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La Jolla Recreation Center

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615 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-552-1658
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La Jolla Recreation Center | Irving J Gill, architect, 1915

Originally known as the Children's Playground and Recreation Center, the La Jolla Recreation Center... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2016
Best playground for kids

We take our little one here on a regular basis, the park is well kept and tons of cool stuff for... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2015
La Jolla, California
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Dedicated to the city of San Diego in 1915, this public recreational center offers a variety of activities including basketball courts, children's play area, handball, shuffleboard and tennis courts.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
May 23, 2016
“La Jolla Recreation Center | Irving J Gill, architect, 1915”
Jan 6, 2015
“Best playground for kids”
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615 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-552-1658
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Originally known as the Children's Playground and Recreation Center, the La Jolla Recreation Center is also an important historic and architectural landmark in San Diego history. It is the work of San Diego's most famous and increasingly admired architect Irving Gill. Today the Recreation Center...More

Thank DavidJGill
Reviewed January 6, 2015

We take our little one here on a regular basis, the park is well kept and tons of cool stuff for the kids to do

Thank TheLindes
Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a really nice old spot in 'old' La jolla. Situated between The Bishops' School and the Catholic church, it occupies a warm spot in most La Jollan's heart

Thank Papafish92037
Reviewed September 2, 2014

This play ground is in a lovely spot, but desperately needs some shady place spaces and some updating (a few playground items are broken).

Thank CaseyMac81
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very platens and kids love there so as I a lot to see it's went thought renovation don well food art and Not expansive even good local beer place

Thank hanit d
Reviewed December 26, 2013

The rec center has a wide array of playground equipment for children, and well-maintained, very popular tennis courts for teens and adults. Numerous classes take place in the rec center itself. It is conveniently located across from the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the beach...More

1  Thank Mammoth56_13
Reviewed September 29, 2013

They provide balls for children to play, have good bathrooms, a large grassy area, playgrounds, basketball courts, handball courts, and a tennis club. It is all free (not sure about the tennis part).

1  Thank kathylynne1
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Just a couple blocks west of Girard on Prospect, the rec center is a great place to hang out and give the kids a break. Soda machines, bathrooms, play equipment, and grass areas also give the parents a break!

Thank lajollafriend99
Reviewed July 1, 2013

As a kid in the 70s used to come here and trade in my shoes for a ball or a knock hockey game and play to our heart's content. Seems to have changed very little. Still has a bunch of activities for kids. Two excellent...More

Thank Annie387
Reviewed March 24, 2013

Great place for kids to burn off a little energy. I've met folks from back east,colorado, and all over San Diego. I feel the whole county is aware at what a great little park and rec center it is.

1  Thank jhaley_13
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