Spend a day at Venice Beach Parks and Recreation VisitVeniceCa July 29, 2015 Attractions, Family, Physical Activities, Relaxation, The perfect date, Things to See and Do Venice’s beach front Recreation and Park’s outdoor facilities are magical, and except for Muscle Beach Gym, there is no membership fees! Check it out! Thing to do: Work out or have a fun family day at the park! Admission: Free, except Muscle Beach Gym Tip: Don’t forget to bring sunblock and water! ___ MUSCLE BEACH GYM: Outdoor gym with free weights, machines, power rack, powerlifting bumpers & more. Bodybuilder Hall of Fame also found here. Open daily: 8 am 5 pm. 12-3 $10 day pass. Weekly pass $50. Year pass: $200 BASKETBALL COURTS: 3 regulation & 1 stadium size court. CHILDREN’S PARK: 2 play areas with swings and slides. BOXING AREA: 6 speedbag platforms, 2 heavy bag areas. GYMNASTIC AREA: Also know as the “sand pit” includes: 2 rings set, high and low parallel bars, balance bar, horizontal bar, and 2 climbing ropes. SKATEPARK: 27,000 sq. foot park,including 2 bowls, snake run, rails, stairs. Rent a board or take a lesson from Maui and Sons, 1415 Oceanfront Walk, SKATE PLAZA: rails, mini-wave, transitions. ROLLER SKATE PLAZA: Live D.J. and dancing every weekend. BIKE PATH: The bike path that runs along the beach spans 17 miles, from Pacific Palisades to the Palos Verdes peninsula. No pedestrians on path! Rent a Segway or I O Hawk at Venice Segway Rentals or grab a bike at Jay’s Rentals, 1501 Oceanfront Walk! HANDBALL COURTS: 4 three wall courts and 3 one wall courts. All courts first come first serve. PADDLE TENNIS COURTS: 11 courts. Instructors on hand to teach. Rental $5 w/ valid I.D. All courts first come first serve. EQUIPMENT RENTAL & INSTRUCTORS: The Rec & Parks office offers handball, basketball, boxing bag rentals free with valid I.D. Paddle tennis racquet rental $5 with valid I.D. Instructors also available. Courts are first come first served. VENICE BEACH RECREATION AND PARKS OFFICE: 1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291 Gym office: 310.399.2775 | Main Office: 310.396.6764 HOURS: October 1st – April 31st: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm May 1st – September 31st: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm This facility is open year round except Christmas and rainy days WEBSITE: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks PARKING: City parking lots, private lots and street parking available. South City Parking Lot: 2100 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291. Click here for additional parking and directions info!