Storm Update: Flooding and Closure Alerts

The following is an update of parts of our San Francisco park system that have been affected by the storm. (Updated at 2:10 p.m. PST, December 11, 2014) Flooding: -Palace of Fine Arts (response in progress, PUC dispatching electrician and generator) -MLK Drive in Golden Gate Park from 19th Avenue … Continue reading

All SFRPD Pools will be closed Thursday November 27, 2014 and Friday November 28, 2014

All SFRPD Pools will be closed Thursday November 27, 2014 and Friday November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. The pools will reopen for their normal schedule starting Saturday November 29, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. Pool closed on Sunday November 9th for Special Event

Martin Luther King Jr. Pool will be closed Sunday November 9, 2014 to host US Swimming Age Group Diversity clinic to promote swimming in urban areas. We apologize for any inconvenience this may pose. Sava, North Beach, Garfield and Rossi Pools are all open on Sunday to meet your swimming … Continue reading

Updated Pool Closure schedule

Due to some urgent plaster work that needs to be done at Hamilton Pool, The pool closure schedule has been changed. It is now the following: Garfield  August 25, 2014 – September 12, 2014  Rossi            September 15, 2014 – October 10, 2014 Hamilton     October 20, 2014 – December 1, … Continue reading

Rossi Pool closed September 15, 2014 to October 10, 2014 for annual maintenance

Rossi Pool is scheduled to close from September 15, 2014 – October 10, 2014 for annual maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and we hope you understand the necessity of doing annual maintenance on our facilities. We look forward to reopening and serving you again. The … Continue reading

Garfield Pool is closed for annual maintenance from August 25, 2014 to September 12, 2014

Garfield Pool is closed from August 25, 2014 – September 12, 2014 for annual maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and we hope you understand the necessity of doing annual maintenance on our facilities. We look forward to reopening and serving you again. The two closest … Continue reading

Small (baby) pool at Martin Luther King Jr. has reopened, however, the heat the pool is not heated (updated 9/8/14)

The small (baby) pool at Martin Luther King Jr. was closed while our engineers worked to maintain water balance. They have fixed this issue and the small pool is reopened. However, the pool has encountered another issue and can not be heated at this time. We know that this has … Continue reading

Middle School Pool Party at Hamilton Pool

With Summer winding down, start the next school year off right. Come to Hamilton’s Middle School Pool Party. Its on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 6pm to 8pm. Here is some more information: • Activities: Music and BBQ • Cost: $5 • Admission is limited to the first 45 • Please … Continue reading

Rossi Manta Rays win Zone 3 Championship meet

Congratulations to the Rossi Manta Rays for winning the Pacific Zone 3 Championship Meet held in Vallejo on July 26-27. Coach Mike Wong says this is the first SFRP team to ever win a zone championship. There are 36 teams from northern California in this zone. Meet participants include SFRP … Continue reading

Annual Pool closure list

We close SFRPD pools for approximately one month for annual maintenance, or for 3 months in the case of mission pool during the winter season. Below is the schedule for the closures. It is subject to change, and any changes will be posted on our blog. You will also find … Continue reading

MLK Pool closed for 3:30 PM Lap Swim – will reopen 6/15/14

Martin Luther King Jr. Pool is closed for the 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM lap swim on Saturday 6/14/14 while we address an unanticipated incident. Our staff is busy cleaning and disinfecting the pool and deck area. We should reopen for tomorrow’s regularly scheduled programs. We are sorry we were unable … Continue reading

Balboa Community Meeting #2 – April 1, 2014 at 6:00PM

Join us to discuss improvements to Balboa Pool funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Your input is very important. Everyone is invited to attend! Tell your friends and neighbors! The meeting is Tuesday April 1, , 6:00-7:30pm at Ingleside Police Station Community Room, 1 Sgt John … Continue reading

Summer Learn to Swim is taking registrations now

Summer Learn to Swim, one of our most popular programs is taking registrations now. You can go to www.sfreconline.org and sign your child up for our two week (8 or ten sessions depending on the pool) weekday morning lessons. Sign up now, before they fill up.

Huffington Post: Ginsburg Brings His Green Heart to SF

By Adrian Benepe, Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development for The Trust for Public Land A recent issue of New York Magazine includes a long story comparing New York City and San Francisco, asking “Is San Francisco New York?” While the piece focused on high tech business … Continue reading

Balboa pool Renovation Project Public Meeting February 25, 2014 at 6PM

Balboa Pool Meeting Notice 2-25-2014 Join us to discuss improvements to Balboa Pool funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Your input is very important. Everyone is invited to attend! Tell your friends and neighbors! The meeting is on Tuesday February 25, 6:00-7:30pmat Ingleside Police Station Community Room, 1 … Continue reading

Spring Registration Begins March 1

Get ready to sign up for Spring classes on March 1!  This spring, we have tons of offerings for your entire family, including yoga and fitness classes for adults, arts and sports for kids, and dance classes for seniors. Browse our spring catalog, or find out how to register online … Continue reading