Recreation Department Mission Statement
The Recreation Department is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Richmond by celebrating the diversity of its residents and building understanding through interactions in its recreation programs, parks, facilities, and cultural events. The department is committed to providing the highest quality recreation, parks, programs and services at a good value to our customers.

"We are inclusive and embrace diversity with dedication and commitment to provide beneficial lifelong learning opportunities with exceptional recreation programs, parks, and customer service."

Core Values
  • Safety
  • Dedication
  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity
  • Embracing Change
  • Community
  • Honesty
  • Fun
Richmond Recreation - Rich in People, Rich in Play
Richmond Swim Center 
The Grand Opening of the Richmond Swim Center was held on Saturday, October 24th.  It was a great event with an attendance of about 200 people.  

The Richmond Swim Center will officially begin programs on Monday, November 2nd.  Click here for a program schedule for the Richmond Swim Center.

Plunge Program Relocation
From Monday, November 2nd through Friday, November 6th, the Plunge will be closed for maintenance.  Most Plunge programs will be moved to the Richmond Swim Center located at 4300 Cutting Boulevard.  See attached flyer for more information on Plunge Program Relocation

For more information, please call the Recreation Department at (510) 620-6793.