Culver City Parks

Culver City oversees 13 Parks, a regional Senior CenterMunicipal PlungeDog Park, Skate Park, Tennis Courts, Handball Courts, Basketball Courts, Playgrounds, and more!

COVID-19 Guidelines

Please note the following closures and restrictions in Culver City parks and public spaces. They are in effect due to Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and City of Culver City Emergency Public Orders. 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 open as outdoor-only facilities. Parks without night lighting are open from dawn to dusk.
  • Follow the guidelines on posted signs.
  • Outdoor field spaces are available for limited rentals. If rented, fields with night-lighting may be open as late as 8:00 pm. 
  • Park restrooms are open from approximately 7:00 am – 6:00 pm. Restrooms close later at parks with field lights.
  • Park restrooms are sanitized twice per day. Use them at your own risk.
  • Running, biking, walking, swimming, playing outdoors are permitted. You must practice social distancing, infection control and masking at all times. Masks are not required while swimming. 
  • Private gatherings are limited to 3 households and a total of 15 persons. Gatherings may be held outdoors only.
  • Clean up after yourself and do not leave any trash behind.
  • Playgrounds and outdoor exercise (parcourse) equipment are open.
  • The Boneyard Dog Park at Culver City Park has lighting and is open daily from dawn to 10:00 pm.
  • The Skate Park at Culver City Park is open. The City will close the Skate Park if participants refuse to wear masks and follow the safety gear rules. If the City closes the Skate Park three times within a 7-day period, then the City will close the Skate Park for 7 days.
  • The Municipal Plunge is open and currently allowing only regulated lap swimming and drowning prevention classes, including swim lessons with certified instructors.
  • Indoor facilities are closed to public and some outdoor park equipment may be closed at times.
  • All public events and programming are cancelled or suspended. The only exception are those operated or approved by permit by the PRCS Department and allowable under City Public Orders.

Open at the Parks:

  • WATER FOUNTAINS: Available to fill bottles only.
  • PARK BENCHES: Sanitized once per day. Use at your own risk.
  • GRASS AREAS: All park rules apply. Dogs are not allowed (only on Pooch Paths)
  • PARK RESTROOMS: Sanitized twice per day. Use at your own risk.

Open at the Parks with Restrictions:

  • TENNIS COURTS AND PADDLE TENNIS COURTS
  • COMMUNITY GARDEN
  • THE BONEYARD DOG PARK
  • THE PLUNGE
  • SKATE PARK AND PLAYGROUNDS
  • OUTDOOR EXERCISE EQUIPMENT
  • BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL COURTS

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

Park Rules

For the increased enjoyment of all park patrons and in consideration of our park neighbors, the following rules must be observed within the limits of any public park:

  • Permits are required for all gatherings by companies, societies or organizations. Contact the Recreation Registration Office for more information (CCMC § 9.10.045).
  • NO dogs or other domesticated animals (CCMC § 9.10.055.A) in parks, except in The Boneyard Dog Park (CCMC § 9.10.400 and on the designated dog paths (“Pooch Paths”) in Culver West Alexander Park, Culver City Park and Veterans Memorial Park (CCMC § 9.10.600).  Service dogs, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, are allowed.
  • NO carrying or discharging of any air gun, firearm or explosives (CCMC § 9.10.055.B).
  • NO swimming, bathing or polluting any fountain or pond (CCMC § 9.10.055.C).
  • NO fires, except in designated areas (CCMC § 9.10.055.D).
  • NO camping, lodging or storing of personal property (CCMC § 9.10.055.E).
  • NO riding or driving any animal or vehicle other than on designated roads (CCMC § 9.10.055.F).
  • NO leaving bicycles where they may cause harm to others (CCMC § 9.10.055.G).
  • NO sleeping or laying on tables, benches, playground equipment or other areas not intended for such use (CCMC § 9.10.055.H).
  • NO announcing or advertising any good or service for sale or hire. NO placing any stand, cart or vehicle for transportation, sale or display (CCMC § 9.10.055.I).
  • NO gaming or gambling (CCMC § 9.10.055.J).
  • NO conducting business or soliciting without permission of the City Council (CCMC § 9.10.055.K).
  • NO driving any vehicle carrying goods, merchandise or any offensive article (CCMC § 9.10.055.L).
  • NO games involving propelled objects such as arrows or model airplanes (CCMC § 9.10.055.M).
  • NO littering (CCMC § 9.10.055.N).
  • NO fighting or disturbing others by offensive noise or behavior (CCMC § 9.10.055.O).
  • NO interfering with any City employee or volunteer engaged in maintenance (CCMC § 9.10.055.P).
  • NO entering any areas posted “Closed to the Public” (CCMC § 9.10.055.Q, T).
  • Permitted groups must present permit upon request by any authorized City person (CCMC §9.10.055.R).
  • NO disturbing or interfering with permitted groups (CCMC § 9.10.055.S).
  • NO vandalism of City property (CCMC § 9.10.200), including affixing devices or equipment to benches to use during exercise or other activities.
  • No climbing, cutting, breaking, defacing or disturbing any tree, shrub, plant or flower within any parkway or other public area (CCMC § 9.10.200.B).  No affixing devices or equipment to trees to use during exercise or other activities.
  • NO smoking in parks and recreational areas (CCMC § 9.10.500).
  • NO alcoholic beverages (CCMC § 13.03.025).
  • NO excessive noise or offensive behavior (CCMC § 9.04.020).
  • Park hours are dawn to dusk daily. Use of the park is not permitted at any other time unless otherwise posted (CCMC § 9.10.060).

Court Rules

Court hours:

  • Non Lighted Court Hours - Sunday through Saturday from Dawn to Dusk

  • Lighted Court Hours - Sunday through Saturday from Dawn to 10:00 pm

  • Fox Hills Park - Open 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.

Tennis, paddle tennis, pickleball and handball courts:

  • 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.

  • Only City-approved lessons are permitted. No group lessons involving more than two (2) students allowed.

Basketball and volleyball courts:

  • If a court is in use, wait for a break in play and politely let the players know that you are waiting.

  • Please wait off the court for your turn.

  • When the current players exit the court, you may enter.

  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet when applicable

  • Observers must wear face coverings at all times.

  • Risk increases with increasing levels of contact between players; closer contact (face-to-face contact), and the frequency and total duration of close contact.

  • Face coverings are recommended for players.

  • Physical distancing of six (6) feet is recommended.

  • Bring water, hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes to wash/sanitize hands frequently.

Please note:

  • Water Fountains: Are available to fill bottles only

  • Benches: Are only sanitized once per day - use at your own risk

Playground & Parcourse Rules

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

  • Playgrounds and parcourse equipment are sanitized with a solution that must dry for at least 20 minutes after spraying. Please allow time to dry. 
  • 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.

Rain Policy

  1. No play will be allowed during rain under any circumstances.
  2. If it begins to rain after a permitted group has begun use of the field, the staff on duty will inform the group of the rain policy and ask the group to leave.
  3. Fields will be closed for at least 24 hours after any significant rain.
  4. It is possible that certain fields may remain closed for longer than 24 hours after any rain depending on the condition of the individual field.
  5. PRCS management staff will make the determinations regarding #3 and #4 above.

 

Contact PRCS

Information, Registration, and Rentals
(310) 253-6650
Department Email

Senior and Social Services
(310) 253-6700

Park Maintenance
(310) 253-6470

Culver City Municipal Plunge
(310) 253-6680

 

 

 

 

 

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