** Due to COVID-19 Policy – Authorized Users may change **

 

To Reserve one of MWR Facilities for your event either email: D11-DG-M-BASEAla-MWR@uscg.mil or call 510-437-5350 or 3548.  Be sure to read the info below on policies regarding their use.  All MWR Facilities are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.  Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.  Reservations for USCG mission support, operations, and training are accepted anytime.  MWR-related reservation for USCG Active Duty personnel are accepted up to 6 months in advance.  All other reservations are accepted no more than 3 months in advance.

An approval/disapproval letter will be sent to you NLT 5 days before your event.  Please use the following phone numbers to conduct follow-up on your request in the event you get no confirmation within 5 business days of your requested event: 510-437-5350 or 3548.  The MWR Director can also be contacted at 510-437-3579.

Facilities: ** Times and Prices are subject to change without notice **
     Gresham Hall, 7:00am-10:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Point Welcome, 7:00am-10:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     VADM Johnson Training Room, 7:00am-10:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Banners Club, 7:00am-10:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Classroom 35 (Note 1), Mon-Fri: 7:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm
     Gym, Mon-Fri: 7:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Freedom Park, (Note 2), 7:00am-Sundown, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Gazebo Picnic/Outdoor Volleyball Area (Note 2), 7:00am-Sundown, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     East Eagle Picnic Area (Note 2), 7:00am-Sundown, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Swimming Pool (Note 3), Mon-Thu: 6:00am-8:00pm, Fri: 6:00am-12:00, Sat-Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Athletic Field, 7:00am-Sundown, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Soccer Field, 7:00-Sundown, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Tennis Courts 1&2, Mon-Fri: 7:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit
     Outdoor Basketball Court, Mon-Fri: 7:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm, $100.00 + $50.00 deposit

Note 1: Classroom 35 is for Training and Official functions only.

Note2: Personal use of “Bouncy Houses” is prohibited on CG Island.

Note3: Unit training takes precedence over lap swimming.

MWR Rental Office accepts: Cash, Credit Cards, and Checks (made payable to USCG Base Alameda Moral Fund).  Deposits are required for all unofficial functions held at MWR Facilities.  Deposits will be returned upon satisfactory cleaning of the area.  To obtain your deposit you must return the provided inspection checklist signed off by the OOD or an MWR representative.

Facility Policies, Rules & Regulations

No Cost Use:
Use of facilities by units located on Coast Guard Island is at no charge for the following events and groups:

     Command Events (Training, Morale Events, Retirement Ceremonies, Change of Command Ceremonies, etc.)
     Clubs with an association with the Coast Guard such as, but not limited to CPOA, CGEA, CWOA, CGOA, and Spouses Clubs
     Local Scout Councils, Coast Guard Island sponsoring Navy Leagues

Use Policy:
The Coast Guard Island recreational facilities are available for both official and unofficial functions.  These recreational facilities shall be scheduled through the Base Alameda Rental Office.  If a conflict arises, MWR shall have the final determination as to use of the facility.  All unofficial scheduling is on a first-come, first served basis.  All authorized patrons are subject to a user fee and deposit on all MWR Facilities.  All patrons, official and unofficial events, are responsible for the setup and takedown of any items required for the specific event.

Authorized Patrons & Priority Basis:
The following personnel are authorized patrons of MWR Facilities and, if necessary, will be prioritized in the order shown.  Certain restrictions apply (see following restrictions):

     1.  Active Duty personnel & Eligible Dependents
     2.  Members of the Ready Reserve, Reserves in Training, members of the National Guard, and their Dependents
     3.  Retired Military personnel & Eligible Dependents
     4.  Government Employees attached to Coast Guard Island
     5.  Coast Guard Auxiliary

No Competition Policy:
Coast Guard MWR does not exist to compete with private business, therefore the use of the facilities by Non-Coast Guard Clubs or other organizations is limited.  Clubs or Organizations wishing to use these facilities, for a fee must consist of approximately 50% military affiliated persons, or shall have a specific command sponsorship by a Coast Guard Command located on Coast Guard Island.  That sponsoring command will be responsible for the activities of the organization.  Organizations must be non-profit in nature.

Cleaning:
Provided along with the letter of authorization will be a cleaning checklist.  Patrons should follow the instructions and complete the cleaning checklist so the MWR Staff can return the deposit (if applicable), upon completion of event.  If the cleaning checklist has not been returned to the MWR office (Bldg 16) within five (5) working days after the event date, then the deposit will not be returned.

