February ENews From RPD TR And Inclusion Services
Plant yourselves over at Geneva and Delano Avenues on February 24 for the grand opening celebration of the Geneva Community Garden! The opening of San Francisco’s newest community garden goes from 10 a.m. to noon … Continue reading
Dear Swimmers. Please note that all City Swimming Pools will be closed on Monday, Feb 19 in observance of Presidents Day. Have a great weekend.
Get ready for the Reopening of the Randall Museum (199 Museum Way) on Sunday, February 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Bring your curious minds to this opening as we bring science, nature … Continue reading
The SF Merionettes Synchronized Swim Club is seeking part-time coaches to support our novice, intermediate and age group teams. The team has expanded over the last few years now has over 40 swimmers! There is an experienced coaching staff in place that take a collaborative approach to coaching with … Continue reading
<3 your parks? Well Cupid is coming to the Civic Center! Everyone is invited to celebrate the opening of these creative play spaces with interactive lighting in the heart of the city … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and Randall Museum Friends (RMF) proudly announce the opening of the Randall Museum after its recent $9 million renovation. The Randall Museum, a one-of-a-kind art and science education center, reopens to the public on Sunday, February 11th, 2018. The renovation … Continue reading
San Francisco Youth Baseball League (SFYBL) is just around the corner! there is still time to sign-up, don’t miss out on all the fun! SFYBL spring season 2018 will be another one for the books. Kids will be learning and developing their hand-eye coordination, catching and batting skills, good sportsmanship, and … Continue reading
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the following pools will be open for FREE recreational swimming from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, January 15: Coffman Swimming Pool (1700 Visitacion Avenue) Hamilton Swimming Pool (1900 Geary Boulevard) MLK Jr. Swimming Pool (5701 3rd Street) Mission Swimming Pool … Continue reading
The stair replacement at Sussex and Elk Streets has been delayed for several weeks. Upon demolition of the existing stair, it was determined that field conditions varied from anticipated conditions, requiring adjustments to the design and additional coordination with the contractor. Progress should resume shortly. Thank you for your patience.
Dear Swimmers Please note that all of our Aquatic Facilities will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Marcus Steinback (Program Coordinator) would like to thank the Palega Staff for hosting a Great Holiday Indoor Soccer Camp for the past 2 weeks 12/26-29/2017, and 1/2-5/2018. Mr.Steinback would like to highlight four of Recreation and Park’s outstanding Recreation Leaders Tabia Ye, Ruby Duran, Alan Kwong and Issac Straznickas.
New Year, New Skills! Have you already made your 2018 resolutions? Considering adding “Learning ASL” to that list. “Exploring ASL,” our hands on recreational approach is back in session for Winter 2018! Upcoming dates for Winter 2018: Tuesday, January 9, Course #12205 Tuesday, February 13, Course #12206 The program is … Continue reading
The lottery for weekly Camp Mather 2018 begins on Friday, January 5 at 10 a.m. and closes on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Plan your summer family getaway with SF Recreation and Parks! To upload your proof of San Francisco Residency, please use this link. For more information or to register, click HERE. Continue reading
DEAR SWIMMERS GARFIELD POOL IS CLOSED FOR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE Dec 31- Jan 19 POOL WILL REOPEN ON SATURDAY, JAN 20
From all of our staff here at Palega Recreation Center, we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! May this year be better then the last as we say good bye to 2017 and hello to 2018. Feel free to visit our website at sfrecpark.org to sign-up for … Continue reading
Dear Swimmers. Our Pools will be closed on Mondays Dec 25 and Jan 1 in observance of Christmas and New Year. Please refer to printable schedule tabs online or call pools directly for holiday schedules.
Happy Holidays All. Our Swimming Pools will be closed on Christmas Day, Dec 25 and New Year’s Day, Jan 1. Pools will be open on Sundays Dec 24 and Dec 31 with … Continue reading
SF Recreation and Park course registration for Winter 2018 started at 10am sharp on December 16th, 2017. Palega’s staff was happy to help customers who chose to come to Palega Recreation center to register in person. Customers can also register online at sfrecpark.org or go to any one of the Recreation and … Continue reading
Dear Swimmers Most of our Aquatic Centers will have extended Lap and Recreation Swimming hours during winter break of Dec 26- Jan 5. Please contact the centers directly for the most up to date schedules. Happy Holidays to all.
The Program is Designed to enhance the skill level for intermediate volleyball players. If your interested in registering for the winter session, girls between the ages of 13-17 registration is Saturday December 16th. Program begins January 11th 2018 5:30pm-7:00pm. the lead instructor is Cynthia Yim. For more information please contact MarcusSteinback … Continue reading
On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center 2nd fl. gym will be closed from 4:00pm -6:30pm for an extended Basketball Fundamentals class. The gym will be open for basketball from 9:00am – 4:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm for volleyball. If you should need additional information, please contact 415-359-9103.
It is very much appreciated that the Rec & Park maintenance staff has given Palega Recreation Center a much needed power washing. They power washed our lobby and the building exterior including all the windows. Unfortunately we had to close the ping pong area for most of the day while the work was … Continue reading
For students who need support and assistance with completing and submitting a job application for the 9910 Workreation Summer 2018 position, help is available at these sites: Contact the sites directly to … Continue reading
For students who need support and assistance with completing and submitting a job application for the 9910 Workreation Summer 2018 position, help is available at these sites: Contact the sites directly to … Continue reading
For students who need support and assistance with completing and submitting a job application for the 9910 Workreation Summer 2018 position, help is available at these sites: Contact the sites directly to … Continue reading
Harvey Milk Center for the Arts, part of San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is proud to host its Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, December 10th 2017 11am-4pm. The event will include numerous local artists offering their unique handmade holiday gifts for sale to the public. Our destination art center will also host family friendly … Continue reading
Palega’s Tennis and Learning Center is an after school program for Hillcrest Elementary students. These students are getting help with their homework, one on one tutoring, arts and crafts, learning enrichment activities and tennis lessons.TLC program is Monday through Friday from 2pm-6pm. The students are picked up from Hillcrest everyday afterschool and are walked down … Continue reading
Dear Swimmers. Please note that our pools will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov 23 and 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a great holiday.
Need to get some Christmas shopping done? Join us at the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts (50 Scott Street) on Sunday, December 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for their … Continue reading
Palega’s Recreation Center has open gym through out the week for people of all skill levels. Bring your friends or come alone and make some new ones who desire to hoop just as much as you do. If you don’t have a basketball no worries we have them here for you to use, … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today celebrity photographer Jay Blakesberg, who has photographed legendary musicians such Jerry Garcia, Tom Waits, Santana and more, will be showing his work for the first time in San Francisco. The longtime San Francisco resident has chosen SF Rec … Continue reading
Day on the Bay with The Call of the Sea & St. Francis Yacht Club. Photo: Thomas Angelone
The existing stair leading to the intersection of Sussex and Elk Streets is scheduled for replacement beginning this November. Funding for the stair was arranged via the Office of Supervisor Sheehy and the Mayor’s Budget Office. This is a long-anticipated improvement that will require a temporary trail detour behind the Glen … Continue reading
Boo! Scaregrove returns to Stern Grove (19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard), on Friday, October 27 from 3 to 9 p.m. An “out of this world” Halloween event, this year’s event will feature a … Continue reading
From old Portola Playground to the new Palega Recreation Center, is a place where children have grown up. Growing up playing Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse and many other sports. From the time we opened and still to this day we have been offering programs to the public to bring the community together. Feel free to … Continue reading
Join us for the opening of the newly constructed park space at St. Mary’s Square (650 California Street) with a movie night! The event will take place on Saturday, October 28 from … Continue reading
Upcoming pool closures for the upcoming Holidays. All Pools will be closed for Veterans day. Saturday, Nov. 11th. All Pools will be closed for 2 days on the Thanksgiving Holiday. Thursday Nov. 23rd and Friday Nov. 24th.
