Melba Bishop Recreation Center

Melba Bishop Recreation Center, located in 16-acre Melba Bishop Park, is a 35,000-square-foot facility designed to meet the needs of the entire community. Included in the facility are a gymnasium with two full-size basketball courts and locker/shower facilities, auditorium, meeting room, dance/fitness room, and preschool room. Approximately 250,000 annual participants take advantage of the many activities and events offered at the center. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, sports camps, day camps, tiny tots, after-school programs, teen programs, field trips and a variety of dance, educational and fitness classes.


5306 N. River Road, Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 435-5550

Office Hours

Monday & Wednesday: 9:00 am  - 7:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday:  9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Summer Hours

Monday: 8:30 am -7:30 pm

Tuesday - Friday : 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Open Gym Hours:

MBRC Open Gym Schedule

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