Active Park Projects

  1. JGA 1

    Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Opens Following Major Renovation

    San Francisco Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off 2021 Season Following Ribbon Cutting. Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update- JAN 2020

    Construction activities continue at the Alice Chalmers Playground. The contractor, Azul Works, Inc., has completed the installation of most of the playground equipment Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    ALICE CHALMERS PLAYGROUND CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE

    Construction work continues at the Alice Chalmers Playground. Azul Works, Inc. has completed the installation of all Read on...
  4. Capital Project Update

    Alice Chalmers Playground Receives $30,000 for Makeover

    Grant awarded by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company Read on...
  5. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON ALICE CHALMERS PLAYGROUND

    Just a quick update. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Azul Works Inc. (Contractor) began construction at the Alice Chalmers Playground, a LetsPlaySF! project! Read on...
  6. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 7/19!

    Project progress is moving along well, and the construction team is working diligently despite some delays due to unforeseen site conditions. . . Read on...
  7. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 4/28!

    Project progress is moving along well. Current construction activities include . . . Read on...
  8. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 3/9/21!

    Project progress is moving along well, despite some recent construction delays due to unforeseen site conditions. . . Read on...
  9. Capital Project Update

    Rossi Pool Project Update 10/28!

    Much progress has been made over the past couple months on the utilities, sitework and interiors. . . Read on...
  10. Capital Project Update

    ROSSI POOL PROJECT UPDATE

    Planning for the Rossi Pool renovation is moving along as the design team completes construction documents. Read on...
  11. Capital Project Update

    ROSSI POOL RENOVATION PROJECT UPDATE

    Rossi Pool Renovation Project is moving forward as scheduled. Work has included demolition of old infrastructure and equipment and the contractor is starting on new structural improvement work. Read on...
  12. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 9/2021!

    The project is 85% completed! The sod was recently installed and needs 60 days for full establishment . . . Read on...
  13. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 6/21!

    The fence poles, those silver vertical sticks, are 80% installed awaiting the black finish and mesh. . . Read on...
  14. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 5/17!

    Playground fixtures are in! AND the field is finally taking shape. Read on...
  15. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Project Update 3/29/21

    The entire site has been graded and fence footing installed—so that the boundaries of the field (such as,… home plate, backstop foul lines etc) are easier to see. . . Read on...
  16. Capital Project Update

    Bayview Playground Project Update 1/29!

    With sadness we honor the namesake of this athletic field, K.C. Jones . . . Read on...
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    Bay View Playground Renovation Holiday Update

    The park is beginning to take shape as some of the boundaries are being set. Construction excavation continues with foundation installation and a few deep pits. Read on...
  18. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation, update 11/02!

    Demolition is in full force as most of the structures have been removed . . . Read on...
  19. Capital Project Update

    We are excited to report that Bay View Playground Renovation has started - 10/13!

    Construction fences were installed last week to prepare for demolition next week. Read on...
  20. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Construction is just about to start!

    The perimeter fences were installed last week and pre construction preparations are in place for demolition. . . Read on...
  21. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation Pre-Construction Preparations

    The awarded contractor is in the final stages of certification (meaning the back ground check and paperwork has been completed) and we are expected to give them the go ahead “notice to proceed” with construction next month! Read on...
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    Bernal Heights Trail Construction Nearing Completion!

    Construction work on the Bernal Trails Project is ongoing and nearing completion. Read on...
  25. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION ONGOING

    Trail improvements southern trail (across from Ellsworth Street) have been completed with new box steps and seeding Read on...
  26. Capital Project Update

    SECTION OF TRAIL CLOSED DURING SEPTEMBER

    Restoration and construction work will occur in segments throughout Bernal Heights Park from September 2019 through early 2020. Read on...
  27. Capital Project Update

    BERNAL HEIGHTS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    Construction crews have removed loose debris from the park road from Bernal Heights Boulevard to the Folsom Street entrance Read on...
  28. Capital Project Update

    Buchanan Mall, Turk – Golden Gate at SFAC Civic Design Review Monday 9/20

    After almost seven years of community-driven engagement and visioning, SF Rec and Parks is thrilled to be moving forward with a clear schedule for . . . Read on...
  29. Capital Project Update

    Design continues and additional funding received for Buchanan Street Mall!

    Thanks to the 174 people who participated in the survey to refine the design of Buchanan Street Mall, Turk – Golden Gate block. . . Read on...
  30. Capital Project Update

    Complete the survey to refine the design of an all-ages play area in Buchanan Street Mall

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Virtual Community Meeting . . . Read on...
  31. Capital Project Update

    Virtual Meeting and Survey to Refine the Design for Buchanan Street Mall

    The Buchanan Street Mall project team is seeking community feedback to inform the look and feel and the specific equipment included in the new all-ages recreation area in the Turk - Golden Gate block Read on...
  32. Capital Project Update

    BUCHANAN STREET MALL FINAL CONCEPTUAL DESIGN COMPLETE!

    The Fillmore community has been reimagining Buchanan Street Mall since late 2014, to design a safer more inclusive neighborhood space Read on...
  33. Capital Project Update

    BUCHANAN STREET MALL – COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON NOV. 1st!

    Please join us on Nov 1st as we begin to create the conceptual design for the entire five block length of Buchanan Mall. Read on...
  34. Capital Project Update

    DESIGNER SELECTED FOR BUCHANAN MALL

    We are excited to have The Office of Cheryl Barton (O|CB) join us as designers for the conceptual design proposals for the entire 5 block length of Buchanan Mall Read on...
  35. Capital Project Update

    BUCHANAN STREET MALL PROJECT UPDATE

    In March 2017, Rec & Park’s partners, the Trust for Public Land (TPL) together with Citizen Film, completed an intensive community engagement process Read on...
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    Buena Vista Community Meeting 6/2/20 Notes and Presentation

    Thank you to the 80 community members who stepped into the unknown with the Project Team . . . Read on...
  38. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis Final Report is Published!

    Thanks to the community and the project team, we are proud to present . . . Read on...
  39. Capital Project Update

    Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis Virtual Meeting #3

    With current social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rec and Park is continuing community engagement virtually. Read on...
  40. Capital Project Update

    BUENA VISTA PARK- 2ND COMMUNITY MEETING ON FEB 24

    The second community meeting for the Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis project will be held on Monday, February 24 Read on...
  41. Capital Project Update

    BUENA VISTA PARK – COMMUNITY SITE WALK!

    Please join us for a community site walk as part of the Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis project. Read on...
  42. Capital Project Update

    BUENA VISTA PARK – COMMUNITY MEETING

    The first community meeting for the Buena Vista Park Needs Assessment and Cost Analysis project will be held Read on...
  43. Capital Project Update

    Bay View Playground Renovation Pre-Construction Preparations

    The awarded contractor is in the final stages of certification (meaning the back ground check and paperwork has been completed) and we are expected to give them the go ahead “notice to proceed” with construction next month! Read on...
  44. Capital Project Update

    FILLMORE TURK MINI PARK – OCTOBER 2019

    Exciting News! Late September, Recreation and Park Commission approved design for Fillmore Turk Mini Park Read on...
  45. Capital Project Update

    RALPH D HOUSE COMMUNITY PARK GRAND OPENING!

