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Willie Henderson Sports Complex

What's Coming

Free Spring Lunch Programs / Almuerzos Gratuitos Para Niños Durante la Primavera

The Park & Recreation Department and the San Diego Unified School District will offer free lunch for children at select Centers from April 1 to April 25, 2014. Check the enclosed Schedule (PDF) for lunch times and dates!

El Departamento de Parques y Recreación y el San Diego Unified School District ofrecerán almuerzo gratuito para niños en selectos centros entre el 1 de abril al 25 de abril del 2014. ¡Observe el calendario adjunto schedule (PDF) para las fechas y horarios de los almuerzos!

6 v 6 Youth Soccer League / 6 v 6 Liga de Fútbol Juvenil

5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Ages 5 to 12
Team Fee (Limit 10) $50
Player Fee $15
Join our new Youth Soccer League played on Friday nights, under lights! See our flier (PDF) for more details.

Afterschool Program
Monday through Friday
3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Ages 6 to 17
Cost Free
Tutoring, cooking class contests and game tournaments. Monthly special events!

Boxing Camp
Mondays and Fridays
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Ages 6 to 18
Cost Free

Power Play Cooking Class
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages 7 to 14
Cost Free
Learn to prepare easy healthy snacks using the 5 a day plan!

Arts & Crafts
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages 7 to 14
Cost Free

Getting Fit/Zumba®
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Ages 12 to 99
Cost Free
No Children permitted in the room due to space.

History of the Center

The area now known as Willie Henderson Sports Complex was once called the Southeast Athletic Field. Willie Henderson lived in the area and was responsible for building ball fields for youth. In 1986 the site was named after him for his commitment to youth sports.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 805 take the 43rd Street exit. Turn right, proceed to Boston Avenue and turn right. Proceed to 45th Street and turn left. 45th Street becomes a one way street where Willie Henderson Sports Complex is located (on the right).

The Sports Complex is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 11, 955.