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Carmel Mountain Ranch / Sabre Springs Recreation Center

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Carmel Mountain Ranch / Sabre Springs Recreation Center is a strong establishment in the community. We offer youth basketball leagues twice a year, as well as a variety of other camps and classes.

These classes include, but are not limited to:

  • Arts and Crafts Classes for Toddlers
  • Beginners Crochet Classes
  • Cinematography 101 Camps
  • Civic Dance Classes
  • Challenge Island Camps and After School Programming
  • Super Cruisers Longboard Classes
  • Virtual Book Club
  • Young Engineers Camps

We also have open play times set for Basketball, Volleyball, and Pickleball! Times are subject to change without notice. Please see the calendar below for the most updated information.

Carmel Mountain Ranch / Sabre Springs Recreation Center hosts multiple special events for the community during the year, including the Spring Egg Scramble, Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, Fall Days Carnival, and Letters to Santa. Please call the recreation center office for more information on all our programs, classes, and special 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 Community Recreation Groups. 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.

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 recreation center opened in 1997 following years of community meetings to design a facility and park that would effectively utilize limited space in the area.

Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 15, take the Ted Williams Parkway exit east. Turn left at Rancho Carmel Drive. The recreation center is on the left.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 20.