    The Ralph D House Community Park reopened on Wednesday May 29th! Read on...
  46. Capital Project Update

    YOUNGBLOOD COLEMAN COF PROJECT COMPLETE!

    The drinking fountain has been installed and the grill replaced with a double wide version. Read on...
  47. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 9/30/21!

    Consultant on site at Esprit this week to inventory the condition of the storm drainage system that was installed approximately 15 years ago. . . Read on...
  48. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 9/11!

    We have been assessing conditions on site over the past few months, including the following: . . Read on...
  49. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 6/14!

    We are happy to report that the Board of Supervisors has approved the grants that support the project. . . Read on...
  50. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 4/23/21!!

    Rec and Park staff will be presenting two related Accept and Expend resolutions to the Board of Supervisors Budget & Finance Subcommittee on Wednesday, April 28. Read on...
  51. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Update MAR '21

    Now that the Rec and Park Commission has approved a final concept design, the team is working to build a detailed schedule and project plan Read on...
  52. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project News 2/23!

    Hi everyone- At long last, we have an approved conceptual design for the project! Read on...
  53. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 1/22!

    Hi folks- We have exciting news! We will be presenting a concept plan for approval at the Rec Park Commission in February! . . . Read on...
  54. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Renovation Update Dec '20

    Thank you to those who attended our virtual community meeting! We are currently conducting an online survey for the project Read on...
  55. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 10/29!

    Hi everyone - We are getting organized for a virtual community workshop . . . Read on...
  56. Capital Project Update

    Esprit park Project Update 9/18!

    Hi all- We are planning for additional community outreach this Fall. . . Read on...
  57. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all - We are working on details for additional community outreach in the next few weeks. . . Read on...
  58. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 7/24!

    We had a meeting of the Esprit Park Advisory Group and associated meeting materials are available on our website. Read on...
  59. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Community Advisory Group Meeting 7/23/2020!

    Please join us for the meeting if you can. Read on...
  60. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update June 2020

    The project team is scheduling the next ECAG meeting and broad community outreach will follow. Read on...
  61. Capital Project Update

    Esprit Park Project Update 5/22

    Hi all- The project team is completing the design updates and we are looking forward to sharing them with the community this summer. Read on...
  62. Capital Project Update
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    Esprit Park Project Update

    The project team has been updating the project design based on feedback from the community workshop. Read on...
  64. Capital Project Update

    POP-IN WORKSHOP SUMMARY FEB 2020

    Thank you so much to those who attended this month’s Pop-In Workshop! We got some great feedback Read on...
  65. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK WORKSHOP- CONCEPT PLAN

    We are excited to announce an upcoming workshop to help finalize the concept plan for the renovation of Esprit Park Read on...
  66. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK COMMUNITY OUTREACH UPDATE

    Hi everyone! We had a great time at the Pop-Up Playdate in November! We are looking forward to continuing outreach efforts Read on...
  67. Capital Project Update

    POP-UP PLAYDATE AT ESPRIT PARK!

    Hi everyone! Join us for a fun day of play for kids of all ages at Esprit Park Read on...
  68. Capital Project Update

    ESPRIT PARK RENOVATION

    Hi everyone- The contract with the project landscape architect is getting wrapped up and we are looking forward to Read on...
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    Esprit Park Poised for Robust Renovation

    Esprit Park is one step closer to a $7.7 million renovation designed to balance the needs of its growing Dogpatch community—from families to fitness enthusiasts to dogs and their people, the SF Rec & Park Department and UC San Francisco announced today. Read on...
  70. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 9/2021

    We received seven bids in June and Public Works contracting administration is in the final stages of identifying the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. . . Read on...
  71. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 3/29/21

    Target bid advertisement will be mid-Spring 2021. . . Read on...
  72. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Project Update 1/29/21

    We just received notice that the building permit has been approved! Read on...
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    FILLMORE TURK MINI PARK – OCTOBER 2019

    Exciting News! Late September, Recreation and Park Commission approved design for Fillmore Turk Mini Park. Read on...
  75. Capital Project Update

    Fillmore Turk Mini Park Community Meeting

    Join the New Community Leadership Foundation and San Francisco Beautiful to review the scope of work, schedule and budget Read on...
  76. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park construction moves forward towards December completion

    The Hyde Street stairway has been installed and the view from the top is spectacular. The pathway from the stairway to the great lawn will be poured next week. Read on...
  77. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update 5/3!

    The elevated walkway is complete connecting the lower part of the park along Bay Street with the upper level and future great lawn . . . Read on...
  78. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update DEC '20

    Construction at Francisco Park continues to move along smoothly. The elevated pathway structure has been painted and the crew is starting to install the boardwalk Read on...
  79. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park Construction Update 11/12!

    Recent construction activities at Francisco Park include . . . Read on...
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    Francisco Park Construction Update 10/7!

    Francisco Park construction is moving along at a rapid pace . . . Read on...
  81. Capital Project Update

    Francisco Park construction has restarted!

    Francisco Park construction has restarted after being paused under the City’s shelter-in-place order. Read on...
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    FRANCISCO PARK UPDATE

    The design development for the future park at Francisco Reservoir continues to develop, providing a diversity of fully accessible public spaces Read on...
  84. Capital Project Update

    FRANCISCO PARK PROJECT UPDATE

    On March 15, 2018 the Rec and Park Commission approved the conceptual design to renovate the Francisco Reservoir Read on...
  85. Capital Project Update

    SF Rec & Parks Moves Forward to Add Brand New 4.5 Acre Park to San Francisco

    Rec and Park announced today the commission approval of conceptual design to convert 4.5 acres of former reservoir Read on...
  86. Capital Project Update

    FRANKLIN SQUARE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    The Franklin Square Improvement Project is continuing construction following the rainy weather. During construction, the project was Read on...
  87. Capital Project Update

    FRANKLIN SQUARE PAR COURSE AND LIGHTING CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

    The construction project will be completed in early Winter 2018 Read on...
  88. Capital Project Update

    FRANKLIN SQUARE-DEC 2017 UPDATE

    Franklin Square scope of improvements has been expanded to meet access code requirements and site constraints. Read on...
  89. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 3/9/21!

    We are thrilled that the construction fencing is down, and the Garfield site is now open to the public. . . Read on...
  90. Capital Project Update

    Garfield pool Renovation Update 10/27!

    The major construction activities have been completed and we are near the finish . . . Read on...
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    Garfield Pool Project Update 7/22!

    Much progress has been made over the past couple months on the utility and sitework, Read on...
  92. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 5/13!

    Construction has continued through Shelter In Place, albeit at a reduced pace. Read on...
  93. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FEB 2020

    Construction is well underway for the Garfield Pool renovation project. The glass installation has begun, the sitework around the buildings has Read on...
  94. Capital Project Update

    GARFIELD POOL – CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are making great progress on the construction at Garfield Pool. The old clubhouse building has been demolished Read on...
  95. Capital Project Update

    ANNOUNCEMENT: GARFIELD POOL CLOSING OCTOBER 15TH!

