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Rancho Bernardo-Glassman Recreation Center

What's Coming

The Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center offers classes and programs the entire family can enjoy! We have tap dance, hip hop, ballet and jazz for all ages and Karate for the entire family. We even have something special for your four-legged friends, Good Dog Training School.  Tiny Tot classes and rhythmic gymnastics are offered for ages 3 to 5. Break Dancing is a FREE drop-in activity on Wednesdays. Please come with a parent to sign a liability waiver. For more information please see our Program Guide. For open basketball gym schedule, please call the recreation center.

Online Registration

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. New classes become available for registration on Saturday, March 22.

  • 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 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.

Hours for Class Registration (if not registering online)

Mondays: 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Fridays: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Open Gym Hours

Please see our Open Gym Hours Calendar (PDF)

Permit Information

Please call the recreation center and ask for the Center Director.


History of the Center

The Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center was built in 1995. In January of 2002, the center's name was changed to add Stuart Glassman's name. Glassman, who died in 2001, was a dedicated volunteer who saw that many recreational opportunities came to the community.


Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 15 take the West Bernardo Drive/Pomerado Road exit and turn left at the traffic light. Proceed around Lake Hodges for approximately a quarter of a mile, then turn right on Rancho Bernardo Community Park Drive. The center is on the left.

The Center is accessible by bus via San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (SDMTS) route 20.