Recreation in San Diego County

Place Neighborhood
Adventure Ski and Snowboard School

Adventure Ski and Snowboard School

1105 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas

Anyone who has broached the task of snow sports knows that the first day on ...


Adventure Water Sports

2211 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego

Adventure Water Sports rents paddleboards from two locations, the Dana Hotel on West Mission Bay ...

Mission Beach

Aegis Academy

1 Henderson Road, Pala

Alex Road Skate Park

Foussat Road & Alex Road, Oceanside

Aqua Adventures

1548 Quivira Way, San Diego
Mission Beach


2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista
Chula Vista

Aquatic Aviation

2803 Emerson Street, San Diego
Point Loma

Bostonia Recreation Center

1049 Bostonia Avenue, El Cajon
El Cajon

The Brickyard Cages

5355 Grant Street, San Diego

You played a little ball; you know how to hit a curve. Right? The Brickyard’s ...

Linda Vista
Bright Valley Farms

Bright Valley Farms

12310 Campo Road, Spring Valley

Western trail rides, pony rides and guided trail rides for all levels. Bright Valley Farms ...

Spring Valley

Bud Kearns Pool

2229 Morley Field Drive, San Diego

Part of the Morley Field complex, this city-run pool offers classes, recreational swimming, and dedicated ...

North Park

California Cruisin'

1450 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego

There’s no better place to appreciate the San Diego skyline than from a yacht just ...

Harbor Island

California Overland Tours

1233 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs
Borrego Springs

California Watersports

4215 Harrison Street, Carlsbad

Drift away or go full throttle at the Carlsbad Lagoon; multiple opportunities for watery fun ...

Carlsbad Paddle Club

Carlsbad Paddle Club

4509 Adams Street, Carlsbad
Reader City Deal: $17 for one paddleboard fitness class. Choose from yoga, pilates, tRX, and more

Challenge Ranch

5973 Stallion Oaks Road, El Cajon
El Cajon

Charles Lewis Skatepark

6610 Potomac, San Diego
Paradise Hills

Dive California

4004 Sports Arena Boulevard, San Diego
Midway District

Eastlake Tavern & Bowl

881 Showroom Place, Chula Vista

El Capitan Equestrian Center

12307 Willow Road, Lakeside

Fisherman's Landing

2838 Garrison Street, San Diego

Fishing boats, private charters, Baja trips, and seasonal whale-watching.

Point Loma

The Gondola Company

503 Grand Caribe Causeway, Coronado

Wow your date with a romantic gondola cruise through the Coronado Cays. A gondolier in ...

H&M Landing

H&M Landing

2803 Emerson Street, San Diego
Point Loma
Ice-plex Escondido

Ice-plex Escondido

555 N. Tulip Street, Escondido

Learn how to play one of the quirkiest Winter Olympic sports at the Escondido Ice-plex’s ...


International Equestrian Center

16911 Gunn Stage, Ramona

Ivan Stewart's Electric Bike Center

2021 India Street, San Diego
Little Italy
Jetpack America

Jetpack America

1010 Santa Clara Place, San Diego

Want to feel like Superman? After a training video and in-office instruction, strap on a ...

Mission Beach

Julian Mining Company

4444 State Highway 78, Wynola, CA

There is more to Julian than apple pie and gold-panning. Thanks to the Julian Mining ...


K1 Speed

1709 Main Street, San Diego

Not just for corporate team-building, karting provides miniaturized Formula 1 thrills, and having a circuit ...

East Village

K1 Speed

6212 Corte del Abeto, Carlsbad

Not just for corporate team-building, karting provides miniaturized Formula 1 thrills, and having a circuit ...

Kroc Center Ice Arena

Kroc Center Ice Arena

6737 University Avenue, San Diego

The Kroc Center Ice Arena offers eight public skating opportunities each week, most for $10 ...


Magdalena Ecke Family Skate Park

200 Saxony Rd., Encinitas

Ecke Park isn’t free; it’ll cost you $47 for a yearly membership, plus $5 for ...


