Recreation and Community Services

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The Recreation and Community Services Department manages nine park  facilities on 45-acres, and a wide variety of recreational programs. These programs include soccer, baseball, basketball, softball, cultural events, outdoor movies, senior trips, tiny tot classes, day camp, specialty classes and special events throughout the year. Our recreational facilities include an indoor Olympic-size pool, Bateman Hall rental facility, sports complex fully equipped with an indoor gymnasium, outdoor tennis court, indoor racquetball court, outdoor skate park and basketball court, two playground areas, five neighborhood parks, three community centers, with another ready to open soon.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Recreation and Community Services Department serves the community through diverse and innovative programming and partnerships, leading to a safe and healthy community. By providing space to learn and play, space to be safe and secure, and space to create and imagine, the Department meets an important need – the creation of community through people, parks and programs!

ADMINISTRATION

The Director, with the assistance of a Deputy Director oversee the supervision of Line Personnel involved in the day-to-day operation of five divisions within the department.  This division is also responsible for Budget Preparation, Grant Preparation, Purchasing, Payroll, Planning and conduction of Citywide Special Events.

COMMUNITY/TRANSIT CENTER

The Lynwood Community/Transit Center is located at 11301 Bullis Road in the City of Lynwood. The Center has an 8,000 square foot, air-conditioned collegiate-size gymnasium with open play, as well as a racquetball court. Our outdoor skate park has ramps, rails and a bowl for your enjoyment.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mark Flores, Director of Recreation and Community Services
Telephone (310) 603-0220 x319
E-mail: mflores@lynwood.ca.us

Jose Trejo, Deputy Director of Recreation and Community Services
Telephone (310) 603-0220, x319
E-mail: jtrejo@lynwood.ca.us