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In partnership with The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), SF Rec and Park announces the opening of The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin, a traveling photo exhibition about the life and work of landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009). The exhibit opens May 25, 2017 and will remain on view through September 4, … Continue reading
We are holding our third community meeting for the Merced Heights Playground on Tuesday January 31st from 6-7:30pm at the Merced Heights Clubhouse. We will be presenting the final proposed concepts of the playground and getting community input and will finalize the design using this feedback. Looking forward to seeing … Continue reading
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