Rainbow Recreation Center

The newly renovated Rainbow Recreation Center serves the East Oakland Community with recreational activities for all ages. The center features the Jason Richardson Gymnasium, lighted outdoor basketball courts, soccer/flag football field, playground, toddler play area, commercial kitchen, patio area, computer lab, and community room.

Rates for Collection Service

Rates for residential trash, recycle, and compost collection, along with commercial trash and compost collection are updated every July 1.

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Rates for residential trash, recycle, and compost collection, along with commercial trash and compost collection are updated every July 1.

Real Estate Asset Management

The Real Estate Asset Management Division provides excellent, cost-effective and professional real estate services to all City departments, the Oakland Redevelopment Successor Agency, City Administrator, the Mayor and City Council.

Records Requests

The Planning & Building Department's Records Unit can help you find property, building and permit records; schedule an appointment to view project plans for a property; or issue a subpoena request. Learn more about our services below.

Recycling Facilities

Development of the Gateway Industrial District provides an opportunity to relocate two recycling businesses currently located in the West Oakland neighborhood to a more suitable location.

Redevelopment Successor Agency Oversight Board

The Redevelopment Successor Agency and its Oversight Board was created to wind down and complete the activities of the former Oakland Redevelopment Agency following dissolution in 2012.

Redwood Heights Recreation Center

The Redwood Heights Recreation Center is also currently CLOSED to the public until further notice. updated 9/23/22. We are only allowing participants in programs to be inside the facility. At this time, we are no longer allowing inside rentals. Please contact Central Reservations for a list of facilities that they are taking reservations for. 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 - , and Town After School Program. Join us for one of our adult classes of Karate, Tai Chi, Yoga, or Toastmasters.

Register Online!

Click on: <br> Adult - Visual Art/Technology <br> OR <br> Youth - Visual Art/Technology

Reimagining Public Safety

Operationalizing the Oakland City Council’s commitment to enhancing public safety through more appropriate, efficient & equitable allocation of resources.

Rent a Boat

The Lake Merritt Boating Center is now on its winter schedule and has adjusted its operating hours to weekends only (Saturday-Sunday) from 11am-4pm. For more information, please call the front desk @ 510-238-2196.

Rent a Pool

Why not rent one of Oakland’s pools for your next pool party? Lifeguard service and deposit required. We have indoor and outdoor pools available for rental.

Rent a Sports Field

The City of Oakland Parks & Recreation has 52 multi-use fields ranging from football, baseball, softball to soccer. Fields are available for rent to accommodate your sporting events from leagues, tournaments, practices to private parties.

Rent Adjustment Program

The mission of the Rent Adjustment Program is to promote community stability, healthy housing, and diversity for Oakland residents, while preventing illegal rent increases and evictions, and ensuring a fair return for property owners.

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