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Noe Valley Town Square

The Town Square is a central gathering space for Noe Valley. It is used by and for all Noe Valley neighbors and will host everything from farmers’ markets to food pantries, music events, … Continue reading

Douglass 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.

Duboce 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.

Eureka Valley Basketball Court

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.

Mission Playground 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.

Noe Valley Courts 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.

Mission Dolores 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.

States Street 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.

Upper Noe 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.

Walter Haas 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.

Buena Vista 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!

Eureka 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!

Christopher 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!

Duboce Park Children’s 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!

Douglass 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!

Glen 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!

Mission 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!

Mission Dolores Park Play Structure

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!

Peixotto 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!

Noe Valley Courts 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!

Seward 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!

States Street 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!

Walter Haas 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!

Upper Noe 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!

Buena Vista Park 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.

Douglass 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.

Noe Valley Courts 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.

States Street 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.

Christopher Performance Space

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

Upper Noe 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.

Peixotto 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.

Mission 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.

Noe Valley Courts 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.

Mission Dolores Park 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.

Glen Park 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.

Christopher 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.

States St 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.

Douglass 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.

Eureka 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.

Buena Vista Park 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.

Clipper 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

Corwin 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

Crags Court 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

Harvey Milk Photo Center

Established in the early 1940’s, The San Francisco Photography Center is the oldest public darkroom in the United States. Moved to the Harvey Milk Recreation Center in 1957. The Photo Center has … Continue reading

Randall Museum

The Randall Museum offers children and adults a place to explore, investigate and create from the natural world at a spectacular site overlooking San Francisco. The Randall features a live animal exhibit … Continue reading

Harvey Milk Rec Arts Center

Overlooking beautiful Duboce Park, the Harvey Milk Center for the Recreational Arts is as unique as the Civil Rights leader it was named for. Originally dedicated to the Performing Arts, the building, commonly … Continue reading

Glen Park Rec Center

For decades, locals have enjoyed the beautiful natural landscape and varied recreational offerings at the historic Glen Canyon Park. In recent years, residents have voiced the need for renovating the park and … Continue reading

Buena Vista Natural Areas

Buena Vista Park, located in the center of the city, is named for the spectacular views from its upper slopes. The oldest park in San Francisco, it features secluded, winding trails and … Continue reading

Glen Canyon Natural Areas

Beyond Glen Canyon Park’s recreation center, ball field, and tennis courts lies a large urban canyon that has incredible spring wildflower displays, dramatic rock (chert) formations, and Islais Creek, one of the … Continue reading

Mission Community Pool

The 4,565 square foot Mission Pool was constructed in 1916, and is located on 19th Street between Linda and Valencia Streets in the Mission District. It’s the only City-operated outdoor pool in … Continue reading

Eureka Valley Dog Play Area

Most dogs are friendly. So in our play areas, the socializing always provokes a laugh. And often, the people make friends, too. Dog Play Area Wednesday Closure Info

Duboce Park Dog Play Area

This sunny neighborhod park is a gathering spot for families and dog owners from all over Noe Valley, the Castro and the surrounding Duboce Park neighborhood.  The entire area including the Harvey Milk Arts Center was … Continue reading

Upper Douglass Dog Play Area

Rec & Park will also be changing maintenance closure days to Wednesdays (starting Wednesday, March 18, 2015) to coincide with street cleaning in the area. We hope that you and your four … Continue reading

Buena Vista Dog Play Area

This dog paradise is situated above San Francisco’s legendary Haight Ashbury neighborhood and it is the perfect place to tune out the world and ramble along the winding trails. Buena Vista park … Continue reading

15th Avenue Steps

Native oaks cling to the steep hillside alongside this stairway, providing habitat for both resident and migratory birds. Visitors to this small natural area enjoy dramatic views of St. Anne’s Church, the … Continue reading

29th & Diamond Open Space

Wander up (or down) this steep green slope in Diamond Heights for a scenic glimpse of Noe Valley and beyond.

