Esprit Park Renovation Project


200723 ESPRIT PARK - ECAG_newsletterEsprit Park was built as a private, corporate park in 1982 and transferred to San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department in 2001.

Esprit Park is an urban oasis, connecting the neighborhood to nature within an urban environment. As Dogpatch transitions to a high density residential neighborhood, the park is experiencing an increased level of use by all — adults, children, and dogs.  

Rec and Park is partnering with UCSF and the Dogpatch & NW Potrero Hill Green Benefit District (GBD) and, through the GBD, a design team led by Fletcher Studio Landscape Architecture & Urban Design to complete a renovation of the park.

The community and the Recreation and Park Department want to protect the future of this well-loved treasure. Together, we are committed to renovating the park in the spirit it was originally created - a multi-use meadow bordered by trees and shrubs. By focusing on the park’s overall health, resiliency, and robustness, the renovation will ensure Esprit Park weathers the increasing demands of the community.  

Project Goals 

  • Refresh the park after almost 40 years of use
  • Make the park more durable and resilient to withstand increased use
  • Retain the park’s natural design and feel
  • Make the park more usable for a wider variety of activities
  • Meet current codes and regulations

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  1. What's New
  2. Documents & Materials
  1. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 6/14!

    We are happy to report that the Board of Supervisors has approved the grants that support the project. . . Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 4/23/21!!

    Rec and Park staff will be presenting two related Accept and Expend resolutions to the Board of Supervisors Budget & Finance Subcommittee on Wednesday, April 28. Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Update MAR '21

    Now that the Rec and Park Commission has approved a final concept design, the team is working to build a detailed schedule and project plan Read on...
  4. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 2/23!

    Hi everyone- At long last, we have an approved conceptual design for the project! Read on...
  5. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 1/22!

    Hi folks- We have exciting news! We will be presenting a concept plan for approval at the Rec Park Commission in February! . . . Read on...
  6. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Update Dec '20

    Thank you to those who attended our virtual community meeting! We are currently conducting an online survey for the project Read on...
  7. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 10/29!

    Hi everyone - We are getting organized for a virtual community workshop . . . Read on...
  8. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 9/18!

    Hi all- We are planning for additional community outreach this Fall. . . Read on...
  9. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all - We are working on details for additional community outreach in the next few weeks. . . Read on...
  10. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 7/24!

    We had a meeting of the Esprit Park Advisory Group and associated meeting materials are available on our website. Read on...
  11. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Community Advisory Group Meeting 7/23/2020!

    Please join us for the meeting if you can. Read on...
  12. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update June 2020

    The project team is scheduling the next ECAG meeting and broad community outreach will follow. Read on...
  13. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 5/22

    Hi all- The project team is completing the design updates and we are looking forward to sharing them with the community this summer. Read on...
  14. Capital Project Update
  15. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update

    The project team has been updating the project design based on feedback from the community workshop. Read on...
  16. Capital Project Update

    POP-IN WORKSHOP SUMMARY FEB 2020

    Thank you so much to those who attended this month’s Pop-In Workshop! We got some great feedback Read on...
  17. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK WORKSHOP- CONCEPT PLAN

    We are excited to announce an upcoming workshop to help finalize the concept plan for the renovation of Esprit Park Read on...
  18. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK COMMUNITY OUTREACH UPDATE

    Hi everyone! We had a great time at the Pop-Up Playdate in November! We are looking forward to continuing outreach efforts Read on...
  19. Capital Project Update

    POP-UP PLAYDATE AT ESPRIT PARK!

    Hi everyone! Join us for a fun day of play for kids of all ages at Esprit Park Read on...
  20. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK RENOVATION

    Hi everyone- The contract with the project landscape architect is getting wrapped up and we are looking forward to Read on...
  21. espritmeadows

    Esprit Park Poised for Robust Renovation

    Esprit Park is one step closer to a $7.7 million renovation designed to balance the needs of its growing Dogpatch community—from families to fitness enthusiasts to dogs and their people, the SF Rec & Park Department and UC San Francisco announced today. Read on...
  1. Melinda Sullivan

    Project Manager
    Phone: 1-628-652-6648