César Chávez Community Center

What's Coming

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.

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.









Facility Closures

Veteran’s Day (November 11)
Thanksgiving Day (November 24)


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).