Recreation and Culture

The City of Palmdale offers a wide variety of recreational activities and facilities throughout the city for all ages ranging from adult and youth sports to ballet classes and Fitness Flex & Stretch for seniors. The city continues to provide services, facilities and events that appeal to its diverse population.

Palmdale features 364.4 acres of developed park land including 15 community and neighborhood parks and four specialty areas. The city’s parks include 21 lighted and unlighted soccer fields, five lighted tennis courts, eight lighted basketball courts, 12 lighted softball fields, five volleyball courts, two skate parks and numerous playfields and playground areas. The city also offers residents and visitors 28.9 miles of hiking and biking trails throughout Palmdale.

The parks and recreation facilities include four outdoor swimming pools, two recreation centers, two skate parks, the Best of the West Softball Complex, the Palmdale Amphitheater, DryTown Water Park, The Palmdale Playhouse, Joe Davies Airpark, the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, Legacy Commons for Active Seniors and the Palmdale City Library.

Recreation & Culture Department
38260 10th St. East
(661) 267-5611
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday

Palmdale Amphitheater
Special Events

Best of the West Softball Complex

DryTown Waterpark

Palmdale City Library

Palmdale Playhouse

Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42

Recreational Facilities

The City of Palmdale currently maintains 41 parks, playgrounds, natural resource areas and special use facilities within the community and continues to plan new developments for the residents and visitors of Palmdale.

American Indian Little League
Southeast corner of Division and East Avenue P-8

Anaverde Park
2820 Greenbrier St.

Arnie Quinones Park (formerly Hillside Park)
41003 50th St. West

Barrel Springs Trail
1300 Barrel Springs Rd.

Best of the West Softball Complex
39700 30th St. West

Chris O’Leary Skatepark
37716 55th St. East

Desert Sands Park
39117 3rd St. East

Desert Sands Recreation Building
39117 3rd St. East

Dr. Robert C. St. Clair Parkway
Sierra Highway between Avenue Q and Avenue R

Domenic Massari Park
37716 55th St. East

Domenic Massari Recreation Building
37116 55th St. East

DryTown Water Park
3850 East Ave. S

Foothill Park
2525 The Groves

Joe Davies Heritage Airpark
2001 East Ave. P

Joshua Hills Park
3110 Fairfield Ave.

Joshua Ranch Trail
Avenue P-12 at 25th Street West

Larry Chimbole Cultural Center
38350 Sierra Hwy.

Legacy Park
38309 9th St. East

Legacy Commons for Active Seniors
930 Ave. Q-9

Manzanita Heights Park
431 Mesa Verde St.

Marie Kerr Park & Pool
2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Marie Kerr Park Community Building
2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Marie Kerr Park Recreation Center
2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Marie Kerr Skatepark
2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Melville J. Courson Park & Pool
38226 10th St. East

Melville J. Courson Park Recreation Building
38226 10th St. East

Palmdale Amphitheater
2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Palmdale City Library
700 E. Palmdale Blvd.

Palmdale Oasis Park
3850 E. Ave. S

Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center
3850 E. Ave. S

Palmdale Playhouse
38334 10th St. East

Palmdale Pony League Baseball Site
20th Street East between Palmdale Boulevard and East Avenue R

Pelona Vista Park
445 W. Ave. R-8

Poncitlán Square
38315 9th St. East

Recreation and Culture Office
38260 10th St. East

Richard B. Hammack Community Activity Center
815 E. Ave. Q-6

Roller Hockey Rinks (2)
815 E. Ave. Q-6

Sam Yellen Park & Dog Park
5100 E. Ave. S

Sierra Bike Trail
Sierra Highway between Avenue P and Avenue M

Tejon Park & Equestrian Arena
1300 Barrel Springs Rd.

William J. McAdam Park & Pool
38115 30th St. East