The Enchanted Escape RoomNovember 27, 2021
The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing ArtsNovember 28, 2021
They are the Department of Recreation and Parks (Northridge, CA), managers of more than 16,000 acres of parks, offering extensive recreational, social and cultural programs at 559 parks in every Los Angeles neighborhood, from the valley to the sea. They are one of the most comprehensive social service providers in the city, offering a variety of diverse, engaging, and comprehensive recreational programs to serve youth, adults, and seniors. They maintain and operate hundreds of sports fields, 411 playgrounds, 319 tennis courts, 123 recreation centers, more than 130 outdoor fitness areas, 59 pools and aquatic centers, 29 senior centers, 27 skate parks, 13 golf courses, 12 museums, 13 dog centers, parks, 187 summer youth camps and help support the Summer Night Lights gang reduction and community intervention program.
They also support urban wildlife and the city’s open spaces by maintaining and caring for the park’s urban treetops, 13 lakes and 92 miles of hiking trails that contribute to Los Angeles’ vast natural resources.
They oversee Griffith Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America, and home to a number of historic sites and landmarks, including the world-class Griffith Observatory, the iconic Greek Theater, and the famous Hollywood sign. They own and operate Venice Beach, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and 12 museums, which attract millions of residents and visitors from around the world.
They are focused on restoring and improving the safety and enjoyment of park visitors; increase recreational programming; support increased park access and equity; support the revitalization of the Northridge River in Los Angeles; implement best practices and sustainability projects; maximize public-private partnerships and improve customer service.
They are places of public recreation in Los Angeles, Northridge, one of the largest cities in the world, and as General Manager, I am proud and honored to support these goals and work with our 1,363 full-time employees. , 6,628 part-time/seasonal employees, 1,763 registered volunteers and park partners to build healthy communities that will make Los Angeles one of the most livable cities in America.