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Spotlight: Crown Valley Community Park

January 28, 1989|Clipboard researched by Dallas Jamison and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Steve Nelson / Los Angeles Times

Location: 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel

Information: (714) 831-7254.

Description: The 48-acre park is set in rolling grass-covered hills and is connected by a 2-mile running and bicycle path to Laguna Niguel Regional Park.

Facilities: A community center and gymnasium with a 25-meter swimming pool form the park's centerpiece. Group and family picnic areas are located throughout the park, linked by numerous walking trails. Children's playgrounds and horseshoe pits are provided, as are playing fields for soccer, baseball, softball and other sports.

Hours: The swimming pool is open daily for recreational and adult lap swimming; call for exact hours. Due to construction, the swimming pool will close in April for 8 months. Park grounds are open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight.

Fee: Daily swim fees are $1.50 for adults, 75 cents for children and seniors. There is no charge for using the park grounds.

Parking: Free.

Mass transit: OCTD Route No. 85. For information, call (714) 636-7433.

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