Carmel Valley Recreation Center
Looking for a Summer Classes?
Carmel Valley Recreation Center offers a great variety of fun and exciting classes for children ages 2 1/2 to 13 years. Summer classes run June to August 2015. See our Summer Class 2015 Brochure for more information.
Looking for a Summer Camp?
Carmel Valley Recreation Center offers a great variety of fun and exciting classes for children ages 3 to 12 years. Summer camps run June 15 to August 21, 2015. See our Summer Camp 2015 Brochure for more information.
Visit SDRecConnect (link) to conveniently browse a variety of activities offered by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department and Recreation Councils. Itís 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 childís 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 with a special first-time activation link will be sent after signing up a new primary account. It is possible the email may go to your junk or spam folder. You will not be able to use your new account until you've used this special link!
If you need assistance, please see the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link at the bottom of the SDRecConnect page.
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!
The Parks Fit San Diego Challenge is to walk or run 30 miles between June 20th and August 20th. Track your mileage and receive a free "I got fit in my park" t-shirt if you complete the 30 miles by the August 20th deadline. Then compete in the finale at NTC/Liberty station park Saturday, August 22, 2015.
The BookNook program is a "take a book, leave a book" gathering place where you can share your favorite literature and stories.
Open Gym Hours
Please see our Open Gym Calendar!
History of the Center
The Carmel Valley Recreation Center and pool were built in 1999 and were dedicated the same year.
Directions and Bus Route
From Interstate 5 South exit on Del Mar Heights Road. Turn left and travel east to El Camino Real where there is a traffic light. Turn right on El Camino Real. Turn left on Townsgate Drive. The park and facility are on the right.
From Interstate 5 North take the Carmel Valley Road exit. Turn right at the end of the exit and travel to El Camino Real. Turn left on El Camino Real and travel to Townsgate Drive. Turn right on Townsgate Drive. The park and facility are on the right.
The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS route 89 (weekdays only).