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Carmen Flores Recreation Center

The Carmen Flores Recreation Center is located in the heart of Oakland’s Fruitvale district. Diverse recreational programs are offered at low cost for tiny tots, youth, teens, adults and seniors. The center and park feature an industrial sized kitchen, multipurpose room, fully equipped computer lab and an artificial multipurpose field. Current renovations to the park include full basketball court, new entry way, a track, lighting, and landscaping which was completed in Fall 2011. We have a team of bilingual staff and a friendly atmosphere. Our programs are designed to expose our community to new activities that help participants find their passion in life. Imagine, Inspire, Invest. Experience Oakland with US!

Central Business Location

Situated at the geographical center of the San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland is the largest and most established of the East Bay cities. The city benefits from immediate access to rail, air, sea, freeway and transit services. Oakland is also an international gateway and an ideal place for business!

Central East Oakland Discovery Center

The Central East Oakland Discovery Center is a community-based program that offers neighborhood youth a fun way to explore their world through science.It provides youth with the materials, resources, and coaching that allows them the creative space to discover their own skills and enables them to pursue their own interests. It encourages youth to see learning as something they pursue for their own benefit.The program is located at Brookdale Recreation Center.

Central Estuary Area Plan

The City of Oakland adopted the Central Estuary Area Plan (CEAP) and related environmental document, to guide future development in the Central Estuary Area which encompasses 19th Ave. to 54th Ave and I-880 to the Estuary.

Charles Porter Golden Gate Recreation Center

Located in North Oakland, Golden Gate Recreation Center is close to Pixar Studios, Powell Street shopping center, Bay Street shopping center, and adjacent to the Golden Gate Community Garden. The center is fully equipped with a basketball court, baseball field, picnic sites, and patio area.

Child and Youth Services

Our programs support success in school, healthy transitions to adulthood, child health and wellness, and youth empowerment. Our work supports the health, safety, and well-being of children and their families.

City Attorney Annual Reports

Our Annual Report summarizes financial results, litigation trends, ongoing initiatives and other work of the Oakland City Attorney's Office.

City Leadership on the ECAP

The sixth section in Oakland’s 2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP) focuses on City leadership. Oakland’s Climate Emergency and Just Transition Resolution acknowledged the severity of the climate crisis and the City’s intent to be a leader on equitable climate action. This section envisions an Oakland City government that demonstrates climate leadership throughout its operations, and supports deep engagement on climate action within the community.

City of Oakland General Plan

The City of Oakland’s General Plan serves as the guiding policy document for the City’s future, based on community values and priorities.

City of Oakland General Plan Update

The City of Oakland’s General Plan has not been comprehensively updated in over 20 years. That's about to change, and we need your help! The General Plan Update is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for all Oaklanders to work together to create a visionary blueprint for the future of our City over the next two decades.

City Real Estate Development Opportunities

Between 2017 and 2021, our population is forecast to increase by another 20,000 people (5%) and we will approach 500,000 residents by 2031. Part of adequately serving our current residents includes planning for our new residents – where they will live and work, and what transportation they will use.

City Wide Youth & Adult Sports

We offer sports leagues for adults and youth to get active through team sports.​​ Both teams and individuals can register for a variety of sports teams and leagues.​