We have had intermittent problems with that boiler since the building re-opened 5 years ago. We have continually tried to repair, replace parts, fine tune, etc. and nothing seems to last more than a few months to a year. We are now in a position that it is not working … Continue reading
St. Marys neighborhood community event enjoyed a great day on Easter at the Easter Egg Hunt! Look at those kids move and get those eggs!
For the past two weeks we have hosted the first annual Devougn Lamont Memorial Basketball Tournament. After a exciting, strenuous, and intense two weeks we finally have our champions. Frisco’s Own fought hard and came out on top to earn the title of champions of the tournament. Everyone had a … Continue reading
Do you have little ones interested in Skateboarding? Saturday Skate is a fun program with talented and patient instructors that can teach girls and boy the art of skating. Stop by our office for more information. Drop in fee is $10. Saturday Skate is on spring break on 4/4/14.
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide you with a brief update on the Glen Canyon Recreation Center Project. Additionally, I attended the Glen Park Neighbors Meeting last night briefly to provide a update in person. You can always email or call me (see my below contact info if you have questions). … Continue reading
Applications for two TR Coordinator positions are available now. Applications are due by April 6, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Email completed application and resume to RPD_recruitment@sfgov.org. 3286 Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator announcement Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator Application
Good News! Work was completed and the water is balanced, so we are opening two days earlier than expected. ML King will be open for its Sunday schedule. This means that Coffman Pool will no longer be open on Sundays. The Sunday schedule is as follows: Lap Swim/ Family Swim … Continue reading
Space is still available for Tuesday morning adult drawing class. Ralph Werner is a new instructor with S.F. Rec. & Park. Ralph has a lot of experiencing with illustration, cartooning, and graphic design. The class is designed for beginners and those wishing to improve their drawing skills. More info. for the class … Continue reading
Each week this month, in honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve been highlighting some of the most influential women in Rec and Park history. This week, we take a look at some young women who are about to make their own mark on history as the city’s first all-girls baseball … Continue reading
Adult’s Senior Get-A-Way to Camp Mather 2015 (click this title to see flyer) August 16-20, 2015 (Sunday-Thursday) Relax and play on a four-night nature adventure. You will be staying in a cozy cabin with electricity and furnished with beds, dressers, chairs, and a picnic table. Participants bring your own bedding … Continue reading
We are closed today for the day, Saturday, March 14th, for operation purposes. Sorry for the inconvenience and we will be back tomorrow during our normal operating hours.
Due to the sensitive nature of the current demolition, North Beach Pool will be closed today as a cautionary measure for public safety. We will be open tomorrow
I am happy to announce that our contractor received the necessary parts and is rebuilding the pump. We expect to have the pump rebuilt and installed by March 17, 2015. There will be a testing process, as well as balancing the water which should take approximately one week, unless there … Continue reading
By Charlotte Burgoyne Can’t cajole your little one out of the tub? Maybe it’s time to give them more space to splash around and take them to one of the Bay Area’s bevy of indoor pools. Open year-round, they are perfect for kids, offering shallow areas, warm water and toys. The places … Continue reading
This Saturday March 7,2015 at 10:00 am will be your first opportunity to sign up for our spring courses! We are offering a large variety of courses including art, dance, sports and fitness! You can sign up online at www.sfreconline.org , visit McLaren Lodge at 501 Stanyan Street or come … Continue reading
Palega Recreation Center will now be offering a Tot Wiggle Worms class where children will be learning basic motor skills, dance and coordination in a fun and high energy class. Children ages 3 years to 4years are welcome to sign up this weekend. Registration for this course starts March 7th, … Continue reading
For those of you that haven’t noticed, one of our net-posts on Court #17 was bent to about a 45-degree angle (while regulation net-posts are a straight, vertical 90-degrees). Iam happy to announce it is fixed and looking great! Court #17 is now better than ever with a vinyl-top net … Continue reading
I am happy to inform everyone that Mission Pool is reopening today for the spring season. The spring schedule is as follows: Tuesday – Friday 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Lap Swim 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Recreation Swim 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Lap Swim Saturday 10:00 AM – … Continue reading
On Thursday, March 5th, 2015 table tennis will be cancelled from 9:30am-3:30pm in lieu of the Chinese New Year Senior Dance. Please join us next week for table tennis!
Happy Chinese New Year! This year our facility was quite festive for Chinese New Year. Our neighbors brought their children dressed in Chinese dresses and for the joy of the holiday they gave red envelopes to other particpants in the tiny tot class. It was amazing to see everyone enjoy … Continue reading
Shape Up Seniors is a great way for ladies and gents ages 55 and better to get out and exercise. Rosa Rankin is our active and energetic volunteer instructor. Rosa has been volunteering at Richmond Recreation Center since it’s opening in the early 2000’s! Special thanks to Rosafor all your … Continue reading
With the upcoming spring season our spring activities registration date is approaching on March 7th, 2015 at 10am. Also the Summer Camp registration is on March 21st,2015 at 10am. Registration online is available at www.sfreconline.org or at one of your neighboring recreation facilities. For more information please visit www.sfrecpark.org.
We have created a bulletin board in our club house to help people find tennis partners. Come by the Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex and post your name on our new Community Tennis Partner Board! Post a note with your name, contact info, availability, and skill level and get connected … Continue reading
Hey! Come join us Saturday, March 28th at the Mission Rec Center for our first ever Chess, Checkers, & Dominoes table tournament in honor of long time SFRPD Recreation Director and Supervisor George Ambrosio . Register for the event by visiting 2450 Harrison St or call (415)695-5012 before March 24th. Event will … Continue reading
In observance of President’s day, all SFRPD Pools will be closed Monday February 16, 2015. We will reopen on Tuesday for our normal schedule.
The 2015 Camp Mather summer lottery applications are now closed. We received over 1,800 applications and will be busy over the next month setting up the summer rental reservations. We expect to mail out reservations by March 13th and will be sure to have them to you before Summer Day … Continue reading
At approximately 5:55 PM on Friday February 6th, 2015 , the power went out at Balboa pool. Our engineers will be in tomorrow to ensure the pool is safe to re-open.We anticipate reopening for our normal programming tomorrow , Saturday February 7th. All programming tonight has been canceled. We apologize … Continue reading
I wanted to take a minute to Thank our youth workers for helping to make Richmond Rec a cleaner, organized and fun place for our community to visit. Youth Workers @ Richmond Rec Center learn new skills everyday to prepare them for the workforce when they graduate. Our staff really … Continue reading
We are offering a brand new course for youth 7 to 12 that want to learn and improve their basketball skills at Richmond recreation Center! Sign up beginning March 7th for our Youth Fundamental Basketball Course on Fridays from 4:30pm – 6:00pm. Class begins on March 20th. Course number 40164 … Continue reading
Martin Luther King Jr. Pool is currently closed due to the impeller in the circulating pump having eroded and no longer able to provide circulation to the pool. This part is a custom order part, which has to be manufactured. Because we have not received the custom part yet, our … Continue reading
If you have a little tot who likes art check out our Spring Tot Picasso class with Preeya and Mike. This awesome toddler class is always a hit and the teachers bring a lot of creative projects. Remember to register for this class on March 7th during Spring Program Registration. … Continue reading
After a busy January at the Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex (2 Junior Tournaments, opening play of 2 USTA Adult League Seasons, Girls Sports Extravaganza, etc.) things are starting to slow down in February and we will have much more availability for weekend court time! Come do your best Serena … Continue reading
Hi Everyone! I want to provide an update on the Art Selection process for Glen Canyon Rec Center. On January 16th , the Selection Panel met and recommended that Charles Sowers be awarded the commission, and the Visual Arts Committee supported this decision. Final approval will be sought at the Full … Continue reading
Stop by Richmond Rec for a game of ping pong in our lobby. Stop by our office to borrow balls and paddles. We have two tables available to the public this week during the following times: Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:30 pm to 8:45 pm Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am … Continue reading
Due to the misuse of the site and defacing of park property, SoMa West Skatepark will be closed temporarily on Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. SF Public Works, along with Rec and Park, will be organizing a volunteer cleaning team to remove some graffiti as … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, The courts are now open for your use! Again, we apologize for this inconvenience during the closure for the repairs. http://sfrecpark.org/project/glen-canyon-park-improvement-plan/ If you have further questions, please contact Karen Mauney-Brodek, project manager, at Karen.Mauney-Brodek@sfgov.org or 415-575-5601. Have fun out there! Best Karen
Special thanks to all of our instructors and participants that have helped to start off 2015 with an active and fun energy! We have a few spots left in our classes so please strop by the office if you are interested in yoga, golf, baking or early childhood activities! Save … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, I would like to update you on the tennis court work at Glen Canyon Park, as we are now nearing completion. The paving and most of the surface work is complete, but we still have some minor work to complete so they are totally ready for use. I … Continue reading
Pickleball is a sport in which two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and … Continue reading
Due to the closure of Martin Luther King pool due to circulation issues, we will be opening Coffman Pool on Sundays starting January 18th, until Martin Luther King Jr. Pool reopens. The schedule will be the same as Martin Luther King Jr. Pool: 10-Noon Lap Swim 12:30 PM -2 PM … Continue reading
Sava Pool is closing from 1/5/15 until 1/25/15 for annual maintenance. Sunday January 5 2015 will be the last day it will be open until Sunday January 25 2015. Please check www.sfrecpark.org for the schedule for other pools which can service your swimming needs during the maintenance closure.
