George Christopher Playground Improvement Project

George Christopher PlaygroundSite Description

The entrance to George Christopher Playground is located near Duncan Street on Diamond Heights Boulevard. The approximately 310,000 square feet park is tucked between the Diamond Heights Shopping Center and Glen Canyon and has:

  • Baseball field
  • Tennis court
  • Clubhouse
  • Pathways
  • Playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Related amenities

Project Scope

The project includes improvements to park access, new children’s play areas, exterior clubhouse restroom renovation, and related amenities.

Proposed Budget

The project is funded by multiple sources including: the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond; General Fund Add-Backs FY 2019 & 2020 (Supervisor Mandelman and Supervisor Sheehy); and additional Rec Park fund sources, all totaling approximately $5.3 million.

Proposed Schedule

Please note that this is an approximate schedule; weather and other unforeseen issues can change this, though the Department intends to do its best to stay on track.

Milestone  Schedule
Start PlanningFebruary 2015
Start ConstructionAutumn 2019
Open to PublicAutumn 2020
  1. What's New
  2. Documents & Materials
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  1. Lauren Dietrich Chavez

    Project Manager