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Please check this page often for updates and share this link with your friends and neighbors so everyone has access to timely, accurate information. Also, please know that the City of National City has plans in place, our staff has received special training related to COVID-19, and we've stocked up on supplies. To keep our community safe, we also need your help. Follow the guidance from public health officials, remain calm and look out for each other. That's what we do best!  For the most up to date National City information please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page.






Welcome to Community Services

We pride ourselves in providing services and cost effective programs which enhance the quality of life and encourage healthy living for community residents. Our mission is to provide excellent customer service and celebrate the community’s diversity through social, cultural, and civic activities for youth, adults, and senior citizens.


Community Services team

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center Office Staff

Audrey Denham –Recreation Superintendent

Juanita Castaneda – Recreation Center Supervisor

Elyana Delgado – Recreation Center Supervisor

Maria Elena Wright – Recreation Center Supervisor

How to sign up for recreation programs

The City of National City would like to introduce, ActiveNet, a new online software that will be used to register and pay for city programs. This software will allow the public to register and pay online at no extra fee. With this new system the public will be able to look up details about city programs directly online and register from the comfort of their home or at MLK Community Center and Camacho Recreation Center.            

 FEE Information

City Council approved a new User Fee Schedule on October 2, 2018. New fees will become effective on January 1, 2019 for ALL City of National City recreational programs.

Community Services

Main Office
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
140 East 12th Street, Suite B 
National City, CA 91950-4301

Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: City Offices Closed

Contact Information
(619) 336-4290  

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