Curbed SF | An oasis, for her: New women’s-only clubhouse opens in the Mission
When Molly Goodson walked through the doors of the light grey, 100-plus-year-old church in the heart of the Mission, she knew she had just walked into the future home of the Assembly. What was at that point merely a concept—to create an inspiring space for women to connect—has turned into a reality.
Opening in January, the Assembly is San Francisco’s first ladies-only clubhouse focused on wellness, offering its members fitness classes, casual co-working spaces, networking and mentorship opportunities, and comfortable areas to be creative or just unwind.
“We wanted the space to be a sanctuary in the middle of the city, a safe place where women could get away,” said Goodson, 35, formerly vice president of content at PopSugar. “We loved that the building had always been about community —in the past, for religious reasons, and now, in a different form.”
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