Built by over 1,300 volunteers in 2001 and sustained over the years by volunteer maintenance and generous donations, Frog Park is a testament to the power of a community-driven vision.

About Frog Park and FROG

What was once a vacant lot overgrown with weeds is now one of Oakland’s most popular parks. It’s a local treasure that started with the simple notion that our neighborhood needed a safe place for kids to play. Now it’s ours to maintain and enhance.

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  • Join Our Fundraiser to Add Swings + More

    FROG has embarked on an ambitious effort to raise $50,000 from the community in 2014 to add new play features to the park. Please consider a donation today, and spread the word to your neighbors. Every dollar counts.

  • About Frog Park

    The greenbelt balances quiet areas featuring benches, redwood groves and butterfly gardens, with active play areas including children’s play structures, swings, a creek and a climbing wall.

Lastest FROG News

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  • April 26 Earth Day and Frog Park Family Fest

    When: Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m.-12 noon (Family Fest 12-2 p.m.)
    Where: Big Frog (Hardy Circle near Miles) or Greenbelt (Redondo Avenue at Cavour)
    Who: Community members and kids of all ages.

    Celebrate Earth Day at Frog Park and the Greenbelt, a city of Oakland featured volunteer site sponsored by FROG and the DMV Neighbors Association. Come to a family-friendly cleanup and stay for a special FROG Family Fest with great kid activities.

  • $10,000 in Matching Grants for Final Frog Playground Buildout

    Over the next six months, Friends of the Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt (FROG) will be raising the final $50,000 needed to fund the last set of play structures planned for Frog Park and playground. The total raised to date is over $11,000.
    As a show of enthusiastic support for the drive, RCPC has committed a total of $10,000 [...]

  • Volunteers Needed, Clean the Park, Sat. Dec. 7

    Greenbelt volunteers needed! December’s “First Saturday” Rockridge-Temescal greenbelt cleanup will focus on clearing the mess left by the recent high winds. Monthly workdays are sponsored by FROG and Oakland Technical High School’s BuildOn program. Come sign in starting at 9 am at Hardy Park (Big Frog).