Jim Gilliam Recreation Center

4000 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90008
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17.6 acres


Children's Play Areas: Grade A
Picnic & Sitting Areas: Grade A
Outdoor Courts: Grade A
Athletic Fields: Grade B
Landscaping & Natural Areas: Grade B
Exercise Areas & Trails: Grade A
Park Center Interiors: Grade A
Exterior Infrastructures: Grade A-
Park Cleanliness: Grade C+
Restrooms: Grade A
Drinking Fountains: Grade A-
Graffiti: Grade A-
Many Facilities
A wide range of athletic facilities were available: lawn bowling, putting greens, baseball fields, multipurpose fields, paddleball courts, tennis courts, and basketball courts. The tennis courts and indoor gym were well-maintained. A large parking lot provides ample parking.



The restrooms and drinking fountains were clean and functioning.

Park Cleanliness

A few bulky items, including a chair and a tent, were observed on the west side of the park. Small amounts of litter and graffiti were noted throughout the park.


Water Conservation

Standing water was observed on the multipurpose field between baseball diamonds.

Sports Programs

Baseball, Basketball (Co-Ed/Girls), Soccer, Tennis, Weight Lifting, Girls Play LA (Ages 8-15)

Other Programs

Arts & Crafts, Dancing, Drama, L.A. Kids, Tutoring, Youth Plus Teen Club, Day Camp

Facility Features

Barbecue Pits, Baseball Diamond (Lighted), Basketball Courts (Lighted/Indoor), Children’s Play Area, Community Room, Indoor Gym (with Weights), Picnic Tables, Soccer Field (Lighted), Tennis Courts (Lighted), Jogging Path, Kitchen, Multipurpose Sports Field, Putting Greens, Stage, Teen Center, TV Area, Paddle Tennis

How are Angelenos using this park?

Source: Instagram Geolocation