Van Nuys-Sherman Oaks Park

Address:
14201 Huston St., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Council District:
4 – David Ryu
Neighborhood Council:
Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council
Reviews:

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Size:
65.2 acres

GRADE BREAKDOWN

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

Attractive trees and bushes were throughout the park.

Facilities 

This park has a variety of facilities, including a year-round swimming pool.  The following facilities appeared in good condition:

  • Tennis Courts
  • Soccer Fields
  • Baseball Fields
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Zone
  • Playgrounds (which were shaded)
Drought Effects

There were multiple ares of bare spots and dried grass in the lawn throughout the park and on the multipurpose fields. There were dried bushes throughout the park, including the walking trail. There were back-up drainage problems in another area.

Wear and Tear

Some picnic tables were worn with pieces of the table and seat missing. Some sitting areas and bleachers were worn. Paint was peeling in some parts of the buildings. The building facade was damaged. The walking trail fence was in need of repair.

Restroom

A portable toilet was littered with toilet paper. The field restroom was was dirty with no toilet paper. The soap disperser was not working. The indoor restroom was in good condition.

Park Cleanliness

A number of makeshift housing/bulk items were noted.

Baseball Diamonds

The baseball diamonds were closed for public use on Saturday.

Sports Programs

Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Girls Volleyball

Other Programs

Arts & Crafts, Dance, Gymnastics, Guitar, Holiday Events, Martial Arts, Parent & Me, Piano, Pre-School Program (Ages 3 ½ – 5), Pre-School Summer Camp (Ages 3 ½ – 5), Spring Day Camp (Ages 5-14), Summer Day Camp (Ages 5-14) Summer Sports Camp (Ages 7-12), Winter Day Camp (Ages 5-14)

Facility Features

Baseball Diamond (Lighted), Baseball Diamond (Unlighted), Basketball Courts (Lighted / Indoor), Basketball Courts (Lighted / Outdoor), Children’s Play Area, Football Field (Lighted), Indoor Gym (without Weights), Picnic Tables, Soccer Field (Lighted), Tennis Courts (Lighted), Volleyball Courts (Lighted), Jogging Path, Kitchen

How are Angelenos using this park?

Source: Instagram Geolocation