Mira Mesa Recreation Center (Also Known as Gil Johnson Recreation Center)
8575 New Salem Street
San Diego, CA 92126
Monday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
The Mira Mesa Recreation Center is open on the weekends courtesy of the Mira Mesa Recreation Council.
Open Play Volleyball
10:00am to 1:45pm
Mira Mesa Community Park
*Times are subject to change
Basketball All Star Nights
Tuesdays, starts 5:00pm
Ages 11 to 16 years
See basketball flyer for more details.
Mira Mesa Recreation Center offers a variety of youth and adult programs throughout the year. See more in our Program Guide.
Available for rental use. Call the center for details.
Outdoor Basketball Courts
The Mira Mesa Recreation Center was dedicated in January 1977. Ten years later on April 3, 1987, the center was named in honor of Gilbert Johnson, who served in numerous public and community capacities including City Councilmember from 1971 to 1977, and deputy mayor in 1975.
From Interstate 15 exit Mira Mesa Boulevard and travel west for approximately 2.5 miles. The center is on the corner of Mira Mesa Boulevard and New Salem Street.
The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS (link is external) Routes 210, 921 and 964.
For general Park & Recreation Department information, see the Frequently Asked Questions or click the Ask Parks button below.