Alert: An Air Quality Advisory has been issued for the entire Bay Area. The current air quality in Oakland is VERY UNHEALTHY. Head Start and recreation centers will be closed Friday, November 16.


Renting Franklin Recreation Center

Looking for a space to hold your...

  • Baby shower
  • Adult or child's birthday party
  • Wedding reception
  • Baptism celebration
  • Retirement party
  • Meeting

Our rental facilities include:

  • Social hall/multi-purpose room [$60 per hour] / [Non-Oakland Residents: $72 per hour]
  • Outside patio area
  • Ballfield / Grass-field

Other included features are:

  • Outside basketball court
  • Asphalt playground
  • Children’s play structures

We have separate restrooms for women and men that are ADA compliant wheel-chair accessible.

You can find the application materials below or pick them up from the front desk.

You can reserve Franklin Recreation Center 30 days to 11 months in advance of the requested reservation date. If a request is approved for an event within two weeks to 30 days, you must pay a service fee. NO reservation requests are accepted less than two weeks in advance.

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