Virginia Avenue Park

About Virginia Avenue Park

Virginia Avenue Park is a 9.5-acre park located at 2200 Virginia Ave (Map). It's home to a vibrant community center, a weekly Farmers Market, and the Pico Branch Library. In addition to a full schedule of free programs for community members of all ages, Virginia Avenue Park hosts many community events throughout the year.


  • Park Center, Teen Center and Thelma Terry Building: House park staff, programs, and meeting rooms available to rent
  • The Patio: A popular spot for birthday parties, this building is located next to the Splash Pad and available to rent.. 
  • The Splash Pad: Located to The Patio and children's playground. Open seasonally until Labor Day, 10 am - 6 pm. (Note:  Hours of operation subject to change to due drought restrictions.
  • Two lit regulation-size basketball courts
  • Large lawn area with walking path
  • Two playgrounds
  • Picnic tables and outdoor barbecue grills (Available first-come, first-serve)
  • Onsite parking

More information on room and facility rental at Virginia Avenue Park

Programs at Virginia Avenue Park

In addition to outdoor amenities, Virginia Avenue Park is home to a vibrant community center offering a variety of free educational, recreational programs and activities for Santa Monica families of all ages and abilities.

Services at Virginia Avenue Park

  • NEW! Department of Social Services (DPSS) is at Virginia Avenue Park
    • Services offered: Assistance with CalFresh and Affordable Health Care Applications
    • Days:  Tuesdays from 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Call 310-458-8688 for an appointment
For more information on other services contact DPSS Customer Service Call Center at 1(866) 613-3777 or apply online at

Virginia Avenue Park Advisory Board

The Virginia Avenue Park Advisory Board helps City staff and the Recreation & Parks Commission ensure that programs, events, and amenities at Virginia Avenue Park meet community needs. The 7-member Board meets monthly.

Virginia Avenue Park
2200 Virginia Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404


8:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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