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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Monday

Operating Hours: Closed

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 7 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 27-Jul 31-Jul

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 8 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 3-Aug 7-Aug

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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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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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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Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Adult Basketball 11:00 am 4:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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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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.

Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 7 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 27-Jul 31-Jul

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 8 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 3-Aug 7-Aug

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Adult Basketball 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Seniors Ballroom Dancing 10:00 am 12:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Dance & Theater Bik Lee 06/16 08/04

A variety of courses designed for the more mature adult. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. Improves posture, balance and flexibility through basic dance movement and routines.

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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3Social Club – Seniors Cantonese Woman's Club 1:00 pm 2:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Social Activities TBA TBA 06/16 08/11

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

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Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Badminton 4:00 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

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.

Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 7 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 27-Jul 31-Jul

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 8 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 3-Aug 7-Aug

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Adult Basketball 9:00 am 3:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

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
Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 7 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 27-Jul 31-Jul

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 8 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 3-Aug 7-Aug

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Adult Basketball 9:00 am 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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 06/18 08/13

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
Indoor Games – Seniors Mahjong 9:00 am 12:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Social Activities TBA TBA 06/19 08/07

Enjoy time with your friends playing various table games.

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. Material will be provided. No class 7/3.

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Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 7 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 27-Jul 31-Jul

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Neighborhood Day Camp – Betty Ann Ong – Ages 6-11 Session 8 9:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large West Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Camps - Summer TBA TBA 3-Aug 7-Aug

This day camp is the perfect way for adventurous children to get out and play. Theme-based activities provide opportunities for children to make new friends, learn new skills, and explore their communities. We provide sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips (field trips may require additional costs). Parent & Camper Orientation will be provided the week of June 8th, 2015. The orientation is an opportunity to meet staff, complete forms, and learn more about camp activities. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate in swimming. Please inform us of any medical issues prior to starting camp. Please bring a healthy lunch, healthy snack, and water bottle to each day of camp. Drop-off is no earlier than 9am and pick-up is no later than 3pm. You must preregister and pay the Extended Care extra fee for early drop off and late pick up. If you pick-up any later than 3pm any day, your account will be charged for Extended Care. No camp on 7/3.

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Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Badminton 11:00 am 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Seniors Cantonese Dancing 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Senior Adult Dance & Theater Kai Wan Kwong 06/19 08/07

A variety of courses designed for the more mature adult. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. Improves posture, balance and flexibility through basic dance movement and routines.

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Open Gym 4:00 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Adult Basketball 4:00 pm 8:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

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.

Betty Ann Ong Open Gym Adult Basketball 9:00 am 4:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Open Gym 06/01/2015 08/31/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Dance – Youth, Tweens & Teens Chinese Folk Dance - Introduction - Girls 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Dance & Theater Shannon Yip 06/13 08/08

Learn some new moves and share your talents with the rest of the class.

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 Chinese Folk Dances. GIRLS ONLY. Instruction is in Cantonese. No class 7/4.

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Dance – Youth, Tweens & Teens Chinese Folk Dance - Beg: Ages 6-12 - Girls 1:00 pm 2:30 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Dance & Theater Shannon Yip 06/13 08/08

Learn some new moves and share your talents with the rest of the class.

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 addition to several smaller community events. Parents and/or guardians are responsible for transporting and supervising their own child when the group performs offsite. This class is open to girls only. Instruction is in Cantonese. PLEASE NOTE: The class requires an additional $30.00 cost for costumes for performances. Please see the instructor to purchase costumes on the first day of class

No class 7/4.

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Dance – Youth, Tweens & Teens Chinese Folk Dance - Int/Adv: Ages 12-21 - Girls 2:30 pm 5:00 pm Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Large East Room - Multi 3rd Fl Youth, Tweens & Teens Dance & Theater Shannon Yip 06/13 08/08

Learn some new moves and share your talents with the rest of the class.

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 addition to several smaller community events. Parents and/or guardians are responsible for transporting and supervising their own child when the group performs offsite. This class is open to girls and women only. Instruction is in Cantonese. PLEASE NOTE: The class requires an additional $30 cost for costumes for performances. Please see the instructor on how to purchase costumes on the first day of class.

No class 7/4.

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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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