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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 […]

Fall 2016 events

Come take part in three upcoming FROG Park events!   21st Annual Oakland Creek to Bay Day – Clean-up: Saturday, September 17, 2016; Volunteer 9am to Noon Be part of the International Coastal Cleanup Day to make our waterways cleaner and healthier. To volunteer, meet at one of our two locations: 1. Cavour and Redondo […]

Draft Frog Park Improvement Plans (Oct 2015)

Since mid-2014, we have been working to amend our plans to address and integrate City tree and ADA departments’ requirements with the Frog Park neighbors’ concerns related to proposed improvements to the Park.  We hope to finalize plans in summer 2016  as we engage the community, City and planners. In the meantime, please find the […]

What Flows Beneath Temescal?

Ever wonder about the creek that flows through Frog Park? Where does the water come from, has it always been there, how has the community been involved?  Here’s an excerpt from a longer, rich piece in Bay Nature that answers those questions and more as it walks you through the history of Temescal Creek and […]

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Fall 2014 Facebook Photo Contest

If you’re at Frog Park enjoying the fall weather, pull out your smart phone and snap a photo or your children having fun. Post it to our Facebook page by the end of November and you could win one of two $25 gift certificates to a local Rockridge bookstore…just in time for the holidays.