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Recreation Programs & Information

Welcome and thank you for visiting the online home of the El Cerrito Recreation Department. Whether you're looking for recreational programming, hours of operation, or the perfect location to host a wedding or special event, we have something for you!

The City of El Cerrito Recreation Department offers a variety of activities, programs and services for all ages, including gymnastics, visual arts, sports, performing arts, swimming, child care, martial arts, and special events! Come join us today!          

What's New

  • Pancake Breakfast & Santa Visit , Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00amJoin the Recreation Staff and Santa at the Annual Holiday Breakfast and Toy Drive. Hot pancakes, sausages, bacon, juice, coffee and tea are served. Toy barrels are provided by the El Cerrito Fire Department. Click for informational flyer. Please bring a new unwrapped toy to donate for our local children (optional). Buy your tickets now!

  • Registration is now open for our Holiday Break Camp! Besides a fabulous array of holiday activities and crafts being held these weeks, campers will go to the Rialto Theater week 1 and Albany Bowl week 2. For more details please view our Holiday Break Camp Flyer and to register online click here.



Quick Links:

Online Activity & Camp Registration, Facility Rentals, Bill Pay and Pass Sales & Renewals

General Registration Form & Information               

David Hunter Memorial Youth Scholarship Application

Community Links 

Part-Time Employment Application


        Fall 2015 rECguide       

       2015 Fall rECuide          

El Cerrito Park Guide




Community Services 

Senior Services

Special Events 

Youth Services 

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Christopher Jones
Recreation Director 

7007 Moeser Ln.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Recreation Department Email
Ph: (510) 559-7000
Fx: (510) 528-9413

Mondays:  8am - 5pm
Tuesdays:  8am - 6pm
Wednesdays:  8am - 5pm
Thursdays:  8am - 6pm
Alternate Fridays:  8am - 5pm
(closed every other Friday)

Closed Friday Dates