Gene Friend Rec Center

Gene Friend Rec Center building with a red Soma baseball cap

Youth programs play a starring role at this busy Recreation Center in the SOMA neighborhood. Facilities include a full indoor gymnasium, activity room, weight room, auditorium, outdoor basketball court and playground. Badminton and volleyball courts, ping pong and foosball tables, too.

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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
SOMA Ping Pong 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Open Gym 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Drop-In Social Dance 12:30 pm 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Dance Room Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Youth Programming – Under 18 Only 2:00 pm 6:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Ping Pong 6:00 pm 8:45 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Open Gym 6:00 pm 9:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym

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
SOMA Ping Pong 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Open Gym 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Youth Programming – Under 18 Only 2:00 pm 6:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Ping Pong 6:00 pm 8:45 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Open Gym 6:00 pm 9:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Zumba – Drop-in 7:30 pm 8:30 pm South of Market Rec Center SOMAREC - Auditorium Exercise & Fitness 3/15/2017 5/17/2017 Sign Up!

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
SOMA Ping Pong 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/17/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Open Gym 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Drop-In Ballroom Dance 10:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Dance Room Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Youth Programming – Under 18 Only 2:00 pm 6:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Ping Pong 6:00 pm 8:45 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Aztec Dance 7:00 pm 9:00 pm South of Market Rec Center SOMAREC - Auditorium Dance & Performing Arts 3/23/2017 5/4/2017

Come learn traditional Aztec dance with a group of dedicated dancers from Danz Xitlalli-Xolotl. All ages and all backgrounds welcome.

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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
SOMA Open Gym 9:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Gymnasium Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

SOMA Adult/Senior Drop-In Social 10:00 am 2:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Dance Room Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Brazilian Music & Dance for Tots 10:00 am 10:45 am South of Market Rec Center SOMAREC - Auditorium Dance & Performing Arts 3/24/2017 5/5/2017

Explore the Music and Creative Movement of Brazil with your toddler. Children will be introduced to the rhythms and instruments of Brazil. They will play the Pandeiro (Brazilian Tambourine) and the Atabaque (Brazilian Drum) and listen to the sounds of the Berimbau. Children will also learn creative movement that incorporates Afro-Brazilian Capoeira and songs in Brazilian Portuguese.

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SOMA Youth Programming – Under 18 Only 2:00 pm 9:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Facility Operating Hours:

Closed for Jr. Warriors

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
SOMA Drop-In Ballroom Dance 1:00 pm 3:00 pm South of Market Rec Center Dance Room Open Gym 03/01/2014 05/31/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Facility Operating Hours:

Closed

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

There are no Classes at this time

Facility FAQ

About the Facility: SOMA Rec offers a variety of activities that the public may enjoy such as: basketball, a playground for kids with sand pit, art sculptures, a lawn area, an indoor gymnasium, and activity room, weight room, lockers, ping pong table, foosball table, and bathrooms inside the rec center too!

Renting the Facility: The activity room 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 270 6th St between Folsom St and Bryant St

Bus Routes:  12-Folsom -- 6th and Folsom or 6th and Harrison. From the 6th/Harrison stop, walk north one block along 6th to Folsom and the park.

8X/8AX-Bayshore Express -- 6th and Harrison, walk one block north on 6th to Folsom and the park.

27-Bryant or 47-Van Ness -- 6th and Harrison, walk one block north on 6th to Folsom and the park.

All Muni Metro (J/K/L/M/N/T) -- Powell Street station. Go up to Market Street, walk to 6th, then three blocks south to Folsom and the park.

F-Market & Wharves -- Market and 6th St.; walk three blocks down 6th to the park.

For More Information:

Email: Tim.Figueras@SFGOV.ORG

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