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Blogs & Sites
Location: 280 Olympia Way, San Francisco, CA
This pretty spacious playground offers a little bit of the best of suburbia, right in the city - easy, ample parking, green vistas all around, and a huge, well-maintained grassy field. This spot is a ...
Location: 801 Shields Street, San Francisco, CA
Located on a steep hillside, this terraced playground includes green space, a ball field, game courts for tennis and basketball, a recreation center, and a sand play area with climbing structures.
Location: 600 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco, CA
The Rossi Playground is one of the nicest in town thanks to grassy grounds and play equipment that's in good shape. In addition to a large ball field, it has a pool, tennis courts, and a sand p...
Location: Day & Sanchez Sts., San Francisco, CA
This large, and not very inviting playground, has an indoor gym, climbing structures, a ball field, and game courts.
Location: 2601 40th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Offers an afterschool latchkey program and sports programs. Call for more information and schedules.
Location: 26th Street, San Francisco, CA
This large playground includes a pool, a sand play area with climbing structures, a ball field, and game courts.
Recreational swim period varies by season. Check the website for swimming sch...
Location: 20th and Vermont, San Francisco, CA
A beautiful park cresting Potrero Hill, which means you can alternately play in the playground there or just stand and take in the surrounding cityscape. A patch of green grass just outside the playgr...
Location: 699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA
Children's Fairyland features rides, puppet shows, children's theater performances, farm animals, arts and crafts, talking storybooks, plus thirty storybook sets. It's the perfect place for the...
Location: Park Street, Bocana Street, & Highland Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Holly Park is home to a peaked grassy knoll criss-crossed with pathways that invite you to climb to the top. The pay off is a view of the city's southern end and the feeling that you're King of...
Location: 19th Street, San Francisco, CA
This small play area, blessed with a broad vibrant mural, well-tended grassy lawn, and top-of-the-line playground equipment, is clearly a neighborhood gem. Its Recreation Center works hard to m...
Location: 801 Arkansas Street, San Francisco, CA
A park, playground, and recreation center perched on top of Potrero Hill. Neither the ball field nor the playground are anything special. What is notable is the rec center, which holds a modern indoor...
Location: 1931 First Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA
The Lindsay Wildlife Museum is a wildlife rehabilitation and educational center that focuses on native California wildlife and natural history. Founded in 1955, it treats more than 6,000...
Location: 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA
A small, lovely family oriented, environmental education museum in San Mateo, CuriOdyssey, formerly known as Coyote Point Museum, offers a gentle introduction to the natural world. Kids ...
Location: Steiner and Hayes streets, San Francisco, CA
This hilltop park in the Western Addition park probably is most famous for the views of the Painted Ladies, restored Victorian homes on Steiner Street to the east, and the City skyline visible ...