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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  • 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.

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  • Join Frog Park for our annual Earth Day clean-up – family friendly – this weekend (4/20/19)

    WHEN: Saturday, 4/20/2019, 9a.m.- 12 MEETING LOCATIONS: Map of Frog Park Big Frog (Hardy Cir., corner of Hudson & Claremont) Corner of Cavour & Redondo WE PROVIDE: Tools, gloves, snacks, coffee & water WHAT TO BRING: Hat, sunscreen (optional: labeled gloves & tools) ACTIVITIEs: Clean-up pond, creek, spider webs; sweep; prune; turn fibar; weed & […]

  • FROG Park Swings and More+ Playground Update

    Many of you recall our Swings and More+ project at Big Frog (Hardy Park) and successful community fundraising effort for new toddler swings, exciting new accessible play equipment to extent play opportunities for our children, while keeping Big Frog one of the most accessible parks in Oakland. Our Swings and More+ project will also be […]

  • Frog Park Presentation to City’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, 07-12-17, 4:30pm

    Greetings neighbors:   The Friends of the Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt (FROG), a volunteer group in the neighborhood, is working with the City of Oakland on plans for enhancements at Frog Park, including additional swings and play equipment that will be accessible for the disabled. You’ve probably seen the dozens of articles we’ve posted in the Rockridge […]