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Lopez Ridge Recreation Center

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Visit SDRecConnect (link) to conveniently browse a variety of activities offered by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department and Recreation Advisory Group. 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

Lopez Ridge was built in 2002. This quaint neighborhood park has a total of 17.88 acres of beautiful scenery and has evolved into a popular place of leisure for the whole Mira Mesa community.

Lopez Ridge staff cordially invites you to visit our neighborhood park today!

Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 15 take the Mira Mesa Boulevard exit, and turn east. In approximately 3.4 miles turn right onto Camino Santa Fe. In approximately 1 mile turn right onto Calle Cristobal. The center is on the right in in approximately 0.7 miles.

From Interstate 805 take the Mira Mesa Boulevard/Vista Sorrento Parkway exit and turn east onto Mira Mesa Boulevard. In approximately 2.4 miles turn left onto Camino Santa Fe. In approximately 1 mile turn right onto Calle Cristobal. The center is on the right in in approximately 0.7 miles.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 921.

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