Sun Valley Park Recreation Center

8133 Vineland Ave., Sun Valley, CA 91352
Council District:
6 – Nury Martinez
Neighborhood Council:
Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council
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17.3 acres


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

The soccer field was in good condition with clear lines, sturdy equipment, and minimal litter.  Besides a missing basketball net, the basketball court was in reasonable condition.

Walking Trail

A walking trail spanned most of the park and had minimal litter.

Picnic Areas

The picnic areas throughout the park had tables in good repair, large shade trees, and lawn.

Educational Signs

A nice additional touch to the park were educational signs on “Working with Nature” and “Clearing the Muddied Waters.”


The indoor restroom was out of order and under construction.  Two field restrooms were in poor condition with foul smell, dim lighting, and broken hand dryers.

Field and Facility Maintenance

The tennis court had litter, cracked floors with graffiti, and benches with missing pieces and graffiti.

The playground equipment was old and worn with some cracks and graffiti on the equipment.

Drought Effects

The baseball field and lawn had multiple bare spots.

Water Conservation

There was standing water on the tennis court and the multipurpose field.

Park Cleanliness

There were a number of bulk items (e.g., garbage bags and shopping carts), litter, and graffiti throughout the park.

Sports Programs

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

Other Programs

Arts & Crafts, Baseball/Softball Clinics (Free), Cooking, Teen Club, Tennis Classes

Facility Features

Baseball Diamond (Lighted), Basketball Courts (Lighted / Outdoor), Children’s Play Area, Football Field (Lighted), Picnic Tables, Soccer Field (Lighted), Tennis Courts (Lighted), Jogging Path, Kitchen, Pool with Slide, Multipurpose Room

How are Angelenos using this park?

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