Major Projects

Family, friends, neighbors, and supporters have helped us raise over $75,000 in the late Councilman's name to fund critical improvement & restoration projects within Griffith Park, which are underway.
The Werner Family Foundation is installing brand new playground equipment to replace the existing structure at Ramon Garcia Recreation Center in Boyle Heights.
Through a generous donation made by The Ahmanson Foundation, Rhodes Avenue Park has received a new fitness installation that provides community members access to outdoor fitness equipment and recreational activity.
Since its founding, the Griffith J. Griffith Charitable Trust has helped fund ongoing renovations and restorations in Griffith Park (one of the country’s largest urban parks).
Nike, LAPF and RAP have partnered to expand the Women Coach LA (WCLA) program and develop a Coach Plan Citywide Initiative, with the goal of ensuring efficient and equitable play across all sports and genders throughout City parks and centers.
The EXPO Center offers a year-round Learn-to-Swim Program at the LA84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium. Through the Learn-to-Swim Program, youth participate in hour-long swim lessons once per week for a total of 10 weeks.
In partnership with The Skatepark Project, we are transforming an under-utilized space under the Imperial Highway in South Los Angeles into a large skatepark. Construction is underway now!
Within Griffith Park's historic Commonwealth Nursery, we're planting the seeds for an urban environmental center to educate the public and promote sustainable landscapes.
During this global pandemic, our city parks and recreation centers are currently playing a crucial role in providing for the needs of impacted communities.
The Los Angeles Clippers and owner Steve Ballmer donate $10 million to the Los Angeles Parks Foundation to renovate nearly 350 LA city park basketball courts.
Through a generous $1 million donation from the University of Southern California, the multi-phase improvements at Hazard Recreation Center have been taking place over the past several years.
The iconic weightlifting pen at Muscle Beach Venice is receiving a much-needed, long-awaited makeover to include all-new equipment.