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La Jolla Recreation Center

What's Coming

Halloween Festival

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Ages: All ages
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: .25 a ticket
See our flyer for details!

Fall Activity Week

November 24, 25 and 26, 2014
Ages: 3 to 12 years
Times: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 per child per day
See our flyer for details!

Senior Winter Wonderland Dance

Friday, December 12, 2014
Ages: 55 and up
Times: 5:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $15.00
See our flyer for details!

Lunch with Santa

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Ages: 2 1/2 to 10 years
Times: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Donation at the door
See our flyer for details!

Online Registration

Register online for Programs offered by the Recreation Council, using the Online Activity Registration System. Log on at SDRecConnect.com.

Set up your account and browse classes now. Winter 2015 classes will be viewable on October 25, 2014, and will become available for registration on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Returning Customers (who have previously registered for classes online)
    Click the My Account button. Enter your login (email address) and password.

    If you’ve forgotten your password, click My Account, then click the small “Forgotten?” link. Enter the email address you used when you created the account, and the system will send you a temporary password via email. Log in with the temporary password and the system will prompt you for your “Current password” - which means the temporary password in this case - and a new password of your choice. Be sure to click Save!

  • First Time Online Customers
    Click the Create Account*** button. Fill out the New Account Request form completely for the primary responsible person, usually a parent or head of household, including all required fields, (Birth date, Gender, Email Address, etc.) and click Submit (or Submit & Add Family Member to add your other family members). In a short time, check your email for a confirmation message with a special first-time activation link. You will not be able to use your new account until you've used this special link! Note that it's possible this email will go to your “spam” folder, so check carefully. To avoid duplication, be sure to let others in your household know you've set up the account.

***Important!: If you are registering a child for an activity, please use your own information, not your child's, when first completing the New Account Request form. Once you have filled it out for yourself, click “Submit,” or “Submit & Add Family Member” to add others such as your spouse and children. You can also easily add children later after you've created and confirmed the account. Be sure to check your email for a confirmation message with 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 help please click the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) button in the online registration page for information.

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.