Center for Individual Development (CID)

8088 Palm Lane
San Bernardino, CA 92410
(909) 384-5426

Chris McClain, Community Services Center Supervisor

Days of Operation: Monday - Friday
Center Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Center for Individual Development (CID) is a regional recreation center that focuses on providing recreation programs for people of all ages with physical, developmental and mental disabilities. Seniors and individuals without disabilities are welcome to participate in many of CID programs. CID is operated under the auspices of the Authority for the Handicapped.  

A Brief History of the CID

In 1975 Margaret Relph, founder of the Merri-Mixer Program, began to lobby the City of San Bernardino for a recreation center for people with developmental disabilities. On October 24, 1980, the Center for Individuals with Disabilities center opened. The center is now managed and operated by the City of San Bernardino Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department. The center would not be open today without the support of the Friends of CID, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fundraising activities, marketing for the CID and its programs.


  • 15,000 sq ft Community Center 

  • 3 Multi-Purpose rooms

  • Kitchen (currently under renovations)

  • Indoor 92-degree Swimming & Therapy Pool

  • Sensory Center

Programs Offered

  • Merri-Mixers - 21 years and up 

  • Adult Water Exercise

  • Sunshine Club - 3 years and up

  • Aquatics Programs 

*Programs subject to change without notification. Please contact center for additional registration information.

CID Silent Disco Dance