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 Triangle

Venice Triangle

A trio of art establishments ranging from theater and poetry to public art and screenwriting anchors itself on Venice Boulevard.
Art
Mural Tour

Mural Tour

Venice became home to a burgeoning muralist movement in the 1970s and today is dotted with vibrant murals throughout the neighborhood along the boardwalk.
Art
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