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La Jolla Recreation Center

What's Coming

Spring Activity Week!


Ages: 2.5 to 10 years
Dates: Tuesday, March 31 Through Thursday, April 2, 2015 Times: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 per child per day
See our flyer for details!

Spring Egg Hunt!


Ages: 2 to 9 years
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cost: Egg Hunt is free. Inside activities is $3.00 per child
See our flyer for details!

Senior Cinco de Mayo Dance


Ages: 55 years
Date: Friday, May 1, 2015
Time: 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per person
See our flyer for details!

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.

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.


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

Map this location

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.