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Adams Recreation Center

Current Programs and Special Events

Fun for one, fun for all! Check out your local Recreation Center's PDF icon Program Guide for more details.

Register or view available classes

Virtual Programs

All registered participants must have a ZOOM account and must be knowledgeable on using Zoom.
To register and view more program information visit SDRecconnect.com.

Adams Halloween Carnival

Friday, October 22, 2021
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Costume contest, crafts, games, haunted maze, and MORE!
See our PDF icon Halloween Carnival Flyer for details!

Ward Canyon Waggers Training Workshop

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ward Canyon Park
4624 40th Street (corner of Edna and 39th)
San Diego, CA 92116
Hi Ward Canyon Waggers! San Diego Humane Society is happy to offer you a private training workshop. Your 1-hour session will include information on:
     Leash handling; tools, tips, tricks, and skills to keep you and your pet safe
     Reading stress signals in dog & recognizing and managing stress signals in ourselves
     Setting up for successful interactions; asking, reading, timing
All dogs will need to be on a 6 foot or shorter leash (not retractable). Please bring your pup's favorite treats!
We will also have giveaways (toys, treats, Halloween costumes).
Cost: $10 per family
See more on this event at SDHumane.org!

Co-Ed Youth Flag Football

Practice days & time TBD
Ages: 8-12 years
Registration Code: 10U (#97434), 12U (#97435)
Cost: FREE
Join us in learning the fundamentals of co-ed flag football in a non-competitive environment!
Call recreation center for more information.

After School Program

Monday – Friday from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Ages: 6-12 years
Registration Code: (#95800)
Cost: FREE
Stop by and hangout with us, get homework help or engage in activities including ping pong, PS4, crafts and more!

Kids to Canyon

Sunday from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Ages: 6-12 years
Registration Code: (#95804)
Cost: FREE
Let’s explore our neighborhood canyon and learn about its natural habitats!

Adult Zumba

Monday from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Ages: 18+
Registration Code: (#95803)
Cost: FREE
Lets get some cardio in with our fun and welcoming Zumba class for beginners!

Adams’ Fall Day Camp

Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(Closed Thursday 11/25, Thanksgiving Day)
Ages: 6-12 years
Registration Code: (#95802)
Cost: $40
Stay creative during Fall break by making ceramic projects, team building and engaging with others!

Virtual Youth Ceramics

Wednesday from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages: 6-12 years
Registration Codes:
September - (#95806)
October - (#95807)
November - (#95808)
Cost: $10
Come learn the fundamentals of ceramic making and exploring your creativity.


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 Adams Recreation Center property was acquired in 1961 and the facility was built in 1987.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 15 take the Adams Avenue exit and proceed to Adams Avenue. Turn left. The recreation center is on the left, on the corner of Adams Avenue and 35th Street.
The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 11.