2950 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064
Council District: 
Neighborhood Service Area: 
West Los Angeles
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(310) 838-3838
(310) 838-4045
Email Address: 
Facility Hours of Operation: 

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday:12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m

Sports Programs: 

Jujitsu / Aikido, Soccer Clinic, Soccer League, Yoga, Youth Basketball (5-7 Years)

Other Programs: 

Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Seasonal Camp (Spring/Summer/Winter), Parent & Me Classes, Toddler Programs, Piano And Guitar Lessons, Pre-School, Pre-School Enrichment, Zumba, Zumba Toning, Mandarin Chinese Language Class

Facility Features 

Auditorium, Barbecue Pits, Basketball Courts (Lighted / Outdoor), Childrens Play Area, Community Room, Picnic Tables

2020 Online Registration Dates to Remember
PPCC Preschool 2020-2021 School Year Lottery begins 1/13/20
Two's Transition 2019-2020 (must be 2 years by 12/31/19) In progress
Piano Lessons - Open Registration for Summer 2020 June 2020
Spring 2020 Soccer Registration February 3
Spring Sampler Week April 6 - 10 February 25
Spring Egg Hunt  April 11, 2020 March 18 – April 8
Summer Camp 2020 March 2



* Program information regarding our partner park, Mar Vista RC, 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, one picnic area, playground, outdoor basketball courts (one full court and one half court), and the Palms Rancho-Park Library. 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. 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: The Palms Park Children’s Center (PPCC) Preschool program is located in our beautiful, state-of-the-art facility. We have an energetic team of teachers that are experienced in the preschool setting. We are very proud of our multicultural students and have a staff to child ratio that is typically 1:8 or smaller. Children must be toilet trained and able to participate without a parent or caregiver. For more information about this program, please call our office at 310.838.3838.

Picnic Permits:There is one picnic area with 14 tables and 3 built-in barbeques available on a first-come, first-serve basis during facility hours. Picnic Area permits are available on Sundays ONLY for a small fee. 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. Jumpers are allowed on Sundays ONLY with additional permit fee. Any jumpers, grills or other extra equipment must be pre-approved by the recreation center.

Sports Information: We offer youth sports leagues for children 5-8 years of age, providing your child meets the age requirements. (Please see below for more specific information.) Pee Wee and Rookie Soccer is offered in the Fall, Winter & Spring, Hoopsters Basketball is offered in the Winter (registration in October).

Day Camp Information: Palms Recreation Center offers day camp programs for children ages 4-13 (Preschool-8th Grade). Camps are offered in the summer, winter, and spring based on the LAUSD school holiday breaks. Note: Preschool camp is only offered during the summer.

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. 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.


  • A 15% fee will be assessed by the recreation center for any patron granted a refund, change, or transfer per class or sports league registration. After the first day of a session the recreation center issues a partial refund to patrons withdrawing from an activity.
  • No full refunds will be issued unless a class or sports league is cancelled by the center.
  • Credit or make-ups will not be given for classes missed by patrons
  • There will be no prorating before the 4th week of classes, thereafter 20% will be prorated from the original class fee.
  • We reserve the right to cancel/combine classes if the minimum enrollment is not met.


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