Balboa Park Pool Improvement Project

Balboa Pool

Construction will begin in September/October  2016!


The project may include the renovation of the pool, pool building, the potential addition of an 800 square foot multi-purpose space, and the site improvements to related amenities.

Anticipated Start Date:  September/October 2016
Anticipated Completion Date:  Fall 2017

Funding Source

The project has been allocated $7 million from the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond.


Balboa Park and Pool are located at 511 Havelock Street at San Jose at San Jose and Ocean Avenues. The approximately 1.1.million square foot park has multiple fields for soccer and baseball, tennis and basketball court’s, a children’s play area, skateboard park and a pool.

Balboa Pool Nearing Construction!

Within the next few weeks contractors will be moving onsite and will be staging at the basketball  courts, which will remain closed for the duration of construction due to safety concerns as the building gets seismically retrofitted, and the renovated. Thank you for your patience!

Balboa Pool, Nearing Construction!

We are excited to announce that we received a responsive bid for the Balboa Pool Renovation which will allow us to move forward with the implementation of the project as envisioned. The name of the contractor is CLW Builders. They have worked with on numerous Rec Park Projects that include the … Continue reading

Balboa Pool Construction Update

Unfortunately, the Balboa Pool project bids all came in over our budget. This continues to be a challenging bidding environment on all fronts, including  material cost increases, competition for labor and a very hot market for builders. We are re bidding the project now and bids will be received in … Continue reading

All San Francisco Recreation & Parks Pools Will Be Closed Nov 26 and 27th

Please make note that all San Francisco Recreation & Parks city pools will be closed November 26th Thursday and November 27th Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal scheduling of all pools will assume on Saturday November 28th. Happy Holiday!

Garfield Pool Closure (Nov 16 to Dec 12)

*UPDATE (12/11/15) – Garfield will re-open on time Saturday December 12th, 2015. Please make note Garfield Pool will be closed for maintenance from November 16th to December 12, 2015.

All Pools & Facilities will be Closed Veterans Day November 11th

All the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Pools & facilities will be closed on Veterans day November 11th & will re-open Thursday November 12th.  

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