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This recreational enrichment program is for children aged 3 to 5 years and
focuses on socialization skills with an introduction to academic concepts.
Five sessions are offered throughout the year: Fall 1, Fall 2, Winter, Spring & Summer.
Activities include arts & crafts, storytelling, outdoor play and learning fun.

RAA Program


For parents of current RAA students

RAA Mommy & Me



Monday/Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten Readiness (KR) Classes
MWF classes are designed for children ages four to five years who are preparing for
Kindergarten. These classes include activities to enhance math and reading readiness
skills. KR classes are not offered during the summer session.
MWF KR Daily Schedule

Tuesday/Thursday Classes
TTH classes are designed for children ages three to four years who are fully potty-trained.
These classes focus on socialization with an introduction to basic academic concepts. 
TTH Daily Schedule

 Class Locations  Class Times at all locations
 San Marcos Community Center (CC)
San Elijo Recreation Center (SE)
Woodland Park Recreation Center (WP)
 9 am to 12pm, MWF (KR) or TTH
1 to 4pm, MWF (KR) or TTH (no PM classes at WP)


  FALL I 2019  FALL II 2019 WINTER 2020
 PRE-REGISTRATION August 5 to 13 September 30 to October 8 Nov. 25 to Dec. 3
 SESSION DATES August 26 to October 25
9 weeks
October 28 to December 20
 8 weeks
January 6 to March 27
12 weeks
MWF - Born on or before
September 1, 2015
TTH - Born on or before
August 26, 2016
MWF - Born on or before
October 28, 2015
TTH - Born on or before
October 28, 2016
MWF - Born on or before
January 6, 2016
TTH - Born on or before
 January 6, 2017
TTH $284
 MWF (KR) $385
TTH $237
 MWF (KR) $595
TTH $378


RAA Photo


New parents come to the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, to fill out a registration packet. Parents must bring the child's birth certificate as well as proof of residency via a property tax bill or utility bill.

Parents then receive online registration information and a registration date.
All necessary paperwork must be completed before registering online.

Children may only be registered in one class per session.

RAA Registration Form
EpiPen Parent Authorization Form


For more information or to schedule a facility tour, 

please email Recreation Supervisor Jennifer Overman. 

Priority Registration

Children enrolled in the Fall 1 session will receive priority registration for the Fall 2 session. Children enrolled in the Fall 2 session will receive priority for the Winter session. Children enrolled in the Spring session will receive priority registration for the Winter session. Children MUST attend the entire session to receive priority registration. If a participant withdraws or receives a refund for ANY reason, priority status will be forfeited.

  • Original birth certificate & proof of residency via a property tax bill or SDG&E/water bill are required.
  • $35 annual family registration fee
  • 10% sibling discount 
  • San Marcos residents live in zip codes 92069 and 92078; all others are non-residents.
  • Non-resident fee: $50 per child, per session

Registration Codes 

CCLC1 - Community Center Large Classroom 1

CCLC2 - Community Center Large Classroom 2
SELC - San Elijo Large Classroom
SESC - San Elijo Small Classroom
WP - Woodland Park
AM - 9 am to 12 pm class
PM - 1 to 4 pm class

Information for parents of children currently enrolled in RAA: 

For tax purposes: City of San Marcos Tax Payer ID # 95-2259585


Scholastic Book Order Information
RAA Snack Suggestions
RAA Facility Phone List 
RAA Online Registration - Only if you have filled out paperwork at the SM Community Center.

RAA Mommy & Me Classes

This parent participation class is designed for children ages 1.5 to 3 years old and will focus on socialization and early learning. Class activities will include music & movement, arts & crafts and story time. Please bring a snack.

Classes Location
Jack’s Pond Recreation Center (JP)

Class Times & Session Dates
9:30 to 11 am, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays

Session Dates:

Fall 1  August 26 to October 17 (no class 9/2)  $96 / 8 weeks
Fall 2  October 21 to December 12 (no class 11/11, 11/25 to 11/28)  $84 / 7 weeks


    Registration opens Thursday, August 15 at 8 am.

     Register now for RAA Mommy & Me!

 3 Civic center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-9000, ext 3500
Jennifer Overman
(760) 744-9000, ext. 3506

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