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department announced today that the Department has received a cash grant of $864,000 from San Franciscans for Sports and Recreation (SFFSR) to resurface tennis courts in the City’s park system. Throughout 2016, the Department and SFFSR worked together to identify a … Continue reading
Come join us for the annual SF Rec and Park ASL Holiday Party! Saturday, December 2 11:30am-3:30pm Mission Inclusion Center, 3555 19th Street at Linda Main course and beverages will be provided. Please bring your favorite holiday dish or beverage to share if you would like! Flier: Click this link … Continue reading
Scare Grove is coming Friday, October 27. See below for important accessibility info: General information Friday, October 27 3pm-5pm Stern Grove, San Francisco $10 per person Free rides, games, performances, and arts and crafts, photo ops, and face painting Food trucks! Carnival treats! Accessibility information Hay ride with a wheelchair … Continue reading
Come join in the Wellness and Fitness fun! Transition age youth with developmental disabilities, ages 18-22, enjoy learning about wellness and being fit with SF Rec and Park staff and students from San Francisco State University (SFSU). ACCESS Wellness Mondays, 10am-11:30am Excelsior Clubhouse Course #10456 Cost: FREE! ACCESS Fitness Wednesdays, … Continue reading
Exploring ASL–continuing in the fall! Come join us for American Sign Language sharing and learning. Open to all ages! Upcoming dates for the fall: Tuesday October 10, course #10450 Tuesday December 12, course #11595 All classes are are 6:30pm-8:00pm the Mission Inclusion Center, 3555 19th Street at Linda. Cost is … Continue reading
Do you like kids? Do you like animals too? Why not combine those and become a Randall Museum Docent! Teach 1st – 4th graders about animals in our Field Trip programs. Learn … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today that its youth leadership program known as Greenagers, will be leading park stewardship project and community engagement efforts to celebrate National Public Lands Day at Michelangelo Playground located at Greenwich and Jones Streets on Saturday, September 30th. This … Continue reading
Peace Hoops/Late Night Program 2017 was a SUCCESS! It was a tough game amongst competitors at Kezar Stadium, both teams worked very hard to make it to the Championship! Congratulations to both winning teams, Peace Hoops (youth) and Late Night (adults) representing Palega Recreation Center. Both are reigning Champs for the second year in … Continue reading
If you haven’t checked out the events page. Please do. Mclaren bike park will have its grand opening Saturday, Oct 21st. See flier here. McLaren Bike Park Opening on October 21 Photos: Mclarenbikepark.com
During the week of September 25th, all pools with the exception of Balboa and Sava Pools are open during our normal operation hours. Cooling lanes for free swim will be available for those who arrive at the Pool for cooling needs. For specific operation hours for each neighborhood pool, please check our aquatics and … Continue reading
The driveway of the Glen Canyon Recreation Center will be closed for repaving this Friday, September 22, 2017. During this time, please observe the trail detours as shown below. Thank you!
Join us to celebrate Open Gardens Day across the city on September 23. Listed below are the community gardens that will be open that day with each featuring various educational, recreational and social activities! We will also be holding Garden Resource Days at the Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden and Alemany Farm … Continue reading
On Saturday, September 30th, 11:30am-4:00pm the Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival will be showcasing at Tenderloin Recreation Center. This event is a FREE annual event of Southeast Asian Art, Culture and Celebration. The event will feature live traditional music, ethnic food samples, arts and crafts, martial arts, a youth soccer tournament and educational workshops. … Continue reading
Rossi pool is now open Tuesday through Sunday on the regular fall schedule. Please call pool for schedule (415) 666-7014.
Congratulations to the Hamilton Pool staff for winning both the “Best Pool” Award from San Francisco Magazine and the Bay Area Parent “Best of the Best Swim Center” Award this past summer. Located in the Fillmore/Western Addition neighborhood, Hamilton Pool (1900 Geary Boulevard) is an indoor facility that boasts a large heated pool as … Continue reading
San Francisco, CA – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San Francisco until 9:00 pm Saturday September 2. Temperatures are expected to be as high as 90 degrees over the next several days. Hot temperatures will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible especially for older adults, children, people … Continue reading
Thank you to all that came out to celebrate 5 years of Healthy Parks Healthy People with the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. Special thanks to Jim Wheeler, Manager of Leisure … Continue reading
Dear swimmers. The Recreation Swim will be cancelled on Friday, Aug 25 for a previously scheduled program. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dear Swimmers. Garfield Pool will be closed this afternoon from 2:30pm- 6pm for emergency maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Are you a 13 to 15 year old who is interested in sailing for free? Come register for “Day on the Bay” on Sunday, October 29. Two time slots are available: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call (415) 831-6800 and enroll online here for … Continue reading
Please visit the Art Commission website for more info here: http://www.sfartscommission.org/content/garfield-pool-public-art-project-artist-proposals
The Recreation and Park Department is undertaking a renovation project at Balboa Pool. The project commenced in November 2017, and is approximately 60% complete. The contractor is making good progress and the department currently anticipates re-opening the facility in early 2018. Work Occurring this Month: Preparing the pool for new … Continue reading
Dear Swimmers. Mission Pool will not have its regular Lap Swim on Tuesday, Aug 1. We will be hosting a Recreation Swim for all as a part of National Night Out- a collaboration with SFPD. Bring your family and friends to this free event. Date: Aug 1 Location Mission Playground/Pool … Continue reading
Municipal Code Authorized Fees for FY 17-18 Increases will begin on 8/1/17 Children – (5-17) Children Drop-in Admission – Rec swim and Lap swim: $1.00 Monthly Swim Pass – not including lessons: $20.00 Yearly Swim Pass – not including lessons: $210.00 Adult – (18-64) Adult Admission – Recreation Swim and … Continue reading
Please observe the temporary trail detour route in the rear of the Glen Canyon Rec Center.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Swimming Pool is currently experiencing pool heater issues for the main pool. The temperature will not be at our normal 82 degrees until further notice. Our calculated pool temperature could fall as low as 77 degrees during this time period. Thank you for your understanding … Continue reading
Tuesday, August 1 is National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Rec centers and parks across the city will be participating in this event with a variety of live entertainment, arts and recreational … Continue reading
SUMMER SERIES: Movie Night from 6-8pm on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 has been canceled. Free popcorn will still be available from 6-8pm.
