The Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego

The Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego


Are you coming to our free SOUPer Bowl event in the ice arena? Tell us below!
Don't forget our free Ultimate Frisbee Clinic with the San Diego Growlers is this Saturday at 2pm! Your child can learn ultimate frisbee tips and tricks from professional players at this fun and informative sports clinic. Equipment will be provided & all skill levels are welcome!
Register online:
Registration for our junior theatre spring production of Shrek the musical Jr is now open! Sign up your 8-18 year old for this fun show you won't want to miss!
Come to Shrek on the Deck, a free & fun event on 2/19 at 2pm! Watch Shrek in the pool, take photos with RJ Shrek & Fiona, plus learn about the upcoming Kroc Junior Theatre spring musical, Shrek Jr! πŸ’š 🎢
Sign up online:
Meet Destini, one of our amazing Guest Services Attendants. She's been with the Kroc Center for 3 years & loves getting to know our members. Looking for a great job with perks? Join the Kroc Center Team:
A new session of our ice skating classes start next week and we still have spots available! Learn to skate in our FUNdamentals class, or expand on your skills with one of our intermediate or advanced classes! ⛸️
Sign up online:
There's only a few days left to take advantage of our 2022 membership offer, join by the end of the month and get your joiners fee waived! Plus all family memberships come with free Playcare, so you can work out while we watch your kids πŸ™Œ Sign up today:
Don't forget to register for our free virtual Family Arts and Literacy Night by 1/25 so you can get a free book and activity packet pictured here! This month's event features a fun performance of "Professor Silly Pants and His Musical Concoctions" on Zoom that you won't want to miss!
Register online:
Join us for our free and virtual Family Arts and Literacy Night next Thursday at 6:30pm. This month will feature a performance by the SDSU Performing Arts Troupe and the first 100 families who register will get a free event packet with a copy of the book "Because" to take home! πŸ“–
Sign up:
Today we honor civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., a true visionary and an extraordinary leader who changed the world for the better by inspiring others to work together and move towards equality πŸ’—
Learn ultimate frisbee from professional players in the San Diego Growlers at our FREE youth clinic! Fundamentals of the game will be taught, along with unique skills. Registration is free and equipment will be provided. Sign up online:
Get 5 fitness classes for only $5! From yoga to cardio kickboxing, you can customize your offer by choosing any 5 land GroupX classes to take in January. Take advantage of this limited-time offer and try something new in 2022!
Purchase your pass today:

The Salvation Army Kroc Center's purpose is to encourage discovery, equip for growth & engage in ser The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is a 12.4-acre family center that offers support, education, recreation, and houses a cultural arts center.

Our facilities include an ice arena, pool, gym, and much more. The programs and services offered here bridge the gap between potential and opportunity for children and adults, and enrich the lives of seniors. This was all made possible by a generous gift from the late philanthropist Joan Kroc.

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Nurture your child's creative side this summer and sign them up for Camp Kroc! This year we're offering specialty camps focusing on art, music, dance, writing, and more 🎨 ✏️ 🎢
Check out our available camps and sign up today:

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RJ is at the Gulls game for Mascot night!


Strong Tower of Prayers & Peace for Ukraine


Pray Peace for Ukraine. Join Major Rob Birks, the Kroc Center staff, & our members as we pray at the tower.

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Apply to be a lifeguard and work at a place where you can watch over your community and swim for free! We offer flexible schedules, free training, and a great work environment πŸ™Œ
Apply online:


Kroc Jr Theatre is practicing β€œStory of My Life” from Shrek Jr the Musical #dramakids #krocjuniortheatre

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Encourage your kid stay active and learn new skills during their summer break by registering them for Camp Kroc! We offer specialty sports camps focusing on lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and more!
Sign up today:

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Come to our latest Wellness Workshop this Thursday 3/17 at 5pm and get your WHOLE self into health! This month will focus on insight into women's hormone health. This event is free for members / $10 for guests.
Sign up online:

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Sign up for our hockey camp and get on the ice this summer πŸ’ Kids ages 7-14 will be able to learn new hockey skills while making friends and having a summer to remember!
Register your child today:


Mr Sean is passing out scripts for our FIRST rehearsal of Shrek Jr the musical! πŸ’šβœ… #krocjuniortheatre


We're looking for awesome people to hire! Employees get a free Kroc membership with access to our pool, ice arena, and more! Find a job helping your community and apply today:

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It’s #internationalwomensday ! We’re celebrating the AMAZING women who work here at the Kroc Center. Here’s are a few in Admin that are behind the scenes making this community center the awesome place it is!

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Happy #NationalCerealDay! Thank you to everyone who has donated so far, this cereal will help feed lots of families in our community πŸ₯£ πŸ’• If you haven't donated yet, we are still accepting donations until 3/10 at any Guest Services Desk.

