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Rancho Bernardo-Glassman Recreation Center


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What's Coming

Snow in the Park

The third annual Snow in the Park event will be on December 16th from noon to 4pm. There will be 40 tons of snow dumped on the slopes of Rancho Bernardo Community Park for sledding enjoyment for the whole family. We will have a Jumper and an inflatable obstacle course, food for purchase from food trucks and there are rumors that Santa is planning on making an appearance. Sleds will be provided as well as additional activities for the season as well. This is a free event for the community, so bring your relatives and friends and plan on having a great time. Click on PDF icon flyer for more information.

New Programs and Open Play

The newest program we have started here at Rancho Bernardo Recreation Center is our RBRC Futsal Program. RBRC Futsal is focused on soccer skill development and game awareness for youth players that want to reach their full potential. RBRC Futsal is focused on advancing youth soccer players through proven training with the fast-paced, technical game of Futsal. Sign up and see why Futsal is essential to becoming a top speed soccer player. Click here to sign up now!

Our Tiny Tot program has a Tumbling/Gymnastics class offered on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Also, an Arts & Crafts class on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as well. Click on the class you would like, and sign up now!

Plan a night out with your friends on the 3rd Friday of the month and leave the kids with us. Our Parents Night  Out will allow you to go out for a night on the town feeling confident that your little ones are safe and having the time of their lives. Parents can drop their kids off at 5:00 p.m. and pick their kids up before 9:00 p.m. While parents are out having their fun, the kids will be having fun doing arts and crafts, games, sports, and watching a G or PG-rated movie. Even dinner, drinks and snacks are included. Children must be potty trained and from 4 to 13 years old. Click on the link to register for this program.

These new programs along with 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, will be just the beginning. Don't forget our Break Dancing is a free drop-in activity on Fridays. See our PDF icon Program Guide for all of the details on these programs and continue to check back on our webpage, for more new programs are still to come.

We are now offering an open play volleyball time on Saturday afternoons, as well as open play badminton to go along with our pickleball and basketball open play times. See the Google calendar below for real-time open play 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.

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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 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 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 Hodges Reservoir 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 SDMTS Route 20.


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