What’s Happening in Parks & Rec
Sat. 04 • San Marcos Hike
Wed. 08 • Pop-Up Rec
Tue. 14 • Valentine’s Day
Wed. 15 • Family Night Craft Pickup
Wed. 22 • Mardi Gras
San Marcos Hike
Join us for the Sunset Drive to Felicita Creek hike. Moderate: Take a scenic 6.85-mile hike along the Lake Hodges north shoreline from I-15 to the Felicita Creek Crossing and beyond. There will be 456 feet of elevation gain.
Saturday, February 4 • Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with hike beginning at 9 a.m. • FREE
SDRP Parking Lot • 12655 Sunset Dr., Escondido 92025 (south of Via Rancho Parkway past The Hodges Golf Learning Center)
Compete in the Parks & Rec
Compete in games like Madden, Mario Kart 8, Fortnite, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros. to win fun prizes! Follow the link below to find out how to register for a league.
Register for an esports league.
Sign up for the esports newsletter so you don’t miss out on important registration and league start dates.
Sign up for the esports newsletter.
Join us for another fun activity at the park
where we will be using different size jump ropes
to exercise. You may bring your own jump rope.
You bring the creativity, and we’ll bring all the supplies you need! While supplies last.
Wednesday, February 8 • 3 p.m. • FREE
Sunset Park • 909 Puesta del Sol
Enjoy Valentine’s Day with special friends, a delicious lunch and music by crooner Daniel Newheiser. Visit the Senior Center Lunch Desk or call (760) 744-5535 x3607 to make your reservation.
Tuesday, February 14 • 11 a.m.
Senior Activity Center • 111 Richmar Avenue
Enjoy a pancake breakfast with your family, and take your own photo with the bunny! Tickets must be purchased in advance online. Ticket sales begin Wednesday, March 8 at 9 a.m.
Saturday, April 8 • 8-10 a.m. • $7
Barn at Walnut Grove Park • 1950 Sycamore Drive
Family Night Craft Pick-up
Sock Puppet Love Bug
Turn an ordinary sock into an extraordinary love
bug, complete with heart appliques.
Family Night activities bring families together. Crafts/activities are intended for children ages three to ten. Each On-The-Go kit contains one craft or activity. Adjust quantity when registering for each child participating.
Wednesday, February 15 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. • $5
Community Center • 3 Civic Center Drive
Let the good times roll with live music by Billy Lee & The Swampcritters, dancing and beads galore. Visit the Senior Center Lunch Desk or call (760) 744-5535 x3607 to make your reservation.
Wednesday, February 22 • 11 a.m.
Senior Activity Center • 111 Richmar Avenue
San Marcos Aquatics
Open Recreation Swim
Open Recreation Swim is for individuals or families to enjoy the pool and swim. Please visit
www.san-marcos.net/watersafety for a list of pool rules. Pool heated to 84°F.
Please note: if the projected high temperature for the day is below 60°F, or there is thunder and lightning. Open Rec Swim will be cancelled that day. We will remain open during rain.
Swimming lessons save lives! Please click the registration link below for the most up to date listing of available classes. Swim lessons are subject to change. Please check the website for up-to-date times www.san-marcos.net/aquatics
Purchase a Splash Pass membership for year-round access, or pay a drop-in fee for an intense or easy workout. Pool is heated and outdoors. Please bring your own equipment.
San Marcos Recreation Guide
If you haven’t checked out the latest edition of our San Marcos Recreation Guide, we encourage you to take a peek and see all the fun happenings from San Marcos Parks & Recreation!
Recreation Scholarships Available!
The Friends of San Marcos Parks & Recreation have donated $10,000 this for recreation scholarships! These scholarships are available through the City of San Marcos Parks & Recreation and are contingent upon meeting certain financial eligibility requirements. To learn more and to apply visit
Park Shelter Reservations Available
The City has 21 designated reservable park picnic shelters at 12 different City parks that may be reserved to host your next celebration. A reservation must be made for groups of 25 people or more and groups who wish to have a inflatable or pony/petting zoo. Groups under 25 people can still make a reservation or choose to use the park on a first come first serve basis.
Reservable park picnic shelters can be reserved online a minimum of 8 days in advance and at the Parks and Recreation office 4 days in advance of your desired date. Reservations are paid in full at the time of booking.
For more information, please visit www.san-marcos.net/reserveapark or call the office at 760-744-9000.
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