Careers - The Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego 03/07/2022

Careers - The Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego

Want to work within a creative team, a genuinely fun environment, and get great perks. We’re looking for a junior teammate eager to learn and take on entry level graphic & production design for the Kroc Center Marketing Team. This part time position is perfect for those who want to learn more about the creative process and gain experience while in school. Apply online:

Careers - The Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego Our dedicated staff is a part of what makes The Kroc Center so special. Learn what jobs are currently available at The Kroc Center.. The Salvation Army Kroc Center is a community center with an outdoor pool, full-size gym, wellness center, arts center, day camp, and classes for all ages. 03/04/2022

Want to work within a creative team, a genuinely fun environment, and get great perks. We’re looking for a junior teammate eager to learn and take on entry level graphic & production design for the Kroc Center Marketing Team. This part time position is perfect for those who want to learn more about the creative process and gain experience while in school.
Apply Now!


Our new Verse of the Year mural is up in the Corner Zone! If you see it, be sure to take a picture with it and tag us πŸ™‚

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Our cereal drive starts today and we need your help! Donate a box of cereal from 3/1-3/10 to our Family Resource Center, which feeds low income families in our community. Drop off cereal boxes at any Guest Service Desk and help your neighbors in need ❣️


Registration for Summer Camp Kroc is now open! Ensure your child has a fun, safe, and engaging summer this year by enrolling them in one of our many camps for ages 4 - 14 πŸ™Œ
Find the perfect camp offering for your child online:

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Congrats to Donny Borja, our employee of the month! Donny works in our facilities department and does a great job keeping our center running! πŸ‘

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Make a difference & become a lifeguard! We’re hiring lifeguards to watch over our pools in a fun & welcoming environment. Hours are flexible & perfect for people with busy schedules. We also offer free training for those who are not yet lifeguard certified.
Apply today

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Summer camp registration opens up soon! πŸ™Œ Be the first to know when our camps go live and sign up for text alerts by texting "CAMPS" to 844.947.6154 and stay up to date on all the latest Camp Kroc news πŸ“³

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Come to our free Family Arts & Literacy Night on 2/24 at 6:30pm to watch a live puppet performance! Families will also get a free book to take home & kids will get to make their very own puppet with help from the San Diego Guild of Puppetry! πŸ™Œ
Register online:


From the Preschool to the Pool Deck, the Kroc Center is hiring awesome people. Apply today!

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There are still a few spaces left for our free Shrek on the Deck event this Saturday! Join us on the pool deck to watch Shrek, take photos with RJ and Fiona, and learn more about our spring musical Shrek Jr πŸ’š 🎢
Sign up:

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Happy Valentine's Day from the Kroc Center! We love our community and our members ❀️
Don't forget, members can share the love and celebrate all month long by bringing a friend for free to come workout!


Major Rob & RJ are counting down the days to Shrek on the Deck! Join us Saturday 2/19 @ 2pm for free public swimming & Shrek on the big screen.


RSVP for our free public swim event - Shrek on the Deck! Major Rob & RJ are counting down the days to the 19th.


Join us for our next Family Read & Play Day on 2/15 at 10am! This free reoccurring event encourages a love of reading for young children & features a book reading, crafts, & free book for families to take home! πŸ“– No registration is required, just check-in at our Arts & Education Building before the event 😊

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Come to the latest installment of our Wellness Workshop Series: Know Your Numbers & Protect Your Heart on 2/15! This event will focus on how to keep your body & heart healthy by learning about important health metrics.
It's free for members, $10 for guests. Register online:

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Happy #NationalPizzaDay from RJ and Woodstock's Pizza SDSU! If you haven't had any pizza yet today, consider this a sign πŸ‘€ πŸ•

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Find a job you love at The Kroc! Our dedicated staff and volunteers are part of what makes our center so special. Find a great job that also helps your local community and look at our current openings online:

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UC San Diego Health is hosting a Vaccine and booster clinic at the the Kroc this Saturday, 2/12 from 2:30-4:30pm! Ages 5+ are welcome to come get their first, second, or third dose of the COVID vaccine from Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson outside on the Field.
Register online:

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Shrek on the Deck is happening next Saturday, 2/19 at 2pm! Come watch Shrek in the pool, take photos with RJ Shrek & Fiona, and learn about the upcoming spring musical, Shrek Jr at this free community event!
Sign up today:

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SOUPer Bowl is happening this Saturday in the Ice Arena!

Touch down at the Ice Arena & join us for our SOUPer Bowl, a donate to skate food drive benefiting our Family Resource Center! Feed community members & celebrate the upcoming game by bringing 3+ nonperishable food items to skate for free on 2/12 from 1-2:30PM!

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6845 University Ave
San Diego, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 5:30am - 8pm
Tuesday 5:30am - 8pm
Wednesday 5:30am - 8pm
Thursday 5:30am - 8pm
Friday 5:30am - 8pm
Saturday 7am - 4pm
Sunday 8am - 3pm

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