McLaren Park Project

Thanks so much to so many of you who have participated in the Planning Process. We have a few upcoming Workshops on topics that might interest you – the first one will discuss the current sport courts and will take place at the Tennis Courts at the corner of Visitacion Ave and Mansell Street, click here to RSVP.

If you missed the first Trails and Paths Workshop we are having another discussion on April 8th at 10:00am at the Visitacion Valley Library. For more information and to RSVP click here. Here are a few photos from the first Focus Group:

TPFocus1 09 TPFocus1 20 Trails Focus Group, Trail with people

 

 

 

 

 

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!

The Bike Park is Going Into Construction!

Hi everyone! We are getting started on construction of the John McLaren Bike Park in April! Construction will last approximately 6 months. We are excited to be creating San Francisco’s first BMX/mountain bike park. The project will include an interior dirt pump track, and a perimeter trail with bicycle platform … Continue reading

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

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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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