Although I do not yet have a specific date for reopening, I do now have a tentative timeline for reopening. It looks like MLK Pool will reopen some time in the middle of February. The current issue is the impeller in the circulating pump has eroded and no longer can … Continue reading
All SFRPD pools will be closing at 5 PM on December 24 & 31 2014, and closed all day on December 25 and January 1, 2015. Happy Holidays!
Hi Everyone! This week the finalists for the Glen Canyon Park Public Art Project go on display for public comment at the Glen Park Rec Center. As many of you know, an artist and art proposal was not selected from the last round of proposals for art for the Rec … Continue reading
Exhibit: Imogen Cunningham Photography, Paris in the Sixties Dates: January 17 – February 28 Location: Harvey Milk Photo Center, 50 Scott St. Viewing hours: Tues-Thursday, 4-8:30 p.m., Sat & Sunday noon-4:00 p.m. Opening Reception: Saturday, January 17, 1-4pm Visit harveymilkphotocenter.org for more details
After yesterday’s storm created a power outage that forced the closure of Hamilton Pool, I am happy to report it has reopened today for its normally posted schedule. Enjoy you swim.
The following is an update of parts of our San Francisco park system that have been affected by the storm. (Updated at 2:10 p.m. PST, December 11, 2014) Flooding: -Palace of Fine Arts (response in progress, PUC dispatching electrician and generator) -MLK Drive in Golden Gate Park from 19th Avenue … Continue reading
At 7:15 AM, Hamilton Pool experienced a power outage which shut down pool circulation. The pool is closed until the power is restored and the circulating pumps can be reset. Sorry for the inconvenience. Update 11:26 AM – The facility will be closed the rest of the day.
Join us on Saturday December 20 for Tenderloin Children’s Recreation Centers Annual Holiday Show and Gift Give Away. The show starts at 10:15, followed by the gift give away. We are pleased to welcome the Friends of the Tenderloin and their wonderful Holiday Show. Call us for more details and … Continue reading
While I currently do not have a specific date for the reopening of Martin Luther King pool. I do, however, have a tentative timeline for how long the pool be closed. It is looking like the pool will be closed as many as 10 to 12 weeks with the pool … Continue reading
The stationary engineers worked diligently to restore pool temperature over the weekend . Pool temperature is within the the normal operating range.
Hi Everyone! As many of you know, an artist and art proposal was not selected from the last round of proposals for art for the Rec Center Project Renovation, so soon we are going to be reviewing three new proposals. The finalists for the Glen Canyon Park Public Art Project … Continue reading
Hamilton Pool has reopened today, December 1. The pool shell has been re-plastered and looks great. Come on out and swim!
Tot Time, Simply Fun Tot Gym, Tot Art and Music are all taking a week off for the holiday! These classes will resume again the week of December 2,2014! Happy Thanksgiving!
Due to technical difficulties our online court reservation is out of service. To reserve a court please call 415-753-7001 or visit us at our office located adjacent to tennis courts. If you would like to reserve a court for the Thanksgiving holidays please make a reservation before November 26,2014 at … Continue reading
Martin Luther King Jr. Pool is closed due to the pool circulation being down. Per state health code , a pool without circulation can not be open to the public. Our engineers have identified the problem, and are working on obtaining the necessary parts to repair the issue. We apologize … Continue reading
Mission Pool is scheduled to close for this season on December 1, 2014. We are scheduled to reopen on March 1, 2015. We hope you have enjoyed Mission Pool and we look forward to serving you next season. Please check this website for updates.
All SFRPD Pools will be closed Thursday November 27, 2014 and Friday November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. The pools will reopen for their normal schedule starting Saturday November 29, 2014
The San Francisco Youth Baseball League (SFYBL), a collaboration between SF Rec and Park and the SF Fire Department’s Flame Program, begins its registration period for the upcoming 2015 season this Saturday, November 15. Online at sfreconline.org or in person at your local registration site. Divisions available for girls and … Continue reading
Martin Luther King Jr. Pool will be closed Sunday November 9, 2014 to host US Swimming Age Group Diversity clinic to promote swimming in urban areas. We apologize for any inconvenience this may pose. Sava, North Beach, Garfield and Rossi Pools are all open on Sunday to meet your swimming … Continue reading
Rec and Park’s All-City Youth Basketball program presents the 2015 Jr. Warriors League, featuring divisions for boys and girls in K through 8th grades. Registration begins Saturday, November 1 at 10 a.m., online or in-person at St. Mary’s Rec Center (Murray and Justin Drive). League play is January 6 through … Continue reading
We will be hosting a party in our gym on Friday October 31,2014 for ages 1 to 5 if the parade gets cancelled due to rain! The party will be held from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Come dressed in costume to celebrate Halloween with your neighbors and friends! Games, … Continue reading
There are changes this upcoming season regarding the team registration system and process, reading the information below is very important. Registration REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENSION NEW Indoor Soccer Registration deadline. Please register by Saturday, November 29th. Visit: http://sfrecpark.leagueapps.com/ Final mandatory in person registration/payment dates (BY APPOINTMENT): Tuesday, November 25th 3-8:30pm … Continue reading
Come to the Fred Lyon Photography Exhibit at the Harvey Milk Photo Center which kicks off on November 8. Exhibit: Fred Lyon Photography Exhibit Curators: David J Christensen, Director, Harvey Milk Photo Center and Logan Taylor, Director/ Editor Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 1–4p.m. Dates: November 8 – January 10 Locations: Harvey Milk Photo Center, 50 Scott St. Viewing … Continue reading
Special offer to the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play! Watch 64 of the world’s best golfers take on TPC Harding Park at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play in May 2015. Cheer on your favorites like Rory McIlory and defending champion Jason Day as they go head-to-head in this global … Continue reading
On behalf of the Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department we want to wish Program Coordinator, Lou Maunupau, and his High Performance Junior Tennis Team all the best of luck this weekend while they compete in a national junior tennis tournament in South … Continue reading
The Tot Pool at MLK Pool is closed due to chemical imbalance. Our engineers are working to address the situation. I will update this site when more information becomes available.
