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Ocean Beach Recreation Center

What's Coming

Summer Daycamp is BACK!

Bring the kids out to the Ocean Beach Recreation Center for a full summer of activities. Our Summer Daycamp is for children 6 to 12 years old and includes weekly field trips, multiple weekly trips to the beach, and tons of other activities to keep your kids active. Registration begins Monday, June 3, 2014. Please look at our Hours of Operation for more information. Take a look at our flyer for specific prices and field trip dates.

FREE Movie in the Park Events 2014

Movie nights in the Peninsula Area (Ocean Beach & Pt. Loma). Grab your beach chairs, a blanket, some snacks, and all your friends and family for a Movie in the Park. There will be four Movie in the Park events throughout the area.

Date Movie Location
Thursday, July 3 Despicable Me 2Robb Field Athletic Area
Friday, August 15The Lego Movie Point Loma Park
Friday, August 22Rio 2 Dusty Rhodes Park
Friday, August 29Frozen OB Elementary Bob Kenny Field
Portable Pool Program

Do your children need to learn how to swim, or improve their skills? The Ocean Beach Recreation Center will have a Portable Pool here this summer to teach kids how to swim. $10 per week gets you five thirty minute lessons. The pool will be here at the park from July 14 through August 1. Registration begins Monday July 7, 2014.

Looking for Men's Softball Teams

Ocean Beach has one of the longest running Men's 16” “Chicago Style” Softball Leagues in San Diego. Do you have a team of guys who would like to play? Multiple seasons throughout the year. All Games are played on Tuesday nights at Bob Kenny Field (corner of Ebers and Newport) in Ocean Beach. If you are interested, please call the Recreation Center at 619-531-1527 for more information.


We now offer Pickleball three days per week in the gym on Mondays & Wednesdays from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping-pong and racquetball, in addition it's one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may be a silly name, but it's a serious sport! It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun! Come see what the excitement is all about! It is a great sport for active adults and anyone else who likes to have a good time!

The Ocean Beach Recreation Center offers Youth/Adult Self Defense classes, Gymnastics/Tumbling Classes, Ballet Classes, Youth City Dance Classes, Youth Soccer Leagues, Youth Flag-Football Leagues, as well as Adult Pottery/Sculpture Classes, Adult Coed Dodgeball Leagues, Adult Coed Kickball Leagues, Women’s Softball Leagues, & Men’s 16" Softball Leagues. Take a look at our current Program Guide to see how we can help you recreate.

History of the Center

With dedication and grand opening 1946, the center is one of the oldest in the City. The center has been hosting the annual Ocean Beach Kite Festival since 1948.

Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 8 West take the Sunset Cliffs Blvd. exit to Santa Monica and turn left. The center is on the left, across from the elementary school.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 35 & 923.