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WESTCHESTER RECREATION CENTER
7000 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045  
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Region: Pacific
District: Shoreline
Council District: 11
Neighborhood Service Area: West Los Angeles

Phone: (310) 670-7473
Fax: (310) 840-2126
Facility E-mail: Westchester.Recreationcenter@lacity.org

Facility Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Public Information: Reservations for picnic areas, gymnasium, and picnic areas can be made by calling the number listed above. Forms and fliers are located above for our current programs. The irrigation for the facility comes from reclaimed water.

Facility Features: 2 indoor gyms (without weights), 5 picnic areas (reservation required) with barbeque pits, 3 baseball diamonds (lighted), 1 multipurpose field (lighted), 1 outdoor basketball court (unlighted), children’s play area, skate park (lighted), and a seasonal pool. Permit is required for use of the fields.

General Information: Westchester Recreation Center offers a variety of programs throughout the year.  Our After School Club runs from August to June and provides transportation from local schools to the park. Pre-School starts in August and ends in June for children 3-5 years old. Classes vary seasonally and last 6-8 weeks. Sports programs are offered for boys and girls ages 5-15 years old as follows:

Fall: Flag Football Spring: T-Ball/5-Pitch/Minors Baseball and Flag Football
Winter: Basketball and Lacrosse Summer: Basketball

Files Available for Download
Fall After School Fall Preschool
Karate Flyer Spring Camp
2013-2014 Winter Co-Ed Basketball Permit Application
Clinic Class Registration Form
Sports Files
Spring 2014 Basketball Clinics Sports Registration Form
NOTE: The above documents are in PDF format and must be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. To Download Acrobat Reader, CLICK HERE

Day Camp Information: Westchester Recreation Center offers camps in the Summer, Winter, and Spring. Day camp is open to ages 5-12 years old. Counselor In Training (CIT) Camp is available for children 13-15 years old. The Westchester Pre-School Camp is offered in the summer for ages 3-5 years old. Lacrosse and Volleyball Camps are offered during the summer.

Park Advisory Board Information: The Park Advisory Board (PAB) meets on a monthly basis, as needed. If you are interested in becoming a member or attending a meeting, please contact the park office.

Class Registration Information: Classes change on a seasonal basis. Please refer to above fliers for current classes being offered. Typical classes include Karate, Skateboarding, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Basketball, Tiny Tyke Arts and Crafts, Tiny Tyke Sports and Fitness, Piano, and more.

Adult Recreation Services: Please see flier above for more details. Adults are invited to open gym for volleyball and badminton. Adult Softball is offered by our Municipal Sports division.

Special Events

The Spring Egg Hunt is hosted by the recreation center and is open to all members of the community. It is on the Saturday before Easter. Free arts and crafts, games, and, of course, and egg hunt and visit from the Spring Bunny make this a most enjoyable event.
The Haunted Park has been a 20+ year tradition at Westchester Recreation Center. Children and adults 9 years and over are invited for a night of scares and mayhem. 2013 will be the first year we offer 2 mazes. The entrance is $5 per maze.
Halloween Kids Zone has also been a tradition at the park.  Each year, children 8 years and younger are invited to a “not very scary” event in our gym. The afternoon includes face painting, a bounce house, a trick or treat village, games, costume contest, and much more. For 2013, it will be on Halloween from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Entrance is free.

Also located on-site:

Westchester Senior Citizen Center (310)649-3317  
(Senior Citizen programs and banquet hall/room rentals)    
Westchester Tennis Key   (310) 642-0762  thetenniskey.com
Westchester Golf Course  (310) 649-9173  westchestergc.com
Westchester Library   (310) 348-1096 lapl.org
Westchester Farmer’s Market  every Wednesday morning  susan@californiaproduced.com