Play some pick up, or just shoot around on the courts featured in the movies American History X and White Men Can’t Jump.  The Rec. and Parks office will lend you a ball for free, just leave your ID as a deposit. 

About the Venice Beach Basketball Courts:  Home to films including American History X and White Men Can’t Jump, the Venice Beach Basketball courts house some of the best pick-up ball around. With four full length court there is always a game waiting no matter what your skill level.  (3 regulation & 1 stadium size court)

Court Rules: 
Open play.  No fee/reservations.  First come basis.  Tournaments & permits take precedence on courts.
Court No. 1.  When other are waiting:  5 on 5 only.  Games are played to 11 points straight.
Court No. 2.  3 on 3 only.  No full court
Court No. 3.  3 on 3 only.  No full court.  youth teams and ladies teams have priority over adult male teams, except on weekends.
Equipment rental:  Recreation & Parks office basketball rentals free with valid I.D. Rec office opens at 8:00 a.m.

OFFICE:  1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291,
Gym office: 310.399.2775 | Main Office: 310.396.6764

PARKING:  2100 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291.   Click here for additional parking


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Watch the best of street ball competition every Sunday during the summer at the world famous Venice Beach Basketball Courts!  .]

  • Every Sunday, from 9am, the KVBL clinic will be hosted by basketball coaches, yoga teacher, nutriotionist and special guest.
  • From 12pm the adults league will take place with 12 teams battling for 10 weeks among NBA, NFL, NCAA players, streetball legends professionnals dunkers.


Visit for more info and 2019 event schedule!



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