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Thanksgiving Specials Now Though Sunday the 27th

This Thanksgiving week, whether your surrounded by friends and family or enjoying a quiet low key celebration, Oakland Floats has you covered. Everybody coming together can be a wonderful time, but travel, shopping, cooking, and entertaining can be stressful and close…

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Traveling Light will be at Oakland Floats Nov 11th-13th

Our friends at Traveling Light will be at Oakland Floats the weekend ofNovember 11th, 12th, and 13th with their Lucia No. 3 Light Machine. The spectacular Lucia No.3 experience is incomparable to anything else. We highly recommend it. Whenever we host Traveling…

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The spotlight is on Oakland Floats at

Kaila Prins from took a tour of four of the top float centers in the area after trying us out first.  It was nice to discover we're the only float center offering tall chambers, a must-have for anyone not…

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Closed for Remodel Sept 6-13

We will be closed Sept 6-13 to upgrade our two float chambers and install thicker walls for quieter floats.  Sorry for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon after the remodel.

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New Online Booking System!

With the end of August and beginning of September comes big developments at Oakland Floats. To better serve you, we’re making some major redesigns and upgrades, the first of which is a new customer database and online booking experience. Today, Monday,…

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Vote Oakland Floats Best of the Bay!

We grateful for everyone that has helped Oakland Floats serve the Oakland and Bay Area community for the last 4 years. As we continue to grow and evolve, you're continued support means a lot! Please vote for us in the…

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More floating in the New York Times

The New York times can't get enough of floating. Though their previous piece had a general air of trepidation, the periodical seems to be warming up to the idea, like cozy skin temperature water filled with a 10% Epsom salt…

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Stephen Curry in the Float Tank

Stephen Curry floats. We really should stop right there. What else do you need to know?  Watch the video from ESPN to take a tour of a local float center and see how one of the most famous athletes on…

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Floating in The New York Times

Journalist Julie Turkewitz investigates the modern landscape of floating, visiting float centers and interviewing new and long time members of the float community. Turkewitz gives a brief but informative synopsis on the history of floatation centers and touches on their…

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