City of Alameda -- The City of Alameda’s three-day Swimming Championships returns after four years starting on Friday, Aug. 4. The event was last held in 2019 (above).

City Swim Meet Set for Aug. 4

Jul 27,2023

Official event returns after four-year break

The City of Alameda Swim Championship is returning after a four-year hiatus. The event will take place on Friday, August 4 through Sunday, Aug. 6 at the Encinal Swim Center, 230 Central Ave.

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Little Libraries Coming to Parks

Oct 12,2017


The Alameda Free Library (AFL) and Alameda Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) will be holding a ribbon cutting for the first Little Library to be installed on park property next Thursday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m. in front of the ARPD office, 2226 Santa Clara Ave.

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Learn to Swim, Scuba

Jun 15,2017


The Alameda Recreation and Park Department (ARPD) is offering swim lessons to young boys and girls this summer.

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Get Ready to Walk, Alameda

Apr 13,2017


The Alameda Recreation and Park Department has released the schedule for its 2017 Alameda Walks program. All walks begin at 9 a.m. and last approximately one hour; longer walks are noted in the schedule.

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City to Unveil Piece and Kindness Puzzle Mural

Mar 09,2017


The Alameda Youth Committee (AYC) worked with Alameda Recreation and Park Department (ARPD) to launch a “Piece and Kindness” campaign. They hoped to promote kindness and heal divisiveness throughout the community. The piece-peace play on words was a deliberate one.

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ARPD Teen Haunted House Announced

Oct 20,2016


The public is invited to have a ghostly good time at Alameda Recreation and Park Department’s (ARPD) 13th Annual Teen Haunted House presented by Alameda middle and high school students. 

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