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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.
NEW Youth Cooking Classes
Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
NEW Adult Cooking Classes
Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Spring Activity Day
Friday, April 3rd, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Trip to the tide pools, pizza, arts & crafts, movie
Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 11th, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Senior Spring Dance
Friday, May 15th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
History of the Center
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.
Directions and Bus Route
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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.