Hi folks- Rec Park is working with our project landscape architect to consolidate the community feedback into one design for the playground renovation. Once this is complete, we will hold an additional community meeting to confirm that we are on the right track and to get input on specific play … Continue reading
Hi folks- We are just about complete with the construction document set for the Golden Gate Heights Playground & Field Renovation. We are planning to have one final cost estimate performed and to bring the project to the Building Department for permitting in December. Construction is planned to start Summer … Continue reading
Hi folks- 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. The layout of the new paths is also taking shape. Check out our construction photos!
Hi everyone! Join us for a fun day of play for kids of all ages at Esprit Park. Game will include a nature cart, disc golf and corn hole! Staff will be on hand to share updates on the upcoming park renovation. We hope to see you there! Saturday, November … Continue reading
Hi everyone- The contract with the project landscape architect is getting wrapped up and we are looking forward to hosting a community workshop about the park renovation. Hope to see you soon!
Hi everyone! We have exciting news to share. Earlier this month, the Rec Park Commission approved increasing the construction contract amount, which will allow us to add a new swing area to the playground design. This request was made by park neighbors and we are thrilled to be able to … Continue reading
Hi everyone, The design team at Public Works is continuing to complete the construction documents for the playground and field renovation at Golden Gate Heights. We recently completed a cost estimate for the renovation and the project is in budget. We aim to wrap up the design drawings by the … Continue reading
Hi everyone, Thank you so much to those who have provided feedback on our different design options for the Herz Playground Renovation. The design team has incorporated the feedback into one overall design for the site. We will continue to do additional outreach to finalize the selection of the playground … Continue reading
Hi everyone! The project team is working on developing an overall project budget. This project will be a partnership project with Mercy Housing & Related CA. We will re-engage with the community in the coming months to get additional input on the design of the building and park improvements. Send … Continue reading
Hi all- We are continuing to seek input on three draft designs for the Herz Playground renovation. The designs can be seen in Document Materials sidebar of the project page. The project team met with children from the local Boys & Girls Club and with residents from the Sunnydale Neighborhood. … Continue reading
Hi all- The project team is reviewing the results of the recent online survey. Thank you to all who participated. We are also coordinating with the Dogpatch and NW Potrero Hill Green Benefit District to finalize the contract with the design team for the renovation project. We plan to have … Continue reading
Hi folks! The contractor is continuing to work at the Group Picnic Area in McLaren Park. The grading is complete and the concrete work is on-going. Rec Park staff will be presenting at October’s Rec Park Capital Committee Commission meeting for approval to increase the construction contract amount to include … Continue reading
Hi folks! We are half way complete with the construction documents for the playground and field renovation. We will be performing a review with our maintenance yard and a cost estimate for the project at this milestone. We are still on track to complete this phase of the project by … Continue reading
Hi folks! Construction continues at the Group Picnic Area on the playground. The contractor is working on grading and installing a retaining wall. See the progress in the photos below!
