San Leandro is proud of its extensive park system which includes 23 parks and recreation facilities including community and neighborhood parks, swimming pools, and sports fields. Park facilities encourage a variety of activities including running and walking, picnicking, tennis, softball, and swimming. Park Season begins June 1st and runs through October 31st. Reservations for picnic areas are currently being accepted for Marina Park's Seagull, Mallard and Otter group area.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, NO inflatables are allowed this park season.

Lost and Found Items: Patrons can look for and reclaim lost and found items by contacting Public Works at 510-577-3440

  1. Procedure
  2. Rules
  3. Application


Reservations can be made online by visiting or by completing the application.

For questions and inquiries please contact our Customer Service Line at 510-577-3462.

Picnic Area Reservation Procedure (PDF)

Picnic Area Reservation Procedure


• Select a park and a picnic area. Call (510) 577 - 3462 or go online to to check availability.

• Picnic areas are available for reservation April 1 – October 31 except Mondays, and Tuesdays following a City Holiday that falls on Monday.

• Picnic reservations are from 8:00am - 7:00pm.


• Reservations for the large group picnic areas at Marina Park are accepted up to one calendar year (365 days) in advance. Large Group Picnic Areas at Marina Park include Seagull, Otter, Mallard, and Mulford Point (all 4 areas only).

• Reservations for all other picnic areas will be accepted beginning the first Monday in February.

• Applications for park reservations must be received by the end of the business day on the Monday before the upcoming weekend.

• Applications must be completed and signed by the person responsible for the rental. Renter must be (18) years of age.

• Proof of residency (within incorporated San Leandro) or non-profit status is required at the time of booking to be eligible for the discounted rates.


• For detailed information and rental rates please refer to Park Chart. Additional fees can be found on the application.

• All fees must be paid in full at the time of reservation.

• Holidays that fall on a weekday will be charged the weekend rate.

• Payments must be made by credit card.


• All permits affected by inclement weather will have the opportunity to select an alternate date within the same park season. If a second date cannot be secured, a refund, minus $25.00 administrative fee, will be processed.

Customer Service

Our physical offices are currently closed, please call:

Phone: (510) 577 - 6080

Monday - Friday: 11:30 am to 7:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Picnic area reservations can be made online at:



• Liability Insurance is required for any event with an estimated attendance of more than 99 people.

• The Insurance must be General Liability coverage in the amount of $1,000,000.00 coverage naming the City of San Leandro (835 E. 14th Street San Leandro, CA 94577) as additionally insured.

• The certificate holder must be the same as the contract holder, have date and location of event on the certificate of coverage, and be received by the City of San Leandro no less than 14 days before event.

• Insurance may be obtained through your homeowner’s insurance policy or through Gale’s Creek Insurance. More information available at

• Failure to meet insurance requirements will result in the cancellation of the reservation without a refund.


• A one-time courtesy permit change without charge can be made before the 30 day limit.

• A non-refundable $25 fee will be charged for changes or cancellations within 30 days.


• Alcohol is not permitted in any of our parks: Muni Code 4-1-710 states that no person shall consume or be in possession of any open container of any alcoholic beverage in any city park or open space area and a violation punishable by an infraction and fine. This will be enforced by the San Leandro Police Department.