Willie Henderson Sports Complex

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Youth Soccer

The City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department is committed to providing a safe, fun and skill-developing Youth Sports Programs for children. The Youth Sports Programs encourage good sportsmanship, develop playing skills, and promote friendly relationships among the players, coaches, officials, staff and parents. The programs are designed to foster the development of leadership, sportsmanship, and teamwork, while offering and enhancing the learning opportunities and experience for all participants through training and games participation. The City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department believes in "Everybody Plays" philosophy and highly encourages fair play through draft processes.

The youth soccer program is designed to develop and enhance player's fundamental skills on footwork, juggling, passing, trapping and shooting in a friendly and team oriented environment. The program is for children ages 8 to 16 years old, and teams are divided into age divisions. Qualified teams will get a chance to participate in the City Wide tournament hosted by the S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee at the end of the season.

Divisions: Pee Wee, 10-U, 12-U, 14-U, 16-U

Cost: $10.00

For more information see our PDF icon Youth Soccer brochure or call (619) 527-3407.


Friday Nights 6 vs 6 Youth Soccer League

Fridays

5 to 9p.m.

Divisions: 03-04, 05-06, 07-08, 09-10

Team Fee: (Limit 10) $50.00

Player Fee: $17.00

Referee Fee: $15.00 per game (paid on field)

Multiple seasons throughout the year.

For more information see our PDF icon Youth 6v6 brochure or call (619) 527-3407.


Friday Nights 6 vs 6 Women's Soccer League

Fridays

6 to 9p.m.

Ages: Over 16

Team Fee: (Limit 10) $100.00

Player Fee: $22.00

Referee Fee: $25.00 per game (paid on field)

Multiple seasons throughout the year.

For more information see our PDF icon 6v6 brochure or call (619) 527-3407.


Adult Co-ed Softball League

 Tuesdays

 6 to 9p.m.

 Ages: Over 18

Team Fee: $300.00

Umpire Fee: $15.00 per game (paid on field)

Multiple seasons throughout the year.

For more information see our PDF icon brochure or call (619) 527-3407.


Teen Basketball

Wednesday and Thursday
6 to 9 p.m.
Ages: 13 to 19 years
Cost: Free
These are ongoing pickup games that are played every Wednesday and Thursday.


Wii Dance Off

Sunday
12 noon to 2 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 18 years
Cost: Free
Come have a dance off with your friends using the Nintendo Wii console for interactive play. Compete against others and find out who has the best moves. Other systems also available.


After-School Program

Monday through Friday
3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 17
Cost: Free
Tutoring, cooking class contests and game tournaments. Monthly special events!


Power Play Cooking Class

Thursdays
3:30 to 5 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 14 years
Cost: Free
Learn to prepare easy healthy snacks using the five a day plan!


Arts and Crafts

Tuesdays
3:30 to 5 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 14 years
Cost: Free


Strength and Conditioning

Monday and Friday
5 to 6 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 17 years
Cost: Free
Increase stamina, condition and general well being in a fun interactive training session. Train hard, break a sweat and live healthy!


Video Game Night

Wednesday and Friday
6 to 9 p.m.
Ages: 12 to 18 years
Cost: Free
Come play the Xbox One with the newest titles and Kinect Gameplay. Other systems also available. Have a 'Next-Generation' game experience.


Register Online!

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


BookNook

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

Map this location

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.