This week have just started a new tiny tots program for kids in the community. The first class started out great. Kids were having a good time running around playing with the toys and the lego’s that we had ordered. Please feel free to come and join our classes from … Continue reading
Due to some urgent plaster work that needs to be done at Hamilton Pool, The pool closure schedule has been changed. It is now the following: Garfield August 25, 2014 – September 12, 2014 Rossi September 15, 2014 – October 10, 2014 Hamilton October 20, 2014 – December 1, … Continue reading
Fall is here and there is still time to join our session 2 classes if you haven’t already. Many classes are almost full, so come and enjoy all we have to offer! From Tiny Tot soccer to Little People Art Studio, from Yoga to Ballroom dancing we have something for … Continue reading
By Jessica Kwong With the help of a Chinatown neighborhood nonprofit, the Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground clubhouse is bouncing back from its underutilized state to the busier days of its elevated past. The clubhouse on Sacramento Street, beneath a basketball court and partially tucked below ground level, until its … Continue reading
Hamilton pool be closed starting October 19, 2014 for vital and necessary repair work to the plaster on the bottom of the pool. We anticipate being closed no longer than 60 days. All of the swim lessons scheduled to begin in October have been canceled. We apologize for this inconvenience.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their patience during this athletic field renovation project. We have now completed this project and the field is open for recreational play. Hope you enjoy this newly renovated park facility. GET OUT AND PLAY! Thank you, Dan
Hi Everyone – Update on the public art selection process for Glen Park Rec Center Renovation: the next meeting will be on September 30. The Glen Canyon Art Selection Panel will meet and review a group of shortlisted artists. This shortlist of artists will be selected from the pre-qualified and … Continue reading
“A couple days ago, in preparation for today’s 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, Harry Ong Jr., neatly dressed in a shirt and tie, brought two dozen red and white roses to a remembrance plaque at a gleaming recreation center in Chinatown named after his sister, Betty Ann Ong.Ong, a flight … Continue reading
Join us to discuss improvements to Balboa Pool funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Your input is very important. Everyone is invited to attend! Tell your friends and neighbors! – Discuss plans and needs of the Pool – Solicit Feedback Date: Thursday,September 18th, 2014 Time: 6:00-7:30pm Place: Ingleside … Continue reading
Mission Pool accessibility lift is not working. We are aware of the situation and replacement parts are on our. We apologize for this inconvenience and we are working to solve it.
Martin Luther King Jr. Pool access lift stopped working on September 3, 2014. It has been repaired and is now working.
Mission Recreation Center Rebels invites 4th to 8th-grade girls to their fall tryouts, September 10-14. MRC is one of the most recognized, most comprehensive instruction-based Girls AAU Basketball programs in the west. Repetition is the key to success, and all of our teams train consistently on a structured and designed curriculum which … Continue reading
The Southeast Asian Arts and Culture Coalition present the Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 6, 2014, 11:30am-4pm at Tenderloin Children’s Recreation Center. The exhibition helps promote and preserve the arts and culture of the Southeast Asian American communities in San Francisco. There will be representatives from the Burmese, Cambodian, … Continue reading
Rossi Pool is scheduled to close from September 15, 2014 – October 10, 2014 for annual maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and we hope you understand the necessity of doing annual maintenance on our facilities. We look forward to reopening and serving you again. The … Continue reading
Garfield Pool is closed from August 25, 2014 – September 12, 2014 for annual maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and we hope you understand the necessity of doing annual maintenance on our facilities. We look forward to reopening and serving you again. The two closest … Continue reading
This week we welcome back our Tennis and Learning Program. With a new batch of students our gym has been more lively as ever. Some of our programs here at Palega have also been off to a great start especially our tennis programs. For more information about our programs please … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, As you may have heard, it has come to our attention that the slope of the tennis courts at Glen Canyon Park are not in line with current United States Tennis Association (USTA) recommendations. Rec and Parks has worked with the design and construction management staff at the … Continue reading
We have a leak in the water pipes that has necessitated an emergency closing of Sava pool on Thursday August 21st. We hope to have the work completed by the end of the business day (4:00 PM). We had hoped to be able to patch it and then repair it … Continue reading
We want to thank you for a great summer and wanted to let everyone know that Water Exercise courses at Sava Pool will begin again starting the week of September 9, 2014. Our instructor is taking a bit of time after working at Camp Mather all summer. I am sure … Continue reading
I am sorry to inform everyone, but the Men’s showers have broken and we have had to turn them off. Our structural maintenance crew has been made aware of the situation and are working to solve the issue. We apologize and appreciate you patience . As soon as it is … Continue reading
Due to unexpected bodily fluid discharge, we have had to closed Garfield Pool until 1:30 PM as a precaution. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding
Hi Folks, Just want to update you about the Artist Selection Panel meeting on August 4th. Thank you again for all of your feedback. On August 4th, 2014 the finalists for the Glen Canyon Park Public Art Project presented their artwork proposals to the Artist Selection Panel. After careful review … Continue reading
We have changed our weekday schedule to increase the lap swim and recreation swim hours at Mission Pool. Now, Tuesday through Friday, Recreation swim will be from 2:00 PM to 4:45 PM. Lap Swim will now be 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Tuesday through Friday. This will go until Mission … Continue reading
The small (baby) pool at Martin Luther King Jr. was closed while our engineers worked to maintain water balance. They have fixed this issue and the small pool is reopened. However, the pool has encountered another issue and can not be heated at this time. We know that this has … Continue reading
Hi folks, Last night I made a presentation to the Glen Park Neighbors Meeting at the Rec Center, where I showed a powerpoint. see below. Rec Center Renovation Design Development Please see the presentation to see developments in the design. Due to project costs, escalation, additional work needed to renovate … Continue reading
With Summer winding down, start the next school year off right. Come to Hamilton’s Middle School Pool Party. Its on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 6pm to 8pm. Here is some more information: • Activities: Music and BBQ • Cost: $5 • Admission is limited to the first 45 • Please … Continue reading
Hi Folks, Just an FYI – I will be providing a project update at the Glen Park Association Quarterly Meeting at the Glen Park Rec Center tomorrow evening, July 30th. The meeting officially starts at 7:00pm, but people can arrive at 6:30pm. Topic to cover include: Updates on the ongoing … Continue reading
Congratulations to the Rossi Manta Rays for winning the Pacific Zone 3 Championship Meet held in Vallejo on July 26-27. Coach Mike Wong says this is the first SFRP team to ever win a zone championship. There are 36 teams from northern California in this zone. Meet participants include SFRP … Continue reading
After the first week of Basketball Summer Camp at Palega the program has been booming ever since. Participants have been having a blast roaming in and out of the gym and having fun in the outdoor courts. Come check out Palega’s Basketball camp for the summer for a fun and … Continue reading
We are almost one month into the summer and things have been extremely smooth! We are glad to see kids enjoying our programs and seeing those smiles on their face is priceless! If you haven’t joined, feel free to enroll your child in any of our San Francisco Recreation & … Continue reading
Last week on 5/31 at West Sunset the St. Mary’s Recreation Center Mustang baseball team won the SFYBL Championship Game. We are very proud of the coaches who gave there time to coach our team. We want to also want to give a congratulation to the parents of the players … Continue reading
We close SFRPD pools for approximately one month for annual maintenance, or for 3 months in the case of mission pool during the winter season. Below is the schedule for the closures. It is subject to change, and any changes will be posted on our blog. You will also find … Continue reading
Sue to unexpected bodily fluid discharge, we have had to closed Mission Pool until 4:30 PM as a precaution. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding
MLK small (baby) pool’s heating is offline. It is cooler than the other pool. Our engineers are working to address the issue. It is still open. We currently do not have a timetable for it to be repaired.
