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SOMA West Skate Park

San Francisco’s most recently added Skatepark, SoMa West Skatepark was designed to reflect iconic San Francisco spots, with a special nod to the Justin Herman Plaza. Skaters from all over the world … Continue reading

Boeddeker Park Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Buchanan St. Mall Basketball Crts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Hayes Valley Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Grattan Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Jackson Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Koshland Park Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Margaret Hayward Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Potrero Hill Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Gene Friend Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Victoria Manalo Draves Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Alamo Square Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Buchanan St. Mall Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Boeddeker Park Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Franklin Square Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Hamilton Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Grattan Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Hayes Valley Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Joe Alioto Piazza Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Jackson Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Koshland Park Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Mckinley Square Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Margaret S Hayward Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Potrero Hill Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Patricias Green Childrens Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Raymond Kimbell Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

South Park Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Gene Friend Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Sgt. John Macaulay Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Turk & Hyde Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Tenderloin Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Victoria Manalo Draves Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Alamo Square Restrooms

The City’s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Jefferson Square Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Potrero Hill Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Victoria Manalo Draves Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Union Square Performance Spaces

The 8 performance spaces in Recreation and Park facilities have provided some of the most inspiring artistic endeavors in the national and International arts scenes. They also provide a great outlet for … Continue reading

Potrero Hill Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Margaret S Hayward Tennis Court

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Jackson Tennis Court

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Hayes Valley Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Grattan Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Hamilton Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Alamo Square Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Connecticut Friendship Garden

The Recreation and Park Department supports and manages a program of 35 (and growing!) community gardens on City-owned property, where members can grow produce and ornamental plants for personal use. Gardens range … Continue reading

Arkansas Friendship Garden

The Recreation and Park Department supports and manages a program of 35 (and growing!) community gardens on City-owned property, where members can grow produce and ornamental plants for personal use. Gardens range … Continue reading

Page Street Community Garden

The Recreation and Park Department supports and manages a program of 35 (and growing!) community gardens on City-owned property, where members can grow produce and ornamental plants for personal use. Gardens range … Continue reading

Koshland Park Community Garden

The Recreation and Park Department supports and manages a program of 35 (and growing!) community gardens on City-owned property, where members can grow produce and ornamental plants for personal use. Gardens range … Continue reading

Hamilton Pool

After a recent overhaul of the pool and adjacent recreation center, this stunning new swimming facility features a large, heated pool and not one, but two, indoor water slides, the only ones … Continue reading

Alamo Square Dog Play Area

This park has grassy, tree-shaded slopes with spectacular city views, as well as a playground, tennis court, popular dog play area, picnic tables, benches, and flowerbeds. Dog-lovers mix with the many groups … Continue reading

Alamo Square

Don’t forget your camera: historic Alamo Square offers quintessential scenes of the City, including the famous ‘Painted Ladies’ of Postcard Row. This photogenic hilltop has appeared in numerous TV and film productions, … Continue reading

Beideman & O’Farrell Mini Park

Rest your feet at this blooming corner plaza in the Western Addition. Benches are set around well-kept flowerbeds, plants and trees.

Buchanan Street Mall

Escape the city streets on this six-block landscaped greenway, dotted with play structures and benches. Buchanan Street Mall borders Rosa Parks Senior Center and Ella Hill Hutch Community Center. Click here for … Continue reading

Bush & Broderick Mini Park

Bring your pup out to play at this dog-friendly hangout. Picnic tables and small children’s play area also available.

Cottage Row Mini Park

Stroll the landscaped brick pathway and admire the charming Victorians of Cottage Row. Most of the 22 buildings, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, were built by William Hollis during … Continue reading

Esprit Park

Toss a Frisbee with friends or work out on the parcourse circuit at this sunny oasis in historic Dogpatch. The well-groomed field, bordered with benches and stately Redwoods, was previously a corporate … Continue reading

Father Alfred E. Boeddeker Park

This inner-city sanctuary in the Tenderloin offers a basketball half-court, swings, slide and play structures. The community clubhouse hosts year-round activity programs. Wander through the plaza to see its historic clock, kiln … Continue reading

Fillmore & Turk Mini Park

Look for the ‘rainbow’-brightly painted bricks provide a backdrop to this inviting green plaza in the Fillmore District. Enjoy lunch al fresco at one of the picnic tables, surrounded by ornate shrubs … Continue reading

Franklin Square

Bring the whole family to explore this newly renovated play space. The lighted, artificial turf soccer field is the pride of the neighborhood, and the bright, modern playground will entertain kids of … Continue reading

Gene Friend Rec Center

Youth programs play a starring role at this busy Recreation Center in the SOMA neighborhood. Facilities include a full indoor gymnasium, activity room, weight room, auditorium, outdoor basketball court and playground. Badminton … Continue reading

Golden Gate & Steiner Mini Park

Claim a bench and relax in this small plaza at the intersection of Golden Gate Ave and Steiner St. Pretty flowerbeds are set against a brightly painted fence.

