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La Jolla Recreation Center

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La Jolla Recreation Center provides a variety of classes and activities like Tae Chun Do, Gymnastics, Yoga, Tai Chi, Adult Fitness classes, weight room facilities, tennis, 2 outdoor basketball courts, and 3 playground areas for people of all ages and abilities. See the Program Guide for more information or call the Recreation Center office at 858-552-1658.

Spring Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ages 2 to 12 years
Egg Hunt is free;
$3 for the face painting, meet Peter Rabbit, Arts and Crafts.

Cinco de Mayo Senior Dance

Friday, May 2, 2014
5:15 to 8:30 p.m.
Ages 55 and older
$10 per person


History of the Center

The Center was built in 1915 by Ellen Browning-Scripps whose residence was next door. It was dedicated that same year to the City of San Diego for the children of La Jolla. Today the Center is considered a historical site in San Diego.


Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 5 North, exit La Jolla Parkway. (La Jolla Parkway becomes Torrey Pines Road.) Turn right on Prospect and go through downtown La Jolla. The center is on the left next to the Bishop's School.

From Interstate 5 South, exit La Jolla Village Drive and travel west to Torrey Pines Road. Turn left on Torrey Pines Road then right on Prospect Street.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS route 30.