La Jolla Recreation Center

What's Coming

Halloween Carnival

Date: Saturday, October 29th 2016
Times: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $4.00 per wrist Bands (includes games and activites) Tickets - .25 cents each (valid for food only)
Fun for all ages.
Please see PDF icon Halloween Carnival  for more details.

Fall Activity Week

Monday, November 21, Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Ages: 3 to 12 years
Cost: $5.00 per person
Please see PDF icon Fall Activity Week  for more details.

Senior Winter Wonderland Dance

Date: Fiday, December 9, 2016
Times: 5:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Ages: 55 and older
Cost: $15.000 per person
Please see PDF icon Senior Winter Wonderland Dance for more details.

Lunch with Santa

Date: Saturday, December 19, 2016
Times: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Ages: 2 1/2 to 10 years
Cost: $5.00 per person (Donation are accepted at the door)
Please see PDF icon Lunch with Santa for more details.

Youth Cheerleading

Mondays and Wednesdays
Ages 8 to 10 years Times: 4:15 to 5:15 p.m.
Ages: 11 to 12 years Times: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $50.00 Per child
Please see PDF icon Youth Cheerleading Flyer for more details.

Youth Flag Football

Tuesdays and Thursdays
Ages: 8 to 10 years Times 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 11 to 12 years Times: 5:15 to 7:00 p.m.
Cost $60.00 per child.
Please see PDF icon Youth Flag Football Flyer for more details.

Kick it Tuesdays

Ages 6 to 9 years
Times: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Cost Free.
Please see PDF icon Kick It Tuesdays Flyer for more details.

La Jolla Recreation Center 1st Annual Variety Show

Ages: 5 to 14 years
Times: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per child.
Please see PDF icon Variety Show Flyer for more 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 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.









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 PDF icon Program Guide for more information or call the Recreation Center office at (858) 552-1658.

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

Map this location

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.