Hi folks! We had a productive community meeting this past Saturday. The project team presented preliminary drawings for three possible designs for the playground. We got some great feedback from our Youth Task Force and we are planning to continue the outreach over the next couple weeks. The designs can … Continue reading
Rec Park is conducting an online survey to gather input on the renovation of Esprit Park. This project was included in the Planning Department’s Central Waterfront/Dogpatch Public Realm Plan. We value the community’s input in the development of the concept design for the park renovation and we are looking forward … Continue reading
Hi everyone! Thank you for your interest in the renovation of Esprit Park! We are excited to announce that our next step will be an online survey. The survey will go live soon; check back for the link. If you would like to be included on our project stakeholder list … Continue reading
Hi everyone! Thank you to those of you who attended our community meeting on June 22nd. We continue to get valuable input from the community on the design of the new recreation center and outdoor improvements to the park. We are anticipating hosting another community meeting in the Fall. Send … Continue reading
Hi everyone! Thank you to those who turned out for our first community meeting, which was held in June. Our second meeting will be on Saturday, August 17th from 10am-12pm and food will be provided. We will be presenting preliminary drawings for three possible design iterations for the playground. We … Continue reading
Hi everyone! The design team is hard at work on the construction documents for the playground and field renovation. We anticipate being in the design phase through the end of 2019. We are also working with the community to determine the best home for the nature exploration area, which is … Continue reading
Hi everyone! Construction is going smoothly on the playground renovation at the Group Picnic Area. Demolition is complete and the contractor continues to work on grading and underground utilities. The design team on the restroom project is working on construction documents for site work and utility connections for the new … Continue reading
Hi folks, We are excited to share that the restroom design has been approved by the Recreation and Park Department Commission. The project team is now finalizing the construction documents for the project. Meanwhile, the Playground & Picnic Area Renovation is underway. The contractor is focused on demolition, grading and … Continue reading
Hi all- We are happy to report that the Recreation and Park Department Commission has approved the concept design for the Golden Gate Heights Playground Renovation! As a reminder this project is part of the Let’sPlaySF! Initiative, a partnership with the San Francisco Parks Alliance. To see renderings and the … Continue reading
Hi everyone! We are thrilled to announce that Rec Park will be hosting the first workshop to discuss improvements to Herz Playground, including the Let’sPlaySF! Project to renovate the children’s play area, and a partnership project with Mercy Housing and Related CA to construct a new gymnasium. The workshop will … Continue reading
Hi all- It is official, construction on the Playground at the Group Picnic Area has begun with demolition of planters, old paths, and a portion of the retaining wall. Work is off to a good start and we are looking forward to sharing regular updates with photographs of the work. … Continue reading
On May 22, Rec & Park hosted an Esprit Community Advisory Group (ECAG) meeting. The meeting featured special guest Christine Gasparac, Senior Director of Community Relations for UCSF, and Toks Ajike, Director of Capital and Planning for RPD. The meeting agenda focused on receiving feedback on the proposed dog play … Continue reading
Thank you to those who joined us at our final community meeting to discuss the playground renovation. The concept design was shared with the community and feedback was received on play elements, planting and site furnishings. The final concept design features a large spiral tower for climbing, a basket swing, … Continue reading
Hi all, the design team is wrapping up the concept design for the playground and reviewing a draft cost estimate for the project to ensure we are on-track to deliver the project in budget. We are looking forward to sharing the design with the community on an upcoming Saturday morning. … Continue reading
On April 11, Rec & Park hosted an Esprit Community Advisory Group (ECAG) meeting. The discussion topics presented included play nodes/exercise areas and circulation. Handouts from the meeting & meeting notes will be posted under the FAQs tab of the main Esprit Park Renovation Project page of the Rec and … Continue reading
Hi all, We are honing in on our final concept design with feedback from the community meetings, and our online surveys (we had +175 responses on our second survey!). Additionally, the two draft concept designs were presented to the Rec Park After-school Program held at JP Murphy Clubhouse. The children … Continue reading
Hi everyone! We are excited to share that the contracts have been finalized and construction will start on the McLaren Park Playground and Group Picnic Area Renovation in April. The project will be built by the same contractor that is already working on the Pathway Re-paving Project in McLaren Park. … Continue reading
Rec & Park hosted another Esprit Community Advisory Group (ECAG) Meeting on March 14. The presentation focused on the drainage at the site, and surfacing for the future dog play area. Handouts from the meeting will be posted under the FAQs tab of the main Esprit Park Renovation Project page … Continue reading
Hi everyone! We are finally complete with the renovation of the McLaren Community Garden! Hooray! This has been a Capital Project for six years, and the community has been advocating for this site even longer than that. We are thrilled to celebrate the re-opening of the Community Garden on Saturday, … Continue reading
Hi all – We would love your feedback on our two draft concept designs for the renovation of Golden Gate Heights Playground. Please take ten minutes to complete this survey before March 11th to provide us with your input. Feel free to share this survey with your neighbors, fellow parents, … Continue reading
Hi all, thank you to those who attended our second community meeting on February12th! During the meeting we shared two draft concept design alternatives for the playground equipment. One scheme was geared for younger kids and had more focus on ground play equipment. The other scheme was geared for older … Continue reading
Hi everyone! The McLaren Community Garden is just about finished up! The contractor is completing the ornamental gates and will install them soon. All other work including the greenhouse installation is complete! Keep an eye out for the date of the Opening Celebration- an announcement will made via our Rec … Continue reading
McLaren Park Playground and Group Picnic Area Renovation is in the final stages of the Bid & Award Phase of the Project. The construction contract for the project is being signed and we anticipate starting construction this Spring!!!
