Lemon Grove Recreation Center

4959 Lemon Grove Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029
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3.9 acres


Children's Play Areas: Grade A-
Picnic & Sitting Areas: Grade A-
Outdoor Courts: Grade A-
Athletic Fields: Grade A-
Landscaping & Natural Areas: Grade B
Exercise Areas & Trails: Grade B
Exterior Infrastructures: Grade B-
Park Cleanliness: Grade C+
Restrooms: Grade D
Drinking Fountains: Grade C
Graffiti: Grade C

Park features include:

  • Baseball field
  • Outdoor Fitness Area
  • Basketball Court
  • Walking loop

The picnic area and baseball field were in good condition.

Drought Effects

The overall landscape had numerous bare spots, dried grass, and few trees.

Wear and Tear

The playground structures were functional, but slightly worn.

The basketball court had one of the nets missing and cracks in the asphalt.  The fences had holes.

Restrooms and Fountains

Two restrooms were assessed.  One was in good condition while the other was dirty and the soap dispenser was out of soap.

The two water fountains were functional, but not draining properly; the fountain with two spigots had the basin missing in one.

Park Cleanliness

There was moderate litter seen in the park as well as some graffiti.

Sports Programs

Baseball (Youth Classes/Clinics/Training), Girls Softball, Jr. Clippers Basketball, Girls Play LA (Ages 8 – 15)

Other Programs

After School Club, Arts & Crafts, Ballet, Board Games, Guitar, Karate, L.A. Kids, Piano, Pre-School, Zumba Dance

Facility Features

Auditorium, Barbecue Pits, Baseball Diamond (Lighted), Basketball Courts (Lighted / Outdoor), Children’s Play Area, Picnic Tables, Batting Cages, Jogging Path, Kitchen, Outdoor Fitness Equipment, Stage, TV Area

How are Angelenos using this park?

Source: Instagram Geolocation