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Carmel Valley Recreation Center

What's Coming

Looking for a Spring Classes?

Carmel Valley Recreation Center offers a great variety of fun and exciting classes for children ages 2 1/2 to 13 years. Spring classes run March to May 2015. See our Spring 2015 Brochure for more information.

Online Registration is here!

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.

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

Map this location

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).