    The Recreation & Park Department is excited to announce the upcoming renovation of the Garfield Pool and Clubhouse Read on...
  96. Capital Project Update

    PROJECT UPDATE

    The Garfield Pool Renovation is coming soon! The Department will be opening bids for the construction contract on June 27th. Read on...
  97. Capital Project Update

    Updates to RFP for Architectural & Engineering Services and Recruitment Timeline for Gene Friend Rec

    Thank you for helping us to get the word out to folks who may be interested in working on the project. . . . Read on...
  98. Capital Project Update

    The Request for Proposals for Architectural & Engineering Services for the Gene Friend Rec is Live

    Thank you for helping us to get the word out to folks who may be interested in working on the project. . . Read on...
  99. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Update 6/21/21!

    We are pushing to advertise an RFP (request for proposals) for a design team (architecture and engineering) this July, with the goal of selecting a team and having them start work by right after the New Year 2022. . . Read on...
  100. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Center Project Update 4/16/21!

    As you have likely heard by now, Prop A passed in November, and the Health and Recovery General Obligation Bond is a go . . . Read on...
  101. Capital Project Update

    Gene Friend Rec Project Update 10/9!

    Gene Friend Recreation Center has been included as a project . . . Read on...
  102. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    Thanks to the large group of representatives from community organizations who came out for the Recreation and Park Commission Capital Committee hearing Read on...
  103. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER CONCEPT DESIGN AT COMMISSION SEPTEMBER 4

    Thanks to all of our community members who have provided valuable input since early 2015 on the feasibility study Read on...
  104. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER PROJECT UPDATES

    We have our final concept design for the new rec center and are just wrapping up environmental review with SF Planning. Read on...
  105. Capital Project Update

    GENE FRIEND REC CENTER DESIGN CLEARS ARTS COMMISSION CIVIC DESIGN REVIEW PHASE 1

    The Gene Friend Rec Center design team presented project design and drawings to the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Civic Design Review Committee Read on...
  106. Capital Project Update

    Geneva Powerhouse Project Update 10/9!

    We are excited to announce that our tenant . . . Read on...
  107. Capital Project Update

    Geneva Car Barn Phase I construction is nearly complete!

    We are excited to announce that phase I is nearing completion. Read on...
  108. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE- FEB 2020

    Construction is nearing completion on the Geneva Car Barn & Powerhouse Phase 1 improvements Read on...
  109. Capital Project Update

    GENEVA CAR BARN CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are getting closer to our Fall opening timeline for the Powerhouse portion of the Geneva Car Barn! Read on...
  110. Capital Project Update

    GENEVA CAR BARN CONSTRUCTION

    Beautiful weather means construction is moving along smoothly at the Car Barn. Read on...
  111. Capital Project Update

    GENEVA CAR BARN CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are still moving through construction at the Geneva Car Barn. We have been removing paint and graffiti from Read on...
  112. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher project wrapping up,

    The final piece of work for George Christopher’s renovations, resurfacing the tennis court, is almost complete! Read on...
  113. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground is Now Open!

    Thanks so much for those of you who were able to attend the grand reopening . . . Read on...
  114. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground Reopening 4/29/21!

    The long-awaited date has been appointed! George Christopher Playground is scheduled to reopen to the public on Thursday, April 29th! Read on...
  115. Capital Project Update

    Plants, paths, sculptures, and turf installed at George Christopher

    The project suffered COVID-19, weather, and subcontractor scheduling delays . . . Read on...
  116. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher schedule update 11/5!

    The ball field fence repairs are complete and look fantastic! Read on...
  117. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher play equipment installed, fence work underway, and planting!

    The play equipment is now installed at George Christopher! Read on...
  118. Capital Project Update

    George Christopher Playground project Update 8/21!

    There has been tremendous progress on George Christopher Playground Renovation this summer. . . Read on...
  119. 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...
  120. 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...
  121. 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...
  122. 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...
  123. 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...
  124. 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...
  125. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Update 8/20!

    We have wrapped up work on the Golden Gate Heights Playground & Field Renovation. . . Read on...
  126. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Final Construction Update 7/16!

    Hi everyone! We are thrilled to share that construction is wrapping up at Golden Gate Heights and we are opening on July 20th at 11:30. . . Read on...
  127. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground is Opening 7/20!

    Hi everyone- We are thrilled to announce the opening celebration of the Golden Gate Heights Playground and Renovation Project! Read on...
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    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 6/21!

    Hi all, We are nearing completion of construction at Golden Gate Heights. . . Read on...
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    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 5/21!

    Hi everyone, The contractor has installed the sod and they are working on the remainder of the landscaping and site furnishings. . . Read on...
  130. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 4/20!

    Hi folks- The contractor is working on flatwork around the playground including pouring concrete and asphalt for the paths and picnic area. Read on...
  131. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 3/16!

    Hi folks- The playground equipment is installed and the contractor is working on grading the . . . Read on...
  132. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 2/23!

    Hi everyone! The playground equipment is being installed at Golden Gate Heights! Read on...
  133. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project Update 1/22/21

    Hi everyone! Construction is continuing at Golden Gate Heights. Read on...
  134. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Update Dec '20

    The contractor will be working on the retaining wall on the north side of the playground Read on...
  135. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Update 10/29!

    Hi everyone- The construction fences are going up at Golden Gate Heights. . . Read on...
  136. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Construction Has Begun!

    Hi folks- Construction has officially begun on the project! Read on...
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    Golden Gate Heights Construction Starting Soon!

    Hi everyone- We are getting close to the official start of construction! Read on...
  138. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project - Construction Starting Soon!

    The contracts are getting signed and we are looking forward to starting construction very soon! Read on...
  139. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Project is about to start Construction!

    We have great news to share! Yesterday, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission approved the construction contract award for the Golden Gate Heights Playground and Field Renovation Project! Read on...
  140. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project Update 5/22!

    We are moving forward with awarding the construction contract on the project next month! Read on...
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    Golden Gate Heights Playground Project Update March 26

    We have an exciting update on the Golden Gate Heights Playground & Renovation Project. Read on...
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    GOLDEN GATE HEIGHTS PROJECT OUT TO BID FEB 2020

    The project is currently out to bid, which means that potential contractors are reviewing the construction documents and pricing the work Read on...
  144. Capital Project Update

    GOLDEN GATE HEIGHTS PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    We have exciting news to share! We have completed the design phase of the project Read on...
  145. Capital Project Update

    DESIGN DOCUMENTS WRAPPING UP

    Updates on the Golden Gate Heights Playground renovation, a project under the Let'sPlaySF! initiative. Read on...
  146. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENT UPDATE

    Update on the renovation of Golden Gate Heights Playground, a project under the Let'sPlaySF! Initiative. Read on...
  147. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park - 9th and Lincoln Gateway Project Update 8/20!

    As this project neared 60% design completion it was put on hold due to COVID related funding delays . . . Read on...
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    Construction almost complete at GGP Dog Training Area

    The work at the historic Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area is SO CLOSE to being finished . . . Read on...
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    GGP Dog Training Area December Update

    The historic Dog Training Area is very close to completion, however project opening has been delayed until late January. We have had some December delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic... Read on...
  150. Capital Project Update

    Construction wrapping up at the GGP Dog Training Area!

    We are in the final phases of construction at the historic Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area . . . Read on...
  151. Capital Project Update

    GGP Dog Training Area: Construction Underway!

