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Rancho Bernardo-Glassman Recreation Center

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The Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center

The Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center offers classes and programs the entire family can enjoy! We host the city's award winning Civic Dance Program, with tap dance, hip hop, ballet and jazz for all ages as well as Karate for the entire family. Break Dancing is a FREE drop-in activity on Mondays. Please come with a parent to sign a liability waiver. Please see our Program Guide (PDF) for more information.

Open Gym Hours

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 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

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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.