Alameda has boat launching facilities, many museums and historic buildings, and senior center, golf complex, sports and other great recreational activities such as Alameda's Egg Scramble in Crab Cove Picnic Area and the family fun Sand Castle Contest, or Alameda Earth Day at Washington Park.
California City Parks
Boat Launching Ramps, The City of Alameda. Cost: Free - free public boat launching ramps for boaters:
Encinal Boat Ramp: located off Central Avenue behind Encinal High School, includes a launching ramp, restrooms, and automobile and trailer parking.
Grand Street Boat Ramp: located at the north end of Grand Street, includes a launching ramp, restrooms, fishing pier, fish cleaning facilities, and automobile and trailer parking.
Meyers House and Garden Museum
Meyers House is under the supervision of the Alameda Historical Museum.
Guided tours are available. Please call (510) 521-1247 for further information. Meyers Garden is available for rental.
Alameda Theatre, 2317 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA
Groups may use the Alameda Theatre 12 calendar days a year for events that appeal to the community, educational and cultural interests of Alameda's general public and maximize the community's exposure to this exceptional restored historical asset.
Bill Osborne Model Airplane Field
The Alameda Recreation and Parks maintains a field for flying model airplanes. Fees are not required, but proof of personal liability insurance is required. Free flying lessons are held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sundays by appointment only, weather permitting. Equipment provided by Aer-o-nuts.
Mastick Senior Center
The Alameda Recreation and Park Department manages the Mastick Senior Center. They have activities and programs for seniors (ages 50 and up) that include classes, day trips, dances and cruises. They also feature services such as paratransit senior transportation services, tax return help and HICAP representation.
Chuck Corica Golf Complex
The Alameda Recreation and Park Department manages the beautiful Chuck Corica Golf Complex. The complex features two 18 hole courses; Jack Clark (south) and Earl Fry (north). It also features the Mif Albright par 3 course for beginners or those busy people looking to get a few holes in. For beginners new to the game, the Norma Arnerich Teaching Academy is available for lessons for all ages. The Junior Golf Association features free lessons for kids as well as junior competitions. Check out the latest equipment on the market at the Pro Shop. Whether you're a golfer or not, enjoy a fabulous meal at "Jim's on the Course". 1 Clubhouse Memorial Road, Alameda, CA golfinalameda.com