    Construction is underway at the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area! Read on...
  152. Capital Project Update

    Construction at the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area Starting Soon!

    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...
  153. Capital Project Update

    GGP DOG TRAINING AREA – TREE WORK COMPLETE

    Tree maintenance and removals are now complete at the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area Read on...
  154. Capital Project Update

    GGP DOG TRAINING AREA – TEMPORARY CLOSURE WEEK OF 10/28

    Please be advised that the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area will be fully closed from Monday, October 28 through Wednesday, October 30 for tree pruning and removals Read on...
  155. Capital Project Update

    GGP DOG TRAINING AREA PROJECT UPDATE

    The design team is putting the finishing touches on the construction drawings for the renovation of the Dog Training Area Read on...
  156. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Project Update 10/29!

    Planning and Design for the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Project is . . . Read on...
  157. Capital Project Update

    GGP GOLF CLUBHOUSE PROJECT COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION EVENT

    Meet the Designers! Please join us for an informal discussion and visioning session to rebuild the Golden Gate Park Golf Clubhouse Read on...
  158. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update 4/26!

    The design is progressing and the Middle Lake Rehabilitation project is moving forward! Read on...
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    Middle Lake Rehabilitation Project Update

    The Middle Lake Rehabilitation is moving forward! Read on...
  160. Capital Project Update

    Middle Lake Design Pushing Forward 9/21!

    The talented design team for the Middle Lake Rehabilitation is nearing completion of the 50% design phase. . . Read on...
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    Golden Gate Park Stanyan Edge Project Update 10/7!

    Wanted to give a quick update on the this project. . . Read on...
  163. Capital Project Update

    Construction is Completed for the Stanyan Street Edge of Golden Gate Park!

    If you haven’t noticed yet, all the construction fencing has been removed on the project that the public should have full access to the east edge of the park. . . Read on...
  164. Capital Project Update

    Construction continues on Stanyan Edge Project

    After a months long pause on our project, we have finally given the green light for the contractor to begin work again. Read on...
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    The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center will open on March 3rd!

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center will open to the public. Read on...
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    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center December Update

    The Tennis Center is making great progress towards completion in early 2021. The courts are now fully color coated, fences are installed, and planting is nearing completion. Read on...
  169. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Project Update 11/4!

    Check out the great article on the project . . . Read on...
  170. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Project Update 10/7!

    The Tennis Center construction continues to move forward with finishes and technology . . . Read on...
  171. Capital Project Update

    GGP Tennis Center Construction Update June 2020

    The Tennis Center construction is moving along on schedule and despite some delays due to COVID-19 the Tennis Center is still on track for a late fall opening. Read on...
  172. Capital Project Update

    Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Construction Update 5/13!

    The Tennis Center construction team continues to move forward with construction . . . Read on...
  173. Capital Project Update

    SF REC AND PARK COMMISSION GREENLIGHTS OPERATOR OF GOLDEN GATE PARK TENNIS CENTER

    Lifetime Activities, a company that runs municipal tennis centers in five Bay Area cities, has been chosen to operate the Golden Gate Park Tennis Center Read on...
  174. Capital Project Update

    GOLDEN GATE PARK TENNIS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    The Tennis Center team is taking advantage of this great weather by moving quickly through construction Read on...
  175. Capital Project Update

    SF Rec and Parks Breaks Ground on $27M Tennis Center

    Tennis enthusiasts of all ages gathered today with City officials, the Tennis Coalition of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Parks Alliance to celebrate a new era for public tennis Read on...
  176. Capital Project Update

    Guy Place Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all- This will be our last blog update for the project. Read on...
  177. Capital Project Update
  178. Capital Project Update

    Guy Place Project Update 5/22!

    The contractor on Guy Place Mini Park has been busy finalizing details on-site such as installing wire mesh around the columns and installing planter railings. Read on...
  179. Capital Project Update
  180. Capital Project Update

    Guy Place Construction Update

    Work continues on Guy Place at this time. Read on...
  181. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE PROJECT UPDATE FEB 21 2020

    Earlier this week, the contractor installed the new sidewalk in front of the park. Please note that this weekend Read on...
  182. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE ROAD CLOSURE FEB 19 2020

    The contractor for Guy Place Park, may need to close a portion of the road in front of the park on Wednesday, February 19, from 10:00am-3:00pm Read on...
  183. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FEB 2020

    We are making some good progress on-site and the contractor has installed the granite stone Read on...
  184. Capital Project Update

    GUY PLACE STREET UTILITIES

    Construction progress has been intermittent over the past few weeks due to a unexpected conflict with street utilities Read on...
  185. Capital Project Update

    NEW GUY PLACE SIDEWALK BULB-OUT COMING SOON!

    A new sidewalk bulb-out (a widened area of sidewalk) is under construction in front of Guy Place Mini Park Read on...
  186. Capital Project Update

    ORNAMENTAL GRANITE WALL ARRIVES AT GUY PLACE MINI PARK

    A fourteen foot slab of granite arrived at Guy Place Mini Park this week. The contractor is currently preparing to install it Read on...
  187. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 9/20!

    Hi everybody- We are getting close to wrapping up our construction document for the new playground and the bathroom renovation at Herz Clubhouse. . . Read on...
  188. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 8/20!

    The landscape architect is developing the construction documents for the project. . . Read on...
  189. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 7/19!

    Hi everybody, We are continuing work on the construction documents for the project. . . Read on...
  190. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 6/21!

    Hi all, We are wrapping up our cost estimating and we will be moving into construction documents for the playground renovation. . . Read on...
  191. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 5/21!

    Hi all, Our design has completed the detailed design phase and we are currently cost estimating the project and doing regulatory reviews. . . Read on...
  192. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update4/20!

    Hi everyone, Thank you so much for your support at the Recreation and Park Commission and for participating in all our community outreach for this project. Read on...
  193. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project is Going Before the Commission for Approval!!

    Hi all, This Thursday, March 18th at 10am, we will be presenting the playground concept plan to the Rec Park Commission . . . Read on...
  194. Capital Project Update

    News about the Herz Projects!

    We are excited to share that Rec Park staff will be presenting the . . . Read on...
  195. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 1/22!

    Hi everyone, We are very close to finalizing our concept plan . . . Read on...
  196. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update Dec '20

    We are working with the Historic Preservation team at the Planning Department to review the playground design Read on...
  197. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 10/29!

    Thank you so much to those who joined us for our final community meeting. Read on...
  198. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Final Community Meeting!

    Join us to see the updated design for Herz. . . Read on...
  199. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 9/18!

    Hi all- Our project designers have been updating the playground design to reflect the survey results on the play equipment Read on...
  200. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all- Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our online survey! Read on...
  201. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Project Update 8/21!

    Hi everyone! Thanks to those who participated in our focus group meetings. . . Read on...
  202. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Survey Still Open!

    We have had a great response to our survey and we are going to keep it open a little longer . . . Read on...
  203. Capital Project Update

    Take a Brief Survey to Help Us with the Herz Playground Renovation!

