Virginia Avenue Park
2200 Virginia Ave (Map)
- 9.5 acres
- Park Center
- Teen Center
- Thelma Terry Building
- The Patio
- 2 regulation basketball courts w/ lights
- Large lawn area
- 2 playgrounds
- Splash Pad (seasonal)
- Picnic tables & 7 BBQs (first-come, first-serve)
- Saturday Farmers Market
- on-site parking
- Meeting room reservations
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.
Virginia Avenue Park Advisory Board
The Virginia Avenue Park Advisory Board (VAPAB) meets every first Monday of the month at 7:00pm at Virginia Avenue Park in the Thelma Terry Building. The Virginia Avernue Park Advisory Board (VAPAB) was established by the City Council in 1982 to represent the interest of park users, program participants and neighbors of Virginia Avenue Park and to advise the Recreation and Parks Commission in assessing community needs that could be addressed through park programs and amenities. VAPAB serves as an advisory body to the Recreation and Parks Commission and the Director of Community and Cultural Services.
The VAPAB is composed of seven (7) Board members. Board members mustr be Santa Monica residents. The Board represents the social and ethnic diversity of the park's neighborhood and includes but is not limited to representatives of the following segments of the community: park users, park neighbors, park program participants, seniors, families with children, community organizations and older youth.
Several seats are currently available. Applicants must reside in Santa Monica, and shall not hold paid office or employment in City government. Board members shall be appointed at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Recreation and Parks Commission by Commission members on-going public notification.
Applications are availble below:
VAPAB Application (English)
VAPAB Application (Spanish)
Submith applications by 5:00pm., Friday, May 23rd, 2014 to Carla Fantozzi, Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica, CA. 90404, e-mail: email@example.com For questions and inquiries, please 310-458-8688