Feel the sand beneath your feet, or waves under your surfboard along the shores of Venice Beach.
Take a stroll or wheel through iconic works of public art at the Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park.
Come learn about science, sports, nature, and the rich history of Los Angeles at the 160-acre campus of Exposition Park.
Whether you are running bases, throwing hoops, playing on the swings, or splashing in the pool- Pan Pacific Park has it all!
Reach new heights with your friends at the Jackie Tatum Skate Park!
Paddle across or walk the scenic lake loop at Echo Park.
Hike to the top of Griffith Park to witness spectacular sunsets over the LA city skyline.
Physical inactivity is associated with negative health outcomes including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, and increased levels of anxiety and depression. Physical inactivity remains one of the leading global risk factors for mortality.
Participation in exercise, sports, and active play can decrease the risks of these negative outcomes and lead to stronger muscles and bones, healthier weight, improved sleep, better mood.
More than 64% of adults and 80% of youth and adolescents are insufficiently active. Physical activity levels drop even further among underserved and minority populations.
Department of Recreation and Parks
Wearable Activity Monitors
Culturally Tailored App
Gamification of Physical Activity