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is celebrating it’s 5th year open since it was remodeled. Join us Saturday July 8th, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm for all the festivities. Due to the celebration activities in the center will be closing early Friday July 7th, 2017. The recreation room will be … Continue reading
Join us to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center (1199 Mason Street) on Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include … Continue reading
Celebrate Community is a LGBTQ Pride Photo Exhibit and event open to the public at Harvey Milk Center for the Arts. The event features a photo gallery opening followed by live entertainment provided by Peaches Christ Productions. The event is Free to the public. WHEN: Photo Opening and Pride Event is Saturday, … Continue reading
On Tuesday June 6th we held the final community meeting for the development of the Rossi Pool Renovation concept design. Thank you to the many dedicated swimmers who attended the meeting to provide their support for the project and give valuable feedback to the design team. The final concept design … Continue reading
Please register for the 2017 Hoops Summit at Hamilton Recreation Center on Nov.18 from 12noon-5pm.The Summit is a clinic for girls ages 5-12 years old and will include basketball drills, dribble, pass and shoot. Registration for the Hoops Summit will be out for the Fall activity guide. For more information contact Al … Continue reading
This program is designed to teach girls ages groups 5-9 years old and girls 10-14 years old the fundamentals of basketball. These girls will learn how to dribble pass and shoot. Fall Instructional Basketball Programs start the first week of September and end the second we 2017 Girls in Sports Hoop … Continue reading
Instructional Girls Basketball Eureka Valley Recreation Center From: March-May Day: Tuesday Time: 4-5:30pm Ages: 5-9 years Course#: TBA Fee: TBA Richmond Recreation Center From: March-May Day: Wednesday Time: 4-5:30pm Ages: 5-9 years Course#: TBA Fee: TBA Sunset Recreation Center From: March-May Day: Friday Time: 4-5:30pm Ages: 5-9 years … Continue reading
Our 2018 Tasters Choice Girls Jr. Warriors Basketball team registration opens the second week of November. The League runs from the first week of January and ends the second week of March. We offer two 5th/6th grade teams at both Richmond and Sunset Recreation Centers. Practices is from 5:30pm-7pm on Wednesdays and … Continue reading
Spring is ending, which means Betty Ann Ong Chinese Rec. Center is in transition. Here is what is happening at the center. Wednesday Yoga has been canceled for May 31st, 2017, but will resume on June 7th at 9:30am. Our Friday Drop-In Tot Time ended May 26th, 2017 paving the … Continue reading
Join us for our next Urban Agriculture Resource Center on Saturday May 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Golden Gate Park CommUNITY garden. Free compost, soil and mulch are available for … Continue reading
The Recreation & Park Department is pleased to announce the fourth community meeting for the Rossi Pool Renovation Project, funded by the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Thank you to … Continue reading
Last weekend Palega Recreation Center had its first Fitness Fair! Different booths were set up offering information on health and fitness in the Bay Area. We had a variation of performances and demonstrations outside for everyone to enjoy and participate! Zumba, Kickboxing, Tai Chi, Yoga, Capoeira, the list goes on. The … Continue reading
Come down to register for 2017 Summer programs Saturday May 13th @ 10am. You may also register online: http://sfrecpark.org/register
Come join us for our annual Barrio Fiesta celebration! Saturday May 20th, 2017 11am to 4pm The Barrio Fiesta is a celebration of Filipino Culture & Community remembering Russell Robles, original co-founder of … Continue reading
Coffman Pool will be opening from it’s Annual Maintenance closure this coming Saturday May 6.
Due to construction at the Rec Center, we are experiencing problems with the tennis court lighting and drinking fountain. The project team is aware of these issues and working to resolve them as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.
Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center would like to thank our yoga instructor Zoe Pappis for her passion and flexibility to adapt to the needs of our patrons. We will all miss her, but wish her the best in her future ventures. We want to welcome Fatima the new yoga instructor who will … Continue reading
We want to thank your gardeners who partnered with the Humane Society on Earth day to work on our side garden by adding woodchips and making sure our plants looked good and healthy. We want to thank you for all the hard work and you put in on a hot … Continue reading
Please join the Dance and Theater Division for our Spring Dance Concert featuring The Harvey Milk Center for the Arts Hip Hop Crew, Junior Dance Company , and Youth Dance Ensemble. All companies a comprised of kids ages 7-12. This FREE event is fun for the whole family. Monday, May 1, 2017 7pm … Continue reading
Come join us on May 6, for A2A 2017! Access to Adventure (A2A) is a partnership between Support for Families of Children with Disabilities (SFCD) and SF Recreation and Parks WHAT? A festival of recreation for children with disabilities, including sports, extreme sports, outdoor recreation, aquatics, cultural arts, and more! Come enjoy live … Continue reading
RPD’s ASL Day 2017 is this Saturday! Come join us for a celebration of ASL language and culture! WHAT? A play day and BBQ with family and friends! WHEN? Saturday, April 22–Earth Day! 11:30am-3:30pm WHERE? Mission Inclusion Center 3555 19th Street at Linda (between Valencia and Guerrero) WHO? All our friends … Continue reading
Yesterday Palega Recreation Center had our 2nd year of our 6ft and under league. New competitors and first timers had a blast competing against our other new and veteran teams! We thank all our teams for all their efforts and hard work they put in last night and we cannot … Continue reading
ShutterSpeed is an international exhibition and event that invites you to open your mind and discover the intersection of photography, art, and the athleticism of skateboarding. Discover and observe the raw fusion where the artist meets the landscape, creating a culture of street skating within the beautiful, picturesque city of San Francisco. San Francisco boasts unparalleled geography, with its crooked streets and hills, creating a dream destination for skateboarders. Continue reading
Huckleberry Youth Programs celebrates its 50th anniversary with a volunteer day of service in partnership with SF Rec and Park and SF Travel, Saturday, April 29, from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., … Continue reading
COFFMAN POOL IS CLOSED FOR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS FROM 4/15/2017. THE POOL WILL REOPEN ON SATURDAY, MAY 6 2017
If you are one of the families who has emailed us…Thank you! Thank you for contacting us to request inclusion support for your child this summer! It will take us a little time to review all the emails we have received. We appreciate your patience as we go through this … Continue reading
Some sessions of RPD’s American Sign Language Immersion day camps still have space! These camps are run by staff who are native speakers or fluent in ASL, and are ideal for children who are Deaf or hard of hearing, or any child who would like to learn this fun, visual … Continue reading
RPD’s ASL Day 2017 is coming! Join us Saturday, April 22 for a celebration of ASL language and culture! What? A play day and BBQ with family and friends! when? Saturday, April 22 11:30am-3:30pm where? Mission Inclusion Center 3555 19th Street at Linda (between Valencia and Guerrero) who? All our … Continue reading
ASL Explorations: this Tuesday 6:30-8pm at the Mission Inclusion Center ASL Explorations, RPD’s fun, exciting way for people of all ages to learn about ASL language and culture, continues this Tuesday! This month’s theme is ASL Storytelling, one of the most accessible and fun ways for people of all levels … Continue reading
Hello Everyone! Just a friendly reminder that Palega Recreation Center will be closed starting March 27th to April 8th for our floor refinishing. During this time feel free to visit one of our neighboring recreation centers in San Francisco! We will see you all again on our tentative opening date … Continue reading
Join SF Rec and Park in celebrating our Mobile Rec Community Day, featuring Wilderness Inquiry’s Canoemobile at Lake Merced (1 Harding Road) on Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. … Continue reading
Tenderloin Recreation Center, in partnership with Street Soccer USA, presents a day of soccer, with skills practice and games. Activities, snacks and more! Tournament play: 11:00 – 1:00 AGES 6 – 12 … Continue reading
Please note that Charlie Sava Pool Water exercise classes will be cancelled on: Tuesday March 28th, 2017 (9:30 am to 10:30am) Wednesday March 29th, 2017 (6:30 pm to 7:30pm) Sorry for the inconvenience.
As you may have noted from recent SF Chronicle reporting, the Glen Canyon Rec Center opening has experienced delays due to winter weather. We thank you for your patience as we work to complete the project. In the coming months we will be working on the interior finishes and building landscape. An anticipated opening date … Continue reading
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Gym will be closed from 12:00pm-6:30pm for our Spring Community Party. Zumba is cancelled for the day. Open gym basketball is still available from 9:00am-12:00pm and open gym volleyball is from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Good Morning Everyone! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Just a quick reminder that once again we will be having storytime with our Librarian Greg from our local Portola Library tomorrow the 18th and next Saturday the 25th! This is a free program and kids of all ages are welcome to join … Continue reading
We invite you to join us for Park Prescription Day, a FREE celebration on Crissy Field in front of the Crissy Field Center. There will be fun activities for all ages and abilities, so bring the whole family! There will be over 20 local organizations hosting games, giveaways, and program information at their booths, such as:
- Health screenings
- Face painting
- Public transit to park information
- Healthy eating tips
- Agility Courses
Yellow Bike, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy group, will sponsor a free bike swap, hosted by Tenderloin Children’s Recreation Center. Who: Youth (ages 5-16) and their guardians Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 Time: 12-4 … Continue reading
Palega Recreation Center will be closed from March 27th to April 8th due to floor refinishing. Unfortunately due to the harsh chemicals in the air while we are doing maintenance the WHOLE facility will be closed. Playground will still be accessible. Our tentative reopening date will be April 11th. If … Continue reading
Beginning Saturday, March 4th open gym basketball will be half-court only, due to increased participants. If you would like to reserve the court for full court play please call Permits & Reservations at 415-831-5500 or apply online at www.sfrecpark.org.
