Venice Beach Recreation Center

Arguably, one of the most recognized recreation centers on the planet, the Venice Recreation Center features a weight pen, skate park, basketball, handball, and paddle tennis courts, and the famous Muscle Beach.

About Venice Field Guide

Founder Abbot Kinney’s Venice of America may be gone, but the artistry, eccentricity, and individualism that sank its roots into this neighborhood remain. Explore the art, architecture, history, and amazing recreational opportunities of Venice with our Field Guides. With comprehensive maps, directions, and detailed amenities, the Venice Field Guides will introduce you to a neighborhood you only thought you knew.

Recent Guides
Venice Blvd. to San Vicente Blvd.

Venice Blvd. to San Vicente Blvd.

Hit the streets of Venice on your bicycle away from the beach toward jurassic technology, public art, and more.
Ocean Front: Venice Pier to Will Rogers State Beach

Ocean Front: Venice Pier to Will Rogers State Beach

Align your ride with the Pacific Ocean on this bicycle path from Venice to Will Rogers State Beach. Aside from other riders and pedestrians the only traffic will be cool breeze and ...
Museum of Jurassic Technology

Museum of Jurassic Technology

Co-founded by David Wilson - winner of the Macarthur Fellowship in 2001 - and his wife, Diana Wilson, the Museum of Jurassic Technology is part factual, part fantastical, and wholl ...
Art
Eames Foundation

Eames Foundation

Visit the home of Venice's most famous couple who also happen to be significant contributors to film, toy design, architecture, and fine art.
Art