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 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.


Hispanic Heritage Festival

August 17, 2016 

Join the City of Inglewood for the annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Crozier Middle School located at 120 W. Regent Street. The event will recognize contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrate their rich heritage and culture.

The event will include Live Bands, Ballet Folklorico Dancers, Classic Car Show, Interactive and Carnival Style Games, Community Resource Information and Vendor Booths, Health Screenings, Mexican Food and more.

The festival is FREE and open to the public. For additional information, contact the Parks, Recreation and Library Services Department at (310) 412-8750.

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Swim Offerings

June 13, 2016 

The Edward Vincent, Jr. Park Swim Complex offers a variety of classes and activities for youth and adults! The swim complex will open on Wednesday, June 22 and close on Monday, September 5, 2016. General swim is offered Wednesday through Sunday, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $1 per person.

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Pre-school Classes Offered

July 6, 2015 

The Early Childhood Development Program provides pre-school classes for children 12 months to five years of age. The program provides a recreation experience with an emphasis on learning through €nds-on€xperiences. All class activities are designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth. Activities include creative arts and crafts, rhythms, finger plays, dance, storytelling, share time and free play. Additional offerings include, outdoor play activity, nutrition time, field trips and picnics. Classes are offered at Rogers Park, Lockhaven Community Center and Siminski Park. For more information contact the Pre-School Office at (310) 412-8882.

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