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Wellness Resources in the Community

At Seton Medical Center, we know that getting involved and active in the community starts with knowing what community resources are available to you. Here are some free and low-cost ways to keep you healthy, active and informed:

Farmers Markets

The Bay Area is world-famous for the quality and variety of its produce. With so many local farms, there are farmers markets nearly every day of the week. Learn more about times and locations of farmers markets near you.

Crystal Springs Regional Trail

California living means easy access to the great outdoors. Whether you are a speed demon or prefer a slow and steady pace, Crystal Springs Regional Trail offers biking, hiking, horseback riding and so much more. Read more about Crystal Springs Regional Trail.

Walking Tours of San Francisco

Delve deeper into the history, mystery and culture of the city you know and love. City Tours offers walks around Chinatown, the Castro, the Presidio and everything in between. Learn more about the many walking tours of San Francisco.

Community Pools

Whether you are learning to doggy paddle or trying to perfect your breaststroke, community pools are a great way to cool off and meet people. Swimming is a low-impact exercise that is good for everyone! Learn more about the community pools near you.

Local Recreation Departments

Most recreation (rec) centers offer free and low-cost programs for the entire family, from toddlers to seniors. Explore the rec classes that are available near you. Get more information about the local recreation departments in your community.

Senior Centers

Senior centers offer classes for the mind and for the body. You can find something for every interest and activity level, from history and art appreciation to workout classes to help you stay strong and healthy. Find out more about senior centers in your neighborhood.

Public Libraries

Public libraries are a terrific resource. With access to books, multimedia resources and classes for the whole family, libraries offer some of the best free fun you can have. Find out more about opening hours and locations of public libraries near you.

San Francisco

Alemany Farmers Market
100 Alemany Blvd. (Mission/Bernal Heights)
Saturday | 6 am – 3 pm

Bayview Hunters Point Farmers Market
4705 Third St. (SOMA/Potrero Hill)
Wednesday | 8:30 am – 12 pm

Castro Farmers Market
4705 Third St. (Noe St. at Market St.)
Wednesday | 4 pm – 8 pm (April – October)

Crocker Galleria Farmers Market
50 Post St. (Union Square/Financial District)
Thursday | 11 am – 3 pm

Divisadero Farmers Market
Grove St. at Divisadero (Alamo Square)
Sunday | 10 am – 2 pm

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
1 Ferry Plaza/Ferry Building (Embarcadero)
Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m – 2 pm
Saturday | 8 am – 2 pm

Fillmore Farmers Market
O’Farrell at Fillmore, and Fillmore Center Plaza
Saturday | 9 am – 1 pm

Heart of the City Farmers Market (Civic Center)
Market St. (between Seventh and Eighth Streets)
Wednesday | 7 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday | 7 am – 5 pm

Inner Sunset Farmers Market
Between 8th and 9th Avenues (South of Irving St.)
Sunday | 9 am – 1 pm

Kaiser Farmers Market
2425 Geary Blvd. (Richmond)
Wednesday | 10 am – 2 pm

Mission Community Market
Bartlett St. at 22nd St. (Mission)
Thursday | 4 pm – 8 pm

Noe Valley Farmers Market
3861 24th St. (between Vicksburg and Sanchez Streets)
Saturday | 8 am – 1 pm

Stonestown Farmers Market
West side parking lot near Macy’s off Buckingham Way
Sunday | 9 am – 1 pm

UCSF Farmers Market
505 Parnassus Ave. (Sunset)
Wednesday | 10 am – 3 pm

Upper Haight Farmers Market
Waller St. at Stanyan St.
Wednesday | 4 pm – 8 pm (April – October)

San Mateo County

Brisbane Farmers Market
11 Old County Road
Thursday | 2 pm – 5:30 pm (Winter) & 3 pm – 7 pm (Summer)

Burlingame Farmers Market
Burlingame Ave. (between Park & Primrose)
Thursday | 4 pm – 8 pm (April – September)
Sunday | 9 am – 1:30 pm (April – December)

Coastside Farmers Market
400 Old County Road (Rockaway Beach), Pacifica
Wednesday | 2 pm – 6:30 pm (May – December)

Coastside Farmers Market
225 Cabrillo Hwy., Half Moon Bay
Saturday | 9 am – 1 pm (May – December)

Daly City Certified Farmers Market
Serramonte Shopping Center (behind Target)
Thursday & Saturday | 9 am – 1 pm

Foster City Farmers Market
791 Beach Park Blvd. (Charter Square)
Saturday | 9 am – 1 pm

Harbor Village Farmers Market
Harbor Village Farmers Market
270 Capistrano Road, Suite 28, Half Moon Bay
Sunday | 9 am – 4 pm

Millbrae Certified Farmers Market
200 Block of Broadway (between Victoria & La Cruz)
Saturday | 8 am – 1 pm

San Bruno Certified Farmers Market
San Mateo Dr. (between Jenevein & Sylvan Ave.)
Sunday | 9 am – 1 pm (May – October)

San Mateo Certified Farmers Market
College of San Mateo (West Hillsdale & Campus Dr.)
Saturday | 9 am – 1 pm

South San Francisco Farmers Market
Orange Memorial Park (Tennis Dr. off Orange Ave.)
Saturday | 9 am – 1 pm (May – October)

Enjoy the history, lore and sights of San Francisco on one of a variety of free walking tours offered by City Guides (www.sfcityguides.org).

Offered any day of the year except a handful of holidays, most of the tours last about 90 to 120 minutes – helping you to fulfill your recommended minutes of daily exercise.

Multiple tours are offered daily in the morning and early afternoon hours. Most of the tours aren’t strenuous but those with mobility concerns can call City Guides for more information at (415) 557-4266.

Sampling of Walking Tours

  • Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco
  • Castro: Tales of the Village
  • City Hall and the Civic Center
  • Chinatown
  • Downtown Deco
  • Ferry Building
  • Fisherman’s Wharf: A Hidden History
  • Fort Mason to Aquatic Park
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Golden Gate Park (East End)
  • Historic Market Street: Path of Gold
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Japantown, Urban Renewal & Fillmore Jazz
  • Landmark Victorians of Alamo Square
  • Mission Dolores Neighborhood
  • Mission Murals
  • Nob Hill
  • Pacific Heights Mansions
  • Palace of Fine Arts/Marina
  • Rising Steel: Two Centuries of San Francisco Architecture
  • Telegraph Hill Stairway Hike
  • Victorian San Francisco
  • 1906: Presidio & The Earthquake