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Giving Thanks

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

CPL Patrick E. Lawlor Monument Unveiled

On September 7, 1977 the road that leads through the middle of the recreation complex was named Lawlor Drive. Over the past 38 years a lot has changed in Oakland. People have moved into town, people have moved out, children have been born and a couple of generations have passed […]

Nikki G Goes for a Walk 1

Every so often you can combine things you love and make a really interesting and fun project. Nicole Guadagnino got to do that this summer. Inspired by USWNT player and New Jersey native Tobin Heath, Nicole set out to make a video combining soccer, travel, creativity, humor and her home […]

Roll Tribe 1

Roll Tribe How Oakland Recreation and Indian Hills Athletics are working together to build one contiguous Braves program. Great athletic success in the Indian Hills High School athletic programs isn’t just by coincidence. Hard work, perseverance and youth development is what has been bringing the Braves back on top of […]