Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC)

This Commission is responsible for advising the Mayor, Council, City Administrator, and the Oakland Parks and Recreation Department on all matters relating to the general policy and operation of the parks and recreation system.


Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) consists of 11 seats, appointed by the Mayor and Council to represent the citizens of Oakland.

The public is welcome to attend the Commission's monthly meetings which are held on:

Second Wednesday of every month, 4:30 pm (on recess in August)

Lakeside Park Garden Center

666 Bellevue Avenue

Send public comments to the PRAC at

Call (510) 238-7532 to confirm meeting time and venue.

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The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 4:30 pm