OAKLAND (KCBS)— Recess isn’t just for kids anymore— it’s for grown-ups too— at least for a day at Oakland’s City Hall.
For the kids at heart, they had a chance to partake in Friday’s Adult-Recess day festivities as declared by Oakland’s Parks and Recreation Department. As a result, Frank Ogawa Plaza was transformed with a climbing wall, a volleyball court, tug-of-war, video games and more for city workers to play with during their lunch hours or from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.READ MORE: Linkage Center Opens In SF's Tenderloin To Help People With Drug, Mental Health Issues
Fred Morris almost made it to the top of the climbing wall. He came down winded, but happy.READ MORE: COVID Outbreak Among San Jose Police Officers Creates Issues For Patrolling
“We work every day from 9 to 5. We need to release some of the stress. This is the best way for us to come out and fraternize with our co-workers and have a great time,” said Morris.
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Other activities included. Zumba, double dutch and a zen zone.