Recreation and Activities
Get out and play in Golden Gate Park! There are 1,001 different ways to enjoy our park, from active recreation like basketball, soccer and jogging, to more passive activities like lawn bowling, horseshoes and model yacht sailing. Our playgrounds, including the flagship Koret Children's Quarter, are some of the most popular in the city.
970 47th Ave. |
This nine-hole, par-3 golf course is certain to provide players with a unique and memorable experience. With holes ranging from under 100 yards up to 200 yards, the course is considered the ideal course for the beginning or weekend golfer. Experienced players seeking to refine their short game will also find the course a robust challenge. With something for everyone, this course is the perfect setting to learn, refine, or simply enjoy the game of golf. Tee Time Reservations can be made by calling the Pro Shop at (415) 751-8987 or by visiting
|Tennis at the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center|
Nancy Pelosi Drive and Bowling Green Dr. |
The Golden Gate Park Tennis Center has recently undergone a $30 million , making the 126-year-old site one of the best public tennis facilities in the nation, featuring a new clubhouse, 16 rebuilt tennis courts, a dedicated pickleball court, and expanded hours of operation to maximize the public’s access. The renovated center includes dedicated space for Rec and Park’s , a youth development program that combines tutoring with the game of tennis. Online court reservations can be made at goldmantenniscenter.com or by calling (415) 581-2540. COVID-19 health precautions require advance reservations to play or visit.
320 Bowling Green Drive |
Interested in learning the game of lawn bowls? The San Francisco Lawn Bowling Club is based out of Golden Gate Park’s Lawn Bowling Greens and Clubhouse, adjacent to Robin Williams Meadow. The club offers free lessons to anyone interested in learning the game. Simply leave a message on the Club's voicemail (415-753-9298) or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and a coach will contact you to schedule your free lessons. Visit the Club's website at SFLBC.org for more info.