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Palega Recreation Center Reopens After $21.2 Million Renovation

SAN FRANCISCO— The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and city officials, including Supervisor Malia Cohen, joined hundreds of Portola District friends and neighbors today in celebrating the reopening of Palega Recreation Center, a neighborhood favorite. The 80-year-old park and recreation center recently underwent a $21.2 million makeover, thanks to … Continue reading

Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden Opens

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, YP, Levi Strauss & Co., CBS EcoMedia and community members celebrated the grand opening of the new Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden. The garden, located at the east end of the park near Kezar Stadium, was created to meet … Continue reading

Cayuga Playground Reopens after $9.4 Million Renovation

2008 Clean and Safe Parks Bond Project Finishes Under Budget For Immediate Release August 17, 2013 Contact: Elton Pon Mobile: (415) 297-7174 E-Mail: elton.pon@sfgov.org SAN FRANCISCO— The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department proudly celebrated today the reopening of Cayuga Playground, which recently underwent a $9.4 million renovation under the … Continue reading

Cabrillo Playground Reopens after $4.5 Million Renovation

2008 Clean and Safe Parks Bond Project finishes on budget Contact:               Elton Pon Mobile:                (415) 297-7174 E-Mail:                elton.pon@sfgov.org SAN FRANCISCO— Today, Assemblymember Phil Ting and San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar joined the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, the Friends of Cabrillo Playground, and city officials in celebrating the grand reopening … Continue reading

Sue Bierman Park Playground Opens

SF Rec and Park unveils its newest playground, created for a changing neighborhood Contact: Sarah Ballard Mobile:(415) 971-3070 E-Mail: sarah.ballard@sfgov.org SAN FRANCISCO– Today, the Zynga.org Foundation, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, the Friends of the Waterfront Playground, and San Francisco Parks Alliance celebrated the grand opening of the … Continue reading

BETTY ANN ONG CHINESE RECREATION CENTER OPENS IN CHINATOWN

Connie Chan, SF Rec and Park 415-895-0689, connie.chan@sfgov.org BETTY ANN ONG CHINESE RECREATION CENTER OPENS IN CHINATOWN Investment in Recreation & Parks for San Francisco Families, Newest $21 Million Capital Improvement Project from the 2008 Parks Bond Completed San Francisco, CA—TodayMayor Edwin M. Lee joined Board of Supervisors President David … Continue reading

Tai-Chi and Israeli Folk Dance Exchange Hosted by SF Rec and Park, Self-Help for the Elderly, and Consulate General of Israel

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) in partnership with Self Help for the Elderly and Consulate General of Israel hosted an event where a Chinese American Tai-Chi group and an Israeli Folk Dance group exchanged their cultural arts performance on June 12 at Chinatown’s Portsmouth Square.  In addition, an … Continue reading