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Summer Programs

by Claytoven Richardson

DACA is set with great classes for Summer 2018. Classes in music, cooking, videography, and urban gardening are only the start for the coming fiscal year. Be on the lookout this coming Fall for classes in coding, computer graphics, web site creation, and more. In the meantime, please checkout our Summer lineup on the Programs page or download a copy of our 2018 Summer Catalog. Also, please call us at (510) 615-5807 to set up a time to come by and see the center. We look forward to meeting you.

POSTED: 04/30/2018

Rainbow Recreation Center Renovation

by Claytoven Richardson

Workshop ImageOur sister center Rainbow Recreation is going through a serious renovation. The current plan is to expand the footprint of the center, add a computer lab, add a new day care center, modernize the kitchen, and much more. The ground breaking ceremony was Saturday, March 10, 2018. You can find photos of the ceremony at "Rainbow Recreation Center Ground Breaking Ceremony".

As the contruction continues we will post pictures of the process on our Facebook Page.

POSTED: 04/30/2018

Progression - Art Show

by Claytoven Richardson

Recipe ImageDACA has recently hired a new gardener, William "Will" Hill. He will be running the Summer gardening programs. We are so grateful to have him be a part of the DACA team. Little did we know that Will has some other hidden skills. He is also an accomplished artist. Please check out his first art show that runs from May 2nd to May 5th at California State University (East Bay-Hayward) in The Kiln Room. The admission is Free, so you have no excuse. Please support our talented new team member. For more information you can call (510) 395-2165 or email whill2@csueastbay.edu.

POSTED: 04/30/2016

Larrolyn Parms-Ford

by Claytoven Richardson

Larrolyn Ford PhotoIt wasn't that long ago that we congratulated former DACA student, Larrolyn Parms-Ford for graduating with a Bachelors degree in Music Performance and Theater from Mills College. She has moved on to bigger things and is on the threshhold of getting her Masters Degree in Music Education from Columbia University in New York.

We are so pround of her, and of course we wish her continued success.

POSTED: 04/17/2018

For more information or to schedule a tour of the center,
please call us at (510) 615-5807 or email us at info@dacaoakland.com.

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The City of Oakland Parks, Recreation, and Youth Development (OPRYD) Department is fully committed to compliance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please make accommodation requests at least 10 days prior to an event. Direct all inquiries concerning program and disability accommodation to the OPRYD Inclusive Recreation Coordinator, Erin Burton at (510) 597-5064 or eburton@oaklandnet.com. VRS callers please dial (510) 615-5883.

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