Turk-Hyde Mini Park Improvement Project

Completed and Open to the Public in March 2020!


Project Scope Turk Hyde Mini Park Reopens 2020

The project included the renovations of the children’s play area, landscaping, site accessibility, and related amenities.

Funding

$1 Million was allocated from the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond, as well $700,000 from the office of former Mayor Ed Lee.

Thank You

Thank you so much to all of the community members who participated in the process of making this an amazing Park!

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

    Shelley Promenade Project in McLaren Park | Board of Supervisors review, next Monday, Oct 2, 1:30pm

    In June 2023, SF Recreation and Park Commission voted to recommend that the Board of Supervisors approve the conversion of a section of John Shelley Drive in McLaren Park, from a vehicular roadway to a permanent pedestrian and bicycle promenade Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park – Yosemite Creek | Project updates September 2023

    Rec and Park, in partnership with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), is daylighting the historic Yosemite Creek in McLaren Park, as well as Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields | Construction updates September 2023

    Construction on Field 5 was completed this month, which means that Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields 1, 2, and 5 are now completely renovated and opened to the public again. Construction on the remaining two fields Read on...
  4. 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...
  5. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground | Construction update September 2023

    Construction work for Richmond Playground will begin soon and includes a complete renovation of the children’s play area with new Read on...
  6. 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...
  7. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project (OBCCAP) | Response to Comments Published

    The San Francisco Planning Department has published the Responses to Comments document for the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project on the Read on...
  8. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall | Memory Walk design reviews + workforce development meetings this week!

    This is a full week for the Buchanan Street Mall Renovations project! The Buchanan Street Mall project team is seeking San Francisco Arts Commission Civic Design Review committee approval on the Read on...
  9. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Now Open! | Project update September 2023

    Thank you to all of the community members who attended the ribbon cutting ceremony, including our speakers: Mayor London Breed, District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton Read on...
  10. Capital Project Update

    Marina Project Update | NEW Rec Park Commission Meeting Information

    Due to the significance of this project, we will be presenting this to the Rec Park Commission on two occasions in October. The first will be Read on...
  11. 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...
  12. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Now Open! | Community, City Officials Celebrate $3.38 Million Makeover

    Creative new play equipment for kids of all ages and a park makeover inspired by nature greeted families at the renovated Herz Playground in McLaren Park Read on...
  13. Capital Project Update

    San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation Project | Community Meeting Update and Survey Link!

    Thank you to all those who were able to attend our two community meetings on August 23 and 26. We had 279 people attend and we heard Read on...
  14. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center | Call for Artists, Zoning Variance, Contract Amendment

    Excited to report on some updates for the Gene Friend Rec Center Project, including Read on...
  15. 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...
  16. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park - Louis Sutter Playground ADA | Project update August 2023

    The Louis Sutter ADA project is currently in the design phase. The project was recently awarded a Green Infrastructure Grant by Read on...
  17. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park | Project update August 2023

    The topographic survey for this project has been received and we are coordinating with the Department of Public Works to bring a Read on...
  18. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park | Construction update, August 2023

    Thanks to community members who have been keeping an eye on construction progress. A majority of inquiries we’ve received are in the following two categories Read on...
  19. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation | Construction bid opportunity now advertised!

    Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation bid has been advertised! Please share with Read on...
  20. Capital Project Update

    Louis Sutter Playground | Temporary parking closure, August 23 + 24

    The southern parking lot and driveway from University Street at Woolsey Street will be closed Wednesday, August 23 through Thursday, August 24 for irrigation and paving repairs. Pedestrian access to the Read on...
  21. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Adaptation Project | Project update August 2023

    Upcoming Opportunity to Provide Public Comment for the Ocean Beach Climate Adaptation Project (OBCCAP) Read on...
  22. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center | RFQ for Public Art with Online Pre-Application Workshop, August 30

    The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for artists has been posted on the Arts Commission website. Deadline for qualifications is September 18 Read on...
  23. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground | Reopening Celebration, August 24!

    Join us to celebrate the renovation and reopening of Herz Playground on August 24 Read on...
  24. Capital Project Update

    Last call for the Buchanan Mall Memory Walk survey!

    If you haven’t yet, please take 10 minutes to complete the survey before 5pm on this Thursday, 8/10/2023! Read on...
  25. Capital Project Update

    San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation Project | Community meetings, August 23 and 26

    Please join us for our second round of community meetings to discuss the future of the San Francisco Marina Read on...
  26. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center | Project update August 2023

    On June 15, our Rec and Park Commission unanimously approved a contract award to SJ Amoroso Construction Co., LLC. to construct the new Herz Rec Center Read on...
  27. Capital Project Update

    South Sunset Clubhouse | Project Update August 2023

    We have brought Paulett Taggart Architects onboard as our project designers for South Sunset Clubhouse to work alongside the mechanical and structural engineers from San Francisco Public Works. Currently, the architects are developing Read on...
  28. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park | Project Update August 2023

    We’re happy to report that construction on Fillmore Turk Mini Park is moving right along. The majority of the precast furnishings have been Read on...
  29. Capital Project Update

    Noe Valley Town Square Restroom | Project update August 2023

    Since our last update, the design plans for the new restroom were approved by the State of California. With this approval, we can now Read on...
  30. 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...
  31. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Vision Plan Update + Upper Yosemite Creek Daylighting Project | August 2023

    Hello neighbors! We have two important updates to share about John McLaren Park. The McLaren Park Planning Survey has been extended through 8/25/2023 Read on...
  32. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Recreation Center | Project update August 2023

    We have hit some exciting milestones for the Gene Friend Rec Center Project! On July 17, the Arts Commission Civic Design Review Committee approved Read on...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground | Project update July 2023

    We’re excited to share that a construction contract award for the Richmond Playground was approved by Rec and Park Commission on July 20! Read on...
  36. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park | Construction update, July 2023

    Thanks to community members who have been keeping an eye on the park and on construction progress. A couple of community members have reached out to express Read on...
  37. Capital Project Update

    Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields | Construction updates July 24, 2023

    Crocker Soccer Fields 1 and 2 are now completely renovated and opened to the public. We opted to Read on...
  38. 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...
  39. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall Renovations | Healing circles and Memory Walk design

    Thanks to everyone who is showing up and participating in summer healing circles. Community gatherings continue every other Read on...
  40. Capital Project Update

    Louis Sutter Playground | Path improvements complete | Construction update July 2023

    Our replacement of a failed asphalt pathway south of Louis Sutter Playground is now complete! The fencing has been Read on...
  41. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Recreation Center | Visual Arts Committee and Civic Design Review Updates

    The Public Art Project Plan for Gene Friend Rec Center will be presented to the Arts Commission Visual Arts Committee (VAC) this week. The meeting is Read on...
  42. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Recreation Center | Civic Design Review and Visual Arts Committee Next Week

    The Gene Friend Rec Center project team will be presenting to the Arts Commission, Civic Design Review Phase 2, this coming Monday, July 17, 2:00 pm. This is a public meeting and there is an opportunity for public comment Read on...
  43. 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...
  44. Capital Project Update

    Louis Sutter Playground | Construction update July 2023

    A quick construction update on Louis Sutter Playground. We passed our accessibility inspections and construction fencing is coming down soon Read on...
  45. Capital Project Update

    Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields | Construction updates July 2023

    We wanted to share an update on the turf replacement happening now at Crocker Soccer. Fields 1 and 2 will be re-opened by late July and then Read on...
  46. Capital Project Update

    Complete the McLaren Park 2020 Bond Planning priorities survey

    We’ve created a new map-based survey to collect your thoughts on possible programming, infrastructure, and connectivity improvements in John McLaren Park. Please take 15-20 minutes Read on...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground | Project update June 2023

    We are rounding the corner on progress with Herz Playgound and the space is really taking shape! The play equipment is Read on...
  50. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground | Project update June 2023

    We’re looking forward to starting construction at Richmond Playground later this year. The project will feature a complete renovation of Read on...
  51. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall Renovations | Join us for Summer Community Gatherings in June, July, and August

    Join neighbors and facilitators to continue conversations on healing and transformation in our community Read on...
  52. Capital Project Update

    San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation | Project Update June 21, 2023

    We are gearing up for our next round of community meetings to be held at the end of August. We will post the meeting info Read on...
  53. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Improvement Project | Project update June 2023

    We wanted to share some updates from the Portsmouth Square Improvement Project, a complete renovation of the park slated to begin next year. We have just completed Read on...
  54. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park | Project update June 2023

    A quick update on the Buena Vista Park Improvement Project, a construction project slated for 2025 that will make extensive improvements to the paved path network throughout the interior of the park. The topographic survey Read on...
  55. Capital Project Update

    Shelley Promenade Project in McLaren Park | Reminder: Proposal at Rec & Parks Commission tomorrow

    The Recreation and Parks Commission will hear the proposed Shelley Promenade Project tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. Read on...
  56. Capital Project Update

    South Sunset Clubhouse | Project Update June 2023

    Rec and Park has completed our review of proposals for the complete renovation of the interior spaces of South Sunset Clubhouse Read on...
  57. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park | Project Update June 2023

    Construction continues at Fillmore Turk Mini Park. We're happy to report that most of the underground work is now wrapped up Read on...
  58. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center | Civic Design Review meeting today cancelled

    We found out today that the SF Arts Commission (SFAC), Civic Design Review Committee meeting scheduled for this afternoon was cancelled due to lack of quorum Read on...
  59. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park | Construction update, June 2023

    You may have noticed that the pace of construction at Esprit Park has slowed over recent weeks. This is in part because Read on...
  60. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center | Submit Feedback on Gene Friend Proposed Public Art Plan by 6/15

    Thanks to all who joined for our online community update on June 8. Project updates were well-received by attendees Read on...
  61. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center | Virtual Community Update meeting today + Civic Design Review this Monday

    Recreation and Parks and the Arts Commission are co-hosting an online meeting to share updates with community members on the Read on...
  62. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall Renovations | Summer Community Gatherings, June-August

    Join neighbors and facilitators to continue conversations on healing and transformation in our community Read on...
  63. Capital Project Update

    San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation | Project Update June 2023

    The San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation Project is really two projects in one Read on...
  64. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma Park Project Update | Public Art Survey and Meeting on June 14

    11th & Natoma Park: Public Art Survey and Meeting on June 14. Join the San Francisco Arts Commission and Rec and Park for a virtual community presentation Read on...
  65. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center | Virtual Community Update: Thursday, June 8, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    Rec and Parks and the Arts Commission are co-hosting an online meeting to share updates on the latest facility design, project schedule, and draft public art plan Read on...
  66. Capital Project Update

    Shelley Promenade Project in McLaren Park | Proposal goes to Recreation and Parks Commission in June

    The Operations Committee of the Recreation and Parks Commission will hear the proposed Shelley Promenade Project Read on...
  67. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center | Project update May 2023

    Bids from contractors for the construction of Herz Recreation Center opened on May 17. Rec and Park is now reviewing the bids we have Read on...
  68. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground’s Lower Terrace Transformed by Renovation

    Former field now has something for everyone: families, seniors, and dogs. Read on...
  69. Capital Project Update

    India Basin Waterfront Park | Project update May 2023

    On May 12, India Basin Waterfront Park project partners welcomed attendees from the Together Bay Area conference to India Basin Shoreline Park Read on...
  70. Capital Project Update

    Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields Project | Project updates May 2023

    We’re excited to report that construction work to replace the field turf at Crocker Amazon has begun! Construction will occur in three phases so that for the duration of construction Read on...
  71. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park - Louis Sutter Playground | Project update May 2023

    The pathway replacement work south of Louis Sutter Playground is almost complete! The new stabilized natural surface trail is Read on...
  72. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall | May Community Gatherings focus on the Memory Walk

    Thanks to everyone who has participated in healing circles over the past several weeks as part of the Buchanan Street Mall Equity Action Initiative Read on...
  73. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park | Project update May 2023

    You may have noticed a slow down in the pace of noticeable progress on site. The project team is working hard to protect Read on...
  74. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace | Project update May 2023

    We're putting the finishing touches on the Lower Lawn Terrace of Merced Heights Playground, in preparation for our re-opening celebration next Friday Read on...
  75. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground | Project update May 2023

    If you have driven down Visitacion Avenue this week, you may have noticed the large towers erected at the Herz Playground construction site. Read on...
  76. 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...
  77. Capital Project Update

