective May 15, 2017 in its 120,000 acres of parklands in the counties of Contra Costa … Continue reading

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Marsh Creek Restoration Area at Creekside Park Receives Some Renovations After Winter Storms

City workers and contractors are performing clean up, the installation of new plants and trees, and general maintenance of the Marsh Creek Restoration area at Creekside Park. The January and February Winter rain and wind storms damaged and destroyed some … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Water Trail Program Opens 26 New Sites

The San Francisco Bay Water Trail opened 26 new launching and landing sites for non-motorized boats on the Bay. The Water Trail is a regional trail linking nine counties in the Bay Area. Administered by ABAG, the Water Trail program … Continue reading

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Construction of Two New Parks in Oakley is Under Way

Construction has commenced on two new neighborhood parks in Oakley. The parks, Emerson Ranch Park (10 acres) and Catamaran Park (.79 acres) have already begun grading. Emerson Ranch Park, a focal point in the Emerson Ranch subdivision, is a 10 … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Water Conservation Efforts are On‐going

Recognizing years ago that water is a limited resource and a major utility expense for irrigating parks and landscape, the City of Oakley began efforts to install wells, when possible and practical, at their parks when they are developed. Nationally, … Continue reading

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