Zumba in the Park program welcomes 2 new zumba classes! Saturday: Glen Canyon Park with Amy @ 10-11am (meet outside rec center at grass corner) Sunday: Rossi Park with Carly @ 1-2pm (meet at multi purpose courts) Go to sfrecpark.org/zumba for all 21 FREE Zumba in the Park classes! What … Continue reading
Attached is a new flyer of upcoming Rec Idol dates. Please pay attention to the new added audition date being held on July 16th @ Minnie and Lovie Ward Rec Center. We look forward to seeing your talent. If you want to schedule a time and date, please don’t hesitate … Continue reading
Balboa pool closed today at 3:00 PM due to a power outage. We have our staff working diligently to restore power so we can reopen. Thank you for your patience.
We had to close Coffman Pool due to an issue outside of the pool. We will reopen the pool on Tuesday July, 1 2014. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Hi Everyone! As some of you may know, all public capital projects like the upcoming renovation of the Glen Canyon Recreation center, include a public art component. We have been working with the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Department of Public Works artists to develop artwork that will highlight … Continue reading
I am sorry to inform our users that Garfield Pool will be closed until 4:25 PM today, due to a bodily fluid incident. We are cleaning and disinfecting and should reopen by 4:25 pm today. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Are you or your child between the ages of 6 and 17 and want to learn to swim? We have just added new sessions of learn to swim sessions at Mission Pool. They start Tuesday June 24th. Sign up by going to www.sfrecpark.org or www.sfreconline.org and create a family account, … Continue reading
Registration for Indoor Soccer League Fall 2014-15 will begin in November. As more information becomes available we will update this site. Thank you!
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Martin Luther King Jr. Pool is closed for the 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM lap swim on Saturday 6/14/14 while we address an unanticipated incident. Our staff is busy cleaning and disinfecting the pool and deck area. We should reopen for tomorrow’s regularly scheduled programs. We are sorry we were unable … Continue reading
Mistakenly, our spring schedule was re-posted. We have corrected this mistake and have posted the new summer schedule, along with a printable schedule that should be correct. We apologize about the error.
Hi Everyone! As some of you may know, all public capital projects like the upcoming renovation of the Glen Canyon Recreation center, include a public art component. We have been working with the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Department of Public Works artists to develop artwork that will highlight … Continue reading
Pool should open by 3pm.
As the SFYBL baseball league comes to an end we our proud of our teams from St. Mary’s and excited to support the teams that will participated in the playoffs this past weekend!!! Congratulations to the teams that made it to the playoffs all of your hard work has paid … Continue reading
This past weekend, the community had the pleasure to use our multipurpose room for a community modeling event. After many months Palega Recreation Center’s multipurpose room is available for rentals. For more information regarding rentals please call contact our Permits and Reservations Department at (415) 831-5500 or visit us at … Continue reading
Please note: Sunset Recreation Center will be closed from May 18 to June 1 for floor refinishing and maintenance. We’ll reopen on Monday, June 2. In the meantime, please consider visiting one of these other Rec and Park sites: Richmond Recreation Center is located at 251 18th Avenue. Minnie & … Continue reading
Our Community Recreation Council is hosting our second annual family fun day! The day will include a visit from SFRPD’s mobile rec climbing wall, nature walks, face painting and much more. The event is on July 12, 2014 from 11:30am-3pm.
Summer has hit a bit early this year, and in response we are adding a Recreation swim to Mission pool on Tuesdays,Wednesday Thursdays and Fridays until May 30, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM. After May 30th, we will be in our summer schedule. So come on out and … Continue reading
North Beach Pool is currently closed due to a fire alarm malfunction that we are working to address as soon as possible. As soon as it is addressed, will will reopen the facility. Te issue has been temporarily addressed so we can reopen at 9:30 AM.
This past Friday was quite an eventful day for Palega Recreation Center. Department of Public Works (DPW) rented out the facility and held their annual Employee Appreciation Day with various activities in the gym, athletic fields, and multipurpose rooms. It’s great to see that our facility was able to accommodate … Continue reading
If you live in District 3 and you are 16 years or older, we at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center need your vote for security cameras. Starting Monday, May 5th – Sunday, May 11th you can vote online or in person for the Participatory Budgeting. There are lots of ideas to … Continue reading
We have added a special recreation swim at Mission Pool (19th and Linda) for Thursday May 1st and Friday May 2nd from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Come on by and take a dip to cool of , or play some Marco polo or tag with your kids or friends.
North Beach Warm pool closed today (4/30/14) due to mechanical issue. We hope to have it resolved shortly and reopen no later than tomorrow, 11AM. We will update this blog once we reopen. We apologize for the inconvenience. – The warm pool has reopened (5/1/14)
This past week volunteers and workers gathered at Palega Recreation Center’s community garden to set up plants and assign plot assignments. We are very thankful for all volunteers who are willing to come help our garden grow and helping us maintain a beautiful environment. If you have time please feel … Continue reading
Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by The Movement in the Parks Program and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. No Registration Required. Just show up and dance away. For Zumba updates RSVP Olive. Continue reading
Hello Park Advocates- The athletic field project is still moving forward as planned. The various contractors are aggressively completing their various work tasks. If you swing by the site you will see the concrete contractors completing their final work on the southern retaining walls as well as the installation of … Continue reading
Recently we had over 250 kids & parents from the middle schools in San Francisco participant in a special Olympic day at St. Mary’s park
Martin Luther King Jr. Swimming Pool is closed from Tuesday April 22 until May 9 for annual pool maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
San Francisco Recreation and Parks is excited to start the 2014 Junior Giants season! Registration begins on May 3, 2014 at 12:01 AM. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Teams fill up quickly so we suggest you sign your child up as soon as registration goes live. https://sfrg-sanfranrecnpark.sportssignup.com/ Continue reading
North Beach Pool re-opened for the noon lap swim, and will be open for the afternoon and evening rentals.
Due to a broken fill valve, North Beach swimming pool will be closed until at least Monday. We are working on fixing the issue and hope to have it fixed ASAP. We will keep you informed of the situation.
Currently, We are having an issue with the boiler for the “warm” pool at North Beach pool. This means that the temperature will be dropping below the stated 86 degrees. Our maintenance section is working to resolve the issue and we expect to have it solved within the next 24-48 … Continue reading
Sunday & Monday Closed Tuesday 9am-9pm Wednesday 9am-9pm Thursday 9am-9pm Friday 9am-9pm Saturday 9am-9pm Open Gym Schedule Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm Wednesday & Friday 7pm-9pm Saturday 1pm-5pm
The San Francisco Youth baseball League has been going well. We have 5 teams at St. Mary’s. Catch the games all day Saturday started at 9am. We also have games on Wednesday at 5:30pm
Moscone Recreation Center is hosting it’s Spring Fling party tomorrow March 29,2104 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. The gym is currently closed for set up and will reopen at 2:00pm on March 29,2014 for Open Gym Basketball.
