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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
There will be no Zumba class on Saturday, Nov. 26th. Zumba will resume in the gym on Wed., Nov. 30th at 12:30pm.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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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
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 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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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!
Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center is kicking-off it’s 3rd Annual Adult Chinese New Year Basketball Tournament. Six teams will compete for bragging rights. Last year the Stallions took 1st place. Who … Continue reading
Come out and celebrate the year of the Ram at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 from 10am-11am. This event is a big hit for little ones … Continue reading
Players representing the greater Chinatown-North Beach community and S.F. Middle Schools will kick-off the Year of the Ram with six exciting basketball games. There will be three boys and three girls teams … Continue reading
“A couple days ago, in preparation for today’s 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, Harry Ong Jr., neatly dressed in a shirt and tie, brought two dozen red and white roses to a remembrance plaque at a gleaming recreation center in Chinatown named after his sister, Betty Ann Ong.Ong, a flight … Continue reading
If you live in District 3 and you are 16 years or older, we at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center need your vote for security cameras. Starting Monday, May 5th – Sunday, May 11th you can vote online or in person for the Participatory Budgeting. There are lots of ideas to … Continue reading