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Willie Henderson Sports Complex

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What's Coming


Friday July 6th 7:00 to10:00 pm "Peter Rabbit" and

August 10th 7:00 to 10:00 pm for Disney’s "Coco"

Bring a blanket to sit on.  Pre-movie activities for kids and snack bar.



July 16 to August 3rd, 2018 Just $10.00 per weekly session.  Lear how to swim!  Free recreation swim two times a weekday.


Girls Softball

This league is for all skill levels. Teams will play other Recreation Centers in the area and have a chance to qualify for the City-Wide tournament.

Season: June-August

Ages Divisions:

ActiveNet Code: 51805 9 to12

ActiveNet Code: 51806 13 to 15

View our 2018 Summer PDF icon Program Guide for additional activities and events!


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 Frequently Asked Questions link at the bottom of the SDRecConnect website.


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 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 ballfields 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 and 955.


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