Parks & Recreation
La Jolla Recreation Center provides a variety of classes and activities like Tae Chun Do, Gymnastics, Yoga, Tai Chi, Adult Fitness classes, weight room facilities, tennis, two outdoor basketball courts, and three playground areas for people of all ages and abilities. See the Program Guide for more information or call the Recreation Center office at (858) 552-1658.
The recreation center was built in 1915 by Ellen Browning-Scripps whose residence was next door. It was dedicated that same year to the City of San Diego for the children of La Jolla. Designed by famed architect Irving Gill, today the center is considered a historical site in San Diego.
From Interstate 5 north, exit La Jolla Parkway. (La Jolla Parkway becomes Torrey Pines Road.) Turn right on Prospect Street and go through downtown La Jolla. The center is on the left next to the Bishop's School.
From Interstate 5 south, exit La Jolla Village Drive and travel west to Torrey Pines Road. Turn left on Torrey Pines Road then right on Prospect Street.
The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 30.