McGrath YMCA Youth & Teen Center

12006 Campo Road, Spring Valley

The Hendrix Family Youth & Teen Center is open seven days a week, 2:45–6:15 p.m., ...

Spring Valley

Mira Mesa Lanes

8210 Mira Mesa Boulevard, San Diego
Mira Mesa
Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Mission Bay Aquatic Center

1001 Santa Clara Place, San Diego

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is one of the world's largest instructional waterfront facilities. Last year ...

Mission Beach
Morley Field Frisbee Golf Course

Morley Field Frisbee Golf Course

3090 Pershing Drive, San Diego

Disc golf — well, it’s exactly what it sounds like. The challenge is to get ...

Balboa Park

Old Town Eatery Cafe

3941 Mason Street, San Diego

Prices: Breakfast huevos rancheros, $6.99; Old Town club sandwich (turkey, bacon, avocado), $7.49; bagel sandwiches, ...

Old Town
P2K Range

P2K Range

2082 Willow Glen Drive, El Cajon
El Cajon

Palomar Observatory

35899 Canfield Road, Palomar Mountain, CA

You won’t be able to peer through their five giant telescopes, but visit Palomar Observatory ...

Palomar Mountain

Paradise Hills Recreation Center

6610 Potomac Street , San Diego
Paradise Hills

Ray's Rentals

3221 Mission Boulevard, San Diego

Look diagonally across Mission Boulevard from Belmont Park and you’ll spy Ray’s Rentals. They rent ...

Mission Beach
San Diego Ice Arena

San Diego Ice Arena

11048 Ice Skate Place, San Diego

San Diego Ice Arena has been making ice for 34 years. The rink offers 12 ...

Reader City Deal: $20 for 3 Admissions and Skate Rentals
Reader City Deal: $25 for Four Ice Skating Admissions and Skate Rentals
Mira Mesa

San Diego RC Raceway

8725 Production Avenue, San Diego

Radio-controlled cars have come a long way since you were a kid. For proof, head ...

San Diego Sky Tours

San Diego Sky Tours

3717 John J. Montgomery Drive, San Diego

Don a leather helmet and goggles and tour San Diego from the sky in an ...

Reader City Deal: $100 for a seat aboard a downtown fly-around sky tour
Serra Mesa
Seaforth Boat Rentals

Seaforth Boat Rentals

1641 Quivira Road, San Diego

Seaforth's location on Mission Bay is superior to anything on San Diego Bay for kayaking. ...

Pacific Beach

Shelter Cove Marina

2240 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego
Shelter Island

Silver Gate Yacht Club

2091 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego
Shelter Island

Skysurfer Balloon Co.

2658 Del Mar Heights Road #198, Del Mar

A glass of champagne at sunset is nice, but a glass of champagne overlooking the ...

Del Mar
Southwestern Yacht Club

Southwestern Yacht Club

2702 Qualtrough Street, San Diego
Point Loma

Spirit of San Diego Yacht

1050 North Harbor Drive, San Diego
Downtown San Diego

Tailgate Park

Parking lot bordered by Park Blvd, K Street, 14th Street, and Imperial Avenue, San Diego
East Village

Tierrasanta Recreation Center

11220 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego

Rec center includes a gymnasium, meeting and activity rooms, a dance room, children's play area, ...


Too Much Fun Baja Adventures

482 West San Ysidro Boulevard #787, San Ysidro, CA

Plow through the dusty backroads of Baja’s wine country in Valle de Guadalupe on a ...

San Ysidro
Torrey Pines Gliderport

Torrey Pines Gliderport

2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, San Diego

Those who have ridden the wind say it feels like “walking on air.” With paragliding, ...

La Jolla

Trapeze High

2470 Melru Lane, Escondido

Here’s your chance to live out that circus fantasy with trapeze lessons. There’s a onetime ...


Urban Jungle Fun Park

8711 N. Magnolia #300, Santee

Urban Jungle offers a 2000-square-foot trampoline court for open jumping and dodgeball. But bouncing isn’t ...

UTC Ice Sports Center

UTC Ice Sports Center

4545 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego

UTC Ice Sports Center offers nine public skate sessions each week. General admission is $12, ...

La Jolla

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