Lou Costello Recreation Center

3141 East Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Council District:
14 – Jose Huizar
Neighborhood Council:
Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council
3.46 acres


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

This park offers a variety of facilities including fitness zones, a senior center, and a childcare center.

Drinking Fountains

Fountains were in working order.

Water Conservation

There were several instances of standing water on fields and around fitness zone equipment.

Drought Effects

Soccer fields and lawns had large dry patches.

Park Cleanliness

There were bulk items located near the senior center. The building’s exterior was stained, had chipping paint, and had several areas where graffiti was painted over.


In one restroom, a toilet was clogged and there was no soap dispenser. The other restroom was littered and dark.

Sports Programs

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

Other Programs 

After School Program, Child Care (Pre-School), Day Camp (Summer/Winter/Spring), L.A. Kids, Zumba Dance, Ballet, Yoga, Guitar, Piano

Facility Features

Auditorium, Gymnasium (Indoor without Weights), Music Room, Preschool Room, Stage, Outdoor Gym (with Weights), Basketball Courts (Unlighted/Outdoor), Baseball Diamond (Unlighted), Children’s Play Area, Picnic Tables

How are Angelenos using this park?

Source: Instagram Geolocation