Enjoy the parks and greenspaces in Cerritos and spend the day leisurely strolling and exploring.  Here are some ideas for places to relax and recharge.

Heritage Park

The 15 acres that make up Heritage Park in Cerritos will offer you a variety of activities to explore.  Take the kids to Heritage Park Play Island… check your times first.  They close every day at dusk, but opening times vary.  If you’re planning an event, you might want to make use of the Community Center.  Outdoor facilities included a softball diamond, which is lighted for night games.  The two basketball courts are also lighted.  You can reserve a picnic area with a barbecue.  The area has plenty of parking and restrooms.  Enjoy a day at Heritage Park!

Liberty Park and Fitness Center

Liberty Park and Fitness Center stretches over 34 acres, and has something for everyone!  The spacious Community Center has several rooms that can be used, including a dance studio, lounge, and two indoor racquetball courts.  The fitness center is located there, with memberships available to Cerritos residents.  The outdoor facilities are amazing, with softball, tennis, volleyball, and jogging track… all lighted for use after dusk!  There are two playground areas, and a water play area, for kids.   Picnic shelters and tables are available.  To top that off, you can play on a disc golf course, and two pickleball courts!

Don Knabe Community Regional Park

This is considered one of the most majestic parks in LA County.  Particularly striking are the sculptures in the park, placed among the lush, rolling green hills, and big, old trees.  Enjoy the two big fishing lakes, and join the many people that have called this park home for 43 years.  The park is renamed after past LA County Supervisor, Don Knabe in 2016.  There are many activities available here… take a swim, enjoy the sports fields and equipment, or spend the afternoon fishing.  Take the kids to the playground.  This park hosts seasonal events.  Watch for information on the Easter Egg Hunt, and check out the Halloween Carnival this fall!

Cerritos Park East

This beautiful park of 32 acres, is very well appointed. The Community Center in the park has a beautiful game room, an activity room, a dance room, and even a catering kitchen for events! If you’re into sports and recreations, you’ll find a wealth of facilities to play baseball, basketball, handball, tennis, or you can even go for a jog.  All these facilities are lighted for use in the evening!  For the kids, there’s a spray pool, which is great for when the kids are done playing on the playground in the sand area.  Bring some food, and spend the day.  You’ll find picnic shelters and tables throughout the picnic area.  It’s a great place to bring the family and make a day of it!

Frontier Park

At 3 acres, Frontier Park is a little wonder!  It really brings back the feeling of a neighborhood park.  It has a single basketball court and softball field.  Indoor facilities include a small craft room.  The kids will have fun on the playground equipment.  Pack a picnic, and enjoy it on the park’s picnic tables.  For a quick visit and to have some fun, spend some time at Frontier Park.