Shoot hoops on the courts featured in the movies American History X and White Men Can’t Jump,  join the Venice Beach Basketball League or watch the intense street-ball competition from the sidelines.


ABOUT: BASKETBALL COURTS:    Home to films including American History X and White Men Can’t Jump, the Venice Beach Basketball courts house some of the best pick-up ball around. With four full length court there is always a game waiting no matter what your skill level.  (3 regulation & 1 stadium size court)

EQUIPMENT RENTAL:  Recreation & Parks office basketball rentals free with valid I.D.

Open play.  No fee/reservations.  First come basis.  Tournaments & permits take precedence on courts.
Court No. 1.  When other are waiting:  5 on 5 only.  Games are played to 11 points straight.
Court No. 2.  3 on 3 only.  No full court
Court No. 3.  3 on 3 only.  No full court.  youth teams and ladies teams have priority over adult male teams, except on weekends.

VENICE BEACH RECREATION AND PARKS OFFICE:  1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291,
Gym office: 310.399.2775 | Main Office: 310.396.6764 | Fax: 310.577.1046 

PARKING:  South City Parking Lot:  2100 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291.    Click here for additional parking and directions info!


Watch the best of street ball competition every Sunday at the world famous Venice Beach Basketball Courts!  

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Welcome to VeniceBall, “Game Never Stops”


  • Every Sunday, from 9am, the KVBL clinic will be hosted by basketball coaches, yoga teacher, nutritionist and special guest. 9A.M.-12 P.M.
  • From 12pm the adults league will take place with 12 teams battling for 10 weeks among NBA, NFL, NCAA players, street ball legends professionals dunkers.
  • Details below!



About VeniceBall:  The Venice Basketball league is celebrating it’s 11th year in the making.  We strive to” unite, showcase and inspire.”  Founded in 2006 by some of Los Angeles trendsetters the Venice Basketball League (“VBL”) was born as a community tournament on the legendary courts of Venice Beach.  It is now one of the most publicized summer league in the world.  Happening at LA’ s #1 tourist attraction, 10,000+ spectators witness daily entertainment and 100 million tune in throughout the summer as we unite everyone around the show.


What We Do:  The Venice Basketball League consists of 12 invitational teams.  VBL hoops combined with the sounds of the best DJ’s bring a combination of entertainment-style play and most physical action with No free throws.  We follow a structured team agenda and evolved from its humble beginnings in 2007 into a “reputable roster compiled with the highest of standards in ethics and talent.”  Visit for more info and 2017 event schedule!




Bring the kids to KVBL- Kids Venice Basketball League!    At no cost to the children or their families, KVBL kids are exposed to the following: Yoga instruction from world-renowned Yoga masters; basketball lessons with some of the League’s premier players and other celebrities; fitness facts and training from Vegan nutrition professionals. Gourmet chefs will demonstrate to the kids the simplicity of eating healthy by making together healthy smoothies and lunch. The boys and girls of the camp are also given the opportunity to play in a similarly structured league in the afternoon where kids will shine, earn a nickname and showcase their talent in front of everyone.

VeniceBall Basketball Courts ( Blue courts)  1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach, CA  90291.


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