Highlights

Sloane Stephens Celebrates Upcoming Tennis Center with SF Kids

SAN FRANCISCO – A few miles from the whir of construction at the new Golden Gate Park Tennis Center, about 100 elementary school kids were being coached by one of the top tennis players in the world at Hamilton Recreation Center today. Sloane Stephens, a 2017 U.S. Open champion and … Continue reading

Panhandle Playground Celebrates Renovation

SAN FRANCISCO – With new equipment to spark imagination, fresh surfaces for jumping and running, and innovative features to explore music and sound, the renovated Panhandle Playground opened amid a community celebration today. Children from Stepping Stones Preschool whooshed down one of the playground’s two new slides alongside District 5 … Continue reading

New Sports Field Celebrated at Silver Terrace Playground

SAN FRANCISCO – Bayview neighbors, kids, and city officials were celebrating the ground beneath their feet today with the completion of a major overhaul of Silver Terrace Playground’s athletic field. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department replaced the 13-year-old synthetic turf on the 145,000 square foot field, which hosts … Continue reading

NFL Players, Veterans Attend Day of Service at Alemany Farm

SAN FRANCISCO – Former and current NFL players teamed up with local veterans and their supporters to weed, mulch, plant and build today at the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s Alemany Farm. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department hosted the day of volunteer service at the city’s largest … Continue reading

Public Horseback Riding Returns to Golden Gate Park

For reservations and pricing, please visit click here.  SAN FRANCISCO – Equestrian enthusiasts can now experience Golden Gate Park on horseback, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Chaparral Ranch will hold its grand opening Saturday in the park’s Bercut Equitation Field, offering trail rides, children’s pony rides, … Continue reading

SF Rec and Park Commission to Consider Operator for Golden Gate Park Tennis Center

SAN FRANCISCO – In April, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department broke ground on its project to transform its 125-year-old Golden Gate Park Tennis Center into one of the best public tennis facilities in the nation. On Thursday, Recreation and Park Commissioners will vote on an operator to handle … Continue reading