City officials commit to better our parks and ballfields.
South San Francisco is home to dozens of parks, ranging from large community parks, to specialty parks, providing gathering places for families and friends to get outside, play sports, and exercise. This past June, the South San Francisco City Council voted to invest more than six million dollars to better its parks and sports fields over the next several years.
Eleven parks and sports fields will be renovated and upgraded in a comprehensive program known as “Parks 11.” The Parks 11 program includes the following parks and sports fields:
- Orange Memorial Park softball field
- Orange Memorial Park baseball field
- Buri Buri Park baseball field and basketball court
- Southwood baseball field renovation
- Alta Loma baseball field, tennis courts, and playground
- Avalon baseball field
- Hillside soccer field
- Sellick Park playground
- Gardiner Park playground
- Newman and Gibbs playground
- Dundee Park playground
Sports Field / Parks 11 Community Meeting Summary
The Parks and Recreation Department hosted a community meeting on Wednesday, September 19, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, at the Joseph Fernekes Building where staff provided an overview of the sports fields in South San Francisco. Which included ownership and maintenance; review maintenance challenges and ongoing efforts to enhance conditions; discuss renovation plans identified by the Parks 11 initiative; and review the anticipated timing of developer fees needed for necessary upgrades.
Below is a draft program with construction timing and costs, thought priorities may change based upon public feedback or other funding opportunities, such as grants.
To view the presentation shared at this meeting, please click here.
Share your thoughts! Please fill out this survey and submit it to the Parks Division at 550 North Canal Street, SSF or the Recreation Office at 33 Arroyo Drive, SSF 94080
¡Comparte sus sugerencias! Complete esta encuesta y envíela a la División de Parques ubicada en 550 North Canal Street, SSF o la Oficina de Recreación en 33 Arroyo Drive, SSF 94080