McLaren Park Project

Thanks so much to everyone who has participated in the McLaren Park Vision Plan Process. The Recreation and Park Commission approved the Vision Plan and the expenditure of the 2012 Bond money in November 2017 for the Tier One Priority Projects.McLaren Project Workshop on Trails and Paths

With help from our design and outreach consultant team, we have created a report that documents the overall Vision Plan Process and the Tier One Priority Projects that resulted from it. To view it click here and click here to view the Appendix.

If you have comments on the report please feel free to reach out to Alexis Ward at Alexis.Ward@sfgov.org.

Thank you for all your involvement!

 

McLaren Community Garden under Construction!

We are under construction at the McLaren Community Garden! The renovation has begun with grading and utility work happening first. Construction is progressing smoothly, and is anticipated to last through early 2019. We are planning to re-open the Community Garden in the Spring of 2019. In the photograph of the … Continue reading

McLaren Community Garden construction will begin soon!

We have great news to share! We are ready to move forward with construction of the McLaren Community Garden renovation! Renovation will include replacing the existing raised planter beds and compost bins, and providing new site amenities such as picnic tables, benches and potting table. We will also be installing … Continue reading

Visitacion Valley Community Facilities and Infrastructure Impact Fee Meeting

Visitacion Valley neighbors are invited to participate in the next community workshop on Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10am – 12:30pmat the Visitacion Valley Library. The workshop agenda will be organized in two parts. Rec and Park and city staff have begun preliminary planning and design work on projects identified by the … Continue reading

State Outdoor Environmental Education Grant Awarded to Rec and Park for McLaren Park Trail Improvements

We are happy to report that Rec and Park has been awarded an Outdoor Environmental Education Grant for $250,000 from the California Natural Resources Agency Department of Parks and Recreation to help fund trail improvements in McLaren Park.  This funding will supplement the 2012 Bond funding that we have committed for … Continue reading

McLaren Park Trail Improvements Project Next Steps

Thank you to all who participated in the McLaren Park vision planning process.  You can find the final Vision Plan report by clicking here. 4 priority project areas and best management practices were developed as part of the Vision Plan, which was approved by the Rec and Park Commission in … Continue reading

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Rec and Park Commission

Staff Report
Attachments
Final Vision Plan Report
Final Vision Plan Report Appendix

Workshop 3

McLaren Workshop 3 Presentation

Amphitheater Focus Area Workshop

Presentation Boards

Roadways Focus Area Workshop

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Group Picnic  and Playground Focus Area Workshop 2

Group Picnic + Playground_Presentation Boards

Trails + Paths Focus Area workshop 3

Trails And Paths Wkshp 3

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Priority Project Area 1_Board
Priority Project Area 2_Board
Priority Project Area 3_Board
Priority Project Area 4_Board

Group Picnic Focus Area Workshop 1

Group Picnic + Playground_Questionnaire
Group Picnic + Playground_Boards
Which Event Have you Attended_Sheet
Vision Plan Summary Sheet

Trails + Paths focus Area Workshop 2

Presentation
Map Used for Discussion

Courts Focus Area Workshop

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Trails + Paths focus Area Workshop 1

Feedback Form

Workshop 2

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)

Workshop 1

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

Treasure Hunt and Fun Day!

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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 Trails. 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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