January 12, 2010
Contact: Catarah Hampshire
Public Information Assistant
Public Information Officer
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to Dedicate Ladera Park’s Newly Renovated Ballfield and New Fitness Zone
WHAT: Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Second District Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will dedicate the newly renovated ballfield to the Ladera Community. This $550,000 renovation project included new dugout areas, spectator bleachers, laser grading, installation of new irrigation system; the field was hydro-seeded, new fencing and turf. The park’s basketball courts were also refurbished as a part of this project and completed in 2008.
WHO: Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Second District and Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation
WHERE: Ladera Park
6027 Ladera Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90056
WHEN: Wednesday, January 20, 2010
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation provides the citizens of Los Angeles County diverse, quality recreational opportunities with its organized sports and health-oriented programs at more than 144 facilities, including 94 local and community parks, 19 golf courses, 52 hiking and equestrian trails, 19 natural areas and wildlife sanctuaries, 14 lakes, four arboreta and botanic gardens, 29 public swimming pools and the world-famous Hollywood Bowl and John Anson Ford Amphitheatre.