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Basketball & Volleyball Courts



Community groups are invited to apply for one-time or occasional use of City outdoor basketball courts and/or sand volleyball courts.


Please Read Before Applying

  • We are currently accepting winter applications for dates through February 2, 2020. We will begin accepting spring applications (for dates between February 3 - June 14, 2020) on January 6, 2020 @ 7:00am. Site availability calendar can be viewed here
  • Only one court can be reserved at Los Amigos, Marine and Reed Park at any one time. The adjacent court must remain available for public use on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • The City's permit allocation process is designed to give preference to Santa Monica youth participating in organized athletic activity and City programs. Prime time hours are  Monday–Friday from 5pm–9pm; Saturday–Sundays from 9am–5pm. Requests for non prime-time field hours have an increased chance of being fulfilled. 

How to apply for an Outdoor Basketball Court / Clover Sand Volleyball Court

1. Fill out and submit completed application. Application can be emailed to or delivered/mailed to 1401 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404. Please note that a completed application is not a permit and does not guarantee court will be granted to requester. Click here to fill out the Outdoor Basketball/Sand Volleyball Rental Application.

2. Community Recreation Office will process application and follow up with approval or declination notice. You will be notified by email if your application is approved or denied. Please allow up to 10 days for processing.

3. If approved, payment must be submitted in full by the due date. Payments can be processed with a credit card by phone, check by mail or in-person. Please make check/money order payable to the "City of Santa Monica" and include the permit number.

Outdoor Basketball Court Locations

  • Clover Park (1 basketball court with lights)
  • Joslyn Park (1 basketball court)
  • Los Amigos (2 basketball courts)
  • Marine Park (2 basketball courts with lights)
  • Ocean View Park (1 basketball court)
  • Reed Park (2 basketball courts with lights)
  • Gandara Park (1 basketball court)


Sand Volleyball Court

  • Clover Park (1 sand volleyball court)

Beach Volleyball Courts*

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