Alameda Recreation and Park Department 2226 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda Recreation and Park Department (ARPD) is located across the street and down the block from Alameda's City…More Hall. City-sponsored recreation programs include Tiny Tots, a network of park-based preschools, summer day camps of all varieties, after-school care in city parks and and a teen center housed in Alameda's veterans' hall. The department also offers a huge range of classes for all ages held at more than a dozen sites around the Island. Registration and course materials can be accessed online as well as in-person in the ARPD office.
Veterans Memorial Building 2203 Central Ave, Alameda, CA94501 Two blocks from the Park Street business district on the corner of Walnut and Central Avenues, the Veterans Memorial…More Building was designed by local architect Henry H. Meyers and completed in 1929. The Spanish Colonial Revival building currently houses the offices of several local veterans' organizations, including American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. It also hosts the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department's Underground Teen Center, the Alameda Reads literacy program and Alameda Wee Play, a drop-in recreation group for babies, toddlers and their parents. The main hall and teen center are available for rental through the Recreation and Parks Department.
AAA Premier Scuba 1517 Webster St, Alameda, CA94501 AAA Premier Scuba is Alameda's one and only dive shop, featuring all tools necessary for scuba diving, from goggles and…More fins, to oxygen tanks and underwater masks. Not only does this one-of-a-kind shop have all things scuba, but it also features some lovely glass sculptures and art pieces of aquatic life. And for those interested in scuba lessons, AAA Premier Scuba does open-water scuba classes, which take place at local Alameda pools, through the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department. It also hosts open-water dives in Monterey, at the Coast Guard Pier. Information and schedules can be found on site or by calling the store.