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Alice Chalmers Playground, 90% Design Update

Dear Interested Stakeholders, we are wrapping up the construction documents (plans and specifications) for the Alice Chalmers Playground Renovation, a Let’sPlaySF Initiative. We expect to have the 90% at the end of the month. We are working closely with SF Public Works to advertise and bid the project later this … Continue reading

EPA Awards Two Additional Grants

The Recreation and Park Department applied for two Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant opportunities in 2017 to support the 900 Innes site remediation. The Department was awarded grant funding from the Brownfields and Water Division Programs for $348,204 and $1.2 million, respectively, to help fund the clean-up of upland and subtidal areas.  The … Continue reading

Garfield Pool closing for capital renovations

Dear Swimmers, COMING SOON, Garfield Pool will be closed for renovation starting Monday October 15th. The final day to swim at Garfield Pool is Sunday October 14th.  The SF Recreation & Park Department is undertaking a renovation of the Garfield Pool and Clubhouse, funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe … Continue reading

McLaren Community Garden under Construction!

We are under construction at the McLaren Community Garden! The renovation has begun with grading and utility work happening first. Construction is progressing smoothly, and is anticipated to last through early 2019. We are planning to re-open the Community Garden in the Spring of 2019. In the photograph of the … Continue reading

Balboa Pool Construction Update!

The Balboa Pool renovation project has experienced delays related to the new electrical service connection to the facility. We are continuing to work with the contractor and utility providers including PG&E & PUC to complete construction as soon as possible. Installation of the new electrical service has begun, this week … Continue reading