18 Parks in Los Angeles with Artificial Grass

Wondering where to find public parks with synthetic turf fields in the Greater Los Angeles Area? Global Syn-Turf to the rescue! (With the help of LAParks.org.) For visitors and residents of Los Angeles who are looking to get your synthetic turf exercise on, here's a (almost) comprehensive list of all of the synthetic turf fields in the city of Los Angeles. This is a list of public fields that have adopted synthetic turf as their surface in the Greater Los Angeles Area, courtesy of LAParks.org.

Boyle Heights Sports Center

933 S. Mott St., Los Angeles, CA 90023 

Boyle Heights Sports Center

This field is in East Los Angeles. Other amenities include barbecue pits, a baseball field (lighted/unlighted), basketball courts, children's play area, a community room, and picnic tables. Come here for a stroll on synthetic turf during your visit to East Los Angeles, or to engage on some one-on-one basketball with your buddy on your day off!


Delano Recreation Center

15100 Erwin St., Van Nuys, CA 91411

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Delano Recreation Center

This recreation center has a soccer field that recently had synthetic turf installed. Other amenities are available at the facility, but the soccer field is the only area with synthetic turf installed. Councilmember Tony Cardenas and the Bureau of Engineering were responsible for the synthetic turf materials being installed, which was paid for through Proposition K funding.


Evergreen Recreation Center

2844 East 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90033

Evergreen Recreation Center

This recreation center recently had synthetic turf installed on the baseball field during a $450,000 improvement project. Other upgrades include ADA accessible restrooms, new bleachers, water fountains, dugout shade covers, playgrounds, a childcare center and an adult fitness zone.


Expo Center (Soboroff Sports Field)

3980 Bill Robertson Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90037

The synthetic turf field at Expo Center is a multipurpose field, used for soccer, walking clubs, football leagues and day camps. Come here for all of your recreational and athletic purposes if you live in the area or if you're visiting on vacation.  Other activities include senior activities, boxing, zumba, and swimming.


Gilbert W. Lindsay Community Center

425 E. 42nd Place, Los Angeles, CA 90011

Gilbert W. Lindsay Community Center

This space is the former site of Wrigley Field, which was demolished in 1969, for history and sports buffs. Gilbert W. Lindsay Community Center has two full-sized soccer fields surfaced with synthetic turf, a playground and is appropriate for family activities. It is not unusual to find people doing their regular, routine physical exercises at this location.


Glassell Park Recreation Center

3650 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90065

Glassell Park Recreation Center

The synthetic turf surface at the Glassell Park Recreation Center location is on a soccer field. Other facilities include tennis courts, a baseball diamond, picnicking areas, and frolickers can even go swimming at a swimming pool.


Griffith Park

3401 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Griffith Park

This location has a soccer field fitted with artificial turf. The synthetic turf was installed in 2014. This field is one of Los Angeles's most famous and frequented parks. It is sometimes referred to as Los Angeles's answer to Central Park. The park spans over 4,000 acres and is one of the largest parks in an urban area in North America.


Lafayette Park Recreation Center

625 South Lafayette Park Place, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Lafayette Park Recreation Center

This park has a 7,000 square foot dog play area surfaced with synthetic turf. Come here and bring your dogs for some fun in the sun! This area was originally created by a donation of land by  Clara R. Shatto to the City of Los Angeles in 1899.


Lanark Park

21816 Lanark St., Canoga Park, CA 91304

Lanark Park

The synthetic turf soccer field at this park opened in 2012. It was the first synthetic turf soccer field to be installed on its side of Canoga Park. The installation of the synthetic turf soccer field was spearheaded by Dennis Phillip Zine, who served on the Los Angeles City Council from 2001 to 2013.


Macarthur Park

2230 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90057

Macarthur Park

The 37,000 square-foot synthetic turf field was installed in 2009 and is primarily used for soccer. This park (formerly known as Westlake Park) is a park in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles, and is eponymously named after General Douglas MacArthur. It is designated as City of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #100. Come here to play soccer, baseball, take a walk, or socialize with friends.


Mar Vista Recreation Center

11430 Woodbine Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066

Mar Vista Recreation Center

The Mar Vista Recreation Center opened their synthetic turf soccer field in 2005. The synthetic turf field cost $700,000 and was funded through Proposition K, which passed in 1996 to provide funding to City parks and recreation facilities. Residents visit this park to play soccer, baseball, basketball, pool, and even roller hockey.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

3934 South Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90062

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

This 80 foot by 130 foot synthetic turf sports and soccer field was completed in late 2013. It was nominated by Councilmember Bernard C. Parks for a Proposition K grant in 2009. Parks saw it through the approval process and secured funding for the synthetic turf field to be built. The construction of the synthetic turf field itself was done by the Department of Public Works and the Bureau of Engineering (BOE), Architectural Division.


Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

5001 Rodeo Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

There is a new running track and state-of-the-art artificial turf at the Jackie Robinson Stadium, and a new soccer field with artificial turf. These improvements were spearheaded by City Council Member Herb J. Wesson, Jr. This sports complex has a gym, swimming pool and stadium, plus a children's play area & community activities room.

 

Rio De Los Angeles State Park (AKA Taylor Yard)

1900 N. San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90065

Rio De Los Angeles State Park (AKA Taylor Yard)

Rio de Los Angeles State is a 247-acre (1.00 km2) park and features both native plants and synthetic turf in sports fields. Other facilities include a children's playground, a  walking path, a mini water park, BBQ equipment.

Ross Snyder Recreation Center

1501 East 41st St., Los Angeles, CA 90011

Ross Snyder Recreation Center

This recreation center is the home of Nike (artificial turf) Soccer Field, which was completed in October 2002. The park is an 11-acre park; other activities include tennis, barbecue, basketball, baseball, picnicking, swimming, and volleyball.

Seoul International Park

3250 San Marino St., Los Angeles, CA 90006

Seoul International Park

This park is situated in the center of Koreatown. The artificial turf, multi-purpose sports field was built thanks to the Dodgers Dream Foundation, who renovatedthe fields in 2007. The renovation, which included installing the synthetic turf, cost $1.2 million. Sports played on the field include baseball and soccer.

Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

17017 Burbank Blvd., Encino, CA 91316

Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

This is not a park per se, but is a larger territory that has several parks within it. The parks are the Balboa Sports Complex, the Hjelte Sports Center, Lake Balboa/Anthony C. Beilenson Park, Sepulveda Garden, Sherman Oaks Castle Park, Woodley Park, Encino Golf Course, Balboa Golf Course, and Woodley Lakes Golf Course. The Balboa Sports Complex is a hub for sports, dance yoga, and picnicking, and contains an 80-acre sports field surfaced with synthetic turf.

Whitsett Sports Fields

7000 N. Whitsett Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91605

Whitsett Sports FIelds

This facility is unstaffed and contains a synthetic turf baseball diamond and a synthetic turf soccer field.

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