Palega Recreation Center is still under construction having opened 4 months ago. Palega Rec is currently closed from 03/26/2014 – 03/27/2014 for Open Gym for floor repair. We will re-open on Friday 03/28/2014. While the gym is closed feel free to come in and enjoy our outdoor facility, various multi-purpose rooms, or our indoor … Continue reading
Join us to discuss improvements to Balboa Pool funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Your input is very important. Everyone is invited to attend! Tell your friends and neighbors! The meeting is Tuesday April 1, , 6:00-7:30pm at Ingleside Police Station Community Room, 1 Sgt John … Continue reading
Summer Learn to Swim, one of our most popular programs is taking registrations now. You can go to www.sfreconline.org and sign your child up for our two week (8 or ten sessions depending on the pool) weekday morning lessons. Sign up now, before they fill up.
San Francisco Recreation and Parks celebrates Women’s History Month! Each week, we highlight some of the women who’ve made an impact on Rec and Park history. When up to 150 girls from all over the city show up to Kezar Pavilion each time the Recreation and Park Department hosts its … Continue reading
Simply Fun not in session 3/11, 3/14, 3/18 & 3/21 Please Note: Spring Session begins on 3/25 (Tuesday) & 3/28 (Friday).
By Adrian Benepe, Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development for The Trust for Public Land A recent issue of New York Magazine includes a long story comparing New York City and San Francisco, asking “Is San Francisco New York?” While the piece focused on high tech business … Continue reading
Check Out these Exciting Adult Tennis Programs: Social Tennis Club: Course Barcode #: 34740 Wednesdays 6:15p.m.-7:45p.m., Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex The SFRPD tennis department is reviving a program that is designed for tennis players to get a little bit of instruction, but with a greater emphasis on actual play-doubles … Continue reading
Join Supervisor Scott Wiener, SF Rec and Park GM Phil Ginsburg, the Glen Park Association and park advocates for the opening celebration of the newly renovated Glen Canyon Park Playground, Saturday, March 15, at 9:30 a.m. For decades, locals have enjoyed the beautiful natural landscape and varied recreational offerings at … Continue reading
In honor of Women’s History Month, San Francisco Recreation and Parks is featuring some of the many women who have made a profound impact on our parks and programs. In the 1970s, 10-year-old Rachelle Henley (née McCann) would take her baseball glove to the local park every afternoon and wait … Continue reading
(Photo: hundreds of yards of crushed drain rock being moved across the project site) If you haven’t been by the site recently, the contractor has started working on the underground drainage system. The field will have a new, elaborate drainage system which will allow that field to be played on … Continue reading
Tennis has become one of the most well known programs here at Palega. Adults and kids have been enjoying our program whether it is gloomy or sunny. Their dedication has inspired neighbors of the park to come out and play too! You can register this Saturday March 1,2014 @ 10:00 am … Continue reading
We apologize for the inconvenience, but Sava pool had to close for the 12:30 PM lap swim while we address an unanticipated incident. Our staff is busy cleaning and disinfecting the pool and deck area. We should reopen by 2:30 PM.
Balboa Pool Meeting Notice 2-25-2014 Join us to discuss improvements to Balboa Pool funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Your input is very important. Everyone is invited to attend! Tell your friends and neighbors! The meeting is on Tuesday February 25, 6:00-7:30pmat Ingleside Police Station Community Room, 1 … Continue reading
You are cordially invited to join Supervisor Scott Wiener, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department General Manager Phil Ginsburg, Glen Park Association and park advocates for the opening celebration of the Glen Canyon Park Playground. Saturday, March 15th, 2014 9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony SF Rec … Continue reading
Get ready to sign up for Spring classes on March 1! This spring, we have tons of offerings for your entire family, including yoga and fitness classes for adults, arts and sports for kids, and dance classes for seniors. Browse our spring catalog, or find out how to register online … Continue reading
Our Daily schedule of classes and open gym is posted under the schedule tab on this page. If you want a quick look at our winter open gym basketball schedule we have attached it below for your convenience! Open Gym Basketball at St. Mary’s Gym Tuesday: 11:30am-3:00pm Wednesday: 11:30am-3:00pm Thursday … Continue reading
A large group of tots and their grown ups were able to enjoy a sunny Thursday afternoon with bubbles, art and active play on our deck! Inside they prepared a healthy snack of strawberries and made cinnamon muffins to take home for a Valentine’s Dessert! Thanks to all the grown ups who … Continue reading
People in our community and surrounding neighbors have found many activities in our facility. Not only are the indoor rooms being put to good use but the fields outdoors have been used for various activities ranging from Flag Football to a place to lay peacefully to enjoy the weather or read a book. Get … Continue reading
Coming Spring 2014! New moms spend this class getting back into shape while bonding with baby. Walk, jog, run and exercise with your 6-24 month-old baby in a jogging stroller and other new moms facing the same challenges as you. Please bring your baby, jogging stroller, water bottle and a … Continue reading
Palega Recreation Center has open spaces and multi-purpose rooms which can be used for a variety of activities including hip hop dance, line dance, ballroom dance, hacky sack, badminton, board games, tai chi and more. Our friendly, professional staff will be here to greet and direct you to a space which best fits the type of self recreation you … Continue reading
Mobile Recreation has been postponed this Saturday February 8th, 2014 at Glen Park Recreation Center until construction is complete. Sorry for the inconvenience.
If you are looking for a place where you can meet new friends and get a great workout; then Palega is the Recreation Center for you to visit! A fast paced Basketball game is a great way to burn calories and refine your skills. Palega Recreation Center offers pick up basketball runs during all … Continue reading
Take a moment to click on the programs tab and look at all the after school Youth Tennis Programs available at the Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex. Classes for all abilities and ages, great way to learn a sport of a lifetime and make new friends. Classes are also offered … Continue reading
The facility hosted a very successful and fun two week Junior Tennis Camp over the Holidays. More that 60 young men and women enjoyed a one more of Lou Maunupau’s well programed Camps. The camp was from 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday thru Friday. Parents interested in participating in our Tennis … Continue reading
We are looking for volunteers to join our Community Recreation Council at St. Mary’s Recreation Center! As a member you have the opportunity to plan and participate in events and give input about programs at St. Mary’s Recreation Center. If you are interested please contact Reggie at (415) 695-5006.
2008 Bond Project: As of January 7th, the Recreation Center is open! The Rec Center is open with a new heating system and ready to be enjoyed on the following dates and times: Tuesday – Friday: 9 am – 9 pm Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm Please note that … Continue reading
Since the re-opening of Palega Recreation Center our facility has attracted a great number of people from Ping Pong players, Basketball players, and children from the neighborhood using the new and improved facility. Competition has been intense but at the end of the day everyone here made new friends and … Continue reading
After 2 years of renovation Palega Recreation Center is up and running. We are proud to offer an updated facility equipped with an indoor basketball gym, multipurpose rooms for various usage, newly renovated outdoor basketball and tennis courts, athletic fields for softball and baseball, and a new playground for kids … Continue reading
We are looking for volunteers to join our Community Recreation Council at Moscone Recreation Center! As a member you have the opportunity to plan and participate in events and give input about programs at Moscone Recreation Center. If you are interested please contact Veronica at (415) 298-9183.
We are looking for volunteers to join our Community Recreation Council at Upper Noe Recreation Center for 2014! As a member you have the opportunity to plan and participate in events and give input about programs at Upper Noe Recreation Center. If you are interested please contact Cheryl at (415) 970-8061.
Hi Folks, Just wanted to provide an update – as you can see if you have been near the project soon, The Glen Canyon Playground and Tennis Court Project is really moving along, if you see the park now, you will see that the new tennis courts are in place, … Continue reading
Thank you so much for participating in our holiday winter wonderland week! Our staff loved creating art, baking and carnival activities for you all to enjoy! We can’t wait for next year! We wish all of you a safe, fun and happy holiday season!
A variety of Adult, Early Childhood, Senior and Youth activities are being offered during our winter session at Upper Noe! You can visit the Upper Noe office or visit www.sfreconline to register now!
