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Encanto Recreation Center

What's Coming

Youth Basketball

5 to 7 years
8 to 10 years
11 to 12 years
13 to 14 years
15 to 16 years
Cost: $45.00

Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball while learning team work, camaraderie, and sportsmanship. Practice days and times will vary depending on assigned team and will include drills leading up to weekly games and possible post season play. Program cost includes trophy and end of season banquet. Please see our Program Guide for more details!

Breakfast with Santa
December 19, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Youth 17 and under FREE
18 and over $2.00

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

Land for the Encanto Recreation Center was acquired by the City in 1940 and the facility was built in 1964.  The senior center was added in 1966 and the fields were completed in 1986.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 805, go to Imperial Avenue and travel east to 65th Street. Turn left on 65th Street and proceed up the hill. The center is on the right.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 916/917 and also the Trolley.