• Lazy J. Park Playground

    Thanks to a generous donation by Pulte Homes, Lazy J. Park has been refurbished with two brand new playgrounds for ages 2-5 and 5-12, and resilient rubber surfacing. The play area previously sat in a sand pit, which posed health and safety risks. Construction took place during June and July 2015 and a ribbon cutting event was held on August 7th, with Councilmember Englander conducting the ceremony.

  • Cabrillo Beach Pier Fishing Program

    Thanks to a grant from the Port of LA, the Cabrillo Beach Pier Fishing Program is in full swing this summer! The program provides environmental education and classroom instruction on local fishing advisories as well as hands-on pier fishing experience for kids ages 5-16. 

  • Stoner Recreation Center

    As an adopted park through the Los Angeles Parks Foundation's Adopt-A-Park program, Stoner Recreation Center is having their soccer field refurbished with all new grass. The field is currently being leveled and will be re-seeded in the coming weeks.

  • Seoul International Park

    Seoul International Park has been adopted by long time LAPF supporter, Wells Fargo. Thanks to their generosity, the park now has outdoor fitness equipment. The facility is in a densely populated area and the new equipment will provide busy city dwellers a place to get in some daily cardio. 

  • Hazard Recreation Center Renovation

    Due to a generous donation made by USC, a multi-phase renovation is underway at Hazard Recreation Center. Phase 1, the refurbishment of the basketball and tennis courts, was completed May 1, 2015. The courts received all new surfacing, as well as two new additional half basketball courts. Phase 2 began in early May, and will include a new playground, outdoor fitness areas and jogging paths.

  • Rustic Canyon Gym Floor

    Thanks to a very active fundraising campaign, the gym floors at Rustic Canyon Recreation Center have been refurbished. The community has been very enthusiastic about LAPF's Friends of the Parks Program, and as a result, several improvements have been made possible at Rustic Canyon Recreation Center. Now that the gym floor is complete the center is working on the stage lighting for their upcomping annual fundraiser, Rustic Nights.

  • Ferraro Fields

    LAPF has partnered with the LA84 Foundation and the Department of Recreation and Parks in the renovation of the Ferraro Fields in Griffith Park. The project will replace all seven soccer fields with synthetic turf and add new and updated amenities throughout the complex. With the refurbishment, 9.5 million gallons of water will be saved per year, and facility usage will increase from 7,360 youth to 170,960.

  • New Archery Range at Cheviot Hills Recreation Center

    Thanks to a generous donation from the Easton Sports Development Foundation II, Cheviot Hills Recreation Center  is getting a new, fully constructed archery range. LAPF is pleased to be working on this project, which has many enthusiastic archers awaiting its opening in late 2015.

  • York & Avenue 50 Park

    LAPF was a recipient of the UrbanLIFT Community Grant Program through Wells Fargo, and these funds went toward the construction of York & Avenue 50 Park which is part of the 50 Parks Initiative. The York & Avenue 50 Park is now open and was built on a former vacant lot.

  • Franklin Canyon Orange Grove

    The Department of Recreation and Parks secured a lease from the Department of Water and Power for the Franklin Canyon Orange Grove. LAPF is restoring and maintaining this orange grove which is among the oldest in California. Thanks to a generous donation from The David Bohnett Foundation, City National Bank and surrounding community members, produce will be harvested from the orange grove by volunteers and donated to local food banks.  The 2014 harvest season yielded 17,600 pounds of fruit. Recently, in June 2015, LAPF purchased a small electric vehicle to use during future harvesting seasons.