- The list below includes 800 free or cheap things to do in or near San Leandro, California, including 129 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Playgrounds and Movie Theaters.
- From Marina Park to San Leandro Marina, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Leandro and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Palo Alto.
Enjoy five miles of graveled public trails along Hayward Regional Shoreline. With nearly 2,000 acres of water marshes ranging from fresh to saltwater, visitors are sure to enjoy the shoreline wildlife. Fishing is allowed along the levees.
The Lincoln Park has nice shade and numerous activities available including: football fields, baseball, softball, tennis, bocce ball and shuffleboard courts, fitness equipment, playgrounds for toddlers and youths, BBQ and picnic sites, restrooms and a swimming pool.
The World Wide Art, Inc. art gallery and shop features works by world renowned artists and original Disney Works. Other limited edition pieces available to view and purchase include works by Hanna Barbera, Thomas Kinkade and Marvel.
The Bowling Alley, Castro Village Bowl, is a facility that features 32-lanes, automatic scoring, bumpers for inexperienced bowlers, a full service cocktail lounge, and a snack bar. The alley has bowling leagues for people of all ages.
The oldest Japanese gardens in California, the Hayward Japanese Gardens are designed to be a space of tranquility and peace. Spanning over three acres, the gardens are designed in traditional Japanese style, and include a koi pond.