Redwood Heights Recreation Center

The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is also currently CLOSED to the public until further notice. updated 9/23/21. Located in the beautiful Oakland hills, Redwood Heights Recreation Center is a great weekend rental location. The center offers a wide variety of programming serving community members of all ages. The most popular activities are Cooking classes for children, Karate, Town Camp - Redwood Hts, Town Camp - Jr. High Club, and Rockets After School Program. Join us for one of our adult classes of Karate, Tai Chi, Yoga, or Toastmasters..

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The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is currently NOT allowing indoor or outdoor park / BBQ rentals until January 2022 at the earliest. updated 9/23/21

The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is also currently CLOSED to the public until further notice. updated 9/23/21

Our Activities

Town After School Program at Redwood Heights is currently full with a waiting list.

Currently the below programs are not being offered. We hope to resume as soon as we can.

  • Cooking classes for children. Wednesdays A 2-3 pm. B 3:15-4:15 pm.
  • Ceramics classes for children. Wednesdays 2-3 pm.
  • Double Dutch classes for children. Wednesdays 3-4 pm.
  • Karate (children & adults) -Click here for days & times
  • Tai Chi (adults and seniors) - Thursdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Wednesdays 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm (beginning 2/5/20). $15 per class drop in fee or buy a 4 class card for $40.
  • Toastmasters helps you become a better speaker and presenter, communicate with confidence, develop your leadership skills, and listen effectively. 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays of the month, 7-8 pm
  • Yoga (adults) - Monday & Wednesday. 10-11 am & 6:30 - 7:30 pm. $15 per class drop in fee or buy a 5 class card for $45 or a 3 class card for $30. All class cards expire 7 weeks after purchase date.

Registration for our adult/senior classes (Karate, Yoga & Tai Chi) are ongoing and you may register & begin at any time at the center.

Renting Redwood Heights Recreation Center:
The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is currently NOT allowing indoor or outdoor park / BBQ rentals until January 2022 at the earliest. updated 9/23/21

Please call the center, 510-482-7827 for more information on reserving the facility.

Rental Fees: The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is currently NOT allowing indoor or outdoor park / BBQ rentals until January 2022 at the earliest. updated 9/23/21

  • Maximum 49 people. Please call Central Reservations at 238-3187 if you are looking for a site that allows more than 50 people.
  • No Alcohol allowed. Please call Central Reservations at 238-3187 if you are looking for a site that allows alcohol.
  • $300 deposit
  • $75 per hour (Oakland residents) or $90 per hour (non-Oakland residents). A minimum of 4 hours is required to rent the facility. Proof of residency is required. In the hours that you pay for, you need to include all of your decorating / cleanup time. You are not given any "free" time. Please note that your cleanup & chair & table take down will begin 1 hour prior to your scheduled end time (which is during your clean up time).
  • Please note that you are not refunded any "unused" hours (ie. if you are out early). Please be sure of your requested rental time.
  • $50 flat fee for the use of the kitchen
  • $150 mandatory setup / take down tables and chairs (you will provide us with a diagram of how you want the tables & chairs set up. You are responsible for decorating and clean up of the facility within your scheduled (paid) hours.
  • Available rental times:
    Saturdays 11:00 am - 7 pm
    Sundays 12:00 pm- 7 pm
    All indoor rentals must end by 7 pm (cleaned up and out).
  • Please note that live bands are not allowed. Any music / sound must have volume control.
  • Please note that all fees are due (paid in full) at the time you make your reservation / fill out application.
  • Rental applications are only accepted Monday thru Friday 10 am - 4 pm.
  • Please note that your refund of deposit will take 6-8 weeks from the City of Oakland, unless you pay it via credit card.
  • Please note that we do not allow youth events (events for youth include Quincenera's, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16 parties, 18 year old birthday parties, High School graduation celebrations).

BBQ area: The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is currently NOT allowing indoor or outdoor park / BBQ rentals until January 2022 at the earliest. updated 9/23/21

  • Any group over 10 needs a permit.
  • $75 deposit
  • $25 per hour
  • Maximum of 25 people allowed
  • Must end by 11 am Saturday & 12 noon Sunday.
  • No alcohol.
  • No animals.
  • Jumpers ok (need copy of insurance from jumper company. Generator needed (no electricity outside).
  • All outside BBQ rentals must end by 11 am Saturdays & 12 noon Sundays.

Cancellation fees:

  • 61 days or more notice prior to your event: Forfeit 1/2 of deposit
  • 31-60 days notice prior to your event: Forfeit entire deposit
  • 11-30 days notice prior to your event: Forfeit entire deposit + 1/2 of rental fees paid
  • 10 days or less: Forfeit entire deposit + entire rental fees paid

Our rental facilities include:

  • Social hall/multipurpose room
  • BBQ area
  • 75 chairs available
  • 15 round tables available
  • 14 rectangle tables available
  • Kitchen (amenities: Fridge & freezer, stove, oven, sink, microwave, and ample counter space)
  • Outside patio area
  • Tables & chairs

Other features are:

  • Grass field
  • Children’s play structures

Rental Application Process

To secure an available date, please ask to put a 24 hour hold onto that date. Within those 24 hours (only during open office hours), you would need to come in to the Redwood Hts Recreation Center and fill out the application and pay for reservation IN FULL.

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