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The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation proudly maintains 181 parks for you! Local parks have playgrounds, organized sports, special programs and classes from swimming lessons to aerobics to Teen Clubs.

Summer Drop In Adventures

Every Body Plays is a positive space with a curriculum that is youth centered and designed for fun! This FREE 8-week drop-in program launches June 13 and runs until August 5.  Children can enjoy lunch and snack at the park with their friends and family before joining the fun at select parks, lunch will be from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm daily via a grab-n-go service delivery and snack between 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  The program provides children ages 7 thru 17 with access to caring and trained park staff who serve as mentors and lead an array of programs and activities.  These activities range from sports, fitness, arts and crafts, STEM, group games, story time and so much more.  Every day is an adventure in LA County Parks!   

Explore • Engage • Connect

Visit LA County Parks this Summer! Register for special Seasonal Events, Recreation Classes, Aquatics, Youth and Adult Sports, and Nature Center Programs! Check out our FREE Recreation for All special interest classes, activities, and workshops for all ages at: reservations.lacounty.gov

FREE concerts, movie nights, sports, fitness activities, arts and crafts, games and much more!
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays • 6-10PM

Dive in with Aquatics!

Beat the heat this summer with LA County Parks! This summer, our over 30+ pools are returning with a variety of fun and engaging programming for you and the entire family. No matter what you’re looking for this summer, LA County Parks has got you covered! Visit parks.lacounty.gov/aquatics to learn more.

Summer at LA County Parks

Visit LA County Parks this Summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure! We are offering a variety of new, FREE and paid programs for youth and families, ranging from sports clinics and nature exploration programs to aquatics and day camps at the park. Make LA County Parks your destination for summer activities!


Lunch: 12:00-1:00PM
Snack: 3:00-4:00 PM

Summer Only Year Round
Ages 18 and under

There is no snack/lunch served on County observed holidays.

Summer Classes

Whether you’re taking up a new hobby, learning a new skill or being more active, LA County Parks invites you to join our Summer Classes for all ages! We’re offering a variety of in-person and virtual classes to help you get active, stay healthy, and enjoy a new hobby. From yoga and sports to music and arts, there is a class for everyone! Classes start May 30, 2022 and registration is on a rolling basis.

24/7 Online Registration is now available!

ActiveNet Online Registration is now available 24/7 for class registration, rentals and reservations. To get started, set up your account today!

All registration and reservations are required to be conducted online. Need assistance with setting up an account or to registering for an activity? Click button below to view our “How To” tutorial videos.

Need further assistance on getting started? Attend one of our in-person or virtual “How To” workshops. Visit parks.lacounty.gov/reservation-workshop to find one near you!


Los Angeles County has many beautiful golf courses to choose from. Take your pick!


Golf Courses


Different Facilities


18-hole regulation length courses


Use our trails website or mobile app to find some of the best trails in the world. You can search for trails by name city or park, or look up length and elevation gain, or find out which trails allow dogs, horses and bikes. You’ll find everything you need to plan your next adventure!


Keep abreast of what’s happening in the County of Los Angeles, right here with our online news feed.

Countywide Parks Needs Assessment

Unprecedented in scope and scale, the 2016 Countywide Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment documents and analyzes park need in cities and unincorporated communities across Los Angeles County.


  • Serve as stewards of parklands.
  • Build healthy and resilient communities.
  • Advance social equity and cohesion.


To be a world-class parks and recreation organization.


Compassion – We cultivate emotional and cultural awareness that ensures empathy toward our diverse population.
Health and Wellness – We are dedicated to enhancing the health and wellness of the communities and people we serve.
Inclusion – We will intentionally seek diversity in the experience of our staff and ensure our offerings reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
Innovation – We dream big and combine creativity and productivity to design forward looking solutions.
Integrity and Dedication – We exhibit loyalty, commitment, honor, and truthfulness in actions and deeds.
Stewardship and Sustainability – We strive to balance social, economic, and environmental needs through proactive stewardship and conservation practices.


LA County Parks Operations Plan for fiscal year 2021/2022 was developed with centering equity, access and commitment to programming. The hours of operations of parks and programs promote equitable access to the public.  The Operations Plan also provides an overview of the key core programs offered by LA County Parks, information on the rental fees to access the facilities and provides important contact information for the main offices.