Montecito Heights Recreation Center

4545 Homer St., Los Angeles, CA 90031
Council District:
1 – Gil Cedillo
Neighborhood Council:
Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council
22.5 Acres


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

The indoor gym, children’s play area, and picnic areas were in good condition.

Park Cleanliness

There was graffiti and litter around the park.  There were tents set up at the top of the hill that runs along the side of the park.


Part of the perimeter fence was in need of repair.  Some of the basketball hoops and volleyball court nets were either missing or severely damaged.

Water Conservation

There were several instances of standing water or mud puddles.

Drought Effects

There were patches of dry grass in the lawn, and a few distressed trees throughout the park.


One room was dim and smelled of marijuana, but otherwise was in working order.  The other restroom was missing a soap dispenser and had minimal trash.

Sports Programs

Baseball (Co-Ed), Basketball (Co-Ed), Basketball League (Youth/Adult), Volleyball (Girls), Indoor & Outdoor Soccer League (Co-Ed/Youth), Softball (Adult/Girls), Girls Play LA (Ages 8 – 15)

Other Programs

Arts & Crafts, L.A. Kids, After School Club (Ages 5-13), Summer Night Lights (SNL), Summer Camp, Winter Camp, Spring Camp.

Facility Features

Basketball Courts (Lighted/Indoor), Basketball Courts (Unlighted/Outdoor), Children’s Play Area, Indoor Gym (with Weights), Picnic Tables, Tennis Courts (Unlighted), Volleyball Courts (Unlighted), Dodger Dream Field, Horseshoe Pits, Kitchen, Multipurpose Sports Field, Baseball Diamond (Lighted), Baseball Diamond (Unlighted)

How are Angelenos using this park?

Source: Instagram Geolocation