Bernal Heights works hard to keep their parks looking their best. However, parks in the Bernal Heights neighborhood did not make the top ten percentile in 2009-10 service reviews. The lowest score of the top ten was 98.6%. The top three parks all scored 100 percent.
In comparison, Bernal Heights Recreation Center, Holly Park, Prentiss and Precita all scored between 95.4% and 91%. In comparison, lowest ranking parks in SF include Dolores Park at #3 (71%) and Hilltop Park at #1 (61%).
Bernal Heights, as part of District 5, also ranks 1% higher than the average SF park. The citywide average was 88%. All of this means that the efforts of local neighborhood groups is really paying off! Every year, the parks are reviewed quarterly by independent facilities within the city. You can read the full report by the SF Controller’s Office here.