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Please note Charlie Sava Swimming Pool will be closed for annual maintenance 9/12/16 to 9/30/16. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Rec Park is thrilled to announce that the John McLaren Bike Park Project is out to bid! Information on the bid solicitation can be found here: http://mission.sfgov.org/OCABidPublication/BidDetail.aspx?K=11233 Key Information: Pre-Bid Conference Date – September 7 at 11:00am Bids Due – September 22 at 2:30 pm at McLaren Lodge, 501 Stanyan … Continue reading
By Tom Stienstra, Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle Maxine McCormick, San Francisco’s 12-year-old fly-casting prodigy, became the youngest gold medal winner at a world-class sporting event in history Friday. She tied her coach, Chris Korich of Oakland, for the gold and they became dual world champions at the World Championships … Continue reading
“This do-whatever-you-want attitude can spoil a park, [says Adrian Benepe, a former head of the New York City parks department who now runs the Trust for Public Land’s national urban park program] for the same public it’s supposed to serve. Parks are a scarce and fragile resource. And so cities began to do … Continue reading
Alamo Square Park is closed for renovation until fall/winter 2016. Chain link fence panels are installed around the entire park perimeter. Please do not enter the construction for your own safety. If you observe someone trespassing or an opening along the perimeter, please contact 311. Thank you for your patience … Continue reading
Alamo Square will close on May 10 (Tue) to undergo a park-wide irrigation system replacement, construction of a new wheelchair-accessible restroom, and installation of new landscaping. Alamo Square will remain close for seven months, and is expected to reopen in fall/winter 2016. This $4.3M project is made possible by the Restroom … Continue reading
“Children in pastel-colored clothes scampered through the green grass of Golden Gate Park’s Sharon Meadow Saturday, celebrating Easter a day early thanks to the city’s Recreation and Park Department. The youngest visitors had a chance to search for treat-filled eggs hidden behind thin trees, lush bushes and thick roots. Families … Continue reading