Attention Open Gym Basketball Players: The open Gym times have changed on the dates listed below to accommodate Moscone’s Holiday activities. December 17, 2013: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm December 18 ,2013 6:00 pm-8:30 pm December 19, 2013 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Get ready! Don’t miss registering for some of the best SF Rec & Park programs this Winter! Choose from hundreds of classes for the entire family, including Zumba and fitness classes for mom and dad, singing and dance for adults 55 and better, and swim lessons for the kids. There are … Continue reading
Upper Noe has PingPong! Table available upon request.
Hi Everyone – Thanks so much to those of you who were able to attend or otherwise provide feedback on the materials presented at the community meetings we held on the Renovation of Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center on June 13th and July 13th and the Open House/Update Meeting on November … Continue reading
Hi Folks, I know many of you are eager for an update. The Glen Canyon Playground and Tennis Court Project is really moving along, if you see the park now, you will see that the new tennis courts are in place, and the new playgrounds are emerging. Over the next … Continue reading
Hi Everyone – Thanks so much to those of you who were able to attend the community meetings we held to discuss the renovation of the Glen Canyon Park recreation center on June 13th and July 13th of this year. The information and feedback from those meetings is available on the Glen Canyon … Continue reading
It’s not to late to sign up for some fun and exciting courses at Moscone Recreation Center! Go to www.sfreconline.org for availability and to sign up!
Hi Folks, As I noted in my last blog post and eblast, you are now seeing some limited work done a bit north of the fenced off area, around the Bosworth Entrance (to replace the swing gate, etc.) and along a portion of the connection to the road north of … Continue reading
Sign up for Tot Picasso a fun and messy tiny tot art course at Moscone! Children get the opportunity to explore their creative side with paint, glue, clay, shaving cream, stamps and so much more! Sign up with Veronica at Moscone or online at www.sfreconline.org Course Information: Tot Picasso Thursdays 11:15 to 12:15 Course number … Continue reading
Visit our coordinators office to sign up now for Wiggle Worms! The class takes place Wednesdays 10:30 am to 11:30 am in our auditorium. Students will learn dance concepts such as time, space and energy. Children will develop musicality, social skills, and creativity. In this class we will explore the different ways … Continue reading
Moscone is smelling of a delicious aroma of chocolate this morning as little participants finish up their Petite Bakers Course! Our littlest chefs ages 3 to 5 baked delicious cupcakes while learning the basics of kitchen safety and measuring ingredients! Spaces are available for fall session 2 and you can register now at www.sfreconline.org
Sign up now for Tot Time play group at Moscone Recreation Center. Fun and energetic teachers provide an exciting indoor playground, art room and music time for all signed up participants on Tuesdays from 10:00am to 11:30 am. Sign up now at our front office or call 415-292-2045 for more information! Tot … Continue reading
Hi folks, I wanted to provide you all an update on the project’s progress. Things are going relatively well, and the work is well underway. As you might notice, the contractor has been installing form work and rebar for the new playground area and the tennis courts and is starting … Continue reading
Hi Everyone! As many of you may know, thanks to the community planning process in 2010-2011 which identified the needs for renovation and improvement of the facilities at Glen Canyon Park, not only is the playground and tennis court renovation in construction now, the Recreation Center Building Renovation was funded … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY At 39, Maia Hendel might seem a tad old to be heading off to camp. But she has been practicing camp songs and thinking about canoe trips right alongside her sons and husband. They’re all eagerly preparing for “family camp” on Aug. 3. Such sleep-away … Continue reading
Hi Everyone! Thanks to all of you that attended the community meeting in June and provided your feedback on the Rec Center Renovation Plan. The next meeting is Saturday, July 13th. I hope you can make it! Please see below and the meeting flyer for additional info – again, please feel … Continue reading
Love is in the air, especially at Civic Center Plaza. This weekend, San Francisco Recreation and Parks will help celebrate Pride and Wednesday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality by hosting a visitor booth complete with free RPD Pride magnets, victory beads and program information. On Wednesday, Rec and … Continue reading
Pride of place is shared by the next generation of San Francisco neighbors. The Rec Park Dept in partnership with the Dept of Public Works hosted a Giant Sweep event at the Marina District Moscone Rec Center. It brought together over 150 youth from the St Mary’s, Hamilton, Garfield, Mission … Continue reading
Hi Everyone! As many of you may know, thanks to the community planning process in 2010-2011 which identified the needs for renovation and improvement of the facilities at Glen Canyon Park, not only is the playground and tennis court renovation in construction now, the Recreation Center Building Renovation was funded … Continue reading
Greetings! I just wanted to send everyone a quick reminder that we are holding a community meeting regarding the renovation of the Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center THIS Thursday, June 13th, at St. John School, located at 925 Chenery Street. Additional details may be found below. We hope to see … Continue reading
The City has announced plans to host the Street Soccer USA West Coast Cup, a tournament to raise awareness for homelessness and bridge the gap between our various communities, in June. The tournament will include homeless teams from cities across the nation, playing and competing with corporate teams. The San … Continue reading
Hi Folks – Overall, the project is now about 30% complete. Recently, the construction crew has been busy working on the new retaining walls for the tennis courts. Soon, you can expect to see more grading as we start to construct the new tennis courts. The contractor has also been hard at work inside … Continue reading
Great news! The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously today to uphold the permit for the Beach Chalet Athletic Field renovation project at the West End of Golden Gate Park, perhaps the most vetted public project in Rec and Park history. The Commission’s vote means the renovation project can move forward … Continue reading
Mobile Recreation is excited to roll into Minnie and Lovie Ward Recreation Center, this Saturday April 13, from 10:30am-2:00pm. Get ready to ride the Freshpark ramps, rails and manual pads on our BMX bikes and skateboards. RPD staff will be on hand to teach beginner’s the basics of kick-turns, fakies, … Continue reading
Car-free Saturdays along portions of JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park begin Saturday, April 6, 2013. Every Saturday through September, JFK Drive, from Tea Garden Drive (near 8th Avenue) to Transverse Drive, will be closed to vehicular traffic, allowing for bicyclists, walkers, joggers, skaters and others to enjoy a wide … Continue reading
Summer is just a couple of short months away. Have you made plans for your kids this summer? Discover what’s in store for your child this summer, including more than 70 different day camps— traditional camps like Silver Tree and Pine Lake, as well as new camps like Lacrosse and … Continue reading
Project is 65% complete. Contractor continues to make progress on duct work, wall framing, exterior sheating and wall insulation. Steel window repairs are also ongoing. Plaster repairs are also underway on the exterior. The strutural steel work is proceeding on the addition, contractor is also prepping tp pour structural slab … Continue reading
The San Francisco City Golf Championship, the oldest consecutively- played golf tournament in the world, will begin with the Men’s Open at Lincoln Park Golf Course on Saturday, February 9, 2013. Pairings for February 9th and future days can be found on the San Francisco City Golf Championship website Continue reading
This February, come see Rec and Park’s Young People’s Teen Musical Theatre Company’s production of “Godspell“, the gospel of St. Matthew told through hippie characters living in New York City in the late-1960s and early-1970s. TICKETS: $15 general; $10 student/seniors can be purchased brownpapertickets.com. For more information, click here, or … Continue reading
Lottery registration closes February 8 for all camp sessions. Have a family member with a disability? We invite you to register for any familily session, but we encourage you to consider Inclusion Week. We’ll have trained staff and enhanced activities, to help ensure the best inclusive experience for your family! … Continue reading
Presented to Leisure Services Mobile Recreation Team from Phil Ginsburg, at the Martin Luther Celebration Day. Thank you for hosting Minnie and Lovie Ward Recreation Center.
