Penn Athletic Field
Free Spring Lunch Program
Free lunch will be offered to children 18 years and younger Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. starting March 30 through April 24. Free snacks will be offered from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 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.
Fun developmental soccer league with games played against teams from neighboring City of San Diego Recreation Centers. Players will learn the fundamentals of ball control, dribbling, headers, passing, shooting and goalkeeping.
We are accepting registrations now for boys and girls ages 8 to 16 years.
Season starts March 21 and ends June 13, 2015.
Cost is $20 for the season, with no uniform fees.
Spring Egg Hunt
The entire family is invited to this FREE event. Staff will provide free games, crafts and activities. The event will feature age appropriate egg hunts, a visit from the bunny, face painting and more.
Saturday, March 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Featured New Class - Kendama Klub
The Kendama Klub will provide an after school program filled with dynamic intervention and hand and eye coordination. Participants ages 8 to 18 years will have an outlet to enhance techniques, sequential balance, juggles and catches.
Class is Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
This class is FREE.
Register online for Programs offered by the Recreation Council, using the Online Activity Registration System. Log on at SDRecConnect.com.
Set up your account and browse classes now. Spring 2015 classes will be viewable on January 24, 2015, and will become available for registration on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Returning Customers (who have previously registered for classes online)
Click the My Account button. Enter your login (email address) and password.
If you’ve forgotten your password, click My Account, then click the small “Forgotten?” link. Enter the email address you used when you created the account, and the system will send you a temporary password via email. Log in with the temporary password and the system will prompt you for your “Current password” - which means the temporary password in this case - and a new password of your choice. Be sure to click Save!
First Time Online Customers
Click the Create Account*** button. Fill out the New Account Request form completely for the primary responsible person, usually a parent or head of household, including all required fields, (Birth date, Gender, Email Address, etc.) and click Submit (or Submit & Add Family Member to add your other family members). In a short time, check your email for a confirmation message with a special first-time activation link. You will not be able to use your new account until you've used this special link! Note that it's possible this email will go to your “spam” folder, so check carefully. To avoid duplication, be sure to let others in your household know you've set up the account.
***Important!: If you are registering a child for an activity, please use your own information, not your child's, when first completing the New Account Request form. Once you have filled it out for yourself, click “Submit,” or “Submit & Add Family Member” to add others such as your spouse and children. You can also easily add children later after you've created and confirmed the account. Be sure to check your email for a confirmation message with 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 help please click the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) button in the online registration page for information.
History of the Center
The site center was built in 1989/1990. Prior to Penn Athletic Field being there, the land was undeveloped.
Directions and Bus Route
From Interstate 805, take the Interstate 54 East. Take the Plaza Bonita Center Way/Reo Drive exit. Turn left and proceed to Parkside, then turn right. Travel approximately one mile to the second stop sign and turn left on Dusk Drive. Go up the hill and look for the parking lot on the right hand side of the street.
The Field is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 961 & 962.