    Noe Valley Town Square Restroom | Project update May 2023

    We’re happy to report that at the end of last month the donor gift of a prefabricated modular restroom was approved by the Board of Supervisors and Civic Design Review Read on...
  78. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park | Project Update May 2023

    Construction at Fillmore Turk Mini Park is moving right along! Most all of the necessary digging is now complete Read on...
  79. Capital Project Update

    South Sunset Clubhouse | Project Update May 2023

    We are currently reviewing proposals for a complete renovation of the interior spaces that were Read on...
  80. Capital Project Update

    Merced Lower Terrace Re-Opening Celebration | May 19, 12 to 1 PM

    Join us on Friday, May 19, from 12 to 1 pm, for a re-opening celebration of the Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace Read on...
  81. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project update | Bids open May 17

    Earlier this month, we held a pre-bid meeting on-site to review the scope of the Herz Recreation Center Project with potential bidders. We are looking forward to opening bids on May 17th. As a reminder, the bid information can be found Read on...
  82. Capital Project Update

    Water Board meeting + public comment period | SF East Harbor + Outside East Harbor Clean Up Plans

    We wanted to pass along the following announcement by our partners at California Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) regarding the upcoming environmental remediation work that will be happening in East Harbor Marina and Outside East Harbor Read on...
  83. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park construction update | April 2023 - Construction Resumes at Esprit Park

    Due to heavy rain and winds, and then saturated soil, construction at Esprit Park was paused for nearly a month. We are happy to report that our contractor Read on...
  84. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - Golf Clubhouse construction update | April 2023

    After a rainy winter, construction for the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse has hit the ground running. Our contractor has poured the Read on...
  85. Capital Project Update

    Follow up from McLaren 2020 Bond Planning meeting on April 11th

    Thanks to the forty community members who joined us on April 11th for our second virtual community meeting Read on...
  86. Capital Project Update

    Nancy Pelosi Secures $3 Million in Funding for Japantown Peace Plaza

    On Wednesday, Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi announced that she had secured $3 million in federal funding for the Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation Project, which will install new paving, plantings, informal seating and Read on...
  87. Capital Project Update

    Design for Improved Jackson Park Moves Forward

    A total renovation of the Potrero Hill park includes a bigger clubhouse, new playground equipment, and more green space. Read on...
  88. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Improvement Project | Virtual Community Meeting on April 25, 6 pm

    Please join us for a community meeting with updates on the Twin Peaks Improvement Project on April 25 at 6:00pm. We will be providing you with the Read on...
  89. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project update | April 2023

    Herz Recreation Center is out to bid! Bids are due on Read on...
  90. Capital Project Update

    UPDATED! - Buchanan Mall Equity in Action April Gatherings

    Community gathering scheduled for April 5 is now cancelled. Please join us for the next meeting, scheduled for April 19. Be a part of the Read on...
  91. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Trails design is underway! Virtual meeting, 4/11 at 6pm

    We have been working on environmental compliance for the McLaren Trails project, which is complicated, as most of the trail work Read on...
  92. Capital Project Update

    Virtual Community Meeting, April 11 | McLaren 2020 Bond – Possible Projects and Priorities

    Join us for a Virtual Community Meeting on April 11. The project team will share possible project ideas for specific program areas, infrastructure improvements, and Read on...
  93. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Mall Equity in Action April Gatherings!

    Join our April Equity in Action gatherings Read on...
  94. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Recreation Center update | March 2023

    The Gene Friend Recreation Center project represents the wholescale construction of a brand-new facility. Currently, the project team is working on Read on...
  95. Capital Project Update

    Waller Street Skate Park Project | Project Complete! Now open!

    Waller Street Skate Park project is complete! The park is now open and we hope you get out there and enjoy it! Check out these photos from Read on...
  96. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation | update March 2023

    As a quick update on the Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation, construction is moving faster than anticipated. We are nearly finished with the first half of the project Read on...
  97. Capital Project Update

    San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation Project | Survey + Community Meeting Presentation

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our first two community meetings this month! The meeting presentation and first project survey are now available online Read on...
  98. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Renovation | March 2023 update

    As a quick update on the Stern Grove Playground Renovation, we are making some refinements to the final concept design, while continuing regulatory and construction bid preparation Read on...
  99. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Project update | March 2023

    As a quick update, the upcoming Lake Merced project, which involves renovation of the pathways on the north side of the lake, is undergoing preparation to take construction bids Read on...
  100. Capital Project Update

    Noe Valley Town Square Restroom Project Update

    The project will go to the Board of Supervisors at the end of Read on...
  101. Capital Project Update

    Community Gathering on March 22 | Buchanan Street Mall – Park Improvement Equity Action Initiative

    Join Us for the Next Community Healing Circle. Help shape the future of Buchanan Street Mall Read on...
  102. Capital Project Update

    Yosemite Creek Daylighting Project Update | March 2023

    We are excited to share these project updates and updated fact sheet for March 2023 Read on...
  103. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace | Construction Nearing Completion

    The contractor should be reaching substantial completion on the project within the next 1-2 weeks. A portion of the Read on...
  104. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation | Upcoming Opportunities to Provide Public Comment

    We wanted to share that there are a few upcoming opportunities to provide input into the Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation Read on...
  105. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting Improvements Update | March 2023

    All foundation work is now completed! The last light pole foundations Read on...
  106. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation | Presentation from March 8 Community Update now available

    Thanks to community members for joining us last night for an update on the renovation of Esprit Park Read on...
  107. Capital Project Update

    RPD Capital and Planning Team wins three awards at the 5th Annual SF Collaborative Partnering Awards

    At the end of January, three project managers from Rec and Park's Division of Capital and Planning were recognized for their excellence in partnership Read on...
  108. Capital Project Update

    SF Rec and Park Commission Meeting at Joe Lee Rec Center | March 16 at 10 a.m.

    Come meet your Rec and Park Commissioners at our offsite Commission meeting at Joe Lee Rec Center Read on...
  109. Capital Project Update

    Upcoming Opportunity to Provide Public Comment for 11th and Natoma Park Project | March 20 at 2 pm

    San Francisco Arts Commission’s Civic Design Review for the 11th and Natoma Park Project will be taking place on Monday, March 20th at 2:00 PM Read on...
  110. 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...
  111. 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...
  112. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma Park Project Update | March 2023

    Thank you to everyone who has taken part in the development of the 11th and Natoma concept design! At a recent fourth community meeting a final concept design Read on...
  113. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall – Park Improvement Equity Action Initiative: First Community Gathering on 3/15

    Help shape the future of the Fillmore! Your participation is key for redesigning Buchanan Street Mall Read on...
  114. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Reminder: March 8 Online Community Update

    A reminder to please join us for an online community meeting update Read on...
  115. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground – Construction Update | March 2023

    Even with these heavy winter rains, we continue to make progress at Herz Playground. The new sewer lines that serve the Read on...
  116. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update | Feb 28, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Join us for an update on the renovation, being presented at a Community Briefing hosted by Japantown Task Force. Read on...
  117. Capital Project Update

    People want a Promenade | McLaren Park - John Shelley Drive

    Thanks to the 40 people who attended the virtual community meeting on February 23rd! We discussed Read on...
  118. Capital Project Update

    Louis Sutter Playground update | February 2023

    Construction is underway south of Louis Sutter Playground! We are removing a failing pathway... Read on...
  119. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park update | February 2023

    Construction is fully underway with demolition almost completed (light poles are gone!) and subsurface drainage is being installed... Read on...
  120. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Pedestrian Walkway update | February 2023

    We’re happy to share that our design team at the Department of Public Works (DPW) has completed a major project milestone... Read on...
  121. Capital Project Update

    Upcoming community meetings for San Francisco Marina Improvement and Remediation Project

    Please join us for our first two community meetings to discuss the future of the San Francisco Marina... Read on...
  122. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project update | February 2023

    We are finalizing our bid set of documents for the Herz Recreation Center Project... Read on...
  123. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Renovation | February 2023 update

    We are wrapping up our construction documentation for the playground renovation at Stern Grove... Read on...
  124. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Path Project Update - 2/13/2023

    We are happy to report that the first quarter of the Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation is now complete. . . Read on...
  125. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park - March 8 Online Community Update and Construction Progress

    Save the Date for an online community meeting update hosted by Rec and Park . . . Read on...
  126. Capital Project Update

    Construction Progress for Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace

    Trees and plants are in the ground and contractor will be completing installation of mulch by early next week. . . . Read on...
  127. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Project Preparing Bid Documents!

    We are happy to report that the project team is in the process of preparing for . . . Read on...
  128. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma New Park Project Virtual Community Meeting #4

    Please join us for our fourth community meeting to discuss the future park at 11th and Natoma! Read on...
  129. Capital Project Update

    Crocker Amazon Fields Project Update 1/23!

    The fencing work for this project was completed in August 2022 and the . . . Read on...
  130. Capital Project Update

    South Sunset Clubhouse Project Update 1/23!

    The Public Works design team is developing a concept plan for the renovations at the Clubhouse that . . . Read on...
  131. Capital Project Update

    John Shelley Drive in McLaren Park – Virtual Community Meeting

    Please join us in discussing the future of John Shelley Drive, including a proposed car-free promenade segment . . . Read on...
  132. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Improvements - Project Update 1/21!

    The Public Works design team in now engaged for this project and . . . Read on...
  133. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Fencing to Go Up Week of Jan 23rd!

    We are excited to announce that, following January 19 Notice to Proceed (NTP) and January 20 groundbreaking ceremony . . . Read on...
  134. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Update 1/20!

    The design team is finalizing the 95% Construction Documents and . . . Read on...
  135. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 1/20!

    Hi everyone, We are thrilled to share that we obtained our building permit for the Herz Recreation Center Project! Read on...
  136. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Groundbreaking Event and Construction Start!

    We are excited to announce that we have a Notice to Proceed (NTP) date for the construction contract for the Esprit Park Renovation Project. . . Read on...
  137. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting Improvements Update- 12/22/22

    Much has happened in the park these past two months! . . . Read on...
  138. Capital Project Update

    GGP Golf Clubhouse Construction Update 12/22!

    Now that the temporary facilities are up and running, the contractor has started to prepare the site for the construction . . . Read on...
  139. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace Construction Update

    Construction is progressing and the lower terrace of Merced Heights Playground is starting to look like a park! . . . Read on...
  140. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Update 12/22!

    We are excited to announce that we completed a pre-construction planning meeting with the contractor this month and anticipate . . . Read on...
  141. Capital Project Update

    Updates Related to the New Gene Friend Recreation Center

    Notice to Proceed for pre-construction services was awarded to Swinerton Builders just prior to Thanksgiving . . . Read on...
  142. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Improvement Projects Update 12/20/22!

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our community meeting on December 6th. . . Read on...
  143. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Project Update 12/20/22

    Hi folks, We enjoyed celebrating a joint groundbreaking for the new Community Center with our project partners . . . Read on...
  144. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Pedestrian Walkway and Trail Improvement Project is Making Progress on Design

    Over the last several months we’ve been working on construction documents for the three remaining trail segments slated for renovation: . . . Read on...
  145. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground – Construction Demolition Almost Complete!

    Treaty Construction is busy at work with their backhoe! Demolition is nearly complete at Herz Playground. . . . Read on...
  146. Capital Project Update

    San Francisco Breaks Ground on New Community & Recreation Center at Sunnydale Hope SF

    Sunnydale Community Hub will provide safe and accessible space for sports, recreation, cultural events, health and wellness resources, and educational programs and activities. Read on...
  147. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Trails Project Presentation to Commission on 12/7!

    The final draft conceptual design for the McLaren Trails Priority Improvements project will be presented to the Recreation and Parks Capital Committee . . . Read on...
  148. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Construction Groundbreaking, CANCELLED!

    Fillmore Turk Renovation starts 12/12/22 . . . Read on...
  149. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Improvement Projects Community Meeting December 6th online!

    December 3rd meeting moving to December 6th, online . . . Read on...
  150. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Construction Update 11/22!

    The Construction of the new Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse is getting underway! Read on...
  151. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma New Park Project Virtual Community Meeting

    Please join us for a third community meeting to discuss the future park at 11th and Natoma! . . . Read on...
  152. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Improvement Projects Community Meeting December 6th online!

