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North Park Recreation Center

What's Coming

COOKIES & MILK with Santa

Saturday, December 19, 2015
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Santa appearance and Plenty of Games, Holiday Crafts, Cookies, and Fun for everyone!
Cost: FREE

Father Daughter Dance

Date: Friday, February 12, 2016
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Cost: $1.50
Share the dance floor with your loved ones this Valentine's Day.

North Park Recreation Center houses youth basketball, baseball, flag football, soccer, Tennis, Yoga, adult softball, dodgeball, open play volleyball, kickball, Adult & Senior Fitness, Musical Theatre, Ceramics and more. North Park Recreation Center also provides a Teen Center that offers daily activities; homework assistance, arts & crafts, teen fitness, sport leagues, field trips, special events and more.

Youth Indoor Soccer

Saturdays: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Instructor: Recreation Staff
Cost: FREE

NP Fitness

Evening Class
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cost: FREE

Morning Class
Monday and Wednesday
11:30am to 1:00pm
Cost: FREE

Adult Yoga

Saturdays 9:00am to 11:00am
Cost: FREE

North Park Senior Dance

Day: 1st Friday of the month
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Cost: $1.25

Musical Theatre Classes

What: Voice, Dance & Acting Camp Classes
Starts: Year around
Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Time: 2:00pm to 7:00pm (Sat. 10am to 3pm)
Ages/ Anos: 8 to 17 years old
Cost/ Cuota: $5 per Class

Teen Cooking Class (healthy Recipes)

Day: Wednesday / Miercoles
Time: 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Ages/ Anos: 11 to 17 years old
Cost/ Cuota: FREE/ GRATIS
Register online using code: #19340

Ceramics Class ( La artes y la Ceramica clase)

Day: Wednesday / Miercoles
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ages/ Anos: 8 to 17 years old
Cost/ Cuota: FREE/ GRATIS
Register online using code: #19339

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.