Adult Scrip Ticket Price Increase – starting August 1st

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.

Playdate

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

2015-2016 Swimming Pool Annual Maintenance Closure Schedule

Please take note for the 2015-2016 Swimming Pool Annual Maintenance Closure Schedule. Continue reading

Glen Canyon Next Step: Review Project and Award of the Construction Contract

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

Glen Canyon Rec Center Renovation – Rec Park Commission Meeting to Review Project and Award of the Construction Contract for the Renovation

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

“Don’t Dream It… Be It!” Photography Exhibit

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

DuPont Tennis Courts – ADVISORY

ADVISORY: DUPONT TENNIS COURTS The DuPont Courts restroom renovation and wheelchair-accessible ramp project is in progress. Completion is anticipated for summer 2015. Concurrently the tennis courts will be refurbished with color surfacing and new equipment. Work is tentatively scheduled to begin June 8 (Mon) and continue for up to 6 … Continue reading

Update on Glen Canyon Rec Center Renovation – Open This Summer, Close in August

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

DuPont Tennis Courts – CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

The DuPont Courts restroom renovation project is in progress. Completion is anticipated for summer 2015. Scope of improvements includes restoration of the concrete columns; a wheelchair-accessible, single-occupancy restroom; drinking fountain and bottle filler. Please note that no restroom facility is available for public use at this time. A wheelchair-accessible ramp … Continue reading

Update on Glen Canyon Recreation Center Renovation – Planning to Start Construction Summer 2015

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

Women’s History Month: Bay Sox Baseball Team Set to Make History

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Pool projected reopening for March 24, 2015

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

Spring Registration

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

CNY

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

Inspired by the Australian Open Finals? Come Play Tennis at GGPTC!

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

Dance! Dance! Dance!

Adults of all ages are invited every Wednesday and Friday from 12:30 – 2:30 to show off their ballroom Dance in the gym.  Stop in to learn new moves, exercise and have fun! Special thanks to our fun and energetic volunteer instructors Evan Hong, Jane Fong and Richard Peng!

Update on Art Selection Process: Glen Canyon Rec Center Art Componant

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

SoMa West Skatepark Closure on 1/31

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

Glen Park Tennis Courts Open Today!

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

Update on Glen Canyon Tennis Court Repairs – Nearing Completion, Will update you as soon as they are open!

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

Tai Chi

Palega Recreation Center has become the home of Tai Chi within the community. Every Friday morning our neighbors, community members, and gym participants gather in the main lobby to enjoy a nice session of Tai Chi.

Starting January 18th, we will be adding Sunday swimming hours to Coffman pool

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

Update on Glen Canyon Recreation Center Public Art Proposals Now on View for your Feedback

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

Storm Update: Flooding and Closure Alerts

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

Update on Glen Canyon Park Rec Center: Public Art Selection: Art Proposals on display soon!

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

Play Ball: Registration for SFYBL’s 2015 Season Begins This Saturday, Nov 15!

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 closed on Sunday November 9th for Special Event

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

Registration for Our Jr. Warriors Basketball League

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

Important Message Regarding Registration

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

Fred Lyon Photography Exhibit

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

Early Bird Special for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding in May 2015

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

RPD High Performance Junior Tennis Team in South Carolina at National Tournament this weekend!!!

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

Updated Pool Closure schedule

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

SF Examiner: Chinatown Playground Clubhouse Reopens

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

Muay Thai

This week, we received our new shipment of pads and boxing gloves for our martial arts classes! Our first class to use the new equipment was our Muay Thai class, the participants and instructors were excited to use the new equipment.

Thanks for joining us for the Minnie Lovie Ward Fields Opening!

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

FYI : Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center Renovation Public Art Selection Panel on September 30th, 2-6pm at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70

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

2012 Bond – Balboa Pool Improvements Meeting #3

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

Celebrate the New Athletic Field at Minnie & Lovie Ward

The Minnie & Lovie Recreation Center Athletic Field is reopening on Sunday, September 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (official Ceremony at noon). This multi-purpose athletic field will host a variety … Continue reading

Mission Rec Rebels Fall Tryouts, 9/10-9/14

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

Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival at Tenderloin Children’s Recreation Center

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

Zumba

Zumba has been a hot commodity here at Palega. Neighbors have been bringing their friends to join in on the fun fitness class. This week we have posted our Fall programming for the neighbors and community to see. Please visit www.sfreconline.org to see a complete list of our programs.

Rossi Pool closed September 15, 2014 to October 10, 2014 for annual maintenance

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

Update and Notice: Glen Canyon Park Tennis Court Repair Work to Start September 2nd, Please Plan Accordingly

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

Update on Public Art Process for Glen Canyon Park Rec Center Project

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

Small (baby) pool at Martin Luther King Jr. has reopened, however, the heat the pool is not heated (updated 9/8/14)

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

Glen Canyon Project Updates: Rec Center Design Development, Art Commission Hearing and more

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

Glen Canyon Improvement Project Updates from Rec and Park: Update Tomorrow, July 30th at Glen Park Neighbors Meeting at Glen Canyon Rec Center

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

Summer Funtivities

Summer is the busiest time of season for recreation centers! With the amount of programs being conducted at Palega, our facility is being used to the maximim. We are glad that community members are able to use all sorts of areas in our facility including the lobby/atrium.

