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Parks & Recreation

Pacific Beach Recreation Center

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Gym Schedule

What's Coming

Pickleball Tournament

When: June 8th, 2024
Time: 9:00 am meeting, 9:30 am Tournament start.
Cost: $50 per team. ($25 per person)​
See our Pickleball Tournament Flyer for details!

Self Defense Class

When: Thurday, April 25, 2024
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
Age: This class is especially for Seniors.
Cost: Free!
See our Self Defense For Seniors Class Flyer for full details!

Art Class - Krafty Kids

Join us at the Pacific Beach Recreation Center for a morning​ of Arts & Crafts!
When: Wednesdays 
Time:10:30 am - 11:00 am
Age: 3-4 yrs
Cost: $20 per session
*Parent or Guardian must be present


See our current Gym Schedule (including pickleball and basketball times).

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.

If you need assistance, please see the Frequently Asked Questions link at the bottom of the SDRecConnect website.

Current Special Events and Activities

History of the Center

The land where the recreation center is located was acquired by the City on Sept. 3, 1946, and the center was built 1954. The Pacfic Beach Recreation Center was dedicated on March 6, 1975.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 5 north take the Grand Avenue / Garnet Avenue exit. Turn left on Grand Avenue. Turn right on Gresham Street. Turn right on Diamond Street.

From Interstate 5 south take the Balboa Avenue / Garnet Avenue exit. Turn right on Garnet Avenue. Turn right on Gresham Street. Turn right on Diamond Street.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Routes 8 / 9 and 27.