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Colonel Irving Salomon San Ysidro Community Activity Center

What's Coming

Youth Basketball

Join this fun developmental league for boys and girls ages 8 to 14 years. Games will be played against teams from neighboring City of San Diego Recreation Centers. Athletes will learn dribbling, shooting, passing, offensive, defensive drills and game strategy. A liability waiver, photo and birth certificate are required at the time of registration.

Registration: starts November 21
Season is December 19, 2015 to March 11, 2016
Fee: $10 for the season.

Featured New Class - Futsol

Participants will learn different futsal and soccer techniques, and participate in organized games. Participants must have indoor soccer shoes during practice/games.
Class is Sunday from 10:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $10 from January 10 to March 13 (Activity #22367)

Featured New Class – Team Handball

Join the growing number of people who are discovering the fun and excitement of team handball. With more points scored than soccer and more continuous action than basketball. This fast-paced team sport lets players take full advantage of their running, jumping, and throwing abilities.
Class is Friday from 5:00 am to 6:30 p.m.
Fee: Free (Activity #22365)

Facility Closures

Christmas Eve - December 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Christmas Day - December 25, 2015
New Year's Eve - December 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm
New Year's Day - January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr Day - January 18, 2016
President's Day - February 15, 2016

Register Online!

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.


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.


History of the Center

The Recreation Center reopened in the Spring of 2004 after being closed for over a year due to a fire that destroyed part of the center.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 805 South, take the 905 West and exit on Picador/Smythe. Turn left on Smythe and proceed to Avenida de la Madrid. Turn left on Avenida de la Madrid. Turn left on Blando Lane. Proceed two blocks to Diza Road and turn left.

From Interstate 5 South, take the 905 East and exit on Picador/Smythe. Turn right on Smythe and proceed to Avenida de la Madrid. Turn left on Avenida de la Madrid. Turn left on Blando Lane. Proceed two blocks to Diza Road and turn left.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS route 932 & the San Diego Trolley.