Parks & Community Services

The Shannon Community Center, the Dublin Senior Center, and other City facilities are now open to the public.  Beginning Tuesday, August 3, per Alameda County Public Health Department guidelines, everyone entering a City of Dublin facility must wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. 

Although The Wave Waterpark is closed for the season, it's still a great time to be at The Wave!  Enjoy recreational swimming in our Natatorium on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., October 1, 2021, through May 1, 2022.  The Wave's indoor pool is heated to 82-84 degrees.  Recreational swimming is for all ages, and is the ideal time for youth and families to come and enjoy our fantastic facility and all that it has to offer.  Entry fees are $6 per person, ages three to adult; and $3 for ages two and under.  Swimmers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note the following rules when participating in Recreational Swimmming:

  • No outside food is allowed. Bags will be checked at the door. 
  • Pool toys are not allowed inside the Natatorium.

Tickets may be purchased at

The Wave also offers lap swimming and swim lessons in the Natatorium. Water aerobics classes are also available.  Visit for reservation information.

All facility rentals and most programming, including in-person events, classes, and other activities have resumed normal operations.   

The City of Dublin's preschool program is operating in-person classes.  Visit for more information on registering your children for future sessions. 

City parks and open spaces are now open, dawn to dusk, without restriction, including dog parks.  Outdoor restrooms are open and available to the public.

While the Dublin Senior Center is open to visitors, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Senior Curbside Lunch Service will continue to be available at the Dublin Senior Center on weekdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  Seniors must make reservations for lunch through Open Heart Kitchen at 925-500-8241.  To enforce social distancing during lunch distribution, seniors must remain in their vehicles.

Improvements and construction at Dublin Heritage Park and Museums will be finishing up soon.  The work may continue to impact public access and schoolhouse museum hours. This includes Dublin Pioneer Cemetery.  Please call 925-452-2100 for the most up-to-date information.

*Applications for Sports Fields Use Permits by organized youth and adult Dublin sports groups are also being accepted without restrictions.


The Parks and Community Services Department develops and implements quality programs that:

  • Encourage healthy lifestyles
  • Preserve the City's heritage
  • Provide recreational experiences
  • Strengthen community image

Master Plan

The Parks and Recreation Master Plan establishes goals, long-term policies and standards to guide the acquisition, development, and management of park and recreation facilities.