Frequently Visited

 "We're determined to provide excellent customer service to all of our stakeholders."

CAPT Jose Peña
Commanding Officer, Base Alameda


HPCON B: Base is restricted to AD/CG Civilians/Contractors.  Community partners are not permitted on board.  Coast Guard Dependents are permitted to pick up/drop off mbr for work, visit D11 legal w/appt only, pick up/drop off at CDC, go to the exchange and obtain DEERs/ID services w/ appt only.  WAIVED DURING HPCON C: Dependents continue to be permitted to access gym during non-peak hours, religious services with advanced reservations with Chaplain. Dependents/retirees of principals are allowed onboard to attend respective ceremonies. Retirees permitted onboard SAT/SUN for exchange privileges. Temp checks for contractors and retirees.

* Face coverings should be worn from the time leaving your car in the parking lot until getting to your office, in the hallways, in public restrooms, concessions, or anywhere you can encounter others.  If social distancing can be achieved in offices, the cloth covering is not required.

* Open M-F 0800-1400.  In person appt available for those with access to Base (see CBO-Security/Base Access).   Retirees authorized DEERs/ID appts w/in 15 days from effective retirement date.  Appts. available via phone at 510-437-5648 or online at    Issuing IDs remotely for retirees outside of 15 day window from effective retirement date.  USID cards (cards used for retirees, family members and DoD beneficiaries expiration extended through 30JUN21). 

* Galley is open for take-out only to members who can access CGI and 25% dine in capacity.

* Gatherings are limited to 20 people max indoors and 50 max outdoors.  Smaller gatherings that do not allow social distancing of 6 feet per person are prohibited.  Remember to practice social distancing when standing in lines at the galley and Subway.

* Shuttle operating at reduced capacity to maintain social distancing.

* Gym/Pool fitness activities/facilities available to active, civilian and reserve members assigned to Base or tenant CG units with strict guidelines.  Dependents are authorized use of pool/gym during non-peak hours, Retirees or other normal patrons are not authorized access ATT.  Exercise stations/equipment have been spaced out to ensure proper distancing.  Reservations must be made in advance by calling 510-437-3580. 

Gym Hours M-F: 0600-1930, Sat: 1000-1730, Sun: 1000-1330. 
Pool Hours M: 0600-1400, T-Thr: 0600-1600, F: 0600-1100 ***closed at 1200 for cleaning.

* Auto Hobby Shop is open by reservation only. 510-437-3580. Hours: Tues-F: 1130-1930, Sat: 0930-1730.  Providing limited equipment for retirement/promotion ceremonies.

* Exchange is open on reduced hours 0800-1600 M-F, 1000-1600 Sat & Sun. Barber opened by appointment only x3160 M/T/Th/F 0900-1600 with mitigation restrictions.

* Medical - Clinic remains OPEN during normal business hours 0700-1430 for urgent and emergency care.  Contact the clinic.

* Child Development Center is working to increase children's attendance, in alignment with Alameda County guidance. This will result in a lottery for those parents wishing to have their child attend. Priority will still be given for those with operational need and single parents. Child Dev Center food services resumed and following safety guidelines.



Established February 15, 2012, Base Alameda provides a wide variety of services in direct support of Coast Guard activities throughout the West Coast. Base Alameda departments:

Personnel Support includes the management of approximately 700 CG-owned Housing units, transportation of household goods, the Child Development Center (CDC), Morale, Recreation and Welfare (MWR), and personnel support services. Facilities maintenance is provided to all tenant commands and detached units on Coast Guard Island Alameda, and industrial support is provided throughout the West Coast.

Base Alameda is located on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, California and is home to a variety of tenant commands.

Other Base customers are CGIS Pacific Region, Legal Service Command West, DOL-43, DOL-44, CG-1211W, PSC Det. Alameda, Civil Rights Det. Region 3, SFLC Det. Alameda, SILC Det. Alameda, FORCECOM Alameda, and FORCECOM Armory.