The Department of Recreation and Parks, through the LA Kids program, offered FREE programs and activities to youth ages 5-17 since 1996. With a focus on the Arts, Physical Health, Fitness, Creativity, Drama, Martial Arts, Dance, Music, Gymnastics, Self Defense, Skateboarding, Sewing, Science, Sports, and Creative Play Each year approximately 125,000 youth participate in classes and activities lead by our quality, highly skilled and specialized of expertise instructors in their field. Today LA Kids provides instructors for the Department’s Universal Play, GPLA, and Center Paid classes throughout Los Angeles.

Thank you for you interest in LA Kids
For more information call (323) 226-1402 or email, Sr. Recreation Director II (323) 226-1402, Southeast District, Recreation Supervisor (310) 548-7675


The highly skilled and specialized LA Kids Instructors also support other city programs: Universal Play, GPLA, and center fee based classes.


Non LA Kids Classes taught by LA Kids Instructors