Five Tot Lots Renovated This Summer!

The City of Berkeley in conjunction with Berkeley Partners for Parks and the community is renovating five tot lots in Berkeley this Summer as part of an effort to upgrade Berkeley's playgrounds to make them safe and wheelchair accessible.

Read the 11/19/98 Berkeley Voice article about the renovation of Totland, Thousand Oaks Park and the Rose Garden.   Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Ohlone Park West at Milvia and McGee streets was the first playground completed this spring.  The new playground has a large playing structure, swings and spring toys.  The City planned the new playground in conjunction with Friends of Ohlone Park.

Come enjoy this great new playground!

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San Pablo Park's tot lot at Russell and Mabel streets has been completely renovated.  The whole community got involved choosing the play equipment and then this May building the new play train, structure, tot swings and spring toys.  Visit Friends of San Pablo Park's webpage for more information and photos.  In December, Friends of San Pablo Park will be installing a see-saw in the big kids play area.

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Friends of Totland has completely renovated Berkeley's most popular tot park.  Totland, located at McGee and Virginia streets, now has wheelchair accessible bathrooms and play structure, spring toys and sand/water play.  Volunteers came out in June and finished most of the work, including skilled construction.  The playground is now open. 

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Thousands Oaks Park has a new playground!  Community members raised much of the money and choose safe new equipment including a play structure, tot see-saw and swings.  The playground replaces the tot lot that was removed to make way for creek restoration. This project was managed by Berkeley Partners for Parks.  See  Thousand Oaks Park Society's webpage for more information soon.


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63rd Street Mini-Park has been renovated.   See Friends of 63rd Street Mini-Park's webpage for more information.

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