National City Recreation and Parks
National City has many outstanding parks and nature centers including the nearby world class Chula Vista Nature Center in the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge on beautiful San Diego Bay. The Chula Vista Nature Center is an internationally recognized zoo/aquarium exhibiting plants and animals native to marsh/wetland habitats. The Center provides guided tours and children’s programs throughout the year. The city of Chula Vista also runs three recreation centers, pools, skate parks, community youth centers, and many other neighborhood parks and play areas. Chula Vista is a growing, family-oriented community that values recreation space and the enjoyment and preservation of the natural habitat of the region.