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Park Updates and Notices

General program notices

Last updated August 17, 2021

Staff can be reached by phone at all facilities during normal business hours or via email at: parksandrecreation@burbankca.gov. View the Parks and Facilities Directory for contact information.  Please call the Administrative Offices at (818) 238-5300 for general inquiries.

As of April 1, 2021, all fields are playable and sports programs will continue as scheduled.

In the event of field closures, this web page and the Field Conditions Hotline (818) 238-1970 will be updated to inform managers and players when athletic fields are unplayable or when games and programs are cancelled.

As of April 1, 2021, recreation classes will continue as scheduled.

In the event of a cancelation due to inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this web page and the Olive Recreation Center phone line will be updated. Please call (818) 238-5385.

PARDON OUR DUST

  • Verdugo Aquatic Facility will be closed for maintenance from August 16 - August 30. 

  • McCambridge Pool will remain open until August 30

    For more information and to to view swim schedules, visit: BurbankCA.gov/Aquatics

  • Effective August 30, 2021 to September 10, 2021
  • Maxam Ball Field will have shortened hours (3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
  • The Ball Field will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm.
  • For a list of other ball fields, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/ParkDirectory
  • The George Izay Park playground will be closed for renovation from August 11, 2021 to November 1, 2021.
  • The Joaquin Miller Park playground will be closed for renovation from September 6, 2021 to November 22, 2021.
  • The Robert E. Gross Park playground will be closed for renovation from October 4, 2021 to December 20, 2021.
  • All other park areas will remain open unless otherwise noted. 
  • For a list of other playgrounds, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/ParkDirectory


*dates subject to change

*All Dates subject to change. Check back for updates.

RE-OPENING INFORMATION

Re-Opening Information Notice

All indoor and outdoor facilities and program activities will re-open in accordance with State of California and Los Angeles County Health Officer orders.

Currently, indoor recreation centers are open to assist community members with general inquiries and restroom access.

Full operational services will be offered beginning on Monday, June 21, 2021.
The County urges everyone, especially those that are not or cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19 to continue to exercise caution and good judgment as physical distancing requirements and capacity limitations are removed. 

Burbank Parks and Recreations Welcomes the Community Back to Its Indoor Facilities
 

Burbank, CA (June 17, 2021) – The City of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the community back to its indoor facilities.
 

Currently, indoor recreation centers are open to assist community members with general inquiries and restroom access.

Full operational services will be offered beginning on Monday, June 21, 2021.

In accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Officer Order, indoor facilities will follow County masking requirements and require individuals to self-attest to their vaccination status prior to entry.

The County urges everyone, especially those that are not or cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, to continue to exercise caution and good judgment as physical distancing and capacity limitations are removed.

Programming Updates - Effective Monday, June 21, 2021

  • Joslyn Adult Center (for Adults 55+)
    Re-phased Opening (June 15-June 25) will allow for the following services: Cyber Café (by reservation), Billiards Room (by reservation), and areas to socialize and visit.
     
    • In addition, virtual programs will continue to be offered, including online fitness classes, support groups, technology appointments, and more.  
    • Nutrition services continue to be offered for residents 60+ for pick up at (3) sites or through the Home Delivered Meals program. For more information about Burbank Nutrition Services, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/BNS or call 818-238-5357.
    • Project Hope and Phone Pals programs will continue to pair older adults with volunteers for support with essential errands and meaningful personal connections.
       
  • All Recreation Centers, Ovrom Community Center, Stough Canyon Nature Center, and Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center will be open to the public
     
    • Open gym play will resume at Olive Recreation Center and Verdugo Recreation Center
       

For facility information and hours, please visit:
www.BurbankCA.gov/web/parks-recreation/parks-and-facilities-directory

While indoor operations are restored, the public can continue to enjoy outdoor recreational offerings at the parks, including: playgrounds, ball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, fitness equipment, and other amenities.

Park permits are also available for picnic reservations at parks. For more information, please visit: www.BurbankCA.gov/ParkPermits.

Verdugo Aquatic Facility and McCambridge Pool are also open for lap swim, learn-to-swim and fitness classes, and swim team practices. Recreational swim, diving boards, water features, and water slides will be re-open.

“The Parks and Recreation Team is excited to welcome the community back to all of our facilities and resume our wide-breadth of program offerings,” said Marisa Garcia, Parks and Recreation Director.  “We appreciate everyone’s support and look forward to re-connecting with our patrons.”    

  • The Starlight Bowl is pleased to present the 2021 Summer Concert Series with some changes. The health and safety of our audience, staff and artists are our top priority, and the venue will operate following County guidance.
  • While the Starlight Bowl will not be offering our City Concert Series this summer, we are excited for the shows our partners will be presenting this season.

Tickets are now available! Please visit our www.StarlightBowl.com for more information.

  • Stough Canyon Nature Center re-opened on Tuesday, May 11th. Visit the Nature Center page for visitor information.
  • Burbank hiking trails, include Wildwood Canyon and Stough Canyon are open. Trails may close in the event of inclement weather and/or hazardous trail conditions.  Please visit BurbankCA.gov/hiking for announced closures. 
     TENNIS
  • All Tennis Courts are open. Tennis courts are located at: Brace Canyon Park, George Izay Park, McCambridge Park (Burbank Tennis Center), Mountain View Park, Verdugo Park. 
  • Instructors may reserve tennis courts by contacting (818) 238-5300. For more information, and to view current tennis court permits, visit: BurbankCA.gov/ParkPermits.
  • Public play is available at all other times, on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Courtside Caffe located at Burbank Tennis Center is open take-out and delivery. Please visit: BurbankTennisCenter.com for more information. 

    PICKLEBALL
  • Outdoor Pickleball courts located at  Larry L. Maxam Park are open on Monday/Wednesday/Friday mornings. Additionally.
  • Multi-use courts at George Izay Park is available for Pickleball play on Monday/Wednesday/Friday mornings.
  • Pickleball is also available at Burbank Tennis Center.
  • For more information and schedules, please visit: BurbankCA.gov/pickleball.
  • Valley Skate Park is open for skateboarding, scootering, and BMX biking during scheduled times.
  • Skateboard Camps and classes also offered at the facility.
  • Visit BurbankCA.gov/skatepark for more information and schedules.
  • Verdugo Aquatic Facility and McCambridge Pool are open for lap swim, learn-to-swim and fitness classes, and swim team practices.
  • Recreational swim, diving boards, water features, and water slides will re-open June 21.
  • Please visit for BurbankCA.gov/Aquatics for more information.