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Parks & Recreation

Southcrest Recreation Center

Southcrest West Entry

Current Programs and Activities

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What's Coming

Southcrest Basketball

Ages: 5-16
Cost: $10
Practice Days: TBD
Activity Codes:
Pee-Wee: (#111229)
10U: (#111223)
12U: (#111224)
14U: (#111225)
16U: (#111226)
See our Basketball Flyer for details!

Southcrest Cheerleading

Ages: 6-12
Cost: Free
Activity Code: (#111746)
Practice Days: Fridays
Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm
See our Cheerleading Flyer for details!

Art N’ Crafts

Ages: 5-16
Days: Monday/ Wednesday
Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm
Cost: Free
Activity Code: (#111769)

Southcrest Winter Day Camp

Ages: 6-12
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Dates: December 18 - 22, 2023
Week 1: Monday - Friday
Activity Code: (#111227)
Week 2: Tuesday - Friday
Dates: December 26 - 29, 2023
No Camp on December 25, 2023 in observance of Christmas Day
Activity Code: (#111228)
See our Camp Flyer for details!


The Southcrest Civic Club built the original building at this site, then donated it to the City of San Diego. Materials and labor were donated by local merchants, residents and labor unions. The center was dedicated in 1950.


Map this location

From Interstate 805 take the 43rd Street exit and turn right at the traffic signal. Proceed two blocks and turn left on Newton Avenue. The center is on the left.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS Routes 11 and 955.