To reserve a shelter, hall, and or sports field, you will need to complete our Rental Application Form. All forms will need to be filled out and returned via email or dropped off at our Lomita Park office. Lomita Park is located at 24428 Eshelman Avenue. Our recreation office is in the middle of the park located
inside the Stephenson Center building downstairs.

General operating hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-8:00pm. Saturday & Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm during the months of October-February. During the months of March – September, Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 6:00pm *Restrooms will be closed at closing times listed.

*Lomita Park facilities closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. *

General Rules

There are several general rules that we ask all applicants to follow. The requirements are outlined below.

  • Payments of any kind will not be accepted on Sunday’s.
  • Rental payments must be paid 2 weeks before the scheduled event.
  • Deposits will be returned only if all guidelines are followed, and the facility is left in a condition that is accepted and approved by park supervision.
  • No alcoholic beverages, of any kind, may be brought to or consumed at any recreational facility. Consumption of alcohol during the scheduled event will result in forfeiting your deposit.
  • All set up and clean up time must be included on the application. Approved applications will not be permitted to enter the facility before the time indicated on the application. Furthermore, the facility shall be vacated by the ending time indicated on the application.
  • The Tom Rico Center is not available on Saturday’s until 11:00am.
  • Fun jumps, moon bounces, game trucks and petting zoos are not permitted.
  • 2-hour minimum for shelter, facility or field use.
  • Renters are responsible for setting up and putting away all tables and chairs that are used.
  • Mop, broom and dustpan will be provided for clean up.
  • Taco carts are allowed but must always be located outside during your event.
  • Vehicles may not enter the park to drop off or pick up equipment. (BBQs, tables, chairs, tents, etc.)

Information and Fees

Tom Rico Center

Reservation minimum: 2 hours

The Tom Rico Center includes the following: 20 tables, 80 chairs, restrooms, adjacent kitchen with a stove, microwave and refrigerator. Room capacity is 153.

Deposit: $200
Per Hour Fee (1-75 people):
Resident $45.00/Non-Resident $76.00
Per Hour Fee (76-153 people):
Resident $75.00/Non-Resident $101.00
Download Tom Rico Center Reservation Form

Picnic Shelter

Reservation minimum: 2 hours

There are 3 picnic shelters to choose from. East Shelter is located closest to the softball field, Central Shelter is located between both play structures, and the West Shelter is located closest to the gymnasium. Each Shelter includes 4 picnic style benches and a power outlet. Power will be turned on by recreation staff upon your arrival. 50 person limit per Picnic Shelter.

Deposit: Resident $40.00/Non-Resident $75.00
Per Hour Fee (1-100 people):
Resident Resident $15.00/Non-Resident $30.00
Download Picnic Shelter Reservation Form

Marc Fosnaugh Gymnasium

Reservation minimum: 2 hours

Gymnasium is available on limited basis due to use by Lomita Park Youth Sports and Adult Leagues. The facility has one full-sized basketball and volleyball court. Gymnasium capacity is 382.

Deposit: Resident $100.00/Non-Resident $150.00
Per Hour Fee (1-50 people):
Resident $40.00/Non-Resident $75.00
Per Hour Fee (51+ people):
Resident $75.00/Non-Resident $100.00
Download Marc Fosnaugh Gymnasium Reservation Form

Softball Field

The softball diamond is regulation sized field with a dirt infield. Hardball is not permitted on the softball diamond. The field’s availability will be based off the Youth Sport’s schedule. Unavailable times include Monday and Wednesday 3:00pm-8:00pm during the months of April through June, Monday-Friday 2:00pm-7:30pm and Saturday mornings 8:00am-1:00pm during the summer.

Deposit: $100.00
Light Fee Per Hour: $15.00
Per Hour Fee (2-hour minimum):
Resident $50.00/Non-Resident $75.00
Download Softball Field Reservation Form

Lomita Railroad Museum

Reservation minimum: 2 hours  |  Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

The Lomita Railroad Museum offers a beautiful, secluded, and secure park setting that will make your celebration memorable. Commemorate special events such as birthday parties, family reunions, weddings, and business events here! The Irene Lewis Park (next door to the museum) or the Annex Park (across the street from the museum) are both part of the Lomita Railroad Museum complex and available to rent.

Visit Lomita RailRoad Museum’s website to learn more.

Deposit: $100.00 (refundable)
Per Hour Fee (2-hour minimum): $50.50
Each additional hour: $44.00

For more information or reservations, call (310) 326‑6255 Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. or email with your reservation application.

Download Railroad Museum Reservation Form

City Hall Front Lawn/Narbonne Plaza

Reservation minimum: 2 hours  |  Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

The City of Lomita offers 2 new open spaces for entrepreneurs to host corporate events such as business mixers, art and other exhibits, pop up shops, and food truck events. The City of Lomita front lawn or the Narbonne Plaza directly across from City Hall are both available to rent via a Special Event Permit.

Visit the Special Event Permit Application for more info (coming soon)

Deposit: $100.00 (refundable)
Daily Fee (2-hour minimum): $100
Special Event Permit: $204

For more information or reservations, call (310) 325-7110 x120 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. or email with your reservation application.

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