The renovation of Panhandle Playground is part of Let’sPlaySF! Initiative, a partnership between the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Parks Alliance that seeks to inspire creativity and play throughout the City.
In the coming years, 13 playgrounds prioritized for improvement by a citizen task force will be reimagined and redesigned for this and future generations of San Francisco’s children.
Stone from the Sierras has been delivered to the site and is being formed into a terrace this week. The stone terrace will surround a slide and acts as a transition between the upper and lower playground areas. A temporary wood has been positioned where the slide will be installed … Continue reading
New plants, including Arbutus and Cedar trees, arrived on site this week. The contractor is also preparing for the installation of granite blocks from the Sierra that will arrive shortly.
Over the past week project’s contractor has been preparing to install the new paving on the north side of the playground. Stone for the terraced area around the slide will be arriving from the Sierra soon and will be installed throughout August. At a recent Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council meeting … Continue reading
Hello! I’d like to introduce myself as the new point of contact and project manager for the Panhandle Playground renovation. Since the playground closed in April, the project’s contractor has been busy with demolition and starting work on the new playground. They are currently working on installing concrete paths, curbs, … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – Under the watchful eyes of 45 preschoolers, city officials and community members broke ground today on five playground renovations—a major milestone in a project that promises to transform 13 timeworn play areas used by 20,000 children in neighborhoods across the City. Today’s groundbreaking ceremony, held at the … Continue reading
Join us and the San Francisco Parks Alliance for a groundbreaking event marking the beginning of the next five playground renovation projects under the Let’sPlaySF! initiative. The event will take place on … Continue reading
Dear Panhandle Playground Friends, I’m very excited to announce that we will begin construction on Monday, April 8! The entire playground and surrounding areas will close for the construction duration. The basketball courts, rain garden, and bathrooms will remain open. The south pathway will remain open for the majority of … Continue reading