A landscape of gently rolling fields, orchards, and vineyards situated at the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 160, which provide access to San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Oakley is a Delta community with the San Joaquin River on its northern border. It’s motto is “A City for Families in the Heart of the Delta”. Once a quiet Delta farming town, Oakley has blossomed into a growing community of landscaped parks, abundant recreational opportunities, shopping centers, and planned business and commercial development. The Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station also serves this community.
There is so much fun to be had fishing and boating on the Delta. Try exploring it on a Delta Discovery Cruise. Check out the Contra Costa County Fair In June. Enjoy golfing on several local courses, or take the family to the Golf N Games Family Fun Center. Visit the nearby Antioch Paintball Park, or its water park or skate park. There are plenty of restaurants, movie theaters, and shops to enjoy. Check out the Farmers Markets on Saturday mornings, 9am-1pm” after Pittsburg, or tour the Smith Family Farm in nearby Brentwood.
Oakley Union School Elementary District, is committed to providing a friendly environment that promotes self-confidence and successful performance among its students. There are four elementary schools, and two middle schools, and Freedom High School. The modern campus of Los Medanos Community College also serves this area.
Parks and Recreation
Fishing, boating and water sports are a popular way to spend time in Oakley. There are numerous neighborhood and school parks throughout the community which host popular youth sport leagues, school activities, neighborhood parties, and family outings. Within thirty minutes of Oakley there are several regional parks and open space areas with spectacular vistas of the Delta, the bay, the valleys to the east and the western hills. Beautiful trails, picnic areas, historic monuments, and more offer family fun for an afternoon or the entire day. Round Valley Preserve, Contra Loma Regional Reservoir, Black Diamond Mines, and Briones Regional Park can all be found in Contra Costa County.