Enforcement of Rules:
The Base Alameda Command Duty Officer (CDO) and Officer of the Day (OOD) has complete oversight authority for all events aboard Coast Guard Island.  The CDO has the authority to stop any event aboard Coast Guard Island for violating any rules, regulations, instructions, or orders pertaining to events aboard Coast Guard Island.  If the CDO finds it necessary to stop any event, there will be no refunds.  Additionally, it is still the patron’s responsibility to ensure the recreational facility is clean and free of damage.

Sales/Political Events:
Absolutely no sales or political events will be allowed within MWR Facilities on Coast Guard Island.

Patron Responsibilities:
All patrons are expected to leave the facilities free of trash and in a clean, neat condition.  A cleaning checklist will be provided for check-in and check-out.  The Base Alameda OOD shall be contacted at the beginning and end of all events aboard Coast Guard Island.  The OOD shall fully inspect the recreational facility at the end of the event to ensure cleanliness and that the facility is free of damage.  Patrons are responsible for breakage, which is not due to normal wear and tear.  All patrons, official and unofficial, are responsible for setup and takedown of any items required for the specific function.

Noise/Language:
Loud events are not acceptable.  Use of profanity and vulgar language or behavior is not acceptable.

 

Facility Descriptions

Gresham Hall:
Gresham Hall is located in Bldg 4 and is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  Gresham Hall is ideal for official meetings, all hands training, Chief’s Calls, etc.  There are a full range of audiovisual equipment as well as a podium, tables, and chairs.  Tables and chairs for Gresham Hall are located in the storage room outside of the East exit.  Please return all tables and chairs to the storage room at the conclusion of your event.  All food is authorized in the room.  There is no “kitchen” or mess.  Gresham Hall can accommodate a maximum of 182 occupants.

Point Welcome:
Point Welcome is located in Bldg 4 and is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  The room is ideal for retirements, parties, wetting downs, receptions, etc.  There is no audiovisual equipment in this room.  Tables and chairs are located in the room.  Sponsors must ensure the room is arranged the way it was found at the conclusion of their event.  All food is authorized in Point Welcome.  The “kitchen/galley” area is limited to water, counter tops, small cooler (like a refrigerator), and there are limited electrical outlets.  Point Welcome can accommodate a maximum of 182 occupants.

VADM Johnson Training Room:
VADM Johnson Training Room is located in Bldg 4 and is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  The room is ideal for unit trainings and meetings, etc.  There is limited audiovisual equipment in this room.  Tables and chairs are located in the room.  Sponsors must ensure the room is arranged the way it was found at the conclusion of their event.  All food is authorized in the VADM Johnson Training Room.  VADM Johnson Training Room can accommodate a maximum of 40 occupants.

Banners Club:
The Banners Club is located in Bldg 18 basement and is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  This room is ideal for parties and informal meetings.  There is no audiovisual equipment in this room.  All food is authorized in the Banners Club.  There is running water and limited counter top space behind the “bar”.  The Banners Club can accommodate approximately 60 occupants.

Classroom 35:
Classroom 35 is located in Bldg 16, across from the Gym front desk and is available for Coast Guard Official function/training.  This room is ideal of unit training and meetings.  There is limited audiovisual equipment in this room.  All food is authorized ing Classroom 35.  Classroom 35 can accommodate approximately 40 occupants.

Freedom Park:
Freedom Park is located behind Bldg 52, this area is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  Freedom Park is ideal for retirement ceremonies, change of command ceremonies, parties, wetting downs, receptions, etc. It features a scenic view of the Alameda shoreline.  The use of “Bouncy Houses” is prohibited on base.  This area can accommodate a maximum of 100 occupants.

Gazebo Picnic/Volleyball Area:
The Gazebo Picnic/Volleyball area is located on between Campbell Blvd and Eagle Rd just before Bldgs 50 and 51.  This area is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  The Gazebo Picnic Area features three (3) covered gazebos, three (3) grills, two (2) horseshoe pits and a Volleyball court.  Electricity and running water are available at this area.  The use of “Bouncy Houses” is prohibited on base.  This area can accommodate a maximum of 200 occupants.

East Eagle Picnic Area:
The East Eagle Picnic Area is located on Eagle Road (Near MSST San Fran), this area is available at no charge to all Coast Guard units for official events and rentable for unofficial events.  The East Eagle Picnic Area features three (3) grills.  The use of “Bouncy Houses” is prohibited on base.  This area can accommodate a maximum of 100 occupants.

Swimming Pool:
The primary use of the Coast Guard Island Pool Facility is for Training and Fitness.  Lap swimming is authorized when the pool is available and is not being used for unit training.  Buddy swim policy is two people 18 years or older, no solo swimming.

** NOTE: Pool closes at noon on Fridays for maintenance/upkeep. **