Panhandle Playground Project

Completed and Open to the Public November 2019!

Scope of WorkPanhandle Playground Renovation Rendering

The renovation of the 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 have been reimagined and redesigned for this and future generations of San Francisco's children.

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  1. Silver Terrace Children's Play Improvements | Last Call for Survey Participation!

    ONLINE SURVEY – LAST CALL! We are extending the Silver Terrace Online Survey through February 20. Please encourage fellow park users to share their valuable feedback. We’re at the very beginning of this design process and looking for your feedback on the Read on...
  1. Gene Friend Rec Center | Notice to Proceed for Construction and Feb 23 Deadline for Art Proposals

    We have three exciting announcements to share about the construction of the new Gene Friend Recreation Center. First, we are excited to announce that the City issued Notice to Proceed (NTP) today, which represents the official start of construction Read on...
  1. Lake Merced South | New Improvements Unveiled at Lake Merced South

    The upgrades will ensure the park remains a destination for relaxation, exercise, and activities like bird watching. Read on...
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