This brand new, 2-acre park is a welcome addition to the SOMA neighborhood, next to Bessie Carmichael School. With a softball field, basketball court, dual-level playground, picnic area, community garden and large, grassy field, there’s enough space for everyone to come out and play.
The park is named for local diving champion Vicki Manalo Draves, the first Filipina-American to compete in the Olympic games. In 1948, she won two gold medals, in springboard and platform diving.
Tuesday, August 1 is National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Rec centers and parks across the city will be participating in this event with a variety of live entertainment, arts and recreational … Continue reading
Join us for the opening of a brand new batting cage at Victoria Manalo Draves Park (16 Sherman Street). The event will go from 3 to 5 p.m. and feature baseball activities … Continue reading
Join the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), in partnership with city agencies and organizations, for a special plaque unveiling on October 10, at 10 a.m., in honor of Olympic heroine … Continue reading
Bring your family and friend to enjoy a fun filled out door movie night! A special showing of Jurassic Park will be held on our big screen in the park. The event … Continue reading
Come Out and Play is a large organized event across San Francisco that brings the world’s latest outdoor games for children and adults alike to take part in. Most games are team … Continue reading