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Physical Activity

The following have been compiled for Los Angeles County, and include classes, programs, and organizations offering services for physical activity.

Long Beach

Place Description
Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine
Youth Sports 
(562) 570-1725
• After School Program Park Sites, Ages 5-12
• www.longbeach.gov/park/
• www.teamsideline.com/longbeach
Houghton Park
6301 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805
(562) 570-1640 
• School Days Program: Mon.–Fri., 3:30 pm–6:30 pm
• Summer Fun Days Program: Ages 5–17, June 18–Aug 24, Mon.–Fri., 11 am–5 pm
• Sign-Up is free, must come into park to register for the programs Mon.–Fri.
Coolidge Park
352 Neece Ave, Long Beach, CA  90805 
(562) 570-1618
• School Days Program: Mon.–Fri., 3:30 pm–6:30 pm
• Summer Fun Days Program: Ages 5–17, June 18–Aug 24, Mon.–Fri., 11 am–5 pm
• Sign-Up is free, must come into park to register for the programs Mon.–Fri.
Ramona Park
3301 E. 65th Street, Long Beach, CA 90805
(562) 570-1665
• School Days Program: Mon.–Fri., 3 pm–6 pm
• Summer Fun Days Program: Ages 5–17, Jun. 18–Aug. 24, Mon.–Fri., 11 am–5 pm
• Summer Only: Be Safe Program Mon.–Fri., 5 pm–8 pm
• Sign-Up is free, must come into park to register for programs Mon.–Fri.
Silverado Park
1545 W. 31st. Street, Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 570-1675
• School Days: Mon.–Fri., 3:30 pm–6:30 pm
• Summer Fun Days Program: Jun. 18–Aug. 24, Mon.–Fri., 11 am–5 pm
• Be Safe Program (Summer Only): Mon.–Fri., 5 pm–8 pm
The Children’s Clinic
Trinity Lutheran Church
759 Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 264-3115 
• Zumba Class is open to everyone
LB Senior Center
1150 E 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-3500 
• Zumba class is Thu., 5:30 pm–6:30 pm | Sat: 11:30 am–12:30 pm
• All ages welcome for Zumba class, $3 for class
• Sign up on day of class at the Senior Center
Boys and Girls Club of LB
3635 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-5945
• Offers a variety of  fitness programs and classes during the year and summer
• Membership Yearly Fee is $15. Age range for membership is 6–18
• Summer program has limited space
• Full day: Mon.–Fri., 8 am–6 pm, $60 a week | Half Day: Mon.–Fri., 2 pm–6 pm, free for members 
Healthy Active LB
2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA  90815
(562) 570-4244 (English) 562 570-4292 (Spanish)
• www.longbeach.gov/health/healthy-living/
individual/nutrition-and-physical-activity/
Kidical Mass Bike Ride
Georgie’s Place 
3850 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-0081
• 1 pm on the third Sun. of the month
YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program
4949 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815 
(562) 423-0491
• Program is for persons 60 years or older
• 25 sessions over 1 year
• Offers financial asisistance and scholarships
• Sign-up in person 
• www.lbymca.org

Artesia

Place Description
Artesia Parks & Recreation
(562) 865-6262 
• www.cityofartesia.us/index.aspx?NID=127
Artesia Park- Albert O. Little Community Center
18750 Clarkdale Avenue
Artesia, CA 90701 
(562) 860-3361
• Mon.–Fri., 8 am–8 pm | Sat., 10:30 am–4:30 pm 
• Zumba Kids Fitness with Rocio: $4 each class, Ages 4–12, Wed., 4 pm
• Zumba Fitness with Lettie: 5$ each class, Ages 4–12
AJ Padelford Park 
11870 169th Street
Artesia CA 90701
(562) 407-1723
• Mon.–Fri., 9 am–6 pm | Sat., 10:30 am–4:30 pm 
• www.cityofartesia.us/facilities/facility/details/AJ-Padelford-Park-North-Artesia-Communit-1
Baber Park
17189 Baber Avenue
Artesia, CA 90701
 
Artesia Library
18801 Elaine Avenue
Artesia, CA 90701 
(562) 865-6614
• Free Parent-Child Yoga from 3:45 pm–4:45 pm
• lacountylibrary.org/events/parent-child-yoga-5/?ri=2

