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

Printable Schedule

Monday

Facility Operating Hours:

Closed

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

There are no Classes at this time

Tuesday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Tai Chi – Drop-in 9:30 am 10:30 am Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Outdoor Basketball&VolleyballCourt Exercise & Fitness 06-Jun-17 01-Aug-17 Sign Up!
Ballroom Dancing 10:00 am 12:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 06-Jun-17 01-Aug-17

Learn and improve your ballroom dancing skills in a social setting. Bring your dance partner and give it a whirl! This is an instructional class. No drop-ins.

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Cantonese Women’s Club 1:00 pm 2:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Social Activities 06-Jun-17 01-Aug-17

Come socialize with others in a comfortable, friendly environment! Participate in activities such as bingo, birthday parties, games, and workshops. Going strong for 64 years!

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Wednesday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Zumba – Drop-in 1:30 pm 2:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Gymnasium Exercise & Fitness 31-May-17 16-Aug-17 Sign Up!
Belly Dance Fitness-Gentle Impact 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Exercise & Fitness 07-Jun-17 02-Aug-17

The ancient form of belly dance has been practiced for thousand of years and remains exceptionally popular throughout the world. Belly dancing tones muscles, is energizing, and can be learned by people of all fitness levels. During the class, we will cove

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Thursday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Senior Chinese Opera Club 12:00 pm 2:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 08-Jun-17 03-Aug-17

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

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Jiu-Jitsu 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Multipurpose Room - 3rd Floor Alternative Recreation 08-Jun-17 10-Aug-17

Jiujitsu for youth focuses on the fundamentals of grappling. Kids learn a combination of wrestling, Judo, Brazilian Jiujitsu and other grappling arts. Kids build up attributes such as self-esteem, self-discipline, and social skills while also increasing t

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Friday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 9pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Mah Jong 9:30 am 12:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Social Activities 09-Jun-17 04-Aug-17

Participate in this game of Chinese origin usually played by four persons with tiles resembling dominoes and bearing various designs, which are drawn and discarded until one player wins with a hand of four combinations of three tiles each and a pair of ma

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Cantonese Dancing 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 09-Jun-17 04-Aug-17

Dance in the Chinese tradition, for fun and fitness.

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Saturday

Facility Operating Hours:

9am to 5pm

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Zumba – Drop-in 9:30 am 10:30 am Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Gymnasium Exercise & Fitness 03-Jun-17 19-Aug-17

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Chinese Folk Dance – Intro – Girls 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class is a pre-requisite for Beginning Chinese Folk Dance. Students are introduced to the art of Chinese Folk Dance for the first time. Students will learn the basic positions and skills needed to execute a variety of historical and contemporary Chin

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Chinese Folk Dance Beginning – Girls 1:00 pm 2:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

Participants must have approval from instructor BEFORE enrolling. Students will learn a variety of historical and contemporary Chinese folk dances. This class performs at the Lunar New Year Festival, the Moon Festival, and the Dragon Boat Festival in addi

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Chinese Folk Dance Int/Advanced – Girls 2:30 pm 5:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

Participants must have approval from instructor BEFORE enrolling. Students will learn a variety of historical and contemporary Chinese folk dances. This class performs at the Lunar New Year Festival, the Moon Festival, and the Dragon Boat Festival in addi

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Sunday

Facility Operating Hours:

Closed

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

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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