Summer Programs and Camps 2021 - Summer Programs and Camps including Jr. Lifeguards are staple programs offered here in Encinitas. The City of Encinitas is committed to continuing to work with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services and the State of California to explore the options for summer programs and camps during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recreation and Lifeguard staff will be meeting over the upcoming months to discuss options for programming based on projected County guidelines and availability of resources. The health and safety of participants will continue to be our main focus. Updates will be available on City website and social media platforms as it is readily available.

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The City of Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is your "go-to" for quality classes, camps, leagues and more.  Programs for everyone are offered year-round, held at our amazing Encinitas Community & Senior Center, in our top-notch parks and on our world class beaches.  Click the button to jump over to our online registration site and directory of all of the programs available to sign up for.  

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Guide 

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department offers great in-person and virtual classes this late fall (November and December programs) and Winter (January and February programs). 

Instructors leading in-person programs are eager to offer enjoyable and enriching programs at our top-notch parks and facilities, while making health and safety a priority. Click here for COVID-19 related program information and health guidelines. Virtual programs are held using the easy and effective Zoom platform. Class sizes for programs listed in our online Late Fall brochure are limited so register as soon as possible.



That's not all!

Your Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department doesn’t end with great camps and classes, the Department also maintains and operates 6 miles of beaches, more than 20 parks , over 40 miles of recreational trails and the beautiful Encinitas Community & Senior Center. We pride ourselves on providing incredible places to play and enjoy. We encourage you to get out and enjoy all that Encinitas has to offer. 

Program Registration Information and Inclusion Policy (pdf)


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Contact Us

Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department Office  
505 S. Vulcan Ave, Encinitas, CA 92024
email: [email protected] 

City of Encinitas Community and Senior Center
1140 Oakcrest Park Dr. Encinitas, CA 92024
Community Center (760) 943-2260
Senior Center (760) 943-2250