Despite recent rain, the Glen Canyon Recreation Center is still on track for a spring opening. Both the interior and exterior are beginning to take on their finished appearances. The final coat of stucco (a sandy brown color) is currently being applied over a darker base coat on the building exterior. Inside, … Continue reading
Join Rec and Park, the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, and the Public Library for our annual Summer Resource Fair on Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., … Continue reading
Please join us on February 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at McLaren Lodge (501 Stanyan Street), for the opening reception of our Mother’s Building Photo Exhibit in partnership with the Harvey Milk Photo Center. The photos themselves will be on display at McLaren Lodge from January 27 to March … Continue reading
Thank you to the community members who attended our project meeting on January 18th, we had a great turnout and received valuable feedback. We look forward to continuing our work with the community to finalize the concept plan. Please see a PDF copy of the presentation under Documents & Materials … Continue reading
Please join us for the ground breaking of the Geneva Community Garden! It will take place on Thursday, February 9 from 4 to 5 p.m at Geneva and Delano avenues in District … Continue reading
If you walked past the Glen Canyon Recreation Center this week, you may have been surprised to see the building being painted blue, but do not worry! This is a layer of waterproof material being applied prior to the application of the stucco finish. Inside, elements such as cabinets and lighting … Continue reading
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is hosting various Chinese New Year Events at our center. Please join us for the following events: Wed. February 1st – Chinese New Year Senior Dance Party 1:00pm to 3:00pm (3rd floor multipurpose room) The event is free for people 55 and better. … Continue reading
Join us for one of two budget meetings to discuss our department’s Strategic Plan, our budget instructions for the next two fiscal years, and share with us your priorities for your neighborhood … Continue reading
Join us for one of two budget meetings to discuss our department’s Strategic Plan, our budget instructions for the next two fiscal years, and share with us your priorities for your neighborhood … Continue reading
Join us on Saturday, January 28 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for our Greenager program graduation at Heron’s Head Park (Jennings Street)! This will be our fifth session to graduate from … Continue reading
Registration for the 2017 Camp Mather Lottery ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 3. New Registration System! In August, we launched our new registration system for classes, swim passes and memberships, and Camp Mather lottery registrations. If you haven’t already, please set up a new account today at sfrecpark.org/register. For … Continue reading
Join us in celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports day on January 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kezar Pavilion (755 Stanyan St.). Our Girls in Sports Extravaganza is … Continue reading
You’re Invited! At Recreation and Parks we believe that everyone should get out and play–Including at Camp Mather! When is Inclusion Week? Inclusion Week is the first week of camp, May 28-June 3, 2017 Click the following link to read the Golden Gate Mothers Group Mather article How do I … Continue reading
This month Palega Recreation Center will be having story time with our community Librarian Greg on January 14th and January 21st from 10am-10:30am. Story time will be free of charge. Children of all ages are welcome to join but it is recommended that the maximum age should be up to 6 yrs … Continue reading
Over the past six weeks the Rec Center interior has transformed as equipment, tile, drywall, and other materials have been installed. This is a very exciting time in the construction process when the finished building begins to appear! A new water line is also being installed between the Rec Center and Elk Street. … Continue reading
Hello Park Advocates- I would like to give you a brief update on the status of the children’s playground and the dog play area project. We successfully completed the construction documents and sent the project out for our formal bidding process. We anticipate the bids will be submitted on February … Continue reading
Join the Bayview community and Rec and Park for the 33rd Annual MLK Community Celebration at MLK Swimming Pool on Saturday, January 14, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Join us for a march … Continue reading
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is hosting a City Job Fair on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. The fair is from 10:00am to 4:00pm in the 3rd floor multipurpose room. Employers such as the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, the U.S. Post Office, S.F. Airport, and many more … Continue reading
Over chilly winter break, Palega Recreation Center held our 2nd Holiday Indoor Soccer camp. Our kids learned the basic fundamentals of soccer which included kicking, passing, scoring, and team work while having a great time bonding with one another. The staff did a tremendous job engaging kids who didn’t enjoy soccer … Continue reading
Come and join us in “unearthing” our new worm compost system and learn about vermiculture and the importance of bees in urban settings, Saturday, January 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at … Continue reading
SF Rec and Park is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity and the Bayview YMCA for a day of service to beautify and maintain Youngblood Coleman Park (Hudson Ave. & Mandell St.) … Continue reading
The Recreation & Parks Department is pleased to announce the third community meeting for the Rossi Pool Renovation Project, funded by the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Thank you to … Continue reading
We would like to thank all the teams that participated in our first ever 6ft and under league here at Palega Recreation Center! The league was a great success and all the teams were competitive and friendly! It’s great to see such character in all teams when they come together … Continue reading
Join the Harvey Milk Center’s Junior Acting Troupe this Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 to kick-off our 5th Anniversary Season! The event will take place at Moscone Rec Center (1800 Chestnut … Continue reading
We’re excited to announce the relaunch of Urban Agriculture Resource Centers! Please join us on Sunday, December 11, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden (780 Frederick Street). Materials will … Continue reading
For those 55 and up if you enjoy dancing and mingling then please join us at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center for the last holiday dance party of the year. The dance will be held from 1:00pm-3:00pm on Wednesday, December 7th on the 3rd floor. This event is free event … Continue reading
This Friday December 2nd at Palega Recreation Center SFPD will be having a holiday toy drive from 4pm-7pm. This event will be free of charge and will include activities such as arts & crafts, games, and obstacle courses. Toy Donations are welcome wrapped or unwrapped. Kids of all ages are … Continue reading
Palega will be resuming our monthly story time with our neighborhood Librarian Greg. Story Time includes story reading and musical activities. Our center will be offering this program on December 3rd and 17th from 10am to 10:30am. Kids of all ages are welcome but this program is more suitable for … Continue reading
Harvey Milk Center for the Arts, part of San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is proud to host its Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, December 11th 2016. The event will include numerous … Continue reading
A lot has been going on inside the Glen Park Rec Center! During the first few weeks of November the construction team has been busy installing new windows, insulation, and mechanical systems. The structural framing for the climbing wall is also complete while the restrooms are being prepared for the … Continue reading
There will be no Zumba class on Saturday, Nov. 26th. Zumba will resume in the gym on Wed., Nov. 30th at 12:30pm.
Get Out and Play Saturdays! Mobile Rec is offered free of charge to the public on Saturdays from 11 AM- 2 PM. Check our “Events Page” for directions to individual locations and special activity updates. 02/03/18 – Moscone Recreation Center 02/10/18 – Gilman Playground 02/17/18 -Eugene Friend Recreation … Continue reading
The California Coastal Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, Save the Bay, San Francisco Estuary Partnership, East Bay Regional Park District, and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department are convening a … Continue reading
The San Francisco Arts Commission is working with the Recreation and Parks Department to commission a signature artwork piece for the renovated Rossi Pool that will inspire and engage the pool’s users and enhance their connection to recreation and to the neighborhood. The art opportunity will be installed in the … Continue reading
Classes at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will be off for Thanksgiving Holiday starting Wednesday November 23rd, 2016, until Friday November 25th, 2016. The Center will be closed November 24th and 25th for the Holiday. Zumba will be the only class on Wednesday November 23rd in the Gym … Continue reading
SFRPD presents our annual Turkey Cook Off this Friday, November 18 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Minnie and Lovie Ward Recreation Center (650 Capitol Avenue). In addition, judges are also … Continue reading
Registration for the 2017 San Francisco Youth Baseball League (SFYBL) is now open! You can now register online at sfrecpark.org or in person at your neighborhood registration site. The league is set … Continue reading
If you want to improve your drawing skills or you want to try something new then this class is for you. The Joy of Drawing is offered on Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm and it’s for 16 and up. The cost was originally $80, but it will be prorated when you sign-up. The … Continue reading
Wednesday Zumba is back at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center beginning November 2nd, 2016. Zumba will be held in the Gymnasium from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. The class is for all ages and has no fee.