    Join us in person to share ideas and prioritize park improvements! . . . Read on...
  153. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Project Update 10/27/22!

    Our design team at Public Works is busy at work developing details for the renovation of trails . . . Read on...
  154. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Vision Plan Update 10/26!

    We are busy behind the scenes preparing to host a community meeting later this year. . . Read on...
  155. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Update 10/26/22

    Hi all- We are excited to share that the children’s playground at Herz is now in construction! . . . Read on...
  156. Herz Groundbreaking

    SF City leaders, families celebrate groundbreaking of improvement project at Herz Playground

    The Recreation & Park Department broke ground on renovations at Herz Playground in Visitacion Valley on Monday as part of the Let’sPlaySF! initiative that is delivering creative play spaces to children across San Francisco. Read on...
  157. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Groundbreaking Celebration October 24th!

    Save the date! Please join, Monday, October 24 from 4:30-5:30 . . . Read on...
  158. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update October 2022!

    The rehabilitation project received a low bid from Bauman Landscape and Construction Inc. . . . Read on...
  159. Capital Project Update

    Commission and Permitting and Construction for Esprit

    The Recreation and Park Commission has approved the construction contract . . . Read on...
  160. Capital Project Update

    Presentation of the McLaren Trails final draft plans, Monday 10/17/2022 at 6:30pm

    Thanks to everyone who attended trail walks or otherwise shared dialogue with staff this summer . . . Read on...
  161. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace Construction Update

    You may have noticed a pause in construction recently. . . Read on...
  162. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Update- 10/05/22

    We are excited to report that the construction contractor is currently being certified after receiving Commission approval to award . . . Read on...
  163. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting Improvements Update- 10/05/22

    Construction will start this Fall 2023 through Early 2023 (target mid October -mid February). . . Read on...
  164. Capital Project Update

    India Basin - City Breaks Ground on New Waterfront Park

    Groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the new India Basin Waterfront Park structures Read on...
  165. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update, Sept 2022

    Virtual community meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Read on...
  166. Capital Project Update

    Waller Street Skate Park Project Construction Update 9/19!

    2 inches of fine asphalt was laid during the last week of August. . . Read on...
  167. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Construction Update 9/16!

    Hi everyone- We are making steady progress on having our construction documents reviewed by the Department of Building Inspection and other City agencies. . . Read on...
  168. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Vision Plan Update 9/16!

    We are looking forwarding to meeting with the community this Fall to discuss project ideas for investing the 2020 Bond funding. . . Read on...
  169. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace Construction Update

    You may have noticed a pause in construction recently. Work stopped as we discovered some infrastructure below ground that we had not anticipated. . . Read on...
  170. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Pathway Improvement Project Update 9/6/22!

    Hi all- We are pleased to report that on August 18, the RPD Commission approved the contract award for the construction of Stow Lake. . . Read on...
  171. Capital Project Update

    Preparing for Tree Work at Esprit Park

    Rec and Park is coordinating with the Public Works Bureau of Urban Forestry (BUF) to notice community members about . . . Read on...
  172. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update September 2022!

    The rehabilitation project was advertised for bids last month and, because of the complexity of the project, the bid due date was extended to today, 9/7/2022. . . Read on...
  173. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park – 9th and Lincoln Gateway Project Update September 2022!

    The design team is closing in on 100% completion of the construction documents and the project will soon be advertised for bids. . . Read on...
  174. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Art Proposals are posted!

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Art Proposals are posted! Read on...
  175. Capital Project Update

    Great Highway Pilot Project Legislation

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will consider legislation that will authorize a three-year pilot study using the Upper Great Highway Read on...
  176. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Commission Presentation Sept 7!

    Staff have worked with Public Works Contract Administration and the City’s Contract Monitoring Division to confirm . . . Read on...
  177. Capital Project Update

    Contract Awarded for Herz Playground Construction

    On August 18, 2022, Commission approved that Treaty Construction be awarded the contract to renovate Herz Playground. . . . Read on...
  178. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Update 8/24!

    Hi all- We are closing to wrapping up the permitting review through the Department of Building Inspection! Read on...
  179. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Pedestrian Walkway and Trail Improvement Project Receives Construction Funding

    Earlier this season Twin Peaks was awarded $500K from the State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), Priority Conservation Area Grant (PCA) . . . Read on...
  180. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Construction Update 8/17.

    We’re almost at 100% completion of the construction drawings . . . Read on...
  181. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Project Update Presentation and Commission Award of Construction Contract

    Thanks to the nearly 30 people who attended and participated in yesterday evening’s online community meeting update. . . . Read on...
  182. Capital Project Update

    India Basin - Contractor Approved to Build New Waterfront Park

    A contractor was approved to build the first portion of the new India Basin Waterfront Park Read on...
  183. Capital Project Update

    Visitacion Avenue Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Project, Site Walk 8/25 at 6pm

    Please join Rec and Park and SFMTA staff for a site walk to review design options proposed for slowing traffic and . . . Read on...
  184. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting Improvements Update- 07/29/22

    The construction contract has been awarded! Read on...
  185. Capital Project Update

    Community Opportunity Fund Update - 07/29/22

    Thank you, neighborhood park advocates, for your continued support of the Community Opportunity Fund Program, . . . Read on...
  186. Capital Project Update

    LOCATION CHANGE FOR BUCHANAN STREET MALL MEETING THIS EVENING.

    LOCATION CHANGE FOR BUCHANAN STREET MALL MEETING THIS EVENING. . . . Read on...
  187. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Project Virtual Community Meeting August 16th!

    We are hosting an online meeting on August 16 to update community members on project progress and answer questions. . . . Read on...
  188. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Update 7/20/22

    The design team is up and running and working on completing schematic design by later this Summer. . . Read on...
  189. Capital Project Update

    India Basin - Water Barrier Removed

    The water barrier has been removed at 900 Innes, a huge step in completing the remediation of the site Read on...
  190. Capital Project Update

    Sidewalk Work at Merced Heights Playground.

    Today our contractor began work demolishing sections of the sidewalk along Byxbee, . . . Read on...
  191. Capital Project Update

    Sanjay Vora selected for the Herz Rec Center Public Art Piece!

    We are thrilled to share that Sanjay Vora has been selected as the artist for the . . . Read on...
  192. Capital Project Update

    Thank you for attending the Buena Vista Park Improvement Project Meeting!

    Thank you to all those who attended the July 12, 2022 Community Meeting. . . Read on...
  193. Capital Project Update

    Memory Walk Design at Buchanan Street Mall - Community Meeting

    Core to the community-driven redesign of Buchanan Street Mall, the Memory Walk is envisioned to physically connect all five blocks of the park . . . Read on...
  194. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Project is Out to Bid!

    The Esprit Park Renovation Project is out to bid! . . . Read on...
  195. Capital Project Update

    Bids received for Herz Playground Construction!

    Hi everybody- We have great news to share- we received 7 bids on the Herz Playground Renovation Project! Read on...
  196. Capital Project Update

    Art finalists for Herz Rec Center!

    Hi all- Thank you to those who provided input the proposed artwork for the Herz Recreation Center. . . Read on...
  197. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Pedestrian Walkway Commission Approval and Project Manager Transition

    The Twin Peaks Pedestrian Walkway conceptual design was approved by the . . . Read on...
  198. Capital Project Update

    Construction Updates for Merced Heights Lower Lawn Area!

    We are excited to report that, as of early June, the contractor’s certified consulting biologist has confirmed that bird nesting activity on site has been completed. . . Read on...
  199. Capital Project Update

    Trail walks in McLaren Park 6/29 and 7/14

    Recreation & Parks is hosting two trail walks to share proposed priority trail improvements . . . Read on...
  200. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma Street New Park Project Meeting #2

    Please join us for a second virtual community meeting to discuss . . . Read on...
  201. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park Improvement Project Virtual Community Meeting July 12th!

    Please join us for a virtual community meeting to review the findings of the 2020 Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and . . . Read on...
  202. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Trails Project Walk POSTPONED for the June 14th event

    June 14th at 8:30 am site walk postponed . . . Read on...
  203. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 6/2!

    We are happy to report that 100% bid documents have been submitted by the design team and . . . Read on...
  204. Capital Project Update

    Trail Walks in McLaren Park, June 14th (Postponed) and June 29th!

    Kickoff summer with some time out in nature and join us for one or two upcoming walks through McLaren Park! Read on...
  205. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma New Park Survey Closing Soon!

    Are you interested in the future of the 11th and Natoma park property? . . . Read on...
  206. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Pedestrian Walkway Concept Design to Rec and Park Commission for Approval in June

    Rec and Park is incorporating feedback we received from our online update and survey . . . Read on...
  207. Capital Project Update

    Contractor bids are due on Wednesday, May 25! for Herz Playground!

    Hi all- We nearing the end of our advertisement period for Herz Playground! . . . Read on...
  208. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Update 5/20!

    Hi all- Thank you to those who provided input the proposed artwork for the Herz Recreation Center. . . . Read on...
  209. Capital Project Update

    Please take a short survey regarding Visitacion Avenue Pedestrian and Streetscape Improvements

    Please take a moment to fill out a survey about improvements you would like to . . . Read on...
  210. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma New Park Survey!

    Please take a brief survey to help shape the design of this . . . Read on...
  211. Capital Project Update

    Upcoming Opportunity to Provide Public Comment for Ocean Beach Project

    Phase 2 of the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Civic Design Review for the . . . Read on...
  212. Capital Project Update

    Twin Peaks Project Update 5/2/22!

    Thanks to the 698 people who completed our online survey in Fall 2021 regarding Twin Peaks Promenade design. . . . Read on...
  213. Capital Project Update

    Construction Has Begun on Merced Heights Lower Lawn Area!

    We are excited to announce Notice to Proceed was issued to the Contractor, . . Read on...
  214. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 4/28!

    The design team is continuing to close design and coordination loops as efficiently as possible . . . Read on...
  215. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 04/26/22

    The contractor asked to be relieved from the construction contract and in February, Commission approved the termination so that we can . . . Read on...
  216. Capital Project Update

    Thank You for Joining Our April 20th Webinar!

    On April 20, 2022 the Recreation & Park Department, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and . . . Read on...
  217. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza April 2022 Update!

    Bringing the vision plan to a buildable reality…. Read on...
  218. Capital Project Update

    11th and Natoma New Park Project Virtual Meeting 5/3/22!

    We are excited to announce an upcoming community meeting for a new park in the South of Market Area. . . Read on...
  219. Capital Project Update

    Join Us for the Grand Opening of Francisco Park 4/27/22!

    Please join us to celebrate the opening of our newest Park . . . Read on...
  220. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Art Proposals on Display, View them at Coffman Pool.

    The Herz Recreation Center Artist Selection Panel has selected three artists to create proposals for . . . Read on...
  221. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project is going out to bid!

    Hi everyone- We will be advertising the Herz Playground Renovation Project this week. . . Read on...
  222. Capital Project Update

    Visitacion Avenue Sidewalk & Streetscape Meeting Recap

    The virtual meeting, held on Thursday, February 10 reviewed previous planning efforts that included the roadway through McLaren Park. Read on...
  223. Capital Project Update

    Mansell Tai Chi Court Open to the Public

    Mansell Tai Chi Court is open to the public! Read on...
  224. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Project Update April 2022

    Richmond Playground is moving forward! Read on...
  225. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Middle Lake Rehab Project Update April 2022

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation is on track to go out to bid in April or May 2022 Read on...
  226. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project—Webinar on April 20

    An upcoming multi-agency, virtual community webinar will share status updates on the City’s Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Read on...
  227. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Mall stage preview and last call for the Phase 1 design refinement survey!