Grattan Playground

Play ball? You’ll find plenty of room to kick, dribble and serve at Grattan Playground. Whatever your game, the renovated soccer field, two tennis courts and basketball court are all spruced up … Continue reading

Hamilton Rec Center

Park is now open! The $17-million improvement project rebuilt the Recreation Center, swimming pool, playground and athletic courts. Come check out the improved Hamilton Rec Center!

Hayes Valley Playground

A quarter-acre inner city playground and clubhouse, Hayes Valley Playground is located in a diverse, community-oriented San Francisco neighborhood. The park’s clubhouse is a regular gathering space for residents and provides much … Continue reading

Jackson Playground

This busy community hub in Potrero Hill features a popular sand-floor playground. Mosaics mounted in the surrounding wall were handmade by neighborhood children and local artist Josh Sarantitis. The park also offers … Continue reading

Japantown Peace Plaza

Located at the heart of Japantown, the Peace Plaza hosts many annual traditions of this historic neighborhood, including the Cherry Blossom Festival, Nihonmachi Street Fair, the Summer Obon Festival and the Year-End … Continue reading

Jefferson Square

Take a relaxing stroll among the grassy lawns and stately old trees of this 5.6-acre green space. There is an off-leash play area for dogs, and the small plaza on the Eddy … Continue reading

Koshland Park

Children love the bright play structures and sand pit at this leafy Hayes Valley plaza. Local schools use the Community Learning Garden to educate young people about gardening and food sources. Its … Continue reading

McKinley Square

This open space on sunny Potrero Hill, next to the real crookedest street in San Francisco (hint: it’s not Lombard!), offers spectacular views and a busy, well-loved playground. A popular spot for … Continue reading

Page & Laguna Mini Park

Discover this charming community garden in Hayes Valley, tucked away between two Victorians. Beyond the wrought-iron gate, a winding path leads through lovely flowering beds and apple trees. A great place to … Continue reading

Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley

This green oasis in bustling Hayes Valley features a busy playground and new art exhibits every 6 months. Bring your lunch and enjoy an outdoor break at one of the picnic tables.

Potrero Hill Mini Park

Bring your pup out to play! This pocket of open space near Potrero Recreation Center offers nice views and an off-leash dog run.

Potrero Hill Rec Center

Choose from an extensive menu of classes and programs at this welcoming community hub. Outdoors, enjoy the playground, baseball field, basketball court, dog play area, ball fields, two lighted tennis courts, picnic … Continue reading

Raymond Kimbell Playground

Bring the whole team to out to play! This lively neighborhood park offers three ball fields, an outdoor sport court, play structures, and a generous lawn where kids and dogs can romp … Continue reading

Sgt. John MaCaulay Park

Little ones love the colorful new climbing structures, slides and tire swings at this inner-city sanctuary in the Tenderloin. Parents can keep an eye on their tykes from a comfortable bench bordering … Continue reading

South Park

Escape from the office to this tree-lined oval garden, a welcoming, sunny spot in the heart of SOMA. Cafes and restaurants on the park’s perimeter draw in neighborhood workers, who fill up … Continue reading

Tenderloin Rec Center

It’s all about youth at this lively facility, catering to the community’s large and diverse population of kids. Seven days a week, the Rec Center and adjacent playground provide a full menu … Continue reading

Turk & Hyde Mini Park

Created especially for preschoolers, this urban oasis features bright red and yellow play structures sized just for little ones, including a four-foot high train and two cars. A haven for small tots … Continue reading

Union Square

Claim a seat in the center of San Francisco’s premier shopping district and take in the scene. The Square’s sleek new design suits its cosmopolitan setting, and features a large performance stage, … Continue reading

Utah & 18th Mini Park

This small landscaped plaza in Potrero Hill offers great views and an interesting history. The space became available in the 1960s, after a truck knocked down the old walking bridge that extended … Continue reading

Victoria Manalo Draves Park

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, … Continue reading