Bellflower

Place Description 
Bellflower Parks and Recreation
16600 Civic Center Drive, Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-1424 ext. 2268
• www.bellflower.org/depts/parks/default.asp apm.activecommunities.com
/bellflowerrecreation
Bellflower Recreation in Motion(BRIM) 
(562) 804-1424 ext. 2332
• Bringing exercise equipment to residential neighborhoods and streets for free
• Summer hours: Tue./Wed. & alternating Thu., 10 am–1 pm
• School year hours: 11 am–2 pm, Tue.–Thu., 10 am–1 pm
• BRIM@bellflower.org
• www.bellflower.org/depts/parks/default.asp
R. Caruthers Park                
10500 Flora Vista Street, Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 866-5684
• Open 8 am–8 pm
• Free drop–in summer activities for children
• Sign–up at the park
• Crazy for Sports program: $30 for Mon./Wed. or Tue./Thu. or $40 for Mon.–Thu.
• www.bellflower.org/depts/parks/facilities/caruthers.asp
Simms Park 
16614 Clark Avenue, Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 866-7510
• Open 9 am–9 pm
• Free drop–in summer activities for children 
• Crazy for Sports program: $30 for Mon./Wed. or Tue./Thu. or $40 for Mon.–Thu.
  Children under 7 must be with an adult.
• Sign up at the park
• www.bellflower.org/depts/parks/facilities/simms.asp
Pirate Park
16559 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower, CA 90706 
(562) 804-1424
• Pirate themed park for children and families
• Hours change seasonally 
• Open Mon., Tue. & Thu., 9 pm–6:45 pm | Wed. & Fri., 9 am–5 pm | Sat., 9 am–6 pm | Sun., 10 am–6 pm
• www.bellflower.org/depts/parks/facilities/pirate.asp
T. Mayne Thompson Park 
Bellflower Aquatic Center 
14001 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 866-8614
• Open 6 am–10 pm
• Aquatic Center Annual pass for children $100 (residents) and $150 (non-residents) 
• Aquatic Center Annual pass for adults is $150 (residents)and $300 (non-residents) 
• Indoor and outdoor swimming pool 
• www.bellflower.org/depts/parks/facilities/thompson.asp
Flora Vista Dog Park 
9203 Flora Vista Street, Bellflower, CA 90706
• Dog park in Bellflower 
Los Cerritos Branch YMCA 
15530 Woodruff Avenue, Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 925-1292 
• Financial assistance available 
• Variety of recreational classes for adults and children
• www.lbymca.org/loscerritos/los-cerritos-home
Clifton M. Brakensiek Library
9945 Flower Street, Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 925-5543
• Fitness classes for adults
• Yoga for beginners: Tue., 6:30 pm–7:30 pm | Sat., 9:30 am–10:30 am
• lacountylibrary.org/clifton-m-brakensiek-library/

Compton

Place  Description
Compton Parks, Recreation & Marine
(310) 605-6323
• www.comptoncity.org/depts/parks/default.asp
East Rancho Dominguez Park
15116 S. Atlantic Ave, Compton, CA 90221
(310) 603-3724 
• Summer youth programs for 6–12 years of age. $35 per person/per week, Mon.–Fri.
• Adult (18+) aerobics class Mon./Wed./Fri.
• parks.lacounty.gov/east-rancho-dominguez-park/
Burrel-Macdonald Park
2516 West Alondra Blvd, Compton, CA 90220
(310) 638 6414 
• Open Mon.–Thu., 11 am –7 pm
  Sat: 9 am–6 pm
• www.comptoncity.org/depts/parks/facilities/burrell.asp
Wilson Park
123 N. Rose Street, Compton, CA 90221
(310)761-1465  
• Mon.–Thu., 11 am–7 pm
  Sat., 9 am–6 pm

Gardena

Place Description
Gardena Recreation and Human Services 
(310) 217-9537
• Variety of free or low-cost services offered through the city
• www.cityofgardena.org/live-work-and-play-2/
• www.cityofgardena.org/recreation-classes/
Mas Fukai Memorial Park
14708 D. Halldale Avenue, Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 217-9557
 
Arthur Johnson Memorial Park
1200 W. 170th Street Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 217-9563
 
Paul Rowley Memorial Park
13220 S. Van Ness Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 217-9562
 
