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Historic Belmar Park

The City commemorated the opening of Historic Belmar Park with a virtual event on Sunday, February 28, 2021. A recording of the virtual grand opening event is available on the City's YouTube channel.


Santa Monica’s newest park, this 3.5-acre multi-purpose sports field complex expands Santa Monica's parks system and, through the Belmar History + Art project, provide a historical reflection on a site where African American residents lived and contributed to making Santa Monica a vibrant and unique place.

  • Location: Entrance is located midblock on 4th Street between Olympic and Pico Blvds, at 1840 4th Street, Santa Monica CA 90404.
  • Parking: Civic Center Parking Structure, corner of 4th Street and Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401.
  • Field Use: Per LA County Health Officer Order, field use is available via permit only. Click "Sports Field Permits" below for more information and instructions.

A public art installation, interpretive signage and education plan was developed as part of the Belmar History + Art project, which commemorate the site that was home to a thriving African American community in the 1950s and honors the legacy of the historic Belmar neighborhood’s contributions to Santa Monica life. 

Belmar History + Art Sports Field Permits Construction Info

Please adhere to LA County Health Officer Orders when visiting.


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