Delano Recreation Center

Park Website:
Delano Recreation Center
15100 Erwin St, Van Nuys, CA 91411
Council District:
6 – Nury Martinez
Neighborhood Council:
Van Nuys Neighborhood Council
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4.5 acres


Children's Play Areas: Grade A
Picnic & Sitting Areas: Grade B
Athletic Fields: Grade B+
Landscaping & Natural Areas: Grade B
Park Center Interiors: Grade A-
Exterior Infrastructures: Grade A
Park Cleanliness: Grade B+
Restrooms: Grade F
Drinking Fountains: Grade A-
Graffiti: Grade A
Park Features

The park features in good condition included:

  • Soccer field
  • Indoor gym
  • Playground
  • Classrooms
  • Child care center

The water fountains were in working order and had strong water pressure.


A sign indicated that the park uses recycled water.  No dead or stressed trees were noted.

Park Cleanliness

There was litter throughout the outdoor portions of the park, including plastic bottles and paper towels.


The women’s field restroom had a sink filled with water.  The faucet and soap dispenser were not working properly.  The bathroom was littered and dimly lit.  The indoor restroom was clean and well-maintained.

Water Conservation

There was some standing water on the lawns and the baseball field.

Wear and Tear

Bleachers, picnic tables, and sitting areas were worn with chipping paint, inadequate paint coverage, and some graffiti.

Drought Effects

The baseball field had large bare spots and some weeds.

Computer Lab Not Functional

The computer lab was not working during observations.

Sports Programs

Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Girls Play LA (Ages 8 – 15)

Other Programs

Arts & Crafts, Ballet, Ballet Folklorico, Child Care, Drama, Hip Hop Dance, L.A. Kids, Pre-School, Summer Camp, Teen Club, Tutoring

Facility Features

Indoor Gym, Picnic Areas, Synthetic Soccer Field, Baseball Field, Playground, Community Center, Auditorium, Stage, Kitchen, Computer Lab

How are Angelenos using this park?

Source: Instagram Geolocation