Skate Park – Hermosa Beach

skate parkThe Hermosa Beach Skate Park is supervised by a Skate Park monitor. It is a smaller size and is fenced on all sides and includes street obstacles, metal transitions and a pyramid.

A liability waiver is required to be signed by parents or by skaters over the age of 18. Full safety equipment is required for all skaters.

The skate park is open during the summer from noon until 7PM daily. From September 9, it is open M-F from 3-7PM and weekends and school holidays from noon to 7PM.

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Greenbelt Park – Hermosa Beach



greenbelt park2Greenbelt Park is a long walking path that runs from Herondo Street at the border of Redondo Beach all the way to Rosecrans, where it continues through all of Manhattan Beach as Veterans Parkway.

The entire trail is composed of woodchip so it’s easy to run or jog on. Hundreds of trees line the trail and you will come across picnic areas, workout stations, mile markers, fields, park benches, water fountains, side trails with various flora and fauna and some great views. Dogs on leashes are welcome here.

There is plenty of street parking along most of the stretch of the park. Here is some more really great info.



Edith Rodaway Friendship Park – Hermosa Beach

Rodaway parkEdith Rodaway Friendship Park is a grassy park with lots of shade and boasts two full basketball courts and picnic tables. There are drinking fountains but no restroom facilities here.

The park was named after Edith Rodaway, a school teacher who taught in the Hermosa school district for nearly 30 years from the 1920’s to the 1960’s. It was named for her in 1988 after her death.

The park is located at the corner of Prospect and Hollowell,  there’s plenty of street parking and dogs on leashes are welcome.

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Fort Lots-o-Fun Park – Hermosa Beach

fort lots o funFort Lots-o-Fun Park is a perfect place for the younger kids, with an ocean view from the top of the slide.

This ark is generally less crowded than the bigger parks and the children are typically well under the age of 5. It has a climbing fort and a slide, but no swings. There are no restroom facilities, but it is completely enclosed so the kiddies can’t run off.


Fort Lots-o-Fun Park is located at 6th and Prospect and there is plenty of street parking. For more info click here. .






Valley Park – Hermosa Beach

Valley ParkAt over 5 acres, Valley Park is the largest in the city and is mainly an expansive grass area with gently rolling hills. There is a large play area with tons of play equipment including a special swing for disabled children. It also features a basketball court and an amphitheater where a bounce house can be placed with prior reservations. There are lots of picnic tables and barbecues covered by shady trees, as well as a walking path and park benches.


Another great feature of Valley Park is the special events like Shakespeare by the Sea and Movies in the Park. There are also restroom facilities and a fire pit.  Valley Park is located at 2521 Valley Drive and paring is available along Gould Avenue. For more info and to make reservations for the ampitheatre, click here.






Clark Field – Hermosa Beach

Clark Field

Clark Field consists of the Hermosa Beach Lawn Bowling Club and Cypress Park, which has two tennis courts and two basketball courts. When not in use, small children are often seen riding their bicycles on the courts. This is also the scene of Hermosa Beach Farmer’s Market on Friday’s from noon to 4PM.

Clark Field is located at 861 Valley Drive and there is plenty of street parking. For more info, click here.