Culver City Parks

Here is a summary of the PRCS COVID-19 Related Closures & Restrictions.
Please follow the rules to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The Skate Park is open!  Skate Park Rules

The Boneyard Dog Park is open!  Dog Park Rules

Tennis, Paddle Tennis and Handball Courts are open!  Court Rules

Playgrounds and Parcourse (Outdoor Exercise) Equipment are open!  Playground and Parcourse Equipment Rules

The Municipal Plunge is open for Individual Lap Swim only!

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COVID-19 Related Closures & Restrictions

Please note the following closures/restrictions in Culver City parks and public spaces are effective until otherwise advised by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.  When out in public, you must always wear a face mask and practice social distancing.  Frequent handwashing, following the CDC guidelines, is also important.

  • Culver City parks remain generally open as outdoor-only facilities from dawn to dusk for active recreation; running, biking, walking, swimming, playing outdoors are permitted with distancing, infection control and masking (except while swimming).
  • We encourage families who live in the same household to take a walk or kick a soccer ball among themselves. However, playing with members of a different household and touching the same ball or coming into contact with each other is not allowed.
  • In all cases, group gatherings with those outside your household are prohibited.
  • Indoor and outdoor facilities where it may be challenging to practice social distancing, including gymnasiums, are closed.
  • Playgrounds and parcourse (outdoor exercise) equipment are open.
  • The Municipal Plunge is open only for regulated lap swimming with one person per lane.
  • All events and programming are cancelled or suspended.
  • City-operated youth day camps are permitted.
  • Outdoor field spaces are available for limited rentals.
  • Park restrooms are open from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

For more information email the PRCS Department or call us at 310-253-6650.

Skate Park Rules

Announcement:  The Skate Park closes for one full week when City staff must close the Skate Park three times within any 7-day period due to lack of safety gear compliance. See the California State Law for skateboard parks.

Skateboarding, in-line skating, roller skating and no-motorized scooters are high-risk recreation activities with inherent possibility of serious injury. The City of Culver City assumes no liability for injuries sustained in the use of this facility.

The Skate Park is unsupervised and participants skate at their own risk.

Children under 12 years old should be accompanied by an adult. 

In case of an emergency dial 9-1-1. For all other matters, call the PRCS Department at (310) 253-6650.

Stay safe and follow the precautions below:

  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet must be maintained at all times.
  • Face coverings are required at all times.
  • Skaters must bring their own skateboard, helmets, and pads.
  • Participants should bring their own water bottles, hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes to sanitize their hands frequently.
  • Benches/bleachers are sanitized once per day and are not to be used for group gatherings. Use at your own risk.
  • No spectators will be allowed.
  • Restrooms will be sanitized two times a day. Use at your own risk.
  • No competitions or unauthorized lessons will be allowed. 

General Skate Park rules and regulations:

  • The skate park is for skating only. “Skating” includes skateboarding, roller-skating, in-line skating and non-motorized scooters only. Bicycling, the use of motorized devices of any type and all other uses are prohibited. 
  • All persons utilizing the skate park facilities must wear a helmet, kneepads, and elbow pads.
  • Public entry into the park is prohibited at all times that the skate park gates are locked.
  • Skating is prohibited at all times that it is raining or when the skate area is wet or contains a large amount of debris. Do not use the facility if a hazardous condition exists.
  • Spectators are not permitted in the skating area and shall remain outside of the skate park.
  • No Graffiti, tagging, stickers or etching.
  • No food, drink, glass or breakable objects are allowed in the skating area.
  • Cleaning of the skating area using cleaning solvents or solutions is prohibited except City authorized staff.
  • No drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, weapons or pets are allowed within the skate park.
  • No portion of the skate park may be modified, altered or added to in any manner without written permission of the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Director or designee.
  • No personally owned ramps, boxes or other devices may be brought into the facility.
  • Skating is only permitted within the skate park and is prohibited in all other areas of Culver City Park, including its adjacent sidewalks, streets or parking lots.
  • Competitive, demonstration, and rental events are prohibited unless written permission is obtained from the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Director or designee.
  • All parties are responsible for removing their personal property from the premises upon leaving the skate park.

PER CULVER CITY MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 9.10.300.C, FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS MAY RESULT IN A FINE, CITATION OR REMOVAL FROM THE PARK. The skate park is subject to closure in the event of unsafe conditions, inclement weather, special events, rentals, or repair and maintenance.