UPDATE: Coffman Pool is now open. Coffman Pool will be closed until further notice due to power outage. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is hosting a Drop-in Tot Time on Fridays from 10:00am to 11:30am. Parents/Caregivers must be present with child as this activity is unsupervised by staff and has no fee. There will be no drop-in time on these days: October 28th, 2016/ November 11th, 2016/ November … Continue reading
Develop fundamental skills and acquire knowledge of being a HEALTHY athlete; while most of all, having FUN! This event will take place on Saturday, November 12th from 12pm – 5pm for girls age … Continue reading
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!
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center has added two new classes and openings are available: If you love to draw or would like to perfect your drawing skills check out the The Joy of Drawing class, which is on Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The class fee is $90 and you … Continue reading
Hello! I’d like to introduce myself as the new Project Manager for the Glen Park Recreation Center. We are nearing the halfway point of construction and the contractor is working to seal the building exterior prior to the winter rainy season. After this, the majority of work will shift to the building … Continue reading
Scaregrove, our annual family-friendly Halloween event at Sigmund Stern Grove, happens on Friday, October 28, from 3-9 p.m., featuring costume contests, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale … Continue reading
Join the SF Greenagers program and the Candlestick Point Neighborhood Committee and help beautify Gilman Playground in honor of National Public Lands Day on September 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Continue reading
Start a fun, healthy habit for you and your children at this year’s International Walk & Roll to School Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Join parents, caregivers and children in over … Continue reading
Superfest, the world’s longest running disability film festival, celebrates disability as a creative force in cinema and culture. It features films with fresh ideas and images that inspire thought and meaningful conversation. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 BERKELEY THE MAGNES COLLECTION OF JEWISH ART AND LIFE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 SAN FRANCISCO THE … Continue reading
Join us for the third annual Open Gardens Day on September 24, from 9 AM to 2 PM at 16 community gardens around the city. Free and open to the public, participants … Continue reading
The Harvey Milk Center for the Arts will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of their dance studio on Thursday, September 22nd from 5:30-6:30 PM. The event will include … Continue reading
Please note Charlie Sava Swimming Pool will be closed for annual maintenance 9/12/16 to 9/30/16. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Celebrate the Sixth Annual Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival at Tenderloin Recreation Center (570 Ellis Street), Saturday, September 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring free samples of ethnic food, cooking demonstrations, live … Continue reading
Join the Ingleside Station Community Police Advisory Board for a Community Night Out at Crocler Amazon Park (799 Moscow Street) on September 13, from 5-8 p.m. Enjoy free barbecue, jumpy houses, rock … Continue reading
In celebration of our incredible volunteers and the staff who love them most, this celebration will be held on Saturday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake Merced … Continue reading
The Friends of Camp Mather in conjunction with SF Rec & Park and the SFPUC invite you to this very special event honoring the Barnes Family for their 86 years of service … Continue reading
The 4th Annual Kid’s Festival features the Not-Its, JAM with Charity Kahn, Tree Frog Treks, nature programs, The Exploratorium, magic show with Magician Mike Della Penna and “On the Move” Children’s Storytelling … Continue reading
Francisco Park Project We want to hear from you! The Francisco Park Conservancy and San Francisco Recreation & Park Department will be hosting three community meetings in the coming months to collect … Continue reading
“The Art of Fire” comprises photographs of San Francisco Fire Department’s firefighters engaged in fighting the beast that is fire. This collaborative exhibition features work from photographers who’ve captured striking images that put the … Continue reading
Zumba at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is on hold as our instructor is recovering from an injury. Unless a sub is found, classes will not be going on until October. We are sorry to those that look forward to participating in Zumba and wish our instructor a speedy … Continue reading
Hello Everyone, Palega Recreation Center has partnered up with San Francisco Public Library to do Storytime at Palega. We will be having Storytime on September 10th and 24th from 10am-10:30am. Children of all ages are welcome to join and storytime will be free of charge. Please help us spread the … Continue reading
Hello Everyone, In conjunction with Success Center San Francisco Palega Recreation Center will be hosting a Job Fair on August 3rd, 2016 from 5:30pm-7:30pm with plenty of information regarding breaking through barriers of obstacles regarding education, training, housing, child support, transportation, and many more. If you or anyone you may … Continue reading
NEW! Memberships & Passes Starting July 25, 2016 SF Rec & Park is happy to announce we are moving away from the paper scrip booklets and into the new technology of the “pass card.” You can now purchase your 10-visit swim pass, AND we will now be offering monthly and … Continue reading
Sava Pool is closed now due to chemical imbalance. Please check back for updates. Sorry for the inconvenience. *Update – (7/23/16) 10:04am Sava Pool is now open
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
The ASL Cafe will be hosting an exciting Summer Fiesta on Sunday, July 31st from 12pm-4pm at the Mission Clubhouse Inclusion Center (3555 19th Street at Linda between Guerrero & Valencia St.) There will be food, beverages, games & prizes! Please bring your favorite themed dish to share. … Continue reading
Hamilton Pool will be closed until 2pm today. – 7/11/16
We at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center would like to thank all the teams that came out to play in the regional 3 on 3. All the teams played hard, but only two teams made it to the finals. We would like to CONGRATULATE our finalists TNT and The Legend … Continue reading
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. This closure also includes the playground and outdoor court. Drop-in Tot Play with the Imagination Playground for children 5 & under will continue the following Monday, July 11th at 10am.
The Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center (BAO/CC) gym will be closed for drop-in basketball June 25th, 2016 from 12pm-5pm for the Mayor Ed Lee’s 3 on 3 Youth Hoops Tournament. The fitness room, recreation room, playground and regular classes will continue as usual.
Important announcement: The ASL Cafe will be going on summer vacation. There will be no Thursday night ASL Cafe during the summer. We will be offering some exciting summer time events, and we’ll be getting ready for some new and exciting programs for the fall. Stay tuned for more … Continue reading
WOMEN ON WOMEN Dodgeball Tournament FRIDAY, JUNE 17 2016 DOORS open at 6 P.M. GAME starts at 7:30 P.M. EUREKA VALLEY REC CENTER, 100 Collingwood St, SF 94114 in the Castro TO REGISTER … Continue reading
There is still one week left to sign-up for Mayor Ed Lee’s 3 on 3 Youth Hoops Tournament. Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center (BAO/CC) is one of 12 sites participating in the tournament. If you are interested in representing Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center you have until June … Continue reading
MLK pool is now open but unfortunately the small pool is closed. We are working to resolve a mechanical issue. The small pool should be opened by next week. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Sava Splash Ball Camp! Photos: Tyler Shanley
Please take note that July 1st script tickets prices will be changed. Please see below the attachment for the changes. For more information on script tickets you can call the lodge @ 415.831.6800 during normal business hours.
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Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is offering two drop-in tot times for kids 5 and under. There is no fee for drop-in play, but all participating kids must be supervised by an adult. Drop-in play will be held on Mondays and Thursdays. Starting, Monday, June 6th from 10am-1pm the … Continue reading
Rossi is now on their summer schedule, Please see attached below.