On Thursday, January 17, 2019, the Recreation and Park Commission unanimously approved awarding the construction contract for the McLaren Park Playground and Group Picnic Area Renovation to Cazadoro Construction. Work on-site is still anticipated to begin this Spring. All tree removals related to this project have been completed. The felled … Continue reading
Hi everyone! The McLaren Community Garden is almost complete! Hooray! The contractor is putting the finishing touches on the project which include installing the gazebo, greenhouse and gates. We are currently hosting volunteer work days to fill the the raised beds with soil. If you are interested in participating please … Continue reading
Hi folks, we had a great first community meeting and large response to our online survey (125 respondents!). Our design team is hard at work developing a few conceptual design alternatives. We will be presenting these to the public during our second community meeting. We will also post them on … Continue reading
Hi all – To make the Golden Gate Heights Playground Renovation Project a success, we would love to hear from you. Please take ten minutes to complete this survey before December 19th to provide us with your feedback. Feel free to share this survey with your neighbors, fellow parents, and … Continue reading
Hi everyone! We are thrilled to announce that we are holding our first community meeting to discuss the renovation of the Golden Gate Heights children’s playground. We are looking for community input to help us develop the playground’s new design. It will stay in the same location, but it will … Continue reading
McLaren Park Playground and Group Picnic Area Renovation was advertised to potential contractors, and the project bids are due today! There will be a public bid opening, followed by a certification of the results by City staff. The project is anticipated to go before the Rec & Park Department Commission … Continue reading
We are more than half way through our renovation of the McLaren Community Garden! The contractor has completed all the concrete work and built all the raised planter beds. The next steps will be installing the fencing, followed by the site furnishings, including benches, tables, gazebo, greenhouse, and tool shed. … Continue reading
We have great news to share! We have completed our design phase for the McLaren Park Playground and Group Picnic Area Renovation Project! The project will be advertised to contractors next week. The bid and award phase of the project is anticipated to take 5 months, and construction is planned … Continue reading
Hi everyone! Construction at the McLaren Community Garden is going well! The contractor has been busy grading, and installing irrigation lines. They are starting to pour the concrete at the upper terrace and build the raised planted beds. The low curbs and retaining walls are complete. We are looking forward … Continue reading
We are under construction at the McLaren Community Garden! The renovation has begun with grading and utility work happening first. Construction is progressing smoothly, and is anticipated to last through early 2019. We are planning to re-open the Community Garden in the Spring of 2019. In the photograph of the … Continue reading
The construction documents for the McLaren Park Playground and Group Picnic Area renovation are nearly complete. The project is planned to be put out to bid this Fall with bids due at the end the end of 2018. We are eager to start construction in 2019!
The construction documents for the McLaren Park Playground are moving forward as planned. The project is still on track to go out to bid by the end of 2018. We are looking forward to construction in 2019!
We have great news to share! We are ready to move forward with construction of the McLaren Community Garden renovation! Renovation will include replacing the existing raised planter beds and compost bins, and providing new site amenities such as picnic tables, benches and potting table. We will also be installing … Continue reading
Hi folks, The McLaren Playground Project is moving along an d is currently in the Design Phase. Some renderings of the current design can be seen below. The project should be put out to bid in the Winter of 2018. Construction is planned for Summer 2019. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
After making some modifications to the design, the McLaren Community Garden Project is back out to bid. Potential contractors are encouraged to review the bid solicitation here: http://mission.sfgov.org/OCABidPublication/BidDetail.aspx?K=13212 Construction is planned to begin in Fall of 2018!
The McLaren Bike Park will be closed from April 23 – May 4 for improvements to the drainage on-site. Public access to the Bike Park will be closed during construction activity. Thank you for your patience. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For further information, please contact Alexis … Continue reading