South Clairemont Recreation Center

What's Coming

Youth Theatre

December 19th through February 24th
Ages: 9 to 16 meet Mondays and Fridays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 13 meet Thursdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Minds In Blossom Homework Club

Scholars will enjoy some quality friend time while getting help with homework.
Ages:3 to 16 years
Tuesdays 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.


This is a "Keep Fit" class and a means of self defense. The class is designed to build awareness and coordination. This is a non striking martial art.
Ages: 5 years and up.
Monday, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Judo is a sort and a Japanese martial art.

Physical Fitness for Senior

Participants enjoy lively chair exercises with 1 to 3 pounds weights, Chinese calisthenics, and line dancing to great music.
Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Senior Bridge

The South Clairemont Bridge Club is open to the public to anyone interested in learning and to play bridge.
Mondays, 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m
Cost: Free

Ceramic Club

Participants share basic ceramic skills and painting techniques.  Participants must provide their own supplies and slip.
Mondays, 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m
Cost: Free

Teen Center

Every Monday to Friday from 3:30 through 6:00 p.m. Teens 12 to 17 years old are invited to drop into the South Clairemont game room to do some homework, play games, play xbox, shoot pool, and make new friends. No registration required.

Arts and Nails

Every Tuesday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the South Clairemont Teen Room where ages 3 to 16 years old can play games, get nails done, create different arts and crafts while enjoying music or movies. $3/4 week session.

Arts in the Park

Every Wednesday from 12 to 2:00 p.m. come join us for some fun arts and crafts outdoors! Free, no registration required.

Pee Wee Sports

The Pee Wee Sports program is designed to teach youngsters the basic fundamentals of sports taught in a fun environment.
Ages: 3 to 7 years
Sessions: On-going (4 weeks session)
Day: Monday
Time: 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $13 per session/four-week session

Cooking Class

Participants will learn how to cook easy delicious healthy food. Supplies will be provided.
Ages: 7 to 17 years
Day: Wednesday
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $18 per class

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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.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 5, take the Clairemont Drive exit (east) and proceed up the hill. The center on is the right hand side.

From Genesee Avenue take Balboa Avenue (west) to Clairemont Drive and turn left. The center is on the left.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Routes 27, 50 and 105.