Chollas Lake Park
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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.
Chollas Lake is a great place to get some exercise, there is a loop around the lake that is great for walking or running, as well as a basketball court. Check out our Program Guide (PDF) for a map and more information.
History of the Center
As a reservoir built in 1901, Chollas Lake helped serve early San Diego's water supply. In 1966 it was turned over to the Park and Recreation Department, and was designated a youth fishing lake (for children ages 15 and under only) in 1971.
Directions and Bus Route
From Interstate 805 take the 94 Freeway East and exit on Broadway/College Avenue. Turn right on College Avenue and then left on College Grove Drive. The entrance is on the right, just past College Grove Way.
The park is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 5, 856, 916, 936.