Betty Ong Rec Center

Betty Ong Rec Center

After nearly 60 years of serving one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in San Francisco, Chinese Recreation Center recently underwent a major renovation, that transformed the center into a state-of-the-art recreation destination. The center is now open to the public.

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Facility Schedule

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Monday

Operating Hours: Closed

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Shape Up – Seniors Movement Class-Fitness 11:00 am 12:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Exercise & Fitness Melissa Karam 06/01 08/10

Classes for mature adults, designed to promote general health and fitness through various types of physical exercise.

Take a midweek break to do something good for your body and spirit. Class begins and ends with deep breathing and stretching, with a combination of: waist and core conditioning, legwork, using a chair for stability, light weights for muscle tone and strength training, and easy dance steps for cardio/aerobin activity. Go at your own pace. You will also enjoy the music and sense of community and camaraderie. Wear comfortable clothes and sturdy shoes. Bring water to drink and stay hydrated.

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Art – Seniors Senior Art Expression 1:00 pm 4:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Arts & Crafts Melissa Karam 06/01 08/10

Registration fees for these programs are funded by the Scholarship Fund.

Unleash your creative expression and stretch your artistic muscles. In a fun, social setting, we’ll explore art forms and experiment with a variety of materials. From painting to printing to paper arts, projects will include watercolor, collage, mixed media, and more. Participants are also welcome to bring their own projects to work on. No previous art experience necessary.

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Tuesday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Open Gym 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Wednesday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Open Gym 9:00 am 3:45 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Thursday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Open Gym 11:00 am 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Music – Seniors Senior Chinese Opera Club 12:00 pm 2:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Music & Creative Writing TBA TBA 03/26 05/28

Come sing Chinese opera and play traditional Chinese instruments in a friendly, welcoming environment. Intermediate to advanced level. Must have the ability to read music in Chinese. Volunteer led program.

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Friday

Operating Hours: 9am to 9pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Open Gym 4:00 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Operating Hours: 9am to 5pm

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Open Gym 9:00 am 12:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Basketball – Pee Wee Fundamentals 10:00 am 12:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Dajuan Mayfield 04/11 05/30

Teaches our littlest basketball players basic skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

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Open Gym 3:00 pm 4:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Operating Hours: Closed

There are no Classes at this time

Facility FAQ

About the Facility:

The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center has recently reopened. Renovations include upgrading the indoor basketball court, weight room the children's play area, and the pathways. 2 Basketball Courts, 2 Kitchens, Multi-Purpose Room/Auditorium, 1 Playground, Recreation Center/Gym, 5 Restrooms, and Ping Pong Table

Renting the Facility:

The multipurpose room and auditorium is available for rental through our permits and reservations office. You can contact them by calling 415-831-6800.

Directions: The recreation center is located at 1199 Mason St. at Washington St

Bus Routes:  Powell-Hyde Cable Car -- Mason and Washington stop.

Powell-Mason Cable Car -- Mason and Washington stop.

#1-California -- Clay and Mason stop (walk one block north on Mason to Washington).

For More Information:

Email: Jennifer.Hom@sfgov.org

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