Tarzana Recreation Center

5655 Vanalden Ave, Tarzana, CA 91356
Council District:
3 – Bob Blumenfield
Neighborhood Council:
Tarzana Neighborhood Council
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5.57 acres


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

Park features in good condition included:

  • Indoor gym
  • Picnic tables
  • Seating areas
  • Basketball courts
  • Children’s play area

Tarzana Recreation has two playgrounds for different age groups.

Fountains and Restrooms

Plenty of clean, usable drinking fountains were available. The restrooms were small, but usable and generally clean.

Park Cleanliness

Park cleanliness was good with no sign of bulk items or dangerous litter.

Water Conservation

Four sprinklers were running in the field and the lawn was muddy and overgrown. A few stressed trees were noted.

Worn Fitness Equipment and General Wear and Tear

The outdoor fitness equipment was older and worn. There was worn paint on the dugout. The baseball diamonds had weeds.

Sports Programs

Baseball (Co-Ed), Basketball (Co-Ed), Softball, T-Ball

Other Programs

Arts & Crafts, Creative Expressions (Pre-School Enrichment), Dance (Ballet/Belly/Creative Movement/Tap), Special Events, Summer Camp (Ages 5-12), Winter Camp (Ages 5-12)

Facility Features

Auditorium, Baseball Diamond (Lighted), Baseball Diamond (Unlighted), Basketball Courts (Lighted / Outdoor), Children’s Play Area, Community Room, Indoor Gym (without Weights), Picnic Tables, Kitchen, Multipurpose Room, Stage

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