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2600 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 
Phone: (310) 458-8974

Office hours: 
Closed to the public until further notice.    
(See the schedule here)

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The Public Landscape Division's Park Maintenance staff maintains 28 parks (130 acres) as well as landscaping and irrigation in nearly 300 medians and other open space such as Woodlawn Cemetery, Big Blue Bus, and the Santa Monica Main Library (an additional 100 acres).

Click here to view a list of parks and their amenities.

Here are some of our core maintenance functions, which are done according to the below schedule and as needed:

Daily Maintenance

  • Litter picked up/trash cans emptied
  • Playgrounds cleaned and inspected

Weekly Maintenance

  • BBQs/picnic areas cleaned
  • Water features cleaned
  • Hardscape swept and hosed down
  • Dog runs maintained
  • Turf mowed (biweekly December through February)
Monthly Maintenance
  • Tennis courts cleaned
  • Basketball and volleyball nets inspected
Sample Projects
Before - Ocean Park Library After - Ocean Park Library
Before After
In July 2019, staff restored the turf area at Ocean Park Branch Library after the City completed a major sewage line repair there.
Ocean View Park Benches
Staff replaced worn-out benches at Ocean View Park in September 2019.

 Douglas Pond Cleaning
The annual Douglas Park pond cleaning took place in October 2019. Please remember to avoid feeding the wildlife!
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