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Park Drop-in Programs

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The Summer Park Program starts June 15 and runs through August 14, 2020.

The Park Program is offered at 13 park facilities during summer break Monday through Friday from 12 to 4 p.m. Staff will lead participants in a variety of crafts and recreational games. The program is FREE and is offered at the parks listed below.

Our Summer Fun in the Sun program was highlighted on "This Week in Torrance" on CitiCABLE.


  • Alta Loma
  • Columbia*
  • Delthorne*
  • El Retiro
  • El Retiro - Mini Kids Club
  • Hickory*
  • La Romeria
  • McMaster (Closed until construction has completed.)
  • Paradise*
  • Pueblo
  • Sur la Brea
  • Torrance Park*
  • Victor*
  • Walteria 

*Parks will be closed in the event of rain.

The Carpenter Wagon will resume Summer 2020!

Children ages 6-14 can make mailboxes, toolboxes, birdhouses and more! The City of Torrance Community Services Department, in partnership with The Home Depot, provide wood crafts and assistance in creating them. Parents/Guardians must be present must be present in order for children to participate. Sessions are limited to 20 children. Registration will be taken 10 minutes prior to the start of each session. There is a limit of one session per child per day, and projects will vary based on availability. Sessions are offered from 12 - 12:50 p.m., 1 - 1:50 p.m. and 2 - 2:50 p.m. Scroll down for the 2020 dates and locations.

Carpenters hard at work Columbia Park!

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Summer 2020 Dates and Locations: 

June 24 at Torrance Park

July 1 at Columbia Park

July 8 at Hickory Park

July 15 at McMaster Park

July 22 at Victor Park

July 29 at Walteria Park

For additional information regarding the Parks programs, please call (310) 618-2930.


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