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East Oakland Aquatic Sports and Recreation Facility
A Measure DD Project

Project Description

East Oakland Aquatic Sports and Recreation Facility PhotoThe long-range plan is to construct a 150,000 square foot facility at Ira Jinkins Park, in East Oakland. The complex would include an indoor pool, outdoor pool, gymnasium, and soccer fields. The first phase project, partly funded by Measure DD, consists of 22,500 square feet of building space, with an indoor pool, locker rooms and restrooms, meeting rooms, an aerobics/dance studio, a learning center, and a fitness center.


More Information

View the City of Oakland 1/29/2014 Project Report, with description, images, plans, funding detail, and status.

Visit the City of Oakland Measure DD Youth and Public Recreation Facilities page.

View photos of completed facility:
  Photographs courtesy of David Wakely Photography.



2012 Facility of Merit Winner: East Oakland Sports Center   October 19, 2012, Athletic Business Newswire
East Oakland Sports Center a spark of life  November 2, 2011, San Francisco Chronicle
Recreational facility for low-income area of CA, East Oakland Sports Center, completes  October 12, 2011, World Architecture News
New East Oakland Sports Center Opens to the Public  July 1, 2011, Oakland North blog

Status- Phase 1




The project is substantially complete.  Minor enhancements beyond the original specifications are in progress.


Development. Measure DD bonds: $10.5 million;
                       State of California Prop 40 Urban Parks grant: $3 million;
                       East Bay Regional Parks Measure WW: $6 million;
                       City Redvelopment Agency funds: $2 million
Maintenance. The project will be maintained the City of Oakland.

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