    During these times of civil unrest, we hope that parks can provide essential spaces for gathering, recreating and connecting to nature. Read on...
  204. Capital Project Update

    Herz Playground Project Update 5/22

    We are putting finishing touches on our playground survey and getting it translated into multiple languages. Read on...
  205. Capital Project Update
  206. Capital Project Update

    HERZ PLAYGROUND

    The project team is refining the draft concept plan for the playground and getting a preliminary concept estimate done Read on...
  207. Capital Project Update

    HERZ- CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND RENOVATION

    Rec Park is working with our project landscape architect to consolidate the community feedback into one design for the playground renovation Read on...
  208. Capital Project Update

    HERZ PLAYGROUND- WORKING ON THE CONCEPT DESIGN

    Thank you so much to those who have provided feedback on our different design options for the Herz Playground Renovation Read on...
  209. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 9/20!

    Hi all- The Arts Commission received over 100 applications from potential artists for the public art piece at Herz Recreation Center. . . Read on...
  210. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 8/20!

    The architects and engineers are still hard at work finalizing the details of the building and landscape design. . . Read on...
  211. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 7/19!

    Hi folks, We continue to develop the construction documents for the new Recreation Center and the outdoor spaces. . . Read on...
  212. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 6/21!

    Hi everybody, Our design team is working on the construction documents for the project and we are going through the permitting process with the Department of Building Inspection. . . Read on...
  213. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 5/21!

    Hi folks, We are performing a cost estimate for the project and then, we will begin construction documents. . . Read on...
  214. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 4/20!

    Hi all, Thank you to all the community members who helped make this project a reality! Read on...
  215. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project is Going to the Commission for Approval!

    Hi all, This Thursday, March 18th at 10am, we will be presenting the Recreation Center concept plan to the Rec Park Commission for . . . Read on...
  216. Capital Project Update

    News about the Herz Projects!

    We are excited to share that Rec Park staff will be presenting the . . . Read on...
  217. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Virtual Community Meeting 2/3/21

    SF Rec & Park, Mercy Housing and Related CA are pleased to share the final concept plan for the Herz Recreation Center. . . Read on...
  218. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update Dec '20

    We are thrilled that Prop A passed! This will provide $10 million of funding towards this project Read on...
  219. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 10/29!

    Hi everyone- We have been busy working with the project architects to . . . Read on...
  220. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update 9/18!

    Hi folks- The project team has been working to incorporate all the community feedback that we heard this summer. . . Read on...
  221. Capital Project Update

    Herz Rec Center Project Update 7/27!

    Thank you so much to those who participated in our virtual community meeting! Read on...
  222. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Virtual Community Meeting 7/18!

    We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a virtual community workshop in partnership with Mercy Housing and Related CA. Read on...
  223. Capital Project Update

    Herz Recreation Center Project Update!

    Hi all! The Herz Recreation Center Project has been placed on the 2020 Health & Recovery Bond. Read on...
  224. Capital Project Update

    HERZ REC CENTER PLANNING PHASE UPDATE

    The project team is working on developing an overall project budget. This project will be a partnership project with Mercy Housing Read on...
  225. Capital Project Update

    HERZ RECREATION CENTER PLANNING UPDATE

    Thank you to those of you who attended our community meeting on June 22nd. We continue to get valuable input Read on...
  226. Capital Project Update

    Save the Date: India Basin Groundbreaking Event on June 17!

    Mark your calendars! A groundbreaking event marking the beginning of remediation work on the India Basin project is scheduled for Thursday, June 17 . . . Read on...
  227. Capital Project Update
  228. Capital Project Update

    Design Survey

    The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department, the Trust for Public Land and San Francisco Parks Alliance are pleased to kick-off the Schematic Design phase for the future park at the 900 Innes Boatyard at India Basin. Read on...
  229. Capital Project Update

    TAKE A SELFIE AND WIN OUTSIDE LANDS TICKETS!

    Do you take the best selfies? Do you like parks? Here’s your chance to channel your inner influencer and win tickets to 2019 Outside Lands Music and Art Festival. Read on...
  230. Capital Project Update

    New Mural on Historic Shipwright’s Cottage Celebrates India Basin Community

    Amid a neighborhood celebration, city officials today unveiled a new mural celebrating the Bayview-Hunters Point community on a historic building that will become an integral part Read on...
  231. Capital Project Update

    Jackson Playground Planning Update 10/29!

    The project team is working on developing an overall project budget and securing agency approvals. . . Read on...
  232. Capital Project Update

    Jackson Playground Meeting Follow-Up

    Thank you for joining us . . . Read on...
  233. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza project Update 5/3!

    The design started this spring with our team taking a deep ‘technical’ dive into the existing structure and . . . Read on...
  234. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update 3/31!

    You may have seen some scaffolding erected around the pagoda over the last month. Read on...
  235. Capital Project Update

    JAPANTOWN PEACE PLAZA RECEIVES REC PARK COMMISSION APPROVAL!

    On August 14th, the Recreation and Parks Commission unanimously approved the concept design for the Peace Plaza Read on...
  236. Capital Project Update

    COMMUNITY MEETING 3 – DESIGN AND SURVEY ARE LIVE

    Community meeting 3 on March 19th was a great success! Thank you to all who helped put the event together and to all who attended Read on...
  237. Capital Project Update

    Japantown Peace Plaza Vision Plan Meeting #3

    The Vision Plan is a community driven process for the future of Japantown’s central public space that builds on the sites legacy. Read on...
  238. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amp - Construction is Nearing Completion (7/22)

    Construction is nearing the end as we will be paving and painting next week, and then installing the various site furnishings. . . Read on...
  239. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amp Construction Resumes 1/11/21

    The contract for this project has been awarded to . . . Read on...
  240. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amp - Construction Slated to Begin November 2020!

    The project has been advertised and we plan to award the contract this month . . . Read on...
  241. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS AT 60%

    The concept design was approved by the Rec Park Commission and we are currently reviewing the 60% drawing set. Read on...
  242. Capital Project Update

    JERRY GARCIA AMPHITHEATER – CONCEPT DESIGN STATUS

    We have wrapped up the community outreach process with our final meeting on June 26, 2019 Read on...
  243. Capital Project Update

    Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Project – Community Meeting 3

    Please join us for a community meeting to discuss improvements to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater in McLaren Park Read on...
  244. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons is now open to the public!

    Juri Commons is open to the public! On September 13th the city held a ribbon cutting celebration to commemorate the park’s opening with . . . Read on...
  245. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction continues8/16!

    Thank you everyone for your continued patience with this renovation project. . . Read on...
  246. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction Update 6/7!

    We’re excited to share that planting is nearing completion, embedded rails are installed in the pathway and the team is about to lay down play surfacing in the playground. . . Read on...
  247. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction Update 4/23!

    We’re excited to share that the pathways and walls are nearly complete, the play equipment is installed, planting has begun . . . Read on...
  248. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction Update 2/9!

    Juri Commons is moving forward in construction and hitting a good stride . . . Read on...
  249. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction continues 9/21!

    Demolition is nearing completion and the Juri Commons Renovation is underway. . . Read on...
  250. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Construction is Underway!

    We have broken ground! Renovation of Juri Commons Park is underway . . . Read on...
  251. Capital Project Update

    Juri Commons Renovation Moving Forward!

    Construction documents are complete and we expect to receive contractor bids by early February Read on...
  252. Capital Project Update

    REDWOODS IN JURI COMMONS??

