The Montclair Park in Oakland is a fantastic park for kids of all ages. There are two playground areas for different ages and both are clean.
MOCHA offers children as young as 18 months the opportunity to explore art materials in a space designed just for them.
This park has play areas, soccer, tennis, basketball, and is home to affordable summer camps for Alameda kids.
10 thumbs up. Pile the kids into the station wagon for 5:20pm drive-in movie showings.
Children’s Fairyland is a storybook theme park for kids under age 8 at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Expect a mini fantasy world out of 1950 with kid-sized rides.
As a sugar-fearing parent, I avoided Fentons Creamery until a good friend threw a birthday party and I had no choice. Now, I’m a convert.
The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are one of the East Bay’s best kept secrets. Kinda. Wonderful fun for toddlers and grandparents.
East Bay Vivarium has it all: Cute turtles swimming in tanks, giant tortoises munching on lettuce, tiny lizards, boas, enormous pythons, and more.
With ample parking, a huge field, a creek to explore, a playground, and now, a cafe onsite, Strawberry Creek Park is a perfect destination.
Wee Play is an activity oriented play center put on by the Alameda Parks Department in the Veteran’s Building three days a week.