Golden Gate Park

The list above includes active projects and initiatives. To check out some of our completed park improvements at Golden Gate Park, please visit our Golden Gate Park - Completed Park Improvements page.

Project Updates

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  1. Project Update Blog
  1. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Golf Course Clubhouse project | Project complete! Clubhouse now open!

    The Golf Course Clubhouse in Golden Gate Park is now open! You can read our press release here and check out some of our favorite photos Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Kezar Pavilion Renovation Project | Community Meeting Tuesday, March 12 6 to 7:30

    SF Rec & Park, in partnership with the Department of Emergency Management, will be renovating Kezar Pavilion to accommodate enhanced recreational activities and to function as a disaster response facility in the event of Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Golf Course Clubhouse | Reopening on February 16!

    Join us for the reopening of the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse on Friday, February 16 at 11 a.m. This event will celebrate the brand new clubhouse with a Read on...
  4. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS) Memorial Garden | Super Stroll and Roll, Feb. 11

    On February 11, join the Bay Area Young Survivors and the Bay Area Ridge Trail in the trail's 9th annual Super Stroll and Roll, a free event to walk and ride through San Francisco's streets and trails. This year, the event will begin at Read on...
  5. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - San Francisco Botanical Garden Bookstore | Project out to bid

    SF Botanical Garden Bookstore Barrier Removal Project is out to bid! Bids are due on February 7, 2024 at 2:30 pm PDT. Read on...
  6. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse project | Construction update January 2024

    The construction of the Golf Clubhouse is getting closer to completion! For the building exterior, windows and doors are now fully installed at the building, and the contractor is finishing up the installation of the siding. Inside, there is Read on...
  7. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway | Project update January 2024

    We anticipate that construction will begin this month on 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way in Golden Gate Park. Expect to see fencing and construction equipment being staged onsite in the coming weeks. Soon after Read on...
  8. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Construction update January 2024

    We have some exciting progress to report since our last update at the end of November. Due to the rains, the lake has begun to refill with water. This has given us the opportunity to observe the new lake liner in action. The lake liner is Read on...
  9. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - San Francisco Botanical Garden Bookstore | Project update January 2024

    We received the permit from the Department of Building Inspection and the project is getting prepared to go out to bid. Rec & Park will be performing work on a new accessible ramp and deck at the Read on...
  10. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse project | Construction update December 2023

    Construction on the Golf Clubhouse experienced delays this fall related to supply chain issues that slowed down the delivery of some necessary building materials. This has pushed back our expected completion date for the project to February 2024 Read on...
  11. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway | Project update Nov-Dec 2023

    We anticipate that construction will begin in January on 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way in Golden Gate Park. No construction is planned for December 2023. The construction contract commenced in Read on...
  12. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Construction update Nov-Dec 2023

    Construction is moving swiftly at Middle Lake. Much of the soils are prepped and the contractor has begun laying out planting. You will start to see Read on...
  13. Capital Project Update

    JFK Promenade | Construction work now complete! (street striping removal)

    We have completed the removal of outdated street striping (painted lines) from portions of JFK Promenade from Kezar Drive to Transverse Drive. Check out the video Read on...
  14. Capital Project Update

    Starting Tomorrow: JFK Promenade | Construction Advisory for November 20-22

    Starting tomorrow, Monday, November 20th, Rec and Park will be removing outdated street striping (painted lines) from portions of JFK Promenade from Kezar Drive to Transverse Drive. Read on...
  15. Capital Project Update

    JFK Promenade | Construction Advisory, November 2023

    Rec and Park will be removing outdated street striping (painted lines) from portions of JFK Promenade from Kezar Drive to Transverse Drive. Construction to grind off this street striping will take place in Read on...
  16. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS) Memorial Garden | Project updates November 2023

    We’re excited to report that the design of the BAYS Memorial Garden is now complete. BAYS is currently in the process of Read on...
  17. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Construction update October 2023

    Both lake islands have been constructed and the lake grading and clay liner are now almost complete! Our contractor also recently completed a pipe repair and pipe extension at the south end of Read on...
  18. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse project | Construction update October 2023

    The construction is moving right along. Earlier this fall, we experienced some supply chain delays that lengthened the duration of the project and Read on...
  19. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway | Project update October 2023

    Construction will begin soon on 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way in Golden Gate Park. We designed the project to be completed in two phases (east and west corners) to minimize Read on...
  20. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - San Francisco Botanical Garden Bookstore | Project update October 2023

    Rec and Park is working on the design of a ramp and deck at the San Francisco Botanical Garden Bookstore in Golden Gate Park to ensure it complies with Read on...
  21. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation | All paths open! Project now complete!

    The Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation project is now complete! All paths around the lake are now open. Work for this project included Read on...
  22. Capital Project Update

    Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS) Memorial Garden | Project updates September 2023

    Inspired by the success of the beautiful AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park as an example of both a public amenity and a dedicated memorial space, Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS) inquired Read on...
  23. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway | Project update September 2023

    Very soon, construction will begin at the gateway to Golden Gate Park at 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, one of the most Read on...
  24. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Construction update, August 30, 2023

    Construction at Middle Lake in Golden Gate Park took a brief break during August to make room for Outside Lands but the project is now back up and running! Next steps are Read on...
  25. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse | construction update August 2023

    The construction of the Golf Clubhouse is progressing nicely. Our contractor has been working on installing all of the Read on...
  26. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - San Francisco Botanical Garden Bookstore

    Rec and Park will be performing construction work to ensure that the Botanical Garden Bookstore complies with required building codes and the Americans with Disabilities Act Read on...
  27. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway | Project update July 2023

    On July 20, our Rec and Park Commission unanimously approved a contract award to Bauman Landscape and Construction for project work that we believe will greatly improve and revitalize Golden Gate Park's 9th Avenue Gateway Read on...
  28. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Project update July 2023

    In preparation for Outside Lands, the contractor will be demobilizing and taking a break for three weeks starting next Monday, July 31. Construction will be in full swing again by September. Read on...
  29. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - BAYS Memorial Garden | Project update July 2023

    The BAYS Memorial Garden is wrapping up the design phase, having received approval of the concept design from the Read on...
  30. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path | Construction update July 2023

    The repaving work at Stow Lake continues to be moving along very well. We have completed 75% of our Read on...
  31. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse construction update | July 2023

    Construction of the Golf Course Clubhouse is moving right along. Over the next few weeks, the contractor will be Read on...
  32. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Project update June 2023

    The rehabilitation work at Middle Lake continues. The scope of this project includes recontouring the lake bottom, installing a clay Read on...
  33. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Middle Lake | Project update May 2023

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation is moving along quickly! Rough grading of the lake and cascade is nearly complete Read on...
  34. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse construction update | March 2023

    We're happy to report that the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse project has received its building permit and construction is underway Read on...
  35. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park – 9th and Lincoln Gateway Project Update | March 2023

    The 9th Avenue Gateway is moving forward and is scheduled to be Read on...
  36. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park – 9th and Lincoln Gateway Project Update | March 2023

    The 9th Avenue Gateway is moving forward and is scheduled to be Read on...
  37. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse construction update | March 2023

    We're happy to report that the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse project has received its building permit and construction is underway Read on...
  38. Bandshell-is-Back

    Golden Gate Bandshell Welcomes Back More Live Performances in 2023

    Diverse lineup to play 100+ free concerts at historic landmark venue Read on...