    Not exactly, but you may have noticed some beautiful redwood logs stacked near the San Jose end of the park Read on...
  253. Capital Project Update

    DESIGN RECEIVES FINAL APPROVAL

    More good news! Our conceptual design was approved this morning by the full Rec & Park Commission. Read on...
  254. Capital Project Update

    JURI COMMONS DESIGN APPROVED

    Good news! Our conceptual design for Juri Commons, including a smooth accessible pathway, nature play, slide & swings, and lush greenery throughout, has been approved! Read on...
  255. Capital Project Update

    Project Update- JAN 2020

    The Rec and Park project manager is working with colleagues in various divisions and with the Friends of Lafayette Park to finalize the scope of lighting improvements Read on...
  256. Capital Project Update

    Additional Lighting Planned

    Thanks to those who attended our open house on Thursday, October 3, where we reviewed plans to add lighting per request from the Friends of Lafayette Park. Read on...
  257. Capital Project Update

    Project Open House

    Join us for an informal open house at Lafayette Park on Thursday, October 3 to discuss plans to add lighting for the park Read on...
  258. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Boat Dock Ribbon Cutting Ceremony November 13th!

    We are happy to announce that construction for the Lake Merced Boat Dock is complete, and the site is open to the public. . . Read on...
  259. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Boat Dock Replacement Update 6/22!

    We are making great construction progress and nearing the finish line! Read on...
  260. Capital Project Update

    Lake Merced Boat Dock Replacement Update 4/28!

    Construction progress at the Lake Merced Boat Dock project is moving along well. Read on...
  261. Capital Project Update
  262. Capital Project Update

    TEMPORARY WALKWAY CLOSURE AT LAKE MERCED FEB 2020

    Trees will be removed as part of the trail and restroom project at Lake Merced beginning Monday, February 17, 2020 Read on...
  263. Juri Commons Ribbon Cut

    Juri Commons Park Reopens Following Renovation

    Juri Commons reopened following a $1.9 million renovation honoring the Mission District park’s railroad history, featuring a redesign with new plantings, an improved play space for children, grass for dogs, & an adult exercise area with fitness equipment. Read on...
  264. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 11/18!

    The tennis courts reopened early November, ahead of schedule . . Read on...
  265. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 10/20!

    We still have many utility inspections to go; however . . . Read on...
  266. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 10/5!

    The construction completion getting closer, but not quite ready yet….. Read on...
  267. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update 7/31!

    The construction continues revealing the vision and beauty of this park! Read on...
  268. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Project Update June 2020

    Exciting progress! The athletic field and playground are 95% completed, the building is 85% completed, and the entrances and plaza are 75% completed. Read on...
  269. Capital Project Update
  270. Capital Project Update
  271. Capital Project Update

    Margaret Hayward Playground is Taking Shape!

    Margaret Hayward Playground is getting closer to completion.... Read on...
  272. Capital Project Update

    Renovation Update

    It’s been a busy summer….with lots of subsurface work (irrigation, sewer and electrical lines); however, now building is taking shape! Read on...
  273. Capital Project Update

    Renovation Update - June 2019

    The park is taking shape as most demolition is completed and the foundations are being formed Read on...
  274. Capital Project Update

    Demolition Nearly Complete

    Demolition is 99% complete – and the park is taking shape Read on...
  275. Capital Project Update
  276. Capital Project Update
  277. Capital Project Update
  278. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Tai Chi Court Project Update

    Construction on the Mansell Tai Chi Court is underway and moving fast! Read on...
  279. Capital Project Update

    Visitacion Avenue Crossing Project Update 10/7!

    We are awaiting bid results for this project . . . Read on...
  280. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic Area and Playground Project Update 11/10!

    We will be removing two additional trees that are . . . Read on...
  281. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Redwood Grove Playground is Open for Play!!!

    Hi everyone- We are officially open for play! Woohooo! Read on...
  282. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic Area and Playground Project Update 9/18!

    Hi folks- We have completed installing the new table tops and barbecues. . . Read on...
  283. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic Area and Playground Project Update 8/21!

    Hi all- We are close to wrapping up work at the new Redwood Grove Playground! Read on...
  284. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic and Playground Project Update 7/27!

    We are continuing to finalize the entrance area at the new playground and restroom. Read on...
  285. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Group Picnic and Playground Project Update 6/25!

    Hi everyone, the construction team has been working hard at McLaren. Read on...
  286. Capital Project Update
  287. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Group Picnic and Playground Construction Update 3/24

    Work on public projects such as this one is continuing at this time. Read on...
  288. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PLAYGROUND & RESTROOM PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    Work is continuing on-site with the installation of the new pathways which connect to the playground and the picnic areas Read on...
  289. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PLAYGROUND/GROUP PICNIC PROJECT UPDATE FEB 2020

    The contractor continues to make progress on-site. The boulders are in and they are currently working on Read on...
  290. Capital Project Update

    PROJECT UPDATE- DEC 2019

    We have exciting updates. The playground tower has been installed and the contractor is working on installing the other elements including the slides, logs, and nets. Read on...
  291. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: MCLAREN GROUP PICNIC AREA PLAYGROUND & RESTROOM

    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. Read on...
  292. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PARK GROUP PICNIC PLAYGROUND + RESTROOM

    We have exciting news to share. Earlier this month, the Rec Park Commission approved increasing the construction contract amount Read on...
  293. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park Native Plant Garden Project Plans

    The McLaren Park Native Plant Garden transforms a blighted and hazardous corner of McLaren Park into a functional open space, providing a safe resource for recreation and environmental education about the . . . Read on...
  294. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Trails - Native Plant Garden meeting this evening and pathway work upcoming

    Parks Alliance is hosting a virtual meeting this evening at 6pm to . . . Read on...
  295. Capital Project Update

    Follow Up from 5/20/20 Virtual Community Meeting

    Thank you to the 40 community members who stepped into the unknown with the Project Team for Rec and Parks first virtual community meeting! Read on...
  296. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Trails Virtual Community Meeting TODAY 4pm

    The next community meeting for the McLaren Trails Priority Improvements Project will be online TODAY at 4pm. Read on...
  297. Capital Project Update

    Conceptual Design Process Continues for McLaren Trails Priority Projects

    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...
  298. Capital Project Update

    McLaren Park 3/7 Trails Walk Recap

    Notes from the 3/7 trails walk through three priority areas. Read on...
  299. Capital Project Update

    NEXT TRAIL WALK SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 7

    We will have our second trails walk in the concept design process on Saturday, March 7th Read on...
  300. Capital Project Update

    TRAIL WALK #1 – VISITACION AVENUE CORRIDOR

    Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday 11/16/19 for our 1st Trail Walk in the concept design process! Read on...
  301. Capital Project Update

    MCLAREN PARK TRAILS AND PATHS PROJECT – SITE WALK

    We are all set to have a site walk to discuss the trails and paths portion of the McLaren Park Project. Read on...
  302. Capital Project Update

    HABITAT CONSERVATION FUND GRANT SOUGHT FOR MCLAREN PARK TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS AT VISITACION AVE

    The McLaren Park Trails Improvement Project team has applied for another grant in an effort to leverage already committed 2012 Bond funding. Read on...
  303. Capital Project Update

    Our design team is moving along with construction document production!