Mission Pool will be having pre-school swim from May 31st to June 17th. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays from 10:15am to 11:30am. Adults: $6.00 Children: $1.00 Mission Pool 1 Linda St, San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 641-2841
All pools will be on Interim schedule from May 31st till June 5th. To Inquire about the interim schedule of your local pool please contact the pools main phone number. Summer pool schedules will be posted and will start June 6th.
This week all classes at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will end for the spring session. As we gear up for summer activities there will be a 1 week break. During the transition the fitness room, playground, and open gym activities will continue as usual for the week. … Continue reading
The San Francisco Youth Baseball League presents its 10U and 12U Baseball Tournament, June 9-12, at Kimbell Playfield (Geary and Steiner). Cost is $600 per team; three games guaranteed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for … Continue reading
The San Francisco Police Athletic League (SFPAL) and Rec and Park team up to host the Kids’ Games at Kezar Stadium, Sunday May 22, featuring track and field events for boys and … Continue reading
North Beach is closed for its annual maintenance and will be reopen on June 1st. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The last two classes of Zumba at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center for Spring 2016 are Wednesday May 25th (12:30pm-1:30pm) and Saturday May 28th (9:30am – 10:30am). These classes will be held in the 3rd floor multipurpose room. The Summer 2016 Wednesday classes begin June 8th, while the Saturday classes begin … Continue reading
The Tai Chi class at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center has been extended for two classes (Tuesday, May 17th and Tuesday, May 24th). If you are interested in trying out the class these two classes would be a good time to participate because there is no fee at this time. Our Summer session will start … Continue reading
HAMILTON POOL WILL BE CLOSED FROM SUNDAY, MAY 15, THROUGH MONDAY, MAY 30 and will re-open Tuesday May 31st. The entire Hamilton Rec Center, Gym, and Pool will be closed during this time for building maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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
Sava Pool will be closed Thursday April 14th for maintenance and will reopen Friday April 15th. We apologize for the inconvenience.
You can sign up for our summer camps this Saturday March 19,2016 at 10:00am. City wide we offer a large variety of camps for tots, youth and teens. We are offering a baseball and golf & urban sports camp here at Moscone. Registration is available online at www.sfreconline.org or in … Continue reading
Canoemobile San Francisco Parks & Recreation is partnering with Wilderness Inquiry’s Canoemobile to provide place-based learning experiences for students and transition age youth with cognitive disabilities. This year’s events will take place from 4/12-4/15. We are inviting schools to join us for a week-day event. During these events, students (4th grade … Continue reading
Palega Recreation Center had the pleasure to provide our facility to service San Francisco Shanghai Association’s Chinese New Year party celebration. SF-Shanghai Association organized a great event which started out with a Lion Dance through our gym which symbolizes good luck! Following the lion dance, music and entertainment was provided for … Continue reading
Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will have no yoga class on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016. The next class will resume on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 9:30am.
Mission Pool Closed Thursday March 3, 2016 Upon the reopening of Mission Pool we have discovered a significant leak in one of the fiberglass filters. Because of the current water shortage, and due to the nature of water leaking in the mechanical room and the larger problems that can cause, … Continue reading
Join us for Opening Day festivities for the 2016 San Francisco Youth Baseball League (SFYBL) season, Saturday, February 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Kimbell Athletic Fields (Steiner Street and Geary Boulevard). Festivities include team and player photos; MLB Pitch, Hit and Run games; raffles and prizes; barbecue; … Continue reading
Do you have experience working with individuals with disabilities? Wouldn’t it be awesome to work with individuals with disabilities, have fun facilitating & participating in recreation programs, AND get paid for it? San Francisco Recreation & Parks, Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services is seeking responsible, enthusiastic, qualified individuals to work at … Continue reading
Over here at SFRPD’s Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services, we’re gearing up for summer. We hope you’re ready because we have some exciting updates to share! Camp Everybody Plays, formally located at Glen Canyon, will be moving this summer! While we will miss being located in the beautiful Glen Canyon … Continue reading
Come enjoy San Francisco Recreation & Parks outdoor pool! Located at 1 Linda st. Mission Pool will be opening March 1st, 2016!!! For the the pool schedule see below. go to: http://sfrecpark.org/destination/mission-playground/mission-community-pool/ and click the printable schedule button.
If you’re interested in trying Tai Chi this class is the perfect opportunity before registration and fees go into effect. The Tai Chi class on Tuesdays at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will be extended from 2/23/16 to 3/8/16. The class is from 9:30am-10:30am and is held in the 3rd … Continue reading
In an effort to keep our facility in tip top shape during this busy season for our custodians, our recreation leaders here rolled up their sleeves and helped out around the facility. We started this spring cleaning off with our most used commodity our backboards. Instead of our old dusty … Continue reading
Hours for the Chinese New Year Basketball Tournament have been pushed back. Please see below the new hours the gym will be closed: Thursday, February 11th, 2016 GYM CLOSED – 6:15pm-10pm (1st game starts @ 7pm) Friday, February 12th, 2016 GYM CLOSED – 6:15pm-10pm (1st game starts @ 7pm) Saturday, … Continue reading
Please join us at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 from 1pm-3pm for a 55+ and older dance affair. This year will celebrate the year of the monkey. Light refreshments will be served. Note: Yoga & Zumba will be cancelled on 2/17 due to set-up of the party. … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, As you can tell if you have visited the southern end of Glen Park recently, the recreation center renovation is well underway. As anticipated, due to aspects of the work on the building renovation, the stair which leads from the northern end of the northern tennis court to … Continue reading
Last month our Tennis and Learning program captured the cultural background of Spain. This month our kids are learning the different cultural aspects of Jamaica. As the kids start off this month learning about the flag and history of Jamaica they are excited as ever to explore more into the … Continue reading
What events are there for Super Bowl 50? Super Bowl City This is a free-to-the-public, family friendly, fan village in Embarcadero Plaza and along the Embarcadero, with free concerts, games and other entertainment. Festivities begin January 30, 2016 and continue to February 7, 2016. For more info visit: http://www.sfbaysuperbowl.com/super-bowl city#HLzdXYtvVJiz1qHO.97 … Continue reading
The gym will be closed for the following events: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 Chinese New Year Jamboree 9am-5pm Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 Chinese New Year Tot Celebration 9am-12:30pm Thursday, February 11th, 2016 Chinese New Year Basketball Tournament 5pm-11pm Friday, February 12th, 2016 Chinese New Year Basketball Tournament 5pm-11pm Saturday, February … Continue reading
Harvey Milk Photo Center invites you to our special photography exhibit being hosted at the Mill Valley Recreation Center, for the First Tuesday Art Walk, with the Mill Valley Arts Commission. This … Continue reading
Summer Of Love theme AUGUST 14 – 18, 2016 (Sunday-Thursday) REGISTRATION In person Lottery Registration: April 18 – 23 – from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Golden Gate Senior Center, 6101 Fulton Avenue @ 37th Avenue, SF CA 94121 (LOTTERY HELD AFTER APRIL 23RD) Fees: SF Resident $298 Non-Resident: $329 … Continue reading
Let’s celebrate American Sign Language Day with a family play day and BBQ! Saturday, April 16 11AM-3PM Mission Playground/Inclusion Center 3555 19th Street (near Linda St., between Valencia and Guerrero) Hamburgers, hotdogs and drinks will be provided Please bring a food item or drink to share Imagination Playground, entertainment, arts … Continue reading
You’re invited! Come join us for Camp Mather Inclusion Week! At Recreation and Parks we believe that everybody should get out and play —Including at Camp Mather! What is Inclusion Week? During this week, Recreation and Parks will provide trained staff, and staff fluent in ASL, to help facilitate participation … Continue reading
Our gym is currently closed until January 26 from the hours of 9:00am to 2:30pm due to minor improvements and painting. We are excited to have started our Junior Warriors season January 14th.