    Design is progressing for the stage on the McAllister to Fulton block, thanks to the thoughtful input input provided by local performing art stakeholders Read on...
  228. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Update 3/25

    We're officially under contract with the architecture & engineering team, Mark Cavagnero Associates + Kuth Ranieri Architects Joint Venture. We're looking forward to working with this team to finalize the project design & construction documents. Read on...
  229. Capital Project Update

    Volunteers on Saturdays at the McLaren Native Plant Garden

    Volunteer at the McLaren Park Native Plant Garden in Visitacion Valley on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read on...
  230. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 3/23/2022

    The design team is continuing to close design and coordination loops as efficiently as possible, still with the goal of finalizing construction documents and advertising to contractors this spring. Read on...
  231. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Project Update March 2022

    The project team and Rec Park staff continue to finalize details in the design of the new Rec Center and outdoor spaces Read on...
  232. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update March 2022

    We have finalized structural engineering for the playground equipment and we aim to bring the construction documents to the Department of Building Inspection Read on...
  233. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights - Notice to Proceed to Contractor in Early April 2022

    We are excited to announce that we are on track to issue Notice to Proceed to the Contractor Read on...
  234. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path Project Update March 2022

    Our biologist will conduct a few more wildlife surveys at Stow Lake over the next month. Once complete, we will incorporate measures Read on...
  235. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path Project Update 2/23/2022

    Our biologist has been conducting surveys of the wildlife at Stow Lake. Once the surveys wrap up later this Spring, we will be Read on...
  236. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 2/23/2022

    The design team has completed and submitted 90% construction documents drawings and specifications Read on...
  237. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 2/23/2022

    We have our final set of drawings and specifications ready for bidding Read on...
  238. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 2/23/2022

    We are excited to share that the Board of Supervisors approved the grant/gift acceptance of $10 million from Sunnydale LLC! Read on...
  239. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Street Mall Phase 1 – Community Meeting on 2/24/2022

    It’s time to CELEBRATE! For seven years, the Western Addition community has dreamed about what Buchanan Mall could become with the right vision and resources. Those dreams are coming true! Read on...
  240. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Updates

    Here are some updates on the Gene Friend Recreation Center project: Read on...
  241. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights - Award of Construction Goes Before RecPark Commission

    We are happy to report that we will be presenting award of construction contract to the Recreation and Park Commission for approval this Thursday, February 17. Read on...
  242. Capital Project Update

    Public Art Opportunity at Ocean Beach!

    The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for a public art opportunity Read on...
  243. Capital Project Update

    Trails update and Visitacion Ave Streetscape Meeting 2/10

    The McLaren Trails Priority Improvements project team has been working with the Planning Department on environmental compliance Read on...
  244. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 1/31/22

    Great news, the Rossi Pool Renovation project is nearly complete! Read on...
  245. Capital Project Update

    Yosemite Creek Daylighting Project Update January 2022

    Yosemite Creek Daylighting Project is moving forward following a number of Commission approvals Read on...
  246. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Joint City Agency Project Updates Meeting February 17th!

    Please join Recreation and Parks, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), and the Municipal Transportation Authority (MTA) for a . . . Read on...
  247. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Pedestrian, Bike and Streetscape Projects Community Meeting 2/10!

    Please join us for a Virtual Community Meeting to discuss improvements to Visitación Ave in McLaren Park including . . . Read on...
  248. Capital Project Update
  249. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 1/21/22!

    In February, are looking forward to presenting to the Board of Supervisors for a grant/gift acceptance of $10 million for the project! . . . Read on...
  250. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path Project Update 1/21/22!

    We are anticipating having a biologist on-site in January and February to conduct wildlife surveys. . . . Read on...
  251. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 1/22!

    We are putting the final touches on our permit set of drawings and we are planning to advertise the project to contractors in February. . . Read on...
  252. Capital Project Update

    Happy New Year rainbow over Francisco Park!

    On January 5 we reached a major milestone moving closer to the park opening when permanent power went live at Francisco Park. . . Read on...
  253. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update January 2022

    This year we will bring the vision plan into a buildable reality. 2021 marked a year of investigations, structural testing, materials studies and confirming the permit codes with Department of Building Inspections (DBI) Read on...
  254. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Terrace Project - Contractor Bid Advertisement!

    We are happy to report that the project has been advertised to contractors! Read on...
  255. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 12/2021!

    We're excited to announce that Bayview Playground is open! Read on...
  256. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 12/2021

    Say goodbye to 2021 and the drainage problems at Fillmore Turk— Read on...
  257. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 12/17!

    Hi everybody- Our project team is finalizing the structural design of the building and then we will submit for a Building Permit. . . Read on...
  258. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 12/17!

    Hi everybody- We have wrapped up our permit set of drawings and the next step is to have the drawings reviewed by the Building Department for approval. . . Read on...
  259. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path Project Update 12/17!

    Hi all- We will be working with a biologist to conduct surveys around Stow Lake for red-legged frogs and to make recommendations on how to minimize any biological impacts. . . Read on...
  260. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Path - Pathway interruption 12-14 through 17!

    Path may be interrupted by tree removal . . . Read on...
  261. Capital Project Update

    Draft EIR for Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Published

    The San Francisco Planning Department has published the draft environmental impact report for the Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project. . . Read on...
  262. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Project Architecture and Engineering Services Team Updates

    We are excited to be moving toward onboarding our new design team for the project! . . . Read on...
  263. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update 11/22!

    The Middle Lake Rehabilitation project is moving forward and 90% design documents are nearly complete. . . Read on...
  264. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 11/23!

    Recreation and Parks, together with Fletcher Studio, presented updates on the Esprit Park Renovation Project to . . . Read on...
  265. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 11/23/21

    We are awarding the construction contract in December!! . . . Read on...
  266. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 11/23/21!

    The project is 95% completed! The sod still needs a bit more time to be fully established. . . Read on...
  267. Capital Project Update

    Stow Lake Perimeter Path Project Update 11/18!

    Hi all- The project team is working with a biologist to minimize impacts to the wildlife around the lake. . . Read on...
  268. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Virtual Community Meeting #3 12/14 at 5pm!

    Join us for the third community meeting for the Stern Grove Playground Renovation Project. . . Read on...
  269. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 11/18!

    Hi everybody- We are putting the finishing touches on the permit set of drawings, which we will submit to the Building Department for approval. . . Read on...
  270. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 11/18!

    Hi all- The Building Department has completed their Site Permit review and the permit notification has been posted at the park. . . Read on...
  271. Capital Project Update

    Construction at the McLaren Park Native Plant Garden will begin this week!

    The McLaren Park Native Plant Garden will showcase the benefits of California Native Plants, beautify the Visitacion Avenue corridor, . . . Read on...
  272. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 11/2021

    The construction contract is being awarded in November 2021 and . . . Read on...
  273. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 11/2/21!

    The Rossi Pool Renovation Project progress is moving along well, and we have reached a significant milestone: . . . Read on...
  274. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Virtual Community Meeting on November 18th!

    Rec and Park is hosting an online update to community members on the Esprit Park Renovation Project on . . . Read on...
  275. Capital Project Update

    Victoria Manalo Draves Park - VMD reopening Saturday, 10/16/2021

    We are please to announce the re-opening of Victoria Manalo Draves Park! The summer renovation included installation of Read on...
  276. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Tai Chi Court Project Update

    Construction on the Mansell Tai Chi Court is underway and moving fast! Read on...
  277. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park construction moves forward towards December completion

    The Hyde Street stairway has been installed and the view from the top is spectacular. The pathway from the stairway to the great lawn will be poured next week. Read on...
  278. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons is now open to the public!

    Juri Commons is open to the public! On September 13th the city held a ribbon cutting celebration to commemorate the park’s opening with . . . Read on...
  279. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Boat Dock Ribbon Cutting Ceremony November 13th!

    We are happy to announce that construction for the Lake Merced Boat Dock is complete, and the site is open to the public. . . Read on...
  280. Capital Project Update

    Victoria Manalo Draves Park - Construction wrapping up at VMD

    Lighting and safety improvements at VMD are close to completion. We have had a few unfortunate delays from suppliers and subcontractors, but are in the home stretch of construction! Read on...
  281. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 9/30/21!

    Consultant on site at Esprit this week to inventory the condition of the storm drainage system that was installed approximately 15 years ago. . . Read on...
  282. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 9/2021

    We received seven bids in June and Public Works contracting administration is in the final stages of identifying the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. . . Read on...
  283. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 9/20!

    Hi everybody- We are getting close to wrapping up our construction document for the new playground and the bathroom renovation at Herz Clubhouse. . . Read on...
  284. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 9/2021!

    The project is 85% completed! The sod was recently installed and needs 60 days for full establishment . . . Read on...
  285. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 9/20!

    Hi all- The Arts Commission received over 100 applications from potential artists for the public art piece at Herz Recreation Center. . . Read on...
  286. JGA 1

    Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Opens Following Major Renovation

    San Francisco Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off 2021 Season Following Ribbon Cutting. Read on...
  287. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Mall, Turk – Golden Gate at SFAC Civic Design Review Monday 9/20

    After almost seven years of community-driven engagement and visioning, SF Rec and Parks is thrilled to be moving forward with a clear schedule for . . . Read on...
  288. Juri Commons Ribbon Cut

    Juri Commons Park Reopens Following Renovation

    Juri Commons reopened following a $1.9 million renovation honoring the Mission District park’s railroad history, featuring a redesign with new plantings, an improved play space for children, grass for dogs, & an adult exercise area with fitness equipment. Read on...
  289. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 9/11!

    We have been assessing conditions on site over the past few months, including the following: . . Read on...
  290. Capital Project Update

    Victoria Manalo Draves Construction Updates and Support for Neighboring Bessie Carmichael School

    We are several weeks away from the start of Fall and construction work continues Read on...
  291. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 8/20!

    The landscape architect is developing the construction documents for the project. . . Read on...
  292. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Project Update 8/20!

    Design work for the Richmond Playground renovation has resumed! Read on...
  293. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway Project Update 8/20!

    As this project neared 60% design completion it was put on hold due to COVID related funding delays . . . Read on...
  294. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Update 8/20!

    We have wrapped up work on the Golden Gate Heights Playground & Field Renovation. . . Read on...
  295. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 8/20!

    The architects and engineers are still hard at work finalizing the details of the building and landscape design. . . Read on...
  296. Capital Project Update

    Updates to RFP for Architectural & Engineering Services and Recruitment Timeline for Gene Friend Rec

    Thank you for helping us to get the word out to folks who may be interested in working on the project. . . . Read on...
  297. Capital Project Update

    Design continues and additional funding received for Buchanan Street Mall!

    Thanks to the 174 people who participated in the survey to refine the design of Buchanan Street Mall, Turk – Golden Gate block. . . Read on...
  298. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction continues 8/16!

    Thank you everyone for your continued patience with this renovation project. . . Read on...
  299. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Native Plant Garden Project Plans

    The McLaren Park Native Plant Garden transforms a blighted and hazardous corner of McLaren Park into a functional open space, providing a safe resource for recreation and environmental education about the . . . Read on...
  300. Capital Project Update

    Construction expedited for Bessie Carmichael students

    Good news is that construction is going great! Our new utility work on Sherman was inspected and approved by PG&E Read on...
  301. Capital Project Update

    Construction progress at Victoria Manalo Draves

    Construction is moving forward quickly at VMD! Cazadoro Construction, Inc. has been a collaborative partner in accelerating the schedule Read on...
  302. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher project wrapping up,

    The final piece of work for George Christopher’s renovations, resurfacing the tennis court, is almost complete! Read on...
  303. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground is Now Open!

    Thanks so much for those of you who were able to attend the grand reopening . . . Read on...
  304. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights - Our design team is moving along with construction document production!

    As we work on that, we’re reaching back out to solicit input from the community. . . Read on...
  305. Capital Project Update

    The Request for Proposals for Architectural & Engineering Services for the Gene Friend Rec is Live

    Thank you for helping us to get the word out to folks who may be interested in working on the project. . . Read on...
  306. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Draft EIR Publication Date: August 4, 2021!

    The Portsmouth Square project team has been incredibly busy over the past several months . . . Read on...
  307. Capital Project Update

    South Sunset Fields Construction Update 7/22/21!

    The construction contract has been awarded to OBS Engineering Inc. and construction activities will start on site in early August. . . Read on...
  308. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Final Construction Update 7/16!

    Hi everyone! We are thrilled to share that construction is wrapping up at Golden Gate Heights and we are opening on July 20th at 11:30. . . Read on...
  309. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 7/19!

    Project progress is moving along well, and the construction team is working diligently despite some delays due to unforeseen site conditions. . . Read on...
  310. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 7/19!

    Hi everybody, We are continuing work on the construction documents for the project. . . Read on...
  311. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 7/19!

    Hi folks, We continue to develop the construction documents for the new Recreation Center and the outdoor spaces. . . Read on...
  312. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground is Opening 7/20!

