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Recreation & Parks La Cienega Community Center Public Outreach
Community Outreach

La Cienega Park and Community Center
Public Outreach Efforts

Earlier this year, the Beverly Hills City Council expressed interest in assessing the public’s desire for making improvements to the La Cienega Park & Community Center. For the next several months, the City will gather feedback in a variety of inclusive ways to determine the community’s vision and wishes for the park and community center.

To learn more about upcoming meetings or sharing ideas for the La Cienega Park and Community Center, call 310.285.2537. For more about the park and community center, visit the La Cienega Park webpage. 


12/19/14 UPDATE- Community Meeting 
On December 10, 2014, more than 50 residents, interested stakeholders and patrons shared their ideas at the first community meeting for La Cienega Park & Community Center. During the meeting, patrons met in small groups and took notes. Below is a summary of the topics and ideas shared at this meeting.

Click here to download the complete list of ideas and feeback shared at the first community meeting.

 

La Cienega Community Park (Outdoor)
NOTE: The numbers listed in the "Topics Mentioned" column represents the number of tables that included the idea in their notes. For example, if everyone at a table agreed that a particular issue needed addressing, it would only be written once on their sheet, and thus counted as one comment.

Community Ideas  Topic Mentioned 
   
Playground
More shade 7
Different surface 4
Dedication sand area separate from playground 2
Water play 2
Enlarge 2
Equipment enhancements  5
Other 7
Total 29
Fields
Increased seating 3
Field drainage iImprovement  3
Increased accessibility for non-member team sports 3
Artificial turf 2
Field maintenance enhancements 4
Improve shade for seating areas 2
Improve watering schedule for fields 1
Improve lighting 9
Update batting cage 1
Total 28
Walking Path, Track & Equipment
Improve lighting 2
Expand the path for bikes and kids 1
Improved drainage 1
Enhanced excercise equipment 5
Other 8
Total 17
Landscaping
Water-wise/ drought tolerant 3
Improve landscaping 2
Add vegetation, trees, flowers 4
Total 9
Picnic Area & Snack Bar
Improve food vending options  4
Increase number of tables 7
Shade 2
More BBQ pits 1
Bring it closer to the playground 1
Total 15
Outdoor Planning & Design
Enlarge park space 5
Safe crossing across La Cienega 2
Connection to Metro 2
Other 3
Total 12
Other Amenities
Increased parking 9
Drinking fountain for dogs 2
Improve drinking fountains 4
Outdoor event space 2
Security and cameras 2
Archery 1
Skateboarding 1
Mini golf 1
Racquetball courts 1
Bridge/overpass from Tennis center  3
Dog Park 1
Pool 3
Basketball courts 8
Bikes paths, shading and racks 6
Other 3
Total 47

 


La Cienega Community Center (Indoor)
NOTE: The numbers listed in the "Topics Mentioned" column represents the number of tables that included the idea in their notes. For example, if everyone at a table agreed that a particular issue needed addressing, it would only be written once on their sheet, and thus counted as one comment.

Community   Ideas  Topic Mentioned 
   
Renovations/ Alterations Needed   
Design 20
Building enhancements 11
Complete  renovation 3
Roof replacement (leaking) 3
Larger/ nicer 2
Short term refurbishment  1
Solar panel/ energy efficient / LEED  2
Total 42
Amenities & Improvements   
Enhance rooms and add more 7
New projector screen 3
More comfortable chairs  2
Larger dance room 1
Teen room 1
Classroom with sinks for art classes 1
Business center with computers 2
Library 2
Total 19
Bathrooms  
Safety 2
Lighting 2
Remodel 2
Addition of family bathroom 1
Increase accessibility for disable 1
Water conservation 2
Separate bathrooms for preschool 2
Other renovations 3
Total 15
Preschool  
Increase size 2
Separate Patio/ Outdoor Play Area  1
More windows 1
Kid-accesible sinks 1
Other 4
Total 9
Programming  
More senior programs 2
More kids programs 2
More adult classes 4
Coordination with schools  1
Increased outdoor events  1
Activities for diversity of age  1
Total 11
Tennis Center  
New elevator 1
Upgrade lobby 1
Install   windows for more liglht 1
Expand rooms 1
New bathrooms 1
Better   ventilation 1
Tennis wall 1
Total 7