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Public Information: Picnic reservations are available for groups fewer than 100 on Sunday’s only. Reservations and payments must be made in person. Call (310) 838-3838 for information. Reservations can be made up to three months in advance but at least 14 days prior to the event.
Facility Features: Auditorium, barbecue pits, basketball courts (lighted/ outdoor), children’s play area, picnic tables, large fields.
THE CLASSES, PROGRAMS, AND EVENTS LISTED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION.
* Information regarding our partner park, Cheviot Hills', programs can be found on their website. Click Here
General Information: Palms Recreation Center is located at the intersection of Overland Avenue and the 10 West Freeway. Our special features include: Palms Park Children’s Center, Auditorium, Picnic Area, Playground, outdoor basketball courts (one full court and one half court), and the Palms Rancho-Park Library. There is one picnic area with 14 tables and 3 built-in barbeques available on a first-come, first-serve basis during facility hours. Unfortunately, due to current field construction, picnic permit and reservation requests are not being taken at this time. The recreation building (including restrooms) will be open during facility hours only, and will be locked at all other times. Groups may not exceed 100 people. NO jumpers, grills or other extra equipment not pre-approved by the recreation center. Our staff, instructors, and volunteers offer a variety of programs and activities for the community. Parent and Me classes, art classes, day camp programs, sports classes/programs, and dance and fitness activities are all available.
Preschool Information: Palms Recreation Center is located at the intersection of Overland Avenue and the 10 West Freeway. Our special features include: Palms Park Children’s Center, Auditorium, Picnic Area, Playground, newly renovated lower field including a Soccer field and T-Ball diamond, newly resurfaced outdoor basketball courts (one full court and one half court), and the Palms Rancho-Park Library. Our staff, instructors, and volunteers offer a variety of programs and activities for the community. Parent and Me classes, art classes, day camp programs, sports classes/programs, and dance and fitness activities are all available.
Sports Information: We offer youth sports leagues for children 4-8 years of age, providing your child meets the age requirements. (Please see brochure for more specific information.) Pee Wee and Rookie Soccer is offered in the fall (registration in June), Hoopsters Basketball is offered in the winter (registration in October), and T-Ball and 5-Pitch is offered in the spring (registration in February).
Day Camp Information: Palms Recreation Center offers day camp programs for children ages 3-5 years (summer camp only) and for children entering grades K-8th. Camps are offered in the summer, winter, and spring based on the LAUSD school holiday breaks.
The Park Advisory Board: The Palms Park Advisory Board meets one evening a month. Please contact Laura Campfield, Facility Director at (310) 838-3838 if you are interested in becoming a member. Friends of West L.A. is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that is able to offer wonderful sponsorship opportunities for businesses and great fundraising events to help enhance Palms Recreation Center. Please contact us to find out more information about the organization.
Class Registration Information: Our current class information is available online (see above). Please call (310)838-3838 for more information. Most classes run 7-10 weeks, unless otherwise stated. Students must meet class age requirements by the date of enrollment. Staff reserves the right to require proof of age at any time. Only Visa and MasterCard credit cards can be used to register online. Walk-In registration begins the Wednesday prior to the start of the session. Payment in full by credit card, check, or money order must be made in person at the time of Walk-In Registration. Cash is not accepted. Checks are to be made payable to “L.A. City Department of Recreation and Parks”. Class fees will NOT be prorated until after the fourth week of classes. See below for our refund policy.
Please consult with your physician before enrolling in any physically demanding class. Persons with disabilities are welcome to participate in our programs. Reasonable accommodations will be made with prior arrangements. Please notify the instructor prior to the start of class if you or your child has special needs.
ACTIVITY REFUND POLICY: