Waterside Workshops will be CLOSED: December 24th -January 3rd for our Holiday Break. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, January 4th.
Waterside Workshops
"We provide job-training, classes, and recreation
opportunities for local youth while offering services to the
community including a bicycle shop and repair facility, a full
service wooden boat building shop, and Berkeley's only
waterfront coffee shop."


Waterside Workshops uses vocational education as a method of promoting
youth development, encouraging sustainable and healthy lifestyles, and
cultivating positive change in the Bay Area community.

We also offer classes for youth and adults.

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Cafe is OPEN!

Waterside Cafe is OPEN this weekend!  Come enjoy the sunshine!

Open Shop now takes place on Saturdays and Sundays 12-6pm.  There is no longer Open Shop on Fridays due to demand for youth classes and internships.

Open Shop