George Freeman Memorial Park
2100 W. 154th Place, Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 217-9558
 
Edward Thornburg Memorial Park
2320 W. 149th Street, Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 217-9560
 
Ernest Primm Memorial Pool
1650 W. 162nd Street, Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 217-9559
• Offers variety of swim classes year round
• Summer hours open 7 days a week
• Night Swim Thu. & Fri., 7:45 pm–9 pm
• Open Daily Swim: 1:00 pm–2:15 pm, 2:30 pm–3:45 pm, $2 for children $3 for adults 
James Rush Memorial Gymnasium
1651 W. 162nd Street Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 217-9598
• Open gym all day Mon. & Fri.
Nakoaka Community Center
1670 W 162nd Street, Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 217-9537
• Classes for children & adults (tennis, karate, gymnastics, dance)
Boys & Girls Club of America
802 W Gardena Blvd., Gardena, CA, 90247
(310) 523-2173
• Offers a variety of  fitness programs and classes during the year and summer
• Membership Yearly Fee is $15. Age range for membership is 6–18
• www.bgca.org
 
Gardena-Carson Family YMCA
1000 Artesia Blvd., Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 523-3470 
• www.ymcala.org/gardena-carson

Hawaiian Gardens 

Place Description 
Clarkdale Park
22008 Clarkdale Avenue, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
(562) 420-8576
• hgcity.org/hg/?p=1687
Pioneer Park 
22222 Pioneer Blvd., Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
• Mon.–Sun., 9 am–8 pm
Lee Ware Park & Recreation Center
22300 Wardham Avenue, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716 
(562) 420-2641 ext. 266 
• hgcity.org/hg/?p=1645
C. Robert Lee Activity Center
21815 Pioneer Blvd., Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716 
(562) 420-2641 ext. 229 
• Youth Sports (Ages 8–12)
• Register in person 
• hgcity.org/hg/?p=1645
C. Robert Lee Activity Center
Rooms A & B
21815 Pioneer Blvd., Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
(562) 420-2641 ext. 229 
• Karate (Ages 6+)
• Register in person 
• hgcity.org/hg/?p=1645
C. Robert Lee Activity Center
21815 Pioneer Blvd., Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
(562) 420-2641 ext. 207 
• Zumba Gold Low Impact Class Wed., 10:15 am–11:15 am
• Resident adult: $2.00 | Non-resident: $4.00
• hgcity.org/hg/?p=1645

Lakewood

Place Description 
Lakewood Parks and Recreation
5050 Clark Ave, Lakewood, CA 90712 
(562) 866-9771
• www.lakewoodcity.org/services/recreation/
Bloomfield Park -Teen Center 
21420 Pioneer Blvd, Lakewood, CA 90715
(562)865-1717
• Fees dependent on resident of Lakewood
• Classes offered are Cutie Pies, Dancing Divas, Polynesian Tap and Ballet
• www.lakewoodcity.org/about/mapsinfo/profiles/bloomfield.asp
Boyar Park 
6701 Del Amo Blvd, Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 925-6912 
• www.lakewoodcity.org/about/mapsinfo/profiles/boyar.asp
Del Valle Park 
5939 Henrilee Street, Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 429-0545 
• www.lakewoodcity.org/about/mapsinfo/profiles/delvalle.asp
Mayfair Park
5720 Clark Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 866-4776 
• www.lakewoodcity.org/about/ mapsinfo/profiles/mayfair.asp
Palms Park
12305 207th Street, Lakewood, CA 90715
(562) 865-6414 
• www.lakewoodcity.org/about/mapsinfo/profiles/palms.asp
Rynerson Park
20711 Studebaker Road, Lakewood, CA 90715
(562) 925-6912 
• www.lakewoodcity.org/about/ mapsinfo/profiles/rynerson.asp
• Exercise equipment for adults
Lakewood Family YMCA
5835 E Carson Street, Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 425-7431  
• www.lbymca.org/lakewood/lakewood-home
• Financial assistance available 
• Variety of recreational classes for adults and children


