A unique feature of the Heather Farm playground in Walnut Creek is a set of turf covered mounds that children can slide down on sheets of cardboard.
We love Totland for toddlers, and especially for parents who are on their own with a new second baby. Swings, climbing things, spinny rides, and slides.
Taking our kids to Angel Island was like a mini vacation with a little of everything: boat ride (fun!), exercise, drinks, AND beautiful scenery.
Tilden Park has fantastic free activities for families. Some of our favorite family places in Tilden Regional Park are totally free. Which ones do you love?
This park has play areas, soccer, tennis, basketball, and is home to affordable summer camps for Alameda kids.
Twirl Alameda is an art studio with plenty of space to run around and be creative in big and small ways. Climb, make pretend food, or fly!
Lake Temescal and Lake Anza are open weekends until Memorial Day, then daily all summer. But wait! Check the water quality before you go.