Join us for two budget meetings to discuss preliminary plans for Fiscal Years 2016-17 and 2017-18, Wednesday, February 3, at Palega Rec Center (500 Felton St.), and Tuesday, February 9, at Gene Friend Rec Center (270 6th Street), 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Learn about our department’s budget instructions for … Continue reading
For a very special holiday event Palega Recreation Center had our first annual Co-Ed Indoor Soccer Holiday Camp. Our 2 week camp had numerous kids from all over San Francisco come and participate in some active fun. Our participants learned the basic fundamentals of soccer while having a great time. … Continue reading
Celebrate the year of the Monkey at the Betty Ann Ong Recreation Center, located in the Chinatown Area. This will be an annual dance from 1-3PM, with light refreshments served to start … Continue reading
The SFYBL Opening Day Ceremony will be held at Kimbell Fields on Saturday, February 27th from 10am-2pm. The ceremonial first pitch of the season will be thrown at Diamond #1 at 11am followed by a parade of teams around Kimbell … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide you with a brief update on the Glen Canyon Recreation Center Project. As you may know, we are well underway with the renovation of the Recreation Center, which was overwhelmingly approved by San Francisco voters in the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond … Continue reading
From December 21st – January 2nd Palega Recreation Center a new open gym schedule will be implemented due to recreation programs and holidays. The schedule is as followed: Open Gym: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 3:30pm-9pm Wednesday: 3:30pm-9pm Thursday: 12pm-6pm Friday: CLOSED Saturday: 9am-5pm Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9am-9pm … Continue reading
Moscone is open today and back to our regular business hours! The gym floor has been renovated and is ready for our Junior Warriors Basketball League to start today.
Lottery Registration Opens Jan 4! Check out all the important info for 2016, then register for the lottery at sfreconline.org. New Check-in Day Starting this summer, check-in for each week of camp will be on Sunday at 1pm and check-out will remain Saturday at 10am. Our goal is to make … Continue reading
Admission Performances 1pm – 2:30pm, Family Swim@ 3pm Lunch (FREE LUNCH SERVED AT 12 -1pm) Featuring the talents of: Young and Gifted Youth Choir & Community Mass Choir Rev. Willie Williams, President … Continue reading
This week Palega Recreation Center had the pleasure of hosting our annual Referee Clinic for our upcoming Junior Warriors basketball league in January. Our referees were able to refresh their memory about the in & outs of basketball. Not to mention the introduction of new & updated rules to keep our … Continue reading
Due to holiday programming open gym hours have changed. Please note the following changes below: Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 (11:30am-6:00pm) Community Holiday Party for kids 5-11 years old Thursday, December 17th, 2015 (9:00am-11:00am) Tot Soccer Class Friday, December 18th, 2015 (3:00pm-10pm) Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament Saturday, December 19th, 2015 (9:00am-5:00pm) Holiday … Continue reading
The Randall Museum hosts a day full of fun holiday craft activities for the whole family. Kids can create one-of-a-kind hand-made gifts and items to decorate their homes. Learn how to roll … Continue reading
Hello Please make note that North Beach Pool will slightly change their schedule to add an additional lap swim Tuesdays through Fridays . This will Start December 8th, 2015 to January 7th 2016. Changes: Dates: December 8th, 2015 to January 7th, 2016 Times & Program Change: Tuesday through Friday will now have … Continue reading
Hi folks, The work is coming along on the Rec Center construction. A lot of what we are doing right now is inside, so you won’t see a lot right now on the outside of the building. The pathway and tennis court lighting has been acting up, for example, off at … Continue reading
As the year comes to the end, we invite those 55 and up to come out and celebrate the holidays with a year end dance. Enjoy a festive party with light refreshments. Meet new and old friends before the year ends. Please join us on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 from … Continue reading
On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 open gym hours will be from 10:30am-6:00pm for basketball and 6:30pm-8:30pm for volleyball. Fitness room and outdoor court will be open at its regular time.
Balboa Pool invites you to join them for Holiday Water Aerobics & Potluck Thursday December 17th, 2005. Class: 10am-11am Potluck: 11am-12:30pm Click Link: Holiday potluck 12-17-15
Please make note Mission pool has extended its programming till December 13th, 2015.
Tiny Tots Open Gym has officially returned to Palega Recreation Center. Our tiny tots program helps little ones practice social & motor skills with various toys including balls, cars, and finger toys. Tiny tots starts at 10am and ends at 11:30am. Adult Participation is required. We hope to see you … Continue reading
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!
*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.
On Sunday November 8th Palega Recreation Center had the pleasure of hosting San Francisco’s Play Ball Festival where we also welcomed 3 of our San Francisco Giants Word Series Trophies in our facility. Accompanying the trophies were our very own Mayer Ed Lee, San Francisco Recreation & Parks General Manager Phil Ginsburg, and San Francisco … Continue reading
All the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Pools & facilities will be closed on Veterans day November 11th & will re-open Thursday November 12th.
Thanks to those who voted in favor of the 2012 Park Bond, Garfield Pool was allocated $11 million dollars for improvements. We would like the community’s feedback on what you would like. The meeting will take place in the Clubhouse next to the pool building, which is located at 26th … Continue reading
The Mission pool recreation swim will be extended till October 30th, 2015. *Please take note that Mission pool will be closed for the season November 30th, 2015.
Please make note Hamilton Swimming Pool will be closed from October 12th, 2015 till November 13th, 2015 for its yearly maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide you with a brief update on the Glen Canyon Recreation Center Project. This is a project to renovate the Recreation Center, which was overwhelmingly approved by San Francisco voters in the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Here is the project webpage if … Continue reading
We had a wonderful turnout at our Community BBQ on 9/19. The Mobile Recreation Crew came out and the kids enjoyed the rock climbing wall, bmx biking as well as some skateboarding.
Sava Pool is closed for annual maintenance September 14, 2015 – October 9, 2015
Join the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), in partnership with city agencies and organizations, for a special plaque unveiling on October 10, at 10 a.m., in honor of Olympic heroine … Continue reading
Kinesiology students from San Francisco State University are offering free exercise classes at Minnie and Lovie Ward Rec Center every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday as part of 100 Citizens, a program of Cal State Universities in partnership with SF Rec and Park. Get in shape and improve your health! Meet … Continue reading
Saturday, August 7th, 2015 – Last day Rec. Room is Open on the 2nd floor *One Week Special Summer Hours (3rd floor west multipurpose room) Monday, August 10th & Tuesday, August 11th – Transition Table Tennis Cancelled Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 – 9:30am – 8:00pm Thursday, August 13th, 2015 – … Continue reading
On August 1, 2015 at 10am we had Fall Registration sign ups. Here are our program at St. Mary’s 8yr-13yr Basketball Fundamental on Tues. & Thurs. from 4:30pm-6:30pm & 5yr-7yr Pee Wee Basketball Fundamentals Sat. 10am-12pm 8yr-10yr Fall Football 3:30pm-4:30pm & 11yr-13yr Flag Football 4:30pm-5:30pm on Wednesday 8 & Up … Continue reading
Featuring images from over 30 members, volunteers and staff of the Harvey Milk Photo Center! Opening Reception: July 25, 4-8 p.m. Exhibition Dates: July 25–August 20 Gallery Hours: Tues-Thurs, 4-9 pm, Sat-Sun, 12-5 pm … Continue reading
On July 31st, 2015 and August 7th, 2015 at 9:00am the Rec. Room and Gym will open to the public for badminton, table tennis and foosball.
Due to the Controller’s Office CPI increase for the new fiscal year, 2015-15, the price for the Adult Scrip booklet will increase from $51 to $52. This increase will go into effect starting August 1, 2015. Adult scrip tickets purchased prior to August 1st remain valid.
