Mary McLeod Bethune Park is named after one of America’s greatest educational advocates and civil rights leaders. This Florence-Firestone community facility features one of the Department of Parks and Recreation’s first skate parks. The park collaborates with Kids N’ Sports to provide organized youth sports leagues including baseball, softball, soccer, and flag football. The park's dedicated staff is committed to providing unique and creative programs and events for the community to enjoy year-round.

County Operated Facility
Address: 1244 E. 61st St. Los Angeles CA 90001
Website: http://parks.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpr/Parks/Mary_M_Bethune_Park
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
Phones:
  • General: (323) 846-1895
  • Pool: (323) 846-2646
Park Amenities:
  • Barbecue
  • Baseball Fields
  • Basketball Courts
  • Camping Sites
  • Children's Play Areas
  • Civic Art
  • Community Centers
  • Computer Labs
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Gymnasiums
  • Handball Courts
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Skate Parks
  • Softball Fields
  • Swimming Pools
Park Things to Do:
  • Baseball/T-Ball
  • Basketball
  • Computer Classes
  • Day Camps
  • Exercising and Fitness
  • Flag Football
  • Martial Arts
  • Movie Screenings
  • Soccer
  • Summer Lunch
  • Swimming
  • Teen Clubs
  • Toy Loan Program

Programs

Yth RBI Baseball

Youth Sports/Fitness

Ages: 5 to 5
Days: Sat
Fee: $25 per Person
Yth Winter baseball

Youth Sports/Fitness

Ages: 5 to 5
Days: Sat
Fee: $25 per Person
Youth Basketball

Youth Sports/Fitness

Ages: 5 to 5
Days: Sat
Fee: $60 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. Proof of Age and Parental consent forms are required.

Ages: 6 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $0 per N/A
Spring Break Camp

Educational/Exercise

Ages: 6 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $25 per Person
Summer Day Camp

Educational/Exercise

Ages: 6 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $35 per Person
Winter Break Camp

Educational/Exercise

Ages: 6 to 12
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $25 per Person
Parenting Class

Adult Education

Ages: 17 to 100
Days: Thu
Fee: $0 per N/A
Mental Health Class

Adult Education

Ages: 17 to 100
Days: Tue
Fee: $0 per N/A
Toy Loan Program

Educational/Exchange

Ages: 3 to 18
Days: Tue, Thu, Sat
Fee: $0 per N/A
Youth Karate Class

Youth Sports/Fitness

Ages: 3 to 13
Days: Mon
Fee: $0 per N/A
Adult Basketball

Adult Sports/Fitness

Ages: 17 to 100
Days: Wed
Fee: $250 per Team
Adult Coed Softball

Adult Sports/Fitness

Ages: 17 to 100
Days: Sat
Fee: $440 per Team
Adult Coed Futsal

Adult Sports/Fitness

Ages: 17 to 100
Days: Mon
Fee: $275 per Team
Halloween Haunted House

Ages: to
Days: Sat, Oct 27
Thanksgiving Community Dinner

Ages: to
Days: Sat. Nov 17
Christmas Toy Give Away

Ages: to
Days: Sat. Dec 22
Easter

Ages: to
Days: 2019
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
Recreational Swimming

During Recreational swim, pools are open to the public for free swim. Anyone in swim attire is welcome to come swim and will be monitored by our lifeguards.

Ages: 0 to 100
Days: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Fee: $0 per No Fee/Seasonal
Novice Swim Team

Youth novice swim team, coached by Pool Lifeguards introduces the skills and discipline of a competitive swim team all while creating a fun, organized environment. Preparing the participants for novice competitive swim meets.

Ages: 7 to 17
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Fee: $0 per No Fee/Continuous