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. 

*The Wave Waterpark is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with the following attractions in operation:

*All tickets must be booked in advance at  Resident rates are available for people living within the City of Dublin boundaries.  Guests under the age of 13 must be accompanied and supervised by someone aged 17 or older.  For ticket information, visit:

Previously announced Rec Swim in the Natatorium has ceased operations, with plans to resume in the fall.  Please note that the Dublin Screamer and Shamrock Swirl waterslides are temporarily closed, but will reopen soon.  The Emerald Plunge waterslide is closed for the summer.

Rebel Kitchen is running concessions at The Wave during operating hours.  No outside food or drink (water okay) is allowed in the facility.  

The Wave is currently offering lap swimming in its outdoor Sports Pool and in the Natatorium, as well as swim lessons in the Natatorium.  Water aerobics classes are also offered.  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 now closed for the summer, but the next session begins in August.  Visit for more information. 

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.

Now through August 2021, improvements and construction at Dublin Heritage Park and Museums will 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.