Welcome to Parks, Recreation and Library Services

The Parks, Recreation and Library Services Department is charged with enhancing the quality of life for Inglewood residents, businesses and visitors through the provision of comprehensive recreational, social and community beautification services and programs.  The Department consists of four Divisions - Parks, Recreation and Cultural, Human Services and Library Services - with the following goals:

  • Provide comprehensive recreational, Library and community service programs for youth, families and senior citizens.
  • Promote broad access to parks, recreational, and library facilities.
  • Expand opportunities for cultural enrichment.
  • Maintain a high level of service and maintenance in City parks, parkways, center medians, islands, alleys and trees located on City property.
  • Promote community beautification and foster neighborhood preservation through responsive and professional anti-graffiti activities.

Our ultimate goal is to help individuals enjoy life.

Athletic/Football/Soccer Fields Maintenance Policy
October 22, 2012 

Athletic/football/soccer fields are the toughest of all turf areas to maintain. These fields must be maintained properly to provide adequate turf, while minimizing the chance of injury to players.

Zumba Classes
October 22, 2012 

Zumba classes are offered at Rogers Park, 400 W. Beach Avenue, on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Classes are also offered on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Darby Park Martin Luther King Center located at 3400 W. Arbor Vitae. The cost is $3 per class.  To register or for additional information, please contact Rogers Park at (310) 412-5504 or Darby Park at (310) 412-5391.

Mexican Folk Dance Classes Offered
October 22, 2012 

Learn the art of traditional Mexican folk dance with instructor Daniel Macias.  Classes are offered at the Veteran’s Memorial Building located at 330 W. Centinela Avenue on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Instruction is offered at the beginners and intermediate levels.  The cost is $27 per month.  Pre-registration for the class is required.  Interested individuals should contact the Parks, Recreation and Library Services Department at (310) 412-8750.

Racquet Ball and Weight Room Facilities Available
Racquet Ball and Weight Room facilities are available for use by residents and the community at large at both Rogers Park and Darby Park. A monthly membership fee is required. The racquet ball membership fee is $12 (resident) and $14 (non-residents); weight room membership is $10 (resident) and $12 (non-residents). To obtain more information, please call Darby Park (310) 412-5391 or Rogers Park (310) 412-5504.