Comment Period Extended: Glen Canyon Recreation Center Renovation Proposals for Public Art Feedback accepted, Through July 8th

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

MLK Pool closed for 3:30 PM Lap Swim – will reopen 6/15/14

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

Upcoming Glen Canyon Rec Center Renovation Proposals for Public Art needs your Feedback.

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

Palega Summer Hours

Palega Recreation Center ha extended our hours of operation for the summer season. Feel free to come in and visit during our open hours. Monday: 9am-6pm Tuesday: 9am-9pm Wednesday: 9am-9pm Thursday: 9am-9pm Friday: 9am-9pm Saturday: 9am-5pm Sunday: Closed (Available for Rental)

Available for rentals!

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

New Additions

Palega Recreation Center is happy to present our plaque representing donors who supported our facility by donating to our Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment Fund. We are thankful for all the support that’s been given for Palega Recreation Center.

Summer Schedule

Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will open on Mondays starting June 2nd, 2014 from 9:00am-6:00pm. The Rec Room is now open with table tennis, foosball, and table golf. Call or visit the facility for more information on the new schedule.

DPW

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

Junior Giants Baseball

Junior Giants free baseball league is right around the corner!  If you are interested in volunteering as a head or assistant coach please contact Cortez Espinoza at cortez.espinoza@sfgov.org. Registration for individual players is available now at  www.sportssignup.com.

Junior Giants

Another year another season. Junior Giants is finally here and ready to start up again! This year volunteer coaches are needed. For more information please contact city wide youth athletic coordinator Cortez Espinoza at cortez.espinoza@sfgov.org. For registration please visit www.sportssignup.com.

Free Zumba in the Parks

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

Field Renovation Project Moving Forward, as Planned

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

Updates on Palega Recreation Center

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

Balboa Community Meeting #2 – April 1, 2014 at 6:00PM

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

Free Zumba Classes

Palega Recreation Center is now offering Fitness classes for all ages. Most recently the community has been enjoying our Zumba Fitness Class offered here at Palega. For more information regarding classes offered here at Palega please visit www.sfreconline.org

Summer Camps

This summer we are offering a variety of fun camps for ages 6 to 12! Outdoor Discovery Camp, Baseball Camp and Golf Camp were all very popular last summer so be sure to sign up on Saturday March 15,2014 at 10:00 am . You can register here at Moscone or by visiting www.sfreconline.org.

Huffington Post: Ginsburg Brings His Green Heart to SF

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

Sign Up Now for Spring Courses at GGPTS

 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

Spring is here!

As the spring session of San Francisco Youth Baseball Leagues begin and Summer is coming soon, workers are setting up the field to look nice and ready for games. For more information about Spring Course Registration please visit www.sfreconline.org

Glen Canyon Park Playground Reopens March 15

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

Rec and Park’s Own Silver Bullet

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

Minnie Lovie Fields Getting Closer

(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

Spring Registration Update

This spring we are offering a variety of fun classes for all ages! Adult Yoga, Senior Exercise, Tot Cooking and more!  This is a friendly reminder that spring registration begins this Saturday March 1,2014 at 10:00 am . You can register here at Moscone or by visiting www.sfreconline.org.

Balboa pool Renovation Project Public Meeting February 25, 2014 at 6PM

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

Playground Opening – March 15th! Come!

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

Spring Registration Begins March 1

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

February Fun Update!

Our first week of February Fun was a huge success! Special thanks to all the families who braved the stormy weather and joined us for art and baking! If you missed out last week you can still sign up for the next event in the office at Moscone or by calling 415-292-2045.

Looking for an indoor space to dance, excercise or play?

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

Update on Glen Canyon Playground Project Renovation: Nearing Completion and the Rec Center is Open Again

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

Update on Glen Canyon Playground and Tennis Court Project: Project Nearing Completion…

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

Happy Holidays!

 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!

Healthy Parks, Healthy People

  In partnership with Healthy Parks, Healthy People Bay Area, a collaborative effort between 25 local agencies, SF Rec and Park presents its Healthy Parks Healthy People initiative. Explore our city’s natural … Continue reading

Update, Next Steps on the Glen Canyon Rec Center Project: Rec Park Commission Review and Continued Work on Design

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

Update on Glen Canyon playground renovation!

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

Glen Canyon Recreation Center Renovation Design Update /Open House at Glen Park Library, November 20th

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

Glen Canyon Project Update: Work on the 14th on the Bosworth Entrance Area and Connection to Alms Road, Limited Access

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

Petite Bakers

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

Update on Glen Canyon Park Playground/Tennis Court Renovation

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

Glen Canyon Rec Center Renovation – Great meeting last week – Meeting Info and Materials Now Online

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

Reminder: Upcoming Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center Renovation Community Meeting Saturday, July 13th at the Glen Canyon Rec Center, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

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

Glen Canyon Rec Center Renovation – Great meeting last week – Meeting Materials Now Online

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

Reminder: Glen Canyon Recreation Center Renovation Meeting THIS Thursday, 6/13/13 – at St. John School

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

Street Soccer Coming to The City in June

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

Update on Construction: Making Steady Progress

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

City Scores Victory for Kids, Soccer

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

Car-Free Saturdays Begin April 6

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