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Willie Henderson Sports Complex

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What's Coming

Willie Henderson Sports Complex will be closed on March 31, 2022

Call (619) 527-3407 for more details!

Team Soccer sign-ups begin February 12, 2022

Ages: 5-16 years
Cost: FREE for the season

Team Volleyball sign-ups begin February 12, 2022

Ages: 13-16
Cost: FREE for the season

Soccer Skillz

Date: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm
Ages: 5-13 years
Cost: FREE

Arts and Crafts

Date: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 4:00 - 5:00pm
Ages: 5-13 years
Cost: FREE

Cooking Class

Date: Wednesday
Time: 4:00 - 5:00pm
Ages: 5-13 years
Cost: FREE

Register Online!

Visit SDRecConnect 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.

History of the Center

The area now known as Willie Henderson Sports Complex was once called the Southeast Athletic Field. Willie Henderson lived in the area and was responsible for building ballfields for youth. In 1986 the site was named after him for his commitment to youth sports.

Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 805 take the 43rd Street exit. Turn right, proceed to Boston Avenue and turn right. Proceed to 45th Street and turn left. 45th Street becomes a one-way street where Willie Henderson Sports Complex is located (on the right).

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