George Christopher Playground Improvement Project


George Christopher Playground is located near Duncan Street and Diamond Heights Boulevard. The park is approximately 310,000 square feet and has a clubhouse, baseball field, pathways, tennis courts, playgrounds, and related amenities.


The proposed project may include improvements to the children’s play area, exterior clubhouse restrooms, park access, and related amenities.


The project is funded by the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond and has a total budget of $2.8 Million.


Start Planning             February 2015
Start Construction       Fall 2019*
Open to Public            Fall 2020*
*Please note that this is an approximate schedule; weather and other unforeseen issues can change this, the Department intends to do its best to stay on track.

Construction Beginning Soon at George Christopher Playground

After many years of community process and design, construction on the George Christopher Playground renovation will begin in early November 2019! Starting next week, the construction team will begin installing fencing to protect trees and temporary fencing to secure the site for construction mobilization. The tennis court will be closed … Continue reading

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. We plan to go out to bid in mid July 2018 and are aiming for a construction start date December 2018. Construction duration – approximately 10 months (depending on the elements and unforeseen … Continue reading

George Christopher Final Concept Renderings

Hi Everyone! As an update to my last post, we have updated our renderings for the George Christopher project and I wanted to share them with you today. See the link below: George Christopher Final Concept We will be presenting this concept to the Recreation and Parks Commission in June for … Continue reading

George Christopher Playground Improvement Project – Final Concept

Hi everyone, I wanted to give an update on George Christopher Playground Improvement Project.   After the last community meeting, we heard overwhelming from the community in support of Concept 1a: Village.  We also received many requests for including a belt swing set in addition to the tot swing set … Continue reading

George Christopher: Community Meeting #3 Summary

Thank you to all who were able to attend the meeting for the George Christopher Playground Renovation Project on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016.  We had a productive meeting where we presented the final proposed concepts for the George Christopher Playground and gathered feedback on the design from community members. We … Continue reading

You’re Invited to the George Christopher Playground Improvement Project Planning Meeting

You’re invited to the third of several meetings to discuss the design of the playground. We will be discussing the renovation of the playground including the following improvements: new play structures, new playground protective surfacing, new … Continue reading

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