The new Tot Lot and Learning Garden in Yerba Buena Children’s Gardens is now open! This exciting new addition at YBG provides a fun, safe and creative play space for curious little ones in search of adventure and learning.
A family-friendly celebration opened then new garden
This family-friendly garden, which was designed and built by the Moscone Expansion Project, was celebrated in an opening ceremony that featured a performance by the Red Panda Acrobats and a release of ladybugs to christen the space.
A stimulating environment of imagination for tots
The new Tot Lot is now open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
It features play structures for pint size imaginations surrounded by the Learning Garden’s trees, flowers and lush landscaping. There are also ample places to sit and park strollers.
There’s even an interactive, hands-on area for educating children about the seasonal life cycle of a garden that fosters sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. A team of YBG Garden Guides will involve children in gardening, crafts, music and story hour, tours of the Garden, and holiday-themed activities.
All about kids, fun and families
A schedule of activities at the Learning Garden will soon be in place and will be posted on this website.
Where to find the Tot Lot in Yerba Buena Gardens
The Tot Lot is adjacent to the Yerba Buena Garden’s Children’s Garden and Play Circle, where kids can fly down a 25-foot long tube slide, scale a kid-safe climbing wall and splash in stream and fountain. It’s located along Howard and Fourth streets on the rooftop of Moscone South in front of the Ice Rink and near the Children’s Creativity Museum.
Find exactly where the Tot Lot is located on the convenient Yerba Buena Gardens Map. You can even download and print a copy to take with you.
Come on over
Bring your little ones to Yerba Buena Gardens soon to check out the new Tot Lot and Learning Garden. We look forward to seeing you here.
As Founder + CEO of MJMMG, Mary J. McCue leads a multi-disciplinary team managing Yerba Buena Gardens. She also planns, activates and programs other prominent, award-winning public spaces throughout the US. Send Mary an email or just call 415.477.2600.