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Mira Mesa Recreation Center (Also Known as Gil Johnson Recreation Center)

What's Coming

Summer Lunch BBQ!

Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 for 18 and up. Lunch is free for kids 18 and Under.

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.

parksfit



BookNook

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

booknook


History of the Center

The Mira Mesa Recreation Center was dedicated in January of 1977. Ten years later on April 3, 1987 the center was named the "Gil Johnson Recreation Center" after Gilbert Johnson who served in numerous public and community capacities including City council member from 1971 to 1977 and deputy mayor in 1975. He will always be known to Mira Mesa as a man who was dedicated to responsible and effective government.


Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 15 exit Mira Mesa Boulevard and travel west for approximately 2.5 miles. The center is on the corner of Mira Mesa Boulevard and New Salem Street.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 210, 921 & 964.