Hi folks, As you might have noticed, starting last week, the renovation project is underway! The project is anticapated to be completed in November of 2013, assuming no additional delays. As a reminder, major improvements include: a new children’s play area that will be almost twice as large as the … Continue reading
Hi folks, Just in case you notice and were wondering, there will be some work on one area of the trails in Glen Canyon Park, north of the rec center, called the “saddle area” It is north of the boardwalk and near the climbing rocks. It will see improvements beginning January 15, … Continue reading
Hi Everyone – The contractor hired to start the Glen Canyon Project will be starting construction activities Thursday, January 10th. At times, on Thursday January 10th and January 11th, and the week of January 14th tennis courts may be closed in order to protect park users during some work. It … Continue reading
After a very wet winter December, construction crews are mobilized fully for the week starting Jan 7th 2013. Project is 55% complete. Seismic work in the Gym continues, roofing at the upper level is substantially complete. Hydronic heating installation have commenced, rough electric and plumbing is ongoing, Fire sprinkler installation … Continue reading
Thanks to all that came out to Crocker Amazon on Saturday for our first Mobile Recreation event of 2013. Your participation makes this program thrive. See you next week at India Basin Shoreline Park, for Free Kayaking!
The free Mobile Recreation Unit is ready and rollin’ out for the New Year. Join us on Saturday, Jan 5th at the Crocker Amazon Club House from 10:30am – 2:00pm. The mobile Rockwall will be set up so you can get your climb on! We will bring the ramps … Continue reading
GlenPark Renovation Project – Project Update Meeting 1 7 13 Greetings and happy holidays from the Recreation and Park Department! We are looking forward to starting park renovation project at Glen Canyon Park. As you may have heard, the schedule has been delayed from the original start date of October … Continue reading
Mobile Recreation is canceled on Saturday December 15, 2012 due to chance of rain. Look for us on January 5th 2013, at Crocker Amazon Park from 10:30 am until 2:00 pm. Happy Holidays!
Hi Everyone, Another update – the appellant withdrew their re-hearing request today, so there is no hearing tonight, I am very sorry if you got this news too late, and already left for City Hall. I heard late in the day myself. The appeals board ‘s vote of 4-0 to deny the appeal, is now … Continue reading
The Mobile Recreation Unit is preparing for an epic day at the Visitation Valley Playground, Kelloch-Velasco. Join us Saturday, Dec 8th 10:30am-2:00pm. We will bring the Mobile Rockwall, and set up the mini ramps, rails, and manual pads for the BMX & Skateboarding fans. Let’s Get Out & Play while the rains … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, Here is the latest update: As you know, the appeals board voted 4-0 to deny the appeal on November 14th. The appellant had a 10 day period to file a re-hearing request. The last to file this request was November 26th. On that date, the appellant submitted a … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, Quick update about the appeals process. As you know, the appeals board voted 4-0 to deny the appeal, but the appellant had a 10 day period to file a re-hearing request. The last to file this request was November 26th. On that date, the appealant submitted a re-hearing … Continue reading
“Mobile Recreation is a new San Francisco Recreation & Park Department program funded by the Coca-Cola Foundation. The primary goal is to introduce youth to recreational activities that are fun, challenging, and encourage them to Get out and Play throughout their lifetimes. Recreational equipment will be transported to Recreation Centers, … Continue reading
Hello my name is Rex Biteng and I’m the waterfront coordinator for the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. Our waterfront unit provides activities such as surfing, sailing, fishing, kayaking, skin diving, s.c.u.b.a., canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding (sup), and summer waterfront camps for kids. Check out our current activities guide … Continue reading
Hello Everyone – As we have planned and communicated in flyers and elsewhere, we were planning on starting construction in mid October, this week on this project. However, on Monday an appeal was filed on the building permit that had been issued for the project. The permit and the project … Continue reading
Come to Scaregrove! Saturday, October 27, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Accessible Van Shuttle! Accessible hay rides! Visit SFRecPark.org for more info Accessible parking on Sloat Blvd. between 21st and 23rd Avenues. For more info on accessibility, please contact our Inclusion Coordinator, Vicky Pitner, … Continue reading
Hi everyone, As you may know, the Glen Canyon Park Renovation Project will begin soon! As a reminder, major improvements include: a new larger children’s play area, new tennis courts, improved park paths, an improved Elk Street entry, a new accessible restroom, new landscaping, and new heating in the Recreation … Continue reading
As part of the upcoming Park Renovation Project, today a number of trees around the lower portion of Glen Canyon Park were posted with notices that the tree will be removed as part of the renovation. As a reminder, this project, which came out of a two year community planning … Continue reading
The Active 20-30 Club of San Francisco #4, in partnership with San Francisco Recreation and Parks and Gay-Straight Alliance Clubs of San Francisco, is happy to present a volunteer event for local youth to help other kids get the school supplies they need at “Youth Space,” Rec and Park’s special … Continue reading
Apologies for our blog-writing hiatus! We’ve been busy finishing the design drawings for what is certain to be a fantastic renovation of Glen Canyon Park. Right now, we are completing the bid of the construction contract to a qualified construction company. We are on schedule to start construction on October. … Continue reading
Celebrate American Sign Language (ASL) Day on June 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Wawona Clubhouse (Wawona and 20th Avenue). Enjoy BBQ, potluck and activities for the entire family. For more information, call (415) 242-5200, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out our new city biking class for kids this spring & summer!
This class focuses on the BASICS of functional forms of hand to hand combat athletics. Such as Kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, & submission wrestling to name a few. If you’re looking for a traditional martial art class then this class is NOT for you. This class is neither a wrestling club … Continue reading
Check out our introduction to Archery class in our upcoming activities guide!
