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Kezar Stadium

Kezar Stadium is a stadium located adjacent to Kezar Pavilion in the southeastern corner of Golden Gate Park. It is the former home of the San Francisco 49ers and of the San Francisco Dragons of Major League Lacrosse. It also served … Continue reading

Buchanan St. Mall Basketball Crts

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.

Hayes Valley 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.

Grattan 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.

Koshland Park 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.

Alamo 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!

Buchanan St. Mall 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!

Hamilton 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!

Grattan 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!

Hayes Valley 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!

Koshland 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!

Patricias Green Childrens 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!

Raymond Kimbell 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!

Alamo 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.

Hayes Valley 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.

Grattan 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.

Hamilton 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.

Alamo Square 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.

Page Street 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

Koshland Park 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

McLaren Lodge

Built in 1896, McLaren Lodge was the home of the park department’s first superintendent, John McLaren, until 1943. McLaren Lodge is currently both the headquarters for the Recreation and Park Department and … Continue reading

Hamilton Pool

After a recent overhaul of the pool and adjacent recreation center, this stunning new swimming facility features a large, heated pool and not one, but two, indoor water slides, the only ones … Continue reading

Alamo Square Dog Play Area

This park has grassy, tree-shaded slopes with spectacular city views, as well as a playground, tennis court, popular dog play area, picnic tables, benches, and flowerbeds. Dog-lovers mix with the many groups … Continue reading

Alamo Square

Don’t forget your camera: historic Alamo Square offers quintessential scenes of the City, including the famous ‘Painted Ladies’ of Postcard Row. This photogenic hilltop has appeared in numerous TV and film productions, … Continue reading

Beideman & O’Farrell Mini Park

Rest your feet at this blooming corner plaza in the Western Addition. Benches are set around well-kept flowerbeds, plants and trees.

Buchanan Street Mall

Escape the city streets on this six-block landscaped greenway, dotted with play structures and benches. Buchanan Street Mall borders Rosa Parks Senior Center and Ella Hill Hutch Community Center. Click here for … Continue reading

Bush & Broderick Mini Park

Bring your pup out to play at this dog-friendly hangout. Picnic tables and small children’s play area also available.

Cottage Row Mini Park

Stroll the landscaped brick pathway and admire the charming Victorians of Cottage Row. Most of the 22 buildings, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, were built by William Hollis during … Continue reading

Fillmore & Turk Mini Park

Look for the ‘rainbow’-brightly painted bricks provide a backdrop to this inviting green plaza in the Fillmore District. Enjoy lunch al fresco at one of the picnic tables, surrounded by ornate shrubs … Continue reading

Golden Gate & Steiner Mini Park

Claim a bench and relax in this small plaza at the intersection of Golden Gate Ave and Steiner St. Pretty flowerbeds are set against a brightly painted fence.

Grattan Playground

Play ball? You’ll find plenty of room to kick, dribble and serve at Grattan Playground. Whatever your game, the renovated soccer field, two tennis courts and basketball court are all spruced up … Continue reading

Hamilton Rec Center

Park is now open! The $17-million improvement project rebuilt the Recreation Center, swimming pool, playground and athletic courts. Come check out the improved Hamilton Rec Center!

Hayes Valley Playground

A quarter-acre inner city playground and clubhouse, Hayes Valley Playground is located in a diverse, community-oriented San Francisco neighborhood. The park’s clubhouse is a regular gathering space for residents and provides much … Continue reading

Japantown Peace Plaza

Located at the heart of Japantown, the Peace Plaza hosts many annual traditions of this historic neighborhood, including the Cherry Blossom Festival, Nihonmachi Street Fair, the Summer Obon Festival and the Year-End … Continue reading

Koshland Park

Children love the bright play structures and sand pit at this leafy Hayes Valley plaza. Local schools use the Community Learning Garden to educate young people about gardening and food sources. Its … Continue reading

Jefferson Square

Take a relaxing stroll among the grassy lawns and stately old trees of this 5.6-acre green space. There is an off-leash play area for dogs, and the small plaza on the Eddy … Continue reading

Page & Laguna Mini Park

Discover this charming community garden in Hayes Valley, tucked away between two Victorians. Beyond the wrought-iron gate, a winding path leads through lovely flowering beds and apple trees. A great place to … Continue reading

Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley

This green oasis in bustling Hayes Valley features a busy playground and new art exhibits every 6 months. Bring your lunch and enjoy an outdoor break at one of the picnic tables.

Raymond Kimbell Playground

Bring the whole team to out to play! This lively neighborhood park offers three ball fields, an outdoor sport court, play structures, and a generous lawn where kids and dogs can romp … Continue reading