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CITY OF NEWARK PARK PICNIC AREAS ARE FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE. NO RESERVATIONS ARE ACCEPTED.

 

Birch Grove Park

38080 Birch Street
Approximately 15 acres that include play structures for tots and older children, a water element, a fenced softball playing field, a basketball court, lighted tennis courts, and family/group picnic facilities. There are restroom facilities. Due to the ACWD mandatory water-use restrictions, the water element will not be operating at this park.

 

Shirley Sisk Grove

Cedar Boulevard at NewPark Mall
Approximately 2 acres. This park is largely unimproved. There are no restroom facilities.

 

Mayhews Landing Park

36380 Cherry Street
Approximately 8.3 acre that includes play structures for tots and older children, a basketball court and family picnic facilities. There are no restroom facilities.

 

Susan Johnson Bridgepointe Park

Spruce Street at Bridgepointe Drive
Approximately 3.6 acres that include play structures and family picnic facilities. There are no restroom facilities.
 

Eucalyptus Grove North

Jarvis Boulevard at Cardiff Street
Approximately 3 acres that are unimproved. There are no restroom facilities.

 

Mirabeau Park

Haley Street at Mirabeau Drive
Approximately 5.9 acre that includes play structures for tots and older children. There are no restroom facilities.

 

Byington Park

Byington Drive at Central Avenue
Approximately 3 acres that include play structures for tots and older children, and family picnic facilities. There are no restroom facilities. Due to budget reductions, the water element will not be operating at this park.
 

Jerry Raber Ash Street Park

37365 Ash Street
Approximately 6 acres that include play structures for tots and older children, softball practice fields, a basketball court, family picnic facilities, and a horseshoe pit. Jerry Raber Ash Street Park also hosts the privately operated Viola Blythe Community Center and a Head Start preschool facility. There are restroom facilities.
 

Musick Park

Music Avenue at Cedar Boulevard
Approximately 1 acre that includes play structures for tots and older children. There are no restroom facilities.

 

Civic Center Park

6300 Civic Terrace Avenue
Approximately 5 acres that include play structures for tots and older children, a basketball court, a par course, and family picnic facilities. Civic Center Park also hosts the local Alameda County Library branch. There are no restroom facilities
 

Lakeshore Park

Lake Boulevard at Parkshore Drive
Approximately 10 acres of turf and 16 acres of water that include a par course and fishing opportunities. There are no restroom facilities. No motorized boats are allowed on the lake.
 

George M. Silliman Recreation Complex

6800 Mowry Avenue
Approximately 21 acres that include a fenced softball field and soccer play fields. To schedule activities, contact the Newark Recreation Division at 510-578-4620. There are restroom facilities. The George M. Silliman Community Activity Center opened in 2000 and the Family Aquatic Center opened in Summer, 2004.
 

Community Center Park

35501 Cedar Boulevard
Approximately 16 acres that include play structures for tots and older children, a combined basketball and handball court, lighted tennis courts, and family picnic facilities. The Community Center is located at this park and available for rent. There are restroom facilities.

 

MacGregor Playfields

35725 Cedar Boulevard
Approximately 10 acres of soccer and youth baseball practice play fields. To schedule activities, contact the Newark Recreation Division at 510-578-4620. There are no restroom facilities.

 

Sportsfield Park

Mowry Boulevard at Cherry Street next to George M. Silliman Recreation Complex

To rent a Softball Field, Soccer Field or other Playfield, complete the application form (PDF) turn in at the Silliman Activity Center, 6800 Mowry Avenue, Newark, CA 94560.