Measure DD: Youth and Public Recreation Facilities

East Oakland Sports Center construction and Studio One renovations.


The project category included projects around sports and recreation facilities. Projects in this category are completed.

East Oakland Sports Center

$10,000,000 was allocated towards this the East Oakland Sports Center

The East Oakland Sports Center is a facility at William "Bill" Patterson Park, in East Oakland. The complex includes an indoor pool, outdoor pool, gymnasium, and soccer fields. The first phase of the project, partly funded by Measure DD, consists of 22,500 square feet of building space, with an indoor pool, locker rooms and restrooms, meeting rooms, an aerobics/dance studio, a learning center, and a fitness center.


  • Measure DD bonds: $10.5 million;
  • State of California Prop 40 Urban Parks grant: $3 million;
  • East Bay Regional Parks Measure WW: $6 million;
  • City Redevelopment Agency funds: $2 million
Maintenance: The project will be maintained the City of Oakland.

Studio One

$10,000,000 was allocated for seismic renovations of Studio One.

Measure DD renovated and upgraded this 1894 building to address mandatory building codes, life-safety issues and deferred maintenance. The project provided enhanced facilities for community art programs and classes, including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and other arts.

Development. Measure DD bonds: $10 million.
Maintenance. The project will be maintained the City of Oakland.


Photograph in the Banner is by David Wakely Photography, 2011