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.

What's New

BAO Tiny-Tot CNY Party

The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is having a Tiny-Tot Chinese New Year celebration for children 5 or younger and parents on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017. There will be games, arts & crafts and entertainment. The party is from 10:00am to 11:00am in the 2nd floor Gymnasium.

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Facility Schedule

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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
Basketball 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Tai Chi – Drop-in 9:30 am 10:30 am Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Exercise & Fitness 3/14/2017 5/2/2017

Tai Chi has a positive effect on balance, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness.

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Little People’s Art Studio 10:00 am 11:00 am Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Arts - Visual 3/21/2017 5/2/2017

Let your child express themselves through art in this new creative art class. This new class promotes artistic cognitive development linking tactile and visual fun and casual environment. Adult participation is required.

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Ballroom Dancing 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Dance & Performing Arts 3/21/2017 5/9/2017

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 - Multi Purpose Room - 2nd Floor Social Activities 3/21/2017 5/9/2017

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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Badminton 4:00 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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
Basketball 9:00 am 12:15 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Petite Bakers 1:00 pm 2:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Alternative Recreation 3/15/2017 5/17/2017

This class teaches tots the art of baking in a fun and energetic setting. Learn the basics of baking, while learning how to safely work in a kitchen. The parent will be asked to provide some materials for the classes. Please notify program coordinator of any dietary restrictions: don.franklin@sfgov.org.

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Zumba – Drop-in 1:30 pm 2:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Multipurpose Room - 3rd Floor Exercise & Fitness 3/15/2017 5/17/2017 Sign Up!
Basketball 1:45 pm 4:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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 3/29/2017 5/10/2017

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 cover moves such as the Egyptian shoulder shimmies and undulations. Over the course of the session you will learn the fundamentals of the dance which we will put into a fun combination. There’s no better way to burn calories and stay in shape by dancing! Please wear comfortable dance oriented clothes and shoes for the class.

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Basketball Pee Wee Fundamentals 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Gymnasium Sports 4/5/2017 5/10/2017

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

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Basketball Fundamentals 5:30 pm 6:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Gymnasium Sports 4/5/2017 5/10/2017

Learn the many aspects of basketball including skills development, physical conditioning, and philosophy.

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Volleyball 6:30 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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
Rec-N-Tot Soccer 9:30 am 10:30 am Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Gymnasium Sports 3/16/2017 5/18/2017

Rec and Tot soccer classes are designed to introduce the game of soccer in a non-competitive but fun and positive atmosphere. Our classes boost confidence and physical fitness in each of our participants. Rec and Tot?s soccer number one objective is to have fun!! Participants must meet the minimum age requirement as of the start of the program. Proof of age required.

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Basketball 11:00 am 12:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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 3/23/2017 5/11/2017

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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Rec-N-Tot Soccer 1:00 pm 2:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Gymnasium Sports 3/16/2017 5/18/2017

Rec and Tot soccer classes are designed to introduce the game of soccer in a non-competitive but fun and positive atmosphere. Our classes boost confidence and physical fitness in each of our participants. Rec and Tot?s soccer number one objective is to have fun!! Participants must meet the minimum age requirement as of the start of the program.

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Basketball 2:30 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Jiu-Jitsu 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Multipurpose Room - 3rd Floor Alternative Recreation 4/6/2017 5/11/2017

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 their physical attributes through competition and sparing. Parents will need to purchase a Jiu-Jitsu uniform and white belt before class. For more information please call Rex Biteng at 415-335-9184.

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The Joy of Drawing 6:30 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Arts - Visual 3/23/2017 5/4/2017

Designed for absolute beginners and those wishing to improve their drawing skills. Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw with some degree of proficiency. With your commitment, you can and will! Drawing skills are essential to all artists, be it ceramics, glass or painting. Primary emphasis is on seeing, using right-brain techniques. Materials list will be provided on the first day of class.

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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
Badminton 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Mah Jong 9:00 am 12:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center BAO - Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Social Activities 3/24/2017 5/12/2017

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 matching tiles. Materials will be provided.

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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 3/24/2017 5/12/2017

Dance in the Chinese tradition, for fun and fitness.

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Basketball 4:00 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym 03/14/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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 - Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Exercise & Fitness 3/18/2017 5/20/2017

www.sfrecpark.org/zumba

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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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