    Hi everyone- We are thrilled to announce the opening celebration of the Golden Gate Heights Playground and Renovation Project! Read on...
  313. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Virtual Community Meeting #2 (7/21 at 5pm)

    Join us for the second community meeting for the Stern Grove Playground Renovation Project. . . Read on...
  314. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Update 6/21/21!

    We are pushing to advertise an RFP (request for proposals) for a design team (architecture and engineering) this July, with the goal of selecting a team and having them start work by right after the New Year 2022. . . Read on...
  315. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Boat Dock Replacement Update 6/22!

    We are making great construction progress and nearing the finish line! Read on...
  316. Capital Project Update

    Victoria Manalo Draves Park - Construction begins at VMD on Monday, June 28!

    Your Victoria Manalo Draves lighting upgrades and park improvements are coming soon! Rec and Park has been working on final preparations with our contractor . . . Read on...
  317. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 6/21!

    The fence poles, those silver vertical sticks, are 80% installed awaiting the black finish and mesh. . . Read on...
  318. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 6/21!

    Hi all, We are nearing completion of construction at Golden Gate Heights. . . Read on...
  319. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 6/21!

    Hi everybody, Our design team is working on the construction documents for the project and we are going through the permitting process with the Department of Building Inspection. . . Read on...
  320. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 6/21!

    Hi all, We are wrapping up our cost estimating and we will be moving into construction documents for the playground renovation. . . Read on...
  321. 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...
  322. Capital Project Update

    Merced heights Lower Lawn Project Update 6/15/21!

    The Arts Commission Civic Design Review Committee approved the design in April, under their “Small Project Review” category. Read on...
  323. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction Update 6/7!

    We’re excited to share that planting is nearing completion, embedded rails are installed in the pathway and the team is about to lay down play surfacing in the playground. . . Read on...
  324. Capital Project Update

    Construction starting soon at Victoria Manalo Draves Park in SOMA

    The Recreation and Parks Department has executed a construction contract with Cazadoro Construction, Inc. for a summer renovation of Victoria Manalo Draves Park in SOMA. Read on...
  325. Capital Project Update

    Save the Date: India Basin Groundbreaking Event on June 17!

    Mark your calendars! A groundbreaking event marking the beginning of remediation work on the India Basin project is scheduled for Thursday, June 17 . . . Read on...
  326. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 5/21!

    Hi everyone, The contractor has installed the sod and they are working on the remainder of the landscaping and site furnishings. . . Read on...
  327. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 5/21!

    Hi all, Our design has completed the detailed design phase and we are currently cost estimating the project and doing regulatory reviews. . . Read on...
  328. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 5/21!

    Hi folks, We are performing a cost estimate for the project and then, we will begin construction documents. . . Read on...
  329. Capital Project Update

    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...
  330. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 5/17!

    Playground fixtures are in! AND the field is finally taking shape. Read on...
  331. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza project Update 5/3!

    The design started this spring with our team taking a deep ‘technical’ dive into the existing structure and . . . Read on...
  332. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update 5/3!

    The elevated walkway is complete connecting the lower part of the park along Bay Street with the upper level and future great lawn . . . Read on...
  333. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 4/28!

    Project progress is moving along well. Current construction activities include . . . Read on...
  334. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Boat Dock Replacement Update 4/28!

    Construction progress at the Lake Merced Boat Dock project is moving along well. Read on...
  335. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground Reopening 4/29/21!

    The long-awaited date has been appointed! George Christopher Playground is scheduled to reopen to the public on Thursday, April 29th! Read on...
  336. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update 4/26!

    The design is progressing and the Middle Lake Rehabilitation project is moving forward! Read on...
  337. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction Update 4/23!

    We’re excited to share that the pathways and walls are nearly complete, the play equipment is installed, planting has begun . . . Read on...
  338. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Project Update 4/26!!

    Design work on the Richmond Playground renovation is temporarily halted but we are hopeful that the project can resume shortly . . . Read on...
  339. 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...
  340. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 4/20!

    Hi everyone, Thank you so much for your support at the Recreation and Park Commission and for participating in all our community outreach for this project. Read on...
  341. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 4/20!

    Hi folks- The contractor is working on flatwork around the playground including pouring concrete and asphalt for the paths and picnic area. Read on...
  342. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 4/20!

    Hi all, Thank you to all the community members who helped make this project a reality! Read on...
  343. Capital Project Update

    Arts Commission Review and Design Coordination for Merced Heights Lawn Terrace Project!

    Following Rec and Park Commission of concept design in March, we are moving forward! Read on...
  344. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Update 4/16/21!

    As you have likely heard by now, Prop A passed in November, and the Health and Recovery General Obligation Bond is a go . . . Read on...
  345. Capital Project Update

    Temporary Playground Closure Apr 26-27 and Donor Recognition Tile Installation Complete

    The West Portal Playground (Children’s Play Area Only) will be temporarily closed April 26 through sometime on April 27 as we do some safety surfacing repairs. Read on...
  346. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Project Update 3/29/21

    The entire site has been graded and fence footing installed—so that the boundaries of the field (such as,… home plate, backstop foul lines etc) are easier to see. . . Read on...
  347. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 3/29/21

    Target bid advertisement will be mid-Spring 2021. . . Read on...
  348. 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...
  349. Capital Project Update

    Merced heights Lower Lawn Project Update 3/19/21!

    The Recreation and Park Commission approved a concept design for the Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn . . . Read on...
  350. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Project Update 3/19/21!!

    We hope you are enjoying the recently renovated West Portal Playground! Read on...
  351. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 3/16!

    Hi folks- The playground equipment is installed and the contractor is working on grading the . . . Read on...
  352. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project is Going Before the Commission for Approval!!

    Hi all, This Thursday, March 18th at 10am, we will be presenting the playground concept plan to the Rec Park Commission . . . Read on...
  353. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Headed to Commission for Approval!

    Staff will be presenting the proposed concept design to the Full Recreation and Park Commission this week. . . Read on...
  354. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Update 3/11!

    There are two upcoming opportunities to provide public comment on this project. . . Read on...
  355. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 3/9/21!

    Project progress is moving along well, despite some recent construction delays due to unforeseen site conditions. . . Read on...
  356. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 3/9/21!

    We are thrilled that the construction fencing is down, and the Garfield site is now open to the public. . . Read on...
  357. Capital Project Update

    POSTPONED - Stern Grove Virtual Community Meeting 3/25 at 5 pm!

    Join us for the second community meeting for . . . Read on...
  358. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Update 3/1!

    We have received great input to help us finalize a proposed concept design . . . Read on...
  359. Capital Project Update

    Construction in the final stretch at Shoreview Park (3/2/21)

    The project has experienced significant delays due to COVID-19, winter rain, and . . . Read on...
  360. Capital Project Update

    Plants, paths, sculptures, and turf installed at George Christopher

    The project suffered COVID-19, weather, and subcontractor scheduling delays . . . Read on...
  361. Capital Project Update

    The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center will open on March 3rd!

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center will open to the public. Read on...
  362. Capital Project Update

    News about the Herz Projects!

    We are excited to share that Rec Park staff will be presenting the . . . Read on...
  363. 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...
  364. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 2/23!

    Hi everyone! The playground equipment is being installed at Golden Gate Heights! Read on...
  365. Capital Project Update
  366. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Update 2/18!

    Thank you to the 90+ community members who joined us for . . . Read on...
  367. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground is Now Open!

    We’re excited to have opened the Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground on February 12 . . . Read on...
  368. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction Update 2/9!

    Juri Commons is moving forward in construction and hitting a good stride . . . Read on...
  369. Capital Project Update

    Richmond playground Project Update 2/9!

    The concept design for Richmond Playground is complete! Read on...
  370. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update

    The Middle Lake Rehabilitation is moving forward! Read on...
  371. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Community Meeting!

    Thank you for your patience as some important preparations were made . . . Read on...
  372. Capital Project Update

    Bayview Playground Project Update 1/29!

    With sadness we honor the namesake of this athletic field, K.C. Jones . . . Read on...
  373. Capital Project Update

    Complete the survey to refine the design of an all-ages play area in Buchanan Street Mall

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Virtual Community Meeting . . . Read on...
  374. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 1/29/21

    We just received notice that the building permit has been approved! Read on...
  375. Capital Project Update

    Construction almost complete at GGP Dog Training Area

    The work at the historic Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area is SO CLOSE to being finished . . . Read on...
  376. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Virtual Community Meeting 2/18 at 5 pm!

    We hope you can join us for the first of many virtual meetings to discuss the renovation of the playground at Stern Grove. . . Read on...
  377. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project Update 1/22/21

    Hi everyone! Construction is continuing at Golden Gate Heights. Read on...
  378. 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...
  379. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 1/22!

    Hi everyone, We are very close to finalizing our concept plan . . . Read on...
  380. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Virtual Community Meeting 2/3/21

    SF Rec & Park, Mercy Housing and Related CA are pleased to share the final concept plan for the Herz Recreation Center. . . Read on...
  381. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Survey is Now Closed Thank you!

    The Stern Grove Playground Community Survey is now open! Read on...
  382. Capital Project Update

    Virtual Meeting and Survey to Refine the Design for Buchanan Street Mall

    The Buchanan Street Mall project team is seeking community feedback to inform the look and feel and the specific equipment included in the new all-ages recreation area in the Turk - Golden Gate block Read on...
  383. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong is Almost Complete!

    We are very close to finishing construction and opening the park again! Read on...
  384. Document

    GGP Dog Training Area December Update

    The historic Dog Training Area is very close to completion, however project opening has been delayed until late January. We have had some December delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic... Read on...
  385. Document

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center December Update

    The Tennis Center is making great progress towards completion in early 2021. The courts are now fully color coated, fences are installed, and planting is nearing completion. Read on...
  386. Document

    Bay View Playground Renovation Holiday Update

    The park is beginning to take shape as some of the boundaries are being set. Construction excavation continues with foundation installation and a few deep pits. Read on...
  387. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Update Dec '20

    The contractor will be working on the retaining wall on the north side of the playground Read on...
  388. 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...
  389. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update Dec '20

    We are working with the Historic Preservation team at the Planning Department to review the playground design Read on...
  390. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update Dec '20

    We are thrilled that Prop A passed! This will provide $10 million of funding towards this project Read on...
  391. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update DEC '20

    Construction at Francisco Park continues to move along smoothly. The elevated pathway structure has been painted and the crew is starting to install the boardwalk Read on...
  392. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground: Update on Temporary Closure of Children’s Play Area This Week

    The West Portal Playground (Children’s Play Area Only) was temporarily closed today and will reopen at 5 p.m. Read on...
  393. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground: Temporary Closure of Children’s Play Area This Week

    The West Portal Playground (Children’s Play Area Only) will be temporarily closed this week, beginning December 3 Read on...
  394. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 11/18!

    The tennis courts reopened early November, ahead of schedule . . Read on...
  395. Capital Project Update

    Please Join us for Virtual Community Meeting on Upcoming Ocean Beach Project

    Please join the City’s multi-agency virtual community meeting to . . . Read on...
  396. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Trails - Native Plant Garden meeting this evening and pathway work upcoming

    Parks Alliance is hosting a virtual meeting this evening at 6pm to . . . Read on...
  397. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update 11/12!

    Recent construction activities at Francisco Park include . . . Read on...
  398. Capital Project Update

    Construction wrapping up at the GGP Dog Training Area!

    We are in the final phases of construction at the historic Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area . . . Read on...
  399. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic Area and Playground Project Update 11/10!

    We will be removing two additional trees that are . . . Read on...
  400. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher schedule update 11/5!

    The ball field fence repairs are complete and look fantastic! Read on...
  401. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 11/02!

    Demolition is in full force as most of the structures have been removed . . . Read on...
  402. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Project Update 11/4!

    Check out the great article on the project . . . Read on...
  403. Capital Project Update

    Check out the Discussion on South Ocean Beach Project with SPUR

    Check out the panel discussion on the project . . . Read on...
  404. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 10/29!

    Hi everyone- The construction fences are going up at Golden Gate Heights. . . Read on...
  405. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Project Update 10/29!

    Planning and Design for the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Project is . . . Read on...
  406. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 10/29!

    Thank you so much to those who joined us for our final community meeting. Read on...
  407. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 10/29!

    Hi everyone- We have been busy working with the project architects to . . . Read on...
  408. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 10/28!

    Much progress has been made over the past couple months on the utilities, sitework and interiors. . . Read on...
  409. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 10/29!

