Hop into spring at City of San Diego parks and recreation centers

Family-friendly activities include egg hunts, scavenger hunts and more

SAN DIEGO – Spring has arrived and the City of San Diego’s Parks and Recreation Department is ready to celebrate the season through spring-themed special events at recreation centers across the City during March and April.

Various programs are planned, including egg hunts, scavenger hunts, Earth Day celebrations and more beginning Thursday, March 23, and running through Saturday, April 22. Nearly 50 events are planned at recreation centers and parks in all San Diego communities, with events scheduled at times throughout the day, including some evening programs in collaboration with Parks After Dark.

Kids of all ages are invited to participate in the free, family-friendly activities that are sure to be a “hopping” good time for the entire family.

“Spring is a beautiful time in San Diego, and we look forward to seeing families participate in these fun activities in their own neighborhoods,” said Andy Field, Director of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. “It is a priority of ours to ensure that we provide programs that the entire family can enjoy together and this lineup of spring events does just that.”

Some highlights of this year’s spring events include:

  • PB Spring Fling at Pacific Beach Recreation Center on Friday, March 24 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Earth Day Celebration at South Clairemont Recreation Center on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. – noon.
  • Spring Egg Hunt at Golden Hill Recreation Center on Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Spring Egg Hunt at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center on Saturday, April 8 from 9:30 a.m. – noon.
  • Spring Scavenger Hunt at Hilltop Recreation Center begins on March 24 and concludes on Saturday, April 8 with free goodie bags from 9 a.m. – noon for those who complete the scavenger hunt.
  • Spring Egg Hunt at Gil Johnson Recreation Center/Mira Mesa Community Park on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. – noon.
  • Spring Festival at Linda Vista Recreation Center on Friday, April 7 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Spring Egg Hunt at San Ysidro Community Activity Center with Parks After Dark on Thursday, April 4 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Spring Egg Hunt at City Heights Recreation Center with Parks After Dark on Saturday, April 8 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The City’s recreation center webpage (https://www.sandiego.gov/springfestival) has a full list of upcoming Parks and Recreation spring events. Residents can also visit their local recreation center for more information.

The City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department manages 60 recreation centers, 14 pools, seven skate parks and other recreational facilities that serve residents and visitors of all ages. For additional information regarding the recreation center’s program guides and more, visit sandiego.gov/parks-and-recreation.

(City of San Diego Release)

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