Rec Classes

Rec Classes offers non-credit instruction to faculty, staff and community. Learn a new skill or improve on an existing one. Classes include everything from circus arts, crafts, dance, and martial arts to fencing, tennis and gymnastics. Read below to find out the general rec classes we have to offer!


Knock Around Spring Break Camp is right around the corner! We will be offering two one-week sessions of Spring Break Camp. Session 1 will run from March 27-31. Season 2 will run from April 10-14. Sign up now to reserve your spot!


Learn to Sew or Make Some Burritos by taking a class that specializes in Fine Arts and DIY! We have a ride range of classes that teaches you how to learn some skills you’ve never taught about taking before, such as playing the guitar, drawing, cooking, and so much more!


San Diego is home to many premier surf sports. Come learn how to sSurf or receive basic certification in a Scuba Course! Interested in learning the fundamentals of swimming from experienced instructors or do you know how to swim and would like to start a swimming fitness program? Sign up for an Aquatics class that teaches you all of this and more! Private swim lessons are also offered.


Develop some core strength and endurance in an Aerial Silk Acrobatics Class or learn how to gain extra conditioning and build a regular routine. Whether you want to learn these skills or even train like you’re in a circus, a Circus Arts Rec Class could be the one for you!


It’s never too late to start your technique in a Ballet class or learn a dance from a different country with the ride range of classes we have to offer. Learn a Foundational dance such as Jazz or Tap Dance or switch things up and learn a Social Dance such as Swing Dance and Irish Dance! We even offer World Beat Dances, and so much more!


Take a self-defense class and learn some Martial Arts from different backgrounds, such as a Brazilian martial art form or learn the forms and techniques from Chinese art.


American Rec Cross course contains training: for recognizing an emergency; CPR and AED for all ages adults to infants; care for conscious and unconscious choking; first aid for general medical emergencies such as burns, shocks, severe bleeding, fractures, and sudden illness. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in Adults CPR/AED. Child and Infant CPR and First Aid valid for 2 years.

Do you have your certification but need to be rectified? Don’t sit through the class again. We have a challenge exam that allows individuals who already have the skills to skip through the 6 hour classes, and test out of any or all of the following components: Adult, Child and Infant CPR and AED, CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid.


Learn safety and skills in sport rec classes offered such as: Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Fencing, Gold, Tennis, and so much more!


For beginning, intermediate, advances, adult, and men gymnastics or for all gymnastics info, call (858) 534 – 3911. All gymnastics classes are held in the south balcony of Main Gym. Participants must be 16 years of age for all listed classes.


We offer Youth Rec Classes such as the following: Youth Aquatics, Youth Dance, Youth Gymnastics, Youth Martial Arts, and Youth Sports!


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