Montclair Rec Center
photo from Our Oakland

The Montclair Recreation Center was built in 1939-1940 as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. It is on the grounds of Montclair Park.


6300 Moraga Avenue 
Oakland, CA 94611


phone: (510) 482-7812
fax: (510) 482-7843


M-F; 10 AM–7 PM  Sa; 9a–12:30p


  • Duck pond: a mini wild-life sanctuary that is an extension of the Lake Merritt Wildlife Sanctuary. There is no fishing or catching allowed.
  • Picnic areas The west picnic area is available for rental during the Months of April thru September. There are 12 tables and 6 grills for use.
  • The east picnic area is primarily a first-come, first serve area with 6 tables (not available for reservation).

    Table Rentals: Tables are rented in pairs for $15 per hour (2 hour min). Please contact for more information.

  • Tennis courts are lighted and open until 10:00pm daily. They are open for public play, but may be reserved if you have a special event. For reservations contact: 
  • SOFTBALL FIELD      The field is used primarily for recreation programs and league play, however there are times open for drop-in use. For ball field reservations contact

  • Modern play equipment: Our play areas are wheel chair and handicapped accessable.
  • Western Town is a faithfull reproduction of the "old west" , but kid-sized and kid-safe.Accessible to community members with physical disabilities.

    DANCE  classes including Pre-ballet (ages 3-5), Ballet-Tap, Classic Ballet (ages 5-9) Movement and Fun (ages 2-4), Hip Hop (ages 7-12)
  • GYMNASTICS classes for ages 3.5 up to 14 years of age. Beginner classes are designed to introduce kids to basic moves and techniques. Intermediate and Advanced classes will take students beyond the basics and challenge their physical and mental abilities.
  • MONTCLAIR HIKERS This adult and senior group has been hiking the bay area for over 40 years. Meets every Tuesday at 9am. See current hiking schedule here.
  • YOUTH SPORTS for pre-school and elementary ages. Soccer, t-ball, basketball, football, track and field

  • KARATE Youth Karate and Adult Karate are offered year-round for all skill levels.

  • SUPER CHEFS cooking classes for kids

  • BUILDING RENTALS       The Recreation Center is available for rentals. Weddings, baby showers, birthdays and special events can be be booked. Rentals must be booked at least 30 days in advance. You may pay by check or credit card (no cash please).  For more information contact

    Rental Rates

    Mon-Thurs                   $60 per hour

    Fri, Sat & Sun                $75 per hour

    Security Deposit          $300 per event

    Chair/Table set-up     $150 per event

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

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