Community Centers and Recreation


 
Public facilities at the Port of Los Angeles are maintained by the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department and monitored by Los Angeles Port Police. Most facilities listed below are open the public from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
 
Parks are open to the public and serve as an ideal space for family gatherings, children’s play, performance arts, walking, bicycling and community events. Most family events do not require a permit; however, visitors are limited to one 10’x10’ tent per gathering. Jumpers and BBQs are prohibited at parks unless otherwise indicated.
 
For more information, contact the Port's Waterfront and Commercial Real Estate Division at (310) 732-3860.

Banning's Landing

Banning's Landing Community Center

 
100 E. Water Street
Wilmington, CA 90744
 
The distinctively designed, 10,000-square-foot Banning's Landing Community Center as a "window on the water." The building's unique structure is shaped like a ship. Non-profit organization Friends of Banning's Landing operates the center, which is used to stimulate and support cultural activities. The facility is promoted as a regional resource for the expression and education of cultural traditions and community pride through sponsorship of the arts.
 
Built by the Port Los Angeles in 1996.
Wilmington Waterfront Park

Wilmington Waterfront Park

 
West C Street
Wilmington, CA 90744
 
Wilmington's largest park is a 30-acre largely contiguous landscaped area, with pedestrian and bicycle connections continuing for approximately nine blocks. The area’s topography consists of a low landform (16 feet) along the northern edge of the project with gentle grades, landscaping with grass, trees, plants, hardscaping, paths and walkways, benches, splash fountain water feature, pedestrian bridges, restrooms, drinking fountains, binoculars, a children’s playground, and two buildings. BBQs are only permitted in the West Pavilion near the picnic tables.
 
Built by the Port Los Angeles in 2011.
Wilmington Waterfront Promenade

Wilmington Waterfront Promenade

 
301 S. Avalon Blvd.
Wilmington, CA 90744
 
Located along the water’s edge, the Wilmington Waterfront Promenade is a nine-acre, open-space development that offers visitors unique seating and expansive views of America’s No. 1 port. The Promenade features both a “picnic pier” over the water, a public floating dock, tidal steps, waterfront seating and shading, among other amenities. Overlooking the Promenade is an expansive new open space bluff, as well as another upland area with pedestrian and bicycle trails, both with seating and views of the waterfront.  
 
Built by the Port Los Angeles in 2024.
22nd Street Park

22nd Street Park

22nd Street Par offers walking and biking trails, shade trees, a bocce ball court, restrooms, ample parking and more than four-acres of grass for recreation. With sweeping views of the marina and Outer Harbor, the 18-acre park, bounded by 22nd Street, Crescent Avenue and Miner Street,  has 500 trees, 1,700 shrubs and 4.5 acres of sod, and includes a sloped area with a pedestrian path from the elevated Crescent Avenue area down into the park flatlands.
 
Built by the Port Los Angeles in 2010.
Downtown Harbor

Downtown Harbor

San Pedro Promenade

San Pedro Promenade