Berkeley Way Open Space

This open space area is part of the Glen Canyon Park Natural Area, a large urban canyon that has incredible spring wildflower displays, dramatic rock (chert) formations, and Islais Creek, one of … Continue reading

Buena Vista Park

Buena Vista Park, located in the center of the city, is named for the spectacular views from its upper slopes. The oldest park in San Francisco, it features secluded, winding trails and … Continue reading

Corona Heights Park

This park has some of the best views in San Francisco, but don’t overlook the wonderful wildflower display that carpets the grasslands each spring. Among the flowers you may see here are … Continue reading

Dorothy Erskine Park

Savor the views as you wander this secluded hilltop Natural Area. The native grassland and scrub habitats are popular with dog-walkers and bird watchers. Acquired by the City in 1977, the park … Continue reading

Douglass Playground

Explore this tree-lined hillside in Noe Valley and you’ll find it’s actually two parks (for the price of one), connected by a steep path. On the upper terrace, a rocky wall helps … Continue reading

Duboce Park

There’s always something to do at this lively community hub, home of the newly renovated Harvey Milk Recreational Arts Center. The basketball court is in high demand, and the dog play area … Continue reading

Eureka Valley Rec Center

Choose from a wide selection of groups, clubs and classes at this vibrant community center in the Castro District. After a full renovation, the indoor basketball court and play area look brand … Continue reading

Everson & Digby Lots

Catch some fresh air in this pocket of open space near Glen Park, with nice views to the south.

Fairmont Plaza

Find picturesque seclusion on this leafy hilltop, shaded by eucalyptus trees. Bird watchers take note: although small, the Natural Area provides important forest habitat for a variety of birds, from resident chestnut-back … Continue reading

Glen Canyon Park

Beyond Glen Canyon Park’s recreation center, ball field, and tennis courts lies a large urban canyon that has incredible spring wildflower displays, dramatic rock (chert) formations, and Islais Creek, one of the … Continue reading

Joost & Baden Mini Park

A nice collection of drought-tolerant and native plants turns this landscape Sunnyside stairway into a welcoming mini-garden.

Mission Dolores Park

A Leave No Trace park, encompassing nearly 16 acres, Mission Dolores Park is one of San Francisco’s most popular destinations, the vibrant heart of its equally vibrant, culturally diverse neighborhood. Here you’ll … Continue reading

Mission Playground

Join the fun on this busy, well-maintained playground or make a splash at the City’s only outdoor pool. Two tennis courts, a basketball court and a blacktop soccer pitch are available for … Continue reading

Mt. Olympus

Catch a breath of fresh air on this windy, 570-foot hilltop, once considered the geographic center of the City. An obelisk is all that remains of the statue that used to grace … Continue reading

Noe Valley Courts

Look for this small green sanctuary at the end of the Noe Valley shopping district. A newly renovated playground beckons little ones, while the well-groomed lawn is nice spot for lunch or … Continue reading

Peixotto Playground

Tucked into the north hillside of Corona Heights, Peixotto Playground offers a play area and tennis courts to its visitors. Peixotto Playground is located at 15th and Roosevelt streets, near the Randall … Continue reading

Portola Open Space

This pleasant traffic island borders Portola Drive and Diamond Heights Blvd, providing a nice canopy of trees.

Roosevelt & Henry Stairs

Discover a quiet, leafy shortcut between Roosevelt Way and Henry Street in Corona Heights. Ascend a peaceful stairway lined with ornamental shrubs and trees.

Saturn Street Steps

Venture up (or down) one of the parallel, landscaped stairways between Ord and Saturn streets for an expansive view of Eureka Valley. If you need a break, stop and admire the picturesque … Continue reading

Seward Mini Park

Two long, steep concrete slides are the main attraction at this hidden gem. They’re not for tiny tots, nor for the faint of heart! If you decide to slide, please remember that … Continue reading

States Street Playground

Bring a picnic, a tennis racket or four-legged friend and enjoy the views from this tranquil hilltop refuge. Join a pickup game on the basketball court, or toss a Frisbee on the … Continue reading

Sunnyside Conservatory

Visit the landmark Sunnyside Conservatory and experience a piece of history. Stroll through the hundred-year-old garden, rejuvenated with a thriving collection of drought-tolerant plants, succulents and palms. The octagonal redwood building, which … Continue reading

Upper Noe Rec Center

This lively Noe Valley hub boasts a newly renovated Recreation Center and rubber floor playground, perfect for small tots. Let your pooch frolic safely in the fenced dog run, bring your tennis … Continue reading

Walter Haas Playground

Find activities for the whole family at this newly renovated neighborhood park in Diamond Heights. Children of all ages will enjoy the dual-level playground, while your four-legged ‘kids’ can make new friends … Continue reading