The Hayward Area Recreation & Park District is an independent
special use district providing park and recreation services for over 250,000
residents living within a 64 square-mile area which includes the City of Hayward,
Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and the unincorporated Ashland, Cherryland and Fairview
districts. The Park District, known locally as “H.A.R.D.”, is the
largest recreation district in the State of California. Since its creation in
1944, the District has provided residents with many beautiful facilities and
parks, as well as hundreds of educational and recreational classes and programs.
The mission of the Park District is improving the quality of life for citizens
of all ages by providing a variety of recreational activities, special events,
facilities and services that encourage life-long learning, fitness and fun.
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District Administration Office
1099 'E' Street Hayward, CA 94541
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