One entrance fee gives you access to mini carnival rides, a train that loops the park, a zipline, playground structures, and a crawdad fishing pond.
During the summertime, a water feature at Castro Valley Community Park turns into a splash pad on Wednesdays & weekends.
We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat.
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience. Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.
There is so much to do and see at Mia’s Dream Come True, a brand new all-abilities playground in South Hayward.
Children’s Wonderland is a cute, clean, huge park in Vallejo. Enter through the guarded gates to let your imagination run wild.
The water feature at Cannery Park is the big draw on hot days. Cannery Park Splash Pad is operating from Memorial Day through Labor Day …
The Parks Challenge is a free, all-ages scavenger hunt running throughout Oakland until July 11. Get outdoors with your family & win great prizes!
Emerald Glen Park in Dublin has a splash park; large sandlot; playground structure for all ages; spacious open sports field; and garden.
The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are open for the summer. Wonderful fun for toddlers. Plan your visit.
Have more fun with kids in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and Alameda! 510Families.com is the best website for East Bay parents to find kid-friendly activities every day.
Our local events calendar is usually packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. Plan your weekend and your summer vacation: daily articles and a weekend planner help you find what’s fun and free when you need it.