The late Lucy Avalos left a lasting legacy of tireless volunteer work and generous support of charitable causes.   Mrs. Avalos provided invaluable support to numerous community programs and made a significant impact on the Lynwood community.

Opened in March 2017, the new Avalos Community Center offers recreational programs and activities designed to serve the Lynwood community.  Programs include; recreation classes, facility rentals, after-school activities, camps, and special events for the community.  For more information call (310) 603-0220, Ext. 325.


The Center is looking for talented and community-oriented individuals who have a skill in art, dance, music, acting, martial arts, fitness, and/or related fields and are interested in teaching a recreation class for children and/or adults in order to best serve the community.  Preference will be given to proposed classes or class types not currently being offered.  For information on classes and presentations, please email:

Office Hours: Monday – Friday  9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Program Hours: Monday – Friday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. &
Saturday  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
(Hours vary according to activity/class)

Contact Information

Recreation and Community Services @ Burke-Ham Park
(310) 603-0220, ext. 325

Diana Romero, Recreation Superintendent II
(310) 603-0220, ext. 322

John Thornton, Recreation Coordinator
(310) 603-0220, ext. 323