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Dodgers Dreamfields

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HOME OF OUR SOON TO BE UNVEILED 50TH DODGERS DREAMFIELD

The goal of the Dodgers Dreamfields program is to provide a safe place for youth to conduct positive recreational activity in their own neighborhoods. In partnership with corporations, foundations and local municipalities, LADF builds and refurbishes baseball and softball fields in underserved communities. Dodgers Dreamfields contribute to both community development and youth development by providing youth the opportunity to learn and play the game of baseball and softball while building character and instilling important life lessons. To date LADF has completed 49 Dodgers Dreamfields, with a long-term goal of completing 50.

Dodgers Dreamfields Goals

  1. To build or refurbish baseball and softball fields in underserved communities.
  2. To increase enrollment into the youth baseball and softball programs played on the fields.
  3. To promote a positive environment for youth to participate in baseball, softball, and other recreational activates. 
  4. To provide a baseball or softball field that is built for safe playing conditions.
  5. To increase general park and recreation usage at parks/recreation centers.

Field Improvements

  • Upgrades to backstops
  • Addition of roofs over dugouts
  • Bench upgrades
  • Irrigation improvements
  • Re-grading to ensure smooth and consistent playing surfaces
  • New infield mix
  • New bases, home plate and pitching rubbers
  • New outfield fencing
  • Renovation of field turf
  • Installation of new sod
  • New signage and scoreboard

Locations

Dodgers Dreamfield Locations

Dedication Date

Algin Sutton Recreation Center*

Jan. 20, 2003

Montecito Recreation Center*

May 2, 2003

Bishop Canyon Recreation Center

May 18, 2003

Cheviot Hills Park

July 21, 2003

Gilbert Lindsay Recreation Center

April 2, 2005

Evergreen Recreation Center

May 6, 2006

Seoul International Park

Sept. 16, 2006

Culver Marina Little League

May 12, 2007

Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club*

Feb. 2, 2010

Northridge Recreation Center

Feb. 15, 2011

James D. Kreigh Park, Oro Valley, Arizona in memory of Christina-Taylor Green

April 1, 2011

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center*

April 2, 2011

Pecan Recreation Center*

May 14, 2011

Lemon Grove Recreation Center

June 11, 2011

Pan Pacific Park

July 23, 2011

Valley Plaza Park

Aug. 13, 2011

Mona Park*

Nov. 14, 2011

Ritchie Valens Recreation Center - Two Dreamfields

Nov. 19, 2011

Toberman Recreation Center

Dec. 19, 2011

Normandie Recreation Center*

Feb. 8, 2012

Harbor City Recreation Center*

March 24, 2012

Lennox Park

April 26, 2012

Athens Park - Two Dreamfields*

April 28, 2012

Reseda Park

Jan. 12, 2013

Highland Park - Two Dreamfields*

April 20, 2013

Rancho Cienega Recreation Center - Two Dreamfields*

Sept. 28, 2013

Roy Campanella Park*

Dec. 14, 2013

Jesse Owens Park - Two Dreamfields*

Jan. 31, 2014

Ted Watkins Memorial Park*

July 12, 2014

Franklin D. Roosevelt Park* - Two Dreamfields

Oct. 18, 2014

Leland Recreation Center

Nov. 8, 2014

Baldwin Hills Recreation Center - Universally Accessible*

Aug. 15, 2015

Mary M. Bethune Park*

Sept. 19, 2015

John Muir High School

March 9, 2016

Bud Bender Park - Two Dreamfields

May 21, 2016

Belvedere Park - Two Dreamfields*

June 18, 2016

Ramona Gardens Boys & Girls Club

March 21, 2017

Darby Park - Two Dreamfields*

May 20, 2017

Rimgrove Park - Two Dreamfields

June 16, 2018

Assessment Results

      • In 2017, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation surveyed all Dreamfield locations to learn more about the impact their respective Dodgers Dreamfield has had on their community.
      • Here is what the community has said since the construction of the dreamfields
        • 81.5% have experienced increase in baseball participation numbers since construction
        • 61.8% have experienced increase in softball participation number since construction
        • 66.7% agree increase in overall park usage and programming since construction
        • 64% agree more people are visiting parks since construction
        • 94.7% have had positive change in parks environment since construction
        • 64.7% have seen less injuries during play or practice
        • 59.4% agree that having a field helps with recruitment of baseball coaches