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March 31, 2020 7:05 PM

Additional Park Feature Closures: Sport Courts, Dog Play Areas and Picnic Areas

Beginning April 1, 2020, closures of the following recreational features will take effect in city parks, per the City's updated Shelter in Place order:

+ Sport courts, including all basketball, tennis and pickleball courts
+ Picnic areas, including barbecue areas
+ Enclosed dog parks
+ Archery ranges
+ Skateboard parks
+ South Sunset Playground Athletic Field
+ Mission Playground Athletic Field
+ Garfield Square Athletic Field
+ Franklin Square Athletic Field

Here's a list of all previous park-related closures to date:

+ Twin Peaks Road
+ Parking lots at Ocean Beach, Beach Chalet, Marina Green and Little Marina
+ Playgrounds
+ Outdoor fitness courts
+ Golf courses
+ Swimming pools
+ Angler’s Lodge (Golden Gate Park)
+ Lawn Bowling Club (Golden Gate Park)
+ Model Yacht Club (Golden Gate Park)
+ Disc Golf (Golden Gate Park)
+ Ornamental Gardens, including the SF Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden (Golden Gate Park)
Coit Tower
+ Stow Lake Boat Rentals, Bike Rentals and Segway Rentals
+ Carousel (Golden Gate Park)
+ Sharon Art Studio (Golden Gate Park)

All regular recreation programs remain suspended, including all citywide senior programs and SFYBL games and practices. Summer day camp registration, originally scheduled for March 21, is postponed to date to be determined.

All indoor permits and athletic field permits through March 31 are cancelled. Additionally, no new permits will be issued until the situation stabilizes. If you need to reach staff about cancelling or refunding a reservation, please email

All community meetings and volunteer events are also cancelled until further notice.

All other parks, trails and open spaces remain open at this time, however, you are encouraged to exercise and get outside subject to DPH guidance around social distancing.

Athletic fields are currently open, but please remember:

+ Exercise alone, not in groups (residents of the same household allowed)
+ Do not share balls or equipment with anyone outside of your residence
+ Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet apart

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