Rec center roundup

Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Allied Gardens, Communities, Featured, News, San Carlos | No Comments

By Terry Cords

The 2017 Spring Program is off to a busy start at both the Allied Gardens Recreation Center and the San Carlos Recreation Center. Detailed information can be obtained by calling the telephone numbers below and by checking the “Program Guides” on the website for the specific Recreation Center.

Allied Gardens and San Carlos Recreation Centers hosted the Winter Recreation Center Basketball Championships the weekend of March 3–4. Both centers had games going well into the evening hours.

The staff did a marvelous job of scheduling and keeping games on schedule. A special thanks goes to Kelly Wood and Ashley Josephson for coordinating everything.

Parents Night Out continues to be a popular activity for children and parents alike. They are offered on the second Friday night each month at San Carlos and the third Friday night each month at Allied Gardens.

Dance to Evolve is at Allied Gardens with classes starting in March and April. Call 858-876-5327 for more information. Dance classes start as young as age 3. Ballet and Intro to Dance are offered at San Carlos, call 619-527-3443 for information.

The popular What’s Up Cupcake cooking classes start March 14 at Allied Gardens for ages 7-14.

San Diego Youth Camp is open for registration for March 27–30 (Monday through Thursday) for regular hours (9 a.m.–4 p.m.) for $100 and for extended hours on the same dates (7 a.m –6 p.m.) for $120. Daily drop-in is available on Monday through Thursday for $30. All activities are at Allied Gardens Recreation Center.

Camp Coyote Spring Camp is open March 27–30 for regular hours (9 a.m.–4 p.m.) for $100 and for extended hours (7a.m.–6 p.m.) for $125.

The Allied Gardens Recreation Center Spring Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 8 starting at 11 a.m. The event is good for children ages 2 and up and will feature spring crafts, jumpers, face painting and food for purchase. It’s a free community event. Be sure to look for the “Golden Egg.” Don’t forget to bring your basket for the egg hunt.

The San Carlos Recreation Center Spring Carnival will be held Saturday, April 15 starting at 10 a.m. The event is for children ages 2 and up and will feature egg hunts, air jumps, pony rides, Little Fire Truck Co., a DJ and more. Bring your basket.

Allied Gardens Recreation Center has a Teen Center that is open Monday through Friday 2–6 p.m. with supervised and structured events for teens including air hockey, Ping Pong, foosball, board and card games, sports and movies every Friday from 3–5 p.m.

San Carlos Recreation Center offers PeeWee Sports for all genders ages 3–8 years, every Tuesday from 4–5 p.m.

For more information, contact:

  • Allied Gardens Recreation Center, 5155 Greenbrier Ave., 619-235-1129
  • San Carlos Recreation Center, 6445 Lake Badin Ave., 619-527-3443

—Terry Cords is chairman of the Allied Gardens Recreation Council and the San Carlos Recreation Council. Reach him at

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