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Ocean Beach Recreation Center

What's Coming

Winter Holiday Event
Date: Friday, December 17, 2021
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Come join us outside the Ocean Beach Recreation Center for a free goody bang and arts and crafts. Free cookie and hot chocolate will be handed out to go. For more information call the office at 619-531-1527.
See our PDF icon Winter Holiday Event Flyer for details!

Ocean Beach Recreation Center is offering free Open Play Pickleball on Monday and Wednesday 10am-2pm and Friday 11am-2pm. Players are asked to bring their own equipment. Nets will be provided. Hours subject to change and cancellation at any time. For more information please call the recreation center at 619-531-1527.

Register Online!

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


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.

The Ocean Beach Recreation Center offers Youth/Adult Self Defense classes, Kids Cooking and Baking Classes, Pee Wee Sports, Kids Art and Craft Classes, Youth Basketball Leagues, Youth Volleyball Leagues, as well as Adult Pottery/Sculpture Classes, Adult Coed Dodgeball Leagues, Adult Coed Kickball Leagues, Women’s Softball Leagues, & Men’s 16" Softball Leagues.

History of the Center

With dedication and grand opening 1946, the center is one of the oldest in the City.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 8 west take the Sunset Cliffs Boulevard exit and turn left. Continue on Sunset Cliffs to Santa Monica Avenue and turn left. The center is on the left, across from the elementary school.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Routes 35 and 923.