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Cadman Recreation Center

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Be advised that the ActiveNet online registration system will be unavailable for maintenance Monday, September 7th from 1 PM - midnight PST. Access to this system will not be
available during this time. Customers will not be able to view activity schedule and facility availability. No enrollments or reservations can be made during the maintenance hours.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the posted maintenance, please visit the City of San Diego Park and Recreation website.

Visit SDRecConnect (link) to conveniently browse a variety of activities offered by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department and Recreation Councils. It's as easy as One, Two, and Three.

Sign up for an account, find a class or activity, and register!

If you are registering a child for an activity, please do not use the child's information when completing a New Account. Adding family members after successfully creating an account can be completed later.

Please note: An email which includes a confirmation message will be sent after you sign up a new primary account. It is possible the email may go to your junk or spam folder.

The email will include a special first-time activation link. You will not be able to use your new account until you've used this special link!

If you need assistance, please see the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) link at the bottom of the SDRecConnect website.

Current Special Events and Activities

Fun for one, Fun for all! Check out your local Recreation Center's Program guide for more details.

Movies in the Park

Enjoy Movies in the Park at select locations. Visit the Movies in the Park list (link) for more details!

Movies In the Park


The BookNook program is a "take a book, leave a book" gathering place at your favorite recreation center. Share your favorite literature and stories with others.


Everyone is invited so grab your family and come out to Cadman Park and Recreation Center

On July 25, 2015, the Clairemont Town Council will be sponsoring the movie Big Hero 6. On that Saturday, there will be food, arts & crafts, jumpers, games and music and the festivities will start at 7p.m. and the movie will begin at 8p.m.

History of the Center

The land where the center and the park are now located was once owned by the Santa Fe Railroad. In 1967 it was purchased by the City of San Diego and with the help of many community members, it became what it is today, with an official opening in 1968.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 5 North take the Balboa Ave. exit. Go east to Moraga Avenue. Turn left on Moraga and proceed to Moraga Court. Turn left.  Moraga Court will become Avati. Road will curve to the left.  The center is on the right.

From Interstate 5 South exit to Interstate 52. Take the Regents Road/Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Exit and go south up the hill. Turn right on Moraga Ave. Turn right on Moraga Court. Moraga Court will become Avati. Road will curve to the left. The center on the right.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 27 & 105.