General Camp Information
Lake Merritt Boating Center Summer Camps are held at 568 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610. Camps held Monday through Friday Lake Merritt Camps are from 9:00 am ~ 3:30 pm.
Camp Manual A manual with loads of information on all our camps including; times and locations, behavior policy, what to bring, extended care, prerequisites, etc.
A limited number of scholarships and fee waivers are available for Oakland residents based on financial need. Please contact the Lake Merritt Boating Center at (510) 238-2196 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application or to verify that you qualify.
Refund & Transfer Policy
Refund amounts are set by the City Council in the City of Oakland Master Fee Schedule. Transfers only permitted if there is space in the new class.
Standard Course Withdrawal/Transfer Fees:
- 25% of course fee if 31 or more days in advance
- 50% of course fee if 11-30 days in advance
- 100% of course fee if 10 or fewer days in advance.
ADA INCLUSION STATEMENT: The City of Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development (OPRYD) Department is fully committed to compliance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Direct all inquiries concerning program and disability accommodation to the OPRYD Recreation Program Director of Inclusive Services, Bianca Posada, at 510.597.5064, email@example.com, or call 711 for California Relay Service.
Before classes begin, all students are required to complete a swim evaluation offered at Oakland public pools or any pool of your choice with a certified lifeguard.