Los Angeles 

Place  Description 
Los Angeles Department of Parks & Recreation 
(213) 202-2700
• www.laparks.org/reccenter    
• www.laparks.org/
109th Steet Recreation Center 
1464 East 109th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 566-4561
• www.laparks.org/reccenter/109th-street
Van Ness Recreation Center 
5720 2nd Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 296-1559, (323) 290-3130
www.laparks.org/reccenter/van-ness
Angeles Mesa Park 
2929 West 48th Street, Los Angeles, CA  90037
(310) 548-7598 
www.laparks.org/park/angeles-mesa
Leimert Plaza Park 
4395 Leimert Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 292-622
• www.laparks.org/park/leimert-plaza
St Andrews Recreation Center 
8701 S St .Andrews Place, Los Angeles, CA 90047
(213) 485-1751 
• www.laparks.org/reccenter/saint-andrews
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area 
4100 S La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90056
(323) 298-3600  
• parks.lacounty.gov/kenneth-hahn-state-recreation-area/
YMCA of Los Angeles 
3820 Santa Rosalia Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 292-9195 
• www.ymcala.org/crenshaw
Share Necessities- Next Level CommUNITY Center
2503 W 54th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 577-9432  
• www.share-necessities.org/about
Free Zumba on Macy’s Bridge 
3650 West Martin Luther King Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 290-6636 
• Every Tue., at 7:30 pm (children under 12)
• https://www.baldwinhillscrenshawplaza.com/event/
free-zumba-on-the-macys-bridge/2145400635
Community School Parks 
(213) 202-5660  
• Free Classes for the Family: Every Sat., 10 am–4 pm
• www.laparks.org/sites/default/files/lakid s/pdf/school-parks-flyer.pdf 
Watts-Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club 
1339 E 120th Street,  Los Angeles, CA 90059
• www.bgcmla.org/roy-w-roberts


Lynwood

Place  Description 
Lynwood Parks & Recreation
11330 Bullis Road, Lynwood, CA 90262
(310) 603-0220
• lynwood.ca.us/recreation_community_services/recreation_sports_leisure
Lynwood Park
Youth Sports 
11301 Bullis Road, Lynwood, CA 90262
(310) 886-0426
 
• www.lynwood.ca.us/recreation_community_services/sports_leisure
Lynwood Family Resource Center
3200 East Imperial Highway, Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 661-3000 
• Zumba (Intermediate) Mon. & Thu., 6 pm–7 pm
• www.lacare.org/healthy-living/family-resource-centers/lynwood/classes

Paramount

Place  Description 
Paramount Community Services and Recreation
15300 Downey Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 220-2121
• Programs for kids in K–12
• Offers program during school year Mon.–Fri., 3 pm–6 pm
• Applications available at the Community Services and Recreation Department Office. 
• www.paramountcity.com/government/departments/recreation
STAR
Success Through Academics and Recreation
(562) 220-2121
• After-school program  for all PUSD elementary and middle school sites.
• Registration application at the Community Services and Recreation Department office.
• $10 one-time annual registration fee per student
Pequeno Park
13931 Downey Ave, Paramount, CA 90723 
(562) 220-2121
• www.paramountcity.com/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory
/FacilityDirectory/36/97
Paramount Community Center
14400 Paramount Blvd, Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 220-2090 
• Folklorico Class: $25 ages 3–6, $35 ages 7+ 
• Salsa Class: $35 for ages 7-15
• JuJitsu Class: $40 all ages, $20 dollars for every extra person 
• Registration: Enroll at the Recreation office on Downey or at Community Center.
• www.paramountcity.com/i-want-to/register-for/recreation-activities

Torrance

Place Description
Torrance Parks and Recreation
(310) 328-5310 
• www.torranceca.gov/services/parks
Alta Loma Park                
26126 Delos Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
 
•  Open 6 am–10 pm
• www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/
FacilityDirectory/1056/1094
Columbia Park
4045 190th Street, Torrance, CA 90504
 
• Open 6 am–10 pm
• www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/
FacilityDirectory/1054/1094
Delthorne Park
3401 Spencer Street, Torrance, CA 90503
 
• Open 6 am–10 pm
• www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/
FacilityDirectory/1052/1094
Descanso Park 
2500 Descanso Way,  Torrance, CA 90504
 
• Open 6 am–10 pm
• www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory
/FacilityDirectory/1109/1094
De Portola Park
25615 Lazy Meadow Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
 
• Open 6 am–10 pm
• www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/
FacilityDirectory/1107/1094