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Adventure Playground
Today 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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160 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94710
160 University AvenueUSCaliforniaBerkeley94710
PlaygroundToday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PMSunday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PMMonday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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"Most incredible public play ground ever."
"And the kids LOVE the zipline."
"The playground is closed during the week and open on Saturdays and Sundays."
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Scott Greenstone
in the last week
Most incredible public play ground ever. Kids and grownups get to build the playground with supplies people donate. Kids earn nails and tools for finding pieces of wood and nails in the sand. Such a great experience for all. And the kids LOVE the zipline
Celestine lacey
6 months ago
My grandkids love it! They never get bored, and always leave reluctantly.
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Tiffany K
2 years ago
Mad Max + Sanford & Son + Survivor + those-junk-sculpture-things-that-used-to-line-the-­Bay-when-you-were-driving-to-the-Bay-Bridge-in-­the-1970s + a mild Lord of the Flies = Adventure Playground. Meant for older kids, at least 7 years and up, this is what I witnessed: * Kids running around with saws (!!!) * A kid who dropped a hammer from a treehouse - luckily no one was below * A young boy dismantling a play structure with a hammer * A girl who face planted in a dirt mound after using the zipline However on the other side I saw: * No electronics! No one glued to their DS, Nintendo or anything. * Lots of running, swinging, climbing, exploring * Kids handling tools for the first time, learning how to work with wood * Paint! Kids encouraged to paint anything they wanted; grafitti as art * Working cooperatively with other kids, trying to construct sculptures, a bench, whatever you wanted with scrap wood * Freedom to be kids - no one telling them NOT to do something There are adults who do supervise this playground, but parent supervision is a must. Not the helicopter type who squirts hand sanitation gel every five seconds on their kids hands, but a parent who will kindly instruct a child how to hold a saw so they don't lose any digits. Located next to the marina, you get a lovely view of the bay and the windsurfers. Loved the outdoor pianos and the fact that my daughter was the rogue Hello Kitty grafitti artist extraordinaire for the afternoon!
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Antoine Carriere
2 years ago
Only in Berkeley
Patricia Donald
2 weeks ago
This information is incorrect. The playground is closed during the week and open on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Andrew Koscinski
3 months ago
It reminds me of my childhood and allows me to share that experience with my kids. Using scraps to build forts and exercising their imaginations allowing them to shape their own play.
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Leighton Hinkley
a year ago
The bomb dot com.
A Google User
3 years ago
Possibly my kid's favorite place in the world. Only downside is when we have to leave.