Program Description

The Parks and Recreation Division programs provide opportunities to promote healthy and productive lifestyles for people of all ages, that build strong families and healthy and active communities. A number of programs are available in the City of Lawndale.

Sports: Winter and Summer Youth Basketball, Spring Soccer Leagues, Teen and Adult Drop-in Badminton Program, Adult and Family Drop-In Basketball, and youth sports clinics for children and teens.

Youth/Teen/Adult Programs and Classes: Pee Wee Sports, Karate, Gymnastics, Dance, Music, and Fitness classes are available through the Community Services Department.

Summer Day Camp: A 9 week Summer Camp Program is offered June through August at Bollinger Gym for children ages 6-12.
Junior Camp Leader: This program is for teens ages 13 to 14 years old who participate in Summer Day Camp with an opportunity to assist daily with camp activities while receiving community service hours.
Camp Leaders In Training: This is a volunteer based program for teens 15 to 17 years old who are interested in gaining work experience and community service hours. All applicants must submit a completed application and attend an interview before being selected.

REGISTRATION: Registration is required for our activities. Some activities may require age verification along with a utility bill for residency verification. To register, visit the Community Services Department located in the Harold E. Hofmann Community Center at 14700 Burin Avenue or by registering online at For additional information on registration, programs, or locations please contact the Community Services Department at (310) 973-3270.

For a list of our current programs, click here.

Class and Program Refunds

uytInterested in being a Contract Instructor?
Interested in being a Contract Instructor?The City of Lawndale has ongoing needs for contract instructors who can bring new and exciting services to our community in the form of classes or workshops. Contract instructors do not rent facilities from the City, however, a percentage of their fees are collected for facility use, department staffing, registration, and advertisement in our Lawndalian newsletter. Any new instructors interested in teaching will need to fill out a contract class proposal form with an attached résumé (reference list included) and submit it to the Community Services Department located at 14700 Burin Avenue in Lawndale, California. New proposals must be submitted 3 months prior to the start date of classes. All classes and programs are reviewed by the Community Services Department before the start date. For more information please contact the Community Services Department at (310) 973-3270 or email Jennifer Muelot at

Contract Class Proposal


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