Oakland Sports and Recreation

Oakland Sports and RecreationIf you enjoy sports and the great outdoors, Oakland has something for you. Our list sports the best links to pro sports, individual sports, watersports, nature's winding trails, and the most beautiful parks to be found in the city. Enjoy some of our favorite ways to have recreational fun.


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Pro Sports

Oakland Athletics
Hit a home run when you watch the Oakland Athletics. The Major League Baseball team based in Oakland is a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball's American League, and loads the bases at home games played at The Coliseum. The sports team is known to locals as the A's, the White Elephants or the Elephants.

Address: 7000 Coliseum Way, Ste. 3, Oakland, CA 94621 - MAP
Phone: (510) 638-4900
Web: www.oakland.athletics.mlb.com

Golden State Warriors
Hoop it up with the Golden State Warriors professional NBA team for some sports action. The team's home court is the 20,000 seat Oracle Arena. Thunder the mascot and The Warrior Girls dance team add extra excitement to games, and rumor has it that the fans are second to none in any sport!

Address: 1011 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607 - MAP
Phone: (510) 986-2200
Web: www.nba.com

Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders professional NFL team is the all time O-Town favorite sports team. Fans of the team belong to Raider Nation and are extremely supportive of their favorite franchise. The team tears up the field and has a popular nationwide following as well. Tickets sell out fast, so get on the ball!

Address: 1220 Harbor Bay Parkway, Oakland, CA 94601 - MAP
Phone: (510) 864-5000
Web: www.raiders.com


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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Bay Area Ridge Trail
Take a hike at Bay Area Ridge Trail. Challenge yourself on a 31-mile ridgeline that lays the way for a 400-mile recreation trail that runs through eight regional parks, all offering panoramic views of the picturesque San Francisco Bay. This trail welcomes hikers, cyclists, and horseback riders.

Address: Oakland, CA
Phone: (415) 561-2595
Web: www.ridgetrail.org

Dimond Recreation Center
Run into a tree at Dimond Recreation Center. The magnificent 12-acre green space towers with giant Oak and Redwood trees and is a nature lover's perfect invitation to enjoy running, walking, hiking, and biking at a beautiful park with a babbling creek and scenic trails. Now get to running!

Address: 3860 Hanly Rd., Oakland, CA 94602 - MAP
Phone: (510) 482-7831
Web: www.oaklandnet.com

Lake Merritt
Jog with the ducks at Lake Merritt. The picturesque lake is the centerpiece and heartbeat of Oakland. You'll enjoy jogging on the scenic 5K pathway, bustling with all kinds of outdoor recreation and activity. Joggers, walkers, and bikers enjoy the lake view, accompanied by the sounds of ducks and other wildlife.

Address: 568 Bellevue Ave., Oakland, CA 94610 - MAP
Phone: (510) 444-2489
Web: www.oaklandnet.com


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Lake Merritt Boating Center
Set sail at Lake Merritt Boating Center. The waters of Lake Merritt can be calm or extreme when it comes to your interest in water recreation. Learn to sail, rent a paddleboat, canoe or kayak, or sign up to be on an exciting dragon boat team, the fastest growing water sport in the world.

Address: 568 Bellevue Ave., Oakland, CA 94610 - MAP
Phone: (510) 238-2196
Web: www.oaklandnet.com

Inter-Ocean Tours
Dive into an underwater adventure! The Inter-Ocean Tours Company has been taking divers around the world since the 70s. The high seas professionals dive around the world and know exactly how to suit you up for your extreme dive adventure to the depths of the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, or the Atlantic Ocean.

Address: 7927 Michigan Ave., Oakland, CA 94605 - MAP
Phone: (510) 638-3448
Web: www.interocean.com


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Plenty Of Thrills

Oakland Skydiving
Take a flying leap! Hit the skies at 120-miles-per-hour with the high-flying pros at Oakland Skydiving, ready to teach you how to face your fears when you learn how to fly solo with accelerated free-fall training on your extreme sports adventure. These daredevils even offer to let you star in your own video so you can relive every single moment!

Address: Oakland, CA
Phone: (800) 242-0463
Web: www.oaklandskydiving.com


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Manor Bowl
Cross the line at Manor Bowl. The 30 lane recreation center rolls out state-of-the-art technology and help from a friendly staff to make sure you have the best bowling experience in O-Town. Meet your friends to bowl for fun or go pro and join a league to improve your game and compete in one of the year-round tournaments.

Address: 887 Manor Blvd., San Leandro, CA 94579 - MAP
Phone: (510) 351-2101
Web: www.manorbowl.net

The Broken Rack
Hey Hustler! Rack up some fun at The Broken Rack. The billiard hall lets you get your game on across pool tables, billiard tables and a snooker table. As you play, enjoy food and drinks from the Broken Rack's Bar and Grill, sporting a full kitchen menu and bar with domestic, imported and bottle beers on tap.

Address: 6005 Shellmound St., Emeryville, CA 94608 - MAP
Phone: (510) 652-9808
Web: www.thebrokenrack.com