Thank you for your continued interest and participation in the renovations at Glen Canyon Park—from attending community meetings to emailing your thoughtful comments. The completion of a series of productive and informative community meetings marks the end of the planning stage of the Glen Canyon Park Renovation project. The project … Continue reading
Session One Information Session I: (Sunday-Thursday) JUNE 3-7, 2012 Fees: SF Residents: $257 Non-Residents: $289 Theme: Under the Sea REGISTRATION for Bus Passengers & Drivers June 2012 (Session I) registration begins Thursday, March 1st to Friday, March 16 (12 Working Days) 10:00AM to 1:00PM In Person Registration ONLY (You must … Continue reading
Annual benefit show for Camp Azure, Rec and Park’s camp for children with autism! Enjoy a fabulous show and help children with autism go to camp! Come to the Randall Museum on February 18 to see silent movie classics with live music performed by world-renowned pianist (and Camp Azure parent) Stephen Prutsman, … Continue reading
Click here for event flier Including Samuel – A film by Dan Habib Tuesday, January 10 – 6:00 to 9:00 pm The Bay Theater at the Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39 Join us and enjoy these Program Highlights: • 6:30 film screening followed by Q&A with Dan Habib • … Continue reading
Thank you to all who attended Saturday’s community meeting! We had a good turnout, and we received a lot of helpful feedback, which will continue to inform us as we move forward with the Glen Canyon Park renovation. For those of you who were unable to join us on Saturday, … Continue reading
Glen Canyon Park Community Meeting Learn about the proposed improvements! Come give us your input! Saturday, December 10, 2011 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. At Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center (located inside the park, near the intersection of Elk & Chenery Streets) Come to the latest community meeting we are … Continue reading
Join us for the annual lighting of the venerable Monterey cypress tree at McLaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park, a city tradition, Thursday, December 8, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., featuring small rides for children, live entertainment, a cookie factory, arts and crafts, and a visit from Santa. Free. … Continue reading
The November 12th Community Meeting to discuss Glen Canyon Park’s renovation is just around the corner! We hope you can join us to check out the park’s new design and share your preferences for new playground equipment! Thanks to all for coming to the series of community meetings we had … Continue reading
Glen Canyon Park Join us! Come give us your input! Thanks to all for coming to the series of community meetings we had to identify top priorities for improvement to Glen Park. In the last meeting held this summer, we presented those items proposed for renovation with the Clean and … Continue reading
Who?: Monsters of all ages! What?: a potluck monster bash to celebrate the season! Bring a scary dish or drink to share with all your monster friends When?: Thursday, October 27 6:30-9:00 p.m. Where?: Wawona Clubhouse, 901 Wawona Street at 20th Avenue Join the Iron Monster Chef Contest! Bring your … Continue reading
Hi Everyone – We are excited to report that the Recreation and Parks Commission voted to recommended that the Board of Supervisors accept the Trust for Public Land’s gifted services and improvement plan for Glen Canyon Park at their August 18th meeting, and directed RPD Staff and the design team … Continue reading
Hi folks! As we announced at the last meeting, we will be headed to the Rec Park Commission this month to accept the gift of the improvement plan provided by Trust for Public Land and start the process of the final community outreach and design for the first -funded! – … Continue reading
Skate Camp (Shred & Butter) @ Larson Playground
Indoor Rock Climbing & Outdoor Adventure Camp
Future Chefs – Chef Craig Deppe @ Eureka Valley Recreation Center
BAY AREA REPORTER SF rec and park adds rainbow flag to logo in honor of Pride weekend Thursday, June 23, 2011 San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department is showing its Pride this week in honor of the annual LGBT celebration. It has changed the background of its logo – which … Continue reading
Friday, June 17, 2011 Contact: 415-831-2796 email@example.com SF Rec and Park Celebrates Pride SF Rec and Park Says Come Out and Play SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) to kick off Pride Celebration with series of community events starting Friday, June 17, 2011. Eureka Valley Youth … Continue reading
Hi Folks, Thanks again to all of you who came last night – it was a great meeting. We are excited about the plan! We will see you all in the late summer/ early fall to develop the design for the improvements to be funded by the bond funds we … Continue reading
Please join us to for the final presentation for the Glen Canyon Park Improvement Plan on Thursday, June 9th, 6:30-8:30pm at the Glen Canyon Recreation Center. After nine community workshops, a guided trail walk, several focus groups, meetings with city agencies and departments, and countless email and mail feedback from … Continue reading
“Shred & Butter” Tenderloin Recreation Center For more information go to: www.sfrecpark.org To register: www.sfreconline.org friend us on “Facebook” @ “San Francisco Recreation & Parks Leisure Services”
At the 2007 American Sign Language Festival, Mayor Gavin Newsom proclaimed June 9 to be “American Sign Language and Culture Day in San Francisco”. Come to the Project Insight ASL Cafe for a pot luck celebration of Deaf/ASL culture and this beautiful visual language! Thursday, June 9 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. … Continue reading
San Francisco Recreation & Parks Leisure Services Surf Camp 2k11
Mountain Biking for Kids Summer Session Starts July 9th, 2011
Jr. Fishing Class (Spring 2011) 1st day – MLK Pool Class taught by the expert fisherman Abe Cuanang with help from Bart Ribotta, SFRPD Coffman Senior Swim Instructor.
President Obama’s Proclamation on Older Americans Month Older Americans are now living longer, healthier, and richer lives than ever before. As the eldest of the baby boomers turn 65, our Nation can look forward to the contributions of a new generation of American seniors. Each year, we set aside the … Continue reading
Click here to see the VLOG PRIZE: The person who registers and gathers the MOST pledges will win a brand-new iPad2! To be eligible for the prize, you must have turned in your form listing all your pledges to Tilden 5K registration table no later than June 5th, and all … Continue reading
Looking forward to seeing you all and having another great meeting!
Dear Glen Canyon Park Community, The 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond dedicated $5.8 million to improving Glen Canyon Park. SF Recreation & Parks (RPD) is partnering with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to design and prioritize a park improvement plan at Glen Canyon Park. We will be … Continue reading
See you at our next meeting at the Rec Center, Thursday, May 5th at 6:30pm! Thanks everyone for coming to our last meeting, April 7th, and providing feedback in person or by email. We very much appreciate everyone taking the time to provide feedback on the project.
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PRO SKATEBOARDER KARL WATSON GIVES BACK TO TENDERLOIN SF Rec and Park Invites Waston to Talk with Youth at Tenderloin Rec Center WHAT: San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) in joint efforts with professional skateboarder Karl Watson to talk with young people in Tenderloin and encourage … Continue reading
“As a dancer and teacher of Milonguero style tango, Ivan Shvarts is interested in how tango is a physical, emotional, and psychological dance that works out the body, the brain, and the soul. He believes that tango is about the maturity of movements rather than physical strength or frenetic motion, … Continue reading
Womens Mountain Bike Boot Camp Class Starts 4.9.11 for the spring. Course # 20090
“Disc Golf is a sport similar to Golf. Rather than using clubs to get a ball into a hole, players throw discs into a basket. The goal of Disc Golf is to complete the hole in as few throws as possible. Similar to golf clubs there are many discs that … Continue reading
more to follow soon…
Outdoor Recreation – Leisure Services Eco Adventures Winter Camp December 2010 @ Glen Canyon Park Pump Track – Mountain Bike Expo, Cow Palace.
KENSON MORRIS has been taking swim lessons with San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department since he was 4 years old. He has been though all the Red Cross levels 1 through 6. Kenson is now 6 yrs old and has 3 USA swimming meets under his belt. With each meet … Continue reading
Muay Thai is a martial art from Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. It is similar to other Indochinese styles of kickboxing, namely pradal serey from Cambodia, tomoi from Malaysia, lethwei from Myanmar and Muay Lao from Laos. Descended from muay boran, Muay Thai is Thailand’s … Continue reading
Here is some information for all ages who are learning about boarding sports for the first time. In all the types of boarding Sports you’re either “Regular” or “Goofy” foot. Regular and goofy Regular stance, regular foot or reg is standing with the left foot in front while skateboarding, surfing, … Continue reading
Leisure Services Alternative Recreation has created beginning cooking classes for kids and adults with more classes to be added in the future. We would like to showcase the two chefs that are the instructors for our cooking classes. Sharon Lee and Craig Deppe. Sharon Lee, Chef and Owner, of “The … Continue reading
Hey Kayakers! launching a kayak in San Francisco can be done at several locations throughout the city. Here are the most popular: 1. Islais Creek, SF. A useful launch site on the south east side of San Francisco. From here you can paddle south to Candlestick, or north to Pac … Continue reading
San Francisco Recreation & Parks and Support for Families present: Access to Adventure! Explore fitness and fun for kids and youth with special health care needs or disabilities. Saturday, May 7, 2011, 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Golden Gate Park Music Concourse Bandshell (Between the deYoung Museum and the Academy of Sciences) … Continue reading
Monday, March 14, 2011 Harvey Milk Photo Center invites photography enthusiasts to its newly-renovated facility located on top of Duboce Park in the heart of San Francisco. HMPC offers a wide-range of traditional and digital classes and workshops. Spring registration is now ongoing with prices at: $50 to $100. We … Continue reading
Dear Glen Canyon Park Stakeholders and Enthusiasts: We want your feedback on conceptual design options for the Glen Canyon Park Improvement Plan! The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is partnering with SF Recreation & Parks to vision and design a Park Improvement Plan for Glen Canyon Park. At the community … Continue reading
Thanks everyone for coming to our meeting last night – the turnout and feedback was great!