The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department facilitates services that result in a higher quality of life by enhancing sense of belonging and inspiring pride in our community.


To facilitate the provision of excellent recreation and human services that foster sense of community.


  • Inclusive - We take into account the diversity, availability and affordability of the community in the planning and delivery of programs and services.
  • Excellence - We strive for the highest quality in everything we do.
  • Dedicated - We are committed to creating community through positive experiences.
  • Honesty - We are truthful in our work to maintain and build trust.
  • Accountable - What we do is consistent with what we say.

Strategic Directions

  1. Expand community resources to ensure a comprehensive recreation and human services delivery system for San Leandro residents.
  2. Facilitate the provision of programs and services that foster human development, promote health and wellness and strengthen sense of belonging.
  3. Invest in our community through the development and operation of parks, facilities and open space, resulting in increased access to recreational and social experiences, which help to strengthen community image and sense of place.
  4. Build excellent services for the community.