Balboa Sports Center is part of the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area and functions as an activity hub for sports, dance and yoga. There are facilities for soccer, baseball, golf and biking, as well as walking and picnic areas.
STARTING AND ENDING POINTS
Stroll along the path that meanders among the soccer fields, past the velodrome, and past all the baseball fields. Stop and watch the games and cyclists and other activities along the way.
17017 Burbank Boulevard. Encino, CA 91316 (818) 756-8060
STARTING POINT PARKING
Parking is available on Balboa Boulevard off the Los Angeles River in Van Nuys.
DIRECTIONS TO THE START
TRANSIT: Take the Metro Orange Line Bus 901 towards Warner Center. Exit at Balboa. Walk to the Balboa Sports Center.
CAR: Head north on the 101 Freeway. Exit at Balboa Boulevard. Make a right and then enter the sports center.
Sepulveda Basin Recreation Center
This is a gorgeous, spacious area with multiple parks, ample facilities, bike paths and one of the few soft-bottom sections of the L.A. River.
17017 Burbank Boulevard
Encino, CA 91316
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