This brand new, 2-acre park is a welcome addition to the SOMA neighborhood, next to Bessie Carmichael School. With a softball field, basketball court, dual-level playground, picnic area, community garden and large, grassy field, there’s enough space for everyone to come out and play.
The park is named for local diving champion Vicki Manalo Draves, the first Filipina-American to compete in the Olympic games. In 1948, she won two gold medals, in springboard and platform diving.
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco will dramatically boost the number of park restrooms staffed by trained monitors, part of the City’s commitment to improving quality of life in neighborhoods most in need. The San Francisco Human Services Commission today green-lit the expansion of San Francisco Recreation and Park’s Department’s Park … Continue reading
Tuesday, August 1 is National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Rec centers and parks across the city will be participating in this event with a variety of live entertainment, arts and recreational … Continue reading
Join us for the opening of a brand new batting cage at Victoria Manalo Draves Park (16 Sherman Street). The event will go from 3 to 5 p.m. and feature baseball activities … Continue reading
Join the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), in partnership with city agencies and organizations, for a special plaque unveiling on October 10, at 10 a.m., in honor of Olympic heroine … Continue reading
Bring your family and friend to enjoy a fun filled out door movie night! A special showing of Jurassic Park will be held on our big screen in the park. The event … Continue reading