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Mid-City Gym

What's Coming

Daily Open Play Basketball - for youth & adults

Fitness and Wellness Class - for teens and adults, Monday through Saturday

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. 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.

Current Special Events and Activities

Fun for one, Fun for all! Check out your local Recreation Center's Program guide for more details.

Movies in the Park

Enjoy Movies in the Park at select locations. Visit the Movies in the Park list (link) for more details!

Movies In the Park

Parks Fit

The Parks Fit San Diego Challenge is to walk or run 30 miles between June 20th and August 20th. Track your mileage and receive a free "I got fit in my park" t-shirt if you complete the 30 miles by the August 20th deadline. Then compete in the finale at NTC/Liberty station park Saturday, August 22, 2015.



The BookNook program is a "take a book, leave a book" gathering place where you can share your favorite literature and stories.


History of the Center

The Mid City Gymnasium opened in 1996 as a result of strong community organization and effort. It was part of the first phase of City Heights Urban Village, bringing together in one location a number of opportunities in recreation and education.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 8 take Interstate 15 south, exit University Ave.  Turn left at light and right on 43rd Street.  The Gym is located on the left hand side after the stop sign.

From Interstate 805 take Interstate 15 north, exit at University Ave.  Turn right at light and right on 43rd Street.  The Gym is located on the left hand side after the stop sign.

The gym is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 7, 10 and 13.