Civic Center Plazas

civic center plazas 2023 general promo graphic copy web version Opens in new windowSan Francisco Recreation and Parks, in partnership with the Civic Center Community Benefit District, Urban Alchemy, San Francisco Public Library, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco Parks Alliance and recreation providers, is transforming United Nations Plaza and the surrounding Civic Center area by activating these public spaces with an array of recreational offerings and amenities.

U.N. Plaza Skateboard Plaza— This new 13,000 square-foot skating plaza is the first of its kind in the nation, featuring iconic elements from San Francisco’s street skating community. Designed by skaters, for skaters, this new area includes plenty of ramps, platforms, and edges for skaters to enjoy.

Fitness Court, by National Fitness Campaign The new Fitness Court Music Studio at U.N. Plaza is a free, open-air wellness center, featuring the Fitness Court 7-minute full body workout system on one side and a second athletic floor for group classes on the opposite side. Created for adults aged 14 and over and with all abilities in mind, Fitness Court workouts are adaptable for all fitness levels, allowing participants to move at their own pace. Users also may download the free Fitness Court App which acts as a coach-in-your-pocket and enhances the world’s best outdoor gym into a digitally supported wellness experience. Rae Studios and LuxFit will provide fitness classes at the Fitness Court, including a series of free workout classes November 8-17.

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Chess, Teqball, Ping Pong and Other Games— A variety of game tables invites park visitors to sit down for a friendly chess match; try their hand, or rather, feet, at teqball; or pick up a paddle for a more traditional game of ping pong. All game amenities and equipment are free to use.

Free Zumba Dance and Yoga Classes— Rec and Park will provide regular Zumba dance classes and yoga classes at Civic Center and U.N. Plaza. Open to all ages and abilities.

Other activities and amenities:

  • Heart of the City Farmers Market at Fulton Plaza
  • Artisan Gift Gallery at Fulton Plaza
  • Dog Play Area at U.N. Plaza  Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
  • Drop-in soccer at Civic Center Plaza
  • Food Court at Civic Center Plaza, coinciding with the Heart of the City Farmers Market
  • All-Ages Open Roller Skate at Fulton Plaza

Check out our calendar below for a schedule of offerings. This calendar will be updated regularly with more activities and special events, so check back often.

Full calendar

  1. Nov 30
  2. Gift Gallery at Fulton Plaza

    Artisan gift gallery
    Gift Gallery at Fulton Plaza
  3. Yoga Class (RPD)

    Free yoga class provided by SF Recreation and Park...
    Yoga Class (RPD)
  1. Dec 3
  2. Heart of the City Farmers Market

    San Francisco's only independent, farmer-operated ...
    Heart of the City Farmers Market
  3. Zumba (RPD)

    Get ready to get fit and have a party with free Zu...
    Zumba (RPD)
  4. Chess Lessons
  5. Farmers Market Food Court

    Hungry? Stop by the farmers market food court for ...
    Farmers Market Food Court
  1. Dec 4
  2. Yoga Class (RPD)

    Free yoga class provided by SF Recreation and Park...
    Yoga Class (RPD)
  1. Dec 5
  2. Yoga Class (RPD)

    Free yoga class provided by SF Recreation and Park...
    Yoga Class (RPD)
  3. Introduction to Skate

    Learn the basics of skateboarding with SF Recreati...
    Introduction to Skate