Pickleweed Park

pick Located in Pickleweed Park, the Albert J. Boro Community Center, located in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood along the shore of San Pablo Bay, is a 24,000 s/f facility that includes space for community meetings, events, after-school programs, literacy, technology, education, library, social and recreation activities, programs and community events. The building has a 6,000-volume library, 16-station computer lab, homework center, general classrooms, a community room that accommodates 300, an art room, gymnasium, teen lounge, wi-fi throughout the facility, sports field, playground and picnic area.
The City of San Rafael’s Community Services Department operates the facility and offers numerous classes and events. Additionally, the Center partners with over 60 agencies in providing space for additional classes, workshops, and events, all working together to meet the needs of this vibrant and diverse community. Programs range from afterschool care to 14 different ESL classes, art classes, athletics (soccer, basketball, volleyball and baseball/softball), karate, exercise classes, music classes, senior programs, computer classes, drop-in computer use, cooking, teen programs, parent education, tax preparation, etc… The facility is also available for rentals ranging from business conferences to family celebrations.
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trrops The Albert J. Boro Community Center serves as a gathering place for the community. For some it is there front yard, their back yard a place to socialize, interact and become enlightened. The Center serves the Canal neighborhood, San Rafael and the greater Marin County. Due to its heavy use and program needs, additional funding is necessary to continue being a vibrant resource.



Funding Needs
  Canal Arts (free monthly art program for families) (Annually)
Computer Technology Classes (Annually)
Expanded Senior Programming (Annually)
Outdoor Basketball Court (One Time)
Building Preservation (Annual)
Synthetic Turf Fields (One Time)
Additional Park Improvements (One Time)
$6.500
$25,000
$55,000
$50,000
$100,000
$2,500,000
$3,000,000  

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