It seems SF Rec and Park won’t be satisfied until every square foot of Golden Gate Park is concrete and artificial turf.
Press Release: New ‘Car-Free’ Route from Ferry Building to SF Zoo
… 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.
Press Release: SF Recreation and Park Department Responds to COVID-19, March 16, 2020
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.
West Portal Playground Historical Background
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.
Julius Kahn Playground Renaming Proposal Meeting Aug. 14
… 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.
Sava Pool Classes Canceled
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.
Arrest made related to fires in Golden Gate Park
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.
New Senior Center Coming to Outer Sunset
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.
Tennis Courts to Get Makeover
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.