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

    McLaren Park Redwood Grove Playground is Open for Play!!!

    Hi everyone- We are officially open for play! Woohooo! Read on...
  411. Capital Project Update

    Jackson Playground Planning Update 10/29!

    The project team is working on developing an overall project budget and securing agency approvals. . . Read on...
  412. Capital Project Update

    Garfield pool Renovation Update 10/27!

    The major construction activities have been completed and we are near the finish . . . Read on...
  413. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 10/20!

    We still have many utility inspections to go; however . . . Read on...
  414. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amp - Construction Slated to Begin November 2020!

    The project has been advertised and we plan to award the contract this month . . . Read on...
  415. Capital Project Update

    Children’s Play Area Now Open at West Portal Playground!

    The contractor has a few minor items remaining . . . Read on...
  416. Capital Project Update

    We are excited to report that Bay View Playground Renovation has started - 10/13!

    Construction fences were installed last week to prepare for demolition next week. Read on...
  417. Capital Project Update
  418. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher play equipment installed, fence work underway, and planting!

    The play equipment is now installed at George Christopher! Read on...
  419. Capital Project Update

    Sergeant John Macaulay Playground ready for opening!

    The site is getting final touches to be ready for opening . . . Read on...
  420. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Schematic Design Complete! (10/13)

    The project has reached an important milestone as schematic design wraps up. . . . Read on...
  421. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Project Update 10/9!

    Gene Friend Recreation Center has been included as a project . . . Read on...
  422. Capital Project Update

    Geneva Powerhouse Project Update 10/9!

    We are excited to announce that our tenant . . . Read on...
  423. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace Project Update 10/9!

    A community meeting was held in November 2019 to review preliminary designs for a . . . Read on...
  424. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Update 10/9!

    A community meeting was held in November 2019 to review preliminary designs . . . Read on...
  425. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Project Update 10/8!

    The restored field, as well as the nature exploration area, picnic area, and clubhouse restrooms, are now open . . . Read on...
  426. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Adaptation Project Update 10/7!

    Planning and design is ongoing for this project . . . Read on...
  427. Capital Project Update

    Visitacion Avenue Crossing Project Update 10/7!

    We are awaiting bid results for this project . . . Read on...
  428. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update 10/7!

    Francisco Park construction is moving along at a rapid pace . . . Read on...
  429. Capital Project Update
  430. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Stanyan Edge Project Update 10/7!

    Wanted to give a quick update on the this project. . . Read on...
  431. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Project Update 10/7!

    The Tennis Center construction continues to move forward with finishes and technology . . . Read on...
  432. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Construction is just about to start!

    The perimeter fences were installed last week and pre construction preparations are in place for demolition. . . Read on...
  433. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 10/5!

    The construction completion getting closer, but not quite ready yet….. Read on...
  434. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Final Community Meeting!

    Join us to see the updated design for Herz. . . Read on...
  435. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Design Pushing Forward 9/21!

    The talented design team for the Middle Lake Rehabilitation is nearing completion of the 50% design phase. . . Read on...
  436. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction continues 9/21!

    Demolition is nearing completion and the Juri Commons Renovation is underway. . . Read on...
  437. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Concept Design Moving Forward 9/21!

    Thank you so much to all who attended the third and final community workshop and to all who have contributed feedback along the way. . . Read on...
  438. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic Area and Playground Project Update 9/18!

    Hi folks- We have completed installing the new table tops and barbecues. . . Read on...
  439. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground Update 9/18!

    The Willie “Woo Woo” Wong project is quickly approaching completion! Here are a few recent photographs from the site. Read on...
  440. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Has Begun!

    Hi folks- Construction has officially begun on the project! Read on...
  441. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 9/18!

    Hi folks- The project team has been working to incorporate all the community feedback that we heard this summer. . . Read on...
  442. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 9/18!

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

    Construction is Completed for the Stanyan Street Edge of Golden Gate Park!

    If you haven’t noticed yet, all the construction fencing has been removed on the project that the public should have full access to the east edge of the park. . . Read on...
  444. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 9/18!

    Hi all- Our project designers have been updating the playground design to reflect the survey results on the play equipment Read on...
  445. Capital Project Update

    Guy Place Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all- This will be our last blog update for the project. Read on...
  446. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground project Update 8/21!

    There has been tremendous progress on George Christopher Playground Renovation this summer. . . Read on...
  447. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Construction Starting Soon!

    Hi everyone- We are getting close to the official start of construction! Read on...
  448. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Project Update 8/21!

    Hi everyone! Thanks to those who participated in our focus group meetings. . . Read on...
  449. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic Area and Playground Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all- We are close to wrapping up work at the new Redwood Grove Playground! Read on...
  450. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all- Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our online survey! Read on...
  451. 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...
  452. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation Pre-Construction Preparations

    The awarded contractor is in the final stages of certification (meaning the back ground check and paperwork has been completed) and we are expected to give them the go ahead “notice to proceed” with construction next month! Read on...
  453. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Community Meeting 6/2/20 Notes and Presentation

    Thank you to the 80 community members who stepped into the unknown with the Project Team . . . Read on...
  454. Capital Project Update

    Jackson Playground Meeting Follow-Up

    Thank you for joining us . . . Read on...
  455. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction is Underway!

    We have broken ground! Renovation of Juri Commons Park is underway . . . Read on...
  456. Capital Project Update

    Join us to discuss the final concept design for Richmond Playground!

    Please join us for a final community meeting to celebrate and discuss the final concept design for the upcoming renovation . . . Read on...
  457. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 7/31!

    The construction continues revealing the vision and beauty of this park! Read on...
  458. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis Final Report is Published!

    Thanks to the community and the project team, we are proud to present . . . Read on...
  459. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project - Construction Starting Soon!

    The contracts are getting signed and we are looking forward to starting construction very soon! Read on...
  460. Capital Project Update
  461. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic and Playground Project Update 7/27!

    We are continuing to finalize the entrance area at the new playground and restroom. Read on...
  462. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Project Update 7/27!

    Thank you so much to those who participated in our virtual community meeting! Read on...
  463. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Survey Still Open!

    We have had a great response to our survey and we are going to keep it open a little longer . . . Read on...
  464. 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...
  465. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 7/22!

    Much progress has been made over the past couple months on the utility and sitework, Read on...
  466. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Community Advisory Group Meeting 7/23/2020!

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

    Herz Recreation Center Virtual Community Meeting 7/18!

    We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a virtual community workshop in partnership with Mercy Housing and Related CA. Read on...
  468. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Project is about to start Construction!

    We have great news to share! Yesterday, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission approved the construction contract award for the Golden Gate Heights Playground and Field Renovation Project! Read on...
  469. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic and Playground Project Update 6/25!

    Hi everyone, the construction team has been working hard at McLaren. Read on...
  470. Capital Project Update

    Take a Brief Survey to Help Us with the Herz Playground Renovation!

    During these times of civil unrest, we hope that parks can provide essential spaces for gathering, recreating and connecting to nature. Read on...
  471. Capital Project Update

    GGP Dog Training Area: Construction Underway!

    Construction is underway at the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area! Read on...
  472. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Update: Construction Moving Quickly

    Construction is moving apace at George Christopher! The focus of late has been shaping the various walls... Read on...
  473. Capital Project Update

    GGP Tennis Center Construction Update June 2020

    The Tennis Center construction is moving along on schedule and despite some delays due to COVID-19 the Tennis Center is still on track for a late fall opening. Read on...
  474. 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...
  475. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update June 2020

    Exciting progress! The athletic field and playground are 95% completed, the building is 85% completed, and the entrances and plaza are 75% completed. Read on...
  476. Capital Project Update

    Follow Up from 5/20/20 Virtual Community Meeting

    Thank you to the 40 community members who stepped into the unknown with the Project Team for Rec and Parks first virtual community meeting! Read on...
  477. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Project Update 5/28!

    Merced Heights Playground Renovation scope of work includes a new children’s play area, upgrades to the clubhouse restrooms and . . . Read on...
  478. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Park Project Update 5/28!

    The $1,784,000 contract awarded to JDB & Sons Construction for Shoreview Park Renovation Project started construction on November 18, 2019 and is currently 45% complete. Read on...
  479. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 5/22

    We are putting finishing touches on our playground survey and getting it translated into multiple languages. Read on...
  480. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project Update 5/22!

    We are moving forward with awarding the construction contract on the project next month! Read on...
  481. Capital Project Update

    Guy Place Project Update 5/22!

    The contractor on Guy Place Mini Park has been busy finalizing details on-site such as installing wire mesh around the columns and installing planter railings. Read on...
  482. 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...
  483. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update!

    Hi all! The Herz Recreation Center Project has been placed on the 2020 Health & Recovery Bond. Read on...
  484. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis Virtual Meeting #3

    With current social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rec and Park is continuing community engagement virtually. Read on...
  485. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Trails Virtual Community Meeting TODAY 4pm

    The next community meeting for the McLaren Trails Priority Improvements Project will be online TODAY at 4pm. Read on...
  486. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park construction has restarted!

    Francisco Park construction has restarted after being paused under the City’s shelter-in-place order. Read on...
  487. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 5/13!

    Construction has continued through Shelter In Place, albeit at a reduced pace. Read on...
  488. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Construction Update 5/13!

    The Tennis Center construction team continues to move forward with construction . . . Read on...
  489. Capital Project Update

    Construction continues on Stanyan Edge Project

    After a months long pause on our project, we have finally given the green light for the contractor to begin work again. Read on...
  490. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Project is Nearing Completion!

    We are excited to report that the renovation of the West Portal Playground is nearing completion. Read on...
  491. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground Construction to Resume after Pause for COVID-19 Social Distancing

    I hope you are well and finding opportunities to connect with nature and virtually connect with community during this time of sheltering in place. Read on...
  492. Capital Project Update

    Conceptual Design Process Continues for McLaren Trails Priority Projects

    I hope you are well and finding opportunities to connect with nature and virtually connect with community during this time of sheltering in place. Read on...
  493. Capital Project Update

    Geneva Car Barn Phase I construction is nearly complete!

    We are excited to announce that phase I is nearing completion. Read on...
  494. Capital Project Update
  495. Capital Project Update

    Construction at the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area Starting Soon!

    I hope you are well and finding opportunities to connect with nature and virtually connect with community during this time of sheltering in place. Read on...
  496. Capital Project Update
  497. Capital Project Update
  498. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Play Equipment Installed!

    The custom play equipment has been installed and looks incredible. Read on...
  499. Capital Project Update
  500. Capital Project Update
  501. Capital Project Update
  502. Capital Project Update
  503. Capital Project Update
  504. Capital Project Update
  505. Capital Project Update
  506. Capital Project Update

    Sergeant J Macaulay Park Construction is Nearing Completion!

    Sergeant J Macaulay Park is getting the final touches as we look towards the end of construction. Read on...
  507. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update 3/31!

    You may have seen some scaffolding erected around the pagoda over the last month. Read on...
  508. Capital Project Update
  509. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Project Update 3/31!

    We are excited to move towards our next phase for the Portsmouth Square improvement project! Read on...
  510. Capital Project Update
  511. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project Update March 26

    We have an exciting update on the Golden Gate Heights Playground & Renovation Project. Read on...
  512. Capital Project Update

    Bernal Heights Trail Construction Nearing Completion!

    Construction work on the Bernal Trails Project is ongoing and nearing completion. Read on...
  513. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Group Picnic and Playground Construction Update 3/24

    Work on public projects such as this one is continuing at this time. Read on...
  514. 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...
  515. Capital Project Update

    Guy Place Construction Update

    Work continues on Guy Place at this time. Read on...
  516. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Playground is Taking Shape!

    Margaret Hayward Playground is getting closer to completion.... Read on...
  517. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park 3/7 Trails Walk Recap

    Notes from the 3/7 trails walk through three priority areas. Read on...
  518. Capital Project Update

    SGT MACAULAY PARK NEARING COMPLETION

    The park is quickly headed toward completion as the play features are currently being installed Read on...
  519. Capital Project Update

    TURK-HYDE MINI PARK REOPENS!

    Turk-Hyde Mini Park looks forward to it’s grand reopening! Read on...
  520. Capital Project Update

    BUCHANAN STREET MALL FINAL CONCEPTUAL DESIGN COMPLETE!

