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North Park Recreation Center

What's Coming


Free Spring Lunch will be offered to children 18 years and younger Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. starting March 30 through April 24. Free snacks will be offered from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This program is offered in partnership with the San Diego Unified School District, and received an Award of Excellence from the California Parks and Recreation Society.

Spring Egg Hunt

We will be having an Egg Hunt, Bunny Appearance, DJ, Jumper, Candy, Basket Prizes and more. The egg hunt times for 5 years and
Under will be at 10:15 am, 10 years and Under 10:45 am, and All Ages 11:15 am
Ages: 17 years and Under free
March 28, 2015 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Please see the Spring Egg Hunt Flyer (PDF) for more information.

North Park Recreation Center and ScienceSational Events

Presents science learning in a fun, exciting and engaging way as you have never experienced before!
To learn more about this exciting program, see the North Park ScienceSational Events Flyer (PDF) for more information.

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 $10.00 fee will apply for late registration.

Online Registration is here!

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.

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.