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Fred Hesse, Jr. Community Park


  1. Barbeques
  2. Baseball Fields
  3. Meeting Rooms
  4. Picnic Areas
  5. Playground
  6. Sand Volleyball Court
  7. Soccer Field
  8. Walking Path and Trails

Park Details

This park, with its well-manicured parkland and active community center, is one of the most popular in the City. Among the features available for public enjoyment in the upper park area are baseball and soccer fields, numerous picnic areas with barbecues, playground equipment suitable for toddlers to adolescents, and a well-used 1/4-mile walking path. Most of the privatized recreation classes are offered at this facility and some Peninsula Senior activities are held here.

Additionally, three rooms in the community center are available for rental for meetings and private parties. The lower park area offers a sand volleyball court, picnic areas (no barbecues permitted), leisurely walking paths and locations for enjoying panoramic views of Catalina Island north to Malibu. As at all parks, dogs must be on a leash.

Facility Rental

This facility has three rooms to rent. McTaggart Hall hosts up to 150 guests for  special occasions or meetings. This carpeted room includes use of a wet bar and outdoor patio. The fireside room is a cozy, carpeted room suitable for small parties or meetings of 40 guests. This room has counter space, couches and a fireplace. The outdoor patio makes it ideal for an indoor/outdoor affair. The activity room will accommodate up to 40 guests. This room has a painted concrete floor, counter space and sink, and is the ideal choice for a child’s birthday party or meeting. In conjunction with any room rental at this facility, kitchen use is available for an additional charge. Use of tables and chairs are included in room rentals.

Please view the Fred Hesse, Jr. Community Park facility rental brochure for pricing and information.



  1. Activity Room

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  2. Fireside Room

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  3. McTaggart Hall

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