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El Cerrito Swim Center
The El Cerrito Swim Center will be closed for New Years day on 1/1/22. Happy Holidays!
El Cerrito Fields Closed through Jan 30, 2022
The Crime Prevention Committee meets at City Hall on the 1st Monday of each month. Click on the link to the right for more information about the CPC.
Regular meeting agendas are typically available at least 3 days prior to the meeting. An icon will appear in the lower right corner of this page when the agenda for this meeting is available for download.
Currently Meeting via Zoom
The El Cerrito Recreation Department Office at the Community Center and City Hall are open for business as follows:
•Monday, Wednesday, and alternate Fridays: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
•Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
•Closed every other Friday and major holidays
On Sunday January 9th, the last 5 lanes in the Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool will be used for Staff Training. The pool will remain open for Fitness Swim during this time, but there will be limited access to lanes, along with multiple scenarios run including usage of the air horn and other loud noises.
Please join City staff and other volunteers at Baxter Creek Gateway Park in this jewel on the Ohlone Greenway. The activities will include litter removal, invasive plant removal and native plant care. All ages are welcome (under 18 with guardian). All participants must complete a Volunteer Registration Form before working. Please wear long sleeves, long pants, and closed-toe shoes. You may also want to bring a water bottle to use while you are working. The City will provide tools, bags, gloves, and sanitizer. There are no bathrooms at the park. We will meet at 10am at Conlon Ave and the Ohlone Greenway. RSVP by email or phone is requested.
Both Locker Rooms are now open
Zoom Meeting Link in Agenda
Due to the COVID-19 Omicron surge, the office hours at the El Cerrito Community will be reduced to Monday-Thursday, 9am to 12pm. Please call (510) 559-7000 or email email@example.com if you need to schedule an appointment during other times. For the time being, all programs will continue as scheduled. Masks are required for ALL individuals participating in indoor classes and activities.
Online registration is available for almost all programs. Please go to www.el-cerrito.org/onlinereg.
Due to the COVID-19 Omicron surge, we are limiting capacity to the Water Aerobics class. There will be 5 lanes available (including the shallow lane) and only 5 participants per lane will be allowed for a total of 25 participants. Once capacity is reached, no more participants will be allowed to participate in the class.
The Economic Development Committee meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at El Cerrito City Hall in the Hillside (upstairs) Conference room. Click on the "Download Agenda" button to view the agenda.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday 1/17/22, the El Cerrito Swim Center will have Holiday Hours from 7am-12pm. Hours are for Fitness Swim only including Lap Swim, Water Walking, and Independent Exercise. No Masters, Gators, Water Aerobics, or Swim Lessons. Rates are $10 Resident and $12 Non-Resident. No passes (Punch/30-Day/Annual) are valid on Holidays.
The Recycling Center and Office will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Recycling Center will re-open on Tuesday, January 18. Curbside recycling for El Cerrito residents and businesses will occur on the usual days all week.
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Meeting ID: 856 4998 9714 Password: 939831 or Dial in: 1-408-638-0968
City Council Chamber or via Teleconference
Meeting ID: 883 5224 3209 Password: 273105
Dial in: 1-408-638-0968