The La Jolla Rec Center Celebrates 100 Years This July

One of La Jolla’s most beloved icons will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary onĀ July 25th; theĀ La Jolla Rec Center, commissioned by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps and constructed by master architect Irving Gill (whose remarkable influence can be seen throughout the city), was completed in the summer of 1915 as a community hub when La Jolla was still in the early parts of its transformation.
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La Jolla Recreation Center Spring Events

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The La Jolla Recreation Center on Prospect offers many family-friendly classes such as yoga, Tai Chi and Pee Wee Sports. Most of these classes are taught by professionals in their fields and are offered for free through the Rec Center. Check out what classes and events are going on this spring at the Rec Center. Continue reading

La Jolla Recreation Center Events

The La Jolla Recreation Center has been a community spotlight since it first opened in 1915. Opened by Ellen Browning Scripps, the center was dedicated to the City of San Diego and to the children of La Jolla. Today, it is considered a historical site and serves as a gathering place for everybody in the community. One of the best-kept secrets in La Jolla is that the center offers a plethora of classes, training courses, and events all year long! Here is an overlook at the activities awaiting you and your family!
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Don’t Miss: 50th Annual Pancake Breakfast This Saturday

Looking for an activity this weekend that is sure to provide fun for the whole family?
The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla is hosting their annual pancake breakfast, this Saturday, July 27th from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the La Jolla Recreation Center.

The Kiawanis Club was started in 1920 and is a diverse group of members of the community ranging from business to military to government. Their goal is to hold events that service the community and raise money through its events such as the pancake breakfast or their marathon, the La Jolla Half Marathon. They then donate most of the proceeds to charity, especially to charities that benefit children.

Tickets cost $10 each but are free for kids, ages 10 and younger. With this ticket comes an all-you-can-eat breakfast with pancakes and sausages. If you want to purchase your ticket ahead of time, you can purchase them at C&H Photo. You can also buy your tickets at the event.

Not only will there be great food, there will also be a raffle, face painting, pony rides, bounce houses and live music from the Torrey Pines Ramblers!

Stop by the pancake breakfast, enjoy some great food, and support a great cause.

Have you been to the annual flapjack breakfast before? What did you think of it? Let us know with a comment!