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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Bayview/KC Jones Playground Officially Reopens on January 22

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Join us for a community celebration marking the completion of recent improvements at Bayview/KC Jones Playground, Saturday, January 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (3rd St. and Armstrong). The day's activities will include brief remarks and a ribbon cutting ce...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Annual Budget Meetings on January 24 & February 7

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Our annual budget meetings will occur virtually on Mondays, January 24 and February 7 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Join us as we discuss preliminary plans for fiscal years 2022-23 and 2023-24. Join us as we discuss preliminary plans for fiscal years 2022-23 and...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Be Kind, Say Hello, Ride Slow on the JFK Promenade

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Rec and Park and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) have launched a courtesy campaign along the highly popular car-free JFK promenade route in Golden Gate Park. Read more about this campaign here.

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Holiday Tree Lighting Kicks Off Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – With the help of youth from the City’s Peace Parks program, Mayor London Breed tonight led the countdown to lighting of the iconic Monterey cypress tree in Golden Gate Park’s east end—a San Franc...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Where to Play Pickleball in the City

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The Recreation and Park Department has worked to accommodate the growing interest in pickleball in San Francisco by significantly increasing the locations available to play pickleball.

Outdoor Courts with Pickleball Lines

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Golden Gate Bandshell Welcomes Back Live Performances

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Live music has returned to the Golden Gate Bandshell’s iconic stage with a series of free outdoor concerts in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, San Francisco Parks Alliance and the ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

City Launches Next Phase to Determine Post-Pandemic Future of JFK Drive

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Contact: San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency: 

Erica.Kato@sfmta.com

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department: 

RPDcommunications@sfgov.org

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–An extensive public outreach process launched today...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

John Shelley Drive Partial Reopening

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John Shelley Drive west loop, which has been closed to vehicular traffic since April 2020 as part of the City’s emergency ordinance to provide socially distant recreation, will partially reopen beginning Saturday, Sept. 4. This will allow vehicl...

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