February 10, 2009

Rec centers may lose services amid cuts

By Andrea Koskey
San Francisco Examiner
Feb. 10, 2009

Recreation centers may have services cut in the future, as the city agency that runs them mulls ways to trim more than $8 million from its budget.

The Recreation and Park Department is considering consolidating facilities and operations, which could result in 60 to 80 layoffs.

Specific locations and programs that will be affected have yet to be announced, said Rec and Park spokeswoman Lisa Seitz Gruwell.

“It’s all speculation at this point,” Seitz Gruwell said.

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