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César Chávez Community Center

What's Coming

Basketball League
DATES: June 14-August 18, 2021
Practices: Monday & Wednesday 5:50-7:30pm
Games: Wednesdays at Montgomery-Waller (7/14-8/18)
FEE: $25
8-10 years (#94979)
11-12 years (#94980)
This youth sports program provides an introduction to competitive basketball in a fun learning
See our PDF icon Basketball League Flyer for details!

Summer Day Camp 2021
DAYS: Monday through Friday
TIME: 10:30am-3:30pm
FEE: $37 per week
AGES: 6-12 years
Week 1: June 7-11 (#93130)
Week 2: June 14-18 (#91164)
Week 3: June 28-July 1 (#91165)
Week 4: July 6-9 (#91166)
Week 5: July 12-16 (#91167)
Week 6: July 19-23 (#91168)
Discover Summer Days at the Cesar Chavez Community Center. Campers will enjoy a variety of weekly activities including arts and crafts, games, outdoor activities and a field trip. Lunch will be provided.
See our PDF icon Summer Day Camp Flyer for details!

Prep Sports N Play 2021
DAYS: Tuesdays and Thursdays
TIME: 1:00-3:00pm
FEE: $20 per month
AGES: 8-12 years
June 1-June 29 (#91216)
July 6-July 27 (#92121)
Children will learn the fundamentals of a variety of sports, including rules and technique. No prior sports experience is needed.
See our PDF icon Prep Sports N Play Flyer for details!

Young Engineers Summer Camp 2021
DAYS: Monday through Friday
TIME: 12:30-3:30pm
FEE: $30 per week (includes a 73% discount)
AGES: 5-12 years
Super Hero Camp: June 14-18 (#92120)
Science Camp: July 12-16 (#92121)
Young Engineers camp provides games and scientific experiments that visualize natural phenomena and the forces acting around them.
See our PDF icon Young Engineers Flyer for details!

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 center was built in 1993 and serves the recreational and leisure needs of children and adults living in the San Ysidro area. The park grounds were donated to the City of San Diego in 1975 by the Larsen family.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 5 south take the Via de San Ysidro Boulevard exit, and the turn right on Via de San Ysidro. Turn left on Calle Primero and then right on Sycamore Road. The center is at the end of the street.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 905 (weekdays only).