    The Fillmore community has been reimagining Buchanan Street Mall since late 2014, to design a safer more inclusive neighborhood space Read on...
  521. Capital Project Update

    GGP GOLF CLUBHOUSE PROJECT COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION EVENT

    Meet the Designers! Please join us for an informal discussion and visioning session to rebuild the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Read on...
  522. Capital Project Update

    CANCELLED: Merced Heights Community Meeting #2 on March 7

    CANCELLED: Please join us for Open House and Public Meeting #2 for the Merced Heights Playground Multi-Purpose Field Improvements Project Read on...
  523. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PLAYGROUND & RESTROOM PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    Work is continuing on-site with the installation of the new pathways which connect to the playground and the picnic areas Read on...
  524. Capital Project Update

    GOLDEN GATE HEIGHTS PROJECT OUT TO BID FEB 2020

    The project is currently out to bid, which means that potential contractors are reviewing the construction documents and pricing the work Read on...
  525. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK RENOVATION - 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...
  526. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE PROJECT UPDATE FEB 21 2020

    Earlier this week, the contractor installed the new sidewalk in front of the park. Please note that this weekend Read on...
  527. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    Thanks to the large group of representatives from community organizations who came out for the Recreation and Park Commission Capital Committee hearing Read on...
  528. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE ROAD CLOSURE FEB 19 2020

    The contractor for Guy Place Park, may need to close a portion of the road in front of the park on Wednesday, February 19, from 10:00am-3:00pm Read on...
  529. Capital Project Update

    TEMPORARY WALKWAY CLOSURE AT LAKE MERCED FEB 2020

    Trees will be removed as part of the trail and restroom project at Lake Merced beginning Monday, February 17, 2020 Read on...
  530. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FEB 2020

    Construction is well underway for the Garfield Pool renovation project. The glass installation has begun, the sitework around the buildings has Read on...
  531. Capital Project Update

    GEORGE CHRISTOPHER: PROGRESS DURING THE WET WINTER MONTHS

    Construction is moving along at George Christopher Playground! The playground demo progressed quickly in the fall Read on...
  532. Capital Project Update

    BUENA VISTA PARK- 2ND COMMUNITY MEETING ON FEB 24

    The second community meeting for the Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis project will be held on Monday, February 24 Read on...
  533. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE UPDATE- FEB 2020

    You may have noticed areas of grass are sometimes cordoned off at Washington Square this winter. Here’s the good news: Read on...
  534. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PLAYGROUND/GROUP PICNIC PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    The contractor continues to make progress on-site. The boulders are in and they are currently working on Read on...
  535. Capital Project Update

    GOLDEN GATE HEIGHTS PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    We have exciting news to share! We have completed the design phase of the project Read on...
  536. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FEB 2020

    We are making some good progress on-site and the contractor has installed the granite stone Read on...
  537. Capital Project Update

    NEXT TRAIL WALK SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 7

    We will have our second trails walk in the concept design process on Saturday, March 7th Read on...
  538. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE- FEB 2020

    Construction is nearing completion on the Geneva Car Barn & Powerhouse Phase 1 improvements Read on...
  539. 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...
  540. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting - Project Update- JAN 2020

    The Rec and Park project manager is working with colleagues in various divisions and with the Friends of Lafayette Park to finalize the scope of lighting improvements Read on...
  541. Capital Project Update

    Alice Chalmers Playground Construction Update | JAN 2020

    Construction activities continue at the Alice Chalmers Playground. The contractor, Azul Works, Inc., has completed the installation of most of the playground equipment Read on...
  542. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Renovation - Playground Equipment Installation

    The playground is looking colorful, as the contractor has begun installing playground equipment! Read on...
  543. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Renovation Moving Forward!

    Construction documents are complete and we expect to receive contractor bids by early February Read on...
  544. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Open House and Design Workshop

    Give your input on concept designs for the upcoming renovation of the play area at Richmond Playground Read on...
  545. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update JAN 2020 | Youngblood Coleman Synthetic Turf Replacement Project

    Contractors have begun removing the old synthetic turf and infill at the soccer field Read on...
  546. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amphitheater - CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS AT 60%

    The concept design was approved by the Rec Park Commission and we are currently reviewing the 60% drawing set. Read on...
  547. Capital Project Update

    ROSSI POOL RENOVATION PROJECT UPDATE

    Rossi Pool Renovation Project is moving forward as scheduled. Work has included demolition of old infrastructure and equipment and the contractor is starting on new structural improvement work. Read on...
  548. Capital Project Update

    Bernal Heights - CONSTRUCTION ONGOING

    Trail improvements southern trail (across from Ellsworth Street) have been completed with new box steps and seeding Read on...
  549. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER PROJECT UPDATES

    We have our final concept design for the new rec center and are just wrapping up environmental review with SF Planning. Read on...
  550. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Community Meeting

    Join the New Community Leadership Foundation and San Francisco Beautiful to review the scope of work, schedule and budget Read on...
  551. Capital Project Update

    HERZ PLAYGROUND

    The project team is refining the draft concept plan for the playground and getting a preliminary concept estimate done Read on...
  552. 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...
  553. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE REOPENS- DEC 2019

    Washington Square Park is now open! And thank you to all of the partners that helped to make this a great project Read on...
  554. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Open House- Thank You!

    We had a wonderful Public Open House on November 2nd! About 50 people stopped by on a sunny Saturday morning to participate in the project Read on...
  555. Capital Project Update

    Sgt. John Macaulay Park Renovation - Construction Photos DEC 2019

    Project updates and photos for the Sgt. John McCaulay Playground renovation Read on...
  556. Capital Project Update

    TURK-HYDE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    Construction photos of the currrent Turk-Hyde Mini Park renovation project Read on...
  557. Capital Project Update

    TRAIL WALK #1 – VISITACION AVENUE CORRIDOR

    Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday 11/16/19 for our 1st Trail Walk in the concept design process! Read on...
  558. Capital Project Update

    SF REC AND PARK COMMISSION GREENLIGHTS OPERATOR OF GOLDEN GATE PARK TENNIS CENTER

    Lifetime Activities, a company that runs municipal tennis centers in five Bay Area cities, has been chosen to operate the Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Read on...
  559. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Renovation - Tennis Court Lighting Restored

    Tennis court lighting has been restored at West Portal Playground, covering both night time and morning hours. Read on...
  560. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: MCLAREN GROUP PICNIC AREA PLAYGROUND & RESTROOM

    Work is continuing at the Group Picnic Area. The curb walls are being finished this week and the play equipment footings will start to be poured. Read on...
  561. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Community Meeting on November 20

    In June of this year, Assemblymember Phil Ting secured a $1,370,000 State Local Assistance Grant for Merced Heights Playground Read on...
  562. Capital Project Update

    HERZ- CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND RENOVATION

    Rec Park is working with our project landscape architect to consolidate the community feedback into one design for the playground renovation Read on...
  563. 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...
  564. Capital Project Update

    GGP DOG TRAINING AREA – TREE WORK COMPLETE

    Tree maintenance and removals are now complete at the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area Read on...
  565. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE STREET UTILITIES

    Construction progress has been intermittent over the past few weeks due to a unexpected conflict with street utilities Read on...
  566. Capital Project Update

    ALICE CHALMERS PLAYGROUND CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE

    Construction work continues at the Alice Chalmers Playground. Azul Works, Inc. has completed the installation of all Read on...
  567. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PARK TRAILS AND PATHS PROJECT – SITE WALK

    We are all set to have a site walk to discuss the trails and paths portion of the McLaren Park Project. Read on...
  568. Capital Project Update

    BUENA VISTA PARK – COMMUNITY SITE WALK!

    Please join us for a community site walk as part of the Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis project. Read on...
  569. Capital Project Update

    TWIN PEAKS FIGURE 8 REDESIGN PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY UPDATES

    Here are a few updates regarding the Twin Peaks Figure 8 Redesign / Pedestrian Walkway Project Read on...
  570. 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...
  571. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Open House

    Recreation and Parks hosted an Open House in November 2019 regarding the upcoming renovation of the play area at Richmond Playground Read on...
  572. Capital Project Update

    HABITAT CONSERVATION FUND GRANT SOUGHT FOR MCLAREN PARK TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS AT VISITACION AVE

    The McLaren Park Trails Improvement Project team has applied for another grant in an effort to leverage already committed 2012 Bond funding. Read on...
  573. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION BEGINNING SOON AT GEORGE CHRISTOPHER PLAYGROUND

    After many years of community process and design, construction on the George Christopher Playground renovation will begin Read on...
  574. Capital Project Update

    HERZ PLAYGROUND- WORKING ON THE CONCEPT DESIGN

    Thank you so much to those who have provided feedback on our different design options for the Herz Playground Renovation Read on...
  575. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PARK GROUP PICNIC PLAYGROUND + RESTROOM

    We have exciting news to share. Earlier this month, the Rec Park Commission approved increasing the construction contract amount Read on...
  576. Capital Project Update
  577. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Renovation - Tennis Court Lighting Out of Service

    Due to construction activities, including the need to get waterproofing work done as soon as possible, tennis court lighting is temporarily out of service Read on...
  578. Capital Project Update

    NEW GUY PLACE SIDEWALK BULB-OUT COMING SOON!

    A new sidewalk bulb-out (a widened area of sidewalk) is under construction in front of Guy Place Mini Park Read on...
  579. Capital Project Update

    GGP DOG TRAINING AREA – TEMPORARY CLOSURE WEEK OF 10/28

    Please be advised that the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area will be fully closed from Monday, October 28 through Wednesday, October 30 for tree pruning and removals Read on...
  580. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Renovation - Construction Update

    Construction is moving along on West Portal Playground renovation. The contractor is finishing up Read on...
  581. Capital Project Update

    Sgt. John Macaulay Park Renovation - Construction Update OCT 2019

    Construction is in “full swing” at the park. Within the next month, much construction activity will Read on...
  582. Capital Project Update

    TURK-HYDE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    Construction is in “full swing” at the park. Within the next month, much construction activity Read on...
  583. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting - Additional Lighting Planned

    Thanks to those who attended our open house on Thursday, October 3, where we reviewed plans to add lighting per request from the Friends of Lafayette Park. Read on...
  584. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Groundbreaking Event

    Amid a community celebration, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department broke ground today on a project that will transform Shoreview Park in the Bayview Read on...
  585. Capital Project Update

    FILLMORE TURK MINI PARK – OCTOBER 2019

    Exciting News! Late September, Recreation and Park Commission approved design for Fillmore Turk Mini Park. Read on...
  586. Capital Project Update

    FILLMORE TURK MINI PARK – OCTOBER 2019

    Exciting News! Late September, Recreation and Park Commission approved design for Fillmore Turk Mini Park Read on...
  587. Capital Project Update

    OAK WOODLANDS TRAILS PROJECT TEAM WINS AWARD- SEP 2019

    Last week, the Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Trails Improvement Project team, comprised of staff from Rec and Park and Public Works as well as the contractor, Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction, Inc, was honored with an award for partnering Read on...
  588. Capital Project Update

    Alice Chalmers Playground Receives $30,000 for Makeover

    Grant awarded by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company Read on...
  589. Capital Project Update

    BUENA VISTA PARK – COMMUNITY MEETING

    The first community meeting for the Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis project will be held Read on...
  590. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Playground - Renovation Update

    It’s been a busy summer….with lots of subsurface work (irrigation, sewer and electrical lines); however, now building is taking shape! Read on...
  591. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Renovation - Construction to Start

    After a successful “Play Day” on Saturday, September 21, we are excited to report that construction will start Read on...
  592. Capital Project Update

    Lafayette Park Lighting - Project Open House

    Join us for an informal open house at Lafayette Park on Thursday, October 3 to discuss plans to add lighting for the park Read on...
  593. Capital Project Update

    GGP DOG TRAINING AREA PROJECT UPDATE

    The design team is putting the finishing touches on the construction drawings for the renovation of the Dog Training Area Read on...
  594. Capital Project Update

    HERZ REC CENTER PLANNING PHASE UPDATE

    The project team is working on developing an overall project budget. This project will be a partnership project with Mercy Housing Read on...
  595. Capital Project Update

    ORNAMENTAL GRANITE WALL ARRIVES AT GUY PLACE MINI PARK

    A fourteen foot slab of granite arrived at Guy Place Mini Park this week. The contractor is currently preparing to install it Read on...
  596. Capital Project Update

    Bernal Heights - SECTION OF TRAIL CLOSED DURING SEPTEMBER

    Restoration and construction work will occur in segments throughout Bernal Heights Park from September 2019 through early 2020. Read on...
  597. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER CONCEPT DESIGN AT COMMISSION SEPTEMBER 4

    Thanks to all of our community members who have provided valuable input since early 2015 on the feasibility study Read on...
  598. Capital Project Update

    JAPANTOWN PEACE PLAZA RECEIVES REC PARK COMMISSION APPROVAL!

