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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 2014 Brochure Thanksgiving Winter Camp
Camp Registration Permit Application
Clinic Class Registration Form After School Club Registration Form
After School Club Flier Karate Information
Karate and Piano Registration Form Preschool Registration Form
Preschool Flier
Sports Files
Winter Basketball Winter Basketball Registration
Lacrosse Lacrosse Registration
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 is celebrating it's 30th year.  Children (9 years and older) and adults are invited for night of scares and mayhem.  The "Park of Pain" will be from 7pm to 11pm on 10/24, 10/25, and 10/31.
The Halloween Kids Zone is another park staple.  Each year, children 8 years and younger are invited to a "not so scary" event in our gym.  The afternoon includes "carnival style" games, face painting, a trick or treat village, scary stories, a costume contest, and more.  The event is from 3pm-6pm.  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