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All are welcome!

Continuing in the spirit of the Center’s founder, project renovations will embrace the center's cultural heritage and celebrate Ellen Browning Scripps’s dedication to a state-of-the-art Community Center for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

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Community Engagement

  • Flexible spaces, for civic, social, and recreational events.

  • Welcoming environments encourage social interaction, creativity, and compassion for others.

Recreation & Wellbeing

  • Engaging fitness and active play opportunities. 

  • Respite and tranquility through enhanced garden settings. 

  • Dedicated spaces with shade and seating that invite healing, discovery and learning.

Proposed enhancements subject to change.

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Educational Opportunities

  • Deepened understanding of La Jolla’s cultural history and heritage.

  • Expanded programming opportunities through new multipurpose spaces.

  • Interaction with nature and our coastal environment to inspire generations to protect and explore the wonders around us.

  • Educational teaching kitchen for experimentation, discovery, and learning.


Proposed commercial kitchen for community cooking classes. Subject to change.

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