South Bay Parks

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South Bay Parks


There are tons of great parks for family fun!

El Segundo
Recreation Park - 401 Sheldon Street
This park has it all - ball field, basketball court, bbq grill, firepit, horseshoes, pickleball, picnic tables, tennis courts, ping pong, playground, pools and more!
Sycamore Park-Corner of Sycamore Ave. & California St.
With a play structure and a grassy area for your kids to play as well as a bbq grill and picnic tables, this is a great location for a day out with the family.

Hermosa Beach
Valley Park-2521 Valley Drive
At Valley Park you can find basketball courts, a fire pit, a large grassy field, and a children’s playground. Special seasonal events are held in this park as well, including “Movie in the Park” and “Shakespeare by the Sea.”
South Park-425 Valley Drive
At South Park you'll find a Community Garden, picnic tables, playground, play fields, and restrooms. Facility and space rentals are also available for Hermosa Beach residents.

Manhattan Beach
Bruce's Beach - Highland and 27th Street
This is the oldest park site in Manhattan Beach. It is truly one of the most beautiful and scenic public properties in the area. Situated on a sloping terraced grassy hillside, the approximately three-acre park is one of the best ocean and sunset viewing areas away from the beach. A small basketball half-court is located in the center of the park and numerous shade trees and park benches are strategically located near the top of the park for resting and relaxation.
Polliwog Park - 1601 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
At this 18-acre park, you’ll find plenty to keep the kids busy. The large pond, complete with ducks and geese, borders a natural wildlife refuge, home to migratory birds. There’s also an amphitheater which is often used for concerts and special events. The children’s play area includes a play structure resembling a lighthouse. There are separate areas for younger children, as well. You’ll also find picnic areas, restrooms, and an exercise course.
Marine Avenue Park - 1625 Marine Avenue
One of the newest parks in the City, this property is owned by TRW, which is located adjacent to the property, and is leased to the City. Encompassing just over 7.5 acres, this park is a favorite spot for young children's birthday parties and family gatherings. Facilities in the park include a full-size baseball field, a turf soccer field, two outdoor basketball courts, an exercise area, picnic tables, children's play areas and a small recreation activity building. The building is used for classes, meetings and social gatherings. The park also includes a four-court indoor racquetball building open to the public and privately operated by Pay-N-Play Company of America.

Palos Verdes/Ranch Palos Verdes
Del Cerro Park-2 Park Place
You will find beautiful coastal and canyon views as well as a grassy area to play or relax in here at Del Cerro Park.
Abalone Cove Shoreline Park-5970 Palos Verdes Dr S
This scenic park with access to the beach, tide pools, and hiking trails is a great place to spend a day out! With water fountains and picnic tables as well, this park really has it all.
Redondo Beach 
Wilderness Park-1102 Camino Real
Wilderness Park is an urban wilderness campground and nature study area. As you and the kids explore, you’ll see a variety of trees and plants, as well as birds, lizards, turtles, and more. Families can also make a reservation to camp in this scenic park.
Veterans Park-309 Esplanade
Veterans Park is a 6.3 acre park with ocean views. You’ll find a children’s play structure, lots of grass and trees, and a memorial to Redondo Beach’s veterans. Be sure to bring a kite — families speak of great kite-flying conditions here. In addition, each Thursday, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, Veterans Park hosts the Redondo Beach Certified Farmers’ Market. You’ll find a large selection of fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers, baked goods, prepared foods, fish, and more.
Anderson Park-2229 Ernest Avenue
This 12+ acre park includes a playground, tennis courts & meeting centers for scouts & seniors.

Torrance
Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Boulevard
Facilities include a fitness course, tennis courts, softball diamonds, batting cages, splash pad, picnic areas, sand volleyball courts, children’s play equipment, and much more. And don’t forget that Wilson Park is also home to the Southern California Live Steamers. Free public run days are offered on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Saturday of each month. Kids will love going for a ride on these mini-trains.
Miramar Park-201 Paseo De La Playa
Also Known as Dolphin Park, this Low-key destination atop a bluff with picturesque beach and ocean views is perfect for walks and picnics for walks & picnics.
Rocketship Park-5101 Calle De Ricardo
Take the kids to this park, and they’ll feel like astronauts. You’ll find swings, slides, and playground equipment as well as rocket-shaped climbing structures. And while you won’t find public restrooms here, you will find picnic areas and great views of the city.