    On August 14th, the Recreation and Parks Commission unanimously approved the concept design for the Peace Plaza Read on...
  599. Capital Project Update

    BERNAL HEIGHTS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    Construction crews have removed loose debris from the park road from Bernal Heights Boulevard to the Folsom Street entrance Read on...
  600. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Park Renovation Update

    We are happy to inform on the progress and next steps of the Shoreview Park Renovation Project Read on...
  601. Capital Project Update

    HERZ RECREATION CENTER PLANNING UPDATE

    Thank you to those of you who attended our community meeting on June 22nd. We continue to get valuable input Read on...
  602. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE- JUL 2019

    We are in the third week of construction on the Washington Square project. Azul Works has been making great progress Read on...
  603. Capital Project Update

    GENEVA CAR BARN CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are getting closer to our Fall opening timeline for the Powerhouse portion of the Geneva Car Barn! Read on...
  604. Capital Project Update

    JERRY GARCIA AMPHITHEATER – CONCEPT DESIGN STATUS

    We have wrapped up the community outreach process with our final meeting on June 26, 2019 Read on...
  605. Capital Project Update

    Construction Award Update | Youngblood Coleman Synthetic Turf Replacement Project

    The construction contract for this project has been awarded to Robert A. Bothman Construction Corporation and Yerba Buena Engineering Read on...
  606. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Playground - Renovation Update - June 2019

    The park is taking shape as most demolition is completed and the foundations are being formed Read on...
  607. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Project – Community Meeting 3

    Please join us for a community meeting to discuss improvements to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater in McLaren Park Read on...
  608. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON ALICE CHALMERS PLAYGROUND

    Just a quick update. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Azul Works Inc. (Contractor) began construction at the Alice Chalmers Playground, a LetsPlaySF! project! Read on...
  609. Capital Project Update

    India Basin - Design Survey

    The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department, the Trust for Public Land and San Francisco Parks Alliance are pleased to kick-off the Schematic Design phase for the future park at the 900 Innes Boatyard at India Basin. Read on...
  610. Capital Project Update
  611. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE CLOSURE- JUN 2019

    Washington Square Water Conservation Project set to begin this week. Construction fencing will be installed Read on...
  612. Capital Project Update

    Sgt. John Macaulay Park Renovation - Construction Begins!

    We are in the exciting times as work on the ground has officially begun Read on...
  613. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION BEGINS AT TURK-HYDE MINI PARK

    We are in the exciting times as work on the ground has officially begun. All major demolition is complete Read on...
  614. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Park - Community Day

    Join us at Hilltop Park (La Salle and Whitney Young Circle) to commemorate the upcoming renovation of Shoreview Park Read on...
  615. Capital Project Update

    TAKE A SELFIE AND WIN OUTSIDE LANDS TICKETS!

    Do you take the best selfies? Do you like parks? Here’s your chance to channel your inner influencer and win tickets to 2019 Outside Lands Music and Art Festival. Read on...
  616. Capital Project Update

    New Mural on Historic Shipwright’s Cottage Celebrates India Basin Community

    Amid a neighborhood celebration, city officials today unveiled a new mural celebrating the Bayview-Hunters Point community on a historic building that will become an integral part Read on...
  617. Capital Project Update

    RALPH D HOUSE COMMUNITY PARK GRAND OPENING!

    The Ralph D House Community Park reopened on Wednesday May 29th! Read on...
  618. Capital Project Update
  619. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Playground - Demolition Nearly Complete

    Demolition is 99% complete – and the park is taking shape Read on...
  620. Capital Project Update

    SF Recreation and Park Department Breaks Ground on Five Playgrounds

    Under the watchful eyes of 45 preschoolers, city officials and community members broke ground today on five playground renovations Read on...
  621. Capital Project Update

    SF Rec and Parks Breaks Ground on $27M Tennis Center

    Tennis enthusiasts of all ages gathered today with City officials, the Tennis Coalition of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Parks Alliance to celebrate a new era for public tennis Read on...
  622. Capital Project Update

    Let’sPlaySF! Groundbreaking

    Join us for a special groundbreaking even on April 25, 2019 Read on...
  623. Capital Project Update

    YOUNGBLOOD COLEMAN COF PROJECT COMPLETE!

    The drinking fountain has been installed and the grill replaced with a double wide version. Read on...
  624. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza - COMMUNITY MEETING 3 – DESIGN AND SURVEY ARE LIVE

    Community meeting 3 on March 19th was a great success! Thank you to all who helped put the event together and to all who attended Read on...
  625. Capital Project Update

    GARFIELD POOL – CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are making great progress on the construction at Garfield Pool. The old clubhouse building has been demolished Read on...
  626. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Vision Plan Meeting #3

    The Vision Plan is a community driven process for the future of Japantown’s central public space that builds on the sites legacy. Read on...
  627. Capital Project Update

    FRANKLIN SQUARE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    The Franklin Square Improvement Project is continuing construction following the rainy weather. During construction, the project was Read on...
  628. Capital Project Update

    NEW TRAIL DEDICATED TO PHIL ARNOLD- FEB 2019

    The Phil Arnold trail provides a primary, continuous nature trail with wayfinding and interpretive signs for pedestrians and bicyclists. It begins at the intersection of JFK Drive and Conservatory Drive East Read on...
  629. Capital Project Update

    REDWOODS IN JURI COMMONS??

    Not exactly, but you may have noticed some beautiful redwood logs stacked near the San Jose end of the park Read on...
  630. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update FEB 2019 | Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground Improvement Project

    Demolition is complete and the site is now nearly a clean slate Read on...
  631. Capital Project Update

    TWIN PEAKS FIGURE 8 REDESIGN NEXT STEPS

    Thanks again to all who came to our community open house this Spring and to those who provided input via email. Read on...
  632. Capital Project Update

    OAK WOODLANDS PROJECT UPDATE- JAN 2019

    Here are a few updates on the Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Trails Improvement Project Read on...
  633. Capital Project Update

    Preparing to Bid | Youngblood Coleman Synthetic Turf Replacement Project

    We are in the home stretch of preparing the bid package and plan to put this project out to bid Read on...
  634. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER DESIGN CLEARS ARTS COMMISSION CIVIC DESIGN REVIEW PHASE 1

    The Gene Friend Rec Center design team presented project design and drawings to the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Civic Design Review Committee Read on...
  635. Capital Project Update

    BUCHANAN STREET MALL – COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON NOV. 1st!

    Please join us on Nov 1st as we begin to create the conceptual design for the entire five block length of Buchanan Mall. Read on...
  636. Capital Project Update

    Schlage Lock development project - Successful Community Meeting

    The Planning and Recreation and Park Departments hosted a meeting to discuss the Schlage Lock development project Read on...
  637. Capital Project Update

    Design Underway OCT 2018 | Youngblood Coleman Synthetic Turf Replacement Project

    Verde Design, Inc. is moving along with the design of this project Read on...
  638. Capital Project Update

    FRANKLIN SQUARE PAR COURSE AND LIGHTING CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

    The construction project will be completed in early Winter 2018 Read on...
  639. Capital Project Update

    Construction Underway | Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground Improvement Project

    If you have walked by the park lately, you will have noticed big changes! Site demolition is well underway Read on...
  640. Capital Project Update

    GENEVA CAR BARN CONSTRUCTION

    Beautiful weather means construction is moving along smoothly at the Car Barn. Read on...
  641. Capital Project Update

    ANNOUNCEMENT: GARFIELD POOL CLOSING OCTOBER 15TH!

    The Recreation & Park Department is excited to announce the upcoming renovation of the Garfield Pool and Clubhouse Read on...
  642. Capital Project Update

    JURI COMMONS - DESIGN RECEIVES FINAL APPROVAL

    More good news! Our conceptual design was approved this morning by the full Rec & Park Commission. Read on...
  643. Capital Project Update

    DESIGNER SELECTED FOR BUCHANAN MALL

    We are excited to have The Office of Cheryl Barton (O|CB) join us as designers for the conceptual design proposals for the entire 5 block length of Buchanan Mall Read on...
  644. Capital Project Update

    JURI COMMONS DESIGN APPROVED

    Good news! Our conceptual design for Juri Commons, including a smooth accessible pathway, nature play, slide & swings, and lush greenery throughout, has been approved! Read on...
  645. Capital Project Update

    FRANCISCO PARK UPDATE

    The design development for the future park at Francisco Reservoir continues to develop, providing a diversity of fully accessible public spaces Read on...
  646. Capital Project Update

    Construction Begins! | Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground Improvement Project

    As you may have seen, construction has just gotten underway at the park. The Construction fence is up Read on...
  647. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Improvement Project - Workshop #5 Summary

    Thanks to everyone who came out to our fifth and final community workshop Read on...
  648. Capital Project Update

    GENEVA CAR BARN CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are still moving through construction at the Geneva Car Barn. We have been removing paint and graffiti from Read on...
  649. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Improvement Project - Workshop #3 Summary

    Thanks again to everyone who came out to our third community workshop Read on...
  650. Capital Project Update

    ROSSI POOL PROJECT UPDATE

    Planning for the Rossi Pool renovation is moving along as the design team completes construction documents. Read on...
  651. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Improvements - PROJECT UPDATE

    The Garfield Pool Renovation is coming soon! The Department will be opening bids for the construction contract on June 27th. Read on...
  652. Capital Project Update

    BUCHANAN STREET MALL PROJECT UPDATE

    In March 2017, Rec & Park’s partners, the Trust for Public Land (TPL) together with Citizen Film, completed an intensive community engagement process Read on...
  653. Capital Project Update

    GEORGE CHRISTOPHER PLAYGROUND PROJECT IS GOING OUT TO BID SOON!

    George Christopher Playground renovation includes: site work/playground renovation, paving, restroom upgrades, maintenance road work and irrigation work Read on...
  654. Capital Project Update

    FRANCISCO PARK PROJECT UPDATE

    On March 15, 2018 the Rec and Park Commission approved the conceptual design to renovate the Francisco Reservoir Read on...
  655. Capital Project Update

    CALL FOR INPUT: TWIN PEAKS PROMENADE CONCEPT DESIGN

    Thanks to the 30+ community members who made it out to Midtown Terrace Clubhouse for our open house this Tuesday evening Read on...
  656. Capital Project Update

    SF Rec & Parks Moves Forward to Add Brand New 4.5 Acre Park to San Francisco

    Rec and Park announced today the commission approval of conceptual design to convert 4.5 acres of former reservoir Read on...
  657. Capital Project Update

    TWIN PEAKS FIGURE 8 REDESIGN UPDATES

    Rec and Park staff, together with SFMTA staff, recommend extending the Twin Peaks Figure 8 Pilot Read on...
  658. Capital Project Update
  659. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Improvement Project - Workshop #4 Summary

    Thanks again to everyone who came out to our fourth community workshop Read on...
  660. Capital Project Update

    FRANKLIN SQUARE-DEC 2017 UPDATE

    Franklin Square scope of improvements has been expanded to meet access code requirements and site constraints. Read on...
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  662. Capital Project Update

    GEORGE CHRISTOPHER FINAL CONCEPT RENDERINGS

    As an update to my last post, we have updated our renderings for the George Christopher project Read on...
  663. Capital Project Update

    TWIN PEAKS TRAILS OPENED THIS AFTERNOON

    The newly aligned, more sustainable trail adjacent to Mission Blue Butterfly habitat opened to the public this afternoon! Read on...
  664. Capital Project Update

    REMINDER: MAY 8 OPEN HOUSE FOR TWIN PEAKS FIGURE 8 PROMENADE DESIGN

    A reminder that this Tuesday we are hosting an Open House to review and collect input Read on...
  665. Capital Project Update

    TWIN PEAKS ROAD PAVING AND FIGURE 8 PROJECT UPDATES

    San Francisco Public Works is moving forward as planned with the second phase of Twin Peaks Boulevard repaving Read on...
  666. Capital Project Update