San Francisco Recreation and Parks celebrates Women’s History Month! Each week, we highlight some of the women who’ve made an impact on Rec and Park history. When up to 150 girls from all over the city show up to Kezar Pavilion each time the Recreation and Park Department hosts its … Continue reading →
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 →
In honor of Women’s History Month, San Francisco Recreation and Parks is featuring some of the many women who have made a profound impact on our parks and programs. In the 1970s, 10-year-old Rachelle Henley (née McCann) would take her baseball glove to the local park every afternoon and wait … Continue reading →
San Francisco Youth Baseball League Opening Day festivities, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, have been canceled due to weather. Stay dry and check back often for updates on San Francisco Recreation and Park Department leagues and programs.
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 →
Hello Minnie & Lovie Park Supporters. We wanted to let everyone know that we have finally started construction on the athletic field project. The contractor has already started some of the demolition work on fencing and site furniture. Over the next few weeks, you will see a lot of construction … Continue reading →
By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY At 39, Maia Hendel might seem a tad old to be heading off to camp. But she has been practicing camp songs and thinking about canoe trips right alongside her sons and husband. They’re all eagerly preparing for “family camp” on Aug. 3. Such sleep-away … Continue reading →
Registration for summer programs is going on now! This summer, we have something for everyone, including tot classes, swimming lessons, dance and fitness classes for adults, and a wide array of programs for seniors. Click here for more information on how to register and to search for a class.
The City has announced plans to host the Street Soccer USA West Coast Cup, a tournament to raise awareness for homelessness and bridge the gap between our various communities, in June. The tournament will include homeless teams from cities across the nation, playing and competing with corporate teams. The San … Continue reading →
Teen and young adult singers, dancers, acrobats, magicians… If you have talent, join us for our second Rec Idol talent competition this summer. Winners receive cash prizes and studio recording time. Register now through July 12th.
Great news! The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously today to uphold the permit for the Beach Chalet Athletic Field renovation project at the West End of Golden Gate Park, perhaps the most vetted public project in Rec and Park history. The Commission’s vote means the renovation project can move forward … Continue reading →
Summer is just a couple of short months away. Have you made plans for your kids this summer? Discover what’s in store for your child this summer, including more than 70 different day camps— traditional camps like Silver Tree and Pine Lake, as well as new camps like Lacrosse and … Continue reading →
Hamilton Pool and Recreation Center are closed 4/5/12 thru 4/6/12 due to gym and dance floor refinishing. We expect to re-open on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Patrons can call the pool at 415.292.2008 for updates on Saturday’s re-opening. We apologize for any inconvinence our closure may have caused.