    As we work on that, we’re reaching back out to solicit input from the community. . . Read on...
  304. Capital Project Update

    Merced heights Lower Lawn Project Update 6/15/21!

    The Arts Commission Civic Design Review Committee approved the design in April, under their “Small Project Review” category. Read on...
  305. Capital Project Update

    Arts Commission Review and Design Coordination for Merced Heights Lawn Terrace Project!

    Following Rec and Park Commission of concept design in March, we are moving forward! Read on...
  306. Capital Project Update

    Merced heights Lower Lawn Project Update 3/19/21!

    The Recreation and Park Commission approved a concept design for the Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn . . . Read on...
  307. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Headed to Commission for Approval!

    Staff will be presenting the proposed concept design to the Full Recreation and Park Commission this week. . . Read on...
  308. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Update3/1!

    We have received great input to help us finalize a proposed concept design . . . Read on...
  309. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Community Meeting!

    Thank you for your patience as some important preparations were made . . . Read on...
  310. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Lower Lawn Terrace Project Update 10/9!

    A community meeting was held in November 2019 to review preliminary designs . . . Read on...
  311. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Lower Lawn Terrace Project Update 10/9!

    A community meeting was held in November 2019 to review preliminary designs for a . . . Read on...
  312. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Project Update 5/28!

    Merced Heights Playground Renovation scope of work includes a new children’s play area, upgrades to the clubhouse restrooms and . . . Read on...
  313. Capital Project Update

    CANCELLED: Merced Heights Community Meeting #2 on March 7

    CANCELLED: Please join us for Open House and Public Meeting #2 for the Merced Heights Playground Multi-Purpose Field Improvements Project Read on...
  314. Capital Project Update

    Merced Heights Playground Community Meeting on November 20

    In June of this year, Assemblymember Phil Ting secured a $1,370,000 State Local Assistance Grant for Merced Heights Playground Read on...
  315. Capital Project Update

    SF Recreation and Park Department Breaks Ground on Five Playgrounds

    Under the watchful eyes of 45 preschoolers, city officials and community members broke ground today on five playground renovations Read on...
  316. Capital Project Update

    Let’sPlaySF! Groundbreaking

    Join us for a special groundbreaking even on April 25, 2019 Read on...
  317. Capital Project Update

    OAK WOODLANDS TRAILS PROJECT TEAM WINS AWARD- SEP 2019

    Last week, the Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Trails Improvement Project team, comprised of staff from Rec and Park and Public Works as well as the contractor, Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction, Inc, was honored with an award for partnering Read on...
  318. Capital Project Update

    NEW TRAIL DEDICATED TO PHIL ARNOLD- FEB 2019

    The Phil Arnold trail provides a primary, continuous nature trail with wayfinding and interpretive signs for pedestrians and bicyclists. It begins at the intersection of JFK Drive and Conservatory Drive East Read on...
  319. Capital Project Update

    OAK WOODLANDS PROJECT UPDATE- JAN 2019

    Here are a few updates on the Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Trails Improvement Project Read on...
  320. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Draft EIR Publication Date: August 4, 2021!

    The Portsmouth Square project team has been incredibly busy over the past several months . . . Read on...
  321. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Schematic Design Complete! (10/13)

    The project has reached an important milestone as schematic design wraps up. . . . Read on...
  322. Capital Project Update

    Portsmouth Square Project Update 3/31!

    We are excited to move towards our next phase for the Portsmouth Square improvement project! Read on...
  323. Capital Project Update

    Workshop #4 Summary

    Thanks again to everyone who came out to our fourth community workshop Read on...
  324. Capital Project Update

    Workshop #3 Summary

    Thanks again to everyone who came out to our third community workshop Read on...
  325. Capital Project Update

    Workshop #5 Summary

    Thanks to everyone who came out to our fifth and final community workshop Read on...
  326. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Project Update 8/20!

    Design work for the Richmond Playground renovation has resumed! Read on...
  327. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Project Update 4/26!!

    Design work on the Richmond Playground renovation is temporarily halted but we are hopeful that the project can resume shortly . . . Read on...
  328. Capital Project Update

    Richmond playground Project Update 2/9!

    The concept design for Richmond Playground is complete! Read on...
  329. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Concept Design Moving Forward 9/21!

    Thank you so much to all who attended the third and final community workshop and to all who have contributed feedback along the way. . . Read on...
  330. Capital Project Update

    Join us to discuss the final concept design for Richmond Playground!

    Please join us for a final community meeting to celebrate and discuss the final concept design for the upcoming renovation . . . Read on...
  331. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Open House and Design Workshop

    Give your input on concept designs for the upcoming renovation of the play area at Richmond Playground Read on...
  332. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Open House- Thank You!

    We had a wonderful Public Open House on November 2nd! About 50 people stopped by on a sunny Saturday morning to participate in the project Read on...
  333. Capital Project Update

    Richmond Playground Open House

    Recreation and Parks hosted an Open House in November 2019 regarding the upcoming renovation of the play area at Richmond Playground Read on...
  334. Capital Project Update

    Successful Community Meeting

    The Planning and Recreation and Park Departments hosted a meeting to discuss the Schlage Lock development project Read on...
  335. Capital Project Update

    Sergeant John Macaulay Playground ready for opening!

    The site is getting final touches to be ready for opening . . . Read on...
  336. Capital Project Update

    Sergeant J Macaulay Park Construction is Nearing Completion!

    Sergeant J Macaulay Park is getting the final touches as we look towards the end of construction. Read on...
  337. Capital Project Update

    SGT MACAULAY PARK NEARING COMPLETION

    The park is quickly headed toward completion as the play features are currently being installed Read on...
  338. Capital Project Update

    Construction Photos DEC 2019

    Project updates and photos for the Sgt. John McCaulay Playground renovation Read on...
  339. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update OCT 2019

    Construction is in “full swing” at the park. Within the next month, much construction activity will Read on...
  340. Capital Project Update

    Construction Begins!

    We are in the exciting times as work on the ground has officially begun Read on...
  341. Capital Project Update

    Construction in the final stretch at Shoreview Park (3/2/21)

    The project has experienced significant delays due to COVID-19, winter rain, and . . . Read on...
  342. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Park Project Update 5/28!

    The $1,784,000 contract awarded to JDB & Sons Construction for Shoreview Park Renovation Project started construction on November 18, 2019 and is currently 45% complete. Read on...
  343. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Groundbreaking Event

    Amid a community celebration, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department broke ground today on a project that will transform Shoreview Park in the Bayview Read on...
  344. Capital Project Update

    Shoreview Park Renovation Update

    We are happy to inform on the progress and next steps of the Shoreview Park Renovation Project Read on...
  345. Capital Project Update

    Community Day

    Join us at Hilltop Park (La Salle and Whitney Young Circle) to commemorate the upcoming renovation of Shoreview Park Read on...
  346. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Update 3/11!

    There are two upcoming opportunities to provide public comment on this project. . . Read on...
  347. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project Update 2/18!

