In the heart of South Los Angeles, Ted Watkins Memorial Park is a monumental piece of history. This 28-acre facility was named after the founder of the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) in 1995. The park is home to Team Ridley-Thomas Youth Club which provides after school recreational activities for youth. Ted Watkins Memorial Park is also home to the Promenade of Prominence Walk of Fame celebrating the accomplishments of community leaders. Activities such as baseball, flag football, basketball and soccer are offered year-round. The park also features a swimming pool, skate park, walking path, fitness zones and Farmer’s Market.

County Operated Facility
Address: 1335 E. 103rd St. Los Angeles CA 90002
Website: http://parks.lacounty.gov/ted-watkins-memorial-park
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
Phones:
  • General: (323) 357-3032
  • Pool: (323) 357-3179
Park Amenities:
  • Basketball Courts
  • Children's Play Areas
  • Community Centers
  • Gymnasiums
  • Restrooms
  • Skate Parks
  • Soccer Fields
  • Swimming Pools
  • Tennis Courts
  • Barbecue
  • Civic Art
  • Computer Labs
  • Fitness Par Courses
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Handball Courts
  • Memorials
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Softball Fields
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Baseball Fields
  • Fitness Zones
Park Things to Do:
  • After-School Programs
  • Aquatics Teams
  • Computer Classes
  • Exercising and Fitness
  • Farmers and Flea Markets
  • Flag Football
  • Martial Arts
  • Movie Screenings
  • Nutrition Classes
  • Self Defense Classes
  • Skateboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Summer Lunch
  • Swimming
  • Teen Clubs
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Lessons
  • Toastmasters
  • Volleyball
  • Walking Clubs

Programs

Youth Baseball

Learn the fundamentals of baseball in a team environment. Enjoy the experience of playing on a Dodger Dream field. Sponsored by Dodgers Organization. Proof of age and parent consent forms required

Ages: 5 to 17
Days: Sat
Fee: $25 per Person/Season
Computer classes

Our computer time program offers participants an opportunity to enjoy the use of a computer. Also learning how to surf the web, create an email. Computer can be used for homework, research and work resumes. Proof of Age and Consent forms are required

Ages: 6 to open
Days: Mon/Wed
Fee: $0 per Person
Youth basketball

Learn the fundamentals of basketball in a team environment. Proof of age and parent consent forms required

Ages: 5 to 14
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $60 per Per-Person
Teen Club

Teen Clubs provide youth with a variety of recreational activities and interpersonal social networking opportunities. Club members are encouraged to take part in altruistic activities such as community service projects and opportunities to volunteer. Exciting field trips to sporting events, museums and theatrical performances allow participants access to cultural and civic events throughout the academic year. All teens between the ages 12-17 are welcome to join. Other, Proof of Age, Parental Consent forms are required

Ages: 6 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $0 per Per-Person
Urban Line Dancing

Have fun learning the fundamentals of line dancing

Ages: 18 to 100+
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $7 per Per-Person
After School Camp

Our afterschool program offers your child many exciting activities and memorable experience. Activities include: Homework help, computer time, arts and crafts, holiday parties, and fun-filled field trips. Also includes school pick up program for participants of Florence Elementary School. Proof of Age and Parental consent forms are required.

Ages: 6 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $0 per Per-Person
Family Fun and Fitness

High energy workout for all ages. Different dance styles. Consent form required

Ages: 16 to 100
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $5 per Per-Person
Summer Day Camp

Our Day Camp offers your child many exciting activities and memorable experiences. Activities include: Singing, organized games, arts & crafts, and fun-filled field trips. Proof of Age and Parental Consent forms are required.

Ages: 0.5 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $60 per Per-Person
Swim Lessons

Our swim lessons offer an oportunity to develop different swimming skills. Our levels range from level 1, beginners, having no or little knowledge of swimming skills. Level 2, develop the skills learned in level 1 and be more confortable in the water. Level 3, master previous strokes and introduce breastroke and butterfly kick. level 4, where the students develop the proper techniques to be part of a aswim team.

Ages: 6 months to 17
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Fee: $20 per Person/Session
LA84 Water Polo

A team water sport game that consists of four quarters in which the teams attemp to score goals by throwing the ball into their opponent's gaol. The team with the most goals at the end of the game wins the game.

Ages: 7 to 17
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $0 per Monday - Friday
Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics is an organized fitness class instructed by Pool Lifeguards with the goal of bringing a full body work out while in an encouraging environment.

Ages: 18 to 100
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Recreational Swimming

Free time to enjoy the water.

Ages: 0.5 to N/A
Days: Sun-Sat & Mon, Tues, Fri
Fee: $0 per DAYLY
LA84 Swim Team

A competitive swim team opportunity for novice swimmers.

Ages: 7 to 17
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $0 per Monday - Friday