Potrero Hill Rec Center

Potrero Hill Rec Center Gymnasium

Choose from an extensive menu of classes and programs at this welcoming community hub. Outdoors, enjoy the playground, baseball field, basketball court, dog play area, ball fields, two lighted tennis courts, picnic tables and BBQ grills. The lower play area was recently renovated and more improvements are coming soon. The Rec Center also has a gymnasium, stage and auditorium.

Find out about our Free Drop-In Fitness Programs @ Potrero Hill Rec Center

What's New

Junior Giants Baseball

Junior Giants free baseball league is right around the corner!  If you are interested in volunteering as a head or assistant coach please contact Cortez Espinoza at cortez.espinoza@sfgov.org. Registration for individual players is available now at  www.sportssignup.com.

Free Zumba in the Parks

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by The Movement in the Parks Program and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.  No Registration Required. Just show up and dance away. For Zumba updates RSVP Olive. Continue reading

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Facility Schedule

Printable Schedule

Monday

Operating Hours: Closed

There are no Classes at this time

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
Potrero Hill Open Gym 9:00 am 3:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Stepping Stone 2: Specialty Classes – Tot Picasso Ages 2 - 3.5 yrs 10:00 am 10:45 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Multi Purpose Room Tot 5 & Under Early Child Recreation TBA TBA 6-Jan 24-Feb

This second of four series of classes will emphasize on the process of art and not the product. Tots will explore various mediums and create great works of art! Adult Participation is required 2 – 3.5 years

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Basketball – Jr Warriors League – 3rd & 4th Grade Teams Potrero's Team - 3rd and 4th Grade Teams 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports TBA TBA 6-Jan 10-Mar

Parents may only sign up their own children – NO group registrations.

Registration opens online at sfreconline.org or at St. Marys Rec on Nov. 1st 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.

Sign up the day and practice that you want. You must be in the third or fourth grade to play. Games will be on Thursday, Friday or Saturday at various locations in the city. This is a co-ed team. Cost includes practices, 7 games plus playoffs and uniform. Practices start the week of January 5. Existing teams can also join the league for games only by calling Cortez Espinoza at 695-5006.

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Potrero Hill Open Gym 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Potrero Hill 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
Potrero Hill Open Gym 9:00 am 3:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Pilates – Adult Pilates Mat Class 9:15 am 10:15 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 7-Jan 25-Feb

Pilates is a body conditioning routine that seeks to build flexibility, strength, endurance, and coordination without adding muscle bulk. In addition, Pilates increases circulation and helps to sculpt the body and strengthen the body’s core or ‘powerhouse’ (torso). People who do Pilates regularly feel they have better posture, are less prone to injury, and experience better overall health. Drop-ins welcome at Eureka Valley, Richmond, and Upper Noe Recreation Centers for a charge of $10/class. *All courses taught by certified instructors*

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Wiggle Worms 10:30 am 11:15 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Auditorium Tot 5 & Under Dance & Theater Tierra Jones 7-Jan 4-Mar

In this class we will explore the different ways we move our bodies through space. Children learn basic motor skills and coordination while exploring space, time (rhythm), body orientation and gravity. Learn to hop, skip and gallop! Creative expression and improvisation is an intricate part of this class as the children enjoy what they have learned and how they can use it.

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Soccer – Rec ‘N Tot Ages 2-3 11:00 am 12:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Gymnasium Tot 5 & Under Sports David Vidrio 14-Jan 4-Mar

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 – Fundamentals Teen Basketball Agility and Skills Development 4:00 pm 6:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Gymnasium Youth, Tweens & Teens Sports Willie Shaw 14-Jan 4-Mar

Learn the many aspects of basketball including skills development, physical conditioning, game-time scenarios, and philosophy.

Classes are energetic, participative and fun. Each week the participants are introduced to new individual and team drills encompassing the five target areas. The drills and activities are progressively taught and reviewed in the following weeks. We stay committed to our philosophy of positive improvement each day for each child.

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Potrero Hill Open Gym 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Potrero Hill 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
Potrero Hill Open Gym 9:00 am 3:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

1…2…3… Ready Ages 10 mos - 3 yrs 10:00 am 11:30 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Auditorium Tot 5 & Under Early Child Recreation TBA TBA 8-Jan 26-Feb

This non-instructional playtime is for toddlers 8 months to 3 years. Caregivers will be able to bring the little ones to an indoor playground setting with push toys, hula hoops, tunnels and other gross motor skill activities. Through interactive play children will develop motor skills and social skills.

Class is lightly monitored by staff.

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Potrero Hill Open Gym 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

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
Potrero Hill Open Gym 9:00 am 3:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Pilates – Adult Pilates Mat Class 9:15 am 10:15 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Auditorium Adult 18+ Exercise & Fitness Jules Olaso 9-Jan 27-Feb

Pilates is a body conditioning routine that seeks to build flexibility, strength, endurance, and coordination without adding muscle bulk. In addition, Pilates increases circulation and helps to sculpt the body and strengthen the body’s core or ‘powerhouse’ (torso). People who do Pilates regularly feel they have better posture, are less prone to injury, and experience better overall health. Drop-ins welcome at Eureka Valley, Richmond, and Upper Noe Recreation Centers for a charge of $10/class. *All courses taught by certified instructors*

Sign Up!
Potrero Hill Open Gym 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Potrero Hill 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
Potrero Hill Open Gym 9:00 am 5:00 pm Potrero Hill Recreation Center Open Gym

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Free Zumba 10:00 am 11:00 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Gymnasium Zumba in the Park 04/26/2014 04/25/2015

Meet inside Rec Center
Instructor: Maria

Saturday Zumba – Potrero Rec Center 10:00 am 11:00 am Potrero Hill Recreation Center Gymnasium All Ages Zumba in the Park Maria

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by The Movement in the Parks Program and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.  No Registration Required. Just show up and dance away. For Zumba updates RSVP Olive.

Meet inside Rec Center, 801 Arkansas St.

Sunday

Operating Hours: Closed

There are no Classes at this time

Facility FAQ

About the Facility:. Potrero Hills’ outside space includes a children’s playground, baseball/softball/soccer fields, two tennis courts, and a basketball court. The real treat is the beautiful view and the busy recreation center, complete with an auditorium and stage, computer room and gym.There are plenty of picnic tables for lunch, and enough space for your pooch to run around in the designated dog play area.

Renting the Facility: The 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 801 Arkansas Street and the cross streets are 22nd and 23rd Streets

Bus Routes:  10-Townsend (outbound/25th & Potrero) -- Arkansas and Madera Streets. The park is across the street from the bus stop.

10-Townsend (inbound/Jackson & Fillmore) -- Wisconsin and Madera Streets; walk east one short block east on Madera to Arkansas St., the park is across the street.

For More Information:

Email margaret.perea@sfgov.org

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