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North Park Recreation Center

What's Coming

Jr. Chef Cooking Class

Every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 through 14 welcome
Cost is FREE

FREE Adult Fitness Class

Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Audrey

Youth Tennis Lessons

Monday & Wednesday, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Cost is $20 per month per child
Instructor: Fred
Registration is only accepted from the first through the fourth day of the month. Additional $10 fee will apply for late registration.

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. It's 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 child's 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 will be sent after you sign up a new primary account. It is possible the email may go to your junk or spam folder.

The email will include 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 assistance, please see the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) link at the bottom of the SDRecConnect website.

Current Special Events and Activities

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


The BookNook program is a "take a book, leave a book" gathering place at your favorite recreation center. Share your favorite literature and stories with others.


History of the Center

The land was acquired in 1912, then dedicated in 1928. Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Williams used to play here as a child. The rec center is one of the oldest in the city.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 805, take the El Cajon Boulevard exit and go west. Take El Cajon Boulevard to Idaho Street and turn left. The center is on the right hand side. 

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 1, 2, 6, 7, 10, 15 & 966.