This Saturday July 25th, Palega Recreation Center welcomes you, your family, and your friends for a special Playdate event at our facility from 11am-3pm. Special activities at this event will include various sports, games, arts & crafts, live entertainment and food that will be for sale. We hope to see … Continue reading
Healthy Parks, Healthy People Saturday July 25th, 10:00AM at Heron’s Head Park Susie Wasserstrom, Manager for the Eco-Center will indulge us in a Plankton Tow! We will collect a water sample at the end of the walk, then go back to the EcoCenter and observe our sample with microscopes. Embrace … Continue reading
Please take note for the 2015-2016 Swimming Pool Annual Maintenance Closure Schedule. Continue reading
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide you with a brief update on the Glen Canyon Recreation Center Project. As a reminder, you can always follow the project here: http://sfrecpark.org/project/glen-canyon-park-2012-bond/ We thought we would be awarding the project in July, but instead I will be presenting to the Rec Park Commission … Continue reading
Come out to Palega Recreation Center on July 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for a free kids Play Day event featuring sports, games, arts and crafts, live entertainment and food … Continue reading
Hamilton Pool will be closed the rest of the day due to pool contamination. Hamilton will re-open 6:00 am on 7/10/15. Sorry for the inconvenience
South of Market Health Center & San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department have come together to sponsor a pool party for kids at Martin Luther King pool (3rd & Armstrong). It will be on July 16th from 2:30pm to 4:30pm . This will be a free event to the first … Continue reading
Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is Closed Friday, July 4th in Observance of Independence Day we will reopen on Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 9am.
Please note that there will be no camp or classes on the week of July 4th. Also our gym will be closed July 4th due to observance of Independence Day. We hope to see you all soon when our camp and classes resume Monday, July 6th! For information about registration … Continue reading
Hamilton pool will be closed today till 4:30pm (6.26.15) due to contamination. Pool will re-open at 4:30 pm to regular scheduling. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide you with a brief update on the Glen Canyon Recreation Center Project. As a reminder, you can always follow the project here: http://sfrecpark.org/project/glen-canyon-park-2012-bond/ Our next step is a meeting of the Rec Park Commission to award the contract to the contractor. The next meeting … Continue reading
Join the RPD gardeners and the Friends of the Sunset Rec Center at the new renovated recreational sports facility in a volunteer workparty that occurs every other month on the first Saturday. Volunteer … Continue reading
Harvey Milk Photo Center & Harvey Milk Cultural Arts Center presents…. Don’t Dream It…Be It! A fabulous photography exhibit kicking off Pride and a celebration of Drag, Theatre, Music and Love of Life! Photography featured from Mark Christopher, Marques Daniels, Molly DeCoudreaux, Nicole Fraser-Herron, Sara Gobets, Gareth Gooch, Jose A. … Continue reading
The Laborers Community & Training Foundation and the Gleaneagles Steering Committee, with Mayor Edwin Lee and Supervisor Malia Cohen, hosted a reception honoring Mario De La Torre and celebrating the dedication of the Mario De La Torre Training Academy at Gleneagles Golf Course on June 10. The course will be … Continue reading
Every Wednesday in the summer BAO will have an unsupervised drop-in play area for children 4 and under. This will be a safe, warm place for little ones to meet new friends and engage in child appropriate play. Tot Play Time will start Wednesday, June 17th and run from 10am-11:30am. The activity … Continue reading
Starting June 3rd, drop-in volleyball offered from 4pm-8:30pm. The gym is located on the 2nd floor. There are two nets available and balls to borrow with a current California or school ID.
As the first week of camp winds to an end, Palega is proud to have successfully finished the first session of summer camp strong. This year our camp numbers grew to a whopping number of 24 participants and with this good start we have a feeling that this is going to be … Continue reading
Palega Recreation Center had our first ever Ping Pong Tournament. We had a whopping number of 50 participants causing it to be a whole day event. Participants consisted of community/neighborhood members, their friends, and their family members. We had an amazing time to be able to see all the regular … Continue reading
Harvey Milk Photo Center & Harvey Milk Cultural Arts Center presents…. Don’t Dream It…Be It! A fabulous photography exhibit kicking off Pride and a celebration of Drag, Theatre, Music and Love of … Continue reading
MIssion Pool will be closed today (6.13.15) till 3:00 pm due to vandalism. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
We apologize, but MLK pool will be closed today May 31, 2015 all day. We expect to re-open for our normal hours on Tuesday June 2, 2015.
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to provide you with a brief update on the Glen Canyon Recreation Center Project. As a reminder, you can always follow the project here: http://sfrecpark.org/project/glen-canyon-park-2012-bond/ Recreation Center Renovation Coming Up/ What to Expect: The Glen Canyon Recreation Center will remain open during the summer months, to … Continue reading
San Francisco Recreation and Parks Early Childhood is offering drop in programming. Programs include simple games, play equipment, balls, bikes & push toys, climbing structures and imaginary play centers. Activities are Adult-child led with Early childhood staff there to assist with songs and games.
Mission pool is re-opening today, May 15 2015. The leak has been address and we look forward to seeing you are Mission again. Enjoy your swim!
Mission Pool is closed due to the ongoing loss of significant amounts of water from the pool system. Due to the current drought and water restrictions we will remain closed until we can fix the issue. We believe we have identified the source of the leak and are in the … Continue reading
Due to unexpected bodily fluid discharge, we have had to closed Sava Pool until 3:00 PM as a precaution. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding
Please join us to discuss a potential new off leash dog play area at Moscone Rec Center. Meeting details: Wednesday May 18th, 2016 Moscone Recreation Center – Rec Room 1800 Chestnut Street … Continue reading
Bring your family and friend to enjoy a fun filled out door movie night! A special showing of “Beetlejuice” will be held on our big screen in the park. The event will include … Continue reading
Bring your family and friend to enjoy a fun filled out door movie night! A special showing of “The Goonies” will be held on our big screen in the park. The event will include … Continue reading
Bring your family and friend to enjoy a fun filled out door movie night! A special showing of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure will be held on our big screen in the park. The event … Continue reading
The Spring 2015 Tween Fashion Show is on Wednesday, May 13, at 6:00 p.m. in the Ballroom at the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts. Participants are students from the Tween Fashion … Continue reading
Due to chemistry balancing issues, The small pool (baby pool) will be closed today. We hope to have it open tomorrow (4/24).
This Fun Event celebrates the Filipino Culture and the 25th Anniversary of the Gene Friend @ SoMa Rec Center. Entertainment, Food, Music and Games will be provided to celebrate our 25th Anniversary … Continue reading
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
Check out the incredible extravaganza of insects at the Randall Museum’s annual Bug Day and celebrate everything insect with hands-on science and art activities, games, entertainment, and more, from 10am to 3pm … 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 $20.
Come Join us enjoy for the best kept secret in Golden Gate Park. Find stunning, unique, and affordable handmade items crafted by the Sharon Arts Studio talented instructors, staff and students] Sunday, May … Continue reading
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
Bring your little ones for a fun Dr. Seuss themed event! Activities include art, snacks, storytime, and give a ways featuring the books of Dr. Seuss in honor of Dr. Seuss month!
Tenderloin Children’s Recreation Center will host their annual Sports Clinic, in cooperation with staff and student volunteers from Notre Dame de Namur University. Coaches in many sports will teach rules and skill … Continue reading
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
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
The Harvey Milk Photo Center is proud to present the photographs of Birgit Krippner, an Austrian photographer now living in New Zealand. This special exhibit is curated by Dave Christensen, Director of … Continue reading
Bring your family and friend to enjoy a fun filled out door movie night! A special showing of Jurassic Park will be held on our big screen in the park. The event … Continue reading
UESF & Sharon Art Studios will be hosting the Retired Teachers Craft Sale and FREE Ceramics Studio Day Join us for jewelry, textile, glass, mixed media, drawing, painting and more…. Free ceramics … 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
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!