By Terry Cords
Registration for the Winter Basketball 2018 program at Allied Gardens Recreation Center opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, with online registration at SDRecConnect.com. Cost is $70 cash, check or credit. Practice begins in December 2017 and games start in January 2018. Mark your calendar because the program fills up quickly.
The Allied Gardens Recreation Center offers additional programs, both sports and enrichment activities, including fall volleyball, fall flag football, and dance classes with “Dance to Evolve” and “San Diego Civic Dance Arts.” Cooking and craft classes are available — “Junior Bites” teaches kids appropriate and approved recipes from taco bowls to fettuccini alfredo, and “Craft N’ Creations” teaches painting, crafts and pop art for kids.
The Book Nook, Teen Center, Open Play Sports and Parents Night Out activities are also available. Please see the program guide on the website or call the Recreation Center for details.
For a family-friendly night out, the San Carlos Recreation Center’s annual Halloween Carnival is Friday, Oct. 27 from 5:30–8 p.m. Please join us for our annual creepy carnival hosting a costume contest, bake walk, games, jumpers, laser tag, a DJ and much more.
The San Carlos Recreation Center also offers sports and enrichment activities including gymnastics, ballet and Intro to Dance, Art Smarts (painting, drawing, ceramics), Pee Wee Sports, Parents Night Out, volleyball and basketball.
Don’t forget we have an excellent aquatic facility at the Allied Gardens Pool. Please call for details:
Allied Gardens Recreation Center
5155 Greenbrier Ave.
San Carlos Recreation Center
6445 Lake Badin Ave.
Allied Gardens Pool
6707 Glenroy St.
There might be big changes — for the worse — ahead for the recreation centers. Read my guest editorial on page six for the details.
—Terry Cords is chair of the Allied Gardens Recreation Council and San Carlos/Lake Murray Recreation Council.