Park Drop-in Programs

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The Summer Park Program starts June 25 and runs through August 24, 2018.

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 2018!

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 2017 dates and locations.

Carpenters hard at work Columbia Park!

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July 11 at Torrance Park

July 18 at Columbia Park

July 25 at Hickory Park

August 1 at McMaster Park

August 8 at Victor Park

August 15 at Walteria Park

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


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