With a design inspired by its wooded surroundings, a nature play area to spark creativity, and a dramatic spiral tower soaring above it all, the newly-renovated playground at Golden Gate Heights Park has opened to the public, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Photos by Michael Durand.
San Francisco’s largest fenced dog park will re-opened following a $2.4 million renovation that includes separate areas where big and small dogs can safely frolic, natural elements to climb and jump, and a new surface to run and play, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced.
It seems SF Rec and Park won’t be satisfied until every square foot of Golden Gate Park is concrete and artificial turf.
… walkers, bikers, runners and skaters will enjoy a virtually car-free route from the east end of Golden Gate Park to the ocean, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today.
Today, March 16, the health officer of the City and County of San Francisco issued a Shelter in Place Order, directing residents to stay at home except for essential services and business, effective March 17, 2020, through April 7, 2020.
The genesis of the land for this playground comes as a by-product of the West Portal rail station (now Muni), which opened on Feb. 3, 1918 as the western terminus of the Twin Peaks Tunnel.
… Wednesday, August 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Julius Kahn Clubhouse (West Pacific Avenue and Spruce Street), where the recommended replacement name will be presented with the opportunity for public comment.
Due to a broken boiler at the Charlie Sava Pool, the remainder of the pool’s winter session classes and recreation swims have been cancelled.
An arrest related to several arson fires in Golden Gate Park has been made, although as of press time charges tied directly to those fires have not been filed. Police say the investigation is ongoing.
The Sunset District is getting another recreation center for senior citizens thanks to a donation from a local family and SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s acquiring about half a million dollars from the SF Recreation and Park Department.
Plans for constructing a new tennis court complex and clubhouse in Golden Gate Park
are moving forward, with fundraising efforts approaching the estimated amount needed
and construction expected to start sometime early next year.