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. Esprit Park | Construction update, September 2023

    We’re happy to report on our progress at Esprit Park in the past month since our last update: Installed the pipes and backflow preventer for two new Read on...
  1. Golden Gate Park - Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation | All paths open! Project now complete!

    The Stow Lake Perimeter Path Renovation project is now complete! All paths around the lake are now open. Work for this project included Read on...
  1. Shelley Promenade Project in McLaren Park | Board of Supervisors review, next Monday, Oct 2, 1:30pm

    In June 2023, SF Recreation and Park Commission voted to recommend that the Board of Supervisors approve the conversion of a section of John Shelley Drive in McLaren Park, from a vehicular roadway to a permanent pedestrian and bicycle promenade Read on...
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