WARNING: SKATING IS A HAZARDOUS RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY- SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

The Boneyard Dog Park Rules

The Boneyard Dog Park COVID-19 Rules (General Rules are below)

  • Maintain 6-foot distance with others
  • Benches & Hydration Stations only sanitized once per day - use at your own risk
  • Limit the number of people inside the dog park:
  • 25 for the large dog area
  • 15 for the small dog area
  • If the space does not permit, please wait outside (maintain 6-foot distance)
  • Limit your time in the park if there is a line
  • Bring your own poop bags and hand sanitizer
  • Stay with your family or household members
  • Face coverings are required at all times

 

The Boneyard Dog Park General Rules

Each user and their dog(s) enter at their own risk.

 Ensure that all dogs and their companions enjoy The Boneyard by following these rules:

  1. Dogs must be currently licensed, vaccinated and over the age of four (4) months. You will need to provide proof of licensing upon request by any City official.
  2. Bring no more than three (3) dogs into the Boneyard at any one time.
  3. Use the appropriate area(s) of the Boneyard (“Small/Timid” or “Large”).
  4. Pick up and properly dispose of your dog’s feces both in and around the Boneyard.
  5. Remain with your dog(s) at all times. You are solely responsible and liable for any and all injuries and/or damage caused by your dog.
  6. Do not bring a dog with a known communicable disease.
  7. Do not bring a dog in heat.
  8. Do not bring an aggressive dog.
  9. Your dog must be restrained by a substantial chain or leash not exceeding six (6) feet in length except while inside the fenced areas of the Boneyard.
  10. Remove any pronged, spiked or choke collar from the dog prior to entry.
  11. Children twelve (12) years of age and younger are not permitted in the Boneyard unless accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
  12. Do not bring strollers, carriages, baby carriers, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, children’s toys, food, dog toys, dog treats or dog food into the park.
  13. No other animals are allowed into the park.
  14. No person shall conduct any activity which may be or create an immediate danger to the public’s health, safety and welfare. Such activity must cease immediately when asked to do so by a City official.
  15. Alcoholic beverages and smoking are not permitted in the park.
  16. Do not enter or use the Boneyard when it is closed.
  17. You are not allowed to operate or conduct a business within the park, unless permitted by the City.

Please consult the Culver City Municipal Code for a more complete legal description of the Dog Park Rules and Regulations.

For maintenance issues, call the Parks Maintenance Office at (310) 253-6470.

Court Rules

Court Hours:

  • Non Lighted Courts: Daily from dawn to dusk
  • Lighted Courts: Daily from dawn until10:00 pm, Fox Hills Park from dawn until 9:45 pm

While waiting for a court, stay safe and be courteous:

  • If a court is in use, wait for a break in play and politely let the players know that you are waiting.
  • Your one (1) hour wait time starts when you make yourself known.
  • Please wait outside of the court for your turn.
  • When the current players exit the court you may enter.
  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet must be maintained at all times.
  • Face coverings must be worn while waiting for a court.
  • Only City approved lessons permitted.
  • Please report any unauthorized lessons or use to (310) 253-6650.

General tennis, paddle tennis and handball court guidelines:

  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet must be maintained at all times.
  • Doubles and singles play are permitted.
  • Each participant must bring their own bucket of balls with their initials on each ball.
  • Participants may only handle their own equipment .
  • Participants must wear face coverings at all times except during play.
  • Bring water, hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes to wash/sanitize hands frequently.
  • A maximum of one-hour play will be allowed.

Please Note:

  • Water Fountains: Are available to fill bottles only
  • Benches: Are only sanitized once per day - use at your own risk

Playground and Parcourse Equipment Rules

At playgrounds and when using parcourse (outdoor exercise) equipment:

  • Everyone 2 years and older must wear face coverings at all times.
  • Adults and Caregivers are required to monitor their children and ensure they maintain at least six (6) feet distance from others that are not part of their household.
  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet between individuals from different households must be maintained at all times.
  • Do not eat or drink in the playground to ensure face coverings are worn at all times.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before and after you visit the playground or use the parcourse equipment.
  • Elderly individuals and those persons with underlying medical conditions are reminded to avoid the playground/parcourse equipment when others are present.
  • Please limit your visit to 30 minutes when others are waiting.
  • If the space does not permit maintaining six (6) feet distance from non-household members, please wait outside the play area or away from the parcourse equipment until it does.
  • Restrooms are sanitized once per day. Please wash your hands frequently.
  • Water Fountains are to refill water bottles only.

For more information email the PRCS Department or call us at 310-253-6650.