McLaren Park Project

Workshop 2 –  In case you were not able to make it out on Saturday, we will be going to several community groups with the materials and plan on having the boards and questionnaires available at the Vis Valley Family Celebration on March 11th. (See FAQs below for all of the information that has been presented so far or click here to participate by answering a few questions)

In the meantime if you are interested in Trails and Paths we will be having a Focus Group dedicated to the topic on February 25th at 9:30am. For more information and to RSVP click here.

Please tell your friends and neighbors to participate as well!  You may also view the full-size presentation materials from both workshops in the FAQ Tab below.

McLaren Project Flyer

If your group or organization would like us to bring Workshop 2 to you, all we ask is that you have at least 20 people attending, let me (pete.j.moore@sfgov.org) know and we will be there.

If you would like to receive updates on the McLaren Park Project Workshop days and times email Pete.J.Moore@sfgov.org.

We would love to hear from you!

McLaren Park Project: Focus Area Workshop: Trails + Paths: Part 1

Guided Walk + Discussion Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:30 am- 12:00 pm Walk leaves promptly at 9:45 and returns to starting location. WHAT: A guided walk on some of McLaren Park’s trails … Continue reading

McLaren Community Garden Clears First step to Concept Design Approval!

Hi everyone! I am happy to share that yesterday, the Recreation and Park Department Capital Committee approved the concept design for the McLaren Community Garden renovation. The item will go on the Consent Calendar for full Commission on February 23. The construction documents are moving along smoothly and we are … Continue reading

McLaren Park Project Workshop 1 – Game & Presentation Boards

Here are the Presentation Boards used to inform the decision making process behind the Game Board. The Game Board was used to illustrate indivdual needs and wants for the Park. Imagine My McLaren – Game Board A. What We Heard B. Site Analysis C. Activation/Safety D. Identity Station E. Programming … Continue reading

SAVE THE DATE! McLaren Park Project Planning Workshop!

Help us prioritize $10 Million Dollars! Come and share your ideas. Bring your friends and family. Workshop Location Group Picnic Area – McLaren Park 116 John F. Shelley Drive Saturday, October 1, … Continue reading

Mansell Project Update: Construction moving along!

Hi everyone, The construction along Mansell Street is moving along. The road work is mostly complete, and the contractor is currently working on the pedestrian and bicycle path on the north side of the road. We are anticipating that the work will finish up early November. The construction is requiring … Continue reading

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Project FAQs

Can you tell me what happened at the second workshop?

Score Card (English)
Score Card (Chinese)
Score Card (Spanish)
Process and Summary Boards (English)
Process and Summary Boards (Chinese)
Process and Summary Boards (Spanish)
Informational Boards (English)
Informational Boards (Chinese)
Informational Boards (Spanish)

Can you tell me what happened at the first Workshop?

Here are the Presentation Boards used to inform the decision making process behind the Game Board:
Imagine My McLaren - Game Board
A. What We Heard
B. Site Analysis
C. Activation/Safety
D. Identity Station
E. Programming
F. Points of Interesting
G.Gateway/Edges
H. Connectivity

How much money was mclaren park allocated from the 2012 Bond?

John McLaren Park was allocated $10 million in general funding and $2 million for Natural Areas. These funds can be used for capital improvements and may include, but are not limited to, the following types of projects:

- Restoration of natural features, including lakes, meadows, and landscapes
- Recreational Assets, such as playgrounds, playfields, courts, and picnic areas
- Connectivity and Access, such as roads, pedestrian safety, paths, and trails

What about Natural Areas? Don't they get additional funding?

$1.5 million of funds allocated to John McLaren Park, shall be allocated to projects that create or restore:

- Natural features, such as lakes, meadows, and landscapes;
- Habitat for the park's many species of plants and animals.

How will Projects be prioritized?

Rec and Park staff will make recommendations to PROSAC and the RPD Commission on a capital plan to guide expenditure of these funds. These recommendations will be informed by:

- Community process and outreach;
- Evaluating existing master plans and policy documents;
- Scoping by RPD Capital staff;  and
- Overall project readiness.

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