    Thank you to the 90+ community members who joined us for . . . Read on...
  348. Capital Project Update

    Please Join us for Virtual Community Meeting on Upcoming Ocean Beach Project

    Please join the City’s multi-agency virtual community meeting to . . . Read on...
  349. Capital Project Update

    Check out the Discussion on South Ocean Beach Project with SPUR

    Check out the panel discussion on the project . . . Read on...
  350. Capital Project Update

    Ocean Beach Climate Adaptation Project Update 10/7!

    Planning and design is ongoing for this project . . . Read on...
  351. Capital Project Update

    South Sunset Fields Construction Update 7/22/21!

    The construction contract has been awarded to OBS Engineering Inc. and construction activities will start on site in early August. . . Read on...
  352. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Virtual Community Meeting #2 (7/21 at 5pm)

    Join us for the second community meeting for the Stern Grove Playground Renovation Project. . . Read on...
  353. Capital Project Update

    POSTPONED - Stern Grove Virtual Community Meeting 3/25 at 5 pm!

    Join us for the second community meeting for . . . Read on...
  354. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Virtual Community Meeting 2/18 at 5 pm!

    We hope you can join us for the first of many virtual meetings to discuss the renovation of the playground at Stern Grove. . . Read on...
  355. Capital Project Update

    Stern Grove Playground Survey is Now Closed Thank you!

    The Stern Grove Playground Community Survey is now open! Read on...
  356. Capital Project Update

    TURK-HYDE MINI PARK REOPENS!

    Turk-Hyde Mini Park looks forward to it’s grand reopening! Read on...
  357. Capital Project Update

    TURK-HYDE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    Construction photos of the currrent Turk-Hyde Mini Park renovation project Read on...
  358. Capital Project Update

    TURK-HYDE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    Construction is in “full swing” at the park. Within the next month, much construction activity Read on...
  359. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION BEGINS AT TURK-HYDE MINI PARK

    We are in the exciting times as work on the ground has officially begun. All major demolition is complete Read on...
  360. Capital Project Update

    VMD reopening Saturday, 10/16/2021

    We are please to announce the re-opening of Victoria Manalo Draves Park! The summer renovation included installation of Read on...
  361. Capital Project Update

    Construction wrapping up at VMD

    Lighting and safety improvements at VMD are close to completion. We have had a few unfortunate delays from suppliers and subcontractors, but are in the home stretch of construction! Read on...
  362. Capital Project Update

    VMD Construction Updates and Support for Neighboring Bessie Carmichael School

    We are several weeks away from the start of Fall and construction work continues Read on...
  363. Capital Project Update

    Construction expedited for Bessie Carmichael students

    Good news is that construction is going great! Our new utility work on Sherman was inspected and approved by PG&E Read on...
  364. Capital Project Update

    Construction progress at Victoria Manalo Draves

    Construction is moving forward quickly at VMD! Cazadoro Construction, Inc. has been a collaborative partner in accelerating the schedule Read on...
  365. Capital Project Update

    Construction begins at VMD on Monday, June 28!

    Your Victoria Manalo Draves lighting upgrades and park improvements are coming soon! Rec and Park has been working on final preparations with our contractor . . . Read on...
  366. Capital Project Update

    Construction starting soon at Victoria Manalo Draves Park in SOMA

    The Recreation and Parks Department has executed a construction contract with Cazadoro Construction, Inc. for a summer renovation of Victoria Manalo Draves Park in SOMA. Read on...
  367. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE UPDATE- FEB 2020

    You may have noticed areas of grass are sometimes cordoned off at Washington Square this winter. Here’s the good news: Read on...
  368. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE REOPENS- DEC 2019

    Washington Square Park is now open! And thank you to all of the partners that helped to make this a great project Read on...
  369. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE- JUL 2019

    We are in the third week of construction on the Washington Square project. Azul Works has been making great progress Read on...
  370. Capital Project Update

    WASHINGTON SQUARE CLOSURE- JUN 2019

    Washington Square Water Conservation Project set to begin this week. Construction fencing will be installed Read on...
  371. Capital Project Update

    Temporary Playground Closure Apr 26-27 and Donor Recognition Tile Installation Complete

    The West Portal Playground (Children’s Play Area Only) will be temporarily closed April 26 through sometime on April 27 as we do some safety surfacing repairs. Read on...
  372. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Project Update 3/19/21!!

    We hope you are enjoying the recently renovated West Portal Playground! Read on...
  373. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground: Update on Temporary Closure of Children’s Play Area This Week

    The West Portal Playground (Children’s Play Area Only) was temporarily closed today and will reopen at 5 p.m. Read on...
  374. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground: Temporary Closure of Children’s Play Area This Week

    The West Portal Playground (Children’s Play Area Only) will be temporarily closed this week, beginning December 3 Read on...
  375. Capital Project Update

    Children’s Play Area Now Open at West Portal Playground!

    The contractor has a few minor items remaining . . . Read on...
  376. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Project Update 10/8!

    The restored field, as well as the nature exploration area, picnic area, and clubhouse restrooms, are now open . . . Read on...
  377. Capital Project Update

    West Portal Playground Project is Nearing Completion!

    We are excited to report that the renovation of the West Portal Playground is nearing completion. Read on...
  378. Capital Project Update

    Playground Equipment Installation

    The playground is looking colorful, as the contractor has begun installing playground equipment! Read on...
  379. Capital Project Update

    Tennis Court Lighting Restored

    Tennis court lighting has been restored at West Portal Playground, covering both night time and morning hours. Read on...
  380. Capital Project Update

    Tennis Court Lighting Out of Service

    Due to construction activities, including the need to get waterproofing work done as soon as possible, tennis court lighting is temporarily out of service Read on...
  381. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update

    Construction is moving along on West Portal Playground renovation. The contractor is finishing up Read on...
  382. Capital Project Update

    Construction to Start

    After a successful “Play Day” on Saturday, September 21, we are excited to report that construction will start Read on...
  383. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground is Now Open!

    We’re excited to have opened the Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground on February 12 . . . Read on...
  384. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong is Almost Complete!

    We are very close to finishing construction and opening the park again! Read on...
  385. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Playground Update 9/18!

    The Willie “Woo Woo” Wong project is quickly approaching completion! Here are a few recent photographs from the site. Read on...
  386. Capital Project Update

    Willie "Woo Woo" Wong Play Equipment Installed!

    The custom play equipment has been installed and looks incredible. Read on...
  387. Capital Project Update
  388. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update FEB 2019

    Demolition is complete and the site is now nearly a clean slate Read on...
  389. Capital Project Update

    Construction Underway

    If you have walked by the park lately, you will have noticed big changes! Site demolition is well underway Read on...
  390. Capital Project Update

    Construction Begins!

    As you may have seen, construction has just gotten underway at the park. The Construction fence is up Read on...
  391. Capital Project Update

    Construction Update JAN 2020

    Contractors have begun removing the old synthetic turf and infill at the soccer field Read on...
  392. Capital Project Update

    Construction Award Update

    The construction contract for this project has been awarded to Robert A. Bothman Construction Corporation and Yerba Buena Engineering Read on...
  393. Capital Project Update

    Preparing to Bid

    We are in the home stretch of preparing the bid package and plan to put this project out to bid Read on...
  394. Capital Project Update

    Design Underway OCT 2018

    Verde Design, Inc. is moving along with the design of this project Read on...