Tag Archives: mission playground

SNAP: Play Time

I took this photo of children playing in the water at the new Mission Playground an hour ago, while walking home along Valencia Street. Lots of families were there. Happy to see that there are tables and chairs where people can eat lunch or snacks while watching the kids.

SNAP: Marshall Elementary’s Playground Gets a Facelift

The Mission District’s Marshall Elementary School hosted a dedication ceremony Tuesday morning to thank developer Avant Housing LLC and Devcon Construction for resurfacing and painting the cracked cement surfact of its playground area. The two companies, which also donated several wooden benches and a small greenhouse to Marshall, are building a 230,000-square-foot, six-story apartment building half a block from the...

Residentes Celebran la Reinauguración del Área de Juegos de la Misión

El sábado pasado, un grupo de alrededor de 75 personas de la comunidad, con todo y familias sonrientes, llegaron a la reinauguración del Área de Juegos de la Misión. Los niños jugaron bajo las fuentes, en donde también había globos y un lugar donde se podían pintar la cara. Un DJ tocaba música soul, había camiones de comida para la...
A picture of Mission Playground's Soccer Field

Petitioner Fights ‘Pay to Play’ in Mission Soccer

Update When an argument breaks out in October, 2014 between newcomers and longtime players, Park and Rec explains its policy. Mission Playground formally reopened to ceremony and community love two Saturdays ago, but one San Francisco Recreation and Park Department policy is drawing criticism: allowing individuals to rent out the park’s public soccer field on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Since...

Campos Pushes for Parks Bond

At a town hall meeting at the Mission Recreation Center on Wednesday, District 9 Supervisor David Campos let a small, mostly graying crowd of 24 know that he has always voted to raise funds for parks and green spaces. The event was part of a series of ongoing town hall meetings on parks and open space across the city. At...