Carmel Valley Recreation Center
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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.
Open Gym Hours
Please see our Open Play Schedule!
History of the Center
The Carmel Valley Recreation Center and pool were built in 1999 and were dedicated the same year.
Directions and Bus Route
From Interstate 5 south exit on Del Mar Heights Road. Turn left and travel east to El Camino Real where there is a traffic light. Turn right on El Camino Real. Turn left on Townsgate Drive. The park and facility are on the right.
From Interstate 5 north take the Carmel Valley Road exit. Turn right at the end of the exit and travel to El Camino Real. Turn left on El Camino Real and go to Townsgate Drive. Turn right on Townsgate Drive. The park and facility are on the right.
The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 89 (weekdays only).