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Noe Valley Town Square

The Town Square is a central gathering space for Noe Valley. It is used by and for all Noe Valley neighbors and will host everything from farmers’ markets to food pantries, music events, … Continue reading

Douglass 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.

Eureka Valley Basketball Court

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.

Miraloma 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.

Noe Valley Courts 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.

States Street 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.

Sunnyside 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.

Upper Noe 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.

Walter Haas 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.

Buena Vista 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!

Balboa 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!

Eureka 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!

Christopher 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!

Douglass 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!

Glen 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!

Miraloma 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!

Peixotto 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!

Noe Valley Courts 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!

Seward 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!

Sunnyside 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!

States Street 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!

Walter Haas 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!

Upper Noe 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!

Balboa Park West 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.

Buena Vista Park 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.

Balboa Park East 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.

Douglass 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.

Noe Valley Courts 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.

States Street 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.

Christopher Performance Space

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

Sunnyside 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.

Upper Noe 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.

Peixotto 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.

Noe Valley Courts 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.

Miraloma 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.

Glen Park 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.

Christopher 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.

States St 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.

Douglass 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.

Eureka 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.

Balboa Park 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.

Buena Vista Park 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.

Clipper 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

Corwin 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

Crags Court 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

Randall Museum

The Randall Museum offers children and adults a place to explore, investigate and create from the natural world at a spectacular site overlooking San Francisco. The Randall features a live animal exhibit … Continue reading

Glen Park Rec Center

For decades, locals have enjoyed the beautiful natural landscape and varied recreational offerings at the historic Glen Canyon Park. In recent years, residents have voiced the need for renovating the park and … Continue reading

Buena Vista Natural Areas

Buena Vista Park, located in the center of the city, is named for the spectacular views from its upper slopes. The oldest park in San Francisco, it features secluded, winding trails and … Continue reading

Glen Canyon Natural Areas

Beyond Glen Canyon Park’s recreation center, ball field, and tennis courts lies a large urban canyon that has incredible spring wildflower displays, dramatic rock (chert) formations, and Islais Creek, one of the … Continue reading

Balboa Pool

Balboa Swimming Pool is one of eight public swimming pools in the city. Featuring dimensions of 100’ x 40’ and six lanes, Balboa Pool has long been one of the city’s most … Continue reading

Eureka Valley Dog Play Area

Most dogs are friendly. So in our play areas, the socializing always provokes a laugh. And often, the people make friends, too. Dog Play Area Wednesday Closure Info

Upper Douglass Dog Play Area

Rec & Park will also be changing maintenance closure days to Wednesdays (starting Wednesday, March 18, 2015) to coincide with street cleaning in the area. We hope that you and your four … Continue reading

Buena Vista Dog Play Area

This dog paradise is situated above San Francisco’s legendary Haight Ashbury neighborhood and it is the perfect place to tune out the world and ramble along the winding trails. Buena Vista park … Continue reading

29th & Diamond Open Space

Wander up (or down) this steep green slope in Diamond Heights for a scenic glimpse of Noe Valley and beyond.

Balboa Park

Home to Boxer Stadium, four busy ball fields and an indoor pool, Balboa is a well-known athletic park. But wait-now there’s more: check out the bright new playground, with colorful modern structures … Continue reading

Berkeley Way Open Space

This open space area is part of the Glen Canyon Park Natural Area, a large urban canyon that has incredible spring wildflower displays, dramatic rock (chert) formations, and Islais Creek, one of … Continue reading

Buena Vista Park

Buena Vista Park, located in the center of the city, is named for the spectacular views from its upper slopes. The oldest park in San Francisco, it features secluded, winding trails and … Continue reading

Corona Heights Park

This park has some of the best views in San Francisco, but don’t overlook the wonderful wildflower display that carpets the grasslands each spring. Among the flowers you may see here are … Continue reading

Dorothy Erskine Park

Savor the views as you wander this secluded hilltop Natural Area. The native grassland and scrub habitats are popular with dog-walkers and bird watchers. Acquired by the City in 1977, the park … Continue reading

Douglass Playground

Explore this tree-lined hillside in Noe Valley and you’ll find it’s actually two parks (for the price of one), connected by a steep path. On the upper terrace, a rocky wall helps … Continue reading

Eureka Valley Rec Center

Choose from a wide selection of groups, clubs and classes at this vibrant community center in the Castro District. After a full renovation, the indoor basketball court and play area look brand … Continue reading

Everson & Digby Lots

Catch some fresh air in this pocket of open space near Glen Park, with nice views to the south.

Glen Canyon Park

Beyond Glen Canyon Park’s recreation center, ball field, and tennis courts lies a large urban canyon that has incredible spring wildflower displays, dramatic rock (chert) formations, and Islais Creek, one of the … Continue reading

Joost & Baden Mini Park

A nice collection of drought-tolerant and native plants turns this landscape Sunnyside stairway into a welcoming mini-garden.

Miraloma Playground

Bring the whole team to play on a completely renovated ball field at this friendly neighborhood park. You’ll also find basketball and tennis courts, and a wide grassy lawn where you can … Continue reading

Mt. Olympus

Catch a breath of fresh air on this windy, 570-foot hilltop, once considered the geographic center of the City. An obelisk is all that remains of the statue that used to grace … Continue reading

Noe Valley Courts

Look for this small green sanctuary at the end of the Noe Valley shopping district. A newly renovated playground beckons little ones, while the well-groomed lawn is nice spot for lunch or … Continue reading

Peixotto Playground

Tucked into the north hillside of Corona Heights, Peixotto Playground offers a play area and tennis courts to its visitors. Peixotto Playground is located at 15th and Roosevelt streets, near the Randall … Continue reading

Portola Open Space

This pleasant traffic island borders Portola Drive and Diamond Heights Blvd, providing a nice canopy of trees.

Roosevelt & Henry Stairs

Discover a quiet, leafy shortcut between Roosevelt Way and Henry Street in Corona Heights. Ascend a peaceful stairway lined with ornamental shrubs and trees.

Saturn Street Steps

Venture up (or down) one of the parallel, landscaped stairways between Ord and Saturn streets for an expansive view of Eureka Valley. If you need a break, stop and admire the picturesque … Continue reading

Seward Mini Park

Two long, steep concrete slides are the main attraction at this hidden gem. They’re not for tiny tots, nor for the faint of heart! If you decide to slide, please remember that … Continue reading

States Street Playground

Bring a picnic, a tennis racket or four-legged friend and enjoy the views from this tranquil hilltop refuge. Join a pickup game on the basketball court, or toss a Frisbee on the … Continue reading

Sunnyside Conservatory

Visit the landmark Sunnyside Conservatory and experience a piece of history. Stroll through the hundred-year-old garden, rejuvenated with a thriving collection of drought-tolerant plants, succulents and palms. The octagonal redwood building, which … Continue reading

Sunnyside Playground

This well-loved family park looks brand new again, thanks to a complete makeover of the play area, clubhouse and grounds. Kids of all ages love the bright, modern play equipment, huge sandbox, … Continue reading

Upper Noe Rec Center

This lively Noe Valley hub boasts a newly renovated Recreation Center and rubber floor playground, perfect for small tots. Let your pooch frolic safely in the fenced dog run, bring your tennis … Continue reading

Walter Haas Playground

Find activities for the whole family at this newly renovated neighborhood park in Diamond Heights. Children of all ages will enjoy the dual-level playground, while your four-legged ‘kids’ can make new friends … Continue reading