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Chinese Rec Center Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Helen Wills Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Joe Dimaggio Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Michelangelo Basketball Courts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Willie Woo Woo Wong Basketball Crourts

Recreation staff have been hanging nets from the very beginning of B-ball. Step up for a pickup game, a youth league, midnight basketball or anything in between at dozens of courts.

Chinese Rec Center Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Hyde & Vallejo Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Huntington Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Helen Wills Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Joe Dimaggio Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Michelangelo Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Portsmouth Square Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

St Mary’s Square Childrens Play Areas

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Washington & Hyde Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Washington Square Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Woh Hei Yuen Park Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Willie Woo Woo Wong Children’s Play Area

Nothing compares to getting to play outside. Ask any kid. That’s why San Francisco has 135 newly-renovated, interactive, safely designed play areas for families. Stop by, get out and play!

Joe Dimaggio Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

St Mary’s Square Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Portsmouth Square Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Washington Square Restrooms

The City?s hard-working custodial staff keeps Recreation and Park restrooms in great shape. You can rely on finding clean, well-marked facilities nearby to ensure that your visit is a comfortable one.

Union Square Performance Spaces

The 8 performance spaces in Recreation and Park facilities have provided some of the most inspiring artistic endeavors in the national and International arts scenes. They also provide a great outlet for … Continue reading

Willie Woo Woo Wong Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Joe Dimaggio Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Helen Wills Tennis Courts

Our courts are absolutely gorgeous, and there are so many, you can play until you drop. Enjoy the views, a little bit of competition, and the support services close at hand.

Coit Tower

Skip the elevator line! Pre-purchase your time specific mural tour and/or elevator tickets now! Coit Tower, a slender white concrete column rising from the top of Telegraph Hill, has been an emblem … Continue reading

Michelangelo Community Garden

The Recreation and Park Department supports and manages a program of 35 (and growing!) community gardens on City-owned property, where members can grow produce and ornamental plants for personal use. Gardens range … Continue reading

Betty Ong Rec Center

After nearly 60 years of serving one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in San Francisco, Chinese Recreation Center recently underwent a major renovation, that transformed the center into a state-of-the-art recreation … Continue reading

Fay Park Garden

Talk about your secret gardens. Fay Park, just a block from the bottom of Lombard Street, “the crookedest street in San Francisco,” is this quintessential park jewel, tucked away on the corner … Continue reading

North Beach Pool

Renovated in 2005 to accommodate more users and programs, North Beach Swimming Pool has long been a neighborhood destination for swimmers of all ages. The facility features two pools (a 25-meter x … Continue reading

Collis P. Huntington Park

Huntington Park is a 1.3 acre neighborhood park, located in the Nob Hill neighborhood between California Street and Sacramento Street at Taylor Street in supervisorial District 3. Donated to the city in 1915 … Continue reading

Fay Park

Just a block from Lombard Street’s famous “crooked” block, this tiny (1/4-acre) park on the northeast slope of Russian Hill is a hidden gem. The garden’s three terraces, connected by stairs and … Continue reading

Helen Wills Playground

A $3.4 million renovation project in 2005 transformed the .8-acre site in the Polk Gulch neighborhood into a sleek and modern urban park space. The park boasts a multi-functional clubhouse, unique play … Continue reading

Hyde & Vallejo Mini Park

Washington-Hyde Mini Park is a postage stamp-size jewel tucked away in the City’s Nob Hill neighborhood. The .15-acre park is one of the city’s more charming and unique spots, marked by play … Continue reading

Ina Coolbrith Park

If you love exploring and discovering little pockets of the hidden San Francisco, there’s a little .8-acre park in Russian Hill that’s calling your name. Enjoy the hike up to Ina Coolbrith … Continue reading

Joe DiMaggio Playground

Formerly known as North Beach Playground, this playground was renamed in 2000 in honor of Hall-of-Fame baseball player and former San Francisco resident Joe DiMaggio, who spent many of his formative years … Continue reading

Joseph Conrad Mini Park

Located on a triangular stretch of land bordered by Colunbus Avenue, Beach Street and Leavenworth in the North Beach/Wharf area, Joseph Conrad Mini Park offers a touch of green space a stone’s … Continue reading

Embarcadero Plaza

This lively plaza at the eastern end of Market Street is a popular lunchtime gathering place for workers in nearby office buildings. Parents bring their children to play by the Vaillancourt Fountain, … Continue reading

Maritime Plaza

Take a break from the bustle of downtown in this beautifully landscaped plaza surrounding the Alcoa Building. Connected by pedestrian bridges to Golden Gateway and Embarcadero Center, it’s the perfect spot to … Continue reading

Michelangelo Playground

Good things do come in small packages. Michelangelo Park, tucked away between the North Beach and Russian Hill neighborhoods, this .44-acre jewel includes a playground, basketball court and grassy area to have … Continue reading

Portsmouth Square

Nicknamed the ‘Heart of Chinatown,’ this historic one-block park is a favorite outdoor gathering spot in one of the City’s most densely populated neighborhoods. The park hosts activities for all ages, from … Continue reading

St. Mary’s Square

Escape from the office and enjoy lunch al fresco at this Nob Hill refuge, near St Mary’s church. The small play structure and swings will entertain kids.

Sue Bierman Park

The 5.3 acres of land that currently make up Sue Bierman Park (formerly Ferry Park) previously served as on-ramps and off-ramps for the Embarcadero Freeway, which was demolished after being damaged by … Continue reading

Union Square

Claim a seat in the center of San Francisco’s premier shopping district and take in the scene. The Square’s sleek new design suits its cosmopolitan setting, and features a large performance stage, … Continue reading

Washington & Hyde Mini Park

Take refuge from the fast pace of downtown. Enclosed in a peaceful, landscaped corner, this modern playground is designed to look like a colorful, child-size city. Little ones love the unique play … Continue reading

Washington Square

Rediscover one of the City’s first parks, established in 1847. A popular North Beach stop for visitors and locals alike, this lively urban oasis is bordered by sidewalk cafes and restaurants, as … Continue reading

Woh Hei Yuen Playground

Woh Hei Yuen, which means Garden of Peace and Joy, is one of only a handful of parks in the densely populated Chinatown area. Built in 1999, the playground features a multi-story … Continue reading